|Who is it?
|London, United Kingdom, Indian
|Rhea Pillai age
|58 YEARS OLD
|Sanjay Dutt (m. 1998; div. 2002)
|Zubeida (maternal grandmother)
Rhea Pillai, an Indian model, is believed to have a net worth of $18 million in the year 2024. Renowned for her incredible beauty and talent, Rhea has made a significant impact in the modeling industry and has garnered immense popularity over the years. Her successful career in modeling and her various brand endorsements have contributed to her remarkable wealth. With her unmatched charm and elegance, Rhea Pillai continues to leave an indelible mark in the fashion world, cementing her position as one of India's most influential models.
Pillai was born the daughter of Raymond Pillai and his wife Durr-e-shahwar Dhanrajgir. Both of her parents were of mixed communal heritage, and theirs was also a mixed marriage. Her father, Raymond Pillai, was the son of a Malayalam-speaking Nair father and an Anglo-Indian mother, and he was raised as a Christian. Pillai's mother, Durr-e-shahwar Dhanrajgir, was the daughter of Maharaja Narsinghraj Dhanrajgir Gyan Bahadur, a Hindu and one of the top noblemen of Hyderabad state, by his consort Zubeida, a small-time Actress who hailed from a family of Muslim royals and who had acted in the first Indian sound film Alam Ara (1931).
In 1998, Pillai married actor Sanjay Dutt, but they separated after a few years. She stated in 2006 that they remain close friends. After the divorce became official in 2008 and details of the settlement were published by the tabloid MiD DAY, the broadsheet newspaper The Telegraph criticised Pillai for her materialism and her conduct in relation to Dutt.