Full Name: Saif Ali Khan
Year of Birth: 16th August 1970
Occupation: Producer, Actor, Model, Businessman
Marital Status: Divorced and currently married to Kareena Kapoor
Children: Two (2)
Parents: Shamila Tagore (mother), Mansoon Ali Khan (father)
Years Active: 1993 to present
One of India’s well known celebrity, Saif Ali Khan net worth is $40 million (around 175 crore rupees). He has greatly established his career at acting and is a very popular figure in Indian screens. He is also the 10th Nawab (a princely status) in the state of Bhopal, which was previously called Pataudi.
His acumen at acting has won him numerous awards including Filmfare Award that he has won six times and the National Film Award. In 2010, he obtained great honor from the Government of India for his role in various movies.
Birth and Early Acting Career
Born on the 16th of August in 1970 to the former Indian captain Mansoor Ali Khan Patudi and actress Sharmila Tagore, the Indian actor made a debut in acting in 1992. He starred in the movie, Yash Chopra’s Parampara before appearing in Main Khiladi Tu Anari in 1994. In ’94, he again starred in Yeh Dillagi. The rest of the 90s were spent inactive as he went for an unannounced break. However, in 2001, he took a role in the drama Dil Chahta Hai. He later on appeared in Kal Ho Naa Ho in 2003 and his sterling performance saw him bag in the Filmfare Award for being the Best Supporting actor.
In 2004, he again proved his mantle when he won The National Film Award for being the best actor in the drama Hum Tum. With these kinds of awards, there is all the reason to believe Saif’s huge net worth did not just come about from nowhere. He has been on screen with many movies that have won the hearts of many fans. Included in the films are Salaam Namaste that was released in 2005, and Race that was released in 2008. Some films have been critically acclaimed including Parineeta in 2005 and Omkara in 2006.
Apart from acting, Khan is a stage performer as well as film producer. Together with Dinesh Vijan, he began Illuminati Films, a movie production company. The first release of the company was a romantic film titled, Love Aaj Kal which was directed by Imtiaz Ali. It was one of the highest grossing films that year and won positive reviews.
Saif Khan was married to actress Amrita Singh from 1991 to 2004, when they divorced officially. The couple has two children, a girl born in 1993 and a boy in 2001. Both the children live with their mother. The actor is currently married to Kareena Kapoor after having dated her for some time.
Saif’s father was the ninth person in the princely line of the traditional Bengali Tagore ancestry. When his father died in 2011, Saif took over as the next prince. Although the Indian government no longer recognizes the princely title, Mansoor was buried traditionally to please his spirits and that of the ancestors.
Saif inherited his father’s palace which is now a hotel. There is the trust of the ancestral home along with a number of assets.
At the moment, he earns about 6 crore for every movie. Having acted in more than 50 films, with more than 10 of these winning awards, Saif has grossed in so much wealth including several houses and cars.