Jim Parsons Net Worth 2020, Biography, Career, and Marital Life.
Jim Parsons Net Worth 2020 – Many people know him as Sheldon Cooper, the character he plays in CBS’s The Big Bang Theory – one of the most-watched American sitcoms in the world.
Jim Parsons is the man behind the character that makes people laugh every time the genius theoretical physicist with minimal social skill is shown in a scene
Biography of Jim Parsons
James Joseph “Jim” Parsons was born on March 24, 1973, at St. Joseph Hospital in Houston, Texas to Milton Joseph “Mickey/Jack” Parsons, Jr. his father and Judy Ann (née McKnight) as his mother.
He has a sister Julie Ann Parsons who is a teacher just like their mum. The family lived in Springs, the northern suburbs of Texas where Jim had much of his growing up.
Jim Parsons attended Klein Oak High School in Spring. In school, he took a liking to act and was a regular feature in his school productions.
Particularly, he was inspired by sitcoms like Three’s Company, The Cosby Show and Family Ties. His interest in acting saw him performing in the school’s production titled The Elephant’s Child.
After his high school studies, he enrolled at the University of Houston by which time he had become a regular face in many plays at the Stages Repertory Theatre, he also helped form the Infernal Bridegroom Productions.
In the University of Huston, he appeared in a total of 17 plays within a space of 3 years being a prolific actor throughout his undergraduate studies.
Jim’s first real acting job was on the television series “Ed” where he played the role of Chet. He would accept a variety of minor roles on different television shows.
The firsts recurrent role of Jim’s was as Ro Holbrook in “Judging Amy” in 2004 where he portrayed the character for a year.
His really big break came in 2006 when he auditioned for and won the role of Sheldon Cooper, one of the main characters on “The Big Bang Theory.”
Our celebrity actor is the wife of art director Todd Spiewak whom he tied the nuptial knot within the month of May 2017.
Jim described the relationship between him and his gay husband as “an act of love, coffee in the morning, going to work, washing the clothes, taking the dogs out—a regular life, boring love.”
Their relationship has been going on strong and there are no rumors or pointers suggesting that they are heading for the rocks.
Since Jim Parsons is gay and is still married to a fellow gay man, they don’t have any kids together, neither is Jim known to have had a kid before marrying Todd.
Perhaps theirs is just a union between two men who wish to spend their lives together without the stress and joy that having babies bring.
Maybe, in the future, they might opt to adopt a kid/s but till then, Jim is having a good time spending his life with his one and only true love- Todd Spiewak.
Jim Parsons Net Worth
Jim Parsons was named by Forbes to an elite group of actors in the highest-paid TV actors category in 2017.
His earnings for last year alone was $27.5 million. He made a whopping $1 million for each episode and with 24 episodes in a season, the math is simple.
Parsons along with other members of the Big Bang crew all agreed to allow their pay to be cut by $100,000 each so Melissa Rauch and Mayim Bialik could make more money to help bring them closer to parity with other veteran members of the crew.