Salman Khan Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriends, Wife, Biography

Full NameAbdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan [2]
Nickname(s)Sallu, Bhaijan [3]
Profession(s)Actor, Producer, Entrepreneur
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 174 cm
in meters- 1.74 m
in feet inches- 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 75 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)– Chest: 45 Inches
– Waist: 35 Inches
– Biceps: 17 Inches
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
DebutFilm: Biwi Ho To Aisi (supporting role) (1988)

TV: 10 Ka Dum (2008)
Awards/HonoursFilmfare Awards
1990: Best Male Debut for Maine Pyaar Kiya
1999: Best Supporting Actor for Kuch Kuch Hota Hai

National Film Awards
2012: Best Children’s Film for Chillar Party
2016: Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment for Bajrangi Bhaijaan

Other Awards
2008: Rajiv Gandhi Award for Outstanding Achievement in Entertainment
2013: Lions Favorite Philanthropic NGO in India for Being Human
2014: Times Celebex Awards – Star of the Year
2016: Times Of India Film Award For Best Actor for Bajrangi Bhaijaan

Note: Along with these, he has many other awards, honours, and achievements to his name. [4]
Personal Life
Date of Birth27 December 1965
Age (as in 2017)52 Years
BirthplaceIndore, Madhya Pradesh, India [5]
Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricorn
HometownMumbai (he spent his childhood in Indore & Gwalior) [6]
School(s)• Scindia School, Gwalior
• St. Stanislaus High School, Bandra, Mumbai [7]
CollegeSt. Xavier’s College, Mumbai [8]
Educational QualificationCollege Drop-Out [9]
ReligionHe identifies himself as both Hindu and Muslim; he says “I’m Hindu and Muslim both. I’m Bharatiya (an Indian). My father is Muslim and my mother is Hindu.” [10]
Caste/SectSunni [11]
EthnicityMixed (mainly Pathan) [12]
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian [13]
HobbiesSwimming [15], Cycling [16], Painting [17], Writing
ControversiesBlackbuck hunting case (1999): Salman & his co-stars of Hum Saath Saath Hain were accused of hunting blackbuck deer & chinkara (endangered animals) while shooting for the film in Jodhpur, Rajasthan.
On 5 April 2018, he was found guilty in the Blackbuck Killing Case and was sentenced to 5 years by the Jodhpur Court; Magistrate Dev Kumar Khatri pronounced the verdict. He was charged under Section 51 of Wildlife (Protection) Act. The Jodhpur Court gave benefit of doubt to “Hum Saath Saath Hain” co-stars, Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, Neelam, and Sonali Bendre. [18]
On 8 April 2018, he was granted a bail by the Jodhpur Sessions court; after spending two nights in Jodhpur jail. [20]
Hit-and-run case (2002): Salman drove his car over the people sleeping on the pavement outside a bakery at night. One person was killed, while three persons were injured in this accident. [22]
His relationship with Aishwarya Rai (2002): Aishwarya’s parents lodged a complaint against him for harassing their daughter. Later, he denied all the allegations imposed on him. [23]
Fight with Shah Rukh Khan (2008): Salman & Shah Rukh fought at Katrina Kaif’s birthday party. [24]
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsSangeeta Bijlani (actress) [25]

Somy Ali (actress) [26]

Aishwarya Rai (actress) (1999-2002) [27]

Katrina Kaif (actress) (2003-2010) [28]

Faria Alam (Former Model & Football Association Secretary) (1996) [29]

Iulia Vantur (actress) (2016) [30]
ChildrenSon– None
Daughter– None
ParentsFather– Salim Khan (Screenwriter)
Mother– Sushila Charak (birth name) [31], Helen (stepmother) [32]
SiblingsBrothers- Sohail Khan, Arbaaz Khan (both younger)
Sisters– Alvira, Arpita (both younger)
Favourite Things
Favourite Food(s)Chinese food, Spicy Italian food, Pav Bhaji, Chicken Biryani, Mutton Kebab
home-cooked food, ‘Mixture’ (all the leftovers from various food items and mixes them before eating)
Apart from those, he loves biryani and kebabs and other Mughlai and North-Indian delicacies [33]
Favourite Actor(s)Hollywood: Sylvester Stallone [34]
Bollywood: Dilip Kumar, Govinda
Favourite ActressHema Malini [35]
Favourite FilmCasablanca
Favourite Singer(s)Sunidhi Chauhan and Sonu Nigam
Favourite RestaurantChina Garden, Mumbai [36]
Favourite Colour(s)Black, White, Grey
Favourite BeverageIce-Tea
Favourite DessertSitaphal ice cream [37]
Favourite PerfumeObsession
Favourite SportSwimming
Favourite Cricketer(s)Harbhajan Singh, Yuvraj Singh, Ashish Nehra
Favourite SongJab Hum Jawan (sang by Shabbir Kumar)
Favourite Car(s)BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Toyota Land Cruiser
Favourite Outfit(s)Tight jeans & T-Shirts
Favourite Brand(s)Giorgio Armani and Gianni Versace
Favourite Film DirectorSooraj Barjatya
Style Quotient
Cars Collection• Lexus LX 470,

