Kunal Nayyar is a renowned British-Indian who is a television, film as well as a theatre actor. He has been popularly known for starring in a CBS situational comedy known as The Big Bang Theory where he plays the role of Rajesh Koothrappali. He began his career after attending his college in which he participated in the school plays where he had some major roles. Currently, he has appeared in many films both as a host and also starred other films as a guest. Here are the complete details about career, biography, and net worth of Kunal Nayyar in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
Kunal Nayyar was born on 30th April in the year 1981 in Hounslow, London, England in the United Kingdom. He was born to his parents known as Heita Nayyar as well as Rakesh. In his early life, Kunal Nayyar studied at St. Columba’s School after they had moved to the New Delhi. During his teenage age, he loved playing badminton from which he was active in it.
Kunal Nayyar then later joined the University of Portland from which he studied finance in the year 1999. This is the time that he got the passion of acting which led him to attend the acting classes from which he was now featured in several school plays. On joining the American College Theater Festival, He made a decision to fully embark on acting as his professional career. This led him to join Temple University located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from which he got a Masters in Fine Arts in Acting.
Kunal Nayyar is married to Neha Kapur who is the Femina Miss India Universe of 2006. They tied their knots in the year 2011. They had at first met in a bar located in New Delhi in the year 2008 after which they fell in love. This couple currently resides in Los Angeles in California.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Kunal Nayyar made his first appearance on his professional career in a London stage after he had completed his graduation. During this time, he additionally did American TV commercials. Kunal then got featured in a United States theatre show known as Huck and Holden in the year 2006 from which he also appeared in another film known as Love’s Labour’s Lost which was for the London’s Royal Shakespeare Company. In addition to this, he has made his appearance on the same company but one that is located in Washington, D.C.
In the year 2015, he made his appearance on a theatre act known as The Spoils of Kalyan which he also appeared in the United Kingdom. His other debut was in 2004 in a movie known as S.C.I.E.N.C.E. Following much success, he has appeared in several films from the time in which some of other featuring he has made include a film known as The Scribbler in the year 2014 which was followed by a film known as Dr. Cabbie in the same year where he acted as Tony.
He also made some appearance in a film known as Consumed in the year 2015. His main popularity came from his appearance in the TV series known as The Big Bang Theory in 2007 where he had the main role that he played, and he has played in that show since it that year to date. Kunal Nayyar is also a winner of awards from which he has won awards such as Garland Award with many others and additionally received many nominations on the awards.
Net Worth & Earnings
Kunal Nayyar has an estimated net worth of $50 million. This is from the fortunate earnings he makes from the appearance in different television films and shows through which he has starred most of them. The main contributor is the starring in The Big Bang Show which has seen him get many earnings from which he makes $800 thousand from each episode. In addition to this, he has done several theatre productions as well as letting his voice.
Kunal Nayyar has always remained determined towards being the best actor from which he has always maintained a good reputation in his career. This has made him be one of the most popular actors who are disciplined.