Quick Facts of Shivani Shyamalan

Today’s topic is about a famous child, Shivani Shyamalan who was born with a silver spoon in her mouth. Her father, M. Night Shyamalan is a famous American filmmaker and actor who is active in the film industry since 1992. He has directed and appered in varieties of films including Unbreakable (2000), Signs (2002), The Happening (2008), The Last Airbender (2010) and so on.

The famous star, Shivani enjoys a lavish life with the net worth accumulated by her father which is $50 Million. As her basic needs are fulfilled, she would probably choose her career in the film industry. Let’s know more about Shivani in the lower sections.

Family of Shivani Shyamalan

Shivani Shyamalan comes from an Indian family who emigrated to the United States when her father, M. Night Shyamalan was just six weeks old. Her grandfather is Dr. Nelliyattu C. Shyamalan and her grandmother is Dr. Jayalakshmi.

The family photo of Shivani Shyamalan
The family photo of Shivani Shyamalan
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Her father, M. Knight had an interest in film making since a tender age. On one hand, his father wanted him to pursue the family practice of medicine, whereas, his mother, Jayalakshmi always encouraged Night to follow his dream. When Night was seventeen years old, he had already filmed over 45 home movies.

Shivani with her sister, Ishani
Shivani with her sister, Ishani
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Furthermore, Shivani’s mother is Bhavna Vaswani, a homemaker. She grew up along with her two other siblings, Saleka and Ishani. So far, Shivani has not disclosed her educational background.

Marriage of Parents

As we previously said, Shivani Shyamalan was born to her father, M. Night Shyamalan, and mother, Bhavna Vaswani. Her parents met for the first time during their studies at New York University. After dating for a while, the duo exchanged their wedding vows in 1992.

M. Night Shyamalan with his wife, Bhavna Vaswani
M. Night Shyamalan with his wife, Bhavna Vaswani
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During the time, Night was at the start of his career and he had found his wife so much supporting his career in the film industry. After some time, the family of two became a family of five after the duo became proud parents of their three children.

Father, M. Night Shyamalan

As we have already said, M. Night Shyamalan is a famous American actor and filmmaker. His movies are famous due to supernatural plots and twist endings. At the very beginning of his career in 1992, he created a film titled Praying with Anger (1992) and also appeared in it. Following, he directed Wide Awake (1998). In 2000, he directed and made his appearance alongside Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson and Robin Wright Penn in Unbreakable.

Later, Night performed as a director, writer, producer and actor in the films such as Signs (2002), The Village (2004), Lady in the Water (2006), The Happening (2008), After Earth (2013), The Visit (2015) and many other. Recently, in 2019, Night directed and appeared alongside James McAvoy, Bruce Willis, Sarah Paulson, Anya Taylor-Joy in the superhero thriller film, Glass.

Enjoys $50 Million of Father

Shivani Shyamalan is still too young to get involved in any sort of profession. For now, she enjoys the capital of her family, especially her father. Her father, M. Night has an estimated net worth of $50 Million as per the Celebrity Net Worth.


Shivani’s father, Night bought a 125-acre Revenhood estated of Ravenwood in the early 2000s. The house was designed by Richard Cameron.

Night with his wife in front of his house
M. Night with his wife in front of his house
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Their home is located near Philadelphia that is made of English architectural styles.

Box Office Collection

As Night has made varieties of films and TV shows, his creations have made huge collections on the box office. Some of his films with a total budget and its box office collections are given below in the table.

S. N. Movies Total Budget Total Box Office Collection
1. Unbreakable $75 million $248.1 million
2. Signs (film) $72 million $408.2 million
3. The Village (2004 film) $60 million $256.7 million
4. The Happening (2008 film) $48 million $163.4 million
5. The Last Airbender $150 million $319.7 million

As we can see, his films have done great on the box office. So, there is no doubt he made all his capital from his successful creation. At present, he is spending a lavish life with his family.


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