Maulik Pancholy, born Maulik Navin Pancholy, is a distinguished American actor. He is best known for his appearances as Jonathan on “30 Rock” and Sanjay Patel on “Weeds.” He is also well-known for voicing Baljeet Tjinder in the animated musical comedy television series ‘Phineas and Ferb’ and Sanjay Patel in Nickelodeon’s animation sitcom ‘Sanjay and Craig’ Pancholy has appeared on numerous additional television programs, such as “Tracey Takes On,” “The Comeback,” “Law & Order: Criminal Intent,” “Web Therapy,” “The Good Wife,” “The Muppets,” and “Milo Murphy’s Law.” He has also appeared in films like “Hitch,” “Park,” “Love N’ Dancing,” “27 Dresses,” “Tug,” and “Raspberry Magic.” The American actor has received a Screen Actors Guild Award for his performance in a comedy series. In 2014, Pancholy was appointed to the Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders by then-US President Barack Obama.
Maulik Pancholy’s Career
Roberto was Maulik Pancholy’s first acting role, which he played in the 1999 television series Tracey Takes On. The actor later appeared in the television series Jack & Jill and Charmed. In 2005, the actor began portraying Sanjay Patel in the drama series “Weeds.” In the same year, he participated in the television series The Comeback and the films Hitch and Friends with Money.
In 2006, Pancholy was cast as Jonathan in the television series ’30 Rock’ and as Babar in the film ‘Park’. He began voicing Baljeet Tjinder in the animated musical comedy series ‘Phineas and Ferb the following year. He then appeared in other films, including ’27 Dresses,’ ‘Love N’ Dancing,’ ‘Love Ranch,’ ‘Tug,’ ‘See You in September,’ and ‘Raspberry Magic.’
In 2011, the American actor had a recurring part in the drama “Web Therapy.” In the same year, he appeared in the television series Whitney. After some time, Pancholy began providing the voice of Sanjay Patel in the animated series Sanjay and Craig. Throughout 2016 and 2017, he appeared on episodes of ‘The Muppets,’ ‘Friends From College,’ and ‘Milo Murphy’s Law.
Maulik Pancholy’s Personal Life
Maulik Navin Pancholy was born in Dayton, Ohio, on January 18, 1974, to an Indian immigrant Gujrati family. He attended and graduated from Berkeley Preparatory School in 1991. Later, he graduated from Northwestern University with a bachelor’s degree. Following this, he attended Yale School of Drama and graduated in 2003 with a Master of Fine Arts.
In a November 2013 interview with ‘Out’ magazine, Pancholy revealed that he is gay. In the interview, he also mentioned his nine-year partner, Ryan Corvaia. The pair became engaged at the Taj Mahal (India) in January 2014 and wed in September of the same year.
Regarding the actor’s charitable inclination, he is affiliated with a number of non-profit and social policy organizations, such as the New York City Anti-Violence Project, Asian Americans Advancing Justice, and OutRight Action International (previously called as International Gay & Lesbian Human Rights Commission).
Estimated Net Worth
Maulik Pancholy is one of the wealthiest and most popular television actors. According to our investigation, Wikipedia, Forbes, and Business Insider, Maulik Pancholy has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.