Hot looking Bollywood film star popular for pulling off his shirt in his movies is no other person than the talented Salman Khan. He is also one of the most successful actors of Indian Cinema with over 3 decades of active service in the industry.
Born 27 December 1965, the Bollywood superstar attended The Scindia School, Gwalior before transferring to St. Stanislaus High School in Bandra which was the last school he went to as he was not able to complete his college education at Xavier College because of his acting career. His first appearance in a movie was in 1988 when he starred in Biwi Ho Aisi and his role was well executed landing him a leading role in his next movie Maine Pyar Kiya in 1989. In subsequent years, Khan became a phenomenal actor in the Bollywood industry landing roles in top movies like Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! a romantic drama released in 1994, the 1995 action movie Karan Arjun, he starred in Karn Johar’s romantic film Kuch Kuch Hota Hai in 1998, he was featured in the comedy Biwi No.1 and the family drama Hum Saath-Saath Hain which were both released in 1999.
The early years in the 2000s did not record major movies from the actor but in 2010 and 2011 he played leading roles in blockbuster action movies which include: Dabangg, Ready and Bodyguard. He also gained recognition for action series Ek Tha Tiger in 2012 and for other popular movies like Kick released in 2014, Prem Ratan Dhan Payo and Bajrangi Bhaijaan both released in 2015, Sultan in 2016 and Tiger Zinda Hai released in 2017.
The actor is also an acclaimed producer who has launched two production companies. His first production company with the name Salman Khan Being Human Productions was launched in 2011 and the first movie he produced Chillar Party; won a National Award for Best Children’s film, Best Original Screenplay and a Child Artist Award in India. His second company which opened in 2014 is the Salman Khan Films with its first film being a Canadian film titled Dr. Cabbie which turned out to be a blockbuster topping charts in Canada. The popular film Hero which starred star actress Karena Kapoor was also produced by Salman Khan Films.
Apart from his appearances in movies, the gorgeous star is also a Television Personality who has been the host of shows like 10 Ka Dum which was a game show and the Indian version of Big Brother called Bigg Boss season 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8.
Khan is also a brand ambassador for brands like Campa Cola, Limca Soft drink, Hero Honda bikes, Double Bull shirts, Mountain Dew soft drink and Suzuki motorcycle. He is the face of a tv channel called History Channel and has worked with the jewellery line Sangini with actress Kareena Kapoor. The star works with the civic body Bombay Municipal Corporation’s to eradicate defecation in public places in Mumbai and is the CP PLUS CCTV ambassador. He is also a brand ambassador for healthy eating promoters like Emami Healthy & Tasty, Himani Best Choice and Rasoi. His work with clothing lines, electronic firms and other industries include Dicxcy Scott innerwear, Blackberry, SF Sonic Batteries Splash fashion label based in Dubai and Astral Poly Technik Ltd a popular plumbing firm in India.
The star is also into humanitarian services and runs an NGO called Being Human. He is also known to donate most of the proceeds from his production firms to support underprivileged children farmers and even prisoners.
Salman Khan’s Net Worth
In terms of both fame and fortune, Salman Khan has topped the charts in the Bollywood Film industry. Back in 2015, he was named on Forbes’ list of Top Paid 100 celebrities in the world ranking at 71.
In addition to his acting career, the star also makes money from brand endorsements and this has put his net worth around $300 million.
Family – Sister, Wife,
The star is the son of renowned screenwriter Salim Khan and his mother is Sushila Charak Salim’s first wife. He has two brothers, a sister and an adopted sister with names: Arbaaz Khan, Sohail Khan, Alvira Khan and Arpita Khan. His family is known to be active players in the Bollywood film industry with both his brothers being top actors and his stepmother Helen who was also remarkable dancer during her days.
The eligible bachelor Khan is known for his track record as always dating and not marrying and he has been in numerous relationships which have caught the public eye over the years. Back in 1980, he dated winner of Miss India Beauty Pageant Sangeeta Bijlani before parting ways a few years later. His next fling was back in 1993 with Sommy Ali a former Bollywood Actress who is currently a model and Journalist. In 1999, he started a relationship with actress and winner of the 1994 Miss World Beauty Pageant Aishwarya Rai. Their relationship made headlines with lots of speculations about the pair settling down but it all ended in 2001 in an ugly way as Khan was being accused of being abusive in the relationship.
The actor has also been in relationships with Sneha Ullal and Katrina Kaif. Rumor also had it that he had brief encounters with Claudia Ciesla a German model, Zarine Khan, Mahek Chahal and Daisy Shah. Currently, star actor Khan has been seen with Romanian model Lulia Vantur and there are talks of wedding bells ringing soon but only time will reveal whether she is a keeper or just another one of his conquests.
Salman Khan’s Height, Body Statistics
The actor is known to be a dedicated bodybuilder which is evident in his physique and muscular appearance. Details about his body statistics include:
Height: 5ft 8inches
Shoe Size: US Size10
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Black