Emmy award-winning actor, Jim Parsons is best known for his role as Sheldon Cooper in the popular comedy series The Big Bang Theory. Add to this, he has received praise from multiple other awards associations. In 2019, he starred as Larry Simpson in the biopic Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile.
James Parsons was born as James Joseph Parsons on March 24, 1973 in Houston, Texas, United States to parents Jack Parsons (father) and Judy Parsons (mother). He grew up along with his sister Julie Parsons.
He holds an American nationality and belongs to a white ethnicity. His birth sign is Aries.
Talking about his education Parsons studied at Klein Oak High School. Later, he graduated from the University of Houston with a bachelor's degree. He attended the University of San Diego for his Master's degree.
Big Bang Theory' actor is openly gay. Jim came open about his sexual orientation in 2012. Currently, he is married to graphic designer, Todd Spiewak. The pair dated for nearly 15 years before tying the knot. The couple shared their wedding vows in 2017 and it was held at New York iconic Rainbow Room restaurants.
The husband and wife currently reside in the New York City raising their two dogs; Rufus and Otis.
In addition, he also loves playing baseball and throwing darts in his free times.
According to Celebritynetworth, Jim has a net worth of $100 million, as of August 2019. He has collected a huge sum of money from his career.
As per online sources claim that, he earns an annual salary $26.5 million in 2018. Similarly, his earnings in 2016 was around $25.5 million and $29 million.
Parsons lived in a house in Los Feliz, Los Angeles, California, USA but sold the mansion for $6.95 million in April 2019. The house was owned by Twilight actor Robert Pattinson and Parsons bought the home for $6.325 million in 2014 from the Twilight actor.
Some of his movies has made a good collection at the box office:
|Wish I Was Here (2014)||$5.5 million||$6 million|
|The Muppets (2011)||$165.2 million||$45 million|
|The Big Year (2011)||$7,448,385||$41 million|
|Garden State (2004)||$35.8 million||$2.5 million|
After his graduation, Jim started his acting career. He appeared on numerous TV series and movies Judging Amy and Garden State.
In 2007, Jim began his career big role in The Big Bang Theory as Sheldon Cooper. For his role of theoretical physicist, Sheldon Cooper; he has achieved four Emmy Awards. The series starred other co-actors Kaley Cuoco, Johnny Galecki, Mayim Bialik, and Kunal Nayyar, among others.
In addition, he also performed on several other projects including The Big Year, The Muppets, Harvey, The Normal Heart, The Muppets, Wish I Was Here, the Oscar-nominated biopic; Hidden Figures and many others.
Also, he voiced the lead character, Oh, in the Animation comedy film, Homein 2015. Moreover, he is a host of the show, Jim Parsons Is Too Stupid for Politics on SiriusXM.
Moreover, Jim has won several awards throughout his career which includes four Emmy Awards, one Golden Globe Award, and one Teen Choice Award.
He is an American actor and producer.