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Kapil Sharma Biography, Wiki, Age, Instagram, Wife, Wedding, Awards, Height, and Much More

Kapil Sharma is a very famous Indian Stand-up Comedian, Bollywood Actor, Anchor, Singer, Film, and TV Producer. He was born on 2nd April 1981 (Age 39 Years Old as of 2020). He is famously known for his Comedy Shows, The Kapil Sharma Show, Comedy Nights with Kapil, and Comedy Circus. In 2016, he was positioned at 11 by Forbes India in the list of Celebrity 100.

Kapil Sharma Profile, Biodata, Family, Instagram, Net Worth, Daughter, Marriage and More

Kapil Sharma Biography, Wiki, Age, Instagram, Wife, Wedding, Awards, Height, and Much More.

Individual Life

He Belongs to a middle-class Punjabi Brahmin Family, in Amritsar, Punjab, India. He Friends, Collogues and Fans Calls him ‘Kappu’. He is a Multi-Talented Personality with Great Acting, Singing, Anchoring, and Comedy Skills. He struggled a lot to help his family Financially. Since his childhood, he wants to become a singer but he didn’t receive any recognition for singing, and later on he chose to become a comedian.

Real NameKapil Sharma
Nick NameKappu
ProfessionIndian Stand-up Comedian, Bollywood Actor, Anchor, Singer, Film, and TV Producer
Famous RoleComedy Nights with Kapil
Birth PlaceAmritsar, Punjab, India
HometownMumbai Maharashtra, India
Date of Birth2nd April 1981
Age39 year as of 2020
Zodiac sign/Sun signPisces
DebutTV Debut: Comedy Nights with Kapil

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.)in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 9”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 70 kg
in Pounds- 154 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)Chest: 40 inches
Waist: 32 inches
Biceps: 14 inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Skin ColourFair
Body TypeAthlete

Face Property

Face ShapeOval
Eye ColourDark Brown
Nose TypeSharp
Hair ColourBlack
Hair LengthVery short
Dimple StatusNo
BeardClean Shaved


CharacterGood Human
NegativeNot Known

Education Qualification

He did his schooling at Shri Ram Ashram Senior Secondary School, Amritsar, Punjab and did his Bachelor of Arts from the Hindu College, Amritsar.

Educational QualificationGraduate
SchoolShri Ram Ashram Sen. Sec. School, Amritsar
College/UniversityHindu College, Amritsar
Apeejay College of Fine Arts, Jalandhar


His father, late Jeetendra Kumar Punj worked as a head constable in Punjab Police and his mother, Janak Rani is a homemaker. His father died in 2004 due to cancer at AIIMS Delhi. Kapil is Hindu by religion. He has a brother, Ashok Kumar Sharma, and a sister, Pooja Sharma.

FatherJeetendra Kumar Punj (worked as head constable in Punjab police)
MotherJanak Rani
BrotherAshok Kumar Sharma
SisterPooja Sharma

Girlfriend Affairs and Marital Status

Earlier, he had an affair with the creative director Preeti Simoes. He lived in a relationship with actress, Ginni Chatrath and the duo got engaged in 2013. They together were first seen on the set of a comedy reality show, ‘Hans Baliye.’ Kapil Sharma tied the knot with Ginni Charath on 12 December 2018 in Jalandhar, Punjab. Together they have a baby girl named Anayra, who was born in December 2019.

Marital StatusMarried
Relationship StatusCommitted
GirlfriendsPreeti Simoes
Ginni Chatrath (Comedia, Entrepreneur)
Wife/SpouseGinni Chatrath
ChildrenSon: None
Daughter: Anayra Sharma (Born on December 2019)
Marriage Date12 December 2018
Marriage PlaceJalandhar, Punjab, India

His Journey

The Actor Comedian started his carrier from the comedy reality television shows The Great Indian Laughter Challenge with his school friend Chandan Prabhakar in 2007. He wines the show and got ₹10 lakh which he spends on his sister’s wedding. Since his childhood, he wanted to be a singer, but later, he chose to be a comedian.

