Govind Arun Ahuja, popularly known as Govinda, is an actor and comedian who works in Bollywood and resides in India. He is very popular for his dancing and acting skills. He is also a former politician. Some of his popular movies are Coolie No. 1 and Raja Babu.

Well, how well do you know about Govinda? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Govinda’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Govinda to date.

Biography and Early Life

Govinda was born on 21 December 1963 in Virar, which is located in Maharashtra, India. His father, Arun Kumar Ahuja, was a popular actor in the country. He was popularly known as Aroon. His mother was Nirmala Devi, who was also a popular actress and singer. His mother died in the year 1996, and his father in the year 1998. His siblings are also in the film industry.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Govinda in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Govinda’s age is 57 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 21 December 1963. Though, he is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 171 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 187lbs in Pound and 85kg in Kilograms.


Govinda is reported to be an educated man who did most of his schooling in Maharashtra. He has completed his schooling from a primary school, and then after high school, he attended Vartak College, which is located in Vartak. He is a graduate in commerce. Since he was interested in acting from an early age, education didn’t matter to him more.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Govinda started an affair with Sunita Munjal, his co-actor in the movie “Tan Badan.” The couple started their relationship secretly after that, and they decided to marry. The duo was wedded in the year 1987 but kept their marriage a secret. They tried to keep it for years, but after four years, it was revealed to everyone. They have two children. Both of their children are in Bollywood.

Govinda has a lot of controversies in his career. In the year 2008, he slapped a young struggling artist in the film set and later faced a case which the young artist did. Later the case was in favor of Govinda, but then it was taken to Supreme Court by the opposition, and the court asked Govinda to apologize and settle the matter outside the court.

Is Govinda Gay?

Govinda is married to his wife Sunita since 1987 and has two children, which portrays the fact he isn’t gay, and his sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career

Being from a family of actors and singers, it wasn’t that difficult for him to enter the film industry. He made his debut in the film “Tan Badan.” But in the year 1986, his first release, “Ilzaam,” became a successful hit in the country. His second hit movie was “Love 86,” which was realized in the same year. After that, he appeared in many films like “Jung Baaz,” “Shola Aur Shabnam,” and “Khudgarz.”

Then he appeared in the film “Coolie No. One,” which is one of the biggest hits of Indian cinema. It was directed by the legendry director “David Dhawan.” The film was highly appreciated for Govinda’s acting and expressions. There were many positive responses from the audience. After a successful growing career, he faced a series of unsuccessful movies.

In the period between the years 2000 to 2005, he couldn’t perform well, according to the audience. His only successful movie in that era was “Jodi No. 1”. Later he joined politics in the year 2004. He won the parliament seat from the Indian National Congress. Later he made a comeback to the Indian Cinema with “Bhagam Bhag.” The film was a hit in the country. After this, he appeared in many movies and is currently active on big and small screens.


Govinda has won many awards in his career for being a wonderful actor, comedian and dancer. Some of his achievements are as follows:

  • Popular Awards (Winner) in the year 2008 for Best Performance In a Comic Role.
  • Filmfare Awards (Winner) in the year 2020 for Excellence In Cinema.
  • Reader’s Choice Awards (Winner) in the year 2014 for Best-Supporting Actor for the movieHappy Ending.
  • Zee Cine Awards (Winner) in the year 2008 for Best-Supporting Actor.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Govinda in 2021

Govinda is one of the famous faces in Bollywood. He has appeared in numerous films as a lead artist. As of 2021, He has an approximated net worth of $25 million. He has also appeared in some Bengali movies. He usually advertises for many brands, including some top brands and local brands, and procures a considerable sum from them. His fortunes are from his career.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • It is reported that Govinda had a daughter who died after four months of birth.
  • His father was also an actor in Bollywood. His best works include the movie called Aurat, which was created by the legend of that era, Mehboob Khan.

Govinda is considered one of the respected actors in the country. He has a huge fan following, and people admire his dancing skills. He has worked in several Bollywood films over the years and is loved by all his colleagues. He has also lifted some prestigious awards such as The Filmfare and Zee Cine Awards.


Facts of Govind Arun Ahuja

  • Gender Male
  • full nameGovind Arun Ahuja
  • birthplaceVirar, Maharashtra, India
  • Date of Birth December 21, 1963
  • Age 60 years 5 months
  • Horoscope Sagittarius
  • Lucky Number 7
  • Lucky Stone Turquoise
  • Lucky Color Orange
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo, Aquarius
  • nationalityIndian
  • religionHindu
  • net worth$25 million
  • professionActor, comedian, dancer and politician
  • weightIn Kilograms – 85 Kg, In Pounds – 187 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres –  171 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorBlack
  • high schoolHigh school

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