Net Worth: $50 Million
- Source of Wealth Film, Television
- Birth Place Bangalore, India
- Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)
- Marital Status Married (Latha Rajinikanth)
- Full Name Shivaji Rao Gaikwad
- Nationality Indian
- Date of Birth December 12, 1950
- Ethnicity Marathi
- Occupation Actor, Media Personality
- Education Acharya Pathasala Public School
- Children 2 (Aishwarya R. Dhanush, Soundarya R. Ashwin)
Indian cultural icon, media personality and film actor Rajinikanth has an estimated net worth of $50 million. As an actor, he debuted with the 1975 film Apoorva Raagangal, which won a National Film Award.
Shivaji Rao Gaikwad was born on December 12, 1950 in Bangalore, Mysore State, India. Since 1981, he has been married to Latha Rangachari, with whom he has two children, Aishwarya R. Dhanush and Soundarya R. Ashwin. In 2010, he was listed as the most influential Indian of the year by Forbes India.
Initially, Rajinikanth played antagonistic role, but eventually he was able to establish himself as a film actor. In 2007, he earned the equivalent of US$4 million, for his performance in the film Sivaji. This made him as Asia’s highest paid actor. While working in Tamil, Rajinikanth has been a recipient of several awards and nominations. These include the Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Actor category, and Tamil Nadu State Film Awards for the Best Actor category. He also received several awards from Filmfans’ Association and Cinema Express.
Earnings & Financial Data
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- Earnings 2014
- Earnings 2005
- Earnings 2002
Estimated earnings from film projects (37 crore)
Salary from the film, Chandramukhi (20 crore)
Salary from the film, Baba (40 crore)