This gorgeous vivacious beauty is already popular even before she plunged into mainstream cinema, and I’m pretty sure, you should have recognized her by this time. Yes, she is none other than the one who appears in Fair & Lovely ads. You may like her or not, but you could not ignore her. Being a populous actress down the South India, Yami Gautam has been very successful in film and television industry. Throughout her career, Yami has won several accolades for her versatile roles in films. Her glowing skin, luscious looks, milk and peach complexion makes this doe-eyed beauty a real head-turner.
Take a look at this biography that profiles detailed information about her childhood, acting career, personal life, family, height, weight, vital stats, achievements, net worth and fun facts.
Yami Gautam Biography
Birthday / Date of Birth
Yami Gautam was born on 28 November 1988, in Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh, India.
Yami is currently 29 years old.
After completing her schooling in Chandigarh, Yami was enrolled at the Punjab University to study Law. But, she dropped out from her college to try her luck in showbiz. She is currently doing her correspondence degree from Mumbai.
- Father – Mukesh Gautam (Director)
- Mother – Anjali Gautam
- Siblings – Ojas Gautam (Younger Brother), Surilie Gautam (Younger Sister) (Actress)
Though, there weren’t any confirmed data about her relationship status, she is allegedly dating actor Pulkit Sharma. They were seen together going to public events and posing pictures as well.
- In feet – 5 feet 4 inches
- In centimeters – 165 cm
- In meters – 1.65 m
- In Kilograms – 52 kg
- In Pounds – 114 lbs
- Measurements – 33-25-34
- Bust – 33 inches
- Waist – 25 inches
- Hip – 34 inches
- Bra Size – 32A
She wears a size 7 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 4 (US).
Yami Gautam made her film debut in 2009 with the Kannada film, Ullasa Utsaha, as Mahalakshmi. The film was a box office disaster, but Yami gained fame for her performance. Two years later, she debuted in Telugu and Punjabi industry with the films, Nuvvila and EK Noor, respectively.
Her Hindi debut, Vicky Donor, in which she played the role of the Bengali girl Ashima Roy opposite Ayushmann Khurrana, saw a huge commercial success. She was praised for her stunning performance, which earned her several awards, including IIFA Awards, Zee Cine Awards and BIG Star Entertainment Awards, among others. The film made a whopping Rs 64.5 crore against a budget of Rs 5 crore.
In 2008, the budding actress starred in an Indian daily soap, Chand Ke Paar Chalo that aired on NDTV Imagine. She has also acted in a bunch of television series and shows since then.
Yami Gautam has endorsed many brands and products such as Fair & Lovely, Cornetto, Samsung Mobile, Chevrolet, and many other brands.
Yami Gautam Favorites
- Favorite Color – White, Red, Black
- Favorite Food – Chamba ka rajma
- Favorite Actor – Hrithik Roshan, Shah Rukh Khan, and Aamir Khan
- Favorite Actress – Tyra Banks and Jessica Alba
- Favorite Film – Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
- Favorite Perfume – Forever and Ever Dior
- Fashion Idol – Tyra Banks
Yami Gautam Net worth
Yami Gautam has made a staggering net worth of $1.4 million Us dollars as of 2017. She charges Rs 1 – 2 crore per film and takes hefty amount of money from every endorser. With no doubt, acting is the foundation for her impressive net worth, but she also earns huge amount of money from brand endorsements, television appearances, product launches and event appearances.
Social Media Portfolio
Yami has gained immense popularity on different social media platforms over the years. She has accrued more than 10 million followers on Facebook, 2.2 million followers on Twitter and 5.8 million followers on Instagram.
Yami Gautam Facts
Yami is of Punjabi descent on her father’s side while she is has Pahari ancestry from her mother’s side.
Her father, Mukesh Gautam, is a popular director of that time, who was behind the most famous television show, India’s Most Wanted and also serves as a Vice President at PTC Punjab.
As a teen, she aspired to join Indian Administrative Services (IAS), but made up her mind towards acting during her college days.
Yami is fond of reading, interior decoration and listening to music.
Her father’s friend suggested to let her hands in acting, who took pictures of her and sent across a few poroduction houses in Mumbai. This was how, she got an offer to play the lead role in the television series Chand Ke Paar Chalo. Her role marked a stepping stone in her acting career.
Unlike most of the actresses in the industry, she has her own make-up artist, as she doesn’t want to take risk when it comes to beauty.
Yami has so far worked in seven different language movies, including Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, and Malayalam.
She has a dog.