Raqesh Vashisht Age, Wiki, Biography, Wife, Family, Weight, Height in feet, Net Worth, Moives, Serials & Many More

Raqesh Vashisth is an Indian television Actor and Model. He changed his name from Raqesh Vashisth to Raqesh Bapat. He was born on 1 September 1978, in Mumbai in the state of Maharashtra, India. He is best known for playing the role of Aditya Jakhar in TV serial Maryada: Lekin Kab Tak?. He is also known for his works in films like Tum Bin (2001), Vrundavan (2016), Savita Damodar Paranjape (2018) and television shows like Saath Phere: Saloni Ka Safar (2005-2008) and Qubool Hai (2014). He has also worked in some commercial advertisements like Colgate, Wrigley’s gum, etc. In 2013, he participated in the dance reality show ‘Nach Baliye season 6’, along with his wife Riddhi Dogra. In 2017, he was ranked sixteenth in The Time of India’s Top 20 Most Desirable Men of Maharashtra. 

Name Raqesh Vashisht
Full Name/ Real nameRaqesh Bapat 
NicknameRaqesh
Date of birth1 September 1978
BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Age (as in 2021)43 years old
Zodiac signVirgo
ProfessionActor
Famous RoleAditya Jakhar in TV serial ‘Maryada: Lekin Kab Tak?’ (2010-2012)
NationalityIndian
ReligionHinduism
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
AddressMumbai, Maharashtra, India
HobbiesPainting, Horse Riding, Playing Tennis, Sculpting, Singing, Playing Flute & Sitar 
Years active1999 – present

Raqesh Vashisht Career –

  • He started his acting career in 2001 by playing the role of Amar Shah in the Bollywood film ‘Tum Bin’.
  • In 2002, he played the role of Gaurav in the Bollywood romantic musical film Dil Vil Pyar Vyar. 
  • In the same year, he also appeared in the film Kuch Dil Ne Kaha. 
  • In 2003, he played the role of Raj in Hindi Suspense Thriller Film Tumse Milke Wrong Number, which is directed by Jignesh M. Vaishnav. 
  • In 2004, he played the role of Sunny Khanna in the film Kaun Hai Jo Sapno Mein Aaya, which is directed by Rajesh Bhatt. 
  • In 2005, he made his television debut with the serial Saath Phere: Saloni Ka Safar as Neel.
  • In the same year, he played the role of Sameer in the film Koi Mere Dil Mein Hai, which is directed by Deepak Ramsay.
  • Also in 2005, he played the role of Vishal Saxena in the romantic drama film Naam Gum Jaayega, opposite Dia Mirza.
  • In 2006, he played the role of Anuraag in the film Jai Maa Santoshi and Rahul in the film Jaadu Sa Chal Gaya.
  • In 2008, he played the role of Anuj in NDTV Imagine’s serial Ek Packet Umeed. 
  • In 2010, he played the role of Shlok in Sony TV’s serial Seven. 
  • From 2010-2012, he played the role of Aditya Singh Jakhar in Star Plus’s TV serial Maryada: Lekin Kab Tak?.
  • In 2011, he played the role of Karan in Simply Sapney.
  • In 2012, he played the role of Sameer Khan in the drama film Heroine.
  • In the same year, he made his Marathi film debut with the film Aayna Ka Bayna, in which he played the role of Saagar. 
  • From 2012-2013, he played the role of Rohan Mishra in Sony TV’s serial Hongey Judaa Na Hum, opposite Aamna Sharif.
  • In 2013, he played the role of a Chemistry teacher in the film Gippi and Prince Vikram in the comedy drama film A New Love Ishtory.
  • In the same year, he participated in the dance reality show ‘Nach Baliye season 6’, along with his ex-wife Ridhi Dogra. 
  • In 2014, he played the role of Asad Ahmed Khan in Zee TV’s serial Qubool Hai.
  • In the same year, he appeared as a guest in Sony Pal’s serial Simply Baatein With Raveena.
  • In 2015, he appeared in a Marathi film Citizen, along with Rajshree Landge, Yatin Karyekar, Pushkar Shrotri, Uday Tikekar.
  • In 2016, he played the lead roles in 2 Marathi films Vrundavan and Sarv Mangal Savdhaan.
  • In the same year, he appeared as himself in Bindass TV’s serial Yeh Hai Aashiqui. 
  • From 2016-2017, he played the role of Anthony Gonzalves/ Shantanu Kant in Life OK’s TV serial Bahu Hamari Rajni Kant. 
  • In 2018, he played the role of Ashok in the Marathi film Savita Damodar Paranjpe.
  • In the same year, he played the role of Reyansh Diwan in Colors TV’s serial Tu Aashiqui.
  • Also in 2018, he appeared as a guest in Colors TV’s serial Ishq Mein Marjawan.
  • In 2019, he played the role of Aditya in the Marathi film Whatsapp Love, which is directed by Hemant Kumar Mahale. 
  • In the same year, he played the role of Raja in the Marathi film Mumbai Apli Ahe, which is directed by Bharat Sunanda.
  • Also in 2019, he also starred in the romantic thriller film Forever, which is directed by Vinay Tiwari along with Nisha Aliya.
  • In 2021, he can be seen in the controversial reality show Bigg Boss OTT (15th season).

