Akshay Kumar is an Indian film actor, producer and a martial artist who has successfully established himself in Bollywood Industry. He was born as Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia to a Punjabi Family on 9th September 1967 in Amritsar, Punjab. However, he along with his family later came to Delhi and he grew up in Delhi’s famous Chandani Chowk.
Akshay from his childhood was extremely passionate about dancing and was known to be quite a performer. He studied at Don Bosco School and later on was enrolled at the Guru Nanak Khalsa College located in Kings Circle.
He is also extremely passionate about martial arts as he attained a black belt in Taekwondo. After which he went to train for Muay Thai in Bangkok, Thailand where he also worked as a waiter; later was promoted to be a chef.
Caption: Akshay’s family and some relatives.
Akshay Kumar’s Marriage and children.
Akshay Kumar married the famous actress Twinkle Khanna Back in the year 2001. With their marriage they have given birth to two beautiful Kids; Aarav Bhatia and Nitara Khanna Bhatia.
Akshay’s Introduction to the Bollywood has its own story which is quite fascinating as well. He was brought into attention of producer Pramod Chakravarthy through his short modeling career. Promod Chakravarty offered him a role in his movie “Deedar” which is also his debut movie. However, there are also rumors that Akshay debuted his career in movies through the 1991 movie “Saugandh”.
After these movies, Akshay was seen on screen with the movie “Khiladi” (1992) which was fairly successful for its time. After “Khiladi” Akshay was starred in his first action movie “Main Khiladi Tu Anari” along with another movie “Mohra”; which were the highest grossing films of the year.
In addition to these movies, some of Akshay’s successful movies are “Dillagi”, “Dil Toh Pagal Hai”, “Ajnabee”, “Garam Masala”, “Hera Pheri”, “Namaste London”, “Hey Baby”, “BhoolBhulaiyaa”, “Welcome”, “Singh is King”,”Jumbo” and so on. Through some of these movies, he also managed to accumulate a number of film fare awards for best supporting actor, best villain, best comedian and so on.
Apart from his career as an actor, he has also worked as a producer through his company Hari Om Entertainment which has given us with many movies like “Sing is King”, “Khatta Meetha”, “Tees Maar Khan”, “Patiala House”, “Thank You”, “Oh My God”, “Khiladi 786” and soo on.
Akshay Kumar has also appeared on a small screen game show “Fear Factor – Khatron ka Khiladi” which was quite popular among the youngsters of India. With his career in Bollywood, he has collected quite a strong fan base.
Caption: Akshay Kumar and his car.
Akshay Kumar is certainly one of the richest people in the Bollywood. With his career as an actor, producer and endorsing many products he has been able to accumulate quite a huge amount of net worth which is estimated to be almost about $150 million. He is living a lavish life along with his family and has a number of properties scattered all over India and abroad.
He is also extremely passionate when it comes to his rides as he garages many luxurious cars like Porsche Cayenne, Rolls Royce Phantom, Bently Continental Flying Spur, Honda CR-V and so on.