John Abraham is an Indian Actor born on 17 December 1972 in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
John was born to a Malayali father and Parsi mother. His father is an architect.He has a younger brother, Alan.
He had studied economics at Bombay Scottish School, Mahim, Mumbai. He then completed his MBA from Mumbai Educational Trust.
John is dating actress Bipasha Basu from 2002.
Before he started his acting career he was a model. He first started his modelling career from a Punjabi music video "Surma". Then he joined the media firm Time & Space Media Entertainment Promotions Ltd. It was closed due to some financial problems. Then he worked for Enterprises-Nexus as a media planner.
In year 1999 he won Gladrags Manhunt Contest and went to Philippines for Manhunt International. He won the second place. Then he signed by Carrie Models in Singapore and did some modelling. Later he modelled in Hong Kong, London and New York City. He did some commercial ads and some music videos. He joined the Kishore Namit Kapoor acting laboratory for the improvement of his acting skills and completed his course while juggling modelling assignments.
Then in year 2002 his first debut film Jism released which went above average on box office. He stated his co-star Bipasha Basu since then. Later he did some film Saaya in year 2003, Paap in year 2004, Lakeer-Forbidden Lines in year 2004.
He then played a negetive role in film Dhoom in year 2004 which was the highest grossing film of that year. Then on year 2005 he starred in film Kaal and Garam Masala which got good response on box office. Later he did film Water that year. The film was nominated for the 2006 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 79th Academy Awards.
Then in year 2006, he starred in some film Zinda, Taxi no 9211, Baabul and Kabul Express. Taxi no 9211 and Kabul Express went well on box office.
In year 2007 he did a film Salaam-e-Ishq: A Tribute To Love which failed on Box office. Then later that year he did two more films No Smoking and Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal.
He then starred in film Dostana in year 2008, which was a hit on box office. In year 2009 he starred in film New York. It was again a hit.
He is also having a fashion line - Branded JA Clothes.