No conversation about fitness in Bollywood will ever be complete without the mention of Shilpa Shetty. Even at 48, Mrs. Kundra can give any actress from the current generation a run for their money when it comes to staying in shape. Shilpa Shetty works hard not only towards staying fit, but also towards staying relevant in showbiz. Here’s a look at Shilpa Shetty’s net worth and the humongous wealth she has earned over the years.
Currently awaiting the release of her upcoming film Sukhee, Shilpa Shetty is also the judge of the current season of India’s Got Talent. She gained immense popularity after she appeared on and won the fifth season of the UK reality show Celebrity Big Brother. She became the focus of international media, and soon became a global icon. Having been in the industry for almost 30 years now, Shilpa Shetty is one of the biggest names even today. Let’s take a closer look at Shilpa Shetty’s net worth.
All about Shilpa Shetty’s net worth
Early life and career
Born in Mangalore, Karnataka, on 8 June 1975, Shilpa Shetty was originally Ashwini Shetty. Her parents both worked in the pharmaceutical industry, and she had quite a middle-class upbringing. She did her schooling from St. Anthony’s Girls High School in Chembur and later went to Podar College in Matunga.
After completing her tenth standard, she started modelling for various brands, and continued modelling until she became an actress. Her debut film was supposed to be Gaata Rahe Mera Dil, starring the brothers Ronit Roy and Rohit Roy. But the movie never released, and instead she made her debut with the Abbas-Mustan thriller Baazigar, starring Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol. The film earned her a lot of recognition as she was nominated for Best Female Debut and Best Supporting Actress at the annual Filmfare Awards that year.
She went on to star in a string of films, some of which were commercial successes, while others tanked at the box office. She received a lot of commercial and critical acclaim for the musical hit Dhadkan in 2000. She later starred in Rishtey in 2002 alongside Anil Kapoor and Karisma Kapoor, for which she received her second nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress.
She received her first nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of a woman who contracts HIV from unprotected sex and goes on to become a social outcast in Phir Milenge.
Over the years, she was a part of several other movies and reality TV shows, all of which led to her huge net worth.
Shilpa Shetty’s net worth
According to CAKnowledge.com, Shilpa Shetty has a net worth of USD 19 million (INR 158 crore approx.). The majority of this net worth comes from movies, for which she charges INR 1 – 2 crore per movie, as well as has a share in the profits earned. She also does a bunch of brands such as Nourish by BL Agro, Bodycare International, Mamaearth, Yakult, B Natural, Fast&Up and more. She also owns the leisure wear and nightwear brand Dreamss. Apart from this, she also judges reality shows. For the dance reality show Super Dancer, she reportedly charged INR 22 lakh per episode.
Most expensive things owned by Shilpa Shetty
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Contributing greatly to Shilpa Shetty’s net worth is her sea-facing Mumbai residence at Juhu, called Kinaara, where she lives with her husband Raj Kundra and their kids. According to SquareYards.com, the lavish house is valued at INR 100 crore. The house features an indoor bar, a temple, a sprawling drawing room, an indoor gym, a swimming pool, an outdoor lawn, and her kids’ nurseries.
Burj Khalifa flat
As a wedding anniversary gift, Raj Kundra gifted Shilpa Shetty a flat in the world’s tallest tower Burj Khalifa. The flat is on the 19th floor and costs a whopping INR 50 crore. It was in 2012 that Kundra had purchased and gifted the flat to Shilpa Shetty.
Shilpa Shetty also owns a 7-bedroom palatial villa in Surrey, UK, called Raj Mahal. Located on the exclusive St. George’s Hill estate, the villa’s location is proof of the couple’s wealth and influence. The house is done impeaccably and the couple used to live here after they got married.
Shilpa Shetty’s garage is proof of her love for luxury wheels. She owns a fleet of swanky cars. On the list are Lamborghini Aventador worth INR 7 crore, a BMW i8 worth INR 2.9 crore, a Bentley Continental GT priced at approx. INR 8.45 crore, a Bentley Flying Spur worth INR 6.32 crore, a Range Rover Vogue whose price can go up to INR 4.94 crore, and others like a BMW X5, a BMW 7-series and Mercedes-Benz V-Class.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
– How much does Shilpa Shetty earn?
Shilpa Shetty charges INR 1 – 2 crore per movie, as well as has a share in the profits earned.
– Which car does Shilpa Shetty have?
Shilpa Shetty owns a bunch of cars, including her latest purchase of a Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600.
– How much is Shilpa Shetty worth?
Shilpa Shetty has a net worth of INR 158 crore approx.
– Which watch does Shilpa Shetty wear?
Shilpa Shetty Kundra wears a watch just as iconic as her, the BVLGARI Serpenti Tubogas.