Janhvi Kapoor Age, Wiki, Biography, Boyfriend, Height in feet, Net Worth & Many More

By | July 27, 2022

An Indian actress by profession, Janhvi Kapoor was born on March 6, 1997, in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Her father is Bollywood producer Boney Kapoor, son of late filmmaker Surinder Kapoor and actress Sridevi. She is the niece of film actors Anil Kapoor and Sanjay Kapoor. While she has a younger sister, Khushi Kapoor, she also has two half-siblings, Arjun Kapoor and Anshula Kapoor. 

Unfortunately, Janhvi lost her mother when she was just 21 and was awaiting the release of her debut Bollywood film. She did her schooling at the Dhirubhai Ambani International School in Mumbai and then took an acting course at Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in California. 

After completing the course, she made her acting debut in 2018 with the romantic film, Dhadak opposite debutant actor Ishaan Khatter. The film was the remake of the 2016 Marathi film, Sairat. The film received negative reviews but proved to be a commercial success. For the film, Janhvi also won the Zee Cine Award for Best Female Debut. In the same year, she was also selected as the brand ambassador of the cosmetics brand, Nykaa. 

Following this, her next screen appearance came in 2020 when she featured in Zoya Akhtar’s segment in the Netflix horror anthology film, Ghost Stories. Next, she featured in the biopic of aviator, Gunjan Saxena in the film, Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl which was streamed on Netflix. While preparing for the film, she underwent physical training and also learned the body language of an air force officer. 

Next in 2021, he was seen playing a dual role in the comedy-horror film. Roohi, opposite actor Rajkummar Rao. However, the film did not work well at the box office. 

Apart from acting, Janhvi has also featured in a music video, ‘Kedi Nu Nachne De’. It was a promotional song for the film, Angrezi Medium. She also has many films in her pipeline. 

NameJanhvi Kapoor
Nick NameJaan (fondly called by Sridevi)
ProfessionActress
Date of Birth7 March 1997
Age25 Years (2022)
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
NationalityIndian
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
SchoolDhirubhai Ambani International School, Mumbai
CollageThe Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute, Los Angeles, USA
Debut
Film- Dhadak (2018)

ReligionHinduism
Zodiac SignPisces

Janhvi Kapoor Career

  • Janhvi Kapoor made her acting debut in 2018 with the romantic film, Dhadak opposite debutant actor Ishaan Khatter. It was the remake of the 2016 Marathi film, Sairat. The film received negative reviews but proved to be a commercial success. 
  • In the same year, she was also selected as the brand ambassador of the cosmetics brand, Nykaa. 
  • Following this, her next screen appearance came in 2020 when she featured in Zoya Akhtar’s segment in the Netflix horror anthology film, Ghost Stories. 
  • Next, she featured in the biopic of aviator, Gunjan Saxena in the film, Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl which was streamed on Netflix. While preparing for the film, she underwent physical training and also learned the body language of an air force officer. 
  • In the same year, she also featured in a music video, ‘Kedi Nu Nachne De’. It was a promotional song for the film, Angrezi Medium.
  • Next in 2021, he was seen playing a dual role in the comedy-horror film. Roohi, opposite actor Rajkummar Rao. However, the film did not work well on the box office. 

Janhvi Kapoor Family 

Janhvi Kapoor was born on 6 March 1997  in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. She is the daughter of popular Film Producer Boney Kapoor and Bollywood Actress Sridevi. She was born and raised in Mumbai by her parents alongside her younger sister Khushi. Janhvi is the niece of film actors Anil Kapoor and Sanjay Kapoor. She also has a half-brother Actor Arjun Kapoor and half-sister Anshula Kapoor from her father’s first marriage.

Janhvi Kapoor loved her parents very much and also respected them, She lost her mother at age 21, when Janhvi found her mother died of accidental drowning in her guest room at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Father Name Boney Kapoor (Film producer)
Mother Name Late Sridevi (Actress)
Brother Arjun Kapoor (Actor, Elder half-brother)

Sister Khushi Kapoor (Younger), Anshula Kapoor (Elder half-sister)
Husband  Unmarried
Janhvi Kapoor with her father and sister Khushi Kapoor

Janhvi Kapoor Relationship / Marital Status & Many More 

As of now, Janhvi Kapoor is Single and Unmarried. She was rumored to be dating Shikhar Pahariya. In the year 2018, She was in news for dating her co-actor Ishaan Khatter from the film Dhadak, but both actors replied to all the rumors and make clear that they are not dating.

