Betty Kapadia

Betty Kapadia

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Late Betty Kapadia is the mother of the Bollywood actress Dimple Kapadia. Similarly, Betty Kapadia is also the grandmother of another Indian celebrity, Twinkle Khanna.

Early life

The late Betty Kapadia was born in October of 1939. She was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Hence, she was an Indian by nationality. Like the majority of the Indians, she was a Hindu by religion. Similarly, she was born and raised in a simple family. She lived with her family which included her mother, father, and her sister, outside the main city area before her marriage.

However, the names of her family members are not obtainable in the present. Details regarding her family are no longer available. There is little to no information regarding her family background. The names of her parents and other details such as their occupations, etc are unobtainable.

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Caption: Betty Kapadia and Akshay Kumar posing together. Source: The Economic Times

Education

She gained her education from the local government schools in the area she resided at that time. Therefore, the name of the institution is unavailable. Furthermore, for her higher studies, she joined the University of Mumbai. There, she majored in English.

Career

Back then in India, most women didn’t have jobs. Although few women worked and were independent, it wasn’t common practice back then. Many women got married and lived the rest of their lives as a housewife. Betty Kapadia was also one of those women. She got married and lived the rest of her life as a housewife, taking care of her family. Thus, there isn’t much to talk about her career in general. However, her daughter Dimple Kapadia was unlike her mother. She built herself a very successful career in the Indian film industry. To date, she is a well-known actress.

Dimple Kapadia now 63 years old, first started her career in acting when she was only 14 years old. She has come a long way in her career as an Indian heroine. Today, she is among the best actresses in the Indian film Industry. She debuted with the 1973 teen romance “Bobby”. Success wasn’t too difficult for Dimple.

Her dream of becoming an actress came true very soon, so did success. With her mesmerizing looks and effortless acting, Dimple quickly made her place in the hearts of her audience. She has worked in amazing movies throughout her career. A few of her movies are “Saagar(1984)”, “Rudaali(1993)”, “Gardish(1993)”, “Leela(2002)”, “Cocktail(2012)”, and many more. Similarly, Dimple has also received numerous awards for her diverse roles in different movies.

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Caption: Betty Kapadia with her granddaughter Twinkle Khanna back in the days. Source: Hindustan Times

Net Worth

Unfortunately, her net worth is not available. However, we have her daughter Dimple Kapadia’s estimated net worth. Moreover, Dimple’s total net worth in the present is about $10 million. Similarly, she owns many properties and assets in her country. Although, her accurate stats are not recorded.

Relationship Status

Betty Kapadia was married to an Indian businessman Chunnibhai Kapadia. She and Chunnibhai had an arranged marriage. Furthermore, they had a happy married life. Similarly, they had 4 children altogether.

She has 3 beautiful daughters and 1 son. Likewise, the names of her children are; Dimple Kapadia, Simple Kapadia, Reem Kapadia(Daughters), and Munna Kapadia(Son). All her children are successful in life today.

Death

Sadly, she passed away at the age of 80. She died on November 30, 2019, in Hinduja Healthcare Hospital, Khar. She was suffering from respiratory illness in the last stages of her life. Many people came to offer their condolences during her last rituals. Her family members held a very simple funeral to honor her.

Her family members including her beloved granddaughter Twinkle Khanna and child-in-law Akshay Kumar, took it to their social media accounts to post heartfelt condolence in the memory of the late Betty Kapadia.

Body Measurement and Social Media

Betty stood at a height of 5 feet and 4 inches. Likewise, her hair was originally black which with time turned white. Moreover, her eye color was dark brown. She was a very beautiful woman inside and out.

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Caption: A photo of Betty Kapadia along with Akshay and his daughter. Source: News Track English

She wasn’t active on any social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook.