John Abraham was born in Mumbai to a Parsi mother and a Syrian-Christian father.
John Abraham has a marketing degree and he got into modelling after finishing his studies.
In 1999, he won the Gladrags Manhunt Contest and went to the Philippines for Manhunt International, where he won second place. He later modelled in Hong Kong, London and New York City.
John Abraham did a number of modelling assignments and also appeared in music videos in his early career.
John Abraham made his acting debut in the film Jism opposite Bipasha Basu.
John Abraham then bagged Dhoom, a YRF film which launched his career in Bollywood and he also bagged the Filmfare award for Best Actor In A Negative Role.
John Abraham became an instant heartthrob in the country and his hairstyle became his signature look.
Over the years John Abraham has become synonymous with fitness and body-building.
In his early career, John Abraham spotted in a lean look, which he no longer sports.
John Abraham now sports a buffed-up look. In this picture, he shows off his chiselled body.
John Abraham is known to have one of the best male bodies in Bollywood.
John is now a fitness freak and endorses a number of health and fitness products.
John Abraham follows a strict diet and workout routine.
John Abraham is also known to be good friends with former Indian cricket captain, M. S Dhoni. The two share common passion for bikes.
John Abraham is also good friends with actor Akshay Kumar, with whom he has starred in a number of movies which include Garam Masala, Desi Boyz, Housefull 2 among others.
John Abraham was linked with several actresses and models, but he broke a lot of hearts and married an US-based investment banker Priya Runchal.
In picture: John Abraham with Lara Dutta and Esha Deol during one of their film promotions.
John Abraham is now happily married to investment banker Priya Runchal. The couple got married in 3 January 2014.
John Abraham shares a close friendship with 'Dishoom' co-star, Varun Dhawan as well.
John Abraham is fond of pets and often campaigns for animal rights.
John Abraham strikes a pose with former Miss World Priyanka Chopra
A rare picture of John Abraham from his modelling days
Model, actor and producer John Abraham celebrates his 46th birthday today and his pictures from his early modelling days are a far cry from his current beefed-up look. As he turns a year older, here's a look at some rare pictures of John
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