Rajinikanth is an Indian actor he is widely known as one of the popular actor in Indian film. He has been known for his unique style of idiosyncrasies and dialogues in films, and also in his political philanthropy and statements. He is the only Indian actor to be in the Central Board of Secondary School. He announced his political interest in December 2017 to contest for Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly in all 234 constituencies.

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Biography and Early Life

Rao was born on 12th December 1950 as Shivaji Rao in a family of Marathi family in Bangalore. His name came from Maratha Empire king Shivaji, he grew up speaking Marathi at home while outside he spoke Kannada. His father Ramoji Rao was a police constable while his mother was a housewife. Rajinikanth has two elder brothers Satyanarayana and Nageshwara and a sister Aswath he is the youngest among four. His father retired from his work in 1956 the family moved to Suburb in Bangalore they build a house there. He lost his mother at a very young age of nine years.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Rajinikanth in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Rajinikanth’s age is 70 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 12 December 1950. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 165 lbs in Pound and 75 kg in Kilograms.


He attended his primary education in a government school Called Model Primary School at a young age he had interest in football, basketball and cricket. He was enrolled at the Ramakrishna Math it was a Hindu monastery he was taught Vedas history and tradition which instilled sense of spirituality in him, despite that he began acting at the math.

Rajinikanth gained interest towards theatre at the math he was once got an opportunity to act in the role of Ekalavya’s friend from Hindu epic Mahabharata; he received praise from his performance in the play. In his schooling he spent a lot of time acting in plays.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Rajinikanth met a medical student while he was working as a bus conductor in Bangalore, they started a relationship after seeing him performing they were just friends he later met his wife Latha Rangachari, she was a student in Ehiraj College the couple got married on 26th February 1981 they have two lovely daughters Aishwarya Rajinikanth and Soundarya Rajinikanth. He is the grandfather of Ved Krishna.

Is Rajinikanth Gay?

Rajinikanth was brought up by his father and according to his background history, we can say he is a straight man not gay.

Professional Career

He began his career with the Tamil film he acted as an abuse husband of the female played by Srividya, the film was about relationship between couples with a big different of age, it received praise and won three National Film Awards that includes Award for the Best Tamil Feature He also played in a role where he featured a character of a rapist who raped a blind woman in the absence of the husband.

He played in many films villainous and supporting roles he played at Gaayathri he portrayed as  a pornographer secretly films the relationship with his wife without his wife knowledge also in Galate Samsara he played the character of a married man that develops an affair with a dancer.

He appeared in remakes films from other languages from Telugu and Hindu, he released Annamalai in 1992 which was another friendship-centric film it was loosely based in the 1987 Bollywood film Khudgarz, directed by P. Vasu. Rajinikanth starred in Yejaman film he played the role of Vaanaraayan, as a village chieftain.

In 1995 they did Baashha with Suresh Krishna it emerged as an industry record, routinely touted by fans it was known as a major-hit the film elevated him from being a popular actor to demigod status among the masses. He did his last Hindu film Aamir Khan, he did Muthu film which made him a commercial success.


Rajinikanth is an Indian actor who is talented he first received his first Award while he portrayed as an abuse husband the role that he fitted very well he was awarded the Award for the Best Tamil Feature and 1976 he received the National Film Awards .

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Rajinikanth in 2021

Rajinikanth is a well-known Indian actor and also very popular for being generous in charity work he is one of the richest men in India he spends a lot of money on charity work he has helped many people to make their end met, he has also returned the fees back to Producers Company to reduce their losses. His net worth is estimated to be $60 million as of 2021.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • After his school he did several jobs he was a coolie later he got a job in transport service as a bus conductor, like any other child his parents were against acting, but he decided to take up an acting course he was motivated by his friends and his co-worker Raj Bahadur supported him financially.
  • While he was in the institute, the film director K. Balachander noticed him and advised him to learn to speak Tamil, and he quickly followed, and he conquered it.

Rajinikanth established himself very well as a commercial entertainer, the majority of the films he featured were highly successful at the box office. There is a lot to be said about this man who managed to be the star in most of the successful films not just in the south but across India, he is the actor with Midas touch he played a naive robot, ambitious scientist, and an evil android destroying the world.  Rajinikanth can do one film after a long time and when he does he hit and pulls out all the stops.


Facts of Rajinikanth

  • Gender Male
  • birthplaceIndia
  • Date of Birth December 01, 1950
  • Age 73 years 7 months
  • Horoscope Sagittarius
  • Lucky Number 6
  • Lucky Stone
  • Lucky Color
  • Best Match for Marriage
  • nationalityIndian
  • religionHinduism
  • net worth$60 million
  • professionActor, Screenwriter
  • weightIn Kilograms – 75 Kg, In Pounds – 165 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 1.75cm, In Feet and Inches – 5’ 8″
  • hair colorGrey
  • eye colorDark Brown
  • high schoolAcharya Paathshala

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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