Raqesh Vashisth – Biography, Personal Details, Career and Net Worth
Raqesh Vashisth is one of the prominent actor and model in the Indian Television industry. He is mostly known for his roles in “Maryada” co-starring with Riddhi Dogra. He was also a runner-up in Grasim Mr. India contest.
Raqesh starred in several Bollywood movies such as “Tum Bin”, “Dil Vil Pyar Vyar” and “Naam Gum Jaayega” alongside Madhavan and Dia Mirza. He also appeared in TV series like “Hongey Judaa Na Hum”, “Seven” and “Qubool Hai.” He is an actor with high acting caliber and attractive personality.
Raqesh Vashisth : Early Life and Personal Details
Raqesh Vashisth was born on 1 September, 1978, in Mumbai. His father was a navy captain and mother is an English teacher. Raqesh did his pre-school at the Amaravati High School. He has a height of 5 feet 10 inches and he weights 68 kg. His horoscope is Virgo. He is of Indian nationality and practices Hinduism.
His real name was Rakesh Bapat but he changed his name explaining that Vashisth is his original surname. Raqesh met his future wife Riddhi Dogra for the first time in the set of “Maryada.” They eventually fell in love and married on 29 May, 2012, after dating for a brief period.
Raqesh Vashisth : Career
Mr. Vashisth started her career as a model. He did ads for Colgate, Wrigley’s chewing gum, SSI-Education and Lux, Fiama di wills along with Deepika Padukone. He made his acting debut in the 2001 Hindi film “Tum Bin.” Further, he appeared in movies such as “Dil Vil Pyar Vyar”, “Koi Mere Dil Mein Hai” and “Naam Gum Jaayega.”
After appearing in a few movies, he made his television debut in the series “Saat Phere”. He garnered huge popularity and appreciation for the role of Aditya in “Maryada: Lekin Kab Tak?” He replaced Karan Singh Grover in “Qubbol Hai” in the year 2014, but cannot continue it.
Raqesh Vashisth : Net Worth and Lifestyle
Raqesh Vashisth is living a luxurious lifestyle with his better half Riddhi Dogra. They are one of the powerful celebrity couples in the Indian telly world and earn a handsome salary.
Raqesh resides in a comfortable house in Mumbai and owns few luxury cars. Besides acting, cricket, swimming and basketball are his hobbies. When it comes to dining, he loves pizza, aaloo paratha and dal-chawal.