Rajinikanth Wiki, Biography, Personal Details, Age, Social Media

Rajinikanth is one of the biggest names in Indian Cinema History. Not even Bollywood celebrities are as famous as Rajinikanth in India or across the world. Rajinikanth has down to earth personality and a highest paid Indian actor till now. Here, I will talk about his life journey till now.


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Rajinikanth was born in Bangalore, Karnataka on December 12, 1950. His real name was Shivaji Rao Gaekwad. He was born in a Marathi based Hindu family. His father Ramoji Rao Gaekwad is a Police Constable and her mother Jijabai was a housewife. He has two elder brothers Satyanarayana Rao and Nageshwara Rao. He has a sister named Aswath Balubahai.

In terms of studies, he went to Government Model Primary School, Gavipuram, Bengaluru. He then studied at M.G.R Film and Television Institute Of Tamilnadu. Interestingly, one of his friends used to fund his studies. While doing one of his stage shows, eminent director K. Balachander saw his performance and offered him a Tamil film.

Before entering into the film Industry, Rajinikanth has done several odd jobs like Carpenter, Coolie, and a bus conductor. He was paid 750 Rupees as a bus conductor in Bangalore Transport Service. He was a mischevious child in the school. It was there only, he learned the trick of cigarette smoking, in order to impress and be a part of senior students group.

In terms of his professional film career, he debuted with K. Balachandar’s ‘Apporva Ragangal’ in 1975. It was a negative role and in another 2 years, he went on to do negative characters. He later got his first main lead positive role in Chilakamma Cheppindi in 1977. Since then, he has worked in many Hindi, Tamil and Telugu movies. Interestingly, he has also worked in a Hollywood movie Bloodstone in 1988. His only film which released with U/A certificate was Thalapathi in 1991.

In his film career, he has worked with many actresses which include Hema Malini, Sridevi, Meena, and Sripriya. His name was also being linked up with Silk Smitha during his early days. He has worked with Sripriya in 27 films together. He even did a cameo appearance in Shah Rukh Khan’s Ra.One. He will next be seen in Kaala and 2.0. His next release 2.0 is the costliest Indian movie ever made.

He is a mass hero and in south India, he is also being praised as a God. In 2007, he took 26 crores to do a movie called Shivaji. With this, it has become the second highest paid actor in Asia after Jackie Chan.


Original Name- Shivaji Rao Gaekwad

Nickname – Rajinikanth

Birth Date – December 12, 1950

Birth Place: Bangalore, Karnataka

Hometown: Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Father – Ramoji Rao Gaekwad

Mother – Jijabai

Wife: Latha Rajinikanth

Marriage Date: February 26, 1981

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

Son/Daughter – Aishwarya Dhanush, Soundarya Rajinikanth

Relatives – Dhanush (Son-in-law), Anirudh Ravichander

Profession – Actor

Body Measurements:

Chest – 40 Inches

Waist- 33 Inches

Biceps – 12 Inches

Height: 5 Feet 8 Inches

Weight: 73 Kg

Religion: Hindu

Favourite Actors: Amitabh Bachchan, Kamal Haasan, and Sylvester Stallone

Favourite Actresses: Rekha and Hema Malini

Favourite Film: Veera Kesari (Kannada)

Favourite Musician: Illayaraja

Favourite Color: Black

Favourite Politician: Lee Kuan Yew (Former Priminister of Singapore)

Favourite Sports: Cricket

Favourite Destination: Himalayas

Rajinikanth Salary:

Per Movie – 40 to 45 Crores

Net Wort: 55 Million Dollars

Social Media:

Facebook – Not Known

Twitter – https://twitter.com/superstarrajini

Instagram – Not Known

Altogether, Rajinikanth is the most popular Indian superstar and we wish to see him always on the silver screen.

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