Scott Baio is an American who is an actor and television director from New York.
Baio is best known for his role as Chachi Arcola on the sitcom ‘Happy Days’ and its spin-off ‘Joanie Loves Chachi, and for playing the title character on the sitcom ‘Charles in Charge’.
As of 2020, Scott Baio’s net worth is estimated to be $6 Million dollars.
Scott Vincent James Baio was born on the 22nd of September, 1960, in New York. Baio is the third child of Mario and Rose Baio. His parents were immigrants from Italy and he grew up as a first-generation American.
Scott was growing up to be a boisterous youngster who was turning into a road menace. Concerned, his parents looked for alternative ways to channelize his energies and sent him to auditions.
Baio got his big break in 1976 when he was selected to play the title character in the cult youthful gangster musical, ‘Bugsy Malone’ directed by Alan Parker.
In 1980, he starred in a television film, ‘The Boy who Drank Too Much’ which was based on a novel by Shep Greene. It was about a high school hockey player who was struggling with alcoholism.
He featured as Charles in the coordinated parody arrangement ‘Charles in Charge’ in which he played an understudy who fills in as a sitter to get by. The series ran from 1984 till 1990. Taking a break from his comedic roles he portrayed Dr. Jack Stewart in the medical mystery series ‘Diagnosis: Murder’ that was started from 1992 to 1995.
In 2005, he played himself in the horror-comedy film, ‘Cursed’. The film had many big names in its cast, but it bombed at the box office.
He showed up in the VH1 superstar reality arrangement ‘Scott Baio is 45… and Single’ in 2007 and its replacement, ‘Scott Baio is 46… and Pregnant’ the following year.
As of 2020, Scott Baio’s net worth is roughly $6 Million dollars.
Here are some of the best highlights of Scott Baio’s career:
- Zapped! (Movie, 1982)
- Cursed (Movie, 2004)
Scott Baio is an American actor and television director who has performed in a variety of roles in films and television serials but the one role that catapulted him to stardom is that of Chachi – a role that he portrayed decades ago!
In fact, his character in ‘Happy Days’ was not even meant to be a recurring one, but his popularity ensured that it became one! He was a teen star who actually evolved into a mature actor.
As of 2020, Scott Baio’s net worth is estimated to be $5 Million dollars.