Deepika Padukone is a popular Indian movie actress who is currently the highest paid actress in India. She debuted in Bollywood alongside Shah Rukh Khan for the movie ‘Om Shanti Om’ and she did not have to look back since the inception. She has also been part of a Hollywood Movie alongside Vin Diesel. Deepika is the recipient of various awards and one of the most followed personalities in India. Now let’s have a close look on Deepika Padukone’s net worth in 2018.
Deepika Padukone Early Life
Deepika Padukone is the daughter of the popular badminton player Prakash Padukone, and her mother Ujjala worked as a travel agent. She was born in Denmark on 5th January 1986. Within a year, her family moved to Bangalore, and she studied at Sophia High School in Bangalore.
Her schooling, she joined Mount Carmel College and later joined Indira Gandhi nation Open University to complete her Bachelor Of Arts degree in Sociology. By then, she was deeply involved in her modeling career and hence, she quit studying and started concentrating on her career.
She is a very religious person and visits temples whenever she gets time. She got into a relationship with popular actor Ranbir Kapoor and made a tattoo on her neck with Ranbir’s name. But a year later, the couple broke up, and Deepika fought with depression. Currently, she is in a relationship with Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh.
Deepika Padukone Career, Awards & Achievement
As badminton ran in her blood, from her school days, she started training and playing badminton. Her badminton skills were great, and she played at the national level championship. She was also interested in baseball and played state level tournaments. Alongside all these sporting skills, she managed to work as a child model and appeared in various advertisements.
It was only in the 10th grade that she decided to concentrate more on her modeling career and aspired to become a popular fashion model. In 2004, she became a full-time professional model, and it did not take her long to get recognition and bag brand endorsement deals.
After she featured in the music video of Himesh Reshammiya “Naam Hai Tera”, her fortune took a turn and director Farah Khan cast her for the movie ‘Om Shanti Om’. She received the Best Female Debut Award and got nominated for the Best Actress category. Then she went to give many super-hit Bollywood movies like ‘Race 2’, ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’, ‘Chennai Express’, ‘Piku’, ‘Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela’ and ‘Bajirao Mastani’.
She left her mark in Hollywood as she managed to bag a major role in the movie ‘xXx: Return of Xander Cage(2017)’ alongside Vin Diesel and she is also cast for the next sequel of the movie. Deepika is also one of the leading figures in the endorsement of national and international brands.
Awards & Achievements
For her Bollywood debut movie ‘Om Shanti Om’, she received the Best Female Debut Award at the Annual Filmfare Awards. She won Best Actress Screen Awards for both ‘Chennai Express’ and ’Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela’. Two years later, she bagged Best Actress Award again at Filmfare and Screen for the movie ‘Piku’.
She has been part of IPL’s opening ceremony for a couple of times. She is the most followed Asian woman on Twitter. In 2012, she was named “Indian’s Most Beautiful Woman” by People Magazine. In 2016, she was ranked as the 10th highest paid actress in the world by Forbes. UK Magazine Eastern Eye named her “Sexiest Asian Woman” in the same year.
Net Worth Of Deepika Padukone
Deepika Padukone has an estimated net worth of more than $14 million. The main sources of her incomes are her movies, her brand endorsement deals, and her fashion products under the brand name “All About You”. The net worth Of Deepika Padukone has been increasing exponentially since the last couple of years where she bagged Hollywood movies, featured in International magazines, signed deals with many new International fashion brands.
Deepika Padukone is at the peak of her career. It won’t be surprising to see her net worth double in the next few years given the rate of her growth. She is now the part of a popular Hollywood movie franchise, and this will help her bag more in coming future. She is doing limited movies in Bollywood and appearing in item songs. It is the highest paid actress in India and also the most seen face on Indian television thanks to her large number of brand endorsements.