How old is Amitabh Bachchan, A quick Details of his Family and Net Worth in 2024

Even at the age of 81, Amitabh Bachchan has been earning more than many renowned Bollywood superstars. He has a net worth of $410 million making him one of the richest actors in the world.

The Big B of Bollywood, Amitabh Bachchan is a well-known face in the Hindi cinema industry who has been ruling the Bollywood like Shahenshah for more than five decades now.

Not just in Indian cinema but Amitabh has a reputation of being a renowned actor in Hollywood as well. He is also known for his work in Hollywood film ‘The Great Gatsby’.

Along with name and fame, Amitabh’s successful Bollywood career has earned him a lot of wealth as well. Amitabh Bachchan net worth 2024 amounts approximately to $410 million.

He has had a fabulous career in Hindi cinema and is still coming up with big projects even at the age of almost 81 years.

He is known for his acting and dedication to his role and has indeed ruled the hearts of millions of fans worldwide.

Amitabh Bachchan Age

He is now 81 years old now and has already worked in over 200 films.

He was born on 11 October 1942, almost 3 years prior to India’s independence. He is also popular as Amit, Bachchan Sahab, and Big B.

About Amitabh Bachchan Net Worth and Annual Income

NameAmitabh Bachchan (Born as Amitabh Srivastava)
Net worth$410 million (est.)
Amitabh Bachchan net worth in rupees3190 crores (est.)
Annual income60 crores (est.)
Movie fees10 crores (est.)

Amitabh Bachchan Biography

Amitabh Bachchan was born on 11 October 1942 in Allahabad to Harivansh Rai Bachchan and Teji Bachchan.

His father Harivansh Rai Bachchan was a renowned Hindi poet and his mother Teji Bachchan was a social activist.

Amitabh Bachhan Mother, Father, and Wife
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He completed his schooling from Boys’ High School & College, Allahabad, Sherwood College, Nainital and Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi.

Seeing his interest towards acting, Amitabh’s father approached Prithviraj Kapoor to see if he can find any opening for him but no result came out of it.

Amitabh later tried an audition in All India Radio but failed to get the part as well. He then turned toward theater and finally got a role as a voice narrator in National Award-winning movie Bhuvan Shome. As an actor, his first role came through the film Saat Hindustani.

Bachchan married fellow actress Jaya Bhaduri in 1973 and they have two children- Abhishek and Shweta.

Abhishek is also a Bollywood actor who is married to Aishwarya Rai, and they have a daughter named Aaradhya. Sweta is an author, journalist and former model married to businessman Nikhil Nanda.

Amitabh Bachhan Daughter
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NameAmitabh Bachchan
Years active1969 – present
NicknamesBig B, Angry Young Man, Shahenshah of Bollywood, Star of the Millennium
Age81 years
Date of birth11 October 1942
Marital statusMarried
SpouseJaya Bachchan
No. of children2
ChildrenAbhishek Bachchan (son) Shweta Bachchan Nanda (daughter)
Height188 m
ParentsHarivansh Rai Bachchan (father) and Teji Bachchan (mother)

A look into the luxurious life of Big B

Not only known as the Shahenshah, Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan lives his life like a Shahenshah too. His most prized possession is his family home Jalsa (meaning celebration) which is estimated to be priced over 100 crores.

The house has fully-equipped gym, recording studio, study rooms and the art and murals covering the walls and the ceilings are beyond the imagined beauty.

Other than Jalsa, Amitabh also owns other expensive bungalows Prateeksha, Janak and Vatsa located in close proximity to Jalsa.

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There is one more elusive 8000 square feet bungalow owned by Amitabh along with his son Abhishek located right behind Jalsa.

Other than this, Amitabh Bachchan also owns a villa in Dubai and an apartment in Paris.

Big B is also the proud owner of almost 20 luxurious cars as mentioned below:

  • Range Rover Autobiography LWB
  • Mercedes S-Class
  • Mercedes S600
  • Mini Cooper S
  • Mercedes SL-Class
  • Bentley Continental GT
  • Maybach S-Class
  • Mercedes V-Class
  • Mercedes-AMG GL63
  • Toyota Land Cruiser
  • Lexus LX570
  • Toyota Innova Crysta
  • Ford Perfect
  • Audi A8L
  • Mercedes-Benz GLS
  • Lamborghini Murcielago
  • Rolls-Royce Phantom
  • Porsche Cayman
  • Toyota Camry
  • BMW X5 and Mercedes E-Class

Top Movies of Amitabh Bachchan

Before he became a star in Hindi cinema, Amitabh is known for his fair share of on-screen flops. But his destiny took a turn when he took the role of inspector Vijay in the movie Zanjeer in 1973.

The movie Sholay (1975), in which he played the role of Jai not only became the highest grossing film of all time in India but BBC India declared it the ‘Film of the Millennium’ in 1999.

Amitabh Bachchan went on to give many hits. Here are some of the top-rated movies of Amitabh Bachchan listed in order of ratings given by IMDB.

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MoviesYear of release
Chupke Chupke1975

Interesting facts about Amitabh Bachchan

Here are some lesser-known facts about Amitabh Bachchan:

  1. Amitabh was originally named Inquilaab but his father, Harivansh Rai (a renowned poet) changed his name to Amitabh at the suggestion of fellow poet.
  2. His original surname was Shrivastava but his father had adopted the pen name Bachchan and so did he.
  3. Amitabh holds double master degree in arts from Sherwood College and Delhi University.
  4. Before his first big hit came with ‘Zanjeer’, Amitabh has given back to back 12 flop movies.
  5. During his time as a struggling actor, Amitabh had spent a few nights on a bench in Mumbai’s Marine Drive.
  6. Other than a great actor, Bachchan is also a well-known playback singer, film producer and television presenter.
  7. The French government has honored him with its highest civilian honor ‘Knight of the Legion of Honour’.
  8. Amitabh is the first actor from not just India but Asia to have a wax model displayed at Madame Tussauds museum in London.
  9. Amitabh and his wife Jaya are the only real-life couple who have starred on-screen for 30 years. They last worked together in the hit movie ‘Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham’
  10. He is known for playing double roles in 15 movies, more than any other actor in Bollywood.

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Amitabh Bachchan Net Worth for past 5 years

Here’s the net worth of Amitabh Bachchan for past 5 years:

YearNet Worth
2024$410 Million
2023$420 Million
2022$430 Million
2021$400 Million
2020$390 Million
2019$350 Million
2018$340 Million


When was Amitabh Bachchan born?

11 October 1942

What is the place of birth of Amitabh Bachchan?

Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh

Who is Amitabh Bachchan’s brother?

He has a younger brother Ajitabh.

Who is Amitabh Bachchan’s wife?

Jaya Bhaduri

How old is Jaya Bhaduri?

She is 75 years old.

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