Shamita Shetty is a well-known Indian Bollywood actress and interior designer. She made her debut with the blockbuster Mohabbatein in 2000. Her portrayal of Ishika earned her the IIFA Award for Star Debut of the year. She was a contestant in the reality show, Bigg Boss, in 2009.
Shamita was born in a Tulu Bunt family on born 2 February 1979 in Mangalore. Her father Surendra and her mother, Sunanda are both manufacturers of tamper-proof water caps in the pharmaceutical industry. She is the sister of famous actress Shilpa Shetty.
Shamita Shetty Wiki/Bio
|Birth Name||Shamita Shetty|
|Nick Name||Not Known|
|Age||(as in 2020) 41 Years|
|Debut||• Film Debut: Mohabbatein (2000)|
• TV Debut: Bigg Boss 3 (2009)
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Aquarius|
|Birth Place||Chembur, Mumbai, India|
|Date of Birth||2 February 1979|
|Home Town||Mumbai, India|
|Mother's Name||Sunanda Shetty|
|Father's Name||Surendra Shetty|
Marital Status, Husband and Children
|Marriage Date||Not Known|
|School||Saint Anthony's Girls' High School, Mumbai|
|College/University||• Sydenham College, Mumbai|
• SNDT Women's University, Mumbai
|Educational Qualification||• Bachelor of Commerce|
• Diploma in Fashion Designing
|Profession||Actress and Interior designer|
|Brands Endorsed||Not Known|
|Career Manager||Not Known|
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
|Height (Approx.)||in centimeters- 158 cm|
in meters- 1.58 m
in Feet Inches- 5' 2"
|Weight (Approx.)||in Kilograms- 53 Kg|
in Pounds- 117 lbs
|Breast Size||34 inches|
|Hips Size||34 inches|
|Waist Size||26 inches|
Extra Ordinary Features
|Race / Ethnicity||Hindu|
|Dress Size||4 US|
|Shoe Size||8 US|
|Favourite Food||Pasta with arrabbiata sauce, apple pie, and chocolates|
|Favourite Actors||Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Ranveer Singh and R Madhavan|
|Favourite Restaurant||Frangipani in Mumbai|
|Controversies||A huge controversy raised when a photographer took her photo in a very awkward wardrobe malfunction.|
Shamita Shetty finished her schooling at Saint Anthony’s Girls’ High School in Mumbai. Then she did her secondary education at Sydenham College, Mumbai, and got her bachelor’s degree in Commerce from SNDT Women’s University in the same city. Later, Shamita took a diploma in Fashion Designing from a different university in India.
In 2000, Shamita made her movie debut with director Aditya Chopra’s musical romantic drama movie ‘Mohabbatein’ where she starred with Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, and Aishwarya Rai in the lead roles. In the film, Shamita showed off her glorious performances and won a Filmfare award, and the film earned maximum gross at the box office.
Shamita Shetty Net Worth
According to Woodgram, Shamita Shetty’s estimated Net Worth, Salary, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & much more details have been updated below. Let’s check, How Rich is Shamita in 2019-2020?
|Estimated Net Worth in 2019 (Approx)||$1 Million - $5 Million|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2018(Approx)||Under Review|
|Annual Salary||Under Review|
|Income Source||Actress and Interior designer|
Noted, right now, We don’t have enough information about Cars, Monthly/Yearly Salary, etc. We will update soon.
In 2000, Shamita made her film debut with the Yash Raj Films movie Mohabbatein, which was directed by Aditya Chopra. Her portrayal of Ishika earned her the 2001 IIFA Award for Star Debut of the Year – Female. Soon after, she gave the best dance numbers to Bollywood, including “Sharara Sharara” in Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai in 2001 and “Chori Pe Chori” in Saathiya in 2002, to getting appreciated for her acting in the film Zeher (2005), where she was nominated as the Star of the Year – Female at Stardust awards.
Shamita worked once with her sister Shilpa Shetty in Fareb. She has also been part of multi-star-cast projects like Bewafa in 2005. Alongside her acting career, she decided to focus on her other love, i.e. Interior designing. She designed Royalty (a club in Mumbai), Chandigarh Iosis spa (Won best interior award at Asia spa awards), and few other properties abroad. She has a registered company called “Golden Leaf interiors”
In the year 2002, Shamita acted in the Tamil movie ‘Raajjiyam’ as Pooja Karthikeyan which was also came out as a big hit at the box office. Next year the actress appeared in the Telugu film ‘Piliste Palakutha’. In 2006, Shamita starred in another super hit movie ‘Mohabbat Ho Gayi Hai Tumse’ with Sanjay Dutt and Chandrachur Singh.
Apart from acting, she also participated in the reality shows ‘Bigg Boss 3’ in 2009 and ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 8 in 2015.
Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai
Wajahh: A Reason to Kill
|2006||Mohabbat Ho Gayi Hai Tumse|
|2008||Hari Puttar: A Comedy of Terrors|
|2017||Yo Ke Hua Bro|
TV Shows & Serials List
|2009||Bigg Boss 3|
|2015||Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8|
|2019||Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 9|
Facts About Shamita Shetty
- Does Shamita Shetty smoke?: No
- Does she drink alcohol?: Not Known
- In the year 2009, Shamita participated in Bigg Boss 3 but left the show mid-way because of her sister Shilpa Shetty’s wedding.
- Since 2011, Shamita discontinued acting and began working as an interior designer.
- Shetty also participated in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8 in 2015
Are Shilpa and Shamita Shetty twins?
Shilpa Shetty and Shamita Shetty are the hottest lookalike sisters, not twins.
Who brought Shamita Shetty to Bollywood?
Her sister Shilpa Shetty. She made her film debut in 2000 with the Yash raj films movie Mohabbete.
Why did viewers attack Shamita Shetty in Khatron Ke Khiladi?
Recently Shamita Shetty was trolled for her behavior with fans. The video was viral on the internet in which she was captured behaving rudely with one of her fans when she asked her for the selfie.
What is the age of Shamita Shetty?
41 years old (2 February 1979).