|Real Name/Full Name:||Govind Arun Ahuja|
|Age:||59 years old|
|Birth Date:||21 December 1963|
|Birth Place:||Virar, Maharashtra, India|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Sunita Ahuja|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Tina Ahuja, Yashvardan Ahuja)|
|Is Govinda Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Actor, comedian, dancer and former politician|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$25 million|
|Last Updated:||November 2023|
Govind Arun Ahuja, or as popularly known as Govinda, is an Indian actor, comedian, dancer who has also paved his path in Indian politics. He is a widely recognized and loved face in the Indian Cinema, with a significant number of highly received films by both the critics and the audiences.
Maybe you know about Govinda very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2023? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Govinda’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
Born on 21 December 1963 to former actor Aroon (Arun Kumar Ahuja) and singer and actress Nirmala Devi, Govinda grew up in Virar in the northern suburb of Mumbai. He was the youngest of the six children and was nicknamed ‘Chi Chi’ which meant the little finger. He grew up with both Punjabi and Sindhi roots from his paternal and maternal sides, respectively. He completed his Bachelors’s degree in Commerce from Vartak College, Vasai.
During the shooting of Tan Badan, Govinda fell in love with Sunita Munjal, who happened to be the sister in law of his uncle, Anand Singh. Their love flourished, and they got married on 11 March 1987.
However, they kept their marriage a secret for four years. They are blessed with two beautiful children- a daughter named Tina Ahuja and a son named Yashvardhan Ahuja. Just like her father, Tina’s dream of entering Bollywood came true with her debut film in the year 2015, Second Hand Husband.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 21 December 1963, Govinda is 59 years old as of today’s date 30th November 2023. His height is 1.75m tall, and his weight is 85 kg.
Govinda made his Bollywood debut with the film Tan Badan. But his first release was Ilzaam in the year 1986, which was a hit along with Love 86, which was released in that same year. He starred in several films, including some significant hits like Jung Baaz, Shola Aur Shabnam, and Khudgarz.
His legendary collaboration with director David Dhawan gave the Indian Cinema some major blockbuster hits like Shola Aur Shabnam, Raja Babu, Coolie No.1, Sajan Chale Sasural, Bade Miyan Chhote Miyan and Haseena Maan Jayegi.
During 2000-20005, he had a significant career setback as most of his films were unsuccessful, and his only major hit was Jodi No.1.
The actor joined the INC (Indian National Congress) in the year 2004 and won a Parliament seat from Mumbai North.
He made a comeback to the Hindi film Cinema with the hit comedy Bhagam Bhag alongside Akshay Kumar. Since then, he has appeared in movies now and then and is active on the big screen.
Awards & Achievements
His acting skills have been widely acknowledged with various awards and titles added to his name. He has received about twelve Filmfare nominations and four Zee Cine Awards. In 1999, he received a Filmfare Award for the Best Comedian Award for his film Haseena Maan Jayegi and another Filmfare special award for Sajan Chale Sasural in the year 1996.
In 1999, he was included in the BBC News list of the world’s most celebrated star of stage or screen and bagged the 10th position. He was even named as the actor of the decade at the India Leadership Conclave in Mumbai.
Net Worth & Salary of Govinda in 2023
Govinda’s net worth is estimated to be an overwhelming $25 million as of November 2023. Not only in Hindi cinema, but Govinda has also portrayed his acting skills in Bengali films. He has also dubbed for the Nikhil Advani’s film Delhi Safari. All this has added to his net worth.
Govind Arun Ahuja, lovingly known as Govinda or Chi-Chi Bhaiya, is considered as a mass performer and a legend in the Indian Cinema. He has contributed about 165 films to the Bollywood Industry along with a few films in some other languages as well. He was included in the BBC News list of the world’s most celebrated star of stage or screen and bagged the 10th position. He was even named as the actor of the decade at the India Leadership Conclave in Mumbai.