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Karan Johar Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : May 26, 2021

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Short Biography

Karan Johar was born on 25th May 1972, often referred to as KJo, is an Indian film producer, director, costume designer, actor, screenwriter, and television personality who is well known for his work in Hindi films.

Other Name: Karan Dharma Kama Johar, Karan Kumar Johar, KJo, Rahul Kumar Johar
Other Professions: Film Producer Film Actor Screenwriter Costume Designer Television Presenter Writer Author
Appearance: Bollywood

Karan Johar Complete Bio & Career

Karan Johar belongs to a Bollywood-related Family. He was born in Mumbai and did his schooling at Greenlawn's High School. Then, he attended H.R College for Commerce and Economics for a graduation degree. As his father Yash Johar was the established director and producer of the Bollywood industry, Karan came in links to many other film producers and artists.
In 1989, He got his first breakthrough as a child artist in the serial Indradhanush aired on Doordarshan. He was deeply affectionated To the career as a director or producer. The first Bollywood film in which he worked as assistant director was ''Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge''. The film was a big hit in the Bollywood industry and won many awards. It gave a blow to his confidence and he directed his own film '' Kush-Kush Hota Hai'' starring Kajol, Shahrukh Khan, Rani Mukherjee, and Salman Khan in a guest appearance. The other films directed by him are ''Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham, Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna, My Name is Khan, Student of the year, Bombay Talkies and many more.
Most of the films directed by Karan Johar were produced under his father's production house '' dharma productions''. Not only his directed films but also the film directed by other directors get produced under his production house. Some of them are Simbaa, Ye Jawaani Hai Deewani, Dear Zindagi, Kapoor and Sons, etc. He also made guest ap[erance as an actor in some of his directed films. Karan also hosts his talk show ''Coffee With Karan'' in which he interviews many Bollywood personalities and reveals some secrets of them. 

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Honours & Awards

Padma Shri Civilian Award 2020 Arts

Karan Johar Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Karan Johar was born to film director/producer Yash Johar (father) and Hiroo Johar (mother). His mother Hiroo Johar is the real sister of film director/producer Yash Chopra & Baldev Raj Chopra. So, Yash Chopra and Baldev Raj Chopra are the Maternal Uncle of Karan. He has two children through surrogacy include a son named Yash Johar and a daughter named Roohi Johar.

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 40
Biceps Size 12
Waist Size 34
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address 2nd Floor, Supreme Chambers, 17-18 Shah Industrial Estate, Unit No 201 202, Off Veera Desai Road, Andheri (West), Mumbai – 400053 (Dharma Productions Office) Carter Road, Bandra, Mumbai (Home)
School Greenlaws High School, Mumbai
College H.R. College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai
Qualification M. A. in French
Hobbies Collecting Old Things and Antiques
Marital Status Unmarried
Debut Directorial Debut: Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)
Film Debut: Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)
TV Debut: Indradhanush (1989)
Salary 6-8 crore/TV show season
Net Worth 835 Crore ($172 million)
Official Website N/A
Best Achievements 2001: Best Costume Designer for Mohabbatein2002: Best Dialogue for Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham2004: Best Story for Kal Ho Na Ho2011: Best Director for My Name Is Khan


Car Collections Jaguar XF


Favorite Color Black. Pink, Red
Favorite Actress Meryl Streep , Kareena Kapoor , Kajol Devgan , Rani Mukerji
Favorite Actor Shah Rukh Khan , Hrithik Roshan , Rishi Kapoor
Favorite Film Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Favorite Movie Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
Favorite Place NewYork, Goa, Dubai
Favorite Food Parsi Food, Chicken, Fish
Favourite Drink(s Saint Emilion (Wine), Dom Perignon (Pink champagne)
Favourite Fashion Brand Givenchy
Favourite Restaurant Starbucks Coffee in Mumbai
Favourite TV Show The Golden Girls

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Karan Johar

  • Karan is honored with the Padma Shri award for his contribution to the Bollywood industry.
  • He has become the father of two children Yash and Roohi through surrogacy.
  • He got criticized by the Indian audiences and also some Bollywood celebrities for supporting nepotism in the industry.
  • He was also seen as a judge in reality shows such as Jhalak Dikhla Jaa and India Got Talent
  • He is also been in news for his sexual orientation as he is a Gay.

Karan Johar Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

51 years, 9months, 3 days old age Karan Johar will turn 52 on 25 May, 2024. Only 2 months, 26 days, 23 hours,33 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Karan Johar has celebrated the total number of 52 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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