Amitabh Bachchan Wiki, Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Parents, Net Worth


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Amitabh Bachchan Wiki

Amitabh Bachchan is Indian film actor, television host, producer, playback singer. He is also known as his nickname Shahenshah, Big B, Angry Young Man of Bollywood. The real name of Mr.AB is Amitabh Harivansh Shrivastava.

Amitabh Bachchan is regarded as one of the most influential and greatest Actor in the history of Indian cinema. He gave several blockbuster Movie such as Zanjeer (1973), Deewaar (1975), Amar Akbar Anthony (1977), Sholay (1975), Coolie (1983), Naseeb (1981), Agneepath (1990) & many more as list of  Amitabh’s super hit movie is too long.

Amitabh Bachchan Wiki

Life of Amitabh Bachchan is full of inspiration which teach us to never give up in life till success. He fought against lots of problem and challenges during his life to become Bollywood megastar. He faced deadly physical as well financial which may end his career but Amitabh Bachchan emerged as Great Actor and fighter in his life. So check out latest Amitabh Bachchan Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Parents, Net worth & More in subsequent part of our website

Amitabh Bachchan Biography

Real NameAmitabh Bachchan
Age76 years
Date of Birth11 October 1942
NicknameMunna, AB Sr., Big B, Shahenshah, Angry young man, Amith
ProfessionActor, Film producer, Television Host, Playback singer and Former politician
Height (approx.)In Centimeters: 185 CM
In Meter: 1.85 Meter
In Feet: 6 Feet 1 Inche
Weight (approx.)80 KG (176 lbs)
Hair ColorSalt 7 Pepper
Eye ColorDark Brown

Personal Life

BirthplaceAllahabad, United Provinces, British Indai (Uttar Pradesh, India)
Zodiac sign/Sun signLibra (तुला)
HometownAllahabad, Uttar Pradesh
Educational QualificationBachelor of Science
SchoolJnana Pramodini Boys High School, Allahabad
  • Kirori Mal College, New Delhi, India
  • Sherwood College, Nainital
Food HabitVegetarian
Income per yearRs.54 Crore
Net Worth$400 million

Affairs, Dating

Marital StatusMarried
GirlfriendParveen Babi, Rekha, Zeenat Aman

Family Details

Wife/SpouseJaya Bhaduri Bachchan
Father NameHarivansh Rai Bachchan
Mother NameTeji Bachchan
SiblingsAjitabh Bachcha
Son NameAbhishek Bachchan
DaughterShweta Bachchan-Nanda
Son in LawNikhil Nanda
Grand ChildreanAgastya, Navya Naveli, Aaradhya
Daughter in Law (बहु)Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Early Life & Education

He studied primary education at Jnana Pramodhini, Boys High School which is located in Allahabad. Later, Amitabh took admission into Kirori Mal College, New Delhi, India to complate graduation (B.Sc).

Initially, Amitabh had dream to become an engineer and want to serve in Indian Air Force. He did ordinary jobs in company like Shaw Wallace and worked as freight broker for the shipping firm Bird and Co. However, His vision to become engineer was changed to Actor and moved to Mumbai to become Actor. In 1969, he made his debut Bollywood film “Saat Hindustani” in which he played the lead role of Anwar Ali.

Saat Hindustani
Big B Debut Bollywood film “Saat Hindustani”

Amitabh Bachchan Age, Date of Birth (DOB)

Amitabh Bachchan date of birth is 11 October 1942. As on 2018, his age is 76 years. He celebrates his birthday with family member and few closes friends at his Jalsa Bungalow. On his birthday, he usually does charity and also went Temple. He does not believe astrology but still we want to share zodiac sign (Birthday Sign) of Amitabh Bachchan which is Aquarius (Kumbh).

Amitabh Bachchan Height, Weight, Body Measurement

The Amitabh considers himself a late bloomer when it comes to his height. The actor claims that he is actually 6 feet 1 inches (185 Centimeter) which make tallest actor of Bollywood. Due to his huge body, he also has quite good weight which could be 80 kg (176 lbs). You won’t believe that, his wife Jaya Bachchan is 2 feet shorter than Amitabh Bachchan.

If we talk about Body Measurement, Our handsome guy has quite attractive physical status. His chest might be 40 inches, waist 34 inches and biceps 12 inches. With this, his eye color is Dark Brown and hair color is Salt & Pepper which add more spice to his personality.

Amitabh Bachchan Height

Amitabh Bachchan Girlfriends, Affairs

During his career, He was linked up with 3 hottest and bold actresses of Bollywood. Those ladies are Parveen Babi, Zeenat Aman, Rekha and Jaya.

Amitabh Bachchan Girlfriends Parveen Babi, Rekha, Zeenat Aman, Jaya Respectively
Amitabh Bachchan Girlfriends Parveen Babi, Rekha, Zeenat Aman, Jaya Respectively

About Parveen Babi: Parveen Babi was hottest, boldest and most seductive actress of her time. She was first actress to be cover on Time Magazine. Amitabh & Parveen Babi worked to gather in many films like Amar Akbar Anthony, Namak Halaal, Do aur Do Paanch, Deewar, Kaala Pathar.

About Zeenat Aman: After Parveen Babi, it was rumors that, He is in relationship with Zeenat Aman who is also Hindi film actress. However, their relationship with Zeenat was not much in gossip as it did not last very long.

