Katrina Kaif Biography, Facts & Life Story

Katrina Kaif Indian Actress, Model

Quick Facts

Nickname:Kat, Katy, Katz and Sambo

Full Name:Katrina Turquotte

Profession:Actress, Model

Nationality:Indian

Age:36 years old (in 2020)

Date of Birth:16 July 1983

Birthplace:Hong Kong

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:5 feet 8 inches (1.74 m)

Weight:56 kg (123 lbs)

Body Measurements:34-26-34 inches

Bra Size/Breast:34B

Waist:26 inches

Hips:34 inches

Bodytype:Hourglass

Hair Color:Black

Eye Color:12 Inches


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 layer and charity worker. Due to continuous shifting from one place to another, she and her siblings were homeschooled by a number of tutors. She was into modelling since her teenage days. During her modelling, she was noticed by a movie director and from their 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 modelling 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 modelling 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.  

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.

Katrina Kaif Education

Qualification: Not Available

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

College: Not Available

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Katrina Kaif Career

Profession: Actress, Model

Debut TV Series/Movie:

  • Film Debut: Boom (2003)

Salary: 6-7 Crore/film (INR)

Net Worth: $6 million

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Family & Relatives

Father: Mohammed Kaif

Mother: Suzanne Turquotte

Brother(s): Michael Kaif (Elder)

Sister(s): Isabel Kaif, Natacha Turcotte, Sonia Lee Turcotte, Christine Raphael Duran Spencer, Melissa Turcotte Roberts, Stephanie Turcotte

Marital Status: Single

Husband/Boyfriend: Not Known

Son(s): Not Known

Daughter(s): Not Known

Ex Boyfriends:

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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

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