Katrina Kaif is one of the most popular actress from the Bollywood film industry and a top female celebrity of India.
Although she has done most of her movies for the Bollywood film industry, Katrina Kaif has also appeared in movies from the Telugu and Malayalam film industries as well.
Prior to making her debut on the big screen, Katrina Kaif began her career as a model when she was only a teenager.
Despite being one of the most popular celebrities in India, Katrina Kaif likes to keep her private life secure and is also renowned to be a part of several social causes.
About Katrina Kaif
|Real Name||Katrina Turquotte|
|Nickname||Katrina Kaif, Kat, Katz, Katy and Sambo|
|Date of Birth||16th July 1983|
|Age (as of October 2018)||35 years|
|Place of Birth||Hong Kong|
|Height||5 ft 9"
(174 cm) approximately
Family & Relationships
|Brother||Michael Kaif (Elder)|
|Net Worth||INR 142,00,00,000
(USD 19.5 Million)
|Famous for||Boom (2003), Sarkar, Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya? (2005), Humko Deewana Kar Gae (2006), Namastey London, Apne, Partner, Welcome (2007), Race, Singh Is Kingg, Hello, Yuvvraaj (2008), New York, Blue, Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani, De Dana Dan (2009), Rajneeti, Tees Maar Khan (2010), Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Mere Brother Ki Dulhan (2011), Ek Tha Tiger, Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012), Dhoom-3 (2013), Bang Bang! (2014), Phantom (2015), Fitoor, Baar Baar Dekho (2016), Jagga Jasoos, Tiger Zinda Hai (2017), Welcome To New York, Thugs Of Hindostan (2018)|
|First Movie||Boom (2003)|
|Annual Income||INR 29,00,00,000
(USD 4 Million)
|Salary (per film)||INR 7,00,00,000
|Favorite Food||Cheesecake, Yorkshire pudding, cinnamon rolls, lamb chops, steamed fish, grilled vegetables and baby potatoes|
|Favorite Actors||Hrithik Roshan, Leonardo De Caprio, Robert Pattinson and Johnny Depp|
|Favorite Actresses||Kajol, Madhuri Dixit and Penelope Cruz|
|Hobbies||Reading books, painting, playing chess and traveling|
Katrina Kaif remains not only as one of the most popular actresses in the entire Indian film industry but Katrina Kaif is also popular for ranking among the top-paid actresses in Bollywood too.
Katrina Kaif’s age is around 35 years as Katrina Kaif was born on the 16th of July, 1983, in Hong Kong. Katrina Kaif’s height is around 5 ft 9 inches (174 cm) while Katrina Kaif’s weight is around 56 kg (123 lbs). In her spare time, Katrina Kaif loves to read books, paint, play chess and travel, as part of her hobbies.
Katrina Kaif’s father is Kashmiri-British businessman, Mohammed Kaif, while Katrina Kaif’s mother is Susanna Turquotte, a lawyer and social worker. Katrina Kaif’s younger brother is Michael Kaif. Katrina Kaif’s elder sisters are Stephanie Turquotte, Christine Turquotte and Natashe Turquotte, while Katrina Kaif’s younger sisters include Melissa Turquotte, Sonia Turquotte and Isabel Turquotte, who is also an actress and model. Katrina Kaif’s ex-boyfriend was Bollywood superstar Salman Khan. However, currently Katrina Kaif’s boyfriend is young and popular Bollywood actor, Ranbir Kapoor.
As for her commercial success, Katrina Kaif’s salary per film is an astonishing around INR 7 crores (USD 956,000). Katrina Kaif’s annual income is around INR 29 crores (USD 4 Million). Being a highly popular actress and model for numerous luxury brands in India brings Katrina Kaif’s net worth to an estimated INR 142 crores (USD 19.5 Million).
Talking about her success as a popular and talented female artist in the Indian film industry, Katrina Kaif is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards and accolades, besides having numerous award nominations as well.
Most importantly, Katrina Kaif received the 2009 Rajiv Gandhi Award for Acting.
The list of Katrina Kaif’s award include winning the BIG Star Entertainment Awards’ Most Entertaining Actor in a Romantic Film – Female award and the BIG Star Entertainment Awards’ Best On-Screen Jodi award (shared with co-star Shah Rukh Khan) for her excellent performance in ‘Jab Tak Hai Jaan’ (2012). Besides winning these 2 awards, Katrina Kaif has also had 5 BIG Star Entertainment Award nominations too.
