Salman Khan Height, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography

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Salary: Rs. 60 Crore/film
Age: 58 Years
Height: 5' 8"

Salman Khan

Full NameAbdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan [1]Times of India
Nickname(s)• Sallu
• Bhaijan [2]
Profession(s)• Actor
• Producer
• Entrepreneur
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)5' 8" (174 cm)
Weight (approx.)75 Kg (165)
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 45 Inches
- Waist: 35 Inches
- Biceps: 17 Inches
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
DebutFilm (Actor): Biwi Ho To Aisi (1988)
Salman Khan Debut Movie - Biwi Ho To Aisi
TV (Host): 10 Ka Dum (2008)
Salman Khan's TV Debut 10 Ka Dum As Host
Awards/HonoursFilmfare Awards
1990: Best Male Debut for Maine Pyaar Kiya
1999: Best Supporting Actor for Kuch Kuch Hota Hai

National Film Awards
2012: Best Children's Film for Chillar Party
2016: Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment for Bajrangi Bhaijaan

Other Awards
2008: Rajiv Gandhi Award for Outstanding Achievement in Entertainment
2013: Lions Favorite Philanthropic NGO in India for Being Human
2014: Times Celebex Awards - Star of the Year
2016: Times Of India Film Award For Best Actor for Bajrangi Bhaijaan

Note: Along with these, he has many other awards, honours, and achievements to his name. [3]Wikipedia
Personal Life
Date of Birth27 December 1965 (Monday)
Age (as of 2023)58 Years
BirthplaceIndore, Madhya Pradesh [4]
Zodiac signCapricorn
SignatureSalman Khan Signature
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra (he spent his childhood at 21, Palasia in Indore & Gwalior) [5]India Today
School(s)• Scindia School, Gwalior
• St. Stanislaus High School, Mumbai [6]Wikipedia
CollegeSt. Xavier's College, Mumbai [7]India Today
Educational QualificationCollege Dropout [8]India Today
ReligionIslam (He identifies himself as both Hindu and Muslim; he says “I’m Hindu and Muslim both. I’m Bharatiya. My father is Muslim and my mother is Hindu.”) [9]Financial Express
Caste/SectSunni [10]Open Magazine
EthnicityMixed (mainly Pathan) [11]Open Magazine
Blood GroupB+ [12]The Hindu
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian [13]India Today
AddressGalaxy Apartments, Bandstand, Bandra, Mumbai
Salman Khan's House At Galaxy Apartments
HobbiesSwimming [14], Cycling [15], Painting [16], Writing
ControversiesBlackbuck hunting case (1999): Salman & his co-stars of Hum Saath Saath Hain were accused of hunting blackbuck deer & chinkara (endangered animals) while shooting for the film in Jodhpur, Rajasthan.
On 5 April 2018, he was found guilty in the Blackbuck Killing Case and was sentenced to 5 years by the Jodhpur Court; Magistrate Dev Kumar Khatri pronounced the verdict. He was charged under Section 51 of Wildlife (Protection) Act. The Jodhpur Court gave benefit of doubt to "Hum Saath Saath Hain" co-stars, Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, Neelam, and Sonali Bendre. [17]The Economic Times
Salman Khan After Getting Convicted In Black Buck Poaching Case


On 8 April 2018, he was granted a bail by the Jodhpur Sessions court; after spending two nights in Jodhpur jail. [19]NDTV


Hit-and-run case (2002): Salman drove his car over the people sleeping on the pavement outside a bakery at night. One person was killed, while three persons were injured in this accident. [21]The Hindu

His relationship with Aishwarya Rai (2002): Aishwarya's parents lodged a complaint against him for harassing their daughter. Later, he denied all the allegations imposed on him. [22]India Today

Fight with Shah Rukh Khan (2008): Salman & Shah Rukh fought at Katrina Kaif's birthday party. [23]Times of India

Derogatory word at public place: In December 2017, an FIR was lodged against him and Shilpa Shetty at Andheri Police station, Mumbai by Navin Ramchandra Lade, General Secretary of the Rojgar Aghari Republican Party of India for allegedly using the word "bhangi" at a public place, which hurt the sentiments of the Scheduled Caste community.

