As an Indian-American actress, Aarti Mann is known to television audiences for her recurring role as Priya Koothrappali in the 4th and 5th seasons of the evergreen sitcom The Big Bang Theory.
Aarti Mann has also played guest roles in other hit series such as The Boys and Restless, Suits, Scandal, NCIS: New Orleans, and the long-running medical drama Grey’s Anatomy. In addition to her biography, you will find facts about her husband, her assets, and details of her body measurements.
Aarti Mann Bio and Background Details
The beautiful actress was born Aarti M. Majmudar was born on March 3, 1978, in Connecticut, USA. Both her parents were immigrant Indian doctors. Her mother, Vasanti Majmudar, is still a practicing doctor, but her father died when she was still a teenager. When Aarti was young, her family moved around a lot; they lived in various parts of Pennsylvania, including Pittsburgh, Lebanon, and Wexford, before finally settling in Fox Chapel. The actress grew up with 2 siblings; an older sister named Kruti and a younger brother named Nishad.
Aarti Mann received her high school education at the Shady Side Academy, located in the Point Breeze district of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She completed her college education at New York University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in film writing and directing.
The actress can be described as a late bloomer, as she did not attend any school performances during her high school years. However, she developed a strong interest in filmmaking after seeing the sci-fi hit Alien in 1979. After graduating from college she had ambitions to become a film director, but she got the chance to give acting a chance and quickly accepted it.
In 2006, Aarti received her first acting engagement in the feature film The Memsahib, written and directed by her sister Kruti Majmudar. The role of the man in the film sparked her interest in acting and as a result, she enrolled in acting classes in Los Angeles. Aarti Mann was subsequently featured in several short films such as The Punching Dummy (2007), Ner Tamid (2009), and Todays’ Special (2009).
Her first TV role as a guest star appeared in an episode of the short-lived NBC series Quarterlife (2008), followed by other guest roles in the sci-fi series Heroes and in the soap opera The Young and the Restless (2009). In 2010, the talented actress made a major breakthrough in her career when she was cast as Priya Koothrappali in the successful TV sitcom The Big Bang Theory (2010-11). Since then Aarti Mann has been a guest star in Leverage (2012), Wendell & Vinnie (2013), Suits (2013), Scandal (2013), NCIS: New Orleans (2015), and Grey’s Anatomy (2017).
On the big screen, she had roles in the comedy-drama film Danny Collins (2015) alongside Al Pacino, Jennifer Garner, and Bobby Cannavale. She also played the leading role in the comedy Sharon 1.2.3 from 2018.
Who Is Her Husband?
Aarti Mann belongs to the group of celebrities who keep their private lives as far away as possible from their showbiz careers. However, we know that she is married to a businessman, Purvesh Mankad.
Her husband, a graduate of Rutgers University, is the founder of the Los Angeles-based financial firm CTAX Partners LLC. Aarti adopted the surname “Man” as a short form of her husband’s surname “Mankad”. The couple has a child together, a daughter named Nikita.
Aarti Mann’s Net Worth
Aarti Mann’s up-and-coming Hollywood career can boast of several acting credits on both the big and the small screen. Even though she has not yet been seen as the leading actress in a blockbuster, her income has not been that bad.
In addition to her numerous acting roles, the talented actress has also appeared in commercials for a number of major brands, including international car manufacturer Volvo. During her showbiz career, Aarti Mann has accumulated a net worth of $400,000.
Height and Body Measurements
Aarti Mann stands at a height of 5 feet 2½ inch (159 cm). As an actress, she impresses with her talents as well as her beautiful looks. The star of the big bang theory has a bodyweight of 56 kg (124 lb).
The Indian-American actress has black hair and brown eyes that perfectly match her hourglass figure, which measures 34-24-35 inches (86-61-89 cm).