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VJ Andy Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

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Marital Status: Unmarried
Age: 43 Years
Hometown: Berkshire, England

VJ Andy

Bio/Wiki
Other nameAndy Kumar [1]Instagram – Andy Kumar
Real nameAnand Vijay Kumar [2]Nagpur Today
Profession(s)TV Host, Video Jockey, Choreographer, Film Producer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 8”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Career
DebutTV (Host): Get Gorgeous season 6 (2010); aired on channel V
VJ Andy in Get Gorgeous season 6
Film (Actor): Ek Paheli Leela (2015) as VJ Andy
VJ Andy in Ek Paheli Leela
Personal Life
Date of Birth31 May 1980 (Saturday)
Age (as of 2023) 43 Years
BirthplaceSlough, Berkshire, England
Zodiac signGemini
NationalityBritish
HometownSlough, Berkshire, England
SchoolThe Westgate School, Winchester, England (1991-1995) [3]LinkedIn – Andy Kumar

Note: He studied drama, theatre arts, and stagecraft in the school.
ReligionHinduism
EthnicityPunjabi
ControversyReceived Backlash for his Tweets
In 2021, Andy received backlash from the netizens after he tweeted about the Indian actor Karan Kundrra and his rumoured girlfriend Yogita Bihani. In the tweet, Andy talked about Karan ditching his ex-girlfriend Anusha Dandekar which was not well received by Karan's fans. [4]The Times of India
VJ Andy's tweet
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Family
Wife/SpouseN/A
ParentsFather- Name Not Known (passed away when Andy was a kid)
VJ Andy's childhood picture with his parents and siblings
Mother- Name Not Known
VJ Andy with his mother
SiblingsBrother- Pravesh Kumar (elder; film director)
Sister- Geeta Kholia (younger)
VJ Andy with his siblings

VJ Andy

Some Lesser Known Facts About VJ Andy

  • VJ Andy is a British TV host, video jockey, choreographer, and producer. He has mainly worked as a video jockey in various TV shows on channel V.
  • Since childhood, he had a keen interest in dance. When Andy was studying in class 5, he started learning Kathak. While studying at college, he learnt the contemporary dance form. After he got a severe back injury, his doctor advised him to quit dancing. [5]The Indian Express

    VJ Andy's childhood picture

    VJ Andy’s childhood picture

  • He is one of the members of the LGBTQ community. [6]Pinkvilla In an interview, he talked about it. He said,

    I had always been tagged as a gay, homosexual and that has a lot of connotations in one’s life. This has been happening since I was a child. But I was lucky enough to have great parents. They never told me to behave in a particular way. I was lucky enough to have always got backing from them. I was allowed to have girlfriends, boyfriends and without any issues. That is something that needs to be worked on in the Indian community.”

  • He has hosted many popular TV shows such as ‘Dare 2 Date’ (2012; Channel V), ‘What’s with Indian Women?!’ (2012; Fox Life), and ‘India’s Got Talent’ (2014; Colors).

    VJ Andy in Dare 2 Date

    VJ Andy in Dare 2 Date

  • In 2013, he appeared in the Hindi reality TV show ‘Welcome – Baazi Mehmaan Nawazi Ki,’ which aired on Life OK.
  • In the same year, he participated in the popular Colors reality TV show ‘Bigg Boss season 7.’ While Andy was inside the house of Bigg Boss, he shared that he had to face a lot of struggles after his father’s demise. Andy said that he was 13 years old at that time and did odd jobs like working in a dance bar to financially support his family. He even revealed that post the demise of his father, his mother had to work in a factory to earn a livelihood. [7]News 18
  • VJ Andy in Bigg Boss (2013)

    VJ Andy in Bigg Boss (2013)

  • In 2014, he hosted the Indian celebrity cricket league ‘Box Cricket League season 1,’ which aired on MTV.

    VJ Andy in Box Cricket League

    VJ Andy in Box Cricket League

  • VJ Andy has also hosted various red-carpet events at award shows.
  • He has participated in various Hindi reality TV shows like ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa season 7’ (2014; Colors) and ‘I Can Do That’ (2015; Zee TV).

    VJ Andy in I Can Do It

    VJ Andy in I Can Do It 

  • In 2014, he appeared as a guest in the Hindi TV show ‘Bani-Ishq Da Kalma.’ He also appeared as a guest in various seasons of the reality TV show ‘Bigg Boss.’
  • VJ Andy did a few cameo roles in Hindi films such as ‘Kya Kool Hain Hum 3’ (2016) and ‘Radhe’ (2021).

    VJ Andy in Kya Kool Hain Hum 3

    VJ Andy in Kya Kool Hain Hum 3

  • He has appeared in a few Hindi web series like ‘Untag’ (2017; Voot) and ‘Masaba Masaba’ (2020; Netflix).

    VJ Andy with the cast of Untag web series

    VJ Andy with the cast of Untag web series

  • Apart from working as a host and actor, he has also worked as a choreographer. In 2018, he started working as a choreographer at an England-based theatre company England Rifco Theatre Company. Andy has choreographed a few Hindi songs such as “Kaliyon ka Chaman” (the early 2000s), “Yeh Kya Hua” (early 2000s), and “Kuwa Ma Doob Jaungi” (from the Hind film Page 3 released in 2005).
  • In 2019, Andy worked as a member of the arts department in the English film ‘The Deranged Marriage.’ 
  • In 2022, he acted in the English film ‘Little English’ (2022), and he also worked as a costume designer for the film.

    Little English film poster

    Little English film poster

  • VJ Andy started a self-titled YouTube channel on 29 September 2011. He uploads comic videos, review videos, and interviews on his channel. As of December 2022, he has around 32K subscribers on his channel.

    VJ Andy's YouTube channel

    VJ Andy’s YouTube channel