Bollywood film industry consists of many actresses who have got married for the sake of money or securing their financial positions. In the case of many couples, age difference, etc have also hinted that money can also be a purpose for getting married. There are many successful actresses like Sridevi, Vidya Balan and many more who are included in this list. Let’s check out some of the Bollywood actresses who married for the sake of money.
1. Vidya Balan and Sidharth Roy Kapoor
Vidya Balan has been one of the most prominent actresses in the Bollywood film industry and has contributed many amazing films to Bollywood. She has also been a very versatile actress and is known for her roles in movies like ‘Kahaani,’ ‘Kahaani 2,’ ‘The Dirty Picture’ and many other films. Talking more about her, she is married to a famous producer, Sidharth Roy Kapoor and it is a love marriage. Although in the media, it is being said that Vidya Balan married this producer because he is one of the most successful and richest producers of the film industry.
2. Sridevi and Boney Kapoor
Sridevi was a very famous and successful Bollywood actress who was known for her acting and also her immense beauty in the film industry. On the other side, if we talk about Boney Kapoor, he was already married to another woman and also Sridevi and Boney Kapoor had a big age difference. Still, the legendary Bollywood actress decided to marry Boney Kapoor which depicted that she was also driven by the wealth of Boney Kapoor.
3. Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra
Shilpa Shetty has surely been one of the most popular and successful actresses of the Bollywood industry. She has been at the top of her career in the 1990’s and in the early 2000’s. Talking more about this gorgeous actress, she had been in a relationship with Akshay Kumar which didn’t work well for her at all. Later, she met Raj Kundra and fell in love with her. Raj Kundra and Shilpa Shetty got married in the year 2009. Raj Kundra is definitely a very rich businessman and Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra owned an IPL team as well together.
4. Dimpy Ganguly and Rahul Mahajan
Dimpy Ganguly and Rahul Mahajan met on a reality TV show named ‘Rahul Ka Swayamvar.’ She was an aspiring actor and she has also appeared in some TV shows. Talking more about them, Dimpy Ganguly is quite younger to Rahul Mahajan but still, she married him as it was definitely easier for her to make big in her career through the links and approach of Rahul Mahajan. She also appeared in reality shows with Rahul Mahajan but things did not go well for the couple and they got divorced within a few months.
5. Tina Ambani and Anil Ambani
Tina Ambani started off with acting in Bollywood films and later, she married Anil Ambani who is definitely one of the richest businessmen in the whole world and definitely no.1 in India. She did not gain much fame in Bollywood industry but things went right for her as she became the wife of this richest man of the country and so it completely depicts that it was somehow a money-driven marriage.
6. Ayesha Takia and Farhan Azmi
Ayesha Takia is a great actress of the Indian film industry and has played many leading roles in Bollywood films. She became more famous after her prominent role in the film, ‘Tarzan- The wonder car. Her charm was very well received by the Bollywood fans and her acting skills were truly appreciated on the big screen. It came out to be very surprising for the Bollywood fans when they got to know that she had married a businessman, Farhan Azmi. He is surely a very rich businessman and it was being said that his money definitely influenced the decision of Ayesha Takia.
7. Amrita Arora and Shakeel Ladakh
Amrita Arora, who couldn’t make it big in the Bollywood film industry is known as a very good friend of Kareena Kapoor Khan. She didn’t have a great start in films and later, she was married to Shakeel Ladakh who is a very rich businessman. They had a long affair before their marriage and now they have 2 sons. It was being said that Amrita Arora got married because of the money to this rich businessman but as of now, there are many more reasons for the couple to be happy.
8. Juhi Chawla and Jay Mehta
Juhi Chawla has been a very beautiful and successful actress of the Bollywood film industry and has been a part of many amazing hit films. She has always been a treat to watch and her on-screen presence has always been fantastic. Talking about her married life, she is married to Jay Mehta who is a very rich businessman. There is a very big age difference between them and this can also be a hint that this marriage was a money-driven marriage. Juhi Chawla has also stopped working in films and is now a housewife.
9. Kim Sharma and Ali Punjani
Kim Sharma has appeared in Bollywood films and is mainly famous for her role in the movie, ‘Mahobbatein.’ She has not been a very successful actress in the film industry but has been a part of many controversies. Her image was also very much spoiled because of all the wrong reasons like leaked nudes and other link ups. Later, this actress got married to Ali Punjani who is a very rich Kenya based businessman and after marrying him, Kin Sharma left the film industry.
10. Celina Jaitley and Peter Haag
Celina Jaitley is surely a very gorgeous woman and started off her career with a Bollywood film with Fardeen Khan in the lead role. However, she couldn’t make it big in the Bollywood film industry and her movies did not do well at the box office at all. She was completely struggling in her career but then soon the news of her marriage came. She got married to a very successful and rich Austrian businessman due to which her financial position got secured and now she has twin babies.