Priyank Tyagi, a Delhi-based (24-year-old) model, dancer, choreographer and an actor who shot to fame with reality shows like ‘Roadies Rising’, ‘Splitsvilla 10’, and ‘Bigg Boss 11.’ Let’s check out more about Priyank Sharma’s life, his career, and his journey so far.
Priyank Sharma was born in the capital city of Delhi on 2 August 1993. Having been born into a middle-class Punjabi family with a younger sister Anushka, Priyank always had higher aspirations from life. Since childhood, he was passionate about dancing, and so he took dancing classes from Shyamak Davar’s dance school. He, initially, worked with Shyamak Davar’s dancing troupe as a choreographer for three years.
Later, he discovered his interest in acting and decided to try out his luck in the same field. His good looks, dimpled smile, and a ripped body helped him get his first ever acting venture in the form of an episode of ‘Pyar Tune Kya Kia season 10. Eventually, he auditioned for the Roadies Rising & Splitsvilla 10. The year, 2017, proved to be lucky enough for him and he entered one of the most controversial reality shows, Bigg Boss season 11.
Priyank is a gym enthusiast and is approximately 5′ 8″ tall and weighs around 70 kg. He has a broad chest to be around 43″ and biceps around 16″.
Family, Caste & Girlfriend
He belongs to a middle-class Punjabi family. He has a younger sister named Anushka Sharma.
It is reported that he has been dating his Splitsvilla partner- Divya Agarwal.
He started off his career as a choreographer, working with Shiamak Davar for three years. Later, he took to acting. In the year 2016, he made his acting debut with the serial ‘Pyaar Tune Kya Kia‘ and participated in two realities shows- Roadies Rising & Splitsvilla 10 (2017), prior to participating in Bigg Boss season 11 (2017).
On 30 July 2022, an unidentified person attacked Priyank at a hospital, where he had visited for his mother’s checkup. Later, he lodged a complaint to the police. In his complaint, he said,
Suddenly out of nowhere, this man attacked me and started hitting me. I managed to hold his hand and push him back. There was a lot of commotion. Two men from the hospital administration came to my rescue and I am really grateful to them. The guy who tried to attack me ran away. It was a scary situation.” Hindustan Times
- He is a genuine dog lover.
- He is a talented & trained dancer and worked as a choreographer.
- Priyank and his fellow ‘Bigg Boss 11’ contestant Vikas Gupta knew each other before they entered the Bigg Boss house. Some insiders say Priyank and Vikas dated each other in the past, and some say that they are like brothers.
- After Prince Narula, he is the only person to have participated in ‘MTV Roadies’, ‘MTV Splitsvilla’, and ‘Bigg Boss’ in the same calendar year (2017).