Karan Johar Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Biography, Children & More

Real Name Karan Dharma Kama Johar
Nickname KJo
Profession Director, Producer, Writer and TV Host
  Physical Stats & More 
Height in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 9”
Weight in Kilograms- 77 kg
in Pounds- 170 lbs
Body Measurements – Chest: 40 Inches
– Waist: 34 Inches
– Biceps: 12 Inches
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black
          Personal Life          
Date of Birth 25 May 1972
Age (as in 2017) 45 Years
Birth Place Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Gemini
Signature Karan Johar signature
Nationality Indian
Hometown Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School Greenlaws High School, Mumbai
College H.R. College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai
Educational Qualifications M.A. in French
Debut Directorial Debut: Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
Film Debut: Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)
TV Debut: Indradhanush (1989)
Family Father– Late Yash Johar (Producer)
Karan Johar with his father
Mother– Hiroo Joha
Karan Johar with his mother
Brother– N/A
Sister– N/A
Religion Hinduism
Address Carter Road, Bandra, Mumbai
Hobbies Collecting old things
Controversies • He had a twitter battle with Ram Gopal Varma after the release of Student of the Year in 2012. The whole thing started when RGV tweeted, “If someone takes off from Karan Johar’s ‘Student of the year’ and makes Teacher of the year it will become the Disaster of the year.” After which Karan repaid that, “Disaster of the year is your territory Ramu…no one can ever replace the comfortable place you have made for yourself there”.
• In 2015, an FIR was lodged against Karan and actors Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor for their participation in the controversial ‘AIB Roast’.
Karan Johar in AIB Roast
• After the trailer of Karan Johar’s Ae Dil Hai Mushkil and Ajay Devgan‘s Shivaay, KRK gave a biased reviews in favor of Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. Following it, Ajay Devgan claimed that Karan Johar paid KRK for the trailer reviews.
• After the Uri attack in September 2016, political parties such as MNS and Shiv Sena gave Pakistani actors an ultimatum to leave India and told the Bollywood filmmakers to exclude their scenes in the films. Though, Pakistani actors such as Fawad Khan and Mahira Khan left India but Karan continuously supported them on twitter. Following this, MNS threatened Karan by saying that they would beat him up if he will continue to work with Pakistani actors.
      Favourite Things       
Favourite Food Parsi food
Favourite Actor Shah Rukh KhanHrithik Roshan and Rishi Kapoor
Favourite Actress Meryl Streep, KajolRani Mukherji and Kareena Kapoor
Favourite Films Bollywood: Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
Favourite TV Show The Golden Girls
Favourite Drinks Saint Emilion (Wine), Dom Perignon (Pink champagne)
Favourite Fashion Brand Givenchy
Favourite Perfume Creed
Favourite Restaurant Starbucks Coffee in Mumbai
Favourite Destination New York
Girls, Affairs and More
Sexual Orientation Gay
Marital Status Unmarried
Affairs/Girlfriends Not Known
Wife/Spouse N/A
Children Son– Yash (surrogate)
Daughter– Roohi (surrogate)
        Style Quotient         
Cars Collection Jaguar XF
Karan Johar Jaguar XF
          Money Factor          
Salary 6-8 crore/TV show season (INR)
Net Worth $200 million


Karan Johar

Some Lesser Known Facts About Karan Johar


  • Does Karan Johar Smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Karan Johar Drink Alcohol?: Yes
  • Karan was first seen in a Doordarshan TV’s Serial Indradhanush as Shrikant in 1989.

  • He made his first Bollywood appearance in Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995) as Rocky.

Karan Johar and Shah Rukh Khan in DDLJ

  • He also selected Shah Rukh Khan’s clothes for the film.
  • Till 2006, he relied a lot upon numerology and used to create film names with letter K.
  • Although Karan’s best friend is Shah Rukh Khan, he is very gripped with Hrithik Roshan’s work, and once said that we all work hard, but whereas all of us give 100%, Hrithik gives 300%.
  • Before directing films, he assisted famous Late Yash Chopra.
  • His mother is the younger sister of Late Yash Chopra.
  • He can fluently speak French.
  • He played a pivotal role of Kaizad Khambatta in the film Bombay Velvet (2015).

Karan Johar in Bombay Velvet

  • He loves wearing Velvet blazers.
  • In March 2017, he became a single parent to son Yash Johar and daughter Roohi through surrogacy.
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