Rekha Net Worth, Age, Biography, Husband, Height, Family, and more

Rekha
Rekha

Rekha

Bhanurekha Ganesan is the real and full name of a popular actress named Rekha,  professionally, Rekha is an Indian-based popular actress, who mainly works in Hindi language-based movies and television shows.

Rekha is popular for her many Hindi and South Indian movies and has received many awards and nominations. Rekha is also the recipient of the fourth highest civilian honor of India named Padma Shri, which she received in 2010 by the Government of India. Her recent appearance was in 2018’s comedy-based Hindi movie named YamlaPagla Deewana: Phir Se. In total, Rekha has acted in more than 170 movies. 


Rekha Net Worth

According to my research and some reports, the estimated net worth of Rekha is approx. the US $20 million. Rekha’s main source of income comes from acting in movies and television shows.

Along with this, Rekha also earns from doing television advertisements and has appeared in many television ads of many popular brands.

Net worthApprox. the US $20 million
Source of incomeActing and ads
Rekha’s Net Worth

Wiki/Bio

Full and real nameBhanurekha Ganesan
NicknameRekha, The Bollywood Queen, and Rekhaji
Profession or occupationPopular actress
GenderFemale
NationalityIndian
Place of birthChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Current CityChennai, Tamil Nadu
Date of birthOctober 10, 1954
Age67 years old
Zodiac sign/ sun signLibra
HobbiesDoing Yoga, writing poetry, and making charcoal sketches
ReligionHinduism
CasteNot mentioned
School nameChurch Park Convert, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
College/ university nameNot mentioned
Educational qualificationNot mentioned
Favorite actorDilip Kumar
Favorite actressKangana Ranaut
Favorite colorsRed and Golden
Favorite destinationLondon, Ooty, and Australia
Favorite bookNot mentioned
Drink?Not mentioned
Smoke?No
Rekha Biography

Age

Rekha was born and brought up in an upper-class and well-settled rich family in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India on October 10, 1954. So, as per Rekha’s date of birth, her current age is 67 years old.

Date of birthOctober 10, 1954
Age67 years old
Rekha Age

Education

Rekha finished her secondary and primary stages of educational qualification from her hometown, Rekha used to go to Church Park Convert, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

Rekha has not mentioned about her further studies, and her educational qualification is also not mentioned.

School nameChurch Park Convert, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
College/ university nameNot mentioned
Educational qualificationNot mentioned
Rekha Education

Family background

Rekha was born and brought up in an upper-class and well-settled rich family in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Rekha and her family used to follow the Hinduism religion, their caste is not mentioned, and by nationality, they all are Indians.

Late Gemini Ganesan is the name of Rekha’s father and by profession, Rekha’s father was a popular south Indian actor. Pushpavalli is the name of her mother and professionally, her mother is also a well-known south Indian actress.

In extra, Rekha has six siblings of which five are sisters and one is brother. Narayani Ganesh, Jaya Sreedhar, Vijaya Chamundeswari, Radha, Kamala Kumar Ganesan, and Revathi Swaminathan are the names of her sisters. Sathish Kumar Ganesan is the name of her brother.

Father’s nameLate Gemini Ganesan
Mother’s nameLate Pushpavalli
SiblingsOne brother and five sisters
Brother’s nameSathish Kumar Ganesan
Sister’s nameNarayani Ganesh, Jaya Sreedhar, Vijaya Chamundeswari, Radha, Kamala Kumar Ganesan, and Revathi Swainathan
Rekha Family

Relationship

By marital status, Rekha is divorced. Late Mukesh Agarwal is the name of her ex-husband, with whom she got married in January 1990, and announced their separation in October 1990. 

But before Mukesh, Rekha was in a relationship with many popular actors including Akshay Kumar, Yash Kohli, Shatrughan Sinha, Jeetendra, Sajid Khan, Vinod Mehra, Biswajit Chatterjee, and popular actor Amitabh Bachchan. 

Marital statusDivorced
Ex-husband’s nameLate Mukesh Agarwal (Mar. Jan. 1990 and Div. Oct. 1990)
Current relationship statusSingle
Affairs/ BoyfriendAkshay Kumar, Yash Kohli, Shatrughan Sinha, Jeetendra, Sajid Khan, Vinod Mehra, Biswajit Chatterjee, and Amitabh Bachchan
Kids?No
Rekha relationship

Physical appearance

Physically, Rekha is a good-looking, cute, charming, and beautiful woman with an attractive and bold personality. By height, Rekha is five feet and six inches long. By weight, she is approx. 64 kilograms.

Rekha’s color of hair and color of eyes are black and black respectively. Her figure measurement is approx. 34-28-35 inches.

Height5 feet and 6 inches (5’6”)
WeightApprox. 64 kilograms
Color of hairBlack
Color of eyesBlack
Figure measurementApprox. 34-28-35 inches
Rekha Physical apperance

Career

Rekha begins her career as a child actress with the Telugu language-based movie named Inti Guttu. Then in 1966, she appeared in one more south Indian movie as a child actress named Rangula Ratnam. 

Then in 1969, she made her first lead actress debut with the Kannada language-based movie named Operation Jackpot Nalli C.I.D 999, where she played the role of Mona.  After that, Rekha appeared in several South India and Hindi movies including Elaan, Zameen Aasmaan, Gaon HamaraShaherTumhara, Double Cross, Kahani Kismat Ki, Pran Jaye Par Vachan Na Jaye, Suntan, KhoonPasina, Bhola Bhala, and many more.

In 1978, Rekha played the well-known role of Aarti Chandra in a well-known Hindi movie named Ghar for which she got nominated for Filmfare awards under the category of best actress.

In the same year in 1978, Rekha appeared in one more popular Hindi language movie named Muqaddar Ka Sikandar, where she played the supporting role of Zohrabai for which she got nominated for Filmfare Awards. 

Then in 1979, Rekha played the role of Manju Dayal in a well-known Hindi movie named Khubsooorat for which she won the Filmfare Awards under the category of best actress.

In 1981, Rekha appeared in a popular movie named UmraoJaan, where she played the popular role of UmraoJaan or Amiran, for which she won several awards including the National Film Award. 

After that, Rekha appeared in more than 100 Hindi and South Indian movies including Krrish, Krrish 3, Mother, Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi, Madam X, Phool Bane Angarey, and many more. Till now, Rekha received more than 100 awards including Padma Shri in 2010. 

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