February 02, 2023

Yash (Actor) Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : January 8, 2023

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Short Biography

Yash was born on 08-01-1986 in Bhuvanahalli, Hassan in the state of Karnataka, India as Naveen Kumar Gowda. He is an Indian Film Actor, Television Actor & Playback Singer who is known for his work in Kannada cinema.

Other Name: Naveen Kumar Gowda, Rocking Star, Yashwanth
Other Professions: Television Actor Playback Singer
Appearance: Kannada

Yash Complete Bio & Career

Naveen Kumar Gowda, also known as Yash, is an awesome Kannada actor. He was born on 8th January 1986 in Hassan, Karnataka. His father, Arjun Kumar J., worked as a driver in transport service companies. Her, mother, Pushpa, is a housewife. Yash also has a younger sister, Nandini. 
He got his education from Mahajana High School, Mysore. After the completion of his studies, Yash joined the drama group of B.V. Karanth. He made his debut in acting through Nanda Gokula TV Series. He then started his career in this field by working in many TV series like Malebillu, Shiva and many more. 
He then started his career in the film industry by performing a small role in the movie Jambhada Hudugi. This movie was directed by Priya Hassan which was released in 2007. With his good acting skills, he was taken for a supporting role in the movie Moggina Manasu. 
It was released in 2008 and was directed by Shashank. He got highlighted in acting through this movie as he got a Filmfare award for this movie for the best supporting role. After this, he got the lead role in many movies like Rocky and Modalsala. The latter was his first hit movie. 
However, his next movie Rajdhani did not perform well despite his amazing acting skills. The Kirataka movie which was released the same year got hit. Googly movie enhanced his acting career as it was the highest gross movie in the Kannada film industry. Yash is not only performing well in the film industry but has also contributed to the betterment of society by starting an organization, Yash Margo Foundation. He had also sung in movies like Masterpiece and Mr and Mrs Ramachari. His 2018 film KGF Chapter - 1 was released in 5 different languages and is arguably one of the biggest hit films in the Kannada film industry. This film's next instalment "KGF 2" is among the most awaited movie of 2020, but the KGF 2 will be released in Jan-2022.

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Yash Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Arun Kumar Gowda
Mother Pushpa
Sister Nandini 
Brother None
Wife Radhika Pandit (09-12-2016)
Son Yatharv
Daughter Ayra
Other Relatives Sreeleela (cousin sister-in-law)

He was born to Arun Kumar Gowda and Pushpa. He has a younger sister named Nandini. He married actress Radhika Pandit on 09-12-2016. Together they have two children including a daughter named Ayra and a son named Yatharv. Actress Sreeleela is his cousin sister-in-law (wife's cousin).

Yash with his wife Radhika Pandit: Photo shared at Instagram on the occasion of Dussehra

Yash shared a photo with his daughter Ayra Yash on his instagram on the occasion of Ayra's Birthday

Yash shared a celebration video of his son Yatharv's 1st birthday at Instagram

Yash with his sister Nandini on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan 2020

Life's Important Dates Of Yash

Body Measurements

Chest Size 42
Biceps Size 14
Waist Size 32
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Mysore
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
School Mahajana High School, Mysore
College Mahajana Education Society, Mysore
Qualification PUC
Hobbies Singing
Marital Status Married
Debut Film - Rocky (2008), TV - Nanda Gokula (2005)
Best Movies Moggina Manasu (20080, Googly (2013), Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari (2014), Masterpiece (2016), KGF (2019)
Salary INR 5 Crore Per Film
He charged 15 Crore for KGF 1
He charged 30 Crore for KGF 2
Net Worth $5 Million (approx)
Official Website N/A


Car Collections Mercedes-Benz GLS 350D, Audi Q7, BMW 5 Series 520D and more


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Actress Hrithik Roshan , Rajkumar
Favorite Actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan , Anushka Shetty
Favorite Singer Shreya Ghoshal
Favorite Dress Suits
Favorite Food Chicken Biryani

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Yash

  • He was cast opposite Kirti Kharbanda in the superhit film Googly which released in the year 2013.
  • Thus far, he has won 3 Best Actor award for his performance in films like Googly, Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari and KGF: Chapter 1.
  • He made his feature film debut in 2007 and played a supporting role in the film Jambada Hudugi.
  • In 2009, he won the Filmfare Awards South for Best Supporting Actor – Kannada for the film Moggina Manasu.
  • His film KGF was made with a budget of 80 Crores which is thus far the highest production budget of any Kannada film.
  • He and his wife Radhika Pandit have worked together in 3 films.

Yash Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

37 years, 0month, 25 days old age Yash will turn 38 on 08 January, 2024. Only 11 months, 5 days, 5 hours,15 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Yash has celebrated the total number of 37 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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