Ajith Kumar Age, Height, Family, Wife, Net Worth, Biography & More

Ajith Kumar is an eminent Indian actor who predominantly appears in Tamil Movies. He is recognized as Thala of Tollywood Cinema and one of the highly paid actors of the country. He has received Tamil Nadu State Filmfare Kalaimamani Awards.

Ajith Kumar

Ajith Kumar  Bio/Wiki

Real Name/Full NameAjith Kumar
Nick NameThala
Profession Actor, Racer
Debut MovieTamil- En Veedu En Kanavar (1990)
Bollywood- Aśoka (2001)
Physical Stat
Ajith Kumar Height In Centimetre- 175 cm
In Metre- 1.75 m
In Feet- 5’9”
WeightIn Kilogram- 80 kg  
In Pound- 176 lbs
Body MeasurementChest- 42 Inches
Waist- 34 Inches
Biceps- 15 Inches
Eye colourBrown
Hair colourSalt & Pepper
Personal Life
Date Of Birth1 May 1971
Ajith Arya Age (2022)51 Years
Birthplace Secunderabad, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
Zodiac sign Taurus
Nationality Indian
Home town Secunderabad, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
School Asan Memorial Senior Secondary School, Chennai, TN
College/University Not Known
HobbiesRacing, Photography, Reading, Playing Cricket
Family member
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendHeera Rajagopal (Actress)
Ajith Kumar WifeShalini Ajith (Actress)
Marriage Date- 24 April 2000
ChildrenDaughter- Anoushka Ajith (Born On 2008)
Son- Aadvik Ajith (Born On 2015)
Parents Father- Parameshwar Subramanian
Mother- Mohini Mani
SiblingBrother- Anoop Kumar (Stock Broker), Anil Kumar
Sister- 2 (Both Died at very young age)
Net worth (2021)25 Million USD
Charges Per Movie24 to 25 Crore INR
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Family, Early Life and Education

Ajith Kumar was born in Hyderabad, India on 1 May 1971.  He was born to Subramaniam and Mohini. He has two brothers named Anil Kumar and Anopp Kumar and two sisters.

In the year 1999, Ajith proposed Shalini and luckily she agreed. In the year 2000, Ajith Kumar married to Shalini and the couple was blessed with a son named Aadvik and a daughter named Anoushka.


Ajith Kumar made his debut role with the movie En Veedu En Kanavar, which was released in the year 1990. His first movie was Amaravathi which was directed by renowned film director Selva. After his initial film, his back was badly injured and he underwent three operates. Ajith Kumar made his comeback after 2 years in Arvind Swamy’s movie titled Paasamalargal.

In 1995, he starred with his co-actor Vijay in the movie Rajavin Parvaiyile, though his major hit was Aasai. The movie ‘Aasai’ was produced and directed by Mani Ratnam and Vasanth respectively.

In the year 1999, his double action thrilling movie titled Vaali became a major success.

After a longer time span, Ajith’s movies like Bila, Varalaru and Mankatha became biggest success and hit the Indian box office.

After the failure of the movie Billa II, Ajith Kumar made his comeback in Tollywood with a bang. His movies like Veeram, Arrambam, Vedalam, Yennai Arindhal and Vivegam earned immense success on Indian box office.

Talking about his recent films, Viswasam (2019), Nerkonda Paarvai (2019), his film Valimai will be released on 24 February 2022. Read Valimai’s review

Ajith became a racing 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. He has also been abroad for various races, including Germany and Malaysia. He drove in the 2003 Formula Asia BMW Championships. He raced in the 2010 Formula 2 Championship along with two other Indians, Armaan Ebrahim and Parthiva Sureshwaren (Watch)

Awards and Honors

He has received more than 37 awards in his film career.

Some Facts About Ajith Kumar

  • Ajith Kumar has contributed in numerous car racing championships all through his career, explicitly the Formula BMW Asia Championship 2003, Formula Maruti Indian Championships 2002, Formula 2 Championship 2010 and FIA Formula Two Championship 2010.
  • He is a passionate follower of Sai Baba.
  • At first, he was employed as a salesperson for a local garment export factory.
  • Ajith rejected the movies Ghajini, Khaaka Khaaka and Nandha for which the directors featured Suriya.
  • In the year 2004, he was contracted as a brand ambassador of Nescafe.
  • Ajith incurred certain debts after a glitch in reaching corporate success, resulting in him taking up motor sports and gained a lot of modelling opportunities.
  • Ajith Kumar was a salesman in a garment export company before he rose to stardom. A report on Behindwoods.com states that Thala Ajith was headed for corporate success when the company suddenly went bust. 

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