On June 6, 1985, The Star Kid Arjun Kapoor was born to the film producer couple – Boney Kapoor and Mona Shourie Kapoor in the Mumbai city.
Being the grandson of Surinder Kapoor, nephew of actors Anil Kapoor and Sanjay Kapoor and the stepson of actress Sreedevi, the responsibilities and the expectations entrusted upon him were huge.
Arjun Kapoor Net Worth 2020
Arjun Kapoor is believed to have a net worth of $10 million. He collects a pretty good sum of 5-7 crore INR per film. Many sources make up his net worth includes remuneration, fee from brand endorsements, private investments, and many others. The graph of his net worth has witnessed a sudden rise of about 70% from the period spanning 2012 to 2017.
He is counted as one among the top 20 highest-paid actors in the Bollywood industry. Not long back, He bought an apartment worth 2.3 crores in Juhu.
He is a fan of cars and owns luxurious cars of various manufacturers such as Mercedes ML350, Honda CRV, and Audi Q5 limited edition. The worth of each of these cars is between 1 to 1.5 crore INR.
Arjun Kapoor Biography
|Full Name||Arjun Kapoor|
|Birth Date||26th June 1985|
|Birth Place||Mumbai, India|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Relative||Sridevi (Stepmother), Janhvi Kapoor (Half-sister), Sonam Kapoor (Cousin)|
Education and Early Career
Though his family background looks perfect for securing a ticket to the film quickly, the flight wasn’t that easy. Overweight and obesity caught him up in the early twenties and locked him in the darkness of weak confidence.
He left his studies as he failed in the Class twelfth board exam. He started a liking for acting, though his physique did not meet the established stereotypes. He began his career as an assistant director and worked for Kal Ho Naa Ho in 2003.
Later on, he worked as an associate producer for the films No Entry and Wanted in 2005 and 2009, respectively. It was on the sets of the Salman Khan starring film, Wanted, a turnover that happened in his life.
Salman Khan found the sparks of an actor in him and advised him to pursue acting. But during those years, he weighed over 100 kg. Under the support and guidance of Salman Khan, he worked out to shape his body as well as acting skills.
Building up a Career
Arjun Kapoor made his Bollywood film debut in the year through the film ‘Ishaqzaade’. For his performance in the movie, he was nominated for the Filmfare award for the best male debut.
In no time, he became the Bollywood sensation as well as a busy actor. He is acclaimed for his performances in other movies like Two States, Panipat, etc. His act in the controversial film Ki and Ka with Kareena Kapoor calls out his open mind.
A Humane Celebrity
He supported the Earth Hour initiative in India for the years 2014 and 2015. In the year of 2015, he endorsed the Nations Global Goals campaign. He gave a speech emphasizing the progress of India as a nation and the challenges faced.
Arjun collaborated with global movement and the drive to empower and educate women and for the appraisal of girl children in the society.