Romesh Ranganathan brother Dinesh Ranganathan is a comedian and a Customer Success Manager. Dinesh is younger than Romesh.
The English actor and comedian Romesh is known for Cinderella and Avoidance. He was born on March 27, 1978, to his parents Ranga and Sivanshanthini Ranganathan.
He went to Reigate Grammar School and attended Hazelwick School. After completing high school, he graduated from the Univeristy of London in mathematics.
In 2014, he started his career as a presenter, and the same year made his appearance in British Bake Off: An Extra Slice.
He has worked in other movies such as Romantic Getaway, King Gary, Children in Need, The Reluctant Landlord, and many more. In 2018, his autobiography 'Straight Ottwa Crawley was published.
The actor is married to Leesa and has three children.
Dinesh Ranganathan Is A Comedian With An Experience In Customer Management
Romesh Ranganathan brother Dinesh Ranganathan joined Collins Aerospace as Account Manager in 2013.
Dinesh attended Hazelwick School and was later enrolled at Westminster Kingsway College. He received his bachelor's degree in Business Marketing from Westminster Univeristy in 2001.
After graduating, he worked in sales marketing for about 8 years in different companies. He then started to work as an account manager at Collins and was later promoted to Project manager, as per his Linkedin profile.
After years of hard work, he became a Customer Success Manager at Collins Aerospace in March 2020. He is responsible for marketing to achieve KPI goals and maximize end-user experience.
Along with his experience, he is also a comedian who has won the South Coast Comedian OTY 2019. He first performed as Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at 8.
After 20 years, he returned to the stage and became a stand-up comedian. He was also the finalist at Leicester Merc New Comedian 2020 and the 1st runner-up at Komedia New Act 2020.
He uses a mix of high-spirited delivery with a sarcastic and self-deprecating viewpoint.
The comedian is an active Instagram user with more than 1.5k followers and 176 posts. He loves to share his comedy posts on his account.
The Actor Was Born To Srilankan-Indian Family
Romesh Ranganathan family belongs to Srilankan and Indian descent. His father is Indian, while his mother is Srilankian.
He was born as the elder child of his parents. His parents have always supported him and his siblings in their career path.
Mother Shanthi Ranganathan
His mother, Shanthi, has been part of his different reality shows. She celebrates her birthday on April 29 every year.
She first appeared in Asian Provocateur in about 7 episodes in 2015. Since then, she has been frequently seen on her son's shows.
As a mother, she has always supported her child. She has also been part of many shows, such as Romesh Ranganathan: Irrational Live, QI, and Just Another Immigrant. Strictly Come Dancing, Judge Romesh, The One Show.
Her most recent appearance is in The Ranganation, a TV show from 2019 to 2022, as per her IMDb profile.
She is active on Instagram and frequently seen making posts of her children and husband. She enjoys uploading old pictures and sharing the memories with her loved ones.
Romesh has also made several Youtube videos with his mother. He used to share the chat with his mother every weekday during a lockdown.
Father Ranga Ranganathan
His dad Ranga was previously jailed for fraud when Romesh was a child.
Romesh had always worshiped his dad even though he was in jail. His mom went to a lot while raising them, but he thought she was making a big deal about nothing. But later, he finds out she wasn't making a deal.
His family had faced a bitter time, as his father Ranga left their mother, Shanthi when the comic was just 12. But he came back to them. However, he was later jailed.
Ranga passed away in 2011. His family has gone through a huge financial crisis. The time was challenging for the family to survive.
The presenter and his sibling, Dinesh, had a bad relationship after Dinesh felt that he 'wasn't doing enough' to support his family when he quit teaching to pursue a career in stand-up comedy.
Romesh went on to reveal it took months for him and his sibling to repair their fractured relationship, and they only made up when he spoke about the row in his autobiography in 2018.
In an interview with Daily Mail, he said, 'My dad passing away caused massive problems with my brother and me. We had this situation where we found out our financial situation was a house of cards, and we weren't sure what would happen to the house."
Romesh And Leesa Share A Happy Married Life
Romesh Ranganathan wife Leesa Ranganathan was born in 1979 and is 44 years old. The couple has an age difference of 1 year.
She is mainly known for being the wife of the comedian. The couple first met in Hazelwick school while working as a teacher.
Romesh was a math teacher, while Leesa taught English drama. They fell in love, and after dating for quite a time, they both decided to get married to her husband in 2009.
In 2019, the couple celebrated their decade of togetherness. In an interview with Mirror, she said that he feels the key to his happy marriage is his absence for long periods, and added husband is more appealing when he is not there.
Leesa was the one who encouraged Romesh to pursue his career as a stand-up comedian. She supports her husband and attends many of his shows and award functions.
She has also been featured on Dave Show, where her husband was a Judge in 2019. Not only that, but she has also appeared on Romesh's Live Videos as Sunday with Leesa.
The comedian's wife is a private person not available on social media platforms. She lives happily with her husband and kids out of media attention.
Romesh Ranganathan kids are Alex Ranganathan, Charlie Ranganathan, and Theo Ranganathan. Alex, being the older one, is 12, Charlie is 10, and Theo is 7 years old, according to Mirror.