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Raqesh Bapat (Actor) – Age, Height, Weight, Biography and More.



Raqesh Bapat

Raqesh Bapat is an Indian film, television, and soap opera actor, as well as a television personality. He is well-known for his roles in various Hindi television shows and Bollywood/Marathi films. In addition to acting, he has been in several television reality series. He appeared as a contestant on Bigg Boss 15 in 2021.

About Raqesh Bapat

Raquesh was born on 1 September 1978 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. He started his Bollywood journey with the movie Tum Bin in 2001 which was a hit at the Box Office. He also appeared in movies like Heroine (2012), Gippi (2013) and several other films some of which turned out to be successful and thus, Raqesh gained a lot of popularity and praises for his work.

The actor has also performed in several television shows, including Saat Phere (2005-2009), and Maryada: Lekin Kab Tak? (2010-2012), Nach Baliye 6, Qubool Hai (2016), and others. In 2011, the actor married Riddhi Dogra but they got separated in 2019.

Raquesh Bapat

Personal Information

Date of Birth1 September 1978
Age (as of 2022)44
BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra
Zodiac SignVirgo
SchoolNot Known
CollegeUniversity of Mumbai, Mumbai
Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Physical Stats of Raqesh Bapat

Height5’10” or 178 cm
Weight75 kgs or 165 lbs
Figure MeasurementsChest: 40; Waist: 32; Biceps: 12
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack

Early Life and Relationships

Raqesh Bapat was born on 1 September 1978 in Amravati, Maharashtra. He completed his early schooling in Amravati.

His father is an army officer and mother is a school teacher.

  • Father’s Name – Late Padmakar Bapat
  • Mother’s Name – Not known
  • Sister’s Name – Sheetal Bapat
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Rakesh was married to famous television actress Ridhi Dogra in 2011. But they got divorced in 2019 after 8 years of their marriage.

In 2021, when Raqesh participated in Bigg Boss OTT and Bigg Boss 15, his affair was going on with Shamita Shetty. Both had also dated each other in an episode of Bigg Boss. 

Raqesh Bapat


He got an opportunity to participate in ads of some brands like Colgate and Wrigley’s gum.

After doing some ads, he got the lead role of Amar Shah in the Bollywood film Tum Bin in the year 2001.

The following year in 2002, he played the character of Gaurav in Dil Vil Pyaar Vyar and also played an important role in another film Kuch Dil Ne Kaha.

He has been working continuously in Marathi films since the year 2015.

Facts about Raqesh Bapat

  1. Raqesh Bapat’s approx. net worth is about 13 Crores.
  2. Raqesh Bapat is an excellent sculptor and made different types of Sculpture of Lord Shree Ganesha.
  3. He received the National Award in Class IX for the painting.
  4. At the age of 21, Rakesh got the first runner up position in Mr. India contest.