Mindy Kaling Height, Weight, Age, Boyfriends, Family, Biography, Facts & More

Mindy Kaling

Real NameVera Mindy Chokalingam
ProfessionsActress, Comedian, and Writer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 162 cm
in meters- 1.62 m
in feet inches- 5’ 4”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 65 kg
in pounds- 143 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)36-29-37
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Personal Life
Date of BirthJune 24, 1979
Age (as in 2018) 39 Years
BirthplaceCambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
Zodiac sign/Sun signCancer
HometownMassachusetts, USA
SchoolBuckingham Browne & Nichols School, Cambridge, Massachusetts
College/UniversityDartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, United States
Educational QualificationBachelor degree in Playwriting
DebutFilm: The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005)
The 40 years old virgin movie poster
TV: Curb Your Enthusiasm (2005)
Curb Your Enthusiasm poster
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
Political InclinationDemocratic
Address (FanMail)3 Arts Entertainment
9460 Wilshire Blvd.
7th Floor
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
HobbiesSending Hilarious Jokes on Twitter, Watching Romantic Movies, Reading Books
Boys, Affairs and More
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsB.J. Novak (2005-2007)
Mindy Kaling with B.J. Novak
Benjamin Nugent (2008-2012)
Mindy Kaling and Benjamin
ChildrenSon- None
Daughter- Katherine (Mindy Kaling has not revealed the identity of her daughter's father)
ParentsFather- Avu Chokalingam (Architect)
Mindy Kaling with her father
Mother- Swati Chokalingam (Obstetrician)
SiblingsBrother- Vijay Jojo Chokalingam (An Educational Consultant)
Mindy Kaling with her brother
Sister- None
Favorite Things
Favorite FoodAustralian red licorice
Favorite TV ShowThe Walking Dead (2010-Present)
Favorite DestinationNew York City
Favorite AuthorJhumpa Lahiri
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)$15 million/show
Net Worth (approx.)$24 million

Mindy Kaling

Some Lesser Known Facts About Mindy Kaling

  • Does Mindy Kaling smoke?: Yes
  • Does Mindy Kaling drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Kaling’s parents are from India, they met while working at the same hospital in Nigeria. Her father is of Tamil heritage, and her mother is Bengali.
  • Kaling’s parents immigrated to the United States in 1979, the same year Kaling was born.Mindy Kaling childhood photo
  • In 2012, Kaling’s mother died of pancreatic cancer.
  • At the time of pregnancy, her mother enjoyed the show “Mork and Mindy” and decided to name her after it.
  • Kaling has never been called Vera, her first name and has always been referred to as Mindy. According to her, the name ‘Vera’ is the name of the incarnation of a Hindu goddess.
  • When Kaling was 19, she was an intern at ‘Late Night with Conan O’Brien’ (a talk show).
  • Kaling’s first big break was a show that she wrote for and starred in called ‘Matt and Ben.’
  • During Matt & Ben’s off-Broadway run, Kaling accidentally broke Brenda Wither’s nose.Mindy Kaling and Brenda
  • Apart from her work in films and television, Kaling has written two New York Times best-selling memoirs titled ‘Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?’ and ‘Why Not Me?.’
  • In 2013, Kaling was identified as one of the “50 Coolest and Most Creative Entertainers” in Hollywood by EW magazine.
  • In the same year, ‘TIME‘ magazine named her one of the “100 Most Influential People in the World.”
  • In 2014, Kaling was named one of ‘Glamour’ magazine’s Women of the Year.
  • Kaling is the first Indian-American to have her own network show.
  • Kaling has been a 1% owner of Swansea City A.F.C., an English Football League Championship soccer team based in Swansea, Wales.