Umar Riaz is an Indian surgeon, actor, and model. He is well known for being the older brother of Bigg Boss 13 finalist Asim Riaz. Presently, he is contesting in the controversial house of Bigg Boss 15. Umar is giving a tough competition to his opponents on the show.
BIOGRAPHY OF UMAR RIAZ
A 30-year-old surgeon was born on 1 January 1991 (Tuesday) in the beautiful place known as Jammu, Jammu & Kashmir, India. Capricorn is his zodiac sign. He was always passionate about acting and side by side, tried his hands in modelling while practising medical science.
Umar Riaz is a gym enthusiast and is approximately 5’10” tall and weighs around 75 kg. He has a broad chest to be around 38″, waist is 32″, and biceps around 14″. He is a brown-eyed man, and the colour of his hair is black.
The model belongs to a middle-class Muslim family. He is the son of a politician and special secretary (retired), Riaz Ahmed Choudhary and Shabnam Naz. Umar has a sister named Mahvish Choudhary, who works at the department of education.
He has a younger brother, Asim Riaz, who is also a model and actor.
Umar Riaz had an affair with an Indian actress named Sonal Vengurlekar. In an interview, she talked about her relationship with Umar and told,
I know Asim and Umar very closely. In fact, Umar and I have dated in past. I met him at a party last year around March. We were in four to five months of relationship but soon I realized that I was playing a mere catalyst for Umar’s fame hence decided to part ways.”
Born and brought up in Jammu, Jammu & Kashmir, he completed his schooling at Delhi Public School. He graduated from Government Medical College and Hospital, Jammu, Jammu & Kashmir with an MBBS degree, and after graduation, he pursued a Master of Surgery from the same college in 2013.
Umar started his career as a clinical assistant at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Despite being a surgeon, he was fascinated by modelling and began to work as a model with numerous popular fashion photographers.
In 2019, Umar Riaz made a guest appearance on Colors TV’s show Bigg Boss 13. His appearance in the show made him a well-known face among the audience.
He has also featured in some Hindi music videos including Gunaah Karde (2021), Sky High (2021), and Befikar Raho (2021).
His ex-girlfriend Sonal Vengurlekar blamed Umar for misusing her money. In an interview, she told,
He once visited my sets and didn’t even have money to pay the cab driver and I had to take money from make-up dada and pay the driver. In fact, after we broke up, he still had access to my OTT platforms subscription Zomato and used to make online orders using my money. Finally, I had to delete my Zomato account after I was left with no option. All I want to say is before you point a finger at someone make sure your image is clean enough.”
- His hobby includes horse riding.
- Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan are his biggest inspirations.
- He is a dog lover.
- Umar Riaz hates smoking.
- He is a gym freak and to maintain his ripped body, he regularly goes to the gym.
- He always aspired to become a doctor.
- Riaz has also worked as a Senior Registrar in his medical profession.
JOURNEY IN BIGG BOSS
Umar Riaz is considered one of the strongest and loved contenders of Bigg Boss 15. He has a strong bond with his opponent Karan Kundrra. The reality show airs on Colors TV and also 24×7 on Voot.
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