Jim Parsons Profile
Jim Parsons is an American actor and producer best known for his roles as Sheldon Cooper in the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory. He has won several awards for his performance, including four Primetime Emmys for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series and a Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Television Series Musical or Comedy.
Jim Parsons Education
Parsons went on to earn a B.A. in Theater from the University of Houston after graduating from high school. During this time, he appeared in 17 plays in three years. He was a founding member of Infernal Bridegroom Productions and performed frequently at Stages Repertory Theatre. In 1999, Parsons enrolled in graduate school at the University of San Diego. He was one of seven students accepted into a two-year classical theater program taught in collaboration with the Old Globe Theater.
Jim Parsons Age
Parsons is 48 years old as of 2021. He was born James Joseph Parsons on 24 March 1973 in Houston, Texas, United States. He celebrates his birthday on 24 March.
Jim Parsons Height
Parsons stands at a height of 6 feet 1¼ inches (1.86 m).
Jim Parsons Family
Parsons is the son of Milton Joseph “Mickey/Jack” Parsons, Jr. and Judy Ann (née McKnight) Parsons. His sister, Julie Ann Parsons, is also a teacher. On April 29, 2001, his father was killed in a car accident.
Jim Parsons Partner
On May 23, 2012, The New York Times reported that Parsons is gay and has been in a relationship for ten years. His husband is art director Todd Spiewak. In October 2013, Parsons called their relationship “an act of love, coffee in the morning, going to work, washing the clothes, taking the dogs out—a regular life, boring love”. Parsons and Spiewak wed in New York in May 2017.
Quick Facts About Jim Parsons
|Full Name||James Joseph Parsons|
|Age||48 years old|
|Net Worth||$160 Million|
Jim Parsons Net Worth
Jim Parsons SalaryParsons earns $1 Million Per Episode.
Jim Parsons House
His Mediterranean-style house was built in 1922. The home has 4026 square feet of elegance and beauty, including a courtyard full of jaw-dropping plants and trees lit by warm lights. The living room is very welcoming on the inside, with comfortable seats near the fireplace and a grand piano. The dining room has elegant ceiling and wall lights, as well as a classy table set, while the kitchen has a modern Mediterranean look. There’s also a reading room, which is ideal for Jim Parsons, who wants to channel his inner Sheldon Cooper from The Big Bang Theory.
With its rug, lighting, curtains, and seats, the bedroom appears simple yet elegant, whereas the bathroom exudes elegance from the flooring to the walls and up to the ceiling. Even the bathtub provides a luxurious soaking experience. The garden, which serves as a home for the majestic plants and trees, is probably the best feature of the property. There are several sitting lounges and a pool for relaxation, but the main attraction is the long stairway lit by multiple warm lights that leads to the koi pond at the top.
Jim Parsons Autistic
Parsons, the actor who played Sheldon Cooper in the American television sitcom The Big Bang Theory, is frequently brought up in discussions when someone new wants to learn more about autism. While Sheldon exhibited many autistic characteristics, the sitcom’s producers never officially confirmed the character had Asperger’s syndrome, citing concerns about a potential conflict with Sheldon and an accurate portrayal.
According to TV critic Alan Sepinwall, show co-creator Bill Prady also felt uncomfortable labeling Sheldon as such at the time, implying that the sitcom never intended for the character to be autistic. But that didn’t stop people from asking about it, or the autism community from welcoming Sheldon Cooper as one of their own. Jim is an actor who has played the role of Sheldon as well as many other roles. He has never spoken about Asperger’s or autism outside of his role on The Big Bang Theory, so it is highly unlikely that Parsons is autistic.
Jim Parsons The Big Bang Theory
Parsons appears as the super genius Sheldon Cooper on the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory, with his performance often cited as the main reason for the program’s success. Sheldon, Dr. Lee Cooper, B.Sc., M.Sc., M.A., Ph.D., Sc.D., is a theoretical physicist at Caltech. He is the main protagonist of The Big Bang Theory and Young Sheldon, along with his best friend Leonard Hofstadter.
