Mindy Kaling Net Worth, Bio, Age, Height, Religion, Education, Family

Mindy Kaling Net Worth, Bio, Age, Height, Religion, Education, Family

Mindy Kaling Net Worth and Salary

Mindy Kaling net worth is estimated to be $30 million and she earns over $8 million as salary annually and her net worth accumulated due to the success in her career as an actress, comedian, producer and writer and for starring in movies such as Inside Out and The Night Before.

Who is Mindy Kaling?

Mindy Kaling is an American actress, producer, writer and comedian and she is famously known for her role as Kelly Kapoor in the NBC sitcom The Office and as Sarah in the 2015 movie The Night Before and she has also starred in movies and television series such as Ocean’s 8, Late Night and Champions.

Biography and Education

Mindy Kaling was born Vera Mindy Chokalingam on the 24th of June, 1979, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States and she was born to her father named Avu Chokalingam, an architect and her mother named Swati Chokalingam, an obstetrician/gynecologist and her parents are from India and they met while working at the same Hospital in Nigeria, but they later immigrated to the United States in 1979, just before Mindy was born, but in 2012, her mother died after a long battle with Pancreatic cancer and she grew up with a brother named Vijay Jojo Chokal-Ingam, who is an education consultant.

Mindy Kaling attended Buckingham Browne & Nichols, a private School in Cambridge, in 1997, in 1998, she enrolled at Dartmouth College, and it was while at Dartmouth, that she perfected her comedy skills and was a member of the Improvisational comedy troupe The Dog Day Players, she graduated from Dartmouth College in 2001 with a Bachelor’s in playwriting.

Movies and Career

Mindy Kaling has starred in a number of movies over the years and they include; The 40 year old Virgin as Amy in 2005, Unaccompanied Minors as restaurant hostess in 2006, License to wed as Shelly in 2007, Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian as Docent in 2009, Despicable Me as tourist mom in 2010, No Strings attached as Shira in 2011, The Five-year engagement as Vaneetha in 2012, Wreck-it Ralph as Taffyta Muttonfudge in 2012, This is the end in 2013, Inside out as disgust in 2015, Riley’s first Date? As Disgust in 2015, The Night Before as Sarah in 2015, A Wrinkle in Time as Mrs. Who in 2018, Ocean’s 8 as Amita in 2018, Late Night as Molly Patel in 2019 and many more.

Kaling has also starred in television series and shows such as The Office as Kelly Kapoor from 2005 to 2013, Curb Your Enthusiasm as Richard Lewis Assistant in 2005, The Mindy Project as Dr. Mindy Lahiri from 2012 to 2017, Sesame Street as herself in 2014, The Muppets as herself in 2015, Animals as Sandy in 2017, Champions as Priya Patel in 2018, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia as Cindy in 2018 and many more.

Awards and Nominations

Mindy Kaling won the Reader’s Choice Award for best humor book in 2015, she won the best actress in a musical or comedy series at the 2015 Satellite Awards, she won the outstanding female actor in a leading role in a comedy at the Gracie Awards, she won the most exciting new series award at the Critic’s Choice Television Awards, she won the supporting television actress award at the Asian Excellence Awards, she won the outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, she was nominated for outstanding comedy series at the Primetime Emmy Awards in 2007, she was nominated for best performance in a comedy series at the Prism Awards in 2009, she was nominated for NAACP Image Awards outstanding comedy series in 2013, she was nominated for Choice TV: Break out show at the 2013 Teen Choice Awards and over the years, she has been nominated for many more awards and nominated for many more.


Mindy Kaling is in a relationship with actor B. J. Novak; they met on the set for The Office.


Mindy Kaling was born to a father named Avu Chokalingam and to her mother named Swati Chokalingam and she has a brother named Vijay Jojo Chokal-Ingam and she has a daughter named Katherine Kaling, born in December, 2017 and she has no son.

Height, Weight and Personal Looks

Mindy Kaling stands at a height of 5ft 4inches, she weighs 71kg, she is dark in complexion, has brown hair color and dark brown eye color.

Nationality and Ethnicity

Mindy Kaling is of American nationality and of Tamil Indian ethnicity.

Social Media Presence

Kaling has been able to create a huge social media following for herself, as of recent, she has over 200,000 Twitter followers and she is also active on a host of other social media networks.

Controversies, rumors and legal issues

Since coming to fame in 2002, Kaling hasn’t been linked to any known controversy, rumors and legal issues.


Mindy Kaling practices Buddhism; therefore she is a Buddhist by religion.

House Location

Mindy Kaling and her family currently reside in West Hollywood, California, United States of America.

Zodiac Sign and Birthday

Mindy Kaling was born on the 24th of June, 1979, therefore her zodiac sign is Cancer and she celebrates her birthday on the 24th of June each year.

Real Name

Mindy Kaling’s real name is Vera Mindy Chokalingam.

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