Rakhi Sawant Age, Wiki, Biography, Husband, Height in feet, Net Worth & Many More

By | August 30, 2022

Rakhi Sawant is an Indian dancer, model, actress and television talk show host, who is known for working in Hindi, Kannada, Maratha, Odia, Telugu and Tamil films and television serials. Rakhi was born on 25th November 1978 in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India to Anand Sawant and Jaya Bheda. Her father was a Police Constable. She has one brother Rakesh Sawant and one sister Usha Sawant. She completed her schooling at Goklibai High School, Mumbai and college at Mithibai College, Mumbai.

Rakhi made her film debut in 1997 with Agnichakra. In 1999, she appeared in two films, Dil Ka Sauda and Chudail No. 1. In 2000, she acted in three films including Jis Desh Mein Ganga Rehta Hain. In 2001, she made her debut in Telugu with 6 Teens. She also appeared in a Hindi film that year. She had three releases in 2002, including Na Tum Jaano Na Hum. She was seen in six films in 2003.

Later, in 2004, she made her Tamil debut with Gambeeram. She made her Marathi film debut with Saatchya Aat Gharat that year. She also appeared in four Hindi films that year including, Masti: Sanam Teri Kasam and Main Hoon Na. Khamoshh… Khauff Ki Raat and Mumbai Xpress were her two released films in 2005. She starred in three Hindi films in 2007. From 2008 to 2019, she was seen in eight films including Dil Bole Hadippa! and Mere Brother Ki Dulhan. He also appeared in numerous dance numbers. But, her performance in Mohabbat Hai Mirchi was a breakthrough performance for her. She also appeared in several music videos.

Rakhi made her television debut with Bigg Boss. She also participated, in the reality, show Nach Baliye, Box Cricket League, Welcome – Baazi Menhmaan Nawaz Ki and Maa Exchange. Later, Rakhi launched the reality show Rakhi Ka Swayamwar. Rakhi also hosted talk show Rakhi Ka Insaaf. Along with, acting, and dancing Rakhi is also a singer. She made her singing debut with the Super Girl Album.

On 26th March 2014, as an Independent Candidate, Rakhi announced her plans to contest the 2014 Lok Sabha elections from Mumbai North-West. For that, she founded Rashtriya Aam Party (RAP) on 28th March 2014. But, after losing the election, Rakhi resigned from the RAP and joined the RPI (Athavale) in June 2014.

Rakhi married “Rakhi Ka Swayambar” reality show’s Toronto-based contestant Elesh Parujanwala on 2nd August 2009 through the reality show. But, several months later, they separated. After that, in mid-2019, Sawant married an NRI man named Ritesh.

Real NameNeeru Bheda
ProfessionDrama Queen, Controversy Queen
Date of BirthActress, Politician, Dancer
Political Party Republican Party of India (Athawale)

Age44 Years (2022)
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
NationalityIndian
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
SchoolGoklibai High School, Mumbai
CollageMithibai College, Mumbai
DebutBollywood Film: Agnichakra (1997)



Telugu Film: 6 Teens (2001)



Tamil Film: Gambeeram (2004)



Marathi: Saatchya Aat Gharat (2004)


TV: Bigg Boss 1 (2006)
Album: Supergirl (2007)
ReligionShe was born into a Hindu family, but she follows Christianity
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
AddressB2/501, Serenity Complex, New Link Road, Oshiwara, Andheri (West), Mumbai 400058

Political InclinationBJP 
Hobbies Dancing
Zodiac SignSagittarius

Rakhi Sawant Career

  • Rakhi made her film debut in 1997 with Agnichakra. 
  • In 1999, she appeared in two films, Dil Ka Sauda and Chudail No. 1.
  • In 2000, she acted in three films including Jis Desh Mein Ganga Rehta Hain.
  • In 2001, she made her debut in Telugu with 6 Teens. She also appeared in a Hindi film that year.
  • She had three releases in 2002, including Na Tum Jaano Na Hum.
  • She was seen in six films in 2003.
  • In 2004, she made her Tamil debut with Gambeeram. She made her Marathi film debut with Saatchya Aat Gharat that year. She also appeared in four Hindi films that year including, Masti: Sanam Teri Kasam and Main Hoon Na.
  • Khamoshh… Khauff Ki Raat and Mumbai Xpress were her two released films in 2005.
  • She starred in three Hindi films in 2007.
  • From 2008 to 2019, she was seen in eight films including Dil Bole Hadippa! and Mere Brother Ki Dulhan.
  • He also appeared in numerous dance numbers.
  • She also appeared in several music videos.
  • Rakhi made her television debut with Bigg Boss. She also participated, in the reality, show Nach Baliye, Box Cricket League, Welcome – Baazi Menhmaan Nawaz Ki and Maa Exchange. Later, Rakhi launched the reality show Rakhi Ka Swayamwar. Rakhi also hosted talk show Rakhi Ka Insaaf.
  • Along with, acting, and dancing Rakhi is also a singer. She made her singing debut with the Super Girl Album.
  • On 26th March 2014, as an Independent Candidate, Rakhi announced her plans to contest the 2014 Lok Sabha elections from Mumbai North-West. For that, she founded Rashtriya Aam Party (RAP) on 28th March 2014. But, after losing the election, Rakhi resigned from the RAP and joined the RPI (Athavale) in June 2014.

