Mithun Chakraborty Height, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 73 Years
Wife: Yogeeta Bali
Hometown: Barisal, Bangladesh

Mithun Chakraborty

Real NameGourang Chakraborty
NicknameMithun Da
ProfessionActor and Indian Politician
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 0”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 72 kg
in Pounds- 158 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth16 June 1950
Age (as of 2023)73 Years
BirthplaceBarisal, East Pakistan now Bangladesh
Zodiac signGemini
HometownBarisal, East Pakistan now Bangladesh
SchoolNot Known
CollegeScottish Church College, Kolkata (Degree in Chemistry)
Film and Television Institute of India, Pune
Educational QualificationsGraduation
Film Debut1976 (in the film Mrigaya)
PartyBharatiya Janata Party (BJP) (7 March 2021-present)
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Political Journey• On 7 February 2014, he became a Rajya Sabha member on a TMC ticket.
• On 26 December 2016, he resigned as a Rajya Sabha MP.
• On 7 March 2021, he joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Mithun Chakraborty after joining the BJP
FamilyFather- Basantokumar Chakraborty (died in 2020)
Mother- Santirani Chakraborty (died in 2023) [1]Hindustan Times
Brother- None
Sister- None
HobbiesDancing, Sportive Activities
ActorAmitabh Bachchan
ActressesSuchitra Sen, Nargis
SportCricket, Football
SportspersonsSunil Gavaskar, Saurav Gonguly, Kapil Dev
Smoke BrandBenson and Hezes
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Yogita Bali
Mithun and Yogita Bali
Helena Luke
Helena Luke
Wife/SpouseSridevi (1985–1988)
Mithun Chakraborthy with Sridevi
Yogeeta Bali (1979-present)
Mithun and Yogita
ChildrenSons- Mahaakshay Chakraborty,
Mahaakshay Chakraborty and Mithun Chakraborty
Ushmey Chakraborty,
Ushmey Chakraborty
Namashi Chakraborty
Namashi Chakraborty
Daughter- Dishani Chakraborty
Mithun Chakraborty with Dishani
Money Factor
Salary15 Crore INR/Movie
Net Worth$40 Million

Mithun Chakraborty

Some Lesser Known Facts About Mithun Chakraborty

  • Does Mithun Chakraborty smoke?: Yes
  • Mithun Chakraborty is not only an actor, he is also a singer, producer, writer, social worker, entrepreneur, and politician.
  • One of the most interesting facts of his life is that he was Naxalite before entering films. During his days as a Naxalite, he was friends with Ravi Ranjan, a popular Naxal figure.
  • Mithun had one brother who was electrocuted and died.
  • Mithun Chakraborty has been a renowned dancer in Bollywood. The ‘Disco Dancer’ whose moves taught the entire nation to dance, has worked in many movies and is one of the established actors of the film industry.

  • Mithun’s life journey intrigued many Bengali writers which is why they penned down many books on him. By Now, Mithun Da has 5 books written on him in Bengali, namely, Amar Nayikara, Ananya Mithun, Mithuner Katha, Cinemay Naamte Hole and Marbo Ekhane Lash Porbe Shoshane.
  • CINTAA, the body which backs up needy actors was founded by the benevolent Mithun Da. He had joined hands with Dilip Kumar and Sunil Dutt to start the Cine T.V Artistes Association in 1992. Recently, Mithun Chakraborty and Anil Kapoor launched the ‘CINTAA’ Website.
  • His acting talent was not restricted to Hindi movies. Mithun Da has also appeared in Bengali, Oriya, Bhojpuri, Telugu and Punjabi movies as well. In total, he has acted in more than 350 films.
  • For his first movie, Mrigayaa (1976), he won his first National Film Award for Best Actor.Mrigayaa
  • After hosting Dance Bangla Dance successfully, Mithun generated the concept of Dance India Dance that airs on Zee TV in the India.
  • Chief Minister of Best Bengal Mamta Benarji nominated him as the member of Parliament in Rajya Sabha. On 26 December 2016, he resigned from Rajya Sabha.Mamta Banerjee
  • In the late 1980s, Chakraborty was the ambassador of Panasonic electronics for India. Now he is the brand ambassador of GoDaddy, an internet domain registrar, and web-hosting company.
  • Mithun founded Royal Bengal Tigers (sports team) for ICL(Indian Cricket League) in 2007.