Who is Karan Johar and what is his net worth 2018? Karan Johar is a renowned Indian director, producer, screenwriter, T.V. host, costume designer, and actor. He is known as King of Romantic Drama. He owns Dharma Production.
Karan Johar (KJO) was born on May 25, 1972, in Mumbai, Maharashtra as Karan Dharma Kama Johar to parents Yash Johar ( acclaimed producer) and Hiroo Johar. He did his high school from Greenlawns High School and graduation from H.R. College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai.
During his childhood, Johar was very fascinated by Bollywood and Hollywood. He was immensely inspired by the actors Raj Kapoor and producer Suraj Barjatya and wanted to pursue the career as the actor.
Currently, Karan Johar is not into any relationship. He is a single father to twins- Yash and Roohi who was born through surrogacy in Masrani hospital, Mumbai. He shares a close bond with stars like Shahrukh Khan and Kareena Kapoor.
Karan started his career in the entertainment industry as an actor with the serial ‘Indradhanush’. He debuted the Bollywood with the cameo as the friend to Shah Rukh Khan(lead actor) in Aditya Chopra directorial movie, “Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge” (1995). He was also assistant director for the movie.
The movie was a great success. Thereafter, he directed movie “Kuch Kuch Hota Hai” with Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol as lead actors. The film was a blockbuster and got many appraisals. It established Karan as a successful director and a producer. His next ventures, “Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham in 2001, “Kal Ho Naa Ho” in 2003, “Dostana” in 2003, and Agneepath in 2012, ‘2 states’ in 2014, “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil” (2016), also saw great success.
He is also known to act in movies “Om Shanti Om” and “Bombay Velvet”. He has hosted six successful seasons of Talk Show “Koffee with Karan”. He has also been invited as a judge on reality T.V show India’s Got Talent and Dance show ‘Jhalak Dikhla Ja’.
Karen Johar has directed four films that have become hits and won many awards. Karen Johar was honored with Filmfare award twice for the category of best director and best screenplay for his comedy film, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai that came into the screen on 1998. He was awarded the IIFA award for best director and best costume designer.
Karan Johar Net Worth
Karan Johar heads and owns “Dharma Productions”, founded by his father. He is believed to have movie remuneration of approximately 3Crore Rupees and endorsement revenue of approximately 2Crore Rupees. He is also successfully running a clothing line. Along with these and other investments, he said to have a total net worth of $210 million.
Karan Johar, apart from being a successful Director, producer, and host, is a writer. He has written the author of “An Unsuitable Boy”, an autobiographical book describing his life journey. He has contributed immensely to Indian Cinema through his productions.