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Be it through numerous link-ups and relationship rumors to showing aggression in public, Sidharth has become a hot topic in India with his aggressive attitude towards fellow contestants and even the show host Salman Khan.
The most controversial Big Boss Contestant ever in the history of the show, Sidharth, is the hot topic in the media with his current reality show win despite various allegations, misbehaviors, and rumors of rehabilitation.
Not only known for the immense support from his fans “SidHearts” in the thirteenth edition of the Big Boss Series but also for being in the hype for more than a month and ultimately winning the season, Sidharth Shukla has yet again proved that he is a thorough entertainer.
Sidharth Shukla is a Mumbai-based Indian Television Actor and Model who is best known for his daily soap shows such as Balika Badhu and Jana Naa Dil Se Door. Besides, he has also made his name through reality shows such as Khatron Ke Khiladi and Big Boss 13, and he was declared the winner in both. He was first noticed in the Gladrags Manhunt Competition in 2004 in which he bagged the first runner up title.
Net Worth, Salary and Income
Sidharth made his acting debut in 2008 through a show named Babul Ka Aangaan Chootey Na, which was followed by numerous other projects, be it daily soaps, or advertisements, endorsements, performances, modeling, hosting to reality shows. He even made his film debut from the 2014 movie Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania opposite Alia Bhatt.
With his numerous projects, it can be estimated that he has garnered a hefty sum as an income to date. His per episode salary before the big boss was reported to be INR 60,000 (equivalent to $840). Also winning the Big Boss, he earned a winning amount of INR 40 lakh (equal to $56,000). He owns and drives a BMW X5. To date, his net worth is estimated at 1 million dollars.
Dating, Girlfriends, and Affairs
Sidharth has had a very controversial love life, and his relationship issues had often circulated social media. With his entry in the Big Boss House, various news regarding his past relationships made it into the press. He was rumored dating his on-screen mom in law Smita Bansal during his “Balika Badhu” days; however, both denied the same.
Shefali Jariwala, another contestant in Big Boss 13, claimed of having dated Sidharth in the past before her marriage.
Besides, during his “Dil Se Sil Tak’, he was rumored dating co-actors, Rashmi Desai and Jasmin Bhasin. The latter seems to have a good rapport with him while the relationship with the former turned sour. He was also reportedly dating Tanisha Mukherjee while shooting “Khatron Ke Khiladi.”
His most popular link was the one with Drashti Dhami, where both neither denied nor accepted the rumors. It was also rumored that he had once dated and almost married his fellow Big Boss Contestant Arti Singh.
Phew!! The list does not end here. Some other names, such as Shehnaaz Gill, Akansha Puri, and Manisha Sharma, had also been linked with him. It seems that he had dared almost half of the Big Boss 13 House members. He earns the title of “Playboy of Indian Television.” As of date, Sidharth is single, and he has never been married.
Parents, Family, and Siblings
Shukla was born on 12 December 1980 to a civil engineer father, Ashok Shukla (who was affiliated to Reserve Bank of India) and Rita Shukla. He grew up along with his two elder sisters in Mumbai and attended St. Xavier’s High School. Later he completed his Interior Design course from Rachana Sansad School of Interior Design. As a child, he was pretty athletic and participated in tennis and football.
Body Measurement: Height and Weight
For an Asian, Sidharth stands tall at an impressive height of 6 feet 2 inches and weighs 75 kilos. He has an athletic body type and has a rigorous fitness routine. He loves, heavyweights and his regular exercise include hours spent in his gym.