Suniel Shetty Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, girlfriend, Biography & More


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About Suniel Shetty

Suniel Shetty is a well-known Indian film actor, producer, and entrepreneur. He is predominantly active in Bollywood films and has worked in several Malayalam and Tamil films. In a career spanning more than 25 years, he has acted in over 100 movies. His significant works have been action and comedy movies. He has won a Filmfare Award out of 5 nominations for the movie Dhadkan.

Suniel Shetty was born in Bunt Hindu Family on 11 August 1961 in Mulki, Mangalore, Karnataka, India. His full name is Suniel Veerappa Shetty. His father is Late Veerapa Shetty. He has an elder sister named Sujata Shetty. Suniel married Mana Shetty in 1991, who is a creative director and runs an NGO for underprivileged kids. The couple has a daughter, Athiya Shetty, an actress, and a son, Ahan Shetty, a budding actor.


Birth Name Sunil Veerappa Shetty
Nick Name Anna
Age (as in 2022) 61 Years
Debut • As a Film Actor: Balwaan (1992)
• As a Film Producer: Khel – No Ordinary Game (2003)
• TV: Biggest Loser Jeetega (2007)
Religion Hinduism
Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign Leo
Birth Place Mulki, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Date of Birth 11 August 1961
Nationality Indian
Residence 18-B, Prithvi Apts., Altamount Road, Mumbai – 400 026
Home Town Mulki, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Hobbies Playing Cricket, Watching Movies, Shopping, Travelling, Working Out


Mother’s Name Not Known
Father’s Name Late Veerapa Shetty
Brother Not Known
Sister Sujata Shetty (Elder)


Affairs/Girlfriends Mana Shetty (Creative Director)

Marital Status, Wife and Children

Wife/Spouse Mana Shetty
Marriage Date Year: 1991
Children • Son- Ahan Shetty (Actor)
• Daughter- Athiya Shetty (Actress)


School Not Known
College/University H.R. College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai
Educational Qualification Degree in Hotel Management
Profession Actor, Producer, Entrepreneur
Brands Endorsed Not Known
Career Manager Not Known

Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements

Height (Approx.) in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
Weight (Approx.) in kilograms- 80 kg
in pounds- 176 lbs

Figure Measurements

Chest Size 42 inches
Biceps Size 16 inches
Waist Size 34 inches

Extra Ordinary Features

Caste / Ethnicity Tulu from Bunt Community
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
S*xual Orientation Straight
Dress Size Not Known
Shoe Size 10 Inches

Style Quotient

Cars Collection • Hummer H3
• Mercedes-Benz SUV

Favourite Things

Favourite Food Tillwywali Kulfi, Fish Curry, Thai Cuisine
Favourite Actors Amitabh Bachchan, Bruce Willis
Favourite Colors Blue, White, Black
Favourite Sport Cricket
Favourite Actresses Nargis, Sharmila Tagore, Kajol, Madhuri Dixit, Goldie Hawn
Favourite Film Sharaabi, Hera Pheri
Favourite Musician Bryan Adams
Favourite Director J P Dutta, Gulzar, Rajiv Rai, Priyadarshan
Favourite Chef Chef Solomon
Favourite Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar
Favourite Book Sunny Days by Sunil Gavaskar
Controversies • After the 9/11 attacks in USA, he faced a problem at the Los Angeles airport due to his beard that he had grown for his role in the movie Kaante (2002), the officials thought him as a suspect. But, after he clarified that he was an Indian actor, they let him off.
• Suniel Shetty and casting director Mukesh Chhabra had a spat when they used to work together. Mukesh Chhabra used to work at Suniel Shetty’s premises located in Versova (Mumbai), but after spat, he shifted to film producer Vashu Bhagnani’s office building in Juhu in Mumbai suburbs.

Life Journey

After completing his primary education, Suniel Shetty went to H.R. College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai to get a degree in Hotel Management. He has got training in Karate and is a black belt in Kick Boxing. When Suniel was a child, his father worked as a waiter at a restaurant in Worli, Mumbai, and used to clean the plates. His father’s boss called him to manage his new business and by 1943, his father had bought the whole building.

Suniel Shetty made his debut in Hindi movies with Balwaan in 1992, opposite Divya Bharti. The movie promoted him to retain his position in Bollywood as an action hero. Shetty went on to play the protagonist in several successful films such as Waqt Hamara Hai, Anth, Dilwale, Mohra, Gopi Kishan, Rakshak, Krishna, Sapoot, Border, Bhai.

Suniel Shetty Net Worth

Sunil Shetty has an estimated net worth of $10 million.

