Karan Johar is popularly known as KJo, and he is one of the most reputed Bollywood directors cum producer. He is also into screenwriting and costume designing. His debut directorial debut movie won him a Filmfare Awards for Best Director as well as Best Screenplay. Today, let’s learn more about the career, biography, and net worth of Karah Johar in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Karan Johar was born on 25th May 1972 in Mumbai. His father was Yash Johar who was an acclaimed producer and the founder of Dharma Productions. He did his schooling from Greenlawns High School and then went on to attended H.R. College of Commerce and Economics. Karan also has a master’s degree in French. He started as an actor in Bollywood and is a strong believed in numerology.
Karan Johar is unmarried, and he is a single father to twins. These twins were born through surrogacy. His son was named after his father, and his daughter was named after rearranging his mother’s name. He has been involved in many controversies and was trolled for having an inclination towards men. Karan is known for giving a break to sons and daughters of established actors and actresses in Bollywood.
Career, Awards, & Nomination
Karan started as a child actor, but after maturing, he became an assistant director to Aditya Chopra. His directorial debut ‘Kuck Kuck Hota Hai’ in 1998 was a major success. The movie won National Film Award while it received most of the major awards at Filmfare Awards. His next movie ‘Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham’ in 2001 was another box-office hit. His third movie ‘Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna’ in 2006 was another major success. All these three movies were enough to establish him was one of the most successful directors in Bollywood.
His fourth movie ‘My Name Is Khan’ in 2010 is an anti-terrorist movie, and it won the critics. Karan Johar won his second Filmfare Award. But his subsequent movies did not do great. In the meantime, he has been seen in guest roles in various movies. He is the producer of various popular movies like ‘Kal Ho Naa Ho’, ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’, ‘2 States’ and much more.
In fact, he has also worked as a costume designer for several movies. His celebrity talk show Koffee with Karan is the most popular talk show currently. Furthermore, he has been the judge of various dance and talent reality shows.
Net Worth & Earnings
How much net worth do you expect from one of the most successful directors and producers in Bollywood? He has a net worth of over $200 million. More than as a director, he has earned more by being the producer of so many different super successful movies at the Bollywood box-office. By being a judge and host of popular talk shows, reality shows, and award shows, he has earned major paychecks.
Karan Johar prefers to work with star kids and debutants and his produced movies Dhadak and Student of the Year 2 are hitting the screen this year. There are many movies already lined up for 2019 and 2020.