Salman Khan is an Indian film actor, producer, occasional singer and television personality. In a film career spanning over thirty years, Khan has received numerous awards, including two National Film Awards as a film producer and two Filmfare Awards for acting. He has a significant following in Asia and the Indian diaspora worldwide and is cited in the media as one of the most commercially successful actors of both world and Indian cinema. According to the Forbes 2018 list of Top-Paid 100 Celebrity Entertainers in world, Khan was the highest ranked Indian with 82nd rank with earnings of $37.7 million. He is also known as the host of the reality show, Bigg Boss since 2010.
Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan
Sallu, Tiger, Dabangg, Bhaijaan
Actor, Producer, Television Personality
Birthday / Date of Birth
Salman was born on December 27, 1965, in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India.
He is currently 53 years old.
Sallu currently resides at Bandra, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
He has Pathani (from present Afghanistan) ancestry on his father’s side.
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.
Salman Khan went to St. Stanislaus High School in Bandra, Mumbai and then attended Scindia School in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh. He was enrolled at the St.Xavier’s College, Mumbai and dropped out as he started acting in movies.
- Father – Salim Khan (Screenwriter)
- Mother – Sushila Charak (aka Salma Khan)
- Siblings – Arbaaz Khan (Younger Brother) (Actor), Sohail Khan (Younger Brother) (Actor), Alvira Khan Agnihotri (Sister), Arpita Khan (Adopted Younger Sister)
- Relatives – Helen (Stepmother) (Former Actress)
Girlfriend / Spouse
Salman Khan dated –
- Sangeeta Bijlani – Winner of Miss India Beauty pageant, 1980.
- Somy Ali – Somy is former Bollywood Actress and current model and journalist from Pakistan.
- Aishwarya Rai Bachchan – Winner of Miss World, 1994. Salman and Aishwarya acted together in 1999 blockbuster film “Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam” and is the reason of coming closer.
- Katrina Kaif (2003-2010) – It is believed that Katrina came to Bollywood due to Salman Khan but Katrina refuses so and says that she had come to B-Town due to her talent.
- Zarine Khan – Zarine Khan came then after Katrina. They acted together in the 2010 film “Veer”.
- Elli Avram (2013) – In 2013, Swedish actress Elli Avram and Salman Khan were RUMORed to be dating each other.
- Iulia Vantur (2014-Present) – Salman Khan is dating Romanian beauty, Iulia Vantur. He has hinted to marry his longtime girlfriend to whom he was secretly dating by the end of the year 2014. Salman has variety in terms of religions in his home. His dad is Pathan, mom is Hindu, second mom is Roman Catholic (Christian), brother-in-law is Punjabi and he is planning to bring his wife from outside.
- In feet – 5 feet 8½ inches
- In centimeters – 174 cm
- In meters – 1.74 m
- In Kilograms – 88 kg
- In Pounds – 194 lbs
- Measurements – 45-17-36
- Chest – 45 inches
- Biceps – 17 inches
- Waist – 36 inches
His roles in Hindi Movies and his generous nature and Yes, Of course! for his body.
He made his acting debut with the Hindi film “Biwi Ho To Aisi” in 1988.
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.
He has appeared in commercials for Tiger Biscuits in 2012, Dixcy Scott innerwear, Thums Up beverage, Limca, Relaxo, Appy Fizz, Revital, Wheel surf, Suzuki Hayate motorcycles, Astral Pipes, Yatra.com, PNG Jeweler, Image eyewear and numerous others.
Slaman has been subject of 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 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 audio tape as evidence which 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.
- 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 Favorites
- Favorite Actor – Sylvester Stallone
- Favorite Food – Biryani
- Favorite Objects – Rolex Watches
- Favorite Possession – Body Building Equipment
- Favorite Gadgets – Home Theatre and Camera
- Favorite Fictional Character – Archie
- Favorite Cars – Mercedes, BMW, Landcruiser
- Favorite Drinks – Iced Tea
- Favorite Restaurants – China Garden
Salman Khan Net worth
Salman Khan has an estimated net worth of $310 million dollars as 0f 2019. His last year earning was more than $28 million which comes from movies, brand endorsements and television appearances.
Social Media Profiles
- 7th Best looking man in the world, 2004 by People Magazine, USA
- Wax Statue – Madame Tussaud’s 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.
- Only actor to collect over Rs 5.00 billion (US$78 million) domestic net in a single year in India
- 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)
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.
Cars & Bikes
Slaman 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.
Some Lesser Known Facts About Salman Khan
- 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.
- His father wanted him to become a cricketer, but eventually ended up as an actor.
- In 2004 Khan was ranked as the 7th Best looking man in the world by People Magazine of the USA.
- Salman loves the most, 2 french mastiff dogs, whom he calls My Son (My Son has died) and My Jaan.
- In 2011, he launched his own production company, called SKBH Productions (Salman Khan Being Human Productions). Money generated from film productions will be donated to the Being Human organisation.
- In 2014, he launched another production house called SKF (Salman Khan Films). The first film released under this banner was the Canadian film Dr. Cabbie.
- He donates the entire revenue that comes from his own production house, SKBH Productions (Salman Khan Being Human Productions to his foundation.
- In April 5, 2018, Salman was imprisoned for 5 years for illegal poaching of blackbucks which had happened near Jodhpur in October 1998. He is currently out on bail while an appeal is being heard.
- Visit her official website @ salmankhan.com.