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

Akkineni Nagarjuna Rao, known mononymously as Nagarjuna, is a renowned Indian film actor who has made significant contributions to Bollywood and regional Indian cinema. The Bollywood actor with a career spanning over four decades, Nagarjuna has established himself as a versatile actor, film producer, television presenter, and entrepreneur.

This blog post delves into the life and career of this celebrated actor, highlighting his early life, personal relationships, rise to stardom, career highlights, and some interesting facts.


Early Life and Upbringing

Born on August 29, 1959, in Chennai, Nagarjuna was introduced to the world of cinema at a very young age. He made his on-screen debut as an eight-month-old toddler in his father’s movie, ‘Velugu Needalu . He later featured as a child artiste in ‘Sudigundalu’ in 1967.

After completing his education in Michigan, USA, Nagarjuna returned to India to embark on a career in movies.

Nagarjuna - Early Life And Upbringing
Nagarjuna – Early Life And Upbringing

Personal Life – Age, Zodiac Sign

Nagarjuna - Personal Life
Nagarjuna – Personal Life
Personal DetailsInformation
Full NameAkkineni Nagarjuna Rao
Alternative Names(s) (also known as)King, Yuva Samrat
Date of Birth29 August 1959
Age (as of 2023)64 Years
Zodiac SignVirgo
BirthplaceChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
HometownHyderabad, India
Current AddressJubilee Hills, Hyderabad, India
Education QualificationM.S. in Automobile Engineering, Bachelors of Engineering
Hobbies and InterestsReading and workout
Languages KnownTelugu, Hindi, Tamil, English
Social Media Profiles link (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
Wikipedia Profile linkNagarjuna (actor)
IMDb Profile linkNagarjuna Akkineni
Website linkN/A

Physical Appearance – Height, Weight, Body Measurements

Nagarjuna - Physical Appearance
Nagarjuna – Physical Appearance
Physical StatsInformation
Body TypeAthletic
Body Measurements (Chest – Waist – Hips)40 – 34 – 14 inches
Height in feet, inches, cm6’ 0″, 183 cm
Weight in kg, lbs74 kg, 163 lbs
Chest40 inches
Waist34 inches
Biceps14 inches
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Distinctive FeaturesCharming smile, dimpled chin

Family and Relationships – Girlfriend/Wife, Affairs

Nagarjuna is the son of veteran actor and Dadasaheb Phalke Award winner Akkineni Nageswara Rao. He has been married twice and is currently married to Amala Akkineni.

The couple has two sons, Naga Chaitanya and Akhil Akkineni, who are also making their mark in the Telugu film industry.

Nagarjuna - Family And Relationships
Nagarjuna – Family And Relationships
Relationships DetailsInformation
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse – WifeLakshmi Ramanaidu Daggubati (1984–90), Amala Akkineni (1992-present)
FatherNageswara Rao Akkineni (Actor and Producer)
MotherAnnapurna Akkineni
Children Naga Chaitanya and Akhil Akkineni (Sons)
Siblings Akkineni Venkat (Brother), Akkineni Satyavathi, Akkineni Naga Susheela and Akkineni Saroja (Sisters)
Affairs – Girlfriend(s)Amala Akkineni (Actress)
Significant RelationshipsN/A

Rise to Stardom

Nagarjuna’s debut movie, ‘Vikram’, a Telugu remake of Subhash Ghai’s ‘Hero’, released in 1986, was well received by the masses as well as critics. However, it was with ‘Shiva’ that Nagarjuna really came into his own.

The directorial debut of Ram Gopal Varma, ‘Shiva’ remains a benchmark to this day, making several careers in Tollywood.

Nagarjuna - Rise To Stardom
Nagarjuna – Rise To Stardom

Nagarjuna – Debut Film – Vikram (2022)

Nagarjuna - Debut Film
Nagarjuna – Debut Film
The Ghost - Theatrical | Official Trailer | Akkineni Nagarjuna, Praveen Sattaru, Mark K Robin

Nagarjuna – Successful Film – Manmadhudu (2002)

Nagarjuna - Successful Film
Nagarjuna – Successful Film
Manmadhudu Trailer | Akkineni Nagarjuna | Sonali Bendre | Trivikram

Career, Awards, and Achievements

Nagarjuna has acted in over 100 films in various Indian film industries and has received numerous awards for his performances. He received two National Film Awards for ‘Ninne Pelladatha’ (1996), which he produced, and a Special Mention as an actor for ‘Annamayya’ (1997).

