They say if stardom had a face, it would resemble Shah Rukh Khan. Amongst all the self-made millionaires the World cherishes, Shah Rukh Khan is one of the most precious ones. From being an unrecognized television actor to ruling the Indian film industry for decades, Shah Rukh Khan has lived life from rags to riches.
If you were to calculate his popularity, you might consider an interview of renowned pop star Zayn Malik, in which he talked about a popular award show and shared how lucky he felt to share the event with Shah Rukh Khan and how much he fanboyed him.
|Full Name:||Shah Rukh Khan|
|Stage Name:||Shah Rukh Khan|
|Birthday:||2 November 1965|
|Place Of Origin:||New Delhi, India|
|Total Net Worth:||Rs. 5067 crores|
Shah Rukh Khan was born on 2 November 1965 in New Delhi to Meer Taj Mohammed Khan and Lateef Fatima. His father worked in the theatre and was a writer while his mother was a teacher. Shah Rukh Khan spent a major period of his childhood with his maternal grandfather Iftikhar Ahmed, who was a chief engineer of the port in Mangalore.
His father ventured into several businesses along with the theatre, like a restaurant. The family was financially modest and lived in a rented apartment in the Rajendra Nagar area of New Delhi. Shah Rukh Khan was sent to the St. Columba’s School. He always performed well in academics but it was Acting and performing arts that made him the happiest. Khan was also an excellent sportsman at school but had suffered a shoulder injury that stopped him from participating in sports any further.
After the injury, Khan joined the theatre and started investing his time in plays. He also pursued a graduate degree in economics from Hansraj College. He later joined Delhi’s Theatre Action Group (TAG), where he was mentored by Barry John who was a theatre director and the man who encouraged Shah Rukh Khan towards acting.
Shah Rukh Khan pursued a master’s degree in mass communication from Jamia Millia Islamia but couldn’t complete it since he found his passion in Acting. While he was working for television he also joined the National School of Drama and worked there for several years. Shah Rukh was discovered by Hema Malini, through his show “Fauji” which aired on DD national.
Shah Rukh is an avid fan of football and cricket. His love for cricket is evident from the fact that he bought Kolkata knight riders in IPL and managed to attend all their matches, despite his super-packed schedule. Shah Rukh is also a successful Businessman and owns Red chilies production house.
Talking about his love life, Shah Rukh proudly shared that he has loved (romantically) only one woman to date and that is his wife Gauri Khan (Chibbar before marriage).
Shah Rukh and Gauri met through a mutual friend at a party and Shah Rukh fell in love with Gauri. He pursued her for a long time. Soon, Gauri came to Bombay with her parents. A devastated Shah Rukh bought the tickets to Bombay along with his friends, in the hope to find Gauri. He kept roaming around the beaches but Gauri was nowhere to be found. Finally, Shah Rukh lost all hope and wanted to check just one last beach before he left for home. To his luck and surprise, he found Gauri on the beach and proposed to her.
The two dated for a long time and finally, in 1991, they married each other. After marriage, Gauri and Shah Rukh came to Bombay and Shah Rukh started taking up some small roles in movies and on television.
Shah Rukh’s name has been linked to several actresses throughout his career but he has always proved that there is no one who could win him over from his wife.
In 1992, with his lady luck by his side, Shah Rukh made his debut in Hema Malini’s directorial venture “Deewana”. In Deewana, he was cast as the third lead, the first two being Divya Bharti and Rishi Kapoor. Shah Rukh in the initial days of his Bollywood career played antagonist roles in movies like Darr, Bazigar, and Anjaam.
Finally, on the advice of Yash Chopra, he started taking up romantic roles despite the fact that he never thought romance suited him. He did super hit movies like Dilwale dulhania Le Jayenge, Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham, Kuch Kuch Hota hai, Veer Zara, etc. In his career of more than three decades, Shah Rukh Khan has bagged 4+ Filmfare awards and several rewards for being the sheer talent he is. He has been rewarded with the highest civilian awards like Padma Shri in 2005, Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 2007, and Légion d’honneur in 2014.
Shah Rukh Khan is 1.73 meters tall and weighs 75 kgs. He has a tall stature and a muscular physique. He has black hair, fair skin, and dark brown eyes. His dimpled cheek has been the heartthrob feature of his personality.
Shah Rukh Khan Net worth:
With a stack of super hit movies in his backpack, as an actor and a producer, Shah Rukh Khan’s net worth is Rs. 5067 crores. Shah Rukh cleared in one of his interviews that does not charge much for acting in movies. Instead, he produces them and it is the profit earned from the movies that he gets as a producer.
Born on 2 November 1965, in New Delhi, India, Shah Rukh Khan is the winner of the highest civilian honors like Padma Shri in 2005, Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 2007, and Légion d’honneur in 2014. An actor, producer, and popular television personality, he is counted amongst one of the richest actors in the world. Shah Rukh Khan’s net worth is Rs. 5067 crores. His home Mannat is a major tourist attraction in Mumbai, which speaks quite a lot about his popularity.