Indian comedian, Kapil Sharma, has become an icon in the laughter industry. He is one of the celebrities rising from rags to riches. Sharma has achieved a lot through his comedy career, movies and advertisements. That’s why his fans want to know Kapil Sharma’s net worth and his sources of income.

So, let’s throw light on the earnings of the successful comedian. By the end of this post, you will gain information about his earning per show, his luxury house net worth and his total income.

His Net Worth from his Comedy Career 

Born on 2 April 1981, in Amritsar, Punjab, Kapil Sharma was always passionate about comedy and acting. His father was a head constable in Punjab Police and his mother served as a homemaker.

He would love to entertain people with his jokes, singing and acting. So, in his adult age, he transferred to Mumbai to give wings to his professional life.

Kapil Sharma in Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak Musical Reunion

If you think, Kapil came to Mumbai to become a comedian, you are wrong. He came to the cosmopolitan city to pursue his career in singing. But some other story was written about his fate and he turned up to be a comedian.

Initially, Sharma gained the limelight with the comedy reality TV show, The Great Indian Laughter Challenge (2007). Due to his comic mettle, he won a sum of ₹10 lakh cash and it gave him the required start to pursue comedy.

Before this, he worked in the Punjabi show, Hasde Hasaande Ravo aired on MH One channel. I believe Kapil himself didn’t know his expedition into the comedy world would go a long way.

After his participation in the Sony TV show, Comedy Circus, his career saw a big jump. That happened because he won six seasons of the show. Kapil didn’t just work as a comedian in this arena but he also showed his skills as a host in the dance reality show, Jhalak Dikhla Jaa Season 6 and Chhote Miyan.

However, his fortunes turned upside down when he introduced his own show, Comedy Nights with Kapil on Colors TV. Who would have believed this show would become India’s best comedy show?

The kind of interest viewers showed in this show was unparalleled. And it leveled up Kapil Sharma’s wealth to a very high level. Kapil Sharma has also performed in many live stand-up comedy shows and gained a boom in his comedy career.

Kapil Sharma with Ranveer Singh

He also co-hosted the 60th Filmfare Awards in 2015 and served as a presenter for the 4th season of Celebrity Cricket League.

In 2016, the comedian faced a tough time in his career when his show, Comedy Nights with Kapil stopped airing on Colors TV. After that, he launched his new show, The Kapil Sharma Show and it became successful in no time.

Now, he is wearing a great amount of money from his show and his earnings per episode of his show stand at ₹50 Lakhs, as per ABP News and NDTV reports.

The amount he earns from his comedy show plays a crucial role in booming his overall wealth. And it allows him to own expensive things and enjoy a luxurious lifestyle.

His Earnings from Box Office Movies

Not just comedy shows, Kapil even entered the movie world with the film, Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon. It received a good response at the box office and established Sharma as an actor. Soon, his new film, Zwigato’s trailer is about to release.

Undoubtedly, he has a great scope in acting and it would not be surprising if you see him in many movies in the future.

His Property Worth

Being a successful celebrity, Kapil Sharma owns a good share of the property. Simply put, the comedian owns a farmhouse in Punjab and also a luxury house in Mumbai.

If I were to state the estimated cost of his residential properties, it would be ₹15 crores for his Mumbai house and ₹25 crores for his Punjab farmhouse.

His Wealth from Brand & Product Endorsements

A popular celebrity attracts brand and product endorsement offers easily. And it is the case with Kapil Sharma as the comedian endorses many products and brands. This also helps him earn a significant amount of money and increase his overall net worth.

Kapil Sharma in Comedy Nights with Kapil Show

Sharma endorses multiple brands and the list includes OLX, Honda Mobilio, Micromax, and Policybazaar. He is at the peak of his stardom due to which brands approach him for the promotion of their products & services.

Not just brands, but government entities also approach him. Back in the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections, Delhi Election Commission appointed him the Brand Ambassador.


To sum up, I would say that Kapil Sharma hasn’t just gained popularity as a comedian. But he has also become popular as an actor, singer and TV presenter. Also, his remarkable performances in live tv shows also earned him a great name in the entertainment world. Soon, he is going to make a singing debut with Guru Randhawa.

Due to this, his total net worth currently stands near ₹300 crores. And it results from his entertainment career, luxury homes, and luxury cars he owns.

For someone who would do odd jobs to earn bread and butter, it is no small feat. Today, people across the globe know him and admire his multi-talented personality.

So, it is what I had to cover about the comedian’s total wealth. I will come up with more similar posts to give you the required information. So, stay connected to BOTY!

First Published on: 17:33 pm - 27, Feb 2023
Author: author image Piyush Chugh
Piyush Chugh is an established film critic, and Bollywood Trade analyst. He brings to you the latest box office news and collection updates.
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