- Sat Sep 30, 2017, 11:54 PM GMT
'The Big Bang Theory' actor leads the Forbes list, followed by his three co-stars Johnny Galecki, Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayyar.READ MORE
Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Jim Parsons made his first stage appearance in a school play at the age of 6. Just like many other actors, he started off his acting career by working in off-Broadway productions and appearing on TV commercials. Following auditions after auditions, he landed a guest spot in an episode of "Ed". This was followed by a recurring role on drama series "Judging Amy" as Rob Holbrook.
Parsons was propelled to international stardom for his portrayal of Sheldon Cooper on CBS sitcom "The Big Bang Theory". Often credited as the significant factor that contributed to the show's big success, he received several awards for his performance, including four Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series and a Best Actor Golden Globe. He was billed to lend his voice to several features afterwards, naming some were "Family Guy" and "Eureka". He also guest starred on "iCarly" and "Saturday Night Live".
A rep for the 44-year-old actor confirmed that Parsons and his graphic designer partner exchanged vows on Saturday night, May 13 in New York City.READ MORE
The actress is not happy when she learns that his 'The Big Bang Theory' co-star chooses to sit with his 'Hidden Figures' cast mates at this year's Screen Actors Guild Awards.READ MORE
'Big Bang' co-creators Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady are working on a prequel series about young Sheldon.READ MORE
Jim Parsons once again tops the list with $25.5 million income earned in a year, followed close behind by his co-stars Johnny Galecki, Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayyar.READ MORE