Promoting nepotism: He faced the backlash on social media for promoting nepotism in Bollywood and trying to establish monopoly in the industry. The actor was among the few in the industry who faced the jibe of various outsiders in the industry, Including Abhinav Kashyap, Sonu Nigam, and Sona Mohapatra. These accusations came after Sushant Singh Rajput committed suicide on 14 June 2020. [24]Hindustan Times
Sona Mohapatra's Tweet About Salman Khan

Harvey Weinstein of Bollywood: In March 2022, his ex-girlfriend Somy Ali shared a post on social media in which she termed Salman Khan as the 'Harvey Weinstein of Bollywood.' [25]The Tribune In the post, Somy wrote, "The Harvey Weinstein of Bollywood! You will be exposed. The women you abused will come out one day and share their truth. Just like Aishwarya Rai Bachchan." In November 2022, Somy Ali shared a post on social media in which she made serious allegations against Salman Khan including domestic abuse and sodomy. In the post, she wrote, “More to come! Ban my show in India then threaten me with a lawsuit, you coward piece of shit. Screw your lawyer! I have 50 lawyers here to protect me from the cigarette burns, the physical abuse and the sodomy which you put me through and it lasted for years… So go f*ckkkk yourself. You male chauvinistic pig. And shame on all the female actors who support this guy who has beaten several women.” However, she later deleted the post. [26]Koimoi

Misbehaviour with a journalist: In April 2022, Salman Khan approached the Bombay High Court, where he challenged the process (summons) issued to him by a lower court in connection with the alleged misbehaviour with a journalist in 2019. In his complaint Journalist Ashok Pandey accused the actor of snatching his mobile phone while he was cycling on a Mumbai street. Pandey alleged that the actor did show after some media persons started clicking his photos, and the actor entered into an argument and threatened him. [27]The Hindu

Death threats from Lawrence Bishnoi gang: Reportedly, the Lawrence Bishnoi gang has tried to kill the actor multiple times as they want to punish the actor for hunting blackbuck deer & chinkara (endangered animals). According to sources, in June 2022, while the murder of Sidhu Moose Wala was being investigated, the actor was nearly killed by a sharpshooter outside his home. Reportedly, Lawrence Bishnoi planned to kill Salman Khan when he goes on his bicycle ride in the morning during which the actor doesn't keep any security personnel with him; however, the plan was aborted as on D-Day, when the sharpshooters were about to carry out their plan, an escort of Mumbai Police engaged with the actor when he was about to leave. [28]Filmfare On 25 November 2023, gunshots were fired at Punjabi singer Gippy Grewal's house in White Rock, Canada. Lawrence Bishnoi later claimed responsibility through a social media post. He warned Salman of an imminent attack and advised against relying on Dawood Ibrahim for protection. [29]Firstpost On the morning of 14 April 2024, two motorbike-borne unidentified persons opened fire outside the Galaxy Apartments in Mumbai, where Salman Khan resides. Hours after the firing, Anmol Bishnoi, gangster Lawrence Bishnoi's brother, took to social media to claim the responsibility for the attack. [30]Hindustan Times

Dabangg 3 actress accused him of misbehaviour: In June 2023, Hema Sharma, a social media influencer and actress, popularly known as 'Viral Bhabhi,' revealed that she was manhandled by the security officers of Salman Khan when she attempted to meet the actor during the shoot of Dabangg 3 in 2019. Hema said that she was humiliated and thrown like a dog in front of more than 100 people, including some of her acquaintances. Hema said that although Salman Khan was not present when his security officers manhandled her, it happened in his vicinity, and he could have intervened to avoid this. [31]News 18

Death threats during Bigg Boss OTT 2: In July 2023, he received death threats, supposedly from Goldy Brar, after Salman lost his cool over Bigg Boss OTT 2 contestant Elvish Yadav's offensive remarks directed at fellow contestants Bebika Dhurve and Jiya Shankar following which the Mumbai police enhanced his security. [32]The Economic Times
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsSangeeta Bijlani (actress) [33]
Salman Khan with Sangeeta Bijlani
Somy Ali (actress) [34]India Today
Salman Khan with Somi Ali
Aishwarya Rai (actress; 1999-2002) [35]
Salman Khan with Aishwarya Rai
Katrina Kaif (actress; 2003-2010) [36]
Salman Khan with Katrina Kaif
Faria Alam (Former Model & Football Association Secretary; 1996) [37]The Telegraph
Salman Khan's Girlfriend Faria Alam
Iulia Vantur (actress; 2016) [38]DNA
Iulia Vantur
ChildrenSon- None
Daughter- None
ParentsFather- Salim Khan (Screenwriter)
Mother- Sushila Charak (birth name) [39]Wikipedia
Stepmother- Helen (actor) [40]
Salman Khan with his Father, Mother & Sister
Sohail Khan (younger)
Arbaaz Khan (younger)
Alvira (younger)
Arpita (younger)
Salman Khan with his brothers & sisters
FoodChinese food, Spicy Italian food, Pav Bhaji, Chicken Biryani, Mutton Kebab
home-cooked food, 'Mixture' (all the leftovers from various food items and mixes them before eating)
Apart from those, he loves biryani and kebabs and other Mughlai and North-Indian delicacies [41]NDTV
Actor(s)Hollywood: Sylvester Stallone [42]India TV
Bollywood: Dilip Kumar, Govinda
ActressHema Malini [43]NDTV
Singer(s)Sunidhi Chauhan and Sonu Nigam
RestaurantChina Garden, Mumbai [44]Dailyhunt
Colour(s)Black, White, Grey
DessertSitaphal ice cream [45]The Telegraph
Cricketer(s)Sachin Tendulkar, Imran Khan, Harbhajan Singh, Yuvraj Singh, Ashish Nehra
Song'Jab Hum Jawan' by Shabbir Kumar
Car(s)BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Toyota Land Cruiser
Outfit(s)Tight jeans & T-Shirts
Fashion Brand(s)Giorgio Armani and Gianni Versace
Film DirectorSooraj Barjatya
Style Quotient
Cars Collection• Lexus LX 470,
Lexus LX 470
• Mercedes Benz GL-Class,
Mercedes Benz GL Class
• BMW X5, Range Rover Vogue,
Salman Khan In His Car Range Rover
• BMW X6
• Audi R8,
Audi R8
• Audi Q7,
Audi Q7
• W221 Mercedes Benz S-Class [46]Financial Express

