Mahesh Babu Biography, Age, Height, Father, Family, Wife, Children, Networth & More

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Early Life:

Mahesh Babu was born on 9th August 1974  in Chennai, India. His father’s name was Krishna Ghattamaneni who was an actor in the Telugu industry and his mother’s name is Indira Devi.

Mahesh is a cricket fan. He married Namrata Shirodkar, a former Ms. India and an actress in 2005 and they had a son Gautam Krishna Gattamaneni in 2006.

Mahesh Babu Bio/Wiki:

Mahesh Babu is an actor, producer, and media personality and his real name is Mahesh Ghattamaneni. On August 9, 1975, Mahesh Babu was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. He comes from a well-known family in the cinema business; his father, Krishna Ghattamaneni, is a well-known actor in the Telugu language. His mother, Indira Devi, is a member of the prominent Andhra Pradesh family, the Burrahs.

Out of his five siblings, Mahesh is the youngest. Mahesh Babu was born and raised in Chennai and then relocated to Hyderabad. He attended St. Bede’s Anglo-Indian Higher Secondary School in Chennai for his schooling, and Loyola College awarded him a Bachelor of Commerce degree. Mahesh started his career in the film industry at a young age. In the 1979 motion picture “Needa,” which was directed by his father Krishna, he made his feature film debut.

He has acted in eight other films as a child artist. He made his lead debut in 1999 with the release of “Raja Kumarudu.”Mahesh Babu had a huge hit in the Telugu cinema industry during his career. His major breakthrough came with the supernatural drama film Murari (2001). His breakout films include “Okkadu,” “Pokiri,” “Dookudu,” “Srimanthudu,” “Bharat Ane Nenu,” “Sarileru Neekevvaru,” and “Sarkaru Vaari Paata.” He also runs his production house G. Mahesh Babu Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.

He has made a name for himself in the business because of his adaptable acting abilities and charisma on television. Mahesh has received multiple honors, including the Filmfare South and Nandi Awards, in recognition of his exceptional contributions to Telugu film.


The State of Human Rights Commission filed a complaint against him after he endorsed the Royale Stag’s whisky ad commercial.

After the rumor that he received a remuneration of around 1.2 million for his blockbuster film Dookudu, the Income-tax department raided his residence in Hyderabad.

Real NameMahesh Ghattamaneni
Nick NameNaani, Prince, and Navataram Superstar
ProfessionActor, Producer
Famous ForActing
Date of Birth9 August 1975 (Saturday)
Age (as of 2023)48 years
BirthplaceChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Residence AddressJubilee Hills, Hyderabad, India
SchoolSt. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai
CollegeLoyola College, Chennai
Educational QualificationBachelor of Commerce (B.Com)
CasteNot Known
Zodiac Sign/Star SignLeo ♌
Debut inMovie (as a child actor): Needa (1979)
Movie (as an Actor): Rajakumarudu (1999)

Body Measurement & Physical Stats:

Mahesh Babu age is 48 years old in 2023. He is a popular actor in India mainly in South India. Mahesh Babu’s height is 6 feet 2 inches which is 188 centimetres.

Age (as of 2023)48 years
Heightin centimetre: 188 cm
in metre: 1.88 m
in feet: 6′2” inches
Body Measurement40-34-14
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack

Mahesh Babu Family Members & Their Relationship:

ParentsFather: Krishna Ghattamaneni (Telugu Actor)
Mother: Indira Devi
Step-MotherVijaya Nirmala
SiblingsBrother: Ramesh Babu, Naresh (step-brother)
Sister: Padmavathi (eldest), Manjula (elder), Priyadarshini (younger)
Children/KidsSon: Gautham Krishna Ghattamaneni
Daughter: Sitara Ghattamaneni
WifeNamrata Shirodkar (Actress)
Martial StatusMarried
Marriage Date10 February 2005
Marriage PlaceMarriott Hotel, Mumbai
Girlfriends/AffairsNamrata Shirodkar (Indian Actress)

Social Media Handles & Other Contact Details:

FacebookurstrulyMahesh (15m+ followers)
InstagramurstrulyMahesh (11m+ followers)
TwitterurstrulyMahesh (13m+ followers)
WikipediaMahesh Babu
EmailNot Available

Favorite Things:

Favorite ActorKrishna, Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan
ActressSridevi, Trisha Krishnan, Deepika Padukone
Favorite DirectorMani Ratnam
HobbiesReading, Jogging, Playing Video Games
Favorite SportsCricket
Favorite FoodBiryani and Coffee

Mahesh Babu Net Worth Income:

  • Mahesh Babu Charges about 20 crores for a movie.
  • He is the second-highest-paid actor in South India.
  • He has a total net worth of 20 Million US dollars.
Estimated Net Worth in 2020 (Approx)20 Million US Doller
Salary20 crore per film
Income SourceActor, Producer


  • At the age of four, Babu visited the sets of the Telugu film Needa which was released in 1979.
  • He did many films as a child artist in the films Shankharavam (1987), Bazaar Rowdy (1988), Mugguru Kodukulu (1988), and many more.
  • In 1989, He played a dual role in the film Koduku Diddina Kapuram.
  • Babu made his debut as a lead actor in the film Raja Kumarudu, with co-star Priety Zinta in 1999.
  • Babu received his second Nandi Special Jury Award for his extraordinary performance.
  • He won the title of his first Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu for his performance in the film Gunasekhar‘s Okkadu.
  • Mahesh Babu’s other blockbuster film Businessman which was collected approximately ₹41 crores at the box office.
  • After the release of the Businessman movie, He was reported to be the second-highest-paid actor in South India after Rajinikanth.
  • He co-produced the film Srimanthudu under his banner G. Mahesh Babu Entertainment Pvt. Ltd with co-starring Shruti Hassan.
  • In  2020 his film Sarileru Neekevvaru collected ₹260 crores at the worldwide box office and became one of the highest-grossing Telugu films.

Some Interesting Facts About Mahesh Babu:

Mahesh Babu became the most desirable man in India and got the first position in the year 2013, beating the likes of Hrithik Roshan, Salman Khan, and Shah Rukh Khan.

He is an ambassador for about a dozen South Indian brands.

He was in thirty places on Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list for the year 2014, with annual earnings of ₹510 million.

Mahesh Babu doesn’t smoke but drinks alcohol sometimes.

He is also known as “The Prince of Tollywood”.

His wife Namrata Shirodkar is an Indian actor and older than him.

His wife also won the title of Miss India in 2005.

He made his debut in the film Raja Kumardu opposite Bollywood Actress Preity Zinta.

Amitabh Bachhan praised his performance for the film Pokiri whose remake was made in the Bollywood movie Wanted.

After Superstar Rajnikanth, He is the second-highest-paid actor in South India.

In childhood, he only used to see his father’s movies.

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