Ryan Tham Height, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Hometown: Mumbai
Age: 39 Years
Father: Henry Tham

Ryan Tham

Famous ForBeing the ex-husband of the Indian actress Minissha Lamba
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 7”
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth18 April 1982 (Sunday)
Age (as of 2021)39 Years
BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac signAries
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
School• G.D. Somani Memorial School, Mumbai
• H.R. College, Mumbai
College/UniversityGriffith University, Australia
Educational QualificationGraduation in Business and Restaurant Management (2004) [1]Facebook- Ryan Tham
Ethnicityhalf-Chinese and half-Bengali [2]Vice
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian [3]GQ Magazine
Relationships & More
Marital StatusDivorced
Affairs/GirlfriendsMinissha Lamba (actress)
Marriage Date6 July 2015
Ryan Tham's wedding picture
Wife/SpouseMinissha Lamba (m. 2015; div. 2020)
Ryan Tham and his wife
ParentsFather- Henry Tham (restaurateur)
Mother- Ashitta Tham
Ryan Tham's family picture
SiblingsBrother- Keenan Tham (restaurateur)
Ryan Tham and his brother
Sister- None
Favourite Things
FoodMutton Curry with Rice and Chilli Pickle
BeverageBlack Coffee
Quote“Friends are better than money. Almost anything money can do, friends can do better!”
Style Quotient
Car CollectionBlack Porsche [4]GQ Magazine

Ryan Tham and his brother

Some Lesser Known Facts About Ryan Tham

  • Ryan Tham is a Mumbai-based restaurateur.
  • He grew up in a well-to-do family in Mumbai.
  • He hails from one of the oldest Chinese families in Mumbai. He is the third generation of the Tham family who is into the business of restaurants.
  • Tham’s grandfather, Mon Yiu Tham, was born in a family of hairdressers in Kolkata. In the 1960s he moved to Mumbai along with his wife, where they set up a small salon. His grandfather later shut the salon and decided to start a Chinese restaurant in Mumbai.
  • In the 60s, his grandfather opened two restaurants in Mumbai- Mandarin and Kamling. Talking about his grandfather in an interview, Ryan said,

    I still remember those days. Grandpa would close the till, lock the money in the safe, and only then would he go home.”

  • Belonging to a family of top-notch restaurateurs, Ryan wanted to open up his own restaurant since his childhood.
  • After he completed his graduation and returned to India from Australia, Ryan’s father was setting up a fine dining restro-bar named ‘Henry Tham’ in place of his grandfather’s restaurant ‘Mandarin’ (shut in 2003). He advised his father to add a bar to the restaurant, the idea which he imported from Australia. The restaurant was launched in 2005.
  • Initially, Ryan helped his father in running ‘Henry Tham,’ but later, Ryan and his brother, Keenan, launched a nightclub named ‘Trilogy’ in 2010 at Hotel Sea Princess, Juhu. The nightclub was shut in 2017. Talking about his restaurant ‘Trilogy’ in an interview, Tham said,

    Most of the music festivals would host their pre- and after-parties there. Nightclubs usually last two to three years. Our target was to survive three New Years; we got seven.”

  • In 2014, Ryan, along with his brother Keenan and four of their friends from the GD Somani Memorial School, set up their business venture Pebble Street Hospitality.
  • Their venture’s first launch was a modern European gastropub called ‘The Good Wife’ in Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai.

    A picture of The Good Wife in Mumbai

    A picture of The Good Wife in Mumbai

  • In 2016, they opened ‘Koko’ (meaning big brother in Chinese), an Asian-themed gastropub in Kamala Mills, Mumbai.

    Ryan Tham's Koko

    Ryan Tham’s Koko

  • Their venture’s other outcome was ‘Foo,’ an Asian bistro located in Lower Parel, Mumbai.

    Ryan Tham's Foo in Mumbai

    Ryan Tham’s Foo in Mumbai

  • Ryan likes to party and travel in his free time.
  • Ryan’s maternal grandfather, Laxmichand Gupta, was a trader. His maternal grandmother’s name is Reba Gupta.
  • He is the first cousin of the Indian actress and talk show host Pooja Bedi.
  • Kabir Bedi (Indian film actor) is his uncle and Protima Bedi (Indian classical dancer) was his aunt.

    Kabir Bedi

    Kabir Bedi

  • For their restaurant Foo, Ryan and his brother, Keenan, have introduced a fusion of Japanese and Peruvian cuisine called ‘Nikkei’ which is a favourite of many.

    Nikkei, a fusion of Japanese and Peruvian cuisine

    Nikkei, a fusion of Japanese and Peruvian cuisine