Ritesh Deshmukh is an Indian actor, producer and architect, who works in Hindi and Marathi cinema. He is famous for his comic timing and pleasing personality.
Ritesh Deshmukh starred in many successful films such as “Kya Kool Hai Hum”, “Malamaal Weekly”, “Heyy Babyy”, “Housefull” and “Ek Villain”. He romanced with leading actress like Lara Dutta, Jacqueline Fernandez and Nargis Fakhri. He is the husband of actress Genelia D’Souza.
Ritesh Deshmukh : Early Life and Personal Details
Ritesh Deshmukh was born on 17 December 1978 in Latur, India. Deshmukh is the son of Late Vilasrao Deshmukh, the former Union Minister for Science and the former Chief Minister of Maharashtra. He studied at G D Somani Memorial School and earned a degree in Architecture from Kamla Raheja School Of Architecture.
Ritesh Deshmukhrites has an elder brother Amit and younger brother named Dheeraj. His both brothers are active in politics. Ritesh is 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs around 68 kg. This Sagittarian actor belongs to Indian nationality and practices Hinduism.
Ritesh was madly in love with actress Genelia D’Souza. After dating for a long time, they married in 2012. They have two sons, Riaan and Rahyl.
Ritesh Deshmukh’s Career
Deshmukh made his acting debut with the 2003 romantic film “Tujhe Meri Kasam” opposite Genelia D’Souza and Shriya Saran. Next, he appeared in moderate hit “Out Of Control”. He received widespread recognition after the release of “Masti”. The movie achieved commercial success and brought much appreciation for Ritesh.
After Masti, Ritesh emerged with hits such as “Malaamal Weekly”, “Heyy Babyy”, “Kya Kool Hai Hum” and “Housefull”. He was able to create lovable and relatable image among the audiences. He with biggies like Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt and Akshay Kumar.
In 2013, Ritesh launched his own production house “Mumbai Film Company” and produced acclaimed Marathi movies, “Balak Palak” and “Yellow”. Deshmukh also launched his cricket team in the Celebrity Cricket League.
Ritesh Deshmukh : Awards
Ritesh enjoys decent commercial and critical success throughout his career. He won prestigious National Film Awards for the movie ‘Yellow’. Furthermore, he received Star Screen Awards, Zee Cine Awards, Stardust Awards, IIFA Awards and Big Star Entertainment awards.
Ritesh Deshmukh : Net Worth and Lifestyle
Ritesh has been in the film industry for more than a decade and earned much name and fame. He has an estimated net worth of $1 million, which he makes from acting, commercials, production and personal investment.
Ritesh was born into a big family and has inherited a large number of properties in Mumbai and other cities. He rides Continental flying spur luxury car which attracts everyone in the parking outside a party. The price of his car is more than 2.5 crore. All his car bears the number plate “1”, which makes his style unique.
Ritesh is a fun loving guy and likes to play cricket in free time. Mutton Biryani, Puran Poli and Kolhapuri fish are his favorite dishes. During his holidays, he likes to relax on the beaches of Goa with his family. Ritesh Deshmukh is active in Instagram and has more than 4.5 million followers.