• A bulletproof Nissan Patrol SUV (Reportedly, he bought this car after he received a threatening letter from gangster Lawrence Bishnoi’s aide Goldy Brar.) [47]The Times of India
Bikes CollectionSuzuki Intruder M1800 RZ limited edition motorbike, Suzuki Hayabusa [48]
Assets/Properties150-acre plot in Panvel which is having 3 bungalows, swimming pool and his own gym [49]India Today
150 Acre Farmhouse
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)$8.61 million (INR 60 crore/film) [50]Free Press Journal

Note: In October 2023, Salman Khan was reported to receive Rs. 12 crore each week for hosting the reality show ‘Bigg Boss 17,’ resulting in an estimated total earning of around Rs. 200 crore from the show. [51]Hindustan
Income (as of 2018)$33.95 (INR 253.25 crore/annum) [52]Forbes India

Note: Reportedly, he earns Rs 1.01 crores every day. [53]Zoom
Net Worth [54]ZoomRs. 2900 crores (as of December 2022)

Salman Khan

Some Lesser Known Facts About Salman Khan

  • He is the eldest son of Salim Khan (a screenwriter) and Sushil Charak. Her mother, later, adopted the name, Salma Khan. [55]Indian Express
  • He grew up along with his brothers Arbaaz Khan and Sohail Khan in Bandra, Mumbai.

    Salman Khan In His Childhood With His Siblings

    Salman Khan In His Childhood With His Siblings

  • Since his childhood, he was a great swimmer. [56]

    Salman Khan Swimming

    Salman Khan Swimming [57]Bollywood Hungama

  • In the 1988 film, Biwi Ho To Aisi, Salman’s voice was dubbed by a dubbing artist. [58]International Business Times
  • His first leading breakthrough role in Bollywood came with Maine Pyaar Kiya, which was one of India’s highest grossing films at that time. Moreover, this was his first film with Reema Lagoo too, which later made their pair very much famous as mother and son. [59]Hindustan Times

    Salman Khan In Maine Pyaar Kiya

    Salman Khan In Maine Pyaar Kiya

  • He rejected the negative lead role offered to him by Abbas-Mustan in his film- Baazigar, which later went to Shah Rukh Khan; the film went on to become a blockbuster. [60]Times of India
  • Salman is often spotted wearing his turquoise stone bracelet on and off the screen. In an Instagram video, he revealed that he got it as a gift from his father. According to the actor, he was fascinated with his father’s bracelet since childhood and would often play with it while growing up. [61]Hindustan Times

    Salman Khan Bracelet

    Salman Khan Bracelet

  • He is obsessed with soaps and his bathroom is heaped up with a variety of soaps, but he especially likes natural fruit and vegetable extracts cleansers. [62]Times of India

    Salman Khan's Love For Soap

    Salman Khan’s Love For Soap

  • During the shoot of London Dreams, he flew his own cook to London from Mumbai to cook up biryani for the entire cast and crew who were tired of eating continental food. [63]NDTV
  • In August 2011, he disclosed that he had trigeminal neuralgia, a chronic pain condition affecting the trigeminal nerve in the face, also commonly known as “suicide disease.” During an interview, he told that he had been suffering from it for the past seven years and it had made his voice much harsher. [64]Hindustan Times
  • In 2012, Salman’s wax statue was established at Madame Tussaud’s Museum in England. [65]Times of India

    Salman Khan With His Wax Statue

    Salman Khan With His Wax Statue

  • Apart from his incredible contributions to the film industry, he owns a charitable organisation named “Being Human Foundation, which focuses on health care and education. All the profit generated from the sale of the watches he design, Being Human T-shirts, and his paintings, go to the foundation. [66]Business Today

