|Real Name/Full Name||Karan Dharma Kama Johar|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Karan Johar|
|Birth Place:||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||25 May 1972|
|Age/How Old:||51 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 77 Kg
In Pounds – 170 lbs
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Parents Name:||Father– Yash Johar
Mother –Hiroo Johar
|School:||Greenlaws High School Mumbai|
|College:||H.R. College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai|
|Kids/Children Name:||Yash(Surrogate) and Roohi (Surrogate)|
|Profession:||Actor, Film Director and producer, Author, Screenwriter, T.V. presenter, Costume Designer, T.V. Personality|
|Net Worth:||$220 Million|
|Last Updated:||May 2023|
Karan Kumar Johar, who is also known as KJo, is a multitasking person who is an Indian Film director, producer, actor, screenwriter, costume designer as well as T.V. personality who works in Hindi Films. He had also been honored with Padma Shri in 2020.
Well, how well do you know about Karan Johar? If not much, here is what we know about Karan Johar to date.
Biography and Early Life
Karan Johar, born in 25th May 1972 in Mumbai Maharashtra, India is the son of Yash Johar, a well-known producer. He is the founder of Dharma Productions and Hiroo Johar who is Karan Johar’s mother. He spent his whole life in the streets of Mumbai. He also decided to start his career in the Bollywood industry since his childhood because he was well aware of the Bollywood industry because of his uncle Yash Chopra.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Karan Johar in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Karan Johar’s age is 51 years old as of today’s date 30th May 2023 having been born on 25 May 1972. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 170 lbs in Pound and 77 kg in Kilograms.
Karan Johar spent his entire childhood in Mumbai where he completed his schooling from Greenlaw’s High School, Mumbai and completed his graduation from H.R. College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai with a degree in B.Com. Then he pursued a master’s degree in French.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Karan Johar’s father was a film producer as well as the founder of Dharma Productions, and his mother is Hiroo Johar. Karan started her career when he appeared in a serial called Indradhanush, where he played the role of Shrikant in the year 1989. Since his childhood, he wanted to be in the entertainment industry because he was inspired by his uncle Yash Chopra. He also follows numerology, which is the reason for his film titles starting with the letter ‘K’. He stopped this practice after watching a 2016 film named ‘Lage Raho Munna Bhai’ which was against numerology.
In February 2017, Karan Johar became the father to twins (boy and girl) through surrogacy at Masrani Hospital in Mumbai. He named his son as Yash and his daughter as Roohi, named after his father and his mother.
Is Karan Johar Gay?
Karan Johar is found to be gay. And while discussing his sexual orientation, he said “Everybody knows what my sexual orientation is. I don’t need to scream it out. If I need to spell it out, I won’t because I live in a country where I could possibly be jailed for saying this.” These are the words said by Karan Johar.
He began his career as an actor in a serial called Indradhanush, where he played the role of Shrikant in the year 1989. Karan Johan entered the entertainment industry as an assistant director for the movie ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’ in the year 1995 which is regarded as a landmark in Hindi cinema. Then Karan Johar decided to make his own directorial debut with the romantic comedy-drama movie named ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’ featuring Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Rani Mukherji and Salman Khan.
The movie became a major blockbuster at the box office and received a positive response. He also won National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment. Then he directed his 2nd movie named ‘Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham’ featuring Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Kajol and Kareena Kapoor which again became a blockbuster at the box office and also received positive reviews.
Karan Johar is also a well-known costume designer where he worked for Shah Rukh Khan in many films like ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’, ‘Dil To Pagal Hai’, ‘Duplicate’, Mohabbatein’, ‘Main Hoon Na’, and ‘Om Shanti Om’.
Karan Johar won many awards such as Filmfare Awards 6 times, He won Screen Awards twice, Zee Cine Award which he won 3 times, IIFA Award where he got nominated two times, but he won 5 times, and also won various awards like National Film Award, Mirchi Music Awards and also Star Dust Award.
On 25 January 2020, he won India’s fourth highest civilian honour in the field of Arts known as Padma Shri Award.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Karan Johar in 2023
As of 2023, Karan Johar’s estimated net worth is more than $220 Million which doesn’t surprise us as he is a multitasking person who is an author, actor, producer, director, T.V. host and so on.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
He played his role in ‘Bombay Velvet’ for just 11 Indian Rupee as his fee.
Karan Johar’s father wanted him to become an actor.
Most of his movie, began with ‘K’ as he believed in numerology but later he stopped after watching the movie ‘Lage Raho Munna Bhai’.
Karan Johar is not fond of reading.
Karan Johar is one of the finest Indian directors and producers. He has worked hard and proved his talent in various fields like acting, costume designer, producer and director. And he also won India’s fourth highest civilian honor in the field of Arts known as Padma Shri award.