Sumit was born on 17 March 1982 (confirmed by Sumit Vats) and brought up in Delhi. He did his graduation from Bhagat Singh College, Delhi and his postgraduation in journalism from Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan. After his last show Ajab Gajab Ghar Jamai aired on 13 feb 2015 on big magic Sumit became disappear from TV industry and his interests moved him towards Indian philosophy and spirituality. Sumit became very much philosophic and spiritual as well as he inclined towards literature. By his social media and Instagram posts one can easily understand his deep interest in philosophy, spirituality and literature. Sumit Vats got tremendous popularity by playing the character of "Rishi Kumar" in his Zee TV's daily soap opera Hitler Didi. He showed his great acting skills in the show. Sumit has chosen to stay away from the glamour and stardom of the film and TV industry. Sumit seemed to develop deep inclination towards Osho Rajneesh and LordGautama Buddha philosophy. His last work as an actor could be seen in the Bollywood movie Ramratan released on 6 October 2017 in which he played the role of Happy Singh.
Sumit made his career with the role of Dwarak in Kashi – Ab Na Rahe Tera Kagaz Kora on Imagine TV. He also played in 12/24 Karol Bagh as Raman on Zee TV, Surya The Super Cop as Investigating Officer Chirag on Sony TV and Mukti Bandhan on Colors TV as Jimmy & Chintoo Chautala in BIG Magic's show Ajab Gajab Ghar Jamai. His daily soap opera Hitler didi (Sister Hitler) aired on Zee TV from 7 November 2011 to 2 August 2013 and was dubbed in Arabic, French, and English. The Arabic version aired on Zee Alwan in Dubai and the Middle East from 18 December 2014. Vats plays the role of 'Happy Singh' in the Bollywood movie Ramratan, released on 6 October 2017.
|2010||Kashi – Ab Na Rahe Tera Kagaz Kora||Dwarak||Imagine TV|
|2009–2010||12/24 Karol Bagh||Cameo||Zee TV|
|2011||Surya The Super Cop||Chirag||Sony TV|
|2011||Mukti Bandhan||Jimmy Jockey||Colors TV|
|2011–2013||Hitler Didi||Rishi Kumar /Ricky Diwan||Zee TV|
|2014–2015||Ajab Gajab Ghar Jamai||Chintoo Chautala||Big Magic|
|2011||Zee Rishtey Awards||Favourite Nayi Jodi||Rishi and Indira||Hitler Didi||Won|
|2012||Indian Telly Awards||Fresh New Face – Male||Rishi||Hitler Didi||Nominated|
|2013||Indian Telly Awards||Best Actor in a Lead Role – Jury||Rishi||Hitler Didi||Nominated|
- I am learning to cook: Sumit Vats
- "Rishi to marry Zaara in Hitler Didi". The Times of India. 12 January 2013. Retrieved 25 January 2014.
- Every scene in 'Hitler Didi' offers something new: Sumit
- Rati Pandey calls Sumit Vats master prankster
- Sumit Vats reveals his love for Delhi – Times Of India
- Sumit Vats has 'girlfriend woes'
- Sumit Vats turns Ghar Jamai
- Sumit Vats has been roped in to play the character of Chintoo Singh Chautala in BIG MAGIC’s upcoming show
- Sumit as Jimmy Jockey in Mukti
- "Rishi & Zaara to come face to face in Hitler Didi". The Times of India. 24 September 2012. Retrieved 25 January 2014.
- Sumit as ghar jamai
- [tellyawards.indiantelevision.com/y2k13/poll/winners.php "Telly awards 2012 Popular Awards nominees and winners"]
- "Telly awards 2013 Jury Awards nominees and winners"
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