Sivakarthikeyan is an Indian film actor, playback singer and a former Television presenter. He started his career as a contestant in a reality comedy show, Kalakka Povathu Yaaru on Star Vijay and later went on to become a regular host in the channel itself. The actor has never turned his back since his inception in the film industry who is now the most sought-after actor in Kollywood. His career graph in Tamil film industry is substantial and only a few actors in the industry have witnessed such feat till now. He has struggled a lot in the beginning of his career to get to where he has reached today. Check out Sivakarthikeyan Height, Weight, Body Measurements, Biography, Wife, Kids, Net Worth, Facts and more.
Actor, Singer, Dancer, TV Presenter
Birthday / Date of Birth
Siva was born on February 17, 1985 in Singampuneri, Sivagangai, Tamil Nadu.
He is currently 33 years old.
Singampuneri, Sivagangai, Tamil Nadu
Sivakarthikeyan completed his schooling from Campion Anglo-Indian Higher Secondary School in Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu.
He then attended J. J. College of Engineering and Technology in Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu and graduated with Bachelor of Technology majored in Compute Science and Engineering. He also holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from a reputed institution.
Indian / Asian (Tamil)
- Father – Late G. Doss (Jail Superintendent)
- Mother – Raji Doss
- Siblings – One Sister
Aarthi (m. August 2010)
Aaradhana (b. 2013)
- In feet – 5 feet 9 inches
- In centimeters – 175 cm
- In meters – 1.75 m
- In Kilograms – 71 kg
- In Pounds – 156 lbs
- Measurements – 40-12-30
- Chest – 40 inches
- Biceps – 12 inches
- Waist – 30 inches
He wears a show of size 10 (US).
Sivakarthikeyan made his onscreen debut with the 2012 Tamil film Marina starring opposite Oviya. There years later, he made his Kannada debut with the 2015 film Vajrakaya.
He was well acclaimed for his roles in Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam, Ethir Neechal and Maan Karate. The former was his biggest ever commercial hit which ran over 100 days in theatres.
Before entering into mainstream cinema, he worked as a host in Vijay Television. He first participated in a Tamil comedy reality show, Kalakka Povathu Yaaru and won the season title.
Following that, he became a close associate of the channel, participating in many reality shows and hosted Athu Ithu Ethu, a comedy reality show that earned him fame and recognition.
Siva lives in a lavish house located in KK Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He owns a Audi Q7, which was gifted by P. Madhan of Escape Artists as a token of appreciation for the success of Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam.
Sivakarthikeyan Net worth
His net worth of estimated to be $6 million dollars as of 2017. Much of his earnings come form acting and television and event appearances. Sivakarthikeyan net worth skyrocketed in the span of few years from now, who gets around 5 crore per film as salary.
- Favorite Actor – Rajinikanth, Ajith
- Favorite Actress – Khusbhu
- Favorite Food – Chicken, South Indian food
- Favorite Holiday Destination – London
Social Media Portfolio
He is equally popular on different social media platforms and has a considerable fan following on them. Follow him on:
Sivakarthikeyan father G. Doss, was a Jail Superintendent and wanted to become a police officer but eventually ended up as an actor.
He participated in a comedy reality show, Kalakka Povathu Yaaru while pursing his masters degree and won the title of that season.
His grandfather is a Padmashree award winner for Nadaswaram.
Sivakarthikeyan’s great sense of humour and dialogue delivery earned him a television presenter job in Star Vijay and went on to host number of shows such as Jodi No. 1, Adhu Ithu Edhu, airtel Super Singer Junior and others during his stint in the channel.
He has even participated in shows like Jodi Number One Season 3, Boys vs Girls Season 1 and 2.
Well known for his timing comic sense and light-hearted trolls, he hosted the comedy show Adhu Idhu Ethu that earned him massive fan following and wider audience reach.
Sivakarthikeyan has also hosted the 5th and 6th editions of the Star Vijay Awards.
He has even acted in many short films like Mugapputhagam, Identity, Kurahl 786 and 360°.
Sivakarthikeyan and Atlee are long time friends even before films.
Actor Dhanush is his mentor.
Sivakarthikeyan is a black belt in Karate.
The producer of the film, Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam, gifted him a brand new Audi Q7 for making his film a massive hit at the box office.
Sivakarthikeyan is one of the few actors in Kollywood to have a massive fan following on Twitter.