Kunal Nayyar is a well-known British actor who acted in many films and television series. He is best known as Raj Koothrappali in The Big Bang Theory and Sandeep Singh in the television series Criminal: U.K. Kunal has acted in many theater stage shows and given his voice to the characters in some films. He is one of the award-winning actors in the Hollywood film industry.
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The early life of Kunal Nayyar
Kunal Nayyar was born in Hammersmith, London, England, to Indian Immigrated parents. His father’s name is Rakesh Nayyar, and his mother’s name is Heita Nayyar, and their occupations are unknown. He was moved to India when he was three years old and raised and brought up there. There is no information about his siblings, and he did not disclose more information about his early life to the media. Since childhood, Kunal has been interested in acting, and he used to watch more films and television series.
Kunal Nayyar education
Kunal Nayyar attended St. Columba’s School in New Delhi, and he was a member of his school basketball team and played in many matches representing his school. After graduating from high school, he moved to the United States, joined the University of Portland, Oregon, and graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance.
While studying in college, he developed his acting skills and attended many classes. He participated in American College Theater Festival. Then he joined Temple University in Philadelphia, graduated with a Master’s degree in Fine Arts in acting, and developed his acting skills there.
Personal details of Kunal Nayyar
|41 Years old
|Date of Birth
|April 30, 1981
|Hammersmith, London, England
Body Measurements of Kunal Nayyar
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|Height in Inches
|5 Feet 8 Inch
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Kunal Nayyar’s personal life
Kunal was born in Hammersmith, London, England, on April 30, 1981, to Indian Immigrated parents Rakesh Nayyar and Heita Nayyar. He is 41 years old as of 2022, and he spent his adult life in New Delhi, India, with his parents. Kunal is not in a relationship with anyone previously because he did not disclose anything about that to the media.
Kunal Nayyar’s net worth
Kunal is an actor who acted in many films and television series and performed in many stage shows in theatres. He is estimated to have a net worth of $ 45 million as of 2022, and he will use to get a salary of $ 800 Thousand Per Episode for acting in the television series. However, his salary to act in the films is unknown.
Kunal Nayyar relationship
Kunal Nayyar is a married man who was married to Neha Kapur, a Femina Miss India Universe. They first met in 2008 at a bar in New Delhi, and from the first meeting itself, they started dating. Then they both were in a relationship for more than four years. Then On December 22, 2011, they both got married in a grand traditional Hindu ceremony along with their family members in New Delhi. The couple did not have any children, and they are both happy together and currently living in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America.
Kunal Nayyar awards and achievements
Kunal won the Garland Award for the Best Male Lead in a Play on the West Coast for acting in the theatre show Huck and Holden in 2006. Then he was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for the Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series for the series The Big Bang Theory. He was nominated for the same award for more than three years.
In 2021, Kunal was nominated for the BAFTA TV Award for Best Supporting Actor for acting in the series Criminal: U.K. Kunal will win more awards and honors in the upcoming years because of his acting skills.
Kunal Nayyar career in threater
Kunal first performed in the Dahlia Theater in Los Angeles in the show Huck and Holden in 2006. In the same year, he performed in the Royal Shakespeare Company, United Kingdom, in the show Love’s Labour’s Lost, and in the Shakespeare Theatre Company, in the United States, for the show, Love’s Labour’s Lost Other Parts. In 2015, Kunal performed in The New Group theatre in New York City in the show The Spoils. In 2016, he performed in the Trafalgar Studios, London, in the show The Spoils.
Kunal Nayyar career in films
Kunal Nayyar first acted in the television series S.C.I.E.N.C.E. as Pizza Man in 2004, and in 2012, he gave his voice to the character in the film Ice Age: Continental Drift. In 2014, he acted in the science thriller film The Scribbler as Karim, and then he acted in the romantic comedy film Dr. Cabbie as Tony.
In 2015, he acted in the film Consumed as Serge Negani, and in 2019, he acted in the film Sweetness in the Belly as Dr. Robin Sath. In 2020, Kunal acted in the science fiction film Think Like a Dog as Mr. Mills, and in 2021, he acted in the science fiction film Spaceman, which will be released in the upcoming years.
Kunal Nayyar Career in television series
Kunal Nayyar acted in the television series N.C.I.S. as Youssef Zidan in 2007, and after that, he acted in the series The Big Bang Theory as Raj Koothrappali. From 2013 to 2014, Kunal acted in the series Sullivan & Son as Sanjay, and in 2015, he hosted the show The Late Late Show; in the same year, he acted in the series The Mindy Project as Sendhil. Then Kunal acted in series like Trolls Holiday in 2017, Drop the Mic in 2017, Criminal: the U.K. as Sandeep Singh in 2020, acted in the series Suspicion as Aadesh Chopra in 2022, and many others.