Everyone knows about Amitabh Bachan, as he is known all over the world. He was born on the 11th of October, 1942, and will turn 80 years old in the coming few months.
Amitabh belonged to Allahabad and was born there as well. Ancestrally, he comes from a poetic and religious background from Babupatti, located in Uttar Pradesh in India. Well, his parents have always advised him to be an educated person and a good human being along the way.
He went to Allahabad; Hugh School and College were declared for boys in the city. Amitabh was average in grades but had a sharp mind and used to pick things quickly. However, he was a naughty kid and hard to handle in school. Later he went to Delhi University to complete his higher studies.
Amitabh had a good-looking personality, and his parents wanted him to join Bollywood; after his university, his father came to Delhi and went to Prithvi-Raj Theater, owned by Kapoors, but unfortunately, they refused to provide any chance to him.
Amitabh Bachan Biography and Net Worth
|Full Name Amitabh Harivansh Rai Shrivastava Bachan
|Birth Date October 11, 1942
|Age 80 years old (in 2022)
|Profession Actor, Producer, Host, TV Presenter, Musician
|Wife Jaya Bachan
|Net Worth $450 Million
Amitabh Bachan Family
Amitabh Bachan belongs to a well-mannered, religious, and very cultural family; they are pure Hindus. His father, Rai Bachan, was a famous poet of that era of Hindustan even after the partition. Amitabh was a half Sikh from his mother’s side, who belonged to Lyall, located in Ludhiana, Punjab.
And Amitabh is the elder one and has one more brother in the family named Aijtabh Bachan, a famous businessman.
Now, he is residing in Mumbai with his wife, son, and daughter-in-law. Amitabh’s son named, Abishek Bachan, and his daughter-in-law, Aishwariya Rai Bachan, lives with him along with their kid.
Amitabh Bachan has had an exceptional ride throughout his career span. Right now, he is considered one of the Top-rated and highest-paid Indian Actors, Film producers, with lots of other career categories carried by him so gracefully.
Globally, Amitabh is known as the Angry Young Man! and is considered the most powerful and influential personality, not only in India but in entire South Asia. In 1970, he kick started his career after several auditions in theaters and radio stations. His initial best films were Deewar, Zanjeer, and Sholay. Through these films, he made the base of his future career and net worth.
Then onwards, Amitabh worked unstoppably in countless films; in 2022, he had completed 200 plus films in Bollywood. He has been in this industry for more than five decades, and no artist remains this long in the media with an active fan following and demands.
He is still signing films with high cheques, and for the last one decade, Amitabh has also been hosting a famous show called as “Kon Banega Crorepati”. He is charging heavily per episode of this show.
Amitabh is called a king of Bollywood for his exceptional and countless performances in movies, that includes kids’ movies, romance, action, comedy, law form, educational series, and a lot more, and these work statuses have made him one of the most paid Artists in India.
Who is Amitabh Bachan’s Wife?
Jaya Bachan is the wife of Amitabh Bachan, and they got married in 1973 in the ancestral city of Amitabh, where he and his parents belonged to. Amitabh got married at a very early stage of his career. However, Jaya is a sensible and mature woman, and his maturity inspired Mr. Bachan at that time.
She is also a Politician and a famous actress in the Bollywood industry and has been playing some major roles in the parliament as a member of a political party. Amitabh has two children, and they are living in the mansions they own in Mumbai.
Before this marriage, Amitabh had a most famous and demanded affair. He was interested in Rekha je, who is a beautiful actress and icon of Bollywood. They had a love affair, but due to some unfortunate reasons, they couldn’t continue their relationship towards marriage, and they sadly parted their ways.
Amitabh Bachan’s Net Worth
The net worth of Amitabh Bachan is $450 Million, it’s a whopping amount even for the international richest stars, and this is the reason he is famously known as the ruler of Indian industry.
Amitabh has generated this net worth via his acting career, film production, his famous show, and businesses, including his huge investments in Stock Market. For now, he is passively increasing his bank balance through his Brand promotions.
In total, from 1970 to 2022, he has received 100 nominations and has proudly won most of them. Amitabh has received 16 Film fare Awards with the ratio of the most nominated star. And have won four National Awards and 11 IIFA Awards.
Moreover, Mr. Amitabh has also been recognized by the international award ceremonies.
The biggest achievements of his career that still maintain the legacy of his journey are his films; Bhuvan Shome, Anand, Guddi, Parwana, and Zanjeer.
Amitabh is the most respected personality in India by the entire Bollywood and Political Parties, and even on an International level, businessmen and Actors do research to follow in his footsteps to achieve this much net worth and success that he has.
|Height: 6’ 1” (in feet)
|Weight: 82 (in Kg)
|Figure measurements: 44-40-16 inches
|Eye color: Dark Brown
|Hair color: Black (currently white)