Kumail Nanjiani Biography and Wiki
A Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan native, Kumail Nanjiani is a comedian and actor known for playing Dinesh in Silicon Valley. He is married to author and producer Emily V. Gordon. He is also a graduate of St. Michael’s Convent School, Karachi Grammar School, and Grinnell College.
He often participated in co-writing and starring in The Big Sick romantic comedy. He was named one of the 100 most important persons in the world by Time magazine in 2018. He co-hosted a video game-themed podcast titled The Indoor Kids along with Ali Baker.
Afterward, Kumail co-hosted the podcast along with his wife Emily after Ali left. During this time, he also appeared on Dan Harmon’s podcast Harmontown on a regular basis. Later, he played Dungeons & Dragons with Harmon as Chris de Burgh.
Most noteworthy, Nanjiani was cast in The Kings of Summer where he portrayed the role of a delivery worker. He was also featured in the Franklin & Bash TNT sitcom and guest-starred in the Portlandia show.
Furthermore, Kumail played the role of Amir Larussa in Newsreaders as Prismo in Adventure Time. In addition, he made several appearances in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film Eternals.
Kumail Nanjiani Age
Kumail is 44 years old as of 2022. She was born in 1978, in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan, and celebrates his birthday on the 2nd of May every year.
Kumail Nanjiani Height
Nanjiani is 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Kumail Nanjiani Parents and Family
Kumail was born to his Pakistani Muslim parents known as Shabana and Aijaz Nanjiani. She was also raised in a Shia Muslim family in Karachi, Pakistan. Nanjiani is a proud graduate of St. Michael’s Convent School and Karachi Grammar School. Afterward, he joined Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa, and graduated with a double major in computer science and philosophy.
Kumail Nanjiani Wife and Married
Kumail is married to author and producer Emily V. Gordon. Previously, she worked as a former couple and family therapist at Chicago City Hall in 2007. Likewise, she produced The Meltdown alongside Jonah and Kumail from 2014 to 2016.
Kumail Nanjiani Wedding
Kumail and Emily were married in City Hall in Chicago on July 14, 2007, in front of six friends. Because they couldn’t afford wedding rings, they got matching tattoos.
Kumail Nanjiani Net worth
Kumail sits at a net worth of $ 8 Million as of 2022.
Kumail Nanjiani Marvel
Nanjiani previously auditioned for the part of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. It is known that he was cast in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 as an original character created by James Gunn just for him. He was written out of the script due to Marvel Studios’ choice to cast him as Kingo in Eternals.
Kumail Nanjiani Movies and Tv shows
- The Big Sick
- The Love Birds
- Silicon Valley
- Adventure Time
- Little America