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Archana Gautam: Small Town Girl To Famous Actress

  • April 19, 2024
  • 7 min read
Archana Gautam: Small Town Girl To Famous Actress

The story of Archana Gautam is indeed something to look for. She came to the Big Boss season 16 with no big name and managed to be the talk of the show back in 2022 and 23. This is something that has made her rich and stable and having her own 2BHK flat in New Mumbai, is indeed a huge thing. Because the rate of real estate is too expensive in the financial capital of India. It is a story of working hard and making sure that her family can feel proud of her. Coming from a small town like Meerut making an impact is huge. This is how her journey is something to learn from.


Bio of Archana Gautam


Archana Gautam is known for being an ex-Big Boss contestant. But her introduction is best suited as an Indian actress, politician, and model. However, now she has left the path of politics and is in the acting and modelling business. The biggest career highlight of her career is to take part in celebrity shows like Bigg Boss 16 and Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 13. In both shows, she did manage to go very deep.

Archana did open her eyes for the first time on 01-09-1995 in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh. This makes us know that Archana as Virgo as her zodiac sign by date and by her name her astrological sign is Aries. In India, astrological signs hold more value. The meaning of Archana’s name is Worship or Respected. She is known to have a bubbly personality.

The nationality of Archana Gautam is Indian and she is a Hindu by religion. And the ethnicity of Archana is brown, which is the case with most Indians.


Physical Statistics of Archana Gautam



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  • Height: 5 Feet 5 inches
  • Weight: 68 KG
  • Body Measurements: 34-26-34 inches
  • Eye Colour: Brown
  • Hair Colour: Dark Brown
  • Feet Size: 7 (US)
  • Cosmetic Surgery: Yes
  • Body Type: Normal


Archana Gautam Family


Gautam Budh is the name of Archana’s father and Sunita Gautam is the name of her mother. Gulshan Gautam is the name of her brother. He became famous when came in the family week of Big Boss season 16. People did like his jolly personality. Her family comes from a middle-class background in Meerut.


Looking at her personal and professional life, it seems that she is very much connected with her family. However, now she lives alone in New Mumbai due to her work as an actress and model.


Archana Gautam Childhood

Archana Gautam had spent a very normal childhood. Her parents came from a working-class background, so it was a normal Indian childhood in the North of India she had.  This is where Archana has managed to learn street smartness. Like she knows how to milk a cow to do basic household work. From cooking to cleaning, she is good at all. And all these habits that she has come from her childhood. Like playing with her brother and friend she liked the most. From childhood, Archana had an obsession with Hollywood culture. In fact, it was normal during her time in North India.  But yes, her childhood was not that easy as those days came with hardship.


Archana Gautam Education

Archana Gautam has done her basic schooling in her hometown Meerut.  She has done Bachelor of Journalism And Mass Communication.


But her communication in English was not as good as it is. Hence, it was hard for her to shine. Even those days, she did work as a sales executive. The place she did study was Shanta Smarak Girls Inter College, Meerut, IIMT Engineering College, Meerut. From childhood, she was an average student academically. She always aimed to do something out of the box from a very young age.


Archana Gautam: Professional Career


Archana Gautam had worked as a sales representative a lot before even fighting for the election in the 2019 India Lok Shaba. Here she did lose. But this managed her to make a decent impact. And after working in some local reality shows the big move came of Big Boss season 16. Here she came with no name in 2022 and managed to hit the ground running.

Big Boss Journey


Archana Gautam was one of the most talked about names in the Big Boss season 16.  It is one of the biggest hits in terms of numbers for Big Boss. Like the TRP for Colours and views on VOOT as an OTT platform were huge.  This made the show even extend to a different level.

She came as one of the least-known names in the show. However, Archana was one of the most talked about by the end. Her personality did see her do a lot of fight and this trick did work for her a lot. It made her once even go out of the show as Archana did touch the neck of Shiv Thakare. However, then Salman Khan; host of the show, made her comeback as it was the planning of Shiv to provoke her.

Archana became good friends with Soundarya Sharma. And this was the only friendship that worked for her. But even with Soundarya, it had some ups and downs. But in the show, they did stick around. However, something happened to the bond and they did part ways post the shows. And now talks are there both do not talk at all.

In the show, she did make Sajid Khan go nuts. And her fights happened with the most consistency. This was something that worked well for her. In the show, she did say that as a child she did eat even Poop. The show did see her many sides. Many times the fans did like her. Other times, it did see ups and downs. However, she did get mega fame out of it for sure. And going towards the final week of the show made her earn the best of the sums. However, she was not able to win as the fans of Shiv Thakare (runner-up) and MC Stan (winner) were at a different level.


Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi

After Big Boss, she did another famous show Colours Khatron Ke Khiladi season 14 in 2023. In the show, Archana Gautam performed good stunts and she went deep in the show towards the very end. It did help her to gain more sums and buy a 2 BHK house by the end of the year in New Mumbai, which is a huge thing indeed. The show did her jolly side and made good friends with Nyra Banerjee and Aishwarya Sharma Bhatt. Even Shiv was also part of the show. In the same year, she worked in Entertainment Ki Raat Housefull.


She has worked as a model and it did make her base.



  • 2016 Great Grand Masti
  • 2017 Haseena Parkar, Baaraat Company
  • 2019 Junction Varanasi
  • 2022 Oh My Ghost
Archana Gautam
Model and actress Archana Gautam




  • 2018: Haale Dil
  • 2019: Beinteha,
  • 2020: Saans, Eyeliner, Dynamite, Nasha Zyada, Buggu Oye
  • 2023: AC Lagwde


Social Media

Archana Gautam holds over 2 million followers on Instagram. And this number is indeed huge. Post the BB season 16, she made her YouTube channel which is growing at a normal pace with around 60k subscribers. Here you can know her daily life. So this way is good to know what she is doing.


Net Worth

Archana Gautam has a net worth of INR 3 cr. She earns from social media, brands, models and actresses. With time, it seems that the rate and growth of Archana are happening well. Having their own flat in Mumbai speaks a lot about her for sure.



  • is the email address to connect with Archana.
  • Archana’s hobbies are travelling and making food.
  • Archana loves to eat Mangos.
  • In 2023, she bought her first flat even and that was in Mumbai.
  • Archana is fluent in Hindi. And she can understand and speak broken English.
  • Archana has not married yet.
  • Nyra Banerjee and Aishwarya Sharma Bhatt are her two good friends.
  • Archana is one of the best finds of Big Boss season 16.
  • Archana’s beloved holiday destination is Paris.
  • She likes to eat Momos a lot.
  • Archana likes coastal areas.
  • She is single and not married yet.



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