Raqesh Vashisht Family Background –

He was born and brought up in Mumbai, in the state of Maharashtra, India. His father is an army officer and mother is a school principal. He has a sister named Sheetal Bapat.

FatherNot Known (Army Personal)
MotherNot Known (School Principal)
BrotherNot Known
SisterSheetal Bapat

Raqesh Vashisht Marital status/ Relationship and More –

Marital status of Raqesh Vashisth is Divorced. He married to famous television actress Ridhi Dogra in 2011. But, they got divorced in 2019 after 8 years of their marriage.

Marital statusDivorced
Affairs/ GirlfriendRidhi Dogra (Actress)
Wife/ SpouseRidhi Dogra (m. 2011 – div. 2019)
Marriage Date29 May 2011
ChildrenN/A

Raqesh Vashisht Height/ Weight & Physical State –

The height of Raqesh Vashisth is approximately 5 feet 10 inches and the body weight is around 75 kg. His full body measurements are Chest – 40 Inches, Waist – 32 Inches, and Biceps – 12 Inches. He has stylish black colour hair and sparkling star-like black colour eyes.

Height5’10” (178 cm)
Weight75 kg (165 lbs)
Chest40 Inches
Waist32 Inches
Biceps12 Inches
Eye colourBlack
Hair colourBlack

Raqesh Vashisht Favourite Things –

Favourite ActorN/A
Favourite ActressN/A
Favourite FoodN/A
Favourite ColourN/A
Favourite PlaceN/A

Raqesh Vashisht Educational Qualification –

He completed his primary education in Amaravati and later did MBA post-graduation from the University of Mumbai.

SchoolNot Known
CollegeUniversity of Mumbai
QualificationMaster of Business Administration (MBA)

Raqesh Vashisht Net worth –

The net worth of Raqesh Vashisth is estimated to be between $1 Million – $5 Million dollars. Raqesh Vashisth’s income source is mostly from being a successful Actor.

Net worth (2021)$1 Million – $5 Million dollars
Source of IncomeActing

Some lesser known facts about Raqesh Vashisht – 

  • Does Raqesh Vashisth Smoke? Not Known
  • Does Raqesh Vashisth Drink Alcohol? Not Known
  • He was born and brought up in Mumbai, in the state of Maharashtra, India.
  • He changed his name from Raqesh Vashisth to Raqesh Bapat.
  • He is a great painter and received the National Award in Class IX for the painting.
  • He completed his graduation from Mumbai University.
  • He is a great devotee of Lord Ganesha. 
  • He himself sculpts a Ganpati idol every year for his home. 
  • He plans to do a Sculpting course from Australia to learn more about bronze & glass sculpting. 
  • He is also an animal lover and has a pet dog.
  • In 1999, he participated in the Grasim Mr. India Contest and became the first runner-up.
  • He also won the title of Mr. Pune.
  • He started his acting career in 2001 by playing the role of Amar Shah in the Bollywood film ‘Tum Bin’.
  • In 2005, he made his television debut with the serial Saath Phere: Saloni Ka Safar as Neel.
  • He worked in 2 different languages like Hindi and Marathi.
  • He featured in some commercial advertisements like Colgate, Wrigley’s gum, etc.
  • In 2013, he participated in the dance reality show ‘Nach Baliye season 6’, along with his wife Riddhi Dogra. 
  • He is also associated with ‘Shyamchi Aai Foundation’, a non-profit organization. 
  • In 2017, he was ranked sixteenth in The Time of India’s Top 20 Most Desirable Men of Maharashtra. 

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