Kapil Sharma is one of the most recognized faces in the Indian stand-up comedian industry. He is mainly known for his work in the television shows like Family Time with Kapil, Comedy Nights with Kapil, and The Kapil Sharma Show. He has also done acting in the movies like Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon and Firangi. His journey from a reality show contestant on a regional television show to one of the world’s most popular comedian is quite remarkable. You will know about the net worth of Kapil Sharma in 2018 in this post.
Early Life & Biography
This amazing comedian was born on 2nd April 1981 in the home of housewife Janak Rani and police constable Jeetendra Kumar Punj in the holy city of Amritsar, India. When he was only 16 years old, his father gets diagnosed with cancer and ultimately died in 2004. Kapil has completed his schooling from DAV Public School, Amritsar while his college studies take place in Khalsa College.
Sharma has to deal with lots of financial issues after his father’s death and even worked part-time during school & college days. Also, he worked with the group of singers during the religious programs held in the nearby area to support his family. Kapil’s childhood dream was to become a singer, but he ends up becoming the country’s most successful standup comedian.
Kapil preferred to remain pretty silent about his personal relationship in the media, but he shocked the world by introducing his girlfriend Ginni Chatrath in March 2017 with a photo on Facebook. He has one elder brother whose name is Ashok Kumar Sharma and working as a constable in Punjab Police. Sharma also has a sister Pooja Pawan Devgan.
His controversy with the fellow actors Sunil Grover, Chandan Prabhakar, and Ali Asgar made the headlines. Due to this fight, all of them leave the Kapil Sharma Show. However, Chandan and Ali returned to the show later. Sharma has apologized to Grover many times on social media as well as personally.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Sharma started his career in a small Punjabi reality show Hasda Hasanda Raho in 2006. He didn’t win the show, but it gave him some recognition. He gained real fame after winning the season 3 of the Great Indian Laughter Challenge in 2007. After that, Kapil work in the various reality shows as a contestant like Ustaadon Ka Ustaad, Comedy Circus, Star Ya Rockstar, and Jhalak Dikhla Jaa Season 6.
The biggest turning point of his career came when he launches his show “Comedy Nights with Kapil.” This show made him one of the most popular faces in Indian households. After the conclusion of this comedy show in 2016, he comes with the Kapil Sharma Show in the same year that ended in 2017. Sharma has worked as a lead hero in two films. His latest work includes hosting Family Time with Kapil Sharma that launched in 2018. However, the telecast of this show stopped just after three episodes due to some controversies.
Sharma is the winner of Sony Guild Film Award for most promising debut male category in 2015 for his work in Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The net worth of Kapil Sharma is $30 million. He has signed an annual contract with Sony Television that let him earn almost $10 million. His debut was a success at the box office. Other than that, Kapil can be seen in many commercials on the Indian television. He held live shows in various parts of the world whose revenue help him to take his net worth to such level.
Kapil may be going through a rough patch of his life, but we believe he will soon come back with a bang. We wish him good luck for the future projects.