Jim Parsons net worth and salary: Jim Parsons is an American television and film actor who has a net worth of $160 million. Jim Parsons has earned his net worth primarily from his role on the CBS Sitcom, The Big Bang Theory. 

Jim's portrayal of the geek Sheldon Cooper has received much recognition and many awards. 

 He has won the Television Critics Association award for the highest individual achievements in comedy, the Television Chairman's Award for a significant breakthrough in a specific art discipline, from the National Association of Broadcasters, several Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Television Series Musical or Comedy.

 It also made him the highest paid actor on television for many years, with annual income that tops $25.5 million from the show alone. 

He also earns additional millions to do TV commercials for Intel. Since 2016, Jim has narrated and executive produced the spinoff series Young Sheldon.

Jim Parsons was born on March 24, 1973 in Houston, Texas, the older of two children. When he was only six he played the role of the Kola-Kola bird in a school production of The Elephant Child, after that he was hooked and determined to become an actor.

While he was growing up he was heavily influenced by TV sitcoms, such as Three's Company, Family Ties, and The Cosby Show.

 In his junior year at Klein Oak High School in Spring, Texas he played a role in the school play called Noises Off. Parson referred to the play as the first time "I fully connected with the role I was playing and started to truly understand what it meant to be honest on stage".