Salman Khan is the most famous and well-known Indian actor, singer, producer, and TV presenter. He is mostly known for his work in Bollywood and Television industry. The actor has made a mark in the entertainment industry with his good deeds and great acting skills.
Salman Khan has always been appreciated by everyone for his simplicity and helping nature. The actor has thrilled his fans with his style statements and undying charm. He has even made it to the list of People’s Magazine List, becoming one of the most handsome men in the world.
Salman Khan was born in a Muslim family on 27 December 1965 Indore, Madhya Pradesh. His father’s name is Salim Khan, a popular screenwriter and his mother’s name is Sushila Charak (who later changed the name, Salma Khan). Salim Khan had a second marriage with actress Helen.
Salman Khan has two younger brothers named Sohail Khan and Arbaaz Khan. Both of them are also actors and producers. Along with two brothers, he has two younger sisters, Alvira Agnihotri and adopted sister Arpita Sharma. Almost every member of his family is associated with the film industry.
Salman Khan Wiki/Bio
|Birth Name||Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan|
|Nick Name||Sallu, Bhaijan|
|Age||(as in 2020) 55 Years|
|Debut||Film: Biwi Ho To Aisi (supporting role) (1988)|
TV: 10 Ka Dum (2008)
|Religion||Hindu and Muslim|
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Capricorn|
|Birth Place||Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India|
|Date of Birth||27 December 1965|
|Residence||Galaxy Apartments, Bandstand, Bandra, Mumbai|
|Home Town||Palasia in Indore & Gwalior|
|Hobbies||Swimming, Cycling, Painting, Writing|
|Mother's Name|| Sushila Charak(Salma Khan), Helen (Stepmother)|
|Father's Name||Salim Khan (Screenwriter)|
|Brother||Sohail Khan, Arbaaz Khan|
|Sister||Alvira, Arpita |
|Affairs/Girlfriends||• Aishwarya Rai|
• Katrina Kaif
• Sangeeta Bijlani
• Somy Ali
• Sneha Ullal
• Zareen Khan
• Iulia Vantur
Marital Status, Wife and Children
|Marriage Date||Not Known|
|School||Scindia School, Gwalior|
St. Stanislaus High School, Bandra, Mumbai
|College/University||St. Xavier's College, Mumbai |
|Profession||Actor, Producer, Singer|
|Brands Endorsed||Thums Up, Revital, Relaxo, Dixcy Scott, Wheel, Britannia Tiger Biscuit, Astral Pipes, Mountain Dew, Suzuki Motorcycles, Chloromint|
|Career Manager||Reshma Shetty|
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
|Height (Approx.)||in centimeters- 174 cm|
in meters- 1.74 m
in feet inches- 5’ 8”
|Weight (Approx.)||in kilograms- 75 kg|
in pounds- 165 lbs
Extra Ordinary Features
|Race / Ethnicity||Pathan|
|S*xual Orientation||Not Known|
|Dress Size||12 (US)|
|Shoe Size||10 (US)|
|Cars Collection||Lexus LX 470, Mercedes Benz GL-Class, BMW X5, Range Rover Vogue, BMW X6, Audi R8, Audi Q7, W221 Mercedes Benz S-Class|
|Bikes Collection||Suzuki Intruder M1800 RZ limited edition motorbike, Suzuki Hayabusa|
|Favourite Food||Chinese food, Spicy Italian food, Pav Bhaji, Chicken Biryani, Mutton Kebab|
|Favourite Actors||Hollywood: Sylvester Stallone |
Bollywood: Dilip Kumar, Govinda
|Favourite Colors||Black, White, Grey|
|Favourite Actress||Hema Malini|
|Favourite Singer||Sunidhi Chauhan and Sonu Nigam|
|Favourite Restaurant||China Garden, Mumbai|
|Favourite Dessert||Sitaphal Ice-Cream |
|Favourite Cricketer||Sachin Tendulkar, Imran Khan, Harbhajan Singh, Yuvraj Singh, Ashish Nehra|
|Favourite Song||'Jab Hum Jawan' by Shabbir Kumar|
|Favourite Cars||BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Toyota Land Cruiser|
|Favourite Outfit||Tight jeans & T-Shirts|
|Favourite Fashion Brand||Giorgio Armani and Gianni Versace|
|Favourite Film Director||Sooraj Barjatya|
|Controversies||Blackbuck hunting case (1999): Salman & his co-stars of Hum Saath Saath Hain were accused of hunting blackbuck deer & chinkara (endangered animals) while shooting for the film in Jodhpur, Rajasthan.|
On 5 April 2018, he was found guilty in the Blackbuck Killing Case and was sentenced to 5 years by the Jodhpur Court; Magistrate Dev Kumar Khatri pronounced the verdict. He was charged under Section 51 of Wildlife (Protection) Act. The Jodhpur Court gave benefit of doubt to "Hum Saath Saath Hain" co-stars, Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, Neelam, and Sonali Bendre.
