Arjun Kapoor Full Biography, Networth (2022) | Height, Age, Family, Career, Awards, Movies and more

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Arjun Kapoor is a popular Bollywood actor who works in Hindi cinema. Born on 26th June 1985, he is the son of filmmaker Boney Kapoor and Mona Shourie Kapoor and half brothers to Khushi Kapoor and Jhanvi Kapoor. Arjun Kapoor initially worked as an assistant producer in his father’s production before making his Bollywood debut in 2012 with Ishaqzaade opposite Parineeti Chopra. Subsequently, Arjun Kapoor appeared in Gunday, 2 States, Finding Fanny, and Ki and Kaa.

Arjun Kapoor is a big fan of Salman Khan and used to take fitness tips from him. In an interview, he also said that he has a man – crush on actor Hrithik Roshan. His parents divorced when he was ten years, and after his dad married Sridevi, his relation with his father worsened. Arjun Kapoor was obese during his teenage and weighed around 140 kgs. It took him about four years to get into shape.

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Arjun Kapoor: Biography

Real NameArjun Kapoor
Nickname Fubbu, Joon
Date of Birth26 June 1985
Age37 years (as of 2022)
BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Current ResidenceMumbai , Maharashtra , India
Nationality Indian
Profession Bollywood Actor
DebutFilm: Ishaqzaade (2012)

TV: Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi (2016, as host)

Martial Status Unmarried
Girlfriends/ AffairsArpita Khan (Salman Khan’s sister)

Malaika Arora (Actress)

Zodiac sign Cancer
Food HabitNon- Vegetarian
School NameArya Vidya Mandir, Mumbai
College / University Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai
Asian Academy of Film and Television, Noida
Educational Qualification12th fail
Father  NameBoney Kapoor (Filmmaker)

Mother NameLate Mona Shourie Kapoor (Biological mother, died in 2012)

Sridevi (Actress, Stepmother)

Brother NameNone
Sister NameAnshula Kapoor (Real sister)

Jhanvi Kapoor (Half sister), Khushi Kapoor
(Half sister)

Cousin BrothersHarshvardhan Kapoor, Jahaan Kapoor, Mohit Marwah
Cousin SistersShanaya Kapoor, Rhea Kapoor
HeightIn Centimeters – 183 cm
In Meters – 1.83 m
In Feet – 6 feet
WeightIn Kilograms – 85 Kg
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorDark Brown
Figure MeasurementsChest Size – 44 Inches
Waist Size – 34 Inches
Bicep Size – 16 Inches
AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS2012: BIG Star Entertainment Award for Most Entertaining Actor (Film) Debut – Male for Ishaqzaade
2013: Zee Cine Award for Best Male Debut, Stardust Award for Superstar of Tomorrow – Male for Ishaqzaade
2014: BIG Star Entertainment Award for Most Entertaining Actor in an Action Film – Male for Gunday
Favorite  FoodDirty Chinese, Nutella, Kadi Chawal
Favorite ActorSalman Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Hrithik Roshan, Govinda, Saif Ali Khan
Favorite ActressPriyanka Chopra, Kareena Kapoor
Favorite ColorBlue
Favorite HobbiesPlaying Football & Video Games, Travelling
Favorite TeamMumbai Indians, Chelsea Football Club
Favorite PerfumeChanel Homme Sport, Tom Ford Black Orchid
Favorite SubjectHistory and Literature
Favorite TV ShowsHow to Get Away with Murder, Entourage,

Arjun Kapoor: Early Life & Family

Arjun Kapoor is Bollywood actor who was born on 26 June 1985 in Bombay, Maharashtra. He is the son of film producer Boney Kapoor and Mona Kapoor. He is the step son of his father’s second wife – Sridevi, nephew of Anil Kapoor and Sanjay Kapoor and step brother of actress Jahnvi Kapoor. Arjun Kapoor did his schooling from Arya Vidya Mandir in Mumbai.

However, when he failed in 11th standard he left pursuing education permanently. During his teenage days, Arjun Kapoor was obese and weighed almost 140 kg. Later. He worked very hard and followed a strict diet and exercise to shed the extra kilos he has put on. Currently, he is dating Malaika Arora who was the ex-wife of Arbaaz Khan.


Initially, Arjun started his movie career as an assistant director in films like Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003) and Salaam-e- Ishq: A Tribute to Love (2007). Then he also worked as an associate producer in films like No Entry (2005) and Wanted (2009). As an actor, Arjun Kapoor worked as the male lead in his debut film – Ishaqzaade (2012). His debut film received positive reviews from critics as well as movie goers. It remained one of the top grossing Bollywood move in 2012, earning Rs. 460 million in domestic market.

Due to his debut movie ‘Ishaqzaade’ he received various award nominations. He also won the awards for Big Star Entertainment Awards for Most Entertaining Actor (Film) Debut – Male, Zee Cine Awards for Best Male Debut and Star Dust Awards for Best Superstar of Tomorrow -Male in 2013.

Arjun Kapoor was next seen in the crime film called Aurangzeb (2013) in which he played a double role of two twin brothers. Though this film had a stellar cast including Rishi Kapoor. Jackie Shroff, Amrita Singh and Anupam Kher, but it didn’t do too well in the box office. After that he has appeared in successful films like Gunday and coming of age movie ‘2 States’ based on a novel of same name by Chetan Bhagat in 2014. Both of his films were the highest grosser in 2014.

