|Real Name/Full Name:
|Varun David Dhawan
|36 years old
|April 24, 1987
|Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Is Varun Dhawan Gay?
|Net Worth in 2024:
Dhawan is among the most famous Indian actors being among one of the country’s highest-paid celebrities. Since 2014 he has featured in Forbes India’s Celebrity 100. He established himself in the Hindi cinema industry with the name Dhawan, where the first eleven movies he starred in were commercially successful.
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Early Life & Biography
On the 24th April 1987, Dhawan was born to Karun Dhawan and David Dhawan in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Rohit Dhawan is the only brother and sibling to Varun and is usually a Film director. Dhawan went to H.R College of Commerce and Economics, where he completed his High School education. He also has a degree in business management from a university in the United Kingdom, Nottingham Trent University.
Varun Dhawan is not usually in the limelight with his dating life. He confirmed his relationship with Natasha Dalal, who was his childhood sweetheart. Their relationship is an open secret. Natasha Dalal is a fashion designer a graduate from the fashion institute of technology, New York. She is managing her label known as Natasha Dalal Label.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on April 24, 1987, Varun Dhawan is 36 years old as of today’s date 20th February 2024. His height is 1.80 m tall, and his weight is 75 kg.
Dhawan made his first acting debut in 2012 in Johar’s romantic comedy Student of the Year alongside Sidharth Malhotra and Alia Bhatt. Through this comedy, Film critic Taran Adarsh from Bollywood Hungama found Dhawan to be a talent that one can’t help but marvel. “It’s Varun Dhawan who stands out confidently, charming turn, able to tackle both comical and vulnerable scenes with ease” CNN-IBN’s Rajeev Masand also added. The comedy was such a success worldwide where Dhawan’s performance earned him a Best Male Debut nomination at Filmfare.
In 2014, Dhawan’s father, who is a director, directed a romantic comedy film “Main Tera Hero” in which Dhawan appeared. It was a remake of Telugu film “Kadireega.”
Dhawan, in 2015, played the role of avenging the death of his wife and son in a crime thriller film “Badlapur.” It was a terrifying experience for him portraying the character such that after a point, he slipped into a depression because it felt like it was not like acting a film. This film also helped him earn an award in the Filmfare.
He next appeared in an action cop comedy “Dishoom” in 2016, which was directed by his brother Rohit. The film proved to be a success at the box office despite mixed reviews.
Dhawan starred in his father’s later in 2017, a comedy film “Judwaa 2”, a reboot of the 1997 comedy film “Judwaa.”
In 2018, Dhawan featured in two films, “October” and “Sui Dhaaga.”
The only screen appearance in 2019 for Dhawan was in a period drama “Kalank.” He started the new decade in 2020 by reuniting with Shraddha Kapoor in a dance film “Street Dancer 3D”. The film did not perform well in the box office due to the compilation of indistinguishable performances. He will next feature in a comedy an adaptation of his father’s 1995 film “Coolie No.1”.
Awards & Achievements
Varun Dhawan has been a very successful actor in the Indian industry achieving different nominations such as in the Awards of the International Indian Film Academy, Filmfare Awards, Golden Kela Awards, and Zee Cine Awards. He has also won the following significant awards;
- GQ Awards for Most Stylish Man of the Year
- Jagran Film Festival for Best Actor
- Lions Gold Awards for Best Actor
- Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards for Favourite Actor-Movie and also Favourite Dancing Star
- Screen awards, IN for Best Comic Actor
- Stardust Awards, India for Best Superstar of NextGen, Best Actor in a Comedy or Romance and Best Breakthrough Performance
- Vogue Beauty Award for Most Beautiful Man of the Year.
Net Worth & Salary of Varun Dhawan in 2024
As of February 2024, Varun has garnered a net worth of $25 million.
He earns an annual income of $5 million. Varun earns from brand Endorsements. Being a brand ambassador of many brands like Maza, Lux-Cozi, and coca-cola. Other famous brands he endorses are like Reebok, Parle Agro Frooti, lux Cozi, and Fossil Watches. Varun Dhawan is also a Midsize Pay actor in the Bollywood. Remuneration from movies and personal investments in luxury cars is also another form of income to Varun.
Varun also earns from award show performances and hosting.
Being a well-known movie star, and a celebrated icon in the acting industry, Varun has gained fame all over the world and is a role model for many upcoming actors and actresses. As a brand ambassador, he has interacted with many industries hence being the face and promoter of the products.
Varun has helped steer forward the Hindi movie industry by being recognized as an awarding actor in different awards. He is striving to achieve more in his career since he is still young and motivated by his family, especially his father, who is a film director and also works together in several films.