Kriti Sanon is an Indian actress who appears predominantly in Hindi films. She pursued an engineering degree from the Jaypee Institute of Information Technology after which she briefly worked as a model. She made her acting debut with the Telugu psychological thriller 1: Nenokkadine and had her first Hindi film release in Sabbir Khan’s action film Heropanti for which she won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut and the IIFA Award for Star Debut.

Birth Name

Kriti Sanon

Nickname

Kriti

Profession

Actress, Model

Nationality

Indian

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Kriti Sanon was born on July 27, 1990 in New Delhi, India.

Age

She is currently 28 years old.

Residence

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Sun Sign

Leo

Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Religion

Hinduism

Education

Kriti Sanon went to the Delhi Public School, RK Puram. After completion of her school education, she got enrolled at the Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida from where she graduated with a BTech degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering.

Family Details

  • Father – Rahul Sanon (Chartered Accountant)

  • Mother – Geeta Sanon (Professor at the University of Delhi)
  • Siblings – Nupur Sanon (Younger Sister)

Marital Status

Single

Boyfriend / Spouse

Kriti Sanon has dated –

  • Sushant Singh Rajput (2017) – The rumors linking Kriti with actor Sushant Singh Rajput were incessant since the turn of 2017. It was reported that they had grown close while working on the movie, Raabta. Their great chemistry and warm relations, during the promotional events of the movie certainly made it seem so. However, Kriti and Sushant have officially maintained that they are just good friends who have amazing on-screen chemistry. But the tabloids persisted with their relationship rumors for quite some time even after their denial and even reported that they were holidaying together.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 7½ inches
  • In centimeters – 172 cm
  • In meters – 1.72 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 58 kg
  • In Pounds – 128 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 35-25-34
  • Bust – 35 inches
  • Waist – 25 inches
  • Hip – 34 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Black

Shoe Size

She wears a size 8.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 5 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Being cast in one of the leading roles in the romantic drama comedy, Dilwale. Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol and Varun Dhawan were cast in other leading roles. Having played the lead female role opposite Sushant Singh Rajput in the romantic thriller movie, Raabta.

Film Debut

In 2014, she made her theatrical film debut in the Telugu psychological thriller, 1: Nenokkadine. Her Bollywood debut came in 2014 romantic-action flick, HeropantiShe won the Filmfare award for a best female lead debut.

Television Debut

In 2014, Kriti made her first TV show appearance on the comedy talk show, Comedy Nights with Kapil.

Brand Endorsements

Kriti has endorsed many brands and products during her stint as a model and actress, including Amul Ice Cream, Close-Up, Vivel, Samsung, Himalaya, Parachute Jasmine, Trident Group’s, Bath & Home Linen, Coca-Cola, Tissot’s Quickster Football watch, Titan Watches-Raga Collection, and American Swan.

Awards & Nominations

YearAwardCategoryFilmResult
2014Vogue Beauty AwardsFace to Watch out ForN/AWon
2015South Indian International Movie AwardsBest Debut Actress (Telugu)1: NenokkadineNominated
Stardust AwardsSuperstar of Tomorrow (Female)HeropantiNominated
BIG Star Entertainment AwardsMost Entertaining Actor (Female)Won
Star Screen AwardsBest Female DebutNominated
Filmfare AwardsBest Female DebutWon
International Indian Film Academy AwardsStar Debut of the Year (Female)Won
2016Elle Graduates AwardsRising StarN/AWon
2017Filmfare Glamour and Style AwardsFuture Of Fashion (Female)N/AWon
2018HT Style AwardsMost Stylish Youth Icon (Female)N/AWon
Star Screen AwardsNothing To Hide AwardN/AWon
Best Actor Female (Popular)Bareilly Ki BarfiNominated
Lux Golden Rose AwardsVersatile Beauty of the Year AwardNominated
Breakthrough Performance of the YearNominated
Zee Cine AwardsBest Actor FemaleNominated
HELLO! Hall of Fame AwardsRising Star of the YearWon
Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence AwardsMemorable Performance in a Lead Role (Female)Won
International Indian Film Academy AwardsStyle IconN/AWon

Kriti Sanon Favorites

  • Favorite Actors – Hrithik Roshan, Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan
  • Favorite Actress – Rekha, Madhuri Dixit, Kajol, Julia Roberts
  • Favorite Movies – Jab We Met, 3 Idiots, Hum Aapke Hain Kaun, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Twilight Series
  • Favorite Superhero – Spiderman, Iron Man
  • Favorite Song – Humma Humma from Bombay Movie
  • Favorite Fashion Designers – Ritu Beri, Suneet Varma, Niki Mahajan
  • Favorite Perfume – Davidoff’s Cool Water
  • Favorite Food – Butter Chicken, Chocolates, Cheese Cakes
  • Favorite Directors – Imtiaz Ali, Raju Hirani, Vikas Bahl, Vishal Bhardwaj, Karan Johar

Kriti Sanon Net worth

Kriti Sanon has an estimated net worth of $3 million as of 2019. She takes somewhere between Rs 1-2 crore per film. She is a high profile celebrity endorser and makes a hefty amount of money for every product she endorses. She owns a BMW Series 3 collection and lives with her family in a posh house in Mumbai.

Social Media Portfolio

Some Lesser Known Facts About Kriti Sanon

  • She is an accomplished Kathak dancer.
  • Before finding her feet in the movie industry, she was quite a successful model and had modeled in Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week 2010, Chennai International Fashion week and India International Jewelry Week.
  • In 2012, she appeared in Chennai International Fashion week and India International Jewelry week.
  • In July 2014, Sanon launched Tissot’s Quickster Football watch in multiple cities in India.
  • She was the first choice for Akshay Kumar‘s Singh is Bling (2015) but later she refused to work in the film as she got the offer of another film Farzi opposite Shahid Kapoor, though the film shelved.
  • In April 2017, she performed in the opening ceremony of 2017 Indian Premier League.
  • In 2019, Sanon starred opposite Kartik Aaryan in Luka Chuppi, a romantic comedy about a couple in a live-in relationship.
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