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Renee Kujur Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 34 Years
Caste: Kurukh Adivasi (Scheduled Tribe)
Marital Status: Unmarried

Renee Kujur

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Bio/Wiki
Real NameRenu Kujur
Name(s) EarnedRihanna 2.0, Rihanna of India [1]Wikipedia
Profession(s)Model, Social Media Personality
Famous ForBeing the doppelganger of the international R&B singer, Rihanna
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 7”
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Career
DebutTV (Contestant): MTV Supermodel of the Year (2019-2020)
Renee Kujur on the sets of MTV Supermodel of the Year
Personal Life
Date of Birth31 January 1985 (Thursday)
Age (as in 2019)34 Years
BirthplacePirai Village, Bagicha Tehsil, Jashpur District, Chhattisgarh, India
Zodiac signAquarius
NationalityIndian
HometownPirai Village, Bagicha Tehsil, Jashpur District, Chhattisgarh, India
CasteKurukh Adivasi (Scheduled Tribe) [2]Wikipedia
HobbiesTravelling, Shopping
Tattoo(s)Renee has got two tattoos inked on her body; one on her right leg and the other on her right shoulder.
Renee Kujur's tattoos
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Family
Husband/SpouseN/A
ParentsFather- Fidilius Kujur (Retired Government Employee)
Mother- Felicita Kujur (Used to work as a House Help)
Renee Kujur with her parents
SiblingsRenee has two siblings.
Renee Kujur with her brother
Favourite Things
FoodPav Bhaji
Song"We Found Love" by Rihanna

Renee Kujur

Some Lesser Known Facts About Renee Kujur

  • Renee Kujur was born in a lower-middle-class family in Pirai village, Bagicha tehsil, Jashpur district, Chhattisgarh.

    Renee Kujur's childhood picture

    Renee Kujur’s childhood picture

  • Renee was inclined towards modelling from a very young age.
  • At the age of 3, Renee participated in a fancy dress competition in her school. She dressed like a fairy. When Renee walked on the stage, someone shouted from behind “Dekho Dekho Kali Pari” (Look, a black fairy) and everybody around started laughing at her. Kujur was left in tears and went down the stage.
  • Her parents could not support her education due to her father’s poor health. Her father suffered a heart attack and later, was diagnosed with cancer. However, she worked hard to complete her schooling.
  • After completing her schooling, Renee started doing odd jobs to earn money so that she could make her portfolio.
  • Despite facing criticism for her dusky complexion a number of times, Kujur determined to become a model.
  • When Renee started circulating her portfolio, she initially faced a lot of rejection; as everyone said that they only need fair models.
  • Renee shared during an interview that being a tribal girl, she was expected to opt for a government job and nothing more.
  • Renee started her modelling career when she was 28 years old.
  • Renee did a photoshoot for JJ Valaya. During the shoot, they realised that with a darker tone, Renee look very much like the international star Rihanna and then, there was no looking back for Renee.
  • Renee instantly rose to fame after her photos of striking resemblance to Rihanna went viral on the internet.

    Renee Kujur's resemblance to Rihanna

    Renee Kujur’s (L) resemblance to Rihanna (R)

  • Renee works for the modelling agency, Satin Models India, and has worked with fashion designers like Pam Mehta, Chetan Chiller, and Vijay Balhara.

    Renee Kujur walking the ramp

    Renee Kujur walking the ramp

  • She has walked the ramp for various fashion shows like India Runway Week and Asian Designer Week.

    Renee Kujur as a fashion model

    Renee Kujur as a fashion model

  • Kujur has modelled for brands like Reebok and Tommy Hilfiger. She has also modelled for Lara Morakhia Jewellery. Renee holds experience in Runway Walks, Catalog Shoots, and Look Books.

    Renee Kujur modelling for Lara Morakhia jewellery

    Renee Kujur modelling for Lara Morakhia jewellery

  • In 2019, she made her television debut by participating in the modelling reality TV show “MTV Supermodel of the Year.”

  • Renee has featured on the cover of the Raipur Lifestyle Magazine.

    Renee Kujur on the cover of the Raipur Lifestyle Magazine

    Renee Kujur on the cover of the Raipur Lifestyle Magazine

  • Not just looks, Renee even shares a similar Instagram handle to Rihanna. Renee’s Instagram handle is “badgirlrene,” which is a take on Rihanna’s “badgirlriri.”
  • Renee is greatly influenced by Rihanna and says that her journey will complete once she meets Rihanna in person.
  • During an interview, Renee shared that earlier she had to deal with the photographers who asked the makeup artists to make her look “3-4 tones lighter.” They even photoshopped her pictures heavily to make her look fairer.
  • Renne shared in an interview that people even offered her to sleep with them to get a good job. While sharing her journey, Renee said,

    They told me all models are into prostitution. I won’t become a model unless I pleased clients. Being dark had already killed my chances.”

  • Renee said in an interview that earlier she used to hide her real age while modelling; because people often used to reject her on the basis of her age. She said,

    People usually want younger models. I started my modelling career at the age of 28. People told me I was overage. Agencies rejected me only on the basis of my age without even meeting me in person.”

  • Kujur credits her resemblance to Rihanna as the reason she has continued to get modelling gigs.
  • Renee is well versed in Hindi and English languages.
  • Renee was born as Renu. However, she later changed her name to Renee on the advice of a modelling agency.
  • Before making a name in the field of modelling, Renee used to work as a salesperson in a Tommy Hilfiger store.
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