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John Abraham Bio, Age, Movies, Father, Wife, Net Worth & Wiki

John Abraham is a well-known Indian actor and producer. He mainly appeared in Hindi films. After being a model for several commercials and companies, he made his acting debut with Jism in 2003, gaining him a nomination for the Filmfare Best Debut Award. This was accompanied by his first commercial hit, Dhoom in 2004. He has won 2 Filmfare Award nominations for his negative characters in Dhoom, claiming to be a successful Hindi film.

John Abraham was born on 17 December 1972 in Kochi, Kerala, India. He was named Farhan Irani by his maternal family but he uses the name John Abraham, which is precisely the opposite of his father’s name, Abraham John, is an architect, and his mother Firoza Irani is a homemaker, who works for welfare. John has a younger brother, Alan Abraham, who is an architect. He also has a sister, Susy Mathew.

John dated the actress Riya Sen and aspired to settle down with her, but Riya declined the proposal as she desired to make her career in Bollywood.  John met Bipasha Basu on the sets of their movie Jism and fell in love with her. The duo dated for around eight years but their relationship came to an end because of John’s closeness with Priya. Abraham fell in love with Priya Runchal at a gym in Bandra. The duo tied the knot in a private ceremony on 3 January 2014.

John Abraham

John Abraham

John Abraham Wiki/Bio

Birth NameFarhan Irani
Nick NameJohn, Johny
Age(as in 2020) 48 Years
Debut• Film: Jism (2003)
• Production: Vicky Donor (2012)
ReligionChristianity
Sun Sign/Zodiac SignSagittarius
Birth PlaceKochi, Kerala, India
Date of Birth17 December 1972
NationalityIndian
ResidenceAshiyana Estate, John Baptist Road, Bandra West, Mumbai
Home TownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
HobbiesBiking and Gymming

Family

Mother's NameFiroza Irani (Homemaker and Charity Worker)
Father's NameAbraham John (Architect)
John Abraham Father

John Abraham Father

BrotherAlan Abraham (Architect) (Younger)
SisterSusy Mathew

Girlfriends/Affairs

Affairs/Girlfriends• Riya Sen (Actress)
• Bipasha Basu (Actress, 2004-2011)
• Priya Runchal (Banker)

Marital Status, Wife and Children

Wife/SpousePriya Runchal (Banker)
John Abraham Wife

John Abraham Wife

Marriage Date3 January 2014
ChildrenNot Known

Education

SchoolBombay Scottish School, Worli, Mumbai
College/University• Jai Hind College, University of Mumbai
• Mumbai Educational Trust
Educational Qualification• B.A. in Economics from Jai Hind College, University of Mumbai
• MBA from Mumbai Educational Trust
ProfessionActor, Model, Producer
Brands Endorsed• Gamier Men
• Yamaha
• Haier
• Reebok
• Van Heusen
• Grasim shoots
• SKYBAGS Collection
• Castrol Powerl Pack
• Godrej Eon Tour De India
• PETA India Eat Eggs and Fish
Career ManagerNot Known

Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements

Height (Approx.)in centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in feet inches- 6'
Weight (Approx.)in Kilograms - 95kg
in Pounds - 209 lbs

Figure Measurements

Chest Size48 inches
Biceps Size18 inches
Waist Size36 inches

Extra Ordinary Features

Race / EthnicityHindu
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
S*xual OrientationStraight
Dress SizeNot Known
Shoe Size10 inches

Style Quotient

Cars Collection• Lamborghini Gallardo
• Audi Q7
• Maruti Gypsy
• Audi Q3
• Nissan Terrano SUV
Bikes Collection• Yamaha VMAX
• Yamaha R1, Suzuki Hayabusa

