Amitabh Bachchan Age, Wife, Children, Biography & More

Amitabh Harivansh Bachchan, a famous Indian actor, television host, film producer & former politician. He was born on 11 October 1942 in Allahabad, United Provinces, British India (Now called Uttar Pradesh, India).

Bachan becomes popular in the 1970s by performing in Bollywood films like Deewaar, Sholay, etc. Also known(or referred) by the name Sadi ka Mahanayak and Shahenshah of Bollywood.

As in 2019, Amitabh Bachan’s age is 71 years.

Early Life

Amitabh was born into a family living in Allahabad. His father’s name is Harivansh Rai Bachchan, who was a great Hindi poet and his mother’s name is Teji Bachchan.

His father’s side ancestors belong to Babupatti, a village in Raniganj tehsil, Uttar Pradesh, India. Amitabh was given the name Inquilaab Srivastava on his birth but later with the suggestion of his father’s friend, he changed his name.

He also has a younger brother Ajitabh Bachchan.

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Birth NameInquilaab Srivastava
Nick NameAB Sr., Munna, Shahenshah of Bollywood
Famous ForActing
ProfessionIndian actor, television host
Film producer & former politician
HobbiesReading & Singing

Personal Info

Birth Date11 October 1942
Place of BirthAllahabad, United Provinces, British India
HometownAllahabad, Uttar Pradesh
Age in 201971 Years old
Sun/Zodiac SignLibra
EducationBOS (Bachelor of Science)
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School & College

He went to Jnana Pramodhini, High School, in Allahabad, India, after completing his school Khan went to the following Universities/colleges.

  • Sherwood College in Nainital, India.
  • Kirori Mal College in New Delhi, India.

Body Stats

Eye ColorBrown (Dark)
Hair ColorSalt and Paper
WeightAround 80 Kilograms – Approx
Height6 Feet 2 Inch – Approx


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  • 2000 – Kaun Banega Crorepati


  • 2013 – The Great Gatsby (Hollywood)
  • 1969 – Saat Hindustani

As Producer

  • 1996 – Tere Mere Sapne



  • Father Name – Harivansh Rai Bachchan
  • Mother Name – Teji Bachchan
  • Stepmother Name – Shyama Bachchan
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  • Sisters – None
  • Brother Name – Ajitabh Bachchan
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Wife, Children & More

Marriage StatusMarried
Date of Marriage3 June 1973
Wife NameJaya Bhaduri Bachchan
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  • Daughter Name – Shweta Bachchan Nanda
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  • Son Name – Abhishek Bachchan
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  • Daughter-in-Law Name – Aishwarya Rai
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FoodKheer, Jalebi, Bhindi Sabzi
ActressWaheeda Rehman
ActorDilip Kumar
PlaceSwitzerland & London
MusicianKishore Kumar
SportsTenis and Cricket

Cars Collection

  • Mercedes Benz S600
  • Bentley Continental GT
  • Lexus LX 470
  • Bentley Arnage R
  • BMW 760Li
  • Rolls Royce Phantom
  • Porche Cayman S
  • Mercedes Benz E240
  • Mini Cooper
  • Toyota Land Cruiser
  • Range Rover SUV
  • Mercedes-Benz SL 500 AMG


Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan got lots of other rewards including these:

  • Padma Shri Award in 1984 by the Indian government.
  • In 2015, Padma Vibhushan Award by the Indian government.
  • Padma Bhushan Award in 2001 by the Indian government.
  • Knight of the Legion of Honour Award in 2007 by France government.
  • Deenanath Mangeshkar Award in 2005.
  • Dadasaheb Phalke Award Award in 2019.
  • National Film Award for the best actor for the film Agneepath in 1990.
  • Awadh Samman Award in 1980 by the government of Uttar Pradesh.
  • A National Film Award for Best Actor for the film Paa in 2009.
  • Another National Film Award for the film Agneepath for the best actor in 1990.
  • Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor in the film Anand in 1971.


  • Jalsa, B2, Kapol House Society, in Juhu, Mumbai.

Net Worth

Amitabh Bachchan’s net worth is calculated by about 400 Million USD Dollars which is equal to approximately 2800 crore Indian Rupees.

His salary or income per film is about20-22 Crores Indian Rupees.

Social Media

Instagram13M+ FollowersFollow
Twitter38M+ FollowersFollow
Facebook Page30M+ FollowersLike

Also, Read – Shah Rukh Khan’s Biography.


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  • Teji Bachchan, his mother was a Sikh.
  • Amitabh was given the name Inquilaab Srivastava on his birth but later with the suggestion of his father’s friend, he changed his name.
  • He loves acting from his childhood and he also participated in many acts in his school and colleges.
  • In 1983 Diwali, the Left-hand of Amitabh was burnt.
  • He also acts with Jaya Bhaduri(his wife) in 1971 film Guddi.
  • Bachchan resigned from politics after 3 years saying that Politics is a cesspool.
  • Amitabh can write from both his hands.
  • He becomes more popular after the launch of his television debut Kaun Banega Crorepati.

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