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Born Bipasha Basu Singh Grover on the 7th January 1979 in New Delhi, India, the lady is an actress and model, best known to the world for appearing in horror and thriller films of Bollywood production, such as “Raaz” (2002), “Aatma” (2013), and “Alone” (2015), among other appearances. Her career started in 1996.
Have you ever wondered how rich Bipasha Basu is, as of mid- 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Basu’s net worth is as high as $15 million, an amount earned through her successful career in the entertainment industry.
Bipasha Basu Net Worth $15 Million
Bipasha is a daughter of Bengali father, Hirak, who worked as a civil engineer, and Mamta, a homemaker; Bipasha has a younger and an older sister. She lived in Delhi until she turned eight and during that time she went to Apeejay High School. After that, she and her family moved to Kolkata where she was educated at Bhavan’s Gangabux Kanoria Vidyamandir, located in Bidhannagar.
As early as 1996 her career began as a model; she was spotted by Mehr Jesia Rampal, former Miss India at one of the hotels in Kolkata, and soon Bipasha participated in the Godrej Cinthol Supermodel Contest – not just participated, but also won the contest, which enabled her to represent India at Ford Models Supermodel of the World contest, held in Miami. Bipashu’s name quickly became more known in the fashion world, and she did commercials for several popular brands, including Calida, among others. After the initial success, she had appeared in several magazines, er net worth was established, and she soon tried herself as an actress.
She made appearances in several short films from 1998 until 2000, and then in 2002 had her breakthrough with the role of Sanjana Dhanraj in the horror film “Raaz”, in which she was teamed up with Indian star Dino Morea, followed by several other appearances in 2002, but without any major success. Instead, in 2003 she portrayed Sonia Khanna in the erotic thriller “Jism”, starring John Abraham and Gulshan Grover. and then continued with success in films “Rudraksh” (2004) and “Rakht”, the same year, and then in 2005 appeared in the comedy drama “Sachein”, for which she received positive reviews, and also appeared in the crime drama “Apaharan”, directed by Prakash Jha. Her next successful venture was the role of Bobby in the musical comedy “No Entry” (2005), which grossed $750 million at the box office, and significantly increased her net worth. Thanks to the high praise for her acting in “No Entry”, Bipasha then starred in “Phir Hera Pheri” (2006), which became the ninth highest grossing film of the year, increasing further her net worth. Also, the same year she featured in the films “Corporate”, “Omkara”, and “Dhoom 2”, all of which became successes, which added a substantial amount to Basu’s net worth. Bipasha continued successfully with the film “Race” (2008), which grossed over $650 million, and also appeared in the romantic drama “Bachna Ae Haseeno”, further increasing her wealth.
Later that decade, she featured in the drama “Bachna Ae Haseeno” a rather more unconventional role for her as Radhika, a Bengali woman who wore sari, but the public and critics were delighted with her performance, and the film on the whole.
From 2010 onwards, her career began to decline, but still she managed to appear in such successful films as “Dum Maaro Dum” (2011), and also “Raaz 3” (2012), and an English language film “The Lovers” (2013), directed by Roland Joffé.
Most recently, Bipasha released a series of fitness DVDs, entitled “DVD Unleash”, the sales of which have also increased her wealth.
Regarding her personal life, Bipahsa has been married to actor Karan Singh Grover since 2016. Over the years, Bipasha became known for her high-profile relationships, as she has dated such celebrities as Dino Morea, John Abraham, and Harman Baweja.