Juhi Chawla is a Bollywood actress, who is known as a cute and bubbly beauty of the industry. She started her career as a model and went on to become one of the most successful leading ladies of her time. Now, she is an acclaimed businesswoman who runs a renowned production house.
Net Worth: Rs 40 crore
Income Sources: Besides making money from modeling and acting in films, Juhi Chawla owns a stake in the production company, Dreamz Unlimited, along with Shahrukh Khan and Aziz Mirza. She is also a partner in another production house, Red Chillies Entertainment and the IPL team, Kolkata Knight Riders.
Born: 13th November, 1967 (47 years old)
Height/Weight: 5 feet 3 inches, 65 kg
Marital Status: Married to industrialist Jay Mehta since 1995. The couple has two children, Jhanvi and Arjun.
Juhi Chawla hails from Ambala in Haryana and has an army based family background. She later moved to Mumbai, from where she got her school and college education. Her beauty took her to the modeling world, when she bagged the title of Ms India in 1984 and later went on to win the Best Costume Award in Miss Universe contest of the same year. Besides being a talented actress, Juhi is also a trained Kathak dancer and classical singer. She is known for her long term friendship and business association with the Bollywood superstar, Shahrukh Khan, with whom, she co owns a production house as well as an IPL team. She has appeared as a judge in a television dance show called “Jhalak Dikkhla Jaa” and has also been a part of humanitarian causes.
Juhi Chawla started her career in 1986 with a movie called “Sultanat”, but recognition came her way in 1988, with the romantic movie “Qyamat Se Qyamat Tak”, in which she was paired with Aamir Khan. The film, which was an adaptation of the famous play “Romeo and Juliet”, became a raving hit and the lead pair became the heart throb of the entire nation. The movie earned her the Filmfare Award for the Best Female Debut, besides establishing her as one of the most promising actresses in the industry. She delivered a large number of hit movies after that, including “Darr”, “Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman”, “Yes Boss”, “Ishq” and “Deewana Mastana”, to name just a few. She has not only emerged as one of the best actresses in Hindi cinema, but has also worked in films of regional languages, such as Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Bengali. Juhi is a versatile actress, who can do emotional roles as easily as comic ones. She has given a brilliant performance as an antagonist in the 2014 movie “Gulaab Gang”, for which she has been awarded the Best Actress Award at Dadasaheb Phalke Awards Ceremony.
House and Cars
Juhi Chawla is married to a rich and successful businessman, besides being a high earning businesswoman on her own. She owns a palatial home in the Malabar Hills locality of Mumbai, which is tastefully decorated and reflects her style and wealth. Besides owning this plush house, Juhi is also passionate about luxurious cars. She is a proud owner of Audi Q7.