Starting his career as a child actor, Akkineni Nagarjuna ruled over the hearts of his audience with his acting and swag. To date, Nagarjuna has appeared in 100+ Movies. The major part of his films portfolio is Tamil but has done Telugu and Hindi films also. Nowadays, he is one of the top actors in the Indian Film Industry.
He is known for Annamayya, Manmadhudu, Shiva, Gitanjali, Hello Brother, Gaganam, Mass, Wild Dog, Devdas, and many more. He also works as an anchor in Telugu Big Boss. Being a great anchor and actor, he is also a great producer and entrepreneur.
Who is Nagarjuna?
Nagarjuna was born on 29th August 1959, in Andhra Pradesh to Akkineni Nageshwara Rao and Annapurna. He did schooling at The Hyderabad Public School and Little Flower Junior College, Hyderabad. He completed his graduation from the College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University in Madras, and Eastern Michigan University in Michigan.
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Nagarjuna’s Age, Height, Weight
Yuva Samrat Nagarjuna was born on Aug 29, 1959. He is 63 years old as of 2022. He stands 5 feet and 8 inches (183 cm) tall and weighs about 74 kg (163 lbs). His Eye color is Brown and his Hair color is Black.
Nag married Lakshmi Ramanaidu Daggubati in 1984. She is the only daughter of legendary filmmaker Daggubati Ramanaidu. They have a son named Naga Chaitanya who is also a famous actor. In 1190, Nag and Lakshmi got divorced over an extramarital affair of Nag with actress Amala Akkineni. Nagarjuna and Lakshmi were doing films together at that time when they got entangled in a Love affair. Later on, on June 11, 1192, Nagarjuna and Lakshmi got married and had a son named Akhil Akkineni.
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Nagarjuna’s Net worth in 2022
Apart from being a great actor and anchor, Nagarjuna is also a great entrepreneur and owns many luxury restaurants, Hotels, and businesses. He has gained a massive fortune in the last two decades from the entertainment industry and businesses. According to some reports, Nag charges around 20 crores for a film and raised his fee for hosting Telugu Big Boss to 15 crores from 12 crores. The estimated net worth of Akkineni Nagarjuna in 2022 is close to $410 million. He is also the brand ambassador for the jewelry brand Kalyan Jewelers and charged Rs 2 crores from the brand.
Nagarjuna lives in a 4000 feet square luxury bungalow worth Rs 45 crores in Hyderabad’s posh area, Jubilee Hills. He also owns the Annapurna studio established by his father. The studio is located on seven acres with an estimated value of Rs 200 crores. Nagarjuna owns many properties including the N Convention center in a Hi-tech city.
Nagarjuna’s Car Collection
Among the mammoth-sized wealth, Nagarjuna has some swankiest cars in his car collection. He owns BMW 7-Series, Audi A7, BMW M6, and Porsche Cayenne. BMW 7-Series costs about Rs 1.5 crores, Audi A7 worth Rs 90 lakhs, BMW M6 costs Rs 1.75 crores and Porsche Cayenne costs Rs 2 crores.
Nagarjuna in Controversies
The first controversy in which he was entangled was the extramarital affair with actress Amala Akkineni. Later he got divorced over this affair from his first wife Lakshmi Ramanaidu Daggubati in 1984. Later he was also accused of having an affair with actress Tabu. He is also accused of sexually harassing a woman journalist.
Some less-known facts about Akkineni Nagarjuna
Nagarjuna debuted in the entertainment industry as a child actor in the 1968 film Sudigundalu.
He also hosted a Telugu version of a famous Show hosted by Amitabh Bachchan ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ with the title of ‘Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu’.
His wife Amala Akkineni is the Co-founder of a non-profit organization (NGO) Blue Cross of Hyderabad.
He is the co-owner of ‘Maa Channel’ as well as ‘Mumbai Masters’ in the Indian Badminton League.
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What is the net worth of Nagarjuna?
The estimated net worth of Akkineni Nagarjuna in 2022 is around 410 million US Dollars.
Does Nagarjuna smoke and drink alcohol?
Yes, Nagarjuna smokes and drinks alcohol occasionally.