Ranbir Kapoor - Updated May 2024

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Ranbir Kapoor

Ranbir Kapoor is a famous actor from India. Ranbir Kapoor is widely known for his portrayal in the 2007 film ‘Saawariya’ and in the 2013 film ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’. Moreover, Ranbir is among the highest-paid actors in Hindi films, and since 2012, he has appeared on Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list.

Early Life

Ranbir Kapoor was born in Bombay, Maharashtra, India on 28 September 1982. His birth name is Ranbir Raj Kapoor. He is 41 years old under the zodiac sign Libra. Ranbir holds Indian nationality and follows the Hinduism religion.

Regarding his family background, he is the son of Rishi Kapoor (Father) and Neetu Singh (Mother). His parents are well-known actors and actresses in Bollywood.

He is the grandson of Raj Kapoor, a renowned Indian actor, and director, and the great-grandson of Prithviraj Kapoor, a pioneer in Indian cinema.

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Caption: Ranbir Kapoor’s childhood photo source: BollywoodShaadis.

He was raised along with his sister Riddhima Kapoor Sahani. Due to the strained marriage of his parents, he experienced a challenging childhood. Growing up, he didn’t have a healthy relationship with his father.

He began working as an assistant director in his father’s feature film debut, “Aa ab Laut Chale,” after passing the exams for his tenth standard. His bond with his father strengthened during this time.


Speaking of his educational background, Ranbir completed his early education at ‘Bombay Scottish School,’ in Mumbai. Later, he graduated from the “HR School of Commerce and Economics” with a degree in pre-university studies. He then traveled to New York to enroll in the “School of Visual Arts,” where he studied filmmaking.

Career and Professional Life

Talking about his career, Ranbir Kapoor played the lead in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s romantic drama movie “Saawariya” in 2007, two years following the release of “Black.”

Despite the movie’s failure at the box office, Kapoor received the “Filmfare Award” for “Best Male Debut” thanks to it. He portrayed Raj, a character who falls in love with a woman while she waits for her lover to return.

He starred as the lead in Siddharth Anand’s romantic drama “Bachna Ae Haseeno” the following year. The movie, in which Kapoor portrayed a womanizer, was a financial success.

He starred as the title character in Ayan Mukerji’s romantic comedy-drama “Wake Up Sid!” in 2009. He played the part of a spoiled rich kid who experiences personality changes after moving in with “Ayesha,” a budding writer and journalist, in the movie.

He was the main lead of “Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani” that same year, which went on to earn the fourth-highest box office total of the year. He additionally starred as a prospective salesman in the film “Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year.”

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Caption: Ranbir in the superhero movie ‘Brahmstra’ source: Box Office Worldwide.Caption

After making cameos in several movies, such as “Raajneeti” (2010) and “Rockstar” (2011), he played the lead character in “Barfi!” (2012), which went on to become one of the year’s top earners. The narrative focused on the relationships between two women and a Darjeeling-based Nepali boy who was deaf and mute.

More about his career

In 2013, his performance in the romantic drama “Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani” received favorable reviews. The Ayan Mukerji-directed movie became one of the highest-grossing Indian movies of the year thanks to its tremendous commercial success. The film earned Kapoor a nomination for a ‘Filmfare Award’ for ‘Best Actor.’

He also appeared in other movies like “Jagga Jasoos,” “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil,” and “Roy”. In the biographical drama “Sanju,” directed by Rajkumar Hirani, he played the renowned Indian actor Sanjay Dutt in 2018. It was a critical success and brought Kapoor success. He also earned a “Filmfare Award” for “Best Actor” for it.

He was chosen to play two roles in Karan Malhotra’s action-adventure movie “Shamshera” in 2018: “Shamshera” and his father. He was also chosen to play “Shiva” in the superhero movie “Brahmstra” directed by Ayan Mukerji.

Net Worth 2024

Ranbir has earned a huge amount of money through his hard work and brilliance. His estimated net worth is approximately $45 million by 2023.


Moreover, Ranbir also earns a lot of wealth through endorsements with different brands and companies. Some of the brands that he has collaborated with are Oreo, Lenovo, Tata Docomo, John Players, Coca-Cola, Lays, Virgin Mobile, Asian Paints, Renault, Panasonic, Askme.com, Flipkart, TAG, Heuer, Yatra.com, and FAQ.

Awards and Achievements

Ranbir Kapoor has received six ‘Filmfare Awards’ in his career. He received the “Filmfare Award” for “Best Male Debut” in 2008 for his work in “Saawariya.” His performance in the movie “Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year” earned him the “Filmfare Critics Award” for “Best Actor” in 2010.

For his performance in “Rockstar,” he received the “Filmfare Award” for “Best Actor” and “Best Actor (Critics)” in 2012. He received the accolade for “Best Actor” the following year for his performance in “Barfi!”.

Further, He won the 2019 “Filmfare Award” for “Best Actor” for his work in the film “Sanju.” In addition, Kapoor has received numerous honors from the International Indian Film Academy Awards and the Screen Awards.

Personal Life

Regarding his love life, From 2008 to 2009, Ranbir Kapoor was romantically involved with a famous Indian actress, Deepika Padukone. He began dating actress Katrina Kaif in 2009, and the two dated for more than six years.

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Caption: Ranbir with his wife Alia Bhatt source: Pinkvilla.

He began dating his “Brahmastra” co-star, actress Alia Bhatt, in 2018. The couple wed in a customary ceremony in Mumbai on April 14, 2022. Ranbir and Alia revealed they are expecting their first child together in July 2022. The pair welcomed their daughter named Raha on November 6, 2022.

Body Measurements

Ranbir Kapoor is handsome undoubtedly. He has a perfect height of 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m/183 cm) and weighs around 78 kg (183 lbs). In addition, Kapoor has a dark brown pair of lovely eyes and black hair color.

Social Media

He is active on his Instagram account @ranbir_kapoooor with 2.4 million followers. Moreover, he also has 30K followers on Twitter and 3.8 million followers on Facebook.