Varun Sood is a VJ, model, and athlete who is best known for participation in two popular reality shows MTV Roadies X2 (2015) and MTV Splitsvilla Season 9 (2016). Varun is approximately 6’4” tall and weighs 88 kg. He has a broad chest to be around 44 inches and biceps 16 inches. He has black eyes and hair.
Varun was born on 1 April 1995 (23 years old; age as in 2018) in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. Although he was born in Kolkata, he traces his roots back to Delhi, India. Initially, he was supposed to be in the Indian Army as his father and grandfather both served the Indian Army but after participating in MTV Roadies X2, he decided to build his career in the glamour world.
Career / Education
He did his schooling at seven different; Dalhousie Public School, Dalhousie; Army Public School, Wellington, Tamil Nadu; Naval Public School, Amritsar, Punjab; Home Schooling, Mhow, Madhya Pradesh; Army Public School, Kolkata; and Army Public School, Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi. He did his graduation in commerce (B.Com. Honours) at Sri Venkateswara College, New Delhi. In 2015, he participated in the popular reality show ‘MTV Roadies X2′ but got eliminated in Episode 20. After gaining popularity from that show, he got the role in 2015’s web series ‘Squadrann’ that streamed on YouTube.
In 2016, he took part in another reality show ‘MTV Splitsvilla Season 9′ and became the first runner-up. After that, he got a chance to host the TV show ‘NBA Slam’ along with Rannvijay Singh. He also hosted the TV show ‘MTV Campus Diaries’ in 2017.
In 2017, he got the role of ‘Daljeet Brar’ in MTV India’s TV show ‘MTV Big F’ Season 2.
Varun Sood belongs to a middle-class Khatri family. His father Vineet Sood is a retired Indian Army officer (Brigadier) and his mother Anjali Sood is a jewelry designer. He has two sisters Vedika Sood and Akshita Sood. Vedika is his twin sister.
In 2015, while he was in still in ‘MTV Roadies X2,’ he was associated with co-contestant Martina Tharyian. However, they both denied such allegations. The duo appeared again in 2016 in MTV Splitsvilla 9. Their fans fondly called them ‘Vartina.’
He was dating the Bigg Boss 11 fame Benafsha Soonawalla for some time. However, the duo broke up.
Varun Sood’s net worth is around 1million INR. He does not have a fixed source of income.
Varun Sood considers Rannvijay Singh his role model.
He is a sports enthusiast.
Since Sood was born in Kolkata, he loves hanging out at Victoria Memorial, Park Street and Nicco Park.
Varun Sood learned to play the guitar, flute, drive a car and a bike from the YouTube.
His list of hobbies includes gymming and playing basketball.
Prince Narula is his close friend.
He is a Cynophilist.