Som Shekar Age, Biography, Model (Bigg Boss Tamil 4) & More

som shekar

Som Shekar (born on 12th July 1992) is a Tamil television actor, a model, and an MMA Trainer. He made his debut with Tamil television show, Azhagiya Tamil Magan. He has appeared in more than 100 TV commercials. Som is currently a participant of the famous reality TV show, Bigg Boss Tamil season 4.

Som Shekar Biography 

Name Som Shekar
Nickname Som
Profession Actor, Model, MMA Trainer 
Debut TV: Azhagiya Tamil Magan (2010)
Height 5’7” or 1.70 m or 270 cm 
Weight 70 Kg or 154 Lbs Kg  
Body Measurements Chest: 42 inchesWaist: 32 inches Biceps: 14 inches
Tattoo No
Date of Birth 12th July, 1992 (28 years old in 2020) 
Birthplace Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India 
Hometown Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India 
Residence Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Religion Hinduism 
Nationality Indian
SchoolNot known 
College/University Not known 
Educational Qualifications Not known 
FatherName not known 
MotherName not known 
BrotherLathu (younger) 
Eye colourBlack
Hair colour Black
AffairsNot Known 
Marital status Unmarried 
Net Worth₹3 million (approx.) 
HobbiesBoxing, Fitness Enthusiast

Early life and Background 

Som Shekar was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India in a middle-class South-Indian family. He follows Hinduism and belongs to Rajput caste. He holds an Indian Nationality. He has one younger brother named Lathu. His father is a retired army officer, and his mother is a housewife. Som completed his schooling from a local high school in Tamil Nadu. After his schooling, he joined a college there to complete his graduation. He is a fitness enthusiast, takes care of his body, and also trains others to get into the best shape. He started competing in fitness competitions from a very young age. 

Personal life 

Som Shekar is currently living a dating free life. He hasn’t talked about his personal life much in any of the interviews. But he mentioned on one episode of Bigg Boss Tamil season 4 that he was dating a girl back in 2010, they broke up because of some personal reasons. He said he was in depression for some time because of their break up. Since then he has not dated anyone. He is currently only focused on his career. 

Personal favorites 

Actor Prabhas, Shruti Haasan, Rajnikant 
Director Prabhu Deva
Colour Purple, Yellow, Black
Destination Maldives, Goa


Som Shekar started his career as a fitness trainer and a model. He has appeared in more than one hundred television commercials and brand promotions. He made his television debut with a Tamil TV show, Azhagiya Tamil Magan and secured the 2nd position there. He is also very passionate about boxing. He has won two gold medals at the International level competitions. Som trained mixed martial to become a professional MMA trainer. He has won many awards and medals thought his professional and non-professional career. Currently, he appears on the famous reality TV show, Bigg Boss Tamil season 4 which is hosted by Kamal Haasan. Som has been doing very good in the show and is considered as one of the strongest contenders to win the show. 


  • Azhagiya Tamil Magan in 2010 as a Contestant
  • Bigg Boss Tamil 4 in 2020 as a Contestant 

Lesser known Facts

  • Som Shekar is an avid dog lover. He has a pet dog named kuttu. 
  • He is present on Twitter and Instagram. He interacts with his fans through these two platforms. 
  • He has over sixteen-thousand followers on his Instagram. 
  • He is a very good swimmer. 
  • Som has won many awards and medals throughout his career. 
  • He has been passionate about fitness since his childhood days. 
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