Kangana Ranaut is a successful Bollywood actress and filmmaker in India who has worked in Hindi films. She has starred in some of the biggest Bollywood movies of all time and received a number of awards including four National Film Awards and five Filmfare Awards. She was also featured six times in Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list and was honored by India’s government with the Padma Shri.
As of 2023, Kangana Ranaut's net worth is estimated to be $13 million.
|Net Worth||$13 million|
|Given Name||Kangna Amardeep Ranaut|
|Famous Name||Kangana Ranaut|
|Source(s) of Fame||Actress|
|Date of Birth||March 23, 1987|
|Place of Birth||Bhambla, India|
Kangana Ranaut was born in Bhambla, a small village in the Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh, India. Her father, Amardeep Ranaut, is a businessman and her mother, Asha Ranaut, is a schoolteacher. She has a sister named Rangoli Ranaut who is a manager and a brother named Akshat.
Kangana studied at DAV School in Chandigarh and wanted to pursue medicine after her course. Unfortunately, she failed a test in one subject which made her think twice about what she wants to do in the future.
By the age of sixteen, she decided to move to Delhi to pursue other paths even though she was unsure which path. In Delhi, Elite Modelling Agency noticed her and asked her to work for them as a model. She agreed but she then realized that she didn’t like the nature of the work.
She then decided to shift from modeling to acting. She joined Asmita Theatre Group where she was trained by the theatre director Arvind Gaur. She joined theatre workshops at the India Habitat Centre where she acted in several plays including the Girish Karnad-scripted Taledanda.
During a performance, she got a good reaction from the audience which made her decide to go to Mumbai to pursue a career in film. There, she enrolled in an acting course in Asha Chandra’s drama school.
She struggled financially since she rejected her father’s money. Her relatives were also not happy with what she was doing but she reconciled with them after the release of the film “Life in a… Metro” in 2007.
Kangana Ranaut made her film debut in 2006 when she acted in the film “Gangster” directed by Mahesh Bhatt and received an award for Best Actress Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. Her next films were the drama “Woh Lamhe” in the same year and “Life in a… Metro” in 2007.
In 2008, she acted in the movie “Fashion” and won the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress. She also acted in the most commercially successful films in the Bollywood film industry “Raaz: The Mystery Continues” in 2009 and “Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai” in 2010.
She also appeared in the film “Tanu Weds Manu” in 2011. The film was a success and she was offered more roles but it was in 2013 that her career really improved. She appeared in the film “Krrish 3” which is one of the highest-grossing films in India.
Kangana won two National Film Awards for Best Actress for her roles in “Queen” in 2014 and in the comedy sequel “Tanu Weds Manu: Returns” in 2015. She also received a Best Actress IIFA Award. Tanu Weds Manu: Returns made her the highest-paid Bollywood actress at the time.
Her success was followed by a number of commercial failures but she was successful in her co-directorial venture in “Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi” in 2019. In 2020, she acted in the movie “Panga” and earned a fourth National Film Award.
She also launched her own production house which she named Manikarnika Films where she works as a director and film producer. Kangana bought her office in Maharashtra a few years ago where her production house is located. She continuously improves her filmmaking skills.
Kangana is credited as one of the best-dressed celebrities and one of the most expensive Bollywood actresses in Indian cinema apart from Deepika Padukone. She is also known to be outspoken and likes her opinions to be voiced out.
She has received the Best Actress Stardust Award, Best Actress Filmfare Critics Award, and is the most expensive Bollywood actress. She also has a lot of brand endorsements.
As of now, she is working on her upcoming film “Tejas” which is expected to be released in October of 2022.
In an interview, Kangana Ranaut said that the first few years of her career were not easy. During those hard times, she found support from the actor Aditya Pancholi and his wife Zarina Wahab.
She then faced a scandal that includes her and the actor, Aditya. She didn’t speak about it publicly. In 2007, Kangana filed a police complaint against the actor for assault. The following year, Aditya said that they had an affair and Kangana owns her $33,000.
Kangana Ranaut currently lives in Mumbai with her sister Rangoli Ranaut. She regularly visits her home and parents in Bhambla.
Kangana Ranaut’s car collection includes a luxury car includes a BMW 7, and a Mercedez Benz GLE SUV.
The beautiful actress Kangana Ranaut is also popular on social media. She has over 9.7 million followers on Instagram and is very active in sharing her thoughts, photos, and videos with her fans. On Facebook, she has a fan page with over 7.7 million likes.
Kangana is not only an actress but also a philanthropist. She has worked with various charities like the Aamir Khan’s Paani foundation and donated money to them.
Kangana Ranaut has been in a number of relationships. She was in a relationship with the actors Aditya Pancholi, Adhyayan Suman, Ajay Devgan, Hrithik Roshan, and the British doctor Nicholas Lafferty.
In 2015, she got engaged to her longtime boyfriend Nicholas Lafferty but they broke up in 2016 since she is not yet ready to get settle down. She has also said that she doesn’t want to get married and enter a new relationship.
Kangana Ranaut is currently single and happy with her life. She is focusing on her career and has no time for dating.
Kangana Ranaut is considered an expensive Bollywood actress in Indian cinema. She has her own production house, Manikarnika Films, and is known to be outspoken. Ranaut is currently single and happy with her life. She is focusing on her career and has no time for dating. Kangana Ranaut’s net worth is estimated to be 13 million dollars.