Athiya Shetty is an Indian actress who has appeared in many Bollywood films. She made her debut film in the romantic action film “Hero” opposite Sooraj Pancholi and got many nominations including a Filmfare award nomination for the Best Female Debut. She is also the brand ambassador for the Indian franchise of Maybelline New York.
As of 2024, Athiya Shetty's net worth is estimated to be $4 million.
|Source(s) of Fame
|Date of Birth
|November 5, 1992
|Place of Birth
|Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Athiya Shetty was born on November 05, 1992, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Her father Suniel Shetty is a well-known action and comedy actor, film producer, television personality, and entrepreneur and her mother Mana Shetty is a well-known Indian businesswoman and fashion designer.
Athiya has an older brother named Ahan Shetty who is also an actor that debuted just recently in the film “Tadap”.
Shetty did her schooling at the private school Cathedral and John Connon School and later in the American School of Bombay where she finished her high school education.
At school, Athiya participated in school activities like plays with actors Shraddha Kapoor and Tiger Shroff who were her schoolmates.
After her high school education, she went to New York City to study filmmaking and liberal arts at the New York Film Academy.
Athiya Shetty had her acting debut in 2015 in the film “Hero” where she acted in the character Radha Mathur. Her feature film debut was directed by Nikhil Advani.
Her debut film was a big success and it earned 348 million Indian rupees. She was nominated for several awards and received recognition for her role as Radha Mathur in the romantic action movie Hero.
In 2015, she received a Vogue Beauty Award for Face To Watch Out For and a Stardust Award for Best Jodi Of The Year (with Sooraj Pancholi). She was also nominated for a Stardust Award for Superstar of Tomorrow (Female) and a BIG Star Entertainment Award for Most Entertaining Debut (Female).
In 2016, she was nominated for a Filmfare Award and a Screen Award for Best Female Debut, a Zee Cine Award for Best Female Debut, and an International Indian Film Academy Award for Star Debut of the Year (Female).
She then won the awards Producers Guild Film Award for Most Promising Debut Jodi (Shared with Sooraj Pancholi) and an International Indian Film Academy Award for Hottest Pair (Shared with Sooraj Pancholi).
After Athiya’s debut film, she was chosen to be the brand ambassador for the Indian franchise of the makeup brand Maybelline New York. Athiya was also featured in Cosmopolitan, Verve, and many more.
In 2017, Athiya acted with Anil Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, and Ileana D’Cruz in the film “Mubarakan”. She had the role of Binkle Sandhu Bajwa a simple Punjabi girl who go head over heels with Charan (Arjun Kapoor). The film was shot both in Punjab and London and it became a box office hit earning 935 million Indian rupees.
The following year, Athiya had a special appearance in the music video of the song “Tere Naal Nachna”. The song was created for the film “Nawabzaade”, produced by Remo D’souza and directed by Jayesh Pradhan.
In 2019, Athiya was chosen to act as the character Anita “Ani” Awasthi for the comedy-drama film “Motichoor Chaknachoor”. The movie and her performance got mixed reviews from movie critics.
Athiya is expected to appear in the film”Hope Solo” where she will act as the main character. The film is about the life of the female footballer Afshan Ashiq.
Athiya Shetty is also close friends with Bollywood actors like Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Siddharth Malhotra, and Tiger Shroff. She often bonds with her friends and co-stars by going on vacations together.
She is also very close to her father Sunil Shetty and mother Mana Shetty. She currently lives in her expensive apartment in Mumbai with her family. Shetty loves animals and has a pet dog named “Fuffy”.
Shetty is also an active philanthropist and often participates in charity events.
The popular movie actress Athiya Shetty is also popular on social media. Athiya has more than 3.5 million followers on Instagram and she is quite active there often sharing her photoshoots, movie promotions, and personal photos.
Shetty also has a Twitter account where she has more than 2.4 million followers but she is not as active as she is on Instagram. Her Facebook page where she mostly promotes brands like Maybelline New York has over 4.9 million followers.
She also has a self-titled Youtube channel that she created on November 18, 2021, that has now over 6.84 thousand subscribers and over 121 thousand views.
Athiya Shetty didn’t confirm it but she was rumored to be dating KL Rahul. In an interview with Filmfare, when Athiya was asked about her relationship status she said “I’m single. My work is my priority right now”.
KL Rahul or Kannaur Lokesh Rahul is an Indian athlete who is the vice-captain of the India national team. He plays for Karnataka and is the team leader of Lucknow Super Giants.
Athiya Shetty is one of the richest movie actress and the most popular movie actress from India with an estimated net worth of $4 million. Since her debut film in 2015, she has appeared in many successful movies and has become one of the most popular actresses in India.