Mahesh Babu Biography,Height,Weight,Age,Family

Mahesh Babu is an Indian Film Actor, Producer, Media Personality and Philanthropist.He acted in Tollywood Movies. He was born on 9 August 1975 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.So Mahesh Babu Age is 42 Years as in 2017. Mahesh Babu Height is 6 Feet 2 Inches and Mahesh Babu Weight is 70 Kgs.His Body Measurements are 40-34-14 Inches. Mahesh Babu Chest Size is 40 Inches, Waist Size is 34 Inches and Biceps Size 14 Inches.

He made his on-screen debut with the film Needa (1979) as the child artist and his first Lead Role Film is Rajakiuarudu (1999) for which he won Nandi Award in Best Male Debut Category.Mahesh Babu acted in many popular Films like films Athadu (2005), Pokiri (2006), Dookudu (2011), Businessman (2012), Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu (2013), 1: Nenokkadine (2014), Srimanthudu (2015). He has received Seven Nandi Awards, Five Filmfare Awards Five Filmfare Awards Three CIneMAA Awards, Three South Indian International Film Movie Awards and One International Indian Film Academy Awards. He is one of the Highest-paid Actor in this industry. Mahesh Babu Net Worth is $20 Million and His Remuneration is 20 Crore per movie. He established own production house named G. Mahesh Babu Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. 

Mahesh Babu Father is Krishna Ghattamaneni, an actor, and His Mother Indira Devi. He has two brothers Ramesh Babu, Naresh Babu (Step-brother) and three sisters Padmavathi, Manjula and Priyadarshini. Mahesh Babu Married  Actress Namrata Shirodkar and the couple has one son Gautam Krishna & one daughter Sitara. He completed Bachelor of Commerce from Loyola College, Chennai.


Mahesh Babu
Mahesh Babu

Mahesh Babu Biography:


Mahesh Babu Biography
Personal Details
Real NameMahesh Ghattamaneni
Nick NameNaani, Prince, and Navataram Superstar
ProfessionActor, Model and Producer
Date Of Birth9 August 1975
Age (As in 2017)42 Years
Height6 Feet 2 Inches
Weight70 Kgs
PhysicChest: 40 Inches
Waist: 34 Inches
Biceps: 14 Inches
Chest Size40 Inches
Waist Size34 Inches
Biceps Size14 Inches
Religion Hindu
CasteNot Available
Birth PlaceChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Present AddressFilm Nagar, Hyderabad – 500096, Andhra Pradesh
Cars CollectionLamborghini Gallardo - 3 Crore INR,Range Rover Vogue – 1.6 Crore INR,Toyota Land Cruiser - 1.25 Crore INR, Mercedes Benz E class - 49 Lac INR,Audi A 8 - 1.30 Crore INR,A Caravan - 90 Lac INR
Bikes CollectionNot Available
Family and Childhood
FatherKrishna Ghattamaneni (Actor)
MotherIndira Devi
SisterPadmavathi (Elder), Manjula (Elder) and Priyadarsini (Younger)
BrotherRamesh Babu (Elder) and Naresh (Step-brother)
Marital Life
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date10 February 2005
WifeNamrata Shirodkar (Actress)
SonsGautam Krishna
Highest QualificationBachelor of Commerce
SchoolingSt. Bede's Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai
CollegeLoyola College, Chennai
Debut and Best Movies
Telugu DebutRaja Kumarudu(1999)
Debut as Child ActorNeeda(1979)
Debut as Assistant DirectorNot Available
Bollywood DebutNot Available
Best MoviesRaja Kumarudu(1999)- Telugu
Takkari Donga(2002)-Telugu
Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu(2013)-Telugu
Favouite Things and Hobbies
Favourite FoodBiryani and coffee
Favourite PlaceGoa and Paris
Favourite ActorKrishna Ghattamaneni
Favourite ActressSridevi and Trisha
Favourite SportsFoot Ball and Cricket
Favourite DirectorMani Ratnam
Favourite ColorBlack and Blue
Role ModelNot Available
HobbiesReading, jogging, playing video games
AffairsNot Available
Remuneration20 Crore Rupees
Net Worth20 Million Dollars

Less Known Facts about Mahesh Babu:

  • He became the 1 st most desirable man in 2011 and 2013 in the poll conducted by Times Of India.
  • He is often addressed as the Greek God of Tollywood.
  • He is the second highest most paid actor in South India after Rajani Kanth
  • He first acted in "Needa" movie at the age of 4.
  • He acted as a child actor in 9 Films.
  • His remuneration is around 20 Crores.
  • He endorsed for Royal Stag Whisky.
  • Awards and Achievements:

    • He won Seven Nandi Awards for his performance.
    • Mahesh Babu was awarded Five Filmfare awards for best Actor South.
    • He also won five CineMAA awards.

