Shah Rukh Khan Net Worth, Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography
In this article, I’ll be discussing Shah Rukh Khan and his work in the film industry. I’ll also be including some of my personal thoughts on him as an actor.
Shah Rukh Khan is one of the most popular and successful actors in the Indian film industry. He has worked in a variety of genres, including romance, action, comedy, and drama. Khan has also won several awards for his work, including the Filmfare Award for Best Actor.
I think that Shah Rukh Khan is a very talented actor. He is able to convey a wide range of emotions, and he is also very charismatic. I think that he is a very good choice for a variety of roles.
Real Name – Shahrukh Khan
Nickname – SRK, King Khan, Baadshah of Bollywood
Profession – Actor, Producer, Television Host
Salary (approx.) ₹15 Crore/film (INR)
Net Worth (approx.) $600 million(INR 4200 Crore)
Physical Stats & More:
Height – in centimeters- 173 cm in meters- 1.73 m in Feet Inches- 5’ 8”
Weight – in Kilograms- 75 kg in Pounds- 165 lbs
Eye Colour – Black
Hair Colour – Black
Date of Birth – 2 November 1965
Age (as in 2022) – 57 Years
Birth Place – New Delhi, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign – Scorpio
Nationality – Indian
Hometown – New Delhi, India
School – St. Columba’s School, New Delhi
College– Hans Raj College, University of Delhi, New Delhi
Educational Qualifications – Bachelors in Economics (BA Hons.) and Masters in Mass Communications (MA) from Jamia Millia Islamia
Religion – Islam
Caste – Sunni Muslim
Hobbies – Playing video games, listening to music, swimming
Tattoos – None
Relationships & More:
Marital Status – Married
Affairs/Girlfriends – Gauri Khan (actress and producer)
Wife/Spouse – Gauri Khan (actress and producer; married on 25 October 1991)
Children– Son- Aryan Khan Daughter- Suhana Khan Son- Abram Khan (stepson; born to Gauri from her first marriage)
Favourite Celebs : David Beckham and Sachin Tendulkar are his favourite sportspersons.
Favorite Color : Black
Favourite Actor– Dilip Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan, Govinda
Favourite Actress– Waheeda Rehman, Madhuri Dixit, Sridevi and Kajol
SHAH RUKH KHAN Achievements
14 Filmfare Awards (Won)
Padma Shri by the Government of India (2005)
Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (2014)
Legion of Honour (2018)
In 2014, he was honoured with the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award, by the Government of India for his contributions to Indian cinema.
He has also received several honorary degrees including from Yale University and the University of Edinburgh. In 2018, Khan was awarded France’s highest civilian award, the Legion of Honour.
On 2nd April 2019, he received an honorary doctorate from the Maulana Azad National Urdu University in Hyderabad for his contributions to Indian cinema and promoting Hindi and Urdu language.
Khan has a significant following in Asia and the Indian diaspora worldwide. In terms of audience size and income, he has been described as one of the most successful film stars in the world. Khan is also cited in the media as one of the most bankable movie stars with an estimated net worth of US$600 million as of 2020.
He ranks among the highest-paid actors in India and was ranked 8th on Forbes magazine list of Top 10 Highest-Paid Actors in the World with earnings of $33 million as of 2016. With over 80 Hindi films under his belt, Khan’s films have grossed over ₹15 billion (US$220 million) domestically and US$6 billion worldwide.
Shah Rukh Khan Biography
Khan has been married to Gauri Khan since 1991. Together they have three children—two sons and a daughter. Khan was born on 2 November 1965 in a Muslim family in New Delhi. His father, Taj Mohammad Khan, was an Indian independence activist from Peshawar, British Raj (present-day Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan).
As of 2010, Khan’s paternal descent had been traced back to Timurid ruler Amir Timur and he belonged to the Pathan ethnic group. His mother, Lateef Fatima, was the adopted daughter of Major General Shah Nawaz Khan of the Janjua Rajput clan who served as a general in the Indian National Army of Subhash Chandra Bose.
Khan’s stepmother is Farida Khan. Through his mother, he is related to the family of former cricketers Nawab of Pataudi Jr. and Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi. He has one full brother named Anees Khan and two sisters named Shehnaz Lalarukh Khan and Shahnaz Lalarukh Khan. He also had a younger half-brother named Ashraf Khan, who died at age 23 in September 2009. His sister Shehnaz is married to actor Sanjay Kapoor. Khan was educated at St. Columba’s School, Delhi where he excelled in his studies and sports such as hockey and football and received the school’s highest award, the Sword of Honour.
