Siddharth Mallya is an Indian-American actor and model. He is known for being the son of Vijay Mallya, the former UB Group chairman and controversial business tycoon of India. He has worked as an IPL team director and marketing manager for Guinness, an Irish dry stout owned by the British-based multinational alcoholic beverage maker Diageo. He also held directorial roles at Mohun Bagan and Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Siddharth Vijay Mallya was born on Thursday, 7 May 1987 (age 36 years; as of 2023) in Los Angeles, California. His zodiac sign is Taurus. He grew up in England, the United Kingdom, and Dubai.
A childhood picture of Siddharth Mallya
Siddharth Mallya completed his school education at Papplewick School in Ascot, England. He then completed his General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) and A Levels at Wellington College, Berkshire. Later, he went to Queen Mary University of London, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in business management. At the age of five, he began performing on stage.
Siddharth Mallya’s childhood picture (in purple dress) during a stage show
Height (approx.): 5′ 10″
Weight (approx.): 70 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Brown
Body Measurements (approx.): Chest: 42 Inches, Waist: 32 Inches, Biceps: 14 Inches
Parents & Siblings
His father, Vijay Mallya, is an Indian businessman. His mother, Samira Tyabjee Mallya, is a former air hostess.
Siddharth Mallya with his parents
Siddharth Mallya has a step-sister named Laila Mallya, and she is a fashion stylist, jewellery designer, and entrepreneur.
A picture of Laila Mallya
Siddharth Mallya has two half-sisters named Tanya Mallya and Leanna Mallya.
A picture of Tanya Mallya and Leanna Mallya
Siddharth Mallya is unmarried.
Siddharth Mallya announced his engagement with Jasmine through an Instagram post on 1 November 2023.
Jasmine and Siddharth Mallya on their engagement day
His grandfather, Vittal Mallya, was a popular Indian businessman.
A picture of Vittal Mallya
Siddharth Mallya was once in a relationship with model Angela Johnson.
Siddharth Mallya with his Angela Johnson
He then dated Indian actress Deepika Padukone in 2008.
Siddharth Mallya with Deepika Padukone
In 2013, Siddharth Mallya dated Sharmila Nicollet, a golfer.
Siddharth Mallya with Sharmila Nicollet
In 2015, he was rumoured to be in a relationship with actress Sophie Chaudhary.
Siddharth Mallya with Sophie Chaudhary
In 2022, Siddharth Mallya was in a relationship with British actress Jasmine.
Sidharth Mallya posing with Jasmine
Siddharth Mallya made his acting debut with the Hindi film ‘Brahman Naman’ as Ronnie in 2016. It was an Indian comedy film which was released on Netflix and was shown at the Sundance Film Festival.
The poster of the film Brahman Naman (2016)
In 2016, he appeared as Vin in the American drama film ‘Best Fake Friends.’
The poster of the film Best Fake Friends (2016)
In 2020, Siddharth Mallya appeared in the web series ‘Bad Boy Billionaires: India,’ a three-part Netflix series with an episode based on the life of his father, Vijay Mallya.
The poster of the Netflix series ‘Bad Boy Billionaires India’
In 2011, he appeared as a judge in the television reality show ‘The Hunt for the Kingfisher Calendar Girl’ on NDTV Good Times. In 2012–2013, he worked as a host and writer in the reality show ‘No Boundaries with Sid Mallya.’ In 2013, Siddharth Mallya appeared as a host and judge in the reality show ‘Hunt for the Kingfisher Calendar Girl,’ telecasted on the NDTV Good Times channel.
Siddharth Mallya while promoting the reality show ‘The Hunt for the Kingfisher Calendar Girl’
In 2014, Siddharth Mallya launched the YouTube series “Sid Sessions.”
Siddharth Mallya in a still from the YouTube series ‘Sid Sessions’
Apart from being an actor and model, he is also an author. In 2021, Siddharth Mallya released his debut book ‘If I’m Honest: A Memoir of My Mental Health Journey.’ The book describes his battles with alcohol, depression, and his parent’s divorce when he was young.
Siddharth Mallya while promoting his debut book ‘If I’m Honest’
Photoshop Incident: Katrina Kaif and Siddharth Mallya
In 2022, Katrina Kaif and Siddharth Mallya attracted controversy due to a photoshopped image. In the original photo, Siddharth was going for a hug but the photoshopped image misrepresented the interaction inappropriately.
A controversial photoshopped picture of Siddharth Mallya and Katrina Kaif
Awards & Honours
- In 2010, Siddharth Mallya was honoured with the Celebutante of the Year Award at Hello! India Hall of Fame Awards.
- In 2010, he received the Rotary Vocational Excellence Award.
- In 2011, he won the Most Stylish Man in India Award at the GQ Men of The Year Awards.
- In 2011, Siddharth Mallya received the Power Brands Hall of Fame Award for his contribution towards the RCB IPL team.
- In 2011, he won the HT Café Mumbai’s Most Stylish Award.
- In 2011, he was listed among the Top 5 in India’s Sexiest Bachelors list on the television show ‘Big CBS Prime.’
- Siddharth Mallya earned the special honour at the Panasonic Green Globe Foundation Awards in 2012.
- In 2012, he was listed among the Ivy Sports Symposium’s “10 Next” of the next generation of sports industry leaders.
Siddharth Mallya owns a Mercedes.
Siddharth Mallya with his Mercedes
- Siddharth Mallya has got many tattoos inked on his left arm.
Siddharth Mallya’s tattoos on his left arm
Siddharth Mallya’s Roman Numbers tattoo on his left arm
- Siddharth Mallya has got a dog paw inked on his left arm.
Siddharth Mallya’s dog paw tattoo on his left arm
Siddharth Mallya’s tattoo on his left arm
Siddharth Mallya’s ‘Faith Beyond Logic’ tattoo on his left arm
- Siddharth Mallya has got a tattoo inked on his back.
Siddharth Mallya’s tattoo on his back
In 2023, Siddharth Mallya’s net worth was approximately $380 million.
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- He also goes by the name Sid and The Prince of Good Times .
- His name is also spelt as Sidhartha Mallya.
Siddharth Mallya’s full name
- Siddharth Mallya debuted on the runway in 2012 at Lakme Fashion Week as the show stopper for designer Komal Sood. Later, he participated in Indian Bridal Week as a model for Indian fashion designers Shantanu and Nikhil.
Siddharth Mallya while walking a ramp
- In 2013, he was selected from over 7000 candidates for the ABC Talent Showcase.
Siddharth Mallya posing outside ABC Talent Showcase
- In 2018, Siddharth Mallya quit drinking alcohol. Once, in a media conversation, he shared that he was not a heavy drinker; however, alcohol always increased his anxiety. After consulting with his therapist, he prioritized mental and physical well-being and gave up drinking. He added that he did not share this decision with his father.
- He is a running enthusiast. He often participates in the Mumbai Marathons, the London Marathon, and the Delhi Half Marathon.
Siddharth Mallya while running a marathon
- In his leisure time, Siddharth Mallya likes swimming, skydiving, dancing, playing golf, and travelling to distant places.
Siddharth Mallya while enjoying swimming
Siddharth Mallya while enjoying skydiving
- During his college days, he was a part of the field hockey team at Queen Mary University of London.
- Siddharth Mallya is an avid dog lover. He has many pet dogs and often shares pictures of his pets on social media.
Siddharth Mallya posing with his pet dogs
Siddharth Mallya with his pets
- He likes to smoke cigars occasionally.
Siddharth Mallya while smoking a cigar