Ronit Roy Biography, Age, Wife, Family, Height, Net Worth, & More

Ronit Bose Roy, an Indian actor, gained fame in Hindi TV and movies, as well as in Bengali, Tamil, and Telugu cinema. His breakthrough came with the role of Rishabh Bajaj in the hit Hindi TV show ‘Kasautii Zindagii Kay’ (2001). Transitioning from TV to supporting roles in Hindi films, he became one of India’s leading stars. Throughout his career, he’s garnered several awards, including a Filmfare Award, two Screen Awards, five ITA Awards, and six Indian Telly Awards. Alongside acting, he’s taken on roles as a TV host, model, and is active as a businessman, television, and film producer.

Ronit Roy Biography

Ronit Roy, an Indian actor active in Hindi and Telugu films, began his journey with the Bollywood film ‘Jaan Tere Naam’ in 1992. Initially drawn to the industry, he received advice from Subhash Ghai discouraging him due to the challenges. Despite this, his career spans three decades, marking him as a revered figure in Indian entertainment for his remarkable talent and captivating presence. His ventures included appearances on the dance reality show ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ in 2007 and ‘Yeh Hai Jalwa’ in 2008 as a contestant. His filmography expanded with roles in movies like Anurag Kashyap’s ‘That Girl in Yellow Boots,’ Karan Johar’s ‘Student of the Year,’ Deepa Mehta’s ‘Midnight’s Children, and Sanjay Gupta’s ‘Shootout at Wadala’ produced by Ekta Kapoor and Anurag Kashyap’s Ugly.’

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Personal Information

Real Name Ronit Bose Roy or Ronit Boseroy
Nickname AKA Ronit
DOB (Date of Birth) 11 October 1965 (Monday)
Age (as of 2024) 59 Years
Birth Place Nagpur, Maharashtra
Zodiac Sign Libra
Nationality Indian
Hometown Nagpur, Maharashtra
Religion Hindu

Education/Qualifications

School Ankur School, Ahmedabad
College/ University The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, Gujarat
Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
Education Qualifications Diploma in Hotel Management at The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, Gujarat
Bachelor of Engineering at the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad

Physical Stats

Height

Feet & Inches 5’ 11”
Meter 1.80 m
Centimeters 180 cm
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Body Measurements 42-33-15

Family Information

Father Name Brothindranath Bose Roy (businessman; deceased)
Mother Name Dolly Bose Roy (worked as a tuition teacher)
Siblings Brother- Rohit Roy (actor, writer director, and producer; image in parents’ section)
Marital Status Married
Marriage Date Second Marriage- 25 December 2003
Wife First Wife- Johaina Mumtaz Khan (niece of the Indian actor Dilip Kumar; divorced in 1991), Second Wife- Neelam Singh
Children Son- Agasthya Bose Roy (born in October 2007; from his second wife), Daughter(s)- Ona (digital creator; from his first wife) (image in wife’s section) and Aador Roy (born in May 2005; from his second wife)

Affairs

Girlfriend Neelam Singh (former actor, model)

Profession

Profession Actor
Net Worth $12 million

Favorites

Color Pink and Red
Food Chole-Bhature, Dal-Chawal, Red Thai Curry, Gujarati Dishes, Dahi Gobi, Galouti Kebabs
Drink Kokum Sharbat
Actor/Actress Amitabh Bachchan
Songs Sher Khul Gaye (From “Fighter”)
Movies Rang De Basanti
Hobbies Traveling, Spending Time With Family
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Ronit Roy Body Childhood Picture
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Ronit Roy Body Young Age Picture
Ronit Roy Body With his Family Picture
Ronit Roy Body With his Family Picture
Ronit Roy Body With his First Wife Picture
Ronit Roy Body With his First Wife Picture
Ronit Roy Body With his Second Wife Picture
Ronit Roy Body With his Second Wife Picture
Ronit Roy Body With his Children Picture
Ronit Roy Body With his Children Picture
Ronit Roy Body With his Father Picture
Ronit Roy Body With his Father Picture
Ronit Roy Body With his Mother Picture
Ronit Roy Body With his Mother Picture
Ronit Roy Body With his Brother Picture
Ronit Roy Body With his Brother Picture
Ronit Roy Body With his Girlfriend Picture
Ronit Roy Body With his Girlfriend Picture

Family

Ronit Roy comes from a Bengali family. His father, Brotin Bose Roy, and mother, Dolly Roy, shaped his upbringing. Additionally, his younger brother, Rohit Roy, is involved in the entertainment industry as an actor, writer, director, and producer.

