Shilpa Shetty – Biography, Career, Awards and Net Worth
Shilpa Shetty is an Indian film actress, producer, model, and a businesswoman. She has appeared in Tamil, Telugu and Kannada movies. She got widespread recognition after winning Celebrity Big Brother 5.
Born on 8th June, 1975, she starred in many hit movies such as “Baazigar”, “Dhadkan”, “Metro” and “Garv”. Her most memorable performances was in the role of Anjali in “Dhadkan” starring with Akshay Kumar and Sunil Shetty. Shilpa Shetty is one of the beautiful and fittest actresses in the Bollywood.
Shilpa Shetty : Early Life and Personal Details
She was born in Mangalore, Karnataka to Surendra Shetty and Sunanda Shetty. She grew up in Mumbai with her younger sister, Shamita Shetty, a famous Bollywood actress. After completing her schooling from St. Anthony Girl’s High School, she enrolled in the Podar College for further studies.
The stunning actress Shilpa is 5 feet 7 inches in height and weighs 127 lbs. Long brown hair and expressive brown eyes make her even more exquisite. This Geminian actress belongs to Indian nationality and practices Hindu culture and tradition. In 2009, Shilpa married his businessman boyfriend, Raj Kundra. Currently, she is the mother of one son named Viaaan Raj Kundra.
Shilpa Shetty : Career
Shilpa started her career with acting in “Gaata Rahe Mera Dil” co-starring with Ronit Roy and Rohit Roy. But, the film was not released due to some issues. Then, she made her acting debut with “Baazigar” along with Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol. She appeared in numerous hit films such as “Main Khiladi Tu Anari”, “Dhadkan”, “Karz”, “Rishtey”,”Dostana ” and “Dishkiyaoon”.
Besides being an actress, Shilpa is a prominent model also. She has modelled in Limca television commercial and got featured in several advertisements and magazines.
Shilpa is a person with the heart of gold and valiantly participate in philanthropic activities. She supported BBC World Service Trust television designed to tackle HIV problems. She also hosted “SOney Ka Dil” co-produced with her husband, Kundra. Recently she judged a dance reality show Super dancer on Sony Entertainment along with Geeta Kapoor and Anurag Basu. Shilpa is a sports enthusiast and current co-owner of the Indian Premier League cricket team Rajasthan Royals.
Shilpa Shetty : Net Worth
The 41-years-old Shilpa Shetty has an estimated net worth of $14 million. Her husband, Raj Kundra is a well established businessman. She makes her money from acting, modeling, commercials and brand endorsements. She is the brand ambassador for Santoor, Volini Gel and Yakult.
Mrs Kundra owns a spacious bungalow in Andheri West, Mumbai and a luxurious apartment in Surrey, UK. She owns several swanky cars such as the Audi Q7 and Audi R8. Besides acting and modeling, her hobbies are dancing and cooking. Being a health conscious, she spends much time in the gym and doing yoga and meditation.
When it comes to dining, kori roti and chicken biryani are her favorite one’s. She likes to collect different brands of perfume and her most-loved is S2. Shilpa Shetty is active in Instagram and has more than 3.5 million followers, where he gives many tips to live healthy and happy life.