Sendhil Ramamurthy - Updated Dec 2023

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Sendhil Ramamurthy

Sendhil Ramamurthy is an Indian-origin-American actor. Sendhil Ramamurthy  is widely recognized for his role as geneticist Mohinder Suresh in the NBC sci-fi drama “Heroes,” Gabriel “Gabe” Lowan in “Beauty and the Beast,” and Jai Wilcox in “Covert Affairs.”

Early Life

On the 17th of May 1974, Sendhil Ramamurthy was born in Chicago, Illinois, in the United States of America. His full name is Sendhil Amithab Ramamurthy belongs to Indian American ethnicity. Meanwhile, his ancestry is Indian.

According to her astrological chart, he has a birth sign of Taurus and is currently 49 years old. In addition, he is a US citizen and his religious belief is unknown.

The name of his parents is Somayaji Ramamurthy (father) and Rajam Ramamurthy (mother). Both of his parents are Physician by profession. In addition, he has a sister whose name is Sujatha Ramamurthy, a Physician by profession.

Sendhil Ramamurthy – Education

Ramamurthy attended the Keystone School. After completing his high school, he enrolled at Tufts University. Following that, he enrolled in the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art to pursue a bachelor’s degree in history and graduated in the year 1998.

Professional Career

Initially, Sendhil Ramamurthy appeared in theatrical productions of A Servant of Two Masters in London’s West End, Indian Ink at the Soho Repertory Theatre, and East Is East at the Manhattan Theatre Club.

However, he made his acting debut in the two-part biblical miniseries “In the Beginning” which aired on NBC in 2000. He had a minor role in the TV series “Guiding Light” in 2002. Moreover, he also appeared in the first season of “Ultimate Force,” a British action drama series, as Corporal Alex Leonard. He appeared as a guest star in the crime drama series “NUMB3RS” in 2005.

After appearing in a couple of television series, he made his big screen debut as a supporting character named Arvind in the romantic comedy film “Blind Dating” in 2006. The film, directed by James Keach, received generally mixed reviews. He also played Mohinder Suresh in the science fiction series “Heroes” between 2006 and 2010, which earned him a lot of fame.

The series followed the lives of ordinary people who discovered they had superhuman abilities and how they could use them to prevent disasters in the future. He appeared in all four seasons, which aired between 2006 and 2010.

Continued his successful career

He appeared as a supporting actor in the comedy film “The Slammin’ Salmon” in the year 2009. However, the film received mostly mixed to negative reviews.

In 2009, he appeared in the detective comedy-drama series “Psych.” Next year, he was cast in the comedy film “It`s a Wonderful Afterlife.” He portrayed the role of Jai Wilcox, one of the main characters in the TV series “Covert Affairs” from 2010 to 2012. Meanwhile, the series generated a positive review.

In the year 2011, he got cast in his first Indian film “‘Shor in the City” a crime drama, which was directed by Raj & DK. He played the role of an NRI named Abhay and the movie was a commercial success.

Meanwhile, this actor also had a recurring role as Raj Andari in the popular police procedural drama series “CSI: Miami’ between 2012 and 2013. Between 2002 and 2012, the series aired for ten seasons. He also appeared in the popular sitcom “The Office.” Moreover, he appeared as a supporting actor in the American drama film “The Lifeguard” in the year 2013.

Recent Works

He then appeared in the science fiction series “Beauty and the Beast” in 2013 and 2014. In addition, he returned to the role of Mohinder Suresh in “Heroes Reborn” in 2015. The show was a continuation of the popular science fiction series “Heroes.”

Sendhil Ramamurthy

Caption: The poster of NBC sci-fi drama, Heroes (Source: IMDb)

In the sixth season of the television series “The Flash,” he played Dr. Ramsey Rosso/Bloodwork, the main villain. As of 2020, he is a member of the cast of the Netflix series “Never Have I Ever,” playing the main character’s father, Mohan Vishwakumar. Mindy Kaling, who first collaborated with Ramamurthy as a writer and actor on “The Office,” is producing the series.

Ramamurthy appeared as Mister 104 in season four of “Doom Patrol” in 2022. Similarly, he has provided voice to the character Saundor in the 2023 animated fantasy action series “The Legend of Vox Machina.” Currently, he is working on the Hindi film “The Lovers” which is currently been filming.


Despite working on several successful television series and films, he has not won any major awards or nominations. This actor is one of the most versatile and talented actors in the entertainment industry. In coming, he might get several chances to win some of them.

Sendhil Ramamurthy – Net Worth 2023

His primary source of income comes from his acting roles in movies and television series. As of 2023, his net worth is estimated at around $2 million while his earning and other asset is still under review.

Relationship Status

On the 19th of July 1999, Sendhil Ramamurthy married Olga Sosnovska. His wife, Olga is also a well-known actress. With the marriage, the couple has two kids; a daughter Halina and a son Alex. Ramamurthy and his family lived in London before relocating to New York.

Sendhil Ramamurthy

Caption: Sendhil Ramamurthy’s family (Source:

The American actor keeps himself away from any kind of controversy or rumors. Meanwhile, he is focused on his career and professional life while tackling such things which can damage his career.

Body Measurements

Sendhil Ramamurthy

Caption: Sendhil Ramamurthy posing for a photo (Source: Instagram)

This American actor is handsome and has an attractive personality. Meanwhile, he stands 5 feet 10 inches tall (1.78 m) and weighs around 70 kg (154 lbs). Additionally, he has a pair of black eyes with black hair colour and his body measurement is 41-34-15 inches. In addition, this actor wears a shoe size of 10 US.

Social Media

On his Instagram page ‘@sendhil_rama’ there are over 167k followers. Likewise, there are over 35.5k followers on his Twitter page ‘@Sendhil_Rama’ and over 9k followers on his Facebook page.