Who is Neha Kapur?
Neha Kapur Wiki: age, childhood and education
Neha Kapur was born on March 31, 1984 under the zodiac sign of Aries in New Delhi, India. The only daughter in a mixed Bihar-Punjab family, she spent her childhood in India’s capital with her two brothers. Her early education is unknown, though she fell in love with dancing at an early age and joined a dance studio in India at the age of eight. She is now prolific in some of the most popular classical Indian dances including Bharatanatyam which she trained for over four years while she trained in Kathak for eight years.
To speak about her formal education, Neha enrolled in Pearl Academy where she received a degree in fashion design.
Neha was interested in fashion and modeling from her early years and signed with Elite Model Management in April 2003. Since then she has worked with various fashion brands and established herself as a runway model in India. She wanted to increase her influence and in 2006 she entered the Femina Miss India Universe pageant. She was declared the winner of the contest and was not only crowned the most beautiful woman in India of the year, but also won the Miss Fresh Face and Miss Photogenic awards in the same pageant.
As the winner of the Femina Miss India Universe, she was automatically given the opportunity to compete for India in the Muss Universe 2006 pageant. The competition was held on July 23 in Los Angeles, and although she did not win the title, Neha moved into the semifinals, finishing the competition in 17th place – the winner was Puerto Rico’s Zuleyka Rivera. Since gaining international fame through the Miss Universe pageant, Neha has graced the covers of numerous magazines such as Elle, Femina, L’Officiel, India Today and many others. In addition, her portfolio includes brands such as Tuscan Verve, Pantaloons and Sunsilk, while she is the owner of the luxury clothing line Hensley, which she promotes through her official Instagram page.
As of early 2022, Neha Kapur’s net worth is estimated to be over 15 million, earned through her successful career as a model.
Personal life, dating, marriage, husband, children
Neha and Kunal met in the now distant 2008, at a party through a mutual friend. She was amazed by his fashion sense and overall appearance, and despite being taller than him, she struck up a romance. After three years of dating, the couple got married on December 22, 2011 in a traditional Punjabi wedding that lasted six days. Kunal arrived on a white horse, as is an Indian tradition, while there were about a thousand guests and a lot of food. The two now live in Los Angeles, California, in a 1948 Spanish Hacienda, with modern decor mixed with an Indian influence. They have no children.
Appearance and vital statistics
The prominent model has long black hair and brown eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 9½ inches (1.76m), weighs about 126lbs (57kg), with vital statistics of 32-23-37, bra size 32A.
Neha Kapur’s Husband, Kunal Nayyar Biography
Kunal Nayyar was born on April 30, 1981 in Hammersmith, London, England to Indian immigrants. The family returned to India when he was only three years old, and he spent his childhood in New Delhi. Kunal attended St. Columbia’s School, one of 12,000 English high schools established by the Indian Province of the Congregation of Christian Brethren. After high school, he moved to the US, where he enrolled at the University of Portland.
He received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance, and during his college years, Kunal started taking acting classes and appeared in several school plays. After completing his degree in finance, Kunal turned to acting and attended Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where he earned a Master of Fine Arts in acting. Kunal’s career began in the mid-2000s, with the minor role of Pizza Man in the movie “SCIENCE”, and he spent the next few years building his portfolio by appearing in TV commercials, as well as performing on stage at London’s theatres, plus with the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon, appearing in the play “Love’s Labour’s Lost”, as well as theaters across the US, such as the Dahlia Theatre, where she plays Naveen in the play “Huck and Holden”.
After a few theater appearances, Nayyar was chosen for the role of his career, as Rajesh Koothrappali, a shy physicist and one of the main characters in the sitcom “The Big Bang Theory” (2007-2019). He starred in all but one episode of the Primetime Emmy Award-winning series, which earned him international acclaim and several award nominations alongside his co-stars, Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Simon Helberg, and others. In addition, Kunal has had several other notable roles such as Tony in the comedy film ‘Dr. Cabbie” (2014), in which he starred alongside Vinay Virmani and Adrianne Palicki, while in 2015 he was Serge Negani in the thriller-drama film “Consumed”, starring Zoe Lister-Jones, Victor Garber and Beth Grant.
In 2020 he was Dr. Mills in the family comedy-drama film “Think Like a Dog”, and in 2022, he starred as Aadesh Chopra in the TV thriller crime drama series “Suspicion”. He is now working on the movie “The Storied Life of AJ Fikry” which is due for release at the end of 2022. To speak further about his achievements, Kunal is an acclaimed voice actor, who lent his voice to characters such as Gupta in the animated film “Ice Age: Continental Drift” in 2012, then Vijay Patel/Veejee in the animated series “Sanjay and Craig” (2013 -2016) and Dr. Pakij in the animated series ‘Fantasy Hospital’ (2016).
Most recently, he voiced Naveen in the animated short film “Mira, Royal Detective” (2020-2021). Though his screen career took off, Kunal remained faithful to the theater, appearing as Kalyan in the play “The Spoils” in 2015 and ’16, first with the New Group at The Pershing Square Signature Center, New York, USA. , then at Trafalgar Studios, London, England. According to sources, Kunal Nayyar’s net worth is estimated at $45 million, as of early 2022, earned through his successful career as an actor.