|Net Worth:||$8 Million|
|Birthday:||Sep 22, 1960|
|Age:||61 years old|
|Height:||5.8 feet (178cm)|
|Birthplace:||United States of America|
|Occupation:||Actor, Director, Producer|
|Last Updated:||September, 2021|
Scott Vincent James Baio or better known as Scott Baio is a famous actor and director. He rose to fame with his role as Chachi Arcola in the show Happy Days. Since then, he has done a number of movies and shows. He has directed a few shows as well. Scott’s hard work and determination have made him build a permanent place for himself in the industry. Even at the age of sixty, he is doing well in the industry and providing a comfortable life to his family. Scott has a net worth of $8 million, resulting from his successful movies and shows.
How Did Scott Baio Become Rich?
Scott Vincent James Baio was born on September 22, 1960, in Brooklyn, New York, United States. As his parents were Italian immigrants, his life is influenced by Italian culture. Scott attended the Xaverian High School in Brooklyn. It is not known whether he attended a University.
Scott developed an interest in acting as a child and at the young age of nine decided to pursue his passion. Even though initially his parents did not want him to become an actor, they eventually gave in after Scott refused to change his mind. He started giving auditions while still in school and started doing commercials. Scott officially entered the industry at the young age of sixteen when he got the role of Bugsy Malone in the eponymous film. Next year he got the role of Chachi Arcola on the show Happy Days. This proved to be a breakthrough role for him as he gained attention while on the show.
In 1981, he got the lead role in a television movie, Stoned. His brilliant performance earned him an Emmy Nomination. Owing to the success of Happy Days and Scott’s wonderful performance, he was also a part of Joanie Loves Chachi, which was a spin-off to Happy Days. The same year, he was also offered a role in the movie Zapped! Around this time, he also starred in an adaptation of the comedy-drama, Happy Birthday, Gemini. Scott also made seven appearances on the show, Battle of the Network Stars. He was once again nominated for an Emmy Award for his performance in All the Kids Do It in 1985. Scott was also a part of the syndicated comedy series entitled Charles in the Charge.
Thereafter, Scott has been a part of numerous television shows like The Boy Who Drank Too Much, Baby Talk, Diagnosis: Murder, Senior Trip, along with many others. Alongside shows, Scott has been a part of several movies including Face to Face, Dumb Luck, Very Mean Men, Detonator and many others. He co-wrote the screenplay of Face to Face along with Jeffery L. Gurian. The movie won the 10 Degrees Hotter Best Feature Award during The Valley Film Festival.
In 2007, Scott featured on the celebrity reality TV series entitled Scott Baio Is 45…and Single. The series was much loved by the audience leading to its sequel entitled Scott Baio Is 46…and Pregnant. Scott has also co-hosted the reality show, Confessions of a Teen Idol. Aside from doing shows and movies, Scott has also directed several Television shows some of which include Out of the World, Baby Talk, Malcolm and Eddie, The Parkers and several others.
Scott is a successful actor with numerous prestigious awards like Young Artist Award, Daytime Emmy Award, TV Land Favorite Teen Dream for Male Award among several others.
Scott is a famous name in the film industry not only as an actor but also as a director. He has a calculated net worth of $8 million, most of it coming from his career as an actor.
What Is Scott Baio Net Worth?
Scott has turned his dream of being a successful actor into a reality. He has made a place for himself in the industry and has built a loyal fan base for himself.
As of 2021, Scott’s net worth is estimated to be $8 million. Most of his wealth comes from the movies and shows he has starred in. He has also worked as a host and director which has also boosted his net worth.
How Scott Baio Spends His Money?
Being a successful and famous actor and director, Scott enjoys a luxurious and comfortable life. He owns a 6,312 square feet mansion in Woodland Hills, CA. The mansion is well furnished and beautifully decorated with five bedrooms and five bathrooms. Scott bought the house for $1,85,000.
Apart from this Scott also owns different cars like the 2005 Honda Accord Coupe LX Special, Toyota Yaris Base and the 2012 FIAT 500 Pop Convertible. Scott also enjoys travelling and adventures. Furthermore, Scott is associated with charitable organizations. After his daughter tested false positive for an unusual metabolic disorder, Scott and his family started the Bailey Baio foundation in order to deliver financial support to families battling metabolic disorders. In 2015, Scott’s wife, Renée was diagnosed with a meningioma brain tumour and two years later she was diagnosed with cerebral microvascular disease. These health issues of his wife and daughter have weighed heavy on him not only emotionally but also financially.
- Scott has been married to Renée Sloan for more than a decade. They have a daughter together named Bailey Baio.
- Scott has also released an album called The Boys Are Out Tonight, the album has ten songs.
- Scott was a very unruly and bully kind of a kid.
- Scott was accused of sexual misconduct by his former co-star Nicole Eggert.
- Scott is the cousin of former actor Jimmy Baio.