Salman Khan Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriends, Wife, Biography & More

Salman Khan

[1]Times of India


Full NameAbdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan [2]Times of India
Nickname(s)Sallu, Bhaijan [3]
Profession(s)Actor, Producer, Entrepreneur
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 174 cm
in meters- 1.74 m
in feet inches- 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 75 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 45 Inches
- Waist: 35 Inches
- Biceps: 17 Inches
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
DebutFilm: Biwi Ho To Aisi (supporting role) (1988)
Salman Khan Debut Movie - Biwi Ho To Aisi
TV: 10 Ka Dum (2008)
Salman Khan's TV Debut 10 Ka Dum As Host
Awards/HonoursFilmfare Awards
1990: Best Male Debut for Maine Pyaar Kiya
1999: Best Supporting Actor for Kuch Kuch Hota Hai

National Film Awards
2012: Best Children's Film for Chillar Party
2016: Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment for Bajrangi Bhaijaan

Other Awards
2008: Rajiv Gandhi Award for Outstanding Achievement in Entertainment
2013: Lions Favorite Philanthropic NGO in India for Being Human
2014: Times Celebex Awards - Star of the Year
2016: Times Of India Film Award For Best Actor for Bajrangi Bhaijaan

Note: Along with these, he has many other awards, honours, and achievements to his name. [4]Wikipedia
Personal Life
Date of Birth27 December 1965
Age (as in 2017)52 Years
BirthplaceIndore, Madhya Pradesh, India [5]
Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricorn
SignatureSalman Khan Signature
HometownMumbai (he spent his childhood in Indore & Gwalior) [6]India Today
School(s)• Scindia School, Gwalior
• St. Stanislaus High School, Bandra, Mumbai [7]Wikipedia
CollegeSt. Xavier's College, Mumbai [8]India Today
Educational QualificationCollege Drop-Out [9]India Today
ReligionHe identifies himself as both Hindu and Muslim; he says “I’m Hindu and Muslim both. I’m Bharatiya (an Indian). My father is Muslim and my mother is Hindu.” [10]Financial Express
Caste/SectSunni [11]Open Magazine
EthnicityMixed (mainly Pathan) [12]Open Magazine
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian [13]India Today
Salman Khan's House


HobbiesSwimming [15], Cycling [16], Painting [17], Writing
ControversiesBlackbuck hunting case (1999): Salman & his co-stars of Hum Saath Saath Hain were accused of hunting blackbuck deer & chinkara (endangered animals) while shooting for the film in Jodhpur, Rajasthan.
On 5 April 2018, he was found guilty in the Blackbuck Killing Case and was sentenced to 5 years by the Jodhpur Court; Magistrate Dev Kumar Khatri pronounced the verdict. He was charged under Section 51 of Wildlife (Protection) Act. The Jodhpur Court gave benefit of doubt to "Hum Saath Saath Hain" co-stars, Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, Neelam, and Sonali Bendre. [18]The Economic Times
Salman Khan After Getting Convicted In Black Buck Poaching Case


On 8 April 2018, he was granted a bail by the Jodhpur Sessions court; after spending two nights in Jodhpur jail. [20]NDTV


