Samantha Akkineni Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family & More

Samantha Akkineni

Biography / Wiki

Samantha Akkineni is a talented Indian actress who predominantly works in the Tamil and Telugu Film Industry. She is one of the most successful actresses in the South Industry with four Filmfare Awards in her kitty.

She is also famous as the wife of Naga Chaitanya who is the son of South Indian Superstar Nagarjuna.  She is a very kind lady as she donates her entire earnings from events, product launches, and endorsements to an NGO Pratyusha Support.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on 28 April 1987, this gorgeous lady has turned 33 years old in the year 2020. She appears to be tall with a height of 165 in centimeters and 5’5” in feet &inches. She has a healthy physique and maintains herself with a weight of 53 in kilograms and 117 lbs in pounds.

She has Hazel Brown eyes and Silky Black Hair which is complemented by her beautiful face. She possesses a fit and healthy figure with the measurements of 34 inches breast, 26 inches waist, and 34 inches hips.

Net Worth

According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Samantha Akkineni is $11 Million.

Education / Family

Samantha was born and brought up in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India and belongs to a Christian family. She was born to Joseph Prabhu (Father) and Ninette (Mother). She has two brothers Jonathan and David. She completed her schooling from Holy Angels Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai, and further enrolled in Stella Maris College, Chennai to pursue her graduation.


Samantha Ruth Prabhu

Other Name Samantha Akkineni
Nickname Yasodha, Yasho, Sam
Birth Place Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Date Of Birth 28 April 1987
Age 36 Years
Height In centimeters – 165cm

In feet inches – 5’5”

Weight in Kilograms- 53 kg

in Pounds- 117 lbs

Eye Color Hazel Brown
Hair Color Black
Profession Actress
Sexual Orientation Straight
School Holy Angels Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai
College Stella Maris College, Chennai
Religion Christianity
Nationality Indian
Home Town Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Debut Film: Ye Maaya Chesave (2010, Telugu film)

Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa (2010, Tamil film)

Fathers Name Joseph Prabhu
Mothers Name Ninette


Samantha Akkineni with her parents
Samantha Akkineni with her parents

Brothers Jonathan and David
Sister None

Career / Fashion And Style

She involved in modeling through her college days and mainly works in Naidu Hall through which she spotted by Ravi Varman (Filmmaker). After that, she soon received offers for film roles and got a chance in Telugu romance film Ye Maaya Chesave to make her acting debut in 2010.

For this film, she received Filmfare Award for Best Debut Actress and Nandi Award. She suffered from an illness from an extended period in 2012 and she takes a break from acting and opt-out from big film projects.

After her return from her illness, she worked in many popular films like Ek Deewana Tha, Ramayya Vasthavayya, S/O Satyamurthy, Theri, A Aa, Jantha Garage, U Turn, Jaanu, and many more. Apart from acting in movies, she is an endorser for brands and products.

Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband, and More

She was in a relationship with actor Siddharth. Later she dated Naga Chaitanya and married him in 2017.

Boyfriends Siddharth (2013-2015)


Samantha Akkineni with her ex-boyfriend Siddharth
Samantha Akkineni with her ex-boyfriend Siddharth

Naga Chaitanya (2015-17)

Marital Status Married
Husband Naga Chaitanya (Actor, m. 2017 – present)

Samantha Akkineni with her husband
Samantha Akkineni with her husband

Favorite Things

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Favorite Actors Rajnikanth, Suriya, Dhanush
Favorite Actress Audrey Hepburn
Favorite Directors Mani Ratnam, Woody Allen
Favorite TV Show (s) The West Wing
Favorite Book The Secret By Rhonda Byrne
Favorite Destinations London
Favorite Food(s) Sushi, Sweet Pongal, Dairy milk chocolate, Paalakova

Samantha Akkineni

Some Interesting Facts About Samantha Ruth Prabhu

  • She is the second actress to won Filmfare for Best Actress Tamil and Filmfare Award for Best Actress Telugu.
  • She denied many big projects due to her illness.
  • She owns a luxury BMW car.
  • She features many brands and products like Lux soap, jewelry brands, footwear, and many more.
  • She donates her entire earnings from endorsements to an NGO Pratyusha Support.
  • She owns a luxury flat and a posh house in Chennai and Hyderabad respectively.