Original name of Akshay Kumar is Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia. He was born on 9th September 1967, in Amritsar India.
He is a well known Bollywood actor, Stuntman, Producer, Martial Art Expert, TV Personality and face of various commercial brands in the advertising industry.
His father Om Bhatia was an army officer, who was married to Aruna Bhatia. Akshay Kumar lived in Chandni Chowk, situated in Old Delhi for a considerable time duration.
Akshay got married to an Indian Actress Twinkle Khanna, in January 2001. They have two children, Aarav and Nitara.
Biography of Akshay Kumar
|Full Name||Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia|
|Birthdate||9th September 1967|
|Birth Place||Amritsar, India|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Occupation||Actor, Film Producer|
Akshay completed his schooling from Don Bosco School. Then he took admission in Guru Nanak Khalsa College, Mumbai. However, acting was his passion and lifeline since the beginning. That never let him concentrate on his studies.
Field of Interests
Since his childhood, he was interested in Martial Arts. For which, he went to Bangkok and lived in Thailand for 5 long years to achieve mastery in Thai Boxing. Akshay Kumar also reached Black Belt level in Taekwondo, in India.
Honours And Awards
Akshay Kumar has performed in infinite shades of action, romance, and comedy. That turned him one of the most versatile actors, in Bollywood. He has performed in more than 109 movies, among which more than 28 are very successful.
Akshay has lived almost all of the challenging performances, within the career of 25 years.
He won National Film Award for best actor, for his acting in the movie Rustom that was released in 2016.
He also got awarded two Filmfare Awards for his challenging roles in the movies Ajnabee and Garam Masala in the year 2001 and 2005.
Akshay was awarded Padma Shri in 2009, by the Government of India.
Starting of Fortune
Akshay started his career with action films in 1990. Later, he created history for the generations to appear with his multi-dimensional performances in romantic and comic roles.
He is known as Indian Jackie Chan, due to his stunts and acting performances. The reality behind the scene is, he performed his action scenes himself for the majority of the movies.
In 2008, Akshay hosted a show on the TV named Fear Factor- Khatron Ke Khiladi. The show was a big hit, among the young generation.
In 2009, Akshay Kumar started Hari Om Entertainment Production Co. After that, Grazing Goat Pictures Production co was launched in 2012.
In the year 2014, Akshay launched TV reality show Dare To Dance. That gained a lot of popularity, within a short time duration.
Akshay Kumar Net Worth 2019
Akshay Kumar has the net worth of $150 million. He is the 7th highest paid actor, according to the data of Forbes in August 2018.
He owns Mercedes, Porsche, Honda CRV, Bentley and a good collection of luxuries. Akshay Kumar also owns Khalsa Warriors Team in World Kabaddi League.
Akshay has been the brand ambassador for different names. Such as Sparx offering 11 crores for an advertisement campaign. He charged 3 to 4 crore per day, depending upon brand. He charged 7.5 crores from Dollar Club and 18 crores from Rasna.