Yash (KGF) Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More


Biography / Wiki

He is an Indian actor and singer with profound work experience and fame in the Kannada entertainment industry. His childhood name is Naveen Kumar Gowda but he is popular with his stage name Yash.

He is known for his work in the Kannada film Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari was released in 2014. While working a few years in the industry he didn’t get much fame, Yash received widespread recognition from the movie KGF. He is praised for his talent in acting not only in Kannada but all over India.

Height / Weight / Age

Yash has a very well physique and height. His bodyweight is around 75 kg, biceps around 14”, 42” chest, 32” waist, and height is 5’11” (180 cm).  He has turned 36 years old in the year 2022.

Net Worth

His net worth is estimated to be approximately Rs. 40 crores but it is not known how much he earns from his work in movies.

Education / Family

Yash was born Naveen Kumar Gowda. He had completed his schooling in Mahajana High School, Mysore, Karnataka. And another qualification is not known. Yash belongs to a Hindu family. His father Arun Kumar was a former BMTC employee and his mother Pushpa is a homemaker. He has a younger sister, named Nandini.



Real Name Naveen Kumar Gowda
Birth Place Bhuvanahalli, Hassan, Karnataka, India
Date Of Birth 8 January 1986
Age 37 Years
Height In Centimetres – 180 cm

In Feet and Inches – 5’11”

Weight In Kilograms – 75 Kg
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Profession Actor
Sexual Orientation Straight
School Mahajana High School, Mysore, Karnataka, India
College Not known
Religion Hinduism
Nationality Indian
Home Town Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Debut Film – JambadaHudugi (Kannada, 2007)

TV – Uttarayana (Kannada, 2004

Fathers Name Arun Kumar (Former MBTC employee)
Mothers Name Pushpa ( Homemaker)


Yash with his parents
Yash with his parents

Brothers None
Sister Nandini


Yash with his sister
Yash with his sister

Career / Fashion And Style

He started his acting career with the TV serial “Uttarayana” in 2004 and appeared in TV serials like Nanda Preeti Illada Mele, Nanda Gokula, and Shiva. His first movie was Jambada Hudugi with a supporting role.

He played the lead role of Moggina Manasu with his wife, Radhika Pandit in 2008. He also appeared in Modala Sala (2008), Rajadhani (2011), Kirathaka (2011), Drama (2011), Jaanu (2012), Rajahuli (2012), and Google (2013), Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari(2014), K.G.F Chapter-1 and so on.

He is also famous for his playback singing. KGF Chapter 2, the sequel to his first film, will be released in Kannada, Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, and Malayalam on April 14, 2022, nationwide.

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More

In 2016, Yash married Radhika Pandit who met on the set of Nanda Gokula. They fell in love after being friends for many years. They engaged in August 2016 in Goa and tied a knot on 9th December 2016. He has a daughter Arya and a son Ayush.

Girlfriend Radhika Pandit (Actress)
Marital Status Married
Wife Radhika Pandit


Yash with his wife
Yash with his wife

Children Daughter – Arya

Son – Ayush

Yash with his children
Yash with his children

Favorite Things

Here we provide you a list of Yash’s favorite things.

Favorite Actors Rajkumar

Hrithik Roshan

Favorite Actress Aishwarya Rai
Favorite Colour Blue


Favorite Holiday Destinations London
Favorite Food Dosa
Favorite Things To Do Not known


Some Interesting Facts About Yash

  • He won the award for the Best Supporting Actor- Kannada in Filmfare South for his film Moggina Manasu in 2009.
  • He was nominated for the Best Actor- Kannada in Filmfare Awards South for the movies Drama (2013) and Googly (2014).
  • Yash won the best Actor- Kannada in Filmfare Awards South and SIIMA Awards and also for performance in a Leading Role- Kannada in IIFA-Utsavam for his movie Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari.
  • As a singer, he sang many songs including ‘Annthamma’ for the movie Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari (2014) and ‘Annange Love Aagide’ for the movie Masterpiece (2015).
  • After completing his studies, he joined the Benaka Drama troupe which formed well-known dramatist B.V. Karanth.
  • Yash’s film KGF Chapter 2 achieved the highest ticket sales for an Indian film in the United Kingdom, with over 5000 tickets sold out in under 12 hours.