Facts of Armin Shimerman
Armin Shimerman, an American actor, voice actor and author is professional since 1979 amassing him a massive fortune of millions. Currently, he owns $3 million net worth. Famous as the co-author of the novel The 34th Rule, a Stark Trek: Deep Space Nine adaptation, Shimerman came to fame after portraying the role of Quark in the Star Trek series.
Besides this, Armin is also an eminent voice actor, his notable voice-over includes Doctor Nefarious in the Ratchet & Clank and Andrew Ryan in the BioShock series. Curious about his earnings & properties? Scroll down for Armin Shimerman’s net worth, asset, salary, earnings, endorsements, income source, and personal details.
Armin Shimerman’s Net Worth: Income Source & Salary
Well, as of March 2019, Armin Shimerman has an estimated net worth of $3 million, including his asset collection and earnings.
As reported, his wife Kitty Swink, an actress owns the overall worth of around $450,000.
The main source of Armin’s income is none other than his career as an actor and a voice actor, which got the earnings aid as an author. Active in acting since 1979, the massive fortune is not a surprising issue for the versatile personality to own.
However, for now, the detail on Shimerman’s salary and earnings is yet to be out.
Sources report, that the average salary of an actor in the United States is around $55,864 that can range anywhere between $46,000 to $68,200 depending on fame, place, and role. On the other hand, a voice actor makes $40,000 per year while the annual payroll for writer/author is $50,000-$55,000.
So, it’s quite obvious that Armin Shimerman’s prominence as a versatile talent earned him hundreds of thousands of dollars salary.
Shimerman began his career as a theatre actor and was the member of the Impossible Ragtime Theatre in New York. Following his return to Los Angeles, Armin worked in minor roles in some CBS series as well as in other series.
Then in 1987, he came to fame after portraying Quark in the science fiction TV series Star Trek: The Next Generation. Since then, Armin has appeared in numerous popular TV series and movies.
Having appeared in the popular TV series like Star Trek series, Beauty and the Beast and Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Armin Shimerman also appeared in the numerous movies.
Even if Shimerman is yet to disclose his earnings from movies, he allegedly earned a hefty sum though. Here is the list of the box office collection of Armin’s films.
|Film||Role||Budget||Box Office Collection|
|Blind Date (1987)||French Waiter||-||$39.3 million|
|Like Father Like Son (1987)||Trigger’s Dad||$10.5 million||$34.4 million|
|Death Warrant (1990)||Dr. Gottesman||$6 million||$46.7 million|
|Eye For An Eye (1996)||Judge Arthur Younger||$20 million||$26.9 million|
|Star Trek: Insurrection (1998)||Quark||$70 million||$117.8 million|
Co-Author Of Novel
Armin Shimerman is also a prominent writer and has co-authored The 34th Rule, a Star Trek: Deep Space Nine novel with David R. George III. The novel published on January 1, 1999, features the metaphorical internment of Japanese Americans during the Second World War.
Moreover, Shimerman has co-written a series of books The Merchant Prince (alongside Michael Scott in 2000), Outrageous Fortune (2002), and Capital Offense (2003) alongside Chelsea Quinn Yarbro.
The novel series provides the fictional basis for the life of Dr. John Dee, an English/Welsh mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher, which Armin compares alike to his Star Trek character Quark.
Endorsement & Charity
Meanwhile, the details on Armin Shimerman’s endorsements and earnings is not out. Even more, he is not active on Instagram which has been a huge sum summoning utility through sponsorships these days.
Rather, Shimerman is an avid user of Twitter with over 78.8K followers, where he makes inspiring Tweet to encourage people for donations for charity causes.
Armin is associated with the Alzheimer’s Association The Longest Day to raise funds and awareness for the care, support, and research efforts.
Back in June 2017, Armin Shimerman made a Tweet regarding donation which read “ Help stop Alzheimer's. Donate $200 today & get homemade jam from @aquino amy from Bosch. But any $$ would be great.”
Asset, Expenses And Lifestyle
Despite owning a whopping $3 million fortune, Armin likes to live low-key, but, without a doubt, he has a lavish lifestyle. Currently, he lives in Los Angeles, California house which is estimated to be worth around $800,000.
The actor bought the 2, 511 sq. ft. property featuring 3 bedroom and 2 bathrooms in 1993 for $550,000.
Alongside expenses on house and its maintenance, Armin Shimerman also has to pay the house insurance premium. The average cost of house insurance in LA is around $1,360 per year.
Armin reportedly owns cars like Ford and Chevrolet.
Since Armin lives in Los Angeles, California, one of the places with the expensive tax rate in the United States, he does have to pay massive property and income tax.
Well, his LA home worth around $800,000 asks for the property tax of $6,344 which is 0.739% of the assessed value, the Smartasset.com reports.
Besides this, he pays income tax too. Well, the average household income in LA is around $57,900 which calls out $9,100 in tax. So, for celebrities like Armin Shimerman, it turns massive for sure.
For instance, for his $200,000 yearly income, Armin will have to pay $53,968 in taxes only inclusive of 15.41% Federal tax, 5.43% FICA and 6.14% State tax.
Armin Shimerman’s Personal Details: Age, Height, Married Life, Wife & Children
Armin Shimerman, a native of Lakewood Township, New Jersey, was born on November 5, 1949. His father Herbert Shimerman worked as a house painter while mother Susan was an accountant.
At the age of 15, Shimerman’s family moved to Los Angeles where he was introduced to acting after mother enrolled him in drama class. There, he attended Santa Monica High School and later enrolled at University of California, Los Angeles.
Well, Armin, of American nationality and white ethnicity, has a height of 5 ft 6 inches (168 cm).
As of March 2019, Armin Shimerman’s age is 69.
The American actor is happily married to his wife Kitty Swink, who is also an actress. The couple married on May 16, 1981, and are together ever since without any relationship mishaps. But, they are yet to share the children of their own.