Hit-and-run case (2002): Salman drove his car over the people sleeping on the pavement outside a bakery at night. One person was killed, while three persons were injured in this accident.
His relationship with Aishwarya Rai (2002): Aishwarya's parents lodged a complaint against him for harassing their daughter. Later, he denied all the allegations imposed on him.
Fight with Shah Rukh Khan (2008): Salman & Shah Rukh fought at Katrina Kaif's birthday party.
In December 2017, an FIR was lodged against him and Shilpa Shetty at Andheri Police station, Mumbai by Navin Ramchandra Lade, General Secretary of the Rojgar Aghari Republican Party of India for allegedly using the word "bhangi" at a public place, which hurt the sentiments of the Scheduled Caste community.
He faced the backlash on social media for promoting nepotism in Bollywood and trying to establish monopoly in the industry. The actor was among the few in the industry who faced the jibe of various outsiders in the industry, Including Abhinav Kashyap, Sonu Nigam, and Sona Mohapatra. These accusations came after Sushant Singh Rajput committed suicide on 14 June 2020.
Salman Khan completed his schooling from St. Stanislaus High School in Bandra, Mumbai. He also studied at The Scindia School, Gwalior with his brother Arbaaz Khan. But he left that school because his family was shifted to Mumbai. Then he joined St. Xavier’s College in Mumbai but dropped out to pursue his career in the acting field.
Later, Salman Khan went to Daisy Irani’s Acting School to learn acting skills. After taking his training Khan went on to make a career in the field of acting. He worked as a model in his beginning days in the industry. Then, in 1988, Salman made his debut as a supporting actor in the film Biwi Ho To Aisi, where his voice was dubbed.
Salman worked very hard during his struggling days. He never used his father’s name to influence the producers, rather gave auditions to get the roles. After much struggle, Khan bagged his first leading role in the Bollywood Romantic Family Drama ‘Maine Pyaar Kiya’, which was one of India’s highest-grossing films at that time. The movie also earned him his first nomination for Best Actor at Filmfare, unfortunately, he could not win the award.
Initially, His father Salim Khan wanted him to become a cricketer, but he wanted to become a writer, just like his father. He has even written scripts for movies like Veer and Chandramukhi. In fact, the storyline of the movie Baaghi: A Rebel for Love was Salman’s idea and he has also been credited for the same in the movie.
Salman Khan Girlfriends
Aishwarya Rai- Salman Khan and Aishwarya started dating during the shoot of ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam’ and broke in 2002. This was one of the ugliest breakups of Bollywood which created lots of controversies. If reports were to be believed then whispers of abuse were also heard in this relationship. In fact, once Salman Khan even misbehaved with actress Aishwarya Rai on the sets of her movie ‘Chalte Chalte’ which ended up the producer to replace her with actress Rani Mukherjee.
Katrina Kaif– Salman Khan also dated actress Katrina Kaif. He launched her in Bollywood and was very serious about this relationship. This was one of the most loved couples at one time in Bollywood. However, they broke up in 2010 after dating each other for quite some time. Though, they still share a very close friendship with each other.
Sangeeta Bijlani- He dated Sangeeta at the beginning of his career when she had just won “Miss India”. The two were so serious in their relationship that they even moved in with each other and was about to get married. However, something happened and all of their wedding preparations were stalled halfway in 1994.
Somy Ali- Somy is one such actress who didn’t have a successful career but is still remembered by everyone for his link-up rumors with actor Salman Khan. She made her debut at the age of 19. They dated each other for almost six years and broke up in 1999.
Sneha Ullal- Salman launched her with the movie “Lucky” but the movie didn’t work well at the box office. It was reported that Salman discovered her right after his breakup with actress Aishwarya as he thought she looked at her. The rumors of them were dating back then was talk of the town but the couple broke up.
Zareen Khan- He was also rumored to be dating actress Zarine as well. They did a movie together named “Veer”. Apparently, she looked like Katrina Kaif but their relationship didn’t work out.
