Born in Manchester, U.K., Reshma Shetty has become a popular figure on the small and big screen. She is a talented vocalist who rose to fame performing in Andrew Llyod Webber’s “Bombay Dreams.”
The Biography of Reshma Shetty
Shetty is a global citizen who has found success on TV. Born in Manchester, England, Shetty’s childhood traversed the U.K. and the U.S. Her family spent her teenage years in Richmond, Virginia. Shetty completed high school with dreams of studying to enter the medical sector.
Training for Success
There are surprising facts about Reshma Shetty, including her musical ability. After winning several vocal contests in the U.S., Shetty decided to switch her focus of study to music. She attended James Madison University for a BM in Opera Performance. Later receiving a Master’s in Music at the University of Kentucky. Shetty’s star talent earned her a place at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music.
Taking to the Stage
The age of Reshma Shetty when making her Broadway debut was 27. Shetty was fresh out of the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music when she was cast in “Bombay Dreams.” The musical by A.R. Rahman and Andrew Lloyd Webber featured Shetty in the role of Divya Katdare. The stage beckoned in an off-Broadway production of “Rafta Rafta.”
TV and Movie Success
Moving to the U.S. at 15 led to Reshma Shetty becoming one of the most prominent South Asian faces on TV and film. The net worth of her has risen to an estimated $6 million based on her roles in major TV shows. Shetty made history as the first South Asian female lead in a primetime show. Her lead role in “Royal Pains” led to a role in Steve Coogan’s short-lived “Happyish” in 2015. The actress Reshma Shetty appeared in the critically-acclaimed TV shows “30 Rock” and “CSI: Miami.” Shetty has become a popular figure in India as the face of Dove beauty.
Reshma Shetty was born in Manchester, U.K., and emigrated to the U.S. at the age of 15.
Shetty married actor Deep Katdare after sharing the stage in “Bombay Dreams.”
Shetty debuted as a professional actress in the 2006 production of “Bombay Dreams.” Shetty’s first screen credit came with a small role in the 2007 movie, “Steam.”