Favourite Things

Favourite FoodParsi or Kerala food; Dhansak, Patra-ni-Macchi, Prawn Patia, Thai Food, Puttu with Coconut Milk
Favourite AuthorJeffrey Archer
Favourite ColorsWhite and Blue
Favourite ActressRani Mukerji, Hema Malini
Favourite SportFootball
Favourite BeverageTea, Carrot Juice, Sour Cherry Wine called Visinata (drinks occasionally)
Favourite DessertKaju Katli, Chocolate Cookies
Favourite Music BandsQueensryche, Def Leppard, Guns N Roses, Hinder, and Creed
Favourite RestaurantSuzette, Yoga House, Royal China, Thai Baan, Zuma
Favourite OutfitJeans, T-shirts, and Chappals
Controversies• In 2010, he appeared on a singing reality show, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Singing Superstar, to promote his film 'Jhootha Hi Sahi.' After Sugandha Mishra's performance, he went on stage and kissed her, which was not liked by her grandfather. Later, when John again appeared on the same show, he apologized for his actions.
• In September 2016, he allegedly slapped a fan for his misbehavior at the trailer launch event of the film 'Force 2.'

Life Journey

John Abraham completed his schooling at Mumbai’s Bombay Scottish School and joined Jai Hind College, the University of Mumbai to continue a B.A. in Economics. Thereafter, he finished an MBA from Mumbai Educational Trust. He was an active athlete since childhood and competed in 100m and 200m races. John had even expressed his school at the district level in the 100m race. In his teenage, John aimed to become an architect just like his father.

Abraham began his modeling career by portraying a criminal investigator in Jazzy B’s album Surma. Then, He served as a production manager and media planner in Time & Space Media Entertainment Promotions Ltd and Enterprises Nexus. He participated in the Gladrags Manhunt Super Model Contest and lasted out as a runner-up. Later, Jhon also won the Manhunt International Contest. Before moving into Bollywood he joined Kishore Namit Kapoor Acting Laboratory to study the basics of acting.

John Abraham Net Worth

John Abraham has an estimated net worth of INR 220 Crores.

Estimated Net Worth in 2019 (Approx)INR 220 crores
Estimated Net Worth in 2018(Approx)Under Review
SalaryINR 11 Crore/film
Income SourceActor, Model, Producer

Career

John Abraham initiated his film debut with N-lism in 2003 opposite Bipasha Basu. His voice was dubbed in the film. Next, he portrayed a negative character in the action movie Dhoom. The film was a commercial hit and placed him as an actor. His hairstyle in the film became the trendsetter among youth. Next, John starred in the action thrillers Karam, and Elaan in 2005, both of which flopped at the box office. John followed with the paranormal thriller Kaal and the comedy Garam Masala both of which did well at the box office. Later that year, John had a role in Water, which played the tragic fate of Hindu widows in British India of the 1930s.

In 2006, he performed at the Rockstars Concert along with fellow Bollywood actors Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Zayed Khan, Shahid Kapoor, Esha Deol, and Mallika Sherawat. In that year, he Abraham in the movies Zinda, Baabul, Taxi No. 9211, and Kabul Express.

Nikhil Advani’s multi-starrer Salaam-e-Ishq: A Tribute to Love was his first release of the year 2007. The film failed to do well at the box office, though it did well in the abroad markets. He appeared in 2 more movies in 2017 included the thriller No Smoking, and the sports film Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal, in which he donned a new look.

In the year 2010, John was seen in the movies Aashayein and Jhootha Hi Sahi. Both of the movies turned out to be box office flops. His first movie of 2013 was the multi-starrer Race 2 which was a superhit, though his 2nd release, the coming-of-age romantic comedy I, Me Aur Main, was a flop at the box office. His next film was Shootout at Wadala, in which he played the role of gangster Manya Surve, which received positive reviews.

His second film as a producer Madras Cafe earned much critical acclaim, also the numbers of the film saw an upward trend after terrific word-of-mouth. John’s next release was Welcome Back, which was hit at the box office. In 2016, his first release was Rocky Handsome which was an average grosser film. Then, his 2nd release of the year was Dishoom, the movie was a commercial hit. His next release of the year was Force 2, the sequel of the 2011 movie Force.

