Ekta Kapoor is a well-known name in the television and movie industry in India. She is running one of the leading production houses, Balaji Telefilms, of the industry. She is a successful producer as well as a director with a record of producing some of the major successful projects.
Ekta Kapoor Net Worth 2019
It would not be wrong to say that Television and Bollywood industry is incomplete without Ekta Kapoor and Balaji Telefilms. Her own net worth is about $ 13 million keeping aside the value of her company. She is the owner of many luxury items and properties.
Ekta Kapoor Biography
|Full Name||Ekta Kapoor|
|Birth Date||7th June 1975|
|Birth Place||Mumbai, India|
|Height||1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)|
|Occupation||TV Producer, Film Director, Producer|
Ekta Kapoor was born on 7th June 1975 to veteran actor Jeetendra and Shobha Kapoor. She has a younger sibling, Tusshar Kapoor, who is also an actor.
She did her schooling from Bombay Scottish School in Mahim (Maharashtra). She later went to Mithibai College to complete her graduation.
She recently became a single parent through surrogacy. She has a son named Ravie.
She started her career at a young age of 15. She worked as an intern under Kailash Surendranath, an advertisement and feature filmmaker. She eventually realized her bigger goal and took one step forward by establishing her own production house.
She is considered to be the queen of soap opera. She is often referred to as Content Czarina. She and her company have produced more than 130 soap operas till now. Some of them are Kyuki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, Hum Paanch, Kahaani Ghar Ghar ki, Kausati Zindagi ki, Pavitra Rishta, Bade Achhe Lagte Hain, Yeh Hain Mohabbatein, Jodha Akbar, Naagin, Saavdhan India, Kasam Se, Chandra Nandini, Daayan, Kavach and many more. With the success of many of her shows, she became a household name. She has gained huge popularity with time.
In 2001, she made her debut in movie production with Kyo Ki… Main Juth Nahi Bolta. She, later on, produced movies such as Kuch Toh Hain, Krishna Cottage, Kya Kool Hain Hum, Shor in the City, Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai, Azhar, Udta Punjab, EK Villian, Half Girlfriend, Veere Di Wedding, Laila Majnu, Jabariya Jodi, and many more. Her recent movie is Dream Girl which is doing fairly well in theatres. The long lists of her television shows and movies are enough to tell how successful she is in her professional life.
Moreover, she is not leaving any stone unturned to explore what she is capable of. In recent time, she has launched more than 40 web series under her digital app ALTBalaji. Some of them are Romil & Jugal, Haq Se, Baarish, Dev DD, CyberSquad, PM Selfiewallie, Boygiri, etc.
She has also started her own fashion line with EK Label.
Ekta Kapoor has been awarded on different platforms from time-to-time. She has been awarded as Iconic Film and Television Producer. Most Influential Women in Media, Marketing and Advertising by IMPACT’s 50 (2016), Most Inspiring Icon of the Year by Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards (2018), Woman Achiever of the Year by Outlook India Speakout Awards (2018), Content Creator of the year by ET Business Awards (2019), BW Most Influential Woman of India by Business World (2019) and many more.