Vivek Oberoi – Biography, Career, Awards and Net worth
Vivek Oberoi is an Indian actor, who primarily works in Bollywood films. He made his Bollywood debut with the blockbuster ‘Company’ directed by Ram Gopal Varma. His powerful performance in the role of Chandu gained him two Filmfare Awards in his first effort.
Born on 1976, Oberoi starred in several hit films such as ‘Road’, ‘Saathiya’, ‘Masti’, ‘Krrish 3’ and ‘Rakta Charitra’. He worked with stars such as Ajay Devgn, Rani Mukherji, Esha Deol, Dia Mirza and many others. Through his strong performance, he established himself as one of the know figures in the Bollywood.
Vivek Oberoi : Early Life and Relationship
Vivek Oberoi was born on September 6, 1976, in Hyderabad, Telangana. He was born to a veteran Bollywood actor Suresh Oberoi and Yashodhara Oberoi. Since his father is a Punjabi and mother is Tamil, he is of mixed decent.
Oberoi did his schooling from The Lawrence School and attended in Mayo College as well as Mithabai College. He did his masters degree in film acting from New York University.
Vivek is a handsome actor with the height of 5’10” and weighs 154lbs. He has a black eye color and his zodiac sign is Virgo.
Concerning his relationship status, Vivek is married to Priyanka Alva Oberoi the daughter of Karnataka Minister Jeevaraj Alva. At present, he is the father of a son and a daughter, Vivaan and Ameyaa respectively.
Vivek Oberoi : Career
Oberoi began his Bollywood career with Ram Gopal Varma’s ‘Company’. He then starred in an array of hit films such as ‘Road’, ‘Dum’, ‘Saathiya’, ‘Masti’, ‘Yuva’, ‘Krrish 3’ and ‘Rakta Charitra’.
However, his most memorable performances are in ‘Omkara’ and ‘Shootout At Lokhandwala’. His role in Ram Gopal Varma’s ‘Rakht Charitra’ as Paritala Ravi received much appreciation from film critics and developed a cult status among moviegoers.
As a producer, Oberoi has produced a film called ‘Watch Indian Circus’, which was featured in the Busan Film Festival. Next, he appeared as a judge of Miss Sri Lanka Online contest 2012 and India’s Best Dramebaaz 2 on Zee Tv.
Besides acting and appearing on the screen, he is actively involved in social work. He runs a charitable organization Yashodhara Oberoi Foundation (YOF). Also, he donated 25 flats to the families of the soldiers killed in Maoist attacks in Sukma.
Vivek Oberoi : Awards and Achievements
With the active involvement in acting and social works, Oberoi has achieved a lot in his life. He has gained several awards such as two Film Academy Awards, Zee Cine Awards, Screen Weekly Awards, Phalke Academy Award and two Filmfare Awards. His production venture gained him the Audience Choice Award for best film among 3000 films worldwide.
Vivek Oberoi : Net worth
The 41-year-old Vivek holds the staggering net worth of $14 million. He charges 3-4 Crore per film and has endorsed brands such as Coco Cola, DOTS and Donear.
Oberoi lives in a lavish house in Golden Beach, Juhu along with his family. He owns a luxurious car and bike like DC Imperator, Mercedes ML- Class, Ducati 1098 R and Yamaha Vmax.