Akshay Kumar Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Akshay Kumar is an India-born naturalized Canadian actor, producer, martial artist, and television personality who has been cast in over 100 films and has won several awards including a National Film Award for Best Actor for his performance in Rustom (2016). Some of his other popular films include Good Newwz, Pad Man, Kesari, Holiday, Khiladi 786, Main Khiladi Tu Anari, Khatta Meetha, Housefull film series, OMG – Oh My God!, Garam Masala, Dil To Pagal Hai, and Singh Is Kinng.

Born Name

Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia

Nick Name

Akki, King Kumar, Khiladi, Mac, The King of Bollywood, Raju, Khiladi Kumar, Indian 

Sun Sign


Born Place

Amritsar, Punjab, India


Mumbai, Maharashtra, India



Akshay attended Don Bosco School in Mumbai, Maharashtra, and then Guru Nanak Khalsa College in Mumbai.


Actor, Producer, Martial Artist, Television Personality


  • Father – Hari Om Bhatia (Worked in Indian Military Force)
  • Mother – Aruna Bhatia (Producer)
  • Siblings – Alka Bhatia (Sister)
  • Others – Rajesh Khanna (Father-in-law) (Actor) (Died on July 18, 2012),  (Mother-in-law) (Actress), Rinke Khanna (Sister-in-law) (Actress)


He is represented by –

  • United Agents Ltd., Talent Agency, London, England, United Kingdom
  • Sandra Reynolds Agency, Talent Agency, London, England, United Kingdom




5 ft 10 in or 178 cm


75 kg or 165 pounds

Girlfriend / Spouse

Akshay Kumar has dated –

  1. (1994-1996) – Akshay met actress Raveena Tandon while shooting for director Rajiv Rai’s Mohra (1994). Their on-screen chemistry soon blossomed into an off-screen love affair that was treasure by millions at the time. The duo had even secretly gotten engaged to one at a temple. Nevertheless, despite things seeming their filmy love story the couple began to fall apart when rumors of Akshay dating actress started to surface. Later, in 1996 their relationship fell through when he started dating actress and Raveena’s best friend . Then in 1999, during an interview with Stardust, she opened up about how Akshay feared losing his female fan following and hence kept their engagement a secret.
  2. (1996-2000) – From 1996 to 2000, Akshay dated actress Shilpa Shetty. He is nearly 8 years her senior.
  3. Twinkle Khanna (2001-Present) – In 2001, Akshay started dating actress Twinkle Khanna and on January 17, 2001, the couple got married. However, they were engaged twice before their marriage. The couple has two children together – son Aarav (born – September 2002) and daughter Nitara (born – September 25, 2012).

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

He has Punjabi ancestry.

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Shoe Size

12 (via )

Brand Endorsements

Sparx Shoes, Dollar Club Big Boss Innerwear, Honda Dream Yuga, Sugar-Free, Eveready batteries, Micromax Mobile, Signature Premier, Lloyd LED TV, Grasim Suitings, Manappuram Gold Loan, Sonic, Sure Men Deo, Pearls Group, Red Label, Canadian Tourism, LG Electronics, etc.

He was made the brand ambassador for Swachh Bharat Mission in Uttar Pradesh in 2017.



Best Known For

His appearance in action films like Khiladi (1992), Main Khiladi Tu Anari (1994), Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi (1996), Khiladi 420 (2000), Khiladi 786 (2012).

First Film

In 1991, Kumar appeared in the film Saugandh for his role as Shiva. Akshay received the “Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut” for his contribution to the film.

Saugandh is the first film, which released. But, Akshay signed his first film Deedar (1992).

First TV Show

He debuted on television in 2008 with the hosting of the reality TV series Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi (season 1).

Akshay has also hosted the season 2 and season 4 of this show.

Personal Trainer

He stays fit by incorporating in his fitness regime kickboxing, swimming, basketball, Parkour, and other workouts.

Akshay Kumar Favorite Things

  • Cuisine – Thai, homemade Punjabi food
  • Movies – Bandish (1980), Kudrat (1981), Aanchal (1980), Ashanti (1982), Souten (1983), Awaaz (1984), Dharm Aur Qanoon (1984), Maqsad (1984), Life is Beautiful (1997)
  • Fruit – Mango

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Akshay Kumar Facts

  1. It is believed that Akshay Kumar has the biggest shoe size (size 12) in the Indian film industry.
  2. He was previously a martial arts teacher. He owns a black belt in Taekwondo.
  3. He started modeling on the suggestion of one of his students. And, soon after modeling, he received films.
  4. He knows Muay Thai and has worked as a chef (as well as a waiter) in the past in Bangkok, Thailand.
  5. He played a lead role in the 1992 film Deedar. Actually, Akshay missed the flight to Bangalore (he had to go there for an ad-shoot; he was a model at that time). So, as a result, upset Akshay went to producer Pramod Chakravarthy with his portfolio and to his surprise, he got the role.
  6. Rajesh Khanna is Akki’s idol.
  7. He likes rock climbing, swimming, and listening to music.
  8. Born in Amritsar (Punjab), Akshay grew up in Delhi and then relocated to Koliwada (Mumbai). Koliwada is also dominated by Punjabis.
  9. He has worked in a restaurant named “Metro Guest House” in Bangkok previously.
  10. After facing criticism regarding his Canadian citizenship, he stated in December 2019 that he has applied for an Indian passport and plans to give up his Canadian citizenship. He also said, “I have now applied for the passport. I am an Indian and it hurts me that I am asked to prove that every time. My wife, my children are Indian. I pay my taxes here and my life is here.”
  11. He was the 6th highest-paid actor of 2020 as per Forbes with $48.5 million in earnings. In this list, the #1 spot was held by .

Facts of Akshay Kumar

  • full nameAkshay Kumar
  • Date of Birth September 09, 1967
  • Age 56 years 8 months
  • Horoscope Virgo
  • Lucky Number 5
  • Lucky Stone Sapphire
  • Lucky Color Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Taurus, Capricorn
  • weight75 kg
  • height5 ft 10 in

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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