Kunal Nayyar
Kunal Nayyar
Real Name/Full Name Kunal Nayyar
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Kunal Nayyar
Birth Place: Hounslow, United Kingdom
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 30 April 1981
Age/How Old: 40 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 171 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
Weight: In Kilograms – 65 Kg
In Pounds – 143 lbs
Eye Color: Dark brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father –Rakesh Nayyar
Mother –Heita Nayyar
Siblings: N/A
School: St Columbia’s School
College: University of Portland, Temple University
Religion: Hinduism
Nationality: American, British, Indian
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Neha Kapur (m. 2011)
Kids/Children Name: N/A
Profession: Actor, Author, Comedian
Net Worth: $50 million
Last Updated: August 2021

Kunal Nayyar is an actor of Indian-British origin. He has worked in films, theatre, and television. He became famous with his role in CBS situational comedy series ‘The Big Bang Theory’ for his role ‘Rajesh Koothrappali.’

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Biography and Early Life

Nayyar was born in West London as a son of Indian immigrants. Soon, when he was just four, he returned to India with his family and was brought up in Delhi. His parents live in New Delhi. He had decided to become a professional actor after he took part in the American College Theater Festival. He had received a master’s degree in fine arts.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Kunal Nayyar in 2021, and what is his height and weight? Well, Kunal Nayyar’s age is 40 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 30 April 1981. Though, he is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 171 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 143 lbs in Pound and 65kg in Kilograms.

Education

He was in St. Columbia’s School and played badminton for the school team. In 1999, he got into the University of Portland, Oregon, where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance. He went on to make his acting business real after he worked at the American College Theater Festival. After which, he attended the Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and got a master’s degree in fine arts in acting.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Kunal Nayyar With Wife Neha Kapur
Kunal Nayyar With Wife Neha Kapur

Nayyar married Neha Kapur in December 2011, who is a model, actress, and Femina Miss India winner in the year 2006. He has published his memoir ‘Yes, My Accent is Real: and Some Other Things I Haven’t Told You’ on September 15, 2015, which Atria Books published.

Is Kunal Nayyar Gay?

Kunal is straight and very much in love with his partner Neha Kapur for a very long time. Thus, it is evident that his sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career

He started his career with ads on American tv and plays on the London stage. He starred in the play ‘Huck & Holden’ in 2006, where he portrayed an Indian who wanted to seep in the American experience before going back to India. In the same year, he worked with Arun Das and wrote the play Cotton Candy, and this gained success in New Delhi. This made him get to his first huge break in The Big Bang Theory. He has also dubbed for Gupta in Ice Age: Continental Drift in 2012. He shot for Dr. Cabbie, which is his first movie. He has also dubbed for Guy in the animated movie Trolls.

He played a major role as a convict in the Netflix-produced tv show Criminal: the UK showcasing interview techniques released in 2020.

Awards

He is the winner of the Garland Award in the category of Best Male Lead in a Play on the West Coast for acting in Huck and Holden in 2006. He was also nominated for six consecutive years from 2012-2016 in the category of Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a comedy series (Big Bang Theory).

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Kunal Nayyar in 2021

Kunal Nayyar Net Worth
Kunal Nayyar Net Worth

Kunal Nayyar has played significant roles in TV shows, the best among them being the role in ‘The Big Bang Theory’ where he earned $18 million per season at his peak. He was, at that time, one of the highest-paid actors in the world as calculated by various wealth magazines. His net worth is $50 million as of 2021.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Nayyar was at first intimidated by Neha Kapur’s height since he was shorter but asked her out anyway. And eventually fell in love and now are married.
  • He had started his career off while still studying in 2004 when he acted in the ‘S.C.I.E.N.C.E.’ movie where he played as the Pizza Man.
  • He has also published his memoir, or as he calls it, a series of stories from his life, namely: ‘Yes, My Accent Is Real: and Some Other Things I Haven’t Told You’ in 2015.

Kunal Nayyar is a man of humor and simplicity, with a thing for his Indian culture, which made him grab roles with affinity to his Indian origin. He is a married man and a good actor, skilled and professional in his work. Other than being an actor, he also writes. He wrote a play, Cotton Candy, along with Arun Das, and has a book written on his life as well.

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