December 07, 2023

Suniel Shetty Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : April 22, 2023

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Short Biography

Suniel Shetty was born on 11-08-1961 in Mulki in the state of Karnataka, India. He is an Indian Film Actor, Film Producer, Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Bodybuilder, Television Presenter & Comedian who is known for his work in Bollywood, Malayalam, Tamil & Hollywood film industry.

Other Name: Sunil Shetty, Anna, Sunil Veerappa Shetty, Suniel Veerappa Shetty, Suniel V Shetty
Other Professions: Film Producer Businessperson Entrepreneur Bodybuilder Television Presenter Comedian
Appearance: Bollywood Malayalam Tamil

Suniel Shetty Complete Bio & Career

Sunil Shetty is a veteran Bollywood actor who has revived action films in India. He is a champion in kickboxing and is a black belt holder. Currently, he is controlling his hotel business as well as the  “MISCHIEF” garment outlet.
Sunil Shetty made his acting debut through the Bollywood film Balwaan which was released in 1992. He was cast opposite "Divya Bharti" in this film. The film was super hit and he too soon got established in Bollywood as an "action hero". He continued to play the role of a lead hero in some outstanding films such as Waqt Hamara Hai, Dilwale, Mohra, Border, and Dhadkan among others. In the year 2014, due to numerological reasons, he started using the spelling of his name to Suniel for prosperity. He was mostly associated in action movies all the way through the 1990s, performing the lead male actor in many films. In 2001  for the film "Dhadkan" Shetty won the Best Villain award at "Filmfare Awards". In 2009, for the film "Red Alert" he got the "Best Actor Award" at the "Southern Asian International Film Festival."
The actor has many businesses also. Bhagam Bhag, Khel, and Rakht are the films released under the banner Popcorn Motion Pictures which is owned by him. He has additionally started out an online business labeled as " FTC". The FTC is a " digital "setup that finds fresh talent in the Indian film industry and presents a platform for beginners (emerging new faces) artists to create an identity of their own in Bollywood. Shetty is also running the restaurant business along with the real business.

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Suniel Shetty Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Veerappa Shetty (hotelier)
Mother Name Not Known 
Brother None
Sisters Sunita Tarun Pratap, Sujata Shetty
Affairs/Girlfriends Mana Shetty
Wife Mana Shetty (Marriage on 25-12-1991)
Son Ahan Shetty (actor)
Daughter Athiya Shetty (actress)
Other Relatives KL Rahul (son-in-law)

He was born to a hotelier Veerappa Shetty and a homemaker. He has two sisters named Sujata Shetty & Sunita Tarun Partap. On 25-12-1991, he married an Indian fashion designer Mana Shetty after dating for several years. Together they have a son named Ahan Shetty and a daughter named Athiya Shetty. His daughter Athiya, made her debut in Bollywood with the film Hero (2015) opposite Sooraj Pancholi (son of Aditya Pancholi) and his son Ahan, made his debut in Bollywood with film Tadap in 2021 opposite Tara Sutaria. The Indian international cricketer KL Rahul became his son-in-law after marriage his daughter Athiya on 23-01-2023.

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 43
Biceps Size 16
Waist Size 34
Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Mulki, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Home address. 18-B, Prithvi Apartments, Altamount Road, Mumbai 400026
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification Degree in Hotel Management
Hobbies Playing Cricket
Marital Status Married
Debut Film: Balwaan (1992)
TV: Biggest Loser Jeetega (2007)
Best Movies Mohra (1994)Dhadkan (2000), Hera Pheri (2000), Border (1997), and Gopi Kishan (1994) among others
Salary 2-3 crore/film (INR)
Net Worth $10 Million
Official Website N/A


Car Collections Range Rover


Favorite Color Blue, white, black
Favorite Player Sunil Gavaskar
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Actress Nargis Dutt , Sharmila Tagore , Kajol Devgan , Madhuri Dixit
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan , Bruce Willis
Favorite Movie Sharaabi, and Hera Pheri
Favorite Singer Bryan Adams
Favorite Place London, Paris.
Favorite Food Thai Cuisine and Fish Curry

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Suniel Shetty

  • He has acted in an English film ‘Don’t Stop Dreaming’ and a Tamil film ‘12B’.
  • Although Suniel is not much active in films, his annual earnings are in crores. Suniel Shetty has many hotels, restaurants and fashion boutiques.
  • He holds a black belt in Kick Boxing.
  • He is fondly known as 'Anna'.
  • He is a cricket enthusiast and is often seen in stadiums supporting team India.

Suniel Shetty Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

62 years, 3months, 26 days old age Suniel Shetty will turn 63 on 11 August, 2024. Only 8 months, 3 days, 10 hours,30 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Suniel Shetty has celebrated the total number of 62 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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