Adhir Kalyan (born 4 August 1983) is a South African actor noted for his role as Timmy in the CBS sitcom Rules of Engagement and as Awalmir/’Al’ in the United States of Al.
Kalyan was born in Durban, South Africa, to an Indian South African family. His mother, Santosh Vinita “Sandy” Kalyan, was a member of Parliament in the South African National Assembly, where she represented the Democratic Alliance.
Kalyan completed his schooling at Marklands in Durban. Prior to moving abroad, he performed in a number of productions in South Africa, including theatrical adaptations of Charles Dickens’s Oliver Twist and A Christmas Carol, an adaptation of Salman Rushdie’s The Ground Beneath Her Feet, and the classical Shakespearean play Macbeth.
In April 2015, he became engaged to actress Emily Wilson of General Hospital. He and Wilson married on October 1, 2016, at Umgeni Road Temple.
Adhir Kalyan is one of the richest musicians in South Africa with an estimated net worth of R27.3 million, according to the list of South Celebrities and Net Worth