Simon Helberg is an American comedian, actor and a musician who has an estimated net worth of $50 million. He is best known for his role in the Big Bang Theory as Howard Wolowitz Also for his role as Moist in Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog.
Helberg has also appeared in MADtv, Good Night, and Good Luck, A Series man, Old School and Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story. He has also played the role of Cosme McMoon in Florence Foster Jenkins.
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Biography & Wiki
Simon Helberg was born in 1980 on 9th December to Sandy Helberg and Harriet Helberg. His birthplace was Los Angeles, California. His father’s and mother’s; careers are an actor and casting director, respectively. He was born together with his brother Manson Helberg.
He went to Crossroads High School together with Jason Ritter. The school is in Santa Monica, California. After completing his education there, he joined New York University. He attended its Tisch School or the Arts and trained at the Atlantic Theater Company.
Helberg married Jocelyn Towne in 2001 on 15th July. She is an actress, and her uncle is Robert Towne who is a screenwriter. In 2012 on 8th May, they welcomed their first child. They named her Adeline. Later they were blessed with a son in 2014 on 23rd April. His name is Wilder Towne Helberg.
During the early 2000s, both Helberg and Derek Walters who is a comedian performed together. They were the sketch comedy duo that went by the name Derek & Simon. The two starred in a web series called Derek & Simon. The show in 2007.
They had created it for a website known as Super Deluxe together with Bob Odenkirk. Helberg and Waters had made two short films. One of them was Derek & Simon: The Pity Cardy. The other was Derek & Simon. A Bee and a Cigarette featuring Emily Rutherfurd as well as Casey Wilson.
Helberg’s debut on television was in 2002 in MADtv for a season.
That same year, he had the role of a geeky student in Van Wilder Film. In 2003, he had a minor role in a Movie called Old School. The following year, Helberg appeared Rono 911! In the sixth episodes of Quintuplets, Simon had a small role as well.
In 2004, he appeared in A Cinderella Story which is a film that starred both Chad Michael Murray and Hilary Duff. The following year, he had a role of Simon in Good Night and Good Luck as well as Jeff in Arrested Development.
Between 2006 and 2007, Helberg had a role in Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip. In the former year, he appeared in Virgin Money. For the latter, Helberg was featured in Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story. That same year, he was Howard Wolowitz in The Big Bang Theory CBS comedy series.
Others include Dr.Horrible’s Sing-Alon’s Blog, Undeclared, A Serious Man and the Guild. He, Hugh Grant and Meryl Streep Starred in Florence Foster Jenkins. In the film, he played as Cosme McMoon who was a pianist.
Awards & Achievements
In 2013, Simon Helberg won Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Supporting actor in a comedy series. He has also been nominated on other occasions.
Net Worth of Simon Helberg
Simon Helberg has an estimated net worth of about $50 million as of 2017-2018. His primary source of income is the comedian career. In addition to that, he also makes earnings from acting as well as music.
He has had various roles in both films and web series. For his part in Big Bang Theory as Howard Wolowitz, his salary was increased to $800 thousand per episode in 2014. He made earnings of $23 million between June 2015 and June 2016.
Helberg is an award-winning comedian. Simon is best known for his role as Howard Wolowitz in a sitcom known as The Big Bang Theory. Before that, he and Watters had a duo they called Helberg & Derek. He has also acted in films which include Good Night and Good Luck, Less Than Perfect as well as Reno 911!