She is the daughter of actor Jeetendra and Shobha Kapoor, also the sister of actor Tusshar Kapoor. She is single, unmarried..
Ekta Kapoor has produced and co-produced numerous soap operas, television series and movies. Her most famous television venture has been Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, which started airing on STAR Plus in 2000. Since then, the show has continuously been among the top rated programs on Indian television. It was pulled off air for its dipping TRP'S and by a court order in 2008 for its inability to attract audience. Today, Most of her creations begin with the letter "K" due to her superstition that it brings her good luck and fantastic reputation but most recently she has decided to take away from "K" and has started some soap operas with different letters as she did earlier in her career. Some of her other popular creations are Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii, Kasautii Zindagii Kay, Kkusum, Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil, Kitani Mohabbat Hai and Kasamh Se. She has also produced five Bollywood movies out of which Kyaa Kool Hai Hum starred by brother Tusshar Kapoor. After Kyaa Kool Hai Hum, she also co-produced Shootout at Lokhandwala with White Feather Films, Mission Istanbul and recently produced Golmaal Returns. Ekta is planning to launch Munir Moosa from Pakistan. Although Munir has refused the projects, but Ekta is still waiting for the positive gesture.
Her first Venture was HUm Paanch,she started wrking on that serial when she was jus 16.
A proud father Jeetendra ,is all praises for her daughter and the way she has been managing such a huge huge production house Balaji Telefilms......
She is the televsion soap queen......good or bad.....like ot hate it...ppl still watch what she makes...and enjoy it!!!