Pooja Hegde Biography – Age, Height, Facts & Family

Pooja Hegde is a popular Indian actress and model. She got attention from the movie Mohenjo Daro and has the title Miss Universe India runner-up in 2020.

She belongs to a middle-class family and made her way into the industry. Moreover, she also stood on rank#1 in the list of Most Desirable Women in Hyderabad Times in 2017. Her net worth is $7 million.

Social Media Accounts

  • Instagram Id: @hegde_pooja
  • Twitter: @hegdepooja

Pooja Hegde Bio

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biodata of pooja hegde
Genuine Name  Pooja Hegde
Profession LineActress, Model
Marital StatusUnmarried
Instagram Followers21.9m

Pooja Hegde Hot Appearance

Pooja Hegde Hot Appearance
Pooja Hegde Hot Appearance
Weight117 lbs
Height  5′ 9″
Body Measurement34 – 24 – 35    
Eye Color  Dark Brown  
Hair Color  Black  
Skin ColorBeige (milky)

Personal Life

She belongs to Mangalore, Karnataka, and was born on the day of Lakshmi Pooja, due to which her parents wanted her name, Lakshmi.

 But her maternal aunt considered it; a bit old-fashioned and changed her name to Pooja.

Pooja took part in various dance and fashion competitions and fashion shows during her college days. She is a trained Bharatnatyam dancer.

 After graduation, she developed an interest in the Modeling and fashion industry. For that reason, she starts approaching modeling agencies.

Date of birth  13 October 1990
Age  32 years 
Birth Place  Mangalore, Karnataka (India)
Zodiac SignLibra
Nationality  Indian
HometownUdupi, Karnataka (India)
Religion  Hinduism
College/UniversityM.M.K. College
Last QualificationCommerce Graduate  
DebutMugmoodi (2012)
Food & Dietary habits  Non-Vegetarian
Interest & Hobbies  Dancing, Partying, Singing, Swimming, and  Reading
Awards1. Miss India Talented (2009)
Miss India South, Miss India South Glamorous Hair
Miss Universe India(2010).
2. Zee Golden Awards
Entertainer of the Year for the film
Duvvada Jagannadham (2017) 
3. Zee Cine Awards
Favorite Actress for the  film Maharshi (2020) 

Pooja Hegde Family

Pooja Hegde Family
Pooja Hegde Family
ParentsManjunath Hegde and Lata Hegde
BrotherRishabh Hegde (elder, surgeon-doctor)


Pooja career
Pooja career

Pooja began her career as a model. She also took part n the Miss India Universe beauty contest in 2010 and ranked 2nd position.

After getting the title, she was offered many films and appeared in Tamil Mugamoodi in 2012. Later on, she appeared in another Tamil movie.

She made a debut in a lead role in the Bollywood film Mohenjo Daro opposite Hrithik Roshan in 2016. Then, she featured in action films Aravinda Sametha Veera Raghava, Maharishi, Housefull 4, and more.

Hegde is getting attention for her upcoming movie Beast, in which Vijay plays the lead role in this movie. Here is the complete list of her movies with roles.

2016Mohenjo DaroChaani
2019Houseful 4Pooja
2022Radhe Shyam

Favourite & Beloved things

FoodPizza, Chocolate, Ice-Cream, Burger, French Fries, and  Biryani
CuisineChinese, Indian
Actress  Deepika Padukone, Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lawrence, and Madhuri Dixit
ActorHrithik Roshan, Aamir Khan, Farhan Akhtar, Leonardo Di Caprio
SingerNeha Kakkar, Zayn Malik, A.R. Rahman, Rihanna, Bryan Adams, Justin Timberlake, and Lady Gaga
MovieLage Raho Munna Bhai
Athlete/SportspersonVirat Kohli, Rahul Dravid Tennis Player- Roger Federer
Holiday & Festivity Destination(s)  London, New York, Dubai
Color & Dye(s)Black, Red, and White

Facts about Pooja Hegde

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  • She also appeared on the cover page of various magazines, including Peacock, Femina, and many more.
  • She likes to play guitar in her free time.
  • She loves to visit tourist destinations like Prague, Greece, and Paris for her vacations.
  • She is a fitness enthusiast and always workouts routine in the gym for hours to maintain her figure and fitness.
  • She did various commercial ads with big brands and appeared with Ranbir Kapoor in a Hero Maestro advertisement.

Pooja Hegde Net Worth

Net Worth in 2022 (Approx)$7 million
Net Worth in 2021 (Approx)$6.5 Million
Income Source Acting and Modeling
Bike & Cars CollectionMercedes-Benz S-Class & BMW X3

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1: Does she smoke?

Ans: No, Pooja does not smoke, but she takes alcohol.

2: Is Pooja a pet lover?

Ans: She loves animals and has a pet dog- Pedro.

3: How many languages can Pooja speak?

Ans: She can speak more than 4 languages-Tulu, Kannada, Tamil, Hindi, and English.

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