Katrina Kaif is an English actress who works in Hindi films. Despite receiving mixed reviews from critics for her acting prowess, she has established herself in Bollywood and is one of India’s highest paid actresses. Kaif’s performance in the terrorism drama New York was better received, earning her a Filmfare Award for Best Actress nomination.

Birth Name

Katrina Turquotte

Nickname

Kat, Katz, Katty Kaif, Sambo

Profession

British Indian Actress, Model

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Katrina Kaif was born on July 16, 1983 in Hong Kong.

Age

She is currently 35 years old.

Sun Sign

Cancer

Nationality

English

Ethnicity

English, Indian

Religion

Muslim

Education

Since her family relocated to different countries, she couldn’t able to get proper studies. She was home-schooled.

Family Details

  • Father – Mohammed Kaif (British businessman)
  • Mother – Susanna Turcotte (British lawyer, Social worker)
  • Siblings – Michael Kaif (Elder Brother ), Stephanie (Elder Sisters ), Christine (Elder Sisters ), Natasha (Elder Sisters), Melissa (Younger Sisters ), Sonia (Younger Sisters ), and Isabel (Younger Sisters )

Marital Status

Single

Boyfriend / Spouse

Katrina has dated –

  • Salman Khan (2003-2010)  Katrina’s first boyfriend is considered to be Salman Khan.

  • Ranbir Kapoor (2012-2016) – Then, actor Ranbir Kapoor came closer to Kat during their movie “Raajneeti”. They started dating in 2012 and reportedly broke up with Ranbir in January 2016. There were engagement rumors also during the duration of their relationship.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 8.5 inches
  • In centimeters – 174 cm
  • In meters – 1.74 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 62 kg
  • In Pounds – 137 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 35-26-37
  • Bust – 35 inches
  • Waist – 26 inches
  • Hip – 37 inches
  • Bra Size – 32C

Body Build

Slim

Body Shape

Hourglass

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Black

Shoe Size

She wears a size 9 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 6 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Film Debut

She made her debut in 2003 Hindi film Boom, directed by Kaizad Gustad, which was a box office failure. Katrina became popular among the Bollywood circle with movies like  Malliswari (2004), Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya? (2005) and Namastey London (2007).

Brand Endorsements

Katrina Kaif has been affiliated with brands such as Slice, Lux, Nakshatra Jewellery and many others.

Trivia

  • She was named the World’s Sexiest Woman by FHM India straight for five years from 2008 to 2013.
  • Kaif was named the Most Powerful Women by Verve in 2009 and 2010.
  • She was named the Sexiest Asian Woman four times by UK Magazine Eastern Eye from 2008 to 2013.
  • Katrina Kaif was voted the India’s Most Beautiful Woman by People India in 2011.
  • In 2014, Kaif topped the Hot 100 list by Maxim India.
  • In 2015, Katrina became the eighth Bollywood actor to have a wax figure installed at Madame Tussauds in London.
  • She is the first Bollywood star to be featured in Peruvian photographer Mario Testino’s Towel Series.

Controversies

  • Her personal photos with Ex-boyfriend Ranbir Kapoor were leaked on internet during their trip to Ibiza.
  • During the shooting of the film Namastey London, Katrina went to Ajmer Sharif dargah in short skirt that hurt people’s religious sentiments.

Style Quotient

Cars & Bikes

Katrina Kaif ha large collection of exotic cars in her garage, including a Audi Q3, a Audi Q7, and a Mercedes ML 350.

House

She lives in a posh house in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Filmography

TitleYearRoleDirector(s)Notes
Boom2003Rina Kaif / Popdi ChinchpokliKaizad Gustad
Malliswari2004MalliswariK. Vijaya BhaskarTelugu film
Sarkar2005PoojaRam Gopal Varma
Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya?2005SoniaDavid Dhawan
Allari Pidugu2005SwatiJayanth C. ParanjeeTelugu film
Humko Deewana Kar Gaye2006Jia S.YashvardhanRaj Kanwar
Balram vs. Tharadas2006Supriya MenonI. V. SasiMalayalam film
Namastey London2007Jasmeet “Jazz” Malhotra SinghVipul Amrutlal Shah
Apne2007NandiniAnil Sharma
Partner2007Priya JaisinghDavid Dhawan
Welcome2007Sanjana Shankar ShettyAnees Bazmee
Race2008SophiaAbbas-Mustan
Singh Is Kinng2008Sonia SinghAnees Bazmee
Hello2008StorytellerAtul AgnihotriCameo appearance
Yuvvraaj2008Anushka BantonSubhash Ghai
New York2009Maya ShaikhKabir KhanNominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actress
Blue2009Nikita “Nikki” MalhotraAnthony D’SouzaCameo appearance
2009Jennifer “Jenny” PintoRajkumar Santoshi
De Dana Dan2009Anjali KakkadPriyadarshan
Raajneeti2010Indu PratapPrakash Jha
Tees Maar Khan2010Anya KhanFarah Khan
Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara2011LailaZoya Akhtar
Bodyguard2011HerselfSiddiqueSpecial appearance in the song “Bodyguard”
Mere Brother Ki Dulhan2011Dimple DixitAli Abbas ZafarNominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actress
Agneepath2012Chikni ChameliKaran MalhotraSpecial appearance in the song “Chikni Chameli”
Ek Tha Tiger2012Zoya “Zee” HumaimiKabir Khan
Jab Tak Hai Jaan2012Meera ThaparYash Chopra
Main Krishna Hoon2013HerselfRajiv S. RuiaCameo appearance
Bombay Talkies2013HerselfZoya AkhtarSpecial appearance in segment “Sheila Ki Jawani”
Dhoom 32013AaliyaVijay Krishna Acharya
Bang Bang!2014Harleen SahniSiddharth Anand
Phantom2015Nawaz MistryKabir Khan
Fitoor2016Firdaus Jaan NaqviAbhishek Kapoor
Baar Baar Dekho2016Diya VarmaNitya Mehra
Jagga Jasoos2017Shruti SenguptaAnurag Basu
Tiger Zinda Hai2017ZoyaAli Abbas Zafar
Welcome to New York2018HerselfChakri ToletiCameo appearance
Sui Dhaaga2018HerselfSharat KatariyaSpecial appearance in end-credits
Thugs of Hindostan2018SuraiyyaVijay Krishna Acharya
Zero2018Babita KumariAnand L. RaiPost production
Bharat2019Aaliyah Shaikh/ParanjpayeeAli Abbas ZafarFilming

