An American actress, comedian, and author Vera Mindy Chokalingam is professionally known as Mindy Kaling. Currently, Kaling works as an executive writer and producer on the show The Mindy Project. Mindy Kaling holds an American nationality and belongs to Indian-American ethnicity.
Mindy Kaling, Bio, Age, Childhood, Education
Mindy was born on June 24, 1979, to Avu Chokalingam; an architect and Swati Chokalingam, a gynecologist. Her parents are from India and emigrated to the United States in 1979, the same year Mindy was born.
Mindy Kaling raised alongside her brother Vijay Jojo Chokalingam. Her academic career began from Buckingham Browne & Nichols and graduated in 1997. She then joined Dartmouth College for the bachelor's degree in playwriting.
How old is Mindy Kaling?
Mindy is 39 years of age. She was born on June 24, 1979.
Career: Movies & TV Shows
After completion of her education, Kaling moved to Brooklyn where she worked as a production assistant with John Edward, psychic show. After a long struggle, Mindy finally entered into the Hollywood film industry with her debut role Army in the movie The 40-Year-Old Virgin.
Apart from movies, she is highly recognized for her appearance in TV series “The Office” as Kelly Kapoor. Till now Mindy featured in several TV series including The Mindy Project, Sesame Street, and The Muppets.
As an author, Mindy Kaling has published four books, Why Not Me?, Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me, Matt & Ben, and QuestionsI Ask When I Want To Talk?
Relationship With Boyfriend B.J. Novak
Looking deep into her personal life, she was in a relationship with her boyfriend B.J. Novak. The two began dating after the two collaborated as a writer for the American sitcom The Office.
The two had on and off relationship for a pretty long time, which even inspired their character Ryan Howard and Kelly Kapoor on the show.
Announced Pregnancy With a Child
Mindy recently announced that she is pregnant. The identity of the baby’s father is unknown as she was apparently single when she announced her pregnancy.
She mentioned in an interview that she is not interested in marriage and this is the reason why she hides all the information regarding her husband and boyfriend.
What is Her Net Worth?
According to The Richest, she has an estimated net worth of around $24 million. Her earning can be credited to her career as an actress and author.
She receives a good sum as a writer as well. In January of 2018, she reportedly bought a Mini Cooper and the asset was reportedly worth around $30,600.
Likewise, by September of 2017, her earning as a writer and producer for Hulu’s The Mindy Project was around $13,000,000. She reportedly charged a salary of $14,000 for each episode of the show.