Kapil Sharma Comedian | Biography Net Worth Host


Sanskruti Kamble

5 MIN Read | 21-06-2022



Kapil Sharma was born on 2nd of April in the year 1981. Kapil Sharma was born in Punjab, Amritsar. Kapil Sharma’s zodiac sign is Aries. Kapil Sharma’s age is 41 years as of 2022. Kapil Sharma is one of the most popular comedians and actors in the industry. 

Kapil Sharma is an Indian stand-up comedian, television host, TV actor, and film and television producer who is best known for hosting The Kapil Sharma Show.  Previously, Kapil Sharma presented the comedy shows Comedy Nights with Kapil and Family Time with Kapil on television.

Kapil Sharma was named the most popular Indian television personality by Ormax Media in April 2016. In the Celebrity 100 list published by Forbes India in 2016 and 2017, Kapil Sharma was rated 11th and 18th, respectively. 

Personal Life

Kapil Sharma was born Kapil Punj to a Punjabi family in the city of Amritsar, Punjab, India. Kapil Sharma's father, Jeetendra Kumar Punj, was a Punjab Police head constable, while his mother, Janak Rani, is a housewife.

 In 1997, Kapil Sharma's father was afflicted with cancer and died in the AIIMS in Delhi in 2004. Kapil Sharma attended Amritsar's Shri Ram Ashram Senior Secondary School and Hindu College. Kapil Sharma is listed among the Apeejay College of Fine Arts, Jalandhar alumni. 

On December 12, 2018, Sharma married Ginni Chatrath in Jalandhar. On December 10, 2019, they welcomed a daughter into the world. The couple welcomed their second child, a son, on February 1, 2021. Kapil Sharma’s son’s name is Trishaan Sharma and daughter’s name is Anayra Sharma.


Kapil Sharma rose to prominence after winning a cash award of INR ten lakh in the comic reality television show The Great Indian Laughter Challenge in 2007. Kapil Sharma previously worked on the MH One channel's Punjabi show Hasde Hasaande Ravo. Kapil Sharma mentioned that he moved to Mumbai to pursue a career as a singer.

Kapil Sharma was a contestant on Sony's Comedy Circus, where he won six seasons. Kapil Sharma also hosted Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 6, a dancing reality show, and Chhote Miyan, a comedy show.  In 2008, Kapil Sharma appeared on the show Ustaadon Ka Ustaad as a participant. Kapil Sharma began his own show, Comedy Nights with Kapil, on Colors in 2013 under his own banner K9 Productions.

Kapil Sharma has worked in many popular Tv shows as follows

  1. Comedy Circus

Kapil Sharma’s second popular Tv show which was aired on Sony Television Network. Kapil Sharma was the winner of Comedy Circus 7 consecutive seasons. 

  1. Great Indian Laughter Challenge 

Kapil Sharma was the winner of the The Great Indian Laughter Challenge season 3 in the year 2007. 

  1. Kis Kis Ko Pyaar Karu

Kapil Sharma’s debut film Kis Kis Ko Pyaar Karu was one of the amazing comedy films directed by the amazing pair Abbas- Mustan. Elli Avram, Sai Lokur, Simran Kaur Mundi, Varun Sharma were also a part of the movie. 

  1. Comedy Nights with Kapil

Kapil Sharma’s most popular show is Comedy Nights with Kapil Sharma’s own show. Kapil Sharma’s show was produced by his own productions K9. 


  1. The Kapil Sharma Show

Kapil Sharma’s next popular show The Kapil Sharma Show is produced by Salman Khan productions and is the most popular show on television. It has 3 seasons. Recently the 3rd season of the show got over. The show artists include Kiku Sharda, Chandan Prabhakar, Krushna Abhishek, Bharti Singh, Sumona Chakravati. 

Net Worth

Kapil Sharma’s net worth is $33 million dollars (Rs. 245 crore) Kapil Sharma is a well-known Indian comedian. Kapil Sharma acquired his house in the Mumbai suburbs in 2012 for Rs. 8 crore. Kapil Sharma also has a number of real-estate holdings in various sections of the country. Kapil Sharma has a few expensive vehicles, including a Mercedes-Benz and a Volvo XC 90.

According to DNA, Kapil Sharma earns between Rs. 80 and Rs. 90 lakhs per episode. Kapil Sharma is carrying the entire show on his shoulders, from screenplay to production and anchoring, and he does so with ease. Kapil Sharma, an Amritsar resident, owns a magnificent property in Punjab valued at roughly Rs 25 crore.

 Aside from that, he also has a luxury Mumbai flat worth roughly Rs 15 crore. Kapil Sharma too has his own vanity van. The comedian is claimed to have spent roughly Rs 5.5 crore on this vehicle, which includes all of the amenities.


Kapil Sharma won the Indian Television Academy Awards for Best Actor Comedy in 2012. In 2013, Kapil Sharma  was named CNN-IBN Indian of the Year in the entertainment category, and in 2015, Kapil Sharma was placed third in The Economic Times' Most Admired Indian Personality List.  

In 2014, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi nominated Sharma for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, which aims to raise public awareness about cleanliness and other hygiene-related societal issues.

 In September 2015, President Pranab Mukherjee summoned Kapil Sharma to the Rashtrapati Bhavan to be recognised for his commitment to the mission through his show. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Kapil Sharma’s Kapil Punj Sharma.
Kapil Sharma’s birth date is 2nd of April.
Kapil Sharma was born in the year 1981.
Kapil Sharma’s zodiac sign is Aries.
Kapil Sharma’s age as of 2022 is 41.
Kapil Sharma was born in Amritsar, Punjab.
Kapil Sharma’s net worth is $33 million.
Kapil Sharma’s mother’s name is Janak Rani.
Kapil Sharma won the Great Indian Laughter Challenge season 3 show in the year 2007.
Kapil Sharma’s wife’s name is Ginni Chatrath.
Kapil Sharma has 2 kids, one daughter and one son.
In the year 2012 Kapil Sharma won the Indian Television Academy Awards Best Comic actor award.

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