Samantha Akkineni (Samantha Ruth Prabhu) born on 28 April 1987 (Age: 34 Years, as in 2021) in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India is an Indian actress mainly works in the Telugu and Tamil film industries. She has emerged as a leading actress in the South Indian film industry. She also started her own NGO Pratyusha Support to provide medical support for women and children.
Samantha Akkineni Family, Caste, Husband
Samantha Akkineni born on 28 April 1987 is the daughter of Joseph Prabhu and Ninette. She has two elder brothers Jonathan and David. She was brought up in Pallavaram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Her mother Ninette is from Kerala (Alappuzha) while her father Joseph hails from Andhra Pradesh (Malayali). But, she represents herself as a Tamilian.
She began dating actor Naga Chaitanya in 2010 and got engaged in a ceremony in Hyderabad during January 2017. She got married in Goa as per traditional Hindu customs on 6 October 2017 and then by Christian customs on 7 October 2017.
- Father Name:- Joseph Prabhu
- Children:- N/A
Samantha Akkineni Education, Qualification
Samantha Akkineni completed her school education at Holy Angels Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School. After that, She completed a degree in commerce at Stella Maris College, Chennai.
Samantha Akkineni Career
While pursuing a degree in commerce, Samantha became involved in modelling, mainly working with Naidu Hall, through which she was first spotted by filmmaker Ravi Varman. She soon received offers for film roles and made her acting debut in Telugu romance film Ye Maaya Chesave (2010). And earned Filmfare Award for Best Debut Actress and a Nandi Award. She then became the second actress ever to win both the Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Actress and the Filmfare Award for Best Telugu Actress in the same year.
Alongside her acting career, Akkineni is a prominent celebrity endorser for brands and products. She donates her earnings from endorsements, product launches and inauguration events to support the foundation. Samantha suffered from an extended period of illness in 2012, and she opt-out of big film projects and take a two-month break from acting.
Samantha Akkineni Movies List
|2010||Ye Maaya Chesave|
|2012||Ekk Deewana Tha|
|2012||Neethaane En Ponvasantham|
|2012||Yeto Vellipoyindhi Manasu|
|2013||Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu|
|2013||Theeya Velai Seiyyanum Kumaru|
|2017||Raju Gari Gadhi 2|
|2020||Kaathuvaakula Rendu Kaadhal|
Samantha Akkineni Physical appearance, Net Worth, Car Collection
- Birthday:- 28 April 1987
- Age:- 34 Years (as in 2021)
- Height:- 165 cm, 5 feet 5 Inch
- Weight:- 55 Kg
- Figure Measurement:- 34-27-34
- Net Worth:- $11 Million (Approx, as in 2020) Republicworld
- Car Collection:- BMW
Samantha Akkineni Wiki / Biography
|Wiki / Bio|
|Real Name||Samantha Ruth Prabhu|
|Other Name||Samantha Akkineni|
|Debut Movie||Tamil– Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa (2010)
Telugu– Ye Maaya Chesave (2010)
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||centimeters– 165 cm
meters– 1.65 m
feet inches– 5 feet 5 Inch
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms– 55 Kg|
|Eye Colour||Hazel Brown|
|Date of Birth||28 April 1987|
|Birth Palace||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Hometown||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Residence / Address||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Age||34 Years (as in 2021)|
|Star Sign/Zodiac Sign||Taurus|
|Educational & Qualification|
|School||Holy Angles Anglo Indian Higher Secondry School, Chennai|
|College/University||Stella Maris College, Chennai|
|Relationships & More|
|Marriage Date||6 October 2017|
|Parents||Father– Joseph Prabhu
|Siblings|| Sister– N/A
Brother– Jonathan, David
|Children|| Son– N/A
Daughter– Jonathan, David
|Favourite Actor||Rajnikanth, Dhanush, Suriya|
|Favourite Actress||Audrey Hepburn|
|Favourite Food||Sweet Pongal, Sushi|
|Favourite Tv Show||The West Wing|
|Favourite Book||The Secret By Rhonda Byrne|
|Favourite Holiday Destination||London|
|Source of Income & Net Worth and Car Collection|
|Net worth||$11 Million (Approx, as in 2020) Republicworld|
|Salary||Approx 2 Crore INR Per Movie|
- while she also started her own NGO, Pratyusha Support, to provide medical support for women and children in 2012. She donates her earnings from endorsements, product launches and inauguration events to support the foundation.
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- She suffered from an immunity disorder and her body did not respond well to antibiotics.
- Samantha is the second actress ever to win both the Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Actress and the Filmfare Award for Best Telugu Actress in the same year. She earned this for her performances in the films Neethaane En Ponvasantham (2012) and Eega (2012).
- Samantha supported Telangana and Andhra Pradesh states Handloom people. By wearing handloom made products and making photoshoots for handloom made sarees and other items.
- She started a store named Tweave along with handloom persons and a company named SVSpartnersLLP a company into handlooms.
- She underwent a nose job surgery to enhance her looks.
- Samantha featured in the Amazon Prime Video series, The Family Man 2.
- In September 2015, Income tax officials raided houses of leading southern actors Vijay, Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Nayantara. According to sources, a total of 32 places were raided in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Hyderabad. Houses, offices and other properties were raided simultaneously.
- She has been selected as the first southern ambassador of mango drink Maaza.