Family members

Father Vilasrao Dagadojirao Deshmukh
Mother Vaishalitai Deshmukh
Wife Genelia D’Souza
Brother Amit Deshmukh, Dheeraj V. Deshmukh

Short biography

Riteish Deshmukh was born on 17th Dec 1978 in Latur Vilasrao Deshmukh, former minister of Maharashtra state and Vaishalitai Deshmukh. Deshmukh attended Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute and earned an architectural degree. Before entering the films he practiced in an architectural firm overseas. Riteish Deshmukh made his acting debuted with Tujhe Meri Kasam in 2003 alongside Genelia D’Souza and Shriya Saran. His first commercial hit was Masti in 2004 opposite Ajay Devgan, Vivek Oberoi, Aftab Shivdasani, Amrita Rao, Tara Sharma and Lara Dutta. Recently Riteish ventured into film production with a Marathi film.

Riteish Deshmukh family members and photos


His father Vilasrao Dagadojirao Deshmukh was born on 26th May 1945. He was a Rajya Sabha Member, Union Minister and two time Chief Minister of Maharashtra. He died on 14th Aug 2012 due to multiple organ failure.

Riteish Deshmukh family photos father Vilasrao Dagadojirao Deshmukh


His mother Vaishalitai Deshmukh is a home maker.

Riteish Deshmukh family photos mother Vaishalitai Deshmukh

Elder brother

His brother Amit Deshmukh born on 21th March 1976 in Latur, he is the eldest son of Vilasrao Deshmukh. He attended Thadomal Shahani Engineering College, Mumbai. He is an Indian politician following his father’s footsteps.

Riteish Deshmukh family photos elder brother Amit Deshmukh

Younger brother

Dheeraj V. Deshmukh is the youngest son of Vilasrao Deshmukh and he is a politician.

Riteish Deshmukh family photos younger brother Dheeraj V. Deshmukh


His wife Genelia D’Souza was born on 5th Aug 1987 in Mumbai to Neil D’Souza, senior in Tata Consultancy Services and Jeanette D’Souza, former director of a MNC. Genelia has an younger brother named Nigel D’Souza, who works in Bombay Stock Exchange. Genelia attended Apostolic Carmel High School and St. Andrew’s College in Bandra. She was a national level football player during her college days. She dated Riteish Deshmukh for years before getting married on 3rd Feb 2012.

Riteish Deshmukh family photos wife Genelia D'Souza

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