Kapil Sharma Bio, Age, Family, Career and Profile

kapil sharma biography

Kapil Sharma is a renowned Indian entertainer, excelling in stand-up comedy, acting, hosting, singing, and producing both films and TV shows. He has gained immense popularity through his hilarious performances on The Kapil Sharma Show, Comedy Nights with Kapil, and Comedy Circus.


Kapil Sharma Wiki Bio Quick Facts :

Date of Birth / Age : 2 April 1981 / 39 Years (as in 2020)
Nick Name : Tony, Kappu
Full Name : Kapil Sharma
Birthplace / Home Town : Amritsar, Punjab, India
Nationality : Indian
Zodiac Sign / Sun Sign : Aries
Religion : Hinduism


Height, Weight and Physical Stats :

Height : 175 Cm
Weight : 80 Kg
Eye Color : Black
Hair Color : Black

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Family and Relatives :

Father : Jeetendra Kumar Punj
Mother : Janak Rani
Brother(s) : Ashok Kumar Sharma
Sister(s) : Pooja Sharma
Marital Status : Married
Spouse / Wife : Ginni Chatrath
Daughter(s) : Anayra Sharma
Affairs : Preeti Simoes, Ginni Chatrath


Education and Career :

Qualification : Graduate
School : Shri Ram Ashram Sen. Sec. School, Amritsar
College / Universities : Hindu College, Amritsar; Apeejay College of Fine Arts, Jalandhar
Profession : Comedian, Actor
Debut Film / TV / Party : TV : Hansde Hansade Ravo

Film : Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon

Shows : Hasde Hasande Ravo, Ustaadon Ka Ustaad, Hans Baliye, Comedy Circus, Star Ya Rockstar, Comedy Nights with Kapil, The Kapil Sharma Show
Net Income : 60-80 lakh / Episode (Approx)


Contact and Social Media Profile :

Twitter : twitter.com/kapilsharmak9
Facebook : facebook.com/kapilsharmapunj
Instagram : instagram.com/kapilsharma
Wikipedia wikipedia.org/wiki/Kapil_Sharma_(comedian)
Email / Contact : N/A
Address : Sardar Vallabbhai Patel Nagar, Versova, Mumbai


Kapil Sharma Favorites :

Hobbies : Singing
Favorite Food : Rajma-Chawal, Aloo Paranthas
Favorite Actor : Akshay Kumar
Favorite Actress Deepika Padukone
Favorite Singer / Musician : Gurdas Mann, sardool Sikander
Favorite Comedian : Gurpreet Ghuggi
Favorite Destination : London
Car / Bike Collection : Range Rover Evoque


Awards :

 2012 Indian Television Academy Awards for best actor comedy 
  • Indian Television Academy Awards for Funniest Serial Comedy
  • CNN IBN Indian of the Year entertainment of the year
  • Big Star entertainment Awards
 2014 Star Guild Awards for best comedy show
  • Sony guild Film Awards for promising debut male
  • Indian television academy awards
  • World book of records for most viewed stand up comedian
  • Gold Awards for best comedy show

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Controversies :

  • In 2015, he was accused of misbehaving with his female co-stars during an event related to International Marathi Film Festival Awards 2015. Initially, he refused to comment, however, he later tweeted that, “I fall, I rise, I make mistakes, I live, I learn, I’ve been hurt but I am alive. I am human, I am not perfect but I am thankful”.
  • In March 2017, Kapil Sharma, who was reportedly drunk, was accused of being abusive to Sunil Grover on a flight from Melbourne, Australia. A few days later, Kapil admitted on Facebook that he had an ‘argument’ with Sunil and questioned the intentions of eyewitnesses who claimed that he had assaulted Sunil.
  • In April 2018, he had filed an F.I.R. against his former managers Preeti Simoes and Neeti Simoes and the editor of entertainment news portal ‘Spotboye,’ Vickey Lalwani, for maligning his image in media. Later, the F.I.R. got leaked online and was shown by Zee News. Kapil also mentioned that Preeti had threatened him to pay ₹25 lakh or otherwise she will create more tension for him. Vickey Lalwani also filed a non-consignable complaint against Kapil Sharma for using abusive language and threatening him over the phone. Sharma even tweeted on Friday with objectionable words against Lalwani.


Some Known Facts About Kapil Sharma :

  • Does Kapil Sharma smoke?: No
  • Does Kapil Sharma drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Kapil Sharma was born in a Punjabi Brahmin family.
  • His father was a head constable in Punjab Police.
  • During his graduation at Apeejay College of Fine Arts, Jalandhar, he used to direct plays for his pocket money.
  • According to Kapil, his sense of humour comes from his mother who has been his biggest source of inspiration.
  • He started his acting career as a theater artist when he was in his early 20s.
  • In 2006, Kapil Sharma took part in the Punjabi comedy reality show Hasde Hasande Ravo, that aired on MH One. After that, he participated in many other comedy shows like The great Indian laughter challenge, Ustaadon Ka Ustaad, Hans Baliye, Comedy Circus, Star Ya Rockstar, etc.
  • He made his acting debut in 2010 by playing the role of Thakur’s son in the Bollywood film, Bhavnao Ko Samjho.
  • He later founded his own production company, K9 Productions. In 2013, he started hosting his own comedy show ‘Comedy Nights with Kapil’ under his production house that aired on Colors TV.
  • In 2015, he got the lead role in the Bollywood film Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon.
  • In 2016, he started hosting another comedy show ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ that aired on Sony TV.
  • In 2017, he produced and acted in the Bollywood film, ‘Firangi’ but the film failed at the box office.
  • His initial passion was singing.
  • He is one of the very few comedians in India who were ranked among the list of Forbes magazine in terms of power and money.


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