Anil Kapoor Net Worth 2023: One of the most-beloved Bollywood actors with global fame

Anil Kapoor is known for his works in Hindi cinema and has also given some notable performances in international films. Starting his career with a small role in a movie, Kapoor emerged to become one of the leading actors in Indian cinema. He is also well-known for his fitness regime which gives people a hard time believing that the actor is approaching his 70s. In this article, we have discussed important information about the actor such as Anil Kapoor’s net worth in 2023, details about his personal and professional life, movies and awards, and much more.

Anil Kapoor Net Worth 2023

NameAnil Kapoor
ProfessionActor, producer
Net worth (2023)$18 million (est.)
Net worth in rupees (2023)Rs. 150 crores (est.)

Anil Kapoor’s Personal Biography

Anil Kapoor was born on 24 December 1956 in present-day Mumbai, Maharashtra to Nirmal Kapoor and Surinder Kapoor. His mother was a housewife while his father was a film producer. Anil has three other siblings. His brothers Boney Kapoor is a film producer and  Sanjay Kapoor is an actor. Anil Kapoor’s family is also related to that of Prithviraj Kapoor as Prithviraj Kapoor was a cousin of Surinder Kapoor.

Since 1984, Anil Kapoor has been married to Sunita Bhavnani and together they have two daughters, Sonam Kapoor and Rhea Kapoor, and a son, Harshvardhan Kapoor. Sonam and Harshvardhan are film actors while Rhea is a film producer. Sunita herself is a costume designer for movies.

Full nameAnil Surinder Kapoor
ProfessionActor, producer
Years active1977 – present
AgeBorn on 24 December 1956
Place of birthMumbai, Maharashtra, India
EducationSt. Xavier’s College
Marital statusMarried
Spouse(s)Sunita Bhavnani (1984 – present)
ChildrenSonam Kapoor (daughter)Rhea Kapoor (daughter)Harshvardhan Kapoor (son)
RelativesBoney Kapoor (brother)Sridevi (sister-in-law)Arjun Kapoor (nephew)Janhvi Kapoor (niece)Sanjay Kapoor (brother)
ParentsNirmal Kapoor (mother)Surinder Kapoor (father)

Anil Kapoor’s Professional Career

Early Years

In 1970, Anil Kapoor made his acting debut as a child actor in the film “Tu Payal Mein Geet” but the movie wasn’t released in theaters. His actual theatrical debut came with the 1979 movie “Hamare Tumhare” in which he played a small role. Anil’s first role as a lead came with the 1980 Telugu movie, “Vamsa Vruksham”. His next lead was in the Kannada movie “Pallavi Anu Pallavi” in 1983 and the same year also came his leading role in the Hindi movie “Woh Saat Din”. Kapoor rose to prominence with the movie “Mashaal” (1984) for which he won his first Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor. Next year, he earned his first Best Actor nomination at Filmfare with the movie “Meri Jung”.

Throughout the 1980s, Anil made appearances in some of the biggest hits of the period. He rose to the status of superstar with the 1987 film “Mr. India” which became one of his biggest box-office hits of Bollywood at the time. Kapoor earned his first Filmfare Best Actor Award for his performance in the 1988 film, “Tezaab”, which too turned out to be the biggest blockbuster of the year. Kapoor established himself as a versatile actor with this autistic role in the movie “Eeshwar” in 1989.

Later Years & International Fame

After suffering a minor setback in 1990, Kapoor made his comeback with the film “Lamhe” (1991) for which he earned a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Actor. Although the film didn’t achieve desired success at the Indian box office, it was a major hit overseas. Again in 1992, Kapoor appeared as the lead in the movie “Beta” which was not only a blockbuster hit but again earned a Filmfare Award for Best Actor for him. His other hits of the decade included “1942: A Love Story”, “Andaz”, “Loafer”, “Gharwali Baharwali”, etc.

