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Kumail Nanjiani

Kumail Nanjiani is known as a Pakistani-American stand-up comedian, actor, podcast host, and writer. He is most famous for the film, The Big Sick and the HBO TV show, Silicon Valley.

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Background and Age

Kumail Ali Nanjiani was born on February 21, 1978 in Karachi, Pakistan. His father's name Aijaz Nanjiani and Shabana is his mom's name. Kumail Nanjiani studied at Karachi Grammar School in Karachi, Pakistan when he was a kid. After being raised in Pakistan, he moved to the states in 1996, at 18 years old. He went to the Grinnell College in Iowa and graduated in 2001 with a double major in software engineering and theory.

Career and Net Worth

Kumail started his career as web host in 2011 with Ali Baker. The digital show was themed on computer games and named The Indoor Kids. At the point when Ali Baker left the show, Nanjiani proceeded to co-host the show alongside his better half Emily V. Gordon. During this time he additionally figured out how to appear in little characters and supporting roles in the film business like The Kings Of Summer, and Franklin and Bash

He had his big break in 2014 when he was given a role as Dinesh for the HBO satire comedy called Silicon Valley. The series was a huge hit and widely praised for various honors and nominations. Kumaile and his better half Emily co-wrote a comedy drama film based on their association with one another in 2017 called The Big Sick.

In July 2019, the Silicon Valley star was booked to appear on Conan to promote his new action comedy, Stuber. 30 minutes before showtime, Nanjiani called to state that he was stuck on set of his HBO comedy, and would not make it out to Conan's Warner Bros. studio in time for his interview. O'Brien improvised and spent what might have been the first of two interview segments riffing with sidekick Andy Richter and a member of the studio audience. To turn the tables on Nanjiani, O'Brien displayed a clip from another motion picture that Stuber will contend with on its opening weekend. Kumail tweeted an apology and said that Conan was his comedy hero.

Marriage, Wife and Kids

Kumail Nanjiani is married to Emily V. Gordon. Emily V. Gordon fills in as a host, producer, writer, and program director. The couple took their wedding vows together at City Hall in Chicago on July 14, 2007. They have been joyfully married from that point onward. The couple presently live at their home in Los Angeles, California but currently do not have any kids.


Quick Facts
Birth Date: 31 Jan, 1978
Age: 42 yrs
Citizenship: United States of America
Pakistan
Birth Place: Karachi
Education: Grinnell College
Karachi Grammar School
Gender: Male
Description: Pakistani-American actor, stand-up comedian
Spouse: Emily V. Gordon [M. 2007]
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Last Modified: Nov 8 2020
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