Vijay Sethupathi Age, Wiki, Biography, Wife, Height in feet, Net Worth & Many More

Vijay Gurunatha Sethupathi Kalimuthu is known as Vijay Sethupati is an Indian actor and producer who is known for working in Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, and Hindi films. He was born on 16th January 1978 in Rajapalayam, Tamil Nadu to Kalimuthu and Saraswathi. His father was a civil engineer. He has two brothers, Anna and Thambi, and a sister, Thangachi. He completed his schooling at MGR Higher Secondary School, Kodambakkam, and Little Angels Mat HR Sec School. He did his graduation with B. Com. From Dhanraj Baid Jain College, Chennai.

He did several jobs earlier, before becoming an actor. During his school days, for his pocket money, he worked as a salesman at a retail store, sometimes he worked as a cashier at a fast-food joint, and sometimes he worked as a phone booth operator. After completing his graduation, he joined as an account assistant at a wholesale cement business. Then he moved to Dubai, UAE as an Accountant. He returned to India in 2003 and started an interior decoration business with his friends. After that, he joined a marketing company that dealt with readymade kitchens.

He started his acting career in 1996, as a background actor. From 1996 to 2010, he acted in nine films in uncredited roles.

In 2004, he joined the theatre group ‘Koothu-P-Pattarai’ as an accountant and as an actor.

In 2006, he acted in the lead role of the 2006 TV show Penn. He also acted in several short films as a part of the television show Nalaya Iyakunar. He also hosted two TV reality shows, Namma Ooru Hero in 2019 and MasterChef India – Tamil Season 1 in 2021.

He made his film debut in a lead role in the 2010 Tamil film Thenmerku Paruvakaartu. The film won three National Film Awards.

2012 was a turning point for him. He got wide recognition and gained popularity with his performance. He acted in three films that year, Sundarapandian, Pizza, and Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom. He received positive reviews and was critically acclaimed for each of his roles. He even won several awards and nominations for his performance.

In 2013, he had two releases, Soodhu Kavvum and Idharkuthane Aasaipattai Balakumara. Again he was praised for both of his performances

In 2014, he starred in six films, Rummy, Pannaiyarum Padminiyum, Vanmam, and three cameo appearance in films, Jigarthanda, Kathai Thiraikathai Vasanam Iyakkam, and Thirudan Police. Each of his films didn’t get positive reviews, but his performance in every role was critically acclaimed.

In 2015, he was seen in four films, Bench Talkies, Purampokku Engira Podhuvudamai, Orange Mittai, and Naanum Rowdy Dhaan. Each of his roles is again highly praised by critics.

In 2016, he starred in films, Sethupathi, Kadhalum Pogum, Iraivi, Dharma Dural, Aandavan Kattalai, and Rekka.

In 2017, Vijay appeared in five films, Kavan, Vikram Vedha, Puriatha Puthir, Katha Nayagan, and Karuppan. For his role in Vikram Vedha, Sethupathi again won several awards and was critically acclaimed for his role.

He appeared in seven films in 2018. The films are, Oru Nalla Naal Paathu Solren, Traffic Ramasamy, Junga, Imaikkaa Nodigal, Chekka Chivantha Vaanam,96 and Seethakaathi. 96 was his best film in 2018.

2019 was successful for Sethupathi. He won National Award for her performance in the film, Super Deluxe. His role as a Transgender won several critics and was praised by reviewers and the audience. He also made his Telugu debut that year with Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy. He also made his Kannada debut in the same year with Akhaada, He also debut his Malayalam film in that year with Marconi Maathai.

In 2020, he had two releases, Oh My Kadavule and Ka Pae Ranasingam.

He appeared in nine films, in 2021, including Master, Kutty Story, Uppena, Laabam, Tughlaq Durbar, Annabelle Sethupathi, Mughizh, Kadaseela Biriyani, etc

He appeared in three films in 2022 so far. The films are, Kadaisi Vivasayi, Kaathuvaakula Rendu Kaadhal, and Vikram

He has several upcoming films, such as Maamanithan, Marry Christmas, 19 (1)(a), Vidhuthalai, Gandhi Talks, and Mumbaikar

As a producer, he produced several films, such as Orange Mittai, Junga, Merku Thodarchi Malai, etc.

Not only as an actor and producer, but Vijay also worked as a dubbing artist, dialogue writer, playback singer, lyricist, and Narrator. Some of his famous works are Avengers: Endgame (Iron man voice for Tamil dubbed version), Dear Comrade (Playback Singer), and Action (Narrator).

She also appeared in several music videos.

He is referred to as “Makkal Selvan” (people’s treasure) by fans and media.

He married Jessie in 2003. They have one son, Surya, and one sister, Shreeja.

