Amitabh Bachchan Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography, Wiki & more
Amitabh Bachchan Net Worth: Amitabh Bachchan, also known as “Big – B” by his fans is an Indian film actor, television host, film producer, occasional playback singer and a former politician. He is one of the most influential actors in the history of Indian and world cinema and was widely known as a “One Man Industry” in the 1970s and 1980s.
Big-B first became famous from his roles as the “angry young man” in the 70s in Hindi cinema. He has received numerous awards including Dadasaheb Phalke Award as a lifetime achievement award, four National Film Awards as Best Actor and fifteen Filmfare Awards. He hosted several seasons of the game show Kaun Banega Crorepati which is a success.
For his contributions to the arts and Indian cinema, Amitabh Bachchan was honoured with Padma Vibhushan in 2015 the Padma Bhushan in 2001 and Padma Shri in 1984. Very few know that he played a role of non-Indian Jewish character in a Hollywood film, The Great Gatsby in 2013 starring Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio.
Amitabh Bachchan Stats
|Net worth||$400 Million ( 2,818 crore rupees)|
|Born||11 October 1942|
|Residence||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Profession||Film Actor, Producer, Voice Artist, Singer|
|Height||6 ft (1.85 m)|
|Weight||176 lbs (80 kg)|
Amitabh Bachchan’s Properties
Amitabh Bachchan has a total of 5 bungalows in Mumbai namely Janak, Jalsa, Vatsa, Prateeksha, and a house just behind Jalsa.
Among the 5 bungalows, the most notable is “Pratiksha” which is said to be the most famous building in the area. The bungalow is valued at over 85 cores, i.e, over $11 million where he spends his luxury time. A film, “Bombay Talkies” based on 100 years of Bollywood was filmed here.
Additionally, the Bachchan’s family also has two flats in Juhu worth Rs 40 crore, and Rs 1.75 crore. Amitabh Bachchan also purchased an apartment in France worth Rs 3 crore and Rs 1.2 crore flat in Gurgaon. The Sholay star also owns agricultural land in Lucknow and Barabanki districts worth Rs 3 crore.
Amitabh Bachchan is fond of luxurious cars and owns the best luxurious cars in the world that will blow your mind. This includes Bentley Continental GT, Bentley Arnage, Lexus LX 470, Mercedes-Benz SL 500 AMG, Porche Cayman S, Rolls Royce Phantom, Range Rover SUV, Toyota Land Cruiser, Mercedes Benz S320, BMW 760Li, Mercedes Benz S600- all with a price tag of over $1 million dollars.
One of the highlights is the Porche Cayman S which costs him around Rs 1.04 crore and Mercedes 350 which is worth Rs 1.35 crore.
What Contributed To Amitabh Bachchan’s Net Worth?
The unmatched global megastar Amitabh Bachchan net worth as of 2019 is estimated to be $400 million, i.e, 2,667 crore rupees. According to recent reports, he charges 20 crores per movie. The Net Worth of Amitabh Bachchan includes personal investments, remuneration from movies, and income from brand endorsements.
Highest Grossing Movies List
Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham: $87,59,310
Piku – Motion Se Hi Emotion: $123,37,799
Bade Miyan Chote Miyan: $30,20,506
Bunty Aur Babli: $57,05,750
Amitabh Bachchan is very smart when it comes to investments and has dip toes in different ventures. He has interests in wealth maximization and has invested a decent amount in stock markets and businesses which has helped him to earn great ROI.
- He purchased a 10% stake in Just Dial in 2013 from which he made a gain of 4600 per cent.
- Bachchan holds a 3.4% equity in Stampede Capital. It’s a financial technology firm having specializing in cloud computing for financial markets.
- The Bachchan family also bought shares in Meridian Tech worth $252,000, which is a consulting company in the U.S.
- The Big-B family also dip toes in overseas investment in Ziddu.com, a cloud-based content distribution platform.
In 1996, Mr.Bachchan also set up his own company Amitabh Bachchan Corporation Limited (ABCL).
Mr Bachchan has made a lot of money by appearing in advertisements for different companies including Cadbury Dairy Milk, Parker Pens, Dabur Honey, Pepsi.
Amitabh Bachchan was born in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, to a Hindu Kayastha family on 11 October 1942.
His father Harivansh Rai Bachchan was an Awadhi Hindu of Kayastha and a poet and writer of the book “Madhushala” which became one the top seller all over the country. It is a book of 135 “quatrains”: verses of four lines by Hindi writer and poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan. Teji Bachchan, his mother was a social activist and had a keen interest in acting and was offered a feature film role but preferred to give importance to domestic duties.
Amitabh Bachchan’s Career
The Shahanshah of Bollywood, Amitabh Bachchan is a popular and successful Bollywood film actor with an acting career spanning almost five decades. He was titled as One-man industry by a French director François Truffaut. He entered the film industry in 1969 and has been appeared in over 190 films. He first gained popularity in the early 1970s for films such as Sholay, Zanjeer, and Deewaar. “Pink” in 2016 “Piku” in 2015 and Paa” in 2009, were extremely significant to his career.
Amitabh Bachchan hosted the several seasons of Kaun Banega Crorepati. The fifth season became a massive hit with audiences and broke many TRP Records. The sixth season broadcast on Sony TV received the highest number of viewers. It grabbed the attention of notable awards including Indian of the Year- Entertainment by CNN IBN.
Bachchan entered politics in support of a family friend, Rajiv Gandhi. He contested elections against H. N. Bahuguna and won by one of the highest victory margins. But he resigned his political career after three years. Big-B called politics a cesspool.
The B-Big of Bollywood is known for his deep, baritone voice. In 2005, he lent his voice to the March of the Penguins, the Oscar-winning French documentary directed by Luc Jacquet.
The Shahanshah of Bollywood is not only revered in his native India for his acting prowess; Being the most influential actor, he also received significant international recognition for the roles he has portrayed in a cinematic industry.
For instance, he was honoured by France with the highest civilian honour, Knight of The Legion of Honour in 2007, for his works in the world of cinema and beyond. He made his Hollywood debut in Baz Luhrmann’s “The Great Gatsby“, taking up the role of Meyer Wolfsheim in 2013.
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