Katrina Kaif won the 2008 International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards’ Style Diva of the Year award, apart from having 3 IIFA Award nominations as well.
Katrina Kaif also won the Lions Gold Awards’ Best Actress award for her performance in ‘Raajneeti’ (2011).
Katrina Kaif is the winner of the 2010 Screen Awards’ Entertainer of the Year award, the Screen Awards’ Best Actress (Popular Choice) award for her role in ‘Raajneeti’ (2011) and ‘Tees Maar Khan’ (2011), as well as the winner of the Screen Awards’ Best Actress (Popular Choice) award for her roles in ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ (2013) and ‘Jab Tak Hai Jaan’ (2013). Apart from winning these 3 Screen Awards Katrina Kaif has also had 5 Screen Award nominations also.
Katrina Kaif also won the 2008 Star Guild Awards’ Style Icon of the Year award, apart from winning the Star Guild Awards’ 2011 Hindustan Times Readers’ Choice Entertainer of the Year award as well. Besides having won these 2 Star Guild Awards, Katrina Kaif has also had 2 Star Guild Award nominations too.
Katrina Kaif won the Stardust Awards’ Breakthrough Performance – Female award for her impressive role in ‘Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya?’ (2006), the Stardust Awards’ Best Actress – Popular award for her acclaimed role in ‘New York’ (2010) and ‘Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani’ (2010) and the Stardust Awards’ Best Performance in a Comedy or Romance award for her comic role in ‘Tees Maar Khan’ (2011). Apart from having won these 3 Stardust Awards, Katrina Kaif also had 12 Stardust Award nominations too.
Katrina Kaif is also the winner of the 2008 Zee Cine Awards’ British Indian Actor Award, the 2012 Zee Cine Awards’ International Icon (Female) award and the 2013 Zee Cine Awards’ International Icon (Female) award again. Apart from receiving these 3 Zee Cine Awards, Katrina Kaif has had 4 Zee Cine Award nominations also.
Besides winning these popular acting awards, Katrina Kaif is also the recipient of the 2006 Idea Zee Fashion Awards’ Fashion Diva of the Year award, the 2008 FHM ‘World’s Sexiest Woman’ award, the 2008 Eastern Eye ”Sexiest Asian Woman’ award, the 2008 Sabsey Favorite Kaun Awards’ ‘Sabse Favorite Heroine’ award, the 2009 FHM ‘World’s Sexiest Woman’ award, the 2009 Eastern Eye ‘Sexiest Asian Woman’ award, the 2009 Sabsey Favorite Kaun Awards’ ‘Sabsey Favorite Heroine’ award, the 2009 ASSOCHAM Awards’ Performance Excellence Award, the 2010 Eastern Eye ‘Sexiest Asian Woman’ award, the 2010 Times Of India ‘Most Desirable Woman’ award, the 2011 People magazine’s ‘Most Beautiful Woman (India)’ title, the 2011 FHM ‘World’s Sexiest Woman’ award and the Hindustan Times’ ‘The Most Stylish Actress’ award as well, among others.
Interesting Facts About Katrina Kaif
- Although Katrina Kaif does not smoke Katrina Kaif does drink alcohol.
- Katrina Kaif and her siblings were mainly home-schooled as her father’s business prompted the family to keep shifting between different countries quite frequently.
- Katrina Kaif entered modeling after having won a beauty content in Hawaii, when she was only 14 years of age.
- Katrina Kaif’s debut was actually planned with the film ‘Saaya’ (2002) however her poor command over Hindi prompted the director to replace her and she eventually got her break in Bollywood with ‘Boom’ (2003).
- Katrina Kaif actually changed her last name from Turquotte to Kaif on the suggestion of director, Ayesha Shroff, who thought that Kaif was easier to pronounce for the Indian audience.
- Katrina Kaif remained the most searched celebrity online in the years 2008, 2009 and 2010.
- Katrina Kaif collaborated with famed singer and music composer, A R Rahman, to release her first album ‘Rhymeskool’ which was aimed at raising funds to build a school in Madurai (Tamil Nadu).
- Katrina Kaif holds the honor of being the only Indian actress whose image has been used by the popular toy-makers Mattel, to make a Katrina Kaif Barbie doll.
- Katrina Kaif confesses that if she was not an actress, she would probably be a politician or a bureaucrat.