Full Name: John Abraham
Date of Birth: 17th December 1972
Occupation: Actor, Producer, Model
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Priya Runchal
Parents: Firoza Irani and Abraham John
The Indian film producer, actor and former model John Abraham net worth is US $25 million (around 168 crore rupees).
He is one of the highest paid film-makers and boasts of a huge empire in the state of Kerala. Due to his acting abilities coupled with modeling talents, John has been able to win several awards that have greatly contributed to his rating within the film industry.
Birth and Education
John is son to a Zoroastrian mother and Malayali father. He was born on the 17th of December 1972. His father hails from Aluva and is an architect, while mother is from Iran. When he began schooling, he attended Bombay Scottish School before joining Jai Hind College to obtain a Bachelor’s Degree in economics. From the Mumbai Educational Trust, John was lucky to receive an MBA.
John’s filming career began when he was noticed during modeling sessions. He modeled in advertisements for numerous companies before making his acting debut in 2003 in the film Jism. He obtained a Filmfare Best Debut Award nomination for his acting. In 2004, he again received the Filmfare Award nominations for the role he played in the film Dhoom. Although he took a negative role while acting, the film was a commercial success.
Success seemed to be following him all through because in 2005, he again got nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor in the film Baabul that was released in 2006. He appeared in a number of other films that were all a commercial success including Dotsana released in 2008, New York in 2009, Force in 2011, Shootout at Wadala in 2013 and Madras café in 2013.
Among awards John has received include Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in the role he played in Water. The storyline was done by a Canadian, Deepa Mehta. It was released in 2006. Although the film lost to Germany’s film titled- Lives of Others, it got lots of recognition internationally.
Abraham has also featured in a Rockstars Concert with other Bollywood actors including Kareena Kapoor, Esha Deol, Zayed Khan, Mallika Sherawat and Shahid Kapoor. In the same year, he appeared in the movies Baabul, Taxi No. 9211 and Kabul Express. These films were successful at the box office, although Zinda and Baabul got a little lukewarm reception from fans.
As a producer, John Abraham has been instrumental in the production of the film, Vicky Donor that was released in 2012. The movie featured notable actors like Annu Kapoor, Yami Gautam and Ayushmann Khurrana. When the film went public, it received positive reviews and cashed in fairly at the box office. Madras Café was his second production and it also received overwhelming response.
John got married to Priya Runchal in 2014. He has accumulated lots of wealth from acting as well as production. He has a boutique that acts as a production center for advertisements and films too. Because of his muscular physique, he appears for adverts, getting millions for endorsing brands.
John has beautiful houses within Mumbai and abroad. He loves sporty cars and bikes. Among them are Yamaha R1 and Lamborghini Gallardo.