Akanksha Puri is an Indian actress and model who has a net worth of $1.2 Million (10 Crore INR). She made a name for herself in the industry by appearing in Malayalam, Tamil, and Bollywood movies.
Akanksha gained popularity in Bollywood after she debuted in the 2015 film Calendar Girls directed by Madhur Bhandarkar. In 2023, she came to the spotlight after being a contestant on the hit reality TV show Bigg Boss OTT 2.
The Indian actress Akanksha has been appearing in films since 2013 and earned a lot of followers on social media. She starred in movies and TV series as well as showcased her acting skills in a web series called Inspector Avinash.
What is Akanksha Puri’s Net Worth?
|24 Crore INR
Akanksha Puri Net Worth Growth
|Last 5 Years
Akanksha Puri was born on July 26, 1988, in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. Her father R K Puri is a former assistant commissioner of the Indian Police and her mother Chitra Puri is an astrologer. Her brother Amitesh Puri is a businessman.
She completed her primary education in her hometown before enrolling at Carmel Convent School, Madhya Pradesh. Upon her graduation, she went to work as an international cabin crew in Kingfisher Airlines.
During her off from her job, she used to get small modeling gigs and appeared in TV commercials. While doing commercials for brands, Akanksha caught the attention of Indian film production company Studio Green who offered her a film role.
Akanksha Puri Career
Akanksha Puri made her acting debut in the Tamil action comedy film Alex Pandian alongside Karthi and Anushka Shetty in 2013. In the following year, she did her first Malayalam film appearing as Annie in Praise the Lord.
In 2015, her career took a significant turn when she acted in four movies, one of which was in Hindi. She played the main female lead role of Nandita Menon in the Bollywood film Calendar Girls. That same year, she was seen in the TV show CID.
From 2017 to 2018, Akanksha portrayed Parvati in the television series Vighnaharta Ganesh. Then she made a guest appearance in Bigg Boss 13 and Bigg Boss 15 in 2019 and 2022. She also had a role in the Tamil film Action in 2019.
Aside from her acting roles in films and TV shows, Akanksha is known for participating in a number of reality series. In 2020, she appeared as a Contestant in the show Swayamavar – Mika Di Vohti hosted by Shaan. After winning on Swayamvar – Mika Di Vohti, she achieved success in the show.
In 2017 she was featured in Shrey Singhal’s music video for the song Jahaan Tum Ho. From that point on she appeared in music videos for several artists including Jyotica Tangri, Jubin Nautiyal, Palak Muchhal, Yasser Desai, Akasa, and more.
Akanksha became one of the rising names in the Indian entertainment industry when she participated as a contestant on the show Bigg Boss OTT 2 in 2023. However, Akanksha was let go from the show due to a controversy surrounding her kissing fellow contestant Jad Hadid.
Akanksha Puri Biography
|Date of Birth
|July 26, 1988
|Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
|5 ft 6 in (167.5 cm)
|56 kg (123.5 lbs)
|R K Puri
|school in Bhopal
Akanksha Puri Assets
Akanksha Puri has a net worth of $1.2 Million, which allows her to buy luxurious properties for herself. She is currently living in an Apartment in Mumbai, Maharashtra with her family. She also owns a Mercedes Benz car.
Akanksha Puri Relationship
In 2015 Akanksha began dating Indian actor, Paras 2015. The two were on and off relationship from 2015 to 2020. In February 2019, Paras Chhabra had his name tattooed on his forearm. Though the couple broke up in 2020.
Akanksha Puri’s Favorite Things
|Traveling, Dancing, Reading
|Aishwarya Rai & Kajol
|Pink, Black, Red, Blue, White
|Grilled Chicken, South Indian Food
|Goa, Baku, & Krabi
Akanksha Puri Net Worth
Akanksha Puri’s net worth is estimated to be $1.2 million. She started making money in 2013 when she first appeared in a film. Since then, she continued to make wealth and fame for herself through appearing in numerous projects.
Akanksha’s per episode salary is reportedly 50,000 Indian rupees. Additionally, she earns around 5 lac for being featured in one music video. Moreover, Akanksha’s film salary is estimated to be 30 to 50 lakh INR.
Her earnings also come from brand endorsements. She has done advertising work for brands like Dhatvik, Discount Market, and Perfect 99 Perfume.
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