Shah Rukh Khan Age, Wiki, Biography, Wife, Children, Height in feet, Net Worth & Many More

A popular Indian actor Shah Rukh Khan was born on November 2, 1965, into a Muslim family in Delhi. While his father Meer Taj Mohammad Khan was an Indian independence activist from Peshawar, his mother Lateef Fatima was the daughter of a senior government engineer. 

Shah Rukh spent the first five years of his life in Mangalore where his maternal grandfather served as the chief engineer of the port in the 1960s followed when he moved to an area nearing New Delhi. He grew up in the Rajendra Nagar neighborhood of New Delhi where his father had several businesses including a restaurant and they used to live a middle-class life. Khan did his schooling at St Columbia’s School in central Delhi and actively used to participate in sports. He was also very good at his studies. Shah Rukh also received the school’s highest award, the Sword of Honour, and aspired to pursue a career in sports. 

However, after facing a shoulder injury in his early years, Khan decided to quit sports. 

While he was still young, Khan started working in stage plays and also used to imitate popular Bollywood actors including Dilip Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan, and Mumtaz. Next, he got enrolled at Hansraj College where he earned his bachelor’s degree in economics but spent much of his time at Delhi’s Theatre Action Group (TAG), where he studied acting under the mentorship of theatre director Barry John. After completing his graduation, he began his master’s degree in mass communication at Jamia Millia Islamia, however, left to pursue his acting career. He also attended the National School of Drama in Delhi while he was still trying to make a career in Bollywood. 

Unfortunately, during this time, he lost his father to cancer followed by which his mother also passed away due to health issues. 

Speaking about his career, Khan started with television with Lekh Tandon’s series, Dil Dariya, however, after the production got delayed, another TV series, Fauji was released earlier and it marked his television debut. Following this, he was seen in Aziz Mirza’s Circus and Mani Kaul’s Idiot. Along with this, he was also seen working in many other TV series including Umeed and Wagle Ki Duniya. Khan also worked in the English-language television film, In Which Annie Gives It Those Ones. During this time, he had not developed any interest in acting in films, but later changed his decision and moved to Mumbai for pursuing a full-time career in Bollywood. Immediately after he arrived in Bollywood, Khan signed four-film including Dil Aashna Hai and many others. His debut Bollywood film was Deewana which was released in June 1992 where he was seen opposite late actress Divya Bharti. The film was a box office hit and gave wings to his career. Shah Rukh also won the Filmfare Best Male Debut Award for his performance. After that, he was seen in films like Chamatkar, Dil Aashna Hai, and Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman. 

After making his debut, Shah Rukh started appearing in films portraying negative roles. Some of his best-known films include Baazigar and Darr. He received immense appreciation for his performance in Baazigar and also won his first Filmfare Award for Best Actor. In addition to that, Darr also marked his first collaboration with Yash Chopra and Yash Raj Films. 

Next in 1994, he was again seen working in a romantic comedy-drama film, Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa. The film again earned his appreciation and a Filmfare Critics Award for Best Performance. Next, he was seen in Rakesh Roshan’s melodramatic thriller film, Karan Arjun which went on to become the second-highest-grossing film of the year. 

In the following years, Shah Rukh started working in a series of romantic films which earned him the title of ‘King of Romance’. Some of his best-known films included Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge where he was seen opposite actress Kajol. The film not just established him as a successful actor but also became one of the biggest films of his career. It is also the longest-running film in the history of Indian cinema. 

The film also won several awards. Following that, his next films included Yess Boss, Pardes,  Dil To Pagal Hai, Duplicate, Dil Se.., Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, and many others. This particular phase of his career earned him widespread adulation from the audience especially teenagers. He went on to associate with a number of professionals including Yash Chopra, Aditya Chopra, and Karan Johar. 

In the year 1999, Khan donned the hat of a producer and in collaboration with actress Juhi Chawla and Aziz Mirza and opened a production company, Dreamz Unlimited. The film’s first production was Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani. It was released in 2000. 

