Who is Ritesh? Rakhi Sawant Husband Wiki Biography Business Bigg Boss 15 Voting Number

The drama queen Rakhi Sawant never misses a chance to remain in limelight. Recently, she entered the controversial reality show

Bigg Boss 15 as a wild card contestant. As usual, Rakhi is gaining attention for its appearance in the show. However, this time she is also becoming the topic of discussion for a different reason. Yes, in BB15 she has entered with her husband Ritesh and has revealed her husband’s identity to the world. This is the first time when Rakhi Sawant husband has come in front of the public. Check his wiki, bio, real name, profession, and more in this article.

Who is Ritesh? Rakhi Sawant Husband Wiki Biography
Who is Ritesh? Rakhi Sawant Husband Wiki Biography

Ritesh is a United Kingdom-based businessman and is popularly known as the popular Indian dancer and actress Rakhi Sawant’s husband. He is basically from India and made his television debut by entering Salman Khan hosted show Bigg Boss 15 in 2021.

Hey entertainment lovers, your favorite quite agonistic and sensational TV reality show Bigg Boss 15 is bringing shocking twists for you through the upcoming episodes. As the wild cards are ready to make their appearance on the national television screen, Yes, you heard right, controversial queen Rakhi Sawant is ready to enter the house along with actress Rashmi Desai and Devoleena Bhattacharjee. Even it is being speculated that through the 26th November 2021 episode, Rakhi’s husband Ritesh will also enter the Bigg Boss house. Get to know more check the details given below along with exclusive nominations update.

Apart from this, not much information about his personal life is available online. He had a court marriage with Rakhi Sawant on 20 July 2019 that gained huge popularity even though his identity was not disclosed at that time. After that, the couple held a traditional wedding at JW Marriott in Mumbai.

Now, Ritesh has entered Bigg Boss Season 15 as a wild card contestant. In the show, he spoke about his relationship with Rakhi and how did they meet and fell in love afterwards. Ritesh shared that he, firstly, talked to Rakhi on Whatsapp.

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Wiki/Biography & Career

Ritesh was born in India. He is based in the United Kingdom and is a businessman. Ritesh made his television debut in 2021 by entering the house of Bigg Boss 15 as a wild card contestant.

Ritesh inside the house of Bigg Boss 15

On the show, Rakhi danced to the song ‘Mere Piya Ghar Aaya’ and welcomed Ritesh. When Ritesh arrived on the sets, Rakhi touched his feet out of respect after which Ritesh hugged her and laid a kiss on her cheeks.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 6″

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Dark Brown


Parents & Siblings

Not much is known about his parents & siblings.

Wife & Children

During her stint on Bigg Boss 14, Rakhi once revealed that Ritesh was already married to a woman and had a child with her. However, she was not aware of it until she tied the knot with him. [1]

Ritesh had a court marriage with Rakhi on 20 July 2019. Later, the duo held a traditional wedding at JW Marriott in Mumbai. Earlier, there were speculations about their marriage. However, Ritesh’s entry inside the house of Bigg Boss 15, gave rest of all the rumours.

Rakhi Sawant’s pictures from her wedding with Ritesh

Ritesh-Rakhi’s Love Story

While inside the house of Bigg Boss 15, Ritesh disclosed that he initially had a conversation with Rakhi on Whatsapp. He shared that he was organising some event in Mumbai when his PA gave him Rakhi’s number. He said,

Some things were not going well in my life and I was depressed. I wanted to speak to someone who is not from my profession or known. I send ‘Hi’ to her and she blocked me.”

He further said that a few days later, he again texted Rakhi from another number and that time she responded. To this, Rakhi added,

That time I was depressed. I had a boyfriend, who I learnt is a don. He was a loan shark and I was scared from my life. So I was seeking help from him and wanted to get married.”

Ritesh even disclosed that he once sent his friend’s proposal to Rakhi. While sharing the details of the same, he said,

I told him not to accept it, otherwise he will lose his job.”

