Sushmita Sen Age Biography, , Career, Marital Status, Salary and Net Worth

Who is Sushmita Sen?

Sushmita Sen is a famous Indian actress, model, and the winner of the Miss Universe 1994 pageant. Sen is the first Indian to win the Miss Universe pageant. Previously, she was crowned Femina Miss India 1994 at the age of 18. Following winning the Miss Universe pageant, Sen has worked as a film actress.

Sushmita Sen

Sen received the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the comedy film Biwi No. 1 (1999). She was also nominated in the category for her roles in the dramas Sirf Tum (1999) and Filhaal…(2002). Sen’s commercially successful movies consist of Aankhen (2002), Main Hoon Na (2004), and Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya? (2005). She has also starred in the drama series Aarya since 2020, winning Best Actress at the Filmfare OTT Awards.

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Sushmita Sen Career


Femina Miss India

In 1994, Sen received the title ‘Femina Miss India Universe, as a teenager receiving the right to compete in the Miss Universe 1994 contest.

Miss Universe 1994

At the Miss Universe contest, she ranked third overall in the preliminaries, following Miss Colombia Carolina Gomez and Miss Venezuela Minorka Mercado. She continued to place second, fifth, and third in the following rounds and lastly won the title and crown of Miss Universe 1994. Sen was the first Indian to win the title. Following the Times Group relinquishing the rights to select the Indian representative for Miss Universe, her project, I Am She- Miss Universe India, took over, running it for three years (2010 to 2012). This was then followed by Femina taking over.

Miss Universe judge 2016

In January 2017, Sen appeared among the judges of Missa Universe 2016 at the Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay, Metro Malina, the Philippines on January 30, 2017. She was joined by other judges including Cynthia Bailey, Francine LaFrak, Mickey Boardman, Miss Universe 2011 Leila Lopes, and Miss Universe 1993 Dayanara Torres.

Acting career

The 1990s

Sushmita Sen

Following her reign as Miss Universe, Sushmita became an actress. Sen’s first movie Dastak was in 1996, playing the victim of a stalker, played by Sharad Kapoor. Mukul Dev also starred as the lead actor. Sen starred in the 1997 Tamil action movie Ratchagan. After two years she appeared as Rupali in David Dhawan’s comedy movie Biwi No. 1, winning the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1999. The film was the second highest-grossing film of 1999. In the same year, Sen was nominated for her role in the drama Sirf Tum in the same category. She then appeared in a dance song in the movie Fiza in 2000.

The 2000s

Sem received critical acclaim and box office success for the movie Aankhen, starring alongside Arjun Rampal. The movie co-starred Amitabh Bachchan, Aditya Pancholi, Akshay Kumar, and Paresh Rawal. The biggest success of her career came with the 2004 action movie Main Hoon Na, playing the role of a chemistry teacher who falls in love with Shah Rukh Khan‘s character. The movie grossed a total of ₹ 330,000,000 and was the second highest-grossing movie of that year.

She then played a lawyer in Main Aisa Hi Hoon alongside Ajay Devgan. Sen also starred in a remake of Cactus Flower, titled Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya? in 2005. She played the lead, alongside Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif. Sen then played the leading role in Karma Aur Holi.

The 2010s

Sen played the role of a successful supermodel called Shimmer in Dulha Mil Gaya in 2010, and the film was a moderate success that year. She then appeared in the action-comedy movie No Problem the same year. Sen starred in a Bengali drama movie called Nirbaak in 2015, which was her first movie in the Bengali language in her career.

The 2020s

Sen appeared in Disney Hotstar’s TV Series Aarya in 2020, winning the 2021 Critic’s Choice Award. She then went back for the second season launched in December 2021.

How old is Sushmita Sen?

Sushmita Sen is aged 46 as of 2021, having been born on November 19, 1975, in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. She shares her birthday with famous people including Meg Ryan, Jodie Foster, Adam Driver, Jack Dorsey, James Garfield, Hiram Bingham, José Raúl Capablanca, Tommy Dorsey, Indira Gandhi, Gene Tierney, and Barry Jenkins, among others.

Sushmita Sen Family

Who are Sushmita Sen’s parents?

Sushmita Sen was born to Shubeer Sen and Subhra Sen in to a Bengali Baidya family in Hyderabad, Telangana. Her father is a former Indian Air Force Wing Commander, and her mother is a jewelry designer and owner of a Dubai-based store.

Does Sushmita Sen have siblings?

Sushmita Sen

Sen was born to her parents into a family of two children and has one sibling, brother Rajeev Sen.

Sushmita Sen Education

Sen attended Air Force Golden Jubilee Institute in New Delhi. She then joined St. Ann’s High School in Secunderabad, ending her educational journey there.

Sushmita Sen Interests

Sen was into beauty participating in beauty pageants, and modeling, and won the Miss Universe crown in 1994.

Sushmita Sen Partner

Sen is currently single and has never been married. She has been linked to a relationship with Rohman Shawl from 2018 to 2021. Sen is currently dating Lalit Modi, an Indian businessman, as she recently confirmed in an Instagram post.

Sushmita Sen Kids

Sen has not been married in her life and suffers from Addison’s disease and needs lifelong steroid drugs to manage the illness. She does not have any children of her own as of date but she has two adopted children, both daughters, Renee Sen and Alisah Sen.

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Sushmita Sen Height

Sen has a beautiful, stunning, and curvaceous body adding up to an average height of 5 ft 6 in (1.71 m) and a weight of 54 kg (119 lbs).

Sushmita Sen Net Worth

Indian actress and Miss Universe 1994 pageant, Sen have been active from 1994 to the present. She has worked as a model and now as an actress, and has gathered an accumulative net worth of approximately $10 million (74 Crore) as of 2022.

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