Sonam Kapoor Net Worth

Sonam Kapoor Net Worth is
$5 million

Sonam Kapoor Biography

Sonam Kapoor was born on 9th June 1985, in Bombay, India, and is an actress who is known for her appearances in Bollywood movies. In 2017 she won her first Filmfare Award as Best Actress, for her portrayal of Neerja Bhanot in the eponymous film :Neerja”. Kapoor has been active in the entertainment industry since 2005.

How much is the net worth of Sonam Kapoor? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the overall size of her wealth is as much as $5 million, as of the data presented at the beginning of 2018. Bollywood is the major source of Kapoor’s rising fortune.

Sonam Kapoor Net Worth $5 million

To begin with, she is the daughter of the famous actors Anil and Sunita Kapoor, and the eldest of three children raised in the Kapoor family. She was educated at the Arya Vidya Mandir school, and the United World College of South East Asia. She speaks English, Hindi and Punjabi.

Concerning her professional career, Sonam Kapoor entered the film industry as assistant to the director Sanjay Leela Bhansali. She took her first steps as an actress alongside Ranbir Kapoor in the film “Saawariya” released in 2007; the film failed at the box office but was noticed by critics. In 2009, Sonam Kapoor played in “Delhi-6” alongside Abhishek Bachchan, then in 2010 starred in two romantic comedies: “I Hate Luv Storys” and “Aisha”. The following year she was seen in “Mausam” directed by Pankaj Kapur, and “Thank You” directed by Anees Bazmee – the latter was a notable success at the box office. In 2012, despite widely promoted distribution of the film “Players”, it was a critical and commercial failure, but the following year she was offered the female lead role in “Raanjhanaa” alongside Danush, and was nominated in various ceremonies for this performance. Subsequently, she embodied Biro in the biopic “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag” (2013), before in 2014 playing in two romantic comedies; the first, “Bewakoofiyaan” with Ayushmann Khurrana was a flop, and the second, “Khoobsurat” was profitable, in which Sonam Kapoor played a young and dynamic physiotherapist, both adding to her net worth.

The following year, in the film “Dolly Ki Doli” by Arbaaz Khan, she played the role of a scammer who financially strips her successive husbands. In the film “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo” (2015) directed by Sooraj R. Barjatya, Sonam stars alongside Salman Khan; the film was one of the biggest hits of the year, and Sonam was complimented by critics. Sonam then made a brief appearance in the music video “Hymn For The Weekend” by Coldplay featuring Beyoncé.

In early 2016, in the film “Neerja” the actress also embodied Neerja Bhanot, the courageous stewardess killed during a hijacking. Sonam also stars alongside Kareena Kapoor and Shikha Talsania in the film of Shashanka Ghosh entitled “Veerey Di Wedding”, in which four friends make a road trip from Delhi to Europe, scheduled to release in 2018. Sonam also again will share the screen with Akshay Kumar in the film by R. Balki – “Pad Man” (2018). Another film which will be released in 2018 is entitled “Sanju”, in which the actress will portray Rhea.
Sonam has been included several times on the Times of India’s “Most Desirable Woman” list.

Finally, in the personal life of the actress, she is in relationship with Anand Ahuja; they are planning to marry in 2018. Kapoor is known to support various charities and causes, such as awareness of breast cancer and LGBT rights. She is known in the media for her open personality, and is an outstanding celebrity to sponsor brands and products.

