John Abraham was born on 17th December 1973 in Mumbai (INDIA). According to his dad John was born in a Malayalee Christian family of Aluva (Kerala) but his mother is an Irani from the family of Parsi. His father was an architect while his mother was a basketball teacher. Abraham has a younger brother named as Alan Abraham. However, being a Catholic his father added the name ‘Abraham’ to his son John, who was named by his grandparents as a mark of respect and give honor to the first patriarch and progenitor of the Hebrew people in the Bible. Later on John moved to Mumbai and he studied from Bombay Scottish School continuing with Jai Hind College, where he became the captain of the college football team.
After completing his studies of MBA in marketing, he started working with an ad agency as a media planner for the Enterprises-Nexus as well as being captain of Bombay's soccer team. His revolutionary looks, macho body, baby smiles and nice character made him to move in modeling field. And there was the time when Abraham’s luck stroked out with many hearts started beating just for him. He then became the highest paid supermodel in India.
John Abrahamwon the Gladrags Manhunt Contest in the year 1999 and further moved on to Singapore for International Manhunt Contest. He secured second place there made proved his talent in that contest. He then continued his modeling career and started working with branded companies like Provogue, Wardrobes etc.
John Abrahambecame India’s best-paid supermodel. As his modeling world made him the real star of his life he moved on to acting field and entered in the Bollywood Acting world with his debut film Jism in 2003. This movie was not based on any action or any thriller scenes but was an erotic emotional. Though this movie didn’t work out for him but the songs and his acting talent were appreciated by a lot from the Bollywood viewers. He then engaged to Actress Bipasha Basu who had acted with him in his debut film. In the same year later came Saaya (2003) and romantic Paap (2003) but unfortunately none of them did well. Then came his first smash hit Dhoom (2004) in which he played a negative role but this negativity really turned his life in Dhoom. Followed by Garam Masala (2005) in which he performed very well in a comic role. His work was appreciated at a higher level and made up many minds. Recently he was featured in the Indian PETA campaign. This young actor is the owner of great mischievous smile and rule the million hearts all over the world.
John was little behind in the category of Awards. Though he received is first award in the second year of his acting career i.e. in 2004 but the award didn’t mean a lot for him as he was nominated for Most Promising New-comer Male in the Weekly Screen Awards. Then in the up-coming acting years he was then nominated for the super-duper hit Yash Raj films ‘DHOOM’ in which he played the role of a villain - Kabir. He received two awards for this film, one was for the nomination of Best Actor in a Villainous Role for the year 2005 and secondly Zee Cine Awards in the category of Best Performance in a Villainous Role for the same year. Both this awards raised his morale and the fans started calling John Abraham as ‘ SMART RIDER’. His work was appreciated a lot in the film by his fans and the industry.