Kunal Nayyar Net Worth-British Indian actor, his earnings, career, wife, age, height
Facts of Kunal Nayyar Net Worth-British Indian actor, his earnings, career, wife, age, height
|Net worth||$25 million|
|Date of Birth:||1981 April 30|
|Age:||42 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United Kingdom|
|Height:||5 Feet 8 Inch|
Kunal Nayyar is a British actor and author. He is best known for his role as Rajesh Koothrappali on the hit CBS series, The Big Bang Theory with a net worth of $25 million.
He's also popular on Sanjay and Craig for voicing the character Vijay.
Income Source of Kunal Nayyar
As for his salary, we can say that in 2015, the popular American business magazine (Forbes) named Kunal as the third guy on its list of the world's highest-paid TV actors. Nayyar's earnings then stood at $20 million. Two years later (in 2017), Forbes again listed Kunal as one of the world's most paid television actors. This time, it was reported that Kunal and other major show casts (Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki, Kaley Cuoco, and Simon Helberg) earned $1 million per episode and $24 million per show season.
Nevertheless, due to the bond that the casts developed among themselves, they decided to take a $100,000 pay cut for each episode to raise Melissa Rauch's and Mayim Bialik's salaries.
Kunal has purchased this 4,000 sqft Hollywood Hills home in 2012 for $2.85 million.
The Big Bang Theory star Kunal Nayyar and his wife former Miss India Neha Kapur resides in a beautiful LA home of the 5,000-square-foot hacienda.
Early Life of Kunal Nayyar
Kunal Nayyar was born on April 30, 1981, in London, England, UK. He is of British nationality and belongs to a British-Indian ethnicity. He is the son of Rakesh Nayyar and Heita Nayyar, the Punjabi Indian parents. He was brought up when he was a child in New Delhi, India.
He attended St. Columba's School in New Delhi, where he was playing badminton for the school team. He moved to the United States in 1999 to attend the University of Portland, Oregon to pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance. He then attended Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he was awarded a Master of Fine Arts in Acting. Nayyar decided to become a professional actor after participating in the American College Theater Festival.
Career of Kunal Nayyar
Kunal has been an active member of the industry since 2004. After graduating from university, he started working on American television ads and playing on the London stage. He first gained attention in the US for his role in Rajiv Joseph's 2006 play Huck & Holden's West Coast production.
In 2006, Nayyar teamed up with Arun Das to write the play Cotton Candy, which made positive reviews in New Delhi. He was cast for the sitcom The Big Bang Theory as Rajesh Koothrappali in 2007. He has since played Rajesh Koothrappali's role in The Big Bang Theory.
Nayyar published a book on his career journey in September 2015, Yes, My Accent is Real. He voiced Guy Diamond in the animated film Trolls in 2016. He also voiced Vijay's lead character on Sanjay and Craig.
Personal Life of Kunal Nayyar
Nayyar first met Neha Kapur in 2008 at a bar in New Delhi with Femina Miss India Universe. Slightly intimidated by her height— she's 5'10, "he's 5'8"—he asked her to sit down and buy her a drink. It didn't take the couple long to fall in love from there. They married in their hometown on December 22, 2011, in a traditional Hindu ceremony that lasted six days. The couple currently resides in Los Angeles, California, while their parents still live in New Delhi.
On September 15, 2015, through Atria Books, he published his memoir' Yes, My Accent Is Real: and Some Other Things I Haven't Told You.' As he humorously states in the book, it's not exactly a memoir — he's not a president, an astronaut, or a Kardashian to publish one — but a collection of stories from his life.
Kunal Nayyar: Rumors and Controversy
There are rumors that Kunal and Neha are expecting their first child. There are currently no other desperate rumors about his personal and professional life. It seems he's doing the best job without harming others and he's been a straight person in his life for whom he hasn't been in any controversy yet.
Kunal Nayyar: Social Media Profile
Kunal Nayyar is active on social media. He's got Twitter and Instagram account, but he's not using Facebook. He has more than 1.17 million followers on his Twitter account and more than 2 million followers on his Instagram account.
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