Kal Penn Bio, Age, Height, Parents, Wife, Education, TV Shows, Money Hungry, Net worth

Kal Penn Biography

Kalpen Suresh Modi popularly known as Kal Penn is a professional American actor. He’s also a former White House member of staff in the Obama administration where he served as the Principal Associate Director in the White House Office of Public Liaison. He’s famous for his role as Kumar Patel in the Harold&Kumar film series as well as the tv program House, where he portrayed Lawrence Kutner.

Kal Penn Age | Birthday

Kal is 44years of age as of August 2021. He was born on April 23, 1977. He celebrates his birthday on the 23rd of April every year.

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Kal Penn Height

Pen stands at a height of 5 feet and 10 inches (178cm).

Kal Penn Parents | Family

Kal was born to Gujarati immigrants in Montclair, New Jersey. His father Suresh Modi is an engineer while his mother Asmita Modi is a fragrance evaluator, for a perfume company.

Kal Penn Wife | Partner | Engaged

The #MoneyHungry host, Kal is a very private person when it comes to his love life. He is currently not romantically linked to anyone hence single.

Update: Penn publicly came out as gay and revealed that he is engaged to his longtime partner of 11 years Josh. He came out while promoting his new memoir. On Sunday 31st October 2021 during an interview with CBS Sunday Morning’s Luke Burbank. In his new book, You Can’t Be Serious, he writes about his relationship, as well as his family’s history of public service going back to his grandparents marching with Gandhi in support of Indian independence.

He confirmed his engagement to Josh to People magazine and told the magazine that: ” I discovered my own sexuality relatively late in life compared to many other people. There is no timeline on this stuff. People figure their sh*t out at different times in their lives, so I’m glad I did when I did.”

White House

In 2007, Penn was actively involved in former president Barak Obama’s campaign. He took a two-year sabbatical from acting after he was appointed Principal Associate Director in the White House Office of Public Liaison in the Obama administration in 2009. Since then he’s been featured on various shows and films. His latest venture is called Money Hungry premiering on August 8th, 2021 on the Food Network.

Awards

In addition, the actor has several awards under his belt such as Teen Choice Award(Nominee)in 2005 under Choice Movie Rocester Moment for singing Hold on and Harold&Kumar go to White castle in 2004. He was also nominated and won an award under the Screen Actors Guild Awards In 2009 just to name but a few.

Books

  • You Can’t Be Serious

Kal Penn Money Hungry

Penn will be hosting a new original show on Food Network called ‘Money Hungry ‘. The five-episode series premiers on August 8th, 2021 at 10/9c before it moves to its regular time slot on Tuesday 10th August at 10/9c.
The show will see contestants compete for $50,000 in complex dish-tasting challenges that get harder with each stage. Eventually, only those who make it through to the final tasting will bag $50,000.

Kal Penn Networth

Kal has an estimated net worth of over $10million. He has accumulated his wealth through his profession as an actor and also as a television host.

Instagram

Kal is active and verified on Instagram with a huge following of over 250k and almost 1k posts as of August 4th, 2021. His handle is @kalpenn

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