Jiiva – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Nickname Amar
Gender Male
Age 38 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth January 4, 1984
Full Name Amar B. Choudary
Profession Actor
Nationality Indian
Birthplace Chennai, India
Religion Hinduism
Zodiac Sign Capricorn

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Body Measurements 40-12-32 Inches
Bodytype Slim
Height 5 Feet 11 Inches (1.82 m)
Weight 70 kg (154 lbs)
Waist 32 Inches
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Shoe Size 11 US

Amar Choudary, professionally known as Jiiva. He is an Indian actor who is known for his commendable acting skills. He is also a film producer and has produced Tamil movies. He is the youngest son of R.B Choudary who is also a film producer.

During her career, Amar aka Jiiva has given tremendous performances as an actor. Also, he has a good collection of movies which he produced by himself and got praised.


Jiiva started his career as a child star with movies produced by his father in 1991. He debuted as a lead actor in his father’s 50th production titled ‘Aasai Aasaiyai (2003). After Sivaji Ganesan, Jiiva is the only Tamil actor to have been awarded at the Cyprus International Film Festival, particularly for his performance in the film named Raam (2005).

Afterward, the most celebrated actor, Jiiva made appearances in several movies including  ‘E’ (2006), ‘Katradhu Tamizh (2007), Siva Manasula Sakthi (2009), Ko (2011), Nanban (2012), Neethaane En Ponvasantham (2012), Endrendrum Punnagai (2013), Kalakalappu 2 (2018) and Kalathil Santhippom (2021).

In 2020, he acted in the action movie ‘Seeru’ for which he got praise and positive feedback from the audience.

Additionally, Jiiva made his Bollywood debut with the film ‘83’ (2021), in which he played the role of cricketer Krishnamachari Srikkanth.

However, the iconic actor has made a brilliant career with his performances and contribution to Hindi cinema. He is notable for his work in the Tamil and Bollywood film industries as well.


Jiiva has earned much appreciation and love from his fans that’s what he calls a huge achievement of his career life. He has also won various awards and nominations.

Check out exclusive ➡facts about Jiiva.


Jiiva Education

School: Adarsh Senior Secondary School, T Nagar, Chennai

College: Not Known

Jiiva Career

Profession: Actor

Salary: INR 9,000 lakhs approx

Net Worth: INR 90 crores approx

Family & Relatives

Father: R.B. Choudary

Mother: Mahjabeen

Brother: Suresh Choudary, Jeevan Choudary, Jithan Ramesh

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Supriya (m. 2007)

No. of Children: 1

Son: Sparsha Choudary

Jiiva Favorites

Hobbies: Listening to music, watching films, playing cricket, playing computer games

Favorite Actor: Al Pacino, Sylvester Stallone, Tom Hanks, Shah Rukh Khan, Nana Patekar, Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan

Favorite Actress: Nicole Kidman, Julia Roberts, Kate Winslet, Sridevi

Favorite Singer: Kumar Sanu, Uthara Unnikrishnan

Favorite Movie: Hollywood: Philadelphia (1993) Tamil: Alaipayuthey (2000) Bollywood: Dil Chahta Hai (2001)

Favorite Destination: James Cameron, Mel Gibson, Ashutosh Gowariker, Farhan Akthar, Mani Ratnam, Vikraman, S. Shankar

Favorite Food: Burgers, pizzas

Favorite Color: Black, White

Favorite Sport: Badminton, Cricket

Favorite Books: Peoplewatching by Desmond Morris

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