|Real Name/Full Name||Vishal Veeru Devgan|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Ajay Devgan|
|Birth Place:||New Delhi, India|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||2 April 1969|
|Age/How Old:||54 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimeters – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 80 Kg
In Pounds – 176 lbs.
|Parents Name:||Father – Veeru Devgan
|Siblings:||Anil Devgan, Neelam Devgan|
|School:||Silver Beach High School|
|Girlfriend:||Ex: Karishma Kapoor, Ravenna tondon|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Kajol Mukherjee (m. 1999)|
|Kids/Children Name:||Naysa and Yug|
|Profession:||Actor, producer, director|
|Net Worth:||$40 million (₹ 300 Crore)|
|Last Updated:||October 2023|
Popular Indian actor Ajay Devgan was born to a Punjabi couple named Veena and Veeru Devgan; Ajay Devgan had early connections in the film industry. His father, Veeru Devgan, was a stunt choreographer and action film director, while his mother worked in the industry as a film producer. Ajay Devgan went to silver beach school in Juhu and later went to Mithibai College Mumbai. On his chest, he has a tattoo of Lord Shiva pointing towards his spiritual interest.
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Biography and Early Life:
Ajay Devgan’s parents were initially from Amritsar Punjab; he was born to Veena and Veeru Devgan, Saraswat Brahmin. His father was a stunt choreographer, while his mother was a film producer, which led to his early interest in the film industry. He had worked in over 100 films and is one of the most loved actors. He had changed his name from Devgan to Devgn due to neurological reasons. He is popularly known for his stunts. His first film as an artist was called “Pyari Behna,” where he played a child artist’s role.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Ajay Devgan in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Ajay Devgan’s age is 53 years old as of today’s date 4th October 2023 having been born on 2 April 1969. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 176 lbs in Pound and 80 kg in Kilograms.
Ajay Devgan completed his school from high beach school and then completed his further education at Mithibai College.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Ajay Devgan’s personal life has been in controversy, right from the fight between two heroines over him to some legal notices he had always been in the news. While filming for the film “jigger – 1992,” the rumors of Ajay and Karishma’s link up surfaced; however, the couple soon ended their relationship.
In the 1990s, the controversy of Karishma and Ravenna’s fight surfaced as he was dating Ravenna before Karishma. After a lot of media drama, the rumors were put to rest. In 2009 Ajay Devgan faced a legal notice for the film “all the best” by producer Karan Ramsay; later, the case went in favor of Karan Ramsay.
Before the release of Sardar’s son, the human rights activist Navkiran Singh sent a legal notice to remove derogatory remarks and scenes. Ajay Devgan started his relationship with Kajol while shooting for the film Gunda raj in 1995; the media called them an “unlikely pair,” but despite all the negativities, they both got married on 24th February 1999.
Ajay Devgan and Kajol are proud parents of two children named Naysa (2003) and Yug (2010), Devgn and Kajol stored their newborn son’s umbilical cord blood and tissues to act as a source of stem cells in case of a severe ailment.
Is Ajay Devgan Gay?
No, Ajay Devgan is married to Kajol Mukherjee in 1999 and have two children. Thus, when it comes to sexuality, it is well and proven that Ajay Devgan is straight.
Ajay began his debut career in 1991 with the film “Phool Aur Kante,” but before that, he had worked in a movie as a child artist, so technically, it was his second movie.
In Phool Aur Kante’s opening scene, he made a splitting stunt by balancing between two bikes, which became an instant hit. In 1995 his movie “Haqiqat” with Tabu was the 11th highest-grossing movie of the year. In 1997 his movie Ishq with Kajol, Juhi, and Amir became the 4th highest-grossing film of the year.
In 1998 his film Zakham was critically acclaimed. The critics appreciated the movie, and his acting was praised. In 1998 his film major saheb with Sonali binder was the 10th highest-grossing film of the year. In 1999 Devgan was highly praised for in performance in “Hum dill de Chuke Sanam”; this film is supposed to be the turning point in Devgan’s career. This film took Ajay’s career to a new height.
In 2000 Devgan established his production and distribution company, based in Mumbai. In 2008 Ajay co-produced a film, “You, Me Aur Hum,” in 2009, he released and acted in his home production “all the best,” in 2014″ Singham” and many more. Both of his movies were appreciated by the critics and loved by the fans.
- He won two national awards for the film “Zakhm – 1998”, “the legend of Bhagat Singh- 2002” for the best actor.
- He had won the film fare awards for the film “Phool Aur Kante – 1991 (best male actor debut)”, “the legend of Bhagat Singh and company – 2002 (for best actor critics’ choice)”, Deewana- 2003(for best actor in a negative role)”.
- He won the global film award for the film “Omkara -2006 (GIFA best actor)”.
- Along with these awards, Ajay Devgan has many other awards for his power pack performances over the years.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Ajay Devgan in 2023:
As of 2023, Ajay Devgan has a net worth of $40 million (₹ 300 Crore), with a yearly income of ₹25+ crore, along with luxury houses, production and distribution houses, cars, and bikes. He also owns a six-seater jet plane, which is very rare for an actor to own in India.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know:
- His brother Anil Devgan is a filmmaker and screenwriter.
- He spells his name Devgan as Devgn due to astrological reasons.
- After Amitabh Bachchan, he is the only actor to win two national awards.
- In 2016 Ajay was honored with the Padma Shree award, the 4th highest civilian award for his remarkable contribution to Bollywood.
- He is the first Bollywood actor to own a private jet, that too a six-seater jet.
Although born with a silver spoon, Ajay’s hard work gained him a loyal fan base and popularity. Ajay’s journey is a live example that your past identities won’t even matter when you work hard. It is his films’ choice that he is loved and liked by people of all age groups.