Sajid Ali Khan, who is most famously known as Saif Ali Khan is a producer and an actor who rose to fame with the commercial success of the ensemble drama ‘Hum Saath-Saath Hai’ in 1999. He has four films lined up which are yet to be released. Keep reading to know more about Saif Ali Khan’s net worth in 2018.
Khan was born to Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi and Sharmila Tagore on 16th August 1970 in New Delhi. He has two younger siblings named Saba and Soha. Since his childhood, he was a spontaneous and impulsive child. He initially studied at ‘The Lawrence School’ in Himachal Pradesh but at the age of 9 he was sent to ‘Lockers Park School’ in Hertfordshire, and then he graduated from ‘Winchester College.’
He initially got married to actress Amrita Singh in October 1991, but they got divorced in 2004. In October 2012 he got married to the beautiful actress Kareena Kapoor after 5 years of courtship. He has two children with Amrita Singh named Sara and Ibrahim and one son with Kareena Kapoor named Taimur.
Initially, when Khan started his career, he was termed as unprofessional and arrogant and got replaced in the lead role of ‘Bekhudi’ in 1991 because of his unprofessionalism. In 1993, most of his films like ‘Parampara,’ ‘Aashiq Awara’ and ‘Pehchaan’ were unsuccessful. Though he got recognized by the industry as a successful actor, commercially, because of the 1994 hit ‘ Yeh Dillagi,’ his further 11 films were termed to be unsuccessful.
1999 was a successful year for him with movies like ‘Ye Hai Mumbai Meri Jaan,’ ‘Aarzoo,’ ‘Kachche Dhaage’ and the most famous family-drama ‘Hum Saath-Saath Hain.’
Though with a few ups and downs, his career made a successful turn from 2000 till the present with the blockbuster and commercially successful movies like ‘Dil Chahta Hai’ which received the National Film Award.
His further movies which mesmerized the audience are ‘Kal Ho Na Ho’ which was a global success and a landmark film for him, ‘Hum Tum’, ‘Parineeta’ which was a critically acclaimed film, ‘Salaam Namaste’, ‘Omkara’ which was termed as ‘Outstanding’, ‘Eklavya:The Royal Guard’ which was an epic movie and resulted in India’s official entry to the Oscars, ‘Race’ which was an action-thriller and a major hit and ‘Love Aaj Kal’ which was a critical success.
Though ‘Kurbaan’ and ‘Agent Vinod’ was not successful, his ‘Illuminati Films’ production ‘Cocktail’ was a financial success in 2012. He then had a line of unsuccessful films for five years and had a year of absence from acting in 2016. In 2017, ‘Rangoon’ and ‘Chef’ was a major flop, yet Khan was praised for his performance. His four films, ‘Kaalakaandi,’ ‘Bazaar,’ ‘Sacred Games’ and ‘Soorma’ are yet to be released.
Awards & Achievements
The smirky Pataudi has received many awards and accolades for the Film Fare Award for Best Male Debut, Best Supporting Actor and Best Performance in a Comic Role. He has also received Zee cine, Star Screen and International Academy awards for Best Supporting Actor. He also received the National Film Award for Best Actor.
Net Worth of Saif Ali Khan
Saif Ali Khan has an estimated net worth of $40 million. He has earned most of his income from movies and also from his production house called ‘Illuminati Films.’ He also participates in many concert tours and award shows. He supports various charitable causes. He has donated $31,000 to help raise funds for the training of athletes.
Khan, throughout his career, have truly entertained and awe-struck the audience with his amazing acting skills. He describes himself as a very private person and can converse on anything like philosophy, sports, music, books, etc. Because of the genre of his successful films, he has been described as the ‘poster boy for romantic comedies.’