Jim Parsons

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Full Name Jim Parsons
Age 47 Years Old
Nick Name Jim Parsons
Gender Male
Birth Date March 24th, 1973
Birth Place Houston, Texas, United States of America

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About Jim Parsons

An American actor and producer, Jim Parsons is best known for starring the role of Sheldon Cooper in the CBS comedy-drama, "The Big Bang Theory".  Before finding success as an actor, he worked as an assistant for Megan Halverson at Microsoft Sidewalk in Houston. Parsons made his Broadway debut in 2011 portraying Tommy Boatwright in the play "The Normal Heart". He made his theatrical film debut in 2003, as a casting assistant in the French movie, "Happy End". Similarly, Jim made his first TV show appearance as Chet in "The Road" episode of the NBC TV program, "Ed" in 2002. He won two consecutive Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, "The Big Bang Theory". Additionally, he has also voiced the character Oh in the animated feature Home in 2015. He has also won several awards in his careers such as Online Film & Television Association, Primetime Emmy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Critics' Choice Television Awards, TV Guide Award, and many others. Recently, Jim Parsons has revealed that he and his partner, Todd Spiewak, both suffered from COVID-19 this past March. He was also a founding member of Infernal Bridegroom Productions and regularly appeared at the Stages Repertory Theatre.

Famous For

  • Being an American actor and producer.
  • For starring the role of Sheldon Cooper in the CBS comedy-drama, "The Big Bang Theory".

Jim Parsons, a famous actor and producer

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Early Life of Jim Parsons

On 24th March 1973, Jim Parsons was born with the real name or full name of James Joseph Parsons in Houston, Texas, U.S., and was raised in one of its northern suburbs, Spring. He rapports to American nationality whereas he is from American-white ethnicity. Analogously, he belongs to the Christianity religion. Aries is his zodiac sign though white is his race. He celebrates his birthday on 24th March of every year and he had celebrated his 47th birthday as of 2020. He is the son of Milton Joseph "Mickey/Jack" Parsons, Jr. and teacher Judy Ann (nee McKnight). His sister, Julie Ann Parsons, is also a teacher. He attended Klein Oak High School in Spring. He earned a B.A. degree in Theater from the University of Houston after graduating from high school as well as graduated with obtaining an M.F.A. degree in Acting from the Old Globe Theatre/the University of San Diego in 2001.

Career of Jim Parsons

  • Jim Parsons kicks off his acting career from "The Road" episode of the NBC TV program, "Ed" in 2002 as the role of Chet and appeared in 2003, as a casting assistant in the French movie, "Happy End".
  • Then, he was seen in an American legal drama television series, "Judging Amy" in 2005, whereas he gained much fame and success by appearing in an American television CBS sitcom, "The Big Bang Theory" as the role of Sheldon Cooper from 2007 to 2009.
  • After that, he signed new contracts, guaranteeing each of them $200,000 per episode for the fourth season of "The Big Bang Theory" in September 2010. As well, he again signed new contracts, guaranteeing each of them $1 million per episode for the eighth, ninth, and tenth seasons of "The Big Bang Theory", as well as quadrupling their percentage of the show's earnings to over 1% each.
  • Additionally, he refused the contract of a worth $50 million for seasons 13 and 14 in August 2018, though producers simultaneously announced that, after 279 episodes, the most of any multi-camera series in TV history, the show will come to an "epic, creative close" in May 2019. He was expected to remain in his role as narrator of the prequel series, "Young Sheldon".
  • As a piece of fresh news, Jim Parsons has revealed that he and his partner, Todd Spiewak, both suffered from COVID-19 this past March.
  • "Todd and I both had it early on. It was like ... middle of March," the 47-year-old actor explained. "We didn't know what it was. We thought we had colds. And then it seemed less likely, and then finally we lost our sense of smell and taste." Nothing could have prepared the pair for how strange it was to live without their senses. "It defied the descriptions for me. I didn't realize how completely taste and smell could be gone," Parsons said.
  • "And when you're in quarantine, and there's really nothing to do but eat - oh, my God, that was brutal," he said, adding, "I ate everything, but I just didn't taste it. Definition of wasted calories." "I don't know if the truth is, well, you're just an actor and that's what you do and that's what you should do or if it's just I really don't have the see-through stick-to-fitness for anything," he said.
  • Moreover, he has also starred with Jack Black, Owen Wilson, Steve Martin, and Rashida Jones in the comedy film "The Big Year" in 2011 which was launched in October, as well as he appeared in a comedy film "The Muppets" in the following year.
  • After that, he started starring on Broadway as Elwood P. Dowd in a revival of "Harvey" on 18th March 2012, as well, voiced Oh, one of the lead roles in the DreamWorks Animation comedy film "Home" (2015).
  • It was announced on 29th January 2015 that Parsons would star as God in the Broadway production of "An Act of God" and the play started at Studio 54 on 5th May 2015 whereas closed on 2nd August 2015, to positive reviews.
  • In 2017, he started hosting his own SiriusXM talk show, "Jim Parsons Is Too Stupid for Politics". 
  • He was one of the actors who voiced the audiobook "A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo" in 2018.

Awards and Achievements of Jim Parsons

  • TCA Awards
  • Online Film & Television Association
  • Primetime Emmy Awards
  • Critics' Choice Television Awards
  • Golden Globe Awards
  • Teen Choice Awards
  • TV Guide Award
  • Kids' Choice Awards
  • People's Choice Awards
  • Satellite Awards
  • GLAAD Media Awards

Personal Life of Jim Parsons

Reflecting on Jim Parsons's personal life, he is a married guy. Though, talking about his sexual orientation, he is gay. On 23rd  May 2012, an article in "The New York Times" noted that Parsons is gay and had been in a relationship for the last ten years. He was in a relationship with his partner Todd Spiewak who is the art director. Parsons called their relationship in October 2013 "an act of love, coffee in the morning, going to work, washing the clothes, taking the dogs out-a regular life, boring love". The couple tied the knot in New York in May 2017 and their relationship is exceptional till now and hopes it will remain as same in the future too. They are having a blissful life sharing lots of love with each other and they are very less likely to get a divorce.

Jim Parsons and his partner, Todd Spiewak, both suffered from COVID-19

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Net Worth of Jim Parsons  

Moving towards Jim's net worth, his worth is around $160 million dollars as of 2020 whereas he also earns a handsome amount of salary too, which is also around millions of dollars per year and he is happy and satisfied with his earnings. With his hard work and the luck by his side, he can double the amount of wealth he has of today. He is sincere in his work. But, he is doing all the hard works in order to build a secure financial status for himself and his family. Furthermore, his main source of income is from acting and producing career. Jim has done endorsement work for Intel Corporation, Nissan Micra, Stride Gum, CBS Cares Organ Donation, Hometown Houston, and many others from where he earns a fine amount of money.

Body Measurement of Jim Parsons

The very graceful Jim Parsons has a great personality. He's got a standard height of 6 ft 1¼ in or 186 cm and a convincing appearance. He had the perfect body combined with good looks. He could carry off any look with great simplicity. His sensible thoughts with a good sense of humor greatly attract his spectators to their TV screen. Whereas, his body weight is around 73 kg or 161 lbs though his body build type is average. His usual exercise schedule has guided him to be in a marvelous body posture with an appropriate body measurement of 38-13-32 inches. Handsome guy Jim has dark brown hair and blue eyes which is his distinctive feature.