Kunal Nayyar is an Indian-American actor and comedian. He is known for his role as Rajesh Ramayan Koothrappali in series The Big Bang Theory and as Tony in the 2014 movie Dr. Cabbie. He also gave voice in various movies including movies Ice Age: Continental Drift and Trolls and television series as Vijay in Sanjay and Craig. He was also enlisted in Forbes world's highest-paid Tv actors for 2015 and 2018.
Kunal Nayyar was born on 30th April 1981 in Hounslow, London, England, United Kingdom. He belongs to Asian ethnicity and his birth sign is Taurus.
He is the son of Rakesh Nayyar and Heita Nayyar. He was born in England but was raised in New Delhi India at the age of 4 by his parents. He and his parents were reunited with his Indian family members.
He attended St Columba's School in New Delhi, after joining the school he played badminton for the school team. Later he went to the United States to pursue his higher education. Where he joined the University of Portland in Oregon, where he also started acting classes and appeared in the various play.
After completing his bachelor of business administration in finance, he decided to become a professional actor and he took a Master of Fine Arts in acting from Temple University in Philadelphia.
As of 2019, Kunal is married and has no kids. His wife is Neha Kapur a model, actress and Femina Miss India 2006. The couple dated for some time and took marriage vows on 22nd December 2011. His wedding was done in typical Indian Style.
Kunal Nayyar and Neha Indian Style Wedding.
The Husband and wife are living their life fully without any issue or controversy. There is no rumor about Nayyar and Neha extra-martial affairs. Both husband and wife share love and happiness with each other and live in their resident in Los Angeles.
Kunal and Neha with their dog at their resident.
Kunal is a fan of comics and went to comic con in disguise he said in an interview
I would just put on a full Darth Vader costume and walk through Comic-Con so I can actually check it out and enjoy it as opposed to being approached by everyone, which is lovely, but it gets very difficult to enjoy because there are so many people there.
He and his wife also donated $300,000 for the student at the Department of Theater.
As per Celebrity Net Worth, Kunal Nayyar has an estimated net worth of around $45 million as of August 2019. His net worth is similar to celebrities like Kevin Selleck, Simon Helberg, and Kendrick Lamar.
He earned pretty well from his acting career in Hollywood movies and television series. He took $100,000 per episode in The Big Bang Theory from 2013 to 2014 and raised his salary to $900,000 per episode with 0.25 percentage of backend profit.
He was on Forbes 2015 list for world highest-paid TV actor with $20 million and again listed in 2018 with increased revenue of $23.5 million.
His movie Ice Age: Continental Drift made $877.2 million in the box office with just $95 million budget and Trolls collected $346.8 million with just $125 million budget.
His 5,000 square foot house is surrounded by jungle with the fusion of traditional Indian style house and modern house. He has a car BMW i8 which is worth around $164,300.
Kunal Nayyar debuted from the film S.C.I.E.N.C.E in 2004 with a small role and later appeared in a television show NCIS in 2007 and the same year he got his main role as Rajesh Koothrappali in The Big Bang Theory.
In The Big Bang Theory, he shared the screen with actors like Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco and many more. For his role, he was also nominated in People Choice Awards and Screen Actors Guild Awards. He was awarded The Asian Award for his work in television actor.
He also gave his voice in various animation films and television series including The Ice Age Continental Drift, Trolls and as the main role in the animation series Sanjay and Craig.
Kunal Nayyar is an Indian-American actor and comedian.
Indian-American actor stands 5 feet 7 inches or 171 in cm.
He has an estimated net worth of around $45 million as of August 2019.