Age

Ronit Bose Roy, sometimes written as Ronit Boseroy, was born on Monday, October 11, 1965, in Nagpur, Maharashtra. As of 2024, he is 59 years old.

Education

Ronit Roy attended Ankur School in Ahmedabad for his schooling. After completing his studies, he journeyed to Mumbai, where he stayed at director Subhash Ghai’s residence. Initially pursuing a diploma in hotel management at The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda in Vadodara, Gujarat, and his path diverged when he became a management trainee at Mumbai’s Sea Rock Hotel. There, he took on multiple roles, from cleaning and dishwashing to serving tables and bartending. Eventually, he shifted gears again, opting to pursue a Bachelor of Engineering at the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad.

Height and Weight

Ronit Roy stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches and weighs 75 kilograms.

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Wife & Children

At a young age, Ronit Roy married Johaina Mumtaz Khan, who happened to be the niece of Indian actor Dilip Kumar. His first marriage was to a woman named Joanna, and they have a daughter named Ona. However, they parted ways and got divorced in 1990. Later, on December 25, 2003, he tied the knot with actress and model Neelam Singh. Their family grew with the arrival of a daughter, Aador (born May 2005), and a son, Agastya (born October 2007). Ronit and Neelam first met at a friend’s party and initially became friends, but soon their friendship blossomed into love. Celebrating their 20th wedding anniversary, Ronit and Neelam remarried in Goa on December 25, 2023.

Career

Film Career

Roy marked his entry into the Hindi film scene with his successful debut in ‘Jaan Tere Naam’ in 1992. He continued his film journey with appearances in movies like ‘Machine’ (2017), ‘Lucknow Central’ (2017), and ‘Love Yatri’ (2018). Notably, he shared the screen with Aditya Pancholi and Kishori Shahane in the commercially successful ‘Bomb Blast’ (1993). His upcoming projects include the romantic sports film ‘Liger,’ directed by Puri Jagannadh, where he stars alongside Vijay Devarakonda, Ananya Panday, Ramya Krishnan, and Makarand Deshpande.

TV Career

After a lull in film offers, Ronit Roy found a new avenue in television when he was offered a role in Balaji Telefilms’ serial ‘Kammal,’ which he accepted. However, before ‘Kammal’ began, he was also approached by Balaji Telefilms for the character of Rishabh Bajaj, a middle-aged business magnate in ‘Kasautii Zindagii Kay.’ He made a mark in the drama genre in 2010 with Sony TV’s popular courtroom series ‘Adaalat,’ portraying the sharp and distinctive lawyer K.D. Pathak, committed solely to the pursuit of truth. In 2014, he returned to Balaji Telefilms for ‘Itna Karo Na Mujhe Pyar’ as Dr. Nachiket Khanna (Neil K), opposite Pallavi Kulkarni. His association with Balaji Telefilms continued as he reprised his role in ‘Adaalat’ (season 2) in 2016.

Digital career

In 2018, Ronit Roy made his debut on a digital platform, starring in ALTBalaji’s web series “Kehne KO Humsafar Hain,” where he shared the screen with Mona Singh and Gurdeep Kohli.

Net Worth

As of 2024, Ronit Roy’s estimated net worth stands at approximately $12 million, which translates to roughly Rs. 99 crores.