Estimated Net Worth in 2022 (Approx) $10 million
Estimated Net Worth in 2021 (Approx) Under Review
Annual Salary INR 2-3 crore/film
Income Source Actor, Producer, Entrepreneur


Suniel Shetty was mainly in action movies throughout the 1990s, playing the male protagonist in most of the films he acted in during the decade. From early 2000, Shetty essentially appeared in multi-starers across genres. He also starred opposite Isha Koppikar in Arjun Rampal’s debut film Pyaar Ishq Aur Mohabbat in the year 2001. In 2000, he appeared in one of his best films Hera Pheri along with Akshay Kumar and Paresh Rawal, Later he gave many Bollywood big hits including Jungle, Yeh Teraa Ghar Yeh Meraa Ghar, and Red Alert: The War Within.

In the year 2014, Shetty changed the spelling of his name from Suniel to Suniel for numerological reasons. Suniel even did many negative roles in movies, including Dhadkan, Khel – No Ordinary Game, Baaz: A Bird in Danger, Main Hoon Na, Rudraksh, Cash, No Problem, and A Gentleman. He won the Filmfare Award for Best Villain in 2001 for Dhadkan. In 2009, Shetty bagged South Asian International Film Festival’s Best Actor Award for his role in the Naxalites-based Indian movie Red Alert.

Suniel produced movies including Khel – No Ordinary Game, Rakht, and Bhagam Bhag under the banner of Popcorn Motion Pictures. In 2020, Suniel Shetty also acted in his 2nd Tamil Blockbuster Darbar with Superstar Rajinikanth.

Movies List

1989 Aarzoo
Ek Aur Faulaad
1992 Balwaan
1993 Waqt Hamara Hai
1994 Dilwale
Gopi Kishan
Hum Hain Bemisaal
1995 Surakshaa
1996 Ek Tha Raja
Sapoot Raj Singhania
1998 Vinashak – Destroyer
Humse Badhkar Kaun
Sar Utha Ke Jiyo
1999 Hu Tu Tu
Bade Dilwala
Kaala Samrajya
2000 Krodh
Hera Pheri
2001 Kuch Khatti Kuch Meethi
Ek Rishtaa
Pyaar Ishq Aur Mohabbat
Yeh Teraa Ghar Yeh Meraa Ghar
Ehsaas: The Feeling
2002 Awara Paagal Deewana
Jaani Dushman: Ek Anokhi Kahani
Karz: The Burden of Truth
Chalo Ishq Ladaaye
2003 Baaz: A Bird in Danger
Khanjar: The Knife
Qayamat: City Under Threat
Khel – No Ordinary Game
LOC Kargil
2004 Rudraksh
Main Hoon Na
Lakeer – Forbidden Lines
Aan: Men at Work
Kyun! Ho Gaya Na…
Ek Se Badhkar Ek
2005 Page 3
Padmashree Laloo Prasad Yadav
Tango Charlie
Chocolate: Deep Dark Secrets
Kyon Ki
Deewane Huye Paagal
Home Delivery
2006 Fight Club – Members Only
Shaadi Se Pehle
Darna Zaroori Hai
Kilukkam Kilukilukkam
Chup Chup Ke
Phir Hera Pheri
Aap Ki Khatir
Umrao Jaan
Apna Sapna Money Money
2007 Don’t Stop Dreaming
Shootout at Lokhandwala
Om Shanti Om
Dus Kahaniyaan
2008 One Two Three
Mr. Black Mr. White
Mission Istaanbul
2009 Daddy Cool
De Dana Dan
2010 Tum Milo Toh Sahi
Red Alert: The War Within
Barood (The Fire) A Love Story
No Problem
2011 Thank You
Raada Rox
Loot Builder
2012 Mere Dost Picture Abhi Baki Hai
Delhi Safari
2013 Enemmy
2014 Jai Ho
Desi Kattey
The Shaukeens
2015 2 Chehare
2017 A Gentleman
2018 Welcome to New York
Aa Bb Kk
2019 Khandaani Shafakhana
2020 Darbar
Mumbai Saga

Facts About Suniel Shetty

  • Does Suniel Shetty smoke?: No
  • Does Suniel Shetty drink alcohol?: No
  • Earlier, Shetty used to be a bad boy, as he was involved in fights and brawls. But after he understood that he requires to set an example for his fans, he became calm and rose to behave well.
  • Due to his muscular body, he is marked as the He-Man of Bollywood.
  • He is a successful businessman too, as he has a restaurant business, co-owns the famous boutique Mischief, owns the upscale pub Suzie Wong and has the club H2O, in Mumbai. Shetty also has a production company Popcorn Entertainment that produces movies and concerts.
  • Shetty is a devotee of Lord Shiva.
  • In the year 2005, on the eve of the former Prime Minister, Rajiv Gandhi’s 61st birth anniversary, the Mumbai Pradesh Youth Congress honored him with the Rajiv Gandhi award.
  • Shetty loves playing cricket and has played for the Mumbai Heroes in the Celebrity Cricket League.
  • He is actively involved in various charitable causes.
  • Suniel is allergic to prawns.

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