• Mercedes Benz GL-Class,

• BMW X5, Range Rover Vogue,

• BMW X6

• Audi R8,

• Audi Q7,

• W221 Mercedes Benz S-Class [38]
Bikes CollectionSuzuki Intruder M1800 RZ limited edition motorbike, Suzuki Hayabusa [39]
Assets/Properties150-acre plot in Panvel which is having 3 bungalows, swimming pool and his own gym [40]
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)₹60 Crore/film
Net Worth (approx.)$300 Million (₹1950 Crore) [41]
Salman Khan

Some Lesser Known Facts About Salman Khan

  • Does Salman Khan smoke?: Yes [42] Salman Khan Smoking
  • Does Salman Khan drink alcohol?: Yes Salman Khan Partying
  • He is the eldest son of Salim Khan (a screenwriter) and Sushil Charak. Her mother, later adopted the name, Salma Khan. [43]
  • Since his childhood, he is a great swimmer. [44] Salman Khan Swimming [45]
  • In 1988, his voice in his debut film Biwi Ho Toh Aisi was dubbed by someone else.
  • His first leading breakthrough role in Bollywood came with Maine Pyaar Kiya, which was one of India’s highest grossing films at that time. Moreover, this was his first film with Reema Lagoo too, which later made their pair very much famous as mother and son. 
  • He rejected the negative lead role offered to him by Abbas-Mustan in his film- Baazigar, which later went to Shah Rukh Khan and made him popular.
  • In 1999, he did his first playback singing in the movie- Hello Brother.
  • His appearance in the movie Hum Aapke Hain Kaun, alongside Madhuri Dixit, was critically acclaimed by the viewers and the film became the first Bollywood movie to have earned over 1 billion rupees.
Salman Khan In Hum Aapke Hai Kaun


  • In 2004, he was rated 7th in “the Best looking man in the world” list by People Magazine of the USA. 
  • Salman believes in lucky gemstones and wears his turquoise stone bracelet on and off screen. Moreover, his father also believes the same. 
  • He is obsessed with soaps and his bathroom is heaped up with a variety of soaps, but he especially likes natural fruit and vegetable extracts cleansers. 
  • During the cast of London Dreams, he flew his own cook to London from Mumbai to cook up biryani for the entire cast and crew who were tired of eating continental food.
  • In August 2011, he disclosed that he has trigeminal neuralgia, a chronic pain condition affecting the trigeminal nerve in the face, also commonly known as “suicide disease.” During an interview, he told that he has been suffering from it for the past seven years and it has made his voice much harsher.
  • In the movie, Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan played the role of Salman’s girlfriend and coincidently, she was her real-life girlfriend too at that time.
  • In 2012, Salman’s wax statue was established at Madame Tussaud’s Museum in England. 
  • Apart from his incredible contributions towards film industry, he owns a charitable organisation named “Being Human Foundation, which focuses on health care and education. All the profit generated from the sale of the watches he design, Being Human T-shirts, and his paintings, go to the foundation. 
  • While filming for Ek Tha Tiger, in a scene where Tiger is painting Zoya, was the actual artwork of Salman, as he painted the picture while the crew was busy with the arrangements.
  • His father wanted him to become a cricketer, but he aspired to be a writer and has also written films like Veer and Chandramukhi. Moreover, the storyline of the film Baaghi: A Rebel for Love was based on Salman’s idea for which he was given credit in the film.
  • Salman and Vivek Oberoi had a huge fight over the phone when Aishwarya & Vivek were in a relationship after Salman & Aishwarya broke up. Here’s a video in which Vivek recited the whole incidence in front of media:
  • In 2014, he launched his second production company with the name- Salman Khan Film (first was Salman Khan Being Human Productions) and the first movie to be released under his company SKF was “Dr Cabbie,” which was a Canadian movie that became the second highest grossing film in Canada. 
  • Salman ranked ahead of the US President Barack Obama in the list of “The Most Admired Personalities of India” in 2015.
  • In 2016, his film Sultan was the 10th film to enter the 100 crore club.
  • During his shoot for Ek Tha Tiger in Turkey, he frequently visited a cafe del mar named “The Salman Khan.” This movie was also his first movie with Yash Raj Films. 
  • Besides being an actor, he is a very passionate painter and Aamir Khan has many of his paintings at his home. He himself painted the poster for his film Jai Ho. 
  • Salman doesn’t have an email-id in his name, as he prefers communicating face to face or verbally on phone rather than electronically via e-mails.
  • One of his fans has opened a restaurant named “Bhaijaanz” in Mumbai in which the interiors are decorated with Salman Khan’s posters, and all his favourite dishes are on the menu. 
  • His hosting skills in the Bigg Boss-Season 4 was a big commercial success, which even outdid the Amitabh Bachchan‘s hosting in Bigg Boss 3. After his successful journey of season 4, he hosted all the other seasons of Bigg Boss series.
Salman Khan Hosting Bigg Boss
  • Salman is an ambassador for various shoe brands, but still, he prefers going barefoot in his life.
  • He has also given his voice to the animated character Hanuman in the 2017 film- Hanuman: Da’ Damdaar.
  • His phenomenal performance in ‘Dabangg’ made him popular by his character’s name- Chulbul Pandey.
  • He has two pet horses named Bajrangi and Bhaijaan and also two dogs named My son and My Jaan.
  • He once told in an interview that he has never seen reviews of his movie and he actually doesn’t care about it.