Shilpa Shetty, also known as Shilpa Shetty Kundra (married name), was born on June 8, 1975 (age 43 years; status 2018) in Mangalore, Karnataka, India. Her zodiac sign is twins.
|Real Name||Shilpa Shetty Kundra|
|Nicknames||Manya, Honey bunch, Babucha, Silly Pooh|
|Profession||Actress, Model, Producer, Entrepreneur, Author|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5′ 7″
|Weight||in Kilograms- 58 Kg
in Pounds- 127 lbs
|Date of Birth||8 June 1975|
|Age (as in 2018)||43 Years|
|Birth Place||Mangalore, Karnataka, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Gemini|
|Hometown||Mangalore, Karnataka, India|
|School||St. Anthony Girls’ High School, Chembur, Mumbai|
|College||Podar College, Matunga, Mumbai|
|Debut Film||Baazigar (1993)|
|Family||Father– Surendra Shetty (tamper-proof water caps manufacturer)
Mother– Sunanda (tamper-proof water caps manufacturer)
Sister– Shamita Shetty (Younger, Actress)
|Address (Fan Mail Address)||Shilpa Shetty Foundation
Bungalow No. 158, SVP Nagar
Near Janki Devi School, Behind Telehone Exchange
MHADA Versova, Andheri (West)
Mumbai – 400 053
|Hobbies||Dancing, Cooking, Working out at gym, Doing Yoga|
|Likes & Dislikes||Likes: Diamond Jewelries
Dislikes: Staying away from her son
|Controversies||• In April 2006, Madurai court issued non-bailable warrants against Shilpa for “posing in an obscene manner” in photographs published by a Tamil newspaper.
• On 15 April 2007, Richard Gere hugged and forcefully kissed Shetty on the cheek during an AIDS-awareness event.
• Shilpa’s husband’s ex-wife, Kavita accused Shilpa of being the reason for their divorce.
• In December 2017, an FIR was lodged against Shilpa Shetty and Salman Khan at Andheri Police station, Mumbai by Navin Ramchandra Lade, General Secretary of the Rojgar Aghari Republican Party of India for allegedly using the word “bhangi” at a public place, which hurt the sentiments of the Scheduled Caste community.
|Favourite Food||Kori Roti, Corn pulao, Chicken Biryani, South Indian Food|
|Favourite Healthy Food||Low-cal soups and salads|
|Favourite Street Food||Pani-puri|
|Favourite Breakfast Food||Upma and Idli|
|Favourite Actor||Bollywood: Amitabh Bachchan, Govinda
Hollywood: Jackie Chan, Tom Cruise
|Favourite Designer||Donna Karan|
|Favourite Perfume Brand||S2 (her own perfume brand)|
|Favourite Holiday Destination||Lake Como, Italy|
|Boys, Affairs and More|
|Affairs/Boyfriends||Akshay Kumar (Actor)
Anubhav Sinha (director)
Raj Kundra (Businessman)
|Marriage Date||22 November 2009|
Son– Viaan Raj Kundra
|Net Worth||$14 Million|
Some Lesser known Facts About Shilpa Shetty:
- Does Shilpa Shetty smoke?: No.
- Does Shilpa Shetty drink alcohol?: No.
- She started her modeling career at the age of 16 when she passed her 10th standard exam in 1991.
- She never considers herself beautiful and says: “Watch my first film and see me today”.
- She is a trained Bharatnatyam
- She has been very active in sports since childhood, she was the captain of her school volleyball team.
- In an interview, she said, “Akshay used me and left when he found someone.”
- She appeared in “Big Brother 2007” and won the title.
- A victim of racism in the Big Brothers house, she said that the abuse she received in the house made her feel like she was losing her dignity and self-esteem.
- It was racially abused by competitors Jade Goody, Jo O’Meara and Danielle Lloyd.
- Later, Jade Goody was largely convicted of her behavior.
- Shilpa is a karate champion with a black belt.
- In addition to Hindi, she is fluent in English, Marathi, Tulu, Telugu, Gujarati, Tamil and French.
- She was the captain of the baseball team during her school days and also played volleyball during her school days.
- She was invited to meet with Queen Elizabeth II in London (2007)
- A documentary was produced by the British production company TwoFour “The Real Shilpa Shetty”.
- She is the co-owner of the IPL team, Rajathan Royals.
- She practices Ashtanga Yoga as often as possible (45 minutes a day).
- She is the founder of “Viaan Mobiles”, a perfume brand, “S2” and an online shopping site, “BestDealTV”.