Ajith Kumar, a very talented and skillful South Indian actor was born on first may 1971 in Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh). His parents Subramaniam Kumar and mother Mohini feel proud of having a son like him. His mother was from Kolkata, west Bengal and after her name, only Ajith started NGO named Mohini-Mani. He was the middle son and have one elder brother Anoop Kumar who is a stockbroker in New York and younger Anil Kumar who was very studious from starting and is an IIT Madras graduate settled in Seattle. His both twin sister died at a very early age.
Also known as Thala Kumar was a mechanic and was skilled in repairing the motor. At the age of 18, he started racing which became his passion. He wasn’t interested in movies. He joined movies for funding his passion of car racing and Because of his parent’s eagerness who want him to join the acting industry. He has one of the biggest fan following on the south side. He dated his co-star and now his wife Shalini during the shoot for ‘Saran Amar kalam’.
They got married in April 2010 in Chennai. Ajith has one daughter Anoushka and one son Aadvik Kumar. He is a great Philanthropist and is most famous for car racing skills. He started a career with supporting role in a Tamil movie ‘En Veedu En Kanavar’ in 1990 and after that did modeling and advertisement. He got the first critical appreciation for the movie ‘ Thriller Aasai’ in 1995. where he was admired by the people. He was seen as a romantic hero from the film kadhai Kottai in 1996.
His great hits were Aval Varuvala(1998) kadhal mannan (1998), Vaali(1999), Mugavaree (2000), Citizen and Dheena (2001), Villain (2002), Mankatha (2011), Arrambam(2014), Veeram (2014), Vedalam (2015), Thala 57 (2016) and upcoming Vivegam 2017. He participated in a British formula season 3. He was ranked the top third best motor car driver in India. A drastic accident drove him to the film industry and afterward, he fully concentrates on his acting. He was listed in top 100 celebrities of India by Forbes(41 money rank, 77 fame rank). He was ranked as the 51st richest person in India in 2012.
Kumar did his schooling from Asan memorial senior secondary school in Hyderabad. He left his studies to fulfill his passion and to become a professional car racer.
Ajith Kumar Awards:
Filmfare south awards
Vijaya awards 3 times
Best actor Filmfare award 4 times
Tamil Nadu state film award
Dinakaran cinema award
Ajith Kumar Net Worth
Ajith Kumar has an estimated net worth of $60 million US dollars as of 2017. Kumar’s net worth grew about 60% in 3 years because of huge fans following and outstanding acting in movies made him a high budget actor.
Average movie charge: 40 crores
Personal investment charges : 140 crores.
Ajith Kumar owns a house, very opulent and grand in Valmiki Nagar Chennai. He has a parental home also and other properties in Hyderabad.
He owns Lamborghini worth rupees 3.4 crores and BMW 7th series 740Li and 3 luxurious bikes: Aprilia Caponord, BMW S1000RR and BMW K1300 S. His bikes cost between 10- 20 lakhs.
Total luxury cars and bikes investment: 36 crores.
Ajith is a brand ambassador of Nescafe in Tamil Nadu. He earns a huge amount from doing commercial ads for various products. He is associated and the creator of Mohini-Mani foundation(NGO). He got about crores for winning a single race. he owns many showrooms in Chennai.
He is working and planning to give hit movies back to back on this Pongal 2017. Though director Vishnuvardhan didn’t reveal anything about the movie.
Ajith Kumar is a versatile actor and a car racer. He started with a journey from a mere mechanic but always expect high from the life. He became the second Rajinikanth in South and place himself in top 100 richest actors of India. Though he is getting old but year after year his net worth and fans are growing rapidly. He has a huge fan list outside India also. Ajith is a skillful actor who works outstanding in the different niche: drama, action, and romance.