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Aamir Khan Biography, Height, Age, Wife, Family, Children & More

Mohammed Aamir Hussain Khan is an Indian actor, director, filmmaker, and television talk show host. Through his career spanning over 30 years in Hindi films, Khan has established himself as one of the most popular and influential actors of Indian cinema.

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Height: 5′ 6″
Education: 12th
Age: 55 Years
Aamir Khan Biography
Aamir Khan Biography
Aamir Khan Biography
Full Name Mohammed Aamir Hussain Khan
Nickname(s) Mr. Perfectionist, The Choco Boy
Profession(s) Actor, Filmmaker
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) centimeters– 168 cm
meters– 1.68 m
feet inches– 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.) in kilograms– 70 kg
in pounds– 154 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.) – Chest: 40 inches
– Waist: 30 inches
– Biceps: 13 inches
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black
Career
Debut As a child actor: Yaadon Ki Baaraat (1973)
aamir khan in Yaadon Ki Baaraat
As a lead actor: Holi (1984)
aamir khan in Holi
Producer: Lagaan (2001)
aamir khan in Lagaan
TV: Satyamev Jayate (2014)
aamir khan in Lagaan
Awards/Honours Filmfare Awards
1989: Best Male Debut for Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak
1997: Best Actor for Raja Hindustani
2002: Best Actor for Lagaan
2007: Best Actor (Critics) for Rang De Basanti
2008: Best Director for Taare Zameen Par
2017: Best Actor for DangalAcademy Awards
2002: Film Lagaan was nominated for Best Foreign Language FilmBIG Star Entertainment Awards
2010: BIG Star – Film Actor of Decade (Male)

Government Awards
2003: Padma Shri by the Government of India
Padma Shri by the Government of India
2009: Raj Kapoor Smriti Vishesh Gaurav Puraskar by the Government of Maharashtra
2010: Padma Bhushan by the Government of India
The President, Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil presenting Padma Bhushan Award to Shri Amir Khan, at the Civil Investiture Ceremony-I, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on March 31, 2010.
2017: National Treasure of India by the Government of China

Note: Along with these, he has many other awards, honors, and achievements to his name.

Personal Life
Date of Birth 14 March 1965
Age (as in 2020) 55 Years
Birthplace Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign Pisces
Signature Khan, Aamir signature
Nationality Indian
Hometown Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School(s) J.B. Petit School, Mumbai (pre-primary education)
St. Anne’s High School, Bandra, Mumbai (till the eighth grade)
Bombay Scottish School, Mahim, Mumbai (ninth and tenth grade)
College/University Narsee Monjee College (Twelfth grade)
Educational Qualification 12th Standard
Religion Islam
Caste/Sect Sunni
Ethnicity Mixed (mainly Pathan)
Food Habit Vegetarian (At the age of 50, he decided to quit non-vegetarian)
Address 2, Hill View Apartments, Opposite Mehboob Studio, Hill Road, Bandra West, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Aamir-Khan’s-Address
Hobbies Listening to Old Music, Watching Movies, Playing Chess, Tennis, and Cricket
Controversies • Aamir Khan faced public insult when his brother Faisal Khan blamed him for captivating him in the house and vigorously giving him pills saying that he is mentally ill. The stuff even reached the court, and his guardianship was given to his father. However, his father gave the liability back to Aamir.
• Aamir had previously called Shah Rukh Khan a dog while declaring that he had named his dog after him. He afterward said that Shah Rukh is the dog of the concierge of his house. Later he apologized to Shah Rukh and his family by visiting Shah Rukh’s home.
• In December 2015, he made a public statement that he thinks Indians are getting intolerant which was criticized by most people.
• During the shoot of Ghulam, Aamir attracted a controversy when famous writer Jessica Hines claimed that Aamir was the father of her son Jaan. It was featured in Stardust magazine that Aamir was madly in love with her and they were in a live-in relationship. When Jessica got pregnant, things got changed and Aamir forced him to abort the child, but she ignored his decision and gave birth to a baby boy to which Aamir never agreed. However, Jessica has also never publicly accepted it but also has never denied it.
Relationships & More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Reena Dutta
Kiran Rao
Marriage Date(s) First Wife: 18 April 1986
Second Wife: 28 December 2005
Family
Wives/Spouse(s) First Wife: Reena Dutta (m.1986 – div.2002)
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Second Wife: Kiran Rao (m.2005 – present)
aamir-kiranrao
Children Sons– Junaid Khan (from First Wife), Azad Rao Khan (from Second Wife)
Aamir khan son
Daughter– Ira Khan (from First Wife)
Aamir khan's Daughter
Parents Father– Late Tahir Hussain (film producer)

aamir khan father
Mother– Zeenat Hussain
Aamir khan's mother

Siblings Brother– Faisal Khan (younger)
aamir khan brother
Sisters– Farhat Khan and Nikhat Khan (both younger)
aamir khan sisters
Favorite Things
Food Indian and Moghlai dishes, Dal and rice
Actor(s) Amitabh Bachchan, Dilip Kumar, Daniel Day-Lewis, Leonardo DiCaprio, Govinda
Actresses Waheeda Rehman, Geeta Bali, Madhubala, Sridevi
Film Pyaasa
Restaurant(s) Frangipani at the Trident (Mumbai), India Jones (Mumbai)
Fruit(s) Banana, Apple
Tennis Player Roger Federer
Destination(s) Mahabaleshwar and Panchgani
Cricketer(s) Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly
Writer Lav Nikolayevich Tolstoy
Board Game Settlers of Catan
Song “Oh Re Taal Mile” from the film Anokhi Raat (1968)
Sport(s) Tennis, Cricket
Style Quotient
Cars Collection Mercedes Benz S600, Bentley Continental,
aamir-khan-car-collection-bentley
Rolls Royce Ghost Phantom,
aamir khan in Rolls Royce Ghost Phantom
Land Rover Range Rover SUV, BMW 6 series
Money Factor
Salary (approx.) ₹60 crore/film
Net Worth (approx.) ₹1302 Crore ($200 Million)
Aamir Khan Biography
Aamir Khan Biography

Some Lesser Known Facts About Aamir Khan Biography

  • Does Aamir Khan smoke?: Yes
Aamir Khan smoking
Aamir Khan smoking
  • Does Aamir Khan drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Aamir comes from a film industry background as his father was a film producer and his uncle was also a film-maker.
  • His great grand uncle Abul Kalam Azad was a popular Indian freedom fighter as he led the Khilafat Movement and was an ardent supporter of Mahatma Gandhi. He has named his younger son Azad Rao Khan in memory of his great grand uncle.
  • His father’s film productions were a flop in a majority, which led to poor financial conditions. He told that at that time, there were around 30 calls a day from lenders calling for money and he was always at risk of being expelled from school for not paying fees.
  • He was crazy about balloons and kites in his childhood.
    Aamir Khan’s Childhood Picture
    Aamir Khan’s Childhood Picture
  • At the age of 8, he made a headstart of his career as a child actor in the film Yaadon Ki Baaraat, which is considered the first Bollywood masala film.
    Aamir Khan As A Child Actor In Yaadon Ki Baraat
    Aamir Khan As A Child Actor In Yaadon Ki Baraat
  • The same year, he played the younger role of Mahendra Sandhu in his father’s production Madhosh.
  • Since his childhood, he was interested in playing lawn tennis and also represented his school in several state-level championships. He was also the state Tennis winner for Maharashtra.
  • At 16, he worked as an Assistant Director with his friend Aditya Bhattacharya (Filmmaker Basu Bhattacharya’s son) in his silent experimental film titled Paranoia.
  • For the promotion of his film- Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak, he, along with his cousin and co-star Raj Zutshi, went on roads to stick the posters of the movie on the buses and auto-rickshaws in Bombay.
    Aamir Khan In Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak Poster
    Aamir Khan In Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak Poster
  • In 1990, he was featured in Indra Kumar’s film- Dil, which was his first major hit after four flops in a row.
    Aamir Khan In Dil
    Aamir Khan In Dil
  • While filming the stunt for the movie- Ghulam, which showcased Aamir running on rail tracks towards an oncoming train, he just missed the train by 1.3 seconds as he jumped off the track. Moreover, this scene was also awarded the Best Scene Award at the 44th Filmfare Awards, but he refused to accept it.