Next, he made his debut in the Tamil film industry with the film, Hey Ram. It was in the year 2001, he made a comeback with the historical epic film, Asoka. The film was not successful but was screened at the Venice Film Festival and the 2001 Toronto International Film Festival. 

On the other hand, he also gave a number of successful films like Mohabbatein, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham…, Devdas, Kal Ho Naa Ho, Chalte Chalte, and many others. The films were a big hit and went on to earn him huge appreciation and popularity. 

It was in the year 2004 when he transformed his production house into Red Chillies Entertainment along with his wife Gauri Khan as a producer. The company’s first production was Farah Khan’s directorial debut film, Main Hoon Na. The film was a big hit and it went on to become the highest-earning film of the year. In the same year, he was seen in the film, Swades in which he was seen in the role of a NASA scientist. 

Shah Rukh’s success went on to achieve more heights when he continued working in many other hit films like Chak De! India, Om Shanti Om, Rab ne Bana Di Jodi, My Name is Khan, Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Don, Don 2, Chennai Express, and others. At the same time, he also featured in a few unsuccessful films like Ra.One, Dilwale, Fan, Raees, among others. 

Apart from acting, Khan has also been a part of many other projects and advertisements. He is also the owner of the cricket franchise from the Indian Premier League (IPL) and is the co-owner of Kolkata Knight Riders. He has also hosted several awards functions, shows, and others and also endorsed many brands. 

Talking about his personal life, Shah Rukh got married to his longtime girlfriend, Gauri Chibber, a Punjabi Hindu in October 1991. The couple also has three children, a son Aryan, a daughter Suhana, and a third child, son AbRam, who was born through surrogacy. 

Shah Rukh has also been a part of several controversies. Starting from his clash with Salman Khan to rumors of affairs with some of his co-stars, Khan always remains in news. 

NameShah Rukh Khan
Nick NameSRK, King Khan, King of Romance, Baadshah
Known ForKnown as Mr. King Khan
ProfessionActor, Producer, Entrepreneur
Date of Birth2 November 1965
Age56 years old (in 2022)
Birth PlaceNew Delhi, India
NationalityIndian
HometownNew Delhi, India
SchoolSt. Columba’s School, Delhi
CollageHansraj College, University of Delhi, Delhi
Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi
Debut
TV Debut: Fauji (1989)

TV Debut Fauji (1989)

Film Debut: Deewana (1992)

Film Debut Deewana (1992)
ReligionIslamic
Cast/ SectSunni
EthnicityPathan
Zodiac SignScorpio
IPL Team (co-owner)Kolkata Knight Riders
HonorsPadma Shri (2005), Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (2007), Légion d’honneur (2014)
AddressMannat, Land’s End, Bandstand, Bandra (West), Mumbai, Maharashtra – 400050, India

Shah Rukh Khan’s Career

Shahrukh Khan Movies & Many More

From 1988-1992 – 

  • In 1988, he made his television debut with Raj Kumar Kapoor’s Doordarshan serial Fauji, in which he played the role of Abhimanyu Rai. 
  • Next, he played the role of Nandu in Lekh Tandon’s television series Dil Dariya.
  • In 1989, he appeared as Bank Babu in Aziz Mirza’s television series Ummeed.
  • In 1989, he played the role of Kanwar Singh in Dinesh Lakhanpal’s television film Mahan Karz.
  • In the same year, he made his guest appearance as himself in Kundan Shah’s television serial Wagle Ki Duniya.
  • From 1989-to 1990, he played the role of Shekhar in Aziz Mirza’s television series Circus.
  • In 1989, he appeared as a Senior in the English-language television film In Which Annie Gives It Those Ones.
  • Also in 1989, he played the role of Keval in Lekh Tandon’s television series Doosra Keval. 
  • In 1991, he played the role of Pawan Raghurajan in Mani Kaul’s miniseries Idiot.
  • In 1992, he made his Bollywood debut with the film Deewana, in which he played the role of Raja Sahai. This film became a box office hit and launched Khan’s Bollywood career. 
  • In 1992, he played the role of Sunder Srivastava in the film Chamatkar.
  • In the same year, he played the role of Raj Mathur in the comedy film Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman.
  • Also in 1992, he played the role of Karan Singh in Hema Malini’s romantic drama film Dil Aashna Hai. 

