Govinda Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Affairs, Children, Biography & More

Real Name Govind Arun Ahuja
Nickname Govinda, Chi Chi and Virar ka Chokra
Profession Actor
  Physical Stats & More 
Height in centimeters- 171 cm
in meters- 1.71 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7½”
Weight in Kilograms- 85 kg
in Pounds- 187 lbs
Body Measurements – Chest: 44 Inches
– Waist: 36 Inches
– Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black
            Personal Life        
Date of Birth 21 December 1963
Age (as in 2017) 54 Years
Birth Place Virar, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Sagittarius
Nationality Indian
Hometown Virar, Maharashtra, India
School Not Known
College Annasaheb Vartak College, Vasai, Maharashtra
Educational Qualifications Not Known
Debut Film Debut: Ilzaam (1986)
Family Father– Arun Kumar Ahuja (Actor)
Mother– Nirmala Ahuja
Brother– Kirti Kumar (Actor)
Govinda with his mother and brother
Sister– Kamini Khanna (Writer)
Nephew– Krishna Abhishek (Actor)
Niece– Aarti Singh (Actress)
Krishna Abhishek and Aarti Singh
Religion Hinduism
Address 105, “Jal Darshan”, “A” Wing, Ruia Park Road, Juhu, Mumbai – 400049
Hobbies Dancing
Controversies On 16 January 2008, he slapped Ray during the shooting of his film “Money Hai to Honey Hai” as Govinda alleged that he was misbehaving on the sets at Filmistan Studio, Mumbai. After this, Ray filed a complaint against Govinda but it was quashed by the Bombay High Court. After that, Ray went to the Supreme Court which issued a notice to Govinda and later offered an unconditional apology and 5 lakh (INR) compensation to the victim.
Govinda slapgate controversy
Favourite Things
Favourite Food Moong dal, khichdi and bhindi
Favourite Actor Salman Khan
Favourite Actress Priyanka Chopra
Favourite Film Barfi
Favourite Restaurant Just Around The Corner in Mumbai and Ming Yang in Mumbai
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Neelam Kothari (Actress)
Govinda with Neelam
Rani Mukherji (Actress)
Govinda with Rani Mukherji
Wife/Spouse Sunita Ahuja

Govinda with his wife and children

Marriage Date 11 March 1987
Children Daughters– Tina Ahuja (Actor), Name Not Known (Died when she was just 4 months old)
Son– Yashvardhan Ahuja
Style Quotient
Cars Collection Mercedez-Benz
Money Factor
Salary 2-3 Crores/film (INR)
Net Worth $25 Million


Some Lesser Known Facts About Govinda


  • Does Govinda Smoke?: Yes
  • Does Govinda Drink Alcohol?: Yes
  • Govinda had a difficult childhood as his father who was an actor, was unable to work.
  • His father came to India from Gujranwala, Punjab in Pakistan after the Indo-Pak separation in 1947.
  • His mother, Nazeem who was Muslim before, who converted to Hinduism and was named as Nirmala  Devi.
  • He was rejected for a steward’s job at the Taj Mahal Hotel because his English wasn’t up to the mark.
  • In his debut film Ilzaam, he made his mark with his dancing moves in the song I Am A Street Dancer.

  • He doesn’t like any of his films except Hatya and Swarg.
  • In 1994, his car collided with another car and he suffered head injuries. But, despite the bleeding, he didn’t cancelled the shoot.
  • In 1999, he was voted as the 10th greatest star of stage or screen by BBC News.
  • During the 90s, he transformed himself as one of the most finest comedy actors, and his chemistry with Kader Khan was impeccable.

  • He was offered roles in hit films like Taal, Gadar and Devdas, but he rejected them.
  • He started his political career in 2004 with Congress and won the Lok Sabha election after defeating Ram Naik of the Bharatiya Janata Party, but he struggled in politics and he finally quit in 2008.
  • Once Salman Khan gifted him a Mercedes-Benz when he refused to take any fees from him.
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