Salman Khan Height, Weight, Age, Wiki, Bio, Dating, Net Worth, Facts

Who is Salman Khan?

Salman Khan is a popular Indian actor, producer, television personality, singer and philanthropist. He is one of the most influential and highest paid Bollywood actors in the country. His popularity can be attributed to a huge following on social media. Throughout his career, Sallu Bhai has given several box office successes that lead Forbes India to declare him as the ninth highest-paid actor in the world, and the second-highest paid in India after Shah Rukh Khan. On and off the screen, Salman has a fair share of controversy and legal troubles, who was sentenced to five years’ imprisonment in 2015 but was later acquitted.

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Personal Life

Salman Khan was born on the 27th of December 1965, in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India. He is currently 54 years old.

Birth NameAbdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan
NicknameSallu, Tiger, Dabangg, Bhaijaan
Date of Birth27 December 1965
Place of BirthIndore, Madhya Pradesh, India
Age54 years old
Sun SignCapricorn
ProfessionActor, Producer, Television Personality
NationalityIndian
EthnicityPathani, Marathi

Family and Education

Salman Khan’s parents are screenwriter Salim Khan and his first wife Sushila Charak. He has his roots from Afghanistan on his father’s side while his mother is a Maharashtrian. His grandfather Abdul Rashid Khan was a Deputy Inspector General of the Indore state who was awarded the Diler Jung award of the Holkar times.

He has two brothers, Arbaaz Khan and Sohail Khan; and two sisters, Alvira Khan Agnihotri, who is married to actor/director Atul Agnihotri, and an adopted sister Arpita.

Salman Khan himself says that he is ‘Half Hindu and Half Muslim’ because his mother, Salma Khan is Hindu and his paternal grandfather is Muslim from Afghanistan.

Khan completed his primary education at St. Stanislaus High School in Bandra, Mumbai and then attended Scindia School in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.

He then enrolled at the St.Xavier’s College, Mumbai but dropped out to pursue a career in acting.

Salman Khan Love Life

Sangeetha Bijlani (1990) – Salman Khan dated 1980 Miss India Beauty pageant Sangeetha Bijlani in the early 1990s.

Somy Ali (1993 – 1999) – He dated Pakistani actress and model Somy Ali between 1993 and 1999.

Aishwarya Rai (1999 – 2002) – Former Miss World Aishwarya Rai and Salman Khan dated from 1999 to 2002. They worked together in 1999 film “Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam” and eventually they came into a relationship.

Sneha Ullal –  He dated Sneha Ullal for a while in 2003.

Katrina Kaif (2005 – 2010) – Salman Bhai began dating Bollywood queen Katrina Kaif from 2005 to 2010. It was rumored that he brought her into Bollywood but Katrina refused the claim saying that she came in purely out of her talent.

Faria Alam – Salman Khan dated model Faria Alam after he broke up with Katrina.

Iulia Vantur (2014 – Present) – Salman is dating Romanian Actress Iulia Vantur since 2014.

Physical Statistics

HeightFeet – 5 feet 8½ inches
Centimeters – 174 cm
Meters – 1.74 m
WeightKilograms – 88 kg
Pounds – 194 lbs
Body BuildAthletic
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
SexualityStraight
Shoe Size10 (US)
Distinctive Features Wears turquoise stone bracelet
Dancing style

Professional Statistics

Film Debut

He made his acting debut with the Hindi film “Biwi Ho To Aisi” in 1988.

Television Debut

He ventured into television industry in 2008 and hosted 10 Ka Dum which turned out to be a hit show in Indian television history. He is well known for hosting the reality show Bigg Boss, a counterpart of Big Brother.

Brand Endorsements

Salman Khan has endorsed a variety of brands such as Tiger Biscuits, Dixcy Scott innerwear, Thums Up beverage, Limca, Relaxo, Revital, Wheel surf, Suzuki Hayate motorcycles, Astral Pipes, Yatra.com, PNG Jeweler, Image eyewear, etc…

Trivia

  • 7th Best looking man in the world, 2004 by People Magazine, USA
  • Wax Statue – Madame Tussauds Museum (London & New York)
  • Sexiest Man Alive (2010) – People Magazine, India
  • Most Desirable Man (2011, 2012, 2013) -Times of India
  • Forbes India Charts 2014 (Fame & Revenue)
  • Forbes Celebrity 100: The World’s Top-Paid Entertainers 2015 (71st rank)
  • The Most Admired Personalities of India, 2015
  • Indian Olympic contingent’s goodwill ambassador, 2016 Summer Olympics.
  • The only actor to collect over Rs 5.00 billion (US$78 million) domestic net in a single year in India

Awards

  • National Film Awards – 2012, 2016
  • Filmfare Awards – 1990, 1999
  • Star Screen Award – 2011, 2013, 2016
  • IIFA Awards – 2010, 2016
  • Zee Cine Awards – 2013, 2016 (2)
  • Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Award – 2008, 2011, 2016
  • Stardust Awards – 2011, 2012, 2015
  • BIG Star Entertainment Awards – 2010, 2011 (2), 2012, 2015 (4)

Salman Khan Net Worth

One of the highest-paid, most popular and richest actors in Bollywood, Salman Khan has an estimated net worth of $310 million dollars. His last year earning was more than $28 million which comes from movies, brand endorsements and television appearances. Salman is the most sought after actor in the industry because his movies make millions of dollars at ease. The Tubelight actor has his own fashion line under the name Being Human that adds up to his net worth.

