Lara Dutta Age, Height, Husband, Family, Biography & More

Lara Dutta

Full NameLara Dutta Bhupathi
NicknameKhoti (fondly called by her father)
Profession(s)Actress, Model, Entrepreneur
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet inches- 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 65 kg
in pounds- 143 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)34-28-34
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth16 April 1978
Age (as in 2018)40 Years
BirthplaceGhaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signAries
SignatureLara Dutta signature
HometownBengaluru, Karnataka, India
School(s)St. Francis Xavier Girls' High School, Bengaluru
Frank Anthony Public School, Bengaluru
College/UniversityUniversity of Mumbai, Mumbai
Educational QualificationDegree in Economics and a Minor in Communications (Distance Education)
DebutFilm: Andaaz (2003, Bollywood)
Lara Dutta - Andaaz
Arasatchi (2004, Tamil)
Lara Dutta - Arasatchi
TV: Mission Ustaad (2007, as a judge)
Producer: Chalo Dilli (2011)
Lara Dutta - Chalo Dilli
ReligionShe was born to a Hindu father and Christian mother
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
AddressShailja Apartments in Pali Hill, Bandra, Mumbai
Lara Dutta house
HobbiesCooking, Writing, Doing yoga, Water rafting, Para gliding, Bungee jumping
Awards/Achievements 1995- Gladrags Megamodel India
Lara Dutta - Gladrags Megamodel India 1995
1997- Miss Intercontinental 1997
Lara Dutta - Miss Intercontinental 1997
2000- Miss Universe 2000
Lara Dutta - Miss Universe 2000
2004- Filmfare Best Female Debut Award (joint winner with Priyanka Chopra)
2008- Rajiv Gandhi Award for her contribution to film cinema
2012- FICCI Young Achievers Award
Controversies• In 2005, she filed a suit against the 'Gladrags' magazine in the Bombay High Court for allegedly using her photos for the promotion of their upcoming modelling contest, which according to her was a clear violation of her copyright. Later, she won the case, and the court told the Gladrags company to stop using her photos for their promotions.
• She became a victim of the wardrobe malfunction at the 2010 IIFA awards in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
• On 9 April 2018, she tweeted a photo in which she displayed how she utilized her husband's Australian Open, Wimbledon, US Open, and French Open towels to prevent water entering their home during the heavy rains. Her tweet didn't please her husband as he angrily replied back to her with a tweet.
Lara Dutta - Mahesh Bhupati towels tweets
• In December 2017, both Lara and Mahesh Bhupathi, being the brand ambassadors of Gitanjali Gems Ltd, filed an insolvency petition as operational creditors against Gitanjali. According to the couple, they were having a 2-year contract with Gitanjali for public appearances, but there were few cancellations for which Gitanjali had to pay them, but they didn't pay their dues.
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsKelly Dorjee (Actor, Model)
Lara Dutta with Kelly Dorjee
Derek Jeter (Former professional baseball shortstop)
Lara Dutta with Derek Jeter
Tiger Woods (Golfer)
Tiger Woods
Dino Morea (Actor)
Lara Dutta with Dino Morea
Mahesh Bhupathi (Tennis Player)
Marriage Date16 February 2011
Marriage PlaceBandra, Mumbai
Lara Dutta - Mahesh Bhupathi marriage photo
Husband/SpouseMahesh Bhupathi (m. 2011-present)
Lara Dutta with her husband Mahesh Bhupathi
ChildrenSon- None
Daughter- Saira Bhupathi (born in 2012)
Lara-Dutta with her daughter Saira
ParentsFather- L.K. Dutta (Retired Army Personnel)
Mother- Jennifer Dutta
Lara Dutta with her parents
SiblingsBrother- None
Sisters- Sabrina Dutta (Elder, Indian Air Force), Cheryl Dutta (Younger)
Lara Dutta with her sisters
Favourite Things
Favourite Food(s)Rajma chawal, South Indian cuisine, Tiramisu
Favourite Actor(s)Shah Rukh Khan, Sanjeev Kumar, Nana Patekar
Favourite ActressesMadhuri Dixit, Vyjayanthimala
Favourite Film(s)Bollywood- Sholay, 1942 – A Love Story
Hollywood- Gone with the Wind
Favourite Colour(s)Black, Brown
Favourite Perfume(s)Thierry Mugler Angel, Tom Ford Black Orchid, Heaven Scent
Favourite HotelHotel Imperiale in Rome
Favourite Destination(s)Goa, Italy
Style Quotient
Cars CollectionAudi A8L, Mercedes E-Class
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)₹53 crore or $8 million

Lara Dutta

Some Lesser Known Facts about Lara Dutta

  • Does Lara Dutta smoke?: No
  • Does Lara Dutta drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Lara was born into a multireligious family, to a Hindu-Punjabi father and a Christian-Scottish mother. Lara Dutta childhood photo
  • On 12 May 2000, she became the second Indian, after Sushmita Sen, to win the title of Miss Universe, that was held in Cyprus.

  • Her verbal skills and intelligence played a huge role in her winning the Miss Universe title; as most of the judges gave her 9.9/10 marks in the interview round.
  • In 2001, at the age of 23, she became the youngest ambassador of United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).
  • In 2000, she was dropped from a B grade film as the director thought she was a bad actress.
  • During the filming of the movie ‘Andaaz’ (2003), Akshay Kumar saved her from getting drowned.
  • She refused roles offered to her in ‘The Matrix Reloaded’ (2003) and ‘The Matrix Revolutions’ (2003), as she was not happy with the script.
  • Dino Morea was the reason behind her break-up with the 9-year long boyfriend, Kelly Dorjee.
  • She was supposed to do Jackie Chan‘s ‘The Myth’ (2005), but she opted out because of a nude scene.
  • She is fond of Benarasi sarees and has designed her saree collection for ‘Chhabra 555 .’ Lara Dutta - Chhabra 555
  • She is a fitness freak and spends 5 days every week on cardio, strength training, yoga and also has its collection in H.E.A.L With Lara DVD’s and YouTube videos.

  • She is fluent in languages like – English, Hindi, Punjabi, French, and Kannada.
  • In 2005, she participated in Kaun Banega Crorepati alongside Sania Mirza for a noble cause.
  • She admires British-Iranian journalist, Christiane Amanpour. Christiane Amanpour
  • She owns a production house called ‘Bheegi Basanti Productions.’
  • She also owns a skincare brand called ‘ARIAS.’