TV Actress

Mindy Kaling

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Age 44
Birthday June 241979
Birth Sign Cancer
City Cambridge
Country MA
Profession TV Actress

Mindy Kaling is a famous TV Actress, born on June 24, 1979 in United States. As of December 2022, Mindy Kaling’s net worth is $24 Million. In the 2011 film No Strings Attached, she played the roommate of Natalie Portman‘s character.

Parents Avu Chokalingam, Swati Roysircar
Father Avu
Mother Swati
Siblings Not Available
Spouse Not Known
Children(s) Katherine Kaling, Spencer Kaling

Mindy Kaling Biography

Actress who played Kelly Kapoor on the hit sitcom The Office before starring in her own television show, The Mindy Project. She also voices characters in the films Despicable Me, Wreck-It Ralph and Inside Out. Vera Mindy Chokalingam was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, to father Avu Chokalingam, an architect, and mother Swati Chokalingam (née Roysircar), an obstetrician/gynecologist (OB/GYN). Kaling’s parents are from India and met while working at the same hospital in Nigeria. Her father, a Tamil raised in Chennai (Madras), was overseeing the building of a wing of the hospital, and her mother, a Bengali raised in Mumbai, was working as an OB/GYN. The family immigrated to the United States in 1979, the same year Kaling was born. Kaling’s mother died of pancreatic cancer in 2012. Kaling has one sibling, a brother, Vijay Jojo Chokalingam, who works in education..

Her parents named her after the TV show Mork & Mindy. She welcomed a daughter named Katherine in December 2017. Her son Spencer was born on September 3, 2020.

Vera Mindy Chokalingam (born June 24, 1979), known professionally as Mindy Kaling, is an American actress, comedian, and writer. She initially gained recognition for the NBC sitcom The Office (2005–2013), where she played the character Kelly Kapoor and served as a writer, executive producer, and director. For her work on the series, she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series and four times for Outstanding Comedy Series. Kaling gained wider attention for creating, writing, producing and starring in the Fox/Hulu comedy series The Mindy Project (2012–2017). She also created the NBC sitcom Champions (2018), the Hulu miniseries Four Weddings and a Funeral (2019), and the Netflix series Never Have I Ever (2020).

Ethnicity, religion & political views

Many peoples want to know what is Mindy Kaling ethnicity, nationality, Ancestry & Race? Let’s check it out! As per public resource, IMDb & Wikipedia, Mindy Kaling’s ethnicity is Asian/Indian. We will update Mindy Kaling’s religion & political views in this article. Please check the article again after few days.

Kaling has said she has never been called Vera, her first name, but has been referred to as Mindy since her mother was pregnant with her while her parents were living in Nigeria. They were already planning to move to the United States and wanted, Kaling said, a “cute American name” for their daughter, and liked the name Mindy from the TV show Mork & Mindy. The name Vera is, according to Kaling, the name of the “incarnation of a Hindu goddess.” Kaling graduated from Buckingham Browne & Nichols, a private school in Cambridge, in 1997. The following year, she entered Dartmouth College, where she was a member of the improvisational comedy troupe The Dog Day Players and the a cappella group The Rockapellas, was the creator of the comic strip Badly Drawn Girl in The Dartmouth (the college’s daily newspaper), and was a writer for the Dartmouth Jack-O-Lantern (the college’s humor magazine).

Mindy Kaling Net Worth

Mindy Kaling is one of the richest TV Actress & listed on most popular TV Actress. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Mindy Kaling‘s net worth $24 Million.

Net Worth $24 Million
Salary Under Review
Source of Income TV Actress
Cars Not Available
House Living in own house.

Born Mindy Chokalingam, she joined an improvisational comedy troupe called The Dog Day Players while attending Dartmouth College.

Kaling has said she has never been called Vera, her first name, but has been referred to as Mindy since her mother was pregnant with her while her parents were living in Nigeria. They were already planning to move to the United States and wanted, Kaling said, a “cute American name” for their daughter, and liked the name Mindy from the TV show Mork & Mindy. The name Vera is, according to Kaling, the name of the “incarnation of a Hindu goddess.” Kaling graduated from Buckingham Browne & Nichols, a private school in Cambridge, in 1997. The following year, she entered Dartmouth College, where she was a member of the improvisational comedy troupe The Dog Day Players and the a cappella group The Rockapellas, was the creator of the comic strip Badly Drawn Girl in The Dartmouth (the college’s daily newspaper), and was a writer for the Dartmouth Jack-O-Lantern (the college’s humor magazine).

