Karthi was born in Madras (now Chennai), an Indian city in Tamil Nadu. He graduated from Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan and St. Bede Anglo-Indian Upper Secondary School, located in Chennai, where he completed his primary and secondary education. After graduating from Crescent Engineering College in Chennai, he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. Before graduating, he had previously worked as an engineering consultant in Chennai and considered attending higher education abroad. He states that he earns about $ 5,000 per month, and he finds the work monotonous, which is when he thinks he should pursue something else, and that is when we have a conversation about what he should do next. Karthi was awarded a scholarship to study in the United States and earned a Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Binghamton University. Here we talk about Karthi age, height, net worth, family, career, weight, movies, wife, and biography.

Karthi Bio Data:

Real NameKarthik Sivakumar
Date of BirthMay 25, 1977
Age45 years
Birth PlaceChennai
Zodiac SignGemini
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Karthi Family & Personal Life:

Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date July 3, 2011
WifeRanjini Chinnaswamy
Ranjini Chinnaswamy
GirlfriendRanjini Chinnaswamy
MotherLakshmi Sivakumar
Lakshmi Sivakumar
BrothersSuriya Sivakumar
Suriya Sivakumar
SistersBrindha Sivakumar
Brindha Sivakumar
Son Unknown

Karthi Education:

QualificationBachelor of Technology
SchoolSt. Bede’s Anglo-Indian Higher
Secondary School
College Crescent Engineering College
UniversityBinghamton University

Karthi Physical Stats & More:

HeightIn Centimeters: 178 cm
In Meters: 1.78 m
In Feet & Inches: 5’10”
WeightIn Kilograms: 78 kg
In Pounds: 172 lbs
Waist Size34 Inches
Chest Size42 Inches
Eyes ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack

Karthi Career & Net Worth:

ProfessionActor, Playback Singer
DebutParuthiveeran (2007)
SalaryRs. 8 Crore Per Movie
Net Worth$13 Million

Karthi Favourite Things:

Favorite ActorRajinikanth
Favorite ActressMahanati Savitri
Favorite FoodPao Bhaji
Favorite DestinationMumbai, Jammu
Favorite ColorWhite, Black, Blue

Karthi Social Media:


Some Lesser Known Facts About Karthi?

  • Does Karthi smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Karthi drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Karthi is the son of the well-known actor Sivakumar.
  • He worked as a part-time graphic designer in New York during his stay.
  • After returning to India, he became an assistant director for the renowned director Mani Ratnam.
  • He received many films offers before making his film debut in 2007 with the movie, “Paruthiveeran.”
  • As a child actor, he began acting in 2004 by starring in the Tamil film Aastha Ezhuthu as Michael’s friend.
  • As an assistant director, he joined renowned director Mani Ratnam.
  • His first advertising campaign for Bharti Airtel took place in 2010 under the name Indraikku Enna Plan, and he was appointed to serve as its brand ambassador in South India.
  • A Tamil Nadu State Film Award and the Filmfare Award were also presented to him.
  • His role as a cause ambassador for lysosomal storage disease began in 2011.
  • His subsequent success at the box office made Karthi a commercial star.
  • He was appointed treasurer of the prestigious Nadigar Sangam in 2015.
  • His birthday is celebrated by visiting orphanages and donating funds.
  • As part of his 31st birthday celebration, he inaugurated Makkal Nala Mandram to encourage his fans to engage in welfare activities.
  • A couple of songs have been recorded by Karthi as playback singers.
  • His other talents include playing the piano and singing, and among the famous Tamil songs he has sung is Kandha Kaara Vadai from Saguni (2012) and Mississippi from Biriyani (2013).
  • On April 29, 2011, Karthi married Ranjani, an English Literature master’s graduate.
  • A daughter was born to the couple on January 11, 2013, and was named Umayaal.
  • Since childhood, Karthi dreamed of being a film director, and he returned to India to realize his aspirations.


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