With stellar achievements and an incredible acting career, Shakti Kapoor is considered the ideal villainous character for every film and acting enthusiast!
Shakti Kapoor is an Indian actor and comedian who primarily appears in Hindi films. Known for playing villain roles, Kapoor has featured in more than 600 films in his career. A Bollywood veteran of over four decades, has amassed immense wealth and a prominent position in the industry. Meanwhile, read on for a glimpse into Shakti Kapoor’s net worth and some of his most prized possessions.
Shakti Kapoor net worth
As of 2023, Shakti Kapoor has an estimated net worth of $30 million, which in INR is 248 Crores. Along with several assets, acting projects and endorsements majorly contribute to the net worth of Shakti Kapoor.
|Net Worth (2023)||$30 Million|
|Monthly Income And Salary||INR 50 Lakhs|
|Yearly Income And Salary||INR 6 Crores, Approximately|
|Last Updated||October 2023|
Factors Contributing to the Net Worth of Shakti Kapoor
Shakti Kapoor is prominent for giving Bollywood some of the best dialogues. Meanwhile, although we don’t have details about the exact fees of Kapoor, he must be charging in Crores.
Besides acting projects, brand endorsements majorly contribute to the net worth of Shakti Kapoor. Meanwhile, as of 2023, he charges a staggering fee of INR 40 lakhs for ads.
Since the late 1990s, Shakti Kapoor has been prominent for his fascination with cars. Moreover, as of 2023, Shakti Kapoor is the proud owner of many branded cars including a Range Rover, an Audi Q7, and an Audi Q8. Besides, he also owns many small cars including the Hyundai i20 and Maruti Suzuki Swift.
Along with cars, Shakti Kapoor is the owner of several properties across the country,
- Initially, Shakti Kapoor bought a one-bedroom apartment in Juhu for INR 70,000.
- Following his success, he went on to buy a 3-BHK apartment in a sea-facing apartment in Juhu, Mumbai.
- Soon after he married Shivangi Kapoor, he bought the adjoining flat. Lastly, he bought another apartment on the same floor. Now, he owns the entire floor in one of the posh localities of Mumbai.
- Besides the apartment, Shakti Kapoor has a house in Juhu, a house in Madh Island (in the city suburbs), a house in Lonavala (a hill station near Mumbai), and a house in Greater Kailash, Delhi.
What are the recent acting projects of Shakti Kapoor?
Owing to the severe allegations, Shakti Kapoor barely works in films now. In recent years, Kapoor has appeared in films like Shimla Mirchi (2020), Life Mein Time Nahi Kisi Ko (2018), The Journey of Karma (2018), and Dosti Zindabad (2018).
Now, his upcoming film, Animal, starring Ranbir Kapoor, is all set to make its debut in cinema halls.
Who is in the family of Shakti Kapoor?
Born on 3 September 1952 (age 71 years; as of 2023) in Delhi, Shakti Kapoor’s father ran a shop at Connaught Place, New Delhi while his mother was a homemaker.
Shakti Kapoor’s wife, Shivangi Kolhapure, is an actor and the couple dated twelve years before entering into a marriage. Due to Shivangi’s parents’ unacceptable behaviour towards Shakti Kapoor, the couple eloped and got married in court.
Shakti Kapoor’s son, Siddhanth Kapoor, 39, is an Indian actor and assistant director. Moreover, his younger daughter, Shakti Kapoor, 36, is a famous Indian actress.
Controversy: Accused of Casting Couch
Among the many prominent actors who were caught red-handed for practising the scandalous casting couch is Shakti Kapoor. In 2005, India TV did a sting operation where a journalist posing as an aspiring actress went to Kapoor and pretended to be looking for acting jobs.
However, the journalists had hidden cameras to carry out the entire sting operation. And unfortunately, Shakti Kapoor was recorded asking for sexual favours from the “posed aspiring actress.” Not only this but Shakti was caught in a similar incident while he was asking for sexual favours from an anchor on MTV. Following the ugly incident, Shalti Kapoor was not just criticised for practising the casting couch but for normalising infidelity. However, here’s what Shakti commented about the entire mega-scandal,
Do You Know These Lesser Known Facts About Shakti Kapoor?
- Shakti Kapoor is not his real name. Meanwhile, Sunil Sikandarlal Kapoor is his birth name.
- Shakti came from a lower-middle-class family in New Delhi. Meanwhile, his father owned a tailor shop in Connaught Place, New Delhi.
- Among the many actors who dropped their education for acting, Shakti Kapoor holds higher qualifications. Soon after graduation from Delhi University, he pursued a Master’s at FTII, Pune.
- Shakti’s participation in the reality show, Big Boss (2011), was due to his controversial life.
- Although Shakti Kapoor is famous for his villainous role, his daughter, Shraddha Kapoor doesn’t like it.