Full NameSonam Kapoor
Net Worth$5 million
Date Of BirthJune 9, 1985
Place Of BirthBombay, India
Height1.77 m
Weight57 kg
EducationUnited World College of South East Asia, Arya Vidya Mandir, University of Mumbai, University of East London
ParentsAnil Kapoor, Sunita Kapoor
SiblingsRhea Kapoor, Harshvardhan Kapoor
AwardsGolden Kela Awards, Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress, Stardust Award for Superstar of Tomorrow – Female, Stardust Award for Best Actress in a Comedy or Romance, BIG Star Most Entertaining Actor in a Romantic Role - Female, Stardust Award for Editor's Choice - Best Actress
NominationsFilmfare Award for Best Actress, Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut, Screen Award for Best Actress, Stardust Award for Actor of the Year – Female, Zee Cine Award for Best Actress, Zee Cine Award for Best Female Debut, BIG Star Most Entertaining Actor in a Drama Role - Female, Asian Film Award fo...
MoviesPrem Ratan Dhan Payo, Neerja, Khoobsurat, Raanjhanaa, Saawariya, Dolly Ki Doli, Aisha, Bewakoofiyaan, Mausam, I Hate Luv Storys, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Players, Delhi-6, Thank You, Battle for Bittora, Pyara Bharat Yeh Kahe, Dutt
1My mom would always read a book to me at night from when I was three. Now, I can't go to sleep without reading a book. At the same time, once I read, it's difficult for me to go to sleep, as I have an overactive imagination and I start thinking.
2I know people who enjoy having 10 people running around and doing things for them. I don't. I feel awkward in such situations. It gives you a false sense of importance.
3I don't shoot two films at the same time. I finish one character and get into another character because I change my look for every film. It's difficult, but I enjoy doing that.
4I don't think most books can be justifiably translated on screen. The film versions can't convey the right emotion, fuel your imagination or allow you to visualise every line the way books do.
5I like potential in people. If I find someone who has lot of potential and can do something with life, then I don't see bank balance, which family he comes from, or his religion.
6Reading has made me more open, has improved my understanding, and has made me a better artiste, but it also makes me live in my own bubble. My mom keeps asking me, 'What do you read in that room the whole day?' Once I am into a book, I will finish it.
7I am mentally strong, but physically I'm constantly unwell. I internalise a lot of things, and if something stresses me or disturbs me, I don't talk about it and make myself sick with it.
8I don't know what to expect out of my films. My first two films were with extremely talented directors, and they didn't work. And my next two films were with newcomers, and they worked well. So I've stopped expecting anything from my movies.
9It's difficult for me to really temper my personality, but I am trying to be a little more sensible about it. If I really lose my temper, I go to my room and scream and shout, but I try not to lose it on people any more. I've never said something mean just like that. I've only said things in retaliation.
10I don't care about controversies. I am a young woman with an opinion about certain things. I can't be diplomatic. I am a feminist, and as long as I can be the voice of hundreds of girls out there, I will speak my mind. I don't care what other people think.
11I had lost my way for some time, so I need to do things that I am happy with. It's not about being the number one heroine or money. It's about doing roles that I enjoy. My biggest ambition is happiness.
12I love eating. Unfortunately, I have to be really determined and control my foodie temptations. That is the only thing I don't like about being an actress; the constant need to check my weight. Otherwise, I love my job!
13I am trying to be a girl who is real and has an opinion. Might say stupid things but not scared of men, and for me that's important.
14I like bad boys... not really bad, but men with an edge... they should be clean but have that streak.
15I am Anil Kapoor's daughter, so I am always compared with legends. It is a part and parcel of my life.
16I love dressing up. I have people helping me with it. I am not going to take credit for that. I have a stylist, make-up and hair stylist.
17Thanks to my father, I didn't have to face the tough side of life. Probably that's why I always chose love over money.
18I love Italian fashion - the sense of style that Italians have as part of their DNA. Nobody is like them.
19Anytime I fall in love, I feel it's a first time. I have had no successful love story yet. I hope I will succeed next time when I fall in love.
20I love being called a fashion icon!
21So many women are financially dependent on men. So why can't men be dependent on women? I'm totally okay with it.
22I've always acted; in fact, I can't remember a time when I was not. When I was little, cinema was a game, then my father's job and now mine.
23No relationship works without making an effort. That goes without saying. But you should never overcompensate.