From 1993-1997 – 

  • In 1993, he played the role of Lalit Kumar in Ketan Mehta’s mystery drama film Maya Memsaab.
  • In 1993, he made his special appearance as himself in the film Pehla Nasha. 
  • In 1993, he played the role of Anil Bhansali in the film King Uncle.
  • In the same year, he played the role of Ajay Sharma (Vicky Malhotra) in the romantic thriller film Baazigar. For his performance in Baazigar, he won his first Filmfare Award For Best Actor. 
  • Also in 1993, he played the role of Rahul Mehra in Yash Chopra’s romantic psychological thriller film Darr. 
  • In 1994, he played the role of Sunil in Kundan Shah’s comedy-drama film Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa. For his performance, he earned a Filmfare Critics Award For Best Performance. 
  • In the same year, he played the role of Vijay Agnihotri in the film Anjaam co-starring Madhuri Dixit. For this film, he won the Filmfare Best Villain Award. 
  • In 1995, he played the role of Arjun Singh/ Vijay Singh Sharma in Rakesh Roshan’s melodramatic thriller film Karan Arjun, co-starring Salman Khan and Kajol. It became the second-highest-grossing film of the year in India. 
  • In 1995, he played the role of Rahul Malhotra in the action comedy film Zamaana Deewana. 
  • In 1995, he played the role of Guddu Bahadur in the romantic drama film Guddu.
  • In 1995, he appeared in Heroin Ketan Mehta’s musical parody film Oh Darling Yeh Hai India. 
  • In 1995, he played the role of Raj Malhotra in Aditya Chopra’s film Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge. For his performance in this film, he won Filmfare Award For Best Actor. 
  • In the same year, he played the role of Ram Jaane in the action thriller film Ram Jaane. 
  • Also in 1995, he played the role of Romi Singh in the action-drama film Trimurti.
  • In 1996, he appeared as Gopal Mayur/ Hari Mayur/ Vikram Mayur in the romantic comedy film English Babu Desi Mem. 
  • In the same year, he played the role of Roop Rathore in Mahesh Bhatt’s romantic musical film Chaahat. 
  • Also in 1996, he appeared as Major Arjun Singh in Raam Shetty’s action film Army and Badru in Mehmood’s drama film Dushman Duniya Ka. 
  • In 1997, he played the role of Rahul Joshi in Aziz Mirza’s romantic comedy film Yes Boss. 
  • In 1997, he played the role of Arjun Sagar in Subhash Ghai’s film Pardes.
  • In 1997, he played the role of Rahul in Yash Chopra’s musical romance film Dil Toh Pagal Hai. For his performance, he won his third Filmfare Award For Best Actor. 
  • In the same year, he played the role of Shankar Thakur in Rakesh Roshan’s action thriller film Koyla. 
  • Also in 1997, he appeared as himself in Basu Chatterjee’s comedy film Gudgudee. 

