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Actor Yash Net Worth: Unravelling the Fortune of Kannada Superstar “Rocky”

Actor Yash Net Worth: Unravelling the Fortune of Kannada Superstar “Rocky”
Credit: Yash at Instagram

Actor Yash, who worked as a lead actor in the pan-Indian film, K.G.F. is widely regarded as one of the greatest actors in the South Indian film industry. Additionally, Yash has won numerous awards with some of his prominent and commercially successful films. Along with it, Yash often makes headlines for the wealth he inherited and how much he earns from films. So, read more about Yash’s net worth and the factors contributing to it.

Yash Net Worth

As of 2023, Yash has an estimated net worth of $7 Million, which in INR is 53 Crores. Besides, acting projects and films majorly contribute to the net worth of Yash.

Full NameNaveen Kumar Gowda
Net Worth (2023)$7 Million
Net Worth In Indian RupeesRs. 53 Crore
Monthly Income And Salary1 Crore +
Yearly Income12 Crore +
Source of IncomeMovies, Brands, Ads
Last Updated2023

Net worth Growth

Net worth in 2023Rs. 53 Crore INR
Net worth in 2022Rs. 30 Crore INR
Net worth in 2021Rs. 23 Crore INR
Net worth in 2020Rs. 18 Crore INR
Net worth in 2019Rs. 11 Crore INR

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Factors Contributing to the Net Worth of Yash

Acting Projects

Yash is predominantly named for working in the pan-Indian film, K.G.F. Not only this but, K.G.F’s popularity made Yash one of the most-paid actors in the South Indian film industry. For the first part, he charged INR 15 Crores. Surprisingly, Yash charged a whooping sum of INR 30 Crores for the second part of K.G.F 2. Hence, this made him the highest-paid actor in the South Indian film industry.

Brand Endorsement

As of 2023, Yash charges INR 60 lakh for 1-minute brand endorsements. Not only this but he promotes several brands on social media. Meanwhile, he has endorsed several brands.

A Fleet of Cars

Yash is fond of lavish cars which significantly contributes to his massive net worth. In 2023, Yash bought a Range Rover SUV worth INR 4 Crores. Along with a Range Rover SUV, Yash is also a proud owner of the Mercedes GLC 250D Coupe worth Rs 78 lakh, the Audi Q7 costing Rs 80 lakh, a BMW 520D at Rs 70 lakh and a Pajero Sports costing around Rs 40 lakh.

Real Estates

Yash and his family reside in an ultra-luxury duplex in one of the most posh localities of Bengaluru, Karnataka. Meanwhile, the apartment is worth INR 6 Crores. Besides the duplex, Yash has significantly invested in several other properties across the country.

What are the recent acting projects of Yash?

With more than a decade in the film industry, Yash made his film debut with the Kannada film Jambada Hudugi, wherein he played Jambada Hudugi. Later, he worked in more than 15 films. In 2018, Yash came into the limelight after he appeared in the lead role in KGF: Chapter 1, wherein he played Rocky. Subsequently, he worked in KGF: Chapter 2 which was the most commercial film in India. 

Awards and Nominations

  • 2009: Yash won the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the film “Moggina Manasu”. (Filmfare Awards South).
  • 2013: He was nominated in the Best Actor category for Drama (Filmfare Awards South).
  • 2014: He was nominated in the Best Actor category for Googly (SIIMA Awards).
  • 2014: He won the award in the Best Actor category for Googly (Filmfare Awards South).
  • 2015: He won the award in the Best Actor category for Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari (SIIMA Awards).
Actor Yash Net Worth: Unravelling the Fortune of Kannada Superstar “Rocky”
Credit: Yash at Instagram

Yash’s Family

Yash was born on 8 January 1986 (age 37 years; as of 2023) in Boovanahalli, Hassan, Karnataka. Yash’s father, Arun Kumar Gowda, was a driver for Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation and Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation, respectively. While, his mother, Pushpa, is a homemaker. Additionally, Yash has a younger sister, Nandini.

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Personal Life

In 2007, Yash met Radhika on the acting sets of Nanda Gokula. They became close friends and eventually started dating. The couple kept their relationship under wraps. However, in 2016, the couple got engaged in Goa at a private event. Later, in December 2016, the couple entered into a marriage. Meanwhile, the couple has two children, Ayra and Yatharv.

Do You Know These Lesser Known Facts about Yash?

  • Yash is not his real name. Following his birth, he was given two names, Naveen (legally) and his maternal relatives named him Yashwanth. Nevertheless, before venturing into the film industry, he was advised to choose a stage name for himself. Hence, he shortened from Yashwanth to “Yash.”
  • Before venturing into the film industry, he worked in television shows. Meanwhile, he made his TV debut with Nanda Gokula.
  • Yash is among the highest-paid actors of the South Indian Film Industry. Meanwhile, after the major success of KGF, he started charging INR 15 Crores for every acting project.
  • He has endorsed lavish brands like Gucci.
  • Besides being an actor, Yash is a singer. In addition to it, he made his playback debut with the song Annthamma from the film Mr and Mrs Ramchari. Subsequently, he lent his voice to the song Annange Love Angle for the film Masterpiece.
  • Yash and his wife Radhika had a secret marriage.
  • He is a philanthropist. Moreover, he along with his wife, Radhika founded YashoMarga Foundation for underprivileged people.
  • He is the only Kannada actor to enter the 200 Crore collection club.

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