Riteish Deshmukh Biography, Facts & Life Story

Riteish Deshmukh Indian Actor, Producer, Architect

Quick Facts

Nickname:Navra

Full Name:Riteish Vilasrao Deshmukh

Profession:Actor, Producer, Architect

Nationality:Indian

Age (as of 2019):40 years old

Date of Birth:17 December 1978

Birthplace:Latur, Maharashtra, India

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:5 feet 11 inches (1.80 m)

Weight:73 kg (161 lbs)

Chest:41 Inches

Biceps:13 Inches

Hair Color:Black

Eye Color:Dark Brown

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Celebrity Favorites

Hobbies:Playing cricket

Favorite Actor:Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan

Favorite Actress:Madhuri Dixit, Sridevi

Favorite Food:Mutton biryani, Aamti, Puran poli, Kolhapuri fish, Shrikhand

Favorite Color:Black


Riteish Deshmukh is a renowned Indian movie actor; film producer and architect. He was born in Latur, India on 17th December 1978. Ritesh was born to an affluent political personality named late Vilas Rao Deshmukh. Riteish’s realistic and sensible nature has always made him dearest to his fans.

Ritesh Deshmukh earned his Degree with a major in Architecture from Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute and afterwards practiced his line of work with a foreign architectural firm for more than a year. He is the owner of Evolutions, a renowned interior designing and architectural firm within India. He also pursued his graduation degree from Lee Strasberg Theatre School New York.

Ritesh Deshmukh dated famous Indian actress Genelia D’Souza for more than eight years and regardless of their religious discrepancies, the couple got married with Marathi ethnicities on February 3, 2012, trailed by a low publicized wedding ceremony.

In the year 2003, Ritesh Deshmukh made his first debuted with the movie titled “Tujhe Meri Kasam” which was not a very renowned movie, although his later movie “Masti” in the year 2004 had been a great box office hit and after that Ritesh never looked back and was ultimately successful in mounting up the ladder of popularity in a shorter span of time.

At present, Ritesh Deshmukh is considered amongst the most popular comedians in the Hindi movie industry and is rather capable of portraying comedy roles with greater level of ease. He has been the most favorite to comic lovers. With his capability and efficiency he has been amongst those comedians to bag in a number of awards for his remarkable performances in comic roles. Ritesh has always been an indulgence to comic lovers with natural flow in his characters and his meticulous sense of time and for sidesplitting delivery of dialogues.

Facts You Never Knew About Riteish Deshmukh!

    • Riteish Deshmukh belongs to a political family with National Congress, as his father, Vilasrao Deshmukh, has offered his services as Chief Minister of Maharashtra, India, two times. His brothers are also allied with National Congress Party and he is also a faithful campaigner of the party.
    • Riteish is a professional architect and initiated his career in the similar profession in New York.
    • Ritesh Deshmukh is the owner of a designing firm named Evolution Architectural Design Studio.
    • His impeccable comic timing in adult comic movie Masti proven him as a successful actor.
    • In the year 2006, Ritesh amended the spells of his name from Ritesh to Riteish, owing to some numerological recommendations.
    • Once Genelia met to Riteish for the very first time, she had an insight about Riteish that he is the son of a Chief Minister so he possibly has been a slipshod brat.
    • On his very first dating with Genelia, he served her with a Samosas plate. He afterwards dated Genelia for more than 8 years prior getting married to her in the year 2012.
    • Ritesh is 9 years elder than Genelia.
    • Ritesh Deshmukh enjoys playing cricket and is the proprietor of Veer Marathi; team under Celebrity Cricket League.

Riteish Deshmukh Education

Qualification: Degree in Architecture

School: G D Somani Memorial School, Mumbai

College: Kamala Raheja School of Architecture, Mumbai
The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute, California, USA

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Riteish Deshmukh Career

Profession: Actor, Producer, Architect

Debut TV Series/Movie:

  • Film: Tujhe Meri Kasam (2003, Bollywood)
  • Lai Bhaari (2014, Marathi)
  • Production: Balak-Palak (2012)
  • TV: India’s Dancing Superstar (2013, as a judge)

Salary: 4-5 crore/film (INR)

Net Worth: $30 million

Family & Relatives

Father: Late Vilasrao Deshmukh (Politician)

Mother: Vaishali Deshmukh (Homemaker)

Brother(s): Amit Deshmukh (Elder, Politician), Dheeraj Deshmukh (Younger, Politician)

Sister(s): None

Marital Status: Married

Wife/Girlfriend: Genelia D'Souza (m.2012-present)

Son(s): Riaan Deshmukh (born in 2014), Rahyl Deshmukh (born in 2016)

Daughter(s): None

Ex Girlfriends:

  • Genelia D’Souza (Actress)

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