Samantha Akkineni Height Weight Bra Size Age Biography Family Wiki Net Worth, Affairs, Marriage & much more! Samantha Akkineni (née Ruth Prabhu) born on 28 April 1987 is an Indian actress and model. She has established a career in the Telugu and Tamil film industries, and is a recipient of several awards including four Filmfare Awards. She has emerged as a leading actress in the South Indian film industry.
While pursuing a degree in commerce, Samantha worked part-time on modelling assignments. She soon received offers for film roles, and made her acting debut in Gautham Menon’s critically acclaimed Telugu romance film, Ye Maaya Chesave (2010), which fetched her the Filmfare Award for Best Debut Actress and a Nandi Award. Samantha then became the second actress ever to win both the Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Actress and the Filmfare Award for Best Telugu Actress in the same year, for her performances in the films Neethaane En Ponvasantham (2012) and Eega (2012). Since then, she has primarily opted to appear in the leading female role in hero-centric Telugu and Tamil films, earning box office success with films including Dookudu (2011), the family dramas Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu (2012) and Attarintiki Daredi (2013) and AR Murugadoss’s Tamil action film, Kaththi (2014). Her work in the film A Aa (2016) also won positive reviews and won Samantha her fourth Filmfare Award, while her next films Theri (2016), 24 (2016), Mersal (2017), and Rangasthalam (2018) also were commercially successful.
Alongside her acting career, Samantha is a prominent celebrity endorser for brands and products, while she also started her own NGO, Pratyusha Support, to provide medical support for women and children in 2012. She donates her earnings from endorsements, product launches and inauguration events to support the foundation.
Early life and family
Born on 28 April 1987 to a Telugu father and a Malayali mother from Alappuzha, Kerala, Samantha was brought up in Pallavaram in Chennai, Tamil Nadu as the youngest child of the family to Prabhu and Ninette and two elder brothers Jonathan and David, whilst becoming fluent in the Tamil language. Despite her mixed regional background, she has cited herself as a Tamilian. As a part of her education, Samantha was schooled at Holy Angels Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School and then completed a degree in commerce at Stella Maris College, Chennai. Towards the end of her undergraduate degree, she became involved in modeling, notably working with Naidu Hall, through which she was first spotted by filmmaker Ravi Varman.
Samantha Akkineni Height Weight Bra Size Age Biography Family Wiki
|Real Name||Samantha Ruth Prabhu|
|Profession||Actress & Model|
|Age (2019)||32 Years|
|Date of Birth||28 April 1987|
|Birthplace||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Star Sign/ Zodiac Sign||Taurus|
|Hometown||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Debut||Ye Maaya Chesave (2010, Telugu film)|
Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa (2010, Tamil film)
|Height, Weight & Body Measurements|
|Height in Centimeters||165 cm|
|Height in meters||1.65 m|
|Height in Inches||5′ 5”|
|Weight in Kilograms||53 kg|
|Weight in Pounds||117 lbs|
|Waist Size||25 Inches|
|Hip Size||34 Inches|
|Shoe Size||8 Inches|
|Dress Size||12 Inches|
|Family and Relatives|
|Affairs, Boyfriends and Marital Status|
Naga Chaitanya (2015-present)
|Husband/ Spouse||Naga Chaitanya (m. 2017)|
|Education and School, College|
|Educational Qualification||Degree in Commerce|
|School||Holy Angels Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai|
|College/ University||Stella Maris College, Chennai|
|Favorites Things and Like & Dislike|
|Favorite Actors||Dhanush, Suriya, Rajnikanth|
|Favorite Directors||Mani Ratnam, Woody Allen|
|Favorite Book||The Secret By Rhonda Byrne|
|Favorite Food||Fish, chicken, sweet pongal, palakova|
|Favorite TV Show||American: The West Wing|
|Hobbies||eading, listening to music, shopping|
|Net Worth||$10 million|
Samantha Akkineni Interesting Facts
- Samantha Ruth Prabhu was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India to Joseph Prabhu and Ninette.
- She has two brothers named, Jonathan & David.
- She holds Degree in Commerce from Stella Maris College, Chennai.
- She is married to Indian actor, Naga Chaitanya, Son of Actor, Akkineni Nagarjuna on 6 October 2017.
- She changed her name Samantha Ruth Prabhu to Samantha Akkineni after her marriage.
- Samantha Ruth Prabhu started her acting career with Telugu Film ‘Ye Maaya Chesave’ (2010) and Her Debut Tamil Film ‘Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa’ (2010).
- She is big fan of Actor Dhanush, Suriya and Rajinikanth.
- Samantha was very good student and she used to top the class all the time.
- Apart from acting, she is a philanthropist and is the founder of the Charitable trust ‘Pratyusha Support’.
- Samantha Ruth Prabhas is very beautiful, talented and most popular South Indian actress.