Deepika Padukone Net Worth 2020 and Biography
|Popular Name:||Deepika Padukone|
|Birth Name:||Deepika Padukone|
|Birth Date:||5 January 1986|
|Birth Place:||Copenhagen, Denmark|
Ranveer Singh (m. 2018)
|Years active:||2005 till date|
|Net Worth:||$20 Million|
|Last Updated:||April 2020|
One of the highest-paid actresses in India, Deepika Padukone net worth 2020 runs into millions of dollars. She is a top rated Indian model-turned-actress who has attained international fame & recognition over the last decade. Born in Europe and raised in Asia, Padukone aimed at being a World-class badminton player in the footsteps of her father Prakash Padukone. However, her ambition for a career in sports soon faded as she discovered her real calling as a model. Having established herself as a supermodel in her country, doing a couple of ad films, and walking high-profile ramp shows, she decided to take a huge leap and started her career as a film actress. While she made her debut in Kannada film ‘Aishwariya’, her first Hindi appearance was in the 2007 film ‘Om Shanti Om’, which propelled her to limelight.
Over the years, Deepika Padukone has established herself among the biggest actresses of Hindi cinema by issuing some superlative performances in many movies, including ‘Piku’, ‘Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela’, ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’, and ‘Bajirao Mastani’. She took a step further by venturing into Hollywood, appearing in the action film ‘xXx: Return of Xander Cage’. As of 2020, Deepika Padukone net worth is enough to place her on the list of the richest actresses. We will take a look at this Bollywood star’s biography, personal life, and rise to stardom.
Deepika Padukone’s Early Life
Deepika Padukone was born to the popular badminton player Prakash Padukone and his wife Ujjala in Copenhagen, Denmark, on 5th January 1986. In less than a year after her birth, her family moved to Bangalore, India, where she was raised and started her education.
She began to study at Sophia High School in Bangalore. She later joined Mount Carmel College before completing her bachelor of arts degree in sociology at Indira Gandhi nation Open University. By this time, she was already deeply involved in modelling and hence, decided to quit studying and started to pay full attention on her career.
She was raised a very religious person, and till date, she visits temples whenever she gets time.
Deepika Padukone’s Career
From her early school days, Deepika followed the footsteps of her father and started training and playing badminton. Her skills in the game were amazing, and she also competed at the national level championship. She also showed interest in baseball and participated in state-level tournaments. Alongside all these sporting skills, the beautiful young athlete also worked as a child model and showed up in various advertisements. When she was in 10th grade she decided to quit her studies and concentrate more on her modelling, as she aspired to make a popular fashion model.
Deepika Padukone became a full-time professional model in 2004, and it took her just a short time to get recognition and earn brand endorsement deals. After she featured in a music video, her fortune took a major turn and she was cast by director Farah Khan for the movie ‘Om Shanti Om’ in 2007. Her performance in her debut Hindi film was quite remarkable, as it instantly pushed her to the edge, and won her a Filmfare Award. Following this feat, she went on her way to deliver marvelous performances in many super-hit Bollywood movies like ‘Piku’, ‘Chennai Express‘ alongside Shah Rukh Khan, ‘Bajirao Mastani’, Race 2’, ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’, and ‘Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela’. She took a step further by venturing into Hollywood, appearing in the action film ‘xXx: Return of Xander Cage’ alongside big Hollywood stars like Samuel L Jackson, Kris Wu, and Vin Diesel. Furthermore, she is also among the leading figures in national and international brands endorsement.
Deepika Padukone’s Movies
Her most recognized movies include:
- Bajirao Mastani (2015)
- Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)
- Piku (2015)
- Om Shanti Om (2007)
- Chennai Express (2013)
- Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela (2013)
- Padmaavat (2018)
- Cocktail (2012)
- xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017)
Awards & Achievements
Deepika Padukone is a recipient of four Filmfare Awards, one for her performance in her debut Bollywood movie ‘Om Shanti Om’, two for both ’Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela’ and ‘Chennai Express’ and another for the movie ‘Piku’.
The multi-award winning actress has participated in IPL’s opening ceremony for a number of times. She is ranked as the most-followed Asian woman on Twitter. In 2012, People Magazine named her “Indian’s Most Beautiful Woman”. In 2016, Forbes Magazine ranked her the 10th highest-paid actress on earth. In the same year, United Kingdom Magazine Eastern Eye named her the “Sexiest Asian Woman”.
Deepika Padukone lives in Mumbai. She is a practicing Hindu and a very religious woman. She was formerly in a relationship with Ranbir Kapoor as of 2008. After their breakup, she entered a relationship with frequent co-star, Ranveer Singh, who she got married to in November 2018 in Lake Como, Italy.
34 years old Deepika Padukone weighs 60kg while having a height of 171cm. Her natural hair is black, just like her eyes.
Deepika Padukone Net Worth
Named one of the highest paid actresses, the main source of her income is her movies. This is supported also by her earnings from several brand endorsement deals, as well as her fashion products available under the brand name ‘All About You’. Deepika Padukone net worth has been increasing exponentially starting from the last few years where she starred in many movies, signed deals with several fashion brands, and featured in different International magazines.
Deepika Padukone net worth 2020 is $20 million. Being at the peak of her professional acting and modeling career, it won’t be surprising to see her wealth double in the coming few years given the rate of her growth.