Known from movies
|Husband||Matt Bomer, Matt Bomer|
|Fact||Publicist. Co-founder of Huvane Baum Halls, which merged with PMK in 2001. Halls and Cindi Berger succeeded Pat Kingsley as co-CEOs of PMK/HBH in September 2007.|
Who is Simon Halls?
Simon Halls was born on January 12, 1964 under the sign of Capricorn in Toronto, Canada. He is Canadian by nationality and is of White Caucasian ethnicity. He is a 56-year-old publicist, but probably best known as the husband of famous Hollywood actor Matt Bomer.
How rich is he right now? Simon Hall’s net worth
At the beginning of 2020, Simon Halls net worth is estimated to be over $2.5 million acquired through his successful involvement in the public relations industry as a publicist. Moreover, he probably shares the wealth of his famous husband, Matt Bomer, whose net worth is said to be over $9 million.
Publicist. Co-founder of Huvane Baum Halls, which merged with PMK in 2001. Halls and Cindi Berger succeeded Pat Kingsley as co-CEOs of PMK/HBH in September 2007.
Early life, nationality, ethnicity, educational background
Simon Halls spent his early years in his hometown of Toronto where he was raised by his parents; however, their names have not been revealed. Simon attended Crescent School in Toronto and then attended North Toronto Collegiate Institute. After his matriculation exam, he moved to the US and enrolled at the University of Southern California, graduating in 1985 with a bachelor’s degree.
Professional career as a publicist
After graduation, Simon Halls began his career in the world of public relations. For some time he worked for the publicity department of Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., a mass media and entertainment conglomerate, and established his career as a publicist. He then moved to Russia, where he was the PR manager for the country’s first opened McDonald’s restaurant. Side by side, he worked as an assistant for several PR companies.
His own company – Huvane Baum Halls
Two years later, Simon returned to the US, got a job at BWR Public Relations and led campaigns for celebrities such as Annette Bening, Sarah Jessica Parker, The Coen Brothers and Jude Law; in no time he was promoted to one of the top PR executives in the entire company. Moreover, in 1995, he co-founded his own PR company called Huvane Baum halls, together with two partners. Thanks to his hard work, the company became one of the top agencies in Hollywood and he became popular for his collaborations with many celebrities. In 2001, they sold the company and merged it with industry giant PMK, creating PMK/HBH, for which Simon Halls served as CEO of the company between 1995 and 2009.
They created successful Oscar campaigns for movie titles like ‘American Beauty’, ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’ and ‘Gladiator’.
The best Hollywood publicist
According to his official LinkedIn account, Simon Halls left PMK/HBH in December 2009 and co-founded another company with his partners called Slate PR in January 2010. Over time, they became successful and garnered many celebrities under their agency, such as Annette Bening, Ang Lee, Bryan Singer, John Wells, Neil Patrick Harris, Frances McDormand and many others. They have treated over 450 clients and have over 50 Academy Award nominations and 200 Primetime Emmy nominations to their credit.
Simon has even received a special mention in movies like “Nocturnal Animals”, “Hostel: Part II”, and “Viper Club”, as well as an episode of the series “Up Close With Carrie Keagan” in 2012. Moreover, he has been credited as one of the best Hollywood publicists the magazine ‘Business Insider’. Simon is also a member of the USC Annenberg Center for Public Relations Board of Advisors, and even served on the Entertainment Council for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.
Appearance and vital statistics
Simon Halls has short gray hair and dark brown eyes. He stands at a height of 1.88 m, weighs about 82 kg and his vital statistics are 40-32-34, bicep size 12.5 inches. His shoe size is 8 (US).
Personal life and hobbies
While in high school, Simon Halls dated several girls, but soon realized he was actually gay. He met famed Hollywood actor Matt Bomer when he was hired as his publicist in 2008, and they became romantically involved and eventually tied the knot in a private ceremony in 2011. However, they hid their relationship from the public for years until they made it public revealed an interview for the magazine ‘Details’ in 2014, although Matt Bomer publicly came out as gay when he gave a speech at the 2012 Desert AIDS Project’s Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards. They have three children born through surrogacy, named Kit Halls, and Henry and Walker Halls who are twins. The family currently lives in California.
Who is his husband? Matt Bomer short wiki/bio
Matthew Staton Bomer was born on October 11, 1977 under the sign of Libra in Webster Groves, Missouri, USA, of British, French, and Swiss-German descent. He was raised in Spring, Texas by his father, John O’Neill Bomer IV, who played American Football for the 1972 and 1974 Dallas Cowboys, and his mother, Elizabeth Macy Bomer. He has two siblings, a brother named Neill Bomer, who works as an engineer, and a sister named Megan Bomer. He attended Klein High School, where he was on their football team, and after graduating from college, enrolled at Carnegie Mellon University, graduating in 2001 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. Before that he lived in Galway for a year. Ireland, where he worked as a bartender in 1999.
