A very beautiful and talented actress, Mindy Kaling is best known for appearing in the series ‘The Mindy Project’. She is also a writer and comedian and is known for successfully appearing in ‘The Office’ for eight years. She is an outstanding actress who has also starred in films and has done voice-over work. To know more about the net worth of Mindy Kaling in 2018, read the following article.
Early Life & Biography
Vera Mindy Chokalingam, better known as Mindy Kaling is the daughter of Swati and Avu, who are from India. Her mother is a doctor and is Bengali and her father is an architect and is of Tamil heritage. She was born in 1979, and that same year, her family immigrated to the USA. She has a brother named Vijay Jojo Chokal-Ingam.
In 1997, Mindy graduated from Cambridge’s Buckingham Browne & Nichols. She then went to Dartmouth College for her BA degree in playwriting. In Dartmouth, she joined ‘The Dog Day Players’, which is an improv comedy troupe. She was also a member of ‘The Rockapellas’, a cappella group. She has also studied Latin.
Mindy Kaling is single at present. But it does not mean that she has never been in a relationship with anyone. She was in a relationship with actor B.J. Novak from 2005 to 2007. Following her breakup, she started dating writer Benjamin Nugent in 2008. The couple called it off after four years of dating in 2012. Despite being single, she gave birth to a child named Katherine in December 2017. The identity of the father of the baby is not revealed.
Career, Award & Nominations
Mindy Kelly has appeared in the television series ‘The Office’ as Kelly Kapoor. She has acted in the series from 2005 to 2013. Her association with the series made her earns six nominations from the Primetime Emmy Awards. She won the Golden Derby Award and Screen Actors Guild Awards for the same show.
She also had a recurring role in ‘Champions’ in 2018. Mindy has guest appeared in many other shows including ‘Sesame Street’ and ‘The Muppets’. She has written many episodes of ‘The Office’ and has also directed two episodes of the same show. She has won awards and nominations as a writer too. From 2012 to 2017, she was seen in ‘The Mindy Project’. This fetched her nominations for the Writers Guild of America Awards and Teen Choice Awards and won the Satellite Awards.
The actress made her movie debut by starring in the film ‘The 40 Year Old Virgin’ in 2005. She has acted in many popular films like ‘License to Wed’, ‘Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian’, ‘The Five-Year Engagement’, ‘’This Is the End’, ‘A Night Before’, and ‘A Wrinkle in Time’. In 2010, she voiced for the movie ‘Despicable Me’. She has also voiced for the movies ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ and ‘Inside Out’, and both the films made her win the Behind the Voice Actors Awards.
Net Worth & Earnings
For an actress, who has appeared in many television series, you might wonder how much net worth she has. That’s interesting as she has also been credited as a writer and director. She has a net worth of $30 million, which has been growing considerably over the last few years. She has also acted in films and will be seen in the movies ‘Ocean’s 8’ and ‘Late Night’. Her residence in California is worth $1.6 million.
Mindy Kaling is a successful and talented woman. Her popularity has made her have over 3.8 million followers on Twitter. She is still young and has already won many awards. She will definitely win more awards as she is immensely dedicated to her work.