24I'm honest. If someone asks about my weight loss, I tell them I have five people working on me, plus there's Photoshop. I tell them I can't eat everything and look good. I was unhealthy when I was fat, and now I'm a normal body type. I'm not special; I'm just an actress, and boys and girls are intelligent enough to recognise that.
25Many people make fun of me because I'm always so dressed up, but they don't understand that there's a little girl inside me who always wanted to be that dressed up but never got to do that because I was always a certain weight.
26I think most couples drift apart because of comparisons. Unfortunately, in our society a perfect match is when the man is more successful than the woman.
27My parents find me hilarious. They don't pull me up for anything because I'm a good daughter. I stay at home, don't party too much, people don't talk about my affairs or that I am unprofessional. In fact, people tell my parents that I'm so well-brought up. Yes, I tend to shoot my mouth off, but they don't pull me up for that.
28Be it a trip to the dentist, getting an injection or even coming home with a good report card, my reward always had to be a book. I didn't care much for anything else.
29Indian women love to dress up like princesses. In India, people still go to the market to buy fabrics, garments are made-to-order, and friends come with you to the fittings.
30I've battled my weight since I was 12. My parents took to us to New York once, for a holiday, and there I'd buy fruit loops from a 24x7 shop and sit down with my books. I never played; I wasn't that kind of kid - I just read. I ate chocolates like peanuts. I was 86kg till I was 19.
31I didn't like Barbie dolls, so I used to have this overactive imagination, and I used to pretend to be all these different things. My weird childhood fetishes seem to have come to life now as an actor.
32If you are dressing up, then dress to the hilt, else let it go easy. But no matter what, pay attention to the nails. Whether you keep it short, long, varnished or plain, it has to look good.
33It's not okay to be fat - not because of the way you look, but because it's unhealthy. I have experienced hormonal problems, bad skin, immense laziness, and back and knee pain. It's not fine to be too fat or too thin! Anything in extremes is wrong. I am afraid of putting on weight because I don't want to develop health problems.
34I want to get fitter. And yes, I'm learning hot yoga to get a bikini body. I don't believe one has to sport a size-zero figure to flaunt it. One just needs a fit, sexy and toned body.
35I've realized I have to be very careful in what I say. I speak my heart out. Such honesty is not appreciated in the film industry. Instead, it is twisted and distorted. A lot of what I say is lost in translation.
36People take things too personally - I don't. If someone says something about me, I let it go. But unfortunately, everyone isn't like that. So I'm trying to be more diplomatic - but people always want a headline from me!
37For some people, the highlight of their entire month could be going out and eating a pizza or watching a movie at a multiplex, and here I am visiting four countries in a month. So, in that way, movies have made me socially aware. I now know how simple people live their lives.
38When I get into relationships, I'm an all-or-nothing person. I just completely give in to the person. It becomes my first priority in life; family, friends and career follow.
39I am very romantic. Given a choice, I'd do only romantic films!
40Indian junk food is my sin, even though I pretend to like Japanese.
41I have an unending shoe closet. In fact, I don't even know how many shoes I have.
42I like wearing beautiful clothes, but that does not translate into my work. People don't like to see me as a glam doll in my movies. My audience and the media love me with two different perceptions. It's a strange, crazy situation.
43I don't compete with actresses; I only compete with heroes.
44I always believe that it's better to be idealistic in love than be that cynic. That's the only way to survive a relationship.
45I always do things that are not the flavour of the season. And that's why people like me.
46In a lot of ways, if I were ambitious about anything - besides my career - I'd be ambitious about love. Ambitious in the sense that I really hope to find true love.
47As actors, we want to choose somebody who has conflicts. I can't be always playing the girl next door. What's the challenge in that?
48Style is an expression of your individuality. Who you are and what your mood is, is what you wear.
49I always admired the beautiful stars of Hollywood and dreamt of becoming one of them.
50I like to save people, to take care of them... So, the pattern is that I date guys before they become big, and then they become successful and - whoops - there goes my project!
51It's not a responsibility to be a fashion diva. I enjoy it and also enjoy getting up in morning and putting on make-up, getting ready. I don't think there is any girl who doesn't like to look good and wear good clothes.