From 1998-2002 – 

  • In 1998, he played the role of Bablu Chaudhary/ Manu Dada in Mahesh Bhatt’s action comedy film Duplicate. 
  • In 1998, he performed a special appearance in Naresh Malhotra’s action thriller film Achanak. 
  • In the same year, he played the role of Rahul Khanna in Karan Johar’s film Kuch Kuch Hota Hai.
  • Also in 1998, he played the role of Amarkant Verma in Mani Ratnam’s romantic thriller film Dil Se. 
  • In 1999, he played the role of Raj (Baadshah) in the action-comedy film Baadshah, in which he starred opposite Twinkle Khanna. 
  • In 1999, he became a producer in a collaboration with the actress Juhi Chawla and director Aziz Mirza for a production company called Dreams Unlimited.
  • In 2000, he played the role of Ajay Bakshi in the film Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani. The film is released by Dreamz Unlimited. 
  • In 2000, he played the supporting role in Kamal Hassan’s film Hey Ram, which was made simultaneously in Tamil and Hindi. 
  • Then, he made his Tamil debut by playing the role of Amjad Khan 
  • In 2000, he played the role of Max “Maxy” Dias in the romantic action film Josh.
  • In the same year, he played the role of Raj Aryan Malhotra in Aditya Chopra’s romantic drama film Mohabbatein and Rahul in Raj Kanwar’s romantic comedy film Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega. He was awarded his second Filmfare Critics Award For Best Actor for Mohabbatein. 
  • Also in 2000, he appeared as himself in the film Gaja Gamini. 
  • In 2001, he played the role of Arun Verma in the action comedy film One 2 Ka 4.
  • In the same year, he played Ashoka Maurya (Pawan) in Santosh Sivan’s historical epic Asoka. He is also the producer of this film.
  • Also in 2001, he played the role of Rahul Y. Raichand in Karan Johar’s family Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham. 
  • In 2002, he played the role of Gopal in the romantic drama film Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam. 
  • In 2002, he played the role of Devdas Mukherjee opposite Aishwarya Rai and Madhuri Dixit in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film Devdas. For his performance in this film, he won Filmfare Award For Best Actor.
  • In the same year, he performed a special appearance in Krishna Vamsi’s film Shakti: The Power. 
  • Also in 2002, he played the cameo role of Yeshwant Rao in the romantic drama film Saathiya.

From 2003-2007 – 

  • In 2003, he played the role of Raj Mathur in Aziz Mirza’s romantic drama Chalte Chalte, co-starring Rani Mukerji. He is also the producer of this film.
  • In the same year, he played the role of Aman Mathur in Karan Johar’s comedy-drama Kal Ho Naa Ho, co-starring with Jaya Bachchan, Saif Ali Khan, and Preity Zinta. 
  • In 2004, he transformed Dreamz Unlimited into Red Chillies Entertainment, adding his wife Gauri as a producer. In the company’s first production, he starred in Farah Khan’s directorial debut, the masala film Main Hoon Na, in which he played the role of Ram Prasad Sharma.
  • In 2004, he played the role of Dushyant in Birendra Nath Tiwari’s Bollywood romance mystery film Yeh Lamhe Judaai Ke. 
  • In the same year, he played the role of Veer Pratap Singh in Yash Chopra’s romance film Veer-Zaara. 
  • Also in 2004, he played the role of Mohan Bhargav in Ashutosh Gowariker’s social drama Swades. For this film, he won the Filmfare Award For Best Actor.
  • In 2005, he played the role of Kishanlal/ The Ghost in Amol Palekar’s fantasy drama Paheli. He is also the producer of this film.
  • In the same year, he made his special appearance as himself for the films Kuchh Meetha Ho Jaye and Kaal. 
  • Also in 2005, he performed a special appearance as Sutradhar in Khalid Mohammed’s romance film Silsiilay.
  • In 2006, he performed a special appearance for the song  “Sabse Alag” in Ashu Trikha’s fictional film Alag. 
  • In 2006, he played the role of Dev Saran in Karan Johar’s musical romantic drama Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna.
  • In the same year, he played the role of Vijay Pal “Don” in Farhan Akhtar’s action thriller film Don: The Chase Begins Again.
  • Also in 2006, he performed a special appearance for the song “Subah Subah” in the romantic comedy film I See You.
  • In 2007, he played the role of Kabir Khan in Shimit Amin’s sports film Chak De! India. For his performance in this film, he won Filmfare Award For Best Actor.
  • In the same year, he performed a special appearance as Raj Malhotra for the song “Mast Kalandar” in the comedy film Heyy Babyy.
  • Also in 2007, he played the role of Om Kapoor (O.K)/ Om Prakash (Omi) Makhija in Farah Khan’s melodrama Om Shanti Om. 

