Vikas Khanna Biography: Age, Wife, Net Worth, Movies, Nationality, Books, Wikipedia, Instagram

Vikas Khanna is an Indian-born filmmaker, cookbook author, chef, restaurateur and humanitarian. He rose to fame as one of the judges on the cooking show MasterChef India.

Khanna has earned a name in India and internationally for his passion for Indian cuisine.


  • Full name: Vikas Khanna
  • Date of Birth: November 14, 1971
  • Age: 52
  • Sex: Male
  • Birthplace: Amritsar, Punjab, India
  • Nationality: India
  • Occupation: Chef, restaurateur, cookbook author, filmmaker, humanitarian
  • Height: 178cm
  • Parents: None
  • Siblings: Radhika Khanna (sister)
  • Spouse: No
  • Children: None
  • Relationship status: None
  • Net worth: $5 million

Early life and education

Vikas Khanna, 42 years old, was born on November 14, 1971 in Amritsar, Punjab, India.

Growing up in a Punjabi family, he has a deep connection to his culture’s rich flavors and diverse culinary traditions.

Khanna faced physical challenges early in life, as he was born with a leg deformity known as clubfoot. Despite this, he persevered and overcame his limitations, and was able to run by the age of 13.

Khanna completed his schooling from St. Francis School, Amritsar. He then joined Manipal Institute of Higher Education to study Hotel Management and graduated in 1991 to pursue his passion for culinary arts.

He sought further knowledge and expertise and attended the Culinary Institute of America and New York University.

personal life

Vikas Khanna has always been very private about his personal life and there is very limited information available about his relationship.

It is not clear what his current marital status is or whether he has any children.


Khanna began his culinary career in India, where he worked for renowned hotel chains such as Taj Hotels, Oberoi Group, Welcome Group and Leela Group of Hotels.

However, he gained international recognition after moving to New York, where he worked at such prestigious restaurants as Salaam Bombay and The Café at the Rubin Museum of Art before becoming executive chef at Junoon, an upscale Indian restaurant in Manhattan’s Flatiron district.

With his expertise in Indian cuisine, Khanna had the opportunity to work with renowned chefs such as Gordon Ramsay, Eric Ripert, Bobby Flay and Jean-Georges Vongerichten.

He has also appeared on various cooking shows including MasterChef Australia and Hell’s Kitchen.

Apart from cooking, Vikas Khanna has also made a huge contribution as a filmmaker, producing documentaries such as Sacred Kitchen and Grateful Kitchen that explore the relationship between food and faith.

Khanna also made his directorial debut, The Last Colour, which focused on the struggles of the underprivileged in Benares, India.

net worth

Vikas Khanna’s net worth is estimated to be $5 million.

His success as a chef, restaurateur, author and filmmaker contributed to his financial prosperity.

social media

  • Instagram account: @vikaskhannagroup
  • Twitter: @TheVikasKhanna


  • The Last Color (Director)
  • Holy Kitchen (Producer)
  • Thanksgiving Kitchen (Producer)


  • Ayurveda Food and the Science of Life
  • The Spice Story of India
  • New York Chefs Cook for a Living
  • Modern Indian Cooking
  • Flavour First: An Indian Chef’s Culinary Journey
  • My Great Indian Cookbook
  • Food Sutra: Lessons in Love
  • Everyone can cook
  • Young chef
  • Spices of bliss: the essence of Indian kitchens
  • A hymn from the soil: a vegetarian legend
  • Amritsar, the Golden City
  • Barefoot Queen
  • Imaginary Rain

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