Aishwarya Rai is a Mangalore, Karnataka-born Indian actress and model known internationally for being the winner of Miss World pageant of 1994. Also noted for being one of the most beautiful women in the world, she has been gaining popularity as a highly regarded Bollywood actress. Born on 1 November, 1973, Aishwarya has been active in the field of entertainment since 1991.
A globally recognized model and an actress who has influenced all the world with her skills, how rich is Aishwarya at the present? As of 2015, she counts her net worth at $35 million, the major source of her wealth obviously being her career in the entertainment industry. Apart from being a well-known and highly regarded actress in Bollywood, she is also a name known widely by Hollywood fans.
Aishwarya Rai Net Worth $35 Million
Born in Mangalore but raised in Delhi, Aishwarya was a bright student in her school. Before graduating intermediate, she had already been trained for classical dance and music for five years. Even though she wished to become a medical doctor in her life, she gave up this idea when modelling struck her pathway. Given her exceptional beauty and intelligence, Aishwarya managed to win many beauty contests including international supermodel contest in 1991. She was already popular worldwide and had already been featured by “Vogue” before she went on to win Miss World pageant in 1994.
After reaching the peak in her modelling career, Aishwarya initiated her acting career through a Tamil movie “Iruvar” in 1997 which was a success. However, after that, her movies like “Aur Pyar Ho Gaya”, “Aa Ab Laut Chalen” went on to be complete failures at box office. Even though her acting in another Tamil movie “Jeans” was highly praised, her breakthrough in Bollywood was from the 1999 movie “Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam” in which she starred opposite Salman Khan and Ajay Devgan.
To date, she has played a part in many high grossing Bollywood movies like “Taal”, “Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai”, “Devdas”, “Jodhaa Akbar”, “Dhoom 2”, “Guzaarish”, “Mohabbatein” among many more. Even though she has sometimes been criticized for her emotionless acting, her performances in the above mentioned movies have been very well praised by the critics. Apart from acting, Aishwarya has also been one of the finest dancers in Bollywood which complements her beauty to perfection.
During her career as an actress, Aishwarya has earned two Filmfare awards which are considered as the “Oscar” of Bollywood. She has earned a total of ten nominations in Filmfare awards which prove her acting excellence. Aishwarya was also rewarded with a “Padma Shri” award given by Government of India in 2009, which is the fourth-highest Indian civilian award. Also, she has earned the Order of France for her contribution to acting.
A very popular name in India and the Pacific, Aishwarya has also acted in Hollywood movies like “Pink Panther”, “Mistress of Spices”, “Pride and Prejudice” and many more.
As for her personal life, she is married to another Bollywood actor, Abhishek Bachchan and is a mother of a daughter. For now, Aishwarya lives in Mumbai with her family.
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