Pradeep Antony is an Indian actor, creative consultant, film editor, and copywriter who is known for his work in the Tamil entertainment industry. He hit headlines after entering the Bigg Boss Tamil Season 7 as a contestant.
Pradeep Antony was born on Tuesday, 20 March 1990 (age 33 years; as of 2023) in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. His zodiac sign is Pisces. He completed his schooling at Vana Vani Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Chennai.
From 2008 to 2011, he pursued a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Design and Visual Communications at Loyola College, Chennai. From 2012 to 2013, he pursued a Master of Science (MSc) degree in Psychology at University of Madras, Chennai. From 2018 to 2020, he pursued a Master of Philosophy (MPhil) degree at Christ University, Bengaluru. He later pursued a career in acting and creative fields.
— Pradeep Antony (@TheDhaadiBoy) December 12, 2020
Height (approx.): 5′ 10″
Weight (approx.): 75 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
Pradeep Antony lost his parents at a very young age. There is not much information available about his siblings.
Wife & Children
He is unmarried and has no children.
He is single.
He follows Christianity.
From October 2013 to December 2017, he worked as an actor for Dream Warrior Pictures. He made his acting debut in Aruvi in 2016 and played the role of Peter. From December 2018 to March 2020, he worked as an actor at Sivakarthikeyan Pictures. He later acted in many films including Vaazhl in 2021 as Prakash and Dada in 2023 as Saravanan.
In 2023, he appeared as a contestant in the TV reality show Bigg Boss Tamil Season 7, hosted by Kamal Haasan and streamed on Disney+ Hotstar and broadcast on Star Vijay.
From June 2010 to July 2011, he worked as a creative visualizer for Banana BrandWorks Pvt Ltd. In May 2011, he worked as an IELTS invigilator for the British Council for one month. From August 2011 to August 2012, he worked as a senior creative visualizer for Rubecon. From October 2012 to December 2012, he worked as a creative visualizer for Lowe Lintas. From January 2013 to March 2013, he worked as art director for Be Positive 24. From July 2014 to October 2015, he worked as a freelance film reviewer for BookMyShow. From April 2015 to December 2015, he worked as a campaign strategist and copywriter for Showspace events.
From April 2016 to November 2016, he worked as a creative copywriter for TCC – The Communication Central. From December 2016 to May 2017, he worked as creative head for Chennai Live 104.8 FM. From August 2018 to December 2018, he worked as creative head – copy for Eblitz Creations (India) Pvt. Ltd. From July 2022 to December 2022, he worked as senior communications manager at Arha Media & Broadcasting Private Limited. He has also worked as a creative consultant for Magic Media Works and creative director for Brandits.
Pradeep Antony entered the Bigg Boss Tamil Season 3 in September 2019 as a guest and a friend of the Tamil actor Kavin who was one of the contestants. After talking to Kavin for some time, he said that Kavin did not play the game with dignity and broke the trust of his friends and family and slapped him. Many fans slammed the makers of the show for creating fake sympathy for Kavin.
He earned an income of Rs 1.50 to 2 lakhs per week while participating in the Bigg Boss Tamil Season 7.
- He likes cooking and often prepares beef dishes and eats them during his free time.
— Pradeep Antony (@TheDhaadiBoy) August 13, 2021
- He is a video game buff and likes to play video games during his free time.
- He is an animal lover and owns two dogs named Kratos and Atreus.
- He likes to read books while travelling.
- Pradeep Antony likes to go hiking during his free time.