Akkineni Nagarjuna is an award-winning actor from India who has been performing for over three decades. He is also a businessman, filmmaker, and philanthropist. He has received many accolades for his work and is known for Telugu movies. He has appeared in several biographical films and has also done acting in Bollywood. Let’s find out how much net worth of Akkineni Nagarjuna is in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Akkineni Nagarjuna or just Nagarjuna was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu in August 1959. He is the son of Annapoorna Akkineni and Nageswara Rao. His father was also an actor. His family later moved to Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh.
In Hyderabad, he went to Hyderabad Public School. After completing his high school, he went to Little Flower Junior College. He has got a BE degree from the College of Engineering, Guindy. He has also received his B.S. degree in Automobile Engineering from Eastern Michigan University.
In 1984, Akkineni Nagarjuna got married to Lakshmi Daggubati. They have a son named Naga Chaitanya. His wife comes from a very popular family, however, the couple got separated in 1990. Following that, he got married to Amala Akkineni, who is also a popular actress. They have a son named Akhil Akkineni. Both his sons are actors. He is the father-in-law of actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu.
Career, Award & Nominations
Akkineni Nagarjuna began his career as a child actor by appearing in the 1967 movie ‘Sudigundalu’. In 1986, he acted in the movie ‘Vikram’ as an adult. His other movies of the 1980s include ‘Majnu’, ‘Agni Putrudu, ‘Kirai Dada’, ‘Murali Krishnudu’, ‘Siva’, and ‘Vicky Daada’. The actor made his Hindi movie debut by appearing in ‘Shiva’ in 1990.
His other movies as an actor include ‘Khuda Gawah’, ‘Drohi’, ‘Killer’, ‘Criminal’, ‘Hello Brother’, ‘Mr. Bechara’, ‘Ninne Pelladatha’, ‘Annamayya’, ‘Azad’, ‘Santosham’, ‘Manam’, and ‘Om Namo Venkatesaya’. Nagarjuna has twice won the National Film Awards and has thrice won the Filmfare Awards South.
He has won many other awards like Nandi Awards, Vemsee Berkley Award, Screen Videocon Award, and South Indian International Movie Award. He will be next seen in the films ‘Marakkar’ and ‘Brahmastra’. Nagarjuna has also made several cameo appearances in films like ‘Akhil’, ‘Rao Gari Illu’, and ‘Thakita Thakita’.
Net Worth & Earnings
How much will a person have who has appeared in a number of movies in his career? He is not just an actor but is also a film producer and businessman and has got a net worth of over $140 million. He has produced many movies including ‘Rajanna’, ‘Hello’, ‘Oka Laila Kosam’, ‘Nirmala Convent’, ‘Prema Katha’, ‘Ninne Pelladata’, ‘Pilla Zamindar’, ‘Sri Ranga Neethulu’, ‘Buchi Babu’, and ‘Seetharama Raju’. He has got personal investments worth millions of dollars and has got three luxury cars.
Akkineni Nagarjuna is a very successful actor as well as a film producer in South India. He has made or appeared in many movies and continues to be active in his profession. He has got many fans in India and also internationally.