Scott Vincent James Baio, commonly known as Scott Baio, is a famous American television director and producer, actor, as well as a screenwriter. To the public, Scott Baio is best known as Chachi Arcola, a fictional character in the popular television sitcom called “Happy Days”. Created by Gary Marshall, the show first aired on television screens in 1974, and ran for 11 seasons until 1984. Other characters in the series were played by Ron Howard, Henry Winkler, Tom Bosley and Marion Ross. Over the years, “Happy Days” managed to maintain Top 30 spot ratings, except for season two and season 11. The popularity of the show inspired the release of two animated series, namely “The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang” and “The Mork & Mindy”, several musicals, as well as spin-off series “Mork & Mindy”, “Lavern & Shirley”, and “Joani Loves Chachi”. The latter show aired for two seasons, from 1982 until 1983, and featured Scott Baio and Erin Moran in the main roles. Even though the first few episodes enjoyed a decent audience, the popularity of the show declined quickly, hence it was taken off air after 17 episodes. Currently, Scott Baio stars in a television series entitled “See Dad Run”, where he plays the main character, and also serves as an executive producer on the show. “See Dad Run” also stars Alanna Ubach, Ryan Newman, and Bailey Michelle Brown.
Scott Baio Net Worth $3.5 Million
A well-known actor, how rich is Scott Baio? Sources state that Scott’s net worth is estimated to be $3.5 million. Some of the main sources of his wealth are acting, as well as producing.
Scott Baio was born in 1960, in Brooklyn, New York. Baio began his career in 1976, when he portrayed the main character in Alan Parker’s musical gangster film called “Bugsy Malone”, where he co-starred alongside Florrie Dugger and Jodie Foster. A year later, Baio was offered an opportunity to play Chachi Arcola in Garry Marshall’s “Happy Days”. Baio’s appearance in “Happy Days” brought him more public recognition and exposure to the media, as a result of which he was never shy of job offers. In 1981, aside from filming for “Happy Days”, Scott Baio played the main character in the film called “Stoned”, alongside John Herzfeld and Steve Monarque. Baio’s performance in “Stoned” brought him a Young Artist Award for Best Young Actor in a Television Special. Baio received his second Young Artist Award for playing Chaci Arcola.
As Scott Baio’s fame grew, he began to be featured in various television series, such as “Touched by an Angel” created by John Masius, “Diagnosis: Murder”, “Veronica’s Closet”, and numerous films, including “The Bread, My Sweet” with Kristin Minter and Rosemary Prinz, “Face to Face” and “Very Mean Men”, starring Matthew Modine, Ben Gazzara and Martin Landau. More recently, in 2012 Scott Baio debuted with his own television series entitled “See Dad Run”.
A famous actor, as well as a television producer and director, Scott Baio has an estimated net worth of $3.5 million.
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