Rajinikanth Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 25, 2023

Date of Birth

12 / December / 1950


74 Years


Actor Producer Screenplay Writer Philanthropist

Rajinikanth is among the most popular actors in India. He is most well-known for his involvement in Tamil Cinema. The film ‘Thalaiva’ is a Padma Vibhushan and Padam Bhushan awardee and has a large audience across the world. His way of speaking and style, along with his action sequences have all contributed to his standing in the world of film. Let’s dive into his life as a cult star of India.

Rajinikanth Height, Age, Wife, Family, Caste, Biography & More

Rajinikanth was born Shivaji Rao Gaekwad on 12th December 1950, is a renowned screenwriter, actor, as well as a filmmaker who primarily performs in Tamil films. He has won numerous awards, including Filmfare awards for the best Tamil actor.

He was also recognized along with Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan by the Government of India. It is believed that he is among the top well-known and renowned actors in the time of Indian film. Rajinikanth is a firm religious person and has been known to visit temples before the release of his film.

Ramoji Rao Gaekwad Rajinikanth Father

Ramoji Rao Gaekwad Rajinikanth Father

Satyanarayana Rao Rajinikanth Brother

Satyanarayana Rao Rajinikanth Brother

Aswath Balubhai Rajinikanth Sister

Aswath Balubhai Rajinikanth Sister

Latha Rajinikanth Rajinikanth Wife

Latha Rajinikanth Rajinikanth Wife

Soundarya Rajinikanth Rajinikanth Daughter

Soundarya Rajinikanth Rajinikanth Daughter

Aishwarya Rajinikanth Rajinikanth Daughter

Aishwarya Rajinikanth Rajinikanth’s Daughter

Rajinikanth's Family Pics

Rajinikanth’s Family Pics

Silk Smitha Rajinikanth's Girlfriend

Silk Smitha Rajinikanth’s Girlfriend

Rajinikanth's Childhood Pics

Rajinikanth’s Childhood Pics

Early Life

Rajinikanth was born Shivaji Rao Gaekwad on 12 December 1950 to a Marathi family from Bangalore, Mysore State (present-day Karnataka). He was named in honor of the Maratha King of the Empire, Shivaji who was raised speaking Marathi at home, as well as Kannada outside.

Their mother of his was a domestic worker, and his father Ramoji Gaekwad was a constable in the police force. His ancestors were from Mavado Kadepathar, Pune, Maharashtra. The youngest child of four in the family of two older siblings (Satyanarayana Rao as well as Nageshwara Rao) and an older sibling (Aswath Balubhai).


School Government Model Primary School, Gavipuram, Bengaluru
College/ University M.G.R Film and Television Institute of Tamil Nadu
Educational and Qualification Course in Acting


He attended school at Acharya Paathshala, which is located in Basavanagudi, Bangalore, and Vivekananda Balaka Sangha School. Before becoming acting, the actor worked various jobs such as woodworker, coolie, carpenter, and carpenter to make a living.

He was a bus conductor for the Bangalore Transport Service. Thanks to the aid offered by a friend Raj Bahadur, Rajinikanth joined the Madras Film Institute. While performing at an event at the Madras Film Institute, Rajini was introduced to the director, K Balachander, who offered him a part in K Balachander’s Tamil film.

Political Career

Rajinikanth declared: “Even God cannot save Tamil Nadu if AIADMK returns to power.” Rajinikanth completely believed in TMC and the DMK along with the TMC alliance and requested the citizens of Tamil Nadu and his fans to support the alliance. The alliance won a total win in the 1996 election.

Rajinikanth also backed the DMK-TMC alliance during the parliamentary elections held the year before. year. Later in 2004, Rajinikanth declared that he would vote personally for his party, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) but would not offer an endorsement to any of the fronts in the coming Indian general elections.

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Favorites Hobbies

Hobbies Traveling, reading, gardening
Favorite Color Black
Favorite Actress Rekha, Hema Malini
Favorite Movie Veera Kesari (Kannada)
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan, Kamal Haasan, Sylvester Stallone

Rajinikanth’s Net Worth

He is a dazzling net worth of approximately 430 crores according to Celebrity Net Worth. He earns around 50 crores a year.

Net Worth (2023) $55 Million
Net Worth in Indian Rupees Rs. 430 Crore
Average Movie Remuneration Rs. 50 Crore
Brand Endorsement Fee Nil
Personal Investments Rs.110 Crore
Luxury Cars – 3 Rs.2.5 Crore
Income Tax for PY Rs.13 Crore
Last Update 2023

Real Name

Shivaji Rao Gaekwad

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Body Measurements Chest: 40
Waist: 33
Biceps: 12
Birth Place Bengaluru Mysore State (now Karnataka) India
Children Daughters: Aishwarya, Soundarya
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color White
Height In CM 173 CM
Height In Meter 1.73 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: Ramoji Rao Gaekwad
Mother: Jijabai
Profession Actor Producer Screenplay Writer Philanthropist
Siblings Brothers: Satyanarayana Rao, Nageshwara Rao
Sister: Aswath Balubhai
Spous Latha
Weight 75 Kg
165 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius


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