Childhood and Education:

Mahesh Babu Childhood

  • Mahesh Babu is born in TamilNadu, Chennai on 9th August 1975.His Father is Krishna who is an Actor and Producer and his Mother is Indira. He has four siblings who are elder to him. They are Ramesh Babu, Padmavathi, Manjula, and Priyadarshini.
  • He did his Primary Education at  St. Bede's Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School in Chennai. He did his graduation at Loyola College, Chennai. 

Mahesh Babu Family:

Mahesh Babu Family Photo

  • Mahesh used to date his co-star Namrata Shirodkar for four years, they got married at Mumbai.
  • They have a boy Named Gawtham Krishna who is born on 31 August 2006.Later in 2012Namrata gave birth to a girl named Sitara.

Film Career of Mahesh Babu:

Mahesh Babu Career

Child Actor- 2002

  • Mahesh Babu acted as a child artist in the films Shankharavam (1987), Bazaar Rowdy, Mugguru Kodukulu and Gudachari 117 (1989), Koduku Diddina Kapuram (1989) and two more movies Chandrudu and Annathamudu.
  • Mahesh made his debut as a lead actor in 1999 with the film Raja Kumarudu co-starring Preity Zinta. The film was commercially successful, and from that movie, people used to call him "Prince". He received the Nandi Award for Best Male Debut for that movie.
  • In the year 2000, he acted in Yuvaraj and Vamsi.Both these Films are not the Comercially success.
  • Next year he acted in Krishnavamsi,s Murari which is a commercial Success and bagged him Nandi Award.
  • In 2002 he acted in Takkari Donga and Bobby which failed at Box Office.


  • Later in 2003, he acted in Okkadu movie which became the highest grossing Telugu film of the year.He won his First Filmfare award for this movie.
  • Mahesh Babu then acted in Teja's Nijam(2003). He received a lot of appraisals from critics for this movie though it is a commercial Failure.He won his first Nandi Award for this film.
  • He then acted in Nani in 2004 produced by her own sister Manjula and this movie failed at Box Office.
  • In the same year, he acted in Arjun which received Nandi special jury award for him.
  • After Arjun movie, he acted in Trivikram's Athadu in 2005 which became the highest grosser of the year and also prince got Nandi Best Actor for this movie.


  • In 2006 he acted in Puri Jagannath's Pokiri which became the highest grosser of all time in Telugu film Industry. With this movie, he won his second Filmfare Award.
  • Same here he acted in Sainikudu co-staring Thrisha which failed at Box-Office.
  • His next movies Athidi in 2007 and Khaleja along with Anushka Shetty in 2010 which are commercially Failures.
  • In 2011 he acted in Dookudu along with Samantha and this film became the highest grossing film of the year.
  • He was awarded Nandi and Filmfare awards for this movie.

Mahesh Babu Career 2


  • In 2012 he again paired with Puri Jagannath and did Businessman Co-Staring Kajal Agarwal. He received positive appraisals for this movie and this is one of the highest grossing Telugu movies of that year.
  • Then in 2013, he acted in Multi-starer film SeethamaValitloSirimalle Chettu along with Venkatesh and Heroins Anjali and Samantha. Mahesh Babu won his 3rd Filmfare award for this movie.
  • He then acted in 1: Nenokadine in 2014 which became a commercial failure.But he got a positive review for his action for this film from Critics.
  • Later the same year he acted in Aagadu co-starring Tamanna and this movie also failed at box office.


  • In 2015 he acted in KoratalaSiva's Srimanthuku with co-actor Shruthi Haasan and he also acted as a co-producer of that movie.This movie got him a Filmfare award and this also became the second highest grosser of all time.
  • After he acted In Brahmothsavam(2016) starring Kajal Agarwal, Pranitha, and Samantha.This movie released in a lot of hype but failed at box office.
  • In 2017 his recent movie Spyder directed by Murugudas was released and got a mixed response.


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