Naga Chaitanya Age, Wiki, Biography, Wife, Height in feet, Net Worth & Many More

By | July 19, 2022

Indian actor Akkineni Naga Chaitanya was born on November 23, 1986, in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh in the famous Akkineni family to actor Akkineni Nagarjuna and Lakshmi Daggubati. His paternal grandfather Akkineni Nageswara Rao and maternal grandfather D Ramanaidu are prominent personalities in the Telugu film industry. 

However, his parents got divorced when he was still young following which both of his parents got remarried. He also has a paternal half-brother, actor Akhil Akkineni, and a maternal stepbrother. His maternal uncle Venkatesh and first cousins Rana Daggubati, Sumanth, and Sushanth are also famous actors. 

While Chaitanya grew up in Chennai, did his schooling at the Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan and AMM Schoo, Chennai. Next, he did his graduation from St Mary’s College in Hyderabad. While in college, he developed an interest in acting and also expressed his desire to his father. Following this, he got enrolled in a three-month acting course in Mumbai and received further training in acting and martial arts in Los Angeles. Also, he took voice and dialogue coaching before he could make his acting debut. 

It was in the year 2009 when Chaitanya made his acting debut with the Telugu film, Josh where he was seen in the role of a college student. He also received appreciation for his performance and went on to win the Filmfare Award South for Best male Debut. Following this, in 2010, he was seen in the romantic drama film, Ye Maaya Chesave directed by Gautham Vasudev Menon. The film was simultaneously shot in Tamil with a different cast and climax. The film was a hit at the box office and he also received a nomination for Filmfare Award South for Best Actor Male. Next, he paired up with Sukumar in the 2011 film, 100% Love in the role of a college student. Following this, his next film was Dhada which was released in the same year. 

His next film in the same year was Bejawada in which he portrayed the role of a college student-turned-gangster. However, the film failed to make an impression. After a major drawback in his career, Chaitanya was next seen in the 2013 film, Tadakha. The film showed evident improvement in his performance. 

In 2014, he was seen in the period-drama, Manam which also featured his father Nagarjuna and grandfather Akkineni Nageshwara Rao. Over the years, there were evident changes in his acting skills as he worked in films like Deva Katta, Oka Laila Kosam, Dohchay, Sahasam Swasaga Sagipo, and many others. 

Chaitanya finally got a major success with the film, Majili which was released in 2019. He was seen opposite his ex-wife Samantha Akkineni. The film became the highest-grossing film in his career. In the same year, he was seen opposite his maternal uncle Venkatesh in the film, Venky Mama. 

In 2021, he starred in the film, Love Story opposite actress Sai Pallavi. He received immense appreciation for his performance and was also called one of his best. In 2022, he was seen in the film, Bangarraju along with his father, Nagarjuna. The film was a commercial success and received mixed reviews. He also has several films in his pipeline including his debut in Bollywood with the 2022 film, Laal Singh Chaddha. 

Talking about his personal life, Chaitanya started dating actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu in November 2015. The two got married on January 29, 2017, followed which the very next day, they got married as per Christian rituals. However, after four years of marriage, the couple announced their separation on October 2, 2021. 

NameNaga Chaitanya
Nick NameChaitu
ProfessionActor
Date of Birth3 November 1986
Age26 Years (2022)
Birth PlaceChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
NationalityIndian
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
SchoolNot Known
CollageTrinity College, London
DebutFilm:- Josh (2009, Telugu)
ReligionHinduism
Zodiac SignSagittarius

Naga Chaitanya Career

  • It was in the year 2009 when Chaitanya made his acting debut with the Telugu film, Josh where he was seen in the role of a college student. He also received appreciation for his performance and went on to win the Filmfare Award South for Best male Debut. 
  • In 2010, he was seen in the romantic drama film, Ye Maaya Chesave directed by Gautham Vasudev Menon. The film was simultaneously shot in Tamil with a different cast and climax.
  • Next, he paired up with Sukumar in the 2011 film, 100% Love in the role of a college student. Following this, his next film was Dhada which was released in the same year. 
  • His next film in the same year was Bejawada in which he portrayed the role of a college student-turned-gangster. However, the film failed to make an impression. 
  • After facing a major drawback in his career, Chaitanya was next seen in the 2013 film, Tadakha. The film showed evident improvement in his performance. 
  • In 2014, he was seen in the period-drama, Manam which also featured his father Nagarjuna and grandfather Akkineni Nageshwara Rao. 
  • Over the years, there were evident changes in his acting skills as he worked in films like Deva Katta, Oka Laila Kosam, Dohchay, Sahasam Swasaga Sagipo, and many others. 
  • Chaitanya finally got a major success with the film, Majili which was released in 2019. He was seen opposite his ex-wife Samantha Akkineni. The film became the highest-grossing film in his career. 
  • In the same year, he was seen opposite his maternal uncle Venkatesh in the film, Venky Mama. 
  • In 2021, he starred in the film, Love Story opposite actress Sai Pallavi. He received immense appreciation for his performance and was also called one of his best. 
  • In 2022, he was seen in the film, Bangarraju along with his father, Nagarjuna. The film was a commercial success and received mixed reviews. 
  • He also has several films in his pipeline including his debut in Bollywood with the 2022 film, Laal Singh Chaddha. 
Naga Chaitanya Akkineni Most Succesful Movies | Naga Chaitanya Akkineni Top IMDB Rated Movies

