Simon Helberg is a well-known actor and comedian from the United States. Simon Helberg is best known for playing Howard Wolowitz in the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory (2007–2019), for which he won the Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.
Table of Biography
Simon Helberg came to the world on the 9th of December 1980, in Los Angeles, California, in the United States of America. According to his birth date, he is 42 years old and holds American nationality.
His birth name is Simon Maxwell Helberg and has the zodiac sign of Sagittarius. Similarly, he believes in Judaism by religion and belongs to the Ashkenazi-Jewish ethnicity.
He is the son of Sandy Helberg (father) and Harriet Helberg (mother). Professionally, his father is an actor while his mother is a casting director. Helberg grew up with his brother Mason Helberg.
Talking about his academic career, he studied at middle and high school at the Crossroads School in Santa Monica, California, with Jason Ritter, who later became his roommate at New York University.
Later, he enrolled at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, where he trained at the Atlantic Theater Company.
Simon Helberg – Net Worth 2023
As of 2022, Helberg’s estimated net worth is around $55 million. Moreover, Forbes placed him third in its world’s highest-paid TV actors list in 2018, with his revenues rising to $23.5 million in that year.
Talking about his professional career, Simon Helberg began his career in 1999, making his appearance in the film ‘Mumford,’ where he played a small, uncredited role of a college roommate.
Similarly, he began his television career in 2001 with small appearances in series such as ‘Popular’ and ‘Cursed.’ Moreover, he also appeared in the pilot of the series, ‘Ruling Class,’ but the series was never aired.
Since the early 2000s, he performed with comedian Derek Waters in the sketch comedy duo Derek & Simon. The duo starred together in 2007 Derek and Simon: The Show, a web series they created with comedian Bob Odenkirk for the comedy website Super Deluxe.
Previously, they made two short films “Derek & Simon: The Pity Card” (co-starring Zach Galifianakis and Bill Hader) and “Derek & Simon: A Bee and a Cigarette” (co-starring Casey Wilson and Emily Rutherfurd), and had a pilot deal with HBO in 2005.
One of his earliest works in television was briefly joining the cast of MADtv for one season in 2002. In 2022, he appeared in the feature film Van Wilder as one of the geeky students for whom Van Wilder was throwing a party.
Later, in the 2003 movie Old School, he had a minor role. Similarly, he appeared in the two episodes of the 2004 television series Reno 911!, Student Driver in “Raineesha X” and Hooker Buying Son in “Not Without My Mustache.”
In the sixth episode of Quintuplets, “Get a Job,” he had a small role as a man called Neil working behind the counter at a shoe shop where Paige and Patton were working.
In 2013, he earned the Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. Similarly, he won the Virtuosos Award in 2017’s Santa Barbara International Film Festival.
He has been nominated for Teen Choice Awards (twice), Screen Actors Guild Awards (thrice), and Golden Globe Award (2017).
On the 7th of July 2007, Simon Helberg married actress Jocelyn Towne, the niece of screenwriter Robert Towne. With the marriage, the couple has two kids whose name is Wilder Towne Helberg and Adeline Helberg.
As of now, this American actor is not been a part of controversy or rumors and is focused on his career.
This actor stands 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 59 kg. Moreover, he has blue eyes with dark brown hair color and his other body measurement is unknown at the moment.
Simon Helberg – Social Media
On his Instagram page ‘@simonhelberg’ there are more than 24.6K followers and has not yet posted anything.
Likewise, there are more than 785K followers on his Twitter page ‘@simonhelberg’ and more than 1.6 million followers on his Facebook page.