Over the 2000s, Kapoor was a part of many movies that performed well at the box office. However, in 2008, he landed one of the biggest roles of his career and his first English language film, “Slumdog Millionaire”. The movie went on to win several awards including four Golden Globe Awards and the Academy Award for Best Picture. Made against a budget of $15 million, the movie earned $352 million worldwide creating a sensation in both English and Hindi cinema. For his performance, Anil too won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture and received a nomination for Best Ensemble at the Black Reel Awards of 2008.

Career as a Producer & Singer

Anil Kapoor produced his first film “Badhaai Ho Badhaai” in 2002, followed by “My Wife’s Murder” (2005), and “Gandhi, My Father” (2007). His next movie as a producer was the 2010 film “Aisha” which starred his daughter Sonam Kapoor. Kapoor even acquired the remake rights for the American TV series, 24, reportedly for an amount of INR 1 billion. He also played the role of the main lead in the series.

Kapoor also has some talent for singing that he has occasionally displayed in the soundtracks of his movies. He has given his voice to the title track of the 1986 movie Chameli Ki Shaadi and was also credited with the song “Tere Bina Main Nahin Mere Bina Tu Nahin” for the film Woh Saat Din and “I Love You” from Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai. Anil even has one full album, “Welcome” released in 1986 in which he has worked as a co-singer with singer and actress Salma Agha.

Best Movies of Anil Kapoor

Anil Kapoor has given several hits in his career of over decades. Here are some of the selected movies of the actor where he has given the best performance of his career.

MoviesYear of release
Slumdog Millionaire2008
Nayak: The Real Hero2001
Mr. India1987
Woh 7 Din1983
Chameli Ki Shaadi1986
1942: A Love Story1994

List of Awards won by Anil Kapoor

National Film Awards

  • 2001 Best Actor for Pukar
  • 2009 Special Jury Award for Gandhi, My Father

Filmfare Awards

  • 1985 Best Supporting Actor for Mashaal
  • 1989 Best Actor for Tezaab
  • 1993 Best Actor for Beta
  • 1998 Best Actor (Critics) for Virasat
  • 2000 Best Supporting Actor for Taal
  • 2016 Best Supporting Actor for Dil Dhadakne Do
  • 2023 Best Supporting Actor for Jugjugg Jeeyo

IIFA Awards

  • 2000 Best Supporting Actor for Taal
  • 2000 Best Comedian for Biwi No.1
  • 2016 Best Supporting Actor for Dil Dhadakne Do

Screen Awards

  • 1998 Best Actor for Virasat
  • 2000 Best Supporting Actor for Taal

Zee Cine Awards

  • 2000 Best Supporting Actor for Taal
  • 2008 Best Film (Critics) for Gandhi, My Father
  • 2018 Best Supporting Actor for Mubarakan
  • 2023 Best Supporting Actor for Jugjugg Jeeyo

Bollywood Movie Awards

  • 2001 Most Sensational Actor for Pukar

Screen Actors Guild Awards

  • 2009 Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for Slumdog Millionaire

Stardust Awards

  • 2008 Hottest Film Producer for Gandhi, My Father
  • 2009 Best Actor in a Negative Role for Tashan
  • 2016 Best Supporting Actor for Dil Dhadakne Do

Times of India Film Awards

  • 2016 Best Supporting Actor for Dil Dhadakne Do

Sansui Awards

  • 2001 Best Actor (Jury) for Pukar


  1. His wife Sunita is a first cousin of actor Ranveer Singh’s father.
  2. His father Surinder Kapoor has worked as a secretary for renowned actresses Nargis and Geeta Bali.
  3. Actor Annu Kapoor changed his name from Anil Kapoor to Annu Kapoor to avoid confusion.
  4. Anil’s brother Boney Kapoor wanted to launch him in his movie but Anil rejected the film.
  5. Kapoor is one of the most recognized Indian film actors overseas.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the net worth of Anil Kapoor in rupees in 2023?

Rs. 150 crores (approx.)

How many movies has Anil Kapoor worked in?

More than 100

Are Anil Kapoor and Raj Kapoor related?

Yes. Anil Kapoor happens to be a cousin of Raj Kapoor.

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