John Abraham born as Farhan Abraham is a famous actor, producer and a former model of the Bollywood industry. He has given several blockbuster movies in Bollywood with which he rose to fame.
John Abraham was born on 17th December 1972 to a Malayali father from Aluva and a Zoroastrian Mother from Iran. He has a sister, Susy Mathew and a younger brother, Alan Abraham. He did his schooling from Bombay Scottish School and later joined Jai Hind College where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in economics. He completed his MBA from Mumbai Education Trust.
In the year 2014, John married to an NRI, Priya Runchal; however, previously, he was in a relationship with the actress Bipasha Basu.
John Abraham’s Career and Awards
John Abraham made his acting debut with a lead role in the movie, “Jism” opposite to Bipasha Basu in the year 2003. The movie earned him positive reviews and a Film fare award nomination for Best Male Debut. However, his other releases “Saaya”(2003), “Paap” (2004), and “Lakeer-Forbidden Lines” (2004) underperformed at the box-office.
Before entering into the film business, he had a modeling career. He was seen as a model in several advertisements and music videos.
In 2004, John starred the movie, “Dhoom” with co-stars Abhishek Bachchan, Esha Deol and Uday Chopra which helped him establish himself as a prominent actor in the industry. The movie collected quite a lot of revenue at the box office and garnered him with an IIFA Award for Best Villian and a nomination for Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Negative Role.
His other successful movies are: “Garam Masala” (2005), “Water” (2005), “Baabul” (2006), “Dostana” (2007), “Desi Boyz” (2011) and “Shoot Out at Wadala”(2013) that earned him millions of fans and positive reviews for his performance. His 3 releases in 2016, “Rocky Handsome”, “Dhishoom” and “Force 2” also collected huge revenue and critical acclaims for his role in the movies.
John has been honored with many awards like Rajiv Gandhi Award, Sexiest Asian Man Award, Giant International Award and much more and has become one of the successful stars in the film industry.
Aside from acting, John has produced two movies, “Vicky Donor”(2012) and “Madras Cafe”(2103) under his production. “Vicky Donor” was nominated for Film Fare award for Best Film. Both of the movies were acknowledged by the public and performed well at the box-office.
John is also passionate about body building.
John Abraham has an estimated net worth of $55 million which he collects from movies and various brand endorsements. He owns properties in and outside the country. He is fond of sporty bikes and cars and owns superbikes/cars like Yamaha R1, Yamaha Vmax, Audi Q3, Audi Q7 and others. He is also engaged in various social activities. He has helped foundations like PETA foundation and Habitat for Humanity.