Kapil Sharma Age, Wiki, Biography, Wife, Children, Height in feet, Net Worth & Many More

Kapil Sharma is an Indian stand-up comedian, television presenter, actor and producer who is known for acting in Hindi films and television shows. Kapil was born in Amritsar, Punjab on 2nd April 1981 to Jeetendra Kumar Punj and Janak Rani. His father was a head constable in Punjab Police. His mother is a homemaker. His father was diagnosed with cancer and died in 2004. He has a brother Ashok Kumar Sharma and a sister Pooja Sharma. Kapil completed his schooling at Shri Ram Ashram Sen. Sec. School, Amritsar. He completed his graduation from Hindu College, Amritsar and Apeejay College of Fine Arts, Jalandhar. During his college days, he used to participate in singing, dancing, and drama competitions. He received several awards at that time. 

Kapil once stated that, in his early life, he moved to Mumbai to become a singer.

He first participated in the Punjabi show Hasde Hasande Ravo. But he gained popularity after winning the comedy reality television show The Great Indian Laughter Challenge in 2007. In 2010, he participated in the comedy reality television show Comedy Circus and won six consecutive seasons. In 2008, he participated in another reality show, Ustaadon Ka Ustaad.

He also hosted several reality shows, such as Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 6, Chhote Miyan etc.

In 2013, Kapil launched his comedy show Comedy Nights with Kapil. In 2016, he began a new comedy show, The Kapil Sharma Show. He launched his third show on 25th March 2018, named Family Time With Kapil Sharma.

He won four Indian Television Academy Awards, BIG Star Entertainment Awards, Star Guild Awards and Gold Awards for his show.

Kapil also hosted the 60th Filmfare Awards, 22nd Star Screen Awards, Star Guild Awards, 61st Filmfare Awards, and 62nd Filmfare Awards. He was also the presenter of for the fourth season of Celebrity Cricket League in 2014.

Kapil made his Bollywood debut with Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon. He also acted in the movie Firangi. He also gives his voice as the Red character in The Angry Birds Movie 2, a Hindi dubbed version. He also produced the movie Son of Manjeet Singh.

Ormax Media rated Sharma the most popular Indian television personality in April 2016. Forbes India ranked him 11th and 18th on their Celebrity 100 list in the year 2016 and 2017 respectively. In 2013, he was awarded the CNN-IBN Indian of the Year in the Entertainment category and was ranked third in the Most Admired Indian Personality List by The Economic Times in 2015.

Not only as an actor or producer or host, but Kapil also does several things. During the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections, he was appointed the Brand Ambassador by the Delhi Election Commission. In 2014, Sharma was nominated for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for which he campaigned and regularly promotes on his show. For that, he was invited to the Rashtrapati Bhavan by President Pranab Mukherjee in September 2015 to acknowledge his contribution.  

Other than that, Kapil also has been known for his efforts in promoting animal rights. He does several campaigns to promote the adoption of homeless animals and to save animals. For his show, Kapil has felicitated in the CNN-IBN Indian of the Year awards 2013 with the Indian of the Year award in the entertainment category at, by veteran actor Amol Palekar. Ormax Media rated Kapil as the most popular Indian television personality in April 2016. Forbes India ranked him 11th and 18th on their Celebrity 100 list in the year 2016 and 2017 respectively. He was ranked third in the Most Admired Indian Personality List by The Economic Times in 2015.

Sharma married Ginni Chatrath on 12th December 2018. They had a daughter and a son on 10th December 2019 and on 1st February 2021.

Name Kapil Sharma
NicknameKapil, Tony, Kappu 
Born AsKapil Punj 
Date of birth2 April 1981 
BirthplaceAmritsar, Punjab, India
Age (as in 2022)41 years old
Zodiac signAries 
ProfessionComedian, TV presenter, TV Actor and film & television producer
Known ForThe Kapil Sharma Show, Comedy Nights with Kapil, Comedy Circus
NationalityIndian
ReligionHinduism
HometownAmritsar, Punjab, India
AddressSardar Vallabhbhai Patel Nagar, Versova, Mumbai
Food habitNot Known
HobbiesSinging
Years active2007- present

