Kumail Nanjiani (Actor) Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Biography & More

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Kumail Nanjiani (Actor) Height, Weight, Date of Birth, Age, Wiki, Biography, Girlfriend and More

Kumail Ali Nanjiani is a Pakistani-American comedian, actor, screenwriter, and podcaster. He majorly recognized for playing the part of Dinesh in the HBO comedy series Silicon Valley (2014-2019) and for co-writing and featuring in the romantic comedy 2017’s film The Big Sick. The Time magazine nominated him in the ‘Top 100 Most Influencers in the World’ in 2018.

Birth & Family 

Kumail Nanjiani was born on February 21, 1978 in Karachi, Sindh. His father’s name is Ajiaz Nanjiani and, his mother’s name is Shabana Nanjiani. He got a sibling named Zain Nanjiani. Kumail did his schooling in St. Michael’s Convent School and Karachi Grammar School. At the age of 18, he moved to the United States and enrolled at Grinnell College in Grinnell, Lowa, where he graduated in 2001. Kumail holds a degree in Computer Science and Philosophy. 


Real NameKumail Ali Nanjiani
ProfessionComedian, Actor, Screenwriter, and Podcaster
Date of BirthFebruary 21, 1978
Age (as in 2021)43 Years
Birth PlaceKarachi, Sindh, Pakistan
NationalityPakistani American
Home TownKarachi, Sindh, Pakistan
FamilyMother : Shabana Nanjiani
Father : Ajiaz Nanjiani
Sister : Not Available
Brother : Zain Nanjiani
Wife : Emily V. Gordon (m. 2007-Present)
Nanjiani Family
AddressCalifornia, United States


Kumail debuted with the television series Saturday Night as an Indian Reporter in 2008. In 2009 he appeared in the series The Colbert Report in the 2 episode. In the same year, he featured in the 7 episodes of the series Michael & Michael Have Issues. 


Kumail embarked on a career in the film Life as We Know It as Simon in 2010. Nanjiani and Ali Baker started presenting a video game podcast entitled The Indoor Kids in 2011. He appeared as a delivery boy in the film The Kings of Summer in 2013. Kumail has acted in various comedy shows like Portlandia. He played a supporting role in the TNT show Franklin & Bash. His Comedy Central feature, Beta Male, released in 2013. Kumail hosted the program The Meltdown with Jonah that year. 

Kumail started to play the character Dinesh in the sitcom HBO Silicon Valley in 2014. He introduced Reggie to the video game The Walking Dead: Season Two. Kumail facilitated a weekly podcast entitled The X-Files Files in 2014. The same year, he participated in the podcast of Ken Reid, a television career counselor. Kumail featured in a Broad City episode entitled In Heat in the year 2015. In 2015, he showed up on Inside Amy Schumer in episode 12 Angry Men. In 2017, he performed in the romantic comedy movie The Big Sick. Nanjiani featured on the first episode of CBS All Access’s cover of The Twilight Zone in the year 2019.  Kumail starred in the comedy film The Lovebirds broadcasted by Netflix in 2020. Kumail starred in the comedy film The Lovebirds broadcasted by Netflix in 2020.

Education Details and More

SchoolSt. Michael’s Convent School
Karachi Grammar School
CollegeGrinnell College in Grinnell
Educational QualificationBachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Philosophy
DebutTelevision : Saturday Night (2008)
Saturday Night
Film : Life as We Know It (2010)
Life as We Know It (2010)
AwardsSan Diego International Film Festival (2019)
Independent Spirit Awards (2017)
Kanbar Award for Storytelling (2017)

Physical Stats and More

HeightIn Meter : 1.52 Meter
In Inch : 5′ 9″ Feet
WeightIn Kg : 80 Kg
In Pound : 176 lbs
Body ShapeChest: 40 inches
Waist: 32 inches
Biceps: 12 inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
HobbiesCooking, Watching Films, Playing Online games

Personal Life 

Kumail Nanjiani married to Emily V. Gordon in the year 2007. 

Marital Status and More

Marital StatusMarried
GirlfriendsEmily V. Gordon
Kumail Nanjiani with Wife
Salary (approx)Not Available
Net WorthNot Available

Social Media Presence

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Some Facts About Kumail Nanjiani

  • Kumail Nanjiani was born and brought up in Karachi, Pakistan.
  • He won the Independent Spirit Award for Best First Screenplay and Kanbar Award for Storytelling for The Big Sick in 2017.
  • He received the Auteur Award at San Diego International Film Festival in 2017. 
  • Kumail received many nominations for The Big Sick like the Academy Awards for Best Original Screenplay, Critics’ Choice Movie Awards for Best Original Screenplay and Best Actor in a Comedy role, Detroit Film Critics Society for Best Screenplay, and Best Ensemble in 2017.  
  • In 2019, he nominated at the Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for The Twilight Zone. 
  • He nominated at NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series for The Rock in 2021. 
  • In 2021, he received nominations for Independent Spirit Awards for Best New Scripted Series for Little America. 
  • He loves to play games on weekends.
  • He owns a pet cat. 

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