Who is Sushmita Sen and is she married?

SUSHMITA Sen celebrated her 29-year anniversary of being crowned Miss Universe on May 21.

She announced that she was “not married” but “surrounded by love” after confirming her new romance.

Who is Sushmita Sen?

Sen is a model and actress born November 19, 1975 in India.

As a teenager, Sen won the title Femina Miss India Universe in 1994 which earned her the right to compete at the prestigious Miss Universe contest.

She was crowned winner of the Miss Universe 1994 pageant making her the first Indian to do so.

In 2017, Sen returned to the Miss Universe world but this time as one of the judges.

What has Sushmita Sen starred in?

Since her crowning glory, Sen became a film actress with her first movie Dastak in 1996 followed by the 1997 Tamil action film, Ratchagan.

Two years later Sen won the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress in the film Biwi No. 1 – the second highest-grossing movie of 1999.

The star received critical claim for her role in Aarya but it was her breakout performance in Main Hoon Na in 2004 that became her biggest success.

Other notable film roles include Aankhen (2002), Main Hoon Na (2004), and Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya? (2005), Dulha Mil Gaya (2010), No problem (2010) and Nirbaak (2015).

In 2020 the Bollywood star appeared in Disney Hotstar’s TV Series Aarya earning her a 2021 Critic’s Choice Award.

Is Sushmita Sen married?

Sen has not been married but has been linked to a number of high-profile men.

She is currently dating London-based cricket administrator and businessman Lalit Modi.

Does Sushmita Sen have any children?

Sen has two teenage daughters, Renee and Alisah – both were adopted.

She adopted Renee in 2000 and later adopted Alisah in 2010.

Speaking of the adoption, Sen said: “The wisest decision I made at the age of 24 was to become a mother. It stabilised my life.

“People think it was a great act of charity but it was self-preservation”.

What is Sushmita Sen’s net worth?

Sen has an estimated net worth of £9.6 million ($12 million).

The former Miss Universe also amassed her fortune from her successful business, Tantra Entertainment.

What does Sushmita Sen do now?

Sen is currently working on her web series Aarya season 3.

When not acting, Sen is working in her event management business and lives in Mumbai raising her two daughters.