Scott Baio is an actor who is best known for his role as Chachi Arcola on ‘Happy Days’. He has also appeared in the spin off ‘Happy Days’ ‘Joanie Loves Chachi’. Baio has also appeared in several other series like ‘Diagnosis: Murder’ and ‘Charles in Charge’. His onscreen debut was in the 1976 film ‘Bugsy Malone’.
In 2012, he was seen in the Nickelodeon series called ‘See Dad Run’. He has also appeared in various other movies and was the associate producer of the film ‘Very Mean Men’. He has directed several TV series in his career. The estimated net worth of Steve Baio is $4 million.
Scott Vincent James Baio was born on September 22, 1960, in Brooklyn, New York. He was born to parents Mario Baio and Rose Baio. His mother was a homemaker and his father used to work as his manager. At the age of 16, Baio played the lead character in the film ‘Bugsy Malone’. At the same time, he also became the cast of ‘Happy Days’.
In 2007, Scott Baio married Renée Sloan after the birth of their daughter. He is also the stepfather of Kalyn, who is Renee’s daughter from her previous relationship. In 2001, Scott Baio was engaged with Jeanette Jonsson. Actor Jimmy Baio is his cousin and he is also the cousin of Chris Baio.
Scott Baio continued to do ‘Happy Days’ and later appeared in films like ‘Foxes’, ‘Stoned’, and ‘All the Kids Do It’. He then appeared in the TV drama specials ‘Senior Trip’ and ‘The Boy Who Drank Too Much’. In 1982, he was seen in ‘Joanie Loves Chachi’. He also appeared in ‘Eight Is Enough’ on ABC and ‘Zapped’. At this time, he also released a single called “How Do You Talk To Girls”.
In 1985, Baio became a cast of ‘Alice in Wonderland’. From 1984 to 1990 he became a part of the comedy ‘Charles in Charge’. He became the director of the series ‘Out of This World’. In the 1990s, he appeared in various TV series including ‘Diagnosis: Murder’, ‘Touched by an Angel’, ‘Full House’, ‘The Nanny’, and ‘Veronica’s Closet’. He was also seen in the independent movie ‘Very Mean Men’ in 2000.
In 2001, he was seen in the films ‘The Bread, My Sweet’ and ‘Face to Face’. Two years later, he appeared in the movie’ Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2’. In 2005, he was seen in the movie ‘Cursed’ and also appeared in the series ‘Arrested Development’. Baio also appeared in the movie The Bread, My Sweet which was directed by Melissa Martin.
In 2006, he was seen in the reality TV series called ‘Scott Baio Is 45…and Single’ on VH1. In the same year, he also became the co-host of ‘Confessions of a Teen Idol’. He also appeared in another series of VH1 ‘Scott Baio Is 46…and Pregnant’. In 2012, he became the producer of ‘See Dad Run’ he also starred in the program.
In 1982, Scott Baio won the Young Artists Award for ‘Best Young Actor in a Television Special’. He has won the TV Land Awards twice in his career. In 2002, he won the ‘Best Actor’ award at the San Diego Film Festival. He has been nominated two times for the Daytime Emmy Awards. He has also been nominated in the Online Film & Television Association Award.
How much is Scott Baio Net Worth in 2017
Scott Baio ventured into the entertainment industry when he was a teenager. He has successfully appeared in many TV shows and films. He has also directed several TV shows and has also produced some of them. Scott Baio’s net worth is an estimated $4 million US dollars as of 2017. He owes his success to his appearance in the shows right from the 1970s.
In his career, he has done 13 films and was also the writer of ‘Italian Tunes’. Baio has appeared in a total of 130 episodes of ‘Happy Days’. He was the executive producer of ‘See Dad Run’ for 45 episodes. As a director, he has directed several TV shows including 36 episodes of ‘Charles in Charge’.
Scott Baio has started the Bailey Baio Angel Foundation which helps with financial assistance to families who have metabolic disorders. Politically, he is a Republican.