Sunil Shetty Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Children, Biography & More

Sunil Shetty

Sunil Shetty

Sunil Shetty Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Children, Biography

Real Name Sunil Veerappa Shetty
Nickname Anna
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
Hair Colour Black
Personal Life
Date of Birth 11 August 1961
Age (as in 2017) 56 Years
Birth Place Mulki, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Leo
Nationality Indian
Hometown Mulki, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
School Not Known
College Not Known
Educational Qualification Degree in Hotel Management
Debut Film: Balwaan (1992)
TV: Biggest Loser Jeetega (2007)
Family Father– Late Veerappa Shetty
Mother– Not Known
Brother– N/A
Sister– Sujata (Elder)
Religion Hinduism
Address 18-B, Prithvi Apts., Altamount Rd., Bombay – 26
Hobbies Playing cricket
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 Things
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 Sport Cricket
Favourite Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar
Favourite Book Sunny Days by Sunil Gavaskar
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Mana Shetty
Wife/Spouse Mana Shetty (m. 1991-present)
Marriage Date Year 1991
Children Son– Aahan Shetty (Actor)
Daughter– Athiya Shetty (Actress)
Style Quotient
Car Collection Hummer H3, Mercedes-Benz SUV
Money Factor
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.

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