Ujjwala Raut is India’s most successful overseas supermodel.
Ujjwala Raut was born on Sunday June 11, 1978 (23 years old; from 2021) in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Her zodiac sign is Gemini. He attended Vidya Mandir High School, Mumbai. He went to Gokhale College, Mumbai for his higher studies.
Height (approx.): 5 ′ 10 ″
Approximate weight.): 55 kilograms
Measurements of the figure (approx.): 32-28-34
Eye color: Brown
Hair color: Brown
Fathers and brothers
Ujjwala Raut belongs to a Maharashtrian family residing in Mumbai, Maharashtra. His father is a Mumbai deputy police commissioner and his mother is a homemaker. His grandfather also served in the Maharashtra Police.
Ujjwala Raut has a younger sister, Sonali Raut, who is also a model and actress. Sonali has been a Kingfisher Calendar Girl in 2010. She was also seen as a contestant on the popular reality show Bigg Boss Season 8.
Relationships, husband and children
Ujjwala Raut, on Saturday June 19, 2004 married a British model turned businessman, Craig Maxwell Sterry. Ujjwala and Craig were blessed with a girl on December 21, 2005 and named their daughter Ksha. The marriage did not turn out to be a successful relationship and the couple divorced in 2011.
Ujjwala Raut began her modeling career at the age of 17 participating in Femina Miss India 1996, where she won the title of “Female Look of the Year”. Ujjawal was interested in modeling since her childhood and therefore the 17-year-old student started giving auditions.
In 1996, Ujjawala Raut participated in the Elite Model Look Contest, an annual fashion modeling event organized by Elite Model Management, an international model management group. The purpose of the contest is to discover and launch female fashion models on the international fashion market. Ujjawala was able to achieve a position among the top 15 contestants in the contest. The contest turned out to be a life-changing experience. She was hired by many international brands for modeling assignments.
Ujjwala Raut has walked the runway of many renowned international designers such as 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 in India.
Ujjawala also had the opportunity to walk the runway at the “Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show” for two consecutive years, 2002 and 2003.
In 2012, Ujjawala judged and organized the Kingfisher Calendar Hunt 2012 with model Milind Soman.
Ujjwala Raut made her television debut with the Indian reality series MTV Supermodel of the Year in 2019. Ujjwala mentored the model on the show. She trained the girls in every possible way to improve their modeling skills.
Ujjwala Raut was in the news when her husband, Craig Maxwell Sterry, accused her of using her power of influence to win custody of their daughter, Ksha. According to her husband, she was using her influence to cancel her POI card. Ujjawala, on the other hand, denied all the allegations.
Facts / Trivia
- Ujjwala Raut started giving modeling auditions at the age of 17.
- His hobbies include reading and traveling.
- Ujjwala follows a non-vegetarian diet.
- Ujjwala also drinks alcohol occasionally.
- Ujjwala Raut, after her divorce, moved to Paris and is now settled there.
- He loves spending time with his daughter, Ksha. Shed often posts photos with her daughter on various social media platforms.
- Ujjwala is friends with many popular Bollywood celebrities.
- She is an animal lover and also has a dog in her home.
- Ujjwala is a fitness enthusiast. She also motivates her fans to stick to a good workout routine by posting her workout videos on social media.