Shah Rukh Khan was born on November 2, 1965 in New Delhi, India. In 1991, he moved to Mumbai where he married wife Gauri Chibber on October 25 the same year. The couple are parents to son Aryan Khan (b. 1997) and daughter Suhana (b. 2000). In 2013, they welcomed another son Abram who was born through a surrogate mother.
Khan started off his career by starring in TV series from the period of 1988 to 1990. A year after moving to Mumbai, he landed a role in the commercially success film "Deewana" which earned him his first award, Filmfare Best Male Debut Award. His next films "Baazigar" and "Darr" (1993) became hits and automatically raised his career to prominence. His breakthrough, in fact, was through a starring role in "Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge" (1995), after which he was signed to act in critically acclaimed films "Dil To Pagal Hai" (1997), "Kuch Kuch Hota Hai" (1998), "Mohabbatein" (2000), "Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham" (2001), "Devdas" (2002), and "Kal Ho Naa Ho" (2003).
The 2005 fantasy film "Paheli" marked India's official entry to the Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film category while also brought Khan to international recognition. In 2006, he had two hit films "Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna" and "Don - The Chase Begins Again" prior to starring in 2007 sports drama "Chak De! India" and "Om Shanti Om", both of which met critical reception in India as well as abroad.
The year 2010 witnessed Khan experiencing another success with his portrayal of Rizwan Khan, a Muslim suffering from mild Asperger syndrome who sets out on a journey across America to meet the country's president in "My Name Is Khan". The feature became one of Bollywood's highest-grossing films of all time overseas while also won Khan his eighth Filmfare Award for Best Actor. He then appeared in more projects, like "Ra.One", "Don 2", and "Chennai Express".