Rushi Kota Bio, Wiki, Age, Never Have I Ever, Wife, Net worth, Salary, and Twitter

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Rushi Kota Profile

Rushi Kota is an Indian American actor who is best recognized for playing the role of Vikram Roy in the superhit TV show Grey’s Anatomy. Additionally, he has gained significant attention from working on Never Have I Ever as Prashant.  

Rushi Kota Age

Rushi Kota is 36 years old as of 2023. He was born on 16th April 1987 in Secunderabad, Andhra, India. He celebrates his birthday on the 16th of April every year.

Rushi Kota Height

He stands at the height of 5 feet 11 inches tall.

Rushi Kota Family

Rushi Kota was born in India and grew up in Queens, New York. He was raised by a single mother who brought him to America to achieve the American Dream.

Rushi Kota Education

Rushi Kota went to Farmingdale State University to pursue his Associate of Science. Later, he enrolled in the same educational institute for a degree in applied science. After this, Kota obtained his MFA degree from the reputed Harvard University in 2013.

Rushi Kota Wife

Rushi  The Grey’s Anatomy star actor is presently a happily married guy. Kota tied her wedding knot with her long-time girlfriend turned-wife, Reeshelle Sookram Kota, on 15 March 2020. Reeshelle is a cancer research scientist. Interestingly, the pair’s wedding took place shortly before the COVID-19 Lockdown. After their marriage, they are enjoying life to the fullest. However, apart from his marital life with his wife, there are no details concerning his past love affairs and girlfriend names.

Rushi Kota
Rushi Kota

Rushi Kota Never Have I Ever

Kota stars as Prashant in Never Have I Ever, the smash hit Netflix series created by Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher. On one hand, the show is a lighthearted and often hilarious coming-of-age drama, but on the other, it has been praised for its representation of Asian Americans. Prashant is a doctoral engineering student at the University of Chicago and Kamala’s potential husband, chosen by his parents.

Prashant is a good-natured, intelligent, hopeful, and humble guy who deeply cares about the people he likes and the people who are important to him. He has a perfectionist attitude as noticed how he was constantly introspecting about how he should have bought just one salsa for bean chalupas to look more decisive.

However, his quiet and meek nature is quite troublesome as he often ends up giving wrong advice to people. For example, he told Kamala such as saying that standing up for herself would burn bridges within her career, telling her if it were him in her place, he would put his head down and hope for the best.

This nature of his ended up creating bridges between him and Kamala, as shown by how she escaped the dinner with his parents, due to how he never talked about how he wanted to wait for marriage to Kamala. Instead, he just stayed quiet and said nothing, indicating to Kamala that she should stay quiet as well.

Rushi Kota Career

Kota began her acting career with the short film, Sex… Without Condoms in 2010. Rushi has acted in movies such as Super Mehra Bros, ESL – English as a Second Language, Useless Humans, Phobias, etc. However, his outstanding acting as the character of Vikram Roy in seasons 14 and 15 of Grey’s Anatomy made him a star.

Apart from the popular TV show, he has acted in TV shows like Adam Ruins Everything, Arranged, Fruitless, Terms and Conditions, and Famous in Love, and will appear in the upcoming comedy film Pool, released soon. Kota plays the role of Prashant in the series. Kota is most familiar to fans as Dr. Vik Roy on ABC/Shonda Rhimes hit drama “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Grey’s Anatomy B-Team” nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Short Form Drama/Comedy this past year.

He will next be seen in the thriller anthology indie film “Phobias” in the role of Billy McNerny and a sci-fi alien comedy “Useless Humans” as Louis. Kota grew up in the residential streets of Queens NY but was born in India to a single mother who brought him to America to achieve the American Dream. America was where he learned the value of perseverance and hard work. Kota has set out to break ethnic stereotypes in Hollywood and be more than just his skin color.

Rushi Kota Automotive Engineering 

Kota chose a traditional career path in Automotive Engineering at SUNY Farmingdale where he double majored in Industrial Management Technology and Business Administration. However, after graduating in the financial crisis of 2008, with unemployment rates at a record high, jobless, and in debt; he took that as a sign to follow a different path.

After two years of vigorously pursuing acting in New York, Rushi was then accepted into Harvard University’s MFA program for Acting, following that up with a residency at Stanislavski’s Moscow Art Theater School in Russia. On television, Kota starred in the comedy series Funny or Die’s “ESL: English is the Second Language”.

Additional credits include guest starring in Ryan Murphy’s “9-1-1”, and Freeform’s “Famous In Love”, and recurred on the CBS show “Extant” with Halle Barry. Feature film credits include “The Divorce Party” with Thomas Cocquerel and Matilda Lutz. “The One I Wrote For You” with Cheyenne Jackson, and Kevin Pollack directed by Andrew Lauer.

Stage credits include the Regional Broadway show “Guards At The Taj”-Marin Theater. “Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity”- Capital Stage, “Boston Abolitionist Project”-A.R.T., “Great Catherine”- A.R.T., “Blanco Posnet”-A.R.T., “Hansel and Gretel”-A.R.T., “Imaginary Invalid”-M.X.A.T. Kota has become a master of home workouts while quarantining with his wife and best fur-baby and cherishing the power of family.

Rushi Kota Grey’s Anatomy

Kota played Vikram Roy in seasons fourteen and fifteen of Grey’s Anatomy. His character also appeared in Grey’s Anatomy: B-Team. He was a surgical intern at Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital until he got fired because he attempted to treat patients while high. He was hired back when he hired his lawyer brother to represent him in a wrongful termination lawsuit, although he was to work under Bailey’s close supervision.

Vikram Roy was a surgical intern at Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital until caused the death of a patient. During his interview, he said that he had to keep his phone on him in case he got a call from Massachusetts General Hospital, his first choice. However, when they sent him a rejection during the interview. He quickly changed his mind and sang the praises of Grey Sloan Memorial and Seattle.

Rushi Kota Movies and TV Shows

  1. Useless Humans.
  2. Grey’s Anatomy.
  3. The Divorce Party.
  4. The Royals.
  5. Tampoo.
  6. E.S.l.
  7. Sorry For Your Loss.
  8. Plan C.
  9. Pool.
  10. Afghan Hound.
  11. Arranged.Terms and Conditions.
  12. Fruitless.

Rushi Kota Net Worth

Kota has an estimated annual Net Worth of $ 500k to $2 million earned from his career as an Actor.

Rushi Kota Social Media Platforms

Kota is very active on his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. He has 6.4k followers on Twitter, 101k followers on Instagram, and 1k followers on Facebook.

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