52I could never fall in love just for money. I like my co-stars, and they are a bunch of good-looking men. But I've dated an actor. My dream man has to be a lot more than just good looking and rich!
53Style is all about being comfortable. I don't believe in following a style because it is a trend. I need to be comfortable in my clothes.
54I'd like to have a successful marriage, not for the sake of labelling or branding, but because I believe in the institution of marriage.
55I have aspirations to conquer the world. Let's see what happens.
56It makes me happy that people recognise me and want to click pictures with me. But sometimes, I want to be a common person. I want to go to a coffee shop and just chill. I miss driving my car with the windows rolled down.
57You marry out of free will. If I marry, it will be from a personal choice, not some social compulsion or norm.
58One needs to constantly read up, practice and work, irrespective of your profession. If I feel as an actor that I know everything, then how will I to grow? How will I improve? I'll be stuck in a rut, and eventually I'll grow complacent.
59I am someone who actually jumps headlong into everything and anything. I am not one of those people who likes to be scared; instead I have a tendency to be very, very open to everything. I really live; I love life.
60For me, a holiday is about taking a book and going to a mountain and reading.
61I'm the worst liar in the world.
62Women of worth are those who want positive change for themselves, their families, community or society, which I think is important. For me, a woman of worth is someone who has self respect, who believes that she can change things in society.
63It's unfortunate when people say you can't wear skirts or do item numbers, or a girl can't dress in a certain way. Are we going back to dark ages?
64I don't want to be the biggest superstar. I want to be good at my job, and I want my work to go down in posterity. I am working for the longevity of my career.
65I feel I am lucky. I am grateful for this life that God has given me. I am happy, as I am getting to do work that I want to do and enjoy doing it.
66Being in love is the best feeling on the planet. I really believe that love makes the world go round.
67Opposites generally create intense chemistry. There are more chances of fireworks when different people are together than similar personalities.
68I'm a socially concerned citizen of India. I have strong views on issues of social and political relevance. But it's very difficult to voice it in an intelligent manner without it sounding contrived. Because people think you're saying or doing all this as a PR exercise, not from your heart.
69I have eclectic taste, and I love vintage style mixed with glamour and old world charm.
70I am naive when it comes to love, you know what I mean? I do believe in falling in love at first sight and things like that.
71I may not be the number one movie star, or my films might not be doing too good. I am grateful for what life has offered me. I have got a great family, parents are together, have a great sister, I get to holiday. All these things make me grateful towards life, for everything. I always say - have an attitude of gratitude.
72I am very ambitious and have set goals for myself. I really don't keep a tab on what my contemporaries are doing. I want to push myself as an actress and don't want to get into the rat race. With every film, I want to grow as a person and an actress. The character I play needs to change me in real life.
73I'm a bad girl. I always fall for good guys.
74In my personal life, I have always been bold, from the clothes I wear to how I talk. For me, boldness does not necessarily mean stripping. I think people have wrong notion about boldness. For me, bold is being different.
75I only discovered the 'Harry Potter' series in my tenth standard. I dived right into it, often reading non-stop through the day and night. It was the morning after one such readathon when I was to appear for a Chemistry exam. Spending my night with the third edition of Harry Potter didn't help much, and I fared poorly.
76I think every single imperfection adds to your beauty. I'd rather be imperfect than perfect.
77I listen to a lot of what my sister Rhea says. I give her a lot of credit for my stuff. When people give me credit for my fashion choices, it's my sister who creates them. This whole fashionable avatar has been created by her. It's her brainchild. It's not me at all. Rhea really takes care of me, though I am older than her.
78Art reflects society. Cinema doesn't dictate - you portray what the society demands.
79I don't like men who treat women like arm candies. He should treat me like an equal or better. And then he should be a good human being. He should see the human side of things. I like men who stand up for what's right and who don't cheat.
1Her favorite TV shows are Modern Family (2009) and House M.D. (2004).
