Kunal Nayyar Net Worth $45 million
Kunal Nayyar salary $900,000
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Kunal Nayyar is a British-Indian actor and his current net worth is $45 million.
Born in Hounslow, London, his family moved to New Delhi, India where he grew up. He went to St Columba’s school in New Delhi, playing badminton for the school team.
Wanting to earn a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Portland, Oregon, he moved to the United States in 1999. While doing so, he grew an interest in acting, took acting classes and appeared in several school plays.
He decided to become a professional actor after taking part in the American College Theater Festival. Kunal went on to study at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and received a Master of Fine Arts in Acting.
His first work in the business came after graduation with American television ads and plays on the London stage. For his role in the West Coast production of Huck & Holden he won a Garland Award for Best Male Lead.
How did Kunal Nayyar get famous?
In 2006, him and Arun Das wrote the play Cotton Candy. It premiered in New Delhi and got positive reviews.
Kunal’s big break came in 2007 with the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory. Here, he plays an astrophysicist alongside Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Johnny Galeki and Simon Helberg.
How does Kunal Nayyar make money?
Forbes named him the third highest paid television actor in 2015, earning $20 million from The Big Bang Theory.
After recent renegotiations for his salary on the show, he now reportedly makes $900.000 per episode.
He lent his voice to a few animated characters in Ice Age: Continental Drift, Trolls and Cars 3.
In September 2015 he published Yes, My Accent is Real, a book about his life and career.
Kunal married Neha Kapur, Miss India 2006 winner in 2011.