Simon Helberg Net Worth (Updated 2022) – Bio

Simon Helberg Net Worth: Simon Helberg is an American actor, comedian, and musician from Los Angeles, California, who has a net worth of $45 million US as of 2022. He started his acting career back in 1999 and since then he appeared in several hit movies and television series.

Simon Helberg established himself as of the highest-paid television actors in the world. Simon rose to fame after being the cast of the 12th season of the popular CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory in which he played the role of Howard Wolowitz and gained a lot of recognition all around the globe.

According to some reports, Helberg has managed to earn $1 million for his role in The Big Bang Theory making him the top-paid TV actor in the industry. After getting a massive success from the show Simon started getting offers for many big projects and appeared in other movies and television shows such as A Cinderella Story, For Your ConsiderationWalk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story, and many more.

Net Worth 2022:

NameSimon Helberg
Net Worth $45 Million
Salary Per Episode$800 Thousand
Profession Actor, Comedian,
TV Producer
Zodiac SignSagittarius

Early Life:

Simon Maxwell Helberg was born on the 9th of December 1980 and was raised in Los Angeles, California, by parents Sandy Helberg and Harriet Helberg  (née Birnbaum). His dad was an actor while Simon’s mother was a casting director, so he followed in the footsteps of his parents by becoming an actor.

Helberg grew up with a brother named Mason. More Simon was raised in a Jewish family and has Polish Jewish and Russian Jewish descent. After World War II, his paternal grandparents were relocated from Holocaust to the America.

At the age of 10, Simon was passionate to focus on karate, he even took his black belt that same time. Shortly after there Helberg developed an interest in the entertainment industry and decided to become a star in the film industry. 

Upon his education, Simon attended Crossroads School in Santa Monica, CA, where he did his middle and high school studies. He later went on to enroll at Tisch School of the Arts, New York University where he completed his education. While studying there Helberg also was a student at the Atlantic Theater Company. His fellow actor Jason Ritter was his roommate at New York University. 

At the beginning of his acting career, Helberg got a chance to perform in a sketch comedy with actor Derek Waters and in the early 2000s, the two began sketching with other celebrities such as Bill Hader, Bob Odenkirk, and Zach Galifianakis. 


In 1999 Simon Helberg made his film debut by playing the role of a college roommate in the dramedy movie titled MumfordAfter the two years of break, in 2002 Helberg made his television debut appearing as Gus Latrine in The WB’s comedy series Popular.

He then continued to appear in the guest roles in several different projects including films and TV series, “Cursed” as Andy, “Son of the Beach” as Billy, “Undeclared” as Jack, “Van Wilder” as Vernon, “Old School” as Jerry, and “Reno 911!” as Various in these movies he played minor roles. 

Helberg got some more roles in films and series like “A Cinderella Story” as Terry, “Evan Almighty” as Staffer, “Mama’s Boy” as Rathkon, and played the role of Dreidel L’Chaim in “Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story.” In 2002 he got his breakthrough on MADtv. 

The turning point of Simon Helberg’s career came in 2005 when he was cast for the role in the blockbuster movie titled Good Night, and Good Luck directed by George Clooney. 

That same year he played a minor character of Jeff in the television sitcom Arrested Development. He then landed in a supporting role of Alex Dwyer in the 14th episode of the drama, “Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip” in which he appeared from 2006 to 2007.

In this series, Simon got an opportunity to hone remarkable impersonations of actors like Tom Cruise, Ben Stiller, and Nicholas Cage. He also got a minor role in the film Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story in 2007. 

That was the same time when Helberg again teamed up with Derek Waters and they appeared on the web series “Derek & Simon: The Show“. The pair also collaborated with comedian Bob Odenkirk to make the web series for the comedy site named Super Deluxe. Derek & Simon: A Bee and a Cigarette, and Derek & Simon, The Pity Card were the two short films that were created by Helberg and Derek. 

2007 was the biggest year for Helberg in which he rose to stardom after he got the role of Howard Wolowitz in the super hit sitcom, “The Big Bang Theory“. In this hit CBS comedy series, The Big Bang Theory Helberg played a hit role from 2007 to 2019 and received numerous awards and accolades. 

Helberg became the cast in a pilot episode of the sitcom titled Undeclared while filming the popular series The Big Bang Theory. He then portrayed Moist in Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog. In 2009 a black comedy film A Serious Man was released in which Simon played the role of junior Rabbi Scott Ginsler.

He landed in the Atlanta episode of “Drunk History” in 2013 and he followed that up with the voice character of Napoleon in the 3 episodes of “The Tom and Jerry Show” in the following year. In 2014 Helberg came up as a writer, director, and actor, for the sitcom We’ll Never Have Paris where he played Quinn Berman alongside his spouse Jocelyn Towne. 

Simon is portrayed as Cosmé McMoon in the biographical movie Florence Foster Jenkins where he played the supporting role opposite Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant in 2016. His outstanding performance in the film earned him the Golden Globe Award nomination in the category of Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture. He continued to appear in films such as Annette (2021) and As They Made Us (2022).

Simon Helberg Biography, Career, Lifestyle, Wife

Salary Details:

Simon Helberg has managed to accumulate a lot of wealth for his lead role in the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory in which his per episode was raised to $800,000 in 2014. Some reports revealed that Helberg earned around $23 million for his role as Howard Wolowitz from 2015 to 2016. From 2007 to 2009 he made his appearance in the hit series in 280 episodes.

After earning that massive salary from the show he became one of the highest-paid TV stars in the world. In addition to this, the cast of the show also won awards including seven Emmy Awards and several nominations throughout the time. Apart from that, Simon Helberg won the Critics’ Choice Award in the category of Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. 

Personal Life:

On the 15th of July 2007, Simon Helberg and Jocelyn Towne married after dating for some period. Jocelyn is an actress and director and is well known for being the niece of screenwriter Robert Towne. On May 8, 2012, Jocelyn gave birth to her first child a daughter named Adeline Helberg. On April 23, 2014, the couple welcomed their son named Wilder Towne Helberg 


Simon Helberg is one of the richest television actors and he has been able to spend millions of dollars on his luxurious lifestyle, He is living a super extra vintage lifestyle with his wife Jocelyn and children in a beautiful place in Los Angeles, California.

In 2009 the couple spent almost $6.7 million for a Spanish Colonial-style mansion which was originally built back in 1930. The sprawling house spans over 4,000 square feet and it features a lot of bedrooms, bathrooms, as well a swimming pool, and many other things. 

Simon Helberg Net Worth:

As of 2022, Simon Helberg’s Net Worth is estimated to be around $45 million. As the highest-paid actor, he accumulated a good sum of fortune from his successful acting career. His role in The Big Bang Theory helped him to secure his future. The main source of his revenue comes from the film and television industry and he has acted in numerous popular projects.

Simon Helberg’s annual income is a whopping $20 million for which his net worth is growing regularly. A hefty amount of Simon’s income comes from endorsements and TV commercials. He has done work for brands like Target stores, Sprite, Dominos Pizza, and Ford Fusion, among others. 

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What is the age of Simon Helberg?

Simon Maxwell Helberg was born on the 9th of December 1980 in Los Angeles, California, he is 41 years old.

How much does Simon Helberg make per episode?

Simon Helberg is making over $800k for his role in an episode.

How much is the net worth of Simon Helberg?

Simon Helberg Net Worth is currently $45 million.

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