Kumail Nanjiani Height Weight Age Net Worth

Kumail Nanjiani

Kumail Nanjiani
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Birth Date

February 21, 1978


46 years old


Pakistan - United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Dark Brown

Eye color

Dark Brown


5 ft 8½ in | 174 cm

Net Worth

$8 Million


76 kg | 167.5 lbs


39 in | 99 cm

Shoe size

9 US | 42 EU


31 in | 79 cm

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Kumail Ali Nanjiani was born in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan, on February 21, 1978, is a Pakistani-American actor.

Young Kumail Nanjiani first started performing as a stand-up comedian.

He made big screen debut in romantic comedy film Life as We Know It (2010) in role as Simon.

He got his television debut in sketch comedy and variety show Saturday Night Live (2008) in episode "James Franco / Kings of Leon", in role as Indian Reporter.

Kumail's breakthrough performance came as Dinesh Chugtai in HBO comedy television series Silicon Valley (2014-2019).

Kumail Nanjiani Height and Weight

How tall is Kumail Nanjiani and what is his weight? Kumail Nanjiani's height is 5' 8½" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 174 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight is 167.5 іn pоunds or 76 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

Kumail Nanjiani Age

Kumail Nanjiani is 46 years old.

Kumail Nanjiani Net Worth

Kumail Nanjiani net worth is around 8 million dollars.

Best Movies

He co-wrote and starred as a fictionalized version of himself, in romantic comedy film The Big Sick (2017), for which he was nominated for the Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actor in a Comedy and the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.

The Five-Year Engagement (2012) romantic comedy as Pakistani Chef

He voiced Dave the Demon in stop motion animated black comedy film Hell and Back (2015).

Brother Nature (2016) comedy as Riggleman

He voiced Jay in animated martial arts adventure comedy movie The Lego Ninjago Movie (2017).

Duck Butter (2018) comedy as Jake

He voiced Pawny in science fiction action comedy film Men in Black: International (2019).

He voiced Plimpton in fantasy adventure movie Dolittle (2020).

Stuber (2019) buddy cop action comedy as Stu Prasad

The Lovebirds (2020) romantic comedy as Jibran

He voiced Mack in animated adventure comedy film Migration (2023).

Eternals (2021) superhero as Kingo

Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire (2024) supernatural comedy as Nadeem Razmaadi

Best TV Shows

He was nominated for the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his role as in Dinesh Chugtai in HBO comedy television series Silicon Valley (2014-2019).

He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Samir Wassan in anthology series The Twilight Zone (2019) in episode "The Comedian.

Franklin & Bash (2011-2014) TNT comedy drama series as Pindar Singh

Newsreaders (2013-2015) Cartoon Network comedy series as Amir Larussa

Burning Love (2013) Yahoo! Screen's Comedy Channel comedy series as Zakir

He hosted Comedy Central stand-up comedy series The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail (2014-2016).

He voiced Jesus Christ in Fox animated sitcom Bless the Harts (2019-2021).

Obi-Wan Kenobi (2022) Disney+ miniseries as Haja Estree

He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie for his role as Somen "Steve" Banerjee in Hulu biographical drama miniseries Welcome to Chippendales (2022).


Attended Karachi Grammar School.

Graduated from Grinnell College in Iowa (2001), with a double major in philosophy and computer science.

Has a younger brother, Zain.

Huge fan of Hugh Grant.

He is an atheist.

He is an avid video gamer.

He voiced Reggie in video game The Walking Dead: Season Two (2013).

He voiced Jarun Tann in video game Mass Effect: Andromeda (2017).

He voiced The Agonizer in video game Middle-earth: Shadow of War (2017).

He won the San Diego International Film Festival Auteur Award in 2017.

He won the CinemaCon Award for Comedy Star of the Year in 2017.

He produced and wrote anthology television series Little America (2020), for which he was nominated for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series.

Lives in Los Angeles, California.


He married Emily V. Gordon in 2007.