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Dev Patel Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Dev Patel Quick Info
Height 6 ft 1½ in
Weight 75 kg
Date of Birth April 23, 1990
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Girlfriend Tilda Cobham-Hervey

Dev Patel is a British actor, producer, and director known for portraying various important roles in popular TV shows and films like Skins, Slumdog Millionaire, and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. He won the BAFTA Award for “Best Supporting Actor” for his role in the biographical drama Lion in 2017. Dev has won several other awards for his outstanding performances and has been nominated several times as well.

Born Name

Dev Patel

Nick Name


Dev Patel at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2011
Dev Patel at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2011 (Ping Foo / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Harrow, London, England, United Kingdom


Los Angeles, California, Unites States




Dev Patel began his education at Longfield Middle School in Dukes Ave, North Harrow. He also attended Whitmore High School where he completed his AS levels in 2007.

He started training at the Rayners Lane Academy of Taekwondo in 2000.


Actor, Producer, Director


  • Father – Raj Patel (IT Consultant)
  • Mother – Anita Patel (Caregiver)
  • Siblings – Trushna Patel (Older Sister)
  • Others – Maganlal (Grandfather), Manjula (Grandmother), Hillie (Aunt), Sanjai (Uncle)


Dev Patel is represented by –

  • Curtis Brown Group Ltd.
  • William Morris Endeavor




6 ft 1½ in or 186.5 cm


75 kg or 165 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Dev Patel has dated –

  1. Freida Pinto (2009-2014) – Indian actress Freida Pinto and Dev Patel first met on the set of their Oscar-winning debut film Slumdog Millionaire. The couple fell in love as they got so immersed in the surreal situations during the filming of the movie in 2008. Their 6-year long relationship, however, fell through after they broke up in December 2014. In an interview with the Weekend magazine, Freida said that the only reason for their break up was that she wanted to spend more time with herself even though they had a strong relationship together.
  2. Tilda Cobham-Hervey (2017-Present) – Australian actress Tilda Cobham-Hervey and Dev Patel started dating in 2017. Together the couple has made several appearances in public. In March 2017, the couple was given the title of ‘Hollywood’s Hottest Couple’.
Dev Patel at the PaleyFest in 2013
Dev Patel at the PaleyFest in 2013 (iDominick / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

He is of Gujarati descent.

Hair Color

Black (Natural)

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Thick eyebrows
  • Wide smile

Brand Endorsements

Dev Patel has done endorsement work for the following brands –

  • IWC watches
  • Mandarin Oriental
  • Ermenegildo Zegna



Dev Patel as seen in November 2008
Dev Patel as seen in November 2008 (Romina Espinosa / Flickr / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Best Known For

His performance as the lead actor Jamal Malik in Danny Boyle‘s Slumdog Millionaire

First Film

Dev made his theatrical film debut in Danny Boyle’s Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire as Jamal Malik in 2008.

First TV Show

He made his TV show debut as Anwar Kharral on the British drama series Skins on January 25, 2007.

Dev Patel Favorite Things

  • Indian Spot To Eat – Ambria
  • Comedian – Kevin Hart
  • Thing To Draw – Trees
  • Movie – Enter The Dragon
  • Actor Bruce Lee

SourceCosmopolitan, NY Times

Dev Patel at Toronto International Film Festival in October 2016
Dev Patel at Toronto International Film Festival in October 2016 (Gordon Correll / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Dev Patel Facts

  1. He attained a straight “A” for his GCSE performance when he brought tears to his external examiner’s eyes by his honest portrayal of a child in the Beslan school hostage crisis in Russia.
  2. He won his first award as a child in middle school for the role of Sir Andrew Aguecheek in a production of Twelfth Night.
  3. In 2006, Dev’s mother saw an advert for the Skins audition in Metro. She tore up the advert and dragged him along to the National Youth Theatre in London.
  4. Dev attained his 1st Dan black belt in taekwondo in March 2006.
  5. During the London Premier of Hancock in June 2008, he stood outside the theatre for 3 hours to get a picture with Will Smith but never got the picture.
  6. He participated in the 2004 AIMAA (Action International Martial Arts Association) World Championships in Dublin.
  7. In 2010, Dev starred in a short film, The Commuter that was shot in London with a Nokia N8.
  8. He was turned down by the producers when he auditioned for Life of Pi (2012).
  9. He developed an Australian accent over the course of 8 months.
  10. If he had not become an actor, he would have been an architectural real estate agent.
  11. He believes that acting is honesty.
  12. Patel doesn’t leave the house without his watch.
  13. If he could be someone from the past, he would be Bruce Lee.
  14. In 2022, Dev Patel stopped the knife fight happening between a man and a woman outside a convenience store in Adelaide, Australia. The man was also stabbed in the chest but he survived.
  15. He is not active on social media.

Featured Image by Ping Foo / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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