Hit-and-run case (2002): Salman drove his car over the people sleeping on the pavement outside a bakery at night. One person was killed, while three persons were injured in this accident. [22]The Hindu
His relationship with Aishwarya Rai (2002): Aishwarya's parents lodged a complaint against him for harassing their daughter. Later, he denied all the allegations imposed on him. [23]India Today
Fight with Shah Rukh Khan (2008): Salman & Shah Rukh fought at Katrina Kaif's birthday party. [24]Times of India
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsSangeeta Bijlani (actress) [25]
Salman Khan with Sangeeta Bijlani
Somy Ali (actress) [26]India Today
Salman Khan with Somi Ali
Aishwarya Rai (actress) (1999-2002) [27]
Salman Khan with Aishwarya Rai
Katrina Kaif (actress) (2003-2010) [28]
Salman Khan with Katrina Kaif
Faria Alam (Former Model & Football Association Secretary) (1996) [29]The Telegraph
Salman Khan's Girlfriend Faria Alam
Iulia Vantur (actress) (2016) [30]DNA
Iulia Vantur
ChildrenSon- None
Daughter- None
ParentsFather- Salim Khan (Screenwriter)
Mother- Sushila Charak (birth name) [31]Wikipedia, Helen (stepmother) [32]
Salman Khan with his Father, Mother & Sister
SiblingsBrothers- Sohail Khan, Arbaaz Khan (both younger)
Sisters- Alvira, Arpita (both younger)
Salman Khan with his brothers & sisters
Favourite Things
Favourite Food(s)Chinese food, Spicy Italian food, Pav Bhaji, Chicken Biryani, Mutton Kebab
home-cooked food, 'Mixture' (all the leftovers from various food items and mixes them before eating)
Apart from those, he loves biryani and kebabs and other Mughlai and North-Indian delicacies [33]NDTV
Favourite Actor(s)Hollywood: Sylvester Stallone [34]India TV
Bollywood: Dilip Kumar, Govinda
Favourite ActressHema Malini [35]NDTV
Favourite FilmCasablanca
Favourite Singer(s)Sunidhi Chauhan and Sonu Nigam
Favourite RestaurantChina Garden, Mumbai [36]Dailyhunt
Favourite Colour(s)Black, White, Grey
Favourite BeverageIce-Tea
Favourite DessertSitaphal ice cream [37]The Telegraph
Favourite PerfumeObsession
Favourite SportSwimming
Favourite Cricketer(s)Harbhajan Singh, Yuvraj Singh, Ashish Nehra
Favourite SongJab Hum Jawan (sang by Shabbir Kumar)
Favourite Car(s)BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Toyota Land Cruiser
Favourite Outfit(s)Tight jeans & T-Shirts
Favourite Brand(s)Giorgio Armani and Gianni Versace
Favourite Film DirectorSooraj Barjatya
Style Quotient
Cars Collection• Lexus LX 470,
Lexus LX 470
• Mercedes Benz GL-Class,
Mercedes Benz GL Class
• BMW X5, Range Rover Vogue,
Salman Khan In His Car Range Rover
• BMW X6
• Audi R8,
Audi R8
• Audi Q7,
Audi Q7
• W221 Mercedes Benz S-Class [38]Financial Express
Bikes CollectionSuzuki Intruder M1800 RZ limited edition motorbike, Suzuki Hayabusa [39]
Assets/Properties150-acre plot in Panvel which is having 3 bungalows, swimming pool and his own gym [40]India Today
150 Acre Farmhouse
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)₹60 Crore/film
Net Worth (approx.)$300 Million (₹1950 Crore) [41]Forbes

Salman Khan

Some Lesser Known Facts About Salman Khan

  • Does Salman Khan smoke?: Yes [42]Deccan Chronicle

    Salman Khan Smoking

    Salman Khan Smoking

  • Does Salman Khan drink alcohol?: Yes

    Salman Khan Partying

    Salman Khan Partying

  • He is the eldest son of Salim Khan (a screenwriter) and Sushil Charak. Her mother, later adopted the name, Salma Khan. [43]Indian Express
  • Since his childhood, he is a great swimmer. [44]

    Salman Khan Swimming

    Salman Khan Swimming [45]Bollywood Hungama

  • In 1988, his voice in his debut film Biwi Ho Toh Aisi was dubbed by someone else.
  • His first leading breakthrough role in Bollywood came with Maine Pyaar Kiya, which was one of India’s highest grossing films at that time. Moreover, this was his first film with Reema Lagoo too, which later made their pair very much famous as mother and son. Salman Khan In Maine Pyaar Kiya
  • He rejected the negative lead role offered to him by Abbas-Mustan in his film- Baazigar, which later went to Shah Rukh Khan and made him popular.
  • In 1999, he did his first playback singing in the movie- Hello Brother.
  • His appearance in the movie Hum Aapke Hain Kaun, alongside Madhuri Dixit, was critically acclaimed by the viewers and the film became the first Bollywood movie to have earned over 1 billion rupees.

