One of the young vibrant faces of Bollywood, Anushka Sharma is a model-turned actress, and the most-sought after actress in the industry. She is amongst the highest-paid and the most prominent actresses in Bollywood. In addition, she is also a high-profile celebrity endorser who has several lucrative endorsement deals in her kitty. The animal loving person also supports various charities, and no wonder, why she is Virat Kohli’s love interest. Check Anushka’s biography to learn more about her, including childhood, career, personal life, height, weight, vital stats, age, family, boyfriend, lifestyle, net worth and fun facts.
Anushka Sharma Biography
Actress, Model, Film Producer
Birthday / Date of Birth
Anushka Sharma was born on 1 May 1988 in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, India.
She is currently 29 years old.
Grew up in Bangalore, Sharma attended Army School in Bangalore and graduated with a degree in arts from Mount Camel College.
She aspired for a career in modeling and joined the Elite Model Management. Style Consultant Prasad Bidapa groomed her. During her pursuit in modelling, she took acting courses and subsequently landed with film offers.
- Father – Col. Ajay Kumar Sharma (Army Officer)
- Mother – Ashima Sharma (Homemaker)
- Siblings – Karnesh Sharma (Older Brother)
Anushka Sharma has had dated the following:
Ranveer Singh – Anushka briefly dated Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh in 2010. They both met on the sets of Band Baaja Baaraat, a 2010 film.
Virat Kohli – Anushka Shrama and Indian cricketer Virat Kohli first met during shooting of an ad film and love blossomed between the two. They have been dating since 2013. In early 2016, there were reports that the couple broke off, but they reconciled a while later and since then, they were together.
- In feet – 5 feet 9 inches
- In centimeters – 175 cm
- In meters – 1.75 m
- In Kilograms – 57 kg
- In Pounds – 126 lbs
- Measurements – 35-25-34
- Bust – 35 inches
- Waist – 25 inches
- Hip – 34 inches
- Bra Size – 32C
She wears a shoe size 8 (US).
Sharma dress size is 4 (US)
In 2007, Sharma made her runway debut at the Lakme Fashion Week for designer Wendell Rodricks’s Les Vamps Show and was picked to be his finale model at the Spring Summer 2007 Collection.
Anushka Sharma made her acting debut with the 2008 Bollywood romantic comedy film, Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi as Tani Sahni.
She didn’t appear in television series. Though, she has featured on promotional talk shows.
Anushka is famous for her roles in film like movies like Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008), Badmaash Company (2010), Band Baaja Baaraat (2010), Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012), Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola (2013).
Reliance, TVS Scooty, Gitanjali, Sunsilk
The budding actress lives with her family in a plush 3BHK flat at Panch Vatika apartments in Yari Road. She also bought three luxurious flats worth Rs 10 crore in the popular Badrinath Towers in Mumbai. She is planning to move out there with her family. She also spent a handsome of money to decorate the flats.
It’s obvious that Anushka lives a luxurious life that is evident with her cars. And, she is a huge fan of exotic cars. She owns four luxury cars, including a black Range Rover Sport SUV, a black Mercedes and two of luxury cars from brands like Audi and BMW.
Anushka Sharma Net worth
Anushka has an estimated net worth of $12 million as of 2017. She charges Rs 10 -12 crore per film, making her one of the top-paid actresses in Bollywood. Her source of income includes films remuneration, endorsement deals, producing movies, modeling, and personal investments. Anushka was ranked #33 on Forbes’ Celeb 100 list and #33 in Fame Rank list.
Anushka Sharma Favorites
- Favorite Food – Butter Chicken, Chilly Cheese Toast
- Favorite Actor – Shah Rukh Khan
- Favorite Actress – Rani Mukerji
- Favorite Movies – Jab We Met, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jeyenge, The Shawshank Redemption, Life is Beautiful, Fish Tank
- Favorite Color – Black, White
- Favorite Perfume – Ralph Lauren Blue
Social Media Portfolio
Interesting Facts About Anushka Sharma
After her graduation she moved to Mumbai to pursue a career in modeling.She has walked the runway for many famous designers and fashion houses.
She has an elder brother, Karnesh Sharma with whom she launched their production company, Clean Slate Films.
Anushka intended to become a renowned model, but her a career took a swift turn when she was auditioned for her first film, Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008).
Even though she is a non-vegetarian lover, she turned vegetarian since 2015. She was named “hottest vegetarian of 2015” by PETA.
Sharma had won many awards for her performances in the movies such as Zee cine awards, lions golds awards, IIFA, Stardust awards, Filmfare awards and others.
In 2014, She took facial plastic surgery to enhance her looks.
In 2015, she featured on The Huffington Post’s list of “100 most influential women on Twitter, She also appeared on Verve magazine’s “Best Dressed 2015” list.
An animal activist, Anushka Sharma in October 2015, launched ‘Pawsitivity’, a campaign aimed at sensitising people about the adverse effects of noise, air, water and soil pollution on animals.
In October 2017, she launched her own clothing line called Nush in partnership with Myntra.