How Much Is Kunal Nayyar’s Net Worth In 2020?  

The American TV star and actor Kunal Nayyar has a net worth of around $45 Million as of October 2022. The actor has worked in the industry for more than a decade. He is best known for his role Rajesh “Raj” Koothrappali in the beloved show The Big Bang Theory. 

The actor has experience in theater, film, and TV which has gathered him a lot of respect from his peers and fans alike. He is also a voice actor and has worked in 2012’s Ice Age: Continental Drift. The award-winning actress had made a name for himself as a lovable and quirky nerd in the CBS show The Big Bang Theory.

Net Worth: Career, Salary, Income Sources & Earnings

As of October 2022, Kunal Nayyar has a net worth of around $45 million according to Celebritynetworth.

The majority of his net worth is thanks to his career as an actor. His best-known role is as Rajesh “Raj” Koothrappali in The Big Bang Theory.

His net worth is comparable to David Chokachi ($3 million), Ryan McPartlin ($5 million), and Chad Duell ($500k)

Celebritynetworth reports that he earns around $800 Thousand Per Episode from the show. Similarly, Wikipedia reports that he earns around $1 million. In spite of these reports, the highest-earning stars of the show took a pay cut in 2017 so that their co-stars could earn more.

Mayim Bialik and Melissa Rauch earned around $175,000 per episode, but after the pay cut, they were paid around $425,000 per episode.

After they cut, the other stars like Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Johnny Galecki, and Simon Helberg earn around $900,000 per episode. In 2018, he earned around $23.5 million. Due to his starring role in TBBT(The Big Bang Theory), he earned around $20 million.

The Big Bang Theory Cast Kunal Nayyar Salary Per Episode

As the cast of The Big Bang Theory, Kunal receives a salary of $900,000 per episode.

Kunal Nayyar was cast in the role of Rajesh Ramayan Koothrappali in the CBS series in 2007. From then on he went on to be a fan favorite and was one of the highest-paid actors on television during the airing of the show. The show came to an end on May 16, 2019.

For his work on the show, he became an instant hit and slowly became a name recognized all over the world. He starred alongside Johnny Galecki, Kaley Cuoco, Jim Parsons, Mayim Bialik, and Melissa Rauch, Simon Helberg on the show.

Highest-Paid TV Actor of 2016 As Per Forbes

Kunal was listed by Forbes as the highest-paid TV actor in 2016. His earning in the given year was estimated at $22 million.

Assets, House, Cars, Lifestyle & Expenses

Along with his wife, the former Miss India Universe Neha Kapur, he owns a house in Los Angeles. The house has incorporated nature into the very cores of the structure and trees and greenery can be seen in every part of the house.

In 2019, Nayyar bought the Hancock Park home for $7.5 million previously owned by Nicolas Cage.

He drives around in a relatively regular car which costs around $135,925, a Porsche Cayenne which has a starting price of around $65,700, and the cherry on top is his Ferrari 458 whose base price is around $230,000.

Sources: Zimbio

Charity, Tax & Insurance

Dr. Koothrapali has done a fair bit of charity work and supports charities like Alzheimer’s Association and Cruelty-Free International. He also supports causes like Alzheimer’s disease, animals, and health. He also played golf on Ellen for charity.

Although he may have insurance for his health, life, properties, and vehicles there is no information about the exact plans and policies on the internet.

He may also pay huge amounts in taxes according to SmartAsset, a star with an income of around $900,000 pays around $290,360 in taxes per year.

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Personal Life: Height, Wife, Wedding, Parents, Age, Ethnicity, Nationality

Kunal Nayyar was born on 30 April 1981 in Hounslow, London, England, UK, and was raised in New Delhi, India.  He was born to father Rakesh Nayyar and mother Heita Nayyar. He went to St Columba’s School in India and played badminton there.

After completing his schooling he studied at the University of Portland. While pursuing an academic degree he started taking acting classes and eventually participated in the American College Theater Festival.

Then he graduated with a master of fine arts in acting from Temple University in Philadelphia.

Regarding his relationships, he is married to Neha Kapur as of May 2019. The couple got married in December 2011 in a lavish wedding ceremony.

As of 2022, he is at age of 41 and stands tall at the height of 5 feet 7.5 inches or 171cm.

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