Simon Pegg is an actor, comedian, producer and writer from the United Kingdom. He is one of the writers of the comedic move series “Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy” which he also starred in. Take a closer look below on the personal life, career and net worth of Simon Pegg in 2018 below.
Early Life & Biography
Simon Pegg was born as Simon John Beckingham. He was born on February 14, 1970 in Brockworth village in England, United Kingdom. His father John Henry Beckingham was a keyboard salesman and a jazz musician, and his mother Gillian Rosemary Smith was a civil servant.
Simon Pegg’s parents got divorced when he was around 7 years old. After that, his mother got remarried and that’s where he got his last name from. His siblings or step siblings are Mike Beckingham and Katy Pegg. Simon Pegg completed his early schooling from the Castle Hill Primary School, the King’s School, Gloucester and from the Brockworth Comprehensive Secondary School. He earned his BA in theater, film and TV in 1991 from the University of Bristol.
Simon Pegg has been into 1 marriage that we know of and that is confirmed. He has been married to Maureen Pegg since 2005. Simon and Maureen have 1 daughter together, her name is Matilda Pegg and she was born in 2009.
According to information, Coldplay’s lead singer Chris Martin and Simon Pegg are close friends. Simon appeared in the band’s music video of “Christmas Lights”.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Simon Pegg appeared in several TV series during his early career such as comedy “Six Pairs of Pants”, “Asylum” and “We Know Where You Live”. He was featured on “The 99p Challenge” radio panel game for years. Simon Pegg co-wrote and starred in the sitcom “Spaced”. His most known movie acting roles are in the “Mission: Impossible”. Simon Pegg also has a great role in the “Star Trek” movies.
Simon Pegg’s 2018 plus acting roles in movies including a science fiction horror titled “The Cloverfield Paradox”, animation “Ready Player One”, thriller “Terminal”, comedy horror “Slaughterhouse Rulez”, drama “Lost Transmissions” and the popular movie “Mission: Impossible – Fallout”.
Furthermore, Simon Pegg has received more than 30 award nominations and wins throughout his career. His award wins were for “Shaun of the Dead” movie which he co-wrote and starred in, for his supporting acting role in “Star Trek”, and for “The World’s End” movie which he also co-wrote and starred in.
Net Worth & Earnings
The talented actor Simon Pegg has an estimated net worth of $35 million. He makes his fortune from the work he does in the movies and series industry as an actor, writer and producer. Thinking about Simon Pegg’s salary? Well, he starred in many high grossing movies such as the “Mission: Impossible” movies so you can imagine how much he earns.
Simon Pegg is now considered as one of the top English actors. He is reaching up to 100 acting roles in movies and series soon. Simon Pegg has been happily living with his wife Maureen Pegg and their daughter.