Aishwarya Rai Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Husband, Biography & More

Aishwarya Rai

Aishwarya Rai

Aishwarya Rai Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Husband, Biography

Real Name Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Nickname Ash and Gullu
Profession Actress and Model
Physical Stats & More
Height in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5′ 7”
Weight in Kilograms- 56 kg
in Pounds- 123 lbs
Figure Measurements 34-26-35
Eye Colour Hazel Green-Blue
Hair Colour Black
Personal Life
Date of Birth 1 November 1973
Age (as in 2017) 44 Years
Birth Place Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Scorpio
Nationality Indian
Hometown Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School Arya Vidya Mandir, Mumbai
College Jai Hind College, Mumbai
D. G. Ruparel College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Mumbai
Educational Qualifications College dropout
Debut Film Debut: Iruvar (1997, Tamil film)
Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya (1997, Bollywood film)
Family Father– Krishnaraj Rai (Army biologist)
Mother– Vrinda Rai (Homemaker)
Brother– Aditya Rai (Engineer in merchant navy)
Sister– N/A
Father-in-law– Amitabh Bachchan (Actor)
Mother-in-law– Jaya Bachchan (Actress)
Religion Hindu
Address Jalsa, B/2, Kapol Housing Society, VL Mehta Road, Juhu, Mumbai
Villa in Sanctuary Falls in Jumeirah Golf Estates, Dubai
Hobbies Knitting, collecting watches and reading
Controversies • In 1996, she sued the Star and Style magazine for an amount of 20 million (2 crore INR) for publishing that actress Raveena Tandon had caught her and Akshay Kumar in a compromising position at the poolside of a 5 star hotel.
• Her relationship with Salman Khan from 1999 to 2001 was controverial, and after her break-up she said that she faced abuse (verbal, physical and emotional) from Salman Khan.
• After the casting couch sting operation of Shakti Kapoor in 2005, he said that Aishwarya had traded sexual favors for a spot in Subhash Ghai’s movies. But, later he apologized for his words and considered it as a result of his anger.
Favourite Things
Favourite Food Chicken Curry and Chocolates
Favourite Actor Amitabh Bachchan and Raj Kapoor
Favourite Actress Nargis
Favourite Film Hollywood: Casablanca (1942)
Favourite Directors Mani Ratnam and Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Favourite Book The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Favourite Color Black, Blue and White
Favourite Perfume Happy by Clinique
Favourite Fashion Designer Giorgio Armani
Favourite Destination France, Dubai and South Africa
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Boyfriends Rajeev Mulchandani (Model)
Salman Khan (1999-2001)
Vivek Oberoi (Actor)
Abhishek Bachchan (Actor)
Husband Abhishek Bachchan, Actor (2007-present)
Marriage Date 20 April 2007
Children Son– N/A
Daughter– Aaradhya (born in 2011)
Style Quotient
Cars Collection Audi A8
Money Factor
Salary (approx.) 9-10 crore/film (INR)
Net Worth (approx.) $35 million

Facts About Aishwarya Rai

  • Does Aishwarya Rai smoke? : No
  • Does Aishwarya Rai drink alcohol? : Not Known
  • Aishwarya did her 1st ad commercial for Camlin pencils, when she was in 9th standard.
  • She was a bright student and consistently used to score above 90%.
  • If not an actress, she would have either been an architect or in medicine line as she always liked Zoology.
  • During her 12th standard, her English professor asked her to do a photoshoot for a fashion magazine, as she was also a photojournalist. After doing it, she started getting modelling offers but she refused them as she wanted to concentrate on her studies. But, after her 12th exams, the glamour world attracted her and she did modelling for a lark.
  • Before becoming famous, she tried her luck in voice-dubbing for a TV serial, but was rejected.
  • In 1993, she came into limelight with her Pepsi commercial alongside Aamir Khan and Mahima Chaudhry.
  • She was the hot favorite to win the 1994 Miss India title, but she lost it to Sushmita Sen, mainly due to her lack of public speaking skills.
  • During the Miss World title days in South Africa, all the 82 contestants and the organizers gave her a big surprise birthday bash by singing ‘Happy Birthday’ in their respective languages.
  • She won the Miss World title on 19 November 1994 in South Africa.
  • Julia Roberts once said that “Aishwarya Rai is the most beautiful woman in the world.”
  • She is a trained classical dancer.
  • She is the only actress to have featured for both Pepsi and Coca Cola.
  • During the making of the song Dola Re Dola from the film Devdas (2002), she suffered from ear bleeding due to heavy earrings.
  • After the success of the film Devdas (2002), Mattel released a limited edition of ‘Aishwarya Rai Barbie dolls’ in the United Kingdom. 
  • In 2003, she became the 2nd Indian actress (1st was Parveen Babi) to appear on the cover page of the TIME magazine.
  • During the shooting of her film Khakee (2004), she had an accident due to the out of control car of the stuntman, after which she suffered severe cuts.
  • In 2004, she became the 1st Indian actress to have her wax statue at London’s Madame Tussauds museum.
  • She was offered the role of Breseis in the film Troy (2004), but she turned down the offer.
  • She founded Aishwarya Rai Foundation in 2004 to support needy people in India.
  • She was initially signed to play the role of Simmi in the film Bluffmaster (2005), but was later replaced by Priyanka Chopra without any notice. After the film was made, Rohan Sippy, the director of the film added a ‘Special thanks” message for her in the end credits as an apology.
  • A variety of Tulip flower in Netherlands is named Aishwarya Rai.
  • She and her family owns a production company, Target Films.
  • She has been supporting Eye Bank Association of India (EBAI), PETA India, Polio Campaign.
  • In 2004, she was voted among 100 Most Influential People in the World by Time Magazine.
  • Her lavish wedding in 2007 cost around 6 crore (INR), where she wore a 53-carat solitaire engagement ring worth 50 lakh (INR) and received around 15 kg of gold.
  • In 2009, she became the 1st Indian and South Asian actress to appear in famous Oprah Winfrey Show.
  • Her daugher Aaradhya is popularly known as Beti B.
  • She is a good friend of Preity Zinta and Twinkle Khanna.
  • She has Katsaridaphobia, i.e. fear of cockroaches.
  • She had a photograph with Ranbir Kapoor in 1998, and 18 years later in 2016 they came together in the film Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. 

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