Randeep Hooda Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Biography & More

Randeep Hooda


Full NameRandeep Singh Hooda
Profession(s)Actor, Model
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 180 cm
in meters- 1.80 m
in feet inches- 5’ 11”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 80 kg
in pounds- 176 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 42 inches
- Waist: 33 inches
- Biceps: 14 inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth20 August 1976
Age (as in 2017)41 Years
BirthplaceRohtak, Haryana, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signLeo
SignatureRandeep Hooda's Signature
HometownRohtak, Haryana, India
School(s)Motilal Nehru School of Sports (MNSS) in Rai, Sonepat , Haryana (A boarding school)
Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram, New Delhi
College/UniversityA college in Melbourne, Australia
Educational QualificationMBA in Human Resource Management and Marketing
DebutFilm (Hollywood): Monsoon Wedding (2001)
Randeep Hooda's Hollywood Debut Monsoon Wedding
Film (Bollywood): D (2005)
Randeep Hooda's Bollywood Debut D
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
AddressA 3 BHK flat in Rohtak, Haryana
Randeep Hooda's House In Rohtak
Versova Sea Side CHS, J P Road, Jeet Nagar, Versova, Andheri (West), Mumbai
HobbiesPlaying Polo & Show Jumping, Listening To Instrumental Music, Travelling, Doing Workout, Horse-Riding
Awards2010: Lions Gold Awards in category Favourite Actor in a Supporting Role for Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai
2014: Stardust Awards for Best Actor for Highway
2015: Stardust Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role for Main Aur Charles
Controversies• His 'gay' kissing scenes with Saqib Saleem in Bombay Talkies (2013), and with Sikander in the film John Day (2013).
• In early 2017, the Delhi University student, Gurmehar Kaur, posted a photo of herself on Twitter and Facebook, holding a placard with some controversial messages. When cricketer, Virendra Sehwag, gave her a witty reply on Twitter, Hooda supported the cricketer by posting a 'clapping' emoji. However, Hooda also faced criticism for this act by a faction of the society.Randeep Hooda twitter controversy
• In 2016, during the premiere of his film 'Sarbjit', when a reporter asked him whether he had overshadowed Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in the film, he got angry and told the reporter to 'Shut up!.'
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsSushmita Sen (Actress)
Randeep Hooda With His Ex-Girlfriend Sushmita Sen
Neetu Chandra (Actress)
Randeep Hooda With Neetu Chandra
Lin Laishram (Actress, Rumour)
Randeep Hooda With Lin Laishram
ParentsFather- Ranbir Hooda (Doctor, Professor)
Mother- Asha Hooda (Social Worker, Politician)
Randeep Hooda With His Family
SiblingsBrother- Sandeep Hooda (Younger, Software Engineer)
Sister- Anjali Hooda Sangwan (Elder, Nutritionist)
Favourite Things
Favourite Food(s)Aloo Ki Sabzi, Choorma, Egg Burrito, French Fries, Spanish Omelette Sandwich, Egg Salad with Tomato and Avocado
Favourite Actor(s)Hollywood: Daniel Day Lewis, Marlon Brando
Bollywood: Akshay Kumar
Favourite ActressCate Blanchet
Favourite Film(s)Ghulami, Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster
Favourite Director(s)Ram Gopal Varma, Prawaal Raman
Favourite Musician(s)Charles Mingus, Thelonious Monk
Favourite SportPolo
Favourite BrandRalph Lauren
Favourite Destination(s)New York, Australia, China, Himachal Pradesh, Pune
Style Quotient
Cars CollectionToyota Crown Magesta, Mahendra Commando
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)₹3-4 Crore/film
Net Worth (approx.)₹68 Crore ($10 Million)

Randeep Hooda

Some Lesser Known Facts About Randeep Hooda

  • Does Randeep Hooda smoke?: Yes Randeep Hooda Smoking In Public
  • Does Randeep Hooda drink alcohol?: Yes Randeep Hooda Drinking
  • He had a lonely childhood, as his parents used to work in the Middle East and left him with his maternal grandmother in a strict environment.
  • Since his school days, he was interested in acting and was also active in theatre.
  • His parents wanted him to become a doctor and forcefully sent him to DPS.
  • He became very mischievous and naughty and got indulged into every bad habit like smoking, drinking, dating, bunking classes, etc. He was addressed as “Randeep Don Hooda” at his school farewell.
  • He went to Austraila for his higher studies and got failed in the first year of his graduation. Later, he completed his bachelors and masters from Melbourne.
  • He was a victim of constant bullying in his school hostel, but with his exposure to abroad, he developed a huge amount of confidence, which helped him grow as a person and as an actor.
  • Randeep did various odd jobs like working in a Chinese restaurant as a waiter, car washing, dishwashing, taxi driver, becoming a beach lifeguard, and many such jobs.
  • After returning to India, he worked in the marketing sector in Delhi, but in a short span of time, he quit that job and moved to Mumbai.
  • During his initial struggle days in Mumbai, he did various modelling assignments till he got the opportunity of his debut film- Monsoon Wedding. Randeep Hooda In Monsoon Wedding
  • After his debut, he started getting many offers, but he refused them all because of the promise Ram Gopal Verma made to him to launch him in his Bollywood flick “Ek” in the lead role. To ensure this commitment, Ram used to pay Randeep 35,000/month for three years, but unfortunately, the film got shelved later.
  • He joined Naseeruddin Shah‘s theatre troupe named “Motley” during his three years gap, and that was the time when his love for horses developed and he started horse-riding. Randeep Hooda With Naseeruddin Shah At Motley
  • He gave a small yet impactful performance in the movie “Once Upon A Time In Mumbai” alongside Ajay Devgn and Emraan Hashmi, which rose him to prominence in the film industry. Here’s a video showcasing his role as a cop:

  • He has been an animal lover since his childhood. He used to get street dogs to his house and even used to spend the majority of his time at the barn. Randeep Hooda With Animals
  • In 2014, for his role in the movie Highway, he went through rigorous training; as he learned Gujari language, stood under the sun for hours, avoided bathe for days, and stopped using any cream or moisturiser to get that rough and rustic look.

Randeep Hooda In Highway

  • He is a professional horse rider and participates in professional horse riding events like Polo and Showjumping regularly. He owns six horses in Mumbai’s Mahalaxmi racecourse. Moreover, he has also won two medals at equestrian events in Mumbai and Delhi. Randeep Hooda With His Horses
  • He is the owner of “Royal Rooster” Polo Team, which was established in 2014. Randeep Hooda Royal Roosters Polo Team
  • For his breathtaking role as Sarabjit Singh, an Indian who was detained in Pakistan for 23 years, in the biopic ‘Sarabjit’ in 2016, he went through a shocking transformation; as he lost around 18 kg in just 28 days.
  • If not an actor, he would have been a horse trainer.
  • He was selected as the first-ever brand ambassador for Mumbai Fire Brigade in 2016. Randeep Hooda As Brand Ambassador For Mumbai Fire Brigade
  • In an interview, he told that he doesn’t like women who drink or who have zero figure.
  • Apart from acting, he has an interest in playing musical instruments, and he played the saxophone for around three years, but he left as it started affecting his voice.