Malaika Arora Biography – Age, Education, Personal Life, Career, Net Worth, Assets, and Awards

Malaika Arora And Her Family

Malaika Arora was born on 23 October 1973, in Thane, a suburb of Mumbai, in Maharashtra, India, to Anil Arora, who is from Punjab and has worked for the ‘Merchant Navy,’ and Joyce Polycarp, who is a Malayali (from Kerala) Catholic. She has a younger sister, Amrita Arora, who is an actor, too. The name “Malaika” means “Angel” in Swahili.

Age, Physical Appearance, and Height

Malaika Arora was born on 23 October 1973, and according to the calculation, her current age is 48.

Let’s Talk about her Height, Weight & Physical Status as the main things for the Industry. Fans also attract the Height, Weight & Physical Status of Malaika Arora is 161 cm and 1.61 m, and feet inches- 5′ 3″. Her weight is in kilograms- 79 kg. Weight.

Malaika Arora has a Waist Size of 27 Inches, a hips size of 35 Inches, and a bra size of 34 Inches. She has Black color hair and Light Brown color eyes. Besides that, She is wearing a shoe size 8.


At 4, Malaika Arora began training in dance. She studied in an all-girl school, ‘Holy Cross Convent High School,’ in Thane. Her parents divorced when she was 11 years old. Following this, her mother moved to Borla Society, in Chembur (another suburb of Mumbai), with her two daughters. Arora completed her schooling at the ‘Swami Vivekanand School,’ Chembur, where her aunt, Grace Polycarp, was the principal. She then joined ‘Jai Hind College’ in Churchgate but did not complete her college education due to work assignments.

Personal Life

In 1993, Malaika Arora met actor-producer Arbaaz Khan, son of screenwriter Salim Khan and brother of actors Salman Khan and Sohail Khan, during an ad campaign. The two got married on 12 December 1998. They have a son, Arhaan, born on 9 November 2002.

The couple separated in March 2016 and divorced on 11 May 2017. Following the divorce, she dropped “Khan” from her name.

Reportedly, Malaika Arora is currently in a relationship with actor Arjun Kapoor, son of film producer Boney Kapoor and his ex-wife, the late Mona Shourie Kapoor.


Since childhood, Malaika Arora enjoyed being in front of the camera and aspired to be a model. When she was 17, photographer Suresh Natarajan clicked some pictures of hers, which were seen and liked by the then editor of the magazine ‘Society’ Suma Varghese. As a result, Arora appeared in the April 1993 issue of ‘Society’ and soon started receiving modeling assignments.

Arora has appeared in campaigns for several brands, such as ‘Mafatlal,’ ‘Tanishq,’ ‘Benzer,’ ‘Bare Necessities,’ ‘Pearl Pet,’ ‘Tribhuvandas Bhimji Zaveri,’ and ‘De Beers.’ As a model, she has traveled to various countries for shows. During an assignment for ‘MR Coffee’ (which attracted immense notoriety), she met actor Arbaaz Khan, whom she later married.

During this period, ‘MTV’ was launched in India. Arora was selected as an MTV VJ and the host of the show’ Club MTV.’ She enjoyed this job, as it involved talking and interacting with people. For a period, she handled both modeling and VJ-ing with equal ease. She appeared on ‘MTV’ shows such as ‘Love Line’ and ‘Style Check,’ along with co-host Cyrus Broacha.

In 1998, Arora was seen in Bally Sagoo and Malkit Singh’s music video ‘Gur Naalo Ishq Mitha,’ in which she appeared opposite Jas Arora. This was followed by her dance number ‘Chaiyya Chaiyya’ in the film ‘Dil Se..’ (1998). This dance was performed on top of a moving train and featured Arora and Shah Rukh Khan. It brought her immense fame and accolades. In 1999, she appeared with her then-husband, Arbaaz Khan, in the song ‘Dholna’ music video by singer Shubha Mudgal.

In an interview, Arora said that she was never interested in acting. Thus, she has been seen as an actor in a few films. She appeared as ‘Nancy’ in ‘EMI – Liya Hai Toh Chukana Padega’ (2008). However, the film was not commercially successful. She made cameo appearances in films such as ‘Maa Tujhhe Salaam,’ ‘Om Shanti Om,’ ‘Helloo India,’ ‘Housefull,’ and ‘Happy New Year.’

Arora is chiefly remembered for her dance numbers, which include ‘Ekwari Tak Le’ (from ‘Bichhoo,’ 2000), ‘Maahi Ve’ (from ‘Kaante,’ 2002), ‘Kaal Dhamaal’ (from ‘Kaal,’ 2005), ‘Heyy Babyy’ (from ‘Heyy Babyy,’ 2007), ‘Hoth Rasiley’ (from ‘Welcome,’ 2007), ‘Munni Badnaam Hui’ (from ‘Dabangg,’ 2010), ‘Anarkali Disco Chali’ (from ‘Housefull 2,’ 2012), and many others.

In 2005, Arora began appearing as a celebrity judge on various TV reality shows, especially dance shows. She was a judge in the first two seasons of ‘Nach Baliye’ (2005–2006) and in ‘Zara Nachke Dikha’ (2008) on ‘Star One.’ Later, she appeared as a judge in seasons 4 and 8 of ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ (2010 and 2015). From 2012 to date, she has been judging the ‘Colors TV reality show ‘India’s Got Talent.’ In addition, she has been hosting and judging the show ‘India’s Next Top Model’ for ‘MTV India since 2017.

Along with her actor-producer husband, Arbaaz Khan, Arora turned producer with the award-winning movie ‘Dabangg’ (2010). Later, she co-produced ‘Dabangg 2’ (2012) and ‘Dolly Ki Doli’ (2015).

In 2007, Arora was named the “Sexiest Woman” by men’s magazine ‘Maxim.’ She runs her yoga studio, ‘Divayoga,’ in Mumbai, which was launched in 2018. Along with Bipasha Basu and Sussanne Khan, Arora has been contributing as a style editor of the lifestyle brand ‘The Label Life’ since 2015.

Net Worth

Well, that’s why she has a crazy net worth too. Reportedly, Malaika’s net worth was around Rs. 73 crore in 2021 and has since risen to Rs 100 crore in 2022.


The Indian Actress Malaika Arora Own a very expensive and luxurious house in Mumbai. This cozy apartment is fully modern luxury designed. The lavish apartment is located in Bandra Mumbai. She lives in this apartment with her son arhaan khan. The house has a beautiful view of the Arabian sea. She bought this house for a whopping amount of 20cr in Indian rupees.


Malaika was a VJ in MTV India when MTV India started its operations in India. She became the most prominent female in urban India without any background in the movies. She and Cyrus Broacha anchored some programs like Love Line and Style Check at award ceremonies and concerts on the television channel.

Car Collection

Latest Car CollectionPrice (INR)
Range Rover Vogue1.7 Crore
BMW 7-Series1.3 Crore
Volvo XC9090 Lakh
Audi Q769 Lakh

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Riya Kapoor writes about lifestyle, entertainment, news and gadgets. She has been in this industry for almost 4 years now. She is a graduate from Delhi University with English Hons and had deep connection with writing since her childhood.

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