Dinesh Shetty is an Indian entrepreneur who is known for winning the show ‘India’s Ultimate Warrior’ in 2022 on Discovery Plus.
Dinesh Shetty was born on Thursday, 8 August 1985 (age 37 years; as of 2022) in Chinchwad, Pune. His zodiac sign is Leo. His hometown is Mumbai.
Height: 5′ 11″
Weight: 84 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Body Measurements (approx.): Chest: 44 Inches, Waist: 34 Inches, Biceps: 16 Inches
Parents & Siblings
There is not much information about his parents and siblings.
Wife & Children
Dinesh is unmarried.
Dinesh follows Hinduism.
Dinesh has seven tattoos.
- He has a Trishul tattoo inked on his chest.
- He has a lord shiva tattoo inked on his right shoulder.
- He has a band tattoo inked on both his hands.
- He has a lord shiva tattoo inked on his left shoulder.
- He has a tattoo inked on both his wrists.
In 2009, he started the event management company ‘Production Crew.’
He also does social work and runs an NGO, FootSteps with his friends.
He made his television debut with the show India’s Ultimate Warrior (2022) on Discovery Plus.
In 2017, he won Palms awards.
- Dinesh’s hobbies include boxing, horse riding, and trekking.
- When Dinesh was studying in school, he was the head boy of the school, and when he was in college, he was the general secretary of the college.
- He was fat when he was young as he weighed almost 100 kgs. In an interview, he shared how he got the motivation to lose weight and said,
I gained a lot of weight during my job days and reached almost 100kg. I was heavily overweight and one day in a mall I saw myself in the big mirror & boom, that was the day I realised I have to get back into shape. I started slowly and saw where I was. I always say if I can do this, anyone can do this and that too without fancy diets. You can opt for a healthy lifestyle and see the magic happening with your determination.”
- In 2022, he won the title of the show India’s Ultimate Warrior out of the other sixteen contestants on the show. He won prize money of Rs. 20 Lakh. He also gained a lifetime of training at Tiger Muay Thai in Thailand. In an interview, he talked about the show and said,
I am thankful to Discovery for coming up with such a concept and giving people like me a platform to showcase our skills and passion. India’s Ultimate Warrior has also enabled me to make some bonds I would always be grateful for. I am glad to have had Mykel Hawke as my mentor who did everything in his capacity to push my limits and help me shine. Moreover, it was an honour to have the incredible Vidyut Jammwal as our dojo master, who led us with utmost grit and spirit.”
- In 2022, Discovery Plus shared a post on Instagram about Dinesh and wrote,
Entered the ring as a businessman, left as a warrior! Presenting to you, #IndaisUltimateWarrior – Bharat ka Naya Mahayoddha: Dinesh Shetty.”
- In an interview, he said that he never used to take a vacation before participating in the show.
- When he was on the show, he received a cap from his mentor Mykel Hawke, who is a Green Beret in the US Army.
- Dinesh is an ardent follower of Lord Shiva and has got many tattoos of Lord Shiva inked on his body.
- He is a fitness enthusiast and often posts pictures while boxing, weight training, and horse riding on social media. He also posts pictures while practising Kalari, which is Indian martial art that originated in Kerala.
- He is often spotted enjoying hookah on various occasions.
- He is an avid animal lover and often posts pictures of horses on social media. He runs a horse riding school and has rescued a one-eyed horse.
- He often posts videos about a healthy lifestyle on social media.