Rajpal Yadav - Updated Jun 2024

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Rajpal Yadav

Rajpal Yadav is an Indian actor, director, producer, and comedian. Yadav is prominent for his comic roles in Chup Chup Ke, Garam Masala, Phir Hera Pheri, and Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya. Moreover, he received several awards for his negative role in the movie Jungle.

Early Life

Rajpal Yadav whose full name is  Rajpal Naurang Yadav was born on 16th March 1971. He is currently 51 years old. Being born in mid-March, his zodiac sign is Pisces.

Likewise, he was born and raised in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. Yadav is an Indian citizen who follows Hinduism. Regarding his family members and siblings, Rajpal has not revealed his parents’ names. He has a brother named Naurangi.

Furthermore, talking about his educational qualification, he studied Theatre courses at Bhartendu Academy of Dramatic Arts and the National School of Drama. He has performed in several plays at Shahjahanpur. Likewise, Yadav also attended Rohilkhand University.


Yadav failed to repay a loan of Rs.5 crore which was taken by his company Shree Naurang Godavari Entertainment to make a film Ata Pata Laapata. The case was filed by Murli Projects.

He was given 10 days- imprisonment in 2013. Later in November 2018, he was sentenced to three months in prison by the Delhi High Court.

Net Worth

Talking about his net worth and earnings, Rajpal is an actor who is popular for his comical roles. He earns $40,000 as a salary. Likewise, he has an estimated net worth of around $7 million.

Relationship Status

Regarding his relationship status, Rajpal is straight and in a marital relationship with Radha Yadav. They tied the knot on 10th June 2003. The couple has two lovely daughters named Harshita and Rehanshi.

Before this, Rajpal was married at the young age of 20 to Karuna. They have a daughter together named Jyoti. Unfortunately, due to severe medical complications, Karuna died.

Rajpal Yadav

Caption: Collage picture of Rajpal with his wife Radha. Source: Instagram


Rajpal Yadav is an actor who made his Bollywood debut in 1999 in Dil Kya Kare. The same year, he made his TV debut in Mungeri ke bhai Naurangilal. It was a sequel to  Mungerilal Ke Haseen Sapne.

He played a leading character in films including Main Madhuri Dixit Banna Chahti Hoon, Rama Rama Kya Hain Drama, and Hello! Hum Lallan Bol Rahe Hain, Ladies Tailor, Kushti Mirch, Benny and Babloo and Main, Meri Patni Aur Woh.

He received the Yash Bharati Award for Main Madhuri Dixit Banna Chahti Hoon. Yadav has also played several negative roles. Likewise, his role in Jungle won the Sansui Screen Best Actor award in a negative role and the Screen Best Actor nomination.

Rajpal Yadav

Caption: Rajpal Yadav with actor and comedian Johnny Lever. Source: Instagram

However, he came to prominence for his comic roles. Likewise, some of his comic roles are in Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya, Chup Chup Ke, Garam Masala, Phir Hera Pheri, Dhol, Waqt: The Race Against Time, and Hungama.

Rajpal Yadav made his Telugu language debut with Kick 2 in 2015. Additionally, he appeared in a 2014 IEnglish-languagenguage historical drama film Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain as Dilip.

Rajpal Yadav – Social Media

Reflecting upon his social media presence, Rajpal Yadav is active on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Likewise, his Instagram account is @rajpalofficial and has over 953K followers. His Facebook account is Rajpal Naurang Yadav which has 6.8M followers.

HE joined the Twitter account in November 2010 with the username @rajpalofficial and has 163K followers. Additionally, he has also shared his email address for business collaboration and it is [email protected].

Rajpal Yadav – Body Measurement

Rajpal Yadav has a height of 5 feet 3 inches (63 inches) and a weight of 58kg (128lbs). talking about other body measurements, his chest size is 36 inches, waist size is 28 inches and biceps size is 13 inches. Looking at his physical appearance, Rajpal has black hair and a black pair of eyes.

Rajpal Yadav

Caption: Rajpal Yadav posing for a picture. Source: Instagram