Naga Chaitanya Family 

Naga Chaitanya was born on 23 November 1986 in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. He is the only son of Akkineni Nagarjuna and Lakshmi Ramanaidu Daggubati. His father is a notable actor, producer, and director of Telugu cinema. Naga Chaitanya’s paternal grandfather, actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao and his maternal grandfather, producer D. Ramanaidu are prominent figures in Telugu cinema.

His parents got divorced when he was a child. Later on, he remarried, Naga Chaitanya’s mother married a corporate executive at Sundaram Motors while his father Nagarjuna married former actress Amala Mukherjee. Chaitanya has a paternal half-brother, actor Akhil Akkineni, and a maternal stepbrother

His maternal uncle Venkatesh and first cousins Rana Daggubati, Sumanth, and Sushanth are also actors.[

Father Name Akkineni Nagarjuna (Actor & Entrepreneur)
Mother Name Lakshmi Ramanaidu Daggubati
Half-Mother- Amala Akkineni
Brother Akhil Akkineni (Half-Brother)
Sister N/A
Wife Samantha Ruth Prabhu (Separated)

Naga Chaitanya Relationship / Marital Status & Many More 

As of now, Naga Chaitanya’s marital Status is Divorced. He was in a relationship with Telugu actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu in November 2015. The couple got engaged on 29 January 2017 and that same year, they married in Goa, in a Hindu religious ceremony on 6 October and a Christian ceremony on 7 October.

Chaitanya and Samantha announced their separation on 2 October 2021, ending their four years of marriage.

Marital Status Divorced
Affairs / Girlfriend Samantha Ruth Prabhu
Wife/ Spouse Samantha Ruth Prabhu (Actress, m. 2017 – Sep. 2021)
Marriage date 6 October 2017
Marriage Place Goa
ChildrenN/A

Naga Chaitanya 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

Naga Chaitanya Favorite

Favorite Actor Venkatesh Daggubati
Favorite Actress Tabu
Favorite Song N/A
Favorite Movie Geethanjali
Favorite CuisineN/A
Favorite Color Blue, White
Favorite Sport N/A
Favorite Destination N/A
HobbiesPlaying Keyboard & Bass Guitar, Travelling

Naga Chaitanya Education 

Chaitanya grew up in Chennai, where he was raised for 18 and a half years. He completed his primary education at Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan, Chennai, and at AMM School, Chennai. Later then, he completed his graduation from St. Mary’s College, Hyderabad. As he was always interested in acting. He enrolled in a three-month acting course in Mumbai and received further training in acting and martial arts in Los Angeles.

School Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan, Chennai
AMM School, Chennai
Collage Trinity College, London
 St. Mary’s College, Hyderabad
Educational Qualification Bachelor of Commerce

Naga Chaitanya Net Worth

Actor Naga Chaitanya has an estimated net worth of $ 6 Million Doller. His main source of income is from acting and modeling.

Net Worth$ 6 Million Doller
SalaryRs 75 Lakh Rupess
Income SourceActing
Car CollectionN/A

Some Unknown facts about Naga Chaitanya

  • Does  Naga Chaitanya smoke?: Yes
  • Does  Naga Chaitanya drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Chaitanya is one of the most popular and highest-paid Telugu actors.
  • He has been featured on Hyderabad Times Most Desirable Men list various times. 
  • He is not very active on social media and also does not like the constant media attention. 
  • Chaitanya loves riding his bike in his free time. 
  • He ranked 12th in 2017, 7th in 2018, 11th in 2019 and 6th in 2020.
  • He believes to have an emotional attachment toward fitness. 
  • It was the film Ye Maaya Chesave that brought Naga and Samantha close and they started dating. 
  • He is close friends with his cousin Rana Daggubati
  • Their fans used to call Chaitanya and his Samantha “ChaySam”.

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