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Mahesh Babu Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : August 9, 2021

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Short Biography

Mahesh Babu, one of the most attractive male celebrities of the Indian cinema, was born on 09-08-1975 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. He is an Indian Film Actor, Film Producer & Philanthropist who is well-known for his work in the Telugu film industry.

Other Name: Mahesh Ghattamaneni, Ghattamaneni Mahesh Babu, Naani, Prince, Prince Mahesh, Superstar, Universal Star
Other Professions: Film Producer Philanthropist
Appearance: Telugu

Mahesh Babu Complete Bio & Career

Mahesh Babu was born in a family of actors. He spent his earlier years in Chennai where he used to stay with his grandparents. He made his acting debut as a child actor at the young age of 4 through the film titled Needa (1979). After that, he acted as a child artist in a lot of films such as Bazaar Rowdy (1988), Gudachari 117, and Balachandrudu (1990) among others. 
He made his full-fledged acting debut with a lead role in the Telugu film Raja Kumarudu in the year 1999. He was cast opposite Preity Zinta in this film. For his performance, he won himself Best Male Debut Award. This was just the beginning of what was about to come in the future. He then gave hits after hits in films like Murari, Nijam, Athadu, and Dookudu among various others. His films have become one of the highest-grossing Telugu films. He is arguably one of the biggest super-star of the Telugu films industry. In addition to acting, he has also started his production company and has produced films like Srimanthudu and Brahmotsavam among others. 
In addition to acting, he is associated with more than a dozen south Indian brands. He has featured on Forbes magazine on various occasions in ‘Celebrity 100’ list. He has also been featured in the list of India’s Most Desirable Men on various occasions. He is also involved with a lot of philanthropic activities and donates 30% of his income to various charitable organizations. He has also adopted 2 villages in Telangana and is addressing the basic needs of the people living in those villages.

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Mahesh Babu Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to veteran actor Krishna & Indira Devi. He has two brothers named Ramesh Babu, Naresh (Step-brother) & three sisters named Manjula Ghattamaneni, Padmavathi Ghattamaneni & Priyadarshini Ghattamaneni. On 10-02-2005, he married an Actress / Femina Miss India 1993 Namrata Shirodkar. Together the couple is blessed with a son named Gautham Ghattamaneni (child actor) & a daughter named Sitara Ghattamaneni. Film Actress & Film Director Vijaya Nirmala was his Step-mother. His elder brother Rames Babu died on 08-01-2022 and his mother Indira Devi died on 28-09-2022.

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 40
Biceps Size 14
Waist Size 34
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
School St. Bede's Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai
College Loyola College, Chennai
Qualification B.Com. (Bachelor of Commerce)
Hobbies Reading, Jogging, Playing Video Games
Marital Status Married
Debut Telugu Film (as a child artist) - Needa (1979)
Telugu Film (as a lead actor) - Raja Kumarudu (1999)
Telugu Film (as a producer) - Srimanthudu (2015)
Best Movies Okkadu (2003), Athadu (2005), Pokiri (2006), Businessman (2012), Nenokkadine (2014) among others
Salary INR 25 Crore Per Film
Net Worth $20 Million
Official Website N/A


Car Collections Lamborghini, Toyota land Cruiser, Caravan, Range Rover, Gallardo, Mercedes Benz E Class, Audi 8


Favorite Color White
Favorite Player Sachin Tendulkar , Mahendra Singh Dhoni , Virat Kohli
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Actress Sridevi Kapoor , Trisha Krishnan
Favorite Actor Krishna
Favorite Film Director Mani Ratnam
Favorite Singer Shreya Ghoshal
Favorite Place Paris
Favorite Dress Jeans, T-shirt
Favorite Food Biryani

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Mahesh Babu

  • His first appearance in the Film Industry at the age 4 as a child artist in the movie Needa (1979).
  • He was ranked 31st in Forbes India celebrity 100 in 2013.
  • Innumerable movies have been done in Tollywood Industry by Mahesh Babu with actor Vijay.
  • The wife of Mahesh Babu is Namrata Shirodkar is 2.5 years older than him.
  • He won 2 Filmfare Awards for Okkadu and Pokiri.
  • He has an own Film Production Company which is well renowned as a G. Mahesh Babu entertainment Pvt. LTD.
  • Karthi is a bosom friend since from childhood as well as he also works in Tamil film industry.
  • He spent enormous time in Chennai, he faces difficulty a lot when he reads Telugu but speaks fluently.

Mahesh Babu Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

48 years, 11months, 9 days old age Mahesh Babu will turn 49 on 09 August, 2024. Only 21 days, 9 hours,51 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Mahesh Babu has celebrated the total number of 49 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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