Samantha Ruth Prabhu Age, Height, Husband, Religion, Movies, Wiki & More

Samantha Ruth Prabhu, formerly known as Samantha Akkineni is an Indian actress who mainly works in Telugu and Tamil film industries. She was born on 28 April 1987 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Her father’s name is Joseph Prabhu and her mother’s name is Ninette Prabhu.

Samantha is known for her appearances in South Indian films, but has also caught the attention of Hindi audiences after her appearance in Amazon Prime’s web series The Family Man Season 2.

Further in this article, you will get to know about Samantha Ruth age, height, weight, husband, boyfriend, family, marriage, children, daughter, mother, father, marriage pics, movies, web series, career, net worth, biography & more.

Samantha Ruth Prabhu Age, Height, Husband, Religion, Movies, Wiki & More
Samantha Ruth Prabhu Age, Height, Husband, Religion, Movies, Wiki & More
Real NameSamantha Ruth Prabhu
Other NameSamantha Akkineni
Nick Name(s)Samantha, Yasodha, Yasho, Sam
Famous ForHer appearances in South Indian films
Date of Birth28 April 1987
Age (as in 2022)35 Years
CasteNot Known
BirthplaceChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Current ResidenceChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signTaurus
Food HabitVegetarian
HobbiesReading, Listening to music, Shopping, Gymming
Tattoo(s)Not Known

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Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Height In Centimeters165 cm
Height In Meters1.65 m
Height In Feet5′ 5”
Weight In Kilograms53 kg
Weight In Pounds117 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)34-26-34
Eye ColourHazel Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Skin ColorFair
Bra SizeNot Known
Shoe SizeNot Known

Family & Ancestor

MotherNinette Prabhu
FatherJoseph Prabhu
Brother(s)Jonathan, David
HusbandNaga Chaitanya (Actor, m. 2017; sep. 2021)

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SchoolHoly Angels Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai
College/UniversityStella Maris College, Chennai
Educational QualificationDegree in Commerce

Career Path

  • In 2010, Samantha Ruth Prabhu began her professional film career with Gautham Vasudev Menon’s Telugu film, Ye Maaya Chesave.
  • In 2012, she featured in a big budget Telugu film, Dookudu.
  • In 2012, Samantha featured in S. S. Rajamouli’s live action Telugu-Tamil bilingual project Eega.
  • In 2013, she next appeared in the Telugu multi-starrer film, Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu.
  • In 2013, she also did many other films like Jabardasth, Attarintiki Daredi, and Ramayya Vasthavayya.
  • In 2014, Samantha Ruth Prabhu appeared in a drama film Manam.
  • In 2014, she also appeared in many films like, Autonagar Surya, Alludu Seenu, Rabhasa, Anjaan, and Kaththi.
  • In 2015, Samantha did a dual role in Vijay Milton’s road film, 10 Endrathukulla.
  • In 2016, her first release was a Tamil romantic drama film Bangalore Naatkal.
  • In 2016, she next appeared as a lead in Atlee’s Theri.
  • In 2016, Samantha Ruth Prabhu worked for a second time with director Vikram Kumar and Suriya in the critically acclaimed, fantasy film 24.
  • In 2017, she did lead female role in Atlee’s Mersal.
  • In 2018, Samantha Ruth Prabhu had a successful venture with Rangasthalam.
  • In 2018, she did many other films, such as Irumbu Thirai, Mahanati, and U Turn.
  • In 2019, Samantha starts with a women-centric film Oh! Baby.
  • In 2019, She next appeared in another successful film Majili.
  • In 2020, Samantha Ruth Prabhu played the character of Janaki Devi in the film Jaanu.
  • In 2020, Samantha made her television debut by hosting an episode of Telugu-language reality television series Bigg Boss 4.
  • In 2021, she performed her first dance number in the film, Pushpa: The Rise alongside Allu Arjun in the song “Oo Antava Oo Oo Antava“.
  • In 2021, Samantha Ruth Prabhu starred in the second season of Hindi web-series The Family Man.

Awards & Achievements

2011Best Female DebutYe Maaya Chesave
2013Best ActressEega
2017Best ActressA Aa – Anasuya Ramalingam V/S Anand Vihari
2021Best Actor In A Drama Series (Female)The Family Man Season 2

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Boyfriends/Relationships/Affairs & More

Marital StatusSeparated
Affairs/BoyfriendsSiddharth (2013-2015)
Naga Chaitanya
HusbandNaga Chaitanya (Actor, m. 2017; sep. 2021)
Marriage Date6 October 2017

Favourite & Beloved things

FoodSushi, Sweet pongal, Dairy milk chocolate, Paalakova
ActorsDhanush, Suriya, Rajnikanth
ActressAudrey Hepburn
DirectorsMani Ratnam, Woody Allen
TV ShowAmerican: The West Wing
BookThe Secret by Rhonda Byrne
BookThe Secret By Rhonda Byrne

Net Worth, Cars Collection, House & More

Net Worth80 Crore INR
Monthly Salary/Income25 Lakhs +
Yearly Income3 Crore +
Source Of IncomeActing
House AddressTamil Nadu, India
CarsBMW 3 series
Jaguar XFR


Family Man 2 Controversy: While Samantha receive heavy appreciation for her performance, she was also criticized for her hurting the sentiments of Eelam Tamils. The makers of the series were also slammed for showing the Talim Eelam in a bad light. Later, the actress also apologized for the same. She wrote, “I allow people to have their own opinions. If they decided to stay with that opinion, I am very sorry for hurting anyone’s sentiments. I sincerely apologies as it was not something I intended on doing at all. I did not mean to hurt anyone. So, if I did, I am extremely sorry.”

Changing Surname: A few days back, Samantha was roped in controversy when she dropped her husband’s surname and went back from Samantha Akkineni to Samantha Ruth Prabhu. Her social media handle also shows the same. This gave birth to several speculations regarding her marriage life. However, the actress refrained from commenting on the same. 

Issues with Nagarjuna: Samantha is known for sharing a very close bond with her father-in-law, actor Nagarjuna. However, a few days back, reports started surfacing about Nagarjuna and family of being upset with the actress. However, later it was reported that they were annoyed over the reaction on her web series ‘Family Man 2’ before its release. 

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Some Known Facts

  • Samantha Ruth Prabhu was born and brought up in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • She was a bright student and used to top the class all the time.
  • Samantha is inspired by Hollywood actress Audrey Hepburn.
  • In 2012, due to an immune system disorder, she had to take a long break from movies.
  • The actress loves exploring new places. Her social media feed is filled with many vacay pics of the actress.
  • She was diagnosed with diabetes in 2013.
  • Before stepping into the acting business, Samantha did many odd jobs.
  • Samantha Ruth Prabhu has established an NGO named Pratyusha Support which helps poor kids and women who fall ill.


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