While he was in the 10th standard, he used to work in a PCO. He also worked in a cloth mill for a few months. After that, he started doing theatre and also did some small shows. He later started participating in comedy shows and earned huge success. He is very close to his family members and always gives credit to his mother for his success. Kapil has done campaigning to save animals and adopt homeless animals like cats and dogs. He has also campaigned for the ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ to keep society clean.

In 2006, he took part in the Punjabi comedy reality show ‘Hasde Hasande Ravo’ that aired on MH One. After that, he took part in another Punjabi comedy show, ‘The Great Punjabi Comedy Show‘. In 2007, he participated in Hindi comedy reality show, ‘The Great Indian Laughter Challenge Season 3’ and won the show. He also participated in many other comedy shows like ‘Ustaadon Ka Ustaad’ (2009), Hans Baliye (2009), Comedy Circus (2010-2013), and Star Ya Rockstar (2011).

In 2008, he hosted the comedy TV show, Chhote Miyan. He also hosted Season 6 of a dance reality show, ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ along with TV host, Manish Paul in 2013. He made his acting debut in 2010 by playing the role of Thakur’s son in the Bollywood film, ‘Bhavnao Ko Samjho.’

He consecutively won the six seasons of Comedy Circus such as ‘Comedy Circus Ke SuperStars’ (2010), ‘Comedy Circus Ka Jadoo’ (2010), ‘Jubilee Comedy Circus’ (2010-2011), ‘Comedy Circus Ke Taansen’ (2011), ‘Comedy Circus Ka Naya Daur’ (2011), and ‘Kahani Comedy Circus Ki’ (2011-2012).

He later founded his own production company, ‘K9 Productions.’ In 2013, he started hosting his own comedy show ‘Comedy Nights with Kapil’ under his production house that aired on Colors TV. It later became the highest-rated scripted television show in India. The show ran successfully for three years, but due to some differences with Colors TV, the show ended in 2016.

He hosted several awards shows like 60th Filmfare Awards in 2015Star Guild Awards in 201522nd Star Screen Awards in 201661st Filmfare Awards in 2016, and 62nd Filmfare Awards in 2017. In 2015, he got the lead role of ‘Shivkumar Ramkrishan Punj’ in the Bollywood film ‘Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon.’ Though the film received a legal notice from court due to similarities with Kannada film Nimbehuli (2014). The film received positive reviews from critics.

In 2016, he started hosting another comedy show ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ that aired on Sony Entertainment Television, but due to his health issues, the show ended in August 2017. He made his guest appearance on several popular TV shows like Kaun Banega Crorepati Season 8 in 2014The Anupam Kher Show in 2014Farah Ki Daawat in 2015Aap Ki Adalat in 2015Dance India Dance in 2015Indian Idol Junior in 2015The Voice in 2015Aaj Ki Raat Hai Zindagi in 2015Koffee with Karan Season 5 in 2017, and Bigg Boss Season 11 in 2017.

In 2017, he produced and acted in the Bollywood film, ‘Firangi’ but the film failed at the box office. In 2018, he again started running his comedy show, ‘Family Time with Kapil Sharma’ and hosted along with actress, Neha Pendse. At present (2020), he is running his comedy show ‘The Honey Bunny Show with Kapil Sharma’


2010Bhavnao Ko SamjhoThakur’s sonSunil PalSpecial appearance
2015ABCD 2HimselfRemo D’Souza
2015Kis Kisko Pyaar KaroonKumar Shiv Ram KishanAbbas–MustanDebut film
2017FirangiMangaRajiv Dhingra
2018Son Of Manjeet SinghProducer/Special AppearanceVikram GroverProducer of the film
2019The Angry Birds Movie 2Red (voice)Thurop Van OrmanHindi dubbed version


