- 9 September 1967
- Amritsar, Punjab, India
- Indian, Canadian
Akshay Kumar, born September 9, 1967, is an actor. He studied martial arts in Hong Kong. It was a student that suggested that he try modeling. Because of his success as a model, he was offered films. Along with his good looks and excellent martial art skills, he was always the first choice to do adventurous movies. He does his own stunts in his films.
His breakthrough performance was in Saugandh (1991). He was well known for his Khiladi series, an Indian version of James Bond, such as Mr. Bond (1992), Khiladi (1992), Main Khiladi Tu Anari (1994), Mr. & Mrs. Khiladi (1997), and Khiladi 420 (2000). He dated strings of his co-stars including Raveena Tandon, Shilpa Shetty Kundra, Pooja Batra, and Rekha. His recent critically acclaimed performances include Airlift (2016), Baby (2015), and Rustom (2016).
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Over 29 years, Kumar has appeared in over 100 films and has won several awards, including a National Film Award for Best Actor for his performance in Rustom (2016) and two Filmfare Awards for Ajnabee (2001) and Garam Masala (2005).
Akshay Kumar Personal Life:
After being engaged twice to actress Twinkle Khanna, the daughter of actors Rajesh Khanna and Dimple Kapadia, Kumar married her on 17 January 2001. Together they have a son and a daughter
Akshay Kumar Net Worth:
He was the first Bollywood actor whose films' domestic net lifetime collections crossed ₹20 billion (US$280 million) by 2013, and ₹30 billion (US$420 million) by 2016.