Net Worth

Sonam Kapoor Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
4 min read

What is Sonam Kapoor’s net worth? $18 million

How did Sonam Kapoor earn her money and wealth?

Sonam Kapoor is a huge fashion icon in India. She made her debut in 2007 in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film Saawariya that also starred Ranbir Kapoor. She was born on 9th June 1985 in Chembur, Mumbai, Maharashtra. She is loved by all due to her unique style, and in the past, she was also a brand ambassador for L’Oreal Paris. She has worked hard and created her own name in Bollywood. Despite being accused of being a product of nepotism, Sonam doesn’t rely on her father Anil Kapoor to stand out in the industry and has a small list of her own successful and acclaimed movies.

From Bhaag Milkha Bhaag to Neerja, she has given multiple hits in Bollywood. On 8th May 2018, she got married to a known businessman Anand Ahuja. She starred in Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, opposite to Salman Khan. In 2013, she starred as Zoya Haider in Raanjhana where she received a lot of criticism for her role despite the movie turning out to be outstanding. The movie earned US$14 million (₹1 billion) commercially. Delhi 6 and Neerja are among her fabulous movies that have won several awards. I Hate Luv Storys also gained commercial success at the box office.

Since 2007, she has created a niche for herself in the Bollywood industry. Her cinematic journey has been quite different due to her choices in scripts, content, directors and more. Her hard work and conviction can be seen in her movies that have given her eight back to back hits. She is one of the highest paid actresses in the Bollywood industry who gained stardom after her first movie itself. She has received many awards in her career, including a National Film Award. Her acting was very commendable in Neerja that helped her win awards like IIFA Award for Best Actress, Zee Cine Critics Award for Best Actor – Female, Zee Cine Award for Best Actress, Stardust Award for Actor of the Year – Female, and more.

Stardust Award for Superstar of Tomorrow – Female and a Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut nomination were her first accolades in her acting career after working in Saawariya. She earned her first commercial success after the release of I Hate Luv Storys which grossed US$10 million (₹725.2 million). In 2010, she was also seen in Aisha, an adaptation of Jane Austen’s comedy and romantic novel Emma. The next year, she starred in a comedy film Thank You and in a romantic movie Mausam starring Shahid Kapoor.

Sonam has also appeared on the show Jhalak Dikhla Jaa for the promotion of her film Raanjhana in 2013. She finally critical tasted success in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s biographical sports drama film Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. Her acting was admired and praised by the critics. She made a firmer mark in the industry after the release of Pad Man and Sanju in 2018. After her marriage, she was seen in Veere Di Wedding which became the second highest grossing movie in Bollywood that gained over ₹1.34 billion (US$19 million). Her wardrobe is to die for, and she is the most desirable fashion style icon in Bollywood.

What are the highest grossing movies of Sonam Kapoor?

1 Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (2015): Rs 3,654,575,000
2  Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013): Rs 1,63,78,00,000
3 Neerja (2016): Rs 1,18,71,90,000
4 Raanjhanaa (2013): Rs 94,13,42,500
5 I Hate Luv Storys (2010): Rs 73,99,57,500
6 Thank You (2011): Rs 71,02,32,500
7 Mausam (2011): Rs 53,67,65,000
8 Delhi 6 (2009): Rs 52,17,50,000
9 Khoobsurat (2014): Rs 50,67,15,000
10 Players (2012): Rs 48,56,00,000

Read More: Sonam Kapoor Movies

SPONSORED LINKS