Jim Parsons is a well-known American actor who is best known for portraying the role of Sheldon Cooper on the television series ‘The Big Bang Theory’ on CBS. He has also appeared in several other television shows. His film roles include ‘The Big Year’, ‘Visions’, ‘Wish I Was Here’, and ‘Gardener of Eden’. Parsons has also appeared in several theatre productions. Let’s find out more about how much is Jim Parsons’s net worth in 2018.
Jim Parsons Early Life
James Joseph Parsons was born on March 24, 1973, in Houston, Texas to his parents Milton Joseph “Mickey/Jack” Parsons, Jr. and Judy Ann Parsons.
He completed his schooling from Spring’s Klein Oak High School. Following that, he went to the University of Houston and earned his bachelor’s degree. During his college, Parsons appeared in 17 plays. He became one of the founding members of Infernal Bridegroom Productions.
Jim Parsons is openly gay. In 2017, he got married to Todd Spiewak, who is an art director. They married after dating each other for over ten years. He currently resides in Gramercy Park, New York City. He also has another house in Los Angeles.
Jim Parsons Career, Awards & Achievement
In 1993, Jim Parsons appeared in the stage production of ‘The Balcony’. In 1995, he appeared in many stage productions of Infernal Bridegroom Productions like ‘La Ronde’, ‘Endgame’, and ‘Marat/Sade’. In the 1990s, he appeared in various stage productions like ‘The Cherry Orchard’, ‘Threepenny Opera’, ‘In the Jungle of the Cities’, ‘Camino Real’, ‘Othello’, and ‘Woyzeck’.
In the 2000s and 2010s, Parsons was seen in ‘The Castle’, ‘Tartuffe’, ‘The Normal Heart’, ‘Harvey’, and ‘An Act of God’. In 2018, he will be seen in the Broadway ‘The Boys in the Band’.
He made his television debut by appearing in an episode of ‘Ed’ in 2002. In 2004, he was seen in the TV series ‘Judging Amy’. This was followed by becoming one of the main characters in ‘The Big Bang Theory’. In 2014, he starred in the made-for-television film ‘The Normal Heart’.
Parsons has also guest appeared or lent his voice in many other television shows like ‘Young Sheldon’, ‘Saturday Night Live’, ‘Family Guy’, ‘Pound Puppies’, ‘Eureka’, ‘Michael Jackson’s Halloween’, ‘iCarly’, ‘Glenn Martin, DDS’, and ‘SuperMansion’.
In 2003, he was seen in the film ‘Happy End’, ‘He then went on to appear in the films ‘Garden State’, ‘Heights’, ‘The Great New Wonderful’, ’10 Items or Less’, ‘School for Scoundrels’, and Gardener of Eden’. His television credits from the 2010s include ‘Visions’, ‘Home’, ‘The Muppets’, ‘The Big Year’, and ‘Hidden Figures’.
In 2011, Jim Parsons won the Golden Globe Award for his role in ‘The Big Bang Theory’. In 2017, he won the Screen Actors Guild Award for ‘Hidden Figures’. He has also won the 2017 Satellite Awards and is the winner of four Primetime Emmy Awards. In 2013, he won the Teen Choice Award for ‘Choice TV Actor: Comedy’. He has won the TCA Award in 2009 and is the recipient of four Online Film & Television Association Awards.
Net Worth of Jim Parsons
Jim Parsons has an estimated net worth of more than $70 million. He inherited this fortune by successfully appearing in ‘The Big Bang Theory’ for over a decade. He has appeared in a number of films, theater productions, and television shows. In the past few years, there has been an increase of 35% in the net worth of Jim Parsons. His estimated annual income is $9 million. He has also got many luxury cars and has got two residences.
Jim Parsons is considered one of the most popular actors in the world. He has been active in his career since he was in college. He began his career at a very young age and has won many accolades. He has also worked in Broadway and has got fans across the world.