‘Big Bang Theory’ Star Jim Parsons Weds Longtime Boyfriend
Jim Parsons married his longtime partner, Todd Spiewak, at the Rainbow Room in New York City on Saturday night. “The Big Bang Theory” star’s representative, Jillian Roscoe, confirmed the news to USA Today on Sunday. New York Post’s Page Six first reported that the couple tied the knot on the same day.
I met this guy (the one with the mic) 14 years ago today and it was the best thing that ever happened to me, no contest. One of his greatest gifts to me is that he no longer takes me to sing karaoke. Also, I believe this was a selfie with an actual camera, as our phones couldn't do that back then hahaha! #todd #anniversary ❤️
“I met this guy (the one with the mic) 14 years ago today and it was the best thing that ever happened to me, no contest,” Parsons posted on Instagram in November. “One of the greatest gifts to me is that he no longer takes me to sings karaoke. Also, I believe this was a selfie with an actual camera, as our phones couldn’t do that back then hahaha!”
The actor first revealed to the public that he was gay in a profile for the New York Times in 2012.
Parsons has won four Emmys for his role as Sheldon Cooper, the annoying, but lovable theoretical physicist at Caltech. His wedding also comes days after his Big Bang character proposed to his longtime girlfriend, Amy Farrah Fowler (Mayim Bialik), on Thursday’s season 10 finale.
Being that the show currently averages 18.7 million views, CBS has been extended it for another two seasons. The network is also developing the spin-off series “Young Sheldon”, which will center around the scientist’s upbringing in his native Texas, and be narrated by none other than Parsons himself.
“It’s more of an origins story than a close cousin to ‘Big Bang’,” he said. “It’s more like the beginnings of a superhero, which in this case is a genius nerdy kid.”
No official premiere date for “Young Sheldon” has been released.
Watch Parsons discuss his role in “Normal Heart” and then ten-year relationship with Spiewak during his 2012 appearance on “Inside the Actor’s Studio”.
More in Entertainment
5 Things Kim Kardashian Really Doesn’t Want You To Know About Her
The Kardashians are arguably the most famous family in America. Thanks to their active social media presence and no-holds-bar television show Keeping...Apr 24, 2018
This Is The Real Reason Why Your Favorite Bands Broke Up
Their music defined the soundtrack of your life, and when they broke up, it was nothing short of devastating. The murky...Apr 24, 2018
5 Celebrities Who Said No To Roles In Marvel Films
Over the past two decades, Marvel superheroes have exploded onto the big screen and captured the hearts of audiences. But many...Apr 23, 2018
You Can Play ‘Spot The Differences’ With Some Of The New Avengers Posters
Comic books and their film adaptations are subjected to more scrutiny by dedicated fans than doctors are for risky medical procedures....Apr 23, 2018
Doctor Strange’s New Foe Revealed For Upcoming Sequel
When Doctor Strange hit theaters in 2016, it was met with massive approval and an Oscar nomination. Fortunately for fans, a...Apr 23, 2018
Side-By-Side Stars: Celebrities And Their Famous Parents At The Same Age
For many celebrities, the path to stardom seemed inevitable given that they came from an established lineage of famous families. Although...Apr 23, 2018
5 Celebrities Who Turned Down DC Roles, For Better Or Worse
Some of DC’s biggest movies were almost vastly different. A different actor in a key role can sometimes make or break...Apr 22, 2018
Where You’ve Seen The Cast Of ‘Westworld’ Before Will Surprise You
With its debut in 2016, Westworld became one of HBO’s biggest shows yet. The sci-fi/western series, which is based of the...Apr 22, 2018
Amazon Set To Make A Grand Slam With ‘A League Of Their Own’ TV Series
A League of Their Own was certainly in its own class when it dropped in 1992. The beloved baseball film is...Apr 22, 2018