Karthik Jayaram

Karthik Jayaram Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | July 5, 2024

Date of Birth

1 / May / 1979


45 Years


Actor and Engineer

Karthik Jayaram, also known by the moniker Superstar JK, is renowned for his dual careers as an actor and engineer.

Karthik Jayaram Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Affairs & More

He gained widespread acclaim for his portrayal of Ravan in the television series “Siya Ke Ram,” which catapulted him to fame. Born on May 1, 1979, Jayaram made his debut in the film industry with “Kempe Gowda” in 2011 and ventured into television with “Ashwini Nakshtra” in 2013. His multifaceted talents and memorable performances have solidified his position as a notable figure in the entertainment industry.

Early Life

Karthik Jayaram’s early life saw him pursue a career in structural engineering before transitioning to acting. He gained initial fame by portraying the lead role of Surya in the film “Just Love” in 2014. Jayaram’s journey into the entertainment industry began with a modest modeling assignment, where he earned his first salary of 500 INR.


Karthik Jayaram hails from Bengaluru, Karnataka, India, and completed his schooling at Sri Kumaran Children’s Home Mallasandra. He pursued his higher education at The National Degree College Jayanagar and Bangalore Institute of Technology, earning a Masters in Structural Engineering and Mechanical Engineering qualifications.


Karthik Jayaram was born on May 1, 1979, in Koppa, Karnataka, India, under the zodiac sign of Taurus. He is 45 years old and holds Indian nationality.

Physical Stats

Karthik Jayaram stands tall at 183 cm (6′ 0″) and weighs 75 kg (165 lbs). His body measurements include a chest size of 40 inches, waist size of 34 inches, and biceps size of 14.5 inches. Jayaram’s striking features include black eyes and black hair.


Karthik Jayaram is unmarried and does not have a wife.


Karthik Jayaram is the son of Dr. Jayram, a doctor, and Banumathi. He has an elder sister, and his family follows the Hindu religion. They reside in Mumbai.

Karthik Jayaram with his Parents

Karthik Jayaram with his Parents


Karthik Jayaram’s career has been marked by versatility and acclaim across various mediums. Starting as a structural engineer in Dubai, he made a significant shift to acting, earning recognition with his portrayal of Surya in the 2014 film “Just Love.” His talent and dedication further propelled him into the limelight with prominent roles in television, notably as Jay Krishna (JK) in the TV serial “Ashwini Nakshatra,” where he garnered widespread popularity in Karnataka. Jayaram’s journey extended to the silver screen, where he delivered notable performances in films like “Kempe Gowda” and “Varadanayaka,” alongside renowned actor Sudeep. Beyond acting, Jayaram is also a cricket enthusiast, serving as the vice-captain of the Karnataka Bulldozers team in the Celebrity Cricket League (CCL).


Year Channel Title Role
2013–2015 Colors Kannada Ashwini Nakshatra Jay Krishna “JK”
2022–present Sony SAB Ali Baba: Dastaan-E-Kabul Iblis
2020 Zee Kannada Naagini 2 Aadishesha
2013 Colors Kannada Agnisakshi Superstar Jk
2015- 2016 Star Plus Siya Ke Ram Ravana
2017-2018 Colors Super Bigg Boss Kannada 5 Contestant


Year Role Film
2011 Vaikunta Kempe Gowda
Dr. Surya Prakash Vishnuvardhana
Ravi Poojary Jarasandha
2012 Sudeep’s friend Eega
2013 Siddu Varadanayaka
Padhe Padhe
2014 Surya Just Love
2015 Arjun Chandrika
Karthik Bengaluru 560023
Inspector Karthik Care of Footpath 2
2016 Zakir Hussain Sa
2017 Christopher Vismaya
2018 Kuchiku Kuchiku
Chenna Keshava Aa Karaala Ratri
Ravaana May 1st
Inspector JK Puta 109
2020 Adhitya O Pushpa I Hate Tears
2023 Iravan

Net Worth

Karthik Jayaram’s net worth amounts to $3 million.

Favourite Things

Favourite Food Dosa
Favourite Destination Amsterdam and Leh & Ladakh
Favorite Color Black and white
Favourite Actor Hrithik Roshan and Ranveer Singh
Favourite Actor Aishwarya Rai

Some lesser known facts about Karthik Jayaram

  • Karthik Jayaram does not smoke.
  • It is not known if Karthik Jayaram drinks alcohol.
  • Before pursuing acting, Karthik worked as a structural engineer at Praxair in Dubai.
  • He gained prominence by portraying the lead role of Surya in the 2014 film “Just Love.”
  • His initial earnings in the entertainment industry began with a modest sum of 500 INR for a modelling assignment.
  • Karthik holds a close bond with his father, considering him his source of inspiration.
  • He rose to fame in Karnataka with his portrayal of Jay Krishna, also known as JK, in the TV serial “Ashwini Nakshatra.”
  • Karthik has appeared in notable films such as “Kempe Gowda” and “Varadanayaka” alongside south superstar Sudeep.
  • An avid cricket enthusiast, Karthik serves as the vice-captain of the Karnataka Bulldozers team in the Celebrity Cricket League (CCL).
  • He has a penchant for clothing from brands like Zodiac and Levi’s, and he considers the number 1 as his lucky charm.

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Body Measurements Chest: 40 Inches, Waist: 34 Inches, Biceps: 14.5 Inches
Birth Place Koppa, Karnataka, India
Children N/A
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 183 CM
Height In Meter 1.83 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: Dr.Jayram, Mother: Banumathi
Profession Actor and Engineer
Siblings Sister: 1
Spous N/A
Weight 75 kg
Zodiac Sign Taurus


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