Ranbir Kapoor Biography- Age, Height, Facts & Family

Despite a lack of formal education, Ranbir Kapoor is a talented Bollywood actor. In fact, he has been a part of some of the most successful movies in Bollywood.

Here’s a look at his biography, from his childhood days to his career in the industry.

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Ranbir Kapoor Bio

Ranbir Kapoor Bio
Ranbir Kapoor Bio
Real NameRanbir Raj Kapoor
Nick Name  Daboo, Ganglu
ProfessionActor, Producer, and Businessman
Marital StatusMarried
Wife NameAlia Bhatt
Children  1-Daughter Raha
Fan Followers (Instagram)2.3 M

Ranbir Kapoor Appearance

Weight172 lbs
Height  6’0″
Body Measurement42-32-15
Eye Color  Dark Brown
Hair Color    Black

Early Life

During his early life, Ranbir Kapoor had a lot of emotional problems. He was pushed to work odd jobs and did not have enough time to study. During this time, he was slapped by Salman Khan while attending a party. He was also left with a scar on his right cheek.

Ranbir Kapoor was born on September 28, 1982. He has a height of 6 feet and a weight of 78 kg. He is the fourth generation of the Kapoor family, and he is the grandson of Raj Kapoor. He was named after his grandfather. He was raised in a Christian family.

He was the first in the Kapoor family to pass class 10 exams. He got 56 percent in his exams. In his initial schooling years, he attended a local Mumbai high school.

He later moved to New York City to study filmmaking. He attended the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. He also worked as an assistant director for Sanjay Leela Bhansali in ‘Black.’

Film School

Film School
Film School

During his childhood, Ranbir Kapoor was very good at playing football. He also loved to play the guitar. He even studied music.

In order to further his career in Bollywood, Kapoor relocated to New York City. He attended the School of Visual Arts and later studied filmmaking at Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.

Ranbir Kapoor then joined the film industry as assistant director for Sanjay Leela Bhansali in Black (2005). He then went to study method acting at Lee Strasberg and starred in two short movies.

During his time in the industry, he had a hard time with Sanjay Leela Bhansali. He was abused regularly. He was also given a long cut on his right cheek.

He was told to stammer to appear more convincing. Eventually, the actor landed the role of a notor in Anurag Basu’s movie “Barfi!” He won the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut for his role.

When he was in class 10, Ranbir was the first member of his family to pass the exam. He was also the first to be in the Kapoor group to finish college.

Personal Info

Date of birth  September 28, 1982
Age  40 years old
Birth Place  Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac Sign Libra
Nationality  Indian  
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Religion  Hinduism  
SchoolBombay Scottish School, Mumbai
College/UniversityH.R. College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai
Last QualificationCourse on filmmaking from the School of Visual Arts
DebutSaawariya (2007)
Food & Dietary habits   Non- Vegetarian
Interest & Hobbies  Playing football, traveling, and watching movies

Ranbir Kapoor Family

Ranbir Kapoor Family
Ranbir Kapoor Family
Parents Rishi Kapoor (Late) and Neetu Singh
SisterRiddhima Kapoor Sahani

Favourite & Beloved things

FoodHomemade Food, especially Bhindi, Jungli Mutton, Paya, Italian, Chinese, Mishti Doi, Creme Brulee, and Gulab Jamun
Favorite RestaurantGajalee, Ling’s Pavillion
Athlete/SportspersonLionel Messi
BookHeavier Than Heaven by Charles R. Cross
Actress  Kajol, Madhuri Dixit, Jennifer Connelly, and Natalie Portman
ActorRishi Kapoor, Akshaye Khanna, Dustin Hoffman, and Al Pacino
Holiday & Festivity Destination(s)  New York, USA, Venice, Puglia in Italy
Color & Dye(s)White, Black & Red

Career in Bollywood

Among the most successful actors in Bollywood, Ranbir Kapoor is a multi-talented actor who has won several Filmfare Awards. He has also been involved in various social campaigns as a brand ambassador for different causes.

 In addition to his acting career, he is an avid reader of autobiographies. He also participates in social works such as the Community Water Initiative and the Mijwan Welfare Society.

When he was a student, Ranbir made his debut with a short film directed by Abhay Chopra. The film also featured veteran actor Sharat Saxena. He was the first member of the Kapoor family to study at the School of Visual Arts in New York.

While studying at the school, he had a role in a short film, Passion to Love. After completing his studies, he decided to pursue a career in the film industry. He worked as an assistant director on the 2005 film Black.

