Mindy Kaling. biography
Mindy Kaling was born Vera Chokalingam on June 24, 1979, in Cambridge, Massachusetts to Avu, an architect, and Swati, a gynecologist. In 1997, Mindy graduated from the private school Buckingham Browne & Nichols in Massachusetts and went on to attend Dartmouth College. There, she joined the improvisational comedy troupe "The Dog Day Players," created the comic strip "Badly Drawn Girl," which ran in the college's newspaper, and was a reoccurring writer for her college's humor magazine Dartmouth Jack-O-Lantern, before graduating in 2001.
Mindy then co-wrote and played Ben Affleck in the play Matt & Ben (2003), which was later crowned one of Time magazine's "Top Ten Theatrical Events of the Year." In 2005, Mindy made her minor TV debut in Curb Your Enthusiasm as Richard Lewis' assistant, followed by her film debut in The 40-Year-Old Virgin alongside Steve Carell. Her big break came later that year, when she joined the writer's table and landed the role of Kelly Kapoor in the hit comedy TV series The Office (2005).
In 2006, Mindy went on to cameo in Unaccompanied Minors, land a writing gig for Saturday Night Live and have her stand-up comedy featured on the CD Comedy Death-Ray. In 2007, Mindy starred in License to Wed with her The Office co-stars, John Krasinski, Brian Baumgartner and Angelo Kinsey. She then starred as a tour guide in Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009) and was the voice of Tourist Mom in Despicable Me (2010).
Mindy's success continued with roles in the romantic comedies No Strings Attached (2011) alongside Natalie Portman and The Five-Year Engagement (2012) with Emily Blunt and Jason Segel. In 2012, Mindy wrote and pitched the comedy The Mindy Project to Fox. The series premiered on September 25, 2012 with Mindy as the executive producer and lead character. Fox has recently picked up the series for a 22-episode season.
Dating History – Who Has Mindy Kaling Dated?
2006 - 2006
Mindy and The Office co-star B.J. Novak were rumored to be dating in 2006. Despite the fact that their characters have had an on and off-again relationship, the rumor was never confirmed.
2009 - ?
As of October 2011, it was reported that her boyfriend was web analyst and improv actor David Harris and they had been dating for over two years. They apparently liked to keep their relationship out of the tabloids, hence the reason for the question mark. We don't know if they're still dating.