Nagarjuna Wiki, Age, Bio, Height, Worth, Assets

Akkineni Nagarjuna commonly known as Nagarjuna, is an Indian Film Actor who hails from Chennai, Tamil Nadu and is mostly seen in the South Indian films. He was born on 29 August 1959 to Akkeneni Nageswara Rao who was also an actor and Akkeneni Annapurna. Nagarjuna finished his schooling from Hyderabad and did a bachelor’s in engineering from the College of Engineering, Guindy. He later did a master’s in Automobile Engineering from the Eastern Michigan University. Nagarjuna has been married twice. Once with Lakshmi Daggubati in the year 1984, who belongs to the famous Daggubati family in the South and she is also the daughter of D. Ramanaidu, who was a very famous filmmaker. He had a son from his first wife. They got divorced in the year 1990. Nagarjuna later married the actress Amala Akkineni. He loves reading books and working out. He is an extremely talented actor and has appeared in over 90 films including Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.



Nagarjuna is a very famous actor who has appeared in a lot of films. He started his career as a child actor where his father played the lead role. He made his debut from the film Vikram in the year 1986, which was also remade in Bollywood as Hero. It was a big hit. He then acted in Aakhri Pratam, which was also a big hit. He then appeared in the National Award winning film Geetanjali, which was directed by Mani Ratnam. Nagarjuna’s other successful his was Siva. His most notable performance are for which, he even won the award are Annamayya, Ninne Pelladatha, Prem Katha, Yuvakudu, Santosham, Sri Ramadasu, Rajanna, Manam, Azad, Mass, and Shirdi Sai. Nagarjuna was also the co-owner of Indian Badminton League in the year 2013. He also endorsed Kalyan Jewelers in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. He was listed in the Forbes list of top 100 celebrities. Nagarjuna is also into a lot of charity work. He along with his wife Amala co-founded the Blue Cross of Hyderabad, which is for the animal welfare. He has also the won the Filmfare South Awards, Nandi Awards and received the National Award twice for his acting and contribution in the Indian Cinema.

Net Worth

Not Known

Television Appearance

Nagarjuna has appeared in Television a lot of times. But his most famous appearance in the TV was when he was the host of the Telugu version of the Hindi Quiz Show Kaun Banega Crorepati.

Personal Info

  • Name: Akkineni Nagarjuna
  • Nickname: Nagarjuna, Nag
  • Date of Birth: 29 August 1959
  • Age: 56 Years
  • Place of Birth: Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  • Schools: Hyderabad Public School, and Little Flower junior College
  • College: College of Engineering, Guindy and Eastern Michigan University
  • Father: Akkineni Nageswara Rao
  • Mother: Akkineni Annapurna
  • Brother: Akkineni Venkat
  • Sister: Akkineni Sathyavathi, Akkini Naga Susheela, and Akkineni Saroja
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Wife: Lakshmi Daggubati (1984-90); Amala Akkineni (1992)
  • Children: Akkineni Naga Chaitanya and Akkineni Akhil
  • Affair: Amala Akkineni
  • Religion: Hindu
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo
  • Height: 6’0”
  • Weight: 74Kgs
  • Eye Colour: Brown
  • Profession: Actor, Director, Producer and Businessman
  • Languages Known: Tamil, Telugu,Hindi and English