Aditya Chopra Biography

    Published On Jul 05, 2016
    Facts of Aditya Chopra
    Date of Birth: 1971 , May-21
    Birth Nation: India
    Name Bethany Joy Galeotti
    Birth Name William Haislip Squier
    Father George Lenz
    Nationality American
    Birth Place/City Hollywood, Florida, United States
    Ethnicity White Ethnicity
    Profession Acting, Modeling
    Net Worth $215 Million USD
    Married Yes
    Married to Michael Galeotti (m. 2005)
    Music Group Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band (2006 – 2008)
    Books Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It
    Nick Name Billy
    Working For Televisions movies
    Eye Color Blue
    Hair Color Dark-Brown
    Face Color White
    Body Measurements 34C-26-30 (Bust-Waist-Hip)
    Affair with Eve Hewson
    Movies Oculus 2013
    TV Show One Tree Hill, Mary and Rhoda
    Siblings Peter Moore Smith
    Mother Catharine Malcolm Holt Shepard
    Weight in KG 56 kg
    Education Eastern Christian High School
    Religion Atheist
    Salary N/A
    Breast Size 34C
    Waist size 26 in
    Hip Size 30 in
    Shoe Size 9
    Children Maria Rose Galeotti
    Divorce Michael Galeotti (m. 2012)
    Awards Not yet
    Sisters Valerie Smith
    Died July 20, 2017, Palos Verdes Estates
    Famous for Director,Producer
    Girlfriend Sophia
    Neck Size 9.0
    Online Presence Twitter,Wikipedia
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    In 2001, Aditya got married to Payal Chopra. Payal Chopra is a beautiful lady and she is also known for being a film producer. They were tied in this married life for eight year and they dissolved this married life on 20th of April 2009.

    Few months later rumors about him romantic affairs with Rani Mukerji became aired in the media. Rani Mukerji is an Indian actress and she is famous for her role in the movie Kuch Kuch Hota Hai. They got married on 21st of April 2014. They welcomed their first child together a daughter named Adira Chopra at the end of 2015. His nationality is Indian and he is of Punjabi ethnicity.

    During his young age, Aditya was diagnosed with severe Antisocial personality disorder but at the later stage of his life he get rid of this problem. He earned his ICSE from Bombay Scottish School. Later on he attended Hassaram Rijhumal College with a major in Commerce and Economics. He was just 18 when he entered into the film industry. He entered into the film industry as a Second Assistant Director in the movie Chandni. His father Yash Chopra was the director of this movie. In the early 1990s, he worked on the movies like Lamhe and Darr as its First Assistant Director. He got his rise in fame in 1995 after he worked in an Indian romance film Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge as its director. His prominence rose to the next level in the film industry after he produced Dil To Pagal Hai in 1997. He was also the screenwriter of this movie. In 2014, he produced several movies like Gunday, Bewakoofiyaan, Mardaani, Daawat-e-Ishq and Kill Dil. He is now aged 45 years old and his net worth is US$770 million.

    Aditya Chopra

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    Born in Mumbai, India

    1971

    Multi talented, Aditya Chopra was born in the early 1970s in Mumbai, India to Yash Chopra and Pamela Chopra. Uday Chopra is his younger brother who is an actor, producer and screenwriter. His nationality is Indian and he is of Punjabi ethnicity.

    Entered into the film industry

    1989

    He was just 18 when he entered into the film industry. He entered into the film industry as a Second Assistant Director in the movie Chandni. His father Yash Chopra was the director of this movie. In the early 1990s, he worked on the movies like Lamhe and Darr as its First Assistant Director.

    Directed Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

    1995

    He got his rise in fame in 1995 after he worked in an Indian romance film Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge as its director. He is also known for being the writer of this movie. He was honored with several awards for his work. 

    Began his production career

    1997

    His prominence rose to the next level in the film industry after he produced Dil To Pagal Hai in 1997. For this work, he was honored with 9 Filmfare awards. He was also honored with 3 National Film for his work in this movie. 

    Worked as a distributor of the movie Kuch Kuch Hota Hai

    1998

    Aditya Chopra is one of the renowned names in an Indian film industry. Besides being known as a film director and screenwriter he is also famous for being a broadcast producer and distributor. In 1998, he worked on the movie Kuch Kuch Hota Hai as its distributor. 

    Produced Dhoom

    2009

    He is also critically acclaimed for being the producer of an Indian action thriller film Dhoom. He also worked as its screenwriter.  In 2014, he produced several movies like Gunday, Bewakoofiyaan, Mardaani, Daawat-e-Ishq and Kill Dil.

    Married to Payal Chopra

    2001

    In 2001, Aditya got married to Payal Chopra. Payal Chopra is a beautiful lady and she is also known for being a film producer. They were tied in this married life for eight year and they dissolved this married life on 20th of April 2009.

    Married to Rani Mukerji

    2014

    Few months later after he got divorced with his first wife, rumors about his romantic affairs with Rani Mukerji became aired in the media. Rani Mukerji is an Indian actress and she is famous for her role in the movie Kuch Kuch Hota Hai. They got married on 21st of April 2014. 

    First child, Adira Chopra

    2015

    He became father for the first time in his life at the end of 2015. He and his lovely wife Rani Mukerji welcomed their first child together on 9th of December and that time it was a daughter and they named her Adira Chopra. 

    Won Awards of the International Indian Film Acade

    2001

    In 2001, he got nominated in Awards of the International Indian Film Academy for Best Director and Best Story. He won this award from his later nomination. He was also honored with this award in 2005 from the same category. 

    Won Filmfare Awards

    1996

    He is famous for being the director of the Indian movies Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge. For this work, he got his first nomination in Filmfare Awards in 1996 and he won this award that year for Best Director. 

    Won National Film Awards, India

    2009

    In 2009, he got nominated in National Film Awards, India for the first time in his life. He was also honored with this award that year for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment. In 2010, he was honored with this award for Best Animation Film.