Trisha Krishnan, better known as Trisha, is a renowned actress down the South India. The budding actress has been conquering the South Indian film industry for almost two decades and has worked with all top actors and directors in the industry. Being known for her bubbly smile, she started her career as a model, and ventured into acting after wining several beauty pageants including the ‘Beautiful Smile’ award in the Miss Indian 2001 contest. Over the years, the brown-eyed damsel won the hearts of millions of youth and has garnered immense fame and popularity in and off the industry.
Let’s take a look at her personal & family life including age, height, weight, lifestyle, cars, house, net worth, boyfriends, and fun facts.
Birthday / Date of Birth
Trisha was born on 4 May 1983 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
She is currently 34 years old.
Trisha attended Sacred Heart Matriculation School in Church Park, Chennai. She then joined Ethiraj College for Women in Chennai where she studied Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA).
- Father – Krishnan (Died in 2012)
- Mother – Uma Krishnan
- Siblings – None
Trisha has dated –
- Rana Daggubati – She briefly dated Rana Daggubati.
- Varun Manian – She was engaged to a Chennai-based businessman Varun Manian on 23 January 2015. She called off their marriage and announced May 2015 that they have ended their relationship.
- In feet – 5 feet 8 inches
- In centimeters – 173 cm
- In meters – 1.73 m
- In Kilograms – 51 kg
- In Pounds – 112 lbs
- Measurements – 34-26-35
- Bust – 34 inches
- Waist – 26 inches
- Hip – 35 inches
- Bra Size – 32B
She wears a size 8 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 4 (US).
In 1999, Trisha starred in an uncredited role in Jodi alongside Simran and Prashanth. She made her debut as a lead actress in 2002 in Ameer’s Mounam Pesiyadhe opposite Suriya.
Technically speaking, Priyadarshan’s Lesa Lesa was her first film as lead actress, however the film was delayed and released in 2003.
Her Telugu debut came in 2003 with Jyothi Krishna’s Nee Manasu Naaku Telusu and and Bollywood debut in 2010 with Khatta Meetha. Till now, she has acted only in that Bollywood film. In 2014, she made her Kannada debut with Power.
Trisha has featured on several television talk shows and special programs.
She has endorsed a number of products to this date, including Fanta India, Scooty Pep+, Vivel Di Wills, Fairever among others.
Known for her love on animals, she served as a Goodwill Ambassador of PETA and Angels for Animals campaign organised by PETA. She has taken tremendous effort in creating awareness among people to adopt native dogs rather than pedigreed foreign breeds.
Trisha Net worth
With more than 15 years of acting, Trisha has an estimated net worth of $10 million as of 2017. She charges Rs 1 to 1.5 crore per film. She is the only actress in South Indian film industry who has not hiked her remuneration in the recent years. The actress rake in millions from her lucrative endorsement deals, product launches, event inaugurations and appearances.
She lives with her mother in a luxury home in Chennai. She has a large fleet of expensive cars like BMW X5, Toyota Innova, Audi Q7 and BMW 5 Series.
- Favorite Food – Brown rice and Chicken curry
- Favorite Actor – Tom Hanks, Salman Khan
- Favorite Actress – Julia Roberts, Jennifer Lawrence, Manisha Koirala, Simran
- Favorite Movies – The Silence of the Lambs, Jilla, Vaalu
- Favorite TV Programs – The Muppets
- Favorite Book – Vasco All Areas
- Hobbies – Listening Music, Singing
- Favorite Color – Black, White
- Favorite Cricketer – MS Dhoni
- Favorite Author – Danielle Steel
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Interesting Facts About Trisha
If not an actress, she would have been a psychologist.
Before her stint in cinema, she won several pageant tiles like Miss Salem 1999, Miss Chennai 1999, Miss India Beautiful Smile 2001.
It’s no doubt that today Trisha is one of the most popular actress in showbiz, but she first starred as a supporting cast in Falguni Pathak’s music video, Meri Chunar Udd Udd Jaye, that had Ayesha Takia as the lead.
She is multilingual who is very fluent in Tamil, Telugu, French, English and Hindi. She has acted in South Indian language films like Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and also Hindi.
In 2010, Tamil Nadu government has honoured her with Kalaimamani Award for her contribution to Tamil cinema.
Apart from that, Trisha bagged several awards including Tamil Nadu State Film Awards, Filmfare Awards, JFW Awards, Edison Awards among others.
She has her own share of scandals and controversies. She became the talk of the town when she was spotted dancing in the street under the influence of alcohol. She also came under fire when reports about her using drugs went viral on the internet.
In 2016, a controversial photo of her with her ex-boyfriend Ranga Daggubati was allegedly leaked by Singer Suchitra under the tag, Suchileaks.