Simon Maxwell Helberg is an American actor and comedian born on December 9, 1980 who has an estimated net worth of $45 million. He’s most famous for his starring role as Howard Wolowitz in the TV sitcom The Big Bang Theory, which also won him a Critics’ Choice Television Award in 2013. With his dad an actor and mom a casting director, Helberg got into acting and comedy at a young age.
He trained at the Atlantic Theater Company before teaming up with comedian Derek Waters as “Derek & Simon” in the early 2000s. In 2002, he joined the cast of MADtv for one season. For the next few years, he had a variety of small film and TV roles, including Van Wilder, Old School, Reno 911!, Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story and more. In 2007 he landed landed a lead role in The Big Bang Theory, co-starring Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Johnny Galecki, Mayim Bialik, Melissa Rauch and Kunal Nayyar.