Som Shekar is an Indian actor, model and MMA trainer who primarily works in the Tamil film and television industry. He is known for playing the role of an Airforce officer in the Tamil action drama film, “Soorarai Pottru” (2020) directed by Sudha Kongara.

He is very passionate about boxing and has won two gold medals at the International level. Recently, he made his appearance in the TV reality show Bigg Boss Tamil 4 as a contestant along with Rio Raj, Aari Arjuna and Aranthangi Nisha. The show will be premiered on the Vijay TV channel started from 4 October 2020.

Som Shekar Wiki/Biography

Born on 12 July 1992, Som Shekar’s age is 28 Years as of 2020. He was born and brought up in a well-to-do Hindu family from Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

He completed his early schooling at Chinmaya International Residential School, Tamil Nadu. After that, he enrolled himself at Anna University, Tamil Nadu from where he completed his graduate course.

He is a fitness enthusiast and inspires others through online and physical sessions of workouts.

Full Name Som Shekar
Nickname Som Shekhar
Date of Birth 12 July 1992
Age 28 Years
Birth Place Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Profession Actor, Model, MMA Trainer and Fitness Enthusiast
Debut TV: Azhagiya Tamil Magan (2010)
Film: Soorarai Pottru (2020)
Famous For Bigg Boss Tamil 4 Contestant
Years Active 2010 – Present
Nationality Indian
Hometown Chennai
Zodiac Sign Leo
School Chinmaya International Residential School, Tamil Nadu
College / University Anna University, Tamil Nadu
Education Qualification Graduate
Net Worth Under Review

Family, Girlfriend and Relationships

Som Shekar belongs to a middle-class family from Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. His nationality is Indian and his religion is Hinduism.

His father is retired army officer and his mother is homemaker.

He has one sibling, his younger brother name is Lathu.

In 2010, he was dating a girl, but due to depression both got seperated.

Physical Appearance


Som Shekar is a handsome hunk with an impressive physique and strong body build up. He is a fitness freak with his height of 5 feet and 9 inches tall and body weight is around 78 Kg.

He has black color stylish hair and also has black blistering eyes that add to his charming personality. There is no tattoo inked on his muscular body.

Height (approx) in centimeters: 177 cm
in meters: 1.77 m
in feet inches: 5’ 9”
Weight (approx) in kilograms: 78 kg
in pounds: 174 lbs
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black


Som Shekr started his career as a fitness model and appeared in many Tv commercials and brand promotion.

Later he practiced mixed martial arts for many years and became a professional MMA trainer.

In 2010, he made a debut in the television industry with Vijay TV’s “Azhagiya Tamil Magan” and secured the second position.

He won the silver medal in the Tamil Nadu state level Muaythai Championship in 2019.

Recently, he completed shooting for his debut film “Soorarai Pottru” where he playing the role of an Airforce officer.

In 2020, he appeared in Bigg Boss Tamil season 4 as a contestant.

Contact Details

Facts & Information

  • He is an avid animal lover and owns a pet dog, Kuttu.
  • He is often spotted smoking cigarettes on various occasions.
  • He is often spotted drinking alcohol.
  • He is a fitness enthusiast and visits the gym regularly.
  • He follows a non-vegetarian diet.