Biography / Wiki
Abhishek Bachchan is a prominent Bollywood celebrity known for his splendid performances. Although he is the son of veteran Indian actors Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan, he has established his own name as a producer and actor in the industry.
For more than 18 years, he has been contributing to Bollywood and has earned accolades and awards for his work.
Height / Weight / Age
Like father, like son, Abhishek Bachchan stands tall with the height of 188 cm or 6’2”. On February 5th, 2022, he has turned 46 years old. He is one of the most handsome with Black hair and dark brown eyes. He has a sporty physique with the following body measurement 44 inches chest, 34 inches waist, and 26 inches biceps.
According to sources, Abhishek Bachchan’s net worth is estimated to be $30 million. He charges approximately Rs. 10-12 crores per film.
Education / Family
Born on February 5th, 1976 Abhishek Bachchan is the only son of Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan. He is the native of Mumbai, Maharashtra, and grew up with his sister Shweta Bachchan Nanda. He has completed schooling at the Jamnabai Narsee School and Bombay Scottish School, Mumbai.
For further studies, he went abroad and was enrolled in Aiglon College, Switzerland from where he completed his graduation. He also attended Boston University for a business course but later he dropped out to pursue a career in acting.
|Nickname||Junior Bachchan, Junior B, AB, AB baby|
|Birth Place||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Date Of Birth||5 February 1976|
|Height||In Centimetres – 188 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
|Weight||In Kilograms – 76 Kg
In Pounds – 162 Lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Profession||Actor, Film producer|
|School||Jamnabai Narsee School, Mumbai, Bombay Scottish School, Mumbai, Modern School, Vasant Vihar, Delhi|
|College||Aiglon College, Switzerland, Boston University, USA (Dropout)|
|Home Town||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Debut||Film (Actor): Refugee (2000),
Film (Producer): Paa (2009),
TV: National Bingo Night (2010, as a Host)
|Fathers Name||Amitabh Bachchan
|Mothers Name||Jaya Bachchan
|Sister||Shweta Bachchan Nanda
Career / Fashion And Style
In 2000, Abhishek Bachchan had made his acting debut in a lead role in J.P. Dutta’s war drama “Refugee”. Though the movie was not commercially successful his performance earned positive reviews. He had received his first award nomination first nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for his appearance in “Main Prem Ki Deewani Hun”.
Later he has worked in numerous films that were average at the box office and gave 18 consecutive flops. He got his major breakthrough from“Dhoom” which was the first blockbuster film of his acting career. Later he was featured in Yuva (2004), Sarkar (2005) and Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna in 2006.
He gave a splendid performance in the autobiography of Dhirubhai Ambani in the film “Guru”. He has worked for every genre whether it is comedy or action. He was appreciated for his comic roles in the films like “Bluffmaster”, “Bunty Aur Babli”, “Dostana”, “Happy New Year” and “Houseful 3”.
He also got an opportunity to appear on an international platform in “The Oprah Winfrey” with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in 2009. In 2010, he also made his TV debut as a host in the show “National Bingo Night”. After Dilip Kumar, he is the only actor to win an acting award 3 consecutive times.
As a sports enthusiast, he is also involved in the sports industry and bought a Pro Kabaddi League franchise team Jaipur Pink Panthers. He also co-owns the Indian Super League football team Chennaiyin FC. He continues to portray strong roles in his quest for great characters and films and becomes one of the impeccable actors in the industry.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More
While filming Dhoom 2, AB fell in love with Aishwarya Bachchan. They got engaged on 14 January 2007 and got married on 20 April 2007. The ceremony took place at Bachchan’s residence “Prateeksha” which was heavily covered by the entertainment media. On November 16, 2011, he became a father of the daughter and named her Aaradhya.
|Children||Daughter – Aaradhya
Here we provide you the list of Abhishek Bachchan’s favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Amitabh Bachchan, Manoj Bajpai, Sanjay Dutt|
|Favorite Actress||Zeenat Aman, Kareena Kapoor|
|Favorite Colour||Not Known|
|Favorite Holiday Destinations||Not Known|
|Favorite food||Spicy Chicken, Rajma Chawal, Biscuits, M&M’s (chocolate), Banana Chips|
|Favorite Things To Do||Football|
Some Interesting Facts About Abhishek Bachchan
- Abhishek Bachchan is fond of collecting boarding cards when he travels by air.
- He is fit and fine but hates working out.
- He gave 18 consecutively flop films including his debut film “Refugee”.
- His first hit film was “Dhoom”.
- He was the first choice for the lead role in the movie “Lagaan” but in the end, the role was given to Aamir Khan.
- In 2006, he was named the “Sexiest Man in Asia” by Eastern Eye Magazine.
- In an interview, his wife revealed that he had proposed to her on a balcony of a hotel in New York.
- He is not an alcoholic but drinks occasionally.
- He had lost 18 kg for his role in the film “Raavan”.
- While shooting for Bluffmaster, he had nick-named Priyanka Chopra as Piggy Chops.
- He was an actor and producer in the film “Paa” which was honored with National Film Award for the Best Feature Film in Hindi.
- Before entering Bollywood, he worked as a LIC agent.
- His name is mentioned as “Baba Bachchan” on the birth certificate.