Glenn Saldanha Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | May 7, 2024

Date of Birth

2 / February / 1979


45 Years


Actor, Model, Interior Designer

Glenn Saldanha for his vibrant personality and engaging presence, the multifaceted individual debuted as a contestant on the television show “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa” in 2023.

Glenn Saldanha Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

With a knack for connecting with audiences, he embarked on his journey as a Radio Jockey and Digital Content Creator. Born on October 23, 1988, his charismatic charm and talent have quickly propelled him into the spotlight, marking the beginning of a promising career in the entertainment industry.

Early Life

Glenn Saldanha’s early life was marked by a deep passion for performing arts. Since childhood, he exhibited a keen interest in theatre, drama, debates, and storytelling. This inclination towards creative expression laid the foundation for his future endeavors in the entertainment industry. Growing up, he actively participated in various cultural activities, honing his skills and nurturing his talent.

His early exposure to the world of performance arts instilled in him a love for storytelling and communication, shaping his journey towards becoming a prominent figure in the realms of digital content creation, television hosting, and radio jockeying.


Glenn Saldanha completed his schooling at Our Lady of Perpetual Succour High School in Mumbai. He pursued higher education at R. A. Podar College of Commerce & Economics from 2005 to 2007. Later, he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Advertising from St. Andrew’s College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Mumbai, from 2007 to 2010.


Glenn Saldanha was born on October 23, 1988, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, under the zodiac sign of Scorpio. As of 2024, he is 45 years old and holds Indian nationality.

Physical Stats

Standing at a height of approximately 172 cm (5’8″), with a weight of around 70 kg (154 lbs), and boasting a well-proportioned physique with chest measuring 42 inches, waist 32 inches, and biceps 14 inches, he presents a charismatic presence. His captivating black eyes complement his black hair, enhancing his overall appeal.


Glenn Saldanha tied the knot with Saumya, who works in the private sector, on December 10, 2018. Their marital status is married, although information about their children is not available.


Glenn Saldanha is the son of Max Saldanha and Joyce Saldanha. He has a brother named Bryan Saldanha.

Glenn Saldanha Parents Picture

Glenn Saldanha Parent’s Picture

Glenn Saldanha Brother Bryan Saldanha

Glenn Saldanha Brother Bryan Saldanha

Glenn Saldanha with his Wife Saumya

Glenn Saldanha with his Wife Saumya


Glenn Saldanha’s career trajectory reflects his versatile talents across multiple domains within the entertainment industry. Beginning his journey as a radio intern in 2010, he swiftly rose through the ranks, eventually transitioning into roles as a producer and content creator at leading radio channels such as Red FM and Fever FM. His foray into television hosting commenced in 2015 with Sri Adhikari Brothers Group’s celebrity chat show, showcasing his charismatic on-screen presence.

Further diversifying his portfolio, Glenn ventured into stand-up comedy in 2022, demonstrating his comedic prowess. Additionally, his participation as a wild card contestant on the renowned dance reality show ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ in 2024 underscored his versatility as an entertainer, solidifying his status as a multifaceted talent in the industry.



Year Role Title
2000 Ishika Dhanrajgir Mohabbatein
2004 Anjana Agnipankh
Ishita Singhania Wajahh: A Reason to Kill
2007 Shanaya Rao Cash
Special appearance Heyy Babyy
2008 Special appearance Hari Puttar: A Comedy of Terrors
2023 Meera The Tenant

Web Series

Year Role Title
2020 Kavita Tharoor Black Widows
2017 Suman Rao Yo Ke Hua Bro


Title Year
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8 2015
Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 9 2019
Bigg Boss OTT 1 2021
Bigg Boss 3 2009
Bigg Boss 15 2021–2022

Music videos

Year Singer(s) Title
2022 Sachet–Parampara Tere Vich Rab Disda
2019 Dolly Sidhu, Roop Sidhu Teri Maa
2013 Shankar Mahadevan, Sunidhi Chauhan, Sonu Nigam Betiyaan

Awards and Nominations

Year Result Award
2001 Won International Indian Film Academy Awards
2006 Nominated Stardust Awards
2022 Won Iconic Gold Awards

Net Worth

Glenn Saldanha’s net worth remains undisclosed.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Glenn Saldanha

  • Glenn Saldanha is an Indian digital content creator, television show host, and radio jockey. In 2024, he came into the limelight when he participated as a wild card contestant in the dance reality show ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ on Sony Entertainment Television.
  • Since childhood, he was inclined towards theatre, drama, debates, and storytelling.
  • In January 2010, he received his four-month Radio Jockey internship at Radio One channel in Mumbai.
  • In October 2010, Glenn Saldanha joined the Red FM radio channel as a producer/content creator.
  • In September 2011, he joined Fever FM (HT Media Ltd.) radio channel in Mumbai as its producer. In October 2013, he was promoted to Radio Jockey on the same channel.
  • In December 2015, Glenn Saldanha began working part-time as a host at Sri Adhikari Brothers Group’s celebrity chat show.
  • He often appears as a host in various shows aired on music video television channels including UTV Bindass and Mastiii.
  • In 2022, Glenn Saldanha began working as a stand-up comedian.
  • Later, Glenn Saldanha began learning dance at Terence Lewis Contemporary Dance Company (TLCDC) in Mumbai. Terence mentored him professionally.
  • In 2024, he appeared in the dance reality show ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ on Sony Entertainment Television as a wild card contestant.
  • He is often spotted enjoying alcoholic beverages.

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Body Measurements Not Known
Birth Place Mangalore, Karnataka
Children NA
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 168 CM
Height In Meter 1.68 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: Surendra Shetty, Mother: Sunanda Shetty
Profession Actor, Model, Interior Designer
Siblings Sister: Shilpa Shetty
Spous NA
Weight Not Known
Zodiac Sign Aquarius


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