Akshay Kumar Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Akshay Kumar
Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Girlfriend, Family. Kumar was born in Amritsar, Punjab, India, to Hari Om Bhatia and Aruna Bhatia in a Punjabi family. His father was an army officer. … He lived and grew up in Delhi’s Chandni Chowk and later he moved to Bombay (present-day Mumbai) when his father left Army to become an accountant with UNICEF.

Film: Rustom, Ajnabee, Garam Masala, Deedar, …
Born: 9 September 1967, Amritsar
Founded: Hari Om Entertainment, Grazing Goat …
Sibling: Alka Bhatia


Akshay Kumar was born on 9 September 1967 (age 51; as in 2018) in Amritsar, Punjab, India.  He was educated from Don Bosco High School, Mirik, Darjeeling; around the same time, he started learning Karate.  Since childhood, Akshay was interested in sports and martial arts. He was raised in Old Delhi and then relocated to Koliwada in Mumbai. Later, he took admission in Guru Nanak Khalsa College (King’s Circle) Mumbai but dropped out of college as he was poor in studies.

Akshay Kumar
Akshay Kumar

He moved to Bangkok and learnt martial arts there. He is a Black Belt in Taekwondo and has also learnt Muay Thai (Thai Boxing). While in Bangkok, Akshay worked as a chef and a waiter. On returning to Mumbai, Akshay worked as a peon for a travel organisation in Kolkata and became an instructor of martial arts. Akshay was suggested to take up modelling by one of his student because of his good looks and dashing personality. He began his career in the glamour world with modelling assignments.

Once successful in modelling, Akshay changed his name from Rajeev Om Bhatia to Akshay Kumar, which was the stage name of an actor opposite to his favorite actress in a movie. He even worked as a background dancer in various films and ultimately stepped into Bollywood making his debut appearance on-screen in 1991 with the movie Saugandh. In 1992. he played the lead in the movie Deedar. Since then, there has been no looking back for him.

Akshay Kumar in his childhood
Akshay Kumar in his childhood
Real NameRajiv Hari Om Bhatia
Nickname(s)Akki, Raju, Mac and Khiladi Kumar
Profession(s)Actor and Producer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 180 cm
in meters- 1.80 m
in feet inches- 5’ 11”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 80 kg
in pounds- 176 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)– Chest: 42 Inches
– Waist: 34 Inches
– Biceps: 16 Inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
DebutFilm (Actor): Saugandh (1991)

Film (Producer): Joker (2012)
Awards/HonoursFilmfare Awards
2002: Best Villain for Ajnabee
2006: Best Comedian for Garam Masala

National Film Awards
2017: Best Actor for Rustom

Government Of India Awards
2009: Padma Shri by the Government of India

Other Awards
2004: Rajiv Gandhi Award for his Outstanding achievements in Bollywood

Note: Along with these, he has many other awards, honours, and achievements to his name.
Personal Life
Date of Birth9 September 1967
Age (as in 2020)53 Years
BirthplaceAmritsar, Punjab, India
Zodiac signVirgo
HometownMumbai, India
SchoolDon Bosco High School, Mirik, Darjeeling
College/UniversityGuru Nanak Khalsa College (King’s Circle)
Educational QualificationCollege Drop-out
CastePunjabi Rajput
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
AddressAddress 1: 203 A Wing, Lokhandwala Complex, Andheri(West), Mumbai 400053
Address 2: Ground Floor, Juhu Prime Beach Apartment, Gandhigram Road, Juhu, Mumbai – 400049
HobbiesCollecting Posters of Old Bollywood Movies, Cooking, Martial Arts, Playing Volleyball and Cricket
Likes/DislikesLikes: Listening to Music, Rock Climbing, Swimming
Dislikes: Being typecast as an ‘action’ or a ‘comedy’ hero
Tattoo(s)On His Left Shoulder: His wife’s nickname “Tina”

On His Back: His son’s name “Aarav”
ControversyAkshay Kumar was caught in a controversy when his wife, Twinkle Khanna unbuttoned his Jeans for promotion in Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai.

Physical Appearance

Akshay is well-known for his robust personality having 42 inches chest, 34 inches waist, and 16 inches biceps. His height is 5’ 11” and he weighs around 80kgs. He is a fitness enthusiast and follows swimming, kickboxing, and other exercises to remain in shape.

Akshay kumar
Akshay kumar

Akshay Kumar Complete Bio & Career

Akshay Kumar was born in Punjab, Amritsar on September 9, 1967. Akshay spent his childhood in Old Delhi. Akshay Kumar was educated in Delhi, and his family moved to Navi Mumbai in the Koliwada area. His education was made from Don Bosco School and although he had his own higher education at Guru Nanak College in Mumbai.

Akshay Kumar with his mother
Akshay Kumar with his mother

He went to Bangkok to learn martial arts. Akshay Kumar in Bangkok worked as a waiter and chef for his survival. It turned out to be a matter of time when Akshay Kumar went to Bangalore, they had missed his flight, even today he is Akshay Kumar, because of that day. He made his debut in the movie “Saugandh” in 1991.

