Milind Soman is a well-known Indian supermodel, actor, film producer, and fitness promoter. He is also called the Ironman and Marathon Man of Bollywood as he completed the ‘Ironman Triathlon’ in his first attempt.
Milind Soman was born in a Brahmin Hindu family on 4 November 1965 in Glasgow, Scotland (UK). Milind is brought up in an educated family as his grandparents were doctors, his father Late Prabhakar Soman was a nuclear scientist, and his mother Usha is a biochemist. Soman has 3 sisters Netra, Medha, and Anupama.
In 1992, Milind and former model Madhu Sapre were in a relationship, but they soon broke up. Later, Milind came into a relationship with French actress Mylene Jampanoi in 2006. In the same year, they got married in Goa and after three years they got separated in 2009. Then, Milind had an affair with the model/actress Dipannita Sharma, actress Gul Panag, and actress Shahana Goswami. In 2014, he again fell in love with a 27 years old air hostess Ankita Konwar from Assam. On 21 April 2018, Both tied the knot in a traditional Maharashtrian wedding in Alibaug, Mumbai.
Milind Soman Wiki/Bio
|Birth Name||Milind Usha Soman|
|Nick Name||• Ironman|
• Marathon Man of Bollywood
|Age||(as in 2020) 55 Years|
|Debut||• Bollywood: Tarkieb (2000)|
• Marathi Film: Gandha: Smell (2009)
• Swedish/English: Agent Hamilton: But Not If It Concerns Your Daughter (2012)
• English TV: A Mouthful of Sky (1995)
• Hindi TV: Margarita (1997)
• Film Production: Rules: Pyaar Ka Superhit Formula (2003)
• TV Production: Margarita (1997)
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Scorpio|
|Birth Place||Scotland, United Kingdom|
|Date of Birth||4 November 1965|
|Residence||91 Dwaarkanath, Dadar, Mumbai|
|Home Town||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Hobbies||Swimming, Running, Travelling, Kickboxing|
|Mother's Name||Usha Soman (biochemist)|
|Father's Name||Late Prabhakar Soman (Scientist)|
|Sister||• Anupama Soman (Younger)|
• Netra Soman (Elder)
• Medha Soman (Elder)
|Affairs/Girlfriends||• Madhu Sapre (Model)|
• Dipannita Sharma (Model/Actress)
• Gul Panag (Actress)
• Shahana Goswami (Actress)
• Ankita Konwar (Air hostess)
Marital Status, Wife and Children
|Wife/Spouse||• First Wife- Mylene Jampanoi (m. 2006-div. 2009)|
• Second Wife- Ankita Konwar (m. 2018-present)
|Marriage Date||• July 2006 (with Mylene Jampanoi)|
• 21 April 2018 (with Ankita Konwar)
|School||Dr. Antonio Da Silva High School, Mumbai|
|College/University||Saboo Siddik Engineering College, Mumbai|
|Educational Qualification||Diploma in Electrical Engineering|
|Profession||Actor, Model, Producer, Fitness Promoter, Businessman|
|Brands Endorsed||Not Known|
|Career Manager||Not Known|
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
|Height (Approx.)||in centimeters- 180 cm|
in meters- 1.80 m
in feet inches- 5’ 11”
|Weight (Approx.)||in kilograms- 75 kg|
in pounds- 165 lbs
|Chest Size||40 inches|
|Biceps Size||14 inches|
|Waist Size||32 inches|
Extra Ordinary Features
|Caste / Ethnicity||Brahmin|
|Hair Color||Salt & Pepper|
|Dress Size||Not Known|
|Shoe Size||Not Known|
|Favourite Food||Starbucks's Red Velvet Cake, Sushi, Sashimi, Belgian Chocolate, Fish|
|Favourite Film||Bollywood- Sholay|
Hollywood- Kung Fu Panda, On Golden Pond, The Godfather
|Favourite Author||Bill Bryson|
|Favourite Restaurant||Indigo, Wasabi, Mumbai; Oh! Calcutta!, Mumbai|
|Favourite Fashion Designers||Rohit Bal, Suneet Verma, Manish Arora, Sabyasachi Mukherjee|
|Favourite Destinations||Goa, Europe, Africa|
|Controversies||• In 1995, Milind and his then-girlfriend Madhu Sapre posed nude with a python wrapped in a print advertisement for Tuff Shoes. The advertisement faced a lot of criticism from women's as well as animal rights' groups. As a result, the advertisement was withdrawn, and a case of obscenity was filed against both Soman and Sapre, but in 2009, both were acquitted after the witnesses turned hostile.|
• Ever since the news came out about his relationship with Ankita Konwar, a girl half his age, he has been constantly trolled on social media for their age difference.
Milind Soman completed his schooling at the Dr. Antonio Da Silva High School and Jr. College of Commerce, Dadar, Mumbai. Then, he completed a diploma in Electrical Engineering degree from M. H. Saboo Siddik Polytechnic, Byculla.
