Jim Parsons Net Worth 2017: What Is Sheldon Cooper’s Net Worth?
- Jim Parsons Net Worth $50 Million
- Jim Parsons Salary is $1 Million per episode
- He resides in New York
The “Big Bang Theory” star Jim Parsons known as Sheldon Cooper in the show has a net worth of $50 million. According to COED, Parsons has won a Golden Globe and four Primetime Emmy Awards. Jim Parson’s career started gradually. At the beginning, he played minor roles in commercials and other shows. He got his lucky break with the Big Bang Theory. His breakthrough role on the hit show brought him unprecedented fame.
Parsons was born in a northern suburb of Houston Texas called Spring. In his early career, Jim worked in Off-Broadway. He appeared in a Quiznos commercial, played a role in the show Judging Amy, and the series Ed. Parsons played a few minor roles in movies such as Garden State and School of Scoundrels.
After many small roles and auditioning for over a dozen roles Parsons was finally cast as Sheldon Cooper in the Big Bang Theory. Created by Chuck Lorre, Parsons plays the role of a whacky physicist, Sheldon Cooper. Although Sheldon Cooper is a genius physicist his social skills are not as up to par. This makes the character of Sheldon very unique and fun. Sheldon can seem selfish and forgivable at the same time. He is one of those characters you instantly fall in love with.
Jim Parsons Salary
In 2014, Jim negotiated a $1 million salary per episode with CBS. He reportedly earned a $25.5 million salary. His current net worth comes in at $50 million.
Since taking on a major role in the Big Bang Theory he has appeared in many other shows, Saturday Night Live, iCarly and Family Guy. He appeared in the HBO TV movie The Normal Heart. Parsons also appeared on the big screen, appearing in roles for Wish I Was Here, The Big Year, The Muppets, Hidden Figures, and many more.
Jim Parsons Home
Parsons lives in New York City but also owns a residence in Los Angeles. He is partnered with Todd Spiewak, who is an art director.