Vidya Balan Net Worth (2024): Height, Age, Full Name, Bio

Alex | Last Updated On January 15th, 2022

Vidya Balan is a prominent Indian actress who is featured in Bollywood films. Vidya is mainly famous for introducing female leading roles in different scenarios.

Vidya Balan's Net Worth

As of 2024, Vidya Balan's net worth is estimated to be $18 million.

Net Worth$18 million
Given NameVidya Balan
Famous NameVidya Balan
Source(s) of FameActress
Date of BirthJanuary 1, 1979
Place of BirthMumbai, India
RelationshipsMarried, Siddharth Roy Kapur,
Social Links

Early Life

Vidya Balan was born to P. R. Balan and Saraswathy Balan in Mumbai. She is 43 years old as of 2022.  She is the younger sister of Priya Balan. She belongs to a Hindu family, Tamil Brahmin. She received early education from a girls’ high school in her birth town. She did BA in sociology. And then did MA in Sociology from the University in Mumbai. When Vidya was young, she always wanted to be an actor. She was a big fan of Madhuri Dixit.

Career Life

Vidya Balan made her acting debut with Chakram when she was in her university. Then in 2003, she did the movie Bhalo Theko, in the Bengali language. In 2005, she starred in the movie Parineeta. She did a lead role in 2006 in the film Lage Raho Munna Bhai. It was a comedy film.

In the year 2007, the drama Guru was released. Vidya performed the supporting role in that. The same year, her film Heyy Babyy was released in cinema houses. The next year, in Halla Bol, she showed her acting skills. The same year, she starred in Kismat Konnection. 

In 2009, she acted in Paa. It was a comedy-drama about a struggling mother. In the year 2010, she performed in the film Ishqiya. Then in 2011, she portrayed strong characters in two films. The names of those films are ‘No One Killed Jessica and Urumi. These films gathered big applause from critics. The same year, Vidya made herself more prominent not only in India but also in other countries, due to her film The Dirty Picture. It was a megahit. 

In 2012, she did Kahaani. In 2013, Vidya appeared in the thriller Ghanchakkar. In the very next year, Shaadi Ke Side Effects was released. It was not much appreciated by the audience and was flopped at the box office. In 2015, Hamari Adhuri Kahani was again a flop for Vidya Balan. In 2016, Vidya performed the role of a police officer in the film Te3n. Then, she did Begum Jaan, a history-based drama in 2017. This was a successful point in Vidya’s career. 

In 2019, she performed 2 characters in Telugu and Tamil languages. She then did Mission Mangal. Her next film was a short film, Natkhat. It aimed to create social awareness regarding gender equality. Its premiere was released on YouTube. In 2021, Vidya Balan did Sherni. Her fans are curiously waiting for her upcoming Jalsa.

Personal Life

In the year 2012, Vidya got married to a famous producer of films Siddharth Roy Kapur. They have no kids. It is in the air that she had two relationships in the past.

According to the gossips and rumors all around, she had a relationship with Saif Ali Khan and then Shahid Kapoor.

 She loves reading. She lives in a flat in Mumbai on Juhu Tara Road. She loves eating Thai cuisine. Her favorite film is Gol Maal. She charges 10 crores for a movie. She is also suffering from OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder).

Social Media

Vidya Balan is very vigilant on social media. She doesn’t only shares pictures and project details but also posts to persuade people for social welfare. She has 4 million followers on Instagram. She also owns 508.1 thousand followers on Twitter.


Vidya Balan, a versatile Bollywood actress, is not only famous in India but also recognized worldwide. She has a huge fan following. Her net worth is around 18 million US dollars. 

Vidya Balan has sometimes been associated with other Actors such as Shraddha Kapoor, Aras Bulut Iynemli, John Abraham, Nani, Pooja Hedge, Ileana D'Cruz, Kajal Aggarwal , Brianne Howey, and Mahesh Babu.