Simon Helberg is the son of casting director Harriet B. Helberg and actor Sandy Helberg. Simon Helberg highlighted for his role in the famous CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory as Howard Wolowitz. During the show’s run, viewers have watched Howard’s transformation from wannabe ladies’ man to a husband of the equally bright Bernadette (Melissa Rauch). We also saw his character cope with the loss of his mother. We all love the weirdo Howard Wolowitz from The Big Bang Theory, but how much do you really know about his real life? Let us take a look at some unknown facts about Simon Helberg- Howard Wolowitz from The Big Bang Theory.
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- Simon Maxwell Helberg was born on born December 9, 1980. This amazing actor was born in Los Angeles, California. Therefore, when he realized his dream of becoming a famous actor he did not have to move far. All he had to do was travel around his own town in order to find auditions.
- He started acting in 1999, taking guest roles and small parts.
- His height is 5’4″.
- His first love was karate, Simon obtained his black belt in Karate when he was just 9-years-old!
- Simon is also a professional pianist. His skills are showcased occasionally on episodes of The Big Bang Theory. Remember the episode in which he wrote a song for Bernadette?
- Helberg landed his first comedic role on the sketch show MAD TV in 2002.
- Helberg and his wife Jocelyn worked together to bring a film to big screen in 2014- We’ll Never Have Paris. The film was based on their real-life relationship when the pair broke up.
- He was nominated for a Golden Globe for his supporting role in 2016 he appeared alongside Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant in Florence Foster Jenkins.
- He won a Critics’ Choice Television Award in 2013 for his role as Howard Wolowitz in The Big Bang Theory.
- He has bought Charlie Sheen’s Mediterranean mini mansion for $2.9 million!
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