Lulia Vantur


luliaLulia Vântur is a famous TV star, model and actress who co-presented one of the longest running live Romanian TV shows Dancing.  She is rumoured to be dating Indian actor Salman Khan.

BirthdayJuly 24th, 1980

BornLasi, Romania


Famous for:  Model, Actress, TV Star

Twitter: @IuliaVantur

Instagram: @vanturiulia



Lulia Vântur was noticed in a local fashion house and became a model at the age of 15.   At 17 she became a instructor of models in Lasi, Botosani and Suceava.  She attended national fashion festivals winning awards such as the “Best mannequin model”.  She was also selected for Miss Romania but did not participate.

Lulia won the role of presenter for a TV magazine show called Europe Nova on a local TV station.  Vantur later became the television newsreader for BIT IASI where she worked for almost 2 years.  She then became the new presenter for PRO TV where she worked for 10 years.

In 2006 she became the presenter of news for prime time and weekend slots starring alongside big stars of the TV at that time.

In Autumn 2006 she became the co-host of one of the most popular and longest running live TV shows called Dancing.  The show is considered a marathon of live entertainment, year after year it became the most watched TV show in the history of Romania.

In 2008, Lulia played a small role in the American film Bunraku.

In 2013 she made several appearances in Las Hot , a Romanian Comedy and the anniversary episode The block , in which she played “Yulia Vantur”.

In 2014, Lulia Vântur starred in an Indian Bollywood film O Teri song Umbakkum , a film produced by Atul Agnihotri and directed by Umesh Bhisht.

In 2016 she was reported as being in a serious relationship with Salman Khan, who had turned 50 in 2015.  Lulia took long breaks between projects so that she can spend time with Salman in India including his 50th birthday.  The couple were seen in Dubai in February 2016 where they reportedly went shopping for jewellery.

Salman and Lulia will be coming together for reality TV show ‘The Farm’,  that will have its groups of participants working as farmers growing crops, raising animals and ploughing fields.


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[2] Femina April 8th 2016