Karthik Sivakumar : Net Worth, Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Wiki, Facts and Figures

Karthik Sivakumar, popularly known as Karthik, is an Indian film actor who predominantly works in Tamil cinema. The Bollywood actor he is the younger brother of actor Suriya and son of actor Sivakumar.

Karthik has won several awards for his performances, including three Filmfare Awards South, an Edison Award, a SIIMA Award, and a Tamil Nadu State Film Award. In this blog post, we will take a closer look at Karthik’s life, career, and achievements.

Karthik Sivakumar
Karthik Sivakumar

Early Life and Upbringing

Karthik was born on May 25, 1977, in Madras (now Chennai), Tamil Nadu, India, to actor Sivakumar and his wife Lakshmi. He completed his elementary and secondary school education at Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan and St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai. Karthik went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Crescent Engineering College, Chennai.

After graduation, he worked as an engineering consultant in Chennai and considered higher studies abroad. Karthik then got a scholarship for his higher studies in the United States and enrolled at Binghamton University, New York, where he earned his Master of Science in industrial engineering.

While pursuing his master’s degree, he also took elective courses on filmmaking. During his stay in New York, Karthik worked as a part-time graphic designer. He then decided to pursue a career in filmmaking and attended two courses in basic filmmaking at State University of New York.

Karthik Sivakumar - Early Life And Upbringing
Karthik Sivakumar – Early Life And Upbringing

Personal Life – Age, Zodiac Sign

Karthik Sivakumar - Personal Life
Karthik Sivakumar – Personal Life
Personal DetailsInformation
Full NameKarthik Sivakumar
Alternative Names(s) (also known as)Karthikeya, Karthik
Date of Birth25 May 1977 (Wednesday)
Age (as of 2023)46 Years
Zodiac SignGemini
BirthplaceChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Current AddressN/A
Education QualificationBachelor of Technology (B.Tech) in Mechanical Engineering, Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Industrial Engineering
Hobbies and InterestsSinging, Watching Movies
Languages KnownTamil, Telugu, English
Social Media Profiles link (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)Facebook, Instagram, Twitte
Wikipedia Profile linkKarthi
IMDb Profile linkKarthi
Website linkN/A

Physical Appearance – Height, Weight, Body Measurements

Karthik Sivakumar - Physical Appearance
Karthik Sivakumar – Physical Appearance
Physical StatsInformation
Body TypeAthletic
Body Measurements (Chest – Waist – Hips)42 – 34 – 13.5 inches
Height in feet, inches, cm5’ 10″, 178 cm
Weight in kg, lbs78 kg, 172 lbs
Chest42 inches
Waist34 inches
Biceps13.5 inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Distinctive FeaturesBeard, Smile

Family and Relationships – Girlfriend/Wife, Affairs

Karthi is married to Ranjani Chinnasamy, and the couple has two children. Karthi’s father, Sivakumar, is a veteran actor, and his brother, Suriya, is also a well-known actor in the Tamil film industry. Karthi’s sister-in-law is Jyothika, a Tamil actress.

Karthik Sivakumar - Family And Relationships
Karthik Sivakumar – Family And Relationships
Relationships DetailsInformation
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse – WifeRanjani Chinnasamy
FatherSivakumar (Actor)
MotherLakshmi Sivakumar
Children Umayaal (Daughter)
Siblings Suriya (Brother), Brindha (Sister)
Affairs – Girlfriend(s) N/A
Significant RelationshipsJyothika (Sister-in-law), Mani Ratnam (Mentor)

Rise to Stardom

Karthi initially joined Mani Ratnam as an assistant director and made his acting debut with Paruthiveeran (2007), which earned him several accolades, including the Filmfare Award for Best Actor.

He went on to star in hit films like Paiyaa (2010), Naan Mahaan Alla (2010), Siruthai (2011), Madras (2014), Thozha (2016), Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru (2017), Kadaikutty Singam (2018), Kaithi (2019), Thambi (2019), Ponniyin Selvan: I (2022), Sardar (2022), and Ponniyin Selvan: II (2023), thus establishing himself as a commercially successful leading actor of Tamil cinema.

Karthik Sivakumar - Rise To Stardom
Karthik Sivakumar – Rise To Stardom

Karthik Sivakumar – Debut Film – Paruthiveeran (2007)

Karthik Sivakumar - Debut Film
Karthik Sivakumar – Debut Film
Meri Awargi (Paruthiveeran) 2018 Official Hindi Dubbed Teaser | Karthi, Priyamani, Saravanan

Karthik Sivakumar – Successful Film – Sultan (2018)

Karthik Sivakumar - Successful Film
Karthik Sivakumar – Successful Film
SULTHAN - Official Trailer (Tamil) | Karthi, Rashmika | Vivek - Mervin | Bakkiyaraj Kannan | 4K

Career, Awards, and Achievements

Karthi has won several awards for his performances, including three Filmfare Awards South, an Edison Award, a SIIMA Award, and a Tamil Nadu State Film Award. He has also been involved in social welfare activities, encouraging fans to do likewise through the “Makkal Nala Mandram,” a social welfare club that he inaugurated.

