Ekta Kapoor is a very successful Indian television producer, film producer, and director. She mostly works on Bollywood cinema and Hindi tv series. She also works as a joint managing director and creative director of Balaji Telefilms Ltd. In 2017, Ekta Kapoor launched her ALT Balaji and was honored for her work in the field of arts in 2020.
As of 2023, Ekta Kapoor's net worth is estimated to be $13 million.
|Net Worth||$13 million|
|Given Name||Ekta Jeetendra Kapoor|
|Famous Name||Ekta Kapoor|
|Source(s) of Fame||Producer, Director|
|Date of Birth||June 7, 1975|
|Place of Birth||Mumbai, India|
Ekta Kapoor was born on June 07, 1975, in Mumbai, India. She is the daughter of the veteran superstar Jitendra Kapoor and her mother is Sobha Kapoor who are both in the entertainment industry as actors. Ekta Kapoor has one younger brother, Tusshar Kapoor who is also an actor in the Bollywood industry.
Ekta Kapoor went to the Bombay Scottish School, Mahim for her primary education and later attended Mithibai College for her college education.
Ekta Kapoor started her career when she was just 17 years old. She worked as an intern for Kailash Surendranath where she was exposed in film making.
Ekta Kapoor received financial support from her father and became a producer under her banner called Balaji Telefilms Ltd. Her first few projects failed and six of her pilot episodes were all rejected which made her lose a total of 220 thousand US dollars.
Her first serial that was aired in 1995 is Mano Ya Na Mano which was selected by Zee TV followed by her show Dhun Dhamaka which was selected by Doordarshan. Her sitcom entitled Hum Paanch was her first achievement.
In the 2000s, Ekta Kapoor considered the letter ‘K’ as her lucky alphabet. She released as many shows with the first word of every title starting with the letter K. One of the shows that she released was the series Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi. The said series got the highest TRPs in 2000.
Her other shows starting with letter ‘K’ are the following: Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki, Kabhii Sautan Kabhii Sahelii, Kohi Apna Sa, Kaahin Kissii Roz, Kalash, Kasautii Zindagii Kay, Kahiin To Hoga and Kasamh Se. In 2001, she got the award Best Entrepreneur of the Year.
Also in 2001, she made more than 30 hours of television serials every seven days. Out of 34 television serials, 20 of them were included as the most famous serials across all major TV channels like Zee Tv and others. From 2000 to 2001, her project turnover is said to be around 16 million dollars or ₹118 crores in Indian currency.
After her achievements in Hindi television serials, she started venturing into other languages. Her first Tamil series is called Kudumbum which was well accepted by the audience. She then dubbed the said series into Telugu and launched it in Hindi entitled Ghar Ek Mandir.
Ekta Kapoor also ventured into Punjabi, Marathi, Gujarati, and Bengali languages. She started writing her own scripts in 2001 though she has writers. Ekta Kapoor is said to be very hands-on in all stages of production. Her mother Shobha Kapoor manages all her accounts.
She has created and produced more than 130 Hindi tv serials. Her successful shows include Pavitra Rishta, Jodha Akbar, Kumkum Bhagya, Kasam Tere Pyaar Ki, and many others. Ekta Kapoor is now dubbed as the “Czarina of television” and “the Queen of Indian Television”.
Ekta Kapoor started her Bollywood movie production in 2001 with Kyuki Mai Juth Nai Bolta starring megastar Govinda. Followed by Kucch To Hai in 2003 and Krishna Cottage in 2004.
Her Kyaa Kool Hai Hum which was released in 2005 featured her brother Tusshar Kapoor. She also co-produced Shootout at Lokhandwala. Followed by EMI – Liya Hai Toh Chukana Padhega.
Aside from establishing her own production house, Ekta Kapoor also founded a media training school through her Balaji Telefilms Ltd in 2012. She called the media training school Institute of Creative Excellence. She also launched a bunch of TV series online through her app ALTBalaji.
Throughout the years, Ekta Kapoor has worked with famous actors like Kareena Kapoor, Shah Rukh Khan
Ekta owns several high-end cars including Ford, Mercedes-Benz, Audi, and BMW, and multiple real estate properties.
During her free time, Ekta Kapoor spends time with her parents and son. She currently lives in her beautiful and expensive home in Mumbai, India. She is very close to her family especially to her mother Shobha Kapoor.
Ekta Kapoor is very active on her social media account Instagram where she has over 4.4 million followers. She mostly posts about her work and her only son Ravie.
We also found other social media accounts and fan pages that are under Ekta Kapoor but those accounts are not verified.
Ekta Kapoor always wanted to have children but she doesn’t want to get married or have a husband. So she decided to have a child through surrogacy. Ekta Kapoor’s son named Ravie Kapoor was born on January 27, 2019.
Ekta Kapoor is a Hindi cinema producer, popular television serials producer, and Managing Director of Balaji Television Ltd.
She is best known for her work in hit TV series films. Ekta Kapoor’s net worth is estimated to be 13 million dollars which is estimated to be 1 billion Indian rupee.