What are the names of the Kumar family members?

  • Husband: Shashi
  • Wife: Shilpa
  • Kids: Swayam, 10-years-old; Simrith, 7-years-old

What is the Kumar family’s Indian hometown?


In what American city does the Kumar family live now?

Jersey City, New Jersey

What do Shashi and Shilpa do for a living?

Shashi, who has a Bachelor of Engineering from Bangalore University, works in IT. His wife, Shilpa, holds a Bachelor of Dental Surgery – also from Bangalore University.  When she was living in India, Shilpa was a dentist. In the United States, she’s found an entirely new career as an insurance auditor.

What languages are spoken in the Kumar household?

English and Kanada.

Fun Fact about Shashi?

Shashi also understands Telugu and Tamil.

What do the Kumar kids like to do for fun?

Swayam and Simrith enjoy building legos, swimming, playing soccer, playing chess and playing tennis.

Fun Fact about Swayam?

Swayam was Deputy Mayor of Jersey City for a day.

What do the Kumar kids want to be when they grow up?

Swayam wants to follow in his father’s footsteps and become a software engineer. Simrith dreams about saving lives one day as a fire fighter.