Maulik Pancholy is an American actor is best known for his role Sanjay Patel on Weeds and Nickelodeon’s Sanjay and Craig. He is also popular for his roles Jonathan on 30 Rock and Baljeet Tjinder on Disney’s Phineas and Ferb. Currently, the actor is married to Ryan Corvaia.
Maulik Pancholy was born on January 18, 1974, in Dayton, Ohio, the United States under the birth sign of Capricorn. He holds an American nationality and belongs to the Indian ethnic group.
In 1991, he completed his education from Berkeley Preparatory School in Tampa and went on to major in Theatre at Northwestern University, where he received his bachelor’s degree in 1995. Then, in 2003, he attended the Yale School of Drama, where he received his Master of Fine Arts.
The 45-year-old actor is openly gay. He revealed his sexuality in November 2013 and also about his partner Ryan Corvaia, with whom he was dating for nine years in an interview with Out Magazine.
The pair got engaged at the Taj Mahal, India in January 2014 and got married in September 2014. Till date, the couple is together for more than 4 years and their relationship is going stronger than ever.
The American actor has an estimated net worth of $1 million, as of May 2019. With his acting in many series, he has earned immense fame and with that, huge net wort as well.
The average salary of an actor in the US is $39.84 per hour and in a year can earn $50,601, according to Payscale.
The actor started his acting career in 1999 series ‘Tracey Takes On’. He then appeared in the series ‘Jack & Jill’ and ‘Charmed’. In 2005, the actor began playing the role of Sanjay Patel in the drama ‘Weeds’.
TIn 2007, he began voicing the character of Baljeet Tjinder in the animated musical comedy series ‘Phineas and Ferb’.
Moreover, he appeared in numerous movies including Hitch in 2005 where he played a small role also starred Will Smith, Evan Mendes, and Kevin James. The romantic comedy movie made on a budget of $70 million with a grossed $368.1 million at the box office collection.
Also, he played the role of Trent in 27 Dresses in 2008 and performed alongside Katherine Heigl, James Marsden, and Malin Åkerman. The comedy film produced on a budget of $30 million collected $160 million at the worldwide box office collection.
Pancholy served as President Barack Obama‘s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders as part of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, on April 25, 2014.
Furthermore, he is active with numerous non-profit and social policy organizations including Asian Americans Advancing Justice, the New York City Anti-Violence Project, and OutRight Action International, known as the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission.