Kapil Sharma is an Indian stand-up comedian, TV host, singer, and actor who was born on April 2, 1981, in Amritsar, Punjab, India. He became famous through his comedy show, “Comedy Nights with Kapil,” which aired from 2013 to 2016. After the success of “Comedy Nights” he started another TV reality show “The Kapil Sharma Show,” which aired in 2016 till now. The show structure is similar in format, featuring celebrity interviews, comedy sketches, and live performances. He has hosted several popular celebrities including, Swagger Sharma, and Bhuvan Bam.
- 1 Kapil Sharma Biography
- 2 Early Life
- 3 Family
- 4 Wife
- 5 Education
- 6 Career
- 7 Films
- 8 Television
- 9 Music Video
- 10 Social Media
- 11 Net Worth
- 12 Favorites
- 13 Physical Appearance
- 14 Interesting Facts About Kapil
Kapil Sharma Biography
Kapil Punj Sharma
The Comedy King
April 2, 1981
42 (As of now, 2023)
Amritsar, Punjab, India
Stand-up comedian, TV Host & Actor
The Great Indian Laughter Challenge (2007)
$30 Million (As of 2023)
Jeetendra Kumar Punj (Late)
Ashok Kumar Sharma & Pooja Pawan Devgan
Sharma was born on April 2, 1981, in Amritsar, Punjab, he had a humble upbringing. He was raised in a middle-class family. Since childhood, he had a natural talent for making people laugh and a passion for acting.
His father’s name is Jeetendra Kumar Punj (Late) and his mother’s name is Janak Rani. He also has an elder brother Ashok Kumar Sharma and a sister Pooja Sharma.
He married Ginni Chatrath on December 12, 2018, and they have two children together.
Sharma did his schooling at S.R.A Senior Secondary School, Amritsar, and graduated from Apeejay College of Fine Arts, Jalandhar, India.
Kapil started his comedian journey when he won the reality TV show “The Great Indian Laughter Challenge” (2007). This victory marked his success and gave him a chance for beginning his professional career in comedy. However, his real accomplishment was by hosting the TV show, “Comedy Nights with Kapil,” which he hosted from 2013 to 2016.
Later on, he left the show and started his own TV show with the name “The Kapil Sharma Show” in 2016, which is similar to the previous show and is airing till now. Sharma has acted in Bollywood movies and made a film debut with Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon (2015).
- Bhavnao Ko Samjho (2010)
- ABCD 2 (2015)
- Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon (2015)
- Firangi (2017)
- Son of Manjeet Singh (2018)
- It’s My Life (2020)
- Zwigato (2023)
- Hasde Hasande Ravo (2006)
- The Great Indian Laughter Challenge (season 3) (2007)
- Chhote Miyan (2008)
- Laughter Knights (2008-2009)
- Ustaadon Ka Ustaad (2009)
- Hans Baliye (2009)
- Comedy Circus (2010-2013)
- Comedy Ka Daily Soap (2010)
- Star Ya Rockstar (2011)
- Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (season 6) (2013)
- Comedy Nights with Kapil (2013-2016)
- 60th Filmfare Awards (2015)
- Star Guild Awards (2015)
- 22nd Star Screen Awards (2016)
- 61st Filmfare Awards (2016)
- The Kapil Sharma Show (2016-present)
- 62nd Filmfare Awards (2017)
- Aadat Se Majboor (2017)
- Family Time With Kapil Sharma (2018)
- The Honey Bunny Show With Kapil Sharma (2020-present)
- Alone (2023)
He has 44.3M followers on Instagram
He has 19.8M followers on Twitter.
He has 33M followers on Facebook.
He has 8.18M subscribers on Youtube.
Social Media Handles
As of now (2023), his net worth is $30 million.
New York City
5 feet & 9 Inches
9 (US size)
Interesting Facts About Kapil
- He is a multi-talented person including a comedian, TV host, actor, producer, and singer.
- He is famous for hosting the comedy shows Comedy Nights with Kapil and The Kapil Sharma Show.
- He has also appeared in Bollywood films such as Firangi and Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon.
- He has won numerous awards, including the Indian Television Academy Award and the Filmfare Award.
- He is also a big fan of music and loves to sing.