Shahid Kapoor Net Worth and Salary
|Net Worth||$35 million|
|Date of Birth||25 February 1981|
|Age (as in 2023)||39 years|
|Height||5 feet 8 inches|
Shahid Kapoor is an Indian film actor. His estimated net worth in 2023 is approximately $35 million. He has 29.3 million followers on Instagram. He made his acting debut in 2003 with Ishq Vishk, directed by Ken Ghosh and produced by Ramesh Taurani.
Who is Shahid Kapoor?
Shahid Kapoor is a Bollywood actor of Indian origin born on 25 February 1981 in New Delhi. His highest-grossing movies are Padmaavat (2018) and Kabir Singh (2019). He is also popular as the “Chocolate boy of Bollywood”.
|Full Name||Shahid Kapoor|
|Maternal Step-brother||Ishan Khatter|
|Paternal Step-siblings||Ruhan Kapoor and Suhana Kapoor|
|Marriage Date||7 July 2015|
|Children||Misha (Daughter), Zain (Son)|
|Home Town||New Delhi, India|
Shahid Kapoor was born to parents Pankaj Kapur (father) and Neelima Azeem (mother). Both his parents are actors in the Indian cinema. His parents divorced when Kapoor was only 3 years old. In his childhood, he was very close to his maternal grandmother. He completed his schooling from Gyan Bharti School in Delhi and later went on to complete his graduation from Mithibai College, Mumbai.
Kapoor had an early interest in dancing. At 15 years old he enrolled at Shiamak Davar dance institute. While a student he starred as a background dancer in Dil To Pagal Hai(1997) and Taal(1999) films.
He appeared on Kit Kat and Close up commercials and also worked as an assistant director to his father on television series Mohandas B.AL.L.B(1998).
Kapoor got married to Mira Rajput in the year 2015. They have a son and daughter together. He is a vegetarian and supports social works and charitable organizations such as Victory Arts Foundation.
Shahid Kapoor Acting Career
Kapoor appearing on music videos of band Aryans and the singer Kumar Sanu propelled his recognition to the acting world. The producer Ramesh Taurani introduced him to the acting world on Kapoor debut Ishq Vishk (2003). Before his debut, he attended the acting workshops. His first film won him his first award Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut. The acting spree continued with the filming of the thriller Fida(2004) and comedy Dil Maange More(2004). They were not box office hits though he received rave reviews from critics that his acting skills had improved. In the year 2005 Kapoor starred in Three thrillers ( Dewwane Huye Paagal, Vaah!Life Ho Toh Aisi! and Shikhar which were box office disappointment. His fortunes turn around in 2006 when his three films were box office hits and received positive reviews. The thriller 36 China Town starred his girlfriend Kareena Kapoor, comedy Chup Chup Ke and romantic drama were all hits.
Kapoor rejoined with actress Kareena Kapoor on the film Jab We Met(2007) which was a commercial success. For his performance, he received a Filmfare Award for Best Actor nomination. Then from 2007 to present he starred on different films, themes, and fans reactions. Films like Fool & Final(2008), Dil Bole Hadippa!(2009), Mausam(2011), Teri Meri Kahaani(2012) starring Priyanka Chopra, Haider(2014), Shaandaar (2015), Udta Punjab(2016), Rangoon(2017). In the year 2018, he starred on Padmavati which had a high budget and was one of the most top-grossing films in India.