How Much Is Simon Helberg’s Net Worth?
Simon Helberg, a Golden Globe Award nominee is an American actor, most famous for the role of Howard Wolowitz in the sitcom The Big Bang Theory (2007- 2019). Professional since 1999, Helberg’s successful career has earned him a tag of a millionaire.
As of July 2020, Simon owns a net worth of around $45 million, the major source of his income is acting with 55 acting credits to date.
Some notable movies and TV shows appearances of Simon are MADtv (2002-2003), Reno 911! (2004), Joey (2004-2006), Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006-2007) and Florence Foster Jenkins (2016).
Net Worth Details: Income Sources & Earnings
Initially, Simon worked with Derek Waters as the sketch comedy duo Derek & Simon, but later went to pursue his career in acting; appearing in small roles in MADtv (2002-2003), Reno 911! (2004) and Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006–2007).
Helberg made his career breakthrough after he was cast as Howard Wolowitz in the CBS comedy series The Big Bang Theory in 2007. He worked in the series for 12 seasons until its last episode on May 16, 2019, which earned him wide fame and massive fortune.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Simon Helberg has an estimated net worth of around $45 million as of July 2020. His fortune is the same as of The Big Bang Theory co-star Kunal Nayyar.
Back in 2018, Forbes ranked him #3 among the World’s highest-paid TV actors with a yearly income of $23.5 million.
On the other hand, the top most paid was The Big Bang Theory co-star Jim Parsons ($26.5 million income), followed by Johnny Galecki ( annual revenue of $25 million).
Check out, the richest actors from The Big Bang Theory:
- Jim Parsons– Owns a net worth of $70 million
- Kaley Cuoco– $55 million net worth
- Johnny Galecki– $50 million
- Kunal Nayyar– $45 million
- Mayim Bialik- $25 million fortune
- Melissa Rauch- $8 million net worth
Salary From The Big Bang Theory
While working in The Big Bang Theory till its first 3 seasons, Simon earned around $60,000 per episode which got a rise to $100,000 in Season 4.
Later, Simon Helberg’s payroll turned $900,000 per episode while the main casts Parsons, Galecki, and Cuoco were signed for $1 million per episode in 2014 (later turned to $900,000 after a new deal).
On the other hand, the cast members: Mayim Bialik (played Amy Farrah Fowler) and Melissa Rauch (played Bernadette Rostenkowski) were left with $200,000 per episode.
So, to boost-up their salary, in December 2018, Parsons, Galecki, and Cuoco took a $100,000 cut on each’s salary per episode for Season 11 & Season 12, resulting in wages increment of Bialik and Rauch, i.e. $450,000 per episode.
Did You Know? The Big Bang Theory has reportedly grossed above $1 billion, alone through syndication for Warner Bros.
Assets, House, Cars, Lifestyle & Expenses
Regarding his daily life details, Simon Helberg seems to be low-key but undoubtedly lives a lavish lifestyle with such massive fortune.
Currently, The Big Bang Theory actor lives in his house in Los Angeles, California. Recently, in June 2019, Helberg bought the 1930s styled Spanish Colonial residence, spread on 4,033 sq. ft. for $6.87 million from Vince Vaughn.
Well, the property with 5 bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms also features a guesthouse in its compound
Also, the American actor alongside his wife Jocelyn owns 20th century Spanish Colonial Revival-style in Carpinteria, California.
They purchased the 5,000 sq. ft property with 4 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms in September 2017 for $5.15 million.
In addition to that, Simon and his spouse bought Charlie Sheen and his ex-wife Brooke’s Los Feliz house in fall 2011 for $2.9 million.
Apart from expenses on expensive mansions, Simon also spends a huge sum on luxury cars which include Acura, Volkswagen & Mercedes Benz.
Moreover, his daily life luxury travels and costly attires cost him a massive bill.
Tax Payments & Insurance
Since Simon Helberg owns property and lives in Los Angeles, as per the State’s law, he is liable to pay 0.793% of the asset’s assessed value as property tax. In addition to that, the actor’s house insurance premium takes on $1,360 per year.
On the other hand, Helberg’s annual income of $1 million seeks $468,590 as income tax.
Endorsements & Charity Works
At the moment, the details on Simon Helberg’s endorsements is not out but surely can call hundreds of thousand dollars through sponsorships.
Unlike other celebrities, Helberg is not active on Instagram, which has become a platform for online sponsorships. But, he does use Twitter with over 870K followers.
Well, Simon is also active in charity works and supports the non-profit organization, Save The Children. The actor actively has participated in its fund campaign, Rewrite the Future.
Simon Helberg’s Personal Life: Age, Height, Family, Education, Kids, Wife
Helberg was born Simon Maxwell Helberg on December 9, 1980, in Los Angeles, California, the USA. His father Sandy Helberg is an actor while mother Harriet Helberg is a casting director.
Raised in Judaism alongside his brother Mason Helberg, Simon holds an American nationality and is of Ashkenazi Jewish ethnicity.
He attended Crossroads School in Santa Monica, California, and later enrolled at New York University‘s Tisch School of the Arts. In addition to that, Simon Helberg went to Atlantic Theater Company and subsequently pursued a comedy and acting career.
As of July 2019, Simon Helberg’s age is 38 and has a height of 5 ft. 4 inches (163 cm).
Married Life, Wife & Children
Well, Simon Helberg is a happily married man and enjoys a blissful relationship with his wife Jocelyn Towne, an actress. The duo married on July 7, 2007, and is together ever since.
Even more, the couple shares 2 children: daughter Adeline (born on May 8, 2012) and son Wilder Towne Helberg (born on April 23, 2014).
As for a surprise, Helberg didn’t have any publically recorded dating or any relationship, prior to Jocelyn.
Though, he has been in on-screen match-ups with actresses like Brooke D’Orsay, Sara Gilbert, and Melissa Rauch in The Big Bang Theory.