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Vir Das Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Vir Das Quick Info
Height 5 ft 6 in
Weight 65 kg
Date of Birth May 31, 1979
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Spouse Shivani Mathur

Vir Das is an Indian actor and standup comedian known for appearing in popular films like Love Aaj KalBadmaash CompanyDelhi Belly, and Go Goa Gone. He has done endorsement work for popular brands like Colgate and Nescafé. He has a huge social media fan base with more than 200k followers on Instagram, more than 8 million followers on Twitter, and more than 1 million followers on Facebook.

Born Name

Vir Das

Nick Name


Vir Das in an Instagram selfie as seen in January 2018
Vir Das in an Instagram selfie as seen in January 2018 (Vir Das / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India


Pali Hill, Bandra, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India




Vir completed his schooling from Indian Language School in Lagos, Nigeria. He later went on to earn his degree in Economics and Theatre from Knox College, Illinois and majored in performance. He was accepted into the Moscow Arts Theatre for the Stanislavsky Program.


Actor, Comedian


  • Mother – Madhur Das
  • Siblings – Trisha (Older Sister)




5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm


65 kg or 143 lbs

Vir Das as seen in June 2012
Vir Das as seen in June 2012 (Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY-3.0)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Vir Das has dated –

  1. Shivani Mathur (2009-Present) – Vir began dating Shivani in the year 2009. After 5 years of courtship, the couple decided to tie the knot in 2014.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • His smile
  • Chiseled face

Brand Endorsements

Vir Das has appeared in commercials for the following brands –

  • Colgate
  • Nescafé
  • HE Deodorant
  • B’lue



Vir Das at Apicus as seen in June 2012
Vir Das at Apicius as seen in June 2012 (Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY-3.0)

Best Known For

Being one of the first Indian standup comedians to carve a niche for himself internationally.

First Film

Vir Das made his theatrical film debut in the romantic comedy-drama film Namastey London as the Prospective Groom No. 1 in 2007.

First TV Show

Vir Das made his television show debut as a contestant on the British-Indian comedy series
Mumbai Calling in 2008.

Personal Trainer

Vir does a mixture of swimming, boot camp, parkour action, yoga, MMA, and free running. He ensures that he adopts at least 3 forms of exercise daily. He was also part of a boot camp in the U.S.

Along with rigorous workouts, he also maintains a well-balanced diet.

Vir Das Favorite Things

  • Subject – English

Source – Telegraph India

Vir Das (Left) and Kunal Roy Kapoor as seen in August 2012
Vir Das (Left) and Kunal Roy Kapoor as seen in August 2012 (Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY-3.0)

Vir Das Facts

  1. His father taught him the habit of reading newspapers.
  2. He used to work as a waiter, construction worker, dog walker and door-to-door cutlery salesman to sustain his livelihood.
  3. His parents shifted to Africa when he was 9 years old.
  4. He confessed to being a problem child in school and was not fond of studies. He used to fail in almost all the subjects in school.
  5. Vir never liked going to boarding school and always threatened his parents that he would run away.
  6. He considers himself to be very family-oriented.
  7. He has a bulldog named Watson.
  8. Vir Das supports same-sex marriage and the rights of the LGBTQIA+ community.
  9. In November 2023, Vir won the International Emmy Award for “Best Unique Comedy” for his Netflix special Vir Das: Landing.
  10. Visit his official website @

Featured Image by Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY-3.0

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