Katrina Kaif Biography : Age, Family, Marriage, Career, Networth, Lifestyle

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Real NameKatrina Turquotte
Nick NameKat, Katy, Katz, Sambo
Date of Birth16 July 1983 (38years)
Birth PlaceHong Kong
HeightIn Inches – ( 5 Feet 8 Inches)
In Metre – 1.74 m
In Centimetres – 174 cms
WeightIn Kilograms – 55 Kgs
In Pounds – 121 lbs
Hair ColorBlack
Hair TypeStraight
Eye ColorBrown
Body or Figure Measurements (in Inches.)Breast /Bust – 34
Waist – 26
Hips – 34
Surgery/Botox/FillersSeems she did a lip job lately
Sexual OrientationStraight
Zodiac SignCancer
ReligionFollows all religions
HometownLondon, United Kingdom
Current LocationMumbai, India
Languages KnownEnglish, Hindi
SchoolHomeschooled with the help of private tutors and correspondence
CollegeCollege Drop Out
Hobbies and Favorites StuffPainting, Reading and Playing Chess
Favorite ColorPink, White
Favorite SportCricket, Chess
Favorite ActorJohnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Hrithik Roshan, Robert Pattinson
Favorite ActressMadhuri Dixit, Kajol and Penelope Cruz
Favorite MoviesCasablanca, Gone with the Wind, Dil Dhadakne do, Umrao Jaan, Tanu Weds Manu Returns
Favorite FoodDosa, Cheesecake, Kheer, Fish, Grilled Vegetables, Lamb Chops with Baby Potatoes
Favorite DestinationsItaly, Dubai, London and Spain

Who is Katrina Kaif?

Katrina kaif is a bollywood actress born on 16 July 1983 in Hongkong. During her childhood she stayed in various countries because her mother was a lawyer cum charity worker and she had to visit several countries for work. Therefore Katrina had to move from Hong kong to China, then Japan, France, Switzerland, Poland, Belgium, Hawaii and other countries in the Europe and lastly stayed in London for 3 years.

For some her journey may seem adventurous, which was NOT, because family relocation affected her education badly. Due to frequent relocations she was homeschooled with the help of private tutors and correspondence courses.

While she was in London, she got her first modelling project for a Jewellery brand at the age of 14. During this period she actively worked in modelling assignments and represented many brands in London Fashion Week.

Physical Stats and Appearance

Katrina Kaif has a very charming personality, she is 5 feet and 8 inches tall and weighs 55 kgs. Her breast size are 34, waist is 26 and hips are 34 inches. Due to her distinctive looks and appealing personality she established herself in the bollywood industry.

Family, Siblings, Spouse and Children

Katrina mother’s name is Suzanne Turquotte a ‘Lawyer and Charity Worker’ and father’s name is Mohammed Kaif a ‘businessman’, who is said to have roots in Kashmir. She has 7 siblings, 3 elder sisters – Stephanie, Christine, Natasha and 3 younger sisters – Melissa, Sonia, Isabel and an elder brother Sebastien.

Her sister Isabel is also a known model.

When she was very young her parents got divorced and her father moved to America. It was a very difficult time for all the kids but her mother was brave enough to raise the kids alone.

Speaking of her personal life, she recently got married to a URI fame bollywood actor Vicky Kaushal on 9th December 2021. The marriage took place at Six Senses Resort, at fort Barwara in Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan.

Her wedding was attended by many well known celebrities including new bollywood sensation Sharvari Wagh, who is rumoured to have an affair with Vicky’s younger brother Sunny kaushal.

As of now she is enjoying her married life with her husband. Hopefully, we will hear good news soon.

Affairs and Dating Information

  • Katrina previously dated Salman Khan. Their relationship was quite open and there were talks in media that the couple is getting married. However, they both broke in a friendly manner.
  • Having worked in the same industry, Katrina and Ranbir kapoor knew each other but they came close during the shoot of ‘Ajab Prem Ki Gajab Kahani’. Her leaked photos of vacation with boyfriend Ranbir confirmed their affair. The couple dated for some time but the relationship didn’t last long and they split in 2016.
  • Later Katrina dated masaan actor Vicky Kaushal, they dated for a couple of years and got married in December 2021.

Debut and Career

While staying in London, she was a part of several modelling projects. However after visiting India, her first role was in a movie called Boom. Which was directed by Kaizad Gustad (who noticed Katrina in London fashion week) and produced by Jackie Shroff’s wife Ayesha Shroff.

Kaizad Gustad director
Director Kaizad Gustad

Since Katrina already had a stunning personality and distinctive looks, it became easier for her to grab commercial advertisments like Samsung, Cola Cola, Fevicol and LG in India.

