Jim Parsons’ role is as Sheldon Cooper in the award winning sitcom “The Big Bang Theory” is legendary. His brilliant portrayal of a wacky scientist led him to win the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Television Series in 2011, as well as many Primetime Emmy nominations over the 10 year run of the show.
Jim Parsons is the highest paid TV actor of 2018. So what is Jim Parsons Net Worth in 2019? What are Jim Parsons’s salary/earnings? Read on…
James Joseph Parsons, more commonly known as Jim Parsons, is an American Actor born on March 24, 1973, in Houston, Texas.
His earlier work included Off-Broadway productions and other minor TV roles in shows such as Judging Amy, and Ed. He also made appearances in films such as Garden State and School for Scoundrels.
His rise to stardom came when he auditioned for the show The Big Bang Theory where he plays Sheldon Cooper. The sitcom focuses heavily on geek culture, advanced science, and relationships of the characters. He co-stars alongside Kaley Cuoco, John Galecki, and more talented celebrities. The show was created by Chuck Lorre who was impressed by Parson’s rendition of the character. The show has run for 11 seasons with overall positive responses from critics and fans of the show. The Big Bang Theory season 12 is on air, which is the final season of the series. The show was such a success that he and his co-stars are currently earning $1M per episode as well as a percentage of the earnings.
Thanks to his brilliant performance, he won the Television Critics Association award for individual achievement in comedy as well as a nomination for a Primetime Emmy in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014. He went on to win the Golden Globe in 2011 for Best Actor in a Television Series which was presented by co-star Kaley Cuoco.
In the same year, he was cast in the film The Big Year alongside other successful comedians such as Steve Martin, Jack Black and Rashia Jones. He also took part in the 2012 revival of Harvey by Elwood P. Dowd on Broadway.
On March 11, 2018, Jim Parsons earned his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In the same year, he starred in the DreamWorks film Oh with co-star Rihanna.
Recently, he has started hosting the show Jim Parsons is Too Stupid for Politics on SiriusXM.
The most adorable, sarcastic and tech-savvy character from The Big Bang Theory star, Jim Parsons has seen all, the fame and the worth, and is loved by his fans. Born in the year March 24, 1973, makes Jim Parsons age 46 as of the year 2019. He was extremely influenced by the sitcoms when he was young, especially Family Ties and The Cosby Show which made him pursue a career in acting. He was chosen among the other seven students to learn a special two-year classical theatre. The course was affiliated with Old Globe Theatre.
Parsons moved to New York where he worked in the Off-Broadway productions and has performed in a number of TV appearances. He started getting a whopping $325,000 per episode after the year 2013. He has also starred as a voice-over actor in the comedy film Home (2015) alongside the singer/actor Rihanna.
In a New York Times article published in the year 2012, he openly declared that he is gay. After a 15-year long relationship, Jim Parsons partner, Todd Spiewak tied the knot with him in May 2017.
The success of The Big Bang Theory has been insanely lucrative for the major characters in the show. Jim Parsons and his co-stars now earn $1 million per episode plus a percentage of the earnings. That places them all among the highest paid actors in the business. Jim Parsons, in particular, is reportedly the highest paid actor with $26.5 million in earnings last year, 2018. He has held that top spot for three years in a row. Besides his income from The Big Bang Theory Jim Parsons boasts an enormously profitable endorsement contract with Intel. He also has a key role in the prequel of The Big Bang Theory called Young Sheldon. As of 2018, Jim Parsons net worth stands at $70 million.
In all, we estimate Jim Parsons net worth in 2019 at approximately $90 million.
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Last updated: 9th May, 2019