Ujjwala Raut Wiki, Height, Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More

Ujjwala Raut

Ujjwala Raut is the most successful overseas supermodel from India.

Wiki/Biography

Ujjwala Raut was born on Sunday, 11 June 1978 (age 23 years; as of 2021) in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Her zodiac sign is Gemini. She attended Vidya Mandir High School, Mumbai. She went to Gokhale College, Mumbai for her higher studies.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 10″

Weight (approx.): 55 kg

Figure Measurements (approx.): 32-28-34

Eye Colour: Brown

Hair Colour: Brown

Ujjwala Raut

Family

Parents & Siblings

Ujjwala Raut belongs to a Maharashtrian family who resided in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Her father is a Deputy Commissioner of Police, Mumbai, and her mother is a homemaker. Her grandfather has also served in the Maharashtra Police.

Ujjwala Raut with her father

Ujjwala Raut with her father

Ujjwala Raut has a younger sister, Sonali Raut who is also a model and an actress. Sonali has been a Kingfisher Calendar Girl in 2010. She was also seen as a contestant in the popular TV reality show Bigg Boss Season 8.

Ujjwala Raut's Sister

Ujjwala Raut’s Sister

Relationships, Husband & Children

Ujjwala Raut, on Saturday, 19 June 2004 got married to a British model-turned-entrepreneur, Craig Maxwell Sterry. Ujjwala and Craig were blessed with a baby girl on 21 December 2005 and named their daughter Ksha. The marriage didn’t prove to be a successful relationship and the couple got divorced in 2011.

Ujjwala Raut with her husband

Ujjwala Raut with her husband

Ujjwala Raut with her daughter Ksha

Ujjwala Raut with her daughter Ksha

Career

Modeling

Ujjwala Raut started her modeling career at the age of 17 by participating in the Femina Miss India 1996 where she won the title of “Femina Look of the Year.” Ujjawal was interested in modeling since her childhood and hence the 17-year-old student started giving auditions.

In 1996, Ujjawala Raut participated in the Elite Model Look Contest,  a yearly fashion modeling event held by Elite Model Management, an international model management group. The purpose of the contest is to discover and launch female fashion models in the international fashion marketplace. Ujjawala was able to achieve a position among the top 15 contestants of the contest. The contest proved to be a life-changing experience for her. She was signed by many international brands for the modeling assignments.

Ujjwala Raut has walked the runway for many renowned International designers like Yves Saint-Laurent, Roberto Cavalli, Hugo Boss, Cynthia Rowley, Diane von Furstenberg, Dolce & Gabbana, Betsey Johnson, Gucci, Valentino, Oscar de la Renta, and Emilio Pucci. She is known as the most successful overseas supermodel from India.

Ujjawala also got the opportunity to walk the runway for “Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show” for two consecutive years, 2002 and 2003.

In 2012, Ujjawala judged and hosted the  Kingfisher Calendar Hunt 2012 with model Milind Soman.

Television

Ujjwala Raut made her television debut with the  Indian reality television series MTV Supermodel of the Year in the year 2019. Ujjwala was a mentor for the model in the show. She trained the girls in every way possible to enhance their modeling abilities.

Ujjwala Raut's Television debut show MTV Supermodel of the Year

Ujjwala Raut’s Television debut show MTV Supermodel of the Year

Controversy

Ujjwala Raut was in the news headlines when her husband, Craig Maxwell Sterry accused her of using her influential power for winning the custody of her daughter, Ksha. According to her husband, she was using her influence for the cancellation of his POI card. Ujjawala on the other hand denied all the allegations.

Favourite Things

  • Food: Dal Rice, Fish Fry
  • Colour: White

Facts/Trivia

  • Ujjwala Raut started giving modeling auditions at the age of 17.
  • Her hobbies include reading and traveling.
  • Ujjwala follows a nonvegetarian diet.

    Ujjwala Raut showing a baked turkey dish in her hand

    Ujjwala Raut showing a baked turkey dish in her hand

  • Ujjwala also drinks alcohol occasionally.

    Ujjwala Raut drinking alcohol

    Ujjwala Raut drinking alcohol

  • Ujjwala Raut, after her divorce, moved to Paris and is now settled there.
  • She loves spending time with her daughter, Ksha. Shed often posts pictures with her daughter on various social media platforms.

    Ujjwala Raut posing for a picture with her daughter

    Ujjwala Raut posing for a picture with her daughter

  • Ujjwala is friends with many popular Bollywood celebrities.

    Ujjwala Raut with Pretty Zinta and Suzane Khan

    Ujjwala Raut with Pretty Zinta and Suzane Khan

  • She is an animal lover and also has a pet dog at her place.

    Ujjwala Raut with her pet dog

    Ujjwala Raut with her pet dog

  • Ujjwala is a fitness enthusiast. She also motivates her fans for following a good fitness routine by posting her workout videos on social media.

    Ujjwala Raut's Workout session

    Ujjwala Raut’s Workout session

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