Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor is one of the most popular and highest-paid actors who had his first starring role in Bhansali’s tragic romance Saawariya in 2007. He is known for his roles in films like Rockstar, Barfi!, and Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani. He has received a total of five Filmfare Awards throughout his acting career. With his good looks, charming personality, and immense talent, he continues to be a fan favorite and a prominent figure in Bollywood. His film credits include Wake Up Sid (2009), Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani (2009), Raajneeti (2010), Sanju (2018), and Brahmāstra: Part One – Shiva (2022). Here’s everything you need to know about Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor.
Ranbir Kapoor Biography
Ranbir Kapoor was born on the 28th of September 1982, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He’s currently 40 years old.
|Birth Name||Ranbir Raj Kapoor|
|Date of Birth||28 September 1982|
|Place of Birth||Bombay, Maharashtra, India|
|Age||40 years old|
|Profession||Actor, Film Producer, Businessman|
|Residence||Pali Hill, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
Family and Education
Ranbir comes from a family with a strong connection to the film industry and has successfully carried on the legacy of his family. His parents are actors Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh. He is the grandson of the legendary actor Raj Kapoor and has an older sister named Riddhima Kapoor Sahani, who is an interior and fashion designer. Actors Karisma Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor are his cousins.
Kapoor attended Bombay Scottish School in Mahim. He received his pre-university education from the H.R. College of Commerce and Economics. He was very much interested in spots during his school and college years and played football and cricket at the state level. He later moved to New York City where he studied film-making at the School of Visual Arts, and method acting at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.
Ranbir Kapoor Love Life
He married his longtime girlfriend and actress Alia Bhatt on April 14, 2022. The couple welcomed their first child, a daughter, Raha Kapoor, in November 2022.
|Height||Feet – 6 feet|
Centimeters – 183 cm
Meters – 1.83 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 78 kg|
Pounds – 172 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
In 2007, Ranbir Kapoor had his first starring role in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film Saawariya, in which he played the role of Ranbir Raj. He earned a Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut for his role in the film.
He didn’t appear in any TV series apart from talk shows.
Known for his roles in films such as Saawariya (2007), Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani (2009), Anjaana Anjaani (2010), Rockstar (2011), Barfi! (2012), Tamasha (2015), and Jagga Jasoos (2017).
His endorsement credits include PepsiCo, Docomo, Panasonic, John Players, Nissan, Hero Moto Corp, Lenovo, and Philips Lighting. He was previously made the Indian brand Ambassador for Spanish Club FC Barcelona.
- Food – He is a foodie and likes all non-veg dishes.
- Cuisines – Chinese and Italian
- Actors – Al Pacino, Rak Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan
- Movies – Shri 420, Life is Beautiful, 3 Idiots, Love Sex Aur Dhokha
- Colors – White, Black, and Red
- Books – Kurt Cobain’s biography and Heavier than Heaven by Charles R.Cross
- Sport – Football
- Football Team – Barcelona
- Football Player – Lionel Messi
- Holiday Destination – New York, Venice, Puglia
Ranbir Kapoor Net Worth
Ranbir Kapoor has an estimated net worth of $50 million US dollars. He owns multiple real estate properties and has recently bought an extravaganza apartment in Mumbai for Rs 16 crore.
Ranbir has an extensive fleet of exotic cars from brands ranging from Bentley, Mercedes, Range Rover, and Audi. He recently bought a Ferrari and a white Audi A8.
Social Media Profiles
- Instagram – ranbirkapoor (Parody account)
Ranbir Kapoor Facts
Ranbir is the first male from the Kapoor clan to graduate from Class 10 and finish college.
He is trained in various dance forms like Jazz and Ballet. He also took direction and horseriding classes.
Ranbir took music lessons for two years and knows to play tabla. He also learned guitar for the film Rockstar.
He started his career as an assistant director and worked with director Sanjay Leela Bhansali for Black (2005).
He used to take Rs 1500 as his pocket money from his mother until he moved out of the family house.
Ranbir bought a luxury watch from his first salary.
He owns a production company named Picture Shuru Production.
He owns a football franchise in the Indian Super League called Mumbai City FC.
Ranbir Kapoor is a chain smoker and in an interview, he confessed that he couldn’t able to quit smoking and drinking though he tried at times.
He loves to play Candy Crush, in fact, he is a huge fan of the mobile game.
Ranbir Kapoor suffers from Nasal Deviated Septum, which makes him eat and talk too fast.
While driving, he used to add up the digits on the number plate of every vehicle that he sees on the road.
Al Pacino is his favorite actor and inspiration, and that’s why he enrolled at the Lee Strasberg Institute and School of Visual Arts to learn acting because Al Pacino studied there.
Ranbir Kapoor made around 300 short films while pursuing his acting course in New York City.
Ranbir has co-hosted the 54th, 56th, and 57th editions of the Filmfare Awards with Imran Khan and Shahrukh Khan.
He has been featured in Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list several times, that too, among the top 20 places.
In 2010, he was voted the “Sexiest Asian Man” in a poll conducted by the magazine Eastern Eye.
In 2011, Ranbir Kapoor delivered one of his career’s best performances in the film Rockstar, directed by Imtiaz Ali. He played the role of a troubled musician and received critical acclaim and numerous awards, including his first Filmfare Award for Best Actor.
Ranbir starred opposite Shraddha Kapoor in Luv Ranjan’s Tu Jhoothi Main Makkaar in 2023.