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Kapil Sharma Bio, Birthday, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Career, Net Worth

From the small Punjabi city of Amritsar to the city of dreams, Mumbai, he has travelled a great distance. He began as a contestant on a reality show and now his standup comedy reigns supreme on the small screen.

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Kapil Sharma Bio: Kapil Sharma, also known as the king of comedy, was born on April 2, 1981. Today, a popular stand-up comedian ages one year. From the small Punjabi city of Amritsar to the city of dreams, Mumbai, he has travelled a great distance. He began as a contestant on a reality show and now his standup comedy reigns supreme on the small screen.

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Kapil Sharma’s Bio:

Nickname(s) Tony, Kappu
Profession(s) Comedian, Actor, Singer, Producer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) centimeters- 175 cm
meters- 1.75 m
Feet Inches- 5’ 9”
Weight (approx.) in Kilograms- 80 kg
in Pounds- 176 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.) – Chest: 40 Inches
– Waist: 34 Inches
– Biceps: 12 Inches
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Physical Transformation For ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ Season 4
He shed some extra kilos for ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ Season 4. The comedian shared his new look on social media on 21 August 2022.
Personal Life
Date of Birth 2 April 1981
Age (as of 2023) 42 Years
Birthplace Amritsar, Punjab, India
Zodiac sign Aries
Signature NA
Nationality Indian
Hometown Amritsar, Punjab, India
School Shri Ram Ashram Sen. Sec. School, Amritsar
College Hindu College, Amritsar
Apeejay College of Fine Arts, Jalandhar
Educational Qualifications Graduate
Debut Film Debut: Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon (2015)
TV Debut: Hansde Hansade Ravo (2006)
Song (single): Alone (2023)
Family Father– Jeetendra Kumar Punj (worked as head constable in Punjab police)
Mother– Janak Rani
Brother– Ashok Kumar Sharma
Sister– Pooja Sharma
Religion Hinduism
Address Sardar Vallabbhai Patel Nagar, Versova, Mumbai
Hobbies Singing
Controversies • In 2015, he was accused of misbehaving with his female co-stars (Monali Thakur, Tanishaa Mukherjee, etc.) during an event related to International Marathi Film Festival Awards 2015. Initially, he refused to comment, however, he later tweeted that, “I fall, I rise, I make mistakes, I live, I learn, I’ve been hurt but I am alive. I am human, I am not perfect but I am thankful 🙂 (sic)”

• After the telecast of few initial episodes of The Kapil Sharma Show, nurses from various medical colleges and hospitals in Amritsar registered a complaint at a police station alleging that the show has demeaned their profession by objectifying them, such as Rochelle Rao portraying the character of a glamorous nurse, which led to people raising objections.

• On 9 September 2016, his tweet alleging corruption in the Shiv Sena- and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-ruled Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) created controversy, after which Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis replied on twitter by saying that, “Kapilbhai pls provide all info. Have directed MC, BMC to take the strictest action. We will not spare the culprit.”

• In December 2015, an FIR lodged was against him for destroying mangroves near his Versova residence in Mumbai.

• In March 2017, Kapil Sharma, who was reportedly drunk, was accused of being abusive to Sunil Grover on a flight from Melbourne, Australia. A few days later, Kapil admitted on Facebook that he had an ‘argument’ with Sunil and questioned the intentions of eyewitnesses who claimed that he had assaulted Sunil. In reply to which, Sunil posted a message on Facebook as given below.

• In April 2018, he had filed an F.I.R. against his former managers Preeti and Neeti Simoes and the editor of entertainment news portal ‘Spotboye,’ Vicky Lalwani, for maligning his image in media. Later, the F.I.R. got leaked online and was shown by Zee News. Kapil also mentioned that Preeti had threatened him to pay ₹25 lakh or otherwise she will create more tension for him. Vickey Lalwani also filed a non-consignable complaint against Kapil Sharma for using abusive language and threatening him over the phone. Sharma even tweeted on Friday with objectionable words against Lalwani.

• In July 2022, Sai USA Inc filed a lawsuit against Kapil Sharma for breach of contract from his 2015 tour of North America. Reportedly, he failed to perform in one of the six cities he had promised to and did not compensate for the loss.

