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Jim Parsons Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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How much is Jim Parsons worth? $160 million

How did Jim Parsons earn his money and wealth?

Jim Parsons was born on 24th March 1973 in Houston, Texas, USA. He went to Klein Oak High School. Parson had an interest in acting from early childhood and he was determined to become an actor and so started at the age of six. Parson got his bachelor’s degree from the University of Houston. Parson made several television appearances early in his career. He has worked in Off-Broadway productions. In 2003, he appeared in Quiznos commercial as a man raised by Wolves. He repeatedly appeared in television show Judging Amy (1999-2005). He also acted minor roles in films including Garden State and School for Scoundrels during this period.

Parson was cast as Sidney Sheldon in the television sitcom by Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady, The Big Bang Theory, premiered on CBS in 2007. For his performance in the series, Parson was awarded the Television Critics Association award for individual achievement in comedy and won Prime-time Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series in the year 2010, 2011, 2013, and 2014. Parson received $ 1 million per episode of The Big Bang Theory by 2014.

In 2011, Parson appeared in the comedy film The Big Year. The same year he acted in The Muppets by James Bobin as the alter ego of Walter. Parson later appeared in movies such as Sunset Stories (2010), Wish I Was Here (2014), Home (2015), Visions (2015)  etc. He gave a voice for the lead role Oh, in the animated science fiction comedy – adventure film Home (2015). In 2016, he appeared in biographical drama film Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly.

In 2016, Parsons voiced in stop-motion animated comedy television series SuperMansion.

In 2017, Parsons started hosting Jim Parsons Is Too Stupid For Politics in Sirius XM talk show. He is the narrator of television comedy Young Sheldon, on CBS. Parsons’ movie, A Kid Like Jake alongside Claire Danes, Jim Parsons, Octavia Spencer and Priyanka Chopra is set to release in 2018.

What are the most popular TV Shows of Jim Parsons?

  1. The Big Bang Theory (2007-): 14.3 million viewers
  2. Young Sheldon (2017-): 12.5 million viewers

What are the highest grossing movies of Jim Parsons?

  1. Home (2015): $ 368 million
  2. Hidden Figures ( 2016): $ 236 million
  3. The Muppets (2011): $ 165.2 million

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