Shilpa Shetty belongs to a traditional family of Mangalore city. Sunanda Shetty and Surendra are the names of her parents and Shilpa is elder daughter of her parents. Her parents are engaged in the business of manufacturing caps (tamper-proof) for various pharmaceutical industries. Shilpa’s first school is in Chembur city known as St. Anthony Girl’s High school but later on she joined Podar College at the place Matunga. During her school days she remained a captain for her volleyball team as well as she was also trained as a Bharatanatyam dancer. She achieved the position of black belt in the game of Karate and presently she is also expert in dancesport. Shamita Shetty is a younger sister of Shilpa and she is also an actress in Bollywood. However, in the year 2005 both the sisters had worked together in Fareb film.
In the year 2009 on 29th March it was revealed that Shetty had purchased a home in England at St. George’s Hill in Weybridge, Surrey. Birth to Baby boy was also given by Shilpa in the year 2012.