Simon John Pegg is a well-known English actor, screenwriter, producer and comedian. He became famous in the UK because he served as the co-creator of Channel 4 sitcom Spaced. He acted in some of the famous film trilogies such as Shaun of the Dead (2004), Hot Fuzz (2007), and The World’s End (2013). He is very famous for playing nerdy characters and in supporting roles. Simon Pegg age is fifty. Simon Pegg is a well-known name in the film industry. He acts as a simple and normal guy in films that many people can connect.
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The birth date of Simon Pegg is Brockworth, Gloucestershire and his birthplace is 14 February 1970. The name of his mother is Gillian Rosemary who was a civil servant and the name of his father is John Henry Beckingham who served as a jazz musician and keyboard salesman. But his parents divorced when he was seven. Then his mother remarried so he changed his name to Pegg.
For his education, Pegg went to Castle Hill Primary School and The King’s School, Gloucester. At the age of sixteen, he moved to Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire. Then he graduated from the University of Bristol in 1991. He performed as a member of a comedy group called “David Icke”.
- Early career
Pegg appeared in TV series and films such as Six Pairs of Pants, Faith in the Future, Asylum and Hippies. From 1998 to 2004 he got featured in BBC Radio 4’s The 99p Challenge. Then some of his other appearances are in Black Books, Brass Eye and I’m Alan Partridge. After that, he acted in films like the Parole Officer, 24 Hour Party People, and Guest House Paradiso. On 1999 he created Channel 4 sitcom Spaced.
- Successful films
Pegg and his friend Nick Frost wrote a romantic zombie comedy together titled Shaun of the Dead that released in 2004. They also acted in the film. In the British comedy 2000 AD, he appeared as mutant bounty hunter Johnny Alpha. Then Pegg appeared in the popular American film Mission Impossible 3 as Benji Dunn, an IMF technician. He also reprised his roles in the film’s sequels such as Ghost Protocol (2011), Rogue Nation (2015), and Fallout (2018). On 2011 he acted in the alien film named Paul. These are some of blockbuster Simon Pegg movies.
Pegg married his long-time girlfriend Maureen McCann who is a music industry publicist on 2005 in Glasglow. They live in Essendon, Hertfordshire, England. His best friend and actor Nick Frost was his best man at his wedding. Also, the couple has a child named Matilda.
The net worth of Simon Pegg
Simon Pegg net worth is $25 Million. As he is a talented star he has a lot of upcoming Simon Pegg new movies. He has a house in England and also in the US. He acted in the Mission Impossible franchise and because of that earned lots of money. On 2020 he asked the wealthy people in the society to pay more taxes to help the poor. Moreover, his wit and sense of humour have paved the way for more series and film projects.