Nithya Menen Height, Biography, Family, Ethnicity, Age, Net Worth, Facts

nithya menen

Nithya Menen is a well-acclaimed actress and singer, who is best known for her works in the South Indian film industry. She is an idealist who originally aspired to become a journalist, but after studying journalism, she realized that today’s journalism isn’t the way it should be. Thus decided to become a filmmaker, so that she would be able to express her ideas through films, and enrolled at FTII Pune to study filmmaking. During her entrance exam, she surprisingly met director Nandini Reddy, who convinced her to pursue acting and the rest is history.

Nithya Menen Biography

Nithya Menen was born on the 8th of April 1988, to a family of Malayali background in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. She is currently 34 years old.

Birth NameNithya Menen
Date of BirthApril 8, 1988
Place of BirthBengaluru, Karnataka, India
Age34 years old
Sun SignAries
ProfessionActress, Playback Singer
EthnicityIndian (Malayali)
ResidenceVijayanagara, Bengaluru, Karnataka


Nithya Menen completed her schooling in her hometown. She studied journalism at the Manipal Institute of Communication in Manipal. She, then, enrolled at the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) in Pune, Maharashtra to study filming, but dropped out to pursue her career in acting.

Nithya Menen Love Life

Now, this is the topic that most of you are probably looking forward to. Well, we are sorry to say that there is not a lot we have to share regarding personal affairs of Nithya. She has tried to keep things away from the media to the best of her abilities.

Physical Statistics

HeightFeet – 5 feet 3 inches
Centimeters – 160 cm
Meters – 1.6 m
WeightKilograms – 58 kg
Pounds – 128 lbs
Body BuildAverage
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBlack
Distinctive Features Short stature

Professional Statistics

Film Debut

As a child artist, she made her on-screen debut in the 1998 Indian – English language film, The Monkey Who Knew Too Much.

Nithya’s first title character came with the 2005 Kannada film, Seven O’Clock as Anu. In 2008, she made her Malayalam debut with Akasha Gopuram for her role in Hilda Varghese.

In 2011, Nithya Menen played herself in the film, Ala Modalaindi, marking her Telugu debut. She received Nandi Award for Best Actress and two Filmfare nominations for Best Actress and Best Female Playback Singer, respectively for her role in the film.

The same year, she made her Tamil debut with Nootrenbadhu alongside Siddarth. She portrayed the role of a photojournalist named Vidhya in the film.

Television Debut

She first appeared in a Hindi television series, Choti Maa…Ek Anokha Bandhan in 2001.

Brand Endorsements

She has featured in a few television commercials.

Nithya Menen Net Worth

She charges Rs 1 crore upwards per film as remuneration. Based on the data available on the internet, her net worth is estimated to be around $1 million dollars. This beautiful actress is the heartthrob of millions of fans around the world. She also makes big from endorsement deals and has been the face of a clothing shop, particularly known for silk sarees, Pothys.

Nithya Menen owns a couple of luxury houses, one in her hometown Bangalore and the other in Kochi, Kerala. All other details about her home and the kind of cars she drives are very limited.

Favorite Things

  • Food – South Indian food
  • ActorMohanlal
  • Actress – Shobana
  • Color – Black, Blue
  • Movies – Titanic, The Matrix
  • Composer – AR Rahman
  • Sport – Cricket
  • Author – John Grisham
  • Place – Kerala, Goa
  • Hobbies – Singing, Dancing, Reading Books
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Nithya Menen Facts

Nithya Menen started acting at the tender age of 10. She has acted in all of the south Indian language films including Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada.

She would have been a great filmmaker if not an actress.

Though she is a Malayali by birth, she identifies herself as a proud Kannadiga.

Besides being a versatile actress, she is a great singer who has sung over a dozen of songs in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada.

Nithya is well versed in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and English.

Her debut Telugu film Ala Modhalaindi bagged three awards including a Nandi Award for Best Actress.

She loves to wear diamond and platinum gold jewels.

Nithya likes to do a variety of roles in films rather than identify herself as a glam doll in the business.

She is one of the few actresses in the industry who dubs herself for all her movies.

She is an ardent devotee of Lord Krishna.

Nithya Menen is a huge fan of nature and whenever she finds time for herself, she will go on hunting for pleasant places rather than investing time on social media. She is not a social media girl.

Within a span of 10 years in the entertainment industry, She has worked in more than 47 films and crooned more than 20 songs.

In 2018 Nithya Menen won the Best Supporting Actress – Tamil for her work in the movie Mersal (2017) at the 65th Filmfare Awards South.

In 2020, she debuted in the Hindi-language web series entitled Breathe Season 2.