He attended Hansraj College (Delhi University), where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics. According to Khan, “my father wanted me to be a doctor or engineer”, but he developed an interest in acting after watching Dilip Kumar in the film Jis Desh Men Ganga Behti Hai (1960).Khan has said that his “passion for films” began when he watched Dilip Kumar’s performance in the 1955 film Andaz, which inspired him to pursue a career in acting.
When he was sixteen years old, Khan moved to Mumbai and stayed with his aunt Zarina Wahab and her husband Kamran Khan, who introduced him to the film industry by getting him work as an extra in several films. Khan made his acting debut in 1988 with the television series Dil Dariya, which aired on Doordarshan.
He followed it with roles in several TV serials like Fauji (1989), Circus (1989) and Aziz Mirza’s Idiot (1991). His film debut came in 1992 with Deewana, where he played the lead role of a lover who becomes mentally ill after being jilted by his lover. The film was a major success at the box office and earned him a Filmfare Best Male Debut Award.Khan went on to star in several successful films in the 1990s such as Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), Karan Arjun (1995), Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Dil to Pagal Hai (1997) and Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham… (2001). He also starred in some critically acclaimed films such as Baazigar (1993), which earned him his first Filmfare Award for Best Actor, Darr (1993), Duplicate (1998) and Anjaam (1994).
In 2000, Khan started his own production company called Dreamz Unlimited with partners Juhi Chawla and Aziz Mirza. The company’s first film was the romance Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani, which was not successful at the box office but earned him a second Filmfare Award for Best Actor. The company’s next two films were the comedies Chalte Chalte (2003) and Asoka (2001), which were both box office successes.
In 2004, Khan co-starred with Amitabh Bachchan in the action film Veer-Zaara, which was very successful both domestically and internationally. The film earned him his third Filmfare Award for Best Actor. Khan’s next film was the 2005 action thriller Paheli, which was not as successful as his previous films.
He then appeared in 2006’s Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna, which was a box office success despite being critically panned. In 2007, Khan starred in two of the year’s highest-grossing films—the action thriller Om Shanti Om and the romantic comedy Jab Tak Hai Jaan. The former was the second-highest-grossing film in India at the time and earned him his fourth Filmfare Award for Best Actor. His next two films, My Name Is Khan (2010) and Ra.One (2011), were both box office successes. Khan’s highest-grossing film to date is Chennai Express (2013), which grossed over ₹1 billion (US$16 million) worldwide.
He has also appeared in several international films such as Asoka (2001),providing his voice for the titular character, and co-starring with Juhi Chawla in the 2004 British drama Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana. In 2010, he made a cameo appearance in the Canadian film My Name Is Khan.Khan has won fourteen Filmfare Awards for his work in Indian films, eight of which are in the Best Actor category—more than any other actor.
He is also a recipient of the Padma Shri, India’s fourth-highest civilian honour. In 2005, Khan founded the production company Red Chillies Entertainment and its subsidiary company Red Chillies VFX. He is also co-chairman of the motion picture production company Dreamz Unlimited and chairman of Meer Foundation, which works for acid attack victims.
SHAH RUKH KHAN Controversy
In 2001, Khan was involved in a scuffle with a British Airways security guard at Heathrow Airport. Theguard allegedly prevented Khan from boarding his plane because he was carrying a cigarette lighter.Khan accused the guard of racism and filed a lawsuit against British Airways, which was later settled out of court.
In 2002, Khan was detained at New York’s JFK Airport for over an hour because his surname resembled that of a known terrorist. In 2012, Khan was detained at Los Angeles International Airport for over two hours because of his Muslim name.
In 2016, Khan was stopped and frisked by the United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at the San Francisco International Airport. He was later released without incident. Khan has also been outspoken about his views on intolerance in India.
In 2015, he said that “there is intolerance, there is extreme intolerance” in the country. The following year, he returned his Padma Shri award in protest of the intolerance.
Khan has also been criticized for his comments on Pakistan and Pakistani people. In 2015, he said that “Pakistan is a very nice place… I have many friends there.” This statement led to criticism from Indian nationalists who accused him of being “anti-national”.
In 2016, Khan praised Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and said that the people of Pakistan are “nice” and ” hospitable”. This led to more criticism from Indian nationalists.
Some Lesser Known Facts About SHAH RUKH KHAN
Does Shahrukh Khan smoke?: No
Does Shahrukh Khan drink alcohol?: Yes he used to but now he is a non-alcoholic.
He wanted to be an Army officer but destiny had some other plans for him.
He was deeply in love with his childhood friend, Gauri Chibber whom he married later.
His father Late Taj Mohammed Khan was a freedom fighter who fought in the Indo-Pak war of 1947 and died in 1981 due to cancer. His mother late Lateef Fatima is a magistrate.
He has two sisters named Shehnaz Lalarukh Khan and Farhat Khan.