His next movies in 2018 were the action movies Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran with Diana Penty, and Boman Irani and Satyameva Jayate with Manoj Bajpayee & Neha Sharma‘s younger sister Aisha Sharma. In the year 2019, he starred in the action thrillers Romeo Akbar Walter and Batla House.

Movies List

2003Jism
Saaya
Paap
2004Aetbaar
Lakeer – Forbidden Lines
Dhoom
Madhoshi
2005Elaan
Karam
Kaal
Viruddh
Water
Garam Masala
Shikhar
2006Zinda
Taxi No. 9211
Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna
Baabul
Kabul Express
2007Salaam-e-Ishq: A Tribute to Love
Hattrick
No Smoking
Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal
2008Dostana
2009Luck by Chance
Little Zizou
New York
2010Aashayein
Jhootha Hi Sahi
20117 Khoon Maaf
Mere Brother Ki Dulhan
Force
Desi Boyz
2012Housefull 2
Vicky Donor
2013Race 2
I, Me Aur Main
Shootout at Wadala
Madras Cafe
2015Welcome Back
2016Wazir
Rocky Handsome
Dishoom
Force 2
2018Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran
Satyameva Jayate
2019Romeo Akbar Walter
Batla House
Pagalpanti

Facts About John Abraham

  • Does John Abraham smoke?: No
  • Does John Abraham drink alcohol?: No
  • He was a big gadget freak and invented an idea of a cell phone game and named it Velocity, which was later programmed by a company named Small Devices.
  • He dreamt of becoming an architect like his dad and brother, but destiny took him to the film industry.
  • He got inspired to stay fit after watching Sylvester Stallone’s Rocky IV and he was 22 at that time.
  • In his real life, he hates going to late-night parties and clubs.
  • John is a very good friend of cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni and was also seen wearing a jersey named Dhoni with number 7 in the movie- Desi Boyz.
  • In a scene in the movie Force, he lifted a bike weighing 115 kg himself without any safety measures or harness.
  • John’s debut production- Vicky Donor was honored with a National Award for the Best Popular Film Providing Popular Entertainment.
  • John suffers from a deviated nasal septum, which means a partially closed nose due to which he has to breathe through his mouth also.
  • He owns a fitness entity named JA Fitness, a clothing brand named JA, and a production house named JA entertainment.
  • He is a big fan of Valentino Rossi and he also gifted his film’s CD to Rossi.
  • John is a pescetarian as he doesn’t eat meat, but eats fish and egg white.
  • He is an ardent animal lover, has two pet dogs named Bailey and Sia. Moreover, he is actively involved with NGO’s like Habitat for Humanity and PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals).
  • In 2016, for his film Dishoom, besides quitting smoking, he had to smoke a lot for his role, which caused numerous troubles for him. However, he later went for detox too.
  • He is an ardent football lover and is also the owner of the football team- NorthEast United Football Club, which competes in the Indian Super League (ISL).
  • He is the Indian brand ambassador for Reebok and Yamaha. Moreover, he is planning out to launch his bike racing team.

FAQs

Which is your best John Abraham movie?

Some of his best movies are Madras Cafe, Force, Rocky Handsome, Water.

If an outsider like John Abraham is thriving in Bollywood for many years, then why did Sushant Singh Rajput fail?

When John Abraham entered the film industry, it was somewhat easy, but now there is high competition in fact there are lots of people in the industry who don’t want “new people from non-film backgrounds – outsiders” to come. The thing with Sushant is he is brilliant, and he is an all-rounder which every star kid or even other people like him are not.

What is John Abraham’s real name?

Farhan Abraham

Is John Abraham Mallu?

John is half Malayalee and half Parsi. His father is a Christian from Kerala and his mother belongs to the Indian Parsi community.

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