Mindy Kaling's Career as an Actress, Comedian and Writer: How Rich Is She? Her Net Worth
Born as Vera Mindy Chokalingam in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Vera is popularly known as Mindy Kaling in the entertainment industry. The 38-year-old is an actress, comedian and a writer by profession. The Primetime Emmy Award nominee has an estimated net worth of around $18 million. Her Fox/Hulu sitcom The Mindy Project is her most notable source of income.
The multi-talented actress is unmarried and isn't interested in being in a relationship, but she is a proud single mother. She welcomed her first child Katherine on December 15, 2017. Till the date, she hasn't disclosed the biological father of her adorable daughter.
After the short detail on her personal life, let's move on to Mindy Kaling's net worth and her successful career.
Mindy Kaling Net worth And Salary
As already mentioned, Mindy is a multi-millionaire and the credit of her million dollar net worth goes to her outstanding career as an actress, producer, writer, and comedian.
Forbes even enlisted her as one of the Worlds Highest-Paid TV Actresses in 2015 and 2016. In 2015, she was in the 8th position with the net worth of $9 million and was on the 3rd position in the following year with the net worth $15 million.
She produced, wrote the sitcom The Mindy Project and also starred in the series. The show aired for 6 seasons and has a total of 117 episodes. Mindy made around $150 thousand per episode for the series.
Likewise, for the NBC television series The Office, she received similar payment while her co-stars John Krasinski and Jenna Fischer were paid around $100,000 per episode. In addition to acting, she also was credited as a writer and was paid for being an occasional director.
Besides sitcoms, she portrays promising roles in feature films as well. Her latest release A Winkle in Time has the box office collection of $39.3 million till the date. Along with Mindy, the fantasy film stars Oprah Winfrey has the net worth of $2.8 billion and Reese Witherspoon has the net worth $120 million.
The generous millionaire supports Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, DoSomething.org, Food Bank, Girls Inc, and Hilarity for Charity.
The beautiful actress endorses brands such as Adidas, Ample Hills Creamery, Andy & Evan, Anita Ko, and Armani. She is usually seen wearing jewelry of Suzanne Kalan Jewelry and Kate Spade New York and uses make products of NARS.
Talking about her properties, she owns two house in Hollywood Hills bought in 2007 and 2013. The earlier bought house cost her around $1 million while the latter one is worth $1.50 million.
Mindy rides on a Mini Cooper which price begins from $31,800. She once tweeted "my car sucks". Guess, she does not like her present car.
my car sucks— Mindy Kaling (@mindykaling) January 25, 2013
Moreover, the excellent writer has already published two books titled as Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) and Why Not Me?. Both of the books are included on the New York Times best-seller list.
With her recurring roles in the self-created television series Champions and her soon to be released movie Ocean's 8, her current net worth is sure to increase in coming days.
A Look at Mindy Kaling's Career
Before graduating from Dartmouth in 2001 with a bachelor's degree in playwriting, Kaling did an internship on Late Night with Conan O'Brien during her sophomore year. Later on, she did stand-up comedy and toured with Craig Robinson.
She made her film debut in 2005 through the role as Amy in the movie titled The 40 Year Old Virgin. In 2005, she was cast in as the bubbly and talkative customer service representative Kelly Kapoor in The Office. The show won four Primetime Emmy Awards in 2006.
In the following years, Kaling appeared on Curb Your Enthusiasm, Sesame Street, The Muppets, and Animals. She performed as the main character on The Mindy Project which ended on November 14, 2017. The show starred Chris Messina, Ed Weeks, Anna Camp, and others.
Furthermore, Kaling has acted on movies such as This Is the End, Inside Out, Riley's First Date?, A Wrinkle in Time and many more. Currently, she is showcasing her acting skills as Priya in American comedy television series Champions.
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Hope Mindy remains happy forever with her daughter, and she gains more success in her career.