Aishwarya Rai Height, Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 50 Years
Height: 5' 7"
Marriage Date: 20 April 2007

Aishwarya Rai

Full NameAishwarya Rai Bachchan (after marriage)
NicknameAsh, Gullu
Profession(s)Actress and Model
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5' 7”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 56 kg
in Pounds- 123 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)34-26-36
Eye ColourHazel Green Blue
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth1 November 1973 (Thursday)
Age (as of 2023)50 Years
BirthplaceMangalore, Karnataka, India
Zodiac signScorpio
SignatureAishwarya Rai signature
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
SchoolArya Vidya Mandir, Mumbai
CollegeJai Hind College, Mumbai
D. G. Ruparel College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Mumbai
Educational QualificationsCollege dropout
DebutFilm Debut: Iruvar (1997, Tamil film)
Aishwarya Rai Tamil debut film Iruvar
Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya (1997, Bollywood film)
Aishwarya Rai Bollywood debut film Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya
FamilyFather- Krishnaraj Rai (Army biologist)
Mother- Vrinda Rai (Homemaker)
Aishwarya Rai with her parents
Brother- Aditya Rai (Engineer in merchant navy)
Aishwarya Rai with her brother
Sister- N/A
Father-in-law- Amitabh Bachchan (Actor)
Mother-in-law- Jaya Bachchan (Actress)
Aishwarya Rai in-laws
AddressJalsa, B/2, Kapol Housing Society, VL Mehta Road, Juhu, Mumbai
Aishwarya Rai house Jalsa in Mumbai
Villa in Sanctuary Falls in Jumeirah Golf Estates, Dubai
Aishwarya Rai Villa in Dubai
HobbiesKnitting, collecting watches and reading
Controversies Sued Star and Style magazine: In 1996, she sued the Star and Style magazine for an amount of 20 million (2 crore INR) for publishing that actress Raveena Tandon had caught her and Akshay Kumar in a compromising position at the poolside of a 5 star hotel.

Relationship with Salman Khan: Her relationship with Salman Khan from 1999 to 2001 was controverial, and after her break-up she said that she faced abuse (verbal, physical and emotional) from Salman Khan.

Shakti Kapoor said Aishwarya traded sexual favours: After the casting couch sting operation of Shakti Kapoor in 2005, he said that Aishwarya had traded sexual favors for a spot in Subhash Ghai’s movies. But, later he apologized for his words and considered it as a result of his anger.

Panama Papers case: In December 2021, she was summoned by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with the Panama papers. The actress was alleged to have slashed wealth abroad. After 'The Panama Papers' case made headlines in 2016, the agency started investigating alleged forex violations in 2017 and issued notices to the Bachchan family asking them to explain their foreign remittances since 2004 under the Liberalised Remittance Scheme (LRS) of the Reserve Bank of India. [1]NDTV On 21 December 2021, the actress appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for recording her statement. According to the agency, Ms. bachchan was the director of One British Virgin Islands-based company that was set up in 2005 and dissolved in 2008. [2]The Hindu
FoodChicken Curry and Chocolates
ActorAmitabh Bachchan and Raj Kapoor
Film Hollywood: Casablanca (1942)
DirectorsMani Ratnam and Sanjay Leela Bhansali
BookThe Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Color Black, Blue and White
Perfume Happy by Clinique
Fashion Designer Giorgio Armani
Travel Destination(s)France, Dubai, and South Africa
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsRajeev Mulchandani (Model)
Aishwarya Rai with Ex-boyfriend Rajeev Mulchandani
Salman Khan (1999-2001)
Aishwarya Rai with Ex-boyfriend Salman Khan
Vivek Oberoi (Actor)
Aishwarya Rai with Ex-boyfriend Vivek Oberoi
Abhishek Bachchan (Actor)
HusbandAbhishek Bachchan, Actor (2007-present)
Aishwarya Rai with her husband Abhishek Bachchan
Marriage Date20 April 2007
ChildrenSon- N/A
Daughter- Aaradhya (born in 2011)
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan with daughter Aaradhya
Style Quotient
Cars Collection Audi A8
Aishwarya Rai Audi A8
Expensive Things/ValuablesShe has a collection dof luxury watches including Dolce Vita collection (priced at Rs 9 lakhs)
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)Rs. 10-12 crores/film (as of November 2023) [3]The Financial Express

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's other sources of income includes:

Brand Endorsements: A substantial part of Aishwarya's income comes from endorsing a range of national and international brands, including Longines, Lakmé, L’Oréal, LUX, and Kalyan Jewellers. Sources suggest that she charges between Rs. 6 crore to Rs. 7 crore per day for her brand commitments.

