Rajinikanth Age, Height, Father, Wife, Family, Movies, Biography & More


Rajinikanth Biography:

Rajinikanth aka Shivaji Rao Gaekwad is an Indian film actor, singer, and producer who mainly works in Tamil Film Industry. He was born on Sunday, April 17, 1966, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, to Ramoji Rao Gaekwad (Police Constable), and his wife Jijabai.

Rajini has three siblings, two elder brothers named Satyanarayana Rao & Nageshwara Rao and a sister Aswath Balu Bhai. He is the youngest of four children. Rajinikanth did his schooling at Kannada Model Primary School, Bangalore, and Acharya Pathasala Public School, Bangalore.

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Rajinikanth has done several different jobs like carpenter, coolie and he then became bus driver at Bangalore Transport Service. With the help of his friend, Raj Bahadur, he then joined Madras Film Institute and completed a Diploma in Acting. During this period, Rajini meets director K Balachander, who offered him a role in his film.

In 1975, Rajinikanth made his acting debut under K Balachander’s direction with the “Apoorva Raagangal” movie. He then made his acting debut in Kannada Cinema with “Katha Sangama” movie, in the same year, “Anthuleni Katha” movie he made his debut in Tollywood.

In the following years, he acted in few films like Moondru Mudichu (Tamil), Baalu ​​Jenu (Kannada), Avargal (Tamil), Kavikkuyil (Tamil), and Raghupathi Raghavan Rajaram (Tamil). In 1977, for the first time, Rajinikanth appeared as the Lead Actor in the Telugu movie “Chilakamma Cheppindi”.

Rajinikanth All Wiki Biography:

Real NameShivaji Rao Gaekwad
Screen NameRajinikanth
Profession (s)Actor, Screenplay writer,
Philanthropist, and Producer.

Physical Stats & More:

Physical Stats
Height173 cm (in centimeters)
1.73 m (in meters)
5’8″ (in feet inches)
Weight75 kg (in kilograms)
165 Ibs (in pounds)
Body MeasurementsChest: 40 Inches
Waist: 33 Inches
Biceps: 12 Inches
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack

Personal Life:

Personal Life
Date of BirthDecember 12, 1950
Age71 Years
BirthplaceBangalore, Karnataka, India.
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
Zodiac SignSagittarius
SchoolKannada Model Primary School, Bangalore, and
Acharya Pathasala Public School, Bangalore.
CollegeMadras Film Institute
Educational QualificationsDiploma in Acting
Tamil: Apoorva Raagangal (1975)

Kannada: Katha Sangama (1976)
Telugu: Anthuleni Katha (1976)
Malayalam: Allauddinum Albhutha Vilakkum (1979)
Hindi: Andha Kanoon (1983)
Production: Maaveeran
HobbiesTraveling, Reading, and Gardening.


ParentsFather: Ramoji Rao Gaekwad
Mother: Jijabai

Rajinikanth parents
SiblingsBrother: Satyanarayana Rao and Nageshwara Rao
Sister: Aswath Balu Bhai
Satyanarayana Rao
Martial StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseLatha Rajinikanth
Latha Rajinikanth
Marriage DateFebruary 26, 1981
ChildrenDaughter: Aishwarya Rajinikanth (1 January 1982) and
Soundarya Rajinikanth (September 20, 1984).

Aishwarya and Soundarya Rajinikanth


S. NOAwardsYear
1)Padma bhushan2000
2)Padma vibhushan2016