Milind Soman started his career as a model with Graviera Suitings in 1988. During the 1990s, after working in the modeling field, Milind appeared in TV shows including Captain Vyom, A Mouthful of Sky, and Margarita. In the year 1995, Soman also appeared in the Alisha Chinas hit song Made in India.
Milind Soman Net Worth
According to Woodgram, Milind Soman’s estimated Net Worth, Salary, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & much more details have been updated below. Let’s check, How Rich is Milind Soman in 2019-2020?
|Estimated Net Worth in 2019 (Approx)||$20 million|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2018(Approx)||Under Review|
|Annual Salary||Under Review|
|Income Source||Actor, Model, Producer, Fitness Promoter, Businessman|
Noted, right now, We don’t have enough information about Cars, Monthly/Yearly Salary, etc. We will update soon.
After appearing in some TV shows Milind took his career one step forward and decide to enter into the film industry. He first appeared in Tarkieb by playing the role of Captain Ajit Verma in 2000. In the next couple of years, Milind did some average success movies including Pyar Ki Dhun, 16 December, Agni Varsha, Rules: Pyaar Ka Superhit Formula, Surya, and Jurm.
In 2007, he appeared in Bhram, Say Salaam India, and Bheja Fry. Milind has also performed in a number of English language movies and other foreign films such as Valley of Flowers, The Flag, and the Swedish film Arn – The Knight Templar. Milind portrayed Saladin, the revered 12th-century Kurdish leader of the Arabs and Muslims.
In 2010, he participated in the stunt/dare reality show ‘Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 3’ but was shockingly the first to get eliminated. Milind who had earlier produced Rules-Pyaar Ka Superhit Formula also produced a children’s TV serial called Ghost Bana Dost. Soman tried to personify his own childhood fantasy and fears with the serial. In 2017, he, along with Malaika Arora, judged the third season of India’s Next Top Model.
|2002||Pyar Ki Dhun|
|2003||Rules: Pyaar Ka Superhit Formula|
|2006||Valley of Flowers|
Say Salaam India
Arn - Tempelriddaren
Gandha: Smell Sarang
Do Paise Ki Dhoop, Chaar Aane Ki Baarish
Arn – The Kingdom at Road's End
|2012||Agent Hamilton: But Not If It Concerns Your Daughter|
Mukti - Birth of a Nation
TV Shows & Serials List
|1995||A Mouthful of Sky|
|2006–2007||Ghost Bana Dost|
|2010||Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi|
|2017–2018||India's Next Top Model|
|2019||MTV Supermodel of the Year|
|2019-present||Four More Shots Please!|
Facts About Milind Soman
- Does Milind Soman smoke?: No (Quit)
- Does Milind Soman drink alcohol?: Yes
- Milind was born in Scotland and lived in London until the age of 7, after which his family came back to Mumbai, India.
- He desired to be a swimmer, and at the age of just 10, he began swimming.
- Soman even represented Maharashtra in the National Swimming Championship, winning the national championship for 5 consecutive years (1984-1988) in the breaststroke category.
- Milind is recognized to be the first male supermodel of India.
- Soman took part in Mumbai’s first marathon in 2004, after which he was bitten by the running bug.
- He got the name “Ironman” after he successfully finished the Ironman Triathlon (3.8 km swim, 180.2 km run, 42.2 km cycle ride) of 2015 in Zurich, at the age of 49.
- In 2012, Milind has his name in the ‘Limca Book Record’ for running 1500 km in a 30-day long Greenathon.
- He used to drink 20 cups of tea every day with an excessive amount of sugar, and now, he does not drink refined sugar at all.
- Milind has quit wearing shoes while running.
- Soman is a wildlife lover and his pets include – snakes, lizards, cats, dogs, rats, rabbits, and pigeons.
- Milind is the co-founder of ‘Pinkathon’, India’s Biggest Women’s Run.
- He, along with Rahul Dev, co-owns a fitness club in Delhi called Breathe.
- He also owns an event company and a TV production house.
- Soman has done campaigning for the first made in India Jeep Compass.
Why is Milind Soman in the news?
Milind turned 55 on November 04. The actor had taken to Instagram and posted a photo of himself as he ran naked on a beach in Goa. This created storm on the internet.
Why are Indian liberals targeting supermodel Milind Soman?
During an interview, Milind Soman told about his connection with RSS how the RSS is shown negative today, whereas many positive changes have come in his life due to the RSS. Who has helped them live life to date? Which the Liberals did not like, so they are targeting him.
Why does Milind Soman run barefoot?
Because it’s a matter of choice and also he believes humans should run in their natural form. Shoes are supposed to provide cushioning to our feet, but in doing so they alter our running pattern. Running barefoot properly can prove very beneficial for our joints as well as the nervous system if done properly. There is debate among scientists to which degree it is beneficial.
Why did the Indian model Milind Soman Milind quit TikTok?
Actor and model Milind Soman decided to quit using TikTok after watching a video by Sonam Wangchuk, a native of Ladakh and founder of the Students’ Educational and Cultural Movement of Ladakh, who urged Indians to boycott Chinese products given the kind of aggression on display in the region.