Vivek Oberoi Biography, Height, Weight, Age, Movies, Wife, & Net Worth

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Vivek Oberoi is an Indian actor, businessman, and philanthropist. He works predominantly in the Bollywood and is best known for his role as “Kaal” in the film, ‘Krrish 3.’ Let’s find out some interesting facts about Vivek Oberoi.

Vivek Oberoi Biography, Height, Weight, Age, Net Worth

Vivek Oberoi was born on 3 September 1976 (age 42 years; as of 2018) in Hyderabad, India. He was born as Vivek Anand after the Hindu Monk Swami Vivekananda. He shortened his name to Vivek when he joined movies, as he believed that romancing and dancing onscreen with that name would be an insult to the monk. He did his schooling at Hyderabad Public School, Hyderabad, and went on to Mayo College, Ajmer, Rajasthan to complete his further education. Vivek was a great athlete during his school days. He used to participate in all kinds of sports like hockey, table-tennis, cricket, and football. He was even a part of his school’s hockey team and played at the state and national levels. Also Read: Sara Tendulkar Biography, Boyfriend, Family, Age & More

Real Name Vivek Anand Oberoi
Nickname Rockstar
Profession Actor, Businessman, Philanthropist
Height 5’10”
Weight 80 Kg
Hair Colour Black
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Date of Birth 3-Sep-76
Birth Place Hyderabad, India
Nationality Indian
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Virgo
Hometown Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

 

Vivek Oberoi Education

Qualification: Master’s Degree in Film Acting

School: Hyderabad Public School, Hyderabad

College: Mayo College, Ajmer

Vivek Oberoi Career

Profession: Actor, Businessman, Philanthropist

Debut TV Series/Movie: Film: Company (2002)
TV: India’s Best Dramebaaz – Season 1 (2013)

Salary: 3-4 crore/film (INR)

Net Worth: $14 million

Vivek Oberoi Family & Relatives

Father: Suresh Oberoi (Actor)

Mother: Yashodhara Oberoi

Brother(s): None

Sister(s): Meghna Oberoi

Marital Status: Married

Wife/Girlfriend: Priyanka Alva (m.2010–present)

Son(s): Vivaan (born in 2013)

Daughter(s): Ameyaa (born in 2015)

Ex-Girlfriends:

  • Gurpreet Gill (Ex-fiancee)
  • Rani Mukerji (Actress, Rumour)
  • Aishwarya Rai (Actress)

Vivek Oberoi Favorites

Hobbies: Social work, cooking, boxing

Favorite Actor: Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Ajay Devgan, Hrithik Roshan

Favorite Actress: Madhuri Dixit, Vidya Balan, Priyanka Chopra

Favorite Food: Apple Pie, Payasam, Rasmalai, Gulab Jamum, Sonpapdi

Favorite Color: Black

Vivek Oberoi Movies

Year Title Role
2002 Company Chandrakant “Chandu” Nagre
Road Arvind Chauhan
Saathiya Aditya Sehgal
2003 Dum Uday Shinde
Darna Mana Hai Amar
2004 Yuva Arjun Balachandran
Kyun…! Ho Gaya Na Arjun Khanna
Masti Meet Mehta
2005 Kaal Dev Malhotra
Kisna Kisna Singh
Deewane Huye Pagal Narrator (Sutradhar)
2006 Home Delivery: Aapko… Ghar Tak Sunny Chopra
Pyare Mohan Mohan
Omkara Keshav “Kesu” Firangi
Naksha Vicky Malhotra
2007 Shootout at Lokhandwala Maya Dolas
Fool n Final Luckee
2008 Mission Istaanbul Rizwan Khan
2009 Luck by Chance Kartikey
Kurbaan Riyaz Maasud
2010 Prince Prince
Rakta Charitra I Prathap Ravi
Rakht Charitra II Prathap Ravi
Raththa Sarithiram Prathap Ravi
2011 Dekh Indian Circus
2012 Kismet Love Paisa Dilli Lokesh “Lucky” Duggal
2013 Zila Ghaziabad Satbir Gujjar
Jayantabhai Ki Luv Story Jayantabhai
Grand Masti Meet Mehta
Krrish 3 Kaal
2016 Great Grand Masti Meet Mehta
2017 Bank Chor CBI Officer Amjad Khan
Vivegam Aryan Singha
2018 RaiFilm has yet to be released

Vivek Oberoi Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

Facebook -https://www.facebook.com/vivekoberoi/

Instagram -https://www.instagram.com/vivekoberoi/

Twitter -https://twitter.com/vivekoberoi

Some Lesser Known Facts About Vivek Oberoi

  • Does Vivek Oberoi smoke?: No (Quit)
  • Does Vivek Oberoi drink alcohol?: No
  • Vivek was born to a Tamil mother and a Punjabi father.
  • He was a fine athlete during his school days as he used to play all kinds of sports such as hockey, table-tennis, football, and cricket. He even played hockey at the state and national levels.
  • He was first spotted by the director of New York University at an acting workshop in London, after which he took Vivek to New York, where he did his Master’s in acting.
  • Before becoming an actor, he worked as a scriptwriter.
  • He was paid ₹3 lakhs for his debut film ‘Company’ (2002).
  • In 2003, he called a press conference at his residence, where he alleged Salman Khan of calling him ’41 times’ and threatening to kill him because of his close relations with Aishwarya Rai.

  • He adopted a village in Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu, which was fully destroyed by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. He helped to rebuild the village and for which he was awarded the ‘Red and White Bravery Award‘ in 2006.
  • In 2004, he founded ‘Karrm Infrastructure Pvt Ltd‘, a real estate company known for designing and managing low-budget housing solutions.
  • He doesn’t consume alcohol, tea, coffee, and doesn’t smoke either.
  • Earlier, he was a non-vegetarian, but Kareena Kapoor inspired him for adopting a vegetarian diet.
  • He along with his family runs ‘Yashodhara Oberoi Foundation‘ to help poor people.
  • He also runs a non-profit organization called ‘One Foundation‘ that focuses on empowerment and nation-building, such as – running schools, rescuing girls from child prostitution and forced labor, providing free food, healthcare, education, and empowerment of girls.
  • His father-in-law, Late Jeevaraj Alva, was a minister in the Government of Karnataka and was also the Vice President of Janata Dal (United).
  • In 2019, he was roped in to play the role of Narendra Modi in the biopic, titled PM Narendra Modi. The film was more in news for its delays; as it was scheduled to be released during the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections; however, the Election Commission of India (ECI) had put a ban over its release till the end of the elections.

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