How much is Kapil Sharma worth? Rs 193.75 Crore
How did Kapil Sharma earn his money and wealth?
Born in in the town of Amritsar in the Indian state of Punjab to a police constable father Jeetendra Kumar Punj and a homemaker mother Janak Rani, Kapil Sharma rose to the peaks of fame with his show “Comedy Nights With Kapil” that aired on Colors channel from the year 2013. Kapil stepped in to the stand-up comedy realm with a local Punjabi show Hasde Hasande Ravo that was telecast on MH One channel. He later participated in The Great Indian Laugh Challenge in 2007. He managed to bag a cash prize of INR 10 lakh after winning the show. This victory not only won him the cash prize, but the stand-up comedian Kapil Sharma started gaining popularity in India. He then took on to Sony TV’s Comedy Circus and won six consecutive seasons of the show. After hosting the sixth season of the infamous reality show “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa” and Chhote Miyan, he appeared as a contestant on “Ustaadon ka Ustaad” in 2008.
It was in the year 2013 that Kapil Sharma launched his title show “Comedy Nights With Kapil” under his production banner K9 Productions. The show changed the concept of stand-up comedy in India and Kapil Sharma became a trendsetter. Comedy Nights with Kapil was undoubtedly a grand hit and became the highest rated scripted TV show in India. The show bagged a number of awards including the ITA Awards for the Best Comedy Serial and The Big Star Entertainment Award for the most entertaining comedy show. Kapil was felicitated with the CNN-IBN Indian of the Year 2013 award in the entertainment category. Over the years, many celebrities have graced his show with their presence that include Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Kartina Kaif, Ranveer Singh, Anil Kapoor, Yuvraj Singh, Alia Bhatt, Anushka Sharma and Ranbir Kapoor, among others.
Kapil Sharma was also the brand ambassador of 2014 Lok Sabha Elections appointed by Delhi Election Commission. He co-hosted the prestigious 60th Filmfare Awards in 2015 and anchored the fourth season of Celebrity Cricket League. His title show on Colors ended in 2016 following which he signed a contract with Sony TV and began hosting yet another epic show The Kapil Sharma Show. Meanwhile Kapil made his Bollywood debut in 2015 with Abbas-Mustan’s Kis Kisko Pyar Karoon that had a record breaking opening for a debutant actor. His second movie was Firangi was released in 2017.
Apart from his title shows, Kapil Sharma has hosted ample numbers of prestigious and popular award shows like Star Screen Awards, Filmfare Awards, and Star Guild Awards. His production brand K9 Productions has earned popularity with two super hit shows under Kapil’s brand.
Kapil Sharma is said to have an annual income of $9 million and his net worth has hiked by 380% in the last five years.
What are the most popular TV shows and movies of Kapil Sharma?
- Comedy Nights With Kapil (2013-2016)
- The Kapil Sharma Show (Since 2016)
- Firangi (2017)
- Kis Kis Ko Pyaar Karoon (2015)
Read More: Best Movies of Nagarjuna