A comedian and TV host with numerous awards to his credit, Kapil Sharma, has been force in the entertainment industry. He won multiple seasons of the comedy show Comedy Circus and the Stand-up comedy reality show, The Great Indian Laughter challenge season 3
Kapil Sharma is a popular Indian stand-up Comedian, TV host, singer and producer. He came to prominence as the host of the show The Kapil Sharma show. She is also known for other television comedy shows which include Family Time with Kapil, and Comedy Nights with Kapil.
|Real Name:||Kapil Punj|
|Date of Birth:||April 2, 1981|
|Place of Birth:||Punjab, India|
|Occupation:||Singer, Comedian, TV Host|
|Partner:||Ginni Chatrath (m. 2018)|
|Height:||5 feet 9 inches|
|Net Worth:||$35 million|
Kapil Sharma was born Kapil Punj on April 2, 1981, in Punjab, India. He was born in a Punjabi Hindu family as his father Jeetendra Kumar Punj was a head constable in Punjab Police and his mother Janak Rani, a homemaker. His father passed away in 2004 after being diagnosed with cancer in 1997.
He has two siblings; a brother named Ashok Kumar Sharma who is a police constable and a sister named Pooja Pawan Devgan.
He went to Shri Ram Ashram Senior Secondary School and Hindu College in Armritsar. He also attended Apeejay College of Fine Arts, Jalandhar
Sharma came to the limelight after emerging winner of the comedy reality television show The Great Indian Laughter Challenge in 2007.
He won the six season of the show Sony’s Comedy Circus and also hosted the dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 6.
He became a contestant in the show Ustaadon Ka Ustaad in 2008 and emerged as runner-up in Zee TV’s singing reality show Star Ya Rockstar in 2011.
He was the co-host of the 60th Filmfare Awards alongside Karan Johar in 2015. He was the presenter for the fourth season of Celebrity Cricket League in 2014. He made appearance as a guest on Koffee in 2017.
He made his Bollywood debut with a role in the romantic comedy Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon, starring alongside the likes of Sai Lokur, Manjari Phadnis, Elli Avram, and so on. He began a new show titled “The Kapil Sharma Show”.
He has starred in other movies and such as Zwigato, It’s My Life, Firangi, and many others.
He came through with his first song “Alone” which was accompanied with a video and aired on YouTube on February 8, 2023.
Kapil Sharma got married to his wife Ginni Chatrath on December 12, 2018, in Jalandhar, and their union is blessed with two children, a daughter and a son.
Awards & Nominations
Kapil has won numerous awards such as:
- Best Actor – Comedy at Indian Television Academy (2013)
- Entertainer of the Year at CNN-IBN Indian of the Year (2013)
- Best Comedy Show at Gold Awards (2019)
Kapil Sharma is active on social media. He is on Instagram @kapilsharma.
Kapil Sharma earns his career as a Comedian, TV host and Singer. He has an estimated net worth of $35 million.
Frequently Asked Questions
He is an Indian TV host, singer, and stand-up Comedian.
He was born on April 2, 1981.
He is from Punjab, India.
He is married to Ginni Chatrath.
He stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches.
He has an estimated net worth of $35 million.