Kaling graduated from Dartmouth in 2001 with a bachelor’s degree in playwriting. She was a classics major for much of college and studied Latin, a subject she had been learning since the seventh grade. Kaling lists the comedy series Dr. Katz, Saturday Night Live, Frasier and Cheers as early influences on her comedy.

In August 2002, Kaling portrayed Ben Affleck in an off-Broadway play called Matt & Ben, which she co-wrote with her best friend from college, Brenda Withers—who played Matt Damon. The play was named one of Time magazine’s “Top Ten Theatrical Events of The Year” and was “a surprise hit” at the 2002 New York International Fringe Festival. Initially, Withers and Kaling had, “for their own entertainment, mockingly pretended to be the best friends Matt Damon and Ben Affleck; that pretending spawned Matt & Ben, the goofy play that reimagined how Damon and Affleck came to write the movie Good Will Hunting.”

Who is Mindy Kaling dating?

According to our records, Mindy Kaling is possibily single & has not been previously engaged. As of May 2022, Mindy Kaling’s is not dating anyone.

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After her film debut in The 40-Year-Old Virgin with Steve Carell, Kaling appeared in the film Unaccompanied Minors as a waitress. In 2007, she had a small part in License to Wed alongside fellow The Office actors John Krasinski, Angela Kinsey, and Brian Baumgartner. Kaling starred in the 2009 film Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian as a Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum tour guide and voiced Taffyta Muttonfudge in Disney’s animated comedy film Wreck-It Ralph and Disgust in Pixar’s 2015 film Inside Out. In 2011, she played the role of Shira, a doctor who is a roommate and colleague of the main character Emma (played by Natalie Portman) in No Strings Attached. Kaling also made an appearance as Vanetha in The Five-Year Engagement in 2012.

Mindy Kaling Height

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Facts & Trivia

Ranked on the list of most popular TV Actress. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. Mindy Kaling celebrates birthday on June 24 of every year.

Kaling’s TV appearances include a 2005 episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm, playing Richard Lewis’s assistant. She is featured on the CD Comedy Death-Ray and guest-wrote parts of an episode of Saturday Night Live in April 2006.

Are Mindy Kaling and B.J. Novak together?

Despite what some people may think, Mindy Kaling and BJ Novak are not married, nor have they ever been. The two did, however, date on and off between 2004 and 2007 and have spoken about their close dynamic in several interviews since.

Does Mindy Kaling have a husband?

The Mindy Project creator has given no hint of confirmation that she has tied the knot but is known to be notoriously private about her personal life. In December 2017, the Late Night actress gave birth to a daughter, Katherine Swati to a mystery father.

What race is Mindy Kaling?

Kaling was the daughter of Indian immigrants. Her father, an architect, and her mother, an obstetrician-gynecologist, met at a hospital in Nigeria where both were working, and they moved to the United States in 1979.

Is Mindy Kaling Indian?

Actor and writer Mindy Kaling, best known for her work on the shows The Office and Never Have I Ever, has been outspoken about her Indian ethnicity and the way it impacts her work.

Is B.J. Novak Mindy Kaling’s baby daddy?

Although Mindy Kaling confirmed that the striking pair were unfortunately not a couple, the two share an inseparable bond, and remain close as B.J. Novak is Katherine’s godfather. Mindy Kaling had announced giving birth to her second child on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert in October 2020.

In a 2007 interview with The A.V. Club, she stated that Kelly is “an exaggerated version of what I think the upper-level writers believe my personality is.”

Kaling and her fellow writers and producers of The Office were nominated five consecutive times for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series. In 2010, she received a nomination for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series with Daniels for the episode “Niagara.”

Kaling’s film career includes voice work in Despicable Me (2010), Wreck-It Ralph (2012), and Inside Out (2015), and leading or supporting roles in the comedies The Night Before (2015), Ocean’s 8 (2018), and Late Night (2019). She has written two New York Times best-selling memoirs, titled Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) (2011) and Why Not Me? (2015). She was one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in 2013.

You may read full biography about Mindy Kaling from Wikipedia.
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