Riteish Deshmukh : Net Worth, Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Wiki, Facts and Figures

Riteish Deshmukh was born on December 17, 1978, in Latur, Maharashtra, India. The Bollywood actor he is the son of the late Vilasrao Deshmukh, a former Chief Minister of Maharashtra, and Vaishali Deshmukh.

Riteish is married to Genelia D’Souza, a popular Bollywood actress, and they have two sons together.

Riteish Deshmukh
Riteish Deshmukh

Early Life and Upbringing

Born on 17th December 1978, Riteish Deshmukh hails from Latur, Maharashtra. He is the son of the late Vilasrao Deshmukh, a prominent political figure. Riteish completed his Architectural Degree from Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute for Architecture and Environmental Studies.

He further honed his skills by practicing with an overseas architectural firm for a year. He also pursued his graduation from the famous theatre school, The Lee Strasberg Theatre School in New York.

Riteish Deshmukh - Early Life And Upbringing
Riteish Deshmukh – Early Life And Upbringing

Personal Life – Age, Zodiac Sign

Riteish Deshmukh - Personal Life
Riteish Deshmukh – Personal Life
Personal DetailsInformation
Full NameRiteish Vilasrao Deshmukh
Alternative Names(s) (also known as)Ritesh Deshmukh
Date of Birth17 December 1978
Age (as of 2023)45 Years
Zodiac SignSagittarius
BirthplaceLatur, Maharashtra, India
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Current Address602, Worli Sagar Cooperative Housing Society, Purna Building, Worli, Mumbai 400030
Education QualificationDegree in Architecture
Hobbies and InterestsPlaying Cricket, Singing
Languages KnownHindi, Marathi, English
Social Media Profiles link (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
Wikipedia Profile linkRiteish Deshmukh
IMDb Profile linkRiteish Deshmukh
Website linkN/A

Physical Appearance – Height, Weight, Body Measurements

Riteish Deshmukh - Physical Appearance
Riteish Deshmukh – Physical Appearance
Physical StatsInformation
Body TypeAthletic
Body Measurements (Chest – Waist – Hips)40 – 32 – 14 inches
Height in feet, inches, cm5’ 11’’, 180 cm
Weight in kg, lbs75 kg, 165 lbs
Chest40 inches
Waist32 inches
Biceps14 inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Distinctive FeaturesCharming smile, dimpled cheeks
TattoosA tattoo just below right elbow

Family and Relationships – Girlfriend/Wife, Affairs

Riteish Deshmukh comes from a political family. His father, Vilasrao Deshmukh, was a prominent politician and served as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra twice.

Riteish’s elder brother, Amit Deshmukh, is also a politician and a member of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly. Riteish is married to Genelia D’Souza, a popular Bollywood actress, and they have two sons together.

Riteish Deshmukh - Family And Relationships
Riteish Deshmukh – Family And Relationships
Relationships DetailsInformation
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse – WifeGenelia D’Souza (Actress)
FatherLate Vilasrao Deshmukh (Politician, died in 2012)
MotherVaishali Deshmukh (Homemaker)
Children Riaan Deshmukh (Son, born in 2014), Rahyl Deshmukh (Son, born in 2016)
Siblings Amit Deshmukh (Brother, Politician), Dhiraj Deshmukh (Brother, Politician)
Affairs – Girlfriend(s) Genelia D’Souza (Actress)
Significant RelationshipsN/A

Rise to Stardom

Riteish Deshmukh made his acting debut in 2003 with the film “Tujhe Meri Kasam,” which also starred Genelia D’Souza. He went on to appear in several successful films, including “Masti,” “Kya Kool Hai Hum,” “Heyy Babyy,” “Dhamaal,” and “Housefull.”

Riteish Deshmukh - Rise To Stardom
Riteish Deshmukh – Rise To Stardom

Riteish Deshmukh – Debut Film – Tujhe Meri Kasam (2003)

Riteish Deshmukh - Debut Film
Riteish Deshmukh – Debut Film
From Tujhe Meri Kasam to Ved - What a Journey! 💚

Riteish Deshmukh – Successful Film – Housefull 4 (2019)

Riteish Deshmukh - Successfull Film
Riteish Deshmukh – Successfull Film
Housefull 4 |Official Trailer|Akshay|Riteish|Bobby|Kriti S|Pooja|Kriti K|Sajid N|Farhad| Oct 25

Career, Awards, and Achievements

Riteish Deshmukh has won several awards for his work in the Indian film industry. He has won three International Indian Film Academy Awards, two Zee Cine Awards, and a Star Screen Award.

In addition to acting, Riteish has also produced several successful films, including “Balak Palak,” “Yellow,” and “Lai Bhaari.”