He owns several real estate properties in and out India, including a luxury flat in the Galaxy Apartments in the posh area of Bandra, Mumbai. He also has a Farmhouse in Panvel, Raigad, Maharashtra, which is famous for hosting night parties.

Salman also owns a lavish Mansion in Hydra Towers, Jumeriah Village, Dubai.

Salman Khan is fond of cars and is spotted driving around in his Lexus LX 470, Mercedes Benz GL-Class, BMW X5, Range Rover Vogue, Audi R8, Audi Q7, and W221 Mercedes Benz S-Class.

He also has quite a exquisite superbikes such as Suzuki Intruder M1800 RZ limited edition motorbike, and Suzuki Hayabusa.

Salman Khan Favorite Things

  • Actor – Sylvester Stallone
  • Actress – Hema Malini
  • Food – Spicy Italian, Chinese Biryani
  • Sport – Swimming
  • Drinks – Iced Tea
  • Restaurants – China Garden
  • Watch – Rolex

Controversies 

Slaman has been subjected to several controversies during his career, including legal disputes.

Blackbuck Hunting (1998)

Salman Khan and his co-stars were accused of killing a blackbuck and chinkara (endangered animals) while shooting for “Hum Saath Saath Hain” in the forests near Jodhpur, Rajasthan. In January 2017, a Jodhpur Court found Slaman ‘not guilty’ and acquitted him from the poaching case.

Hit-and-run case (2002)

Salman Khan was arrested in charges of culpable homicide on 28 September 2002. His car ran over a bakery killing a person and injuring three others, who were sleeping on the pavement outside the bakery. in December 2015, he was acquitted from all the charges linked with the case due to a lack of evidence.

Aishwarya Rai Harassment Case (2002)

After their break-up in 2002, Aishwarya’s parents lodged a complaint with the police fro harassing their daughter. They submitted an audiotape as evidence that was later found to be fake by the government’s Forensic lab in Chandigarh.

Tweets on Yakub Memon

Before the execution of Yakub Memon (involved in 1993 Bombay bombings), Kahan made several tweets supporting him, which sparked outrage.

26/11 Attacks

Khan controversial remarks on the attacks stating that Pakistan should not be blamed for the attack because the Indian security forces had failed.

In 2008, he and Shah Rukh Khan involved in a fight at Katrina Kaif’s birthday bash, which instantly caught the media attention.

Salman Khan Facts

He made his debut in the 1988 Hindi film Biwi Ho To Aisi and his next movie Mene Pyaar Kiya was a big commercial success. From there, he had never turned his back on movies.

Salman Khan himself says that he is ‘Half Hindu and Half Muslim’ because his mother, Salma Khan is Hindu and his paternal grandfather is Muslim from Afghanistan.

Some of his notable movies are Wanted, Kick, Naam, Hum Apke Hein Kaun, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Dabangg, Sajan, Partner, Andaaz Apna Apna, Love, Karan Arjun, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Khamoshi, Judwaa, Pyar Kiya To Darna Kya etc.

His father wanted him to become a cricketer but eventually ended up as an actor.

Being a good actor, Salman Khan is also an accomplished painter and swimmer. He has gifted some of his remarkable paintings to his fellow Bollywood buddies. Aamir Khan has a few collections of his paintings.

He has a strong belief in sentiments and that’s why he is always seen wearing a turquoise stone bracelet. Of course, his father has one too.

He has two pet dogs, namely, My Son (died) and My Jaan

There once Saman and Vivek Oberoi had a verbal conflict over the phone when Aishwarya Rai break up with him and started dating Vivek, which he revealed later in a press meet.

There is a restaurant in his name, BhaijaanZ where everything in there (theme, food) reflects his traits.

Salman suffers from  trigeminal neuralgia, a facial nerve disorder commonly known as the “suicide disease”.

He runs an NGO called Being Human, which aims to help the underprivileged. He owns an online merchandise where a sizeable part of the income goes to his foundation for charity works.

Salman donates the entire revenue that comes from his own production house, SKBH Productions (Salman Khan Being Human Productions to his foundation.

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