He has starred in a number of films, including Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani (2010), Raajneeti (2010), Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013), and Sanju (2018). His first release was ‘Saawariya’ in 2007. The film earned the actor his first Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut.

Ranbir Kapoor Movies

Ranbir Kapoor Movies
Ranbir Kapoor Movies
2007SaawariyaRanbir Raj
2008Bachna Ae HaseenoRaj Sharma
2009Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab KahaniPrem
2013Yeh Jawaani Hai DeewaniKabir
2016Ae Dil Hai MushkilAyan Sanger
2018SanjuSanjay Dutt

Awards & Nominations

ranbir awards
ranbir awards
2007Filmfare AwardsBest Male DebutSaawariya
2009  Critics Awards  Best Actor  Wake Up SidAjabPrem Ghazab Ki KahaniRocket Singh: Salesman of the Year
2011Critics AwardsBest ActorRockstar
2012Critics AwardsBest ActorBarfi
2018Critics AwardsBest ActorSanju

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Relationship with Deepika Padukone – Now End!

Relationship with Deepika Padukone
Relationship with Deepika Padukone

Whether you believe it or not, Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone are among Bollywood’s most popular and talked about relationships. They were in a relationship from 2008 to 2010, and the breakup happened two years later. They met on the sets of “Bachna Ae Haseeno” and fell in love.

The couple was very close and often met up on vacations and parties. However, the pair ended all ties when a cheating incident came up.

After the breakup, Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif were seen together often. During Shashi Kapoor’s Christmas lunch in 2015, the two were seen as a couple. The two were said to be in a “live-in” relationship at this time.

Recently, the two went back to the famous scene of their breakup. Ranbir Kapoor told an interviewer that Deepika doesn’t like flirting. Apparently, she was also seen flirting with other people. The actor went on to say that she felt she was a victim of infidelity.

Ranbir Kapoor Off Screen Work

off screen work
off screen work
  • Vice-captain of the all-stars football club that raises money for charity.
  • Played the game to raise funds in 2013 for the Magic Funds organization.
  • He announced collaborating as a content and programming advisor with music company Saavn.
  • Featured in the documentary series Girls with Goals to create awareness about raising funds for YUWA in 2016.
  • Goodwill Ambassador of Shabana Azmi’s Mijwan Welfare Society for the support of the empowerment of the girl child.
  • Donated money to the Community Water Initiative and supported environmental charities.
  • Campaign ambassador for NDTV’s Marks for sports to promote fitness and health in India.
  • Appeared in the National Film Development Corporation of India to create awareness about children’s education.
  • Kapoor participated in an eBay auction in 2014.
  • In 2015, he gifted 2,000 raincoats to the Mumbai traffic police to appreciate their service during the year’s heavy monsoon.
  • Team up with Amir Khan’s Paani Foundation to help local farmers in 2018.

Ranbir Kapoor Net Worth

Net Worth in 2022 (Approx)$45 Million
Net Worth in 2021 (Approx)$43 Million
Income SourceActing and business
Cars CollectionRange Rover SportAudi A8Audi R8Mercedez-Benz G63Harley Davidson

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Alia & Ranbir Wedding Ceremony

ranbir kapoor and alia bhatt wedding
ranbir kapoor and alia bhatt wedding

Before marrying Bhatt’s daughter Alia, he seemed involved with other celebrities, Deepika Padukone and Katrina Kaif.

After being involved in many relations, Ranbir started dating Alia Bhatt in 2018. Alia shared that she had a big crush on Ranbir and was always willing to be with him.

Then on April 14, 2022, he tied with Alia in a private ceremony in Vastu in Pali Hill, Bandra of Mumbai, with Punjabi traditions. Only Kapoor and Bhatt families attended the wedding, along with Karan Johar and some close friends.

Their families, friends, and many celebrities attended the post-wedding party of the newly-married couple, actors Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt, on Saturday night. Mostly dressed in black, the guests included family members.

Shah Rukh Khan, Shweta Bachchan, Arjun Kapoor, Malaika Arora, Gauri Khan, Ayan Mukerji, and Karan Johar were among the prominent Bollywood celebs who were part of the festivities.



The following year, the couple promoted their movie Brahmastra when they got the news of becoming parents. Though the time was tough, they seemed happy about the good news during the promotion.

In November, Ranbir and Alia welcomed their life line-daughter Raha.


1: What is his favorite movie?

Ans: His favorite movie names are Shree 420 and Life is Beautiful.

2: What is Ranbir’s favorite football team?

Ans: His favorite football name is Barcelona.

3: What is his favorite cartoon?

Ans: His favorite cartoon is all time famous Tom & Jerry.

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