Sheldon, who is originally from East Texas, began college at the age of 11 and received his first Ph.D. at the age of 16. Sheldon was involved in numerous experiments as a child as a “wunderkind,” such as his plan to provide free electricity to his hometown by building a nuclear reactor – a plan that was thwarted by government pen pushers who claimed it was illegal to store yellowcake uranium in a garden shed. He’s not afraid to speak Klingon, wear vintage t-shirts with superhero logos, or recite various historical and cultural anecdotes. While he may claim to be the perfect human specimen, Sheldon is not without flaws.
Sheldon is distinguished by strict adherence to routine and hygiene; an overly intellectual personality; a hazy understanding of irony, sarcasm, and humor; and a general lack of humility or empathy, the former of which is demonstrated by his willingness to express to his peers his admiration for his superior intellect. These characteristics, along with his penchant for pranks, are the main source of humor in his character. He is widely regarded as the show’s most recognizable character. Sheldon has developed a more human personality as a result of the influences of his friend Penny and his wife Amy, but some of it is not always visible.
Jim Parsons Todd Spiewak
That’s Wonderful Productions was founded in 2015 by Parsons and Todd Spiewak with the intention of raising distinct voices and producing work with an underlying sense of purpose and social consciousness. Special, Equal, Call Me Kat, and A Kid Like Jake is among their works. Young Sheldon is also Executive Produced by Parsons and Spiewak. The miniseries Hollywood is executive produced by Parsons.
Jim Parsons Hidden Figures
Parsons appeared as STG head engineer Paul Stafford in the biographical drama film Hidden Figures in 2016. Hidden Figures was released in limited release by 20th Century Fox on December 25, 2016, before going wide in North America on January 6, 2017. It received critical acclaim, with praise for the performances, especially those of Henson and Spencer, as well as the writing, direction, cinematography, emotional tone, and historical accuracy, though some argued that it featured a white savior narrative. The film was a commercial success, grossing $236 million worldwide against a production budget of $25 million. Deadline According to Hollywood, it was one of the most profitable releases of 2016, with a net profit of $95.5 million.
The film was named one of the top ten films of 2016 by the National Board of Review and received numerous awards and nominations, including three nominations for Best Picture at the 89th Academy Awards. It also received the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Cast Performance in a Motion Picture.
Jim Parsons TV Shows
- 2021 – Staged”
- 2020 – The Simpsons
- 2020 – Hollywood
- 2019–21 – Special
- 2017–present – Young Sheldon
- 2017 – Michael Jackson’s Halloween
- 2016 – SuperMansion
- 2014 – Saturday Night Live – Host
- 2014 – The Normal Heart
- 2014 – Elf: Buddy’s Musical Christmas
- 2013 – Who Do You Think You Are?
- 2012 – The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange
- 2012 – Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil
- 2011 – The Super Hero Squad Show – Nightmare
- 2011 – Pound Puppies
- 2011 – iCarly
- 2011 – Eureka
- 2010 – Glenn Martin, DDS
- 2009, 2012 – Family Guy
- 2007–2019 – The Big Bang Theory
- 2004–2005 – Judging Amy
- 2002 – Ed
Jim Parsons Movies
- 2020 – The Boys in the Band
- 2019 – Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile
- 2018 – A Kid Like Jake
- 2016 – Hidden Figures
- 2015 – Home
- 2015 – Visions
- 2014 – Wish I Was Here
- 2012 – Sunset Stories
- 2011 – The Big Year
- 2011 – The Muppets
- 2007 – On the Road with Judas
- 2007 – Gardener of Eden
- 2006 – 10 Items or Less
- 2006 – School for Scoundrels
- 2005 – Heights
- 2005 – The Great New Wonderful
- 2005 – The King’s Inn
- 2004 – Garden State
- 2003 – Happy End