One of the most popular faces in the Punjabi film industry, Sonam Bajwa, completes a decade in the film industry this year. She has had an illustrious career with very few lows and mostly ups.
You must be living under a rock if you do not know who
Sonam Bajwa is. She is one of the top actresses in our country who works predominantly in the Punjabi film industry. She has done a few films in the Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu film industries as well. Sonam Bajwa rose to fame in 2012 as she was one of the participants in the Femina Miss India 2012. And the rest is history.
Scroll down to find out Sonam Bajwa’s net worth in 2023 in rupees, her early life, her career trajectory, controversies, her social media handles, number of followers, and answers to some frequently asked questions about her;
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Sonam Bajwa Net Worth
Actress and Model Sonam Bajwa have an estimated net worth of
₹ 41 crores as of 2023. In addition to her acting and modelling projects, Sonam Bajwa endorses many brands as well. As per our sources, Sonam Bajwa charges more than ₹ 50 Lakhs per brand endorsement. In addition to this, she charges ₹ 20 lakhs for each Instagram-sponsored post.
Sonam Bajwa’s revenue from movies, music videos, brand deals, and sponsored Instagram posts play a major role in her increasing net worth. She has worked with numerous clothing brands and makeup products on Instagram, print, and television. Sonam Bajwa mainly works in Punjabi movies and music videos.
Coming to her movie fee, Sonam Bajwa, one of the leading actresses in the Punjabi Film Industry, charges more than ₹ 2.5 crores per film. Considering these multiple sources of revenue, Sonam earns more than ₹ 15 lakhs every month.
Sonam Kapoor is at her peak, but it is very evident from her journey that she has a long way to go, and by looking at her current record, we are very sure that her net worth will increase in the years to come. Let’s look at her net worth in the last five years;
Sonam Bajwa’s net worth in 2019 $ 1.5 Million Sonam Bajwa’s net worth in 2020 $ 2 Million Sonam Bajwa’s net worth in 2021 $ 3 Million Sonam Bajwa’s net worth in 2022 $ 4.5 Million Sonam Bajwa’s net worth in 2023 $ 5 Million
From 2019 her net worth has increased from $ 1.5 Million to $ 5 Million in 2025. Sonam’s growth as an actor is an inspirational example for everyone to follow; she has reached great heights with her dedication to art and consistent hard work.
Sonam Bajwa Early Life Sonam Bajwa was born on 16 August 1989 in the small town of Uttarakhand, India, to a middle-class family. Both her parents are teachers. Sonam grew up in Uttarakhand and finished her schooling there. However, Sonam had big dreams from the beginning; she wanted to be Miss India and had an interest in modeling from a very young age.
It was when she moved to Delhi for college her dream saw the light of day. She decided to give her one shot at her dreams and moved to Mumbai. Sonam participated in Femina Miss India 2012, and from there on, her modeling career kickstarted. Sonam later revealed that her first paycheck was ₹ 8,500 from a modelling assignment.
Things started working in her favor, and she got the opportunity to fulfill her dreams. She started working in Punjabi movies and didn’t stop.
In an interview with
Gippy Grewal (recently seen in ) during promotions of Carry on Jatta 2, Sonam was asked how she was an air hostess before her movie career happened and now she is a star; how hard was it to achieve the stardom that she has today? To which Sonam replied, Mitran Da Naa Chalda ‘I have always been a hard-working person. Even when I was an air hostess, I used to make sure I am doing my work perfectly. Even today, I try to give my 100 percent to whatever I am doing. I think I was just destined to be here, and it was all God’s favour. Otherwise, I come from a very humble background. Both my parents are teachers. They have been immensely supportive of my career choices and never stopped me from doing what I love. Having said that, I don’t take stardom as permanent.’
A simple girl from a small town in Uttarakhand chased her dreams and is now ruling the Punjabi film industry! Sonam’s story is an encouragement to those who feel that outsiders can not make it big in the film industry.
