Ajith Kumar Biography, Facts & Life Story

Ajith Kumar Indian Actor, Racer

Quick Facts

Nickname:Thala

Full Name:Ajith Kumar

Profession:Actor, Racer

Nationality:Indian

Age (as of 2019):48 years old

Date of Birth:1 May 1971

Birthplace:Secunderabad, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m)

Weight:80 kg (176 lbs)

Chest:42 Inches

Biceps:15 Inches

Hair Color:Black

Eye Color:Dark Brown

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Celebrity Favorites

Hobbies:Racing, photography, reading biographies, playing cricket

Favorite Actor:M. G. Ramachandran, Amitabh Bachchan, Rajesh Khanna, Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan

Favorite Food:Football, cricket, riding, racing

Favorite Color:Black


Ajith Kumar is an eminent Indian actor who predominantly appears in Tamil Movies. He is reognized as Thala of Tollywood Cinema and one of the highly paid actors of the country. He has received Tamil Nadu State Filmfare Kalaimamani Awards.

Ajith Kumar was born in Hyderabad, India on 1st May, 1971.  He was born to Subramaniam and Mohini. He has two brothers named Anil Kumar and Anopp Kumar and two sisters.

In 1986 prior accomplishing his HSC, Ajith ousted out of Asan Memorial Senior Secondary School, Chennai. He initiated to date Shalini throughout the shoot of the film Amarkalam. In the year 1999, Ajith proposed Shalini and luckily she agreed. In the year 2000, Ajith Kumar married to Shalini and the couple was blessed with a son named Aadvik and a daughter named Anoushka.

Ajith Kumar made his trivial debut role with the movie En Veedu En Kanavar, which was released in the year 1990. His first movie was Amaravathi which was directed by renowned film director Selva. After his initial film, his back was badly injured and he underwent three operates. Ajith Kumar made his comeback after 2 years in Arvind Swamy’s movie titled Paasamalargal.

In 1995, he starred with his co-actor Vijay in the movie Rajavin Parvaiyile, though his major hit was Aasai. The movie ‘Aasai’ was produced and directed by Mani Ratnam and Vasanth respectively. The movie became a megahit and was admired by Tamil audience. In the year 1996, Ajith Kumar played a leading role in the movie titled Ullaasam which was produced by legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan and he paid him Rs.2 million for the movie.

In the year 1999, his double action thrilling movie titled Vaali became a major success. His movies like Anjaneya, Ennai Thalatta Varuavala and Jana failed to hit success whereas the movie Attagasam hit the Indian box office. After a longer time span, Ajith’s movies like Bila, Varalaru and Mankatha became biggest success and hit the Indian box office.

After the failure of the movie Billa II, Ajith Kumar made his comeback in Tollywood with a bang. His movies like Veeram, Arrambam, Vedalam, Yennai Arindhal and Vivegam earned immense success on Indian box office.

By way of his marriage to famous actress Shalini, he became brother-in-law of actress Shamili and actor Richard Rishi, Shamili was his sister in the movie Kandukondain Kandukondain produced by Rajiv Menon.

Facts You Never Knew About Ajith Kumar!

    • Is Ajith Kumar addicted to smoking?: Not Known
    • Is Ajith Kumar alcoholic?: Not Known
    • Ajith belongs to a Hindu family.
    • He is a proficient car racer.
    • Ajith Kumar has contributed in numerous car racing championships all through his career, explicitly the Formula BMW Asia Championship 2003, Formula Maruti Indian Championships 2002, Formula 2 Championship 2010 and FIA Formula Two Championship 2010.
    • He is a passionate follower of Sai Baba.
    • At first, he was employed as a salesperson for a local garment export factory.
    • Ajith rejected the movies Ghajini, Khaaka Khaaka and Nandha for which the directors featured Suriya.
    • In the year 2004, he was contracted as a brand ambassador of Nescafe.
    • Ajith incurred certain debts after a glitch in reaching corporate success, resulting in him taking up motor sports and gained a lot of modelling opportunities.
    • Ajith Kumar was a salesman in a garment export company before he rose to stardom. A report on Behindwoods.com states that Thala Ajith was headed for corporate success when the company suddenly went bust.

Ajith Kumar Education

Qualification: Not Available

School: Asan Memorial Senior Secondary School, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

College: Not Available

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Ajith Kumar Career

Profession: Actor, Racer

Debut TV Series/Movie: Tamil: En Veedu En Kanavar (1990)
Bollywood: Aśoka (2001)

Salary: 25-30 crore/film (INR)

Net Worth: $2 million

Family & Relatives

Father: Parameshwar Subramaniam

Mother: Mohini Mani

Brother(s): Anoop Kumar (Stockbroker), Anil Kumar

Sister(s): 2 (both died at a very young age)

Marital Status: Married

Wife/Girlfriend: Shalini Ajith (Actress)

Son(s): Aadvik Ajith (b. 2015)

Daughter(s): Anoushka Ajith (b. 2008)

Ex Girlfriends:

Shalini Ajith (Actress)

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