Scott Baio

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Full Name Scott Baio
Age 60 Years Old
Nick Name Scott
Gender Male
Birth Date September 22nd, 1960
Birth Place New York City, U.S.

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About Scott Baio

An American actor and television director, Scott Baio became a mainstream star after he was cast in the role of Chachi Arcola on the popular sitcom, "Happy Days". In 1976, he made his theatrical film debut in the musical comedy movie, "Bugsy Malone". He began playing David Hobbs on the Nick at Nite series "See Dad Run" in 2012. He decided to become an actor at age 9. He made his first TV show appearance on Luke Was There episode of the family TV series, "NBC Special Treat" in 1976. His immense popularity with the audiences led to him being cast in the lead role on the sitcom "Charles in Charge". He was next cast in an important role in the medical drama series, "Diagnosis: Murder". His popularity was also fuelled by his colorful love life. In recent news, Scott Baio spoke out in opposition to the beloved sitcom's cast reunion, which is set to help financially support Democrats running for office. He has also won two Young Artist Awards during the Third Annual Youth in Film Awards (1980-1982) as Best Young Actor. 

Famous For

  • Being an American actor and television director.
  • For being cast in the role of Chachi Arcola on the popular sitcom, "Happy Days" from 1977 to 1984.

Scott Baio in Happy Days

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Early Life of Scott Baio

On 22nd September 1960, Scott Baio took birth with the real name of the full name of Scott Vincent James Baio in New York City, U.S. to Mario Baio (father) and Rose Baio (mother). He holds an American nationality and American-white ethnicity though he has Italian ancestry. Analogously, he is from Christianity religion. Virgo is his star sign and white is his race. He celebrates his birthday on 22nd September of every year and he had celebrated his 60th birthday as of 2020. His father is a manager whereas his mother is a homemaker. Baio completed his high school education at Xaverian High School. Furthermore, he has also a sister named Stephanie Baio as well as a brother named Steven Baio.

Career of Scott Baio

  • Scott Baio commenced his acting career by appearing in the gangster musical comedy film, "Bugsy Malone" in 1976 as well as starred on "Happy Days" as The Fonz's cousin Chachi Arcola at the age of 16.
  • He was seen in the television movies "Stoned" (1981) and "All the Kids Do It" (1985) for which he gained several awards, whereas he also appeared in the made-for-television youth drama specials "The Boy Who Drank Too Much" and "Senior Trip".
  • After then, he starred in a spin-off of Happy Days entitled "Joanie Loves Chach" in 1982 as well as in teen sex comedy film "Zapped!" in the following year and recorded an album for RCA (he also recorded a second album "The Boys Are Out Tonight" the following year), including the single "How Do You Talk To Girls." 
  • In the following period, he appeared in the special HBO presentation of "Gemini" as Francis Geminiani which was an adaptation of the Broadway comedy-drama "Happy Birthday, Gemini".
  • He also has seven appearances as a competitor for the ABC team (once as team captain) and one as co-host on "Battle of the Network Stars"; six from 1979 to 1984 and starred in the syndicated comedy series "Charles in Charge" from 1984 to 1990.
  • In addition, he was part of an ensemble cast for "Alice in Wonderland", where he portrayed Pat the Pig in 1985, though he was a director of the children's comedy series "Out of This World" from 1987 through 1991.
  • Analogously, he was seen in several films and series such as "Baby Talk", "Perry Mason and the Case of the Fatal Fashion", "Diagnosis: Murder", "Full House", "Touched by an Angel", "Veronica's Close", "The Nann", "Detonato", "Bar-Hoppin", "Dumb Luc", "Face Valu", "Mixed Blessing".
  • His other movies include the independent films "Very Mean Men" (2000), "Face to Face" (2001), and "The Bread, My Sweet" (2001).

Scott Baio, a famous actor and director

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  • He appeared in "Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2" in 2004 as well as played himself in the Wes Craven film "Cursed" in 2005.
  • As well, he was seen in "Arrested Development", "Scott Baio Is 45...and Single", "See Dad Run", and in an episode of "Sam & Cat" as a police officer who arrests the girls. 
  • As a piece of fresh news, Actor and director Scott Baio discusses Hollywood celebrities getting ridiculed for voicing support for President Trump and 'Happy Days' reunion.
  • Speaking to Maria Bartiromo, Baio called the reunion "a little bizarre" because its plan is to "promote" Democratic nominees Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris, he said. "I'm not on board, obviously, because I don't believe in socialism and Marxists," Baio, a vocal Trump supporter, told the host. "I think Stamos always wanted to be Chachi instead of playing second fiddle to a 3-year-old," Baio said, slamming Stamos' popular role as Uncle Jesse on "Full House" and "Fuller House." He added: "It's good to know that Stamos is part of the Hollywood elite Marxist crap." "I completely understand and empathize with what Kirstie's going through," Baio said.

Sexual misconduct allegations

Additionally, sexual misconduct allegations made by Nicole Eggert against Baio resurfaced on 29th January 2018. She claimed that Baio molested her for three years beginning when she was 14 and that when she was 17, she had intercourse with him. Baio has denied the allegations. He contends that he had sexual relations with Eggert only once and that the encounter occurred after she had turned 18. Several months later, Alexander Polinsky accused Baio of engaging in verbal abuse and of physically assaulting him on the set of Charles in Charge.

Personal Life of Scott Baio

Reflecting on Scott Baio's personal life, he is a married guy. He has long lists of girlfriends in the past. He became engaged to his girlfriend Jeanette Jonsson in 2001 and gave birth to a daughter. But he got married to 34-year-old Renee Sloan in December 2007 in a lavish ceremony held on the rooftop at a luxury high-rise Saturday in Los Angeles. In July 2007, he told E!: Entertainment Television's Ted Casablanca that they were expecting a baby girl in December. The couple met each other for the first time in the 1990s at the Playboy Mansion. They started dating in October 2005. He revealed that he was expecting a child with Renee in July 2007 and in November 2007, their daughter Bailey was born 5 weeks premature. Initially, Renee was pregnant with twins but lost one of the babies in the 11th week of gestation. Furthermore, talking about his sexual orientation, he is straight. 

Scott Baio and his wife, Renee Sloan

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Net Worth of Scott Baio

Like many people of today's, Scott Baio is superbly ambitious and continues to work even harder to reach his set objectives. He is merely sixty years of age and he is on the way to making a Big name in the industry. He's sixty and has the gravity of talents ingrained in one person. He does not shy away from flaunting them either. Moving towards his net worth, his worth is around $6 million as of 2020 though he has also a handsome amount of salary too which is also around $3.5 million dollars per year. He's doing great in acting as well as in directing career. At the age of 60, he is one of the talked about and demanded actor of the time. Furthermore, his main source of income is from acting and directing career. Additionally, he endorsed Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney in 2012 and Donald Trump in 2016. Also in 2016, he spoke at the opening night of the Republican National Convention.

Body Measurement of Scott Baio

Scott Baio has unarguably accomplished a decent height career-wise. He is considered one of the hottest celebrities of the time. He stands at a perfect height of 5 ft 10 in or 178 cm whereas his body weight is around 74 kg or 163 lbs and body build type is average. Handsome actor, Scott has dark brown hair and hazel eyes. He's charming, successful, and popular. He has maintained his shape over the years with regular exercise it seems. Blessed with great height and physique, he still carries the aura to rock the shirtless avatar. He has made some loyal fans and admirers over the years. He has attracted a lot of people towards him for his great appearances.