Simon Rex Biography, Age, Career, Net Worth, Filmography

Simon Rex Biography

Simon Rex  is an American actor, rapper, comedian, and model. He is also known as Dirt Nasty. He to fame as an MTV VJ. He later became an actor known for What I Like About You, Scary Movie 3, Scary Movie 4, and Scary Movie 5, and National Lampoon’s Pledge This!. He later developed a rap persona, Dirt Nasty, and had several solo albums and co-founded the supergroup Three Loco.

Simon Rex Age

Simon Rex was born as Simon Rex Cutright on 20 July 1974 in San Francisco, California, United States. He is 44 years old as of 2018.

Simon Rex

Simon Rex Career

In 1993, aged 19, Rex began his career, responding to a modeling advertisement in a Los Angeles magazine and agreed to be photographed nude for photographer Brad Posey and his Club 1821 studio. The following year, under the alias Sebastian, he appeared in solo masturbation scenes for three Club 1821 pornographic films: Young, Hard & Solo #2, Young, Hard & Solo #3, and Hot Sessions III. Archive footage was used in the 2000 films Hot Sessions 11 and Hot Sessions 12. In 1994 Rex, went on a modeling tour for Tommy Hilfiger, before going on to appear in mainstream modeling gigs for Calvin Klein, Versace, and Levi’s.

Rex was introduced to television audiences by MTV who hired Rex to work as a VJ and kept him on the air for over two years, in 1995. Rex was  cast in the comedy-drama television series Jack & Jill in 1999. He aired on The WB channel for two seasons. He also appeared as Eli in the TV show Felicity and television guest appearances followed including Baywatch, Everwood, and Summerland.

He starred in the first season of The WB’s sitcom What I Like About You from 2002 to 2003. He later appeared on the Lifetime primetime telenovela Monarch Cove. Primetime telenovela Monarch Cove  ran for fourteen episodes in 2006.  From television into film, Rex has held the lead role in feature films including Scary Movie 3, 4, & 5, Hotel California, Karate Dog, King of the Avenue, and Superhero Movie. Rex currently co-stars alongside comedian Nick Swardson in the Comedy Central show, Typical Rick.

In 2005, Rex entered the music industry as a rap artist after becoming friends with and discovering Mickey Avalon.  Rex adopted his alter-ego Dirt Nasty and formed the rap group Dyslexic Speedreaders with Avalon & Andre Legacy. Rex both produced and was featured on the group’s hit song “My Dick”. Again the group paired with Lil Jon to create the song “What Do You Say” which was featured in 2009’s blockbuster comedy film, The Hangover. Rex was a co-owner of the New York City nightclub The Plumm with partners Noel Ashman, Samantha Ronson, Chris Noth, and others. It opened in 2006 and closed three years later.

Rex released his self-titled debut album which included the songs 1980Cracker Ass Fantastic & Dropping Names in 2007.  His second album, 2011’s Nasty as I Wanna Be, featured Ke$ha, LMFAO, Too Short, and Warren G, and helped further build his online persona. Since then, Rex has released a few other musical projects under his Dirt Nasty alias including his third album Palatial and the supergroup Three Loco which features Andy Milonakis and Riff Raff. As Three Loco the group teamed up with producer Diploand released the group’s eight-song EP on Diplo’s Mad Decent label.

Simon Rex Net Worth

Simon Rex earned his net worth through various television shows and supporting movie roles. He has an estimated net worth of $3 million.

Simon Rex Filmography

From 2000 To 2004

2000 -Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the Thirteenth
2001 -The Forsaken
2001 -Going Greek
2001 -Drum Solo
2003 -Scary Movie 3
2004 -The Karate Dog

From 2006 To 2008

2006 -Scary Movie 4
2006 -National Lampoon’s Pledge This!
2007 -Rise: Blood Hunter
2008 -Superhero Movie
2008 -Hotel California
2008 -An American Carol

From 2009 To 2012

2009 -2 Dudes and a Dream
2009 -Silver Street
2009 -Sonny Dreamweaver
2010 -King of the Avenue
2011 -The Truth About Angels
2011 -Boy Toy Clive
2012 -Sperm Donor

From 2012 To 2016

2012 -Slightly Single in L.A.
2012 -Project X
2013 -Scary Movie 5
2014 -Student Bodies
2016 -Halloweed
2016 -Do It All Over

From 2017 To 2017

2017 -Alexander IRL
2017 -Blue & Green
2017 -Too Shorts Boombox
2017 -Avengers of Justice: Farce Wars
2017 -Bodied Donnie Narco

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