Varun Dhawan Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

Varun Dhawan

Biography / Wiki

The Handsome Hunk, Varun Dhawan is a prominent Indian Actor who mainly works in Bollywood films. Varun is considered one of the highest-paid celebrities and he is the son of famous Bollywood Film Director David Dhawan. He came into the limelight after appearing in the Bollywood film Student of the Year in 2012.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on 24 April 1987, the handsome hunk with a well-crafted body features 40″ chest, 32″ waist, and 15″ biceps will turn 33 years old in 2020. He looks handsome on-screen in his healthy physique with 75 kg (165 lbs) of weight and tall height of 5’9” (180 cm). He seems very charming with his dark brown eyes and black hair.

Net Worth

According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Varun Dhawan is $50 Million.

Education / Family

Varun was born and raised up in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, and belongs to a Hindu family. He is born to Bollywood films director David Dhawan (Father) and Karuna Dhawan (Mother). He has one brother Rohit Dhawan who is a film director in Bollywood.

He completed his schooling at Bombay Scottish School, Mumbai, and further enrolled at Nottingham Trent University in England to pursue his graduation in Business Management.


Varun Dhawan

Nickname Pappu
Real Name Varun David Dhawan
Birth Place Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Date Of Birth 24 April 1987
Age 36 Years
Height In centimeters – 180 cm

In feet inches – 5’9”

Weight in kilograms- 75 kg

in pounds- 165 lbs

Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Profession Actor
Sexual Orientation Straight
School Bombay Scottish School, Mumbai
College Nottingham Trent University, England
Religion Hinduism
Nationality Indian
Home Town Mumbai, Maharashtra
Debut Film: Student of the Year (2012)
Fathers Name David Dhawan, Film Director
Mothers Name Karuna Dhawan


Varun Dhawan with his parents
Varun Dhawan with his parents

Brothers Rohit Dhawan, Film Director

Varun Dhawan with his brother
Varun Dhawan with his brother

Sister None

Career / Fashion And Style

After completing his graduation in Business Administration, he applied for a job in a London-based bank but got rejected and decided to pursue his career in acting. Later, he joined Barry John’s acting school to nourish his acting skills.

He worked as an assistant director in the Bollywood film ‘My Name is Khan’ (2010) with Karan Johar. Thereafter, Karan Johar launched him in the Bollywood movie ‘Student of the year’ in 2012 alongside two newcomers Alia Bhatt, and Sidharth Malhotra.

Further to this, she featured in several famous Bollywood movies such as ‘Main Tera Hero’, ‘Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania,’ ‘Badrinath Ki Dulhania,’ ‘Judwaa 2,’ Badlapur,’ ‘ABCD 2,’ and many more. His acting skills were critically acclaimed in movies such as Badlapur (2015), October (2018), Kalank (2019), and Sui Dhaga (2018).

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More

His name was also linked with the actress Taapsee Pannu during the shoots of the film Judwaa 2. He dated his childhood friend Natasha Dalal for almost a decade. He confirmed this news on ‘Koffee with Karan 6’.

Girlfriend Sara (when he was in the USA)

Taapsee Pannu, Actress (Rumoured)

Varun Dhawan with his ex-girlfriend Taapsee
Varun Dhawan with his ex-girlfriend Taapsee

Natasha Dalal, Fashion Designer

Varun Dhawan with his girlfriend Natasha
Varun Dhawan with his girlfriend Natasha

Marital Status Unmarried
Wife None

Favorite Things

Here we are providing you a list of his favorite things.

Favorite Actors Govinda and Dwayne Johnson
Favorite Actress Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra, Katrina Kaif,  and Angelina Jolie
Favorite Musical Instrument Not Known
Favorite Singer(s) Drake and Sonu Nigam
Favorite Sport Football
Favorite Destinations Goa, London, and the Maldives
Favorite Color(s) Red and Black
Favorite Dancer Michael Jackson
Favorite Restaurant Shiv Sagar in Mumbai
Favorite Perfume Gucci
Favorite TV Shows Late Show with David Letterman, 1993
Favorite Film(s) Guide (1965), Kaagaz Ke Phool (1959), Rang De Basanti (2006), Guide (1965), Kaagaz Ke Phool (1959), Rang De Basanti (2006), American Psycho (2000), Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Raja Babu (1994)
Favorite Food Chicken, Cheesecake and Mishti Doi

Varun Dhawan

Some Interesting Facts About Varun Dhawan

  • He also owns an Audi Q7.
  • Varun’s nickname is Pappu.
  • Varun scored 82% in the 10th Board examination.
  • He has a dream to play the role of a Soldier in movies.
  • He cut down his fee to half for the film ‘October’.
  • He is fond of Dogs.
  • He owns a house in Mumbai worth 20 crores rupees.