2Niece of Kavita Bhambhani Singh ( Mother's elder sister). Kavita was a former model and Miss India (1969).She is now married to a industrialist Jasjit Singh.
3Sonam's style influences include Cate Blanchett, Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe, Katharine Hepburn, Coco Chanel, Alexander McQueen, Zeenat Aman, Meena Kumari, Sharmila Tagore and Lady Gaga.
4Sonam Kapoor is the only Indian actress who was featured as the cover girl of the international Prestige.
5Mom Sunita Kapoor is a costume designer in films.
6Cousin of actor Mohit Marwah ( Dad's sister's son).
7Actress Chand Burke was married to mom Sunita' s uncle (Ranveer Singh's grandfather). This makes her the grand niece of Chand Burke. Sunita Kapoor ( Sonam's mom) is the niece of Chand Burke.
8Ranveer Singh's paternal grandfather is siblings with Sonam Kapoor ' s maternal grandmother.
9Second cousins with Bollywood Superstar Ranveer Singh (Ranveer's dad and Sonam's mom are first cousins).
10Sonam Kapoor has two brothers in New Delhi, Mohit & Akshay Marwah.
11Weighed over 80 kilograms (about 180 pounds) when offered Saawariya (2007). After she returned from Singapore, she got into weight training with Shervir and Monisha as well as artistic yoga with Bharat Thakur.
12Siblings are sister Rhea & brother Harsh Kapoor.
13Uncles are producer Boney Kapoor and actor Sanjay Kapoor. Her aunt is actress Sridevi.
14Was born in Chembur which is the suburb of Mumbai located in India.
15Speaks Urdu, Sindhi, Punjabi and English all fluently.
16Loves to dance. She is trained in Kathak, classical music, and Latin dance.
17Sonam was never interested in acting. Direction and writing were her basic interests, but Sanjay Leela Bhansali showed so much confidence in her that he wanted her to be in his film.
18Her favorite actors are Amitabh Bachchan, Dilip Kumar, Anil Kapoor, Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Ryan Gosling and Christian Bale.
19Her favorite actresses are Sridevi, Madhuri Dixit, Kajol, Tabu, Rani Mukerji, Kareena Kapoor, and Priyanka Chopra.
20Her favorite filmmakers are Satyajit Ray, Raj Kapoor, Vijay Anand, Guru Dutt, Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Steven Spielberg.
21Studied in Arya Vidya Mandhir school.
22Went to high school at the United World College of South East Asia, finishing the International Baccalaureate program.
23Went to university at Bombay University (Majoring in Economics and Political Science).
24Enjoys reading, shopping, writing, playing squash and basketball, video games and painting.
25Favorite brands are Chanel, Jean Paul Gaultier, and Dior.
26Favorite books are Milan Kundera's Unbearable Lightness of Being, Ayn Rand's Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged, The Mahabharata because she finds it so positive and gives her hope all the time, 'Patrick Suskind''s Perfume, J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series, Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni's books including Mistress of Spices, Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, and books by all the Bronte sisters.
27Her favorite movies include The Godfather (1972), Titanic (1997), Romeo and Juliet (1968), The Bridges of Madison County (1995), Gone with the Wind (1939), The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988), Chinatown (1974), Schindler's List (1993), The Help (2011), City of God (2002), Children of Heaven (1997), Pather Panchali (1955), Guide (1965), Bobby (1973), Bandini (1963), Kaagaz Ke Phool (1959), Pyaasa (1957), Saraswatichandra (1968), Sujata (1960), Mughal-E-Azam (1960), Mother India (1957), Guddi (1971), Shahenshah (1988), Chaalbaaz (1989), Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), Mr. India (1987), Ram Lakhan (1989), Tezaab (1988), Pukar (2000), Beta (1992), Eeshwar (1989), Lamhe (1991), Virasat (1997), Woh 7 Din (1983), Karma (1986), 1942: A Love Story (1994), Parinda (1989), Slumdog Millionaire (2008), Devdas (1955), Devdas (2002), Black (2005), Saawariya (2007), Delhi-6 (2009), Aisha (2010), Raanjhanaa (2013), Khoobsurat (2014), Rang De Basanti (2006), Taare Zameen Par (2007), Fashion (2008), No One Killed Jessica (2011), The Dirty Picture (2011), PK (2014), Haider (2014), Queen (2013) and Mardaani (2014). She likes all love stories.
28Her five favorite songs are Jab Koi Baat Bigad Jaaye from Jurm (1990), Raat Kali Ek Khwab Mein from Buddha Mil Gaya (1971), Over the Rainbow from The Wizard of Oz (1939), Don't Cry for Me Argentina by Julie Covington and Strangers in the Night by Frank Sinatra. She also likes Choli Ke Peeche from Khal Nayak (1993), Aaj Main Upar from Khamoshi: The Musical (1996), Kabhi Kabhie Mere Dil Mein from Kabhie Kabhie (1976), Ek Ladki Ko Dekha To from 1942: A Love Story (1994) and We Found Love by Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris. Her favorite musicians are Rihanna, Coldplay, The Beatles, Red Hot Chili Peppers, A.R. Rahman, Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar and Mohammad Rafi.
29Is the daughter of the evergreen Indian Film Star, Anil Kapoor


