Jim Parsons Biography

Updated On Feb 03, 2019 Published On Oct 18, 2015
Facts of Jim Parsons
Date of Birth: 1973 , March-24
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Name Jim Parsons
Birth Name James Joseph Parsons
Father Jack Parsons
Mother Judy Parsons
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Houston, Texas
Profession American Actor
Net Worth $70 million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown
Face Color White
Weight in KG 73
Tattoo(s) N/A
Famous for Actor of the CBS Sitcom, The Big Bang theory
Affair with Todd Spiewak
Boyfriend Todd Spiewak
Married Yes
Married to Todd Spiewak (2017)
Children N/A
Education University of Houston
Awards Primetime Emmy Awards, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Television Series Musical or Comedy
Online Presence Twitter, Instagram
Music Group Happy All The Time, Love Hurts, Nobody Cares about Santa, A Christmas Song
Movies A Kid Like Jake, Hidden Figures, The Big Year, Sunset Stories
TV Show The Big Bang Theory, im Parsons Is Too Stupid for Politics on SiriusXM,
Sisters Julie Parsons
Siblings Julie Parsons
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Jim Parsons, born as James Joseph "Jim" Parsons, is a famous actor from the United States. He is popular in the world for portraying his role in the television series named The Big Bang Theory.

Jim Parsons Early Life & Education

Jim Parsons was born on March 24, 1973, in Houston, Texas, United States. He was born in a middle-class family to Jack Parsons and Judy Parsons. He is an American and belongs to white ethnicity.

Jim did his schooling from Klein Oak High School in Spring. Following his high school, he completed his bachelor's degree from the University of Houston and later in 1999, he got enrolled at the University of San Diego.

Coming Out as a Gay 

Jim identifies himself as homosexual. Although he realized his sexuality quite early in his life, he made the revelation quite later in life on May 23, 2012, wherein, an article by The New York Times reported that he is gay.

The article also revealed his 10-year-long sexual relationship with his gay partner Todd Spiewak, an art director.

Jim Parsons is Married to Husband Todd Spiewak

The Big Bang Theory star is married to Todd Spiewak. They got married in 2017. Well, as a married man, Jim admits total satisfaction with the wedding. 

At The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Thursday, Jim candidly spoke about his marriage with Todd and explained why they took so long to get married.

We just didn’t care about the act of it that much, to be honest with you,” said Parsons, 44. “That sounds cold in a way but I finally thought: ‘Well, let’s have a party then for the celebration and we’ll go ahead and legalize this thing.

Movies And TV Shows

He played his first acting role in 2002 and that was in the television series, Ed. This was followed by his role in The Big Bang Theory, which is regarded as one of the most prominent roles by him. 

His other TV works include Family Guy, Glenn Martin, DDS, The Super Hero Squad Show, Pound Puppies. 

Similarly, he made his film debut with Happy End in 2003. His other films include Garden State, Heights, The Great New Wonderful, Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, A Kid Like Jake.

What is his net worth?

His net worth is rumored to be around $50 million. For his role in The Big Bang Theory, he was paid a salary of around $1,000,000 per episode. 

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Born in Houston, Texas

March 24 , 1973

Jim Parsons was from the middle class family born as James Joseph Parsons in Houston, Texas, United States of America to Jack Parsons and Judy Parsons. He is an American and is white. He is a tall guy and is also of average weight. 

Revealed that he is gay

May 23 , 2012

Jim Parsons's personal information was unknown till the end of 2011. But with the start of 2012, news came out that he is interested in boys than girls. It was also revealed that he is having romantic love affairs with Todd Spiewak.

Began dating Todd Spiewak

2002

He is having romantic relationship with Todd Spiewak from a long time ago. Todd Spiewak is popular in the world as the art director. They are still together but once he claimed his love life as a boring life. 

Won Golden Globes, USA

2011

Golden Globes, USA is one of the prestigious awards in the acting world and everyone really fells honored if they win this award. He has also been honored with this award once and that was in 2011 for Best Performance by an Actor.

Won Primetime Emmy Awards

2010

He has also been honored with Primetime Emmy Awards several times in his life. He got his first nomination in this award in 2009 and that was for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. He was also nominated in this award the following year from the same category and he was able to win this award that year. 

Won Critics Choice Television Awards

2011

He has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and he has also won some of them. In 2011, he won Critics Choice Television Awards for the first time for Best Actor in a Comedy Series. He also won this award in 2014 from the same category. 

Won Online Film & Television Association

2010

It seems like his role in the television series, The Big Bang Theory is one of the best acting he has ever acted in his life. From this role he won every major award in his life. He also won Online Film & Television Association from this television series. 

Joined University of San Diego

1999

He received his formal education from Klein Oak High School. He was also able to complete his high school education from there. After that he was enrolled at University of Houston for his bachelor’s degree. For his masters degree was attended University of San Diego. 

Began his acting career

1994

Jim Parsons was interested in acting since his childhood days. While he was in his high school he also took part in several acting shows and he also acted well there. From that time on her developed his interest in acting. 

Rose to prominence

2007

It’s true that he began his acting career from 1994 but he was not known as an actor till 2006 as an actor, but with the start of 2007 he became popular all over the world as an actor after portraying his role in the television series, The Big Bang Theory.