Sivakarthikeyan is an award-winning Indian film actor, playback singer, and former television presenter probably best known for Ethir Neechal, Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam, Rajini Murugan, Seema Raja, and Kaaki Sattai. Having begun his career as a contestant on a reality comedy show, Kalakka Povathu Yaaru, on Star Vijay, Siva is today, one of the most popular actors down South. The actor has never turned his back since his inception into show business. Besides acting, he has also produced movies like Kanaa, Nenjam Undu Nermai Undu Odu Raja, Vaazhi, and Doctor under his own banner, Sivakarthikeyan Productions. He has won a Tamil Nadu State Film Award, four Edison Awards, three SIIMA Awards, and three Vijay Awards.
Sivakarthikeyan was born on the 17th of February 1985, in Singampuneri, Sivagangai, Tamil Nadu. He is currently 38 years old.
|Birth Name||Sivakarthikeyan Doss|
|Date of Birth||February 17, 1985|
|Place of Birth||Singampuneri, Sivagangai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Age||38 years old|
|Profession||Actor, Singer, Dancer, TV Presenter|
|Residence||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
Family and Education
Talking about his family, Sivakarthikeyan is the only son of the late G. Doss, who was a jail superintendent, and his wife Raji Doss. He has a sister whose details are not known.
Sivakarthikeyan was educated at Campion Anglo-Indian Higher Secondary School in Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu. After graduating from school, he attended and graduated from J. J. College of Engineering and Technology in Tiruchirappalli, where he majored in Computer Science and Engineering (B.Tech).
He then obtained a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from a reputed institution in Chennai.
Sivakarthikeyan Wife and Kids
Sivakarthikeyan married his longtime girlfriend Aarthi in August 2010. They have two children together, a daughter Aaradhana, born in 2013, and a son Gugan Doss, born in July 2021.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 9 inches|
Centimeters – 175 cm
Meters – 1.75 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 71 kg|
Pounds – 156 lbs
|Shoe Size||10 (US)|
Sivakarthikeyan made his onscreen debut in the 2012 Tamil film Marina opposite Bigg Boss fame 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 had over 100 days of theatre run.
Before entering the mainstream cinema, he worked as a host on the Star Vijay television channel. He first participated in a Tamil comedy reality show, Kalakka Povathu Yaaru, eventually winning the season title.
Following that, he became a close associate with the channel, participating in many reality shows as well as hosting several shows, including Athu Ithu Ethu, a comedy reality show that earned him fame and recognition.
Sivakarthikeyan Net Worth
Through all his accomplishments, Sivakarthikeyan has established himself as a promising actor in the Tamil film industry. His net worth is estimated to be $15 million. Much of his earnings come from film and television appearances. Sivakarthikeyan’s net worth has skyrocketed in the span of a few years now, and he gets a hefty salary for every film he stars in.
Siva lives in a lavish house located in KK Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He owns an Audi Q7, which was gifted by P. Madhan of Escape Artists as a token of appreciation for the success of Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam.
- Actor – Rajinikanth, Ajith
- Actress – Khusbhu
- Food – Chicken, South Indian food
- Holiday Destination – London
Sivakarthikeyan’s 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 pursuing his master’s degree and won the title for that season.
His grandfather is a Padmashree award winner for Nadaswaram.
Sivakarthikeyan’s great sense of humor and dialogue delivery earned him a television presenter job in Star Vijay and went on to host a 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 comedy sense and light-hearted trolls, he hosted the comedy show Adhu Idhu Ethu which earned him a massive fan following and wider audience reach.
Sivakarthikeyan has also hosted the 5th and 6th editions of the Star Vijay Awards.
Sivakarthikeyan and Atlee have been friends even before the films.
Actor Dhanush is his mentor.
Sivakarthikeyan has a black belt in Karate.
The producer of the film, Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam, gifted him a brand new Audi Q7 for making the film a massive hit at the box office.
Sivakarthikeyan is the recipient of the prestigious Kalaimamani Award, Tamil Nadu’s highest award given to artists every year.
In 2022, he won the Best Actor – Tamil award at the South Indian International Movie Awards for Doctor.
His recent releases include Don, Prince, Ayalaan, and Maaveeran.