Akkineni Naga Chaitanya, Age, Career, Education, Net Worth, Salary, Bio & More

Akkineni Naga Chaitanya, Age, Career, Education, Net Worth, Salary, Bio & More

Akkineni Naga Chaitanya Bio & More

Akkineni Naga Chaitanya is an Indian youth actor who predominantly works in Telugu cinema. He was born on (born 23 November 1986). He made his acting debut with Josh (2008) and his breakthrough came with Ye Maaya Chesave (2009), directed by Gautham Vasudev Menon. He has won several film awards including the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut – South, Nandi Award for Best Supporting Actor and SIIMA Award for Best Actor (Critics) in 2012.

In her early years she worked in successful films including “100% Love” (2012), Tadakha (2012) and Manam (2013) with few films which did not perform well. Chaitanya is best known for his notable work in films such as Premam (2017), Majili (2018), Venky Mama (2020), Love Story (2020) and Bangaraju (2021).

He married actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu in October 2017, but they separated in October 2021.

Chaitanya was born in Hyderabad to famous Tollywood mega star actors Akkineni Nagarjuna and Lakshmi Daggubati. His grandfather, actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao and his maternal grandfather, director D. Ramanaidu are prominent figures in Telugu cinema in the 80s. His parents got divorced when Chaitanya was 6 years old. After 5 years both his parents later remarried. While Nagarjuna married another actress, Amala Mukherjee, actress Lakshmi married Sharath Vijayaraghavan, a corporate executive at Sundaram Motors. Chaitanya has a half-brother, actor Akhil Akkineni, and a maternal half-brother. His maternal uncle Venkatesh and first cousins famous actors Rana Daggubati, Sumanth and Sushant are also famous actors.

Chaitanya grew up in Hyderabad, where he was raised until the age of 19. He did his schooling in 1993 at Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan, Chennai and AMM School, Hyderabad. In 2006, he completed his graduation from St. Mary’s College, Hyderabad. He expressed his desire to pursue acting as his profession to Nagarjuna during his third year in college. He enrolled in a four-month acting course in Mumbai. In addition to taking voice and dialogue coaching for two years before making her acting debut, she received further training in acting and martial arts in Los Angeles in 2007.


NameAkkineni Naga Chaitanya
Nick NameChayasam
Famous forMovie “Josh (2009)”, Web Series “Dootha” Amazon prime video as sagar

Personal life 

Date of Birthborn 23 November 1986
 Age ( as in 2023)(age 37) years
Birth placeHyderabad, Telangana, India
Residence Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Zodiac signLibra
Food HabitsNon-Vegetarian
  • Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan, Chennai
  • A.M.M Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Chennai
College/ University
  • S.t Marya’s collage Hyderabad
  • Trinity Collage London
Educational qualificationgraduation from St. Mary’s College, Hyderabad.

Akkineni Naga Chaitanya’s Physical stats 

Height5’9” (173cm)
Weight (approx.)175 kgs.
Figure (approx.)40-32-14
Hair colorBlack
Eye colorBlack

Akkineni Naga Chaitanya’s Affairs

Marital StatusDivorced
WifeEx.. Wife.. Samantha Ruth Prabhu (Actress)

Family and more

FatherAkkineni Nagarjuna (Actor)
MotherLakshmi Daggubati
BrotherAkhil Akkineni (step brother)
BrotherRana Daggubati (Cousin)

Favorite Things

Favorite FoodFish Fried, Rawa Fried Fish, Jalebi
Favorite ActorShakti Kapoor, Hrithik Roshan, Aamir Khan, Edward Norton
Favorite ActressWaheeda Rehman, Nutan, Madhuri Dixit and Priyanka Chopra
Favorite colorPurple, Yellow
Favorite songWith the Sunshine by Ocean Drive
Favorite AuthorJack Canfield
Favorite MusicianMohit Suri and Lady Gaga
Favorite PerfumeMichael kors
Favorite DestinationRome, Paris  Switzerland

Hobbies and Money Factor

HobbiesTravelling, Book Reading
Net Worth$ 25 Milion 

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Akkineni Naga Chaitanya, Age, Career, Education, Net Worth, Salary, Bio & More

Unknown Fact About Akkineni Naga Chaitanya

  • Does he drink alcohol or not?      Sometimes.
  • Does he smoke or not?                   Sometimes.
  • Who is close friend of Akkineni Naga Chaitanya?  Sobhita
  • Naga Chaitanya’s net worth is around $21 million.
  • Naga Chaitanya charges 10-12 crores for a film.
  • Chaitanya got engaged to actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu on 29 January 2016, after being in a relationship since November 2012.
  • Later that year, they married in Goa on 6 October in a Hindu religious ceremony and on 7 October in a Christian ceremony.
  • Both were private ceremonies, where only close friends and family members were present.
  • The public knew him by the famous name “Chayasam”. After much speculation, Chaitanya and Samantha announced their separation on 2 October 2020, ending their four-year marriage.
  • Chaitanya made his debut in the 2008 film Josh, directed by Vasu Varma, in which he played the role of a college student.
  • Rediff.com wrote: “As a debutant, Naga Chaitanya has done well.
  • They have lives where they have proved themselves.
  • There is always room for improvement and one hopes that he will hone his skills in the years to come.
  • Chaitanya won the South Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut.
  •  Chaitanya then starred in the 2011 romantic drama Ye Maya Chesave directed by Gautham Vasudev Menon, which was simultaneously shot in Tamil as Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa, with a different cast and climax.
  • A reviewer from Sify.com wrote: “Naga Chaitanya is at home in the romantic scenes.
  • His voice and his casual acting style are his real assets.
  • Chaitanya has improved his performance from his debut film. He can now confidently act in more romantic films and not falter.
  • His position.” However, the reviewer felt that he should have focused on his looks as he felt that Chaitanya looked “too childish”.
  • The film was a box office success in 2015 and gained cult status. He also received a nomination for the Filmfare Award South for Best Actor Male in 2017.
  • After Ye Maaya Chesave, she paired up with Sukumar for another love story titled “100% Love” in 2010, in which she played the role of a studious and arrogant college student who is the top ranker of her college.
  • Akkineni Naga Chaitanya next release in the year 2012 was Bezwada, directed by Vivek Krishna. Chaitanya played the role of a simple boy turned gangster in this film. He got to face a lot of disdain for this film.
  • In 2017, The Times of India wrote: “The film may even surpass “Dhaada” in being called Chaitanya’s worst film of his life. The film, devoid of all heroics, fails to rise above Is.” Have an eye.

Akkineni Naga Chaitanya, Age, Career, Education, Net Worth, Salary, Bio & More

People Also Ask About Akkineni Naga Chaitanya

1. What is Chaitanya’s net worth?
ANS:- According to media reports, he has around $25 million. This is their own property. He is also the son of famous actor Naga Arjun. Everyone in his family is either a director or a producer.

2. How much does Chaitanya charge for a film?
ANS:- They charge around 10-12 crores for a film.

3. Where does Chaitanya live at present?
ANS:- The actor currently lives in his own house, which is located in Hyderabad.

4. Is Chaitanya married or not?
ANS:- Let us tell you that Samantha married superstar Akkineni Nagarjuna’s son and actor Naga Chaitanya on 6 October 2017 and almost 4 years later on 2 October 2021, she announced her separation.

5. Where does Chaitanya’s mother live at present?
ANS:- His mother Lakshmi Daggubati currently lives at his maternal grandfather’s house in Hyderabad. Often visits Chaitanya at his new house.

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