Katrina Kaif  Awards

Katrina Kaif is an Indian film actress who predominantly works in the Bollywood film industry. She has also appeared in Telugu and Malayalam films. She has received 3 Stardust Awards, 3 Zee Cine Awards, 2 Screen Awards, 1 IIFA Award and 1 Star Guild Award. Kaif has also topped various listings of India’s most attractive people, being named “World’s Sexiest Woman” by FHM 5 times, Eastern Eyes “Sexiest Asian Woman” 4 times, The Times of Indias “Most Desirable Woman” in 2010 and Peoples “Most Beautiful Woman” (India) in 2011.

Katrina Kaif Favorites

  • Favorite Actors – Hrithik Roshan, Leonardo DiCaprio, Johnny Depp, Robert Pattinson
  • Favorite Actress – Penelope Cruz, Madhuri Dixit, Kajol
  • Favorite Colors – Pink, White
  • Favorite Movies – Casablanca, Gone with the Wind, Umrao Jaan, Dil Dhadakne Do, Tanu Weds Manu Returns
  • Favorite Food – Yorkshire pudding, Cheesecake, Kheer, Cinnamon Rolls, Steamed Fish, Lamb chops with salad and baby Potatoes, Grilled vegetables
  • Favorite Books – All books by Sidney Sheldon
  • Favorite Holiday Gateway – London, Spain, Italy, Dubai
  • Favorite Perfume – Narciso Rodriguez For Her
  • Favorite Band – Muse, Radiohead, Coldplay
  • Favorite Restaurants – Mainland China, and Wasabi by Morimoto at The Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai, Hakkasan, Harrods Georgian Restaurant, Alloro, Aqua Kyoto in London
  • Favorite Author – Sidney Sheldon
  • Favorite Designers – Rina Dhaka, Tarun Tahiliani, Rocky S, Armani, Miu Miu, Prada, Versace
  • Favorite Musicians – Radiohead, Muse, Coldplay

Katrina Kaif Net Worth

Katrina Kaif net worth is estimated to be $20 million dollars as of 2019. The British actress is one of the top paid actresses in B-Town with a remuneration of Rs 4 to 6 crore per film. Katrina is a high-profile celebrity endorser who charges around US$850,000 for every endorsement deal. Even though, she had lots of bumps in her career, she has earned herself a name in the industry and the only Indian actress to have launched Barbie Dolls inspired by Kaif.

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Katrina Kaif

  • She is half Indian and half British.
  • She was born on the 16th of July 1963 in Hong Kong to a British-Indian father and English mother.
  • Katrina Kaif started her modelling career when she was 17, who was later discovered by London-based filmmaker Kaizad Gustad for a role in he 2003 erotic heist film ‘Boom’.
  • Ayesha Shroff, the producer of the film, Boom introduced her as Katrina Kaif changing her second name, because she knew very well that the English name won’t go well with the audience.
  • She struggled a lot in the initial days of her career in Bollywood as she wasn’t fluent in Hindi, due to which she was dropped from a couple of big films.
  • In 2003, Katrina made her Telugu debut in the political thriller ‘Sarkar’. Following the commercial success of romantic comedy, ‘Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya?’, she got several offers in which she played opposite Salman Kaha and Akshay Kumar in back to back movies.
  • Katrina has worked with all of the leading actors in Bollywood and considerably the heartthrob of people.
  • In addition to acting, Kaif is involved with her mother’s charity and participates in stage shows. She is guarded about her personal life, which is a subject of media scrutiny, as is her background.
  • She represented the face of the year for the Lakme India Fashion Week in 2005.
  • Katrina has received dozens of awards and titles through put her career.
  • The stunning actress is not on Twitter, but has accounts on Facebook and Instagram.
  • Having gifted with great heights and exotic beauty, she is one of the highest paid Bollywood actors of all time and one of the most followed actresses in India.
  • Being a British citizen, who works with Indian films on a visa, has immense fan following in the country.
  • She was the most Googled Indian celebrity in 2008, 2009 & 2010.
  • She was voted the s*xiest Asian woman in the world by Eastern Eye in the years 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011.
  • In 2010, she teamed up with A.R. Rahman and released a music album called  Rhymeskool, to raise funds built a school in Madurai.
  • She considers director Kabir Khan as her best friend from Bollywood film industry.
  • She is actively involved with her mother’s charitable trust the Relief Projects India, that helps abandoned baby girls and works against female infanticide.
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