Salman Khan

Salman Khan is an Indian film actor, producer, and television personality. He also sings occasionally. In a career spanning more than thirty years, he has won numerous awards, Bollywood’s biggest star Salman Khan has been hailed as one of the most successful actors in world and Indian cinema. According to Forbes magazine, he was listed as the world’s 100 highest-paid entertainers in 2016; Salman topped the Indians’ list with an income of $ 36.7 million and was ranked 72nd in the world.

Quick Info
Full nameAbdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan
Date of Birth27 December 1965
Birth PlaceIndore, Madhya Pradesh, India
Parent(s)Salim Khan and Sushila Charak (Salma Khan)
SibilingsSohail Khan (brother)
Arbaaz Khan (brother)
Alvira Khan Agnihotri (Sister)
OccupationActor, Producer, and Television personality
Partner(s) Aishwarya Rai (1999-2001)
Katrina Kaif (broke up in 2010)
Lulia Vântur (2012- present)
Net worthUS $260 million

Early life

Salman Khan was born on December 26, 1985, in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India. He is the eldest son of screenwriter Selim Khan and his first wife, Sushila Charak. Salman’s father, Selim Khan, is known as an actor and screenwriter, but at one time, he was a police officer. Selim married Sushila in 1984. Salman was born the following year. At birth, he was named Abdur Rashid Selim Salman Khan. His ancestry was a present from his father’s Pakistan’s Swat Valley alakojai Pashtuns, who immigrated to Indore in Madhya Pradesh in the mid-1800s. His grandfather, Abdul Rashid Khan, was the Deputy Inspector General of the State of Indore, who won the Dillar Jang Award during the Holkar.

Salman Khan’s mother was from Maharashtra. Selim-Sushila couple has four children, two other sons, actor and producer Arbaaz Khan and Sohail Khan, and a daughter, producer, and costume designer Alvira Khan Agnihotri, who married actor and director Atul Agnihotri.

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Salman Khan started his acting career in Bollywood in 1988 with the film Bibi Ho To Aisi. His second and first starring role was in Suraj Barajatya’s romantic drama Maine Pyaar Kiya in 1989. The film was the highest-grossing Indian film of the time.  He was nominated for a 35th Filmfare Award for Best Actor for his performance in the movie.  Main Pyar Kiya film in English. The following year, he starred in three films – Patthar Ke Phool, Sanam Bewafa, and Qurban, which did moderate business. In the same year, he starred in the romantic drama Sajan with Sanjay Dutt and Madhuri Dixit.

In 1994, Salman starred opposite Aamir Khan in Prince Santoshi’s Andaaz Apna Apna. After its release, the film failed at the box office but later became a cult. The following year, he again directed the romantic Hum Aapke Haan Kaun. 

Where Madhuri Dixit starred opposite, the film won three awards at the 1995 Filmfare Awards for Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actress, and the National Film Award for Best Popular Film for Healthy Entertainment. The film grossed 1.35 billion Indians worldwide, the highest-grossing film of that year. According to Box Office India, it was the fourth highest-grossing film in Bollywood in 2006.

In 1995, Salman Khan starred opposite Shah Rukh Khan in Rakesh Roshan’s Karan Arjun. They play the role of two brothers who were killed and reborn by two family enemies. He was nominated for a Filmfare Award for Best Actor for his role as Karan in the film. The following year, he starred in Sanjay Leela Vonsali’s debut film Khamoshi: The Musical. He has also been seen in Raj Kanwar’s Marvelous Victory this year. Two of his films were released in 1997, Judwaa and Aujar. David Dhawan’s comedy judges the film; he played the double role of twins separated at birth.

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In 1998, Karan Johar’s debut film Kuch Kuch Hota Hai played a short temporary role, for which he was the best-supporting actor Filmfare Award awarded. In 1999, she starred in Hum Saath-Saath Hain, Bibi Number One, and Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam. He starred opposite Aishwarya Rai and Ajay Devgn in Sanjay Leela Vonsali’s Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam and won another Filmfare Award for Best Actor. 

In the following decades, his notable names are Tere Naam, Partner, Bodyguard, Dabang, Ready, Bajrangi Vaijaan, and Sultan.

Moreover, Salman Khan was seen in Race 3, which was considered as the worst movie by critics and his fans to be ever played by him. In 2020, he is going to be seen in the Movie Radhe with Disha Patani as Heroine.

Age, Height, Nationality & Other Facts

Salman Khan was born in 1965, which makes his age 31 years old as of this writing. She has recently celebrated her 31st birthday on 5th April 2020. Since her birthday falls in April, her zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Khan stands at the height of 5 feet and 9 inches tall (174 cm) while he currently weighs around 75kg (165 lbs.). He has a muscular body with a pretty eye. He holds the nationality of an Indian. His religion is Hindu.

Personal Life

In 2004, Salman Khan was listed as the seventh handsome man in the world by “Times Magazine” of the United States, and in 2010 as the sexiest man in the world by “Times Magazine” of India. From 2010 to 2012, he was listed as one of the most attractive men by The Times of India for three consecutive years. In 2012, he was selected as the third best actor in India in a survey conducted by New Delhi Television. His wax figure stationed in London in 2008, Madame Tussauds in 2012, was moved to the Museum of New York.

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Salman Khan and several actors were jointly accused of hunting conservation creatures’ Indian blackbuck in 1998 and prosecuted in 2002 for casualties caused by a car accident. Still, since the two lawsuits’ witnesses recorded inconsistent testimony during the investigation, the case became Rashomon and fell into a stalemate. Because the court trial was not made public, it caused many speculations in the media, and the farfetched stories and meeting seriously hurt his image and reputation.

Net Worth

According to celebrity net worth, Salman Khan has an estimated net worth of around $260 million.