Arjun Rampal Family, Wedding Pics | Age, Biography, Height, Wiki, Wife, Daughter, Son
Indian film actor
Born: November 26, 1972 (age 45 years), Jabalpur, India
Height: 1.81 m
Spouse: Mehr Jesia (m. 1998)
Upcoming movie: Nastik
Arjun Rampal (born 26 November 1972) is an Indian film actor, producer, screenwriter, model, entrepreneur and a television personality. He made his acting debut in Rajiv Rai’s romance Pyaar Ishq Aur Mohabbat (2001), which flopped at the box office but Rampal earned critical acclaim for his performance and won several awards for his work in the movie including a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut.
He failed to become a lead actor in Bollywood due to the failure of his films during the early part of his career in romance flicks including Deewaanapan (2001), Dil Hai Tumhaara (2002), Dil Ka Rishta (2003), Vaada (2005) and I See You (2006). He got his breakthrough in the industry with his first commercial success Don (2006).
Other commercial successes include Aankhen (2002), Om Shanti Om (2007), Rock On!! (2008), Housefull (2010) and Ra.One (2011). Rampal has enacted lead roles in various genres including the action films Asambhav (2004) and D-Day, thrillers Yakeen (2005) and Roy (2015), socio-political Chakravyuh (2012), crime drama Inkaar (2013) and biopic Daddy (2017), with his films flopping at the box office but he has earned critical acclaim for critics and audiences for his performances and has gained a cult following for his good looks.
Rampal became a film producer with I See You (2006) under his Chasing Ganesha Films banner and played the lead role and then produced the biopic Daddy (2017), for which he also wrote the screenplay. Rampal has received many awards including the prestigious National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor and the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Rock On!
Rampal was born on 26 November 1972 in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India, into a family with a military background. His maternal grandfather Brigadier Gurdayal Singh designed the first artillery gun for the Indian Army post-independence. His paternal family are Punjabi Hindus, while his maternal grandfather was Sikh and his maternal grandmother was Dutch.
He stayed with his mother after the separation of his parents and attended the St. Patrick School (Devlali, Nashik) where his mother was working as a teacher. He then attended the prestigious Kodaikanal International School. He graduated with a degree in economics with honours from Hindu College, Delhi. He went on to become India’s supermodel.
He married Mehr Jesia in 1998 and has two daughters, Mahikaa (born 2002) and Myra (born 2005).
Real Name Arjun Rampal
Profession Model, Actor and Producer
Physical Stats & More
Height in centimeters- 185 cm
in meters- 1.85 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 1”
Weight in Kilograms- 84 kg
in Pounds- 185 lbs
Body Measurements – Chest: 43 Inches
– Waist: 34 Inches
– Biceps: 15 Inches
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black
Date of Birth 26 November 1972
Age (as in 2016) 44 Years
Birth Place Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Sagittarius
Signature Arjun Rampal signature
Hometown Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India
School St. Patrick school, in Deolali, Maharashtra
College Hindu College, University of Delhi, New Delhi
Educational Qualifications B.A. in Economics
Debut Film Debut: Pyaar Ishq Aur Mohabbat (2001)
Pyaar Ishq Aur Mohabbat
TV Debut: Nach Baliye 4 (2008, as a judge)
Family Father- Amarjeet Rampal
Arjun Rampal childhood photo with his parents
Mother- Gwen Rampal (Teacher)
Arjun Rampal with his mother
Sister- Komal (Younger)
Arjun Rampal with his sister
Address 104 Hill Post, Shirley Rajan Road, Opp. Stringfield High School, Bandra, Mumbai
Hobbies Reading, driving, playing guitar and cricket
• Earlier, he and Shah Rukh Khan used to be best friends until they had a fight after the film Ra.One, as it was rumoured that Arjun was not happy as his role was edited in SRK’s production film. However, Arjun rubbished the rumours.
• Arjun and his wife Mehr were blamed for the poor performance of Indian players at IPL, as they planned and organised IPL after parties after the matches that was one of the reasons for their poor performance.
• In 2012, Ram Gopal Varma had gone to Arjun’s house for script narration, where he said that he hates dogs and kids. After which, Mehr asked him to leave as they not only have a dog but also 2 daughters.
• After, Hrithik Roshan and Sussanne Roshan separated in 2014, rumours started taking rounds that the reason behind their separation was Arjun.
Arjun Rampal with Suzanne Khan
Favourite Food Spaghetti Carbonara, Dhansak, Tandoori Chicken
Favourite Actor Amitabh Bachchan, Christian De Sica, Robert De Niro, Brad Pitt
Favourite Actress Smita Patil, Manisha Koirala, Madhuri Dixit, Scarlett Johansson
Favourite Film Bollywood: Sholay, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Satya
Hollywood: Goodfellas, Scarface, Cinema Paradiso
Favourite Musician Jim Morrison
Favourite TV Shows American: House of Cards, Game of Thrones
Favourite Color Black and White
Favourite Sport Cricket
Favourite Perfume Creed, Diptique, Jo Malone and Alive
Favourite Fashion Designer Rohit Bal and Tarun Tahiliani
Favourite Restaurant Le Pain Quotidien in Mumbai
Favourite Destination New York
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Mehr Jesia (Model)
Wife/Spouse Mehr Jesia, Model (1998-present)
Arjun Rampal with his wife Mehr Jesia
Marriage Date Year 1998
Children Son- N/A
Daughters- Maahika and Myra
Arjun Rampal with his daughters
Cars Collection Mercedes SLR Mclaren, Range Rover, BMW 7-Series, Porsche Cayenne, Toyota Corolla
Arjun Rampal Mercedes SLR Mclaren chrome plated
Salary 7-8 Crore/film (INR)
Net Worth $15 million
Some Lesser Known Facts About Arjun Rampal
Arjun belongs to a multicultural family as he was born to a Sikh father and a Dutch mother.
After the separation of his parents, his upbringing was done by his mother.
His maternal grandfather, Brigadier Gurdayal Singh was an engineer who contributed in making the 1st artillery gun for the Indian army, after independence. 1st artillery gun for the Indian army after independence
He started modelling at the age of 17, and at the age of 20, he became a supermodel. Arjun Rampal in his modelling days
He was the Society’s Face Of The Year in 1994.
His wife Mehr was also a supermodel of 90s, and was the winner of the Femina Miss India in 1986.
During his struggling days as a model, fashion designer Rohit Bal met him at a disco party, where he got impressed by his looks and helped him in his modelling career.
He is cousin of Bollywood actress, Kim Sharma. Arjun Rampal with Kim Sharma
He has a production company called Chasing Ganesha Films.
His villain’s role in the film Om Shanti Om (2007) was initially offered to Shiney Ahuja.
In 2009, he won the National Award for the Best Supporting Actor for Rock On!!.
In 2012, he launched his signature fragrance collection, Alive. Arjun Rampal Alive
He was #1 in the Times 50 Most Desirable Men of 2012 with 7.01 lakh votes received online.
He has tattooed names of his daughter on his arms. Arjun Rampal tattoos
He is the co-owner of a nightclub, Lap in Mumbai where seldom he plays as a DJ. Arjun Rampal Lap nightclub
He played the role of Mumbai’s gangster-turned-politician Arun Gawli in the film Daddy (2017).