Rakhi Sawant Family 

Father Name Name Not Known
Step fatherAnand Sawant (Police Constable)
Mother Name Jaya Bheda
Brother Rakesh Sawant (Film Director)
Sister Rakesh Sawant (Film Director)
Husband None

Rakhi Sawant Relationship / Marital Status & Many More 

Marital Status Engaged
Affairs / Boyfriend  Abhishek Avasthi (Dancer)



Elesh Parujanwala (Ex-fiance)



Deepak Kalal



Adil Durrani (Businessman)

Husband / Spouse Ritesh (an NRI) (ex-husband)
NoteOn the eve of Valentine’s Day in 2022, she announced that she parted ways with Ritesh.
Marriage date Years 2019
Marriage Place Not Known
ChildrenNone

Rakhi Sawant Physical Stats

HeightIn Centimeter – 165 cm
In Meter – 1.65 m
In feet & inches – 5’5
WeightIn Kilogram- 54 Kg
In Pounds – 119lbs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBrown

Rakhi Sawant Favourite 

Favourite  Actor Shah Rukh KhanRanveer Singh
Favourite  Actress Priyanka ChopraSonakshi SinhaDeepika Padukone
Favourite  Song “Main Tenu Samjhawan Ki”
Favourite  JewelleryDiamond
Favourite  foodGrilled Chicken, Salad
Favourite  RestaurantDelicacy of China in Mumbai
Favourite  Animal Monkey
Favourite  Destination Switzerland

Rakhi Sawant Education 

School Goklibai High School, Mumbai
Collage Mithibai College, Mumbai
Educational Qualification Graduate

Rakhi Sawant Net Worth

Net WorthRs. 14 crore (as of 2014)
SalaryRs. 10-12 lakhs (as of 2012)
Income SourceActing
Car CollectionFord Endeavour

Rakhi Sawant Controversy:

  • In 2005, her liplock with co-star Kainaaz Pervez at the remiere of Khamoshh..Khauff Ki Raat created a huge controversy.
  • Another incident happened when Mika Singh forcefully kissed at his 35th Birthday party. The actress filed a molestation case against him.
Mika Singh Controversy
  • Rakhi slapped her ex-boyfriend Abhishek Awasthi in public, these came into the news.
  • An SC youth Lakshman Prasad of Jhansi died as he was embarrassed after being called impotent on her show. AN F.I.R was launched against her and 4 others in connection.
  • Another complaint was lodged against Rakhi when she made objectionable remarks against Valmiki on national TV in 2016.
  • In 2016, she ignited controversy after she arrived at an event wearing a dress with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s image imprinted on it, and that too in an objectionable way.
  • Rakhi slammed Tanushree by calling her a drug addict, and a liar, and called it a mere publicity stunt after Tanushree accused Nana Patekar of sexual harassment. Rakhi also accused Tanushree of raping her multiple times. For Rakhi’s allegation, Tanushree sued her for 10 crores to which Rakhi threatened her with a countersuit of 50 crore.

Some Unknown facts about Rakhi Sawant

  • Her original nane is Neeru Bheda.
  • Her weight is 5 feet 3 inches and her weight is 60 kgs.
  • Her hobby is dancing.
  • She likes to wear diamonds.
  • The monkey is her favorite animal.
  • She owns a food endeavor.
  • She has a heart-shaped tattoo on her right trice.
  • In 2008, she won the 9X channel’s dance reality show called “Yeh Hai Jalwa.”
  • She called herself the victim of child abuse during her early days. Rakhi also added that she faced gender inequality as she was not allowed to go to public places, and beauty parlors and was not allowed to get in any public gatherings.
  • In 2001, she done her first item song “Bam Bhole Bam Bhole” for the film “Yeh Raaste Hain Pyaar Ke”
  • Rakhi Sawant shared her early memory of when she was beaten by her parents and was ill-treated at the age of 11, as she attended a Dandia event and danced over there. For this, her mother cut her long hair.
  • Rakhi with her ex-boyfriend Abhishek Avasthi was the runner-up of the dance reality show “Nach Baliye 3” in 2007. The show ended on 22 December 2007 with Sanjeeda Sheikh and Aamir Ali as the winners
  • In 2003, she got her breakout through her item song “Mohabbat Hai Mirchi” from the film “Chura Liyaa Hai Tume” which starr Zayed Khan and Esha Deol.

Rakhi Sawant Social Media Profile

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