Ajith Kumar Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Ajith Kumar Quick Info
Height 5 ft 11 in
Weight 86 kg
Date of Birth May 1, 1971
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Spouse Shalini

Ajith Kumar, popularly known as ‘Thala’ predominantly works in Tamil cinema. He is also known for his passion for car racing, cooking, air pistol shooting, photography and unmanned aerial vehicle modeling. The actor started his career as a part-time mechanic and was a garment exporter in Erode before stepping into the film industry. He started his career in the Tamil film industry by portraying a small role in the film En Veedu En Kanavar (1990). It was singer S. P. Balasubrahmanyam who introduced Ajith to the Tamil film industry to play a lead role in the film Amaravathi (1993).

Born Name

Ajithkumar Subramaniam

Nick Name

Thala, Ultimate Star, Kadhal Mannan

Actor Ajith Kumar at Irungattukottai Race Track 2010
Actor Ajith Kumar at Irungattukottai Race Track 2010 (Shridhar Devalla / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh, (now Telangana), India

Residence

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Nationality

Indian

Education

He did his schooling through Asan Memorial Higher Secondary School, Egmore, Chennai. He dropped out of the school in 1986, before finishing his higher secondary education.

Occupation

Actor, Race car driver

Ajith Kumar at voting for elections 2014
Ajith Kumar at voting for elections in 2014 (Silver Screen / SilverScreen.in / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Family

  • Father – P. Subramaniam
  • Mother – Mohini
  • Siblings – Anup Kumar (Brother) (Investor), Anil Kumar (Brother) (Entrepreneur)
  • Others – Richard Rishi (Brother-In-Law) (Actor), Shamili (Sister-In-Law) (Actress)

Manager

Suresh Chandra

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm

Weight

86 kg or 189.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Ajith Kumar’s name has been linked with –

  1. According to media, he has dated actresses Heera Rajagopal and Swathi.
  2. Shalini (1999-Present) – In 1999, he began to date co-star Shalini during the shoot for the film Amarkalam. They got married in 2000 in Chennai. The couple has a daughter and a son named Anoushka (born in 2008) and Aadvik (born in 2015), respectively.
Ajith Kumar looking dapper in a 2019 picture
Ajith Kumar looking dapper in a 2019 picture (Ajith Kumar Official 2 / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color

Black (Natural)

With the advancing age, his hair turned gray.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Professional car racer with being an excellent actor
  • Ultimate Screen presence

Brand Endorsements

In 2004, he was signed as the brand ambassador for Nescafe in Tamil Nadu.

Gradually, he stopped promoting commercials and limited his appearance to the cinema screen.

Ajith Kumar Favorite Things

Source – India Times

Ajith Kumar and actress Sridevi on the sets of the film English Vinglish 2013
Ajith Kumar and actress Sridevi on the sets of the film English Vinglish in 2013 (Bollywood Hungama / BollywoodHungama.com / CC BY 3.0)

Ajith Kumar Facts

  1. He didn’t practice Tamil in his childhood. Instead, he practiced Sindhi (His mother is a Sindhi from Kolkata) and mastered Tamil only after entering the film industry.
  2. Ajith is a foodie and also loves to try new dishes. He is a great cook too. Often, he cooks biryani for his co-stars during the shooting of the film.
  3. He is fond of collecting stamps, miniature helmets, and coins. He has a unique collection at his home.
  4. He doesn’t believe in getting special privileges even after rejoicing two decades of stardom. He always prefers to stand in a queue along with the public rather than behaving like a star, be it the school admission for his kids or the local body elections.
  5. Ajith Kumar is a person who doesn’t line limelight on him. He avoids most of the award functions, public gatherings, protests and also, he doesn’t even promote his own films. Due to this nature, some people question his attitude but lots of his fan followers are proud of the fact that he is a no-nonsense and honest person.
  6. The actor suffered a fall and injured his back while training for an amateur car race and underwent 3 surgeries which resulted in bed rest for one and a half years.
  7. By competing in circuits around India in places such as Chennai, Mumbai, and Delhi, the actor became a race car driver. He has also participated in Formula Championships and in the International Arena.
  8. In order to promote self-hygiene and civic consciousness, Ajith Kumar started a non-profit organization called “Mohini-Mani Foundation” which was named after his parents.
  9. Ajith Kumar is passionate about drones and UAVs. Madras Institute of Technology has appointed him as the UAV system advisor and test pilot for Medical Express-2018 UAV challenge.

Featured Image by Silver Screen / SilverScreen.in / CC BY-SA 4.0

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