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Full NameSimon Pegg
First NameSimon
Last NamePegg
Birth NameSimon John Pegg
ProfessionActor, Comedian, Producer
NationalityEnglish
EthnicityMixed
Birth CityBrockworth, Gloucestershire
Birth CountryEngland
Father NameJohn Henry Beckingham
Father ProfessionMusician, Salesman
Mother NameGillian Rosemary Smith
Mother ProfessionFormer Civil Servant
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
HoroscopeAquarius
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseMaureen Pegg
No Of Children1
Sibilings2
FilmographyShaun of the Dead,Hot Fuzz,The Wolrd's End,Spaced
EducationUniversity of Bristol
Height178 cm
Date of BirthFebruary 14,1970
Age50 years
Married DateJuly 23,2005

Simon Pegg, 51, is an English actor, comedian, producer, and screenwriter worth $25 million as of early 2020. He is best known for co-creating the Channel 4 sitcom Spaced.  

He is also widely known for his role in the Three Flavours Cornetto film trilogy: Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, and The Wolrd's End. Pegg is one of the few performers to have achieved 'the Holy Grail of nerd-dom' for playing outstanding supporting characters. 

Let Us Go Through Simon Pegg's Short Career Journey

The 51-year-old actor-comedian made his acting debut back in 1995 from the television show Six Pairs of Pants. he then starred in films like Asylum, Faith in the Future, Hippies, and Big Train

Simon Pegg played various character in Big Trains for 12 episodesImage Source: Pinterest
Simon Pegg played the various character in Big Trains for 12 episodes

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In between 1998 to 2004, he appeared on BBC Radio 4's The 99p Challenge. Some of his other early tv series credits are World War II mini-series Band of Brothers, Black Books, Brass Eye, and I'm Alan Patridge. 

He made his career breakthrough in 1999 when he created and co-wrote the Channel 4 sitcom Spaced. Simon played Tim Bisley alongside Jessica Stevenson, Nick Frost, Mark Heap, and Julia Deakin.

Pegg played Tim Bisley from 1999 to 2001 in SpacedImage Source: Comedy
Pegg played Tim Bisley from 1999 to 2001 in Spaced

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The series was first aired on 24th September 1999 until 13th April 2001. Pegg was nominated for the BAFTA TV Situation Comedy Award and British Comedy Award for Best Male Comedy Newcomer for his outstanding work in the series. 

In 2009, Simon portrayed engineer Montgomery "Scotty" Scott in the eleventh film in the Star Trek film series, Star Trek alongside John Cho, Ben Cross, and Chris Pine. He reprised his role as Montgomery in Star Trek Beyond in 2016. 

Likewise, in 2015, he played Unkar Plutt in the first installment of the Star Wars sequel trilogy, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. In the film, he appeared alongside Harrison Ford, Mark Hamil, Carrie Fisher, Daisy Ridley, and Lupita Nyong'o

He played Unkar Plutt in Star Wars sequel, Star Wars: The Force AwakensImage Source: Konbini
He played Unkar Plutt in Star Wars sequel, Star Wars: The Force Awakens

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Some of his recent film works are Ready Player One, Terminal, Mission: Impossible- Fallout, and Lost Transmissions. He is portraying Morgan and Benji Dunn in the upcoming movies Inheritance (2020) and Mission: Impossible 7 (2021), respectively. 

What Is His Net Worth And Salary?

As of April 2020, Pegg is estimated to own net worth at around $25 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. Thanks to his multiple successful careers, he earns thousands of dollars annually. 

As per various online sources, the average salary of a producer ranges from around $72,000 to $108,000 annually based on education and experience. Similarly, an aspiring actor makes $39.84 per hour to $67,000 per year.  

Where Was Simon Born In?

Simon John Beckingham was born on 14th February 1970 in Brockworth, Gloucestershire, England to John Henry and Gillian Rosemary Smith. He is British as per his nationality and has mixed (English, Welsh) ancestry. 

Pegg earned his BA in theatre from the University of BristolImage Source: Pinterest
Pegg earned his BA in theatre from the University of Bristol

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Did You Know? Simon's surname 'Pegg' is from his stepfather's side.

He went to Castle Hill Primary School, Brockworth Comprehensive Secondary School, and The King's School, Gloucester. He then enrolled at Stanford-upon-Avon College and earned his BA degree in Theatre from the University of Bristol. 

Who Is His Wife?

The 51-year-old actor-comedian is married to his long-time girlfriend Maureen McCann, who is a music industry publicist. The couple dated for a while before tying the knot on 23rd July 2005 in the midst of family and friends. 

Spaced actor is married to his long-time girlfriend MaureenImage Source: Yahoo News Malaysia
The Spaced actor is married to his long-time girlfriend Maureen

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Together, the couple shares a daughter named Matilda born in 2009.  

Additional Fact: Simon Pegg is the godfather of Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow's daughter, Apple.  

Updated On Fri Apr 17 2020 Published On Fri Apr 17 2020 By Amy

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