Marital Status Unmarried
Affairs / Boyfriend Shikhar Pahariya (Rumour)
Ishaan Khatter (Actor, Rumour)

Husband/ Spouse N/A
Marriage date N/A
Marriage Place N/A
ChildrenN/A

Janhvi Kapoor Physical Stats

HeightIn Centimeter – 165 cm
In Meter – 1.65 m
In feet & inches – 5’5
WeightIn Kilogram- 54 Kg
In Pounds – 119lbs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBrown

Janhvi Kapoor Favorite

Favorite Actor Salman KhanShahid Kapoor, Dilip Kumar
Favorite Actress Kareena Kapoor, Madhubala, Nutan, Waheeda Rehman
Favorite Song N/A
Favorite Movie Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
Favorite FoodMutton, Rajasthani Cuisines, Italian Dishes
Favorite Color Red, White
Favorite Sport Cricket, Tennis
Favorite Destination Paris, New York, Udaipur and Florence
Favorite Fashion Designer Manish Malhotra

Janhvi Kapoor Education 

Janhvi Kapoor was born and raised in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. She attended the Dhirubhai Ambani International School, Mumbai for her primary education and later on attended the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute in Los Angeles, USA for developing her acting skills.

School Dhirubhai Ambani International School, Mumbai
Collage The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute, Los Angeles, USA
Educational Qualification A Course in Theatres and Films

Janhvi Kapoor’s Net Worth

Actress Janhvi Kapoor is one of the most popular and beautiful actresses in Bollywood. She had an estimated net worth of $ 8 Million Dollars. As per some sources, she charges almost Rs 3-4 Crore for her performance in movies and Tv shows.

Net WorthUSD $ 8 Million Doller
SalaryRs 3- 4 Crore Per the film
Income SourceActing
Car CollectionAudi

Some Unknown facts about Janhvi Kapoor

  • Does Jhanvi Kapoor smoke: Not Known
  • Does Jhanvi Kapoor drink alcohol: Yes
  • She is very fond of getting clicked and loves sharing her pictures with her fans.
  • Jhanvi also told that her parents have supported her a lot in her journey of learning to act.
  • Her zeal for acting and the film industry even convinced her mother to support her in her decision.
  • The actual spelling of her name is “Janhvi,” but since the name “Jhanvi” trended first, it spread over the internet.
  • Janhvi Kapoor’s mother Sridevi wanted her daughter to become a doctor, however, she refused to pursue a career in the medical field. 
  • It was her father Boney Kapoor who convinced Sridevi to allow Janhvi for joining the film industry. 
  • She made her acting debut with the 2018 Karan Johar Bollywood film “Dhadak” alongside famous actor Shahid Kapoor’s brother Ishaan Khattar.
  • Some of her favorite holiday destinations are Udaipur and Florence as she is very fond of traveling.
  • Janhvi is very close to her father Boney Kapoor and shares her things with her father. 
  • Not many know that Janhvi’s name is based on the character of Urmila Matondkar from the film, Judaai. 
  • She was first chosen for the Rohit Shetty film “Simmab” opposite actor Ranveer Singh, but she declined the proposal as she was quite not ready to work with such a big star, later the role went to actress Sara Ali Khan who played the role of Shagun Sathe.
Simmba Movie Poster
  • She was introduced to the Kathak dance form while she was shooting for the film, Dhadak. 
  • Not many know that Janhvi is a fan of literature and also loves to write poetry. 
  • She once took a secret trip to Vegas by lying to her father that she went for a movie.
  • Janhvi Kapoor was offered a role opposite South film star Mahesh Babu, but she refused due to the huge age gap between them.

Janhvi Kapoor’s Social Media Profile

Janhvi Kapoor’s Instagram Profile

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