Salman Khan In Hum Aapke Hai Kaun

  • In 2004, he was rated 7th in “the Best looking man in the world” list by People Magazine of the USA. Salman Khan On People Magazine
  • Salman believes in lucky gemstones and wears his turquoise stone bracelet on and off screen. Moreover, his father also believes the same. Salman Khan Bracelet
  • He is obsessed with soaps and his bathroom is heaped up with a variety of soaps, but he especially likes natural fruit and vegetable extracts cleansers. Salman Khan's Love For Soap
  • During the cast of London Dreams, he flew his own cook to London from Mumbai to cook up biryani for the entire cast and crew who were tired of eating continental food.
  • In August 2011, he disclosed that he has trigeminal neuralgia, a chronic pain condition affecting the trigeminal nerve in the face, also commonly known as “suicide disease.” During an interview, he told that he has been suffering from it for the past seven years and it has made his voice much harsher.
  • In the movie, Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan played the role of Salman’s girlfriend and coincidently, she was her real-life girlfriend too at that time.
  • In 2012, Salman’s wax statue was established at Madame Tussaud’s Museum in England. Salman Khan With His Wax Statue
  • Apart from his incredible contributions towards film industry, he owns a charitable organisation named “Being Human Foundation, which focuses on health care and education. All the profit generated from the sale of the watches he design, Being Human T-shirts, and his paintings, go to the foundation. Salman Khan's Being Human Foundation
  • While filming for Ek Tha Tiger, in a scene where Tiger is painting Zoya, was the actual artwork of Salman, as he painted the picture while the crew was busy with the arrangements.
  • His father wanted him to become a cricketer, but he aspired to be a writer and has also written films like Veer and Chandramukhi. Moreover, the storyline of the film Baaghi: A Rebel for Love was based on Salman’s idea for which he was given credit in the film.
  • Salman and Vivek Oberoi had a huge fight over the phone when Aishwarya & Vivek were in a relationship after Salman & Aishwarya broke up. Here’s a video in which Vivek recited the whole incidence in front of media:

  • In 2014, he launched his second production company with the name- Salman Khan Film (first was Salman Khan Being Human Productions) and the first movie to be released under his company SKF was “Dr Cabbie,” which was a Canadian movie that became the second highest grossing film in Canada. 
  • Salman ranked ahead of the US President Barack Obama in the list of “The Most Admired Personalities of India” in 2015.
  • In 2016, his film Sultan was the 10th film to enter the 100 crore club.
  • During his shoot for Ek Tha Tiger in Turkey, he frequently visited a cafe del mar named “The Salman Khan.” This movie was also his first movie with Yash Raj Films. Salman Khan Restaurant In Turkey
  • Besides being an actor, he is a very passionate painter and Aamir Khan has many of his paintings at his home. He himself painted the poster for his film Jai Ho. Jai Ho poster painted by Salman Khan
  • Salman doesn’t have an email-id in his name, as he prefers communicating face to face or verbally on phone rather than electronically via e-mails.
  • One of his fans has opened a restaurant named “Bhaijaanz” in Mumbai in which the interiors are decorated with Salman Khan’s posters, and all his favourite dishes are on the menu. Bhaijaanz Restaurant In Mumbai
  • His hosting skills in the Bigg Boss-Season 4 was a big commercial success, which even outdid the Amitabh Bachchan‘s hosting in Bigg Boss 3. After his successful journey of season 4, he hosted all the other seasons of Bigg Boss series.

Salman Khan Hosting Bigg Boss

  • Salman is an ambassador for various shoe brands, but still, he prefers going barefoot in his life.
  • He has also given his voice to the animated character Hanuman in the 2017 film- Hanuman: Da’ Damdaar.
  • His phenomenal performance in ‘Dabangg’ made him popular by his character’s name- Chulbul Pandey.
  • He has two pet horses named Bajrangi and Bhaijaan and also two dogs named My son and My Jaan.
  • He once told in an interview that he has never seen reviews of his movie and he actually doesn’t care about it.

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