Anushka Sharma Biography, Real Name, Age, Height, Weight and More

Anushka Sharma is an Indian actress and producer who works in Hindi films. She has received several awards, including a Filmfare Award. One of the highest-paid actresses in India as of 2018, she has appeared in Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 since 2012 and was featured by Forbes Asia in their 30 Under 30 list of 2018.

Full Name   Anushka Sharma
Nickname Anu, Nushie
Date of Birth May 01,1988
School Army School, Bengaluru
Profession Actress & Model
Known Name Anushka Sharma
Date of Birth May 01 ,1988
Age 34 years ( as of 2022)
Birthplace Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, India
Hometown Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Current Residence Mumbai , Maharashtra , India
Nationality  Indian
Profession Bollywood Actress & Producer
Martial Status Married
Boyfriend  / Affairs Zohaib Yusuf
Ranveer Singh ( Bollywood Actor)
Virat Kohli ( Husband) (Cricketer)
Religion Hindu
Date of Marriage 11th December 2017
Place of Marriage Borgo Finocchio in Tuscany, South Italy
Zodiac Sign  Taurus
Food Habit Pure Vegetarian

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Anushka Sharma Birth & Early Life

Anushka Sharma was born on 1 May 1988 in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, India in a Brahmin family. However, she was brought up in Bangalore.

Anushka was born to Army Colonel Ajay Kumar Sharma and homemaker mother Ashima Sharma. His elder brother, Karnesh Sharma is a film producer and earlier worked in Merchant Navy.

In an interview, Anushka Sharma said, “I am proud to say that I am an army officer’s daughter more than I am an actor.”

Anushka Sharma Education

He completed his schooling in Army School. He completed his bachelor’s and master’s degree programs at Mount Carmel College, Bangalore.

His father is a native of Uttar Pradesh, while his mother hails from the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. After her higher education, Anushka moved to Mumbai to pursue a career in modeling.

She enrolled in Elite Model Management and was coached by style consultant Prasad Bidapa.

Anushka Sharma Family

Father’s Name Ajay Kumar Sharma (Army Officer)
Mother’s Name Ashima Sharma
Brother Karnesh Sharma (Merchant Navy)

Anushka Sharma’s marriage, wife (Anushka Sharma Boyfriend) –

She came to Mumbai with her boyfriend  Zoheb Yusuf, who was trying to get opportunities as a model. Due to the lack of offers, he could not make a good career and returned to his native place, after which their relationship broke up due to the long distance between them.

She met actor Ranveer Singh in 2010 while shooting for Band Baaja Baaraat. They dated together for a few years before breaking up in 2013.

Anushka met her cricket star Virat Kohli in a shampoo ad, on which Virat was infatuated with her and they started dating.

Anushka Sharma

Anushka Sharma’s marriage

She met Indian cricketer Virat Kohli in 2013, during an advertisement for shampoo and made it a hit.  They dated each other till their marriage on 11th December 2017  in Italy.

On Monday, 11 January 2021, Anushka and Virat announced on Twitter that they were blessed with a baby girl. Later, they named her “Vamika”.


Anushka always wanted to be a model and moved to Mumbai from Bangalore and started her career as a model at Lakme Fashion and walked the ramp for Wendell Rodrigues. Promoted brands like

She was told by her first producer, Aditya Chopra, about her was “not that beautiful actress”, when she came to give an audition for her debut film, Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi.

Shah Rukh Khan said that the film “Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi” became such a huge hit not because of him but because of Anushka Sharma.

She made her acting debut in 2008 in Aditya Chopra’s romantic drama Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, co-starring Shah Rukh Khan. After this, he has done many films like Badmaash Company, Band Baaja Baaraat, Patiala House, Jab Tak Hai Jaan, PK, etc.

Reportedly, in 2014, she was pursuing a master’s degree program in economics through correspondence.

Anushka Sharma

Anushka Sharma Movies

Movie name Year
PK 2014
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil 2016
Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi 2008
Sultan 2016
Jab Tak Hai Jaan 2012
Zero 2018
Jab Harry Met Sejal 2017
Band Baja Baaraat 2010
Sui Dhaaga 2018
Dil Dhadakne Do 2015
Pari 2018
Badmaash Company 2010
NH10 2015
Ladies vs Ricky Bahl 2011
Bombay Velvet 2015
Phillauri 2017
Sanju 2018
Patiala House 2011

Anushka Sharma Controversy –

  • Paying tribute to the former President of India, Late Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam on Twitter, he misspelled his name as “ABJ Kalam Azad”. As a result, he was criticized on Twitter and he deleted that tweet and posted another, which was again wrong as he had written “APJ Kalam Azad”. In the third attempt, she finally tweeted it correctly i.e. “Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam.”
  • There was a rift in her relationship with Virat Kohli for some time in early 2016. Reportedly, Kohli invested a good amount in Anushka’s film Bombay Velvet, which unfortunately failed at the box office and when Kohli asked Anushka about the loss of money. She got upset. Kohli also unfollowed her on Twitter and Instagram, but after a few months, they were reunited.

Anushka Sharma

Interesting facts about Anushka Sharma

  • Anushka is scared of lizards.
  • Anushka and her family are ardent followers of Anant Dham Atmabodh Ashram in Haridwar. Maharaj Anant Baba is his spiritual teacher.
  • In 2014, Anushka underwent facial plastic surgery, which slightly changed the look of her face.
  • In 2015, she was included in the Huffington Post’s list of “100 Most Influential Women on Twitter”.
  • She auctioned off her leather jacket, which she wore in the movie Jab Tak Hai Jaan, on eBay in December 2014 to help raise funds for flood-hit states like Kashmir and Assam.
  • He is a huge animal lover. She always takes care of the animals and birds of the street.
  • In September 2022, Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma jointly bought eight acres of land in Alibaug, South Mumbai. Reportedly, the property was worth around Rs 19 crore at the time of purchase.
  • She auctioned off her leather jacket from the film Jab Tak Hai Jaan on eBay in December 2014 to help raise funds for the flood-hit states of Kashmir and Assam.

Net Worth

As of 2018, Anushka Sharma charges ₹8-9 crore per film. Anushka’s immovable assets are estimated at Rs 107 crore. His annual earnings from films and many brand endorsements are  Rs 29 crores.

He proposed a budget of Rs 10-12 crore for a film. Anushka owns several high-end vehicles, including a dark Range Rover Sport SUV, a black Mercedes, and two premium vehicles from Audi and BMW.

He has a three-bedroom apartment in Panch Vatika, Yari Road. He also owns a three-bedroom apartment in Badrinath Towers in the Andheri district of Mumbai.


What does Anushka Sharma’s father do?

Anushka Sharma’s father Ajay Kumar Sharma has been an army colonel.

Has Anushka Sharma changed her surname?

She has not changed her surname after marrying Virat Kohli.

Where is Anushka Sharma’s house?

This house of Virat and  Anushka in Gurugram, adjacent to Delhi, is so luxurious that it would not be wrong to call it a villa. Let us tell you that the house of both is in DFL City Phase 1 of Gurugram. Which is worth around 80 crores

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