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Nani (Actor) Height, Age, Wife, Caste, Family, Children, Biography & More


Naveen Babu Ghanta who is popularly known as Nani is one of the eminent actors of the Telugu film industry. Popular among his fans as Natural Star, 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 Nani.

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Nani’s Childhood, Wiki & Biography

Nani was born on 24 February 1984 (age 36 years; in 2020) in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. He has been one of the most paid and successful actors of the T-town. His zodiac sign is Pisces. He did his schooling from St. Alphonsa’s High School, Hyderabad. He completed his graduation from Narayana Junior College, Hyderabad. Nani has a struggle story of his own. His life boarded a flight from being a clap director in film to an actor with huge popularity across Telugu states.

Nani’s Childhood Picture
Nani’s Childhood Picture
Nani with his Sister

Physical Stats, Height, Weight & More

Height (approx.): 5’ 9”

Weight (approx.): 65 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Dark Brown

Body Measurements (approx.): Chest 40″, Waist 30″, Biceps 12″

Nani’s Family, Parents, Caste & Wife

Nani belongs to Kamma Caste, He was born to Telugu speaking parents in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. He is son of Rambabu Ghanta and Vijayalakshmi Ghanta. His mother Vijayalakshmi Ghanta, is a central government employee. Nani has one Sister, Deepthi Ghanta.

Nani with his Father Rambabu Ghanta
Nani with his Father Rambabu Ghanta
Nani with his Mother Vijayalakshmi and Sister
Nani with his Mother Vijayalakshmi and Sister
Nani with his Sister Deepthi Ghanta
Nani with his Sister Deepthi Ghanta

Nani Wife, Children & Relationships

On 27 October 2012, Nani got married to his long-time girlfriend, Anjana Yelavarthy at the Rishikonda Resorts in Vishakapatnam. They both dated since Nani worked as RJ in Vishakhapatnam. Anjana Yelavarthy is software engineer by profession. His wife is 6 years younger to him. The couple has a Son named Arjun (born in 2017).

Nani with his Wife Anjana Yelavarthy
Nani with his Wife Anjana Yelavarthy
Nani with his Wife
Nani with his Wife and Son
Nani with his Wife and Son
Nani with his Son Arjun
Nani with his Son Arjun


In 2008, he made his Tollywood debut in what would become his breakthrough role as Rambabu, in film “Ashta Chamma’. which got a Big success on box office. Thereafter, Nani has appeared in many successful movies including Ride (2009), Bheemili Kabaddi Jattu (2010). In 2011 he starred in the romantic comedy film, “Ala Modalaindi” and gained huge popularity. Subsequently, he appeared in age comedy-drama film “Pilla Zamindar,” which proved to be a major success.

He made his Kollywood film debut with the movie ‘Veppam’ in 2011. But film was unable to impress the audience.

Nani gained instant stardom after the success of his film “Eega” (2012) . which was directed by S. S. Rajamouli. He was critically acclaimed for his performances in the films Bhale Bhale Magadivoy (2015), which was directed by Maruthi.

Next, he featured in the action film “Bhale Bhale Magadivoy” (2015),. The movie was a commercial success and established him as an actor. His popularity grew with his roles in several hit films, such as Krishna Gaadi Veera Prema Gaadha (2016), Gentleman (2016), Majnu (2016), Nenu Local (2017), Ninnu Kori (2017), Middle Class Abbayi (2017)

He hosted the popular Indian reality television series Bigg Boss Telugu Season 2 (2018) which was aired on Star Maa. He also hosted the awards show from the four industries show 2nd IIFA Utsavam (2017).

Nani in Big Boss 2 Telugu
Nani in Big Boss 2 Telugu

Nani produced his first film ‘Awe’ in 2018, which (according to critics) is a different film in Indian film industry. His second production was “HIT: The First Case”.

Nani Film Hit
Nani Film Hit

Net worth, Salary & Earnings

According to the source, Nani’s net worth is estimated at  50 Crores to 100 Crores while a portion of his annual income comes from Production Company and the bulk of his earnings come from his movies. He is charging Rs 10 crores per film on an average.

Nani was roped in to host the popular television show Bigg Boss Telugu 2. He charges around Rs. Rs. 10 lakhs for a single episode.

Favourite Things

Actors: Ravi Teja, Kamal Haasan, Chiranjeevi, Sobhan Babu, Prabhas

Actress: Sridevi, Savitri, Keerthy Suresh

Food:  Khichdi, Idli Sambar

Travel Destination: Tirumala, Australia

Director: Gautham Menon, Mani Ratnam, Bapu, Krishna Vamsi

Movies: The Hangover (2009), Life of Pi (2012), Galipatam (2014)

Colour: White

Sport: Cricket

Nani’s Brand endoesment

 Nani endorses only few big brands such as Sprite india, and other big brands.

Nani’s Cars/Bikes Collection

Nani Picture

Nani is bike and car lover and has a huge collection of expensive bikes and cars. Nani has BMW 520d, SUV like costly cars in the garage.

Nani ’s Expensive Cars

  • BMW 520d (Rs 60 lakh)
  • Suv

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