Riteish Deshmukh Age, Wife, Net Worth, Height, Family, Biography

Riteish Deshmukh, a name known for his charm, humor, and fantastic timing in comedy, is a well-loved actor in the Indian movie world. His story, from starting with very little to becoming a big star in Bollywood, is inspiring because of his passion, talent, and how he stayed dedicated to his dream. He decided to change his name to Riteish Deshmukh for some numerology beliefs. He works mainly in the Hindi and Marathi film industries.


Reitesh Deshmukh Wiki
Full NameRiteish Vilasrao Deshmukh
ProfessionActor, Producer, Architect
Famous AsActor
Nick NameNavra
Date of Birth17 December 1978
Age45 Years Old
BirthplaceLatur, Maharashtra, India
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Mother TongueMarathi
Zodiac SignSagittarius
HobbiesPlaying Cricket, Singing
Food HabitsNon-Vegetarian
Educational QualificationDegree in Architecture
School NameG D Somani Memorial School, Mumbai
College/University– Kamala Raheja School of Architecture, Mumbai
– The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute, California, USA
DebutHindi Film: Tujhe Meri Kasam (2003)

Early Life

Deshmukh was born on 17 December 1978 in Mumbai to Vilasrao Deshmukh, the former chief minister of Maharashtra and Union Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises in India, and Vaishali Deshmukh. His elder brother, Amit Deshmukh, serves as an MLA from Latur City, while his younger brother, Dhiraj Deshmukh, is an MLA from Latur Rural. Aditi Deshmukh, his elder sister-in-law, is an actress, and Deepshikha Deshmukh, his younger sister-in-law, works as a film producer.

Deshmukh attended G. D. Somani Memorial School and obtained an architectural degree from Kamla Raheja College of Architecture in Mumbai. After spending a year practicing with an overseas architectural firm, he returned to India and continued his career in design. Deshmukh still holds ownership in Evolutions, an architectural and interior designing firm based in India.


Riteish started his acting career in 2003 with “Tujhe Meri Kasam” alongside Genelia D’Souza, who later became his wife. He found success in 2004 with movies like “Masti” and “Bardaasht.” His role in “Masti” got him nominated for awards like the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor. After that, he starred in hit films like “Heyy Babyy,” “Dhamaal,” “House Full,” “Double Dhamaal,” “Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya,” “Housefull 2,” “Humshakals,” and “Ek Villian.”

In 2013, Riteish stepped into film production with the successful Marathi film “Balak Palak,” directed by Ravi Jadhav. The next year, he made his debut in Marathi cinema as an actor in the action film “Lai Bhaari.”

In 2022, Deshmukh directed his first film, a Marathi romantic drama called Ved. He starred alongside his wife, Genelia D’Souza. The movie is a remake of the 2019 Telugu film Majili, originally written and directed by Shiva Nirvana. Ved was released on December 30, 2022, and received positive reviews from both critics and audiences.


Father NameLate Vilasrao Deshmukh (Politician, died in 2012)
Mother NameVaishali Deshmukh (Homemaker)
Brother NameBrothers– Amit Deshmukh (Elder, Politician), Dheeraj Deshmukh (Younger, Politician)
Sister NameNone

Physical Appearance

Reitesh Deshmukh Height
Height (Approx.)in centimeters – 180 cm
in meters – 1.80 m
in feet inches – 5’ 11”
Weight (Approx.)in kilograms – 75 kg
in pounds – 165 lbs
Body Measurements– Chest: 40 inches
– Waist: 32 inches
– Biceps: 12 inches
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack

Relationship Status

Reitesh Deshmukh with his Wife
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseGenelia D’Souza (Actress)
ChildrenSons– Riaan Deshmukh (born in 2014), Rahyl Deshmukh (born in 2016)
Daughter– None

Net Worth & Salary

Riteish Deshmukh Networth
Net Worth in USD (Approx.)$16 Million
Net Worth in Indian Rupees (Approx.)₹120 Crore
Salary (Approx.)₹5-6 Crore/Movie
Car & Bike Collection– Bentley Flying Spur
– Land Rover Range Rover Vogue
– BMW 7-Series
– Mercedes-Benz S-Class
– Tesla X
Income SourceActing, Brand Endorsement

Social Media Handles

Reitesh Deshmukh Instagram Profile
Instagram @riteishd
Facebook @Riteishd
Twitter @Riteishd


  • IIFA Awards: Best Performance in a Comic Role for the film “Housefull” (2011) 
  • IIFA Awards: Best Performance in a Comic Role for the film “Double Dhamaal” (2012)
  • IIFA Awards: Best Actor in a Supporting Role for the film “Ek Villain” (2015)
  • IIFA Awards: Outstanding Performance by a regional language film for the film “Lai Bhaari” (2015)
  • National Award: Won for the film “Yellow” (2014)


On 30 November 2008, Riteish took Ram Gopal Varma to the Taj Hotel in Mumbai after the 26/11 attacks, sparking criticism for gathering details for their film. Riteish clarified that he took Varma there, and his father didn’t know Varma. In 2016, jokingly, Riteish said John Abraham couldn’t learn acting even in the next 10-15 years while hosting an awards show.

4 Facts About Riteish Deshmukh

  1. Riteish Deshmukh is a talented actor who’s great at doing funny, action-packed, and romantic roles.
  2. He’s won lots of Filmfare Awards and got nominated for many other big awards.
  3. Riteish Deshmukh was also a successful producer and started his own company called Mumbai Dreams Entertainment.
  4. Apart from his work, Riteish Deshmukh cares about helping people. Riteish is a big supporter of important social causes.

Favorite Things

MusiciansYet To Update
SingersYet To Update
FilmsBollywood: Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
Hollywood: The Notebook, Jerry Maguire
FoodsMutton biryani, Aamti, Puran Poli, Kolhapuri Fish, Shrikhand
SportCricket, Wrestling
WrestlerBret “The Hitman” Hart
Actor(s)Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan
ActressMadhuri Dixit, Sridevi
DirectorInder Kumar
Song“Tujhe Dekha To Ye Jana Sanam” from the film Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
RestaurantPali Bhavan in Mumbai
DestinationGoa (India)

Riteish Deshmukh Songs Lyrics


What is the age difference between Riteish and Genelia?

 Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D’Souza have 9 years of age gap.

How many brothers does Riteish Deshmukh have?

Riteish has two brothers: Amit, an MLA from Latur City, and Dhiraj.

Does Riteish Deshmukh have a college?

Riteish earned his architectural degree from Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute.

How rich is Riteish Deshmukh?

Riteish’s net worth is around $16 million, equivalent to approximately 120 Crore Indian Rupees.

How many children does Riteish Deshmukh have?

Riteish has two sons: Riaan (born 24 Nov 2014) and Rahyl (born 1 June 2016).

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