Lisa Ray : Biography, wiki, age, height, instagram, info, net worth
Lisa Ray Bio :
Born: April 4, 1972
Age : 44
Birthplace : Toronto, Canada
Height: 1.63 m
Spouse: Jason Dehni (m. 2012)
TV shows: Top Chef Canada, Murdoch Mysteries, Endgame, The Summit
Lisa Ray is not an unknown name in B Town. She is an Indo-Canadian actress, TV host and model apart from being a social activist and philanthropist. She hails from Toronto who was born in a family ofBengali Father and Polish mother. She was born in Ontario, Canada on 4th April 1972 and grew up in Etobicoke and later went to Calcutta India. She went to different colleges like Etobicoke Collegiate Institute, Richview Collegiate Institute, and Silverthorn Collegiate Institute and then headed to do her graduation from Calcutta. She has an interesting career graph followed by a roller coaster fashion, which we will be looking in the following paragraphs.
Lisa Ray came in public domain with an ad of Bombay Dyeing with a high cut black swimsuit that was considered to be the hottest in the nineties with Karan Kapoor. She then returned to Canada wherein she enrolled to study in a journalism course but a road accident injuring her and her mother derailed these plans. She then was seen returning to India wherein she got the chance to appear over the cover of Glad Rags wearing the red Baywath. This gave her a number of other covers for different magazines and soon she was named as the most beautiful woman in the world by Times of India Poll. She then was seen anchoring a TV show called Star Bi on the channel Star Movies with model and actor Kelly Dorji Lisa and then seen appearing in the music videos called Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.
Lisa Ray was seen doing her debut in films with a Tamil movie called Nethaji with Sarath Kumar, while in B Town it was Kasoor that marker her debut in Bollwood. She did this film playing the role of a character of a lawyer with Aftab Shivdasani. She then was seen with a Telugu movie called Takkari Dong with Maheh Babu. She then a seen in a give movie contract of Oh My God and if you talk about the recent movie, Ray has been the part of the Ram Gopal Varma’s film called Veerappan. Talking about her personal life, in the year 2009, she was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a cancer of the white blood cells called as plasma cells, which is a rare disease. In April 2010, she turned cancer-free, after a stem cell transplant.
In 2012, Ray announced her engagement to management consultant Jason Dehni and the duo got married in the Napa Valley, in California. Ray has been engaged in a number of Humanitarian causes including multiple Myeloma called Because I’m A Girl Campaign. Ray got involved in a number of similar campaigns. Ray has been honored with a number of award, which include the following:
5K Your Way Walk/Run, MMWalk for the Cure, Plan Canada’s ‘Because I Am A Girl’ campaign, “1 a Minute”, to inspire women and give them hope, Estee Lauder Breast Cancer Awareness, ‘Make Myeloma Matter’ media campaign, Artbound, in support of Free The Children, GIRL 20 SUMMIT, BE FAIR 2 RARE, Wellspring Cancer ‘Graduate’ Fashion show,“Rhythm and Soul”-THE SPARK GALA 2012, to Ignite A Child’s Potential, Run or Walk, MM5K, etc. Ray is the Brand Ambassador for Pantene Beautiful Lengths campaign in Canada, Brand ambassador of Rado (watches) in India and Lisa Ray is named Ambassador for ‘Pantene Beautiful Lengths’ Campaign.