Nawazuddin Siddiqui is a popular Indian actor who is famous for his natural acting in the Bollywood industry. He has been a part of many successful films and won numerous awards. According to reports, Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s Net Worth 2023 is around Rs. 120 Crores or $15 Million.
He grew up in a family of farmers and did some small jobs before he found his passion for acting. Siddiqui started his acting career with small roles in films/ads but he quickly gained recognition for his unique talent. Today, Nawazuddin is one of the top actors in India. In this post, we’ll take a closer look at Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s net worth, salary, etc.
An Introduction to Nawazuddin Siddiqui
|Birthplace||Budhana, Uttar Pradesh|
|Net Worth in Rupees||Rs. 120 Crores|
Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s Net Worth in Rupees, Per Movie Fees, and Earnings
According to multiple online sources, Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s net worth in rupees is estimated to be around 120 crores. Siddiqui’s per movie fees range from Rs. 4 to 5 crores making him one of the highest-paid actors in the industry.
Apart from acting, Siddiqui has also endorsed several brands including Jana Small Finance Bank, BharatAgri, etc. His earnings from brand endorsements are estimated to be around 10 crores.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s Biography – Early Life, Education, Family
Nawazuddin was born on 19th May 1974 in a small village known as Budhana in the Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh. His father was a farmer. During his childhood, his family used to struggle financially. Despite these challenges, Nawazuddin was a bright student and excelled in academics. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar.
After studies, he went to Vadodara to work as a chemist for a short period of time. In the 1990s, he moved to Delhi to pursue a career in acting. He enrolled in the National School of Drama (NSD) where he honed the skill of acting. He made his Bollywood debut in the year 1999 with a small role in the movie Sarfarosh. Aamir Khan was his co-actor in that movie. He then worked with renowned directors like Ram Gopal Varma and Rajkumar Hirani in the movies shool and Munnabhai MBBS.
Siddiqui’s most critically acclaimed role came in the movie “Black Friday”. Since then, he has worked in a large number of successful films such as Gangs of Wasseypur, Kick, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, etc. He has been a part of many popular web series as well including Sacred Games, McMafia, etc.
|Date of Birth||19th May 1974|
|School||B.S.S. Inter College Budhana, Muzaffarnagar|
|College||Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar, and The National School of Drama (NSD), New Delhi|
|Education||Bachelor of Science in Chemistry|
|Father||Late Nawabuddin Siddiqui (Farmer)|
|Brothers||Shamas Nawab Siddiqui (filmmaker), Ayazuddin Siddiqui and 3 more|
|Sister||Syama Tamshi Siddiqui and 1 more|
|Ex-Wife||Anjali Kishor Pandey|
|Children||2 (1 son and 1 daughter)|
Ex-Wife and Children
Nawazuddin Siddiqui was previously married to Anjali Kishor Pandey. She converted to Islam and changed her first name to Aalia. However, the couple divorced in 2023. They have two children together, a son named Yaani and a daughter named Shora.
Career as an Actor
Siddiqui started his career in 1999 with a small role. After a series of minor roles, he received his first big role in the 2007 film Black Friday. However, he got his biggest recognition in 2012 with the film “Gangs of Wasseypur”. In this movie, he played the lead role of Faizal Khan. This performance led him to more high-profile roles in films such as “Badlapur”, “Talaash”, etc. He has already worked with some of the biggest stars in the industry including Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, etc.
Check out the list of top Nawazuddin Siddiqui films given in the following table.
|Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.||2003|
|Ek Chalis Ki Last Local||2007|
|Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 1||2012|
|Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 2||2012|
|Talaash: The Answer Lies Within||2012|
|Manjhi – The Mountain Man||2015|
|Raman Raghav 2.0||2016|
Nawazuddin is currently working on many projects. Some of them are as follows.
- Saindhav (Telugu Film)
- Noorani Chehra
- Bole Chudiyan
The list of awards won by Nawazuddin Siddiqui is given below in the following table.
|2012||New York Indian Film Festival||Best Actor|
|2013||Asia Pacific Film Festival||Best Supporting Actor|
|2014||Chicago South Asian Film Festival||Outstanding Achievement in Cinema|
|2017||New York Indian Film Festival||Best Actor|
|2019||Asian Film Talent Award (SIFF)||Lesley Ho Asian Film Talent|
|2019||Cardiff International Film Festival||Golden Dragon Award for Excellence in Cinema|
|2012||GQ Men of the Year Awards||Breakthrough Personality of the Year|
|2013||Stardust Awards||Best Supporting Actor|
|2018||GQ Men of the Year Awards||Actor of the Year|
|2018||Indian Television Academy Awards||Best Actor – Web Series|
|2018||iReel Awards||Best Actor (Drama)|
|Favourite Actor||Amitabh Bachchan, Ashish Vidyarthi|
|Film||Vittorio De Sica’s The Bicycle Thief (1948)|
House/ Assets & Properties
Nawazuddin Siddiqui owns a 1 BHK flat in Zohra Nagar, Mumbai. However, in January 2022, he constructed a new house in Mumbai. He designed this new house himself and oversaw the construction process for three years. The house is a replica of his native home in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh. He named this house after his father Nawab.
Facts about Nawazuddin Siddiqui
- Nawazuddin spent most of his youth in Haridwar, Uttarakhand.
- He is a huge fan of football.
- He worked as a chemist in a petrochemical company for a few years.
- Despite his success, Nawazuddin Siddiqui still visits his hometown frequently.
- Nawazuddin Siddiqui is also a writer. He penned his autobiography “An Ordinary Life: A Memoir”.
- He is the eldest of his 8 siblings.
- He married twice but both of his marriages end up in a divorce.
- Siddiqui also worked in 2 Emmy award-nominated web series i.e. Sacred Games in 2019 and the British McMafia in 2018.
- As of now, he is the only actor in the world with 8 films officially selected and screened at the Film Festival Junction.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Around Rs. 120 Crore.
He is widely popular for his intense and realistic acting style. He has an amazing ability to portray complex and challenging characters with ease.
No, he is not currently married. He divorced his wife in 2023.
Gangs of Wasseypur, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, The Lunchbox, Badlapur, Raees, etc.