Amitabh Bachchan Height, Age, Wife, Family, Caste, Biography & More

Amitabh Bachchan aka Inquilaab Srivastava was born in 11 October 1942. He is an Indian Film Actor, Producer, Television host and a singer. First he gained his popularity in early 1970’s with films such as Zanjeer, Deewaar, Sholay and Amar Akbar Anthony and at the same time people use to call him as India’s “angry young man” for his on-screen roles in Bollywood. Some times he also referred as Shahenshah of Bollywood or Sadi ka Mahanayak, Star of the Millennium, or Big B.

Full NameAmitabh Harivansh Rai Shrivastava
Nickname(s)Munna, Amith, Big B, Angry Young Man, Shahenshah of Bollywood
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 188 cm
in meters- 1.88 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 2”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 80 kg
in Pounds- 176 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)– Chest: 40 inches
– Waist: 34 inches
– Biceps: 12 inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourSalt & Pepper
Personal Life
Date of Birth11 October 1942
Age (as in 2018)76 Years
BirthplaceAllahabad, United Provinces, British India (now, Uttar Pradesh, India)
Zodiac sign/Sun signLibra
SignatureAmitabh Bachchan Signature
HometownAllahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
SchoolJnana Pramodhini, Boys High School, Allahabad
College/University• Sherwood College, Nainital, India
• Kirori Mal College, New Delhi, India
Educational QualificationBachelor of Science
DebutBollywood Film– Saat Hindustani (1969)
Amitabh Bachchan in Saat Hindustani
Hollywood Film– The Great Gatsby (2013)
Amithabh Bachchan's Hollywood Debut Film- The Great Gatsby
As A Producer– Tere Mere Sapne (1996)
Amitabh Bachchan produced Tere Mere Sapne (1996)
As a Television Star– Kaun Banega Crorepati – KBC (2000)
Amitabh Bachchan Kaun Banega Crorepati
Food HabitNon-vegetarian
Home NameJalsa,
Home AddressB/2, Kapol Housing Society,
VL Mehta Road, Juhu, Mumbai – 400049, Maharashtra, India
Amitabh Bachchan House Jalsa
HobbiesSinging, Blogging, Reading, Writing
Awards, Honours, Achievements Civilian Awards
1984: Padma Shri by the Government of India
2001: Padma Bhushan by the Government of India
2007: Knight of the Legion of Honour Government of France, France’s highest civilian honour.
Amitabh Bachchan House Jalsa
2015: Padma Vibhushan by the Government of India
Amitabh Bachchan House Jalsa

National Honours
1980: Awadh Samman by the Government of Uttar Pradesh
1994: Yash Bharti Award (Uttar Pradesh’s highest honour)
2005: Deenanath Mangeshkar award
2013: President of India ‘Medallion of Honour’

National Film Award
1990: Best Actor for Agneepath
2005: Best Actor for Black
2009: Best Actor for Paa
2015: Best Actor for Piku

In 2002: He Voted as one of the “Hottest Male Vegetarian” by ‘People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals’ (PETA)
In 2008: He Voted as one of the “Asia’s Sexiest Vegetarian Man”
Again In 2012: He Voted as one of the “Hottest Male Vegetarian” regularly on fourth time ‘People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals’ (PETA)
Controversies • His name came out in the Bofors scandal in which later on he declated non-guilty.
• His name also involve in submitting a false documents to prove that he is a farmer.
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/Girlfriends Parveen Babi (Indian Actress)
Amitabh Bachchan with Parveen Babi
Rekha (Indian Actress)
Amitabh Bachchan with Rekha
Jaya Bhaduri (Indian Politician & Former Indian Actress)
Amitabh Bachchan with Jaya Bhaduri
Marriage Date3 June 1973
Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya at the time of their marriage
Wife/Spouse Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan with his wife
ChildrenSon– Abhishek Bachchan (Actor)
Daughter– Shweta Bachchan Nanda
Amitabh Bachchan with his family
Daughter-in-law– Aishwarya Rai (Actress)
ParentsFather– Harivansh Rai Bachchan (Hindi Poet)
Mother– Teji Bachchan, Shyama (Step-mother)
Amitabh Bachchan with his parents
SiblingsBrother– Ajitabh Bachchan (Younger, Businessman)
Amitabh Bachchan with his brother Ajitabh Bachchan
Sister– None
Favourite Things
Favourite Food(s)Bhindi Sabzi, Jalebi, Kheer, Gulab Jamun
Favourite Sweet ShopJhama Sweets, Chembur, Mumbai
Favourite Actor Dilip Kumar
Favourite Actress Waheeda Rehman
Favourite Film(s)Bollywood– Mother India, Guru Dutt’s “Kaagaz Ke Phool”
Hollywood– Gone With The Wind, Godfather, Black, Scarface
Favourite Singer(s)Lata Mangeshkar & Kishore Kumar
Favourite SportCricket
Favourite PerfumeLomani
Favourite Destination(s)London & Switzerland
Car CollectionsBentley Arnage R, Bentley Continental GT, Lexus LX 470, Mercedes-Benz SL 500 AMG, Porche Cayman S, Range Rover SUV, Mini Cooper, Rolls Royce Phantom, Toyota Land Cruiser, BMW 760Li, BMW X5, Mercedes Benz S320, Mercedes Benz S600, Mercedes Benz E240
Amitabh Bachchan's Rolls Royce Phantom Amitabh Bachchan's Rolls Royce Phantom Amitabh Bachchan's Rolls Royce Phantom
Assets/PropertiesImMovable Assets– worth over 460 crore
Movable Assets– worth over 540 crore
Jewellery– worth over 62 crore
Vehicles– worth over 13 crore
Watches– worth over 3.5 crore
Pen(s)– worth over 9 lakh
Residential Properties– A 3,175 square metre residential property in Brignogan Plage in France. Plush Properties in Bhopal(MP), Noida (UP), Delhi, Pune and Mumbai (Maharashtra), and in Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad cities of Gujarat
Agricultural Land– a 3 acre plot worth 5.7 crore in Daulatpur area of Barabanki and 2.2 crore agricultural land of 1.22 hectare in Kakori area in Lucknow.
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)Up to Rs. 20 Crores/film (As in 2019)
Net Worth (approx.)Rs. 1000 Crores (as in 2019)