When Bollywood stars are asked the question, Who is the nicest person in the industry? Most answer the same – John Abraham. A quiet, sincere, and diligent actor, John may not be the best actor but he is surely a hard-working one. The 46-year-old gives most leading stars a run for their money due to this physique, which surely gives fitness goals to one and all.
Born on 17 December 1972 to a Malayali father and a Parsi mother, his name was Farhan but was later baptized to John. Growing up in Mumbai, he went to the Bombay Scottish School. It is reported that Hrithik Rohan, Abhishek Bachchan, and Uday Chopra also went to the same school which explains the reason as to why they are best friends. He completed his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Jai Hind College and then an MBA from the Mumbai Educational Trust.
The handsome actor got into modeling with a music video of the song of Punjabi singer Jazzy B. Later, he appeared in a number of music videos of singers including Pankaj Udhas, Hans Raj Hans and Babul Supriyo.
John Abraham Films:
John made his acting debut in 2003 with an erotic thriller Jism. The movie was an average success that gave Abraham his first Filmfare nomination. But, it was in 2004 with the movie Dhoom that gave John the much-needed recognition. The Yash Raj production went on to become a massive success. The youngsters copied John’s hairstyle and the bikes became a craze.
In 2005 he teamed up with Akshay Kumar for a mad comedy – Garam Masala. The Priyadarshan film has acquired a cult status today. The same year he starred in Water. Written and directed by independent Canadian film-maker Deepa Mehta, the film was nominated at the 79th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film.
After a series of underperformers, Abraham was cast alongside Abhishek Bachchan and Priyanka Chopra in a gay-comedy Dostana. His bare body became a rage and the Karan Johar production did very well at the box-office. Later, John went on to do a Yash Raj Film, directed by Kabir Khan, co-staring Katrina Kaif and Neil Nitin Mukesh, New York was appreciated by the critics and the audiences alike.
John appeared in successful films like Desi Boyz, Force, Housefull 2, Race 2, Shootout at Wadala, Welcome Back, and Satyamev Jayate.
John Abraham Net Worth, Salary and Assets:
John Abraham net worth has increased by 105% in 2019. His net worth in 2019 is estimated to be around 34 Million USD i.e, 220 Crores INR.
A movie starring John Abraham is a guaranteed success these days. He charges Rs. 14-15 Crore INR per film.
John has his production company – JA Entertainment. The production house has produced some quality content. He made his debut as a producer with 2012’s resounding success Vicky Donor. The Ayushmann Khurrana starrer went on to win the National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment.
Later he starred in his own productions – Madras Cafe, Rocky Handsome, Force 2, and Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran. He also produced a Marathi language film titled Savita Damodar Paranjpe.
John owns the football club – NorthEast United FC which plays in the Indian Super League. He has a Fat Abraham Burger restaurant in New Delhi. A non-alcoholic himself, Abraham owns his own vodka brand called Pure Wonder Abraham. The sexy actor also has his own perfume and a fashion line called John Abraham Seduction and JA Clothes.
John is crazy about bikes. He owns a 1679 cc Yamaha VMAX priced at 29 lakhs along with a Yamaha R1 (22.34 lakh), Kawasaki Ninja (17.66 lakh), Dukati Diavel(15.95 lakh), Suzuki Hayabusa (13.86 lakh), and Mahindra Majo(1.83 lakh). His four wheels include Lamborghini Gallardo, Audi Q3, and Audi Q7.
John Abraham Brand Endorsements:
The chiseled actor charges around Rs. 9 Crore for endorsements. He endorses Garnier Men, Yamaha, Haier, Reebok, Van Heusen, Grasim shoots, SKYBAGS, Castrol Power1 Pack, Godrej Eon Tour De India, and more.
John Abraham Facts:
John Abraham, at the age of 22, got inspired by Sylvester Stalone’s Rocky IV and started to pump up his body.
In a stunt in the movie Force, John lifted a 115 kg bike without any support.
He dated Bipasha Basu for a long time but the power couple ultimately broke up. John married to Priya Runchal, a US financial analyst and investment banker.
John Abraham Social Media:
The actor has 7 million followers on Instagram.
He has another 2.7 million followers on Twitter.
Izzat… Farz… Desh… Sab ek chutki mein dhuan…#KnowTheTruth #BatlaHouseOn15Aug @mrunal0801 @ravikishann @nikkhiladvani @writish @TSeries @EmmayEntertain @johnabrahament @bakemycakefilms pic.twitter.com/kE0jcZEH1n
— John Abraham (@TheJohnAbraham) July 31, 2019
John Abraham Future Projects:
John Abraham’s next film – Batla House is to hit the theatres this Independence Day. The actor has aplenty of films in his kitty. Aneez Bazmee directed Pagalpanti, Sanjay Gupta’s Mumbai Saga, Shoojit Sircar’s next 1911, Sarfarosh 2, Attack, and more.