Rithvik Dhanjani was born in India but spent the majority of his childhood in Dubai.
Rithvik Dhanjani childhood pic
Since his college days, he has been doing modelling and acting.
He also worked as a theatre artist in Dubai for a few years.
Later, Rithvik shifted from Dubai to Mumbai to join the Indian entertainment industry.
He then joined the ‘Kishore Namit Kapoor Acting Institute’ in Mumbai to learn acting.
He was paid 5000 (INR) for his first TV commercial advertisement.
Rithvik got his first break in 2009 in the TV serial ‘Bandini’ as Parth Shashank Mehta.
Earlier, he used to be overweight; as he weighed around 113 kgs. He later transformed his body from fat to fit.
Rithvik Dhanjani is the winner of two reality shows, ‘Nach Baliye Season 6’ (2013-2014, along with Asha Negi) and ‘I Can Do That’ (2015).
Rithvik Dhanjani and Asha Negi – Winners of ‘Nach Baliye Season 6’ (2013-2014)
He also participated in many other reality shows like ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5’ (2012), ‘Dare 2 Dance’ (2014), and ‘Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 8’ (2017).
Rithvik Dhanjani in ‘Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 8’ (2017)
Apart from being an actor, he is a great host and has hosted numerous TV shows like ‘India’s Best Dramebaaz’ (2013), ‘Dilwalon Ki Diwali’ (2014), ‘V Distraction’ (2015), ‘Nach Baliye 7’ (2015), ‘Yeh Hai Aashiqui Siyappa Ishq Ka’ (2015), ‘Super Dancer Season 1’ (2016), ‘India’s Next Superstars’ (2018), etc.
Rithvik is in a live-in relationship with actress “Asha Negi.” The duo first met on the set of TV serial ‘Pavitra Rishta.’ Their fans call them “AshVik.”
Rithvik Dhanjani with Asha Negi
He always wears a locket of Jesus as he considers it to be his lucky mascot.