NameVijaya Gurunatha Sethupathi
Nick NameVijaya
ProfessionActor, Producer, Screenwriter, Singer, Lyricist
Famous forPrem Kumar in Tamil film Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom (2012)
Date of Birth16 January 1978
Age44 Years (2022)
Birth PlaceRajapalayam, Tamil Nadu, India
NationalityIndian
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
SchoolMGR Higher Secondary School, Kodambakkam, Chennai
CollageDhanraj Baid Jain College, Chennai
DebutFilm: M. Kumaran S/O Mahalakshmi (2004)



TV: Penn (Tamil, 2006)
Production: Orange Mittai (2015)
Singing & Songwriting: Straight Ah Poyee (2015)
ReligionHinduism
Zodiac SignCapricorn

Vijay Sethupathi Career

  • He did several jobs earlier, before becoming an actor. During his school days, for his pocket money, he worked as a salesman at a retail store, sometimes he worked as a cashier at a fast-food joint, and sometimes he worked as a phone booth operator. After completing his graduation, he joined as an account assistant at a wholesale cement business. Then he moved to Dubai, UAE as an Accountant. He returned to India in 2003 and started an interior decoration business with his friends. After that, he joined a marketing company that dealt with readymade kitchens.
  • He started his acting career in 1996, as a background actor. From 1996 to 2010, he acted in nine films in uncredited roles.
  • In 2004, he joined the theatre group ‘Koothu-P-Pattarai’ as an accountant and as an actor.
  • In 2006, he acted in the lead role of the 2006 TV show Penn. He also acted in several short films as a part of the television show Nalaya Iyakunar. He also hosted two TV reality shows, Namma Ooru Hero in 2019 and MasterChef India – Tamil Season 1 in 2021.
  • He made his film debut in a lead role in the 2010 Tamil film Thenmerku Paruvakaartu.
  • In 212, he acted in three films, Sundarapandian, Pizza, and Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom.
  • In 2013, he had two releases, Soodhu Kavvum and Idharkuthane Aasaipattai Balakumara
  • In 2014, he starred in six films, Rummy, Pannaiyarum Padminiyum, Vanmam, and three cameo appearance in films, Jigarthanda, Kathai Thiraikathai Vasanam Iyakkam, and Thirudan Police.
  • In 2015, he was seen in four films, Bench Talkies, Purampokku Engira Podhuvudamai, Orange Mittai, and Naanum Rowdy Dhaan.
  • In 2016, he starred in films, Sethupathi, Kadhalum Pogum, Iraivi, Dharma Dural, Aandavan Kattalai, and Rekka.
  • In 2017, Vijay appeared in five films, Kavan, Vikram Vedha, Puriyatha Puthir, Katha Nayagan, and Karuppan.
  • He appeared in seven films in 2018. The films are, Oru Nalla Naal Paathu Solren, Traffic Ramasamy, Junga, Imaikkaa Nodigal, Chekka Chivantha Vaanam,96 and Seethakaathi.
  • In 2019, he appered in several films, such as Super Deluxe, Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy, Akhaada, Maarconi Maathaai etc.
  • In 2020, he had two releases, Oh My Kadavule and Ka Pae Ranasingam.
  • He appeared in nine films, in 2021, including Master, Kutty Story, Uppena, Laabam, Tughlaq Durbar, Annabelle Sethupathi, Mughizh, Kadaseela Biriyani, etc.
  • He appeared in three films in 2022 so far. The films are, Kadaisi Vivasayi, Kaathuvaakula Rendu Kaadhal, and Vikram.
  • As a producer, he produced several films, such as Orange Mittai, Junga, Merku Thodarchi Malai, etc.
  • Not only as an actor and producer, but Vijay also worked as a dubbing artist, dialogue writer, playback singer, lyricist, and Narrator. Some of his famous works are Avengers: Endgame (Iron man voice for Tamil dubbed version), Dear Comrade (Playback Singer), and Action (Narrator).
  • She also appeared in several music videos.

Vijay Sethupathi Family 

Father Name Kalimuthu
Mother Name Saraswathi
Brother N/A
Sister N/A
Husband / Wife Jessie

Vijay Sethupathi Relationship / Marital Status & Many More 

Marital Status Married
Affairs / Girlfriend Jessie
Wife/ Spouse Jessie
Marriage date In 2003
Marriage Place N/A
ChildrenDaughter– Shreeja
Son- Surya

Vijay Sethupathi 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

Vijay Sethupathi Favourite 

Favourite  Actor N/A
Favourite  Actress N/A
Favourite  Song N/A
Favourite  Movie N/A
Favourite  foodBriyani
Favourite  Color White
Favourite  Sport Cricket, Volleyball
Favourite  Destination India

Vijay Sethupathi Education 

School MGR Higher Secondary School, Kodambakkam, Chennai
Collage Dhanraj Baid Jain College, Chennai
Educational Qualification Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.)

Vijay Sethupathi Net Worth

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

Some Unknown facts about Vijay Sethupathi

  • Does Vijay Sethupathi drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Does Vijay Sethupathi smoke? NO
  • Vijay belongs to a Hindu family.
  • He loves watching animated films.
  • He never wanted to become an actor.
  • He is referred to as “Makkal Selvan” (people’s treasure) by fans and media.
  • He owns a film production studio named ”Vijay Sethupathi Productions.”
  • In 2010, he acted in numerous short films such as ”Thuru”, ”Neer”, ”Petti Case”, ”Raa Vanam”, ”Kadhal Sutru”, ”Wind”, ”The Angel”, ”Kadhalithu Paar”, and ”Maa Thavam”.

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