Akshay Kumar Bio, Age, Family, Career and Profile

akshay kumar biography

Akshay Kumar, the dashing heartthrob of Bollywood, is a renowned Indian actor who has made a mark in the Hindi film industry. Known by his fans for his striking looks, he was born as Rajiv Bhatia. Before stepping into the world of acting, he honed his skills in martial arts and even worked as a chef in Hong Kong. His exceptional expertise in martial arts has earned him the title of the Bruce Lee of India.


Akshay Kumar Wiki Bio Quick Facts :

Date of Birth / Age : 9 September 1967, 52 years (as in 2020)
Nick Name : Akki, Raju, Mac and Khiladi Kumar
Full Name : Akshay Kumar / Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia
Birthplace / Home Town : Amritsar, Punjab, India
Nationality : Canadian / Indian
Zodiac Sign / Sun Sign : Virgo
Religion / Caste : Hinduism / Punjabi Rajput

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Height, Weight and Physical Stats :

Height : 180 Cm
Weight : 80 Kg
Body Measurement : Chest -42, Waist -34, Biceps – 16
Eye Color : Dark Brown
Hair Color : Black


Family and Relatives :

Father : Late Hari Om Bhatia
Mother : Aruna Bhatia
Sister(s) : Alka Bhatia
Marital Status : Married
Spouse / Wife : Twinkle Khanna (17 January 2001)
Son(s) : Aarav Kumar
Daughter(s) : Nitara Kumar
Affairs : Pooja Batra, Ayesha Jhulka, Raveena Tandon, Rekha, Shilpa Shetty, Priyanka Chopra, Twinkle Khanna


Education and Career :

Qualification : College Drop Out
School : Don Bosco High School, Mirik, Darjeeling
College / Universities : Guru Nanak Khalsa College, Mumbai
Profession : Actor, Producer
Debut : Actor – Saugandh (1991)

Producer – Joker (2012)

Net Income / Salary : Rs 25 Crores / film (approx)
Net Worth : $150 million (approx)

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Contact and Social Media Profile :

Twitter :  twitter.com/akshaykumar
Facebook : facebook.com/akshaykumarofficial
Instagram : instagram.com/akshaykumar
Wikipedia wikipedia.org/wiki/Akshay_Kumar
Email / Contact : N/A
Address : 203 A Wing, Lokhandwala Complex, Andheri(West), Mumbai 400053

Ground Floor, Juhu Prime Beach Apartment, Gandhigram Road, Juhu, Mumbai – 400049


Akshay Kumar Favorites :

Hobbies : Collecting posters of old Bollywood movies, cooking, martial arts, playing volleyball and cricket
Food Habit / Favorite Food : Non Vegetarian / Thai green chicken curry, miso soup, sushi, sashimi, chocolate fudge
Favorite Actor : Amitabh Bachchan, Kamal Haasan, Salman Khan, Ranveer Singh
Favorite Actress Sridevi, Kareena Kapoor
Favorite Destination : Mauritius, Goa, Canada
Favorite Color : Black
Car / Bike Collection : Porsche Cayenne, Honda CRV, Yamaha VMax, Harley Davidson


Awards and Honors :

 2002 Filmfare Awards best villain for Ajnabee, IIFA Awards best villain awards for Ajnabee
 2005 IIFA Awards best comedian award for Mujhse Shaadi Karogi
 2006 Filmfare awards best comedian
  • IIFA Special award from the host country Thailand
  • Stardust star of the year award male for Heyy Babyy and Namastey London
  • Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Awards best entertainment of the year
  • Indian Television Awards Radio Mirchi Presents best television Personality
  • Stardust readers choice best film award for Singh Is Kinng
  • Screen Awards for best actor popular choice for Sing Is Kinng
  • Padma Shree
2010 Stardust best actor popular awards male for Blue
  • Stardust award for best actor in comedy or romance for Housefull and Tees Maar Khan
  • The Asian Awards outstanding achievement in cinema
  • Stardust award for best actor in a comedy or romance for Desi Boyz
  • Big Star Entertainment Awards most entertaining actor in an action thriller role male for Rowdy Rathore
  • Big Star Entertainment Awards complete entertainer of the year male
  • Big Star Entertainment Awards most entertaining social film for OMG
  • Big Star Entertainment Awards most entertaining actor in an action role for Rowdy Rathore
2013 Stardust best actor action thriller for Rowdy Rathore
2014 Star Box Office Awards box office 1000 crore club hero
2015 Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Awards special Award for completing 25 years in the industry
 2017 National Film Awards best actor for Rustom
 2018 Zee Cine Awards Best Actor Male Viewers Choice for The State vs Jolly LLB 2
 2019 National Awards for best film on social issues for Padman


Controversies :