Veere Di Wedding2017pre-production
Dutt2017pre-productionTina Munim
Neerja2016Neerja Bhanot
Prem Ratan Dhan Payo2015Maithili
Dolly Ki Doli2015Dolly
Khoobsurat2014Milli Chakravarty
Bewakoofiyaan2014Mayera Sehgal
Bhaag Milkha Bhaag2013Biro
Raanjhanaa2013Zoya Haider
Players2012Naina Briganza
Thank You2011/ISanjana R. Malhotra (as Sonam A. Kapoor)
Aisha2010/IAisha Kapoor (as Sonam A. Kapoor)
I Hate Luv Storys2010Simran
Delhi-62009Bittu Sharma

Assistant Director

Black2005assistant director


Koffee with Karan2010-2017TV SeriesHerself - Guest
OPPO Selfie Lesson2016TV MovieHerself
Comedy Nights with Kapil2014-2015TV SeriesHerself
Pyara Bharat Yeh Kahe1993TV MovieHerself

Won Awards

2015Film AwardBIG Star Entertainment Awards, IndiaMost Entertaining Actor in a Romantic Film (Female)Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (2015)
2013Ghanta AwardThe Ghanta AwardsWorst Supporting ActressPlayers (2012)
2012Ghanta AwardThe Ghanta AwardsWTF Was ThatMausam (2011)

Nominated Awards

2016Main AwardFilmfare AwardsBest ActressDolly Ki Doli (2015)
2015Ghanta AwardThe Ghanta AwardsWorst MiscastingKhoobsurat (2014)
2014Popular AwardZee Cine AwardsBest ActressRaanjhanaa (2013)
2014Filmfare AwardFilmfare AwardsBest ActressRaanjhanaa (2013)
2014ScreenScreen Weekly AwardsBest Actress (Popular Choice)Raanjhanaa (2013)
2014Ghanta AwardThe Ghanta AwardsWorst Supporting ActressBhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013)
2013Filmfail AwardFilmfail AwardsWorst Actress of the YearPlayers (2012)
2013Ghanta AwardThe Ghanta AwardsWorst On-Screen CouplePlayers (2012)
2012Ghanta AwardThe Ghanta AwardsWorst On-Screen CoupleMausam (2011)
2012Ghanta AwardThe Ghanta AwardsWorst Supporting ActressThank You (2011)
2011Ghanta AwardThe Ghanta AwardsWorst ActressI Hate Luv Storys (2010)
2010Asian Film AwardAsian Film AwardsBest NewcomerDelhi-6 (2009)

Known for movies

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