Kapil Sharma Career –

  • He made his television debut in 2006 with the Punjabi show Hasde Hasaande Ravo on MH One Channel.
  • In 2007, he participated in another television reality show The Great Indian Laughter Challenge season 3 and emerged as the winner of this show. 
  • In 2008, he hosted comedy show Chhote Miyan. 
  • From 2008-2009, he participated as a contestant in Star One’s reality competition television series Laughter Knights. 
  • In 2009, he participated as a contestant in the comedy shows like Ustaadon Ka Ustaad and Hans Baliye. 
  • From 2010-2013, he participated in Sony TV’s Comedy Circus and went on to six seasons of the show. 
  • He made his acting debut in 2010 by playing the role of Thakur’s son in the film Bhavnao Ko Samjho. 
  • In 2010, he performed in Comedy Ka Daily Soap. 
  • In 2011, he participated as a contestant in Star Ya Rockstar and emerged as the runner-up of the show. 
  • In 2013, he hosted dance reality show ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ season 6, along with Manish Paul. 
  • From 2013-2016, he hosted his own show ‘Comedy Nights With Kapil’, under his banner K9 Productions on Colors. 
  • He made his Bollywood debut in 2015 with the film Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon as Kumar Shiv Ram Kishan. 
  • In the same year, he hosted 60th Filmfare Awards and Star Guild Awards. 
  • Also in 2015, he appeared as himself in the Bollywood film ABCD 2. 
  • In 2016, he hosted 22nd Star Screen Awards and 61st Filmfare Awards. 
  • Since 2016, he hosted Sony TV’s show ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ under his K9 productions. 
  • In 2017, he hosted 62nd Filmfare Awards. 
  • In the same year, he played the role of Manga in the Bollywood film Firangi. 
  • In 2018, he hosted Family Time With Kapil Sharma show. 
  • In the same year, he produced a Punjabi movie ‘Son of Manjeet Singh’. 
  • In 2020, he appeared as himself in kids comedy show ‘The Honey Bunny show with Kapil Sharma’ on Sony Yay. 
  • In the same year, he played the role of Pyaare in It’s my life. 

Kapil Sharma Family Background –

Kapil Sharma was born and brought up in Amritsar, Punjab, India. He belongs to a lower middle-class Brahmin Family. His father’s name was Jeetendra Kumar Punj, who worked as head constable in Punjab police. In 2004, his father died due to Cancer. His mother’s name is Janak Rani. He has a brother named Ashok Kumar Sharma and a sister named Pooja Sharma. 

FatherJeetendra Kumar Punj (worked as head constable in Punjab police) 
MotherJanak Rani 

BrotherAshok Kumar Sharma 

SisterPooja Sharma 

Kapil Sharma Marital status/ Relationship and More –

Marital status of Kapil Sharma is Unmarried. After dating Ginni Chatrath, he got engaged to her in 2013. He tied the knot with Ginni Chatrath on 12 December 2018 in Jalandhar, Punjab, India. They have a daughter named Anayra Sharma, who was born in December 2019 and a son named Trishaan Sharma, who was born on 1 February 2021. 

Marital statusMarried
Affairs/ GirlfriendGinni Chatrath (Comedian, Entrepreneur) 
Wife/ SpouseGinni Chatrath
Marriage Date12 December 2018 
ChildrenSon – Trishaan Sharma
Daughter – Anayra Sharma.

Kapil Sharma Height / Weight & Physical State –

The height of Kapil Sharma is approximately 5 feet 9 inches and the body weight is around 80 kg. His full body measurements are Chest – 40 Inches, Waist – 34 Inches and Biceps – 12 Inches. He has stylish black colour hair and sparkling star-like black colour eyes.

Height5’9″ (175 cm)
Weight80 kg (176 lbs) 
Chest40 Inches
Waist34 Inches
Biceps12 Inches
Eye colourBlack
Hair colourBlack

Kapil Sharma Favourite Things –

Favourite ActorAkshay Kumar
Favourite ActressDeepika Padukone
Favourite FoodRajma-chawal, Aloo Parathas
Favourite RestaurantChak89 in London
Favourite ComedianGurpreet Ghuggi
Favourite SingerGurdas Mann, Sardool Sikander
Favourite DestinationLondon 

Kapil Sharma Educational Qualification –

He did his schooling from Shri Ram Ashram Sen. Sec. School, Amritsar. After that, he graduated from Hindu College, Amritsar and Apeejay College of Fine Arts, Jalandhar. 

SchoolShri Ram Ashram Sen. Sec. School, Amritsar
CollegeHindu College, AmritsarApeejay College of Fine Arts, Jalandhar
QualificationGraduate

Kapil Sharma Net worth –

The net worth of Kapil Sharma is estimated to be between $1 Million – $5 Million dollars. Kapil Sharma’s income source mostly comes from his profession.

Net worth (2022)$1 Million – $5 Million dollars
Source of IncomeProfession

Some lesser known facts about Kapil Sharma – 

  • Does Kapil Sharma Smoke? No
  • Does Kapil Sharma Drink Alcohol? Yes
  • He was born and brought up in Amritsar, Punjab, India.
  • He belongs to a lower middle-class Brahmin Family.
  • He had to struggle a lot to get himself roles that are worthy.
  • He is best known for his comedy show The Kapil Sharma Show.
  • He made his television debut in 2006 with the Punjabi show Hasde Hasaande Ravo on MH One Channel.
  • During his graduation from Apeejay College of Fine Arts, Jalandhar, he used to direct plays for his pocket money. 
  • He was paid minimum wages in the initial stages of his career and he even acted as a comedian without being paid at all. 
  • In 2004, his father died due to Cancer. 
  • He didn’t have the money to join any acting course but due to his talent, many institutions sponsored his acting course fee. 
  • According to Kapil, his sense of humor comes from his mother who has been his biggest source of inspiration. 
  • He started his acting career as a theatre artist. 
  • His initial passion was singing.
  • 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.
  • He made his Bollywood debut in 2015 with the film Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon as Kumar Shiv Ram Kishan. 
  • He is a left-hander. 
  • He is fondly called as Comedy King by his fans. 
  • He appeared on the cover of various popular magazines like GR8!, etc. 
  • He is an avid animal lover. 

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