Athiya Shetty is a well-known Indian actress and model. She mainly appears in Bollywood movies. Athiya is the daughter of famous actor Suniel Shetty. She debuted in the romantic action film Hero for which she received a Filmfare award nomination for the Best Female Debut.
Athiya Shetty was born in a Hindu family on 5 November 1992 in Mumbai. Athiya’s father, Suniel Shetty, is a great Bollywood actor, and her mother, Mana Shetty, is a fashion designer and a social worker. She has a younger brother, Ahan Shetty, who is an actor. Athiya was rumored to be in a relationship with Aditya Bhandari but, the duo parted ways in February 2018. Later, she was also reported to be dating the Hollywood rapper, Drake. Currently, she is dating famous Indian cricketer KL Rahul.
Athiya Shetty Wiki/Bio
|Birth Name||Athiya Shetty|
|Nick Name||Not Known|
|Age||(as in 2020) 28 Years|
|Debut||Film: Hero (2015)|
|Famous For||Being the daughter of 'Suniel Shetty'|
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Scorpio|
|Birth Place||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Date of Birth||5 November 1992|
|Home Town||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Hobbies||Dancing, Playing with Pets, Doing Photography|
|Mother's Name||Mana Shetty (Fashion designer, social worker) |
|Father's Name||Suniel Shetty (Actor)|
|Brother||Ahan Shetty (actor)|
|Affairs/Boyfriends||• Aditya Bhandari|
• Drake (Hollywood Rapper) (Rumoured)
• KL Rahul
Marital Status, Husband and Children
|Marriage Date||Not Known|
|School||• Cathedral and John Connon School, Mumbai|
• American School of Bombay, Mumbai
|College/University||New York Film Academy (NYFA), New York, United States|
|Educational Qualification||Graduate (Filmmaking & Liberal Arts)|
|Brands Endorsed||Not Known|
|Career Manager||Not Known|
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
|Height (Approx.)||in centimeters- 173 cm|
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet inches- 5’ 7”
|Weight (Approx.)||in kilograms- 54 kg|
in pounds- 119 lbs
|Breast Size||32 inches|
|Hips Size||24 inches|
|Waist Size||34 inches|
Extra Ordinary Features
|Race / Ethnicity||• Bunt Community (from her father's side)|
• Punjabi Hindu and Gujarati Muslim (from her mother's side)
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Dress Size||4 US|
|Shoe Size||8 US|
|Tattoos||On The Right Wrist: Angel Wings|
|Car Collection||• Jaguar XF|
• Mercedes S Class SUV
|Favourite Actress||Madhuri Dixit, Kajol|
|Favourite Actors||Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan|
|Favourite Film||Dil Toh Paagal Hai|
|Favourite Food||Rajma Rice, Chicken Fried Rice|
|Favourite Desserts||Cinnamon apple pie, Gulab Jamun|
|Favourite Beverage||Coca Cola|
|Favourite Style Icon||Kendall Jenner|
|Favourite Outfits||Boyfriend Jeans, White Shirts|
|Favourite Accessories||Watch, Bracelet|
|Favourite Netflix Show||13 Reasons Why|
|Favourite Holiday Destination||London|
|Favourite Restaurant||'Bastian' in Mumbai|
|Favourite Brands||Givenchy, Anamika Khanna, Ahilya, Off-White, Top Shop, Zara|
Athiya Shetty was educated at the Cathedral and John Connon School and then, shifted to the American School of Bombay. Thereafter, she moved to New York Film Academy to pursue her graduation in filmmaking & liberal arts. Athiya actively participated in co-curricular activities in her school days. She used to play sports like football, basketball, and badminton and also was a part of the swim team.
She was good at singing and dancing and was involved in dramatics and her school choir. Shetty was inclined towards acting since her childhood and she often used to take her mother’s sarong, drape it like a saree, and mimic the heroines in the privacy of her room. Athiya worked as an interior designer, fashion designer, chef, architect, and waitress in a New York cafe before becoming an actress.
Athiya Shetty Net Worth
Athiya Shetty has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
|Estimated Net Worth in 2019 (Approx)||$2 million|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2018(Approx)||Under Review|
|Annual Salary||Under Review|
In 2015, Athiya Shetty made her acting debut with the romantic action movie Hero, a remake of the 1983 classic of the same name. The film was produced by Salman Khan and co-written by Umesh Bist and Advani.
Next, Shetty was announced as the brand ambassador for the Indian franchise of Maybelline New York and starred in the Indian edition of high-profile magazine covers such as Harper’s Bazaar, and a lot more.
After a gap of two years, Athiya performed in Anees Bazmee’s romantic comedy Mubarakan alongside Arjun Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, and Ileana D’Cruz. She portrayed the role of a simple Punjabi girl named Binkle Sandhu.
In 2018, Athiya then performed in a song ‘Tere Naal Nachna’ written, composed, and sung by Badshah for the film Nawabzaade. Next, in 2019, she was cast as Anita ‘Annie’ Awasthi, in comedy-drama Motichoor Chaknachoor, along-side Nawazuddin Siddiqui.
Facts About Athiya Shetty
- Does Athiya Shetty drink alcohol?: Not Known
- Does Athiya Shetty smoke?: Not Known
- Athiya has featured on the covers of several magazines including Verve, Vogue, Femina, Hello, and Cosmopolitan Magazine.
- She is a skilled Kathak dancer. She has also got training in few other dance styles from the Remo Dance Academy, Mumbai.
- Shetty likes watching films and tells that she has seen every single Bollywood film in her childhood.
- She had a solid belief in Sai Baba.
- Shetty is very fond of dogs and has a pet pug, Squish.
- She was the schoolmate of Krishna Shroff, Tiger Shroff, and Shraddha Kapoor. Tiger and Shraddha were 2 years senior to her.
- Shetty admitted during an interview that Tiger Shroff has bullied her a lot in her school days.
- She admits her parental grandfather, Veerapa Shetty, and her maternal grandmother, Vipula Kadri as her motivation.
- Shetty has been serving the mentally challenged and listening to impaired kids at her grandmother’s NGO since she was 12 years old.
Are Athiya and Rahul dating?
The duo is rumored to be dating for quite some time. Their tardiest lovey-dovey exchange on Instagram is proof.
Is Athiya suitable for lead actor roles in Bollywood?
Maybe not. Getting the desired debut by Salman Khan for her first movie and coming from a star background -has definitely given the young star kid an upper hand at Bollytown. She displays high potential and seems to be a quick learner.
Who is better between Kriti Sanon and Athiya Shetty?
Athiya Shetty is a beginner in the film industry where Kriti Sanon has a lot of experience in acting and she is better than Athiya.
What is the height of Athiya Shetty?