Ajith Kumar Age, Wiki, Biography, Wife, Height in feet, Net Worth & Many More

By | September 6, 2022

Ajith Kumar is an Indian actor who is known for working in Tamil cinema. He is also a motorcar racer. He was born on 1st May 1971 in Hyderabad, India to P. Subramaniam and Mohini. He has two brothers, Anup and Anil. He studied at Asan Memorial School, but he dropped out without completing his high school education.

He started working as an apprentice and spent six months training to be a mechanic. Then he joined a garment exporting company as an apprentice. After some years, he become a business developer and regularly travelled throughout the country on sales assignments, improving his English-speaking skills. Ajith personally set up a textile business distributing fabric with three other partners. Along with the business, he joined another job in the garments industry. During this time, Ajith also began working on modelling assignments.

Ajith made his acting debut as a child artist in 1990 with the film En Veedu En Kanavar.

Ajith made his lead role debut with the Tamil film Amaravathi in 1993. In that year he made his only Telugu film debut with Prema Pusthakam. 

In 1994, he appeared in two films, Paasamalargal and Pavithra.

In 1995, Ajith established himself as an upcoming actor with his film Aasai. In that year, he also acted in the film, Rajavin Parvaiyille.

In 1996, he got wide recognition with his film, Kadhal Kottai. In the same year, he acted in three other films, Vaanmathi, Kalloori Vaasal, and Minor Mappillai.

In 1997, he appeared in five films.

In 1998, Ajith gained popularity with his film, Kaadhal Mannan. He also appeared in three films in that year, Aval Varuvala, Unnidathil Ennai Koduthen and Uyirodu Uyiraga.

1999 was a successful year for Ajith. He starred in six films, Thodarum, Unnai Thedi, Vaalee, Anantha Poongatre, Amarkalam and Nee Varuvai Ena. Where Thodarum and Unnai Thedi became a big success for him, Ajith was praised for his role in Vaalee, and critically acclaimed. He won several prizes, including Filmfare Award for Best Actor. For Amarkalam he received several positive reviews.

In the next year, he appeared in three films, Mugavaree, Kandukondain Kandukondain, and Unnai Kodu Ennai Tharuven. For his role in Mugavaree, Ajith was praised by reviewers and his performance was critically acclaimed.

In 2001, he had four releases, Dheena, Citizen, Asoka and Poovellam Un Vasam. After he appeared in the film Dheena, he earned the nickname, Thala. For his role in Poovellam Un Vasam, he]is role critically acclaimed. He won several awards including the Special Best Actor Award from the Tamil Nadu State.

In 2002, he appeared in three films, Red, Raja and Villain. For his role in Villain, he won his second Filmfare Best Tamil Actor Award.

In 2003, he had two releases, Ennai Thalatta Varuvala, and Anjaneya.

In 2004, he starred in two films, Jana and Attahasa.

In 2005, he had only released, Ji.

In 2006, he had three releases, Paramasivan, Thirupathi, and Varalaru. For his role in Varalaru, he was praised and critically acclaimed. He won another Filmfare Best Actor Award for his role.

In 2007, Ajith starred in three films, Aalwar, Kireedam and Billa. 

In the following years, he appeared in several films, including Aegan (2008), Aasai (2010), Mankatha (2011), Billa II (2012), Arrambam (2013), Veeram (2014), Vedalam (2015), Vivegam (2017), Nerkonda Paarvai (2019), Valimai (2022) etc. 

He has an upcoming film, AK61.

He won several awards and nominations for his performance.

Apart from acting, Ajith started his own film distribution company, Circuit 9000 in 1997. He also started an NGO, named Mohini-Mani Foundation, to promote self-hygiene and civic consciousness and to help ease the problems of urban sprawl.

Ajith is appointed as the test pilot and UAV system advisor by the Madras Institute of Technology for Medical Express-2018 UAV Challenge.

Ajith is also a racing driver and competed in several circuits around India, such as Mumbai, Chennai and Delhi. He is one among very few Indians to race in the International arena and in Formula championships. He participated in the 2003 Formula Asia BMW Championships and finished in twelfth place. He also participated in the 2010 Formula 2 Championship. He participated in a one-off race during the Formula Maruti Indian Championship in 2002, where he finished in fourth place. In 2010, he participated in FIA Formula Two Championship. 

Ajith married actress Shalini in April 2000. Together, they have a daughter, Anoushka on 3rd January 2008, and a son, Aadvik.

