Sunil Shetty Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Children, Biography & More

Sunil Shetty

Real NameSunil Veerappa Shetty
ProfessionActor, Producer, Entrepreneur
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 80 kg
in Pounds- 176 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 43 Inches
- Waist: 34 Inches
- Biceps: 16 Inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth11 August 1961
Age (as in 2017)56 Years
Birth PlaceMulki, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signLeo
SignatureSunil Shetty signature
HometownMulki, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationDegree in Hotel Management
DebutFilm: Balwaan (1992)
TV: Biggest Loser Jeetega (2007)
FamilyFather- Late Veerappa Shetty
Mother- Not Known
Sunil Shetty with his mother
Brother- N/A
Sister- Sujata (Elder)
Address18-B, Prithvi Apts., Altamount Rd., Bombay – 26
Sunil Shetty house
HobbiesPlaying cricket
ControversiesAfter the 9/11 attacks in the USA, he faced a problem at the Los Angeles airport due to his beard that he had grown for his role in the movie Kaante (2002), the officials thought him as a suspect. But, after he clarified that he was an Indian actor they let him off.
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodTillwywali kulfi, Fish curry, Thai cuisine
Favourite ChefChef Solomon
Favourite ActorsAmitabh Bachchan, Bruce Willis
Favourite ActressesNargis, Sharmila Tagore, Kajol, Madhuri Dixit, Goldie Hawn
Favourite FilmsBollywood: Sharaabi, Hera Pheri
Favourite DirectorsJ P Dutta, Gulzar, Rajiv Rai, Priyadarshan
Favourite MusicianBryan Adams
Favourite ColoursBlue, white, black
Favourite SportCricket
Favourite CricketerSachin Tendulkar
Favourite BookSunny Days by Sunil Gavaskar
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/Girlfriends Mana Shetty
Wife/SpouseMana Shetty (m. 1991-present)
Sunil Shetty with his wife and children
Marriage DateYear 1991
ChildrenSon- Aahan Shetty (Actor)
Daughter- Athiya Shetty (Actress)
Style Quotient
Car CollectionHummer H3, Mercedes-Benz SUV
Sunil Shetty Hummer H3
Money Factor
Salary2-3 crore/film (INR)
Net Worth $10 million

Sunil Shetty

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sunil Shetty

  • Does Sunil Shetty Smoke?: No
  • Does Sunil Shetty Drink Alcohol?: No
  • Sunil belongs to a humble Tulu speaking Bunt family background as his father used to clean plates in Worli, Mumbai as he initially worked as a waiter at a restaurant. His father’s boss called his father to manage his new business, and by 1943, his father had bought the whole building.
  • When film director Raju Mavani wanted to make Balwaan with him, most actresses were wary of working with Sunil and declined the offer as he was a newcomer. But late Divya Bharti agreed to work with him, which proved to be a wise decision as Balwaan became a hit.
  • The year 1993 to 1994 was the golden phase of his acting career as he gave hits like Anth, Pehchaan and Waqt Hamara Hai, Mohra, and Dilwale.
  • Earlier, he used to be a bad boy, was involved in fights and brawls. But after he realized that he needs to set an example for his fans, he became calm and started to behave well.
  • He knows Karate and is a black belt in Kick Boxing.
  • Due to his macho image, he is regarded as the He-Man of the Bollywood.
  • Sonali Bendre had a crush on him during the 90s.
  • He won his first and only Filmfare Award for Best Villain for his performance in Dhadkan (2001).
  • Shetty is a successful businessman too as he has a restaurant business, co-owns the popular boutique Mischief, owns the upscale pub Suzie Wong, owns the club H2O, in Mumbai. He also has a production company Popcorn Entertainment that produces films and concerts. Sunil Shetty club H2o
  • He changed his name from “Sunil” to “Suniel” (extra “e” added).
  • He is a devotee of Lord Shiva.
  • He loves playing cricket and has played for the Mumbai Heroes in the Celebrity Cricket League.
  • He is actively involved in a number of charitable causes.
  • He is allergic to prawns.