Food Rajma-Chawal, Aloo Paranthas
Actor(s) Akshay Kumar
Actress Deepika Padukone
Singer(s) Gurdas Mann, Sardool Sikander
Comedian Gurpreet Ghuggi
Restaurant Chak89 in London
Destination London
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Ginni Chatrath (Comedia, Entrepreneur)
Wife/Spouse Ginni Chatrath
Children Son: Kapil Sharma and his wife, Ginni Chatrath, were blessed with a baby boy on 1 February 2021.
Daughter: Anayra Sharma
Marriage Date 12 December 2018
Marriage Place Jalandhar, Punjab
Style Quotient
Car Collection He has unique collection of high-end cars including Mercedes Benz S350 CDI (worth Rs. 1.19 crore), Volvo XC90 (worth Rs. 93.90 lakhs), and Range Rover Evoque. He also owns a luxurious vanit van designed by DC design.
Bike Collection He owns a Royal Bullet Classic 500 (worth Rs. 2.5 lakh).
Money Factor
Salary (approx.) • Annual income: Rs. 30 crore
• Monthly income: Rs. 3 croreNote: Reportedly, he takes home Rs. 50 lakh to host per episode of The Kapil Sharma Show.
Assets/Properties • he owns a a lavish apartment in Andheri West, Mumbai, where he lives along with his wife, Ginni Chatrath, his mother, and two kids on the ninth floor in DHL Enclave; his house number is 333, and it is called Shantivan. Reportedly, he purchased this apartment in 2012 for Rs. 8 crore.
• he owns a lavish farmhouse on the outskirts of Chandigarh in the Dera Bassi area of Punjab worth Rs. 25 crore.
Net Worth (approx.) Rs. 336 crore (as of 2022)

A Few Uncommon Facts About Kapil Sharma

  • Kapil came from a lower-middle-class family with no entertainment experience, and he had to work very hard to obtain roles that are deserving.
  • During his time at the Apeejay College of Fine Arts in Jalandhar, he directed plays for pocket money. He also held a scholarship and was a national winner in theatre.
  • In the early stages of his career, he was paid minimum wage and even performed as a comedian without compensation. He has also worked as a PCO, in a textile mill, and even picked soft-drink cases for money.
  • His father passed away in 2004 from cancer. He lacked the funds to enrol in an acting course, but due to his immense talent, numerous institutions paid his course fee.
  • According to Kapil, his mother is his greatest source of inspiration and the origin of his sense of humour.
  • In his early 20s, he started his acting career as a theatre artist.
  • His initial passion was singing, and it was singing that brought him to Hollywood.
  • He was initially rejected in the audition round of “The Great Indian Laughter Challenge 3,” but he was later asked to return, and he ultimately won the competition.
  • With the 10 lakh (INR) prize money he won, he paid for his sister’s wedding, which was the most lavish in his family.
  • He is one of the few comedians in India to be ranked by Forbes magazine in terms of wealth and influence.
  • He was being introduced to the film industry by the renowned Yash Raj Films, but the project was abruptly halted.
  • On the set of “Comedy Circus,” he allegedly met his rumoured girlfriend, Preeti Simoes, who is currently the creative director of “The Kapil Sharma Show.”
  • He once revealed that his ex-girlfriend, who worked with him in the theater, was married to a Gujarati shopkeeper in London. A few months ago, he met her in London by chance.
  • He uses his left hand.
  • In April of 2018, he filed an F.I.R. against Vicky Lalvani, the editor of Spotboye, and Neeti and Preeti Simoes for defaming his reputation. Lalwani provided an audio recording of his alleged phone conversation with Kapil Sharma in response.
  • In December of 2019, a baby girl was born to Kapil. He took to Twitter to inform his followers of the news.
  • Tinu Verma revealed in a July 2022 conversation with veteran actor Mukesh Khanna that he’slapped’ Kapil Sharma and threw him off the set of the Bollywood film Gadar. Reportedly, Kapil Sharma had a small role in Sunny Deol’s Gadar, but his scene was cut before the film’s release. Tinu explained that during the filming of a scene, when he asked the crowd to rush in the direction of the train, everyone did so except Kapil, who ran in the opposite direction. As a result, they had to re-shoot the scene, which infuriated Tinu.
  • In October 2022, he disclosed that he had previously been rejected from the singing reality show Indian Idol. Kapil Sharma stated to the judges of Indian Idol during his comedy show.

“I auditioned for ‘Indian Idol’ during one of its seasons. The auditions took place in Amritsar, but I was not chosen. However, I was chosen for ‘Indian Idol’ clone ‘Awaz Punjab Di’ in our region.”

  • In March 2023, in a new episode of the Aaj Tak television programme Seedhi Baat, he revealed that he had suicidal thoughts during the lowest point of his life. He said,

“At one point in my life, I felt like no one cared about me. I didn’t see anyone who could help me understand things or take care of me. You don’t even realise who is connected to you solely for their own personal gain, especially among artists.”

  • Kapil Sharma revealed on the 11th of March 2023 episode of the popular Indian talk show Aap Ki Adalat that he once met Amitabh Bachchan after consuming alcohol.

“Jeevan chunotiyon ka hi doosra naam hai. Toh aap uthke dobara khade hoiye.”