Athiya Shetty is an Indian actress best known for her starring role as Radha Mathur in Hero, a role that earned her a Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award and a Filmfare award nomination for the Best Female Debut. She is the daughter of the famous Bollywood actor Sunil Shetty.
Athiya Shetty Biography
Athiya Shetty was born on the 5th of November 1992, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. She is currently 29 years old.
|Birth Name||Athiya Shetty|
|Date of Birth||5 November 1992|
|Place of Birth||Bombay, Maharashtra, India|
|Age||29 years old|
|Ethnicity||Tulu, Punjabi, Gujarati|
|Residence||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
Family and Education
Athiya Shetty is the elder daughter of actor and businessman, Sunil Shetty and director and fashion designer, Mana Shetty. Her younger brother, Aahan Shetty, is also an actor.
Hotelier and businessman Veerapa Shetty is her paternal grandfather and Prema V. Shetty is her paternal grandmother. Her paternal aunts are Sujata R. Hedge and Sumitha Tarun Pratap.
She’s Punjabi and Gujarati ancestry from her mother’s side and Tulu from her father.
Athiya completed her schooling in Cathedral and John Connon School in Mumbai and the American School of Bombay.
After that, she studied acting at New York Film Academy, New York City, United States.
Athiya Shetty Love Life
Sooraj Pancholi (2015) – Athiya was romantically linked up with actor Sooraj Pancholi while they worked in the Hindi film Hero.
Arjun Kapoor (2016) – In 2016, Arjun Kapoor and Athiya were reportedly said to be dating when they were seen kissing each other in a famous nightclub in Mumbai. But, nothing came out of it.
Aditya Bhandari (2016) – Athiya and Aditya Bhandari were romantically linked for more than three years. They had an on-and-off kind of relationship and it was reported that she ended her relationship with him in 2016.
Athiya Shetty has been rumored to be dating Indian Cricketer KL Rahul since 2019.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 8 inches|
Centimeters – 173 cm
Meters – 1.73 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 55 kg|
Pounds – 121 lbs
|Shoe Size||8 (US) / 6 (UK)|
|Dress Size||4 (US) / 8 (UK)|
|Distinctive Features||Fuller Lips|
Athiya made her first big-screen appearance with the 2015 romantic action film Hero.
She was the brand ambassador for the Indian version of Maybelline New York. She has also featured in a few Tv commercials.
She received the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award for her performance in the debut film Hero.
Athiya Shetty Net Worth
According to media reports, Athiya Shetty has a net worth of around US$2 million. Her net worth raked in after her debut film which made her the most notable artist in the entertainment industry. She has amassed quite a large amount of money from endorsements and movie appearances.
She owns a Jaguar XF and a Mercedes S Class SUV. She lives in an ultra-uber house in Mumbai along with her parents.
- Colors – Pink, Red
- Idol – Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
- Movies – Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham
- Actress – Kareena Kapoor Khan
- Actor – Shah Rukh Khan
- Lipsticks – Maybelline Baby Lips Candy Wow Lip Balm, Maybelline’s Color Sensational Vivid Matte Lipstick
- Perfume – Narciso Rodriguez For Her
- Closet Staples – Boyfriend jeans, a T-shirt, and white keds
- Cleansing Product – Maybelline Clean Express
Athiya Shetty Facts
She unraveled that her destination is the entertainment industry while still in the teenage and shifted her focus to acting.
Shetty moved to New York City and attended New York Academy to study acting.
She is trained in Mixed Martial Arts by master Shifuji Shaurya Bhardwaj.
Her debut film Hero didn’t do well at the box office but earned her a Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award and a Filmfare award nomination in the Best Female Debut category.
Following her film debut, she was named the brand ambassador for the Indian franchise of Maybelline New York and featured in the Indian edition of high-profile magazine covers such as Cosmopolitan, Verve, Harper’s Bazaar amongst others.