Arjn Kapoor also proved his acting skills in different film genres like Homi Adajania’s comedy film ‘Finding Fanny (2014), Amit Sharma’s action-packed movie ‘Tevar’ (2015), R. Balki’s satirical rom- com’ Ki & Ka’ (2016), Mohit Suri’s ‘Half Girlfriend’ (2017), Aneez Bazmee’s comedy- drama Maubarak (2017) where he again played the role of twin brothers. He also appeared in the romantic comedy ‘Namaste England’ (2018) and action- thriller movie called ‘India’s Most Wanted’ (2019).

His recent release was the period war film ‘Panipat’ directed by Ashutosh Gowariker in 2019. It was based on the third battle of Panipat fought between the Marathas and Ahmad Shah Abdali. He played the role of Maratha warrior Sadashiv Rao Bhau. Arjun Kapoor next upcoming films will be Anurag Singh’s comedy – drama ‘Singh & Kaur’ opposite Amrita Puri and Dibakar Banerjee’s comedy film ‘Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar’ opposite Parineeti Chopra.

Arjun Kapoor’s off-screen work includes endorsements for various brands and products like Philips, Hero Cycles, Royal Stag, Smith & Jones, Admiral England sportwear and sport shoes. Moreover, he is also the co- owner of the ISL team FC Pune City.

Arjun Kapoor: Net Worth

Net Worth₹67 Crore ($10 Million)
Monthly Salary / Income₹5-7 Crore/film
House AddressRaheja Orchid Apartment in Juhu, Mumbai
CarsMercedes ML350,Audi Q5, Honda CRV

Last Updated2022

Arjun Kapoor: Controversies

Controversies• In 2016, it was reported that Arjun handed over a bill of INR 1 lakh to his producers after partying and consuming alcohol every night while shooting for Mohit Suri’s ‘Half Girlfriend.’

• In the early 2017, the BMC sent a notice to Arjun after he encroached on the terrace of his building by constructing a 30×16 sq ft brick and glass room without permission. Arjun’s manager met the ward officer and asked for more time to regularize the irregularities, but when no further time was given, the BMC issued a notice asking Arjun to demolish the structure. Later, the civic body officials dismantled his gym equipment and demolished the illegal addition at Arjun’s residence.


  • At the age of 10, his parents got divorced.
  • He was a Kabaddi freak; as he used to bunk his school to play Kabaddi.
  • He aspired to become a successful director in his teens.
  • Prior to entering the film industry, he worked as an assistant director in films- ‘Shakti: The Power’, ‘Kal Ho Na Ho’, and ‘Salaam-e-Ishq’.
  • In a rapid-fire with Bollywood Hungama, he shared that he so much loved Kareena Kapoor’s acting in Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Ghum that he learned all her dialogues.
  • He is a movie buff and loves watching all kinds of films.
  • After the divorce of his parents and his father’s re-marriage to Sridevi, his relation with his father started getting worsened.
  • Arjun was an obese teenager and his weight was around 140 kg. He was also asthmatic at the age of 22 due to which he was unable to work out. It took him 4 years to reduce his weight to 87 kg.
  • Just 2 months before the release of his debut film- Ishaqzaade, his mother died of cancer.
  • While shooting for his movie Ishaqzaade, he suffered a spasm in his hamstring muscle, but he took just a few minutes rest and then was back at the shoot.
  • He told that he has a man crush on Hrithik Roshan and whenever he finds him around, he gets distracted from his work.
  • Initially, Salman gave him fitness tips.
  • He is a distant relative of Ranveer Singh; as Ranveer is the second cousin to his first cousin Sonam Kapoor.
  • Arjun admires Salman a lot and considers him as his role model. Moreover, the last call her mother made from the hospital was to Salman and thanked him for supporting his son.
  • He was the first choice for the role of Guru in Ek Villain, but he didn’t want to play one more negative role after Aurangzeb, so, the role went to Sidharth Malhotra.
  • Once, he shared how he got the nickname “Fubu”, which was due to his size; as there were fewer brands which could fit in his size, so, he used to wear football jerseys of an American brand called “Fubu” and his friends started calling him Fubu.
  • He is a loyal supporter of ‘Mumbai Indians’ (IPL team), and ‘Chelsea Football Club’ (EPL team).
  • Although he is a meat lover, he is allergic to seafood.
  • He has a phobia of ceiling fans and doesn’t have a single ceiling fan in his house.
  • He has also been a brand ambassador for Flying Machine and Royal Stag, along with Ranveer Singh.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Arjun and Malaika Arora have been dating for several years now. They made their relationship Instagram official in 2019 when Malaika dedicated a romantic birthday post to Arjun.

Shraddha and Arjun Kapoor knew each other well as they belonged to the family of stars. They both are known for sharing healthy friendships. But rumors say that during the shooting of their movie Half girlfriend the stars became good friends.

Mona Shourie Kapoor died in 2012 due to multiple organ failure. New Delhi: It has been 10 years since Arjun Kapoor and Anshula Kapoor's mother Mona Shourie Kapoor died. Today, Arjun and Anshula have shared throwback photos with their late mother and have written emotional notes.

Malaika Arora and Arjun Kapoor have been dating each other for over three years now. The two made it Instagram official a couple of years back in 2019 and do not shy away from posting about each other.

'Dating younger men considered sacrilege', Malaika Arora on 12-year age gap with Arjun Kapoor

According to a report in entertainment portal, BollywoodLife, the couple has decided to take the relationship forward, and get married in November or December 2022. In the report, a source was quoted saying, “Arjun and Malaika are madly and deeply in love with each other.

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