Who is Shiv Thakare? Wiki, Bio, Age, Roadies, Bigg Boss, Veena Jagtap

Who is Shiv Thakare? Wiki, Bio, Age, Roadies, Bigg Boss, Veena Jagtap: Shiv Thakare is an Indian TV actor, Model, Engineer, Reality Show Winer(Bigg Boss Season 2 Marathi) and Internet Personality. He is also a dancer and choreographer. He was born on  9 September 1989 in Amaravati, Maharashtra, India. He came into the limelight after his appearance on an Indian reality show Roadies Rising on MTV in 2017, where he reached the semifinal of show. He has also appeared on MTV Anti Social Network.

Shiv Thakare in Bigg Boss Season 16: Shiv Thakare will be in Big Boss season 16, on Colour TV hosted by Salman Khan. He is one of the most anticipated contestants in this Bigg Boss Season 16, as he has already won the Bigg Boss Season 2 in Marathi. Shiv fans are excited to see how he performs in this Big Boss season.

Shiv Thakare Early Life and Childhood

Shiv Thakare was born on 9 September 1989, in Amaravati, Maharashtra. Shiv Thakare was born in the Kayasth family, Thakare is a sub-caste of the Kayasth community. He did his primary and secondary schooling at Sant Kavaram Vidyalaya in Amravati, Maharashtra. He was born into a middle-class family and before becoming a media face, he did many menial jobs like farming and distributing newspapers to survive.

Shiv Thakare Education

Shiv did his schooling at Sant Kavaram Vidyalaya in Amravati, Maharashtra, and was enrolled into G.H. Raisoni College of Engineering, Nagpur to get his degree in Engineering.

Shiv Thakare Parents and Family

Shiv’s father’s name is Manohar Thakare and his Mother’s name is still unknown, we will update about her as soon as we get the information. Shiv also has a sister Manisha Thakare. Manisha is married and has a daughter. Shiv often shares photos and videos with his parents on social media handles.


Shiv Thakare Career

MTV Roadies Rising: Shiv Thakare started his career by first appearing in MTV Roadies Rising in 2017. He was in Rannvijay Singh’s gang and was the semi-finalist in the show. Although he didn’t win the show but got his first shot at fame through Roadies. In his life, Shiv has faced many challenges. During the Roadies Rising auditions, he made Rannvijay cry by sharing his story of struggles.

Big Boss Marathi 2: In the year 2019 he won Big Boss Marathi 2, he got most of his fan following after winning the show. Speaking of his Bigg Boss Marathi 2 experience, he was practically everyone’s favourite inside the house. Inside the house, he became close to a fellow participant, Marathi TV actress Veena Jagtap. After the show, they even started dating. However, they split up a few years later.

In one of his interviews, Shiv said “I was a nobody when I first entered Bigg Boss Marathi 2. I was a man from a fairly middle-class household who had recently finished Roadies. Bigg Boss Marathi provided me with my identity, and people began to recognize me. It’s been three years since I won the show, and people still come up to me, embrace me, and compliment me on my performance. The show completely transformed my life.”

MTV’s Anti-Social Network:  Shiv also appeared on MTV Anti-Social Network

Recently Shiv has also launched his own deodorant brand. After learning more about him, fans will be even more eager to follow his journey in the Bigg Boss 16 house.

Shiv Thakare Music Video:

Shiv Thakare has also appeared in two Marathi music videos, Kasachandra and Sheelavati, opposite Veena Jagtap and Mira Jagannath.

Shiv Thakare Television Shows

  • MTV Roadies Rising- 2017
  • The Anti-Social Network- 2019
  • Don Special- 2019
  • Bigg Boss Marathi 2- 2019
  • Aaj Kay Special- 2020
  • Bigg Boss Marathi 3 as guest- 2021
  • Bigg Boss 16 as a Contestant- 2022

Shiv Thakare and Veena Jagtap Relationship

Shiv Thakare was in a relationship with his fellow Bigg Boss Marathi contestant Veena Jagtap, they become one of the most famous couples in that Bigg Boss season, although they broke up after a few months of dating.

shiv Thakare and veena jagtap

Shiv Thakare was also rumoured to be in a relationship with Shweta Mehta, but Shiv never confirmed it.

Shiv Thakare Networth

Shiv Thakare has a net worth of approx  INR 1.5 Crore. He charges Rs 50k Per Episode and has a monthly salary of 10 lakhs. Most of his income comes through the brand endorsements he does. He also launched his own line of the deodorant brand.


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Shiv Thakare Information Table

Name Shiv Thakare
Nickname Not Known
Gender Male
Profession Television Actor
Height (approx.) in centimetres– 170CM

in meters– 1.70 M

in feet inches-”5’7

Weight (approx.) in kilograms– 78 Kg

in pounds– 171 LBS

Figure Measurement (approx.) Not Known
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Date of Birth 9 September 1989
Age (as in 2022) 33 Years Old
Birth Place Amravati, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Libra
Nationality Indian
Hometown Amravati, Maharashtra
School Sant Kavaram Vidyalaya, Amravati, Maharashtra
College/University G.H. Raisoni College of Engineering, Nagpur Maharashtra
Educational Qualification Graduate
Religion Hindu
Ethnicity Not Known
Caste Kayasth
Address Not Known
Hobbies/Interests Travelling, Gym
Marital Status Not Married
Affairs/Boyfriends/Girlfriends Veena Jagtap
Sexuality Straight
Parents Father: Manohar Thakare

Mother: Not Known

Siblings Brother: Not Known

Sister: Manisha Thakare

 Husband/Wife/Spouse Not Known
Children Not Known
Net Worth INR 1.5 Crore as of 2022


Shiv Thakare Social Media Accounts



Facebook – Not Known

Some Lesser Known Facts About Shiv Thakare

  • He is a fitness freak
  • Shiv Thakare is a follower of Lord Shiva
  • He was ranked twenty-first in The Times of India’s Top 30 Most Desirable Men of Maharashtra in 2019
  • He was ranked First in The Times of India’s Top 15 Most Desirable Men on Marathi Television in 2019.
  • He has been featured in the commercial for Dabur Chyawanprash


  • Who is Shiv Thakare?

Shiv Thakare is an Indian reality television actor

As of 2022, he is 33 years old.

In 2017 he was the semi-finalist in MTV Roadies

Shiv and Veena were in a relationship in 2019, but they broke up after a few months of a relationship.

Shiv’s height is 5’7

  • Who is Veena Jagtap?

Veena Jagtap is an Indian actress


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