Kapil Sharma (born: April 2, 1981) is a popular comedian, actor, singer, producer, and social media influencer. who hails from Amritsar, Punjab, India. He is known for running India’s most popular comedy show – The Kapil Sharma show. His nickname is Tony, Kappu.
Kapil Sharma Biography
Family & Relationship
Kapil Sharma comes from a middle-class Brahmin family. His father late Jitendra Kumar Punj served as a head constable in Punjab Police and his mother Janak Rani is a homemaker. His brother Ashok Kumar Sharma is a police constable and his sister Pooja Pavan Devgan is a homemaker.
There is news roaming around that he is dating Preeti Simoes for a very long time. Preeti Simoes was a creative director of Comedy night with Kapil show.
Later, he dates actress & comedian Ginni Chatrath for a very long time and got married to her on 12 December 2018 in Jalandhar, Punjab.
|Father||late Jitendra Kumar Punj, Head Constable (Punjab Police)|
|Mother||Janak Rani, Homemaker|
|Brother||Ashok Kumar Sharma, Head Constable (Punjab Police)|
|Sister||Pooja Pavan Devgan, Homemaker|
|Girlfriend||Preeti Simoes, Creative director|
Ginni Chatrat, Actress
|Wife||Ginni Chatrat, Actress|
|Children||Son – Trishaan Sharma|
Daughter – Anayra Sharma
His weight is 79 kg, height is 5 feet 9 inches, and hair color is black. His Eye color is black. He didn’t ink any tattoos on his body.
|Weight||In Kilogram – 79 kg |
In Pounds – 174 lbs
|Height||In Centimeter – 177 cm|
In Meter – 1.77 m
In feet Inches – 5’9′
Kapil Sharma started his career by participating in a Punjabi Comedy show – Hasde Hasande Ravo (2006). Later, he moved to Mumbai to become a singer.
He did The Great Indian Laughter Challenge show and later won the show. Afterward, he did several comedy shows like Comedy Circus, Laughter Knights, Ustaadon Ka Ustaad, etc.
He did 2 movies as well which are made under K9 production. The movie – Kis Kis see Pyaar Karu did a decent business on Box office. But, his movie Firangi was a big flop.
Kapil Sharma movies
|Kis Kis see Pyaar Karu||A romantic-comedy movie starring Kapil, Elli Avram & Varun Sharma.|
|Firangi||A Historical drama movie starring Kapil & Ishika Dutta.|
- His fight with comedian Sunil Grover on a flight led to a huge altercation. Sunil left the Kapil Sharma Show eventually, and the fight still continues.
- Vickey Lalwani, a journalist, reported Kapil Sharma’s unprofessional behavior. As the fight escalated, Sharma’s team sent him tweets with abusive words, and he filed a lawsuit accusing him of defamation.
|Favorite Actor||Akshay Kumar, Shahrukh Khan, Rajkummar Rao|
|Favorite Actress||Deepika Padukone, Kareena Kapoor|
|Favorite Food||Chole Kulche, Gulab Jamun|
|Favorite Beverages||Mango shake|
Kapil Sharma Net worth
His Net worth/income is 243 crore. He earned money from anchoring, producing movies and shows, brand endorsement, and real estate investment through which he earned a good income. His monthly salary is Rs 15 crore.
|Net worth||Rs 243 crore|
|Salary||Rs 15 crore|
|Is he smoke?||No|
|Is he drink alcohol?||Yes|
Kapil Sharma Car/Bikes
He loves to own new cars as he has a big collection of cars which are as follows.
|1||Volvo X30 car||Rs 40 lakhs|
|2||Range Rover Evoque car||Rs 80 lakhs|
|3||Mercedes S350 car||Rs 1.19 crore|
|4||Royal Enfield Classic 350 bike||Rs 2.25 lakh|
|5||DC Vanity Van||Rs 6 crore|
Kapil Sharma Interesting facts
- His father Jeetendra Kumar Punj was diagnosed with Cancer, struggled for 7 years and in 2004 he died at AIIMs hospital, Delhi.
- In India, he is considered the most popular comedian.
- He founded his own production company called K9 Productions.
- With the launch of Comedy Night with Kapil, he turned producer. He produced a number of films including Son of Manjeet Singh and Firangi later on.
- He is a religious guy and an avid devotee of Lord Ganesha.
- His winning streak of 6 consecutive comedy circus contests continued after he took part in the show.
- The Delhi Election Commission of India and Swatch Bharat Abhiyaan have named him their brand ambassador.
- His passion for dogs led him to adopt a retired Mumbai police dog.
- PETA has named him a brand ambassador for adopting homeless dogs and saving elephants around the globe.
- A number of TV reality shows have been hosted by him. Chote miyan and Jhalak Dikhala Jaa are a few examples. Also, he hosted Filmfare awards along with Karan Johar.
- Forbes India listed him in the list of Top celebrities of India.
- His social media accounts have an extensive fan following, with more than 37 million Instagram followers.
- Here is a fun video of Kapil Sharma.