Although, she was getting noticed in Ads but film makers were still not convinced to cast her in their film due to her poor hindi skills. But Katrina wanted to make a transition from modeling to acting but this was not happening due to accent problems.

Therefore, she joined hindi classes to improve her diction and command on desi language.

Meanwhile, she got a small role of princess in Telugu movie ‘Malliswari’ in 2004. Which did very well commercially but got criticized by media for expressionless acting, yet she got nominated for the filmfare award as best actress in Telugu.

In 2005, she got a chance to work in Ramgopal Verma’s Sarkar. However, she got initial recognition from Maine Pyaar Ku Kiya. Where she got featured with stars like Salman Khan, Sohail Khan, Sushmita Sen, Arshad Warsi, Rajpal Yadav. The movie did very well on the box office. Katrina received Stardust Award for Breakthrough Performance.

Later in 2006, director Rajkanwar cast her in Humko Deewana Kar Gaye. This was the first time when she shared screen with Akshay Kumar.

She then became a lead starcast in Namaste London who played spoilt brit opposite Akshay kumar for the second time. Since then her career started to rise although her acting was still being criticized but her doll like face and gorgeous figure covered up everything.

Thereafter, she did Apne – where she shared screen with Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol for the very first time.

Next was Partner, directed by David Dhawan, Katrina shared screen with Salman khan for the second time. And then they were seen sharing screen again in Welcome, Yuvraaj, Dabang, Ek Tha Tiger, Tiger Zinda Hai and Bharat.

During this period, she also acted in some of the best movies like Race, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Mere Brother ki Dulhan, NewYork, Rajneeti, Dhoom 3. The movies and their songs became quite popular among masses.

Lately, Katrina has been a part of movies which didn’t go well on box office like Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Thugs of Hindustan, Bang Bang, Zero, Phantom, Jagga Jasoos while Sooryavanshi is an exception.

Upcoming Projects

As of now there is no information on her upcoming projects.

Awards and Nominations

  • Film Fare Award nomination as best actress for her work in NewYork and Mere brother ki dulhan.
  • Received Zine Cine Award as best supporting actress for her work in Zero.
  • Received Star Dust Award for break through performance in Meine Pyaar Ku Kiya.

Lifestyle and Luxury

She owns various high end luxury cars:-

  • Audi Q3 (worth Rs. 43 Lakhs in India)
Katrina Kaif Audi Q3 - Luxurious Car
Katrina kaif Audi Q3
  • Audi Q7 (worth Rs. 88 Lakhs in India)
Katrina Kaif Audi Q7 - Luxury and Lifestyle
Katrina Kaif Audi Q7
  • Land Rover Range Rover Vogue SE (worth Rs. 2.31 Crores in India)
Katrina Kaif Land Rover Range Rover vogue
Katrina Kaif Range Rover Vogue SE
  • Mercedes ML 350 (worth Rs. 66 Lakhs in India)
Katrina Kaif's luxurious Mercedes ML350 car
Katrina Kaif’s Mercedes ML350

Trivia and Less Known Facts

  • She along with 7 siblings were home schooled as she couldn’t attend physical school.
  • At the age of 14 won beauty contest in Hawaii.
  • She practices all the religions, therefore she visits Siddhivinayak Temple, Mount Mary Church and Ajmer Sharif Dargah.
  • Mahesh Bhatt replaced her with Tara Sharma in movie Saaya as her acting wasn’t good enough on the set.
  • She was first noticed by director Kaizad Gustad in London Fashion Week and that is how she got her first movie Boom.
  • She took hindi lessons to improve her diction.
  • Travelled through various countries due to her mother’s nature of work.
  • First celebrity to have barbie doll inspired by katrina Kaif.
  • In 2015, a wax statue of her was installed in Madamme Tussads museum.
  • In 2019, launched her cosmetic brand Kay Beauty.
  • Endorses brands like Lakme, Loreal, Veet, Slice, Nakshatra, Lux, Panasonic.
  • 10th most followed bollywood celeb on Instagram.
  • She holds british nationality and works in India on employment visa.
  • Silver dress she worn in movie welcome was worth over $4000 gifted by an Italian designer Emilio Pucci.

Income and Net Worth

Her major part of earnings come through movies. However, she makes decent income from brand endorsements too. Also she is one of second highest paid celebrities who earns $50 to $60 million per endorsement. As per the report published on forbes magazine her current net worth is estimated approx. $27 million.

Social Media Accounts

Katrina Kaif Facebook (34 million followers)

Katrina Kaif Instagram (68 million followers)

Katrina Kaif Twitter (none, only fan accounts)