Vivek Oberoi (Actor) Biography, Personal Life, Physical Statistics, Education, Luxuries, Income & More
Vivek Oberoi is an Indian film actor who works in Bollywood. He debuted with Ram Gopal Varma’s super-hit Company (2002) and the performance earned him Filmfare Awards for Best Male Debut and Best Supporting Actor. His noteworthy films include Saathiya, Masti, Yuva, Kaal, Omkara and Grand Masti.
Name: Vivek Anand Oberoi
Profession: Actor, Businessman, Writer and Producer
DOB: September 3, 1976
Birth Place: Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Home Town: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Home Address: #5, Kartar Kunj, Golden Beach Raja Park, Juhu, Mumbai
Best Friends: Ajay Dhama (director)
Hobbies: Social work, cooking, boxing
Debut Work: Film: Company (2002), TV: India’s Best Dramebaaz – Season 1 (2013)
Movies: Bank Chor (2017), Great Grand Masti (2016), Krrish 3 (2013), Grand Masti (2013), Zila Ghaziabad (2013), Jayantabhai Ki Luv Story (2013), Kismet Love Paisa Dilli (2012), RakhtCharitra – 2 (2010), RakhtCharitra – I (2010)
TV Serials: India’s Best Dramebaaz – Season 1 (2013), Inside Edge (2017)
Height: 178 centimetres
Weight: 80 kilograms
Body: Chest Measurements: 43 inches, Waist Measurements: 33 inches, Biceps Measurements: 15 inches
Hair Color: Black
Marital Status: Married
Wife: Priyanka Alva
GF: Gurpreet Gill (Ex-fiancee), Rani Mukerji (Actress, Rumour), Aishwarya Rai (Actress)
Kids: Vivaan and Ameyaa
Father: Suresh Oberoi (Actor)
Mother: Yashodhara Oberoi
Sister: Meghna Oberoi
School: Hyderabad Public School, Hyderabad, Mayo College, Ajmer
College (Graduation): Not Known
College (Post-Graduation): New York University
Educational Qualification: Master’s Degree in Film Acting
Bikes: Ducati 1098
House: properties in Mumbai
Movies: 4 Crore rupees/film (estimate)
TV Shows: Not Known
Net Income: $14 million (estimate)
Film: Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi, Company, Beta, Raja, Tezaab, The Godfather, Roman Holiday
Actor: Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Ajay Devgan, Hrithik Roshan
Actress: Madhuri Dixit, Vidya Balan, Priyanka Chopra
Song: Not Known
More Information and Facts about Vivek Oberoi
- Vivek Oberoi was spotted at an actors’ workshop in London by the director of NYU who whisked Vivek off to New York, where he completed his Masters Degree in film acting.
- Back in India Vivek worked as scriptwriter.
- When Ram Gopal Varma offered Vivek a role in his gangster flick, Company (2002), his career took a turn for the better. Vivek went to the slums of Mumbai and did his homework and a couple of weeks later barged into Varma’s office dressed as Chandu the gangster, swung his feet up on the table, and landed the contract.
- Vivek’s perfect performance got the media to notice him.
- Next he didRoad (2002), Dum (2003) and Saathiya (2002).
- He got himself into the headlines for a public outburst at a press conference against Salman Khan.
- In 2003, he is known to have broken a leg while filming for a Mani Ratnam film and was hospitalised. He needed surgery, was in intensive care and his condition was quite serious for a couple of days.
- He was awarded a Red and White bravery award for helping re-build a village which was hit severely by the Tsunami and adopted immediately by him.
- He and his family have created the Yashodhara Oberoi Foundation to help those in need.
- He abstains from smoking, drinking and doesn’t drink tea or coffee.
- He has two dogs both of them boxers, Duke and Ivy.
- He turned down a part in Guru (2006) due to issues with Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan.
- He was to be launched by Abbas Mustaan as “Vicky Oberoi”.
- He did a lot of philanthropic activities such as Project Devi, Cancer Patients Aid Association and Banyan, which works towards rehabilitating mentally challenged homeless women.
- Vivek has donated about Rs 3 million and helped raise Rs 25 million.
- He credits Kareena Kapoor as his inspiration for adopting a vegetarian diet, and he has often turned up on PETA’s annual list of Sexiest Vegetarians.
- Vivek Oberoi’s company KARRM Infrastructure has donated 25 flats in the Thane district of Maharashtra to the families of Central Reserve Police Force officers killed in action.