    Salman Khan's Being Human Foundation

    Salman Khan’s Being Human Foundation

  • While filming for Tiger Zinda Hai, in a scene where Tiger is painting Zoya, was the actual artwork of Salman, as he painted the picture while the crew was busy with the arrangements. [67]Dailyhunt
  • His father wanted him to become a cricketer, but he aspired to be a writer and has also written films like Veer and Chandramukhi. Moreover, the storyline of the film Baaghi: A Rebel for Love was based on Salman’s idea for which he was also given credit in the film. [68]Wikipedia
  • Salman and Vivek Oberoi had a long fight over the phone when Aishwarya & Vivek were in a relationship after Salman & Aishwarya broke up. Here’s a video in which Vivek recited the whole incidence in front of media:

  • In 2014, he launched his second production company with the name- Salman Khan Films (earlier, Salman Khan Being Human Productions) and the first movie to be released under his company SKF was “Dr Cabbie,” which was a Canadian movie that became the second highest grossing film in Canada. [69]Wikipedia

    Salman Khan Films

    Salman Khan Films

  • Salman ranked ahead of the US President Barack Obama on the list of “The Most Admired Personalities of India” in 2015. [70]
  • In 2016, his film, Sultan was the 10th film to enter the 100 crore club. [71]
  • During his shoot for Ek Tha Tiger in Turkey, he frequently visited a cafe del mar named “The Salman Khan.” It was also his first movie with Yash Raj Films. [72]ETimes

    Salman Khan Restaurant In Turkey

    Salman Khan Restaurant In Turkey

  • Besides being an actor, he is also a very passionate painter, and Aamir Khan has many of his paintings at his home. Reportedly, he himself painted the poster for his film Jai Ho. [73]ETimes

    Jai Ho Poster By Salman Khan

    Jai Ho Poster By Salman Khan

  • In 2017, Salman Khan and the local residents of the Galaxy Apartments, where Khan and his family reside, raised a stink over Bandstand toilet being built by the BMC; citing the reason that they don’t want toilets in areas frequented by walkers and joggers, fearing the unhygienic conditions. [74]MumbaiMirror

    Salman Khan And Bandstand Toilet Row

    Salman Khan And Bandstand Toilet Row

  • Salman doesn’t have an email-id in his name; as he prefers communicating face-to-face, or verbally on phone rather than electronically via e-mails. [75]
  • One of his fans has opened a restaurant named “Bhaijaanz” in Mumbai in which the interiors are decorated with Salman Khan’s posters, and all his favourite dishes are on the menu. [76]Deccan Herald

    Bhaijaanz Restaurant In Mumbai

    Bhaijaanz Restaurant In Mumbai

  • His hosting skills in the Bigg Boss-Season 4 was a big commercial success, which, reportedly, even outdid the Amitabh Bachchan‘s hosting in Bigg Boss 3. After his successful journey of season 4, he hosted all the other seasons of Bigg Boss series. [77]Wikipedia
  • He has also given his voice to the animated character Hanuman in the 2017 film- Hanuman: Da’ Damdaar. [78]Deccan Chronicle
  • His phenomenal performance in ‘Dabangg’ made him popular by his character’s name- Chulbul Pandey.
  • He has two pet horses named ‘Bajrangi’ and ‘Bhaijaan’ and also two dogs named ‘My Son’ and ‘My Jaan.’ [79]DNA
  • In 2018, actress Shilpa Shetty shared a photo of Salman Khan; kissing Shilpa’s mother. The actress went on to reveal that Khan has a strong bonding with her family, and he used to share drinks with her father. [80]India Today

    Salman Khan Kissing Shilpa Shetty's Mother

    Salman Khan Kissing Shilpa Shetty’s Mother

  • In January 2019, when Salman Khan, along with his father and brothers, appeared on The Kapil Sharma Show, where his father revealed that Salman used to get leaked papers to clear his exams.

  • In September 2022, Tiger Shroff‘s mother, Ayesha Shroff, shared a throwback video on social media, featuring Salman Khan. The video is of a soft drink commercial, and it is reported to be Salman’s first ad shoot that dates back to 1983. [81]NDTV


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  • Salman is known for his smoking habits. Although it was often reported that he had quit smoking, every time he resumed the habit after giving this evil habit a break. Reportedly, the actor avoids smoking in public, and he prefers to light a cigarette or two backstage when no one is around. [82]Deccan Chronicle However, in July 2023, he was caught smoking a cigarette while hosting Bigg Boss OTT 2. Salman Khan smoking

    Salman Khan holding a cigarette while hosting Bigg Boss OTT 2

    Salman Khan holding a cigarette while hosting Bigg Boss OTT 2

  • Just like his smoking habit, the actor has played hide-and-seek with his habit of consuming alcoholic beverages. According to his father, Salim Khan, at one point in time, Salman had stopped consuming alcohol on doctors’ advice; however, the actor is believed to have resumed this habit. [83]The Times of India Salman Khan spotted with alcoholic beverages