Born on November 4, 1965, Milind Soman is an actor, supermodel, film producer, and fitness enthusiast. He is most widely recognized as the first supermodel in the country, having begun his modeling career back in 1989. He quickly became a prominent name in the modeling industry which eventually earned him representation from international modeling agencies and walked the runway for various notable fashion designers at the Paris and London fashion shows. Although Milind was quite popular in the modeling circuit, he became known outside of the modeling world only through his appearance in the music video of Alisha China’s famous song Made In India in 1995. Over the years, Milind has starred in a ton of TV series and films, of which his most famous works are Sea Hawks, Captain Vyom, Noorjahan, David, Arn – The Knight Templar, Doctor, Pachaikili Muthucharam, Four More Shots Please!, Agni Varsha. Besides all this, he has also appeared in several reality TV shows like Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 3 and served as a judge on India’s Next Top Model and MTV Supermodel of the Year.
Milind Soman Biography
Ironman, Marathon Man of Bollywood
November 4, 1965
56 years old
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Actor, Model, Swimmer, TV Anchor, Producer
Milind is the second youngest of four children to Indian parents Prabhakar Soman and Usha Soman. His father was a scientist who diest in the year 1995. His mother worked as a teacher. He has three sisters named Anupama Soman, Medha Soman, and Netra Soman.
Milind attended Dr. Antonio Da Silva High School and then went to Jr. College of Commerce in Mumbai. He earned his earned diploma in electrical engineering from Saboo Siddik Engineering College in Mumbai.
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Milind Soman Wife and Kids
Milind was first married to French actress and model Mylène Jampanoï from 2006 to 2009. They met on the sets of the film Valley of Flowers and began dating soon after. They got married in July 2006. The pair announced their separation in 2008 and got divorced in 2009.
He then started a relationship with air hostess Ankita Konwar in 2013. After being together for over six years, they got married on April 22, 2018, in Alibaug. He was 26 years older than her.
5 feet 11 inches or 180 cm
Milind Soman Net Worth
Without a doubt, Milind Soman has enjoyed a lot of success throughout his career which has helped him build a massive net worth. As of 2023, Milind Soman is estimated to be worth around $25 million.
Milind Soman Facts
Born in Glasgow, Scotland, Milind spent his early childhood years in England and returned back to his home country at age 7.
He is a competitive swimmer, having participated in various state and national level competitions. He won a Silver medal at the inaugural South Asian Games in 1984 held at Kathmandu.
In 2003, Somna produced a movie called Miya Biwi Aur TV, starring Akshaye Khanna and Urmila Matondkar. The got shelved in the middle of the production and bever took off. He also starred in a movie, which got shelved as well. The movie titled Meeting Se Meeting Tak starred Dino Morea, Priyanka Sharma, Nauheed Cyrusi, and Simone Singh.
Milind has starred in several shelved movies such as Khafa (1995), Pehchaan (2000), Adhaar (2001), India Phir Bhi No.1 (2001), Wafa (2003), and Signature (Kaanch -The Broken Glass) (2009).
In 2010, he finished in 4th place in the 3rd season of the stunt-based reality TV show Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi.
In 2015, he was awarded the Ironman title as he completed the Ironman Challenge in 15 hours and 19 minutes, in his very first attempt.
He’s an avid animal lover.
He doesn’t wear shoes while running.
Milind once used to consume a lot of tea with lots of sugar added, but he’s now stopped taking sugar completely.
He holds a Limca Book Record for running 1500km in a 30-day-long Greenathon in 2012.
He faced backlash in 2020 after he shared a picture of himself running in the nude on a beach in Goa.