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Samantha Akkineni Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : April 29, 2019

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Short Biography

Samantha Akkineni was born on 28-04-1987 in Chennai in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. She is an Indian Film Actress & Model who known for her work in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi films.

Other Name: Samantha Ruth Prabhu
Other Professions: Model
Appearance: Telugu Tamil Bollywood

Samantha Akkineni Complete Bio & Career

Samantha Ruth Prabhu was raised in Chennai. Her birth name is Yashodha. She completed her school level education from Holy Angels Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School in Chennai. For graduation, she enrolled at the  Stella Maris College, Chennai and obtained her B.Com degree from there. 
While pursuing graduation, she was also involved in modelling and after getting notice, she started getting film roles. She made her acting debut with the Tamil film Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa in 2010. The very same year, she also made her Telugu film debut with the film called Ye Maaya Chesave. The film was a huge hit and also won her Filmfare Award under the category of Best Female Debut-South. 
In 212, she appeared in big budget Telugu film called Dookudu. She was cast alongside superstar Mahesh Babu. The film was one of the most successful films of Telugu cinema. This role of her was arguably her major breakthrough role. Almost all the critics lauded her performance. After establishing herself as one of the most sought after actress of Telugu and Tamil cinema, she did a cameo role in Hindi film called Ek Deewana Tha in 2012. This was her only Hindi film to date. 
Among her noted movies, films such as Neethaane En Ponvasantham, Manam, Kaththi, and A Aa among other have won her lot of fame. Her recent films such as Theri, 24, and Rangasthalam won her a lot of accliam and awards. Off screen, she is involved with a lot of charitable organisations. She has established her own charitable trust called Pratyusha Support in 2012. A large chunk of her earnings, she donates for the underprivileged people of society. 

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Samantha Akkineni Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was born to Joseph Prabhu and Ninette. She is married to Naga Chaitanya since 2017. Legendary Telugu film actor Akkineni Nagarjuna is her father-in-law.

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Body Measurements

Breast Size 32
Waist Size 26
Hip Size 34
Body Figure 32-26-34
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Chennai
Nationality Indian
Religion Christian
Address Hyderabad, Telengana, India
School Holy Angels Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai
College Stella Maris College, Chennai
Qualification B.Com
Hobbies Reading, Shopping, Gymming
Marital Status Married
Debut Telugu - Ye Maaya Chesave (2010)
Tamil - Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa (2010)
Best Movies Ye Maaya Chesave (2010), Neethaane En Ponvasantham (2012), Eega (2013), Attarintiki Daredi (2014), and A Aa (2016)
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Car Collections Audi Q5


Favorite Actress Audrey Hepburn
Favorite Actor Dhanush , Suriya , Rajinikanth
Favorite Film Director Mani Ratnam , Woody Allen
Favorite Place London
Favorite Food Sweet Pongal, and Sushi

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Samantha Akkineni

  • Since she came from a very humble background, she took up modeling from a very early age to support her family.
  • She was a very bright student and used to top in school exams.
  • Due to an immune system disorder in 2019, she had to do a rehab and therefore had to let go various movie offers that came her way.
  • To enhance her looks, she underwent nose surgery.

Samantha Akkineni Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

35 years, 10months, 22 days old age Samantha Akkineni will turn 36 on 28 April, 2023. Only 1 months, 5 days, 8 hours,10 minutes has left for her next birthday.

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Samantha Akkineni has celebrated the total number of 36 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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