Sonam Kapoor Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Husband, Biography, Family & More
Bio/Wiki Real NameSonam Kapoor Nickname(s)Sana, Sonz, Giraffe ProfessionActress Physical Stats & More Height (approx.)in centimeters- 175 cm in meters- 1.75 m in feet inches- 5’ 9” Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 55 kg in pounds- 121 lbs Figure Measurements (approx.)34-26-34 Eye ColourDark Brown Hair ColourBlack Personal Life Date of Birth9 June 1985 Age (as in 2018)33 Years BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India Zodiac sign/Sun signGemini Signature
Some Lesser Known Facts About Sonam Kapoor
Does Sonam Kapoor smoke? No
Does Sonam Kapoor drink alcohol? Yes
She was born in Mumbai to a Punjabi father and Sindhi mother.
Despite belonging to a well-civilized family, she has led a normal life and has also worked as a waitress to make out her pocket money while studying in Singapore.
She loves dancing and has also taken lessons of classical Indian dance and is a trained Kathak, Classical and Latin dancer.
Since her teenage, she has been suffering from diabetes and has to follow strict diet routine and a daily insulin injection to stay healthy.
At the age of 16, she wrote a poem titled Ambition, which she decided to give to her soulmate.
Before acting, she has worked as an assistant director alongside Sanjay Leela Bhansali in the film Black in 2005.
Due to her overweight, she wasn’t interested in acting, but after a year and a half attempt, Sanjay Leela Bhansali convinced her to make her Bollywood debut.
Earlier, her weight was around 90 kg, but later she lost around 30 kg of weight for her debut film Saawariya (2007), opposite Ranbir Kapoor.
After her debut, she bought a designer bag for herself from Selfridges, London; as she has never taken any designer items from her parents.
Before ruling over the limelight of film industry, she ended up her relationship with her first boyfriend, a Dutch, who had issues with her weight.
She vowed not to marry an actor.
In 2010, she rose to fame with her hit- I Hate Love Story after her two flops in a row.
During the filming of Aisha, she had a fight with her co-actor Abhay Deol, after which, they both decided not to work together again in future.
Her appearance in the movie Ranjhanna was a turning point in her life.
In 2016, she was highly appreciated for her phenomenal performance in the movie Neerja, a biopic on a flight attendant named Neerja Bhanot.
Sonam is considered as the Fashionista or style-icon of Bollywood due to her updated sense of styling.
She is the maternal cousin sister to famous Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh.
Sonam has also appeared in Coldplay’s music video, and she is the only Bollywood actress to appear in Coldplay.
In 2018, she was starred in Sanjay Dutt‘s biopic- Sanju alongside Ranbir Kapoor after a decade.
She is a philanthropist and supports many charitable organisations. She participated in the IIFA Fashion Show, which helps widows and orphans of Indian Film Industry workers. She also asked her fans to donate the Ogaan Cancer Foundation on her birthday.
Sonam is the brand ambassador of Elle Breast Cancer Campaign.
She had a tongue piercing before and had to remove that for her debut role.
She used to have Acrophobia (fear of height) and she conquered her fear by doing skydiving in New Zealand.
On 8 May 2018, she tied the knot with her longtime lover Anand Ahuja, a famous Indian businessman.