Father: Sharachandra Shetty
Hometown: Kundapura, Karnataka
Age: 28 Years
|Famous For||Winning Bigg Boss Kannada (Season 7) in 2019
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 9”
|Debut||Film, Tulu: Kudla Café (2016)
|Date of Birth||4 April 1991 (Thursday)|
|Age (as in 2019)||28 Years|
|Educational Qualification||Bachelor in Business Management (College Dropout) Times of India|
|Relationships & More|
|Parents||Father- Sharachandra Shetty
Mother- Indira Shetty
|Siblings||Brother- Varun Shetty (younger)|
|Car Collection||Mahindra Scorpio
Some Lesser Known Facts About Shine Shetty
- Shine Shetty was born in a middle-class family in Kundapura.
- He was interested in acting and singing, since his childhood.
- He participated in Mr Mangalore pageant in 2013 and won the contest.
- Later, he left his graduation in midway and started working as an anchor for a local channel.
- After a few months, he left his job and shifted to Mumbai to join an acting course. He returned to his hometown after completing his acting course.
- He got small roles in a few TV serials, but his big break was in the TV serial ‘Meera Madhava’ in 2014. He got immense popularity with this serial.
- He acted in the 2013 TV serial ‘Lakshmi Baramma.’ Later, he left the serial, and he was replaced by the actor Chandu Gowda.
- He participated as a singer in the TV singing reality show ‘Star Singer’ in 2014. His mentor was the popular singer Vijay Prakash.
- He appeared in a few Kannada films including ‘Asthitva’ (2016) and ‘Gvana Yajna’ (2018).
- In 2019, he started ‘Galli Kitchen,’ his own food business.
- He entered as a contestant in ‘Bigg Boss Kannada 7’ house on 13 October 2019, hosted by Sudeep. Soon, he became one of the favourite contestants of the show. His closeness with the co-contestant Deepika Das was also the highlight of the show.
- Reportedly, he was the only contestant in the Bigg Boss house to get the maximum number of ‘Kicchana Chappale’ (applaud of appraisal). On 2 February 2020, he defeated co-contestants Kuri Prathap and Vasuki Vaibhav and won the title of the ‘Bigg Boss Kannada 7.’ He won a trophy, a cheque of Rs. 50 lakhs and a Tata Altroz, which is priced at Rs. 5.29 lakhs in India.
- In an interview, when he was asked if Shine was his real name, he said,
People assume that it’s my screen name, but Shine is my real name. It is a combination of my parents’ name- Sharaschandra and Indira. It is an interesting combination and it has been a conversation starter for me.”
- He has won a few awards for his popular TV serials.
- He is an animal lover and owns a pet dog.