Rio Raj is a very popular face of the cinema and radio world of India. He mostly works into the Tamil films and television serials. His famous shows are “Kana Kaanum Kaalangal Kalooriyin Kathai” and “Suda Suda Chennai.” He can be a part of the famous reality show “Bigg Boss Tamil.”
Rio Raj Age
Actor Rio was born on Friday, 17 February 1989 (age 31 years as in 2020). His zodiac sign is Aquarius.
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Rio Raj is one of the most popular male celebrity from South India. He was born and raised into the average family of Erode, Tamil Nadu, India. Rio did early schooling from the Boys Government Higher Secondary school of his town. Next, she joined the Guru Ragaendra Polytechnic College of Tamil Nadu. He completed his graduation from there and then started a professional career.
Since a very young age, Rio Raj had a great passion for anchoring and acting. He always used to participate in school and college events. After graduation, he decided to pursue a career in the entertainment industry and started making efforts for it.
Family, Caste & Religion
Rio Raj was born and raised into the middle-class family of Erode, Tamil Nadu, India. His father is an employee in a small firm of Eride and his mother is a homemaker. Not much known about his other family members and siblings.
Rio and his family follow Christianity and hold Indian nationality. He belongs to the well-reputed community of south India. Rio is very close to his parents and especially his mother. Currently, he lives with family in south India.
Girlfriend, Marriage & Affair
Rio Raj is a married person. His wife’s name is Shruthi Ravi who is a homemaker. According to information, the couple knew each other before marriage and dated for a long time. After finding a love for each other, they both got married on the 9th February 2017 in a private function held at his hometown.
The couple looks very cute together and often shares lovely photos on their official social handles.
Actor Rio Raj looks very attractive with his charming face and perfect body. He owns very strong and perfect shaped bodybuilding. He is fair in the skin and looks beautiful in french cut beard look. Rio has no tattoo inked on his body.
Height (approx): 5′ 8″ feet inches
Weight (approx): 65 kg
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Rio Raj Career
Rio started off his career by the last years of college study. He also worked into the many private companies before jumping into the acting field. Initially, he started taking all the basic lessons for the acting.
He made first acting debut with the television show “Kana Kaanum Kaalangal Kalooriyin Kathai” which is premired on the Star Vijay. He got huge fame with the show and after that, he got offers for several noted big television projects.
Along with acting in television shows, Rio Raj also tried his hands at anchoring and hosting. As an anchor, he appeared on several reality shows. Rio Raj again gained popularity for his unique anchoring skills.
He anchored hit reality shows such as “Ready Steady Go,” “Wife Kaila Life,” “Jodi Number One,” “Dancing Superstar,” “Suda Suda Chennai,” “Your Attention Please,” “Coffee Tea Area” and many more popular shows.
In 2016, Rio Raj participated in the popular dance reality show called “Jodi Number One” season 9. He became one of the finalists of the show and got the fifth rank on it. He got paired with noted anchor Shruthi in it.
Following that, he again jumped to the acting profession and made an appearance into the noted TV serial “Saravanan Meenatchi Season 3.” He also appeared into the big screen Tamil movie “Sathriyan” in 2017. He did the supporting role in the film.
His other successful movies are “Nenjamundu Nermaiyundu Odu Raja” and “Kadhal Ondru Kanden.”
According to reports, he can be a part of the upcoming season of the popular reality show Bigg Boss Tamil hosted by Kamal Hassan.
Awards & Honors
Rio Raj has received huge recognization for his work skills and hard work. He became an owner of several prestigious awards within a journey of anchoring and acting. Some of his best moments are listed here.
- Vikatan Award for Best Anchor (2014)
- Find of the Year Award at Vijay Television Awards (2017)
- Vijay Television Awards for the Best Anchor of the Year (2019)
- Galatta Nakshatra Award for Silver Screens (2019)
- Rising Star Award at Edison Awards
- Best Short Film Award at Behindwoods Gold Medal 7
Facts of Rio Raj
Does Rio smoke?: No
Does Rio drinks alcohol?: Not Known
His major hobbies are travelling, modeling and anchoring.
He is a family person and shares a great bond with all family members. Moreover, he loves to travel with his family.
His favorite singers are A.R. Rehman and Shankar Mahadevan.
His most liked destination is Kerala; a beautiful state of southrn India.
Rio Raj remains very active on social media and the internet. He updates his social media regularly and uploads beautiful photos and messages on it.
His official Instagram is “rioraj“