Raqesh Bapat (BiggBoss 15) Girlfriend, wife, Lifestyle, Wikipedia & Biography

Raqesh Bapat (BiggBoss 15) Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Lifestyle, Wikipedia & Biography

Raqesh Bapat (born: September 1, 1978) is an Indian tv & movie actor, model, and internet celebrity, who hails from Amravati, Mumbai, Maharashtra. He is 43 years old (as of 2021). He is commonly known for playing the character ‘Amar Shah‘ in the famous movie “Tum Bin” in 2001. His nickname is Raksh.

Raqesh Bapat belongs to non-filmy family background. He got a breakthrough from the movie – Tum Bin (2001). Later, he did several movies as well. Subsequently, he did tv serials as well.

Through this article, you will know Raqesh Bapat Lifestyle, Biography, Girlfriend, Income, House, Cars, Wiki, Facts, Wikipedia, Height, Wife, Popular movies & much more.

Raqesh Bapat Biography

NameRaqesh Bapat
Real NameRakesh Vashisht
ProfessionTv & movie actor, model, and internet celebrity
Got fame fromfor playing the character ‘Amar Shah‘ in the famous movie “Tum Bin” in 2001

Personal Info

Raqesh Bapat was born on September 1, 1978, in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Currently, he lives in Mumbai, Maharashtra. His Zodiac sign is Virgo (Kanya).

He went to RN Podar School, Mumbai where he completed his schooling. After that, he pursued a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University of Mumbai, Mumbai.

Date of BirthSeptember 1, 1978
Age (As in 2021)43 years old
Zodiac signVirgo (Kanya)
HometownAmravati, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Currently livingMumbai, Maharashtra
SchoolRN Podar School, Mumbai
CollegeUniversity of Mumbai, Mumbai
Education QualificationMaster’s in Business Administration (MBA)

Family & Relationship

Raqesh Bapat was born into a middle-class family. His father Padmakar Bapat is a retired army officer and his mother is a homemaker. His sister Sheetal Vasisht is a homemaker.

He has been dating model & tv actress Ridhi Dogra for a long time and got married in 2011. Later, in 2019 they take divorce with mutual consent.

Raqesh Bapat (BiggBoss 15) Girlfriend, wife, Lifestyle, Wikipedia & Biography
Raqesh Bapat wife Ridhi Dogra

He falls in love with actress Shamita Shetty during the BiggBoss 15 & starts dating her.

Shamita Shetty Raqesh Bapat Biography, Lifestyle, Net worth, Affairs, Controversy, House, Cars, Movies, Awards, Income, Wiki, Facts
Raqesh Bapat girlfriend Shamita Shetty
FatherPadmakar Bapat, retired army officer
MotherNot publicly avail, Homemaker
SisterSheetal Vasisht, Homemaker
GirlfriendRidhi Dogra, Model & actress

Shamita Shetty, Actress
Marital StatusDivorcee
WifeRidhi Dogra, Model & actress (divorced – 2019)

Physical Stats.

Raqesh Bapat’s weight is 72 kg, height is 5 feet 10 inches, his hair color is black. his Eye color is black. He didn’t ink any tattoo on his body.

WeightIn Kilogram – 72 kg
In Pounds – 158 lbs
HeightIn Centimeter – 177 cm
In Meter – 1.77 m
In feet Inches – 5’10’ 
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
TattooNo Tattoo


Raqesh Bapat started his career by doing modeling for several International brands & print media.


He debuted in Bollywood with the movie Tum Bin in the year 2001. The movie was super hit as he got big fame after it. But, after that, all of his movies flopped till now.

He made his tv debut in 2005 with the serial Saat Phere. Later, he did several popular serials.

Raqesh Bapat Popular shows

Maryada: Lekin Kab Tak?Main lead
Qubool HaiMain lead
Nach Baliye 6Contestant
Bahu Hamari Rajni KantPlaying a Supporting Role in the Ridhima Pandit starrer show.
Bigg Boss OTT & 15Contestant

Favorite things

Favorite ActorShahrukh Khan, Subodh Bhave, Sushant Singh Rajput
Favorite ActressPreity Zinta, Amruta Khanvilkar
Favorite MovieThartharat (Marathi movie)
Favorite BrandH&M
Favorite ColorGrey
Favorite DestinationThailand
Favorite FoodPizza, Gulab jamun
Favorite BeveragesCoffee
HobbiesPainting, horse riding, dancing, gardening

Raqesh Bapat Net worth

His Net worth/income is 23 crore. He did tv serials, web series, movies, brand endorsements & real estate investment through which he made a good amount of income.

Net worth23 crore


Is he smoke?No
Is he drink alcohol?Yes

Raqesh Bapat Car

CarRed color Hyundai Elantra
Raqesh Bapat car Hyundai Elantra
Raqesh Bapat car


Mr. International (1999)First Runner Up
Grasim ‘Mr. India’ (1999)First Runner Up

Raqesh Bapat Interesting facts

  • He takes professional training of painting and win National award for painting during his school time.
  • Raqesh Bapat worked in Hindi & Marathi movies & tv serials.
  • He married to love of his life Ridhi Dogra as they are considered as perfect couple, but in 2019, they shocked everyone by announcing their divorce.
  • He made his relationship public with Shamita Shetty after coming out from Bigg OTT house, during a live instagram session.
Raqesh Bapat (BiggBoss 15) Girlfriend, wife, Lifestyle, Wikipedia & Biography
  • Every year, he made Ganpati statue by himself.
  • He was associated with ‘Shyamchi Aai Foundation’ which helps people to learn new skills for employment generation.
Raqesh Bapat (BiggBoss 15) Girlfriend, wife, Lifestyle, Wikipedia & Biography
  • He entered in BiggBoss OTT as a contestant and become 3rd runner-up of the show. Later, he entered BiggBoss 15 as a wild card contestant.
  • He is the brand ambassador of Wrigley’s gum, Mama Earth, Colgate etc.
  • Here is a music video done by Raqesh Bapat.