Deepika Padukone Biography, Height, Age, Husband, Family, net worth, & More

Deepika Padukone is an actress from India who mostly acts in Hindi movies. She used to play badminton at a national level, but when she was 16 years old, she decided to stop playing and focus on acting, which she loves. Deepika is super famous in the country. Her first Bollywood movie was Om Shanti Om. People Magazine called her the most glamorous woman in India. Her dad, Prakash Padukone, is a badminton player too. In 2005, she walked her first runway and caught everyone’s eye with her amazing walk and stunning looks. Her is not just very beautiful but also one of the highest-paid actresses in the world.

Deepika Padukone Biography

Deepika Padukone, an Indian film actress, first gained fame as a supermodel in the country. She graced high-profile ramps, starred in Kingfisher’s calendar, and featured in various advertisements. Transitioning from modeling to acting felt like the next natural step for her. Affectionately known as “Deepi” and “Deepz,” she’s a well-known actress both in India and internationally. Despite the challenges she faced in her journey, Padukone never gave up. She embarked on her acting career in 2006 with a Kannada movie called Aishwarya. Her combination of modeling and acting talent ensured success, despite starting from a humble beginning.

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Deepika Padukone Picture

Personal Information

Real Name Deepika Padukone
Nickname AKA Deepi, Deepz
DOB (Date of Birth) 5 January 1986
Age (as of 2024) 38 Years
Birth Place Copenhagen, Denmark
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Nationality Indian
Hometown Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Religion Hinduism

Education/Qualifications

School Sophia High School, Bengaluru
College/ University Mount Carmel College, Bengaluru
Education Qualifications Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology

Physical Stats

Height

Feet & Inches 5’8″
Meter 1.73 m
Centimeters 173 cm
Weight (approx.) in kilograms- 55 kg
in pounds- 121 lbs
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Brown
Figure Measurements 34-26-34

Family Information

Father Name Prakash Padukone (Former Indian Badminton Player)
Mother Name Ujjala Padukone (Worked as a Travel Agent)
Siblings Sister- Anisha Padukone (Younger, Golfer)
Marital Status Married
Marriage Place Lake Como, Lombardy, Italy
Marriage Date 14-15 November 2018
Husband Ranveer Singh (m. 2018-present)
Children N/A

Affairs

Boyfriend Nihaar Pandya (Actor), Upen Patel (Actor),  Muzammil Ibrahim (Actor), Yuvraj Singh (Cricketer), Ranbir Kapoor (Actor), Siddharth Mallya (Actor),  Ranveer Singh (Actor)

Profession

Profession Actress
Net Worth USD 60 million approx

Favorites

Color White, Mauve
Food Ravioli Bolognese, Pasta, Dal-Chawal, Biryani, Maharashtrian Varan, South Indian Food, Mediterranean Food, Dim Sum, Spaghetti, Pasta, Chocolates
Drink Assam Tea
Actor/Actress Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Brad Pitt, Richard Gere, Hema Malni, Sridevi, Madhuri Dixit, Kajol
Songs Phir Bhi Tumko Chaahunga
Movies Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, The Color of Paradise, Cinderella Man
Hobbies Dancing, Reading, Playing badminton, Cooking
Deepika Padukone Childhood  Picture
Deepika Padukone Childhood Picture
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Deepika Padukone Young Age Picture
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Deepika Padukone With her Husband Picture
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Deepika Padukone With her Father Picture
Deepika Padukone With her Mother Picture
Deepika Padukone With her Mother Picture
Deepika Padukone With her Sister Picture
Deepika Padukone With her Sister Picture
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Deepika Padukone With her Boyfriend Picture
Deepika Padukone With her Boyfriend Picture
Deepika Padukone With her Boyfriend Picture
Deepika Padukone With her Boyfriend Picture
Deepika Padukone With her Boyfriend Picture
Deepika Padukone With her Boyfriend Picture
Deepika Padukone With her Boyfriend Picture
Deepika Padukone With her Boyfriend Picture
Deepika Padukone With her Boyfriend Picture
Deepika Padukone With her Boyfriend Picture
Deepika Padukone With her Boyfriend Picture

Family

Deepika Padukone comes from a middle-class Brahmin (Chitrapur Saraswat) family. Her dad, Prakash Padukone, used to play badminton at the international level, and her mom, Ujjala Padukone, works as a travel agent. She also has a younger sister named Ameesha Padukone, who’s into golfing.

Age

Deepika was born on January 5, 1986, in Copenhagen, Denmark, but was raised in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. As of 2024, she’s 38 years old.

Education

During her school days, Deepika Padukone competed in numerous national-level badminton championships. She attended Sophia High School in Bangalore and later pursued her education at Mount Carmel College. Even at a young age of eight, she ventured into child modeling, featuring in various advertising campaigns. While studying for a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology at Indira Gandhi National Open University, her modeling commitments clashed with her schedule, leading her to pause her studies. Initially aiming for a badminton career, she later shifted her focus towards becoming a fashion model.

Height and Weight

Deepika stands tall at 5 feet 8 inches and maintains a weight of 55 kilograms.

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Husband and Relationships

Deepika Padukone is married to Ranveer Singh. They tied the knot on November 14-15, 2018, near Lake Como in Italy. Before her Bollywood journey, she was in a live-in relationship with model Nihaar Pandya. Additionally, she had relationships with Upen Patel, Muzammil Ibrahim, Yuvraj Singh, Ranbir Kapoor, and Siddharth Mallya. She had a tattoo of Ranbir Kapoor’s initials, but their relationship ended after a year. Coming from a sports-oriented family with her father, Prakash Padukone, being a former Indian badminton player and her mother, Ujjala Padukone, working as a travel agent, she dated Siddharth Mallya for a while, but it also ended within a few years. Deepika has mentioned that these relationships had a significant impact on her, helping her become more confident and outgoing.

Career

Deepika Padukone kickstarted her career as a model, catching the eye of several directors with her captivating presence. Her runway debut happened in 2005 at the Lakme Fashion Week for designer Suneet Varma, earning her the Model of the Year title at the Kingfisher Fashion Awards. Initially spotted by Rodricks during a Ganjam jewelry class, she was signed by the Matrix talent agency. Transitioning to Bollywood, her first movie was the Kannada film Aishwarya in 2006.

Her breakthrough came with Om Shanti Om (2007) alongside Shah Rukh Khan. Moving to Mumbai at just 21, she stayed at her aunt’s place and received acclaim for her performance, securing the Filmfare award for Best Female Debut. Prior to this, she gained visibility through Himesh Reshammiya’s music video “Naam Hai Tera” in 2006. While films like Bachna Ae Haseeno (2008) and Housefull (2010) didn’t fare well, Love Aaj Kal (2009) alongside Saif Ali Khan and Lafangay Parinday (2010) with Neil Nitin Mukesh received appreciation.

Her breakthrough moment arrived with Cocktail (2012), marking a turning point in her career. Initially feeling inexperienced, she even enrolled in a course at Anupam Kher’s film academy to hone her acting skills.

Net Worth

Deepika Padukone’s total net worth is approximately USD 60 million (INR 500 crore). For her roles in movies, she charges around USD 3 million (INR 30 crores).

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