Akhil Akkineni Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Akhil Akkineni Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 75 kg
Date of Birth April 8, 1994
Zodiac Sign Aries
Eye Color Dark Brown

Akhil Akkineni is an American actor of Indian descent who has primarily worked in Telegu-language films such as Manam (2014), Akhil (2015), Hello (2017), and Mr. Majnu (2019). He is a 3rd generation member of the Daggubati–Akkineni family, one of the 2 major acting dynasties in Telugu cinema.

Born Name

Akhil Akkineni

Nick Name

Akhil

Akhil Akkineni as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2019
Akhil Akkineni as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2019 (Akhil Akkineni / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Aries

Born Place

San Jose, Santa Clara County, California, United States

Residence

He splits his time between Hyderabad, Telangana, India, and, San Jose, Santa Clara County, California, United States.

Nationality

American

 

Education

Akhil had attended the Chaitanya Vidyalaya in Hyderabad before moving temporarily to Australia where he had studied for 2 years. Upon his return to India, he had completed his schooling at Oakridge International School, Gachibowli, an international baccalaureate affiliated school in Hyderabad.

He had pursued higher studies in the US and had earned a BBA degree from the University of South Florida, a public research university in Tampa, Florida. He had then undertaken an acting course at the renowned Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York.

Occupation

Actor

Akhil Akkineni, with his parents, as seen in April 2020
Akhil Akkineni, with his parents, as seen in April 2020 (Akhil Akkineni / Instagram)

Family

  • FatherAkkineni Nagarjuna (Actor, Producer, TV Presenter, Entrepreneur)
  • Mother – Amala Akkineni (née Mukherjee) (Actress, Dancer, Animal Welfare Activist)
  • Others – Akkineni Nageswara Rao (Paternal Grandfather) (Actor, Producer, Director, Businessman) (d. January 22, 2014), Annapurna Kollipara (Paternal Grandmother), Sathyavathi Akkineni (Paternal Aunt), Akkineni Venkat (Paternal Uncle) (Producer), Saroja Akkineni (Paternal Aunt), Akkineni Naga Susheeila (Paternal Aunt), Naga Chaitanya (Older Half-Brother) (Actor), Samantha Akkineni (née Ruth Prabhu) (Sister-in-Law) (Actress), Sumanth Kumar Yarlagadda (Cousin) (Actor), Keerthi Reddy (Ex-Cousin-in-Law) (Actress), Surendra Yarlagadda (Uncle), Supriya Yarlagadda (Cousin), Annapurna Akkineni (Cousin), Akkineni Jyothsna (Aunt), Sushanth Anumolu (Cousin) (Actor), Anumolu Satya Bhushana Rao (Uncle), Ammatho Amala (Maternal Grandmother)

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

75 kg or 165.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Akhil has dated –

  1. Shriya Bhupal (2016–2017) – Akhil was engaged to Shriya Bhupal, granddaughter of business tycoon G. V. Krishna Reddy, the founder of the Indian business conglomerate GVK, in December 2016. They were set to get married in a grand ceremony in Italy in May 2017 but the wedding was later called off.

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial (Asian and White)

He is of Indian (Telugu) descent on his father’s side and Irish and Indian (Bengali) descent on his mother’s side.

Akhil Akkineni as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2019
Akhil Akkineni as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2019 (Akhil Akkineni / Instagram)

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Sports a trimmed beard
  • Charming smile
  • Has a mole near his nose and another on his neck

Brand Endorsements

Akhil has been featured in the TV commercials for –

  • Karbonn Mobiles
  • Mountain Dew
  • Titan
Akhil Akkineni as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2019
Akhil Akkineni as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2019 (Akhil Akkineni / Instagram)

Akhil Akkineni Facts

  1. He was featured for the first time in a film when he was just about a year old. It was his father’s production titled Sisindri (1995), which was an adaptation of the comedy film Baby’s Day Out (1994).
  2. A cricket enthusiast, he began representing Telugu Warriors in the Celebrity Cricket League (CCL) in 2011. He had captained the team to the title in 2016.
  3. He had made a cameo appearance in the 2014 fantasy drama film Manam (2014) which had featured 3 generations of actors from the Akkineni family.
  4. There was a gap of 21 years between his 1st and 2nd wins at the Filmfare Awards South – ‘Best Child Actor’ for Sisindri in 1995 and ‘Best Male Debut’ for Akhil in 2016.

Featured Image by Akhil Akkineni / Instagram

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