10+ Shocking facts of Dilip Joshi (Jethalal) Age, Wiki and Biography

Dilip Joshi is a Television as well as a film actor. He does most of the acting in Hindi Television serial and Bollywood Films. He belongs to Gujarat, India.

The debut of him in Television serials comes from the serial name “Kya Baat Hai” in 1997. He rose his name by acting in a renowned television serial named “Taarak Mehra Ka Ooltah Chasmah“.

In this serial, Dilip Joshi does the role of Jethalal Champaklal Gadda which runs from 2008 to Present. With the acting in Hindi serial, he earned the sixteen Award for being the best actor in Comic role.


Dilip Joshi Wiki and Personal Details

Real NameDilip Joshi
Famous ForHindi Television Show ( Taarak Mehta ka Ooltah Chasma)

Dilip Joshi knew on the internet by Jethalal Champaklal Gadda. He rose his fame by doing the acting in the Indian Sitcom “Taarak Mehra Ka Ooltah Chasmah”

Moreover, he was noticed in Bollywood films also do have some entertainment to the audience. With the role as a Jethalal Gadda, Dilip Joshi won the heart of many people to make the audience laugh.

“Taarak Mehra Ka Ooltah Chasma”  television sitcom is popular in India and everyone enjoys watching the show with their family. Apart from it, he also earned 2nd Indian Tally Awards for the show “Shubh Mangal Shavdhan”.


Dilip Joshi Birthday, Age and Biography

Birth DateMay 26, 1968
Age52 Years ( As of 2020)
Birth PlaceGosa Village, Porbandar, Gujarat, India
Home TownGosa Village, Porbandar, Gujarat, India
CasteGujarati Brahmin
Zodiac SignGemini

Dilip Joshi is born in the small village Gosa which belongs to Porbandar District of Gujarat, India. He belongs to the same place where he was born. Nowadays, he mostly saw in Mumbai because of shooting work.

He is an Indian and follows the Hindu religion. Dilip Joshi or Jethalal Champaklal Gadda born on 26 May 1968 in the Gujarati family. Currently, he is 52 years of age still looks as fit as a fiddle.

The Zodiac sign of Dilip Joshi is Gemini. In the family of Dilip Joshi, he has one son and one daughter and lives in Mumbai. He is well known nowadays with his acting in Indian sitcom.

Dilip Joshi Physical Appearance

Height5 Feet and 5 Inches (165cm)
Weight80 KG
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Body Measurement42-36-12 Inches
Chest Size42 Inches
Waist Size36 Inches
Biceps Size12 Inches
Shoe Size10 Inches

The height of Dilip Joshi is 5 feet and 5 inches which almost 165 cm. Looking at the appearance of his body he is fat and handsome. The Bodyweight of Jethalal Champaklal Gadda is 80 kg.

Dilip Joshi Body measurement is 42-36-12 inches. In which chest, waist and Biceps size is 42,36,12 inches simultaneously. The shoe size of Dilip Joshi is 10 inches.


There is no tattoo on the body of ” Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chasmah ” actor. The colour of his hair is Black while the colour of his eyes is Dark Brown. He doesn’t like to do exercise and so he does the acting as a businessman in the show.

Dilip Joshi wife and family

Father NameNot Known
Mother NameNot Known
Wife/SpouseJaymala Joshi
Son NameRitwik Joshi
Daughter NameNeeyati Joshi

Dilip Joshi Wife name is Jaymala Joshi which lives in Mumbai, India. In the sitcom, ‘ Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chasmah’ Jethalal wife name is Daya Jethalal Gadda.

In the family of Dilip Joshi, there are a total of four members including his wife and two children. The name of Dilip Joshi son and Daughter is Ritwik Joshi and Neeyati Joshi.

Dilip Joshi Education/Qualification

SchoolNot Known
College/ UniversityNarsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai
CourseBachelor of Commerce

From research, it is clear that Dilip Joshi completed his Bachelor degree in Mumbai. By the way, the school information is not available on the Internet from where he had passed out.

Dilip Sir grabs a Bachelor degree from the field of Commerce in Mumbai. The name of the college in which he has studied is Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai, India.

Dilip Joshi Career

Dilip Sir started his career by making a debut in Bollywood film. In 1989, he does the role of Ramu in Bollywood film ” Maine Pyar Kiya”. Later on, he appeared in many Gujarati drama shows and television show.

Indian Television Show

YearSerial Name
1985Kabhi Yeh Kabhi Woh
1997Kya Baat Hai
1998-1999Daal Main Kala
1998-1999Kora Kagaz
1998-1999Do Aur Do Panch
1998-2001Huk Sab Ek Hain
1999Yeh Duniya hai Rangee
2001Rishtey- the love Story
2002-2004Shubh Mangal Savadhan
2003-2004Meri Bewi Wonderful
2004Aaj Ke Shrimaan Shrimati
2004Kudkudiya House No 43
2004Hum Sab Baarati
2004Bhagwan Bachaye Inko
2004-2006CID- Special Bureau
2007Agdam Bagdam Tigdam
2008 Present-Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chasma

One of the drama show named Bapu Tame Kamaal Kari with Amit Mistry and Sumeet Raghavan. This trio also appeared in the television show Shubh Mangal Shavadhan.

He also starred in the television show ‘Kya Baat Hai’ and ‘Yeh Duniya Hai Rangeen’ while acting as a South Indian. Apart from the television show, the appears in Bollywood films also.

He does the acting in Bollywood movies ‘Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani’ and ‘Hum Aapke Hai Kaun!’. Currently, he doing the role of Jethalal Champaklal Gadda in “Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chasmah” Indian television sitcom.

Credits:- Bollywood Thikana

Bollywood Television Show

1989Maine Pyar Kiya
1992Hun Hunshi Hunshilal
1994Hum Aapke Hai Kaun
1998Sar Aakhon par
2000Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani
2000Khiladi 420
2001One 2 Ka 4
2002Dil Hai Tumhaara
2008Don Muthu Swami
2009Dhoodte Reh Jaaoge
2009What’s your Raashee?

Dilip Joshi Income and Net Worth

Monthly Income80 lakh
Annual Income10-12 Crore Approximately
Estimated 2019 Net Worth$4-5 Million
Income SourceTV Actor and Film Actor

Dilip Joshi is well known for being the actor of a famous Hindi serial “Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chasma”. From this show, only he earns around 50 lakhs per month.

He charges 1.70 lakh per episode and he is one of the highest charged actors in Television Sitcom. Apart from it, he appeared in many Bollywood Films.

The Annual income of Dilip Joshi lies between $4-5 million per annum. He also does acting in the advertisement as well. This would be the extra income he generates for another source like an advertisement or as a guest appearance.

Unknown Facts about Dilip Joshi

  1.  He started doing acting at a young age of just 12.
  2.  He joined the Little Theatre Academy where his first play was Ranchhod Rangila
  3.  Dilip Sir appeared in many Gujarati dramas like Bapu Tamme Kamaal kari and Jalsa Karo Jayantilal.
  4.  At his college day, he had been awarded for Indian National Theatre best actor award for twice.
  5.  He is pure Vegetarian as he belongs to Brahmin category.
  6.  He wons more than 15 awards from the ” Taarak Mehta ka Ooltah Chasmah” show.

Frequently Ask Questions

1) How much Dilip Joshi earns per episode?

As per the report, Dilip Joshi charges 1.7 lakh per episode. Moreover, he is one of the highest-paid actors in Indian television serial.

2) Who is Dilip Joshi aka Jethalal Wife?

The wife of Dilip joshi is Jaymala Joshi. He is the famous comedian and actor who married with Jaymala Joshi and have two children.

In the Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chasmah, Jethalal wife name is Daya which is not her official wife.

3) How Old is Dilip Joshi?

The age of Dilip Joshi is 52 years as per the year 2000. He was born in 26th May 1968 in the small village of Porbandar.

4) Is Dilip Joshi Married?

Yes, Dilip joshi married to Jaymala Joshi. He has two children named Ritwik Joshi and Neeyati Joshi.

5) Who is the father of Jethalal?

Amit Bhatt is the Indian television actor who born in 19th August 1972. Currently, playing the role of Champaklal Jayantilal Gada as a father of Jethalal in Taarak Mehta ka Ooltah Chasmah.

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