Jim Parsons Biography
Jim Parsons is widely recognized as an American actor, best known for CBS comedy series The Big Bang Theory as Sheldon Cooper. He is also known for his recurring role in the play The Normal Heart. He attracts the media attention after he revealed the truth of being gay.
Jim Parsons Early Life
Jim Parsons was born on March 24, 1973, in Houston, Texas. He is a son of Milton Joseph Parsons and Judy Ann Parsons. Holding white ethnicity, he belongs to American nationality.
He joined Klein Oak High School where he started performing on the stage. He played the role of Kola-Kola bird in The Elephant’s Child when he was six years old. He completed bachelor degree from the University of Houston. After graduation, he shifted to New York to pursue his career.
Jim Parsons Career
Jim Parsons started his early career from Off-Broadway productions where he appeared in an episode of Ed in 2000. Then after, he appeared in Judging Amy from which he received a positive review from audiences and critics.
His popularity rises from his starring sitcom The Big Bang Theory in 2007. His outstanding performance in the series as Sheldon rose his career to peak level.
Big Bang Theory
Jim was cast in 2007 as the lead role for the Big Bang Theory along with co-stars like Kaley Cuoco, Johny Galecki, Simon Helberg, Kunal Nayyar and Melissa Rauch. He won Television Critics Association from the series. Adding more, he won Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his outstanding performance. He also won Outstanding Lead Actor in 2010,2011, 2013 and 2014 for the same series. This sitcom led him to be the successful and richest television actor of Hollywood.
Jim Parsons Movie Career
Jim Parson began his early acting career from the movies like Happy End, Garden State, and Heights. However, he holds success from the comedy movie The Big Year. He portrayed the role of Crane in the movie. Similarly, in 2011, he appeared as Human Walter in The Muppets which led him to act in various other movies.
At present, he worked as a host in SiriusXM talk show called Jim Parsons Is Too Stupid for Politics.
Jim Parsons Personal Life
Jim Parsons married his long-term boyfriend Todd Spiewak. According to New York Times, he is a gay and was in a relationship with Todd for ten years before marriage. The couple weds on May 13, 2017.
The duo looked very happy together at the wedding day in New York.They usually post their romantic pictures on Instagram and Twitter. The gay couple is perfect and there is no sign of their separation.
Jim Parsons Net Worth
As an established actor, he earns excess wealth from his profession. He builds a successful career from the sitcom The Big Bang Theory. He receives $ 1 million per episode in 2014 for the series. His major source of income includes television shows and movies.
He is living a lavish life with his boyfriend in New York. As of 2017 net worth estimation, his estimated net worth is $ 50 million.