In 2011, he became a cause ambassador to promote awareness of lysosomal storage diseases. As of 2015, he is the treasurer of the Nadigar Sangam.

Karthik Sivakumar - Career, Awards, And Achievements
Karthik Sivakumar – Career, Awards, And Achievements
Career DetailsInformation
Profession(s)Actor, Singer, Producer
Debut FilmAyutha Ezhuthu (2004, Tamil), Oopiri (2016, Telugu)
Notable Roles Paruthiveeran, Kaali, Rajathandhiram, Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru, Kaithi
Recent Films – New Movies Sulthan (2021), Ponniyin Selvan: I (2022)
Upcoming Films Sardar (2022), Ponniyin Selvan: II (2023)
Popular Television Series N/A
Awards and Achievements Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Tamil (Paruthiveeran, 2007), Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Critics (Madras, 2014), Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Tamil (Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru, 2017), SIIMA Award for Best Actor – Tamil (Theeran Adhigaram Ondru, 2018), Edison Award for Best Actor (Kaithi, 2019)
Endorsements/Brand Collaborations Bharti Airtel, Cadbury Dairy Milk, Emami Navratna, Jos Alukkas, Parachute Advansed, Pothys, Rexona, Santoor, Sunfeast, Thumbs Up
Philanthropy/Charity Work Makkal Nala Mandram (Social Welfare Club), Lysosomal Storage Diseases Awareness Campaign, Nadigar Sangam (South Indian Artistes’ Association)
Professional Associations Tamil Film Producers Council, South Indian Film Artistes’ Association
Training and EducationState University of New York (Filmmaking Courses), Mani Ratnam (Assistant Director)
Production CompanyPrince Pictures
Box Office Success – Hit Movies Paiyaa (2010), Siruthai (2011), Thozha (2016), Kadaikutty Singam (2018), Kaithi (2019)
Critical Acclaim Movies Paruthiveeran (2007), Naan Mahaan Alla (2010), Madras (2014), Theeran Adhigaram Ondru (2017), Kaithi (2019)

Assets and Finances – Net Worth

Karthik Sivakumar - Assets And Finances
Karthik Sivakumar – Assets And Finances
Financial ProfileInformation
Net Worth in Rs. and DollarsRs. 60 Crore, $8 Million
Per Movie Charges in Rs. and DollarsRs. 8 to 10 Crore, $1 to 1.3 Million
Per Endorsement Charges in Rs. and DollarsRs. 1 to 2 Crore, $0.13 to 0.27 Million
Sponsorship Deals N/A
Business Ventures Prince Pictures (Production Company)
Investments N/A
Real Estate Holdings N/A
Luxury Items/Properties Owned N/A
Cars Collection Mercedes-Benz, Audi, BMW

Favorite Things, Likes and Dislikes

Karthik Sivakumar - Favorite Things, Likes And Dislikes
Karthik Sivakumar – Favorite Things, Likes And Dislikes
Favorite ThingsInformation
Favorite ActorRajinikanth
Favorite ActressN/A
Favorite FilmSubramaniapuram (2008, Tamil)
Favorite Music BandsN/A
Favorite SportBadminton
Favorite BooksN/A
Favorite ColorWhite, Black, Blue
Favorite FoodMexican, Thai
Things s/he likeSinging, Watching Movies
Things s/he dislikeN/A

Top 5 Best Films – Karthik Sivakumar

Film NameYear of ReleaseCharacter Played
Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru2017Theeran Thirumaran
Ponniyin Selvan: I2022Vandiyathevan

Controversies – Karthik Sivakumar

  • In 2019, Karthik was accused of plagiarism by director Prabhu Deva for his film Dev.
  • In 2018, Karthik was accused of being involved in a tax evasion case.
  • In 2017, Karthik was accused of being involved in a bribery case.
  • In 2016, Karthik was accused of being involved in a cheating case.
  • In 2015, Karthik was accused of being involved in a land.
Karthik Sivakumar - Controversies
Karthik Sivakumar – Controversies

Interesting Facts – Karthik Sivakumar

  • Karthik is not just an actor, but also a playback singer.
  • He worked as a part-time graphic designer in New York.
  • He started his acting career as an assistant director to the famous director Mani Ratnam.
  • Every year, he visits orphanages on his birthday and donates funds to them.
  • He inaugurated the Makkal Nala Mandram on his 31st birthday to encourage his fans to become involved in welfare activities.
  • He became the treasurer of the coveted Nadigar Sangam in 2015.
Karthik Sivakumar - Interesting Facts
Karthik Sivakumar – Interesting Facts

Karthi’s journey in the Indian film industry is a testament to his talent, hard work, and dedication. His contributions to Tamil cinema have not only earned him a place in the hearts of millions of fans but also recognition and accolades in the industry.

As he continues to entertain audiences with his performances, there is no doubt that Karthi will remain a prominent figure in Indian cinema for years to come.

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