kunal nayyar

Kunal Nayyar

Kunal Nayyar is a British-Indian actor famous for his role in the sitcom Big Bang Theory. He is known for playing Rajesh Koothrappali. Kunal was born in Hounslow, London, to a family of immigrants. When Kunal turned 4, his family moved back to India. Kunal grew up in New Delhi. He had a thing for Badminton and played his heart out in school.

In 1999, Kunal moved to the United States to pursue BBA in finance from the University of Poland. He participated in a theatre festival. After the festival, he made up his mind to pursue acting. He was keen to do acting. So, he decided to give it a shot and pursued professional acting. He did Masters of Fine arts in acting from Temple University in Pennsylvania.

Forbes listed Kunal as the World’s third highest-paid tv actor in 2015 and 2018. He earned $20 million in 2015 and $23.5 million in 2018.

Kunal Nayyar is claustrophobic. He loves to play video games. He is obsessed over Star Wars, and he wished that “Jedi” was a true religion. Kunal has an obsession with Game of Thrones.


After graduating, Kunal started his struggle to get into Hollywood. He started from scratch just like several stars. The travail was real, he had to work in television ads and small plays. He made his professional acting debut in 2004, portraying a pizza delivery man in the movie S.C.I.E.N.C.E. Kunal’s performance in a Los Angeles production of Rajiv Joseph’s Huck and Holden earned him a Garland Award.

Kunal Nayyar career

The same year, Kunal Nayyar wrote a play named Cotton Candy with Arun Das. The play merited him packs of obstinate reviews from New Delhi. In 2007, Kunal made a guest appearance on the popular drama NCIS as an Iraqi terrorist. He got the role of his life as Rajesh Koothrappali on The Big Bang Theory. At his peak, he earned $800,000 per episode, roughly $18 million per season, which made him one of the highest-paid actors in the world at his peak.


Kunal Nayyar Wife:

Kunal Nayyar aka “Rajesh Koothrapali” in The Big Bang Theory has been happily married to the Indian model and actress Neha Kapur for almost 10 years. Nayyar moved from India to the United States back in 1999 and met his beautiful wife a couple of years later. How, when, and where? Luckily for you, we have all the answers. Let’s ascertain out a tad more about the sumptuous Neha Kapur and her love story amidst Kunal Nayyar.

kunal nayyar wife

During an interview with Vogue India, Neha Kapur revealed how she met her husband. Back in the days, the Big Bang Theory star visited India, and Neha received a call from a friend inviting her to a party. She decided to attend the event and eventually met “Raj.” When he saw her, he immediately offered to buy her a drink. Then, they talked for three hours, and the rest is history. From that moment, on they spent every day together until Kunal Nayyar had to go back to Los Angeles nine days later.


Kunal Nayyar House:

Actor Kunal Nayyar is aspiring to end his time in Hollywood Hills with a blast. The “Big Bang Theory” pulsar and his wife, fashion designer, and model Neha Kapur, have put their aggregate on the market for $3.995 million.

The leafy spot spans half an acre and makes the most of its space with a Mediterranean-style villa and a pair of guesthouses. Dense landscaping surrounds the salmon-colored exterior, which opens to 4,100 square feet of bright living spaces with white walls and floors of hardwood and tile.

kunal nayyar house

A formal entry gives way to a living room with custom built-ins and a wet bar, and other highlights include a sky-lit chef’s kitchen and office with picture windows that take in garden views. Three bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms round out the main house. Each guesthouse adds one of each.

Courtyards and patios fill out the secluded grounds, leading to a romantic swimming pool set between a grill and covered fire pit. A separate pool house completes the property.

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