Iulia Vantur- Iulia is rumored to be in a relationship with actor Salman Khan. The rumors of them started making rounds when she was seen mingling with the Khan family on special occasions. The rumored couple usually makes special appearances together at various events. However, on asking they said, “There is nothing special brewing and we are only good friends’.
Salman Khan Net Worth
As per reports, Salman Khan’s net worth is $ 310 million (INR 1900 crore). He is the highest-paid television host in India. And, charges 6-8 Crores per episode. He takes 70-75 Crores per movie fees plus a share in the profit. He charges Rs. 6 Crores for brand endorsements.
|Estimated Net Worth in 2019 (Approx)||$ 310 million|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2018(Approx)||Under Review|
|Salary||INR 70-75 Crores/film|
|Annual Salary||INR 253.25 crore|
|Income Source||Actor, Producer, Singer|
Salman Khan is the owner of a flat in Galaxy Apartments in Bandra which costs around Rs. 16 crores. He also owns a 150-acre Farmhouse in Panvel that has 3 bungalows, a swimming pool, a gym, domestic animals, and 5 horses. He also owns a triplex apartment in another part of Bandra which is believed to be around Rs 80 crore. Apart from these, he has a 100-acre property in Gorai which has a 5 BHK farmhouse and has a private yacht which is now worth Rs. 3 crore.
After getting a big debut with ‘Maine Pyaar Kiya’, Then he appeared in ‘Baaghi: A Rebel’ for Love which was a commercial success, followed by some average movies like Patthar Ke Phool, Sanam Bewfa, and Kurbaan. Salman was the first Bollywood actor to feature in a Hollywood film and made his debut with ‘Marigold: An Adventure in India’. The actor has also hosted various tv reality shows like 10 Ka Dum and Big Boss.
Salman Khan has also launched his production companies under the name Salman Khan Being Human Productions and Salman Khan Film (SKF). His first produced film (under the banner SKF) was Dr. Cabbie, which was a Canadian movie that became the second highest-grossing film in Canada.
Presently, Salman is one of the highest-paid actors in Bollywood and is the only actor to have had 12 back to back 100 Crore plus films. His 100 Crore films include Wanted (2009), Dabangg (2010), Ready (2011), Bodyguard (2011), Ek Tha Tiger (2012), Dabangg 2 (2012), Jai Ho (2014), Kick (2014), Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015), Sultan (2016), Tubelight (2017), Tiger Zinda Hai (2017) and Race 3 (2018).
|1988||Biwi Ho To Aisi|
|1989||Maine Pyar Kiya|
|1990||Baaghi: A Rebel for Love|
|1991||Sanam Bewafa, Patthar Ke Phool, Kurbaan, Saajan, Love|
|1992||Suryavanshi, Ek Ladka Ek Ladki, Jaagruti, Nishchaiy|
|1993||Chandra Mukhi, Dil Tera Aashiq|
|1994||Andaz Apna Apna, Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!, Chaand Kaa Tukdaa, Sangdil Sanam|
|1995||Karan Arjun, Veergati|
|1996||Majhdhaar, Khamoshi: The Musical, Jeet, Dushman Duniya Ka|
|1997||Judwaa, Auzaar, Dus, Deewana Mastana|
|1998||Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya, Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai, Bandhan, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Sar Utha Ke Jiyo|
|1999||Jaanam Samjha Karo, Biwi No.1, Sirf Turn, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Hello Brother, Hum Saath-Saath Hain|
|2000||Dulhan Hum Le Jayenge, Chal Mere Bhai, Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega, Dhaai Akshar Prem Ke, Kahin Pyaar Na Ho Jaaye|
|2001||Chori Chori Chupke Chupke|
|2002||Tumko Na Bhool Paayenge, Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam, Yeh Hai Jalwa|
|2003||Love at Times Square, Stumped, Tere Naam, Baghban|
|2004||Gary, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, Phir Milenge, Dil Ne Jise Apna Kahaa|
|2005||Lucky: No Time for Love, Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya?, No Entry, Kyon Ki|
|2006||Shaadi Karke Phas Gaya Yaar, Saawan... The Love Season, Baabul, Jaan-E-Mann|
|2007||Salaam-e-Ishq: A Tribute To Love, Partner, Marigold: An Adventure in India, Om Shanti Om, Saawariya|
|2008||God Tussi Great Ho, Hello, Heroes, Yuvvraaj|
|2009||Wanted, Main Aurr Mrs Khanna, London Dreams, Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani|
|2010||Veer, Prem Kaa Game, Dabangg, Tees Maar Khan, Isi Life Mein|
|2011||Ready, Chillar Party, Bodyguard, Tell Me O Kkhuda|
|2012||Ek Tha Tiger, Son of Sardaar, OMG - Oh My God!, Dabangg 2|
|2013||Ishkq In Paris, Phata Poster Nikhla Hero|
|2014||Jai Ho, O Teri, Main Tera Hero, Lai Bhaari, Fugly, Kick, Being Bhaijaan Documentary Release, Dr. Cabbie|
|2015||Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Hero, Prem Ratan Dhan Payo|
|2016||Sultan, Freaky Ali|
|2017||Hanuman Da' Damdaar, Tubelight, Judwaa 2, Tiger Zinda Hai|
|2018||Welcome to New York, Race 3, Yamla Pagla Deewana: Phir Se, Loveyatri, Zero|
Facts About Salman Khan
- Does Salman Khan smoke?: Yes
- Does Salman drink alcohol?: Yes
- Since his childhood, he was a great swimmer.
