Malaika Arora is a well-known Indian actor, TV reality-show judge, dancer, VJ, model, and TV presenter. She is mostly active in the Bollywood film industry and famous for her item songs in various movies like Munni Badnaam Hui from Dabangg, and Anarkali Disco Chali from Housefull 2. Malaika is very fit and she is a motivation for the people who want to maintain themselves fit when they age. At the moment, she is infectious all eyes with her correlation with Arjun Kapoor, who is 12 years younger than her.
Malaika was born into a Punjabi Khatri family on 23 October 1973 in Chembur, Mumbai. Her father’s name is Anil Arora who served in the Merchant Navy, and her mother’s name is Joyce Polycarp. Her parents got separated when Malaika was just 11 years old. She has one younger sister, Amrita Arora, who is also an actress by profession. Malaika follows Hinduism.
Malaika Arora Khan first met Arbaaz during the shoot for a commercial ad for coffee in 1993. She got married to Arbaaz Khan on 12 December 1998 and got divorced in 2017. The duo parted their ways after 19 years of their marriage. The couple together has a son named Arhaan, born on 9 November 2002. After getting separated from Arbaaz, Arhaan’s custody went to Malaika while Arbaaz has the visitation rights. Her former father-in-law is an Indian scriptwriter, Salim Khan, and her former brothers-in-law are Sohail Khan and Salman Khan. Right now, Malaika Arora is dating Arjun Kapoor, and the couple has been seen hanging out together quite frequently.
Malaika Arora Wiki/Bio
|Birth Name||Malaika Arora|
|Age||(as in 2020) 47 Years|
|Debut||• Film: EMI – Liya Hai Toh Chukana Padeg (2008)|
• TV: Nach Baliye 1 (2005, as a judge)
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Libra|
|Birth Place||Chembur, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Date of Birth||23 October 1973|
|Home Town||Bengaluru, Karnataka, India|
|Hobbies||Gardening, Jogging, Swimming, and Yoga|
|Mother's Name||Joyce Polycarp|
|Father's Name||Anil Arora (Merchant Navy)|
|Sister||Amrita Arora (Younger, Actress)|
|Affairs/Boyfriends||• Arbaaz Khan (Actor)|
• Arjun Kapoor (Actor)
Marital Status, Husband and Children
|Husband/Spouse||Arbaaz Khan (Divorced)|
|Marriage Date||12 December 1998|
|School||• Swami Vivekanand School in Chembur, Mumbai,|
• Holy Cross High School, Thane
|College/University||Jai Hind College, Churchgate, Mumbai|
|Educational Qualification||Degree in Economics and a minor in Communications|
|Profession||Actress, Model, VJ, TV Personality, Producer|
|Brands Endorsed||Not Known|
|Career Manager||Not Known|
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
|Height (Approx.)||in centimeters- 160 cm|
in meters- 1.60 m
in Feet Inches- 5' 3"
|Weight (Approx.)||in Kilograms– 53 Kg |
in Pounds- 117 lbs
|Breast Size||34 inches|
|Hips Size||35 inches|
|Waist Size||27 inches|
Extra Ordinary Features
|Race / Ethnicity||Mixed (Malayali and Punjabi)|
|Eye Color||Light Brown|
|Dress Size||4 US|
|Shoe Size||9 US|
|Favourite Actresses||Deepika Padukone, Helen|
|Favourite Actors||Shah Rukh Khan, Chunky Pandey, Rahul Khanna|
|Favourite Perfume Brand||Tom Ford's Black Orchid|
|Favourite Labels||Fenty by Rihanna, Goop by Gwyneth Paltrow|
|Favourite Food||Rice with Sambhar, Tea Cake, Fish Curry|
|Favourite Destination||Goa, Greece, Caribbean Island|
|Controversies||There was a buzz that she was having an affair with actor Arjun Kapoor.|
Malaika Arora studied at Holy Cross High School Thane till 9th grade. She did secondary schooling from Swami Vivekanand School, Chembur. After completing her schooling, she took admission at Jai Hind College, Churchgate, and completed her graduation in Economics and a minor in Communications.
