ABOUT : John Abraham is an Indian film actor, producer and a NorthEast United FC. John Abraham was born to a Malayali father and a Zoroastrian mother. His father, Abraham John, is an architect from Aluva, Kerala; his mother is Firoza Irani. Abraham’s Parsi name is “Farhan” while his father being a Marthomite Syrian Christian named him “John.” He has a sister Susy Mathew and a younger brother Alan Abraham.
STUDY : Abraham studied at Bombay Scottish School in Mumbai. He got his bachelor’s degree in economics from Jai Hind College. Abraham also received an MBA from Mumbai Education Trust.
MARRIAGE : He married to Priya Runchal, an NRI financial analyst and investment banker from the USA but native to McLeod Ganj, whom he met in Mumbai, in December 2010. Abraham is an agnostic atheist.
MODELING CAREER: John Abraham started his modelling career appearing in the music video of the song “Husnaa Di Sarkar” by Punjabi singer Jazzy B. He then joined a media firm Time & Space Media Entertainment Promotions Ltd., which however closed because of financial problems. Later, he worked for Enterprises-Nexus as a media planner. In 1999, he won the Gladrags Manhunt Contest and went to the Philippines for Manhunt International, where he runner up second place. he later modelled in Hong Kong, London and New York City. He also appeared in a number of commercial advertisements and in other music videos for singers including Pankaj Udhas, Hans Raj Hans and Babul Supriyo. To improve his acting skills, Abraham joined the Kishore Namit Kapoor acting laboratory and completed an acting course while juggling modelling assignments.
CAREER AS A MODEL : Abraham debuted as a producer was titled Vicky Donor (2012) and the film featured Ayushmann Khurrana, Annu Kapoor and Yami Gautam in lead roles. Abraham also appeared in an item-number for the film. It opened to positive response, and turned out to be a critical and commercial success. His second production, Madras Cafe which is also directed by Shoojit Sircar, opened to overwhelming response from the critics.