Upen Patel

Upen Patel

Upen Patel entered the world of glamour by modeling in London. He won a Super Model Contest and came into the limelight in the fashion industry. He was awarded as the most stylish male by MTV India. Patel made his feature film debut with 36 China Town (2006) and won the IIFA Best Debut (Male).

Real NameUpen Patel
ProfessionModel, Actor
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 176 cm
in meters- 1.76 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
Weightin Kilograms- 74 kg
in Pounds- 164 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 44 Inches
- Waist: 32 Inches
- Biceps: 15 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth1982-08-16
Age (as in 2017)35 Years
Birth PlaceLondon, England, UK
Zodiac sign/Sun signLeo
HometownAhemdabad, Gujarat, India
SchoolWembley High School (now Wembley High Technology College), Greater London, England
CollegeUniversity of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, England
Educational QualificationsGraduate (Computer Science)
Diploma in film-making, (From NIFT, UK)
Diploma in scriptwriting (From UK)
DebutFilm Debut: 36 China Town (2006)
FamilyFather- Name not known (petrol business)
Mother- Kam Patel (Government lawyer)
Sister- 3 sisters (elder)
Brother- 1 brother (elder)
HobbiesChilling out with Friends, Watching movies, Reading
ControversiesUpen abused his fellow contestants Sonali Raut and Gautam Gulati inside the Bigg Boss 8 house.
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodBiryani, Chicken
Favourite ActorDenzel Washington
Favourite ActressNot Known
Favourite DesignerWendell Rodricks
Favourite ColorWhite
Favourite DestinationVineyards in France
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsKarishma Tanna
Upen Patel with Karishma Tanna
Style Quotient
Cars CollectionA Blue Convertible BMW
Bikes CollectionN/A
Money Factor
SalaryNot Known
Net WorthNot Known

Some Lesser Known Facts About Upen Patel

  • Does Upen Patel smoke?: No
  • Does Upen Patel drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Though Upen’s family roots are from Ahemdabad, Gujarat, India but their family moved to Uganda, East Africa in the year 1972 and later they got settled in London, England.
  • He was featured in a very popular remix music video by DJ Suketu “Kya Khoob Lagti Ho” in 2005.
  • He won the title “Model of the Year” in Asia Fashion Award for four consecutive years and was featured in the list of “Top 10 sexiest men in Asia” for five consecutive years.
  • He was an extremely popular model in India in the years 2004, 2005 and 2006.
  • There have been rumours in media about Upen’s alleged love affairs in past with actresses Deepika Padukone, Amrita Rao, Sukirti Kandpal , VJ Shamita Singha and a Brazilian model Camilla Tavares. Upen never accepted his relationship with anyone of these girls.
  • He met his love Karishma Tanna in the house of Bigg Boss 8 where both of them were contestants.
  • He doesn’t keep a wallet.
  • He is a hardcore fitness freak.


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