Yash Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Girlfriend, Family, Caste and, Biography


Yash is an Indian actor and singer who is famous for his work in the Kannada film industry. His Real Name is Naveen Kumar Gowda. Yash mainly works in the Kannada Cinema. He became the popular Pan-India Movie “K.G.F” (2018).


Yash was born on 8 January 1986 (Age 35 years; in 2021) in Buvanahalli, Hassan District, Karnataka. He studied at the Mahajana High School, Mysore, Karnataka. After studies, he developed an interest in acting and joined the Benaka drama troupe, established by dramatist B. V. Karanth.

Yash in his childhood
childhood image of Yash
Yash in his childhood
Yash in his childhood

He began his career in tv serial Nanda Gokula, which is telecasted in ETV Kannada. He as massive fan-following within and beyond the Kannada film industry. He also as a talent of singing, he sung ‘Annthamma’ from the Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari (2014) and ‘Annange Love Aagide’ from the film- Masterpiece (2015).

Physical appearance

Height 5’ 11” Feet Inches
Weight76 kg
Eye color:Dark brown
Hair color:Black

Yash Family, Education, and Caste

Yash was born to a Hindu family. His father, Arun Kumar J, worked as a bus driver in Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation ( KSRTC) later Work in BMTC and his mom Pushpa is a Homemaker. He has a younger sister Nandini who married Telugu speaking person from AP state.

yash with his parents
Yash with his parents
Yash with his sister Nandini
Yash with his sister Nandini

Yash Wife and Girlfriend

Yash started dating co-actress Radhika Pandit, who acted in 3 films as co-actress. They got engaged in Goa in 2016. On 9 December 2016, Yash married Radhika Pandit in a traditional style. He has a daughter named Ayra who was born on 2 December 2018 and a son named Arha who was born on 30 October 2019.

Yash with is wife Radhika Pandit
Yash with his wife Radhika Pandit
Yash and Radhika Pandit
Yash and Radhika Pandit
Yash with his daughter Ayra
Yash with his daughter Ayra
Yash with his son Ayush
Yash with his son Ayush

Yash Career

Yash started acting in tv serial Nanda Gokula. Later worked in teleserials like Malebillu and Preeti Illada Mele. He made his Flim debut in romantic drama film Moggina Manasu in 2008. He become popular with his role in the romance-drama film ‘Googly‘ and established himself as one of the top actors in the Kannada film industry. His film Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari (2014) opposite his wife Radhika Pandit became the highest-grossing Kannada cinema.

Yash in film Googly
Yash in film Googly

His film Kgf released in 2018, created all-time record in the Kannada film industry, with ₹250 crore collection worldwide. Kgf was a massive success in Telugu, Hindi and Tamil languages also.

Yash in film Kgf chapter 1
Yash in film Kgf chapter 1

Some of his worked films are ‘Moggina Manasu‘ (2009), ‘Modalasala‘ (2010), ‘Googly‘ (2013), ‘Mr. And Mrs. Ramachari‘ (2014), ‘Masterpiece‘ (2015), ‘K.G.F: Chapter 1‘ (2018), ‘K.G.F: Chapter 2‘ (2020) and more.

Interesting facts

  • Yash Becomes The First Kannada Actor To Reach 1 Million Followers On Instagram.
  • He met his wife in sets of tv serial Nanda Gokula and played a role of bother to his wife, Radhika. Later, Both made their film debut together with 2008 film Moggina Manasu.
  • He announced that he is going to become a father through video on twitter.
  • Yash shared the news on Instagram that they welcomed 2nd child. He shared a gif with text ‘Lil Brother calling’ with the photo of his family.
  • Yash celebrates his 34th birthday by cutting 5700 kgs cake gifts by his fans. It is World’s Biggest Celebrity Birthday Cake, as certified by World Records India.


Yash’s Car Collection Includes Audi A4, Audi A7, the ultimate Range Rover Evoque, and Pagero Sport


Yash endorsed brands such as Flipkart, BEARDO, and A-one gold and more

Yash endorsing brand BEARDO
Yash endorsing brand BEARDO

Income factor

Yash has given some very good performances so far in his films and has earned his place of receiving 5 crores to 10 crores per film.


Filmfare Awards South Best Supporting Actor – Kannada for the lm “Moggina Manasu”
Filmfare Awards South and SIIMA Best Actor – Kannada for the lm “Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari”
IIFA Utsavam for Performance In A Leading Role – Kannada for the lm “Mr and Mrs Ramachari”
Filmfare Awards South Film Award for Best Actor – Kannada for KGF: Chapter 1
2019 Won
SIIMA for Style Icon of South India for the lm “KGF: Chapter 1.”
BehindWoods Gold Medal Film Award for KGF: Chapter 1
Yash Awarded with South India Dada Saheb Phalke Award 2019


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