Ajith Kumar : Net Worth, Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Wiki, Facts and Figures

Ajith Kumar is an Indian film actor who has worked predominantly in Tamil cinema. The Bollywood actor he was born on May 1, 1971, in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (modern-day Telangana), India. Ajith has starred in over 61 films, and his awards include four Vijay Awards, three Cinema Express Awards, three Filmfare Awards South, and three Tamil Nadu State Film Awards.

In addition to his acting career, Ajith is also a sports car racer and participated in the MRF Racing series (2010). He became a race car driver, competing in circuits around India in places such as Mumbai, Chennai, and Delhi.

He is one among very few Indians to race in the International arena and in Formula championships. Based on the annual earnings of Indian celebrities, he was included in the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list three times.

Arjit Kumar
Ajit Kumar

Early Life and Upbringing

Ajith Kumar was born on May 1, 1971, in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (modern-day Telangana), India. His father, P. Subramaniam (died 2023), was born in Thanjavur with roots in Palakkad, Kerala, and his mother, Mohini, is Sindhi from Kolkata, West Bengal.

Ajith was the middle son out of three brothers, the others being Anup Kumar, an investor, and Anil Kumar, an IIT Madras graduate-turned-entrepreneur. Ajith dropped out of Asan Memorial Senior Secondary School during his tenth grade, before he had completed his higher secondary schooling.

Through a family friend who worked with the Enfield company, Ajith was able to get a job as an apprentice and spent six months training to be a mechanic.

Arjit Kumar - Early Life And Upbringing
Ajit Kumar – Early Life And Upbringing

Personal Life – Age, Zodiac Sign

Arjit Kumar - Personal Life
Ajit Kumar – Personal Life
Personal DetailsInformation
Full NameAjith Kumar Subramaniam
NicknameThala
Alternative Names(s) (also known as)Ultimate Star, King of Opening
Date of Birth1 May 1971
Age (as of 2023)52 Years
ReligionHinduism
Zodiac SignTaurus
NationalityIndian
BirthplaceSecunderabad, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
HometownSecunderabad, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Current AddressChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Education QualificationDropped out of Asan Memorial Senior Secondary School, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Hobbies and InterestsRacing, photography, reading biographies, playing cricket
Languages KnownTamil, Telugu, Hindi, English
Social Media Profiles link (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
Wikipedia Profile linkAjith Kumar – Wikipedia
IMDb Profile linkAjith Kumar – IMDb
Website linkN/A

Physical Appearance – Height, Weight, Body Measurements

Arjit Kumar - Physical Appearance
Ajit Kumar – Physical Appearance
Physical StatsInformation
Body TypeAthletic
Body Measurements (Chest – Waist – Hips)42-34-15 inches
Height in feet, inches, cm5’9″, 175 cm
Weight in kg, lbs80 kg, 176 lbs
Chest42 inches
Waist34 inches
Biceps15 inches
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourSalt & Pepper
HairstyleShort and Spiky
Distinctive FeaturesSalt & Pepper Hair, Beard, Earring
TattoosN/A

Family and Relationships – Girlfriend/Wife, Affairs

Ajith Kumar married Shalini, a popular actress, on April 24, 2000. The couple has two children, a daughter named Anoushka and a son named Aadvik. Ajith and Shalini met on the sets of the film “Amarkalam” in 1999, and they fell in love.

They got married the following year in a grand ceremony in Chennai. Ajith is known for being a private person and rarely talks about his personal life in public.

Ajith Kumar - Family And Relationships
Ajit Kumar – Family And Relationships
Relationships DetailsInformation
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse – WifeShalini Kumar (Actress)
FatherParameshwar Subramaniam (died on 24 March 2023 at the age of 85)
MotherMohini Mani
Children Anoushka Ajith (Daughter, b. 2008), Aadvik Ajith (Son, b. 2015)
Siblings Anoop Kumar (Brother, Stockbroker), Anil Kumar (Brother)
Affairs – Girlfriend(s) Shalini Kumar (Actress)
Significant RelationshipsN/A

Rise to Stardom

Ajith Kumar began his acting career with a small role in the 1990 Tamil romantic drama “En Veedu En Kanavar.” He established himself as a romantic hero with “Kadhal Kottai” (1996), “Aval Varuvala” (1998), and “Kaadhal Mannan” (1998), and established himself as an action hero starting with the film “Amarkalam” (1999).

Ajith’s dual portrayal of twin brothers—where one is deaf-mute—in S. J. Suryah’s “Vaali” (1999) won him his first Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Tamil. He earned critical acclaim for his dual roles in the vigilante film “Citizen” (2001). In 2006, he starred in “Varalaru,” in which he played three different roles. It became the highest-grossing Tamil film of 2006 and earned him another Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Tamil.

The following year he starred in two remakes— “Kireedam” (2007) and “Billa” (2007), both of which earned him critical acclaim. Ajith played a villain protagonist in “Mankatha” (2011), which became one of the highest-grossing Tamil films of all time. His next release, “Billa II” (2012), was Tamil cinema’s first prequel.

Arjit Kumar - Rise To Stardom
Ajith Kumar – Rise To Stardom

Debut Film – Prema Pusthakam

Ajith Kumar - Debut Film
Ajith Kumar – Debut Film

Successful Film – Valimai

Ajith Kumar - Successful Film
Ajith Kumar – Successful Film

Career, Awards, and Achievements

Ajith Kumar has won several awards throughout his career. He has won four Vijay Awards, three Cinema Express Awards, three Filmfare Awards South, and three Tamil Nadu State Film Awards.

