Shweta Bachchan is an Indian author, journalist, host, and former model. She hails from a very prestigious rich family who has a background of Bollywood personalities. Additionally, she is the daughter of Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan and actress Jaya Bachchan. As well as the older sister of actor Abhishek Bachchan and sister-in-law of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.
She further had been a columnist for Daily News and Analysis and Vogue India. Also, she is the author of the bestselling novel Paradise Towers. At some moment of her life, she had appeared as a model for television advertisement but as of now, she appears as the writer. Moreover, she was also been in the headlines for her divorce rumors with her husband Nikhil Nanda. Let us scroll over to know more information on her.
Caption: The Indian author and writer, Shweta Bachchan.
Shweta Bachchan: Bio, Family, Career
The journalist was born on 17 March 1974 in Mumbai, India, under the zodiac sign, Pisces. As we have mentioned earlier, she comes from a well-recognized rich prestigious Bollywood family of Superstar Amitabh Bachchan and his wife Jaya. She grew up with her younger brother Abhishek Bachchan who is also a famous actor in Bollywood. Regarding her education, she graduated from Boston University in the mid-90s.
She initially started her career as a journalist and has written for many columns for CNN India. Further, she served as a columnist with Daily News and Analysis and Vogue India. As a model, she first modeled in September 2006 for the magazine L’Officiel India. Along with her brother Abhishek in the seventh annual issue of the L’Officiel magazine in 2009.
She has been the brand ambassador for Kalyan Jewellers since 2018. Apart from that, she launched her fashion brand MXS along with Monisha Jaising. She has also published her best-selling novel Paradise Towers despite getting negative reviews.
Shweta Bachchan: Personal Life & Husband
The beautiful lady is a married woman. Further, she has married an Escorts Group businessman named Nikhil Nanda on 16 February 1997. It is reported that they met in Switzerland where she spent some years. Additionally, Nikhil is the son of Hindi film actor-producer Raj Kapoor’s daughter Ritu Nanda and her husband Rajan Nanda.
The duo has greeted two children: a daughter Navya Naveli Nanda (b. December 1997) and a son Agastya Nanda (b. November 2000). The couple hasn’t been seen together since Shweta went to Mumbai with her children. Their split has been reported several times on Indian news portals, especially in the 2020s. However, the gossip stopped after her mother Jaya attended the birthday party of Nikhil in 2021 where Shweta was also presented with their children.
Caption: Shweta Bachchan with her husband and kids.
Shweta Bachchan: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
She surely maintains a good income from her career in the entertainment industry. Her main source of income comes from her writing works. She has also tried out in different business endeavors including a fashion brand MXS. Therefore, she has an estimated net worth of above $1 million.
She is active over different social media platforms with verified accounts. On Instagram, she has an account @shwetabachchan with 495k followers. Also, she has an unverified Twitter account @earth2angel with 41.4k followers. On Facebook, she goes by the unverified account with more than 1.7k followers.
Shweta Bachchan: Body Measurements
She has a lean and well-maintained body figure that measures 35 inches chest size, 29 inches waist size, or 34 inches hips size respectively. Further, her body stands to a height of 5 feet 8 inches or 1.72 meters and weighs around 56 kg. She has dark brown eyes as well as the same hair color.