Riteish Deshmukh is an Indian film actor, producer. He is known for his work in Hindi and  Marathi cinema. He gained praise for his performance in the comedy Masti. He has made his debut as a film producer with the Marathi success Balak Palak. Riteish made his acting debut in Marathi cinema with the action film Lai Bhaari.

Birth Name

Ritesh Vilasrao Deshmukh




Actor, Producer, Architect



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Riteish Deshmukh was born on the 17th of December 1978, in Latur, Maharashtra, India.


He’s currently 41 years old.

Sun Sign



Asian (Indian)




Riteish studied at G D Somani Memorial School and earned an architectural degree from Kamla Raheja College of Architecture, Mumbai. Riteish practiced for a year with an overseas architectural firm.

Riteish owns Evolution Architectural Design Studio Private Limited (an India-based architectural and interior designing firm). Later, he joined The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute, California, USA, to study theatre.

Family Details

  • Father – Late Vilasrao Deshmukh (Politician, died in 2012)

  • Mother – Vaishali Deshmukh (Homemaker)
  • Siblings – Amit Deshmukh (Elder Brother) (Politician), Dheeraj Deshmukh (Younger Brother) (Politician)

Marital Status


Girlfriend / Spouse

Riteish Deshmukh has dated –

  • Genelia D’Souza (2012-Present) – In 3 February 2012, Riteish married to Genelia D’Souza, his co-star from Tujhe Meri Kasam, Masti and Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya. Their first son, Riaan, was born on 25 November 2014. Their second son, Rahyl, was born on 1 June 2016.

Physical Statistics

  • In feet – 5 feet 9½ inches
  • In centimeters – 176 cm
  • In meters – 1.76 m


  • In Kilograms – 75 kg
  • In Pounds – 165 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 38–12–32
  • Chest – 38 in or 96.5 cm
  • Arms / Biceps – 12 in or 30.5 cm
  • Waist – 32 in or 81 cm

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color

Dark Brown



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Riteish became known for his role as Dr Amar Saxena in the film, Masti. He also known for her role in Housefull, F.A.L.T.U and Double Dhamaal.

Film Debut

In 2003, Riteish made his first Bollywood debut appearance by playing the role of Rishi in the romantic film, Tujhe Meri Kasam opposite Genelia D’Souza.

In 2014, Riteish made his first Marathi-language action drama film, Lai Bhaari in which he played the role of Mauli / Prince.

Television Debut

In 2013, Riteish appeared as a judge in the dance reality show, India’s Dancing Superstar which was broadcast on Start Plus.

Riteish Deshmukh Favorites

  • Favorite ActorShah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan
  • Favorite ActressMadhuri Dixit, Sridevi
  • Favorite Film – Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, The Notebook, Jerry Maguire
  • Favorite Director – Inder Kumar
  • Favorite Sport – Cricket, Wrestling
  • Favorite Wrestler – Bret The Hitman Hart
  • Favorite Song – Tujhe Dekha To Ye Jana Sanam from the film Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
  • Favorite Restaurant – Pali Bhavan in Mumbai
  • Favorite Destination – Goa (India)
  • Favorite Color – Blue
  • Favorite Food – Mutton Biryani, Aamti, Puran Poli, Kolhapuri Fish, Shrikhand

Riteish Deshmukh Net worth

Riteish Deshmukh has an estimated net worth of $30 million dollars as of 2020. He gets paid ₹4-5 crore per film. Riteish’s car collection includes Bentley Continental Flying Spur, Mercedes Benz W221 S Class, Range Rover, Honda CR-V & Tesla Model X SUV.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Riteish Deshmukh

  • Riteish made her film in a villainous role was Sidharth Malhotra and Shraddha Kapoor starrer Ek Villain for which he grabbed many awards.
  • Riteish appeared in the role of Jaswinder in the film, Out of Control.
  • In 2006, Riteish has work in comedy film, Malamaal Weekly written and directed by  Priyadarshan and starring Riteish Deshmukh, Paresh Rawal, Om Puri & Innocent.
  • In 2007, he played the role as Deshbandhu Roy in the comedy film, Dhamaal directed by Indra Kumar and produced by Ashok Thakeria.
  • In 2010, Riteish worked with Sajid Khan on the comedy Housefull with Akshay Kumar,  Deepika Padukone, Lara Dutta, Arjun Rampal & Jiah Khan.
  • In 2013, Riteish produced a Marathi film, Balak Palak.
  • In 2012, he first appeared in Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya in which he is paired opposite his real wife Genelia D’Souza.
  • In 2015, Riteish appeared in black comedy satire film, Bangistan directed by Karan Anshuman along with Pulkit Samrat.
  • In 2016, he portrayed role of Teddy in the action comedy film, Housefull 3 co-written and directed by Sajid-Farhad.
  • In 2019, Riteish made her acting with the film, Total Dhamaal in which she played the role of Lallan.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

7 − one =