Simon Maxwell Helberg popular as Simon Helberg is an American actor, comedian, and musician. He is well known for his role as Howard Wolowitz in the American TV sitcom The Big Bang Theory. Further to this, he is also famous for his roles in the 2004 movie A Cinderella Story and 2016 movie Florence Foster Jenkins.
The American actor was born Simon Maxwell Helberg on December 9, 1980, in Los Angels, California, U.S under the birth sign of Sagittarius. He is American by nationality and belongs to Ashkenazi Jewish ethnic group.
Simon is the son of famous American actor Sandy Helberg (father) and casting director, Harriet Helberg (mother). He grew up along with his brother Mason Helberg.
Regarding his education, he completed his high school at the Crossroads School in Santa Monica, California. He attended New York University’s Tisch School of Arts. Also, he was trained at the Atlantic Theater Company.
The Big Bang Theory actor, Simon is happily married to the famous American actress Jocelyn Towne. The couple started dating each other for several years before their marriage and after years of relationship, they tied a knot on July 15, 2007.
The husband and wife are blessed with their first child, daughter Adeline Helberg, born on May 8, 2012. On April 23, 2014. Similarly, the couple welcomed their second child, a son Wilder Towne Helberg .
Till date, their relationship is still going very well and there is no sign of divorce at all.
Helberg has appeared in several TV series and movies. According to Celebritynetworth, the American actor has an estimated net worth of $45 million, as of 2019. The actor accounted tons of fortunes from his career.
Some online sources claim that, he earns an annual salary of $900 thousand. Also, Simon is the top four biggest earners on Forbes's list of the highest-paid TV actors of 2018. In 2014, Herberg's salary per episode was raised to $800,000.
In addition, the actor Simon owns a 4,033 square feet LosFeliz Mansion worth $6.8 million with 5 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms plus guesthouse. His house is a traditional Craftsman which was built in 1910.
Also, he owns expensive cars like:
Some of his movies has collected a huge amount at the box office:
|2007||Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story||$20.6 million||$35 million|
|2009||A Serious Man||$31.4 million||$7 million|
|2016||Florence Foster Jenkins||$56 million||429 million|
|2015||Hollywood Adventures||$51.62 million||$30 million|
|1999||Mumford||$4.6 million||$28 million|
Simon has been an active member in the acting industry since 1999. In 1999, he made his acting debut with a small role in the movie Mumford. Also, he appeared in the 2002 feature film Van Wilder.
In 2003, he had a minor role movie Old School. In the following year, he was in two episodes of Reno 911! Since then, he has appeared in numerous movies and TV films.
In 2007, he was cast as Howard Wolowitz in the American TV sitcom The Big Bang Theory, and he still portrays the role in the sitcom along with Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Johnny Galecki, Kunal Nayyar, Mayim Bialik, and many more.
Moreover, he has been nominated for several awards for his performance in the series. Simon voiced the character Bian Zao in Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness (2011-2016).
38 years old.
Los Angeles, California, USA.
Jocelyn Towne in 2007.
5 feet 6 inches or 166 cm tall.