John Abraham is an Indian actor, model & producer. He started his career by modelling for various campaigns and advertisements but gradually shifted to the silver screen. The actor has a net worth of $26 Million. He made his debut in the film ‘Jism’ in 2003. The film was rated ‘A’ and it received mixed reviews from the critics. Many felt that the liberal dose of sex scenes in the film was totally uncalled for. However, his performance really stood out and the movie did very well at the box office. He was also nominated for a Filmfare Award for his outstanding debut.
John was very successful in his modelling career and he first appeared in a music video album of Jazzy B, a Punjabi singer. Soon after this he joined a media firm but even that closed down due to chronic financial problems. John has also worked for Enterprise-Nexus as a media planner. But all these changed when in 1999 he won the Gladrags Manhunt Contest. He also participated in the International Manhunt Contest in Philippines where he stood second. This gave him the much needed recognition in the modelling work and he started getting offers from Hong Kong & London. But he always wanted to be an actor and he joined the renowned Kishore Namit Kapoor acting school.
John became a household name after his first big release – Dhoom (2004) – which turned to be a huge grosser. He has been lauded by the industry people for the choice of films as the majority of his films are commercially successful and critically acclaimed. Some of his films include Baabul (2006), New York (2009), Shootout at Wadala (2013) etc. He also produced the film, Vicky Donor, which was very successful and also received good reviews. In 2013 he produced Madras Cafe in which he acted as well. John Abraham is widely accepted as the most easily recognized sex symbol in Bollywood.