Malaika Arora Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Malaika Arora Quick Info
Height 5 ft 3 in
Weight 54 kg
Date of Birth October 23, 1973
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Boyfriend Arjun Kapoor

Malaika Arora is a successful Indian model and accomplished dancer who gained popularity for her chart-topping cameo dance performances in Indian films. She has been frequently cast as one of the judges in entertainment-based competitive reality shows.

Born Name

Malaika Arora

Nick Name

Malla

Malaika Arora in an Instagram selfie as seen in January 2020
Malaika Arora in an Instagram selfie as seen in January 2020 (Malaika Arora / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

Thane, Maharashtra, India

Residence 

Juhu, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Nationality

Indian

Education

Malaika studied in Holy Cross High School, Thane and completed her secondary education from Swami Vivekanand School in Chembur, Maharashtra.

She enrolled for a Bachelor’s degree at Jai Hind College in Southgate, Mumbai but dropped out in the first year because her modeling career started thriving.

Occupation

Dancer, Reality TV Personality, Model, Former VJ / Anchor, Producer, Entrepreneur

Family

  • Father – Anil Arora (Merchant Navy Officer) (Expired)
  • Mother – Joyce Arora (Home Chef)
  • Siblings – Amrita Arora (Younger Sister) (Former Actress, Model, and VJ)
  • Others – Shakeel Ladak (Brother-in-Law) (Businessman), Azaan Ladak (Nephew), Rayaan Ladak (Nephew)

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 3 in or 160 cm

Weight

54 kg or 119 lbs

Malaika Arora in an Instagram post as seen in January 2020
Malaika Arora in an Instagram post as seen in January 2020 (Malaika Arora / Instagram)

Boyfriend / Spouse

Malaika Arora has dated –

  1. Arbaaz Khan (1993–2017) – Malaika met former model turned actor, director, and Indian film producer, Arbaaz during an advertisement shoot for Coffee brand in the early 1990s. She was 18 years old at that time and claimed that both of them fell in love with each other the first time they met. The couple got married in 1998. They have a son named Arhaan (b. November 9, 2002). Due to compatibility issues, Malaika and Arbaaz separated in 2016 and finalized their divorce in May 2017.
  2. Arjun Kapoor (2017–Present) – Relationship rumors between Indian film actor, Arjun Kapoor, and Malaika Arora began in 2017. Arjun is 12 years younger than Malaika. The couple publicly confirmed their relationship in 2019.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

She has Punjabi ancestry on her father’s side and Malayali ancestry on her mother’s side.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Malaika Arora during the announcement of the winners of the 2012 Taiwan Excellence SmarTest contest
Malaika Arora during the announcement of the winners of the 2012 Taiwan Excellence SmarTest contest (Gary Singh / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Distinctive Features

  • Long and slender face and physical frame
  • Prominent cheekbones
  • Maintains sharply arched eyebrows
  • Skilled and graceful dancer

Brand Endorsements

  • As a fashion model and a celebrity, Malaika Arora has endorsed countless brands such as Coffee (1993), Pizza Hut (2003), Oriflame Cosmetics (2006), Streax Pro Hair Straightener and Hair color (2010), Emami Zandu Balm (2010), Dabur 30 Plus Energiser (2012), Sunsilk (2012), Swipe 3D Tablet (2012), Taiwan Excellence Care (2013), Gillette Shave or Crave campaign (2012), APL Footwear (2016), Magnum Ice-cream (2017), Richfeel products and services (2017), Los Angeles Tourism (2018), and many more
  • Other than featuring as a model, Malaika also promotes her business ventures on every online and offline platform such as The Label Life, a luxury lifestyle brand created with Sussanne Khan and Bipasha Basu, and Diva Yoga, a yoga studio based in Bandra.

Malaika Arora Favorite Things

  • City – New York City
  • Los Angeles Beaches – Venice Beach, Manhattan Beach
  • Must-Have LA Experience – Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood
  • Shopping Places (LA) – Westfield Century City
  • LA Coffee Shop – Intelligentsia Coffee, Abbot Kinney Boulevard
  • Off-Beat Place (LA) – Amoeba vintage records shop
  • LA Hotel – Dream Hollywood
  • Travel Companion – Son, Arhaan Khan
  • Must-Try LA local Sport – Surfing at Surf Rider Beach in Malibu
  • LA Venue For Instagrammable Photos – Arts District
  • Beauty IconElizabeth Taylor
  • Fragrance – Bvlgari AQVA
  • Exercise ActivityPilates
  • Make-Up Essential – Blush
  • Indian Meals – Fish-curry rice, Dosa, Idli and sambar
  • Cuisine – Spanish, Japanese
  • Food & Restaurants In Mumbai – Wasabi at the Taj, Thali at Chetna and Rajdhani
  • Suburban Restaurants – Olive, Seijo & the Soul Dish
  • For Sunday Brunch – Mysore Café at Matunga
  • Street Food – Bade Miya and Ranjit’s Vada Pav at Khar
  • Fashion Designers – Wendell Rodricks, Hemant Trivedi, Malini Ramani, Monisha Jaising, Seema Khan
  • Mumbai Stores – Kimaya, Ensemble
  • Mumbai Shoe Shop – Rinaldi at Colaba
  • Residential Area In Mumbai – Cadbury House at Mahalaxmi
  • Comfort Food – Biryani

SourceNDTV, TravelandLeisureIndia.in, Femina, Cosmopolitan.in, MidDay, DNA India, Hindustan Times

Malaika Arora at the launch of the Taiwan Excellence campaign in June 2012
Malaika Arora at the launch of the Taiwan Excellence campaign in June 2012 (Bollywood Hungama / BollywoodHungama.com / CC BY-3.0)

Malaika Arora Facts

  1. She started training in dance at the age of 4. During her childhood, Malaika learned Ballet and Bharatnatyam.
  2. She intended to become a professional ballet dancer and join a dance company in Russia but her modeling career unexpectedly earned her early success when she was barely out of her teens.
  3. The model’s parents named her after the Swahili word for ‘Angel’.

Featured Image by Bollywood Hungama / BollywoodHungama.com / CC BY-3.0

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