Aamir Khan In Movie Ghulam

  • Finally, in 1996, he came up with a blockbuster- Raja Hindustani, which received great laurels from the audience. His kiss with Karisma in the movie is considered one of the longest kisses in a Bollywood film.
    Aamir Khan In Raja Hindustani
    Aamir Khan In Raja Hindustani
  • He consumed one liter of vodka before the shoot of the song “Tere Ishq Mein Naachenge” to deliver his drunk character more efficiently.
    Aamir Khan In Tere Ishq Me Nachenge Song
    Aamir Khan In Tere Ishq Me Nachenge Song
  • To get into the character of Bhuvan in his movie Lagaan, he got his ears pierced so that he could wear earrings in real. Moreover, his phenomenal performance in Lagaan took the movie to the Oscars.
Aamir Khan In Lagaan
Aamir Khan In Lagaan
  • When Farah Khan approached him to make a special appearance in Om Shanti Om song, he declined by saying that he is busy shooting and cannot make up time for it.
  • In his blockbuster hit- PK, his character was shown fond of paan, and he ate approximately over 10000 paans during the filming of the entire movie.
Aamir Khan Chewing Paan In PK
Aamir Khan Chewing Paan In PK
  • Aamir was the first choice for movies Darr, Swades, Saajan, and Hum Aapke Hain Koun, which later went to Shah Rukh Khan, Sanjay Dutt, and Salman Khan and turned out to be blockbusters.
  • When he was invited on the display of his wax imitation at Madame Tussauds, he declined to attend the same.
  • Aamir doesn’t believe in showbiz and maintains uniformity in his birthday celebration. Each year, he cuts his cake and then relishes a dinner with his family. Moreover, he takes a resolution every year on his birthday to quit smoking but ends up breaking it.
    Aamir Khan 52nd Birthday Picture
    Aamir Khan 52nd Birthday Picture
  • Aamir was offered the role that Sharman Joshi played in 3 Idiots by Raju Hirani. However, he showed his interest in the character- Rancho and charmed the audience later with his incredible acting.
  • While filming for a drunk scene in 3 Idiots, Aamir suggested actually getting drunk, and they all did, which resulted in numerous retakes till the stock of camera got over. Here’s a glimpse of the making of that scene:

  • In an interview, Aamir disclosed that Abhijaat Joshi is working on the sequel of 3 Idiots, which might hit the theatres around 2020.
  • In 2012, he came up with an Indian television talk show- Satyamev Jayate, which was aired simultaneously on Star Plus, STAR World, and Doordarshan and completed three seasons in eight languages.
  • He was featured in Time Magazine’s list- “100 Most Influential People in The World” in 2013.
    Aamir Khan On The Cover Of Time Magazine
    Aamir Khan On The Cover Of Time Magazine, Aamir Khan Biography
  • Her wife Kiran revealed on Koffee With Karan that Aamir hates taking a shower and has an eating disorder.
  • Aamir’s movie Dangal charmed the audience with his exclusive acting skills and became the first Indian movie to gross over ₹2000 crores worldwide and also the highest-grossing film in China in the year 2017.
  • For his movie Dangal, he was first asked to gain 28kgs of weight and then lost 25 kg in the time duration of 5-6 months to play younger Mahavir Singh Phogat, and he was personally trained by Rahul Bhatt.
    Aamir Khan As Young And Old Mahavir Phogat
    Aamir Khan As Young And Old Mahavir Phogat
  • It was also revealed by Dangal’s director, Nitesh Tiwari that Aamir used to abuse a lot during his workout sessions in the gym.
  • Besides acting, he has also been an official ambassador of UNICEF.
    Aamir Khan At UNICEF Conference
    Aamir Khan At UNICEF Conference
  • He has a son with his second wife, Kiran Rao through surrogacy and he also became a spokesperson for Invitro Fertilisation after this.
    Aamir Khan With His Wife Kiran And Son
    Aamir Khan With His Wife Kiran And Son, Aamir Khan Biography
  • Aamir has been avoiding media reporting and going to award ceremonies since 1990; when he was nominated for the Best Actor award for his movie Dil, but the award went to Sunny Deol for Ghayal.
  • Aamir loves solving Rubik’s cube and is also an expert at it. Here’s a video where he has solved the cube in just 36 seconds while discussing his next movie:

  • He is also an amazing videographer; as he has shot the wedding ceremony of Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna in 2001.
  • Aamir’s fans are not only limited to India, but they are amassed all over the globe. International superstar Jackie Chan is a big fan of his work.
  • In 2018, he was starred in Vijay Krishna Acharya’s film- Thugs of Hindostan based on a fictional novel titled Confessions of a Thug.
    Aamir Khan as Firangi in Thugs of Hindostan
    Aamir Khan as Firangi in Thugs of Hindostan
  • Aamir usually explains the meaning of his favorite song “Oh Re Taal Mile” from the film “Anokhi Raat” to every other person he talks with.

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