Katrina Kaif Biography, Facts & Life Story

Known For Famous for starring in Bang Bang movie
Nickname Kat, Katy, Katz and Sambo
Full Name Katrina Turquotte
Profession Actress, Model
Nationality Indian
Age 38 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth 16 July 1983
Birthplace Hong Kong
Religion Christianity
Zodiac Sign Cancer

Katrina Kaif is an Indian actress who was born on 16th July 1983. She was born in Honk Kong with the surname of her mother Turquotte. She has seven siblings out of which three are younger sisters, three are elder sisters and one of them is a younger brother.

She and her siblings were brought up by her mother and her father wasn’t really with them throughout their childhood.  Her father is a British businessman and her mother is an English lawyer and charity worker. By religion, her father is Muslim while her mother is Christian. Due to continuous shifting from one place to another, she and her siblings were homeschooled by a number of tutors. She was into modeling since her teenage days. During her modeling, she was noticed by a movie director, and from there, her journey of becoming a Bollywood actress begin.

Katrina Kaif won a beauty contest in Hawaii when she was only fourteen years old.  After this, she begin to get different modeling assignments that she did in the best way possible. Kaizad Gustad, a London-based filmmaker noticed her and gave her a role in his movie Boom (2003). In this movie, she worked with Amitabh Bachchan,  Gulshan Grover, Jackie Shroff, Madhu Sapre, and Padma Lakshmi. This movie was a disaster and Katrina doesn’t really consider it as her movie.

She established a successful modeling career in India and decided to stay in India for further success. Her poor command in Hindi lead her to many problems at first but then she was featured in Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya?  (2005). In this movie, she worked alongside Salman Khan, Sushmita Sen, and Sohail Khan.

She worked alongside Akshay Kumar in Humko Deewana Kar Gaye (2006). Her movie Namastey London (2007) was a breakthrough for her in the Bollywood Industry. According to her, it was the first dominating role that she ever got. In 2007 she played roles in Partner and Welcome.  Both of these movies were financially successful. Her movies Race(2008) in which she worked alongside Saif Ali Khan, Bipasha Basu, and Akshay Khanna was also a box office success.

She did a number of movies that were financially successful, including Singh is King (2008), Yuvraaj (2008), New York (2009), Rajneeti (2010), Zindagi na milegi Dobara (2011), and some others.  

Katrina Kaif won the Stardust award for breakthrough performance for her movie Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya? She hasn’t won any Filmfare award yet.

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Katrina Kaif Education

School Home schooling (Taught at home by her mother, tutors and also did correspondence courses)

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Katrina Kaif Career

Profession: Actress, Model

Known For: Famous for starring in Bang Bang movie

Debut:

Film Debut: Boom (2003)

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Salary: 6-7 Crore/film (INR)

Net Worth: $6 Million Approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Mohammed Kaif

Mother: Suzanne Turquotte

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Brother(s): Michael Kaif (Elder)

katrina kaif with her brother

Sister(s): Isabelle Kaif

katrina kaif with her sister

Natacha Turcotte

Sonia Turcotte

katrina kaif with her sister

Christine Raphael Duran Spencer

katrina kaif’s sister

Melissa Turcotte Roberts

Her sister Melissa Turcotte Roberts

Stephanie Turcotte

Her sister Stephanie Turcotte

Marital Status: Married

Husband: Vicky Kaushal (m. 2021)

katrina kaif with her husband

Dating History:

Ranbir Kapoor

Ranbir Kapoor
katrina kaif with her ex-boyfriend

Salman Khan (2003 – 2010)

Salman Khan
Katrina kaif with her ex-boyfriend

Katrina Kaif Favorites

Hobbies: Travelling, playing chess, painting and reading

Favorite Actor: Hrithik Roshan, Leonardo DiCaprio, Johnny Depp, Robert Pattinson

Favorite Actress: Penelope Cruz, Madhuri Dixit and Kajol

Favorite Food: Yorkshire pudding, cheesecake, kheer, cinnamon rolls, steamed fish, lamb chops with salad & baby potatoes, grilled vegetables

Favorite Destination: London, Italy, Spain, Havana, Dubai

Favorite Color: Pink, White, Mauve

Facts You Never Knew About Katrina Kaif!

  • Katrina Kaif’s zodiac sign is cancer.
  • Her father was a Kashmiri.
  • She is involved with her mother’s charity programs.
  • Her 10 ka Dum Kaun Banega Crorepati were donated to get mother’s Mercy Home orphanage.
  • She was in a relationship with Salman Khan.
  • She recorded Rhyme Skool, an album if nursery rhymes composed by A. R. Rahman for charity purpose.
  • She changed her surname to Kaif because she thought it was easier to pronounce.
  • She also did a small role in a Tamil movie Allari Pidugu (2005).
  • She lived in London only for three years before coming to India.
  • She is an amazing dancer.

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2 comments

  1. Your bio graphy hobbies income films are amazing working very hard
    Improve ur acting I like watchingbur all movie
    See u in any premier

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