Priyamani is a famous Indian actress and model, who rose to prominence after starring in the films like Evare Atagaadu (2003), Paruthiveeran (2007), Yamadonga (2008), Thirakkatha (2008), amongst others. Most of her films were commercially success at the box office, thus bringing her fame and more films offers. Her original name is Priya Vasudev Mani Iyer. She has established a name for herself in the industry that made her as one of the top paid actresses. The National Award winning actress has acted in different regional language films as well as gained a huge amount of fame, who has a considerable fan following on social media.
Check out this biography to know more about her childhood, acting career, personal life, husband, family, height, weight, vital stats, achievements, net worth and fun facts.
Priya Vasudev Mani Iyer
Birthday / Date of Birth
Priyamani was born on 4 June 1984, into a Tamil speaking Brahmin family in Pallakad, Kerala, India.
She is currently 33 years old.
Priyamani attended Sri Aurobindo Memorial School and then Bishop Cotton Women’s College in J C Road. Later, she took a hiatus from studies to focus on her modeling and acting career, who is is currently pursuing a degree in Bachelor of Arts in psychology.
- Father – Vasudeva Mani Iyer (Businessman)
- Mother – Latha Mani Iyer ( Former national badminton player and Bank manager at Union Bank)
- Siblings – Vishakh (Older Brother) (Businessman)
- Relatives – Kamala Kailas (Great Grandmother, Carnatic Vocalist), Vidya Balan (Cousin, Actress), Malgudi Shubha (Singer, Niece)
Priyamani married Mustafa Raj (Events Organizer) on 23 August 2017, after years long dating.
- In feet – 5 feet 6 inches
- In centimeters – 168 cm
- In meters – 1.68 m
- In Kilograms – 53 kg
- In Pounds – 117 lbs
- Measurements – 35-28-34
- Bust – 35 inches
- Waist – 28 inches
- Hip – 34 inches
- Bra Size – 32C
Here’s the list of her debut films in different languages –
- Evare Atagaadu (2003) – Telugu
- Kangalal Kaidhu Sei (2004) – Tamil
- Satyam (2004) – Malayalam
- Raam (2009) – Kannada
- Raavan (2010) – Hindi
Currently, she majorly acts in Malayalam and Kannada films. She hasn’t starred in any Tamil film since 2012.
Priyamani has appeared as a judge in a number of reality television shows. D 4 Dance, the Malayalam reality dance show, saw her first appearance on television.
Throughout her career, she has endorsed a number of brands and products as well as appeared in several television commercials and print ads. They include Kancheepuram silks, Erode silks, Lakshmi silks and many others.
- Favorite Actor – Kamal Haasan
- Favorite Actress – Sri Devi
- Favorite Food – Chocolates, Ice Creams
Priyamani Net worth
Priyamani’s net worth is estimated at $3 million US dollars as of 2017. Aside form acting, which forms her main source of income, she regularly makes appearances in television shows as well as modeling career add greta value to her net worth. The most acclaimed versatile actress has also made some personal investments. She lived with her hubby, in a plush apartment in Bangalore. She owns a Volkswagen Polo and a Mahindra Xylo.
Social Media Portfolio
She plunged into entertainment industry at a very young age and did some ads whilst in school.
After high school, she got many films offers and eventually began her acting career.
She won a National Film Award for Best Actress for her role as Muththazhagu in the 2006 Tamil film Paruthi Veeran and a Filmfare Award for Best Actress for her role as Malavika in the 2008 Malayalam film Thirakkatha.
In 2014, she posed for a PETA ad campaign, asking the public to boycott zoos that feature caged tigers.
She won Asiavision Television awards for Best Celebrity Judge for two consecutive years in 2015 and 2016.