Karan Oberoi, also known as K.O. is an Indian fashion model, actor and fitness model. The Delhi born lad comes from a humble, upper middle-class and highly academic family. A fact that led him to get a B.Com(H) degree followed by two post-graduate degrees – one in Mass Media and another in an MBA in International Business. A chance foray into modelling was the break he needed to quit his graphic designing job in a reputed advertising firm and set out in the world of modelling.
Ten years of hard work resulted in Karan Oberoi building up a sizeable reputation for himself. He has been featured on covers of top health magazines like Men’s Health and Health & Nutrition.
He has walked the ramp for famous designers like Rohit Bal, Varun Behl, Shantanu and Nikhil, Rajesh Pratap Singh and Arjun Khanna. He has even been associated with famous commercial brands like Royal Enfield bikes, Lamborghini, Aldo, Peter England, Reebok and was the face of the Isuzu brand when it was launched in India. He has walked at Lakme India Fashion Week, India Couture Week, GQ Nights and Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week. He has truly earned the supermodel tag!
As a rare example of one who has made it big in both fashion and fitness industry as a model, Karan Oberoi is a name to look out for. His ten-year-long journey has also seen him collecting a number of accolades along the way.
He won the ‘Youth Icon Model of the Year’ at the Global Leadership Awards in March 2018 and was also among top 5 contestants at Mr India International (prestigious male model talent hunt event) where he also won the title of Best Physique. Karan was also appointed as ‘World Peace Messenger’ by WPDO closely affiliated to the United Nations is an icon for the young generation who follow his style and fitness. He is also one of the few models in the world who has touched a million mark on Instagram. Karan has also worked with more than a hundred commercial and fashion photographers from all over the country, few of the famous names include Dabboo Ratnani, Rafique Sayed, Amit Khanna, Tarun (Banglore), Suvo Das and Rahul Dutta.
He is one of the few models in India who has been successful both in fashion and fitness modelling. He has walked in more than 300 plus shows across the world especially in the Middle East. He has also walked the ramp for top-notch brands such as Aldo, Peter England, Jack & Jones, Lamborghini, FTV, Shoppers Stop and McDowell’s Signature in the past. Karan Oberoi was also voted as ‘Top Fitness Model’ by Hindustan times Brunch magazine in March 2018.
Karan Oberoi strongly believes in the motto “The fitter, the better” and has always portrayed the same. He is already a prominent personality on the social media platforms like YouTube, Facebook and Instagram, and has emerged as a Youth Icon for youngsters who throng his channels for regular updates on fitness and fashion.