Full name: Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia
Birth Date: September 09, 1967
Birth Place: in Amritsar, Punjab, India
Height: 5 feet 11 inches
Occupation: Actor, Producer
Years active: 1987-present
Net Worth: $150 million
Spouse (s): Twinkle Khanna
Zodiac sign: Virgo
Akshay Kumar is an Indian popular film actor and producer. He struggled a lot in life goes into the different profession in life. Akshay emerged as an action hero in 1990s in India and won the Filmfare Award two times. At he is considered one of the best comedian heroes in the Bollywood film industry.
Akshay Kumar Early Life:
Akshay Kumar was born on September 09, 1967, in Amritsar, Punjab, India to Hari Om Bhatia and Aruna Bhatia. His father was an army officer, later he joined at UNICEF in Delhi as an accountant. Akshay’s family roamed different corner of the country for his father’s job. He grew up at Chandni Chowk, Delhi later moved to Mumbai. He is Punjabi descent. Akshay studied at Don Bosco School. Then he admitted into Guru Nanak Khalsa College in Mumbai.
Akshay Kumar dropped out from the college and going to Bangkok pursuing learn martial arts where he learned Muay Thai and worked as chef and waiter. He also worked in a hotel for six months in Dhaka, Bangladesh. He aspired very much to be an actor from early teenage.
Akshay Kumar Career:
Akshay Kumar kicked off the journey in the Bollywood film industry with the Mahesh Bhatt directed movie ‘Aaj’ in 1987. He made his complete debut in the industry with the movie ‘Saugandh’ in 1991. Following the year, he made a breakthrough in the career by acting in the Khiladi series first movie ‘ Khiladi’ in 1992. Akshay got his first Filmfare Award nomination for acting in the movie ‘Yeh Dillagi’.
Then he appeared in the movie ‘Sabse Bada Khiladi’. Akshay played a supporting role in the blockbuster movie ‘Dill To Pagal Hai’ in 1997 which conveys Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor. In 2004, Akshay appeared in the movie ‘Mujhse Shaadi Karogi’ with Salman Khan and Priyanka Chopra.
In 2011, Akshay starred in the Indo-Canadian hockey-based movie and the movie created a fierce stir enough in the Canadian box office. Following the year, he acted in two blockbuster movies ‘Houseful 2’ and ‘Rowdy Rathore’. Then he acted in another blockbuster movie ‘ Khiladi 786’ with co-actress Asin. In 2016, he appeared in the movie ‘Houseful 3’.
Akshay Kumar tied a knot with actor Twinkle Khanna on January 17, 2011. She is the daughter of actors Rajesh Khanna and Dimple Kapadia. The couple has a son named Aarav and a daughter named Nitara who born on September 19, 2012. Earlier, he has been in a relationship with Raveena Tandon, Shilpa Shetty, and Priyanka Chopra.