Dev Patel – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Dev Patel British Actor

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Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Body Measurements 36-12-30 Inches
Bodytype Slim
Height 6 feet 1 inches (1.87 m)
Weight 68 kg (149 lbs)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown

Nickname Dev Patel
Gender Male
Age 34 years old (in 2024)
Date of Birth 23 April 1990
Full Name Dev Patel
Profession Actor
Nationality British
Birthplace Harrow, London, England
Religion Hinduism
Published on June 7, 2024 on 09:15 AM
Zodiac Sign Taurus

Dev Patel is a famous English actor who was born and grown up in London to Indian Hindu parents, Dev made his first screen appearance as Anwar Kharral in first two spells of British TV teen drama serial Skins, playing the role with no professional acting know-how. Patel’s breakthrough came in the year 2008 with the key role of Jamal Malik in Danny Boyle’s serial Slumdog Millionaire, which afterwards won Academy Award for the Best Picture, and for which he was elected for BAFTA Award for the Best Actor and SAG Award for the Best Supportive Actor.

Dev Patel moved ahead to star with enormously successful comedy romance The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel plus its 2015’s sequel, the fantasy movie The Last Airbender, and the science fiction thrilling movie Chappie. His depiction of Neal Sampat on HBO TV series The Newsroom won him a NAACP Image Award nominee for Brilliant Supporting Actor in a Drama serial. In the year 2015, Dev Patel appeared as a mathematician named Srinivasa Ramanujan in the biopic movie The Man Who Knew Infinity. In the same year, he played Saroo Brierley in drama serial Lion. For the second, he received BAFTA Award for the Best Supporting Actor and was elected for an Academy Award, SAG Award and Golden Globe Award.

Dev Patel was born in Harrow, London, United Kingdom on 23t April 1990. He was born to Raj, an IT consultant and Anita, a care worker.  His parents are Indian Gujarati Hindus, however, they both were born in Kenya, where there is a considerable Indian community; they migrated to England distinctly in their teens, and initially met in London. Patel was grown up with Hindu faith. He can speak English fluently, though can also speak Gujarati. Dev’s ancestors hailed from Unjha and Jamnagar in Gujarat. He was raised in Rayners Lane district Harrow and joined Whitmore High School. Dev Patel had his acting debut as Sir Andrew Aguecheek in school’s creation of Twelfth Night. He was bestowed with Best Actor award for his stunning performance.

Patel afterwards attended Whitmore High School, getting an A* in GCSE Drama for his “self-penned character of a kid in the Beslan school siege”. Dev completed his AS Levels with a major in PE, Biology, History, and Drama in the year 2007 at Whitmore High School whilst working on Skins.

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Dev Patel Education

Qualification: Studied Biology, History and Drama

School: Whitmore High School

Dev Patel Career

Profession: Actor

Known For: Famous for starring in The Green Knight movie



Net Worth: USD $3 Million Approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Raj Patel

Mother: Anita Patel

Sister: Trushna Patel

Marital Status: In a relationship

Facts You Never Knew About Dev Patel

  • Dev Patel was born in London, England to Raj Patel and Anita.
  • His Daddy was an IT Specialist. His parents are Hindu with origins in Gujarat India.
  • Both of his Father and Mother were born in Nairobi, Kenya. Afterwards, they both settled in England.
  • As per Dev Patel, His Mom is an encouragement for him.
  • In 2000, Dev Patel started training of Taekwon-do at Rayners Lane Academy.
  • Dev Patel initiated his career in acting when he gave audition for E4 teen drama series Skins.
  • Dev Patel had also some nude scenes In the British Television Show ‘Skins’
  • Dev Patel is only 26 years old.
  • He claims that he is poorest in Mathematics subject.

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Who is Dev Patel?

Dev Patel is a British actor, born on 23 April, 1990 in Harrow, London, England.

How old is Dev Patel?

Dev Patel is 34 years old as of July 2024.

How tall is Dev Patel?

Dev Patel is 6 feet 1 inches (1.87 m).

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  1. Sheree McClernan says:

    Jan 1, 2022
    Having enjoyed ”immensely”, Dev Patel’s acting, I now will look for all movies he portrays in. Wishing the best in life for him and his family.
    Sheree McClernan