Rio Raj is an Indian actor and video jockey who primarily works in the Tamil film and television industry. He is known for her portrayal of Shiva in the comedy-drama film “Nenjamundu Nermaiyundu Odu Raja” (2019) and Saravanan in Star Vijay’s series “Saravanan Meenatchi Season 3” (2016).
Rio Raj started her career as an actor with Star Vijay TV but later he turned to anchor at Sun Music as VJ. He has received many prestigious awards for his brilliant acting and anchoring skills in the Tamil television industry. He anchored many TV reality shows and also worked as a video jockey. Recently he entered Bigg Boss Tamil 4 house as a contestant.
Rio Raj Wiki/Biography
Born on 17 February 1989, Rio Raj’s age is 31 Years as of 2020. He was born and brought up in a middle-class family from Erode, Tamil Nadu, India.
He completed his initial schooling from Boys Government Higher Secondary School, Erode, Tamil Nadu. Then he enrolled himself at Guru Ragavendra Polytechnic College, Netteri, Tamil Nadu from where he completed his graduate course.
After completing his studies, he starting working in a private company as an employee for a few years. But he always wanted to pursue his career as an actor and started his career as a TV actor.
|Full Name||Rio Raj|
|Nickname||Sun Music Rio and Saravanan|
|Date of Birth||17 February 1989|
|Birth Place||Erode, Tamil Nadu|
|Profession||Actor, Model and Video Jockey|
|Debut||TV: Kana Kaanum Kaalangal in 2006|
Film: Sathriyan in 2017
|Famous For||Bigg Boss Tamil 4 Contestant|
|School||Boys Government Higher Secondary School, Tamil Nadu|
|College / University||Guru Ragavendra Polytechnic College, Tamil Nadu|
|Net Worth||Under Review|
Family, Girlfriend & Relationships
Rio Raj belongs to a middle-class Christian family from Erode, Tamil Nadu, India. He is an Indian by nationality and has an immense belief in the Christianity religion.
His father is an employee in a small company in Erode while his mother is a homemaker. He is very close to his family especially his mother.
Rio Raj’s marital status is married. He is married to Shruthi Ravi who is a homemaker.
The couple dated each other for a long time and after that, they decided to get married on 9 February 2017 in a private ceremony in the presence of their parents and other close relatives.
|Father Name||Not Known|
|Mother Name||Not Known|
|Wife Name||Shruthi Ravi|
|Marriage Date||9 February 2017|
Rio Raj is a good looking man with an attractive personality. He is known for his cute smile and owns a strong body build up with an impressive physique and body measurements.
Rio Raj’s height is 1.80 m and his body weight measures around 79 Kg. His hair color is black and his dark brown blistering eyes add to his charming personality.
He loves to have a broad black mustache and French cut beard. There is no tattoo inked on his muscular body.
|Height (approx)||in centimeters: 180 cm|
in meters: 1.80 m
in feet inches: 5’ 9”
|Weight (approx)||in kilograms: 79 kg|
in pounds: 174 lbs
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
Rio Raj started his career after the completion of his graduate course. He worked in many private companies before acting in the entertainment industry.
In 2006, he made acting debut with Tamil serial “Kana Kaanum Kaalangal Kalooriyin Kathai” as Guna’s friend which premiered on Star Vijay TV channel.
Since then he made his prominent appearances in many popular TV serials and reality shows like Kaloori Kalam and Suda Suda Chennai.
Later he turned into an anchor and appeared in many reality shows as an anchor and video jockey.
He anchored many popular shows like Ready Steady Po, Wife Kaila Life, Jodi Number One, Dancing Superstars, Suda Suda Chennai, Your Attention Please and Coffee Tea Area.
After anchoring for so many years he returned to the acting field with his appearance in the TV serial “Saravanan Meenatchi Season 3”.
In 2016, he made his appearance in the TV show “Jodi Number One Season 9” as a contestant and become one of the finalists.
Along with his television career, Rio Raj made his debut on the big screen with the Tamil movie “Sathriyan” in 2017 in a supporting role.
Since then he appeared in movies like “Nenjamundu Nermaiyundu Odu Raja” and “Kadhal Ondru Kanden”.
In 2019, he worked in short film Kadhal Ondru Kanden as Gautam and Won Best Short Film Award in Behindwoods Gold Medals 7.
|2019||Nenjamundu Nermaiyundu Odu Raja||Shiva|
|2020||Plan Panni Pannanum||TBA|
Rio Raj has won many prestigious awards throughout his acting and anchoring career in the industry. He has won the “Vikatan Award” for “Best Anchor” in the year 2014.
He also received the “Find of The Year Award” at “Vijay Television Awards” in 2017.
In 2019, he has won the “Vijay Television Awards” for “Best Anchor of the Year”.
In the same year he won “Galatta Nakshatra Award” for TV actor who made into Silver Screens.
Along with these awards, Rio Raj also won the “Rising Star Award” in the year 2019 at the “Edison Awards” show. His short film also won the “Best Short Film Award” in “Behindwoods Gold Medals 7”.
He also received various nominations in many prestigious awards in different categories.
|Email ID||[email protected]|
|Residence Address||Erode, Tamil Nadu, India|
Facts and Information
Does Rio Raj smoke?: Yes
He loves to ride bike and owns Royal Enfield.
In 2018, he bought a brand new Mahindra Thar car from his own money.
He likes listening to songs and elephant riding as his hobbies. He loves to travel with his family and friends and his favorite holiday destination in Kerala, India.