Mahesh Ghattamaneni who is popularly known as Mahesh Babu is one of the eminent actors of the Telugu film industry. He is a son of the Indian veteran Actor Krishna Ghattamaneni. His fans call him lovingly with the nickname Prince, he is not just an actor but also a Producer. Let’s have an extended look at the age, height, weight, wife, caste, family, and biography of the Mahesh Babu.
Mahesh Babu’s Childhood, Wiki & Biography
Mahesh Babu was born into a prominent family of Telugu film industry on 9 August 1975 (Age 48 Years; in 2023) in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. His zodiac sign is Leo. He did his schooling from St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai. Mahesh Babu enrolled himself in Loyola College, Chennai to pursue Bachelor of Commerce Later, he did his acting course to pursue his acting talent.
Physical Stats, Height, Weight & More
- Height (approx.): 6’ 2” feet, inches
- Weight (approx.): 75 kg
- Hair Colour: Black
- Eye Colour: Brown
- Body Measurements (approx.): Chest 40″, Waist 33″, Biceps 14″
Mahesh Babu Family, Caste & Wife
Mahesh Babu belongs to Kamma Caste, He was born to Telugu speaking parents in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. He was born to Krishna Ghattamaneni and Indira Devi, his father is an Indian actor, director, and producer, and his mother is Homemaker. Vijaya Nirmala is Mahesh Babu’s Stepmother.
Mahesh Babu had two brothers, Ramesh Babu (Elder) and Naresh (Step-brother, Elder), and 3 Sisters, Padmavathi (Elder), Manjula (Elder) and Priyadarsini (Younger)
Mahesh Babu Wife, Children & Relationships
Mahesh Babu was in a high profile relationship with actress, producer, and former model Namrata Shirodkar. They met at the muhurat of their film Vamsi. Mahesh Babu and Namrata Shirodkar got married on 10 February 2005. They dating for nearly 5 years before marriage. His wife is 4 years older than him.
The couple has a Son, Gautam Krishna who was born on 31 August 2006 and a Daughter Sitara who was born on 20 July 2012.
Before turned out to be Super actor, he did various movies like Poratam (1983), Sankharavam (1987), Bazaar Rowdy (1988), Mugguru Kodukulu (1988), Gudachari 117 (1989), Koduku Diddina Kapuram (1989), Anna Thammudu (1990), Bala Chandrudu (1990), as a child artist.
He made his Tollywood film debut with the movie ‘Raja Kumarudu’ in 1999. The film was commercially successful and he received numerous awards for his performance such as Nandi Award – Best Debut. Subsequently, he also appeared in films like Yuvaraju (2000), Murari (2001), Takkari Donga (2002), Okkadu (2003), Nijam (2003), Arjun (2004), Athadu (2005).
His film, Pokiri (2006), was a super blockbuster in the box office and received tremendous admiration from the audience. In 2012, his action film “Businessman” earned a lot of acclamation from the audience. In 2013, he featured in action film “Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu.” along with actor Venkatesh Daggubati, which became a huge success among the audience and the movie was a commercial superhit.
In 2011, Mahesh Babu starred in the action-comedy “Dookudu.”. The film was hit on the box office and his performance in the film was critically acclaimed. From playing an Harsha Vardhan in Srimanthudu (2015) to an chief minister of Andhra Pradesh in Bharat Ane Nenu (2018), he has portrayed a variety of characters.
Subsequently, he gained recognition in the Kollywood Film Industry with AR Murugadoss’s ‘Spyder’ (2017). His film fails to impress the audiences at the box office. His film, Maharshi, he played the character of an CEO of a US-based software company. Mahesh Babu appeared in Maharshi to expand his horizon as an actor. His character in action-comedy, Sarileru Neekevvaru, received massive love not only from India but worldwide.
He produced and played the lead role in the 2016 film ‘Brahmotsavam.’ The film failed to impress the audience. His second production was “Sarileru Neekevvaru”.
Net worth, Salary & Earnings
This famous actor has a net worth of $ 20 to $ 30 million dollars. The Mahesh Babu has carved a successful path for his over the years and earns Rs 20 to 25 Crore per film approximately.
Actors: Krishna Ghattamaneni
Actress: Trisha and Sridevi
Food: coffee and Biryani
Director: Mani Ratnam
Mahesh Babu’s Brand endoesment
Mahesh Babu charges 4 to 6 crore for endorsing a brand, he has endorsed various brands including Closeup, Thumbsup, SANTOOR, BYJU’S, Sai Surya Developers, Univercell Nokia, Navaratna Oil, Jos alukkas, Lloyd AC, Rainbow Hospitals, Tata Sky.
Mahesh Babu owns a lot of cars but the most expensive one in his collection is the Vanity Van costing Rs Rs 6 – 9 Crore. Apart from that he owns Mercedes GLS 350d, BMW 730 Ld, Mercedes GL Class 450, Range Rover Vogue, Toyota Land Cruiser and Vanity Van.
Mahesh Babu’s Expensive Cars
Vanity Van (Rs Rs 6 – 9 Crore)
BMW 730 Ld (Rs Rs 1.31 Crore)
Mercedes GL Class 450 (Rs Rs 1.11 Crore)
Mahesh Babu is actually an alcoholic in his real life.
Does Mahesh Babu have Smoking habit?: No
His hobbies include playing video games, Reading, jogging
Mahesh Babu is a non-vegetarian.
Mahesh Babu is a dog lover and keeps sharing his pictures with dogs on his social media accounts.
He appeared on the cover of various popular magazines like Vogue, Wow, South Scope, etc.
Mahesh Babu is very particular about his fitness and follows a strict workout regimen.