Quick Facts of James Joseph Parsons

  • Full NameJames Joseph Parsons
  • Net Worth$100 Million
  • Date of Birth1973 /03 /24
  • NicknameParsons
  • Marital StatusMarried
  • BirthplaceHouston, Texas
  • EthnicityCaucasian white
  • ReligionChristian
  • ProfessionActor, Producer
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Active Year1993-present
  • Eye colourBlue
  • Hair colourBrown
  • BuildMesomorph
  • SpouseTodd Spiewak (m. 2017)
  • Height6 feet 1¼ inches (1.86 m)
  • Body MeasurementSlim
  • EducationUniversity of Houston (BA), University of San Diego (MFA)
  • Online PresenceInstagram
  • HoroscopeAries

Four times Primetime Emmy Award-winning actor, Jim Parsons is an American actor and producer. He is well known for playing the role of Sheldon Cooper in the CBS sitcom, The Big Bang Theory. Parsons is also popular for his portrayal of Tommy Boatwright in the play, The Normal Heart. Recently, he featured in the newly released film, Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile.

Parsons is living a happy married life. He is spending the most romantic and blissful moments of his life with his lovely partner Todd Spiewak. So, does he have any kids with his partner?

Who Is James Joseph Parsons? Bio & Wiki

Jim was born as James Joseph Parsons on 24th March 1973, at St. Joseph Hospital located in Houston, Texas, United States. He is the son of Milton Joseph “Mickey/Jack” Parsons, Jr., an actor and Judy Ann McKnight (mother), a teacher. He grew up with his sister, Julie Ann Parsons, also a teacher.

Childhood photo of Jim Parsons.                                                         Source: Instagram

Parsons attended Klein Oak High School located in Spring, Texas. After graduating from high school, Parsons enrolled at the University of Houston where he earned a bachelor’s degree. He also became a founding member of Infernal Bridegroom Productions and regularly appeared at the Stages Repertory Theatre. Parsons then enrolled at the University of San Diego in 1999.

Jim Parsons’ Career

Jim Parsons started his career from the theatre where he first portrayed the role of Torturer, an author in the play of The Balcony in 1993. Later, he acted as Rosencrantz in the tragic-comedy, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Were Dead in 1994. Similarly, Parsons also worked in many On and Off-Broadway musicals, including Othello, The Boys in the Band, and so on.

Jim Parsons gave an outstanding speech after winning Emmy for The Big Bang Theory

Parsons made his debut appearance in the NBC’s television program, Ed where he starred as Chet in 2002. He also appeared with Kelly Curtis and Jolene Purdy in the legal drama series, Judging Army from 2004 to 2005. His other television works are in The Super Hero Squad Show, Young Sheldon, etc. He also featured in many hit movies like The Muppets.

How Much Is Jim Parsons’ Net Worth?

Jim Parsons’ net worth is $100 Million as of 2019. Reportedly, he earns $1 Million per episode from the comedy show, Young Sheldon. Back in 2018, Parsons became the highest-paid television actor with $26.5 Million earnings. Similarly, his spouse’s net worth is pretended to be $15 Million.

Parsons starred with Ashley Austin Morris and Randall Einhorn in the American television sitcom, The Big Bang Theory. His co-stars Morris and Einhorn’s net worth is $2 Million and $1.5 Million respectively. He also appeared with many famous stars who have maintained a handsome wealth.

Jim Parsons' penthouse located in New York City, New York.
Jim Parsons’ penthouse, located in New York City, New York.          Source: PaperCity Magazine

Parson and his partner bought an apartment in New York City, New York at the cost of $3.7 Million in 2014. Moreover, the home measures 1,908-square foot consisting of two bedrooms and one bathroom condo in an illustrious, and gargoyle-encrusted Gothic-style apartment house across from private Gramercy Park. Currently, Parsons is living a quality life in his luxurious home.

Who Is Jim Parsons’ Love Of The Life?

Jim Parsons is married to his spouse, Todd Spiewak, an art director. The couple had their first encounter in November 2002 via a date set up by a mutual friend. Shortly they fell in love with each other and started sharing their company. Later, Parsons proposed to his partner for marriage. With lots of happiness, his partner said ‘Yes’ to him!

Jim Parsons hugging his long-time love partner, Todd Spiewak.
Jim Parsons is hugging his long-time love partner, Todd Spiewak.  Source: Instagram

The lovebirds tied the knot on 13th May 2017, in New York City, New York. The duo called their relationship as an act of love, coffee in the morning, going to work, washing the clothes, taking the dogs out—a regular life, boring love on October 2013.

Jim Parsons and his spouse, Todd Spiewak's wedding ceremony.
Jim Parsons and his spouse, Todd Spiewak’s wedding ceremony.  Source: Instagram

Currently, the married pair does not have children. Furthermore, they haven’t planned to adopt any child too.

Is Jim Parsons Gay?

Yes, Parsons is gay. Previously, there were some rumors that Parsons is gay. Surprisingly, The New York Times noted that he is gay after interviewing with him and proclaimed that he is in a relationship for the last ten years on 23rd May 2012. Even his marriage with his partner Todd Spiewak has proved him to be gay.

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