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 at Klein Oak High School in Spring. Following 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 his most prominent roles.
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.