Mahesh Babu Age, Height, Family, Wife, Net Worth, Biography & More

Mahesh Babu is an Indian actor, producer, media personality, and philanthropist who works mainly in Telugu cinema

Mahesh Babu Bio/Wiki

Mahesh Babu’s Real Name Mahesh Ghattamaneni
Nick NameNaani
Profession Actor, Producer
Physical Stat
Mahesh Babu’s Height In Centimeter- 188 cm
In Meter- 1.88 m
In feet- 6’2 feet
WeightIn Kilogram- 70 kg
In Pound- 154 lbs
Body MeasurementChest- 40 Inches
Waist- 34 Inches
Biceps- 14 Inches
Eye colorBrown
Hair colorBlack
Personal Life
Date of birth 9 August 1975
Mahesh Babu’s Age (2022)47 Years
Birthplace Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac sign Leo
Nationality Indian
Home town Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
School St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai.
College/university Loyola College, Chennai
Food HabitVegetarian
HobbiesReading, Jogging, Traveling. 
Family member
Marital statusMarried
Marriage Date10 February 2005
Marriage PlaceMarriott Hotel, Mumbai
Mahesh Babu’s GirlfriendNamrata Shirodkar
Mahesh Babu WifeNamrata Shirodkar
ChildrenSon- Gautam Krishna (Born On 31st August 2006) at Global Hospital Hyderabad
Daughter- Sitara (Born On 20 July 2012)
Parents Father- Krishna Ghattamaneni
Mother- Indira Devi (Died- 28 September 2022)
Step Mother- Vijaya Nirmala (Telugu Actress & Filmmaker)
Ramesh Babu (Died on January 8, 2022, due to prolonged illness at the age of 56)
Naresh (Actor) (Step Brother)
Sister– Padmavathi, Manjula, Priyadarshani.
Mahesh Babu’s Net worth (2021)20 Million USD


Mahesh Babu Namrata Shirodkar
Mahesh Babu with wife Namrata Shirodkar

Mahesh Babu Movies (Recent)

Family, Sibling, and Wife

Mahesh Babu was born on 9 August 1975 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. His real name is Mahesh Ghattamaneni, also known as Nani, Prince and Navataram Superstar. His father’s name is Krishna Ghattamaneni and his mother’s name is Indira Devi. The names of his brothers are Ramesh Babu, Naresh, and sisters are Padmavati, Manjula and Priyadarshini. Telugu actress and film producer Vijaya Nirmala is Mahesh’s stepmother, and actor Naresh is her half-brother.

He married Namrata Shirodkar on 10 February 2005. The names of their children are Sitara Ghattamaneni (Daughter) and Gautam Krishna Ghattamaneni (Son).

Early Life and Education

He received his early education from St. Bede Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai. After this he took his bachelor’s degree in commerce for which he went to Loyola College, Chennai. When he completed his graduation, he met director L Satyanand in Visakhapatnam and there he took acting training for three to four months. He had difficulty in reading and speaking Telugu, so voice was also dubbed in some of his films.


Mahesh made his debut at the age of four on the sets of the Telugu film Needa (1979), Mahesh Babu started his film career as a child artist and has acted as a child artist in many films.

He started his career as a lead actor with Rajakumarudu (1999) and won the State Nandi Award for Best Male Actor in his debut film.

Mahesh achieved success with the film Murari (2001), and the action film Okkadu (2003). His performance in Murari earned him his first Nandi Special Jury Award and later won his first Filmfare Award for Best Actor. He made his mark nationally with the commercial success of the Telugu action thrillers Athodu (2005) and Pokiri (2006).

Presently he has won 7 Nandi Awards, 5 Filmfare Awards, 3 Cinema Awards, 3 South Indian International Film Awards and 1 International Indian Film Academy Award.

Facts About Mahesh Babu

  • According to Time of India, he is at the top of the list of Most Desirable Man, in which he has left behind big actors like Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan, Aamir Khan etc.
  • Mahesh used to watch only his father’s films in his childhood.
  • Mahesh Babu is the only actor who gets the highest income among South actors after Rajinikanth.
  • Amitabh Bachchan praised him a lot for his performance in his film Pokiri and the remake of this film was the Bollywood film Wanted.
  • He has also won 2 Filmfare Awards for the films Okkadu and Pokiri.
  • He has his own film production company named G. Mahesh Babu Entertainment Pvt Ltd.
  • Most of his time is spent in Chennai, so he finds it difficult to read and speak Telugu.
  • He is also called the Prince of Bollywood.
  • His very correct films in Tamil have been remade by actor Vijay.
  • His wife Namrata Shirodkar is two and a half years older than him.
  • He made his acting debut as a child artist in the film Needa.
  • He made his debut with the film Raja Kumarudu in which his co-star was Preity Zinta.

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