Ajith Kumar Net Worth
Ajith Kumar, best known by his pseudonym Ajith, is an Indian actor and car racer. He rose to fame in the mid nineties with a bunch of commercial success films, including Kadhal Kottai, Aasai, Vaali, Amarkalam and Dheena. His fans call him Thala and Ultimate Star. Ajith net worth is estimated to be INR 350 crore. His income and wealth come from film remuneration and investments. He is one of the few actors in India who will never endorse any commercial brands.
Ajith Net Worth – INR 350 crore
Ajith Early Life and Career
Ajith was born on May 1st, 1971 in Hyderabad, India to a Tamil father and a Bengali mother. He was the second son of the three children, and the other two have settled in the US. Raised in Chennai, Ajith dropped out of his school before attending higher secondary education in order to pursue his ambitious racing career.
He started to work at the age of 18 to support his racing career and following an accident, he was forced to do modeling and endorse brands. Ajith was pushed into film industry who took up his career in acting in 1990 in an unaccredited role in a film. His first film as a lead actor was a Telugu film Prema Pustakamn, and that was his last film in Telugu. He made his Tamil debut with Amaravathi in 1992 which went to become a decent success.
Simultaneously, he had undergone training for an amateur motor race for which he had to put an end for a while. He starred in 1995 film Aasai and the film was a huge commercial success, earned him huge fame and established him as actor in South Indian Film industry. Following that, offers begun to shower on him and did a dozen of films between 1996 and 2002, including Kadhal Kottai, Ullaasam, Aval Varuvala, Vaali, and Dheena.
Ajith did a number of commercial hit films in 2000s, earned him huge stardom status and became a most influenced actor in Tamil film industry with tens of millions of fanbase. Ajith became a professional car racer in early 2200s, competing in circuits around India in places such as Mumbai, Chennai and Delhi. He is one among very few Indians to race in International arena and in Formula championships.
Ajith had competed in Formula BMW Asia in 2003 and Formula 2 in 2010 and finished fourth place but failed to finish the race in Formula 2 due to mechanical issues. He participated in both car and bike racing championships and has won several titles and awards. Ajith has done more than 50 films in Tamil who is now a big star icon out there.
Ajith Personal Life
Ajith started dating his co-star Shalini in 1999 and married her in 2000 and they together have two children, Anoushka and Aadvik. Ajith lives in lavish house in Chennai. His average annual income is estimated to be INR 50 core which is from movies and investments. He stopped endorsing brand since 2004.
Ajith remuneration for his upcoming film Vivegam is said to be around INR 45 crore which is slated to release in August. Ajith is one of the few actors in India to have a valid pilot license. He is also avid aeronautics engineering, and has a garage in his house for designing and building tiny helicopters and drones. Ajith has several real estate properties across the state.
Ajith has a wide range of car and bike collections in his garage, including a Lamborghini and BMW 7-Series 740 Li and a Swift alongside a Aprilia Caponard Bike, a BMW S1000 RR bIke and a BMW K1300 S Bike.
Even though, Ajith keeps himself out of media spotlight, his fan following is keeping in increasing in the recent years. In 2014, Ajith took a spot in Forbes India’s top 100 richest and celebrities in India. He has earned numerous awards and mentions, including two Tamil Nadu State Film Awards, 3 Filmfare Awards, 4 Vijay Awards and has been honoured with Kalaimaamani Award.