Kunal Nayyar Net Worth

July 21, 2023
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Kunal Nayyar was born on 30th June 1981 in London, England of very mixed Indian and British descent. Acting and writing are the main sources of his income. He is a winner of the Garland Award as the best Male Lead and a nominee for the Screen Actors Guild Award for the Outstanding Performance in a television series,“The Big Bang Theory”. Nayyar has been active in the entertainment industry since 2004.


Kunal Nayyar Net Worth $5 Million


Recently, it has been announced that the net worth of Kunal Nayyar is as high as $5 million. One of the biggest sources of Kunal’s income is starring in the television series “The Big Bang Theory” (2007 – present) – as long as he gets $75,000 per episode, he easily earns almost $2 million per season.

Even though Kunal was born in the capital of England, he was raised in the capital city of India. He graduated from high school in India and decided to continue his undergraduate studies in the USA. As a result, he entered the University of Portland. Nayyar became interested in acting classes though he had been working on his Bachelor degree in business. It was the American College Theater Festival which inspired him to pursue the career of an actor. Kunal Nayyar has chosen to study acting during his postgraduate studies at the Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Kunal Nayyar debuted as an actor on the stage of British theatre in the play “Huck and Holden” (2006), which was very successful and Kunal won the Garland Award. Subsequently, he appeared in the play entitled “Love’s Labour’s Lost” which was shown in UK and USA. He then debuted on television screens with a small role in the series “NCIS” (2007). However, Kunal rose to prominence for the role in the television series “The Big Bang Theory” (2007 – present), portraying the astrophysicist Rajesh Koothrappali for which he was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award. The sitcom is loved not only by critics but also the audience, confirmed by high viewer ratings. What is more, Nayyar appears in the series “Sanjay and Craig” which has been broadcast since 2013. Finally, Kunal Nayyar became the host of the “The Late Late Show” broadcasted on RTÉ One channel (in Ireland) beginning this year. Needless to mention the fact that all those appearances have also added significant amounts to Kunal’s overall amount of wealth.

Furthermore, Kunal Nayyar appears on the big screen. Up to date, he has landed two roles in the main cast of the films “The Scribbler” (2014) directed by John Suits, and “Dr. Cabbie” (2014) directed by Jean-François Pouliot. He has also voiced Gupta in “Ice Age: Continental Drift” (2012) directed by Steve Martin and Mike Thurmeier. Currently, he’s working on the upcoming films “Consumed”, “A Momentary Lapse of Reason ‘” and “A Bollywood Tale” which are going to be released in the near future.

In his personal life, in 2011 Kunal Nayyar married the actress, beauty queen and model Neha Kapur.

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