Son of a veteran action director and the most desirable man of 2018 by The Times of India, Vicky Kaushal is a well-established Indian Film actor. Famous for his work in the film ‘Uri’ and for marrying diva Katrina Kaif.
Who is Vicky Kaushal?
Vicky Kaushal was born on 16 May 1988 in a chawl in Malad, Mumbai. His family is originally from Hoshiarpur, Punjab. His father, Sham Kaushal was an action director. Due to their poor financial conditions, his father didn’t want him to do unstable business and was very keen on his studies. During an Industrial visit to an IT company during his graduation, Vicky realised he had no interest in office deeds. He decided to make a career in the film industry.
Vicky started studying acting at Kishore Namit Kapoor’s academy, simultaneously working in theatre with Manav Kaul’s Aranya group and Nasruddin Shah’s Motley productions.
Vicky entered the film industry as an Assistant Director to Anurag Kashyap in Gangs of Wasseypur. His debut film was Anurag Kashyap’s Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana (2012), and he did a minor role in that film. Then he did some minor roles in Bombay Velvet (2015), and the short film Geek Out (2013).
His first leading role was in Masaan (2015), a drama film directed by Neeraj Ghaywan.
|Date of Birth||16 May 1988|
|Birth place||A chawl in Malad, Mumbai, India|
|Residence||Andheri West, Mumbai|
|Hobbies||Dancing, Travelling, Reading, Gymming|
|Favourite Food||Aloo paratha, Jalebi ki rabri, Pani puri, chicken tikka, fish tikka|
|Favourite Beverage||Beer, Cold Coffee|
|Favourite Actor||Hrithik Roshan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui|
|Favourite Actress||Jennifer Aniston|
|Favourite Films||Bollywood – Kaho naa Pyar Hai, Black Friday, Jo Jeeta Wahi Sikander, Gangs of Wasseypur, Sadma|
Hollywood – 12 Angry Men
|Favourite Director||Anurag Kashyap, Karan Johar|
|Favourite Song||Strangers in the Night by Frank Sinatra|
|Favourite TV Show||Prison Break, Game of Thrones|
|Favourite Book||The Secret by Rhonda Byrne|
|Favourite Restaurant||Indigo, mainland China in Mumbai|
|Favourite Travel Destination||Burano Island in Italy|
Vicky Kaushal Age, Height, Weight
Born on 16 May 1988, Vicky turned 34 years old. He stands 6 feet and 1 inch (185 cm) tall. His eye colour is dark brown and his hair colour is black.
|Height||6 feet and 1 inch (185 cm)|
|Eye colour||Dark brown|
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Vicky Kaushal Education
Vicky did his schooling at Sheth Chunilal Damodardas Barfiwala High School, Mumbai, India. He earned his bachelor’s degree in electronics and communication from the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Mumbai, India. Then he joined Kishore Namit Kapoor’s academy for acting.
|School||Sheth Chunilal Damodardas Barfiwala High School, Mumbai, India|
|College||Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Mumbai, India|
|Qualifications||B. Tech in electronics and communication|
Vicky Kaushal Family
Vicky Kaushal’s father, Sham Kaushal was an action director in the Indian Film Industry. His mother, Veena Kaushal is a homemaker. He has a younger brother, Sunny Kaushal who also aspires to be an actor.
Vicky Kaushal Relationships
Vicky Kaushal dated an Indian film actress and anchor Harleen Sethi. The reasons behind their breakup are unknown. Then he started dating another film actress Katrina Kaif and then married her on 9 December 2021. The wedding runs for 6 days, 7 Dec – 12 Dec in Six Sense Barwara Fort Hotel in Chauth Ka Barwara, Sawai Madhopur.
|Girlfriends||Harleen Sethi, Katrina Kaif|
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Vicky Kaushal Net worth in 2022
Vicky Kaushal charges 4-5 crores for the lead role in a film. Other than films, he earns from brand endorsements. His monthly income is said to be over Rs. 25 lakhs. His estimated net worth as of 2022 is $4 million (30+ crores in INR).
Vicky Kaushal Assets, Cars
After his marriage to Katrina Kaif, he moved to a rented luxury apartment. Before that, he was living with his parents in Andheri.
The fleet of his luxury cars includes Mercedes Benz GLC, BMW X5, Mercedes GLB, and Land Rover Range Rover Autobiography LWB. Mercedes Benz GLC’s cost range between 62 lakh – 68 lakh, BMW X5 starts from 80 lakh and goes up to 96 lakh, Mercedes GLB costs 50 lakh and Land Rover Range Rover Autobiography LWB costs 3.16 crores.
|Mercedes Benz GLC||62 lakh – 68 lakh|
|BMW X5||96 lakh|
|Mercedes GLB||50 lakh|
|Land Rover Range Rover Autobiography LWB||3.16 crores|
Vicky Kaushal Social media
Some Lesser-known facts about Vicky Kaushal
- Vicky Kaushal won several awards for his films
- Producers Guild Film Awards for best male debut in Masaan (2016)
- Zee Cine Awards for best male debut in Masaan (2016)
- International Indian Film Academy Awards for best debut actor in Masaan (2016)
- Zee Cine Awards for best-supporting actor male in Sanju (2019)
- Filmfare Award for best supporting actor in Sanju (2019)
- Indian Film Festival of Melbourne for Best Supporting Performance in Sanju (2019)
- International Indian Film Academy Awards for best supporting actor in Sanju (2019)
- 66th National Film Awards for best actor in Uri: The Surgical Strike (2019)
- Filmfare Award for best actor in Sardar Udham (2022)
- International Indian Film Academy Awards for best actor in Sardar Udham (2022)
- His father came to Mumbai in 1978. After a long struggle and hard work, he succeeded to become a famous action director in Bollywood and Hollywood as well.
- He has been a die-heart fan of Hritik Roshan since childhood.
- He had acting skills from his school days. He used to play dramas, and skits at annual functions in school.
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How many girlfriends did Vicky Kaushal have?
Vicky Kaushal has dated two girls, Harleen Sethi and Katrina Kaif. He is now married to Katrina Kaif.
How did Vicky and Katrina meet?
Their story started from a response to ‘Koffee with Karan’ by Katrina Kaif. She responded to a question that she will look good with Vicky Kaushal.
What is Vicky Kaushal’s religion?
Vicky Kaushal practises Hinduism.