From 2008-2012 – 

  • In 2008, he played the role of Surinder Sahni/ Raj Kapoor in Aditya Chopra’s romantic drama Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, opposite Anushka Sharma. 
  • In the same year, he performed a special appearance as Aditya Sharma in Vivek Sharma’s comedy horror film Bhoothnath.
  • Also in 2008, he performed a special appearance for the song “Break Free” in Jaideep Sen’s comedy thriller film Krazzy 4.
  • In 2009, he appeared as himself in Zoya Akhtar’s drama film Luck By Chance.
  • In the same year, he performed a special appearance as Sahir Khan in the comedy-drama film Billu.
  • In 2010, he performed a special appearance as Pawan Raj Gandhi in Mudassar Aziz’s Dulha Mil Gaya. 
  • In the same year, he played the role of Rizwan Khan in Karan Johar’s drama film My Name Is Khan. He earned his eighth Filmfare Award For Best Actor. 
  • Also in 2010, he performed a special appearance as himself in the film Shahrukh Bola “Khoobsurat Hai Tu”.
  • In 2011, he played the role of G. One/ Shekhar Subramanium in Anubhav Sinha’s superhero film Ra. One, alongside Arjun Rampal and Kareena Kapoor
  • In the same year, he performed a special appearance as himself for the films Always Kabhi Kabhi and Love Breakups Zindagi. 
  • Also in 2011, he played the role of Mark “Don” Donald in the film Don 2, a sequel to Don (2006). He is also the producer of this film.
  • In 2012, he played the role of Samar Anand in Yash Chopra’s romantic drama film Jab Tak Hai Jaan. 

From 2013-2016 – 

  • In 2013, he played the role of Rahul Y Y Mithaiwala in Rohit Shetty’s action comedy film Chennai Express. 
  • In the same year, he performed a special appearance as himself for the song “Apna Bombay Talkies” in Karan Johar’s anthology film Bombay Talkies.
  • In 2014, he played the role of Chandramohan “Charlie” Manohar Sharma in Farah Khan’s action comedy film Happy New Year. 
  • In the same year, he performed a special appearance as Aditya Sharma in Nitesh Tiwari’s supernatural comedy film Bhoothnath Returns. 
  • In 2015, he played the role of Raj “Kaali” Randhir Bakshi in Rohit Shetty’s action-comedy Dilwale, alongside Kajol, Varun Dhawan, and Kriti Sanon.
  • In 2016, he played the dual role of Aryan Khanna/ Gaurav Chandna in Maneesh Sharma’s action thriller film Fan.
  • In the same year, he played a cameo role of Tahir Taliyar Khan in Karan Johar’s musical romantic drama film Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. 
  • Also in 2016, he played the role of Dr. Jehangir “Jug” Khan in Gauri Shinde’s film Dear Zindagi. 

From 2017- the present – 

  • In 2017, he played the role of Raees Aalam in Rahul Dholakia’s action crime film Raees.
  • In the same year, he played the cameo role of Gogo Pasha in Kabir Khan’s war drama film Tubelight. 
  • Also in 2017, he played the role of Harinder “Harry” Singh Nehra in Imtiaz Ali’s Jab Harry Met Sejal. 
  • In 2018, he played the role of Bauza Singh in Aanand L Rai’s romantic drama Zero. 
  • In 2020, he is the narrator of Kabir Khan’s miniseries The Forgotten Army- Azaadi Ke Liye. 
  • In the same year, he appeared as himself in the reality television show Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives. 

