Beloved actress and comedian Mindy Kaling just signed on to co-write the long-awaited Legally Blonde 3 starring Reese Witherspoon.
Since “The Office,” Kaling has been busy acting, producing, and writing for television shows like “The Mindy Project” and Netflix’s new “Never Have I Ever.”
She’s released two autobiographical books — “Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?” in 2011 and “Why Not Me?” in 2015 — and has a third in the works with Amazon Publishing.
In 2017 alone, she pulled in $13 million through acting, writing, and producing projects, according to Forbes.
In her personal time, she maintains a close friendship with Oprah and owns a part of a Premier League soccer team. She also bought Frank Sinatra’s former Malibu beach house in March.
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Beloved comedian, actress, writer, and producer Mindy Kaling just signed on to co-write Legally Blonde 3, the long-awaited movie starring Reese Witherspoon. It’s just the latest development in Kaling’s career.
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Kaling, the daughter of Indian immigrants, grew up in Cambridge, Massachusetts and attended Dartmouth College. While in college, Kaling interned on Conan O’Brien’s talk show.
She wrote a comedic play that debuted at the New York International Fringe Festival in 2002. The play’s success landed Kaling her staff writing gig on the first season of “The Office.” She was 24 at the time.
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