Investments in Businesses: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has actively ventured into the business world with strategic investments. In 2021, she invested in 'Possible,' a nutrition-based healthcare startup, contributing a substantial Rs. 5 crore to its overall funding. Additionally, Aishwarya, along her mother Vrinda Rai, committed Rs. 1 crore to 'Ambee,' an environment-focused startup in Bengaluru that employs data-driven metrics, particularly in assessing air quality.
Net Worth (approx.)Rs. 776 crore (as of November 2023) [4]The Financial Express

Aishwarya Rai

Some Lesser Known Facts About Aishwarya Rai

  • Does Aishwarya Rai smoke? : No
  • Aishwarya did her 1st ad commercial for Camlin pencils when she was in the 9th standard. Aishwarya Rai in school days
  • She was a bright student and consistently used to score above 90%.
  • If not an actress, she would have either been an architect or in medicine line as she always liked Zoology.
  • During her 12th standard, her English professor asked her to do a photo shoot for a fashion magazine, as she was also a photojournalist. After doing it, she started getting modelling offers but she refused them as she wanted to concentrate on her studies. But, after her 12th exams, the glamour world attracted her and she did modelling for a lark.
  • Before becoming famous, she tried her luck in voice-dubbing for a TV serial but was rejected.

  • She was the hot favorite to win the 1994 Miss India title, but she lost it to Sushmita Sen, mainly due to her lack of public speaking skills.
  • During the Miss World title days in South Africa, all the 82 contestants and the organizers gave her a big surprise birthday bash by singing ‘Happy Birthday’ in their respective languages.
  • She won the Miss World title on 19 November 1994 in South Africa. Aishwarya Rai Miss World 1994
  • Julia Roberts once said that “Aishwarya Rai is the most beautiful woman in the world.”
  • She is a trained classical dancer.
  • She is the only actress to have featured for both Pepsi and Coca Cola.
  • During the making of the song Dola Re Dola from the film Devdas (2002), she suffered from ear bleeding due to heavy earrings. Aishwarya Rai Dola Re Dola song in Devdas
  • After the success of the film Devdas (2002), Mattel released a limited edition of ‘Aishwarya Rai Barbie dolls’ in the United Kingdom. Aishwarya Rai as doll
  • In 2003, she became the 2nd Indian actress (1st was Parveen Babi) to appear on the cover page of the TIME magazine. Aishwarya Rai covergirl of TIME magazine in 2003
  • During the shooting of her film Khakee (2004), she had an accident due to the out of control car of the stuntman, after which she suffered severe cuts. Aishwarya Rai accident in 2003 during the making of Khakee
  • In 2004, she became the 1st Indian actress to have her wax statue at London’s Madame Tussauds museum. Aishwarya Rai wax statue in London Madame Tussauds
  • She was offered the role of Breseis in the film Troy (2004), but she turned down the offer.
  • She founded the Aishwarya Rai Foundation in 2004 to support needy people in India.
  • She was initially signed to play the role of Simmi in the film Bluffmaster (2005), but was later replaced by Priyanka Chopra without any notice. After the film was made, Rohan Sippy, the director of the film added a ‘Special thanks” message for her in the end credits as an apology.
  • A variety of Tulip flowers in the Netherlands is named Aishwarya Rai. Aishwarya Rai Villa tulip flower
  • She and her family own a production company, Target Films.
  • She has been supporting the Eye Bank Association of India (EBAI), PETA India, Polio Campaign.
  • In 2004, she was voted among 100 Most Influential People in the World by Time Magazine.
  • Her lavish wedding in 2007 cost around 6 crores (INR), where she wore a 53-carat solitaire engagement ring worth 50 lakh (INR) and received around 15 kg of gold. Aishwarya Rai Abhishek Bachchan wedding in 2007
  • In 2009, she became the 1st Indian and South Asian actress to appear in the famous Oprah Winfrey ShowAishwarya Rai in Oprah Winfrey Show
  • In 2009, Aishwarya Rai played a pivotal role in enhancing the status of the Amitabh Bachchan Corporation Ltd (ABCL), founded in 1994 by Amitabh Bachchan. She actively participated in the operational and administrative aspects of ABCL, strategically deciding on future projects to establish it as one of the best companies.
  • Her daughter Aaradhya is popularly known as Beti B.
  • She has Katsaridaphobia, i.e. fear of cockroaches.
  • She had a photograph with Ranbir Kapoor in 1998, and 18 years later in 2016, they came together in the film Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. Aishwarya Rai with Ranbir Kapoor then and now

  • In May 2022, a modelling invoice from the initial phase of her career went viral on the internet; the bill dates back to 23 May 1992, roughly two years before she won the coveted Miss World title in 1994. The bill shows that she got paid Rs. 1,500 in lieu of her work for a magazine shoot.

    Aishwarya Rai's modelling bill of Rs. 1500 that dates back to 1992

    Aishwarya Rai’s modelling bill of Rs. 1500 that dates back to 1992

  • In 2023, Aishwarya Rai walked the ramp at the Paris Fashion Week, but her appearance triggered online trolling. Some internet users made comments about her facial appearance, using terms like “overfilled” and “too much botox.” Many users even speculated that her fuller look might be a sign of pregnancy. While Aishwarya received negative comments about her runway walk, she was praised by many netizens for her confidence and the outfit that she wore. [5]The Times of India