Kumail Ali Nanjiani is a Pakistani-American comedian, actor, screenwriter, and podcaster primarily known for his role as Dinesh in the HBO comedy series Silicon Valley and for co-writing and starring in the romantic comedy film The Big Sick.
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Kumail Ali Nanjiani famed as Kumail Nanjiani is a stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and podcast host. He is best known for The Big Sick, and being a main cast member on HBO’s Emmy Award-nominated series Silicon Valley, as well as for providing the voice of Prismo on the Emmy Award-winning animated series Adventure Time. In the year 2017, he co-wrote a comedy movie named The Big sick with his wife Emily V.Gordon. This movie is based on the relationship between Kumail and his wife. He hosted two podcasts: The Indoor Kids and The X-Files Files. In 2018, Time named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world.
Conan O’Brien Interviews His Assistant After Kumail Nanjiani Cancels Last-Minute
Kumail Nanjiani’s last-minute “Conan” cancellation left the host scrambling for a new guest. At the eleventh hour, he filled the spot with an impromptu interviewee-his longtime assistant. He was scheduled to appear on the Thursday night show to promote his upcoming comedy film “Stuber.” Half an hour before the taping, Conan O’Brien received the news. “I was having my pre-show nap,” said O’Brien. “Andy was having his bath in heavy cream, and they came in and they said, ‘Kumail can’t get here.’” O’Brien brought his assistant of 10 years, Sona Movsesian, to take over for Nanjiani. She commented on the situation, “Oh s***, they really ran out of stuff to do.” Movsesian claimed she was unaware she would be interviewed. But for her, that’s par for the course. “That’s kind of like how my job is just regularly,” she said. “No one tells me anything.” He tweeted a more sincere apology for skipping out on the show: “@ConanOBrien is my comedy hero. He and @AndyRichter are the reason I started comedy. So this clip is something I would love if it was about anybody other than me. But it’s about me, so I’m truly mortified.”
Early Life of Kumail Nanjiani
Kumail Nanjiani was born on 21st February 1978, in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. His father’s name Aijaz Nanjiani and Shabana is his mother’s name. He was born and raised in Pakistan he moved to the states in 1996, at the age of 18. His parents are Muslim by religion. His nationality is Pakistani and his ethnicity is Asian. He studied at Karachi Grammar School in Karachi, Pakistan when he was a child. He moved to the USA for further studies in 1996. He attended the Grinnell College in Iowa and graduated in 2001 with a double major in computer science and philosophy.
Body Measurements of Kumail
Kumail Nanjiani is a very handsome comedian as well as he has got an average height of five feet and eight inches. He has a balanced weight of 76 Kg. More information regarding his body measurements, bicep size, and more will be added soon. He has got a very charming smile on his lips attracting a lot of people towards him. Overall, he has got a very healthy body and he maintains his body a lot.
Career of Kumail Nanjiani
- From the year 2011, Kumail started his career as a podcast host with Ali Baker.
- The podcast was themed on video games and named The Indoor Kids.
- When Ali Baker left the show, he continued to co-host the podcast along with his wife Emily V. Gordon.
- During this time he also managed to appear in small characters and supporting roles in the film industry like The Kings Of Summer, Franklin, and Bash, etc.
- He co-hosted The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail that aired from July 2014.
- He was also cast as Dinesh for the HBO comedy series called Silicon Valley in 2014.
- The Silicon Valley series in which Kumail appears as Dinesh is also nominated as well as awarded numerous awards like the Critics’ Choice Television Award, Satellite Award for Best Television Series, Primetime Emmy Award, and many others.
- The series was an instant hit and critically acclaimed for numerous awards and nominations.
- Kumail and his wife Emily co-wrote a comedy movie based on their relationship with each other in 2017 The Big Sick.
- The Big Sick, a comedy movie that Kumail wrote together with his wife Emily was nominated in the 90th Academy Awards for the category Best Original Screenplay.
- He voiced the alien Pawny in Men in Black International in 2019.
- He has stated, “I play an alien so you won’t see my face but you’ll hear my voice, I’m a little alien frog/lizard… thing”.
- He will also star in the action-comedy Stuber, which is set for release on July 12, 2019.
- He will lend his voice to Plimpton, an ostrich, in The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle in 2020.
- He will costar with Issa Rae in The Lovebirds, to be directed by Michael Showalter, who directed The Big Sick, and released by Paramount Pictures.
- He is in talks to join the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s The Eternals as of April 2019.
Marital Status (Married), Wife, Children
Kumail Nanjiani is a married person. He was married to Emily V. Gordon. Emily V. Gordon works as a host, producer, writer, and program director. The couple took their vows together at City Hall in Chicago on July 14, 2007. They have been happily married ever since. The couple now lives together at their residence in Los Angeles, California. The couple is enjoying their life a lot and they are planning to have a baby soon.
Net Worth of Kumail Nanjiani
Kumail Nanjiani is a very successful comedian as well as an actor. His profession has paid him a big fortune and fame. He has accumulated a lot of money from his career. He has an estimated net worth of $6 million as of 2019 but his exact salary has not been revealed yet but it will be added soon but there is no doubt in the mind of his follower that he is earning a good amount of salary.