Daggubati Venkatesh Height, Weight, Wife, Biography & More
Born on December 13, 1960, Daggubati Venkatesh is an Indian actor who is primarily known for his work in Telugu cinema, as well as a few Hindi language films. He made his mark in the industry with several box-office hits early in his career, including the romantic film “Prema” (1989), the action drama “Bobbili Raja” (1990), and the action-adventure film “Kshana Kshanam” (1991), which was screened at the Fribourg Festival and went on to achieve a cult following.
Daggubati Venkatesh’s father’s name is Ramanaidu Daggubati, who was a film producer and a former MP. His mother’s name is Rajeswari Daggubati, he is a homemaker. Daggubati Venkatesh has a brother named Suresh Babu Daggubati, who is also a film producer, and a sister named Lakshmi Ramanaidu Daggubati.
In terms of his marital status, Daggubati Venkatesh is married to Neeraja Daggubati. They have a son named Arjun Daggubati, and three daughters named Aashritha Daggubati, Bhavana Daggubati, and Hayavahini.
Venkatesh was born on December 13, 1960, into a Telugu family in Madras (present-day Chennai), India. His father, D. Ramanaidu, was a film producer and former Member of Parliament, and his mother was Rajeshwari. He has an elder brother named Suresh Babu, who runs Suresh Productions, and a younger sister named Lakshmi.
Venkatesh completed his schooling at Don Bosco in Egmore, Chennai, and later pursued a degree in commerce from Loyola College in Chennai. He then went on to obtain an MBA from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey in the US.
Upon his return to India, Venkatesh initially intended to pursue a career in film production. However, he ultimately decided to become an actor and made his debut in the Telugu film industry.
Daggubati Venkatesh attended Don Bosco Matriculation Higher Secondary School in Chennai for his school education, Loyola College in Chennai, and Middlebury Institute of International Studies in California, USA for his college education. To answer the question regarding his educational qualifications, Daggubati Venkatesh holds a Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) degree and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree.
|Education School and Colleges|
|Education Qualification||Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
|College / University||Loyola College, Chennai
Middlebury Institute of International Studies, CA, USA
In 1985, Venkatesh tied the knot with Neeraja, and the couple is blessed with four children, including three daughters and one son. Venkatesh’s eldest daughter Aashritha got married to Vinayak Reddy, who is the grandson of R. Surender Reddy, the chairman of Hyderabad Race Club. Venkatesh’s sister Lakshmi got married to actor Nagarjuna, and they have a son named Naga Chaitanya.
Venkatesh made his debut in the film industry as a child artist in the movie Prema Nagar in 1971. He made his first appearance as the lead actor in Kaliyuga Pandavulu (1986), directed by K. Raghavendra Rao, where he starred alongside Khushbu Sundar, who also made her debut with the film. Venkatesh won the Nandi Special Jury Award for his performance in the film.
In 2019, he acted in Venky Mama, alongside his nephew Naga Chaitanya, which turned out to be a commercial success, grossing over ₹72 crore worldwide. He also lent his voice in Telugu for the Genie character in the movie Aladdin in the same year. In 2021, his movie Narappa was released directly on Amazon Prime, marking his first direct-to-OTT release.
