When we talk about star wives we imagine women who just sit at their lavish houses enjoying their life with the money earned by their parents. But when we talk about Bollywood star wives, then we can’t be sure about it. They do live a lavish life but they also love to be independent and earn their own money.
It’s not like they don’t get money from their husbands, it’s just that they are not dependent on a man to fulfill their needs. They know their worth and also love to work for the sake of it. Almost all the star wives are into something. Either they invest in the industry or run their own different business.
We have brought you the list of such star wives who love to work and are running their successful businesses. Take a look!
1- Tanya Deol
Bobby Deol’s wife Tanya learned interior designing and started it by just designing furniture. But then she started her career with it and soon she set up a business. Her home decor store is called ‘The Good Earth’. She has designed many celebrity houses as well.
2- Adhuna Bhabani
Alright, she is no more the wife of a star, but this strong-headed lady deserves to be mentioned in this list. Born to a Bengali father and an English mother, Farhan Akhtar’s ex-wife has been the most unconventional Bollywood star wife ever. She is a renouned hairstylist and the founder of BBLUNT, India’s prominent hair styling salon chain.
3- Kiran Rao Khan
This super-intellectual lady is not just the star wife of Bollywood’s Mr. Perfectionist, Aamir Khan, but is a director, producer and screenwriter too. Her debut film, Dhobi Ghat was critically acclaimed. She is a vegan who firmly holds her beliefs. And, this feminist had no qualms in declaring that she conceived her son through surrogacy.
4- Manyata Dutt
She is the CEO of her husband, Sanjay Dutt’s production house, Sanjay Dutt Productions. She is a socialite and an activist, and a regular face of social campaigns. She managed everything on her own when her husband was serving sentence in the jail. Maanayata has been a pillar of strength for Sanjay during trying times.
5- Twinkle Khanna
Twinkle Khanna did not have a very successful career in films. But she sure as hell knows how to run a business. She is the owner of an interior designing firm named ‘The White Window’. She is also a newspaper columnist. Her debut novel ‘Mrs. Funnybones’ sold more than 1 lac copies. She also a producer in the film industry and produced Akshay’s ‘Padman‘.
6- Mehr Rampal
The former Miss India and a super model is the wife of Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal. Mehr has worked with all the leading fashion designers. She owns a production company called Chasing Ganesha which produced the movie I See you.
7- Sussane Khan
The ex wife of Hrithik Roshan, Sussanne has always lived her life like a princess but she never relied on her parents or superstar husband for anything. She is a self-made woman. She owns two of the biggest interior designing firms in Mumbai named as ‘House of Design’ and ‘The Charcoal Project’.
8- Mana Shetty
Mana Shetty is the wife of Suniel Shetty. She is the owner of a number of businesses. She owns a chain of luxury hotels, a construction business, fashion stores, a home decor store, and she is also related to various NGOs.
9- Gauri Khan
Gauri Khan is also known as the first lady of Bollywood. She is not just the wife of one of the biggest Bollywood star but is also an independent businesswoman. She is the co-owner of Red Chillies Entertainment and Kolkata Knight Riders. She also owns an interior designing firm. She has designed the houses of many Bollywood stars. Her aura is such that it can challenge the charm of Shah Rukh Khan as well. She also launched her clothing and accessories collection for Satya Paul twice.
10- Seema Khan
Seema Khan, wife of Sohail Khan, is a famous fashion designer and designs dresses and costumes for actors and actresses of Bollywood industry. She first rose to fame when she was working for ‘Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahin’. She designed the look of the protagonist of the show Jassi a.k.a Mona Singh.