Arjun Kapoor Age, Wiki, Biography, Wife, Height in feet, Net Worth & Many More

Arjun Kapoor is an Indian actor born on June 26, 1985, to film producer Boney Kapoor and entrepreneur Mona Shourie Kapoor. He is also the grandson of filmmaker Surinder Kapoor. He is the nephew of actor Anil Kapoor, Sanjay Kapoor, and producer Sandeep Marwah, and his siblings are actors like Sonam Kapoor, Janhvi Kapoor, Mohit Marwah, Harshvardhan Kapoor, and producer Rhea Kapoor. 

He also has a younger sister, Anshula Kapoor, while Janhvi Kapoor and Khushi Kapoor are his step-sisters. Arjun was just 11 years old when his father separated from his mother. 

Talking about his education, she did his schooling at the Arya Vidya Mandir school in Mumbai, however, he left his studies after he failed in 11th grade. Coming from a film of actors and producers, he stepped into the industry as an assistant director in the 2003 film, Kal Ho Naa Ho following which he again assisted in the 2007 film, Salaam-e-Ishq: A Tribute to Love. He also worked as an associate producer in his father’s films like No Entry and Wanted. 

After that, he signed a three-film contract with Yash Raj Films through which he made his acting debut with the 2012 film, Ishaqzaade where he has seen opposite actress Parineeti Chopra. Arjun received immense praise for her performance and was nominated for many awards. Next in 2013, he featured in the action-thriller film, Aurangzeb. However, the film underperformed at the box office. 

In 2014, the actor again teamed up with Yash Raj Films in the film, Gunday. He was opposite actors like Ranveer Singh and Priyanka Chopra. The film was a commercial success and earned around Rs 1.2 billion worldwide. After that, he collaborated with the producers Sajid Nadiadwala and Karan Johar for the hit film, 2 States in 2014, in which he was seen opposite actress Alia Bhatt. His performance received immense appreciation and was also nominated for IIFA Award for Best Actor. 

In the same year, he was seen in the film, Finding Fanny. Following this, in 2015, Arjun was in the film Tevar opposite Sonakshi Sinha and Manoj Bajpayee. However, the film did not work well. The very next year, he made his debut on Television as a host of the reality stunts-performing series, Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi. In the same year, he featured in the satirical comedy-drama film, Ki & Ka opposite Kareena Kapoor Khan

In 2017, Arjun Kapoor was cast in the teen romantic drama, Half Girlfriend opposite actress Shraddha Kapoor, however, it was a critical and commercial failure. Following that, he had a few disappointing releases which included Mubarakan, Namastey London, India’s Most Wanted, and Panipat, among others. 

Talking about his personal life, Arjun who was very close to his mother Mona Shourie Kapoor lost her in 2012 after which his father got married to actress Sridevi which eventually affected his relationship with his father and also his step-sisters. However, after Sridevi also passed away, his family relationships started improving. 

Presently, the actor is dating actress Malaika Arora

NameArjun Kapoor
Nick NameFubbu, Joon
ProfessionActor
Role ModelSalman Khan
Date of Birth26 June 1985
Age37 Years (2022)
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
NationalityIndian
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
SchoolArya Vidya Mandir, Mumbai
CollageNarsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai
Asian Academy of Film and Television, Noida
DebutFilm: Ishaqzaade (2012)
TV: Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi (2016, as host)
ReligionHinduism
Zodiac SignCancer

Arjun Kapoor Career

  • Arjun stepped into the industry as an assistant director in the 2003 film, Kal Ho Naa Ho following which he again assisted in the 2007 film, Salaam-e-Ishq: A Tribute to Love. He also worked as an associate producer in his father’s films like No Entry and Wanted. 
  • After that, he signed a three-film contract with Yash Raj Films through which he made his acting debut with the 2012 film, Ishaqzaade where he has seen opposite actress Parineeti Chopra. 
  • Next in 2013, he featured in the action-thriller film, Aurangzeb. However, the film underperformed at the box office. 
  • In 2014, the actor again teamed up with Yash Raj Films in the film, Gunday where he was seen opposite actors like Ranveer Singh and Priyanka Chopra
  • After that, he collaborated with the producers Sajid Nadiadwala and Karan Johar for the hit film, 2 States in 2014, in which he was seen opposite actress Alia Bhatt
  • In the same year, he was seen in the film, Finding Fanny.
  • Iin 2015, Arjun was in the film Tevar opposite Sonakshi Sinha and Manoj Bajpayee. However, the film did not work well. 
  • The very next year, he made his debut on Television as a host on the reality stunts-performing series, Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi.
  • In the same year, he featured in the satirical comedy-drama film, Ki & Ka opposite Kareena Kapoor Khan
  • In 2017, Arjun Kapoor was cast in the teen romantic drama, Half Girlfriend opposite actress Shraddha Kapoor. 
  • Following that, he had a few disappointing releases which included Mubarakan, Namastey London, India’s Most Wanted, and Panipat, among others. 

Arjun Kapoor Family 

Arjun Kapoor was born on 26 June 1985 in  Mumbai, Maharashtra to famous film-maker Boney Kapoor and the entrepreneur Mona Shourie Kapoor. He is the grandson of Indian filmmaker Surinder Kapoor and Nirmal Kapoor. Arjun is the nephew of actors Anil Kapoor, Sanjay Kapoor, and producer Sandeep Marwah.

He was born and raised in Mumbai, Maharashtra by her parents alongside her sister Anshula Kapoor and half-siblings actress Jhanvi Kapoor and Khushi Kapoor. He is the cousin brother of actor Harshvardhan Kapoor, Jahaan Kapoor, Mohit Marwah, and actress Sonam Kapoor.

Famous Bollywood actress Sridevi was his stepmother who died on 24 February 2018 in her guest room at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Father Name Boney Kapoor (Filmmaker)
Mother Name Late Mona Shourie Kapoor (Biological mother, died in 2012),
Sridevi (Actress, Stepmother)
Uncle/AuntPaternal Uncles– Anil Kapoor,
Paternal Aunts– Sunita Kapoor, Maheep Sandhu
Brother None
Sister  Anshula Kapoor (Real sister)
Jhanvi Kapoor (Half-sister), Khushi Kapoor (Half-sister)
Cousin’sCousin Brothers– Harshvardhan Kapoor, Jahaan Kapoor, Mohit Marwah
Cousin Sisters– Shanaya Kapoor, Rhea Kapoor
Wife N/A
Arjun Kapoor with his real sister Anshula Kapoor
Arjun Kapoor with his real sister Anshula Kapoor

Arjun Kapoor Relationship / Marital Status & Many More 

Talking about Arjun Kapoor’s love life, As of now, he is unmarried and is in a relationship with Bollywood actress, model, and dancer Malaika Arora. Before that, he was in a relationship with Arpita Khan who is the Sister of popular Bollywood actor Salman Khan.

Arjun Kapoor and Malika Arora started dating in 2016 and since they have both been together. Before in a relationship with Arjun Kapoor, Malika married to her boyfriend actor-director-producer Arbaaz Khan in 1998 whom she met during a coffee ad shoot. The couple got divorced on 11 May 2017.

Marital Status In a Relationship
Affairs / Girlfriend Arpita Khan (Salman Khan’s sister)
Malaika Arora (Actress)
Wife/ Spouse N/A
Marriage date N/A
Marriage Place N/A
ChildrenN/A

Arjun Kapoor Physical Stats

HeightIn Centimeter – 183 cm
In Meter – 1.83 m
In feet & inches – 6′
WeightIn Kilogram- 85 Kg
In Pounds – 187 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)Chest: 44 inches
Waist: 34 inches
Biceps: 16 inches
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack

Arjun Kapoor Favorite

Favorite Actor Salman KhanRanbir KapoorHrithik Roshan, Govinda, Saif Ali Khan
Favorite Actress Priyanka ChopraKareena Kapoor
Favorite Song N/A
Favorite Movie Bollywood: Mr India, Andaaz Apna Apna, Barfi
Hollywood: Lock Stock & Two Smoking Barrels, Snatch, Shawshank Redemption, City of God, A Fish Called Wanda
Movie Genre(s)Action, Comedies and Thrillers
TV ShowsHow to Get Away with Murder, Entourage, Lost
Favorite FoodDirty Chinese, Nutella, Kadi Chawal
Favorite Color Blue, Black
Favorite Sport Football, Cricket
Favorite Destination N/A
Favorite SubjectHistory and Literature
Favorite AthleteDavid Beckham

Arjun Kapoor Education

Arjun Kapoor was born and raised in Mumbai, Maharashtra. He attended the Arya Vidya Mandir school in Mumbai till his 11th grade and after failing his eleventh-grade examinations, he quit his studies. He develop a keen interest in acting and wanted to be an actor, but In his teens and early twenties, Kapoor developed obesity and approximately weighed 140 kg; he later said that due to his condition, he used to be “sloppy, grumpy” and “under-confident”.

School Arya Vidya Mandir, Mumbai
Collage Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai
Asian Academy of Film and Television, Noida
Educational Qualification 12th fail

Arjun Kapoor’s Net Worth

Net WorthINR 67 Crore ($10 Million)
SalaryINR 5-7 Crore/film
Income SourceActing & Brand Promotion
Car CollectionMercedes ML350,
Audi Q5
Honda CRV
Land Rover Defender
Maserati Levante
Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 4Matic SUV

Some Unknown facts about Arjun Kapoor

  • Does Arjun Kapoor Smoke?: Yes
  • Does Arjun Kapoor Drink Alcohol?: Yes
  • Not many know that Arjun Kapoor suffered from obesity in his teens and early twenties and weighed around 140 kg. 
  • He has a phobia of ceiling fans. 
  • His nickname is Fubu. 
  • He loves desi-style food such as Samosas and Kadhi Chawal. 
  • Arjun is a huge fan of actor Hrithik Roshan.
  • Arjun likes to enjoy all types of movies and Tv shows. In his free time, he tend to watch movies.
  • He has also been a brand ambassador for Flying Machine and Royal Stag, along with Ranveer Singh.
Arjun Kapoor and Ranveer Sigh in Royal Stag Ad.
  • He is a keen football fan and is also a supporter of Chelsea F.C. while also being the club’s brand ambassador for India. 
  • He was a big admirer of actor Salman Khan, but it is said his relations with Khan changed after he started dating Malaika Arora.  
  • Arjun Kapoor was the first choice for the film Ek Villan Returns which was directed by Mohit Suri and produced by Shobha Kapoor, but he refused to not play a negative role after his Aurangzeb, later the role went to Siddharth Malhotra.
  • In 2022, film Ek Villan Return, he played the role of Gautam Mehra as Tara Sutaria’s ex-boyfriend who is the killer.
Arjun Kapoor in Ek Villan Returns
  • Arjun admires Salman a lot and considers him his role model. Moreover, the last call her mother made from the hospital was to Salman, and thanked him for supporting his son.
  • Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh is his distant cousin, as Ranveer is the second cousin of his first cousin actress Sonam Kapoor.
  • In May 2022, he shared images of his physical transformation on social media. He shared two photos one from February of last year and one from May of this year.

He captioned the post” 15 months of being #workinprogress! Felt cute and definitely won’t delete later because I’m immensely proud of this journey. 

Arjun Kapoor’s Social Media Profile

Arjun Kapoor’s Instagram Profile

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