The duo then became friends and slowly fell for each other. They tied the knot on 20 July 2019.


In 2020, Ritesh disclosed that his revenue was 6 billion USD. 


  • While talking about Rakhi in an interview, Ritesh said,
    I was her fan from the day I saw her in her interview with Prabhu Chawla. And, I have seen almost all her work till date.”
  • While speaking to an entertainment daily, Ritesh once said,
    I think it is totally my fault and mistake and my selfish nature that I kept my identity under wraps. I always had this fear that after revealing my relationship and identity in front of everyone because of bad humour, my shares can get affected. This was my selfish nature.”He further added,I had two-three defence projects in the past and I could not reveal my identity. It would have hit me very badly. We got married all of a sudden, we met, liked each other and got married. We had not planned anything. Now, I am prepared and can openly tell the world that Rakhi Sawant is my wife. I feel nothing is more important to me than Rakhi at this point of time. Hence, I am ready to take this risk.”
  • In an interview, when asked about his willingness to have kids witth Rakhi, Ritesh said,
    Yes, next year we are planning to have a baby. This year because of COVID we couldn’t meet. But next year we are thinking of taking our relationship a step ahead.”
  • While inside the house of Bigg Boss 15, when Rakhi joked about wearing makeup and told Ritesh not to get scared at night, Ritesh replied,
    I don’t care about your makeup, I am in love with your seerat not surat.”

He said that things were not going well in his life and that he was depressed. Ritesh continued that he wanted to talk to someone who didn’t belong to his profession. He shared how he got Rakhi’s number from his PA and texted her “Hi”. However, Rakhi did not reply and blocked his number. Ritesh messaged her from another number and this time he got a reply from the dancer.

Rakhi Sawant also spoke about how she learnt about her boyfriend being a don at that time and was scared for her life. She said that she was seeking help and then came across Ritesh. After that, the couple talked and fell in love after some time. They decided to tie the knot and on 20th July in 2019, they finally united. Ritesh spoke about why he hid his identity all these years. He said that he was scared that his shares will get affected if he revealed his identity and that he was just being selfish. Follow for more updates!

The upcoming episode begins where you will watch that wild card entries will take place inside the BB15 house, and all housemates get shocked to see them. Because finally, their ait has ended. After entering the house, Rakhi announces that as everyone was waiting to watch her husband so finally, Bigg Boss fulfilled their wishes while inviting him to the show. Even everyone welcomes him along with Rakhi Sawant with “Aarti Ki Thaal”. In short, finally, the viewers will get a chance to make themselves acquainted with that personality who is remaining the subject of discussion from the last season.


  • Rakhi Sawant, Rashmi Desai, & Devoleena Bhattacharjee is ready to come inside the BB15 house as Wild Cards.
  • Rakhi Sawant is bringing her husband Ritesh as well
  • Shocking nominations are ready to take place.

The exclusive promos have been liberated by the makers officially in which, actress Rashmi Desai is clearly appearing by saying that she is bringing 50 lakhs as price money because the genuine price money is Zero. Ever since, she made an announcement the curiosity of the viewers has crossed all limits because their interest to get the broadcasting is hitting the bricks enough. Because several enthusiastic twists and turns are ready to take place in the show.

In the previous episode, as the viewers have streamed that Bharti & Harsh brought a task under which, top 5 have to ignore the bottom 6 six contestants. So that, if any flaw comes out and they can try to make their place in the top 5 list, everyone took the task seriously, because the bottom 6 contestant did their best to distract the top 5 while doing such activities. Where Jay Bhanuishali applies the lipstick on Shamita’s face so that, she can stop him and he can register her flaw but she did her job phenomenally. So watch it on Colors at 10:30 PM and for further details stay connected with us.

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Hemant is an Indian Blogger, Writer, and Content creator from Delhi. He has completed her graduation from Delhi University. He loves to write on topics related to Biography, TV Shows, and the latest news.

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