Madhuri Dixit Height, Wiki, Bio, Husband, Age, Net Worth, Facts

Madhuri Dixit
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Madhuri Dixit is a famous Bollywood actress, best known for her amazing works in Hindi films. She has stunned the audience with her sizzling moves, and apparently, a great dancer. Madhuri conquered the hearts of millions of fans in the late 80s and 90s with her mind-blogging acting skills and remains a dream woman of several men. The actress is best noted for her appearances in films like Dil, Beta, Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!, il To Pagal Hai, Ram Lakhan, Tridev, Thanedaar, Kishen Kanhaiya, Saajan, Khalnayak, Raja, Devdas, Total Dhamaal, Dedh Ishqiya, and The Fame Game. Check out her biography to learn about her childhood, career, height, weight, vital stats, lifestyle, husband, children, cars, house, net worth, and lesser-known facts.

Madhuri Dixit Biography

Madhuri was born on the 15th of May 1967, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India into a Chitpavan Brahmin family. She is currently 57 years old.

Birth NameMadhuri Shankar Dixit
NicknameBubbly, Dhak-Dhak girl
Date of BirthMay 15, 1967
Place of BirthMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Age57 years old
Sun SignTaurus
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseShriram Madhav Nene
ResidenceMumbai, Maharashtra, India


  • Father – Late Shankar Dixit
  • Mother – Snehlata Dixit
  • Siblings – Ajit Dixit, Rupa Dixit, Bharati Dixit


She attended Divine Child High School in Mumbai. She received her degree in Microbiology from Parle College in Mumbai.

Madhuri Dixit Husband

Madhuri Dixit married Shriram Madhav Nene, a cardiovascular surgeon from Los Angeles, on 17 October 1999. Together, the couple has two sons, Arin (b. March 2003) and Rayaan (b. March 2005).

Past Relationships

Anil Kapoor – She briefly dated Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor in the past.

Sanjay Dutt – Madhuri Dixit and Sanjay Dutt began dating while filming for Saajan in 1990. Despite her parent’s objections, she continued to be in a relationship with him until he was arrested on charges of TADA in 1993. Dutt was already married to Richa Sharma, however, they both were in a relationship.

Physical Statistics

HeightFeet – 5 feet 4 inches
Centimeters – 163 cm
Meters – 1.63 m
WeightKilograms – 66 kg
Pounds – 145 lbs
Body BuildAverage
Body Measurements36-28-35
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBlack
Shoe SizeUnknown
Dress SizeUnknown

Professional Statistics

Film Debut

In 1984, She made her acting debut in the Bollywood film, Abodh alongside Bengali actor, Tapas Paul.

She experienced difficulties during the initial days of her career, as she faced a string of failures at the box office. Her breakthrough role as Mohini in N. Chandra’s 1988 romantic thriller Tezaab opposite Anil Kapoor was her first hit. It went on to become the highest-grosser for that year.

Television Debut

She made her television debut in 1985 with the reality TV show, Paying Guest. She appeared on the first episode of the show.

In 2001, she made her debut as a host on Sony Entertainment’s show Kahina Kahi Koi Hai,  a match-making show. She also appeared as a judge on the dance reality shows, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa and So You Think You Can Dance (India).

Brand Endorsements

Dixit has endorsed several brands and products like Olay, Oral B, Maggie, Dabur Chyawanprash, Eureka Forbes, and Intex Technology, to name a few. She came into fire when the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) banned all nine variants of Maggi instant noodles from India, terming them “unsafe and hazardous” for human consumption, which were endorsed by the actress.


  • In 2008, she was conferred with the Padam Shri, India’s fourth highest civilian award by the Government of India.
  • Madhuri Dixit is the 6th Bollywood celebrity to have a wax statue at Madame Tussauds, London.
  • Famous painter M.F. Hussain had a celebrity crush on Madhuri, that made him to watch her film Hum Aapke Hain Kaun 67 times. He painted her in different themes and in 2000, he made a film Gaja Gamini starring her as a tribute to Madhuri.

Madhuri Dixit Net Worth

Dixit has an estimated net worth of $35 million. She is paid Rs 25 crore for one season of the reality dance show, ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’. She also earns tons of millions from brand endorsements, television appearances, event appearances, and films. She is one of the richest actresses in Bollywood. Eureka Forbes roped in Madhuri Dixit Nene and Dr. Shriram Nene for 5 years as goodwill ambassadors of its water purifier brand Aquaguard for Rs.100 Crore.

Madhuri has several proprieties in possession with her in Mumbai and the US. She lives with her family in a luxury apartment in the posh area of Mumbai. She has an impressive collection of exotic cars featuring Audi, Rolls Royce and Skoda Rapid.

Madhuri Dixit Favorite Things

  • Food – Kande pohe, Zunka Bhakar, Modak
  • Actor – Balraj Sahani, Gregory Peck
  • Actress – Nargis, Madhubala, Ingrid Bergman
  • Movies – Garam Hawa, Ganga Jamuna, Sholay, Roman Holiday, All About Eve
  • Book – A Quiver Full of Arrows by Jeffrey Archer
  • Color – Orange
  • Sport – Tennis
  • Holiday Destination – Maldives

Social Media Presence

Madhuri Dixit Facts 

Madhuri intended to become a dancer and therefore started learning dance at age three. She is also an accomplished Kathak dancer and has received many awards for the same.

Before entering mainstream cinema, she conquered the modeling world. It took eight years for her to deliver a commercial box office success.

She would have been a microbiologist if she was not an actress.

She is referred to as the “Dhak Dhak Girl”, she is famous for her dance in the song “Dhak Dhak Karne Laga” from the film Beta.

Dixit was the first Bollywood actress to get remuneration in crores. She was paid double the salary of Salman Khan for the film Hum Aapke Hain Koun (1994).

Madhuri Dixit had a celebrity crush on cricketer Sunil Gavaskar.

In 2001, she won INR 5,000,000 on the TV show Kaun Banega Crorepati and donated this amount to the welfare of victims of the earthquake in Gujarat and to an orphanage in Pune.

She is the only actress in Bollywood who has been nominated 14 times for Filmfare Award for Best Actress and won 4 awards in the Best Actress category and 1 in the Best Supporting Actress Category.

In 2014 Madhuri was appointed the UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in India.

She is the brand ambassador of ‘Beti Bachao – Beti Padhao’, Sukanya Samridi Yojona, ‘MAA- Mother’s Absolute Affection’ a nationwide program to promote breastfeeding and Madhya Pradesh health scheme ‘Mamta Abhiyan’ for mother and child welfare.

In 2013, she launched an online dance academy called Dance With Madhuri. She even today practices Kathak thrice a week.

In 2018, Forbes India included her in their annual “Celebrity 100” list that ranks India’s celebrities based on popularity and income.

She has been a judge on the reality show Dance Deewane since 2018.

Madhuri starred opposite Sanjay Kapoor and Manav Kaul in the 2022 Netflix drama series The Fame Game.