Deepika Padukone is the reigning queen of Bollywood, who has reached the top in her short but illustrious career. Her stunning personality, tall figure and dimpled smile have made her the most sought after actress today. She is also among the highest paid actresses at present.
Net Worth: $ 7.5 million
Income Source: After a successful stint in modeling, Deepika Padukone started her film career with a Kannada movie “Aishwarya” for which she was paid merely Rs 1 lakh. Now, she charges nearly Rs 4-10 crore per movie. She is also one of the leading brand endorsers in the country. She represents the famous designer brand Van Huesen, with which she has collaborated her own designer clothing line in the country. She has also modeled for brands like Liril, Close Up and Limca. Deepika has been roped in as the International Face of the leading cosmetic brand Maybelline.
Born: 5th January, 1986 (29 years old)
Marital Status: After her break up with Ranbir Kapoor, there are rumors that Deepika is now involved with another actor, Ranveer Singh.
Height/Weight: 5 feet 9 inches, 58 kg
Deepika Padukone is the daughter of the famous badminton player, Prakash Padukone. She was interested in playing badminton at a young age and also became a national level badminton player. But fate had something else in store for this attractive girl, when she received modeling offers, making her one of the top fashion models in the country. As a model, she was featured in the prestigious Kingfisher calendar of the Year 2006. Soon, Deepika got the status of eye candy in the fashion industry and started receiving movie offers from Bollywood and down South.
After her phenomenal success as a fashion model, Deepika Padukone featured in a Kannada movie called “Aishwarya”, which came in 2006. No one could have imagined that she would have such a bright future in Bollywood, when he received an amazing offer from Bollywood for a dream debut in the Shahrukh Khan starrer “Om Shanti Om”. The movie, which came in 2007, had her in a double role and became a huge success, becoming one of the highest grossing movies of its time. She also won the Filmfare Best Female Debut Award fr the movie. After the success of her first movie, there was no looking back for Deepika and she delivered hit after hit, with movies like “Chennai Express”, “Race 2”, “Housefull”, “Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani” and “Cocktail”, to name just a few. Most of her movies fetched her commercial success as well as critical acclaim, particularly her role in “Ram Leela”. Deepika has received a number of awards and nominations during her career.
Assets and Cars
Deepika makes whopping earnings every year and she spends well too. She has purchased a plush apartment in South Mumbai, which is worth a staggering Rs 16 crore. She also has a refined taste in luxury cars and owns the stylish Audi Q7, in which she is usually spotted on the roads of Mumbai.