Matt Bomer began his professional acting career on stage, making his debut in the Alley Theater production of the play “A Streetcar Named Desire”, written by Tennessee Williams. It was followed by his performance in the musical “Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” at the Utah Shakespeare Festival in 1998. After graduation, Matt moved to New York City and continued his acting career in television and film. In 2000, he made his television debut guest starring as Ian Kipling in an episode of the ABC soap opera “All My Children”. Between 2002 and 2003, Matt Bomer was cast as Ben Reade in the CBS soap opera “Guiding Light”, for which he won the Gold Derby Award for Younger Actor – Daytime Drama.
After landing the role of John McGavock Grider in the 2003 documentary “War Birds: Diary of An Unknown Aviator”, he joined the cast of the Fox supernatural drama series “Tru Calling”, playing Luc Johnston from 2003 until 2004.
Rise to fame
Matt made his film debut in 2005 when he played Eric in the psychological thriller mystery “Flightplan”, directed by Robert Schwentke. Next, he appeared as Eric Hill in the slasher movie “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning” which was followed by his portrayal of Chase in the made-for-TV movie “Amy Coyne” both in 2006. Matt was cast as Jay Burchell in the ABC thriller-drama series “Traveles” (2007), after which he gained fame with the role of Bryce Larkin in the NBC action-comedy spy drama series “Chuck” (2007-2009).
— Matt Bomer (@MattBomer) May 22, 2020
In 2009, Matt joined the main cast of the USA Network police procedural drama series “White Collar”., who played Neal Caffrey until 2014 and won the People’s Choice Awards for Favorite Cable TV Actor; he even produced 19 episodes of the series. Side by side, he also starred as Ken in Steven Soderbergh’s 2012 comedy-drama film “Magic Mike” which earned him an MTV Movie & TV Award nomination for Best Musical Moment.
In 2014, Matt landed the role of Felix Turner in the made-for-TV movie “The Normal Heart” for which he won the Golden Globe award in the Best Supporting Actor category, and was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award.
Between 2014 and 2016, he played Donovan/Andy in the horror anthology series “American Horror Story”. He also reprized the role of Ken in the 2015 “Magic Mike” sequel titled “Magic Mike XXL” which was followed by his portrayal of John Boy in the neo-noir black crime comedy “The Nice Guy” alongside Russell Crowe. and Ryan Gosling, and his performance as Matthew Cullen in the western action “The Magnificent Seven”, both in 2016. From 2016 to 2017, Matt Monroe starred in the Prime Video drama series “The Last Taykoon”, after which he appeared as Freda Von Rhenburg in the romantic drama “Anything” and Cal in the survival drama “Walking Out”, both in 2017.
Recent and upcoming projects
In 2018, Matt Ross Craine starred in the sci-fi drama “Jonathan”, played Sean in the comedy-drama “Papi Chulo” and played the role of Sam in the drama “Viper Club”. In the same year, he directed the episode of the FX true crime anthology series “The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story”, after which he appeared in the role of McCoy Whitman in the NBC sitcom “Will & Grace” (2018-2020). Matt also played the role of Larry Trainor / Negative Man in the DC Universe superhero drama series “Doom Patrol” in 2019.
Most recently, he portrayed Jamie Burns in USA Network’s crime drama series ‘The Sinner’ (2020). It has been announced that he will be featured as Donald in Joe Mantello’s Upcoming Drama Movie “The Boys In The Band”, based on the play of the same title. The film is currently in post-production.
|First and last name||Simon Zalen|
|Husband||Matt Bomer, Matt Bomer|
|Children||Kitzalen, Henryzalen, Walkerzalen, Henryzalen, Walkerzalen, Kitzalen|
|1||Has 3 children, Kit (born 2005) and twins Walker and Henry (born 2008), with husband Matt Bomer.|
|2||Publicist. Co-founder of Huvane Baum Halls, which merged with PMK in 2001. Halls and Cindi Berger succeeded Pat Kingsley as co-CEOs of PMK/HBH in September 2007.|
|Entropy||1999/i||unit publicist: New York|
|Up close with Carrie Keagan||2012||Special Thanks for the TV Series – 1 Episode|
|Inn: Part II||2007||special thanks|
|Jesus’ Son||1999||special thanks|
|Trevor||1994||Short special thanks|