Film List

Film Language Notes Role Year
Ram Lakhan Hindi Assistant director 1989
Jaan Tere Naam Film debut Sunil Sharma 1992
15 August Lead role Vikram Chaudhary 1993
Gaata Rahe Mera Dil Released in January 2021 Dilip Shravan Naik  
Sainik Vijay Ghai  
Tahqiqaat Ramesh Kumar  
Bomb Blast Inspector Jaikishen Verma  
Laqshya Hindi   1994
Bansodhar Bengali Released in 2001 Venkat Chaitva 1995
Hulchul Hindi Vardaan “Karan” Rajvanshi  
Rock Dancer Rakesh Dhawan  
Gunda Mawaali  
Jurmana Sanjay Saxena 1996
Megha Prakash Pant Pandey  
Army Govind Gavin  
Daanveer Vishal Srivastav  
Jagannath Ajay Kapoor 1997
Jaalsaaz Rakesh Kumar 1999
Agni Shikha Bengali Prodipta Roy  
Glamour Girl Hindi Sunil Verma 2000
Atangko Bengali Raja 2000
Hum Deewane Pyar Ke Hindi Vijay Chatterjee 2001
Khatron Ke Khiladi Hindi Bambass Khilauji  
Shesh Bongshodor (Last Descendant) Bengali Indo-Bangladeshi film Bongshodor Paremton 2002
Roktobondhon Bengali Joydeep “Joy” Sehni 2003
Nishan – The Target Hindi Abdullah Khan 2005
Kisna: The Warrior Poet Cameo Jimmy Duryaaj  
Luck by Chance Himself 2009
Pankh Peter D’Cunha 2010
Udaan Bhairav Singh  
That Girl in Yellow Boots Cameo Dushyant Sharma 2011
Midnight’s Children Ahmed Sinai 2012
Student of the Year Coach Karan Shah  
Shootout at Wadala Inspector Raja Ambat 2013
Boss Ayushman Thakur  
2 States Vikram Malhotra 2014
Ugly Shaumik Bose  
Guddu Rangeela Billu Pehelwan 2015
Dongari Ka Raja Mansoor Ali 2016
Kaabil Madhavrao Shellar 2017
Sarkar 3 Gokul Satam  
Machine Balraj Thapar  
Jai Lava Kusa Telugu Sarkar Toropantre  
Munna Michael Hindi Michael  
Lucknow Central Raja Shrivastava  
Loveyatri Sameer “Sam” Patel 2018
Thugs of Hindostan Mirza Sikander Baig  
Line of Descent ZEE5 film Prithvi Sinha 2019
Dumbo Dubbed version; for Colin Farrell Holt Farrier (Voiceover)  
Arjun Patiala IPS Amarjeet Singh Gill  
Bhoomi Tamil Disney Plus Hotstar film Richard Child 2021
Shamshera Hindi Pir Baba 2022
Liger Hindi
Telugu
Bilingual film Coach  
Shehzada Hindi Remake of Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo Randeep Jindal 2023
Gumraah ACP Dhiren Yadav  
Bloody Daddy Jio Cinema release Sikandar Chowdhary  
Farrey Ishrat Kada  

Television List

Show Notes Role Year
Itna Karo Na Mujhe Pyaar Dr. Neil K/ Nachiket Khanna 2014–2015
Adaalat Advocate K.D. Pathak 2010–2016
Bandini Dharamraj Mahyavanshi 2009–2011
Kasamh Se Aparajit Deb 2006–2009
Kasautii Zindagi Kay Mr. Rishabh Bajaj 2002–2008
Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi Mihir Virani 2002–2008
Kammal Swayam 2002–2003
Swaran Ghar Kanwaljeet Bedi 2022
Jurm Aur Jazbaat Host 2021
Naagin 3 Guest (To promote Kehne Ko Humsafar Hain 2) Rohit Mehra 2019
Shakti – Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki Advocate Rajat Singh 2019
Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke Cameo; to promote Hostages SP Prithvi Singh 2019
24 Guest Roy 2016
Deal Ya No Deal Host 2015
Kitchen Champion Nominated—Indian Telly Award for Best Anchor (2010) Host 2010
Yeh Hain Jalwa Contestant 2008
Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki Bhishma 2008
Aajaa Mahi Vay Judge 2008
Kayamath Inder Shah 2007
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Contestant 2007
Kkavyanjali Cameo Mayank Nanda 2005
Sarkarr:Rishton Ki Ankahi Kahani Kunal Pratapsingh 2005
Kkehna Hai Kuch Mujhko Ishan Masand 2004
Vikraal Aur Gabraal Episodic role   2004
Krisshna Arjun Episodic role Anna / Vijay 2004
Ssshhhh…Koi Hai Episodic role   2003
Suraag – The Clue 1 episode   2000
Star Bestsellers 1 episode   2000
Baat Ban Jaye 1 episode   1999
Nagin Ronit 1999
Bombay Blue Cameo Dillip Bhatt 1997

Web series List

Role Show Year
Aurobindo 7 Kadam 2021
Jayant Parekh Candy 2021
Prithvi Singh Hostages 2019–2020
Rohit Mehra Kehne Ko Humsafar Hain 2018–2020

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