Rakhi Sawant – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Rakhi Sawant Indian Actress, Dancer, TV Host, Politician

Her Social Media Profiles

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Body Measurements 36-28-36 inches
Bodytype Slim
Height 5 feet 2 inches (1.60 m)
Weight 60 kg (132 lbs)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Nickname Drama Queen, Controversy Queen
Gender Female
Age 45 years old (in 2024)
Date of Birth 25 November 1978
Full Name Neeru Bheda
Profession Actress, Dancer, TV Host, Politician
Nationality Indian
Birthplace Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Religion Christianity
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius

Rakhi Sawant is a famous Indian movie actress, dancer, politician, TV Actress, Model and television host who primarily recognized for her work in Tamil, Hindi; Telugu; Marathi and Bengali movies.

Rakhi Sawant’s real name was ‘Neeru Bheda’. She has appeared as a host in numerous talk shows on television. She has also starred in movies in different languages like Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Telugu and Tamil. Rakhi Sawant was also starred as one of the contestants of television reality show titled ‘Big Boss’. She made it to top 4 lists of the finalists for the show.

Rakhi Sawant made her debut in a movie titled ‘Agnichakr’. She afterwards portrayed numerous small roles in films. She also initiated to work on dancing songs. Rakhi was also appeared in low-budgeted Bollywood films like Yeh Raaste Hain Pyaar Ke, Jis Desh Mein Ganga Rehta Hain and Joru Ka Ghulam. She also starred in a renowned dancing competition titled ‘Nach Baliye season 3” with Madhuri Dixit’s apparel.

In the year 2003, Rakhi Sawant tried just about four times to emerge as a part of item number in the movie titled ‘Chura Liyaa Hai Tumne’. She got a chance and did the item song produced by Himesh Reshammiya ‘Mohabbat Hai Mirchi’. This song got a good response from audience. Rakhi Sawant was also starred in movie titled ‘Masti’ and ‘Main Hoon Na’.

Rakhi Sawant is a stage artiste and has acted as a host, judge and participant on numerous shows. She was also seen to perform in 57th Film Awards alongside Shahrukh Khan and Ranbir Kapoor in 2012. Rakhi even had an item dance performance alongside Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor in 2015. Kurukshetra, Agnichakra, Saatchya Aat Gharat, 6 Teens, Buddha Mar Gaya, Khamoshh… Khauff Ki Raat, Mumbai Can Dance Saala, Dil Bole Hadippa!, Upeksha are some of her most noticeable movies. “Hil Pori hila” and “Dekhta Hai Kya” are a few of her most renowned dancing songs.

In the year 2014, Rakhi Sawant professed that she was preparing to participate in Lok Sabha elections from North-West Mumbai. She originated her own party named ‘Rashtriya Aam Party’. No specific sign was allocated to the party; she got only a few votes and ultimately lost her credit. Rakhi afterwards joined Indian Republican Party articulating a desire to work for Dalits. She works as party’s state vice-president of female wing.

Check out exclusive ➡facts about Rakhi Sawant.


Rakhi Sawant Education

School: Goklibai High School, Mumbai

College: Mithibai College, Mumbai

Rakhi Sawant Career

Profession: Actress, Dancer, TV Host, Politician


  • Bollywood Film: Agnichakra (1997)
  • Telugu Film: 6 Teens (2001)
  • Tamil Film: Gambeeram (2004)
  • Marathi: Saatchya Aat Gharat (2004)
  • TV: Bigg Boss 1 (2006)
  • Album: Supergirl (2007)

Net Worth: ₹14 crore

Family & Relatives

Father: Anand Sawant

Mother: Jaya Bheda

Brother: Rakesh Sawant

Sister: Usha Sawant

Marital Status: Married

Husband: Adil Khan Durrani

No. of Children: None

Past Relationships:

  • Abhishek Avasthi (Dancer)
  • Elesh Parujanwala (Ex-fiance)
  • Deepak Kalal

Facts You Never Knew About Rakhi Sawant

  • Is Rakhi Sawant addicted to smoking?: No
  • Is Rakhi Sawant alcoholic?: Yes
  • She belongs to a conventional Marathi family. Her mom is a Gujarati whereas her father is a Marathi.
  • In accordance with her, she was a target of child abuse and had to suffer different gender-based prohibitions such as going to salons, standing out in balconies, doing dance in front of public etc.
  • She served as a caterer at Tina Ambani’s wedding ceremony, while she was only 10 years old.
  • In her 11 years of age, her mom cut her long hair and even beat her; only because she participated in Dandia event.
  • In her debut movie titled Agnichakra, Rakhi Sawant used her on-screen name Ruhi Sawant.


Who is Rakhi Sawant?

Rakhi Sawant is an Indian actress, dancer, tv host, politician, born on 25 November, 1978 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

How old is Rakhi Sawant?

Rakhi Sawant is 45 years old as of April 2024.

How tall is Rakhi Sawant?

Rakhi Sawant is 5 feet 2 inches (1.60 m).

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