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Kapil Sharma is an Indian stand-up comedian, television presenter, actor and producer. He is best known for hosting The Kapil Sharma Show, a popular comedy show on Sony Entertainment Television. He has also appeared in several films, including Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon (2015) and Firangi (2017). Kapil Sharma was born on 2 April 1981 in Amritsar, Punjab, India. He is the son of Jeetendra Kumar Punj and Janak Rani. He has two siblings, Ashok Kumar Sharma and Pooja Sharma. He completed his schooling from Shri Ram Ashram Senior Secondary School in Amritsar. He then attended Hindu College in Amritsar and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Kapil Sharma began his career as a stand-up comedian in 2006. He rose to fame after winning the comedy reality show The Great Indian Laughter Challenge in 2007. He then went on to host the popular comedy show Comedy Nights with Kapil on Colors TV. He also hosted the popular game show Family Time with Kapil Sharma on Sony TV. Kapil Sharma has also appeared in several films, including Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon (2015) and Firangi (2017). He has also produced several films, including Son of Manjeet Singh (2018) and Khandaani Shafakhana (2019). Kapil Sharma has an estimated net worth of $20 million. He earns most of his income from his television shows and films. He also earns from his endorsements and live shows.

Popular As Kapil Punj
Occupation Comedian,actor,television presenter,producer
Age 42 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
Born 2 April 1981
Birthday 2 April
Birthplace Amritsar, India
Nationality India

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Who Is Kapil Sharma's Wife?

His wife is Ginni Chatrath (m. 2018)

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Wife Ginni Chatrath (m. 2018)
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Children Anayra Sharma

Kapil Sharma Net Worth

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Net Worth in 2023 $1 Million - $5 Million
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Source of Income Comedian

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Sharma married Ginni Chatrath in Jalandhar on 12 December 2018 They had a daughter on 10 December 2019.

As of December 2016, he has signed two movies and is currently working on them. Also he has renewed his contract with Sony Entertainment Television for The Kapil Sharma Show, which began airing on 29 December 2018.

His next show was launched on 25 March 2018 stating as Family Time With Kapil Sharma which was ended on 1 April after only 3 episodes. In 2018, he produced a Punjabi movie named Son of Manjeet Singh which was released on 12 October 2018. His show The Kapil Sharma Show was aired with a new season on 29 December 2018, produced by Salman Khan.


His second movie Firangi was released on 1 December 2017. Directed by Rajiev Dhingra, Firangi is a historical drama film set in the year 1920.


Ormax Media rated Sharma the most popular Indian television personality in April 2016. Forbes India ranked him at 11th and 18th in their Celebrity 100 list in the year 2016 and 2017 respectively. In 2013, he was awarded the CNN-IBN Indian of the Year in the entertainment category, and was ranked third in the Most Admired Indian Personality List by The Economic Times in 2015. Sharma was nominated in 2014 for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan by the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to spread awareness among people for cleanliness and other hygiene related social issues. For his contribution towards the mission through his show, he was invited to the Rashtrapati Bhavan by President Pranab Mukherjee in September 2015 to acknowledge his contribution.

After the end of Comedy Nights with Kapil, Sharma signed a contract with Sony TV for a new show called The Kapil Sharma Show. Its last episode was aired on 24 January 2016. After that he started working on Sony Entertainment Television for The Kapil Sharma Show under his K9 Productions. The Kapil Sharma Show started airing on 23 April 2016 and received a positive response from the viewers.


Sharma was the co-host of the 60th Filmfare Awards in 2015 along with Karan Johar. He was the presenter for the fourth season of Celebrity Cricket League, 2014. He appeared as a guest on the opening episode of the eighth season of the Indian television game show Kaun Banega Crorepati and also as a celebrity guest on The Anupam Kher Show. He also appeared as a guest in Koffee With Karan in 2017.

Sharma made his Bollywood debut as the male lead in the movie Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon, a romantic-comedy directed by Abbas Mustan opposite four actresses, Elli Avram, Manjari Phadnis, Simran Kaur Mundi and Sai Lokur. The film was released on 25 September 2015 to mixed reviews from critics, but did record-breaking opening day business for a debut.


Sharma has been known for his efforts in promoting animal rights. He and the cast of Comedy Nights with Kapil appeared in a PETA campaign to promote adoption of homeless cats and dogs. In July 2014, he adopted a homeless dog, a retired police dog from Mumbai. He has also campaigned to save tortured elephants across the country. Sharma was nominated for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan by the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for which he campaigned and regularly promotes on his show.


At the CNN-IBN Indian of the Year awards 2013, Sharma was felicitated with the Indian of the Year award in the entertainment category by veteran actor Amol Palekar. During the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections, he was appointed the Brand Ambassador by the Delhi Election Commission.


He participated in Sony's Comedy Circus and went on to win six seasons of the show. He also hosted the dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 6 and another comedy show Chhote Miyan. Sharma was seen as a contestant in the show Ustaadon Ka Ustaad in 2008. In 2013, Kapil launched his own show, Comedy Nights with Kapil, under his banner K9 Productions on Colors.


Sharma rose to fame after winning the comedy reality television show The Great Indian Laughter Challenge in 2007, for which he won a cash prize of INR ₹10 lakh. He had previously worked in the Punjabi show Hasde Hasaande Ravo on MH One channel. Sharma has stated that he moved to Mumbai in order to become a singer.


Sharma and Ginnie met each other in 2005 and they were with each other for almost twelve years.


Sharma was born in Amritsar, Punjab, India as Kapil Punj. His father Jeetendra Kumar Punj was a head constable in Punjab Police, while his mother Janak Rani is a homemaker. His father was diagnosed with cancer in 1997 and died in 2004 at AIIMS in Delhi. He studied at Shri Ram Ashram Senior Secondary School, Amristar and Hindu College in Amritsar. He is featured in the list of prominent alumni of Apeejay College of Fine Arts, Jalandhar. Sharma has a brother named Ashok Kumar Sharma, who is a Police constable and a sister named Pooja Pawan Devgan.


Kapil Sharma (born 2 April 1981) is an Indian stand-up comedian, television presenter, actor and producer known for hosting The Kapil Sharma Show. He previously hosted the television comedy shows Comedy Nights with Kapil and Family Time with Kapil.