Who is Dipika Kakar? All About Bigg Boss 12 Winner


Dipika Kakar is an Indian television actress who shot to fame after winning the twelfth season of the popular reality TV show Bigg Boss. She was born on August 6, 1986, in Pune, Maharashtra, India, and started her career as an air hostess before transitioning to acting.

Facts of Dipika Kakar
Real NameDipika Kakar
Other NameFaiza
Nick NameDipi, DP
ProfessionTv Actress
Popular forher role Simar in Tv Serial Sasural Simar Ka
Date of Birth06 August 1986
Age (as of 2023)36 years
BirthplacePune, Maharashtra, India
HometownPune, Maharashtra, India
Current AddressMumbai, Maharashtra, India
High SchoolKendriya Vidyalaya, Dehuroad, Pune
College NameUniversity of Mumbai, Maharashtra
Educational QualificationGraduate
ReligionIslam (converted from Hinduism)
Caste/EthnicityKhatri (in Hinduism)
Zodiac Sign/Star SignLeo ♌
Debut in TvNeer Bhare Tere Naina Devi (2010)
Body Measurement & Physical Stats:

Dipika Kakar, a renowned Hindi TV actress, is currently 36 years old as of 2023. She has captured the hearts of her audience with her remarkable acting skills and charming personality. Her fans are particularly drawn to her stunning appearance, often admiring her beauty. Dipika Kakar regularly hits the gym to maintain her physical fitness, and she is very conscious of her diet, preferring nutritious foods.

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In terms of physical attributes, Dipika Kakar stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches, which is equivalent to 165 cm. She weighs 59 kg and has a body measurement of 34-26-34. Her captivating dark brown eyes and black hair further enhance her beauty.

Age (as of 2023)36 years
Heightin centimeter: 165 cm
in meter: 1.65 m
in feet: 5’5” inches
Weight in kilogram59 kg
Weight in pounds130 lbs
Body Measurement34-26-34
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack

Early Career

Dipika Kakar made her acting debut with the show “Neer Bhare Tere Naina Devi” in 2010, where she played the role of Lakshmi. She later appeared in several other TV shows, including “Sasural Simar Ka,” which became her breakthrough role.

“Simar” in Sasural Simar Ka

In Sasural Simar Ka, Dipika played the lead role of Simar Bhardwaj, a housewife who deals with supernatural events in her daily life. The show aired for more than six years and became one of the longest-running shows on Indian television. Dipika’s portrayal of Simar was highly appreciated by the audience and earned her several awards.

Bigg Boss Journey

In 2018, Dipika Kakar participated in the twelfth season of the popular reality TV show Bigg Boss. She entered the house as a celebrity contestant and soon became one of the most popular contestants on the show. She was known for her calm and composed demeanor and quickly formed strong bonds with other contestants.


During her stay in the house, Dipika faced several challenges and controversies, including her strained relationship with fellow contestant Sreesanth. However, she managed to win the hearts of the audience and eventually emerged as the winner of the show.

Post Bigg Boss Career

After winning Bigg Boss, Dipika Kakar continued to work in the television industry. She appeared in the TV show “Kahaan Hum Kahaan Tum” in 2019, where she played the lead role of Sonakshi Rastogi. The show was well-received by the audience and received critical acclaim.

Personal Life

Dipika Kakar is married to actor Shoaib Ibrahim, whom she met on the sets of “Sasural Simar Ka.” The couple tied the knot in 2018 in a traditional Muslim wedding ceremony. They often share pictures of their personal life on social media, and their fans adore them for their chemistry and love.

Dipika Kakar Family Members, Husband & Their Relationship:
ParentsFather: Not Known (Army Officer)
Mother: Renu Kakar
Dipika Kakar with her mother Renu Kakakr
SiblingsBrother: Not Available
Sister: 2 Sisters
ChildrenNot Available
Husband*Raunak Samson (Ex-Husband, m. 2008-div. 2015)
*Shoaib Ibrahim (m. 2018-Present)
Dipika Kakar with his second husband Shoaib Ibrahim
Martial StatusMarried
Marriage Date*December 2008 with Raunak Samson
*22 February 2018 with Shoaib Ibrahim
Marriage PlaceMaudaha Tehsil, Hamirpur, Uttar Pradesh (with Shoaib Ibrahim)
Affairs / BoyfriendsRaunak Samson
Dipika Kakar first Husband Raunk Samson
Shoaib Ibrahim
Dipika Kakar with his second boyfriend Shoaib Ibrahim
Dipika Kakar Net Worth, Income & Salary:
SalaryApprox ₹70k – ₹100k per episode
Car CollectionNot Known
Total Net Worth₹5 crores (Approx, as of 2022)
Social Media Handle & Other Contact Details:
Facebook@DipikaKakarOfficial (3.5m+ followers)
Instagram@ms.dipika (3m+ followers)
Twitter@ms_dipika (80k+ followers)
YoutubeDipika Ki Duniya (3.1m+ subscribers)
Phone NumberNot Known
Email[email protected]

Awards & Achievements:
2015Gold AwardsMost Fit ActressWon
2016Gold AwardsBest Actress in Lead Role (Critics)Won

Dipika Kakar’s journey from an air hostess to a successful television actress and Bigg Boss winner is an inspiration to many. Her talent, dedication, and hard work have made her one of the most popular actresses in the Indian television industry.