Deepika Padukone Biography, Height, Age, Husband, Boyfriend, Family & More

Deepika Padukone is an Indian actress and producer who works in Hindi films. One of the highest-paid actresses in India, her accolades include three Filmfare Awards. She features in listings of the nation's most popular personalities, and Time named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2018.

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Education: College Dropout
Husband: Ranveer Singh
Age: 35 Years
Deepika Padukone Biography
Deepika Padukone Biography
Deepika Padukone Biography
Nickname(s) Deepi, Deepz
Profession Actress
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) centimeters- 173 cm
meters- 1.73 m
Feet Inches- 5’8″
Weight (approx.) in kilograms– 55 kg
in pounds– 121 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.) 34-26-34
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Brown
Debut Kannada: Aishwarya (2006)
deepika padukone in Aishwarya
Bollywood: Om Shanti Om (2007)
Hollywood: XXX: Return of Xander Cage (2017)
Awards, Honours, Achievements Filmfare Award
Best Female Debut for “Om Shanti Om” (2008)
Best Actress Award for “Goliyon Ki Raasleela: Ram-Leela” (2014)
Best Actress Award for “Piku” (2016)International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Award
Best Female Debut for “Om Shanti Om” (2008)
Best Actress Award for “Chennai Express” (2014)
Best Actress Award for “Piku” (2016)
Personal Life
Date of Birth 5 January 1986
Age (as in 2021) 35 Years
Birthplace Copenhagen, Denmark
Zodiac sign Capricorn
Signature Signature
Nationality Indian
Hometown Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
School Sophia High School, Bengaluru
College/University Mount Carmel College, Bengaluru
Educational Qualification College dropout
Religion Hinduism
Caste Brahmin (Chitrapur Saraswat)
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Address B/Cozihom, Pali Hill, Bandra (West), Mumbai 400050
Hobbies Dancing, Reading, Playing badminton, Cooking
Likes/Dislikes Likes: Eating South Indian snacks, wearing Indian clothes like sarees, churidars, to put mascara, gym wear
Dislikes: Negativity, Wearing Designer Clothes
Tattoo(s) A tattoo on Neck
tattoo on Neck
A tattoo on Ankle
tattoo on Anckle
Controversies • On 14 September 2014, the Times of India tweeted: “OMG: Deepika Padukone’s cleavage show.” After it, Deepika bashed at TOI’s tweet for this inappropriate heading and tweeted, “Yes I am a woman. I have breasts. I have cleavage. You got a problem?.” She also received support from both fans and the film fraternity, after the Times of India published a report and a photo dedicated to the actress’s cleavage. Later, the story and tweet were removed from Twitter.
OMG, Deepika Padukone's cleavage show
• After her breakup with Ranbir Kapoor, she cheekily commented on Ranbir on a popular chat show “Koffee with Karan” that Ranbir should endorse a condom brand.
• After her marriage with Ranveer Singh, an Italian Sikh group alleged that the Sikh code of conduct was violated in their Sindhi-Punjabi wedding.
• On 7 January 2020, she joined the JNU vigil, in which many students were injured in the JNU hostel attacks, to show her support and condemn the brutal attack on JNU students that happened on 5 January 2020. The movie star was in town for the promotion of her movie Chhapaak and visited the protesting students at Jawaharlal Nehru University to express her solidarity against the JNU attack. She said, “I feel angry that this is happening. At the same time, it is a matter of concern that action is not being taken.” Social media was abuzz with negative as well as positive comments from netizens with the hashtags ‘boycottchhapaak’ and ‘IStandwithDeepika’ trending simultaneously on Twitter.
• On 21 September 2020, Deepika Padukone’s name appeared in the drug probe into Sushant Singh Rajput‘s death by the Narcotic Control Bureau (NCB). Some news channels indicated her involvement in the drug racket in Bollywood based on WhatsApp chats from October 2017. In the chats, a ‘K’ and a ‘D’ are discussing drug supplies with Sushant’s former manager Jaya Saha; ‘D’ asking for “maal” from ‘K’ who replies that she has it, but it is at home. ‘D’ also then clarifies that she needs “hash” and not “weed” as they plan to meet up at a restaurant.
Relationships & More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Boyfriends • Nihaar Pandya (Actor)
Nihaar Pandya
• Upen Patel (Actor)
• Muzammil Ibrahim (Actor)
Muzammil Ibrahim
• Yuvraj Singh (Cricketer)
Yuvraj Singh
• Ranbir Kapoor (Actor)
• Siddharth Mallya (Actor)
Siddharth Mallya
• Ranveer Singh (Actor)

Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone

Marriage Date 14-15 November 2018
Marriage Place Lake Como, Lombardy, Italy
Marriage Place
Husband/Spouse Ranveer Singh (m. 2018-present)
Deepika and Ranbir Singh
Children None
Parents Father– Prakash Padukone (Former Indian Badminton Player)
Mother– Ujjala Padukone (Worked as a Travel Agent)
Siblings Brother– None
Sister– Anisha Padukone (Younger, Golfer)
Favorite Things
Food Ravioli Bolognese, Pasta, Dal-Chawal, Biryani, Maharashtrian Varan, South Indian Food, Mediterranean Food, Dim Sum, Spaghetti, Pasta, Chocolates
Actor(s) Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Brad Pitt, Richard Gere
Actresses Hema Malini, Sridevi, Madhuri Dixit, Kajol
Film(s) Bollywood: Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
Hollywood: Vicky Cristina Barcelona, The Color of Paradise, Cinderella Man
Singer(s) A.R. Rahman, Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez, Justin Bieber
Colour(s) White, Mauve
Fashion Designer(s) Anju Modi, Tarun Tahiliani, Manish Malhotra, Rohit Bal
Fashion Brand Zara
Holiday Destination(s) France, Maldives
Sports Badminton, Football, Polo
Restaurants • Olive, Mumbai
• Ram and Shyam, Mumbai
• Sunny’s, Bengaluru
• Ping Pong, London
• Scalini, London
• Soho House, Toronto
• Mabula, South Africa
Style Quotient
Cars Collection Audi Q7, Audi A8, Mini Cooper, BMW 5-Series
Deepika's Cars Collection
Money Factor
Salary (approx.) Rs. 14 Crore/Film (As in 2021)
Income (as in 2021) Rs. 118.2 crore/annum
Net Worth (approx.) $47 Million
Deepika Padukone Biography
Deepika Padukone Biography

Some Lesser Known Facts About Deepika Padukone Biography

  • Does Deepika Padukone drink alcohol?: Yes
Deepika Padukone drink alcohol
Deepika Padukone drink alcohol
  • Deepika was born into a Konkani family in Denmark, but her family moved back to Bengaluru when she was 11 months old.
    Deepika Padukone’s childhood photo
    Deepika Padukone’s childhood photo
  • She was not a social person at a young age and had very few friends.
  • Inspired by her badminton legend father, Prakash Padukone, she started playing badminton at a young age and played State-level badminton till the 10th standard.
    Deepika Padukone playing badminton with her father
    Deepika Padukone playing badminton with her father
  • Though she wanted to become a Badminton player, she changed her mind and started modeling.
  • In order to become a model, she relocated to Mumbai from Bengaluru and stayed at her aunt’s home.
  • Deepika made her first catwalk when she was 17 years old.
    Deepika Padukone during modeling days
    Deepika Padukone during modeling days, Deepika Padukone Biography
  • Deepika won the “Model of the Year” award at the 5th annual Kingfisher Fashion Awards.
  • In 2004, she came into the limelight with her “oof yu maa!” ad for Liril Orange.

  • It was Salman Khan who first spotted her talent and offered her a offer me film, but at that time she had just started her modeling career and wasn’t ready to do films.
  • In 2005, she first appeared in the song “Naam Hai Tera” from Himesh Reshammiya‘s hit album ‘Aap Kaa Surroor.’

  • She has learned acting skills from Anupam Kher‘s ‘Actor Prepares‘ and dance from Shiamak Davar.
  • Though Deepika was supposed to make her Bollywood debut with Sanjay Leela Bhansali‘s ‘Saawariya’, Bhansali played it safe and opted for Anil Kapoor‘s daughter’s formula, and replaced her with Sonam Kapoor.
  • Farah Khan approached Deepika to sign her for her film ‘Happy New Year‘, but later on the film was canceled (later released in 2014 starring Deepika) and she was later signed up for ‘Om Shanti Om’ (2007), which became a blockbuster and made her star overnight. Reportedly, she wasn’t the first choice for the film Happy New Year (2014), but it was Ankita Lokhande.
    Deepika Padukone - Om Shanti Om clip
    Deepika Padukone – Om Shanti Om
  • In 2008, she was ranked #1 in Indian Maxim’s ‘Hot 100’ list.
  • In 2009, Deepika worked as a freelance writer for HT City, the lifestyle supplement of Hindustan Times.
  • For her role as “Suzy” in the film ‘Chandni Chowk to China’ (2009), she learned a Japanese martial art form “Jujutsu”, and performed all the stunts herself.

  • In 2010, she adopted a village in Ambegaon, Maharashtra, to provide the villagers with the basic amenities, such as – water and electricity.
    Deepika Padukone adopted a village in Ambegaon
    Deepika Padukone adopted a village in Ambegaon
  • In 2012, she was named ‘India’s Most Beautiful Woman‘ by the Indian edition of People magazine.
  • Deepika has a clothing label ‘All About You’, which she launched on Myntra.
    Deepika Padukone – All About You
    Deepika Padukone – All About You
  • She prefers using the lift rather than the stairs.
  • In 2015, she founded the ‘Live Love Laugh Foundation‘, to prevent and deal with depression.
    Deepika Padukone founded Live Love Laugh Foundation
    Deepika Padukone founded Live Love Laugh Foundation
  • She was offered a role in ‘Furious 7‘ (2015), but she declined the offer due to other commitments.
  • In 2016, she became the highest-paid actress of Bollywood after the grand success of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Bajirao Mastani.’
  • She is very systematic at doing things and has a habit of listing down everything.
  • In October 2019, she shared her teacher’s remarks on her Instagram. As per her teacher’s remarks, she used to be very talkative in class.
    Deepika Padukone’s Teacher’s Remarks
    Deepika Padukone’s Teacher’s Remarks
  • Deepika and Ranveer were engaged 4 years before they tied the knot in November 2018.

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