- He rejected the negative lead role offered to him by Abbas-Mustan in his film Baazigar, which later played by Shah Rukh Khan and the film went a super blockbuster.
- Salman Khan believes in lucky gemstones and wears his Turquoise stone bracelet on and off the screen.
- He is obsessed with soaps and his bathroom is heaped up with a variety of soaps, but he especially likes natural fruit and vegetable extracts cleansers.
- During the shoot of London Dreams, he flew his own cook to London from Mumbai to cook up Biryani for the entire cast and crew who were tired of eating continental food.
- In August 2011, he disclosed that he had trigeminal neuralgia, a chronic pain condition affecting the trigeminal nerve in the face, also commonly known as ‘Suicide Disease’. During an interview, he told that he had been suffering from it for the past seven years and it had made his voice much harsher.
- In the year 2012, Salman’s Wax statue was established at Madame Tussaud’s Museum in England.
- Salman ranked ahead of US President Barack Obama on the list of ‘The Most Admired Personalities of India’ in 2015.
- In 2016, his film Sultan was the 10th film to enter the 100 crore club.
- Besides being an actor, he is also a very passionate painter, and Aamir Khan has many of his paintings at his home. Even, he himself painted the poster for his film Jai Ho.
- While filming for Tiger Zinda Hai, in a scene where Tiger is painting Zoya, was the actual artwork of Salman, as he painted the picture while the crew was busy with the arrangements.
- Salman and Vivek Oberoi had a long fight over the phone when Aishwarya & Vivek were in a relationship.
- His hosting, skills in the Big Boss-Season 4 was a big commercial success, which, reportedly, even outdid the Amitabh Bachchan’s hosting in Bin Boss 3. After his successful journey of season 4, he hosted all the other seasons of the Big Boss series.
- He has also given his voice to the animated character Hanuman in the 2017 film- Hanuman: Da’ Damdaar.
- His phenomenal performance in Dabangg’ made him popular by his character’s name-Chulbul Pandey.
- Salman doesn’t have an email-id by his name, as he prefers communicating face-to-face, or verbally on phone rather than electronically via e-mails.
- One of his fans has opened a restaurant named ‘Bhaijaanz’ in Mumbai in which the interiors are decorated with Salman Khan’s posters, and all his favorite dishes are on the menu.
- He has two pet horses named `Bajrangi’ and ‘Bhaijaan’ and also two dogs named ‘My Son’ and ‘My Jaan.’
- In 2018, actress Shilpa Shelly shared a photo of Salman Khan, kissing Shilpa’s mother. The actress went on to reveal that Khan has a strong bonding with her family, and he used to share drinks with her father.
- In January 2019, When Salman Khan, along with his father and brothers, appeared on The Kapil Sharma Show, where his father revealed that Salman used to get leaked papers to clear his exams.
Who is the richest Salman Khan or Shahrukh Khan?
Compared to Salman Khan, Shahrukh Khan is the second richest actor in the world and the first richest non-Hollywood actor. According to Forbes List 10 highest-paid actors in the world, Salman Khan ranked sixth.
Where was Salman Khan in lockdown?
Salman Khan, who was stayed in his farmhouse in Panvel since the beginning of the lockdown, recently donated groceries to the needy, sending out huge supplies from his farmhouse.
Who is the CEO of Being Human Foundation?
Salman Khan owns Being Human Foundation and Manish Mandhana is the current CEO of it.
Why is Salman Khan not married?
In an interview Salman Khan said that “Marriage has become such a big thing. You spend lakhs and lakhs and crores of money in getting somebody married. I can’t afford it. That’s the reason I am a single man.”