Rajkumar Rao Age, Height, Family, Wife, Net Worth, Biography & More

Rajkumar Rao is a well-known and best actor of Bollywood, whose performance has been recognized by all. He has proved in every film that he is a great artist. Rajkumar does not just play the characters in the movies but lives them, which is probably the reason why people remember each and every character played by him.

Rajkumar Rao Biography/Wiki

Real Name Rajkumar Yadav
Nick NameRaj 
Profession Actor
Physical Stat
Rajkumar Rao Height In Centimeter- 175 cm
In Meter- 1.75 m
In Feet- 5’9 Feet
Rajkumar Rao WeightIn Kilogram- 70kg
In Pound- 154 lbs
Body MeasurementChest- 40 Inches
Waist- 32 Inches
Biceps- 14 Inches
Eye colorDark Brown
Hair colorBlack
Personal Life
Date Of Birth31 August 1984
Rajkumar Rao Age (2022)38 Years
Birthplace Gurugram, Haryana, India
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Nationality Indian
Home town Gurugram, Haryana, India
School Blue Bells Model School, Gurugram
College/University Film and Television Institute of India, Pune
Delhi University, New Delhi.
ReligionHinduism (Ahir)
Food HabitVegetarian
HobbiesReading, Travelling, Dancing.
Family member
Marital statusMarried
Rajkumar Rao Affairs/GirlfriendPatralekha (Actress)
Rajkumar Rao Wife Patralekha Marriage
Date- 15 November 2021
Rajkumar Rao Parents Father– Satyapal Yadav (Died 2019)
Mother– Kamlesh Yadav (Died 2016)
SiblingSister– Monika
Net worth (2021)8 Million USD
Rajkumar Rao Per Movie Fee5 to 6 Crore rupees 
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Family & Wife

Rajkumar Rao was born on 31 August 1984 in Gurugram, Haryana. Rajkumar Rao’s real name is Rajkumar Yadav. Rajkumar Rao’s father’s name is Satya Prakash Yadav and he was working in Haryana Revenue Department. Rajkumar Rao’s mother’s name is Kamlesh Yadav and she was a housewife. Although now both are not in this world. His brother’s name is Sumit and sister’s name is Monica.

Early Life and Education

Talking about his education, he completed his schooling from Blue Bells Mordor School in Gurgaon, after which he completed his graduation in arts from Delhi University. Rao also studied from FTII, Pune after which he shifted to Mumbai.


After coming to Mumbai, Rajkumar first worked in the film ‘Love Sex Aur Dhoka’ in the year 2010.

After this Rajkumar did small roles in many films including Ragini MMS, Shaitan, Gangs Of Wasseypur.

He struggled hard to establish himself as an actor in Bollywood.

In the year 2013, Rajkumar Rao got a chance to work in the film Kai Po Che. Rajkummar Rao’s performance in this film was highly appreciated. 

After this, Rajkumar Rao’s film Shahid was released in the year 2013 itself. Rajkummar Rao played the role of Shahid Azmi in this film. Rajkummar Rao’s performance in this film was also well-liked. Rajkummar Rao also received the National Film Award for Best Actor and the Filmfare Critics Award for this film.

In the year 2013, He worked in the film ‘Quin’. This film also proved to be a big hit. Rajkumar Rao’s film Newton, which was released in the year 2017, was sent from India to attend the Oscar film festival. 

Rajkumar worked in many films including Love Sex Aur Dhokha, Ragini MMS, Chittagong, Shahid, Queen, Citylights, Dolly Ki Doli, Aligarh, Trapped, Behen Hogi Teri, Bareilly Ki Barfi, Newton, Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana, Fanney Khan, Stree, Love Sonia, 5 Weddings, Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga, Judgmentall Hai Kya, Made In China, Shimla Mirchi, Hum Do Hamare Do

Rajkummar Rao, Dulquer Salmaan, Adarsh Gourav, Gulshan Devaiah will be seen in Raj and DK’s Netflix show, Guns And Gulaabs.

Awards and Honors

2014- National Film Award for Best Actor- Shahid

2018- Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor- Bareilly Ki Barfi

2014, 2018 Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor-Trapped, Shahid

2014- Zee Cine Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role- Kai Po Che!

2017- Screen Award for Best Supporting Actor- Bareilly Ki Barfi

2017- Screen Award for Best Actor (Critics)- 2017 Newton

2017- Zee Cine Award for Extraordinary Impact Actor Male- Newton

2017- CNN-IBN Indian of the Year in Entertainment 

2018- Screen Award for Best Actor

Facts About Rajkumar Rao

  • Rajkumar was earlier roped in for the film NH10, but Anushka Sharma (who was the film’s actress as well as the film’s co-producer) declined to cast him.
  • His real name is Raj Kumar Yadav, but on the advice of his mother, he changed his name.
  • He learned martial arts in his childhood when he was about 7-8 years old and today he is a national level gold medalist in Taekwondo.
  • After reading the biography of Robert De Niro, the prince became more attached to books. Whereas before that he had no attachment to books.
  • In September 2017, the film Newton (of which he is the lead actor) was given an acting entry from India to attend the Oscar Film Festival.


How old is Rajkumar Rao?

Rajkummar Rao was born on 31 August 1984, He is 38 years old as of 2022.

Is Rajkumar Rao married?

Rajkumar Rao has got married to Patralekha who is an Indian film actress.

Which is the debut film of Rajkumar Rao?

In (2010), Rajkummar Rao started his career with his first movie ‘Love, Sex Aur Dhokha’.

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