Shah Rukh Khan's Net Worth as of January 2023 is $725 Million
Quick Facts of Shah Rukh Khan
|Net Worth||$725 Million|
|Height||5 ft 6 in|
|Date of Birth||2 November, 1965|
Shah Rukh Khan is an Indian actor, TV show presenter, producer, and businessman. His iconic style of shaking his head, and making facial gestures earned him the title of the king of Bollywood.
He has starred in over 80 movies, won many local and international awards, and is ranked the second richest actor in the world by Forbes.
Shah Rukh Khan’s Biography
He was born on November 2, 1965, in New Delhi, to Mir Taj Mohammed Khan (father) and Lateef Fatima (mother). His father was a businessman. Shah Rukh Khan grew up in Rajendra Nagar, Delhi, and was actively involved in sports such as football and hockey while studying at St. Columba’s School, Central Delhi.
His acting career began in school where he used to perform in stage plays. He was also good at mimicking Bollywood actors.
During his years at Hansraj College between 1985 to 1988, he used to perform on stage at Delhi’s Theater Action Group (TAG) where he got an opportunity to work with director Barry John. After getting his bachelor’s degree in Economics, he joined Jamia Millia Islamia to study Mass Communication
However, he didn’t complete his education because he wanted to pursue a career in acting. He attended the National School Of Drama, Delhi.
In I988, Shah Rukh Khan starred in his first TV film series, “Dil Dariya”, followed by “Fauji” in 1989.
In 1995, although he starred in many films, the most outstanding was Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge. The romantic movie was declared an all-time blockbuster by Box Office India. It is regarded as the most-watched film in Indian cinemas generating over $19 million.
Moreover, Shah Rukh produced his first movie with actress Juhi Charola and film director Aziz Mirza.
Most notable of all SRK’s works which he produced is the 2010 film, My Name Is Khan in which he played the lead role of Rizwan Khan. The film became one of the top Bollywood films in terms of gross earnings.
With the film, he won his eighth Filmfare Award for Best Actor which saw him equal a record set by Dilip Kumar for the most wins in the category.
What Is Shah Rukh Khan’s Net Worth
Shah Rukh is ranked the second richest actor in the world. The man who began his career in the late 1980s has successfully climbed the ladder of success.
His income is not only tied to his acting career, Khan is a film producer, TV show host, and co-chairman of the production company, Red Chillies Entertainment. He is also the co-owner of the Indian Premier League (IPL) Cricket team – Kolkata Knight Riders.
He has real estate investments in London, Dubai, and Mumbai. He is also a brand ambassador for a long list of companies which include Pepsi, Hyundai Cars, Nerolac Paints, Linc Pens, Nokia Mobiles, Tata Tea, Airtel, Gitanjali Jewels, Tag Heuer Watch, Prayag Group, Colgate, Vi-JOHN, Frooti, Fair and Handsome, Lux, Emami, Sprite, Compaq D’decor, Dish TV and Navratna Cool.
Shah Rukh currently has an estimated net worth of $725 million.
Family, Parents, Sister
SRK’s father, Mir Taj Mohammed Khan was an activist from the young age of 15. He was worried about the sufferings of his people and the injustice perpetrated by the high-ranking officials and the British at the time.
He was a huge part of the Rajendra Gaffer Khan movement. Mir Taj Mohammed was also a successful businessman who owned a restaurant. He also had a furniture, and transportation business. Sadly, he died in 1981 after a long battle with cancer, leaving his son, 15-year-old SRK behind.
His mother, Lateef Fatima was also the eldest of four sisters and was very fluent in the four south Indian languages. Shah Rukh Khan says he remembers his mother was the disciplinarian of the house, always making sure he and his sister were in check while showing them the best care there was.
SRK’s mother’s greatest concern was for her kids to excel in academics and in life. She supported her son’s acting ambition and encouraged him to attend an acting school which he did at the National School of Drama, Delhi.
After the death of his father, his mother look after the restaurant business and made it a huge success. She died in 1991 from a prolonged illness relating to complications from diabetes. SRK still misses his parents to date, stating that they should have at least waited longer to see him receive his first award.
His elder sister, Shahnaz Lalarukh, was born in 1960. Shahnaz took after her mother’s lively personality mainly because she was extremely close to her. After the death of her mother, she suffered from depression and suddenly became very quiet. She currently lives with SRK and his family in their mansion in Mumbai.
Married Life, Wife, Son
Shan Rukh Khan got married to his wife Gauri Chibber, a Punjabi Hindu after six years of courtship. Her parents, especially her father, who is an army officer, did not initially approve of their relationship but finally accepted them.
SRK and his wife got married on October 25, 1991, in a traditional Hindu ceremony and they have three kids. The couple has a son, Aryan Khan (b. 1997), and a daughter, Suhana Khan (b. 2000) together before having their third child, Abram Khan (b. 2013) through a surrogate.
Aside from her husband’s fame, Gauri has successfully built a career for herself. She is an interior designer and co-founder of Red Chillies Entertainment. There seem to be no problems in terms of religion in the family despite the fact that he is a devoted Muslim and his wife is a Hindu. Their children are raised to respect both religions and perhaps make a choice of which to follow when they can.
Shah Rukh’s elder son Aryan has the looks of his father and many are waiting, to see what he will become. He attended film school at the University of Southern California in the United States to continue his father’s legacy and create his own path as an individual.
He seems to be obsessed with fitness. His shirtless photos with his fully-formed abs are quite popular on social media.
Height, Body Measurement
Shah Rukh is 5ft 8in tall and weighs 67 kg. He has a body measurement of 40-30-14.5 inches.