15 May The couple tied the knot on Saturday night at New York's iconic Rainbow Room restaurants, according to Page Six. While the pair have been together for 14 years, it wasn't until that Parsons, best known for playing Sheldon Cooper in NBC's The Big Bang Theory, came out as gay. 15 May Parsons shared photos of his wedding on Instagram (Image: Instagram). After Big Bang Theory star Jim Parson got married to his boyfriend last week, the star has shared photos from the big day – and it's really cute! Parsons, the highest-paid gay actor in the world at an estimated $1 million per episode. 9 Feb Here's a question that would've left Einstein scratching his head: Is Big Bang Theory brainiac Sheldon straight? Gay? Asexual? According to executive producer Chuck Lorre, “other” may be the best way to describe him. “His entire focus is on the work that he's doing — theoretical physics,” explains Lorre.