Hank Azaria is a standout amongst the most acclaimed voice performing artists on the planet who has picked up many awards and honors over the years for his roles on “The Simpsons”. Many people are unaware that he is the voice behind more than one role; in fact his voice is used for the following animated characters: Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, Moe Szyslak, Chief Wiggum, Dr Nick, Snake, Comic Book Guy and others that play small parts in some episodes.
Azaria is considered to have unfathomable voice over talent because of his remarkable capacity to imitate just about any dialect in a short amount of time. In addition to lending his voice talent, he has also experienced great success in Hollywood films and TV spots earning Hank a few Emmys and even the Screen Actors Guild Award.
Although not a regular household name, this creative and talented actor is estimated to be worth over 70 million dollars (and climbing).He leads the pack in paid voice on-screen characters in the TV business, getting paid approximately $400k per scene. This almost unbelievable salary is also supplemented by occasional film appearances.
The performer was raised in New York and was exposed to the motion picture industry because his mother was a marketing publicist for Columbia Pictures. It is believed that her career has influenced his love of imitation and voice mimicking.
Azaria’s colossal wealth has allowed him to manage the cost of an exceptionally extravagant lifestyle. The performer has acquired the taste for the great life and once possessed a palatial home esteemed at $10 million in Bel Air, California. He now dwells in a chateau estimated to be worth approximately $5.5 million in the Pacific Palisades neighborhood of L.A.