Biography / Wiki
Jim Parson earned a massive fan following for his role as ‘Sheldon Copper’. He not only earned a fan following but won several prestigious awards too. Since childhood, he was interested in acting and aspired to become an actor.
He was born on 24th March 1973 in Houston, Texas. To date, he has bagged four Emmy Awards, one Golden Globe Award, and one Teen Choice Award. Initially, he did small roles, but the role of Sheldon Cooper in Big Bang Theory was a major breakthrough.
Height / Weight / Age
|Date Of Birth
|24th March 1973
|In Centimeters – 186 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6’2”
|In Kilograms – 66 kg
In Pounds – 145 lbs
As of 2019, Jim Parson has an estimated net worth of $100 million.
Education / Family
He was born to Milton Joseph Parsons and Judy Ann. He has a younger sister Julie Ann Parsons who is a teacher. For basic education, he attended ‘Klein Oak High School’.
He participated in a school play at the age of 6 and became passionate about pursuing a career in acting. He received his bachelor’s degree from the ‘University of Houston’ and attended the University of San Diego for a two-year course in classical theatre.
|James Joseph Parsons
|Houston, Texas, USA
|Klein Oak High School, Spring
|The University of Houston, University of San Diego
|Spring, Texas, USA
|TV: Ed (2002)
Film: Garden State (2004)
|Late Milton Joseph Parsons
|Judy Ann McKnight
|Julie Ann Parsons
Career / Fashion And Style
Initially, Jim appeared in theatrical productions and played supporting roles in the films ‘Garden state’ and ‘Heights’. He was starred in an American drama series ‘Judging Amy’ where also he played a supporting role.
He cleared the audition for the role of ‘Sheldon Cooper’ and started playing the character in the show. His character is being portrayed as a geeky man. The TV series and every character inside became popular and gained fame on an international level.
In the TV shows like ‘Eureka’ and ‘Who do you think you are’ he played voice roles? In 2015, he was starred in the American horror film ‘Visions’. He was featured in the film ‘A Kid Like Jake’ in 2018 alongside Claire Danes and Priyanka Chopra.
Jim won Emmy Award four times, for ‘Outstanding Lead Actor’ for his role in ‘The big bang theory’. Later, he won Golden Globe Award in 2011, Satellite Award in 2016 and Screen Actors Guild Award in 2017.
Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband and More
Jim is a homosexual and dated an art director Todd Spiewak for over 10 years. They got married in May 2017.
Here we are providing you the list of his favourite things.
|Close encounters of the Third Kind
Some Interesting Facts About Jim Parsons
- Jim is a teetotaler.
- Jim played his first role on stage was of a bird’s.
- He was voted as the friendliest of all the students in high school.
- He learned piano for 14 years and became an expert.
- In the entire crew of ‘The big bang theory,’ he is the tallest one.
- His IQ is not as great as his character in the big bang theory.
- To know how hurricanes are caused, he took classes in meteorology due to his acting assignments he did not complete the course.
- Before starring in the big bang theory, he got rejected in 15 auditions to different TV series.
- While riding in the car he gets nauseated, so he prefers to drive himself.
- His salary is $1 million per episode.
- His hobbies are playing baseball and basketball and throwing darts.