Yash is an Indian actor from Kannada cinema known by his stage name who came to the limelight with the film Modalasala (2010) that became the 1st blockbuster of his career. He gained further popularity and amassed a massive fan base by starring in numerous movies such as Rajadhani (2011), Drama (2012), Googly (2013), and Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari (2014). His 2018 projects have included K.G.F: Chapter 1 that has been one of the biggest films of the Kannada industry with a mammoth budget and it also became one of the highest-grossing Kannada movies ever. Yash is the recipient of several awards including SIIMA in 2014 and the Filmfare Awards South in 2019 both for the “Best Actor – Kannada”.

Born Name

Naveen Kumar Gowda

Nick Name

Yash, Rocking Star Yash

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

Boovanahalli, Hassan District, Karnataka, India

Residence

Banashankari, South Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Nationality

 

Education

He completed his pre-university course (PUC) in Mahajana Education Society in Mysore after which he joined the Benaka drama troupe formed by the renowned dramatist B. V. Karanth.

Occupation

Actor

Family

  • Father – Arun Kumar J. (Driver in the KSRTC and later in the BMTC transport service)
  • Mother – Pushpa latha (Homemaker)
  • Siblings – Nandini (Younger Sister)

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 10 in or 178 cm

Weight

70 kg or 154.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

He has dated –

  1. (2007-Present) – It has been speculated in the media that Yash had been dating the actress Radhika for long, and definitely after their movie Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari. They got engaged on August 12, 2016, in Goa and they tied the knot on December 9, 2016, in a wedding ceremony held in Bangalore. They have a daughter named Ayra (b. December 2, 2018) and a son named Ayush (b. October 30, 2019).

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color

Black

He often tends to dye his hair in different shades.

Eye Color

Black

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Mustache and beard
  • Sharp nose

Brand Endorsements

He has endorsed or promoted several brands such as –

  • Celkon Mobiles
  • Colors Super Channel
  • Flipkart

Religion

Hinduism

Yash Favorite Things

  • Places Great Importance On – Every character he plays to be unique in its kind
  • Dressing Style – He prefers to wear simple outfits

Source –

Yash Facts

  1. Before working in movies, he had performed on stage and had appeared on shows on the small screen including Nanda Gokula (2004) and Preeti Illada Mele (2006).
  2. In 2017, he along with his wife had founded the organization called Yasho Marga Foundation for the betterment of society.
  3. While celebrating his birthday in 2020, his die-hard fans set a record by making a cake weighing 57,000 kilograms in Bangalore and placing another one of 216 feet height in Mysore Road.

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Facts of Yash

  • full nameYash
  • Date of Birth January 08, 1986
  • Age 35 years 10 months
  • Horoscope Capricorn
  • Lucky Number 6
  • Lucky Stone Topaz
  • Lucky Color Brown
  • Best Match for Marriage Scorpio, Virgo, Taurus
  • weight70 kg
  • height5 ft 10 in

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