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Hero Alom is a Bangladeshi media personality, actor, producer, singer, model and Bangladesh Congress politician. He has been working in Bengali short film and music video. In 2017, He made his debut action film Mar Chokka. Alom is best known for his absurdist music videos, which often show him dancing with random women. These videos have made him a target of online trolling and the subject of memes in Bangladesh and other South Asian countries. In 2019, a Hindi play based on Alom, directed by NSD-graduate Mahesh Ruprao Ghodeswar, was staged in Ahmedabad and Mumbai. His YouTube channel has over 1.7 million subscribers.

Birth Name

Ashraful Alom

Nickname

Hero Alom

Profession

Actor, Singer, Model, Producer, YouTuber, Politician

Political Party

Bangladesh Congress (2023-present)

Nationality

Bangladeshi

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Hero Alom was born on the 20th of January 1985, in Bogra, Bangladesh.

Age

He’s currently 39 years old.

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Ethnicity

Asian

He has Bangladeshi ancestry.

Religion

Islam

Education

His educational qualifications are unknown.

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Family Details

  • Father – Abdur Razzak (Foster Father)
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Unknown

Marital Status

Married

Girlfriend / Spouse

Hero Alom has dated –

  • Sumi Akter – On 11 July 2006, Hero married to Sumi Akter. The couple is blessed with two kids, a son named Abir and a daughter named Alo. Alom currently lives in Erulia, near Bogra, with his wife, Sadia Akter Sumi, and their children, Alo and Abir.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 3 inches
  • In centimeters – 160 cm
  • In meters – 1.60 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 45 kg
  • In Pounds – 99 lbs

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Brown

Hair Color

Black

Shoe Size

He wears a size 6.5 (US) shoe.

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Alom became known as a Bangladeshi media personality, actor, producer, singer, model. Before becoming an actor, Alom tried his hands on a number of businesses. He is a man who has made a terrific impact on social media like Facebook and YouTube.

Film Debut

In 2017, Hero had his first film onscreen role in the movie Mar Chokka as Hero Alom.

Political Activities

In 2018, Alom decided to contest in 2018 Bangladeshi general election and he bought his candidature form for Bogra-4 constituency buying a Jatiya Party (E) nomination paper ahead of the 11th national elections, but Jatiya Party denied him nomination. Later, he sought his candidacy as an independent candidate. He contested in the bypolls to both Bogra-6 and Bogra-4 as an independent, and lost Bogra-4 by only 834 votes.

On July 17, 2023, Hero was assaulted by political opponents near a polling center at the Banani Bidyaniketan School and College. Alom stood as an independent candidate in the ongoing Dhaka-17 elections. The incident occurred at around 3:20 p.m. while Alom was visiting the polling center. According to reports, Alom was taking photos with his fans on the playground of the school when he was approached by a group of people who told him that it was not a place to shoot TikTok videos.

Hero Alom Net worth

Hero Alom has an estimated net worth of $2 million dollars as of 2024.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Hero Alom

  • Ashraful better known as Hero Alom was raised by a single foster parent named Abdur Razzak. Reportedly, Alom belonged to a poor family, which had a tough time making ends meet.
  • Since the family could not bear the expenses of raising another child, they gave him away. Before becoming an actor, Alom tried his hands on a number of businesses.
  • Earlier in his life, Alom used to sell Chanachur in a station. Later, Alom had been employed selling CDs and later started a satellite TV connection business.
  • He began making music videos as a hobby. In 2015, Some of his music videos went viral and Alom became a popular target of online trolling and a popular subject of memes in Bangladesh.
  • Hero Alom kicked off his journey in the film industry with the movie ‘Marchakka’ directed by Moyn Biswas with co-actor Omar Sunny.
  • Alom is heavily involved in charity works and he founded “Hero Alom Foundation” which support free education for orphans and provides free ambulance, shelter and expenses for homeless people.
  • On August 6, 2022, he was arrested again by Dhaka Police for exploiting and degrading old classical Bengali songs. He said, “The police picked me up at 6 am and kept me there for eight hours. They asked me why I sing Rabindra and Nazrul songs”.
  • Alom was mainly arrested for making a music video from Rabindranath Tagore’s song changing its original tone and lyrics. In response, Dhaka’s chief detective Harun-or-Rashid said Alom was arrested for wearing the police uniform in his videos without authorities permission.
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