Rekha: According to news, Amitabh was in deeply in love with Rekha. Even today, Amitabh & Rekha’s love story remains the most talked about affair. Rekha met Amitabh first time during shooting of film Do Ajnabee. Later, both couple was regularly met in party and this way love story of Amitabh start. Rekha & Big-B did several movies together such as Do Anjaane, Namak Haraam, Mr. Natwarlal & many others.

Amitabh Bachchan Parents, Brother

He was born & raised in Kayashtha family of Uttar Pradesh, India. The real srurname of Amitabh was Shrivastava but Amitabh’s father had adopted the pen name Bachchan under which he published all of his works.

Amitabh Bachchan with Father Harivansh Rai Bachchan

Amitabh was born as an Inquilaab Srivastava on 11 October 1942 (age 76) in Allahabad, United Provinces, British India (present-day Uttar Pradesh, India). His father name is Harivansh Rai Bachchan who was poet and his mother name is Teji Bachchan who is social activist. He has one younger brother named “Ajitabh Bachchan”.

Amitabh Bachchan Childhood Photo with Mother Teji Bachchan – First suit of his life gifted from mother

Amitabh Bachchan Wife, Children

Amitabh married to Jaya Bachchan also known as Jaya Bhabhi who is Indian film actress and politician. Currently, she is Member of Parliament in Rajya Sabha from the Samajwadi Party. Amitabh & Jaya got married up on 3 June 1973 and become soul met of each other.

Amitabh & Jaya has two kids from their relationship and they are none other than talented son Abhishek Bachchan and daughter Shweta Bachchan-Nanda. Abhishek got married to actress and former miss world Aishwarya Rai. Daughter Shweta got married to Nikhil Nanda.

Amitabh Bachchan Wife, Children
Son: Abhishek, Daughter: Shweta, Wife: Jaya, Daughter in Law: Aishwarya Rai

Amitabh Bachchan Net Worth

Indian Actor & Host Amitabh Bachchan began his acting career in the late 1960s and successfully established himself as a superstar with prominent roles. He did several blockbuster movie in his career which help them to increase bank balance of Amitabh.

He charge approx Rs.20 crore for film and approx Rs.1-2 crore for TV advertisement. He is also host of most successful quiz reality show “Kaun Banega Crorepati” and charge Rs.3 crore per episode. He also produce films under his banner Amitabh Bachchan Corporation.

As of May 2017, Celebrity Net Worth lists Bachchan’s net worth at $400 million. According to reports, the he also owns properties in Indian cities such as Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Gandhinagar, Noida and Pune.

Additionally, Amitabh is in possession of 1.22 hectare of agricultural land in Kakori, Lucknow worth ₹2.2 crore and ₹5.7 crore plot spanning three acres in Daulatpur, Barabanki.

Beside of this, he also has collection of car in his enviable garage worth more than ₹13 crore. He has owns 12 vehicles together, including three Mercedes cars, a Range Rover, a Porsche and a Rolls-Royce. And finally, the Amitabh Bachchan & Jaya are also in possession of ₹36 crore & ₹64 crore worth of gold and jewellery respectively.

Some Interesting and Lesser known Facts

  • He is a pure vegetarian
  • Does Amitabh Bachchan smoke: No
  • Does Amitabh Bachchan Drink: Yes (sometime in party)
  • He can use the right and left hands equally well to write (ambidextrous).
  • His voice was rejected when he gave audition for RJ in All India Radio.
  • During his struggling, he usually sleep on a bench at Marine Drive, Mumbai and later popular comedian Mehmood offered him to stay in his own house.
  • Before his first superhit film Zanjeer (1973), he has consecutively given 12 flops.
  • He acted in 8 different languages films like Hindi, English, Punjabi, Marathi, Kannada, Telugu, Bhojpuri, and Malayalam.
  • He is brand ambassador of Gujarat Tourism named ‘Khushboo Gujarat Ki’and which increased tourism in Gujarat by 14 per cent per annum
  • During the fight scene of film Coolie (1983), He was unintentionally injurd by co-actor Puneet Issar. he was diagnosed with Myasthenia Gravis after which he suffered a near fatal intestinal injury.
  • “Vijay” is his second name as he used name ‘Vijay’ in 20 films. All we heard famous dialogue associate with name ‘Vijay Dinanath Chauhan’ in film Agneepath (1990).
  • The government of French honored Actor Amitabh with its highest civilian honor Knight of the Legion of Honour.
  • There is a temple located in Kolkata where Amitabh Bachchan is worshipped as a God.
  • In PETA Asia’s contest poll, he won the Asia’s Sexiest Vegetarian title.
  • He purchased his first second-hand car ‘Fiat’.
  • He named ‘one-man industry’ by talented French director Francois Truffaut.
  • In 1984, Bachchan took a break from acting and briefly entered politics in support of long-time family friend, Rajiv Gandhi.
  • He contested Allahabad’s seat against H. N. Bahuguna (former Chief Minister of UP) and won by one of the highest victory margins in general election history (68.2% of the vote).
  • He charged Rs.3 crore for one episode of Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC).
  • He is successful Host of Biggest quiz reality show did all season of Kaun Banega Crorepati except season 3.



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