Dimple Kapadia Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Husband, Net Worth

Dimple Kapadia is an Indian actress who is mainly known for acting in Hindi films. Apart from Hindi films, Dimple has also worked in Malayalam, English, Bengali and Tamil films. Kapadia’s journey in the acting industry began at the age of 16 when she starred opposite the legendary Rajesh Khanna in the blockbuster film “Bobby” (1973). This film, directed by Raj Kapoor, not only marked his debut but also brought him overnight stardom.

This film not only marked her cinematic debut but also catapulted her to instant stardom, earning her the Filmfare Award for Best Actress. Actress Dimple completed her early education at St. Joseph’s Convent High School, Bandra, Mumbai.

Dimple Kapadia Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Husband, Net Worth

Bio

Real nameDimple Kapadia
Profession                                          Actress
Date of birth8 June 1957
BirthplaceMumbai, India
Age66 years old (as of 2024)
NationalityIndian
Zodiac SignGemini
GenderFemale
SchoolSt. Joseph’s Convent High School, Mumbai
Boyfriend/SpouseLate Rajesh Khanna, Actor (m. March 1973, div. April 1982)
Sexual OrientationStraight

Early Life

Dimple Kapadia was born on June 8, 1957, in Bombay (now Mumbai), India, into a Gujarati family. Raised in a middle-class family, Dimple was the daughter of Chunibhai Kapadia and Betty Kapadia and sister of Simple Kapadia. Dimple’s early life took an unexpected turn when, at the age of 16, she auditioned for the lead role in Raj Kapoor’s iconic film ‘Bobby” (1973).

Education Qualification

SchoolSt. Joseph’s Convent High School, Mumbai
CollageNot Known
Education qualificationGraduate

Family & Relationship

Parents NameFather– Chunnibhai Kapadia
Mother– Betty Kapadia
Sister’s NameLate Simple Kapadia, Reem
Brother’s NameMunna
HusbandLate Rajesh Khanna
Daughter’s NameTwinkle Khanna, Rinke Khanna
Son-In-LawAkshay Kumar

Dimple Kapadia Age

Dimple was born on 8 June 1957. Kapadia’s age is 66 years old as of 2024. Dimple Kapadia’s zodiac sign is Gemini.

Dimple Kapadia Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Husband, Net Worth

Dimple Kapadia Husband

Dimple was married to popular veteran actor Rajesh Khanna at the age of 14 and got separated in 1982. She finds that marrying Rajesh Khanna is a big high for her.

Boyfriend Rishi Kapoor, Sunny Deol,
Husband NameLate Rajesh Khanna
Marital statusDivorced
KidsDaughter- Twinkle Khanna, Rinke Khanna

Physical Stats & More

HeightIn centimeters- 161 cm In meters- 1.61 m In feet & inches-5’3”
WeightIn kilograms- 58 kg In pounds- 128 lbs
Eyes ColourBrown
Hair ColourBrown
Body measurement35-28-36

Dimple Kapadia Net Worth

Net worth – 2023$10 Million + (Approx)
Net worth in Indian rupeesINR- 80-100 Crore + (Approx)
Yearly IncomeNot Known
Monthly IncomeNot known
Annual ExpensesNot Known

Some Lesser Facts

  • She enjoys a great rapport with her son-in-law Akshay Kumar and in an interview, Kumar revealed that his best friend is his mother-in-law.
  • In September 2017, Dimple and Sunny Deol, whose relationship in the 1980s has been an open secret, were spotted at a bus stop in London holding each other’s hands.
  • In 1994, she won the National Film Award for Best Actress for the film Rudaali (1993).
  • After a gap of 12 years, she made a comeback in 1984 with the film Saagar, which became a sensational hit. It was also selected as India’s official entry to the Oscars in 1985.
  • Her performance in the film, Bobby, is considered the 4th-best female debut of all time in Hindi Cinema. She also received the Filmfare Award for Best Actress for Bobby.
  • She became the first Indian Actress to flaunt a bikini in her debut film.
  • Raj Kapoor introduced her to the film industry and gave her a lead role in the 1973 teen romance Bobby.
  • In an interview, she revealed that she is “film-crazy” and had aspired to become an actress when she was a child.
  • She considers her marriage to Rajesh Khanna a farce.
  • At the age of 15, she was married to Rajesh Khanna 6 months before the release of her debut film, Bobby, in 1973.
  • Her younger sister, Simple Kapadia, was also an actress and died of cancer in 2009.
  • Her father, Chunnibhai Kapadia, was a Gujarati entrepreneur.
  • She was born in a Gujarati family.

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