Who is Puneeth Rajkumar and what is his net worth 2018? Puneeth Rajkumar is an Indian film actor, playback singer as well as a television presenter. Puneeth Rajkumar was born on 17 March 1975 at Kalyani Hospital in Madras, in Tamil Nadu, to his parents-Rajkumar and Parvathamma Rajkumar. He is the fifth and youngest child of his parents and he is the brother of actors Raghavendra and Shiva Rajkumar and when he was just six years old, he relocated with his family to Bangalore.
Puneeth works principally in Kannada cinema and has been a lead actor in 23 different films. He appeared as a child character role in films featuring his father- Rajkumar. His acting in Bhagyavantha, Vasantha Geetha, Chalisuva Modagalu , Eradu Nakshatragalu as well as in Bettada Hoovu were praised among audience. Puneeth was bestowed with the National Film Award for Best Child Artist for his character of Ramu in film-Bettada Hoovu.
His first lead role was in film-Appu in year 2002 and he later appeared in other popular films, counting Aakash, Abhi, Arasu, Jackie, Milana, Hudugaru, Anna Bond and Power. For his excellent performance in acting, Puneeth got SIIMA Best Actor awards and Filmfare awards. In year 2012 Puneeth debuted as a television announcer on the prevalent game show named Kannadada Kotyadhipati, which is a Kannada version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?. Puneeth got married to Ashwini Revanth in year 1999 and the couple have two daughters: Drithi and Vanditha.
Actor Puneeth Rajkumar left his school where he studied when he was very young and began working in the film industry. Puneeth’s education was conducted in his house by assistance of a Private teacher and he has dome Diploma in Computer Science. This popular Kannada film actor Puneeth Rajkumar worked very hard before involving himself the Kannada film industries by learning arts of fights, dance, and similar other talent developments. Puneeth Rajkumar has also mastered one of the Karnataka arts named Kalaripayattu.
Net Worth of Puneeth Rajkumar
The estimated total net worth of Puneeth Rajkumar is $25 million. This combined net worth includes Puneeth’s income from acting, business deals, brand endorsements, collaboration, etc.
Puneeth Rajkumar and Raghavendra agreed to reconstruct their home and make it more lavish one. Though the olders brother Shivarajkumar resides with his family at different location, Raghavendra and Puneeth have now constructed two identical houses for themselves in the location of the older home.
Puneeth has also stated that as his older brother Shivanna’s home is further away, they will treat it like a weekend home and the entire family of Puneeth catches up there very frequently. Puneeth has love for cars and he owns luxurious cars like- Range Rover, BMW X6, Audi Q7, Nissan X-Trail and Toyota Fortuner.
Puneeth Rajkumar sang solely in Appu, and sang a duet songon “Jothe Jotheyali”, he also sang a fast number in film-Jackie and sang in the film of his brother Shiva- Mylari and Lava Kusha.
In year 2013, Puneeth became the host of the first season of Kannadada Kotyadhipati, which was modelled on the Hindi show Kaun Banega Crorepati and then also modelled on the British show named-Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, he made both the season go successful.
Puneeth Rajkumar has been active in charity with his mother at the Shakti Dhama ashram located in Mysore, and he even possesses the Bengaluru Premier Futsal team.
Puneeth remained as a brand ambassador for Karnataka Milk Federation’s Nandini Milk products, 7 Up (PepsiCo), LED Bulb Project, F-Square, Dixcy Scott, Malabar Gold and Manappuram. Puneeth also remained as a brand ambassador of the IPL cricket team -Royal Challengers Bangalore on account of his love for cricket.
Puneeth Rajkumar has played lead role and supporting roles in many Kannada films and he even performed in Telugu, Tamil films. The past and upcoming films featuring Puneeth has always won the hearts of audience as well as his fans.