He has also received nine state Nandi Awards, and three Filmfare Awards South.

Nagarjuna - Career, Awards, And Achievements
Nagarjuna – Career, Awards, And Achievements
Career DetailsInformation
Profession(s)Actor, Producer and Businessman
Debut FilmVikram (1986)
Notable Roles Siva, Geetanjali, Annamayya, Sri Ramadasu, Shirdi Sai, Manam, etc.
Recent Films – New Movies Wild Dog (2021), The Ghost (2022), Naa Saami Ranga (2024)
Upcoming Films Bangarraju, Brahmastra
Popular Television Series Yuva (2009), Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu (2014-17), Bigg Boss Telugu (2017-19)
Awards and Achievements Two National Film Awards, nine Nandi Awards, three Filmfare Awards South, one IIFA Award, one SIIMA Award, etc.
Endorsements/Brand Collaborations Kalyan Jewellers, Pankajakasthuri Herbals, Paragon Footwear, etc.
Philanthropy/Charity Work Blue Cross of Hyderabad, Teach AIDS, etc.
Professional Associations Annapurna Studios, Annapurna International School of Film and Media, Mumbai Masters, Mahi Racing Team India, etc.
Training and EducationEastern Michigan University, College of Engineering Guindy, The Little Flower Junior College, Hyderabad Public School
Production CompanyAnnapurna Studios
Box Office Success – Hit Movies Siva, Geetanjali, Hello Brother, Ninne Pelladatha, Manmadhudu, Mass, Don, Manam, Oopiri, etc.
Critical Acclaim Movies Siva, Geetanjali, Annamayya, Sri Ramadasu, Shirdi Sai, Manam, Oopiri, etc.

Assets and Finances – Net Worth

Nagarjuna - Assets And Finances Net Worth
Nagarjuna – Assets And Finances Net Worth
Financial ProfileInformation
Net Worth in Rs. and DollarsRs. 800 crore, $ 110 million
Per Movie Charges in Rs. and DollarsRs. 7 crore, $ 1 million
Per Endorsement Charges in Rs. and DollarsRs. 1 crore, $ 140,000
Sponsorship Deals N/A
Business Ventures Annapurna Studios, Annapurna International School of Film and Media, Mumbai Masters, Mahi Racing Team India, etc.
Investments N/A
Real Estate Holdings Jubilee Hills mansion, Annapurna Studios, etc.
Luxury Items/Properties Owned N/A
Cars Collection BMW 7 Series, Audi A7, Range Rover Vogue, etc.

Favorite Things, Likes and Dislikes

Nagarjuna - Favorite Things, Likes And Dislikes
Nagarjuna – Favorite Things, Likes And Dislikes
Favorite ThingsInformation
Favorite ActorAmitabh Bachchan
Favorite ActressTabu
Favorite FilmShiva
Favorite Music BandsN/A
Favorite SportBadminton
Favorite BooksOutliers by Malcolm Gladwell
Favorite ColorWhite
Favorite FoodGrilled chicken or fish and dosa
Things s/he likeReading and workout
Things s/he dislikeN/A

Top 5 Best Films – Nagarjuna

Film NameYear of ReleaseCharacter Played
Ninne Pelladatha1996N/A

Controversies – Nagarjuna

  • A woman freelance journalist filed a sexual harassment case against Nagarjuna at the Jubilee Hills police station in Hyderabad.
  • Nagarjuna canceled his planned trip to the Maldives following controversial remarks made against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi by some officials in the island nation.
  • Rumors circulated that the controversies against Samantha Akkineni’s digital debut show ‘The Family Man Season 2’ had upset Nagarjuna and the Akkineni family.
Nagarjuna - Controversies
Nagarjuna – Controversies

Interesting Facts – Nagarjuna

  • Nagarjuna made his film debut at the age of 8 months.
  • He has a degree in engineering from the US.
  • Nagarjuna has introduced several new directors to Tollywood.
  • He co-founded an NGO for dogs.
  • Nagarjuna has worked in nearly 90 films.
Nagarjuna - Interesting Facts
Nagarjuna – Interesting Facts

This blog post provides a comprehensive overview of Nagarjuna’s life and career, highlighting his significant contributions to Indian cinema. His journey from a child artist to a celebrated actor is truly inspiring, and his dedication to his craft continues to influence upcoming actors in the industry.

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