Kal Penn Height, Weight, Age, Spouse, Family, Facts, Biography

Kal Penn Height, Weight, Age, Spouse, Family, Facts, Biography
Kal Penn Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 80 kg
Date of Birth April 23, 1977
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Boyfriend Josh

Kal Penn is an American actor, producer and former White House staff member in the Barack Obama administration, who rose to fame as an actor after playing the role of Jackie Newton in the comedy film Express: Aisle to Glory (1998). Penn gained further acclaim by starring in several other notable movies including the Harold & Kumar series where he portrayed the protagonist Kumar Patel. He has been featured in various TV shows like Designated Survivor (2016-2019). Kal has also produced a number of films and television programs, such as Van Wilder 2: The Rise of Taj (2006) and Sunnyside (2019), respectively. He has amassed more than 310k followers on Instagram.

Born Name

Kalpen Suresh Modi

Nick Name

K-Kal, Hollywood

Kal Penn in March 2020 enjoying his morning walk
Kal Penn in March 2020 enjoying his morning walk (Kal Penn / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Montclair, New Jersey, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

He went to Marlboro Middle School in Marlboro Township in New Jersey. He then enrolled in The Fine and Performing Arts Academy as a Theater major at Howell High School for his freshman year, after which he transferred to Freehold Township High School for sophomore, junior, as well as senior years, both the schools being parts of the Freehold Regional High School District. In 1995, he moved to Los Angeles in order to study at the University of California‘s School of Theatre, Film and Television, graduating in 2000 with a double major in Film and Sociology. He also went to Stanford University.

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Occupation

Actor, Producer, Civil Servant

Family

  • Father – Suresh Modi (Engineer)
  • Mother – Asmita Bhatt (Fragrance Evaluator)
  • Siblings – Pulin Modi (Brother) (Peta 2‘s Senior Coordinator)

Manager

He has been represented by Industry Entertainment Productions, LLC and United Talent Agency.

Net Worth

His net worth was $10 million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 10 in or 178 cm

Weight

80 kg or 176 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

He has dated –

  1. Josh (2010-Present) – Penn has been dating Josh since 2010. In October 2021, during promoting his memoir You Can’t Be Serious, he declared that he and his long-time partner were engaged to be married.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Kal Penn sharing his mirror image in September 2018
Kal Penn sharing his mirror image in September 2018 (Kal Penn / Instagram)

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Gay

Distinctive Features

  • Thick eyebrows
  • Expressive eyes
  • Beard and mustache

Religion

Hinduism

Kal Penn Favorite Things

  • Outfit – Hoody, having felt very happy in one
  • Dish – Tacos, that he has considered to be the perfect food
  • Hobby – Reading

Source – JustJared.com

Kal Penn in November 2020 urging everybody to remember all house and senate candidates, as well as state and local races
Kal Penn in November 2020 urging everybody to remember all house and senate candidates, as well as state and local races (Kal Penn / Instagram)

Kal Penn Facts

  1. In April 2009, Penn had started to serve the Obama administration as the Principal Associate Editor in the White House Office of Public Engagement.
  2. He has been a strict vegetarian and has aspired to turn vegan.
  3. Kal had once been able to make two West Point athletes get identical tattoos in honor of the largest radio telescope on earth.
  4. He has regarded one of his proudest accomplishments to be winning an episode of the popular cooking game show Celebrity Master Chef.
  5. Kal has recalled that while making the comedy film Harold and Kumar go to White Castle (2004) there was a scene with a famished cheetah, who would be fed dinner only after the shoot. Penn had tensed up thinking he would get mauled by the hungry animal and end up as its dinner.
  6. Penn is trilingual having been fluent in English, Gujarati, and Hindi and he has enjoyed communicating in different languages.
  7. He has cherished love public transit, particularly the New York City subway.
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Featured Image by Kal Penn / Instagram

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