Karan Oberoi, also referred with his initials KO (pronounced as “Kay-oh”) is an Indian Supermodel, Comedian, Actor and Fitness model. Model Karan Oberoi has established himself as one of the finest Supermodels in the country. Karan is one of the popular names we have in the last decade who has established his name as a supermodel. On the work front, the 35-year-old model has been seen walking the ramp for popular fashion designers and endorsing popular commercial brands. Ever since he got his first modelling break while working for leading advertising firm back in 2011, he’s been the star of numerous fashion shows, campaigns, and brand ambassador and face of leading fashion and fitness brands. He was recently seen in the Zee music video which has got more than 10 million views on You Tube. Oberoi is the most followed Indian male model on Instagram, and also holds social media fame for his stand-up comedy videos, perhaps making him first supermodel from India who is also a stand-up comedian.
Early life & education
Karan Oberoi was born on 26th September 1987 in the capital city of India, New Delhi in a Sikh family. He was born to father Mr. G.S.Oberoi, his father used to work in a higher management position and was in charge of the foreign International Business in one of the reputed Banks of India. His mother, Dr. Mrs Jasvinder Oberoi aka Ruby, is an associate professor of Hindi literature in one of the colleges in University of Delhi. Karan has one younger sister, her name is Ishween Sahiba, who is an MBA. Being born in the upper-middle class and highly educated family his roots are still the same, Karan besides being one of the top male models in the country enjoys reading motivational books in his free time rather watching movies. Karan is also a holder of two double postgraduate degrees which is also a big exception as a model.
Model Karan Oberoi completed his graduation in BCom (H) from S.G.G.S College of commerce (University of Delhi) and then completed his masters in journalism from Delhi University and MBA in international business from Amity International School, Noida. Karan has not just done modelling in all these years but also has shared a lot of awareness regarding health, lifestyle, fashion, modelling and how to get them all. While growing up he was a big fan of Michael Jackson and wrestler Hit Man Heart.
Model Karan Oberoi started his career as a graphic designer with renowned advertising firm Grey worldwide. While working for an advertising firm he got an offer to model for a brand. He enjoyed modeling work and started pursuing modeling full time and moved to Mumbai to pursue it further. Today he is one of the few models in India who has been successful both in fashion and fitness modelling. Oberoi is also seen in many music videos as a model. As a fashion model he has walked the ramp in more than 400 plus shows across the world especially in the Middle East. He has also walked ramp for top-notch brands such as Aldo, Peter England, Jack & Jones, Lamborghini, FTV, Shoppers Stop and McDowell’s Signature and for famous Indian designers such as Rohit Bal, Varun Bahl, Shantanu and Nikhil, Rajesh Pratap Singh and Arjun Khanna. He has walked at Lakme Fashion Week, India Couture Week, GQ Nights and Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week and has truly earned the supermodel tag! KO has also worked with more than a hundred commercial and fashion photographers from all over the country, few of the famous names include Dabboo Ratnani, Rafique Sayed, Amit Khanna, Tarunn (Banglore), Suvo Das and Rahul Dutta. Model Karan Oberoi has been the poster boy of Fashion Big Bazaar apparel line for two consecutive years. He has modelled for some of the famous brands like Royal Enfield Bike’s Riding Apparel, Japanese Automobile brand Isuzu and Reebok India. He has appeared on the cover for well-known Magazines such as Health & Nutrition and Men’s Health. He has also been the face of famous fitness brands such as Viva Fitness and British Nutrition. Being a model, he has also done many fashion and fitness editorials for renowned publications and magazines such as Hindustan Times and Times of India. Karan was an official lifestyle model for Hindustan Times in year 2018.
Holding a supermodel status, Oberoi is often invited as a judge at various fashion and fitness events. He is often seen judging events at well-known Indian colleges such as IIT, HR college of commerce and economics and many others.
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Model Karan Oberoi wiki-
OCCUPATION: Fashion Model, Comedian, Actor and Fitness Model
POPULAR AS: Supermodel
ADDRESS / LOCATION: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
HEIGHT: 6”0 Ft
WEIGHT: 71.5 Kgs
EYE COLOUR: Dark brown
NET WORTH: INR 30 Cr
BIRTHDAY: September 26, 1987
PLACE OF BIRTH: New Delhi, India
FATHER: G.S. Oberoi
MOTHER: Jasvinder Oberoi
SISTER: Ishween Sahiba
- Got the title of ‘World Peace Messenger’ under United Nations global compact.
- Awarded as ‘The Youth Icon of the year’ at Global leadership awards.
- Listed under ‘Top 10 supermodels of India’ by Hindustan Times Newspaper.
- Best Body at Mr. India International.
- Title of ‘Top Fitness Model’ by Hindustan Times.
- Among Top 5 finalist at Mr. India.
- Hottest male model by Filmfare Magazine.
- Most Photographed face by IB Times.
- Among the list of Asia’s 400 most Influential People by New York Press News Agency.
Official Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/thekaranoberoi/