Indian-American child actor Neel Sethi was born on December 22, 2003, which makes his age be 15 years old now. He made his first debut in 2016 through The Jungle Book where he appeared in the role of Mowgli, the main character in the movie. He is also popular for his contribution in “Diwali”, a short movie released in 2013. Though his ancestral background is from India, he is an American by nationality as Sethi’s parents hold United States citizenship. In this young age of life, Neel has achieved huge success in the industry and now is considered as one of the prominent child actors. Let’s explore in detail about Neel Sethi wiki below:
Early Life and Education
Child actor Neel was born in New York City in 2003. He was born to the parents named Cheena Sethi (mother) and Sam Sethi (father). An interesting fact about Neel Sethi’s parents is that both of them is a dentist by profession. Tracing his parental background, he is an Indian-American by nationality whose ancestors were from Punjab, India. Talking about his education, he is still enrolled at the school level and soon will join University for pursuing higher academic achievements.
Career and Professional Life
In 2013, Neil started his acting career through a movie entitled “Diwali” which was comedy short movie. The term “Diwali” refers a festival of lights celebrated mostly by Hindus in India and Nepal. Nell made a great break as he becomes the main actor of the movie “The Jungle Book” which is the one and only big project that he has contributed as of now. Neel Sethi’s family members have played a great role in making him pursue the career in the industry.
As of now, he has contributed to various television series including Food Network Star Kids, Access Hollywood Live, Good Morning America, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, WGN Morning News, Nickelodeon Kids, The Kitchen and much more. He has also appeared during Choice Awards 2016.
Role of Mowgli
Neel Sethi was selected for the role of Mowgli for The Jungle Book beating other two thousand children who gave audition for the role. In the movie, he is the one and only human character which makes his role innovative and completely unique among other movies. For his contribution to the industry and possessing brilliant talent, Neel has already been nominated for more than four awards including Blimp Award, Teen Choice Award and PFCS Award for his role as Mowgli.
Very young and talented Neel Sethi has no time for relationship, dating and making girlfriends. He is slowly getting matured and might develop desire of dating and be staying in the relationship in the future. However, he seems mainly focused on making his career which is most essential things for his bright future.
Exploring his personal wiki, Neel Sethi follows Hinduism as far as his religion is concerned. Exploring more about Neel Sethi family, we came to know that his paternal grandparents reside in India. He is also interested in sports and mostly prefers Baseball and football. He describes Priyanka Chopra, an Indian actress ah his favorite actress and Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran and One Direction as his best musicians. Apart from these all professional facts, he is also keen on cooking Italian food and is also said to be learning French.
According to some wiki sites, Neel’s height is 4 feet and 8 inches which have been now increased as the child actor is in his adolescence stage of life. Neel’s weight is balanced according to his height.
Salary and Net worth
According to some online sources, Neel Sethi’s net worth is estimated to be 1 million USD. He has made a great leap from The Jungle Book and has amassed millions of fans and followers across the world especially from India.
Wiki and Facts
Most of the wiki sites including Wikipedia have presented Neel’s biography on their web pages. Join the young child actor on Instagram @theneelsethi and on Twitter @theneelsethiwhere he has amassed more than 45k and 17k followers as of now.