Umar Riaz is an aspiring actor. He is the elder brother of Bigg Boss 13 finalist, Asim Riaz. Umar came into the limelight for wholeheartedly supporting his brother during the latter's Bigg Boss stint in 2019. Umar is a doctor by profession but his interest in acting and modeling brought him to Mumbai from Kashmir. He has worked in music videos opposite Dalljiet Kaur and Saba Khan. Moreover, his good looks and fitness have made him earn quite a fan following on social media. He is currently the contestant in Bigg Boss 15.