NameAjith Kumar
Nick NameThala
ProfessionActor, Racer
Date of Birth1 May 1971
Age51 Years *(2022)
Birth PlaceSecunderabad, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
NationalityIndian
HometownSecunderabad, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
SchoolAsan Memorial Senior Secondary School, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
CollageNot Known
DebutTamil: En Veedu En Kanavar (1990)
Bollywood: Aśoka (2001)
ReligionHinduism
Zodiac SignTaurus
HobbiesRacing, photography, reading biographies, playing cricket

Ajith Kumar Career

  • He started working as an apprentice and spent six months training to be a mechanic. Then he joined a garment exporting company as an apprentice. After some years, he become a business developer and regularly traveled throughout the country on sales assignments, improving his English-speaking skills. Ajith personally set up a textile business distributing fabric with three other partners. Along with the business, he joined another job in the garments industry. During this time, Ajith also began working on modeling assignments.
  • Ajith made his acting debut as a child artist in 1990 with the film En Veedu En Kanavar.
  • Ajith made his lead role debut with the Tamil film Amaravathi in 1993. In that year he made his only Telugu film debut with Prema Pusthakam. 
  • In 1994, he appeared in two films, Paasamalargal and Pavithra.
  • In 1995, Ajith established himself as an upcoming actor with his film Aasai. In that year, he also acted in the film, Rajavin Parvaiyille.
  • In 1996, he got wide recognition with his film, Kadhal Kottai. In the same year, he acted in three other films, Vaanmathi, Kalloori Vaasal, and Minor Mappillai.
  • In 1997, he appeared in five films. 
  • In 1998, Ajith appeared in the film, Kaadhal Mannan. He also appeared in three films in that year, Aval Varuvala, Unnidathil Ennai Koduthen and Uyirodu Uyiraga.
  • In 1999, he starred in six films, Thodarum, Unnai Thedi, Vaalee, Anantha Poongatre, Amarkalam and Nee Varuvai Ena. Where 
  • In the next year, he appeared in three films, Mugavaree, Kandukondain Kandukondain, and Unnai Kodu Ennai Tharuven.
  • In 2001, he had four releases, Dheena, Citizen, Asoka and Poovellam Un Vasam. 
  • In 2002, he appeared in three films, Red, Raja and Villain. 
  • In 2003, he had two releases, Ennai Thalatta Varuvala, and Anjaneya.
  • In 2004, he starred in two films, Jana and Attahasa.
  • In 2005, he had only released, Ji.
  • In 2006, he had three releases, Paramasivan, Thirupathi, and Varalaru. For 
  • In 2007, Ajith starred in three films, Aalwar, Kireedam and Billa. 
  • In the following years, he appeared in several films, including Aegan (2008), Aasai (2010), Mankatha (2011), Billa II (2012), Arrambam (2013), Veeram (2014), Vedalam (2015), Vivegam (2017), Nerkonda Paarvai (2019), Valimai (2022) etc. 
  • Apart from acting, Ajith started his own film distribution company, Circuit 9000 in 1997.
  • Ajith is also a racing driver and competed in several circuits around India, such as Mumbai, Chennai and Delhi. He is one among very few Indians to race in the International arena and in Formula championships. He participated in the 2003 Formula Asia BMW Championships and finished in twelfth place. He also participated in the 2010 Formula 2 Championship. He participated in a one-off race during the Formula Maruti Indian Championship in 2002, where he finished in fourth place. In 2010, he participated in FIA Formula Two Championship. 

Ajith Kumar Family 

Father Name Parameshwar Subramaniam
Mother Name Mohini Mani
Brother Anoop Kumar (Stockbroker), Anil Kumar
Sister  2 (both died at a very young age)
Wife Shalini Ajith (Actress)

Ajith Kumar Relationship / Marital Status & Many More 

Marital Status Married
Affairs / Girlfriend Shalini (Actress)
Wife/ Spouse Shalini Ajith (Actress)
Marriage date N/A
Marriage Place N/A
ChildrenDaughter- Anoushka Ajith (b. 2008)
Son- Aadvik Ajith (b. 2015)
Ajith Kumar Family

Ajith Kumar Physical Stats

HeightIn Centimeter – 165 cm
In Meter – 1.65 m
In feet & inches – 5’5
WeightIn Kilogram- 54 Kg
In Pounds – 119lbs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBrown

Ajith Kumar Favourite 

Favorite Actor M. G. Ramachandran, Amitabh Bachchan, Rajesh Khanna, Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan
Favorite Actress Madhuri Dixit
Favorite Racer Ayrton Senna
Favorite Color Black
Favorite Sport Football, cricket, riding, racing
Favorite Destination India

Ajith Kumar Education 

School Asan Memorial Senior Secondary School, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Collage Not Known
Educational Qualification Not Known

Ajith Kumar Net Worth

Net WorthN/A
SalaryN/A
Income SourceN/A
Car CollectionN/A

Some Unknown facts about Ajith Kumar

  • Does Ajith Kumar smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Ajith Kumar drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • He is a believer in Sai Baba.
  • He rejected several films, such as Khaaka Khaaka , Ghajini and Nandha.
  • Aryton Senna is his favorite racer.
  • He was ranked the third-best driver in India when he participated in British Formula Season 3.
  • In 2004, he was signed as the brand ambassador of Nescafe (Tamil Nadu).

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