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Rajpal Yadav (Actor) Wiki, Age, Career, Family, Salary and more.



Rajpal Yadav

Rajpal Naurang Yadav (born 16 March 1971) is an Indian actor, comedian, writer, film director and producer known for his work in Hindi cinema. Rajpal has been nominated for several awards, such as Filmfare and Screen Awards.He is the founder of the sarv sambhav party of uttar pradesh.

Personal life

Rajpal Yadav was born on 16 March 1971 in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh. He is 51 years old as of 2022. He did his primary schooling in his village only. For further education, he moved to Lucknow. He was admitted to Bhartendu Academy of Dramatic Arts, Lucknow. Then after that, he moved to Delhi. Ther he completed Theatre Course at the National School of Drama. Nothing much is known about his family.

Rajpal Yadav

His wife’s name is Radha Yadav, and she is an actress. The couple tied the knot on 10 June 2003. Rajpal and Radha have a daughter Hony Yadav. After completing his Theater course, he moved to Mumbai to pursue his career.

Bio of Rajpal Yadav

NameRajpal Naurang Yadav
Date of birth16 March 1971
Age (as of 2022)51 years
HometownUttar Pradesh
Eye colourBlack
Hair colourBlack
Weight58 kg
DebutDil kya are (1999)
Marital statusMarried


Rajpal Yadav started his career with the television serial ‘Munger Ke Bhai Naurangilal’ on Doordarshan. After that, he also appeared in its sequel ‘Mungerilal Ke Haseen Sapne’. He debuted in Bollywood with the movie ‘Dil Kya Kare’ (1999). In this film, he played the role of the school’s watchman. Nobody recognised him in the film.

He started his career with antagonistic roles in films, becoming successful. But later, he changed his character from negative to comedy. This change helped him a lot. People started liking him in comedy roles. The actor became the lead comedian in Bollywood films. Rajpal appeared in some super hit movies, including ‘Hungama, ‘Bhool Bhulaiyaa, Race Against Time, Chup Chup Ke, Garam Masala, Phir Hera Pheri, and Dhol.

His new film “Bhool Bhulaiya 2” is releasing on 20th May 2022. Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 is a Hindi-language supernatural horror comedy film directed by Anees Bazmee and produced by Bhushan Kumar. It is a sequel to Bhool Bhulaiyaa starring Akshay Kumar. Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 stars Kartik Aaryan, Tabu, Kiara Advani and Rajpal Yadav.


Favourite colourBlue
Favourite actorAamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Shahid Kapoor
Favourite actressMadhuri Dixit
Favourite destination Goa, London
Favourite sportsCricket
Favourite hobbyTheatre
Favourite filmAndaaz Apna Apna, Padosan
Favourite cuisineIndian


  1. He was jailed for ten days by Delhi High Court on charges of hiding facts about a five crore recovery after the complaint by a Delhi Businessman in 2013.
  2. In 2015, it was rumoured that he died due to a heart attack. This news was circulated all over social media.

Awards and achievements

2001Screen Awards
Best Actor Negative Role
2004Zee Cine Awards
Best Actor Supporting Role
Main Madhuri Dixit Banna Chahti Hoon!Nominated
2006Filmfare Awards
Best Comic Actor
Waqt: The Race Against TimeNominated
2007Indian Film Awards
Best Performance in a Comic Role
Bhool BhulaiyaaNominated

Net worth

Rajpal’s net worth in Indian rupees is 74 Crore (approx). He is among one of the highest-paid comedian-actors in the Bollywood Industry. His monthly income is more than 35 Lakh rupees. His primary income is from acting in the movies and brand promotions. He charges 2 to 3 Crores per movie. He owns a BMW car and an Audi A8 car.

Some exciting facts about him

  • Rajpal is spotted smoking at several events.
  • He was a part of a theatre group in Shahjahanpur.
  • Rajpal is mainly famous for playing comedy characters in movies.
  • His favourite comedy character is Crimemaster Gogo in the movie “Andaz Apna Apna”.
  • He has a great fan following on Instagram.
  • In 2014, he was featured in the Hollywood movie “Bhopal – A Prayer for rain”. This movie was based on the real story of the Bhopal gas tragedy in 1984.

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