Sonam Bajwa Personal Details
Full Name Sonampreet Kaur Bajwa Profession Former Air Stewardess, Currently – Model and Actress Famous for Her role as Jeeti in ‘Punjab 1984.’ Debut Punjabi film: Best of Luck (2013) Tamil film: Kappal (2014) Telugu film: Aatadukundam Raa (2016) Hindi film: Special appearance in the song ‘Nah Goriye’ in the movie Bala (2019) Birthdate 16 August 1989 Age 33 (as of 2022) Birthplace Nanakmatta, Rudrapr in Uttarakhand, India Zodiac Sign Leo Nationality Indian Hometown Nanakmatta, Rudrapr in Uttarakhand, India School Jaycees Public School, Rudrapur College/University Delhi University Educational Qualification She is a graduate Religious beliefs Sikhism Food preference Non-vegetarian Hobbies Shopping and Travelling Tattoos (if any) She has a tattoo of ‘Jesus’ written on her left hand’s finger. Marital Status Unmarried Boyfriend/Husband Not known
Movies The Holiday (2006) (2007) Taare Zameen Par TV Show The Graham Norton Show and F.R.I.E.N.D.S Sports Cricket and Badminton Sportsperson M.S. Dhoni and Sania Mirza Actor Shah Rukh Khan and Fawad Khan Actress Neeru Bajwa and Madhuri Dixit Cartoon Character Doraemon and Tom & Jerry Song ‘Aane Wala Pal Jaane Wala Hai’ from Golmaal (1979) Ice cream Mango Ice cream Fruit Mango Singer Lata Mangeshkar and Lady Gaga Quote Winning doesn’t always mean coming first; it means you have done better than before By Bonnie Blair Apps Instagram Travel Destination New Zealand, London, and Dubai Physical activity Strength Training Outfit Traditional Indian Wear
Sonam Bajwa Career Sonam Bajwa began her career as an actress in the year 2013 with the Punjabi movie ‘ Best of Luck.’ From being a newcomer in 2013 to becoming one of the highest-paid actresses in the Punjabi Film Industry in 2023, Sonam Bajwa has had a fab decade.
She came, she saw, and she conquered!
In these ten years, Sonam has featured in close to 30 movies and two music videos and has hosted a talk show.
Sonam Bajwa has always said that everything is like a dream to her; coming from a small town in Uttarakhand, she never thought she could achieve so much in life. Sonam has always said that it was her parents’ unconditional support and belief in her that helped her reach where she has reached today.
But Sonam has not compromised her morals to reach the top; in an interview when Sonam was asked if there were something she would never do for any project. To which Sonam Bajwa replied:
“I’ll never do a kissing scene for any film, even if it is Hindi. In fact, that’s one of the reasons why I have not been doing Hindi films… because every second film in Bollywood has a requirement for a kissing scene. I want to be able to sit with my dad and watch my films.”
Let’s take a look at the list of Sonam Bajwa’s projects from 20013 to 2023;
Sonam Bajwa Movies
Year Name of the Movie Role Language 2013 Best of Luck As Simran Punjabi 2014 Punjab 1984 As Jeeti Punjabi 2014 Kappal As Deepika Tamil 2015 Sardaar Ji As Herself Punjabi 2016 Sardaar Ji 2 As Diljyot Punjabi 2016 Babu Bangaram As Herself Telugu 2016 Aatadukundam Raa As Shruthi Telugu 2016 Nikka Zaildar As Manraj Kaur Punjabi 2016 Born To Be King As Preet Punjabi 2017 Manje Bistre As Rano Punjabi 2017 Super Singh As Twinkle Punjabi 2017 Nikka Zaildar 2 As Roop Kaur Punjabi 2018 Carry on Jatta 2 As Meet Punjabi 2019 Guddiyan Patole As Kashmir Kaur aka Kash Punjabi 2019 Muklawa As Taaro Punjabi 2019 Shadaa As Herself Punjabi 2019 Singham As Dr. Nikki Punjabi 2019 Ardab Mutiyaran As Babbu Bains Punjabi 2019 Bala As Swasti Hindi 2020 Jind Meriye As Rehmat Punjabi 2020 Street Dancer 3D As Pammi Hindi 2021 Puaada As Raunak Punjabi 2021 Honsla Rakh As Jasmine Punjabi 2022 Mai Vyah Nahi Karona Tere Naal As Mannat Punjabi 2022 Sher Bagga As Gulaab Kaur Punjabi 2022 Jind Mahi As Lakhwinder Kaur aka Laddo Punjabi 2022 Kaatteri As Shwetha Tamil 2023 Carry On Jatta 3 Yet to be announced Punjabi 2023 Godday Godday Chaa Yet to be announced Punjabi
Year Title Role Language 2021 Dil Diyan Gallan Host Punjabi
Sonam Bajwa Music Videos
Year Name of the Song Artist Director Label 2020 Surma Diljit Dosanjh Arvindr Khaira Sony Music India 2021 Brown Shortie Sidhu Moose Wala Sukh Sanghera Sidhu Moose Wala
Sonam Bajwa Height, Weight, and Body Measurements
It’s a no-brainer that Sonam Bajwa is one the most beautiful and hottest Punjabi actresses and models of this generation. She has a very unique aesthetic and retro vibe that makes her more attractive and appealing.