Malaika loves to do dance and modeling since childhood. During her teenage years, her photo appeared in the magazine Society, which brought in modeling assignments and the offer to be an MTV VJ. She hosted shows such as Club MTV, Love Line, and Style Check for ‘MTV’ and appeared in ad campaigns of De Beers, Pearl Pet, Tanishq, Mafatlal, and MR Coffee. She then appeared in the music videos Gur Naalo Ishq Mitha by Bally Sagoo and Dholna. However, the dance item that made her a household name was Chaiyya Chaiyya from film Dil Se in 1998.
Malaika Arora Net Worth
According to Woodgram, Malaika Arora’s net worth is around $10 million. The star is often seen sporting designer clothing and making extravagant fashion statements. Reports claim that the Malaika Arora owns a BMW 7 Series 730ld and an apartment in Mumbai. Malaika Arora reportedly charges ₹ 1.75 crores for one dance number in movies.
|Estimated Net Worth in 2019 (Approx)||$10 Million|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2018(Approx)||Under Review|
|Annual Salary||Under Review|
|Income Source||Actress, Model, VJ, TV Personality, Producer|
On the other hand, Malaika Arora’s income has been coming from VJing on MTV when the channel was first launched, co-hosting a show with Cyrus Broacha, she has been a judge on several shows like Nach Baliye, Nach Baliye Season 2, Zara Nachke Dikha, Jhalak Dikhla Ja and India’s Got Talent. She has worked as an actress in films like Houseful, Happy New Year, and EMI. Malaika Arora’s income also comes from endorsing 30+ brands.
In 2008, Malaika Arora appeared as Nancy in the film EMI – Liya Hai Toh Chukana Padega. However, the film was not commercially successful. Then, She made cameo appearances in films such as Om Shanti Om, Maa Tujhhe Salaam, Housefull, Helloo India, and Happy New Year.
Arora is chiefly remembered for her dance numbers, which include Ekwari Tak Le from the movie Bichhoo in 2000, Maahi Ve from Kaante in 2002, Kaal Dhamaal from Kaal in 2005, Heyy Babyy from Heyy Babyy in 2007, Hoth Rasiley from Welcome in 2007, Munni Badnaam Hui from Dabangg in 2010, Anarkali Disco Chali from Housefull 2 in 2012) and many others.
In the year 2005, She began appearing on various TV reality shows, especially dance shows as a celebrity judge. She was a judge in the first two seasons of ‘Nach Baliye’ (2005–2006) and in ‘Zara Nachke Dikha’ (2008), on ‘Star One.’ Later, she appeared as a judge in seasons 4 and 8 of ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ (2010 and 2015). From 2012 to date, she has been judging the ‘Colors TV’ reality show ‘India’s Got Talent.’ She has been hosting and judging the show ‘India’s Next Top Model’ for ‘MTV India’ since 2017.
Along with her actor-producer husband Arbaaz Khan, Arora turned producer with the award-winning movie ‘Dabangg’ (2010). Later, she co-produced ‘Dabangg 2’ (2012) and ‘Dolly Ki Doli’ (2015).
In 2007, Arora was named the “Sexiest Woman” by men’s magazine ‘Maxim’. Malaika owns her yoga studio, Divayoga, in Mumbai, which was launched in 2018. Along with Bipasha Basu and Sussanne Khan, Arora has been contributing as a style editor of the lifestyle brand ‘The Label Life’ since 2015.
|1999||Pyar Ke Geet|
|2002||Maa Tujhhe Salaam|
Om Shanti Om
|2010||Prem Kaa Game|
|2012||Gabbar Singh |
|2014||Happy New Year|
|2015||Dolly Ki Doli|
TV Shows & Serials List
|2008||Zara Nachke Dikha|
Nachle Ve with Saroj Khan
|2010, 2015||Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa|
|2012–present||India's Got Talent|
|2017–present||India's Next Top Model|
|2019||MTV Supermodel of the Year|
|2020||India's Best Dancer|
Facts About Malaika Arora
- Does Malaika Arora Khan smoke?: No
- She has dancing specialization in Ballet, Bharatnatyam, and Jazz Ballet.
- She incepted her modeling career at the age of 17.
- In 2012, Malaika Arora was earned the Taiwan Excellence celebrity endorser Award.
- Her all-time favorite fashion era is the 1980s.
- Malaika along with, actress Bipasha Basu and Sussanne Khan, runs a lifestyle brand – The Label Life.
[wps_faq style=”classic” question=”Why did Malaika Arora and Arbaz Khan separate after a 19-year-old marriage?”]There was a lot of speculation about Malaika and Arbaz Khan’s divorce. But the main reason is that Malaika was dating a Dubai businessman. At some place, Malaika also commented that she was fed up with Arbaaz khan taking money from his brother Salman khan. Malaika had issues with Arbaaz Khan’s failure in acting and that he always needed support either from his brother Salman Khan or from her. Malika is also known for her bold dressing style, which she said was not liked by his brother in law Salman khan and he used to comment on that. But now the main reason that a lot of people are speculating is that Malaika was in a relationship with Arjun Kapoor. They were spotted in different places together. But they don’t speak anything about that. Let’s see how soon this news will be confirmed. But this couple still seems to be sober with each other after their divorce and they meet with each other cordially for the sake of their child.[/wps_faq]
[wps_faq style=”classic” question=”Is Malaika Arora is going to marry an actor Arjun Kapoor?”]In an interview with Deccan Chronicle, Arjun opened up on his marriage plans with Malaika Arora. When asked if he is planning to tie the knot soon, Arjun said, “I have no qualms about saying that I am not getting married. People go bald after getting married (laughs).” He further revealed that there would be nothing secretive about this wedding (whenever it happens), and he would make everyone a part of wedding celebrations. “Marriage is definitely not going to happen now. I’m happy on both, the personal and professional fronts. I have always been open. Be assured that I will not shock you all; if there is something to be spoken about, I will inform you all and make you a part of it,” added Arjun Kapoor.[/wps_faq]
[wps_faq style=”classic” question=”How does Malaika Arora maintain her lifestyle?”]Malaika Arora, the gorgeous and beauty looks half of her age. Malaika’s sizzling figure is due to her hard work, strict diet plan, rigorous workout regime, and disciplined life. The curvaceous beauty has managed to keep her sizzling figure with diet and exercises. She is ravishing in every outfit. Malaika Arora Khan manages to keep herself lean and slim with her diet plans, fitness regime, and yoga exercises. She eats everything but in moderation. She likes biryani, doesn’t skip meals, doesn’t do dieting, and has craving for rice and starch. Malaika’s fitness formula is a mix of cardio, weight training, various types of dances, and Yoga exercises. She is a fitness freak actress, who has shaped his toned and sporty body through a disciplined fitness regime, yoga, gym, controlled diet, and discipline life. She is a fitness enthusiast dazzling queen who follows a strict lifestyle regimen to maintain herself fit and healthy.[/wps_faq]
[wps_faq style=”classic” question=”Will Salman Khan take any action against Arjun Kapoor if he marries Malaika Arora?”]There is no reason for anyone to take any sort of action when two people are divorced. Even if his brother was not already involved with someone else, the couple is divorced so neither has any say over what they are currently doing in their love life. And Salman Khan has nothing to do with it in any case. She wasn’t his wife. Just his sister in law. That doesn’t give him any legal right to interfere.[/wps_faq]
[wps_faq style=”classic” question=”Has Malaika Arora successfully replaced Helen?”]Definitely not and never will either. Although they belong to the same family by marriage, Malaika has a long, long way to go before she reaches anywhere near the status, fame, achievement, grace, and respect garnered by Helen ma’am. According to Wikipedia Helen has acted in over 700 movies, mostly as a dancer but she also has acted in several movies having a significant role. Helen has been nominated several times for a Filmfare award and also won for her role in Lahu Ke Do Rang, later followed by a Lifetime achievement award.[/wps_faq]