Quick Facts of Kunal Nayyar

  • Full Name Kunal Nayyar
  • Net Worth$45 Million
  • Date of Birth1981 /04 /30
  • Nickname Kunal
  • Marital StatusMarried
  • BirthplaceEngland, UK
  • EthnicityBritish-Indian
  • ProfessionActor, Writer
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Eye colourBrown
  • Hair colourBlack
  • Spouse Neha Kapur
  • Height5 feet 8 inches (1.73m)
  • Weight63 Kg
  • EducationBachelor of Science degree in Finance
  • Online PresenceInstagram
  • HoroscopeTaurus

The Garland Award winner Kunal Nayyar is a British-born Indian actor and comedian, credited for his role in the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory as Rajesh Ramayan Koothrappali. In addition, the actor has played in the several movies and TV series including Sanjay and Craig, Ice Age: The Great Egg-Scapade, Drop the Mic and many others.

With a growing success, Nayyar has collected a huge amount of money. So, how much net worth has he collected as on now? To know more about Kunal’s bio, age, height, read the article below.

Kunal Nayyar: Bio and Wiki

Kunal Nayyar was born on 30 April 1981 in London, England, UK. Though she was born in London, he grew up in New Delhi, India. Nayyar is the son of the Punjabi Indian parents, father Rakesh Nayyar, and mother Heita Nayyar. 

The actor attended St.Columba’s, an elite boy’s school in New Delhi. Kunal always had a keen interest in playing badminton, as he described his childhood to Open magazine, saying that;

In school, I was busy playing badminton and chasing girls. I hated studying and only wanted to play sports.

In 1999, Nayyar hived to the United States to attend the University of Portland to get a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance. Though he earned the degree but couldn’t help picking up an interest in acting. Finally, he started taking acting lessons but couldn’t get himself to turn his back on acting thereafter. His graduation from the Portland university saw him make a move to the Temple University. From there he earned his Master’s in Fine Arts degree.

Is Kunal Nayyar Married? Who is Kunal Nayyar’s Wife?

Yes, Kunal is a married man. He got married to Neha Kapur. His wife is the 2006 winner of the South Asian country’s beauty pageant. The couple got married on 22 December 2011 in front of their family and friends. Their wedding ceremony was held in a grand traditional Indian style. However, the couple has not talked when they met and when they started dating.

In 2014, Kunal and his wife took a romantic trip to Hawaii and they were spotted taking strolls on the beaches of Maui. Well, we can say that the couple is head over heels with one another. As it is said ‘marriages are made in heaven’. We wish both a long and happy married life.

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Kunal Nayyar’s Career

After graduation, Nayyar started doing American TV ads and plays on the London stage. He gained attention in the US for his role in the West Coast production of Rajiv Joseph’s play Huck & Holden. In addition, he also made a guest appearance on the CBS drama NCIS in the season four eposides Suspicion.

Likewise, Kunal voiced Gupta in Ice Age: Continental Drift in 2012. The same year, the actor completed the shooting of his first film, Dr. Cabbie, in Toronto, which was produced by Bollywood actor Salman Khan.

From 5 May to 29 June 2014, Kunal performed in an off-Broadway production, The Spoils. 

Kunal has also voiced Guy Diamond in DreamWorks’ animated movie Trolls, released in November 2016.

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Kunal Nayyar’s Net Worth

Kunal Nayyar’s net worth is estimated to $45 Million as of 2019. He collected a huge amount of net worth from his successful acting career as he has played in the several movies and TV series including one of the hit comedy sitcom The Big Bang Theory. 

As per some sources, he was the third on the list of World’s Highest-Paid TV Actors for 2015, tied with co-star, Mark Harmon and Simon Helberg with earnings of $20 million after The Bing Bang Theory.

Nayyar had also played in the American 3D computer-animated adventure comedy film Ice Age: Continental Drift which collected the box office $877 Million which was made under the budget $95 Million. Likewise, his other movie Trolls collected the box office $346.8 Million which was made under the budget $135 Million. 

Body Measurements: Height and Weight

Kunal Nayyar is 38 years old as of 2019. He stands at a height of 5 feet tall and weighs around 65 kg.