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Mindy Kaling Net Worth

Mindy Kaling Net Worth

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Vera Mindy Chokalingam is a famous American actress, comedian, writer, as well as director and producer, who is professionally known as Mindy Kaling.

So what is Mindy Kaling Net Worth? Here we will discuss wealth, earnings,s and salary, also her personal and professional life.

Early life and Biography

Full Name
Vera Mindy Chokalingam
Children’s Katherine Kalin, Spencer Kalin
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown

Mindy was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S, to father Avu Chokalingam and mother Swati Chokalingam. Her father was an Architect, and her mother was an obstetrician/gynecologist (OB/GYN) and both are from India.

When Mindy was born in 1979, her family immigrated to the United States.

Kaling graduated from Buckingham Browne & Nichols in 1997, while she graduated from Dartmouth College (2001), with a bachelor’s degree in playwriting.  She Lists the comedy series “Dr. Katz”, “Saturday Night Live”, “Frasier”, and “Cheers”, as early influences on her comedy.

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How did Mindy become so famous and how to make net worth?

A famous American actress, writer, comedian, producer, and director, Mindy Kaling has a Net Worth of $35 Million and her Salary is $150 Thousand Per Episode.

Kaling first gained identity in the NBC sitcom “The Office” (2005 to 2013), for which she also served as writer, executive producer, and director as well. She became popular for the Fox comedy series “The Mindy Project” (2012 to 2017).

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What makes it so successful?

At the age of 19 at Dartmouth college, She was an intern on “Late Night with Conan O’Brien. After college, Kaling moved to Brooklyn, New York where she worked as a production assistant for three months, and it was the worst experience for her.

During this time, Kaling also performed stand-up comedy and she devised her stage name “Kaling” after noticed that people would have trouble while pronouncing her last name “Chokalingam” often sometimes made jokes about it.


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In August 2002, Kaling portrayed “Ben Affleck” in an “off-Broadway” called Matt & Ben which she co-wrote with her best friend Brenda Withers.

Favorite Things

Color Yellow
Sport N/A
Car Under Review
Designer Dr. Mindy Lahiri
Fruit Apple

This play gained great fame and was named one of the” Time” mazing’s and was also a surprise hit in the 2002 New York Fringe Festival.

In 2004, Kaling joined “The Office” where she served as writer, executive producer, and director. She left “The Office” after the ninth session, but she returned to guest star to the final episode of the series.

in 2012, Kaling gained huge attention of followers for writing and producing in the Fox comedy series “The Mindy Project”. Fox canceled the series in 2015 after that Hulu picked up this show and ultimately it closed up in2017.

She also appeared on various shows such as “Saturday Night Live”, “Curb Your Enthusiasm” as well as in “champions” and gained recognition.

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Kaling performed in several films with different characters, these film included:

(2019) Late Night
(2018) Ocean’ 8
(2015) The Night Before
(2015) Insight Out

Personal Life:

Mindy Kaling and B.J Novak are close friends, romantic partners since they met through writing for “The Office”.

Kaling’s mother died on January 12, 2012, due to Pancreatic cancer, and it was the biggest struggle the family had ever experienced.

Kaling is the 1% owner of the Welsh football team “Swansea City A.F.C.”, which is based in Swansea, Wales in the U.K.

In 2017, Kaling gave birth to a daughter “Katherine”, and in September 2020, she gave birth to her second child son “Spencer”. Kaling has not revealed the identity of the baby’s father, even to her close friends, but Novak is the godfather to both her children.

Awards and Achievements:

(2013) Gracie Award for Outstanding Producer: Entertainment for “The Mindy Project”.
(2007) Writer Guild of America Award for Television: comedy series for “The Office”.
(2015) Satellite Award for Best Actress in Television Series. for” The Mindy Project”.
(2014) Glamourous Award for Women of the Year.

Writing & Books:

In 2011, Kaling published her first book “ Is Every One Hanging Out With Out Me?” , which appeared as a best seller book on the New York Times bestseller list.

In 2015,  she published her second book “Why Not Me?” which contains various events that have happened in her life since 2011.

In 2020, Kaling published her third book “Nothing Like I Imagined (Except for some Times)”, with Amazon Original Stories.

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