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Samantha Ruth Prabhu – Age, Height, Weight, Biography and More.



Samantha Ruth Prabhu is a South Indian actress and model who appears in Tamil and Telugu films. She has received multiple acting awards and is one of the most well-paid actors in the industry.

Samantha Ruth Prabhu

Early Life of Samantha Ruth Prabhu

Samantha Ruth Prabhu born On 28 April 1987 to a Malayali mother and a telugu father, Samantha was raised in Pallavaram in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, as the youngest child of the Prabhu and Ninette family and two older brothers Jonathan and David, while fluent in Tamil. language.

Despite her mixed regional background, Samantha cited that she sees herself as a Tamilian, as she was raised speaking Tamil and English at home. As part of her studies, Samantha was educated at Holy Angels Anglo-Indian High School and then graduated from Stella Maris College in Chennai with a degree in Commerce.

Towards the end of her bachelor’s degree, she embarked on modeling, including working with Naidu Hall, through which she was spotted for the first time by filmmaker Ravi Varman.

While pursuing a degree in commerce, Samantha worked part-time on modeling assignments. During her studies Samantha was involved in modeling, mainly working with Naidu Hall, where she was first spotted by filmmaker Ravi Varman. She soon received offers for film roles and made her acting debut in the Telugu romance film, Ye Maaya Chesave (2010).

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  • Father’s Name- Joseph Prabhu
  • Mother’s Name- Ninette
  • Brothers’ Names- Jonathan, David

Personal Information

Other NameSamantha Akkineni
Nickname(s)Yasodha, Yasho, Sam
ProfessionActress, Model
Date of Birth28 April 1987
BirthplaceChennai, Tamil Nadu
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu
Zodiac SignTaurus
SchoolHoly Angels Anglo Indian Higher
Secondary School, Chennai
CollegeStella Maris College, Chennai
Degree in Commerce
HobbiesReading, Music, Shopping, Gymming
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Career of Samantha Ruth Prabhu

Samantha Ruth Prabhu made her lead acting debut in Gautham Menon’s Telugu film Ye Maaya Chesave in 2010. It was adapted in Tamil as Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa.

In 2011, she co-starred in the hit Telugu film Dookudu with Mahesh Babu. Samantha went on to star in the psychological thriller Nadunisi Naaygal.

She had to take a brief break from the business after being diagnosed with a skin disease. Samantha suffered from an extended period of illness in 2012, which saw her having to opt-out of big film projects and take a two-month break from acting. She suffered from an immunity disorder and then had a further setback after her body did not respond well to antibiotics.

Her 2016 releases include Theri, the comedy film A Aa, and Janatha Garage.  Her 2019 works are Super Deluxe and Oh Baby. In 2020, she was seen in Jaanu.

She has established a career in the Tamil and Telugu film industries and is a recipient of several awards including four Filmfare Awards. She has emerged as a leading actress in the South Indian film industry.

She also runs NGO Prathyusha to support women and children.

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Samantha in ‘Eaga’ (2012)

Physical Stats of Samantha Ruth Prabhu

Height5’5″ or 165 cm
Weight53 kgs or 117 lbs
Figure Measurements34-26-34
Eye ColorHazel Brown
Hair ColorBlack

Marriage and Divorce

Samantha had affairs with Siddharth. She got married to actor Naga Chaitanya, with whom she fell in love during the shooting of the move of Ye Maaya Chesave. She married Nagachaithya in Goa with only a few close friends and relatives.

Samantha and Naga Chaitanya Akkineni tied the knot on 7 October 2017 in a traditional Hindu ceremony. Their Christian wedding took place the next evening.

For the wedding, Samantha wore Naga Chaitanya’s grandmother’s sari. Naga Chaitanya opted for a white kurta pyjama.

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Samantha and Chay Performing a wedding ritual.

For the Christian wedding, Samantha had worn a white gown by Krishna Bajaj with an off-shoulder neckline. Her white gown was teamed up with a veil, loaded with crystals, rhinestones, glass beading and handmade organza flowers.

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Samantha and Chay at their Christian Wedding.

A few months before their fourth wedding anniversary, reports of trouble in Samantha and Chaitanya’s marriage made headlines. The rumors had begun when she had removed ‘Akkineni’ from her name on social media.

On October 2, 2021, Samantha and Chaitanya shocked their fans by announcing their separation. They had issued an official statement on their respective IG handles.

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  • Samantha’s net worth is approx. $11 Million or 80 Crores.
  • Samantha was featured in the Amazon Prime Video series, The Family Man 2.
  • She started a store named Tweave which is related to handloom.
  • She has appeared in over 45 films.
  • Samantha has said no to 200 crore from her husband Chaitanya.
  • She was recently seen in a song in the movie ‘Pushpa’.
  • Her net worth is approx. $11 Million.
  • She loves reading, listening to music and shopping.
  • She is loved by the people because of her acting and looks.
  • Samantha was a good student in school.
  • She was liked by everyone around her.
  • Samantha Akkineni owns many expensive cars like a Jaguar XF, an Audi Q7, and a from Porsche.