Simon Pegg is a British actor, voice actor, and a comedian. Popularly known for his roles in Shaun of the Dead (2004), Hot Fuzz (2007), and ‘The World’s End (2013)’ has got him amazing stardom. Pegg has been seen in various super hit movies like the Mission: Impossible film series (2006–present) where he played the role of Benji Dunn. Pegg has also starred in Star Trek. Here is a quick summary of Simon Pegg’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Simon Pegg’s Early Life-
Simon Pegg was born on Feb 14, 1970, in Brockworth, Gloucestershire. He was raised by John Beckingham who was a musician and a salesman and Gillian Rosemary in Brockworth, Gloucestershire itself. His parents got split when he was only seven years old. He decided to keep going with his ex-father’s surname that is “Pegg” after he got to know that his mother remarried.
He had to switch schools and eventually did his schooling from Brockworth Comprehensive Secondary School and The King’s School, Gloucester. When he turned 16, he decided to move Stratford-upon-Avon College where he learned English Literature and some theatre. In 1991, He accomplished his graduation in BA in Theatre, Film, and Television from the University of Bristol.
Simon Pegg Career-
After completing his graduation, Simon Pegg started performing as a stand up comedian at local clubs. Later he decided to move to London to bring more perfection to his work. He was getting his shows streaming around various countries afterwards.
A few years later he got his first breakthrough when he got a call from Television and started appearing on Television shows like ‘Faith in the Future’, ‘Hippies’ etc. and later gave his outstanding performance in ‘Saturday Night Live’ where he got to meet Edgar Wright and Jessica Stevenson which later became his business co-workers.
In 1999 to 2001 Edgar Wright directed a Sitcom “Spaced’ where Simon Pegg and Jessica Stevenson starred which further got nominated for the two British Academy Television Awards. He is still working on his upcoming forecast ‘Hector and the Search for Happiness’ and ‘The Boxtrolls.’
Awards & Achievements-
Throughout his life, Simon Pegg got nominated for various awards. He got his first nomination in the British Academy Television Awards for the hit Television sitcom ‘Spaced.’ In 2004 he was honored with The British Independent Film Award for the Best Screenplay in ‘Shaun of the Dead’ along with Edgar Wright. Later in 2005 ‘Shaun of the Dead’ got them the Bram Stoker Award for Best Screenplay.
Net Worth of Simon Pegg-
His work often got paid off. His movies earned him a lot, bringing endless zeros to his bank book. Simon Pegg has an amazing Net worth of $25 Million. Star Trek Beyond, Ice Age: Collision Course, Star Wars: The Force Awakens were massive hits on Box office and earned a great amount. His net worth has a value, and that is earned by himself. His work is something to admire.
Though he did never hope for this much success, from being a stand-up comedian to a popular actor. But he was destined for greatness. He was predetermined to his work. Even after several circumstances he went through the obstacles pretty smoothly and earned so much success in his life. Even though his parents got split and left him, but he did not stop. He learned English literature and theater and stuck to the same path no matter what. He was a kind soul with a friendly nature and a good sense of humor.