Riteish Deshmukh - Career, Awards, And Achievements
Riteish Deshmukh – Career, Awards, And Achievements
Career DetailsInformation
Profession(s)Actor, Producer, Architect
Debut FilmTujhe Meri Kasam (2003)
Notable Roles Masti (2004), Bluffmaster! (2005), Housefull (2010), Ek Villain (2014), Lai Bhaari (2014)
Recent Films – New Movies Housefull 4 (2019), Marjaavaan (2019), Baaghi 3 (2020)
Upcoming Films Bachchan Pandey (2022), Ved (2022)
Popular Television Series India’s Dancing Superstar (2013, as a judge)
Awards and Achievements IIFA Awards for Best Performance in a Comic Role (2011, 2012), IIFA Awards for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (2015), IIFA Awards for Outstanding performance by a regional language film (2015), National Award for the film Yellow (2014)
Endorsements/Brand Collaborations Videocon, Lay’s, Colgate, Macroman, Fastrack, LG Mobiles, Pepsi, Britannia, Skore Condoms, Tuborg, Veet
Philanthropy/Charity Work Being Human Foundation, Habitat for Humanity, Smile Foundation, Cancer Patients Aid Association, Save the Children
Professional Associations Mumbai Academy of the Moving Image (Board Member), CINTAA (Member), Indian Film & Television Producers Council (Member)
Training and EducationKamala Raheja School of Architecture, Mumbai, The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute, California, USA
Production CompanyMumbai Film Company
Box Office Success – Hit Movies Housefull (2010), Housefull 2 (2012), Grand Masti (2013), Ek Villain (2014), Housefull 3 (2016), Total Dhamaal (2019), Housefull 4 (2019)
Critical Acclaim Movies Bluffmaster! (2005), Rann (2010), Ek Villain (2014), Lai Bhaari (2014)

Assets and Finances – Net Worth

Riteish Deshmukh - Assets And Finances Net Worth
Riteish Deshmukh – Assets And Finances Net Worth
Financial ProfileInformation
Net Worth in Rs. and DollarsRs. 216 Crore, $30 Million
Per Movie Charges in Rs. and DollarsRs. 4-5 Crore, $0.5-0.7 Million
Per Endorsement Charges in Rs. and DollarsRs. 1-2 Crore, $0.1-0.3 Million
Sponsorship Deals N/A
Business Ventures Evolutions (Architectural and Interior Designing Firm), Imagine Meats (Plant-based Meat Company)
Investments N/A
Real Estate Holdings A bungalow in Latur, Maharashtra, A flat in Worli, Mumbai
Luxury Items/Properties Owned N/A
Cars Collection Bentley Continental Flying Spur, Mercedes Benz W221 S Class, Range Rover, Honda CR-V

Favorite Things, Likes and Dislikes

Riteish Deshmukh - Favorite Things, Likes And Dislikes
Riteish Deshmukh – Favorite Things, Likes And Dislikes
Favorite ThingsInformation
Favorite ActorShah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan
Favorite ActressMadhuri Dixit, Sridevi
Favorite FilmDilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
Favorite Music BandsColdplay, U2
Favorite SportCricket
Favorite BooksShantaram by Gregory David Roberts, The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
Favorite ColorBlue
Favorite FoodMutton Biryani, Aamti, Puran Poli, Kolhapuri Fish, Shrikhand
Things s/he likeTraveling, Reading, Watching Movies
Things s/he dislikeSmoking, Drinking, Negativity

Top 5 Best Films – Riteish Deshmukh

Film NameYear of ReleaseCharacter Played
Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya2012Viren
Grand Masti2013Amar Saxena
Ek Villain2014Rakesh Mahadkar

Controversies – Riteish Deshmukh

  • In 2008, Riteish took Ram Gopal Varma to visit the Taj Hotel in Mumbai, along with his father and then Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Vilasrao Deshmukh, after the 26/11 attacks. This matter was later politicized as both Riteish and Varma were criticized by the media and public of doing an inspection and get the details for their new film on terrorist attacks in Mumbai.
  • In 2016, while hosting an awards show, Riteish jokingly said that John Abraham can never learn acting, even in the next 10-15 years.
  • In 2022, Riteish and his wife Genelia Deshmukh courted controversy over the allocation of a plot for an agro-processing unit in the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) area in their hometown of Latur in Maharashtra.
  • In 2022, Riteish Deshmukh was accused of plagiarism by a writer named Shashikant Singh for his upcoming film “Adrushya.”
  • In 2022, Riteish Deshmukh was criticized for his comments on the farmers’ protest in India.
Riteish Deshmukh - Controversies
Riteish Deshmukh – Controversies

Interesting Facts – Riteish Deshmukh

  • Riteish Deshmukh is a qualified architect.
  • He started his career in the same field in New York City.
  • Riteish owns a design firm ‘Evolution Architectural Design Studio Private Limited’.
  • He is quite famous for his comic characters.
  • His perfect comic timing in films is loved by the people.
  • Riteish, son of Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, has stayed away from politics apart from his two brothers.
Riteish Deshmukh - Interesting Facts
Riteish Deshmukh – Interesting Facts

Riteish Deshmukh’s journey from an architect to a beloved Bollywood actor is truly inspiring. His versatility and comic timing have made him a household name in the Indian film industry. Despite facing controversies, he continues to entertain his fans with his remarkable performances.

His story is a testament to the fact that with passion and perseverance, one can achieve great heights in their chosen field.

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