Shah Rukh Khan Family 

Father Name Late Taj Mohammad Khan (Businessman)
Mother Name Late Lateef Fatima (Magistrate, Social Worker)
Brother Ifthikar Ahmed (chief engineer of the port in the 1960s)
Sister 
Shahnaz Lalarukh (Elder)

Wife Gauri Khan (Producer)

Shah Rukh Khan Relationship / Marital Status & Many More 

Marital Status Married
Affairs / Girlfriend Gauri Chibber
Wife/ Spouse Gauri Khan (Producer)
Marriage date 25 October 1991
Marriage Place N/A
Children
Son(s): Aryan Khan

His Son Aryan Khan


Abram Kha His Son Abram Khan

Daughter(s): Suhana Khan


His Daughter Suhana Khan
Shah Rukh Khan’s wife

Shah Rukh Khan’s 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

Shah Rukh Khan’s Favorite

Favorite Actor Hollywood: Michael J. Fox, Peter Sellers
Bollywood: Dilip Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan
Favorite Actress Mumtaz, Saira Banu
Favorite Song 
Favorite Tv Show Narcos (An American Crime Drama)
Favorite FoodTandoori Chicken, Chicken tikka, Chinese Cuisines
Favorite BeveragePepsi, Coffee
Favorite Color Blue, Black, White
Favorite Sport 
Favorite Destination London & Dubai
Favorite Phrase‘Let’s do it’
Favorite PerfumeDiptyque, Armani, Tuscany and Azzaro
Favorite BookThe Hitch-Hiker’s Guid to The Galaxy (Author Douglas)
Favorite CarBMW
Favorite Male Co-StarJohnny Lever
Favorite Female Co-StarsJuhi Chawla, Kajol, Madhuri Dixit
Favorite Film DirectorManmohan Desai
Favorite Music DirectorA.R. Rahman
Favorite SportHockey, Football, Cricket
Favorite Soccer Player(s)Socrates, Pele, Maradona, and Mattheus
Favorite Fashion Designer(s)Dolce & Gabbana

Shah Rukh Khan Education 

School St. Columba’s School, Delhi
Collage • Hansraj College, University of Delhi, Delhi
• Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi
Educational Qualification BA (Hons.)
Masters Degree in Mass Communications (Filmmaking)

Shah Rukh Khan’s Net Worth

Net Worth$600 million (INR 3780 crores)
Salary$6.04 million (INR 45 crore/film)
Income SourceActing
Car Collection• Audi A6 Luxury Saloon
• Benteley Continental GT
• BMW 6 Series

BMW 6 Series
• BMW 7 Series
• BMW i8

BMW i8
• Bugatti Veyron
• Mitsubishi Pajero SFX
• Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe
• Toyota Land Cruiser Prado
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Some Unknown facts about Shah Rukh Khan

  • At the time of his birth, he was named Abdul Rehman by his maternal grandmother; however, his father later named him Shah Rukh Khan.
  • Shah Rukh has a phobia of riding horses. 
  • He dislikes eating ice-creams. 
  • The actor’s lucky number is 5 and the number plates of all of his cars read 555. 
  • SRK has been honored as the equivalent of a knighthood. 
  • He is among the richest actors in the world. 
  • During an interview, he told that his mother was a South Indian and belonged to Andhra Pradesh, who later moved to Karnataka.
  • Shah Rukh Khan has an immense love for video games.
  • During an interview, he shared that he doesn’t take shower on Sundays.
  • After his mother’s demise in 1991, he shifted to Mumbai along with his sister.
  • He became a household name after the blockbuster film “Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge.”
  • He is the only Indian to have a statue in Grevin Museum after Mahatma Gandhi. 
  • Khan has played a total of 26 cameo roles in his career. 
  • The actor has named his iconic on-screen name ‘Rahul’ in nine of his films.

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