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As a Child Artist
|Prema Nagar||Young Keshav Varma||1971|
|Varasudochhadu||Raghu / Bose||1988|
|Two Town Rowdy||Sakthi||1989|
|Swarna Kamalam||Chandra Sekhar||1988|
|Suryavamsam||Harischandra Prasad & Bhanu Prasad (Dual role)||1998|
|Sahasa Veerudu Sagara Kanya||Ravi Chandra||1996|
|Raktha Tilakam||Krishna Prasad||1988|
|Pokiri Raja||Chanti & Balaraju (Dual role)||1995|
|Muddula Priyudu||Ramu & Raju||1994|
|Jayammu Nischayammu Raa||Himself||1989|
|Intlo Illalu Vantintlo Priyuralu||Sriram||1996|
|Dhruva Nakshatram||Dhruva Kumar||1989|
|Coolie No.1||Raju / Bharath||1991|
|Brahma Rudrulu||Satya Prasad||1986|
|Aggiramudu||Aggi Ramudu & Vijay (Dual role)||1990|
|Jayam Manade Raa||Mahadeva Naidu & Rudrama Naidu / Abhiram (Dual role)||2000|
|Devi Putrudu||Balaram & Krishna (Dual role)||2001|
|Prematho Raa||Chandra Sekhar “Chandu”||2001|
|Nuvvu Naaku Nachav||Venkateswarlu “Venky”||2001|
|Subash Chandra Bose||Subash Chandra Bose & Asok (Dual role)||2005|
|Adavari Matalaku Ardhalu Verule||Ganesh||2007|
|Tulasi||Parvathaneni Tulasi Ram||2007|
|Eenaadu||Commissioner Eeshwar Prasad||2009|
|Namo Venkatesa||Venkataramana “Venky”||2010|
|Nagavalli||Naagabhairava Raajasekhara & Vijay (Dual role)||2010|
|Bodyguard||Venkatadri / Venky||2012|
|Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum||Ballari Babu||2012|
|Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu||Peddodu||2013|
|Masala||Venkata Raja Narasimha Balaram||2013|
|Babu Bangaram||ACP Krishna||2016|
|Premium||DCP Rama Chandra||2016|
|F2: Fun and Frustration||Venky||2019|
|Venky Mama||Venkataratnam “Military Naidu ” Venky Mama””||2019|
|F3: Fun and Frustration||Venky||2022|
|Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan||Rowdy Annayya Gundamaneni Balakrishna||2023|
|Rana Naidu||Naga Naidu||2023|
Other crew positions
|Guru||Playback singer for the song “Jingidi”||2017|
Awards and Nominations
|Kaliyuga Pandavulu||Nandi Awards||1986|
|Filmfare Awards South||1986|
|Swarna Kamalam||Nandi Awards||1988|
|Filmfare Awards South||1989|
|Dharma Chakram||Nandi Awards||1995|
|Filmfare Awards South||1996|
|Sahasa Veerudu Sagara Kanya||1996|
|Filmfare Awards South||1998|
|Kalisundam Raa||Nandi Awards||2000|
|Filmfare Awards South||2000|
|Jayam Manade Raa||2000|
|Santosham Film Awards||2005|
|Adavari Matalaku Ardhale Verule||Nandi Awards||2007|
|Santosham Film Awards||2007|
|Filmfare Awards South||2007|
|TSR – TV9 National Film Awards||2015|
|South Indian International Movie Awards||2015|
|Gopala Gopala||TSR – TV9 National Film Awards||2016|
|Guru||Filmfare Awards South||2017|
It is important to note the net worth and luxury information of Daggubati Venkatesh. His net worth is estimated to be around 18 million US dollars.
|Favorite Colour||White, Black|
|Favorite Actor||Marlon Brando, Robert Redford|
|Favorite Actress||Sridevi, Revathi, Soundarya|
|Favorite Food||South Indian Food|
|Hobbies||Reading, Listening to Music|
|Favorite Director||Not Known|
|Favorite Movies||Hollywood: The Godfather, Forrest Gump, Roman Holiday, Ben-Hur|
|Favorite Destination||Not Known|
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|Body Measurements||Chest: 42 Inches
Waist: 33 Inches
Biceps: 13 Inches
|Birth Place||Karamchedu Andhra Pradesh India|
|Height In CM||183 CM|
|Height In Meter||1.83 M|
|Parents||Father: Ramanaidu Daggubati
Mother: Rajeswari Daggubati
|Siblings||Brother: Suresh Babu Daggubati
Sister: Lakshmi Ramanaidu Daggubati
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