Raqesh Bapat – Wiki, age, girlfriend, family, personal life, biography and more

Here is everything you need to know about Bigg Boss contestant Raqesh Bapat – Wiki, Age, Girlfriend, Family, personal life, biography, and more

Raqesh Bapat is a well-known face in Bollywood as well as in the TV industry. He started his filmy career in 2001 and since then he has worked in over 30 movies. He has a lover boy image among his fans due to the type of movies and TV shows he has been part of. Currently, he is leading the headlines because he is one of the contestants in Big Boss OTT.

Who is Raqesh Bapat? Here is everything you need to know about Raqesh Bapat.


Date of Birth: 1st of September, 1978.

Age(as of 2021)  : 43 years

Zodiac sign: Virgo

Religion: Hinduism

Relationship status: Married 2011, Divorced 2019

Ex-Wife – Ridhi Dogra

Raqesh Bapat Family

  1. Raqesh Bapat was born in Amravati, India which is his home town. He likes to keep his personal life private. His father was a navy officer and his mother was an English teacher by profession. He has a sister named Sheetal Vashisth.


Completing his primary education from Amravati he then pursued an MBA degree from the University of Mumbai.


In his childhood, Raqesh had an affection for arts and crafts. He even won a national award for painting when he was in ninth class. He started his career as a model and secured the first prize in “Mr Pune”. Later at the age of 21 of won Mr Grasim India in Kolkata. He entered Bollywood with Anubhav Sinha directorial, “Tum Bin” in 2001. The role landed on him after the makers spotted him in the Colgate advertisement. Since then he has been seen simultaneously in movies as well as TV serials making him a household name.

Raqesh Bapat physical stats and more:

Height: 5 feet 10 inches

Weight: 75 kg

Measurements: 40-32-12

Eye colour: Black

Hair colour: Black

Tattoos: No

Personal life

Marital status: Divorced

Divorced: Applied

Girlfriend: Not known

Ex-Wife – Ridhi Dogra

Raqesh posts regularly on Instagram but he has a team RQ which manages the social media operations. His Instagram feed is filled with his photoshoots which are surely a treat for his fans.  Recently he posted a video expressing the reason why he joined the reality show Big Boss OTT. Last month he celebrated the 20 years of his first successful film, “Tum Bin” which was released in 2001.

Interesting Facts about Raqesh Bapat

1) The actor is a great sculptor and himself makes Ganpati idols every year.

2) Raqesh was voted as no. sixteen in Times of India’s top 20 Most Desirable Men of Maharashtra in 2017.

3) Along with a profound career in Hindi cinema and TV he is a desired actor in the Marathi industry too.