Deepak Kalal is an Indian social media celebrity popularly known for his unique style of comedy on social media. He has a huge fan following on YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok. He is also a travel blogger and a hotel owner in Goa. He came into the limelight when he announced his marriage with the controversial queen Rakhi Sawant in 2018, which later turned out to be a publicity stunt.
Early Life and Education
Deepak Kalal was born on 19 October 1972 (46 years old; age as of 2018) in Los Angeles, California, USA. He belongs to a Hindu family of Marathi origin. His father, Vasant Kalal, was an engineer in the Municipal Corporation in Mumbai. His mother’s name is Lolo Kalal. He has a sister named Vrushali Kalal, an actress and politician.
Deepak Kalal’s parents
Deepak Kalal with his mother and sister.
He dropped out of school after the tenth standard because of his family’s poor situation. Later, he completed a culinary arts course at Mumbai’s Rizvi College of Hotel Management in Bandra.
Deepak Kalal started his career as a receptionist in a three-star hotel in Mumbai. In 2011, he visited Kashmir for the first time and shot a video in the valley. He became an internet sensation after he posted his videos on Kashmir Valley. He is very vocal about his views on Kashmir. He says that peace should be propagated in Kashmir and not violence. He is a frequent visitor of the valley and wants to settle down in the Kashmir valley only, but Article 370 prohibits it. A Kashmir-based tourist website has made Deepak Kalal the brand ambassador of Kashmir.
Deepak Kalal in Kashmir Valley
In 2018, Deepak Kalal appeared on Colors TV’s reality show ‘India’s Got Talent (IGT), entertaining the judges with humor. Deepak was also approached for one of the most controversial reality shows ‘Bigg Boss,’ but he declined the offer. He is often considered a blend of Dhinchak Pooja and Ssumier Pasricha (Pummy Aunty).
Deepak Kalal on India’s Got Talent
He runs a guesthouse in Goa and is an enthusiastic travel blogger. He also makes hilarious videos of himself and his family on various social media platforms. He has more than 500k YouTube subscribers, 300k Instagram followers, 200k Facebook followers, and more than 100k TikTok followers.
Deepak Kalal’s relationship status is unmarried. However, he created headlines when he announced that he would tie the knot with the controversial queen, Rakhi Sawant, on 31 December 2018 in Los Angeles, USA. He even shared their wedding invitation card on his Instagram account. However, no marriage ceremony took place, and later, Rakhi Sawant revealed that it was all a publicity stunt.
Deepak Kalal and Rakhi Sawant’s wedding invitation card.
Deepak Kalal Net Worth
Deepak Kalal’s net worth is estimated at Rs. 1.25 crores Indian Rupees, with monthly earnings from various sources. He earns money from his YouTube videos, sponsored posts, brand endorsements, hotel business, and travel blogging.
Deepak Kalal stands tall at 5′ 8″ and weighs around 80 kg. His eye color is dark-brown whereas his hair is black.
Some Lesser Known Facts About Deepak Kalal
- He does not smoke, but he drinks alcohol occasionally.
- He likes to call himself Zeenat Baby, his nickname given by his father.
- He is very fond of animals and often posts pictures with them on his social media accounts.
- He has a tattoo of Rakhi Sawant’s name on his chest.
- He once got slapped by a woman in the Delhi metro for making vulgar comments about her.
- Some people have also beaten him up for making offensive videos on social media.
- He claims to have met many celebrities like Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, and Sunny Leone.
- He aspires to settle in the Kashmir Valley in the future.
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