Anushka Sharma is a famous Indian actress, model and producer who debuted her film career with the 2008 blockbuster romantic comedy movie Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi opposite Shah Rukh Khan. She is one of the highest paid actresses in today’s date in India. She has come a long way since her debut movie and has also received several awards for her acting.
Early life and education
Anushka Sharma was born on May 01, 1988 in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh to Colonel Ajay Kumar and Ashima Sharma. Her father was in the Indian Army while her mother was a homemaker. She has an elder brother, Karnesh Sharma who was part of the Merchant Navy.
Due to her father’s transferable job, Sharma was raised in Bangalore and did her schooling from the Army School. She earned her bachelor degree from the Mount Carmel College. She aspired to become a model or a journalist and never thought of becoming an actor. She later joined the Elite Model Management where she was under the strict grooming of Prasad Bidapa.
Anushka Sharma has been in a relationship with the popular Indian cricketer Virat Kohli since 2015 and the couple have been rumoured to have been getting engaged on December 2016.
Her brother is Karnesh Sharma, he is the co-founder of the film production company called ‘Clean Slate Films’. The banner produced the sleeper thriller hit of 2015 ‘NH 10’. In 2017, the banner released the horror-comedy movie ‘Phillauri’
Sharma started her career with her modelling contract that she signed with the famous designer Wendell Rodricks in the year 2007. She then auditioned for Rab Ne bana Di Jodi and later bagged the role. She was later signed for a three movie contract with the Yash Raj films. She later won the Filmfare award for the Best Actress and Best Female Debutant for the movie.
Since then, she has been casted in some of the highest grossing movies including PK and Sultan. Some of her upcoming ventures include Phillauri of which she has been a Producer. Her upcoming acting venture includes The Ring opposite Shah Rukh Khan.
Anushka Sharma – Net Worth
Anushka Sharma has an estimated net worth of $8 million.