Kapil Sharma is a famed actor, producer, TV presenter, and a stand-up comedian from India. Everybody knows him for his comedy show broadcasting on television called The Kapil Sharma Show & Comedy Nights with Kapil.
Kapil is also known for some Bollywood movies that he did like Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon and Firangi.
For those curious among you that would like to know more about his career, private life, and how high his income is, we’ve got some good news for you – we’ve made this article especially for you. You will learn so much about Kapil, facts, and things that you didn’t know before if you continue reading our article.
So let’s dig in some interesting information.
Early Life of Kapil Sharma
Sharma was born on April 2nd, 1981. His birth city was Amritsar, Punjab in India. He was born to Jeetendra Kumar Punj, a head constable in Punjab’s police, and Janak Rani, a housewife. Unfortunately, his father died from cancer in 2004 in Delhi. Kapil has a brother Ashok Kumar Sharma, and a sister, Pooja Pawan Devgan.
Sharma decided that he wanted to go to college, and he enrolled at the Hindu college in Amritsar. But after college, he decided that he wanted to be in the showbusiness instead.
The Career of Kapil Sharma
Sharma started his career in 2006 with a show called Hasde Hasande Ravo. But his breakthrough was with a TV show called The Great Indian Laughter Challenge in 2007, where he won the show.
He also was a part of Sony’s Comedy Circus, and he won six seasons of that show. He hosted many comedy shows and a dance reality show, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, for season 6. He loved being a contestant in many shows, and he took part in UStaadon Ka Ustaad in 2008.
But the change in his career happened when he got his own show. The show named Comedy Night with Kapil, aired under the production of K9 Productions on Colors. That’s when people really started to like him. But unfortunately, the show got canceled.
But that didn’t stop Kapil, and he got another show called The Kapil Sharma Show with Sony Entertainment Television. The show was an enormous hit.
Because of that, he is now the most famous comedian in India, and the highest-paid.
He starred in two Bollywood movies, Kis Kisko Pyaar Karron and Firangi. Sharma also worked on some projects where he did the production. But his most successful gig is his comedy show.
Interesting Facts about Kapil Sharma
- Kapil is married to Ginni Chatrath, and they married in 2018.
- His height is 5’9’’.
- The production company called K9 Production is in his ownership.
- His net worth is $10 million.
- He is on the Forbes list of wealthy people.
- People call him Tony or Kappu.
Have you watched any movie with Kapil Sharma in the lead role? And what’s your favorite? And please tell us, are you a fan of his comedy show, because we sure are.