2006Hasde Hasande RavoContestant 
2007The Great Indian Laughter Challenge (season 3)ContestantWinner
2008Chhote MiyanHost 
2008-09Laughter KnightsContestant 
2009Ustaadon Ka UstaadContestant 
2009Hans BaliyeContestant 
2010-13Comedy CircusWinner of 6 consecutive seasons 
2010Comedy Ka Daily SoapPerformer 
2011Star Ya RockstarContestantRunner Up
2013Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (season 6)Host 
2013-2016Comedy Nights with KapilHost/Comedy performer/co-producer of the show 
2014Kaun Banega CrorepatiGuest 
2014The Anupam Kher ShowGuest 
201560th Filmfare AwardsHost 
2015Farah Ki DaawatGuest 
2015Aap Ki AdalatGuest 
2015Dance India DanceGuestto promote his debut film
2015Indian Idol JuniorGuestto promote his debut film
2015The VoiceGuestto promote his debut film
2015Aaj Ki Raat Hai ZindagiGuest 
2015Star Guild AwardsHost 
201622nd Star Screen AwardsHost 
201661st Filmfare AwardsHost 
2016–2017The Kapil Sharma Show Season 1Host/Comedy Performer 
201762nd Filmfare AwardsHost 
2017Koffee with Karan 5Guest 
2017Bigg Boss 11GuestTo promote his film Firangi
2017Super Dancer Chapter 2GuestTo promote his film Firangi
2017Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il ChampsGuestTo promote his film Firangi
2017Oye FirangiHostSpecial Event/Show to promote his film Firangi
2018Family Time With Kapil SharmaHost 
2018–presentThe Kapil Sharma Show Season 2Host/Comedy Performer/co-producer of the show 
2020-presentHoney Bunny with Kapil SharmaHimself 

Popular Videos


2012Indian Television Academy AwardsBest Actor – ComedyKahani Comedy Circus KiWon
2013Indian Television Academy AwardsBest Actor – ComedyComedy Nights with KapilWon
2013Indian Television Academy AwardsFunniest Serial – ComedyComedy Nights with KapilWon
2013CNN-IBN Indian of the YearEntertainer of the YearKapil SharmaWon
2013BIG Star Entertainment AwardsMost Entertaining Comedy ShowComedy Nights with KapilWon
2014Star Guild AwardsBest Comedy ShowComedy Nights with KapilWon
2015Sony Guild Film AwardsPromising Debut (Male)Kis Kisko Pyaar KaroonWon
2015Indian Television Academy AwardsBest Actor (Comedy)Comedy Nights with KapilWon
2019World book of Records (London)Most viewed stand-up comedian Won
2019Gold AwardsBest Comedy ShowThe Kapil Sharma ShowWon
2019Indian Television Academy AwardsBest Comedy ShowThe Kapil Sharma ShowWon
2019Indian Television Academy AwardsComedy GeniusThe Kapil Sharma ShowWon

Favorite Things

Favorite ActorAkshay Kumar
Favorite ActressesDeepika Padukone
Favorite Film(s)Not Known
Favorite Director(s)Not Known
Favorite FoodRajma-Chawal, Aloo Paranthas
Favorite DrinkNot Known
Favorite FruitNot Known
Preferred OutfitNot Known
Preferred PerfumeNot Known
Favorite Restaurants Chak89 in London
Favourite Destination(s)London
Kapil Sharma’s Favourite ColourNot Known
Favorite MusicianGurdas Mann, Sardool Sikandar
Favorite Singer(s)Not Known
Favorite Song(s)Not Known
Favorite Sport(s)Not Known

