Shilpa Shetty Biography, Age, Height, Husband, Family

Shilpa Shetty is an Indian Film Actress who was born on June 8, 1975, in Mangalore in the state of Karnataka, India. She is also a fabulous Film Producer, stunning Model, Television Presenter, Television Personality, Dancer, Fitness Trainer, Businessperson, Entrepreneur, and Author.

Shilpa Shetty Complete Bio & Career

Now turned Shilpa Shetty Kundra after marriage, she is among the popular Indian celebrities with a bunch of talents. This Indian actress is not only a famous Bollywood face but also a dance producer, producer, model, writer, and businesswoman too. Along with Bollywood, she has also appeared in other language movies like Tamil, Telugu, and Kannada. 

Shilpa Shetty was born in Mangalore, Karnataka to a Tuluva Bunt family in 1974. Being passionate about dancing and music from her childhood, Shilpa learned Bharatanatyam during her childhood days.

While completing her education with the Podar College located in Matunga, she has also remained the team captain of volleyball at school. It was after completing her education in 10th 1991 she headed towards modeling in the year 1991. Mouni Roy Biography, Birthday, Age, Height, Net Worth

Her career started with commercials on television with Limca company. Later she was also featured in various other advertisements and commercials after which she was selected for movie roles. 

In the year 1992, Shilpa received her first debut movie, Gaata Rahe Mera Dil which was a romantic drama directed by Dilip Naik. However, due to certain circumstances, the movie remained unreleased.

Hence, her first movie that came on-screen was Abbas-Mustan’s Baazigar where she shared the screen with Kajol and Shah Rukh Khan. The movie and the performance of Shilpa were appreciated for the movie.

After this movie, Shilpa also received nominations at the ceremony of annual Filmfare Awards for both Lux Face of the Year as well as Best Supporting Actress. Some of the popular movies on the list of Shilpa’s journey included Aag, Main Khiladi Tu Anari, Aao Pyar Karen, Hathkadi, Mr. Romeo, Pardesi Babu, Auzaar, Dhadkan, Rishtey, Phir Milenge, and many more. 

Apart from being a well-known actress, this Indian beauty has supported a number of social campaigns like PETA which showed her care for animals, supporting HIV patients in society, and many more.

She is judging a number of dance reality shows too like Jhalak Dikhlaja, Dance India Dance, Nach Baliye, etc. She is also the winner of the British reality show, Big Brother season 5. She is also a businesswoman having an IPL team, Royal Rajasthan. Black belt in Karate, she is into the fitness world too with her personal Yoga DVD released in 2015.

Shilpa Shetty Awards and Achievements 

Shilpa Shetty has been nominated for many awards for acting in movies and her performance in Television Industry. She has also honored with Rajiv Gandhi Award in 2007 and Style Icon Award by Dadasaheb Phalke Awards in the year 2017 and Best Reality Show Judge by Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards.

In the year 2009, Shilpa Shetty was awarded the title “Most Powerful Entertainers of the Decade” by the IIFA-FICCI Frames Awards. Some of her awards and achievements are mentioned below:

Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild AwardsBest Actress in a leading role2008Life in a MetroNominated
Bollywood Movie AwardsBest Supporting ActressBest Actress19992005Pardesi BabuPhir MilengeWonNominated
Filmfare AwardsLux New Face of the year & Best Supporting Actress1994 & 2003Baazigar & RishteyNominated in Both
Filmfare AwardsBest Actress2005Phir MilengeNominated
IIFA AwardsBest Actress2001 & 2005Dhadkan & Phir MilengeNominated
IIFA AwardsIIFA Special Award for Global Impact2007 Won
ITA AwardsThe GR8!Achiever Laurel2008Celebrity Big Brother 5 Bigg Boss 2Won
Star Screen AwardsBest Comedian & Best Actress2003 & 2005Rishtey & Phir MilengeNominated
Zee Cine AwardsBest Actor – Female2005Phir MilengeNominated
Zee Cine AwardsBest Supporting Actress2008Life in a MetroWon
Annual Central European Bollywood AwardsBest Supporting Actress2005DusWon
PETA AwardsHero to Animals2017 Won
HT India’s Most Stylish AwardsMost Stylish Author Award2018 Won
UK-India AwardsGlobal Icon Of The Year 2018 Won
ITA AwardsFavorite Film Personality Award (Female)2017 Won

Shilpa Shetty Businesses

Shilpa Shetty Kundra is a multi-Talented Personality. Besides acting career, she is a producer, Business Owner of IPL Team Rajasthan Royals. She is also a Co-Author of a book, named as, The Great Indian Diet on Health & Nutrition topic.

Shilpa Shetty Family, Relatives and Other Relations

FatherSurendra Shetty (died on 11-10-2016)
SonViaan Raj Kundra
DaugherSamisha Shetty Kundra

She was born to businessman father Surendra Shetty and film producer mother Sunanda Shetty. She has a younger sister named Shamita Shetty.

On 22-11-2009, she married businessman Raj Kundra and together the couple is blessed with a son named Viaan Raj Kundra who was born on 21-05-2012 and a daughter named Samisha Shetty Kundra who was born on 15-02-2020. Her father died on 11-10-2016.

HusbandRaj Kundra
SisterShamita Shetty
MotherSunanda Shetty

Body Measurements

Breast Size33
Waist Size26
Hip Size34
Body Figure33-26-34
Skin ColourFair
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBrown

Personal Info

Home TownMangalore, Karnataka, India
AddressBunglow no.158, SVP Nagar near Janki Devi School, behind Telephone exchange MAHADA Versova, Andheri West Mumbai – 400053, India
SchoolST. Anthony Girl’s High School, Chembur, Mumbai
CollegePodar College, Matunga, Mumbai
HobbiesDancing, Cooking, Doing Yoga
Marital StatusMarried
DebutBollywood – Baazigar(1993)
Tamil – Mr. Romeo (1996)
Telugu – Sahasa Veerudu Sagara Kanya (1996)
Kannada – Preethsod Thappa (1998)
Best MoviesMain Khiladi Tu Anari (1994), Dhadkan (2000), Phir Milenge (2004), Life in a Metro (2007) among others
Net WorthN/A
Official WebsiteN/A


Car CollectionsBMW 7 Series, Maserati, and Lamborghini


Favorite ColorPink
Favorite BrandGuess, Diesel, Zara
Favorite SportCricket
Favorite ActressSridevi Kapoor
Favorite ActorShah Rukh Khan , Amitabh Bachchan , Govinda , Jackie Chan , Tom Cruise
Favorite PlaceLake Como, Italy
Favorite FoodKori-Roti, Corn Pulao, and South Indian Food

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Shilpa Shetty

  • Shilpa Shetty and Akshay Kumar’s affair was one of the most popular affairs with B Town.
  • Shilpa Shetty is considered as a good nutritionist, she is the co-author of a book on health and nutrition titled as “The Great Indian Diet” along with Luke Coutinho.
  • She played the role of an AIDS patient in her film, Phir Melenge(2004) was praised by the film industry and she got a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Actress.
  • She is a trained Bharatnatyam dancer. She is also interested in sports and during her school days, she was a captain of the volleyball team. She is also a black belt in karate.
  • Shilpa unarguably has one of the most envious bodies in Bollywood. Shilpa uses yoga to release stress and tension and to increase vitality. Shweta Tiwari Biography, Wiki, Net Worth, Lifestyle
  • Richard Gere kissing Shilpa not only became a big controversy involving the actress, but it also created legal problems for her.
  • Shilpa Shetty is a big fan of animal printed dresses and is mostly seen donning similar printed clothes

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