|Utkarsh Ambudkar Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||December 8, 1983|
Utkarsh Ambudkar is an American actor, singer, and rapper known for portraying various comical roles in popular TV shows and films such as Pitch Perfect, The Mindy Project, and The Muppets. He has released numerous EPs such as The Gold Tusk and Members Only. Utkarsh has also been the former VJ for MTV Desi. He is also popularly known for being a founding member of the band The Beatards.
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
After completing his high school, Utkarsh went to Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, where he graduated from with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting.
Actor, Singer, Rapper
- Father – Suresh V. Ambudkar
- Mother – Indu Ambudkar
- Siblings – Neeti (Sister)
- Others – Vasant R. Ambudkar (Paternal Grandfather), Sonubai S. Jabade (Paternal Grandmother), C. G. Bashyam (Maternal Grandfather), Sharada (Maternal Grandmother)
Utkarsh is represented by 3 Arts Entertainment.
Rap, Hip-Hop, Pop
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
70 kg or 154.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Utkarsh has dated –
- Hana Mae Lee (2012) – Utkarsh was rumored to be dating actress and model Hana Mae Lee in 2012. They had grown close while shooting for the movie, Pitch Perfect.
- Sora Connor (2013-Present) – Rumors about actors Sora Connor and Utkarsh have been around since 2013 when a picture of him and his dog was found on a Facebook fan page with the caption “My Boys”. On the same page, pictures of the two on the beach began to surface. The posts were later taken down.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of Indian descent.
Utkarsh has done endorsement work for brands such as –
- Brand X Stunts
Best Known For
- Having acted in several TV shows and films like The Electric Company, Pitch Perfect, White Famous, Game Over, Man!, and Brockmire
- Winning a Tony Award for “Best Actor” for his role of Aaron Burr in the musical Hamilton
As a Singer
- Utkarsh has released several singles such as Vanity, We Go High, and Rufio which featured rappers Rafael Casal and Daveed Diggs.
- He is also an original member of the group The Beatards. As a member of the group, he has contributed his vocals to release several songs such as Dang Diggy Dang, Make The Bed, and Nasty Funky.
- Utkarsh has released many EPs like The Gold Tusk EP (2006) and Members Only EP (2012).
Utkarsh made his theatrical film debut as Ram in Rocket Science in 2007.
First TV Show
Utkarsh made his first TV show appearance as UTK in the comedy family series The Electricity Company in 2006.
Utkarsh Ambudkar Favorite Things
- Food Group – Pickles
Source – Twitter
Utkarsh Ambudkar Facts
- He is the man behind the creation of the character Aaron Burr in the musical Hamilton.
- In the past, Utkarsh was a VJ for MTV Desi.
- He had once been present on the Dungeons & Dragons campaign Force Grey: Lost City of Omu which was hosted by well-known voice actor Matthew Mercer.
- Starting off his career in music, Utkarash competed in rap battles against other rappers just like Eminem.
- In the junior-sophomore year of college, Utkarsh began doing drugs. However, he later gave it up.
- While in his early 20s, he and the other two members of The Beatards, DJO and Chuck Wild were arrested for spraying graffiti.
- Utkarsh was once with a bag of cocaine in his coin pocket of jeans. But, he got lucky as the cops couldn’t find anything while he was caught on the streets. So, he was sitting in the jail (with friends) for a couple of hours with that unidentified cocaine packet and was released after a couple of hours.
- Follow him on Instagram and Twitter.
Featured Image by Utkarsh Ambudkar / Instagram