Malaika Arora Age, Wiki, Biography, Husband, Son, Height in feet, Net Worth & Many More

An Indian actress, dancer, model, VJ, and television personality, Malaika Arora was born on October 23, 1973, in Maharashtra to Joyce Polycarp and Anil Arora. While her mother is a Malayali, her father was a Punjabi native to the Indian border town of Fazilka, who worked in the Indian Merchant Navy. However, her parents got divorced when she was just 11 years old. 

Talking about her education, she completed her secondary education at Swami Vivekanand School in Chembur where her aunty Grace Polycarp was the principal. She also studied at the Holy Cross High School till ninth grade. Later, she got enrolled in the Jai Hind College, but could not complete it because of her professional engagements. Malaika took up working from a very young age and started with modeling. 

Initially, she was selected as one of the VJs with MTV India and started working as an interviewer. She also co-hosted shows with Cyrus Broacha. She then stepped towards modeling followed by advertisements followed by featuring in many songs like ‘Our Naalo Ishq Mitha’ and ‘Chaiyya Chaiyya’. 

In the 2000s, while she was also featuring in multiple item songs, she started making cameo appearances in films. In 2008, she appeared in her first major acting role in the film, EMI. Next in 2010, she featured in the item song “Munni Badnaam Hui” in the film Dabangg. The song was hit and broke many records. She also set a world record with 1235 participants performing a choreographed dance to the song. 

In 2012, she was the Taiwan Excellence celebrity endorser followed by Dabur’s 30-plus. Malaika who was never interested in acting has mostly been a part of hit songs, live performances, and on TV shows. 

Talking about her television career, she appeared on the show, Nach Baliye as one of the judges. She was also seen in the second season of the show. Apart from that, Malaika appeared as a judge in shows like Zara Nachke Dikha, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, India’s Got Talent, MTV Supermodel of the Year, India’s Best Dancer, and many others. 

Apart from her Bollywood and TV career, she also donned the hat of a producer and was a part of films like Dabangg, Dabangg 2, and Dolly Ki Doli. 

Talking about her personal life, Malaika was married to Bollywood actor-director-producer Arbaaz Khan in 1998. The couple also has a son, Arhaan Khan who was born on November 9, 2002. However, they got divorced in 2017, just a year after they announced their separation. Following this, Malaika started dating actor Arjun Kapoor in 2016. 

NameMalaika Arora Khan
Nick NameMalla
ProfessionActress, Model, VJ, TV Personality, Producer
Date of Birth23 October 1973
Age49 Years (2022)
Birth PlaceChembur, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
NationalityIndian
HometownBengaluru, Karnataka, India
SchoolSwami Vivekanand School in Chembur, Mumbai,
Holy Cross High School, Thane
CollageJai Hind College, Churchgate, Mumbai
DebutFilm: EMI (2008)
TV: Nach Baliye 1 (2005, as a judge)
ReligionHinduism
Zodiac SignLibra

Malaika Arora Career

  • From a very young age, Malaika came in front of the camera as she aspired to become a model. She appeared in the April 1993 issue of ’Society’ following which she started receiving modeling assignments. 
  • She then appeared in many brand campaigns including “Mafatlal”, “Tanishq”, “Benzer”, “Bare Necessities”, “Pearl Pet”, “Tribhuvandas Bhimji Zaveri”, De Beers”, etc. During this while, she traveled to many counties for shows. 
  • After that, MTV was launched where she was selected as an MTV VJ and host of the show, Club MTV. At the same time, she handled both modeling and VJ-ing. 
  • Following this, she appeared in MTV shows like Love Line and Style Check. 
  • In 1998, Malaika was seen in the music video “Our Naalo Ishq Mitha” following which she was seen in the dance number “Chaiyya Chaiyya” in the film, Dil Se..
  • In the 2000s, while she was also featuring in multiple item songs, she started making cameo appearances in films. 
  • In 2008, she appeared in her first major acting role in the film, EMI. Next in 2010, she featured in the item song “Munni Badnaam Hui” in the film Dabangg. The song was hit and broke many records. 
  • In 2012, she was the Taiwan Excellence celebrity endorser followed by Dabur’s 30-plus. Malaika who was never interested in acting has mostly been a part of hit songs, live performances, and on TV shows. 
  • Talking about her television career, she appeared on the show, Nach Baliye as one of the judges. She was also seen in the second season of the show. 
  • Apart from that, Malaika appeared as a judge in shows like Zara Nachke Dikha, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, India’s Got Talent, MTV Supermodel of the Year, India’s Best Dancer, and many others. 
  • Apart from her Bollywood and TV career, she also donned the hat of a producer and was a part of films like Dabangg, Dabangg 2, and Dolly Ki Doli. 
Malika Arora Movies List

Malaika Arora Family 

Father Name Anil Arora (Merchant Navy)
Mother Name Joyce Polycarp
Brother N/A
Sister Amrita Arora (Younger, Actress)
HusbandArbaaz Khan (Divorced)

Malaika Arora Relationship / Marital Status & Many More 

Marital Status Divorced
Now In a Relationship with Arjun Kapoor 
Affairs / Boyfriend 

Malaika Arora Family Husband Son Daughter Father Mother Marriage Photos  Biography Profile.
Malika Arora with her husband and son

Arbaaz Khan (Actor)
Arjun Kapoor 
Wife/ Spouse Arbaaz Khan (Actor)
Marriage date 12 December 1998
Marriage Place N/A
ChildrenDaughter– None
Son– Arhaan Khan
Malaika Arora and Arjun Kapoor

Malaika Arora 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

Malaika Arora Favorite

Favorite Actor Shahrukh Khan, Chunky Pandey, Rahul Khanna
Favorite Actress Deepika Padukone, Helen
Favorite Song N/A
Favorite Movie N/A
Favorite FoodRice with Sambhar, Tea Cake, Fish Curry
Favorite Color Red, White, Black
Favorite Sport N/A
Favorite Destination Goa, Greece, Caribbean Island
Favorite Perfume BrandTom Ford’s Black Orchid
Favorite Labels(s)Fenty by Rihanna, Goop by Gwyneth Paltrow

Malaika Arora Education 

School Swami Vivekanand School in Chembur, Mumbai,
Holy Cross High School, Thane
Collage Jai Hind College, Churchgate, Mumbai
Educational Qualification Degree in Economics and a minor in Communications

Malaika Arora Net Worth

Net WorthUSD $10 million
Salary1.75 crore/song (INR)
Income SourceActing
Car CollectionN/A

Some Unknown facts about Malaika Arora

  • In an interview, Malaika had once confessed that she never wanted to become an actress. However, she wanted to become a teacher and once also an interest in child psychology. 
  • Malaika is a professional dancer and is trained in ballet, jazz ballet, and Bharatnatyam. She started taking dance training from the age of 4. 
  • She is a diehard foodie and loves to eat rice, sambar, fish curry, and seafood. 
  • She is a huge fan of actor Hrithik Roshan.
  • Malaika met Arbaaz Khan for the first time at the coffee ad shoot after which they started falling for each other. 
  • She is very close friends with Kareena Kapoor Khan. 

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