In addition to these, he has also won several other awards and nominations. Ajith is known for his versatility as an actor and has played a variety of roles throughout his career. He has acted in films of different genres, including romance, action, and drama.

He is also known for his philanthropic work and has been involved in several charitable activities.

Ajith Kumar - Career, Awards, And Achievements
Ajith Kumar – Career, Awards, And Achievements
Career DetailsInformation
Profession(s)Actor, Racer
Debut FilmTamil: En Veedu En Kanavar (1990), Bollywood: Aśoka (2001)
Notable Roles Deva in Vaali (1999), Shiva in Amarkalam (1999), Vinayak Mahadevan in Mankatha (2011), Vedalam in Vedalam (2015)
Recent Films – New Movies Ner Konda Paarvai (2019), Valimai (2021)
Upcoming Films Thala 62 (2022), Thala 63 (2023)
Popular Television Series N/A
Awards and Achievements Four Vijay Awards, Three Cinema Express Awards, Three Filmfare Awards South, Three Tamil Nadu State Film Awards
Endorsements/Brand Collaborations Nescafe, Pothy’s, Dhathri Hair Oil, Jos Alukkas
Philanthropy/Charity Work Mohini-Mani Foundation, Green Trends Unisex Hair & Style Salon, Sri Sathya Sai Trust
Professional Associations Formula Maruti Indian Championships, Formula BMW Asia Championship, FIA Formula Two Championship, Formula 2 Championship
Training and EducationTrained as a mechanic for six months, Trained as a car racer
Production CompanyN/A
Box Office Success – Hit Movies Billa (2007), Mankatha (2011), Arrambam (2013), Vedalam (2015), Vivegam (2017), Viswasam (2019)
Critical Acclaim Movies Vaali (1999), Kandukondain Kandukondain (2000), Villain (2002), Varalaru (2006), Billa (2007), Yennai Arindhaal (2015), Nerkonda Paarvai (2019)

Assets and Finances – Net Worth

Ajith Kumar - Assets And Finances
Ajith Kumar – Assets And Finances
Financial ProfileInformation
Net Worth in Rs. and DollarsRs. 300 crore, $40 million
Per Movie Charges in Rs. and DollarsRs. 25-30 crore, $3-4 million
Per Endorsement Charges in Rs. and DollarsRs. 2-3 crore, $0.3-0.4 million
Sponsorship Deals Nescafe, Pothy’s, Dhathri Hair Oil, Jos Alukkas
Business Ventures N/A
Investments N/A
Real Estate Holdings Bungalow in Chennai, Farmhouse in East Coast Road
Luxury Items/Properties Owned BMW 7 Series, BMW S1000RR, BMW K1300 S, Aprilia Caponord, Ducati 848, Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R, Suzuki GSX-R1000, Yamaha FZ1, Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade
Cars Collection BMW 7 Series, BMW Z4, Audi A8L, Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, Lamborghini Aventador

Favorite Things, Likes and Dislikes

Ajith Kumar - Favorite Things, Likes And Dislikes
Ajith Kumar – Favorite Things, Likes And Dislikes
Favorite ThingsInformation
Favorite ActorM. G. Ramachandran, Amitabh Bachchan, Rajesh Khanna, Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan
Favorite ActressShalini Kumar
Favorite FilmN/A
Favorite Music BandsN/A
Favorite SportFootball, Cricket, Riding, Racing
Favorite BooksBiographies
Favorite ColorBlack
Favorite FoodBiryani, Butter Chicken, Tandoori Chicken
Things s/he likeRacing, photography, reading biographies, playing cricket
Things s/he dislikeSmoking, Drinking, Gossiping

Top 5 Best Films – Ajith Kumar

Film NameYear of ReleaseCharacter Played
Vaalee1999Deva/Siva
Mankatha2011Vinayak Mahadev
Amarkalam1999Vasu
Mugavari2000Sridhar
Billa2007Billa/David Billa

Controversies – Ajith Kumar

  • The controversy between Ajith and director Bala over a disagreement during the filming of ‘Naan Kadavul’.
  • Ajith’s bold and controversial speech in front of M Karunanidhi.
  • A producer accused Ajith of cheating money from him.
  • Ajith was caught in a controversy for illegally confiscating the mobile phone of a PS Sarith.
  • Ajith’s removal from Vigilance top post.
Ajith Kumar -Controversies
Ajith Kumar – Controversies

Interesting Facts – Ajith Kumar

  • Ajith Kumar was a voracious cricket player during his schooldays.
  • He joined as a supervisor at Ranka Garments when he was 18 years old.
  • Ajith ventured into the textile business out of interest.
  • He got an opportunity to appear as a model for a Dhothi brand through an advertisement agency.
  • Ajith is the only Indian actor to have competed in Formula championships.
Ajith Kumar - Interesting Facts
Ajith Kumar – Interesting Facts

In conclusion, Ajith Kumar’s journey in the Indian film industry is a blend of talent, hard work, and passion. His contribution to Indian cinema, especially Tamil cinema, is immense, making him one of the most celebrated actors in the industry.

His life and career serve as an inspiration to many aspiring actors and fans alike.


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