It is the ‘Khiladi’ thriller of Abbas-Mustan that made Akshay a star personality. He has acted in so many action films such as  Khiladi Tu Anari like Möhra, Sabse Bada Khiladi and Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi. He even made romantic movies like Dhadkan and Andaaz. Khiladi became his brand under this label that made movies like ‘Mr. & Mrs Khiladi ‘,’ International Khiladi; And even, Khiladion Ka Khiladi. In 2000, Hera Pheri went out and became a hit movie.

Akshay kumar
Akshay kumar

After that, because directors started liking him to sign for comedy films such as  Awara Paagal Deewana, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, Garam Masala, and Phir Hera Pheri.  Ek Rishta and Waqt was the dramatic hits to accelerate his career. His Namastey London in 2007  got the hit tag at the box office. In 2009, Kumar received one of the first civilian honours from the Indian government, the Padma Shri, in recognition of his commitment to the Indian artistic lifestyle.

Relationships & More

Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsPooja Batra (Actress)

Ayesha Jhulka (Actress)

Raveena Tandon (Actress)

Rekha (Actress)

Shilpa Shetty (Actress)

Priyanka Chopra (Actress)

Twinkle Khanna (Actress)
Marriage Date17 January 2001
Wife/SpouseTwinkle Khanna (Actress, 2001-present)
ChildrenDaughter– Nitara

Son– Aarav
ParentsFather– Hari Om Bhatia (Died)

Mother– Aruna Bhatia
SiblingsBrother– None
Sister– Alka Bhatia

Family, Girlfriends & Wife

Akshay hails from a Punjabi Hindu Family. His father, Hari Om Bhatia, was a Government employee who served as an Army officer, later, resigned to become an Accountant at UNICEF. Akshay’s father was the companion of late Dara Singh. His mother, Aruna Bhatia, was a homemaker. He has a younger sister, Alka Bhatia

Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna marriage
Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna marriage
Akshay with his wife Twinkle Khanna
Akshay with his wife Twinkle Khanna

Favourite Things

Favourite Food(s)Thai Green Chicken Curry, Home Made Punjabi Food, Chinese
Favourite FruitMango
Favourite DessertIndian Sweets
Favourite Actor(s)Amitabh Bachchan, Jackie Chan
Favourite ActressesSridevi, Kareena Kapoor
Favourite ColourBlack
Favourite DestinationMauritius
Favourite PerfumeCool Waters

Style Quotient

Cars CollectionPorsche Cayenne,


Money Factor
Salary (approx.)₹25 crore/film
Income (between 1 June 2018, and 1 June 2019)$65 million (Rs. 466 crores) [2]
Net Worth (approx.)₹980 crore
Akshay kumar
Akshay kumar

Body Measurements

Chest Size42
Biceps Size16
Waist Size34
Skin ColourFair
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourSalt & Pepper


Bike CollectionsHonda XRV 750, Yamaha Vmax and Harley Davidson V-Rod
Car CollectionsPorsche Cayenne, Rolls Royce Phantom, and Bentley Continental Flying Spur among others
Akshay kumar
Akshay kumar
Akshay kumar
Akshay kumar

Photos & Images

Akshay kumar
Akshay kumar
Shruti Haasan’s Cousin, Anu Hasan
Shruti Haasan’s Cousin, Anu Hasan
Akshay kumar
Akshay kumar
Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna marriage
Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna marriage

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Akshay Kumar

  • Akshay Kumar’s real name is Rajiv Bhatia.
  • He has worked in 8 films with ‘Khiladi’ as its title.
  • Before his marriage to Twinkle Khanna, he was in a serious relationship with actress Raveena Tandon and Shilpa Shetty.
  • He almost broke his neck and back while lifting WWE wrestler Undertaker in the movie ‘Khiladiyo Ka Khiladi’.
  • Akshay Kumar lost a bet to Anupam Kher when the box office collections of their film ‘Special 26’ exceeded expectations. Akshay had to dance on top of a table to fulfill his side of the wager.
  • He believes that marrying Twinkle changed his life. Apparently, he married her when he had given 14 flops in a row and marrying her changed his fortune.
  • He donated Rs. 25 crore during Coronavirus Outbreak.
  • He likes Non-Vegetarian food.
  • His favourite dessert is Indian Sweets.
  • He admires Amitabh Bachchan and Jackie Chan.
  • He is a fan of Sridevi and Kareena Kapoor. 
  • He loves watching Oscar-winning Italian movie – Life is beautiful.
  • He prefers Cool Waters perfume. 
  • His choice of colour is Black.
  • He featured in the role of police officer in 15 movies. 
  • Akshay Kumar rode a bike worth ₹1 million in the movie, OMG: Oh My God.
  • He sang a Punjabi devotional song “Nirgun Raakh Liya” and all the profit that the album made, was donated to the victims of the train bombings of Mumbai. 

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