Height 5 feet 7 inches Or 1.70 metres Weight 56 Kg Or 124 lbs Body Measurements (Breast size, Waist size, Hip size) Breast size – 34 Waist size – 25 Hip size – 34 Skin Tone Wheatish Hair Color Brown Eye Color Brown
Sonam Bajwa Controversy
In 2020, Sonam Bajwa faced Cyberbullying. Some fake accounts were made in her name, and they spread fake chats to malign her image. Sonam took to Instagram to share screenshots of those fake chats and made her displeasure known to people in clear words.
In 2021, Punjabi celebrity Monica Gill criticized Sonam Bajwa for continuing to work with Zee after they telecasted one-sided news in the farmer protest. Sonam Bajwa’s talk show, Dil Diyan Gallan with Sonam Bajwa, airs on Zee Punjabi.
After Sonam revealed her tattoo of ‘Jesus’ written on the finger of her left hand, many questioned her faith. She was asked time and again if she had left Sikhism and converted to Christianity. She put an end to these claims with the following tweets;
Sonam Bajwa Social Media Handles
Recent Activity on Her Social Media
A fan tweeted that if Sonam Baja replies to his tweet, then he will cred up ₹ 1000 to everyone who tags Sonam Bajwa. To which Sonam has a hilarious response; she tells him to share the poster of her upcoming movie now that she has replied to his tweet.
Sonam Bajwa retweeted Gippy Grewal’s countdown tweet for the title track of Carry On Jatta 3. She wrote, ‘Yayyyyyy 1 day to go 🥳’
Sonam Bajwa has not been much active on her Facebook account for two years. Her last post on Facebook dates back to 26 July 2021, when she announced the release date of her movie ‘Puaada’. She put up the following caption with the post,
“Aa rahe haan assi cinemas ch, tussi vi tayaar ho jao apniyaan family naal, 12th August #Puaada releasing worldwide at theatres near you!!!
@AmmyVirk @ThisIsSonamBajwa @aandapicturesofficial @BratFilmsOfficial @ZeeStudios @zeemusiccompany #RupinderChahal @atulbhalla78 @thepawangill @DirectorAnuragSingh @Amanthegill @balli.janjua”
Sonam Bajwa Frequently Asked Questions
Ans: Sonam Bajwa was an air hostess before she entered the world of movies. In 2013 she debuted with the Punjabi film, Best of Luck. She rose to fame after she worked with Diljit Dosanjh in the period drama Punjab 1984 in 2004.
Ans: Airhostess turned model turned actress Sonam Bajwa is famous for her work in the Punjabi Film Industry. She has been a part of various superhit movies like Carry on Jatta, Manje Bistre, Sardaar Ji, Nikka Zaildar, Honsla Rakh, and so forth.
Ans: Sonam Bajwa doesn’t speak about her personal life publicly. As far as we know, Sonam Bajwa is single as of now. However, she was rumored to be dating cricketer K.L. Rahul back in the day.
Ans: Dil Diyan Gallan with Sonam Bajwa is a talk show where she interviews celebs from the Punjabi film industry and around the country. Some of her famous guests include Sidhu Moosewala, Shubham Gill, Gurnam Bhullar, B Praak, Karan Aujla, Nimrat Khaira, Satinder Sartaj, and Afsana Khan, among others.
Ans: No, Sonam Bajwa has not converted to Christianity; she very much still follows Sikhism. She loves Jesus and wants to have a relationship with him beyond the boundaries of religion.
Ans: It was a widespread rumour that Sonam Bajwa and Neeru Bajwa are sisters, but both of them have clarified on various occasions that it’s not true and they are not related.
Ans: Sonam Bajwa is 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Ans: Sonam Bajwa revealed that she doesn’t have any plans to get married any time soon. It was reported that she had married secretly, but it was a false report.
Ans: Sonam Bajwa’s net worth is estimated to be around $ 5 million as of 2023.
Ans: Sonam Bajwa has two movies slated to release in 2023. One is Godday Godday Chaa which will be released on 26 May worldwide. Another is Carry On Jatta 3, which is scheduled to release in theatres worldwide on 29 June.