Sunil Shetty Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Children, Biography
|Real Name||Sunil Veerappa Shetty|
|Profession||Actor, Producer, Entrepreneur|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms- 80 kg
in Pounds- 176 lbs
|Body Measurements||– Chest: 43 Inches
– Waist: 34 Inches
– Biceps: 16 Inches
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Date of Birth||11 August 1961|
|Age (as in 2017)||56 Years|
|Birth Place||Mulki, Mangalore, Karnataka, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Leo|
|Hometown||Mulki, Mangalore, Karnataka, India|
|Educational Qualification||Degree in Hotel Management|
|Debut||Film: Balwaan (1992)
TV: Biggest Loser Jeetega (2007)
|Family||Father– Late Veerappa Shetty
Mother– Not Known
Sister– Sujata (Elder)
|Address||18-B, Prithvi Apts., Altamount Rd., Bombay – 26|
|Controversies||After the 9/11 attacks in the USA, he faced a problem at the Los Angeles airport due to his beard that he had grown for his role in the movie Kaante (2002), the officials thought him as a suspect. But, after he clarified that he was an Indian actor they let him off.|
|Favourite Food||Tillwywali kulfi, Fish curry, Thai cuisine|
|Favourite Chef||Chef Solomon|
|Favourite Actors||Amitabh Bachchan, Bruce Willis|
|Favourite Actresses||Nargis, Sharmila Tagore, Kajol, Madhuri Dixit, Goldie Hawn|
|Favourite Films||Bollywood: Sharaabi, Hera Pheri|
|Favourite Directors||J P Dutta, Gulzar, Rajiv Rai, Priyadarshan|
|Favourite Musician||Bryan Adams|
|Favourite Colours||Blue, white, black|
|Favourite Cricketer||Sachin Tendulkar|
|Favourite Book||Sunny Days by Sunil Gavaskar|
|Girls, Affairs and More|
|Wife/Spouse||Mana Shetty (m. 1991-present)|
|Marriage Date||Year 1991|
|Children||Son– Aahan Shetty (Actor)
Daughter– Athiya Shetty (Actress)
|Car Collection||Hummer H3, Mercedes-Benz SUV|
|Salary||2-3 crore/film (INR)|
|Net Worth||$10 million|
Facts About Sunil Shetty
- Does Sunil Shetty Smoke?: No
- Does Sunil Shetty Drink Alcohol?: No
- Sunil belongs to a humble Tulu speaking Bunt family background as his father used to clean plates in Worli, Mumbai as he initially worked as a waiter at a restaurant. His father’s boss called his father to manage his new business, and by 1943, his father had bought the whole building.
- When film director Raju Mavani wanted to make Balwaan with him, most actresses were wary of working with Sunil and declined the offer as he was a newcomer. But late Divya Bharti agreed to work with him, which proved to be a wise decision as Balwaan became a hit.
- The year 1993 to 1994 was the golden phase of his acting career as he gave hits like Anth, Pehchaan and Waqt Hamara Hai, Mohra, and Dilwale.
- Earlier, he used to be a bad boy, was involved in fights and brawls. But after he realized that he needs to set an example for his fans, he became calm and started to behave well.
- He knows Karate and is a black belt in Kick Boxing.
- Due to his macho image, he is regarded as the He-Man of the Bollywood.
- Sonali Bendre had a crush on him during the 90s.
- He won his first and only Filmfare Award for Best Villain for his performance in Dhadkan (2001).
- Shetty is a successful businessman too as he has a restaurant business, co-owns the popular boutique Mischief, owns the upscale pub Suzie Wong, owns the club H2O, in Mumbai. He also has a production company Popcorn Entertainment that produces films and concerts.
- He changed his name from “Sunil” to “Suniel” (extra “e” added).
- He is a devotee of Lord Shiva.
- He loves playing cricket and has played for the Mumbai Heroes in the Celebrity Cricket League.
- He is a good friend of Sanjay Dutt and Raveena Tandon.
- He is actively involved in a number of charitable causes.
- He is allergic to prawns.