Joseph Vijay Biography, Facts & Life Story

Joseph Vijay Indian Actor, Playback Singer & Producer

Quick Facts

Known ForTamil cinema

Nickname:Ilaya Thalapathi

Full Name:Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar

Profession:Actor, Playback Singer & Producer


Age:46 years old (in 2020)

Date of Birth:June 22, 1974

Birthplace:Chennai, India

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:5 feet 10 inches (1.77 m)

Weight:75 kg (165 lbs)

Chest:40 inches

Waist:30 inches


Biceps:14 inches

Hair Color:Black

Eye Color:Brown

Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar, popularly known as Joseph Vijay, while his nickname is Ilayathalapthy. He is is an Indian actor, producer, and singer who has been constantly entertaining his fans with his melodious voice and amazing acting skills. Moreover, he has acted in many movies for which he got immense love from fans and much recognition. While some of his fans appreciate him to sing lovely songs. Also, he tried his hands-on production and has produced various movies. He was born on 22nd June 1974, Chennai, India. The 44 years old man has achieved so much in his career life and still, he is hoping to gain more. So, he is struggling to accomplish all his career goals.


Joseph Vijay has strong associations with the cinema as his parents S.A Chandrasekhar (father) and (mother) Shoba Chandrasekhar both are associated with the cinema. His father is a filmmaker while her mother is a singer. He belongs to the Christian religion and always credits parents for his constant success. While he admires the renowned Indian actor, Amitabh Bachchan, the veteran actor Rajinikanth Pyarelal, and the legendary actor, Kamal Hassan. One of his pipe dreams is to work alongside these big names to gain more success. However, he has acted in various movies and some of his movies became a hit and rocked at the box office. A very few people know that he has appeared in the movie “Vetri” in 1984 as a child artist. And the movie was directed by his father. He has dropped his graduation because he wanted to be a successful actor and he put a lot of effort to reach the destination. Apart from acting, he has built his career in the field of music, and production. Moreover, he has also represented a few brands including “Sunfeast”, “Coca Cola”, “Chennai Super Kings” and others as a brand ambassador. Alongside this, he has been a great philanthropist and works for many charitable organizations.


The actor has earned huge fame and much acclaim throughout his career and hoping to gain more. Also, he desires to work alongside the Bollywood veteran actors including Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth, and Kamal Hassan.

Joseph Vijay Education

Qualification: Undergraduate

School: Fatima Matriculation Higher secondary school

College: Loyola College, Chennai

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Joseph Vijay Career

Profession: Actor, Playback Singer & Producer

Known For: Tamil cinema

Debut TV Series/Movie:

Naalaiya Theerpu

Salary: Under Review

Net Worth: USD $30 million approx

Family & Relatives

Father: S. A. Chandrasekhar

Mother: Shoba Chandrasekhar

Brother(s): Not Known

Sister(s): Vidhya Chandrasekhar

Marital Status: Married

Wife/Girlfriend: Sangeeta Sornalingam

Children: 2

Son(s): Jason Sanjay

Daughter(s): Divya Shasha

Ex Girlfriends:

Not Known

Joseph Vijay Favorites

Hobbies: Dancing, Singing

Favorite Actor: Kamal Hassan & Rajini Kanth

Favorite Actress: Simran

Favorite Food: Chicken Biriyani

Favorite Destination: London

Favorite Color: Black & Blue

Favorite TV Show: Sun Music

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