Gautam Vig Wiki, Age, Height, Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

Gautam Vig


Gautam Singh Vig is an Indian actor. He is popularly known for his work in famous Indian television series such as ‘Saath Nibhaana Saathiya 2,’ ‘Ishq Subhan Allah,’ and many more.


Gautam Singh Vig was born on Sunday, 27 September 1987 (age 35 years; as of 2022) in New Delhi. He was brought up in New Delhi.

Childhood picture of Gautam (left) and his sister, Ankita (right)

He attended Guru Harkrishan Public School in New Delhi. According to Gautam, after completing the study of class 12, he applied to move abroad. As there was a bit long period before leaving for abroad, Gautam worked in a call centre. Reportedly, he pursued a master’s degree in human resources at a Canada University; however, as mentioned by him in an interview, he pursued a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in Psychology.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 11″

Weight (approx.): 75 kg

Hair Colour: Brown

Eye Colour: Hazel Brown

Body Measurements (approx.):Chest: 42 inches, Waist: 32 inches, Biceps: 14 inches


Gautam Singh Vig belongs to a Punjabi family in South Delhi.

Parents & Siblings

His father’s name is Vijay Vig, and his mother’s name is Anju Vig.

Anju Vig and Vijay Vig – Gautam’s parents

Gautam has a sister, Ankita Vig, and a brother.

Gautam with his sister, Ankita, and her daughter


On 17 August 2013, Gautam tied the knot with Richa Gera, sister of Ankit Gera, an Indian actor. Richa works as an Associate Vice President of Human Resources at the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China. Reportedly, the couple was going through a hard time and it was claimed by some media outlets that the pair had split away; however, in an interview in 2019, Gautam made it clear that both of them are living happily together. According to sources, the couple got divorced in 2020.

Gautam Vig with his wife, Richa Gera


Gautam Singh follows Hinduism.


HR Manager

According to Gautam, he worked as a Human Resource Manager at a bank in Canada; however, his first job was with an event company.


Reportedly, Gautam started his career as a model. According to the sources, he never saw acting as a career; however, working as a model and collaborating with big companies influenced him to pursue a career in acting.


In 2016, Gautam made his debut with the daily soap opera ‘Naamkarann’ as ‘Ali.’

Gautam as ‘Ali’ in ‘Naamkarann’ – A still from the television serial

Later, he appeared in various television serials including Tantra, Ishq Subhanallah, and many more. In an interview, Gautam revealed that the first time he appeared on television while he was acting temporarily was in a dance fiction series titled ‘D4 – Get Up & Dance’ premiered on Channel V. Gautam appeared in other television series ‘MTV Nishedh’ in 2020 as Raghav.

Gautam Vig as Raghav in ‘MTV Nishedh’ (2020)

Television Commercials

Reportedly, Gautam has appeared in many television commercials, sharing the screen with popular personalities including Alia Bhatt and Sonakshi Sinha. In an interview, Gautam admitted that he had a tad crush on Alia Bhatt.

A snip of Gautam Vig and Sonakshi Sinha from a television commercial for ASUS smartphone – 2016


Gautam Singh marked his debut in the Bollywood film industry with ‘Flat 211’ as ‘Sameer’ in 2017.

Gautam Vig (left), along with another co-star (right), in the film ‘Flat 211’ as Sameer


In 2021, Gautam Singh Vig appeared in a Hindi web series ‘Hai Tauba’ season 2. In the same year, he could be seen on another web series titled ‘Haale Dil on Broken Notes’ as ‘Aryan Raj with the co-star Mannara Chopra who predominantly works in Telugu language films.

Gautam in the series ‘Haale Dil Broken on Notes’ as Aryan Raj


In 2022, Gautam Vig was awarded the Dadasaheb Phalke Icon Award – Films.

Gautam Vig holding the 4th Dadasaheb Phalke Icon Award Films 2022

Net Worth

Gautam Vig’s net worth for the financial year 2021-2022 was estimated to be Rs. 12 crores.


  • Vegetarian Food: Paneer Makhani, Rajmah
  • Non Vegetarian Food: Butter Chicken, Chicken Tikka, Fish Tikka
  • Dessert(s): Kaju Katli, Milk Cake, Gulab Jamun, Rasgulla, Besan Ke Laddu
  • Restaurant(s) (in India): Mainland China, Barbeque Nation
  • Hangout Place(s) (in Mumbai): Bandra, Worli
  • Destination(s): Spain, France, Poland
  • Colour(s): Black, White, Red, Blue
  • Hollywood Actor(s): Leonardo Dicaprio, Brad Pitt
  • Hollywood Actress: Kate Winslet
  • Bollywood Movie(s): Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (2001), Baghban (2003), Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003)
  • Hollywood Movie(s): Titanic (1997), Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)
  • Song: ‘Khamoshiyan’ by Arijit Singh

Car Collection

Gautam Vig owns Tata Harrier.

Tata Harrier – owned by Gautam Vig


  • Gautam Singh Vig goes by the names Billu and Makhna.
  • According to sources, Gautam Vig has never travelled on a train because of his phobia of travelling through trains.
  • In an interview, Gautam revealed that he wanted to become a cricketer and had no interest in acting earlier. While talking about his interest in cricket, Gautam said,

    I always wanted to be a cricketer. I have played cricket till the state level but there was no family support in that. During my school days, I used to entertain everyone and wanted to become an actor. So for me, either acting was the choice or sportsmanship. Sports could never happen and I became an actor.”

  • Reportedly, Gautam Vig worked in the HR department of a bank after completing his master’s degree.
  • According to Vig, his first cheque was for Rs. 5000.
  • In an interview, Gautam mentioned that his first car was Maruti 800.
  • According to Vig, his first girlfriend, Nagina, was the daughter of his mathematics teacher when he was studying in 2nd standard.
  • He is a fitness enthusiast and often practices kickboxing and mixed martial arts (MMA). According to Gautam, he likes to read about fitness whenever he gets a chance.
  • While talking about his inspiration in an interview, Gautam revealed that he was inspired by the hard work of Shah Rukh Khan and Hrithik Roshan.
  • According to some sources, Gautam pursued an acting course at Anupam Kher’s Actor Prepares, an institute providing acting courses across the globe, in 2011.
  • In 2019, he was featured in a Punjabi music video titled ‘I Love You Kinna Saara.’

    Gautam Vig in the music video – ‘I Love You Kinna Saara’ (2019)

  • In 2022, he appeared as a contestant in an Indian television reality show ‘Bigg Boss 16,’ aired on Colors TV channel.

    Gautam Singh Vig in the Indian television reality show ‘Bigg Boss 16’ (2022)

  • Reportedly, Gautam wore an outfit – a multicoloured suit from Hanger Bangalore, styled by Mohit Kapoor – worth Rs. 1.5 lakh during an episode ‘Weekend Ka Vaar’ on “Bigg Boss 16.”

    Gautam Vig wearing an outfit worth Rs. 1.5 lakh on Bigg Boss 16