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Ekta Kapoor Net Worth, Wiki, Age, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More

Ekta Kapoor Net Worth, Wiki, Age, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More
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Ekta Kapoor is an Indian television producer, film producer, and director who works for Hindi films and soap operas. In 2020, she was honoured with Padma Shri, the fourth-highest civilian award.


Ekta Kapoor was born on 7 June 1975 (age 48 years; as of 2023) in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. For her schooling, Ekta attended Bombay Scottish School, Mahim. Soon after completing her higher secondary education, she joined Mithibai College where she obtained a degree in commerce. Born in an acting family, Ekta was always exposed to Bollywood in her childhood.

Physical Appearance

  • Height (approx.): 5′ 4″
  • Hair Colour: Black
  • Eye Colour: Black


Ekta Kapoor belongs to a Punjabi Khatri family in Amritsar, Punjab.

Parents & Siblings

Born and brought up in a moneyed family, Kapoor had a privileged childhood. Her father, Jeetendra, is a famous Indian actor. Meanwhile, her mother, Shobha, is an Indian television, film, and web series producer.

Her brother, Tusshar Kapoor, is also an actor.

Husband & Children

Ekta Kapoor is unmarried. Nevertheless, she has a son named Ravie Kapoor, who was born on 27 January 2019 by surrogacy.

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According to recent reports, as of 2023, the well-known Indian television and film producer, Ekta Kapoor, is not in any romantic relationship. However, in the year 2022, Ekta Kapoor shared an Instagram story to wish actor Chunky Pandey on his birthday. In the IG story, she revealed her unrequited love for him. In her message, she confessed that she blushed at his name in the past, and if that person had responded, she would have been a Bollywood wife today. 

Furthermore, there have been several Reddit threads and online discussions that claimed  Ekta Kapoor’s sexuality as bisexual. Not only this, but those penned gossip also talks about the alleged relationships that Ekta had with some of the famous TV actresses including Prachi Desai and Mona Singh which played a significant role in her remaining unmarried. However, it’s essential to note that the rumours are just rumours and should be taken with a pinch of salt until there’s any official confirmation.



Soon after completing her higher secondary education, Ekta, when she was seventeen, ventured into the entertainment business. Initially, she interned with Kailash Surendranath, who is an advertisement and feature filmmaker. Soon after, she ventured into production with her father’s finances; nevertheless, her initial pilot projects were rejected.

In 1995, she made her production debut with the television show, Mano Ya Na Mano. In the same year, her sitcom, Hum Paanch, was her first success. Later, in the 2000s, Ekta Kapoor produced daily soaps with the initial “K”,i.e. Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, Kabhi Sautan Kabhi Saheli, Kaahi Kisi Roz, Kasautii Zindagii Kay, and Kasamh Se. With more than 200 TV shows in her Kitty, some of her famous TV shows include Pyaar Ki Ye Ek Kahaani (2010), Pavitra Rishta (2009), Bade Acche Lagte Hai (2011), Pavitra Bandhan (2013), Kundali Bhagya (2017), Yeh Hai Chahatein (2019), and Barsatein-Mausam Pyaar Ka (2023).


Besides TV shows, Ekta Kapoor’s production house, Balaji Telefilms has produced many Hindi films. In 2001, she made her film debut with the Hindi language film Kyo Kii…Main Jhuth Nahin Bolta (2001). Subsequently, she has produced many Hindi-language films including Shootout at Lokhandwala (2007), Love Sex Aur Dhokha (2010), Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum (2012), Udta Punjab (2016), Half Girlfriend (2017), and Dream Girl (2019). Meanwhile, in recent years, Ekta Kapoor has produced films like Goodbye (2022), Freddy (2022), Kathal (2023), and Dream Girl 2 (2023).

Awards, Honours, Achievements

  • 2012: Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the most outstanding Indian Entrepreneur
  • 2016: Impact’s 50 Award for the Most Influential Women in Media, Marketing and Advertising
  • 2019: Business Today Award for Most Powerful Woman in Indian Business
  • 2019: Hindustan Times Business Award for Business Icon of Continent
  • 2020: Padma Shri
  • 2023: Directorate Award at the 51st International Emmy Awards, held at the New York Hilton London

[Note: Besides above mentioned, there are several awards and achievements under the name of Ekta Kapoor]

Car Collection

Like other Bollywood personalities, Ekta Kapoor is fond of expensive vehicles and has a collection of them. Meanwhile, it includes,

  • Jaguar F-Pace
  • Mercedes Maybach S500
  • Bentley Continental GT
  • Land Rover Range Rover Sport

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In FY22, her estimated remuneration was INR 2.69 Crores, according to a report published by the media house, Hindustan Times.

Ekta Kapoor Net Worth

As of 2023, Ekta Kapoor has an estimated net worth of $13 million, which in INR is 103 Crores. Besides Balaji Telefilms, several factors contribute to the net worth of Ekta Kapoor.

NameEkta Kapoor
Net Worth$13 Million
ProfessionIndian Television Produce
Salary12 Crore+
Monthly Income1 Crore+
Last Updated2023


  • Ekta Kapoor is known for changing the television era with out-of-box stories that helped break the walls of society. Meanwhile, she also introduced more bold content and a typical saas-bahu drama which helped her attract the TRP.
  • Initially, Ekta Kapoor’s father, Jeetendra, had a huge female following and he often attracted female crowds in public. Nevertheless, Ekta was quite possessive of her father and often attacked girls who used to approach him.
  • She follows a non-vegetarian diet.
  • Actress Sunny Leone, who is now bagging some of the best Bollywood projects, was introduced by Ekta Kapoor. Sunny’s debut film is Ragini MMS, produced by Balaji Telefilms.
  • Besides her projects, Ekta Kapoor often makes headlines for attracting new controversy. Her name has been linked to several famous Bollywood controversies.
  • Ekta Kapoor is often trolled for her selection of uncomfortable outfits.