Deepika Padukone – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Deepika Padukone Indian Actress

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Nickname Deepika
Gender Female
Age 38 years old (in 2024)
Date of Birth 5 January 1986
Real Name Deepika Padukone
Profession Actress
Nationality Indian
Birthplace Copenhagen, Denmark
Religion Hinduism
Zodiac Sign Capricorn

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height 5 feet 8 inches (1.74 m)
Weight 58 kg (127 lbs)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color 4 (US)
Hobbies Dancing, Reading books, playing Badminton

Deepika Padukone is an Indian film actress who was born on 5th January 1986. She is the daughter of Prakash Padukone who is a badminton player.

She was born in Copenhagen but spent her childhood in Bangalore. Deepika Padukone studied at Sophia High School which is located in Bangalore and from Mount Carmel College. She quite her Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology from Indira Gandhi National Open University due to the scheduling clashes with her modeling career.

Deepika is a very efficient badminton player and has played in national-level championships. She could have had a career in sports but she quit sports in order to become a model. She is a multi-talented personality who is an actor, a model, a player, and also a spokesperson for various public issues.

Career Journey

Deepika Padukone started her career as a model,  and due to her attractive personality, she was noticed by various film directors. Her first Bollywood movie was a Kannada film Aishwarya (2006). After it, she worked as a lead actress alongside Shah Rukh Khan in Om Shanti Om (2007). Her performance was praised by the viewers and she won the Filmfare award for best female debut for her work.

Her movies Bachna ae Haseeno (2008) and Houseful (2010) were not so successful for her but her other movies Love Aaj Kal (2009) in which she worked alongside Saif Ali Khan and Lafangay Parinday (2010) in which she worked with Neil Nitin Mukesh were quite appreciated.

Deepika’s movie Cocktail (2012) opened the doors of success for her. In this movie, she worked alongside Saif Ali Khan and Diana penty. This movie was a huge success and Deepika was nominated in a number of award ceremonies for this. Her other movies include Yeh Jawani hai Deewani (2013), Chennai Express (2013), Bajirao Mastani (2015), and Padmavat (2018). Her exceptional acting in Ram-Leela (2013) in which she worked with Ranveer Singh and Piku (2015) in which she worked alongside Irfan Khan brought her two Filmfare awards for best actress. She has also played a role in the Hollywood movie XXX: Return Of The Xander Cage (2017).

Deepika has won a number of awards for her acting skills.  After coming into the Bollywood industry she got into a relationship with Ranbir Kapoor and was quite serious about it.  Ranbir Kapoor cheated on her and they broke up because of it. After some years she started a relationship with Ranveer Singh which turned into their marriage in November 2018 at Lake Como, Italy.

Check out exclusive ➡facts about Deepika Padukone.


Deepika Padukone Education

Qualification: High School

School: Sophia High School, Bengaluru
Mount Carmel College, Bengaluru

College: Indira Gandhi National Open University (discontinued later because of her modelling career)

Deepika Padukone Career

Profession: Actress


  • Kannada: Aishwarya (2006)
  • Hindi (Bollywood): Om Shanti Om (2007)

Net Worth: $8 Million

Family & Relatives

Father: Prakash Padukone (former International level badminton player)

Mother: Ujjala Padukone (worked as a travel agent)

Sister: Anisha Padukone (younger, golfer)

Marital Status: Married

Husband: Ranveer Singh (m. 2018)

Son: Not Yet

Daughter: Not Yet

Past Relationships:

Siddharth Mallya (2010)

Ranbir Kapoor (2007 – 2009)

Upen Patel (2006 – 2007)

Novak Djokovic (2016, encounter)

Facts You Never Knew About Deepika Padukone

  • Deepika Padukone has her own line of clothing for women.
  • She is the founder of the Live Love Laugh Foundation.
  • She is the chairperson of the Mumbai Academy of the Moving Image.
  • Her mother Ujala is a travel agent.
  • Deepika is quite vocal about issues like depression and feminism.
  • Her relationship with Ranbir Kapoor started while the filming of Bachna Ae Haseeno.
  • Her younger sister named Anisha is a golfer.
  • Her zodiac sign is Capricorn.
  • She has written columns for an Indian newspaper.

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Who is Deepika Padukone?

Deepika Padukone is an Indian actress, born on 05 January, 1986 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

How old is Deepika Padukone?

Deepika Padukone is 38 years old as of April 2024.

How tall is Deepika Padukone?

Deepika Padukone is 5 feet 8 inches (1.74 m).

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