Randeep Hooda is an Indian actor who works in Hindi and a few English films. Apart from that, he is a horse rider. He completed his schooling in Delhi and went to Melbourne, Australia, to pursue his bachelor’s and master’s degrees. He survived there by working as a taxi driver and waiter. He also earned by working at a car wash and a Chinese restaurant.
Randeep returned to Delhi to pursue his modeling career. Meanwhile, he was in a short-lived relationship with the Bollywood actress Sushmita Sen. Randeep tied the knot with his long-time girlfriend and the Manipuri actress, Lin Laishram, in an intimate wedding ceremony according to Meitei rituals on 29 November 2023.
Randeep is a passionate horse rider trained by Brigadier Bishnoi and Colonel SS Ahalawat. He won many silver and bronze medals after competing at professional level. He is an intense actor and one of the most attractive celebrities in India.
Some people title Randeep as one of the sexiest men, but he does not get influenced by the titles that focus on his body rather than his skills. He loves spending time with his family and considers Naseeruddin Shah his idol.
Randeep Hooda’s Net Worth is INR 80 crores (around $9.5 million). Reportedly, he earns INR 50 lakh (around $59,978) per month through films, web series, and endorsements. Thanks to his brilliant acting skills. According to News 18, Randep gets paid INR 20 crore (around $2.3 million) for a single project.
He lives a lavish lifestyle and owns a house in his native place, Haryana, where he spent his childhood, and a luxurious apartment at Versova with marble flooring and wooden furniture. He owns a Volvo V90 worth INR 65.32 lakh (around $78,352) and a Mercedes Benz GL 350 CDI worth INR 77 lakh (around $92,363).
Randeep is fond of animals and has a pet dog named Bambi at his house in Versova. Moreover, he owns six horses and visits the Mahalaxmi Racecourse for the same. According to his statement to Forbes India, he loves feeding and spending time with his horses because he finds peace with them in the greenery.
Randeep was already under the spotlight due to his acting skills and appearance in a Hollywood film. However, the spotlight shifted to his wife, Lin Laishram, when they tied the knot on 29 November 2023. She completed her schooling in Manipur and went to Mumbai for a bachelor’s degree from Sophia College for Women.
Further, Lin went to New York to nourish her acting skills at Stella Adler Studio of Acting. She is the managing director of Shamooo Sana, an online shop where you can buy a wide range of authentic jewelry, including necklaces and earrings.
As mentioned before, Randeep spent some years in Australia to get bachelor’s and master’s degrees. According to his article in Asian Correspondent, he faced racism but tried his best to survive there. Racism is inevitable even in this era because an Indian actress, Shilpa Shetty, also faced racism in Big Brother Season 5.
Bollywood gets accused of practicing favoritism and nepotism. So, Randeep, an outsider who does not hail from a film family, faced several challenges to make a place there. He thinks he made slow progress because he is straightforward and a hard worker.
Randeep’s father wanted him to be a doctor, but he began modeling and acting. He debuted in Bollywood through Monsoon Wedding (2001), an unsuccessful film. However, he came into the limelight after appearing in a gangster film, Once Upon A Time In Mumbai (2010).
The year 2010 was a milestone for Randeep because his films became successful after that. For instance, he appeared in some successful films such as Jannat 2 (2012), Jism 2 (2012), Highway (2014), Kick (2012), and more.
Randeep made his Hollywood debut through Extraction (2020), an American action thriller film, as a veteran Para commando named Saju Rav. Chris Hemsworth played the lead role in the film.
Besides that, Randeep has been loving performing on stage since his childhood. According to him, films give him wings, while theatre shows where he is. Thus, Randeep has no plans to leave the theatre. Moreover, he actively participates in the Motley Theatre Troupe led by Naseeruddin Shah.