Kumail Nanjiani Biography & His Journey.

Comedians are joyful and humorous people who have magic in their expression. Proving the statement right, Kumail Nanjiani is a Pakistani-American comedian, actor, screenwriter, and Podcaster who is renowned around the globe for his successful role as a Dinesh in Silicon Valley, HBO’s Comedy Series. Additionally, he has been active in the entertainment industry since 2008, starring in numerous movies such as The Lovebirds, The Eternals, Stuber, Duck Butter, The Big Sick, and The Colbert Report.

Born in 1978, Kumail Nanjiani is currently 42 years old. His first film is We Know It (2010). He has accumulated more than 749k fan followers on Instagram which is near to comedian David Walliams. Moreover, his real name by birth is Kumail Ali Nanjiani. Many of his admirers are curious to know about his married life. Yes, he is in marital relations with Emily V. Gordon. How much is Kumail’s current net worth in 2020?

Grabbing the information about Kumail’s early life, know about his net worth, salary, personal growth, affair, age, height, and other surprising facts to date. Keep on reading.

Biography of Kumail Nanjiani: Age, Parents, Siblings & Education

The outstanding and multi-talented actor, Kumail Nanjiani, was born under the sun sign of Pisces on February 21, 1978. He was raised by his proud parents Shabana and Aijaz Nanjiani. Moreover, he grew up in the Shia Muslim family. However, he declines the Muslim religion Kumail, and later he became an atheist.

Kumail Nanjiani with his father Aijaz Nanjiani, Instagram
Kumail Nanjiani with his father Aijaz Nanjiani, Instagram@ kumailn

On the other hand, he has a brother who was born in 1982. Nonetheless, information about his sibling is currently unavailable. Well, he has a cousin Shereen Nanjiani, Scottish Pakistani radio presenter. As per education history, living in Karachi Kumail went to attend St. Michael’s Convent School, where he graduated with an O Levels degree. After that, he attended Karachi Grammar School and finished his A-Levels.

He also pursued further education enrolling at the Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa, where he got a degree in computer science and philosophy in 2001.

Personal Life of Kumail Nanjiani: Marriage, Dating, & Children

Versatile American actor, Kumail Nanjiani tied the knot with his long time girlfriend turned wife, Emily V. Gordon. His spouse, Emily, is a well-known writer, producer, program editor, and host. Moreover, the couple enjoyed their intimate private marriage ceremony in Chicago on July 14, 2007, where few co-star, family members, and friends were present. The duo dated each other for more than a year before they decided to walk down the aisle.

The duo is in blissful romance and has been living at their residence in Los Angeles, California. As per Kumail’s personal life, he often prefers to update his daily post through various social network sites such as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

Kumail Nanjiani with his wife, Emily V. Gordon, Instagram
Kumail Nanjiani with his wife, Emily V. Gordon, Instagram

Furthermore, on April 16, Nanjiani posted a photo with her spouse Emily where we can see the pair wearing traditional classical Pakistani clothes (kurta & Saree). It seems that the duo is living their beautiful romantic married life supporting each other. Besides, the couple has not welcomed any children so far. Apart from marital life, Kumail also uploads his career-related photo on his Instagram, which has 749k fan followers.

Professional Career

Nanjiani and X-Play staffer Ali Baker began hosting a video game-themed podcast in July 2011, titled The Indoor kids. Baker left the show late August of the same year, and Nanjiani started to hosting with his spouse, Emily V. Gordon. Moreover, Nanjiani guest-starred as a statistician on HBO’s Veep. Besides, he had Amir Larussa’s recurring role on Newsreaders, as well as Prismo on Adventure Time.

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Additionally, Comedy Central revealed in late June 2013 that it would pick up a show, The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail hosted by Jonah Ray and Nanjiani.

Height & Weight

A fitness freak, Kumail Nanjiani stands at a decent height of 5 feet and 7 inches (i.e. 1.74 m). Similarly, his weight is around $76 kg.

Net Worth: $6 Million

With hard work and unwavering focus on the professional career, Kumail Nanjiani has accumulated a handsome sum of money. As of 2020, his current net worth estimated to be around $6 Million, which is similar to American Actor Timothee Chalamet. His salary is not revealed yet to the media. However, he might be earning somewhere between $76,000 to $86,000.


Further, apart from acting, he adds money to his net Worth as a screenwriter and Podcaster. Comedia Kumail has generated hefty payroll featuring in several movies which includes Life as We Know It, Bad Milo, Goosebumps, Central Intelligence, and Dolittle.

As a matter of fact, as per payscale, the average salary of American comedians starts from $25,000. As of now, he is living enjoying lucrative fortune with his wife Emily V. Gordon in Los Angeles.

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