Net Worth, Earnings, Salary and Assets

Salary (approx.)₹60-80 lakh/episode
Net Worth (approx.)$10 million

Interesting Facts & Secrets About Kapil Sharma

  • Kapil is a left-hander.
  • He considers Gurpreet Ghuggi as his guru.
  • When he was pursuing his graduation from Apeejay College of Fine Arts in Jalandhar, he used to actively participate in theatre plays to earn some money. For directing various plays, he won a scholarship and also won a national-level award.
  • He is fondly called as Comedy King by his fans.
  • Initially, he was rejected in the audition round of the Great Indian Laughter Challenge Season 3, but later he was called to return and won the competition.
  • Kapil appeared on the cover of various popular magazines like
  • In 2014, he was chosen to be the brand ambassador for the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections by the Delhi Election Commission.
  • His hobbies are singing, listening to music, travelling, etc.
  • He likes to drink alcohol.
  • He is an avid animal lover.
  • Kapil came from a lower-middle-class family with no entertainment background and had to struggle a lot to get himself roles that are worthy.
  • He was paid minimum wages in the initial stages of his career and he even acted as a comedian without being paid at all.  He has also worked in a PCO, a cloth mill and even picked crates of soft-drinks to earn money.
  • His father died in 2004 due to Cancer. He didn’t have the money to join any acting course but due to his sheer talent, many institutions sponsored his acting course fee.
  • According to Kapil, his sense of humour comes from his mother who has been his biggest source of inspiration.
  • He started his acting career as a theatre artist when he was in his early 20s. 
  • His initial passion was singing and singing is the thing which made him come to the tinsel town.
  • He was initially rejected in the audition round of ‘The Great Indian Laughter Challenge 3’ but received a call to return, and eventually, he won the competition.
  • With the prize money of 10 lakh (INR) that he won, he did his sister’s wedding, which was the most lavish wedding in his family. 
  • He is one of the very few comedians in India who were ranked among the list of Forbes magazine in terms of power and money.
  • He was being launched to the film industry by the legendary Yash Raj Films, but the project somehow stopped abruptly.
  • He met his rumoured girlfriend, Preeti Simoes, on the sets of “Comedy Circus” and she is currently working as the creative director of “The Kapil Sharma Show.”
  • He once made a news public that his ex-girlfriend who used to work with him in a theatre was married to a Gujarati store owner in London. Coincidentally he met her in London a few months ago.
  • In April 2018, he filed an F.I.R. against Spotboye editor Vicky Lalvani and Neeti and Preeti Simoes for maligning his image. In reply, Lalwani shared an audiotape recording of his alleged phone conversation with Kapil Sharma.
  • In December 2019, Kapil was blessed with a baby girl. He took to Twitter, to share this news with his fans and wrote,”Blessed to have a baby girl, need ur blessings, love u all, jai mata di.”

Life Style

Does Kapil Sharma, Consume Alcohol?Yes
Does Kapil Sharma, Smoke Cigarettes?No
Will Drive?Yes
Is Kapil Sharma, Swims?Yes
Is Kapil Sharma, Yoga Practitioner?Yes
Does Gym?Yes
Is Kapil Sharma, a Jogger?Yes
Eating Habit?Non-Vegetarian

Hobbies, Interests

Kapil Sharma’s HobbiesGardening/landscaping
MusicFilm songs


Car CollectionRange Rover Evoque


  • In 2015, he was blamed for making trouble with his female co-stars (Monali Thakur, Tanishaa Mukherjee, and so forth.) during an occasion identified with International Marathi Film Festival Awards 2015. At first, he would not remark, in any case, he later tweeted that, “I fall, I rise, I commit errors, I live, I learn, I’ve been harmed yet I am alive. I am human, I am not immaculate but rather I am appreciative‚ (sic)”
  • After the broadcast of few starting scenes of The Kapil Sharma Show, attendants from different medicinal schools and emergency clinics in Amritsar enlisted a grumbling at a police headquarters asserting that the show has belittled their calling by generalizing them, for example, Rochelle Rao depicting the character of an impressive medical attendant, which prompted individuals raising protests.
  • On 9 September 2016, his tweet claiming defilement in the Shiv Sena-and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)- ruled Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) made debate, after which Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis answered on Twitter by saying that, “Kapilbhai pls give all data. Have coordinated MC, BMC to make the strictest move. We won’t extra the guilty party.”
  • In December 2015, an FIR stopped was against him for wrecking mangroves close to his Versova home in Mumbai.
  • In March 2017, Kapil Sharma, who was purportedly tanked, was blamed for being harsh to Sunil Grover on a departure from Melbourne, Australia. A couple of days after the fact, Kapil conceded on Facebook that he had a ‘contention’ with Sunil and scrutinized the expectations of onlookers who asserted that he had attacked Sunil. In answer to this, Sunil posted a message on Facebook as given below.
  • In April 2018, he had documented an F.I.R. against his previous directors Preeti and Neeti Simoes and the manager of stimulation news entrance ‘Spotboye,’ Vicky Lalwani, for defaming his picture in media. Afterwards, the F.I.R. got released on the web and was appeared by Zee News. Kapil likewise referenced that Preeti had undermined him to pay ‚25 lakh or else she will make increasing pressure for him. Vickey Lalwani additionally documented a non-consignable grievance against Kapil Sharma for utilizing injurious language and undermining him via telephone. Sharma even tweeted on Friday with questionable words against Lalwani.

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