Utkarsh Ambudkar is an American rapper, singer, and actor.
Though he is popular as an actor, he has also excelled as a rapper and singer. He has released singles like Vanity, We Go High, and Rufio and EPs like The Gold Tusk EP and Members Only EP.
Being an original member of the group, The Beatards, he has also contributed to the songs like Dang Diggy Dang, Make The Bed, and Nasty Funky.
Utkarsh Ambudkar’s Bio & Parents
Utkarsh Ambudkar was born on 8th December 1983 in Baltimore, Maryland as Utkarsh S. Ambudkar.
His family includes his father, Suresh V. Ambudkar, mother, Indu Ambudkar, and a sister named Neeti.
His parents are originally from India since his father was born in Barshi, Maharashtra State, whereas his mother was born in Madras, Tamil Nadu State, now Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
Growing up, Utkarsh was first interested in singing and music. He began his music career by competing in battles against other rappers. Along with rap, he was also involved in singing featuring his rap, hip-hop, and pop skills.
However, soon after completing his high school education, he thought of pursuing a career in acting and attended the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.
He made his first TV appearance in the comedy series, The Electric Company, in 2006. Later, he made his theatrical debut by playing the role of Ram in Rocket Science in 2007.
By now, he has acted in several TV shows and movies with several critically acclaimed characters.
Ethnicity & Height
Since Utkarsh Ambudkar has a South Asian, particularly Indian heritage, his ethnicity is Indian.
He stands at the height of 5 feet and 9 inches (1.75 meters).
Married To Wife
Utkarsh is happily married to his wife. The couple tied the knot on 9th September 2019.
Though details of his wife are yet to be disclosed, he has shared several pictures with her through his social media posts.
Utkarsh Ambudkar with his wife on 12 September 2019 (Photo: Utkarsh Ambudkar's Instagram)
His wife’s Instagram account reads that she is a mother, but none of the couple has ever talked about their kids.
Before his marriage, Utkarsh was linked to two actresses. In 2012, he was rumored to be dating Hana Mae Lee. It was said that both met while shooting the movie, Pitch Perfect.
Then, he was also linked to Sora Connor in 2013 after one of her Soro’s facebook posts featured Utkarsh and his dog with the caption reading, “My Boys.” However, they never confirmed their relationship.
Hamilton, Pitch Perfect & Other Movies
Utkarsh Ambudkar made his breakthrough in his career mainly by his roles in the musical movies, Hamilton (2013) and Pitch Perfect (2012).
In the Hamilton mixtape, Utkarsh portrayed the role of Aaron Burr, whereas acted the character of Donald in Pitch Perfect. In the movie, he portrays as a member of the "Treblemakers" where he is a rapper, singer and a beatboxer.
He is also credited for several movies like Northeast, How To Score Your Life, Freaks of Nature, Barbershop: The Next Cut, and Basmati Blues.
Utkarsh Ambudkar has garnered a remarkable sum to his net worth from his longtime career since his movies have done good in box office collection.
His movie, Barbershop: The Next Cut, has earned $54.1 million as box office collection, and Pitch Perfect has earned $61.3 million as box office collection.