Tina Desai was born on 24th February 1987, in Bangalore, Karnataka, India, to Telugu Hindu mother and Gujarati Hindu father. Her birth sign is Pisces. Regarding her nationality, she is an Indian and belongs to Asian ethnicity. Desai is a graduate of Business Management from National Institute of Management College, majoring in finance.
Desai first got her celebrity recognition when she participated in the reality show contest “Get Gorgeous." Though she did not get a victory in the contest, she was offered a contract with “Elite Model India Management," which sponsor the reality show.
Later, she made her debut in Bollywood with the movie “Yeh Faasley," portraying the character, Arunima D. Dua, and subsequently went on to star in "Sahi Dhandhe Galat Bande” as Neha Sharma.
After two years, she made her foreign debut in the British comedy-drama, “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” alongside her co-star Dev Patel. Furthermore, she had major roles in 2 high-profile English language projects, the Netflix drama “Sense 8” alongside her co-star Bae Doona, as well as in the sequel to the 2011 hit, “The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel."
In addition, she voiced the character of Ashima in the “Thomas & Friends: The Great Race."
Currently, 30-year-old, Desai is possibly single and unmarried. Though she often posts romantic photos with her mysterious guy on her Instagram, has not revealed anything regarding him, not even his name. It seems that Desai has maintained her personal life in a low profile.
She can fluently speak in 5 languages including Hindi, kannada, Gujarati, Telugu, and English.
As of 2018, Tina Desai has an estimated net worth of around $18 million. She is a model turned actress, who has starred in a number of Bollywood movies as well as Hollywood movies and TV series.
Her significant source of earning is her acting career. Besides, she also signed an endorsement deal with various renowned brands, which are her earning sources. She frequently visits world’s expensive holiday destination together with her family and friends.