Vir Das, the renowned Indian comedian, actor, and musician, was recently awarded the International Emmy Award for Comedy for Netflix’s standup special ‘Vir Das: Landing’. The 51st Emmy International Awards 2023 were held on November 20, 2023, in New York.
Along with Vir Das, Jim Sarbh and Shefali Shah were also nominated for the Emmy International Awards 2023. However, Jim and Shefali were nominated for the best actor and actress, but they didn’t win the award. Whereas, Ekta Kapoor was awarded the Directorate Award.
Vir Das recently took to his social media and posted a photo of him holding the award, and he dedicated the award to India and Indian comedy. He even thanked the event’s hosts for the incredible honor. However, he shared his award with Derry Girls Season 3.
Who is Vir Das?
Vir Das was born on May 31, 1979, and presently he is 44 years old. He was born in Dehradun and raised in Nigeria and India. He was admitted to an Indian Language School in Nigeria.
In India, he was admitted to The Lawrence School, Sanawar, and Delhi Public School, Noida. He has obtained a bachelor’s degree in economics and theater from Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois. Later, he was admitted to Harvard University and did the Joint Stanislavsky Program.
Vir Das Family
He was born to Ranu Das and Madhur Das and also has an elder sister named Trisha, who is a documentary filmmaker and a published author. Vir married his longtime girlfriend, Shivani, in a ceremony on a secluded beach in Sri Lanka in October 2014. However, it is not yet known if he has kids or not.
Vir Das Net Worth 2023
Vir Das started off his career as a standup comedian with a performance titled Walking on Broken Das. He did multiple comedy shows, and after that, he joined the television industry and did various shows like The Great Indian Comedy Show, Lo Kar Lo Baat, and many more.
He entered Bollywood and did movies like Namastey Londan, Badmaash Company, Delhi Belly, Go Goa Gone, and more in supporting roles. He even hosted various national and international shows and events and made his debut on American television with the TV series Whiskey Cavalier in 2019.
Vir has appeared in around 35 plays, 18 films, 8 TV shows, more than 100 stand-up comedy shows, and six comedy specials. He has worked a lot and even performed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2011 and in 2022. He has an estimated net worth of around Rs. 80 crore.
Vir Das FAQs
A. Vir Das is 44 years old.
A. Vir Das married his longtime girlfriend, Shivani in 2024.
A. It is not known if Vir Das has kids or not.
A. Vir Das has a net worth of around 80 crore in 2023.