Genelia D’Souza – Biography, Early Life, Career, Awards and Net Worth
Genelia D’Souza is the teenage superstar of Bollywood. She is an Indian actress and model popular for her cute smile, girl-next-door image and bubbly personality. She is the wife of Bollywood actor Ritesh Deshmukh.
Genelia D’Souza has appeared in Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam movies. “Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na”, “Velayudham”, “Force” and “Bommarillu” are some of her notable movies.
Genelia D’Souza : Early Life and Personal Details
Genelia D’Souza was born on 5th August, 1987, in Mumbai to Neil D’Souza and Jeanette D’Souza. She grew of in the Roman Catholic teaching with her brother Nigel D’Souza. She studied at the Apostolic Carmel High school and then enrolled in the St. Andrew’s College, where she completed her bachelors in Management Studies.
The charming and cute actress Genelia is 5 feet 6 inches tall with silky black hair and expressive black eyes. Her attractive figure weighs 112 lbs and measures 34-28-37. This Leo zodiac beauty is of Indian nationality.
Genelia met her future husband Ritesh Deshmukh in 2003 during the shooting of “Tujhe Meri Kasam.” Although, she disliked him at first, eventually they fell in love. After dating for more than a decade, they tied the knot on February 3, 2012. Now, she is the mother of a son, Riaan.
Caption: Genelia D’Souza in “Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na”
Genelia D’Souza : Career
Genelia D’Souza debut movie was “Tujhe Meri Kasam” opposite Ritesh Deshmukh in 2003. The movie did not do well at the box office. So, she moved towards the South Indian movie industry, where she gives hits such as “Sye”, “Raam” and “Bommarillu”.
In 2008, she starred in the Hindi film “Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na” alongside Imran Khan and Ratna Pathak. She received much appreciation for the portrayal of charming and lovable character of Aditi. Further, she appeared in movies such as “Life Partner”, “Force” and “Tere Naal love Ho Gaya”. Moreover, her last movie was “Force 2” featuring alongside John Abraham and Sonakshi Sinha.
Genelia D’Souza : Awards
Genelia enjoys a decent career in both commercial and critical aspects. She won CineMAA awards for the movie Satyam in 2003. She also received Filmfare Award, Santosham Award, Nandi Award, Asiavision Film Award and IIFA Award.
Genelia D’Souza : Net Worth and Lifestyle
One of the powerful couples of the Bollyood, Genelia and Ritesh have a combined net worth of $30 million. She makes her fortune from acting, modelling, brand endorsements and personal investment. She has been the brand ambassador for brands such as Fanta, Virgin, Fastrack, LG, Garnier, Margo and Perk.
Genelia resides in a luxurious Pura Building in Worli, Mumbai and owns numerous stylish cars. Apart from acting and modelling, her hobbies are internet surfing, watching films and listening songs. It would be surprising to many that she is a state level athlete and a national level football player. She is a huge fan of superstar Amitabh Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai.