Upen Patel is a British model and film actor in India.
Upen Patel was born on 16 August 1982 in IIT Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. His parents had moved from Uganda in East Africa to settle down permanently in the United Kingdom.
His family ancestry roots trace back to Gujarat, India. His mother is a lawyer working with the government of UK. He attended Wembley High School, London. Patel studied media course at West Herts College, and then moved to the University of Hertfordshire to study for a BSc degree in Computer Science. Patel started modelling in London at an early age. Still in his teens, he started working as a catalogue model.