Karan Johar Net Worth is $20 Million (as of 2019)
It has been estimated that the overall amount of Karan Johar net worth is as high as 200 million dollars. In the show business, he is also referred to as simply KJo. Karan Johar has earned such a high net worth because of his career in cinema industry, where he is a director, producer, screenwriter, actor, TV star and costume designer. He is mostly known for his work in Bollywood cinema, which has also added up a lot to the total size of Karan Johar net worth. Karan Johar parents are Hiroo Johar and Yash Johar, who is also a well known name in Bollywood as a producer.
|Net Worth:||$20 Million|
|Age:||48 years old|
|Height:||5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)|
|Date of birth:||May 25, 1972|
|Occupation:||Film Director, Actor, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Costume Designer, Presenter, Writer|
In 1998, Karan Johar started his career as a film director with the release of “Kuch Kuch Hota Hai”. Because of his work in this movie, the director was awarded with two Filmfare awards in categories of Best Screenplay and Best Director. In 2001, he worked on a film called “Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham…” and five years later he worked on another one, called “Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna”. The movies did well not only in India, but also in the overseas market. Thus, his work on them also added up to the overall sum of Karan Johar net worth.
In 2010, his another well known movie was released called “My Name Is Khan”. The movie became a huge success and it earned the director one more Filmfare award in the category for Best Director. These movies were also the ones which made his name as one of the most popular and successful directors in Bollywood industry. Thus, this work also earned hi awards and increased the total estimate of Karan Johar net worth.
The director was born in 1972 in Mumbai, India. Karan Johar got his education at Mumbai, where he was a student at the Greenlawns High School and later at H.R. College of Commerce and Economics. He earned his MA degree in French language. When he was growing up, he was already interested into cinema and he was inspired by people, such as Yash Chopra, Sooraj R. Barjatya and Raj Kapoor. Also, in his initial career as a film director, Karan Johar would usually use numerology when creating film titles, but after he saw a movie called “Lago Raho Munna Bhai, he stopped doing that because he was influenced by the film’s idea, which was against numerology. Thus, these were his first steps in cinema industry.