Amitabh Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan
Real Name/Full Name Amitabh Harivansh Rai Shrivastav
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Big B, Shahenshah of Bollywood, AB, Munna
Birth Place: Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 11 October 1942
Age/How Old: 78 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres –183 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
Weight: In Kilograms – 80 Kg
In Pounds –176 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father –Harivansh Rai Bachchan
Mother –Teji Bachchan
Siblings: Ajitabh Bachchan
School: Jnana Pramodhini Boys High School
College: Sherwood College, Nainital
IndiaKirori Mal College, New Delhi
Religion: Hindu
Nationality: Indian
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Jaya Bhaduri (m.1973)
Kids/Children Name: Abhishek Bachchan, Shweta Bachchan Nanda
Profession: Actor, Singer, Producer, Television Presenter
Net Worth: $500 Million
Last Updated: January 2021

Amitabh Bachchan is a famous Indian film actor, film producer, singer, TV host, and former politician worldwide. He is entitled “Shehanshah of Bollywood,” meaning the greatest king of Bollywood. He is one of the most popular and well known for his nuanced acting and deep voice. He is high in demand during the decade of 1970sto 1980. His fan following isn’t just limited to India, but he has even spread his wings victoriously in the UK, South Africa, UAE, US, etc.

Well, how well do you know about Amitabh Bachchan? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Amitabh Bachchan’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Amitabh Bachchan to date.

Biography and Early Life

Amitabh Bachchan was born in Allahabad, a well-known city in Uttar Pradesh, on the 11th of Oct in 1972. He is the very talented Hindi poet’s son-“Harivansh Rai Bachchan,” and social activist “Teji Bachchan.”  His father was against the caste system; subsequently, he changed his surname and his family. His parents died in 2003 (father) and 2007 (mother).

He was initially named as “Inquillab,” inspired by “Inquillab Zindabad,” meaning “Long live the revolution”. However, as suggested by a poet, “Sumitranandan Pant,” his father replaced Amitabh’s meaning- “immortal light.” He did justice to his name with all his dedication. He also has a younger brother – Ajitabh Bachchan.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Amitabh Bachchan in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Amitabh Bachchan’s age is 78 years old as of today’s date 18th January 2021 having been born on 11 October 1942. Though, he is 6′ 2″ in feet and inches and 183 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 176 lbs in Pound and 80kg in Kilograms.

Education

He undertook his education from “Sherwood College,” Nainital, and Kirori Mal College, followed by the University of Delhi. He had completed his bachelor’s in science and wanted to join Air-force. After completing his college studies, he went to the Prithvi Theater to ask for any role in any film.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Amitabh Bachchan With Wife Jaya Bhaduri
Amitabh Bachchan With Wife Jaya Bhaduri

Amitabh Bachchan married actress and former politician Jaya Bhaduri in the year 1973. They are parents of two children- Abhishek and Shweta. Both their children are equally talented, where Abhishek is an actor; his sister is a journalist, writer, and former model. Big B also did a film together with his son Abhishek called Paa, which was a blockbuster hit.

Big B was once rumored to be romantically linked with Rekha. However, the rumors waved off after a few months.

Is Amitabh Bachchan Gay?

No, Amitabh Bachchan is not gay. He is a viral star in Bollywood, well known for his works in the entire world. He is very attached to his family, and he loves to fulfill all his responsibilities with all his efforts.

Prfessional Career

He started his career in 1969 as a voice narrator in the movie Bhusan Shome, and his first acting debut is in the film Saat Hindustani. He received his first Filmfare award for his film Anand(1971). From 1969 to 1972, he has featured in different movies, and many of his films did not do well.

He was seen as a failed newcomer who had 12 flops and two hits movies. He got fame as an Angry Young Man due to his film Zanjeer(1973), and this film was a tremendous success at the box office and made him a star. From 1973 to 1975, he received massive popularity and became one of the industry’s leading men. During this period, he had done many iconic films.

From 1975 to 1988, he got featured in many successful films, from comedy to crime to romantic. He achieved his superstardom in these years by giving several iconic hits. Later for two years, he received fluctuations in his career graph and made his super comeback after 1996. From that time to this, he has made many great movies and still going on with his passion and determination. He is best known for his height and deep voice.

Apart from acting, he has been a singer, narrator, and presenter for numerous programs. He is also a great host for the popular show “KBC.”

Awards

Amitabh Bachchan is a legendary artist of Indian Cinema and has received many awards in his life. Here is the list of some of his gatherings:

  • At Filmfare awards in 2000, he was crowned as “Superstar of the Millennium.”
  • He also received awards like Padma Shri (1984), Padma Bhushan (2001), and Padma Vibhushan (2015) by the Government of India.
  • In 2007, he was awarded France’s highest civilian honor and the Knight of the Legion of recognition by the Government of France for his exceptional career in Cinema.
  • In 2001, he was awarded the Actor of the Century Award in Egypt.
  • Apart from these, he was also honored with 4 National Awards, 15 Filmfare awards, and many more awards.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Amitabh Bachchan in 2021

Amitabh Bachchan Net Worth
Amitabh Bachchan Net Worth

Amitabh Bachchan, a great actor, singer, and producer, has a total net worth of $500 million as of 2021. He owns a huge mansion named Jalsa which is situated at the heart of Mumbai. He also earns a huge sum of money through brand endorsements and reality shows.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He has played many more double characters than any actor, and in one of his movies, “Mahaan” he has a triple role.
  • He was severely injured while shooting for the movie Coolie and was even fighting for his death.
  • He is a big fan of the former Bollywood actress Waheeda Rehman.
  • He was previously linked in a romantic relationship with Rekha, another prominent Bollywood figure, but soon all the rumors were waved off.

Amitabh Bachchan is the legend of the Indian Film Industry who was born in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. He has worked extremely hard in his life as he got rejected many times in his early career, but he never gave up. He is the brightest star in the history of Indian cinema.

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