Rhea Chakraborty - Bio, Net Worth, Husband, Age, Family, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Height, Wiki, News, Facts, Jail, Education, Career, Movies
Rhea Chakraborty is an Indian model and actress who is well known for her roles in both Bollywood films and South Indian films. Having her career started initially as a VJ on MTV, she rose to fame with her hit Bollywood movie, "Mere Dad ki Maruti".Known for her Punjabi accent and confidence, Chakraborty got up in a controversy following the suicide death of late actor, Sushant Singh Rajput(her then-boyfriend) on June 14, 2020.
She was kept nearly a month in pretrial confinement, was hated by several people, mistreated, and misexplained by several Indian news shows and journalists, claiming her to be the reason behind Rajput's suicide. Fortunately, on 7 October 2020, Chakraborty was released on bail.
Besides, she is active in social media sites with over 2.8 million subscribers on Instagram: @rhea_chakraborty and over 236k followers on Twitter: @Tweet2Rhea.
What is Rhea Chakraborty Famous for?
- Famous as an Indian actress.
- Known as the then-girlfriend of Sushant Singh Rajput.
Where is Rhea Chakraborty From?
Rhea Chakraborty was born on July 1, 1992, in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. Her birth name is Rhea Chakraborty. Her nationality is Indian. Chakraborty belongs to ethnicity while Cancer is her zodiac sign.
Rhea Chakraborty was born as the eldest daughter of her parents: Indrajit Chakroborty(father) and Sandhya Chakraborty(mother). Her father, Indrajit is a retired Indian police officer while her mother, Sandhya is a homemaker.
Rhea grew up along with her younger brother, Showik Chakraborty in her hometown Bangalore. She attended Army Public School Ambala Cantt in Ambala for her education.
Rhea Chakraborty's Career Highlights
- Rhea Chakraborty started her television career in 2009 with MTV India's show, "TVS Scooty Teen Diva". She finished up the show as the first runner-up of the show.
- She then gave her audition for a VJ and emerged as an MTV VJ hosting several MTV shows, including "Pepsi MTV Wassup", "TicTac College Beat" and "MTV Gone in 60 Seconds".
- Rhea made her film debut with the Telugu film, "Tuneega Tuneega" playing the role of Nidhi in 2012.
- She got a break with her role as Jasleen debuting in Bollywood with "Mere Dad Ki Maruti" in 2013. Her role earned her several nominations.
- In 2014 she played the lead character Sonali in the Indian movie, "Sonali Cable".
- She starred alongside Ritesh Deshmukh in YRF's film, "Bank Chor".
- She also made cameo appearances in "Half Girlfriend" and "Dobaara: See Your Evil".
- Her latest popular movie was "Jalebi" opposite debutante Varun Mitra in 2018.
- In 2020, she starred in "Cehre".
- She also has appeared in various TV commercials including Yepme, Stayfree, and Maruti Suzuki, and also in AAYushmann KHurrana's music video, "O Heeriyre".
- She has also been featured on the cover of various renowned magazines.
Rhea Chakraborty's Boyfriend
Rhea Chakraborty was previously in a relationship with Sushant Singh Rajput. Rajput was an Indian actor who was best known for his work in Hindi cinema; "M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story"(2016), "Kedarnath"(2018), and "Chhichhore"(2019).
Chakraborty met Rajput in 2013 when they were shooting for their own YRF films as the film sets were in the vicinity.
After almost 6 years of that time, since April 2019, the couple began dating each other. Likewise, after dating for 9 months, the couple moved in together in December 2019. Together with Rajput and her brothers, she founded an artificial intelligence company called "Vividrage Rhealityx" in September 2019.
However, just 6 days after Rhea moved out, Rajput was found dead in his house as a result of suicide on June 14, 2020.
Rhea Chakraborty's Scandals
Since the death of Rhea Chakraborty's then-boyfriend, Sushant Singh Rajput, Rhea has been under the backlash of several news shows, reporters, and millions of people. Rajput's family lodged an FIR with Patna Police, alleging Chakraborty and several others of abetment of suicide.
His father even told that Rajput had confided to his sister about Chakraborty threatening to make his medical receipts public and prove him mad. She was arrested on September 8, 2020, when she was charged along with her brother that had caused marijuana to be supplied to Rajput.
She was described by conservative television hosts as a "manipulative" woman who "performed black magic" and "drove Sushant to suicide." She was even threatened on Instagram with rape and murder and urged her to "commit suicide otherwise I will send people to kill you".
On October 7, 2020, Chakraborty was released on bail after nearly a month in pretrial confinement. Also back in 2018, she posted a series of pictures with famous Bollywood director Mahesh Bhatt for which she was trolled badly.
Rhea Chakraborty's Net Worth
Rhea Chakraborty has quite good earnings from her professional career as an actress. Having her career started initially as a VJ, Rhea has managed to come a long way up becoming a beautiful actress in her decade-long career.
Her source of income is surely her appearances in movies and also commercials. Including her income, her net worth is estimated to be around $1.5 million.
Rhea Chakraborty's Height
Rhea Chakraborty is a gorgeous lady with a well maintained hour-glass body physique in her 20s. She stands tall with a height of 5ft. 7inches.(1.70m) while her body weighs around 55kg(121 lbs).
Her body measurement is around 30-26-32 inches with a bra size of 32B, 4(US) as her dress size, and 6(US) as her shoe size. She has a fair complexion with black hair and brown eyes.