Carol Gracias is an Indian supermodel and business woman who participated in the first season of the TV reality show ‘Bigg Boss’ in 2006. She made headlines for her wardrobe malfunction at the Lakme Fashion Week (2006) held in Mumbai.
Carol Maria Gracias was born on Thursday 28 December 1978 (age 43 years; by 2021) in Mumbai. His zodiac sign is Capricorn. He did his schooling from Apostolic Carmel School, Mumbai. He then studied at St Andrew’s College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Mumbai.
Height: 5′ 10″
Weight (approx): 60 kg
Hair Color: dark brown
Eye Colour: Black
Body Measurements (Approximately): 36-30-34
He was born in an East Indian Maharashtrian Catholic family.
parents and siblings
His father’s name is Ronnie Gracias.
husband and children
In 2013, she married her longtime boyfriend Samul Ziza in Goa, who is a French journalist and businessman. The couple followed Jewish and Christian wedding rituals. In 2016, the couple welcomed a baby boy named Gabriel Ziza.
relationships / affairs
When she was in ‘Bigg Boss’ (2006), her name was linked with her co-contestant Ravi Kishan (actor and politician). Talking about this in an interview, Carol said,
People added me and Ravi Kishan during the show but I don’t care. I think because of Ravi’s reputation and his other link ups, he decided to add us. Little do people know that he has a wife and three children.
Carol started her career as a model. In 1998, she participated in a beauty pageant and won the title of ‘The Look of the Year’ in the sub-contest. In an interview, while talking about the competition, he said,
I participated in a competition called ‘The Look of the Year’ to become financially independent. My dad told me that if you earn your own money you can go out and live your life your own way, so that’s exactly what I decided to do. After winning it, I went to Nice and Milan, before coming back to India for work. My career didn’t go as planned, but it worked out because of a solid mix of luck and hard work. ,
She has walked the ramp for well-known fashion designers in various fashion shows.
She has worked in print advertisements for various brands like Philips, Moksha Jewellery, Levi’s and Liberty. In 2016, she was lauded for walking the ramp with a big baby bump for Hyderabad-based designer Gaurang Shah at the Lakme Fashion Week. Talking about this in an interview, he said,
I have been doing his shows for many years, so this time as usual he called and asked if he could book me. I told her that I am pregnant and she still asked if I would walk for the show. So, I pondered this, and realized that the clothes on display are for all kinds of women… I thought if the designers would like me in their shows, why not? I really enjoyed the experience. ,
In 2005, she made a cameo in the Indian (English) film Being Cyrus in which she played a beggar girl.
In the same year, she was featured in the song “Right Here Right Now” from the Hindi film ‘Bluffmaster’.
In 2015, she appeared in the song “We Go Party” from the Hindi film Aisa Yeh Jahan.
In 2009, Carol participated in the stunt-based TV reality show ‘Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 2’, in which she was the second runner up.
In 2016, she moved with her family from Mumbai to Goa. There, she started a contemporary French restaurant and a three-suite guest house.
In 2006, she made headlines for her wardrobe malfunction at the Lakme Fashion Week. While she was walking the ramp, her halter top slipped and her body was completely exposed. She remained calm, and holding her top with her hands, she finished the walk. The audience present at the show applauded Carol’s professionalism. Later, the video went viral in the media, and she received both positive and negative reactions to the incident. Following the incident, a social activist named Prakash Rajdev filed an FIR against Carol and the show’s organizers for indulging in “nudity and obscenity”, which is considered an offense under the Indian Penal Code. After investigation by the local police, the organizers and Carol were given a clean chit.
In 2008, a top-slip scene was included in the Hindi film ‘Fashion’ and the role of the model was played by the famous Indian actress. Kangana Ranaut,
In 2011, Carol was supposed to walk for a fashion show for fashion house Kimaya in Mumbai. Even after giving her commitment, she did not come for the show at the last moment. Talking about this incident, the chairman of the fashion house said in an interview,
All the clothes were made to fit Carol and we were shocked when she didn’t show up on the last day. His phone was also not available and there was no explanation from his side.”
- fashion designer: Rajesh Pratap Singh
Salary / Income
As of 2011, he earns Rs. 50,000 for a show.
Facts / Trivia
- She likes to read books, go swimming and spend quality time with her family in her free time.
- Carol has been featured on the cover of various fashion magazines.
- He is often seen drinking alcohol at parties and events.
- She follows a non-vegetarian diet.
- In an interview, she shared her daily skincare routine. He said,
My skincare routine is pretty basic – I use a lot of virgin coconut oil and aloe vera on my skin, Himalaya Neem Face Wash, Kiehl’s Vitamin C Concentrate and organic rose water on hot days. I believe in working on my skin and health from the inside, and for this I make a ‘golden paste’ – a mixture of fresh turmeric, honey, cardamom, cinnamon and black pepper. My son and I have it for all its anti-inflammatory, immune-boosting benefits. That and a shot of lemon first thing in the morning…quite briefly. ,