As an Indian-American actress, Aarti Mann is well known to TV audiences for her recurring role as Priya Koothrappali in the 4th and 5th seasons of the long-running hit sitcom The Big Bang Theory.
Aarti Mann has also played guest roles in other hit series such as The Young and the Restless, Suits, Scandal, NCIS: New Orleans and the long-running medical drama Grey’s Anatomy. Beyond her bio, here are facts about her husband, net worth, and the details of her body measurements.
Aarti Mann Bio and Background Details
The beautiful actress was born Aarti M. Majmudar on March 3, 1978, in Connecticut, USA. Both of her parents were immigrant Indian doctors. Her mother Vasanti Majmudar is still a practising physician, however, her father passed on when she was a teenager. When Aarti was young, her family moved around a lot; they lived in different parts of Pennsylvania including Pittsburgh, Mt. Lebanon, and Wexford before they eventually settled in Fox Chapel. The actress was raised alongside 2 siblings; an older sister named Kruti and a younger brother named Nishad.
Aarti Mann had her high school education at Shady Side Academy located in the Point Breeze neighbourhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She had her college education at New York University and graduated with a bachelors degree in film writing and directing.
The actress can be described as a late bloomer as she didn’t participate in any school plays while in high school. However, she developed a keen interest in filmmaking after seeing the 1979 Sci-fi hit movie Alien. Upon graduation from college, she had ambitions of becoming a movie director, nonetheless, she got the chance to give acting a shot and quickly embraced it.
Back in 2006, Aarti landed her first acting gig in the drama film The Memsahib which was written and directed by her sister Kruti Majmudar. Mann’s role in the film birthed in her a keen interest in acting and as a result, she enrolled for acting classes in Los Angeles. Subsequently, Aarti Mann got featured in several short films like The Punching Dummy (2007), Ner Tamid (2009), and Todays’ Special (2009).
Her first TV role as a guest star came on an episode of the short-lived NBC series Quarterlife (2008) followed by more guest roles in the sci-fi series Heroes and in the soap opera The Young and the Restless (2009). In 2010, the talented actress hit a major breakthrough in her career when she was cast in the role of Priya Koothrappali in the hit TV sitcom The Big Bang Theory (2010-11). Aarti Mann has since guest-starred in Leverage (2012), Wendell & Vinnie (2013), Suits (2013), Scandal (2013), NCIS: New Orleans (2015), and Grey’s Anatomy (2017).
Who Is Her Husband?
Aarti Mann belongs to the group of celebrities who keep their private life as far away from their showbiz career as possible. However, we are in the know that she is married to a business executive, Purvesh Mankad.
Her husband, a Rutgers University alum is the founder of the Los Angeles-based finance company CTAX Partners LLC. Aarti adopted the last name “Mann” as an abridged version of her husband’s last name “Mankad”. The couple has one child together, a daughter named Nikita.
Aarti Mann’s Net Worth
Aarti Mann’s budding Hollywood career boasts of several acting credits both on the big screen and on the small screen. Even though she is yet to feature as a lead character in a blockbuster, her income has not fared so badly.
In addition to her numerous acting roles, the talented actress has also featured in commercials for a number of major brands including the one she did for the international auto manufacturer – Volvo. Through her showbiz career, Aarti Mann has amassed a net worth of $400,000.
Height and Body Measurements
Aarti Mann stands at a height of 5 feet 2½ inches (159 cm). As an actress, she stands out for her talents as well as her gorgeous looks. The Big Bang Theory star has a body weight of 56 kg (124 lb).
The Indian-American actress has black hair and brown eyes which are perfect for her hourglass figure that measures 34-24-35 inches (86-61-89 cm).