  • Akshay Kumar was caught in a controversy when his wife, Twinkle Khanna unbuttoned his Jeans for promotion in Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai.
  • Journalist and father of comedian Mallika Dua, Vinod Dua has hit out at Akshay Kumar for his remark on a television show which was received in bad taste. The media personality took to his Facebook account to express his displeasure saying, “I am going to screw this cretin Akshay Kumar for telling his co-worker Mallika Dua that “aap bell bajao main aap ko bajata hun”… this is his sense of humor and language.”
  • The controversy revolving around her citizenship has been making headlines for a long time. The actor made headlines after not casting his vote in the Lok Sabha 2019 elections. Addressing the same, he took to his Twitter and wrote, “I really don’t understand the unwarranted interest and negativity about my citizenship. I have never hidden or denied I hold a Canadian passport.”
  • Akshay Kumar was recently seen in Good Newwz. In Good Newwz’s second trailer, Twitterati slammed Akshay Kumar for disrespecting Lord Rama. In the trailer, a man says, “Mere Bache Ka Naam Hola Ram Hai Kyunki Wo Holi Pe Paida Hua Tha,” to which Kumar replied as, “Acha Hua Aapka Bacha Lohri Pe Paida Nahi Hua.”
  • He faced the backlash on social media for keeping quiet on Sushant Singh Rajput death case, drugs case and nepotism in Bollywood.
  • On October 29, his film’s title was altered after a legal notice was sent to the makers on behalf of Karni Sena. As per the notice, the film’s original title, Laxmmi Bomb, was deemed disrespectful to Goddess Laxmi, which hurt the religious sentiments of the Hindu community. The makers changed the film’s title to Laxmii. Akshay plays a Muslim character in the film named Asif whereas his co-star Kiara portrays a Hindu girl named Priya. Shortly after the trailer dropped online, netizens accused the film of promoting Love Jihad.


Some Known Facts About Akshay Kumar :

  • Does Akshay kumar smoke? :No
  • Does Akshay Kumar drink alcohol? :No
  • Akshay Kumar was born in Amritsar in a Punjabi family and raised in Old Delhi, but later, he shifted to Koliwada in Mumbai.
  • He received his school education from Don Bosco School and enrolled in Mumbai’s Guru Nanak Khalsa College for higher education, but dropped out after an year and went to Bangkok to learn martial arts.
  • He also worked as a chef in a restaurant called Metro Guest House with the intention of earning his living.
  • After settling in Mumbai, he also worked as a peon for a travel agency. He afterwards taught martial arts to individuals.
  • He worked as an assistant for photographer Jayesh Sheth for 18 months without payment to shoot his first portfolio.He also worked as a background dancer in various films.
  • He had his own portfolio shoot at the similar place which is now his own Juhu Bangalow.
  • In the movie titled Aaj, he portrayed his 17 seconds debut act as a Karate Coach.
  • In the early 90s, he went for the audition in Rajesh Khanna’s film Jai Shiv Shankar and waited at the sets for around 4 hours, but getting auditioned was another thing, he was not even able to meet him.
  • After successfully completing a number of modeling projects, he finally got an offer from film director Raj Sippy to appear in his movie titled Saugandh.
  • His first signed film was Deedar whereas Saugandh was his first release.
  • He was the first choice for the film Phool Aur Kaante, but his demand for more money passed the role to Ajay Devgan.
  • It was Abbas Mustan’s thrilling movie titled Khiladi which made him a superstar overnight.
  • Akshay Kumar also appeared in a number of romantic movies like Dhadkan, Andaaz and Yeh Dillagi.
  • He starred in numerous films with the titled Khiladi such as Main Khiladi Tu Anari, Sabse Bada Khiladi, Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi, Mr. & Mrs. Khiladi, and International Khiladi.
  • Akshay has played the role of a police officer in 15 films.
  • Besides acting, he has also hosted in numerous TV shows titled Seven Deadly Arts with Akshay Kumar, Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi, MasterChef India Season 1, and Dare 2 Dance.
  • He is a bit superstitious and has never written anything on a page unless he writes an Om on it.
  • He is pretty emotional about the firsts in his life, as he has still kept his first car, motorcycle, and house.
  • He is a fitness freak and does activities like basketball, swimming, kickboxing, and working out to stay in shape.
  • He is known for his discipline, in fact he wakes up at 5 in the morning and most of his interviews are scheduled at 6 am.
  • Akshay Kumar is also addressed as New Age Manoj Kumar aka Bharat Kumar due to his phenomenal performances in the films named Namastey London, Holiday, Baby, Gabbar Is Back, and Airlift.
  • In 2019, he took 4th spot in Forbes’s highest-paid actor’s list. He collected $65 million between 1 June 2018 and 1 June 2019.
  • In an Instagram live session, while talking with wildlife adventurer Bear Grylls, he talked about the benefits of drinking cow urine, a practice that he follows daily.


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