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
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 Name||Kapil Sharma|
|Profession||Indian Stand-up Comedian, Bollywood Actor, Anchor, Singer, Film, and TV Producer|
|Famous Role||Comedy Nights with Kapil|
|Birth Place||Amritsar, Punjab, India|
|Hometown||Mumbai Maharashtra, India|
|Date of Birth||2nd April 1981|
|Age||39 year as of 2020|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Pisces|
|Debut||TV Debut: Comedy Nights with Kapil|
|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 Colour||Dark Brown|
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Hair Length||Very short|
He did his schooling at Shri Ram Ashram Senior Secondary School, Amritsar, Punjab and did his Bachelor of Arts from the Hindu College, Amritsar.
|School||Shri Ram Ashram Sen. Sec. School, Amritsar|
|College/University||Hindu 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.
|Father||Jeetendra Kumar Punj (worked as head constable in Punjab police)|
|Brother||Ashok Kumar 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.
Ginni Chatrath (Comedia, Entrepreneur)
Daughter: Anayra Sharma (Born on December 2019)
|Marriage Date||12 December 2018|
|Marriage Place||Jalandhar, Punjab, India|
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 2015, Star Guild Awards in 2015, 22nd Star Screen Awards in 2016, 61st 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 2014, The Anupam Kher Show in 2014, Farah Ki Daawat in 2015, Aap Ki Adalat in 2015, Dance India Dance in 2015, Indian Idol Junior in 2015, The Voice in 2015, Aaj Ki Raat Hai Zindagi in 2015, Koffee 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’
|2010||Bhavnao Ko Samjho||Thakur’s son||Sunil Pal||Special appearance|
|2015||ABCD 2||Himself||Remo D’Souza|
|2015||Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon||Kumar Shiv Ram Kishan||Abbas–Mustan||Debut film|
|2018||Son Of Manjeet Singh||Producer/Special Appearance||Vikram Grover||Producer of the film|
|2019||The Angry Birds Movie 2||Red (voice)||Thurop Van Orman||Hindi dubbed version|
|2006||Hasde Hasande Ravo||Contestant|
|2007||The Great Indian Laughter Challenge (season 3)||Contestant||Winner|
|2009||Ustaadon Ka Ustaad||Contestant|
|2010-13||Comedy Circus||Winner of 6 consecutive seasons|
|2010||Comedy Ka Daily Soap||Performer|
|2011||Star Ya Rockstar||Contestant||Runner Up|
|2013||Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (season 6)||Host|
|2013-2016||Comedy Nights with Kapil||Host/Comedy performer/co-producer of the show|
|2014||Kaun Banega Crorepati||Guest|
|2014||The Anupam Kher Show||Guest|
|2015||60th Filmfare Awards||Host|
|2015||Farah Ki Daawat||Guest|
|2015||Aap Ki Adalat||Guest|
|2015||Dance India Dance||Guest||to promote his debut film|
|2015||Indian Idol Junior||Guest||to promote his debut film|
|2015||The Voice||Guest||to promote his debut film|
|2015||Aaj Ki Raat Hai Zindagi||Guest|
|2015||Star Guild Awards||Host|
|2016||22nd Star Screen Awards||Host|
|2016||61st Filmfare Awards||Host|
|2016–2017||The Kapil Sharma Show Season 1||Host/Comedy Performer|
|2017||62nd Filmfare Awards||Host|
|2017||Koffee with Karan 5||Guest|
|2017||Bigg Boss 11||Guest||To promote his film Firangi|
|2017||Super Dancer Chapter 2||Guest||To promote his film Firangi|
|2017||Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs||Guest||To promote his film Firangi|
|2017||Oye Firangi||Host||Special Event/Show to promote his film Firangi|
|2018||Family Time With Kapil Sharma||Host|
|2018–present||The Kapil Sharma Show Season 2||Host/Comedy Performer/co-producer of the show|
|2020-present||Honey Bunny with Kapil Sharma||Himself|
|2012||Indian Television Academy Awards||Best Actor – Comedy||Kahani Comedy Circus Ki||Won|
|2013||Indian Television Academy Awards||Best Actor – Comedy||Comedy Nights with Kapil||Won|
|2013||Indian Television Academy Awards||Funniest Serial – Comedy||Comedy Nights with Kapil||Won|
|2013||CNN-IBN Indian of the Year||Entertainer of the Year||Kapil Sharma||Won|
|2013||BIG Star Entertainment Awards||Most Entertaining Comedy Show||Comedy Nights with Kapil||Won|
|2014||Star Guild Awards||Best Comedy Show||Comedy Nights with Kapil||Won|
|2015||Sony Guild Film Awards||Promising Debut (Male)||Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon||Won|
|2015||Indian Television Academy Awards||Best Actor (Comedy)||Comedy Nights with Kapil||Won|
|2019||World book of Records (London)||Most viewed stand-up comedian||Won|
|2019||Gold Awards||Best Comedy Show||The Kapil Sharma Show||Won|
|2019||Indian Television Academy Awards||Best Comedy Show||The Kapil Sharma Show||Won|
|2019||Indian Television Academy Awards||Comedy Genius||The Kapil Sharma Show||Won|
|Favorite Actor||Akshay Kumar|
|Favorite Actresses||Deepika Padukone|
|Favorite Film(s)||Not Known|
|Favorite Director(s)||Not Known|
|Favorite Food||Rajma-Chawal, Aloo Paranthas|
|Favorite Drink||Not Known|
|Favorite Fruit||Not Known|
|Preferred Outfit||Not Known|
|Preferred Perfume||Not Known|
|Favorite Restaurants||Chak89 in London|
|Kapil Sharma’s Favourite Colour||Not Known|
|Favorite Musician||Gurdas 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.”
|Does Kapil Sharma, Consume Alcohol?||Yes|
|Does Kapil Sharma, Smoke Cigarettes?||No|
|Is Kapil Sharma, Swims?||Yes|
|Is Kapil Sharma, Yoga Practitioner?||Yes|
|Is Kapil Sharma, a Jogger?||Yes|
|Kapil Sharma’s Hobbies||Gardening/landscaping|
|Car Collection||Range 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.