Shabir Ahluwalia is an Indian actor and host who has a net worth of $4 Million (33 Crore INR). He became a household name in Hindi cinema after playing a role as Abhishek Mehra in “Kumkum Bhagya”, a hit TV series that ran from 2014 to 2021.
Ahluwalia is mostly known for his TV roles, however, he also earned fame in the film industry. His on-screen roles in the television series, Shootout at Lokhandwala, Kasamh Se, and Kasautii Zindagii Kay, led him to gain more popularity.
What is Shabir Ahluwalia’s Net Worth?
|1.6 Crore INR
Shabir Sebastian Ahluwalia was born on August 10, 1979, in Mumbai, Maharashtra. His father belongs to a Sikh family while his mom is a Catholic. Shabir grew up with his brother Sameer and a sister named Shefali Ahluwalia.
He attended St. Xavier’s High School in Vile Parle before graduating from the University of Maryland, College Park, the United States. He was raised by a well-settled family who afforded all of Shabir’s expenses while he was studying in America.
Shabir Ahluwalia Career
Shabir made his acting debut in the 1999 teen drama series, “Hip Hip Hurray” in which he had a role as Purab. Then in 2002, he got a chance to appear in three different television projects including Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, Sanjivani, and Kahi To Milenge.
Ahluwalia landed his first prominent role as Rishi Garewaal on the Star Plus soap opera, “Kahiin To Hoga” which he played from 2003 to 2007. In the meantime, he continued to showcase his acting skills in TV serials like Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii, Kya Hadsaa Kya Haqeeqat, and Kkavyanjali.
Following his success in acting, Shabir tried his hand as a host, appearing in the dance reality TV series, “Nach Baliye” from 2005 to 2006. Later that year, he was cast in Ekta Kapoor’s “Kasamh Se” soap opera.
Shabir continued to appear in one TV serial after another including Kasautii Zindagii Kay, and Kayamath. After that, he appeared as a contestant on Dhamaal Express before hosting the reality series, “Dancing Queen” in 2009.
The following year, Shabir became a contestant on 3rd season of the popular stunt-based reality series, “Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi“. He wound up finishing in first place in Khatron Ke Khiladi. He also hosted “Guinness World Records – Ab India Todega” that same year.
Shabir Ahluwalia Biography
|Date of Birth
|August 10, 1979
|Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
|5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
|72 kg (158.5 lbs)
|Shefali Ahluwalia and Sameer Ahluwalia
|University of Maryland, College Park US.
Shabir had a turning point in his life after getting a role as Abhishek Prem Mehra in Kumkum Bhagya in 2014. His outstanding performance led him to win Best Actor in a Lead Role (Critics) at the 2015 Gold Award and Best Actor – Popular at the 2016 Indian TV Academy Award as well as Best Actor in Lead Role (Popular) at the 2018 Gold Award.
In 2022, Shabir won the leading role as Mohan Trivedi in the supernatural romantic drama series, “Pyar Ka Pehla Naam: Radha Mohan”. Despite this, he was featured as Jaiveer Maalik in the 2019 web series, “Fixerr”.
Shabir debuted as RC in the thriller movie, “Shootout at Lokhandwala” in 2007. Next year, he was cast as Khalil Nazar in the Bollywood movie, “Mission Istaanbul”.
Shabir Ahluwalia’s Relationship
Shabir began dating Indian actress Kanchi Kaul who is best known for appearing in Telugu films. In November 2011 Shabir married his girlfriend Kanchi and later welcomed two sons, born in 2014 and 2016 respectively.
Shabir Ahluwalia Favorite Things
|Playing Cricket and Football
Shabir Ahluwalia Net Worth
Shabir Ahluwalia’s net worth is Indian rupees is estimated to be 33 Crore. He accumulated all that wealth from his over two-decade-long career.
Ahluwalia has been working in the entertainment industry since 1999 and starred in numerous projects. His popularity grew following his immense performance in Kumkum Bhagya.
According to reports, Shabir Ahluwalia’s per episode salary was around 75,000 Indian rupees. Outside of his prominent roles, he also makes money from endorsing big names like ZEE5 Shows. As of now, Shabir earns 1.4 Lakh INR per episode in the TV show.
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