Viraf Patel is an Indian actor and model who is best known for his role in the series “Namkaran” as Shiv. He has appeared in popular dramas such as “Kismat”, “Teri Meri Love Stories”,”Ek Boond Ishq.”
Before coming to the acting field, he was a sailor in the merchant navy from 1999 to 2004. He came into the limelight after winning the The Grasim Mr. India title in 2005. Currently, he is portraying the role of Ashish Mehta in “Naamkarann” starring alongside Aditi Rathore and Shruti Ulfat.
Viraf Patel : Early Life and Personal Details
Viraf Patel was born on 12 June, 1980 in Pune, India to Phiroz Patel and Dolly Patel. He grew up in Pune with his two elder brothers, Minocher Patel and Farhad Patel.
Viraf is 6 feet 2 inches tall with a muscular physique, which weighs 190 lbs. He is Indian by nationality and follows the Parsi religion. His zodiac sign is Gemini. Despite being one of the handsome and successful actors in Indian telly world, there is no any rumor regarding his affair.
Viraf Patel : Career
After serving for five years in the merchant navy, Virat took a U-turn and moved to the glam field. He has been in front of the camera since winning Grasim Mr. India in the year 2005. He has been the face of the country’s largest garment retail brand Pantaloon from the year 2005 to 2009. He did a ramp walk on the most watched platforms like Fashion week and Lakme Fashion week.
Patel started his acting career in the 2010 TV serial “Mahi Way” portraying the character of Shiv. Next, he emerged as Adityaraj Merchant in “Kismat” and as Shrestha in “Teri Meri Love Stories.” Further, he worked in popular serials such as “Ek Boond Ishq”, “Chhavi Pandey” and currently busy in “Naamkarann.” Apart from the small screen, he made his presence on the big screen with “Mummy Punjabi” in 2011.
Viraf Patel : Net Worth
Viraf Patel earns a handsome sum of money from his acting and modelling career. Currently, he is a charging a hefty sum of INR 50-70k per episode, which makes his net worth around $2 million. He has appeared in commercials for Limca, Wild Stone and Mine Diamonds, which further add to his assets.
Viraf Patel is living a luxurious life with his family in Mumbai. Other than acting and modelling, his hobbies are writing and listening music. He just loved the combination of dal roti & sabzi. In sports, he likes cricket and Sachin Tendulkar is his favorite cricketer.