Early life, family, educational background
Indian actress, model and former beauty queen Neha Kapur, was born on March 31, 1984 in New Delhi, India and grew up in a Hindu family with two elder brothers. Her mother is from Bihar and her father is from Punjab.
She started dance lessons when she was eight and learned classical dance forms. She was educated in Bharatanatyam for four years and in Kathak for eight years. She has a degree in fashion design from Pearl Academy.
In Neha’s teens, she started modeling and in April 2003 she was signed to Elite Model Management.
In India, she is an established runway model.
After completing her degree in Fashion and Design, she entered the Femina Miss India pageant in 2006 and won; other special awards she received were Miss Fresh Face and Miss Photogenic. After winning Femina Miss India, Neha represented India at the Miss Universe pageant later that year on July 23 in Los Angeles and made it to the top 20. In an interview, she shared that she loves modeling because it allows her to meet a lot of people can meet. of people and travel around the world. She has visited many places including Ecuador, Zambia and Cannes.
Her pageant titles and the fact that she had been in Miss Universe helped improve her modeling reputation. She then graced the cover of several magazines including Elle, India Today, Femina and L’Officiel. She has also worked for well-known brands such as Tuscan Verve, Pantaloons and Sunsilk.
She owns Hensley, a luxury clothing line based on her personal fashion sense. She is promoting her line on Instagram along with the caption “Embracing Femininity and the Individual.” Kunal is a supportive husband and often encourages her work on his Instagram.
In an interview with Vogue India, Neha shared how she met her husband at a party in 2008. She liked his fashion sense, and he felt it was love at first sight, and wanted to hook up that night. He wasn’t deterred by the fact that Neha was taller than he was, and he still wanted to get to know her better. They had a drink together and the rest is history.
After three years of dating, Neha married Kunal on December 22, 2011 in a fun, colorful ceremony with tons of food. She wore a Tarun Tahiliani dress.
Their pre-wedding events, mehendi and haldi and their ceremony were strictly Punjabi, and the wedding lasted six days and had a thousand guests. According to tradition, Kunal had to come to the wedding on a white horse. He told Vogue that he shuddered when he saw Neha walking down the aisle because she was so beautiful, adding that he would never forget his marriage.
Neha and Kunal live in Los Angeles, but she feels her heart is in Delhi. She compares their home to a baby and is obsessed with keeping it clean and organized. She has said she loves her home because it contains pieces of her culture and offers freedom and space.
Their home is a 1948 Spanish Hacienda with modern decor mixed with an Indian influence, and was featured in the September 2017 issue of Architectural Digest. According to the magazine, the home feels like a retreat. The value of their home is unknown, but is estimated to be in excess of seven figures, depending on its size and location.
Neha has black hair and dark brown eyes. She is 1.75 m tall, weighs about 55 kg and her vital statistics are 32-32-37.
Wealth and salary
Her net worth is estimated to be over $15 million, as of mid 2020.
Who is Kunal Nayyar?
British Indian actor Kunal Nayyar was born on April 30, 1981 in Hounslow, London, United Kingdom – his parents are Indian immigrants. When he was four years old, his family moved back to New Delhi, where Kunal attended St. Columba’s School and played badminton in the school team.
He is best known for to play Rajesh Koothrappali from 2007 to 2019 in the CBS sitcom ‘The Big Bang Theory’.
In 1999, Kunal moved to the United States to study at the University of Portland, Oregon.
He received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance and appeared in university productions while studying there. He decided to pursue acting professionally after participating in the American College Theater Festival, and studied for a Master of Fine Arts in acting at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
He appeared in television advertisements in the US and in several London productions. In 2006, he played an Indian exchange student in the West Coast production of Rajiv Joseph’s “Huck & Holden”.
His character was excited about living in America and experiencing all it has to offer before returning home. The role was also what first made him popular in the US.
In 2007, Kunal’s agent encouraged him to audition for a CBS pilot of “The Big Bang Theory” as a scientist, and he was cast as Rajesh Koothrappali, an astrophysicist who has acted to date.
He was listed by Forbes as the third highest paid television actor in 2015 and 2018. He earned $20 million in 2015 and $23.5 million in 2018, and has a net worth estimated at over $50 million as of mid-2020.