Madhuri Dixit Height, Weight, Age, Husband, Family, Biography & More

Madhuri Dixit


Real NameMadhuri Shankar Dixit
NicknameBubbly and Dhak-Dhak Girl
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 4”
Weightin Kilograms- 56 kg
in Pounds- 123 lbs
Figure Measurements 36-27-35

Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth15 May 1967
Age (as in 2017)50 Years
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signTaurus
SignatureMadhuri Dixit signature
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
SchoolDivine Child High School, Mumbai
CollegeParle College, Mumbai
Educational QualificationsDegree in Micro-Biology
DebutFilm Debut: Abodh (1984)
TV Debut: Kahin Na Kahin Koi Hai (2002)
FamilyFather- Late Shankar Dixit
Madhuri Dixit with her father
Mother- Snehlata Dixit
Madhuri Dixit with her mother
Brother- Ajit Dixit
Sister- Rupa Dixit, Bharati Dixit
Madhuri Dixit with her parents and sisters
Address2-B/110/1201, Excellency, 4th Cross Road, Lokhandwala, Complex, Andheri (West),
Mumbai 400058
HobbiesDancing, reading
Controversies • Her kissing scene with actor Vinod Khanna, who was 20 years elder to her for the film Dayavan (1988) was counted among one of the creepiest kissing scenes ever. She has confessed that she should have rejected that entire scene altogether.
• She used to promote the product of Maggie saying that it is very healthy for kids. But, after the Maggie controversy (MSG in high amount) in 2015, she was badly criticized for it. A district court directed police to register an FIR against Amitabh Bachchan, Madhuri and Preity Zinta, for this.
Madhuri Dixit maggie controversy
• If rumours are to be believed, then in 2012 she demanded a huge amount of 9 – 10 Crore (INR), to be the brand ambassador of Maharashtra. The news soon spread quickly and she was criticized for acting so pricey, and later Hrithik Roshan replaced her.
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodKande Pohe, Zunka Bhakar, Modak
Favourite ActorBalraj Sahani, Gregory Peck
Favourite ActressNargis, Madhubala, Meryl Streep, Ingrid Bergman
Favourite FilmBollywood: Garam Hawa, Ganga Jamuna, Sholay, Padosan, Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi
Hollywood: Roman Holiday, Gone With The Wind, All About Eve
Favourite DancerHema Malini, Helen, Birju Maharaj, Gene Kelly
Favourite BookA Quiver Full of Arrows by Jeffrey Archer
Favourite Colour Orange
Favourite Perfume Nina Ricci, Issey Miyake
Favourite SportTennis
Favourite DestinationMaldives
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsAnil Kapoor (Actor, rumour)
Madhuri Dixit with Anil Kapoor
Sanjay Dutt (Actor)
Madhuri Dixit with Sanjay Dutt
HusbandShriram Madhav Nene (Doctor - Cardiovascular surgeon, m. 1999)
Madhuri Dixit with her husband
Marriage Date17 October 1999
ChildrenSon- Raayan Nene, Arin Nene
Madhuri Dixit with her children and husband
Daughter- N/A
Style Quotient
Car Collection SUV car
Madhuri Dixit with her husband
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)3-4 crore/film (INR)
1 crore/episode (INR)
Net Worth (approx.)$35 million

Madhuri Dixit

Some Lesser Known Facts About Madhuri Dixit

  • Does Madhuri Dixit smoke? : No
  • Does Madhuri Dixit drink alcohol? : No
  • Madhuri was born to a middle-class Marathi-Brahmin family.
  • She started learning dance at the age of 3 and received many awards for her Kathak dance in her younger days. Madhuri Dixit childhood pics
  • Very few people known that in 1984 she was actually cast in a TV Show, but it never went on air as it was considered not ‘Good Enough.’ Madhuri Dixit in a TV show in 1984
  • Though she was a top-line model in India before entering Bollywood, it took her 8 years to get a commercial breakthrough in the form of the film Tezaab (1988).
  • Her song in the same film “Ek Do Teen” was a total chartbuster and is still considered among Bollywood classics.

  • She was paid more fees than Salman Khan (approx. 3 Crore) for the film Hum Aapke Hain Koun (1994). Madhuri Dixit and Salman Khan in Hum Aapke Hain Koun
  • While Kargil war was going in Indo-Pak border, the Pakistani soldiers taunted Captain Batra saying, “If India handovers Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit to them, they will leave the place forever”. Captain Batra gave a fitting reply “Madhuri ji to busy hain, main aa jata hun”.
  • Very few people know that Madhuri had a crush on Cricketer, Sunil Gavaskar. In an interview with India Today in 1995, Madhuri said- “I am mad for Sunil Gavaskar. He is too sexy. I want to run behind him and he even came in my dream.”
  • The renowned painter, M.F. Hussain called her the most beautiful woman on earth and made a film called Gaja Gamini (2000), which he called as a tribute to her, in which she acted alongside Shah Rukh KhanGaja Gamini
  • She met her husband Dr. Sriram Nene, a UCLA cardiovascular, through her brother.
  • She wore a Ghaghra in the song “Kahe Ched Ched Mohe” in Devdas (2002) which weighed 30 kg. Madhuri Dixit in the song Kahe Ched Ched Mohe
  • In 2014, she was appointed the UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in India.
  • She is the only Bollywood actress to have been nominated 13 times for the Filmfare Best Actress Award.
  • She is a passionate dancer, still practices Kathak dance thrice a week and has opened an online dance academy in 2013 called “Dance With Madhuri.”

  • She has a fear of Cockroaches.
  • She is trained in Taekwondo.
  • If not an actress, she would have been a microbiologist or a pathologist.
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