Karthi Profile, Height, Age, Family, Wife, Affairs, Wiki, Biography & More


Karthi Profile, Height, Age, Family, Wife, Affairs, Wiki, Biography & More

Karthik Sivakumar was born on May 25, 1977, better known by his stage name Karthi, is an Indian actor who works mainly in the Tamil film industry.

Karthi was born in Madras (now Chennai) in Tamil Nadu, India. He completed his primary and secondary education at Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan and at St. Bede Anglo-Indian Upper Secondary School in Chennai. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Crescent Engineering College in Chennai. After graduating, he worked as an engineering consultant in Chennai and considered higher education abroad. “I earned about ₹ 5,000 per month and found the work was monotonous, and that’s when I thought I should do something more,” he said in an interview. Karthi obtained a scholarship for graduate studies in the United States and enrolled at Binghamton University in New York, where he earned a Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineering. While pursuing his studies, he also took elective courses on filmmaking.

A younger brother of actor Suriya, Karthi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from India and a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering Science from the United States. However, he always wanted to become a director and returned to India where he joined Mani Ratnam as an assistant director. He was nominated for acting roles and made his debut in Paruthiveeran in 2007 as the main character, naughty villainous villain, earning rave reviews and receiving many accolades, including the Best Actor Filmfare Award and the Tamil Nadu State Film Award. .

Karthi is the second son of actor Sivakumar and his wife Lakshmi. He has two brothers and sisters; an older brother, Suriya, who was already an established actor at the time of Karthi’s film debut, and a younger sister named Brindha. Tamil film actress Jyothika is Karthi’s sister-in-law. On July 3, 2011, Karthi married Ranjani Chinnaswamy, who holds a Master’s degree in English Literature from Stella Maris College in Chennai. They were betrothed on April 29, 2011, in Ranjani hometown, Goundampalayam, Erode District, and the wedding took place at the CODISSIA Exhibition Center in Coimbatore. The wedding was arranged by the elders of the family. They have a daughter named Umayaal, born January 11, 2013.

Karthi Biodata and Biography

Karthik Sivakumar
Date Of Birth
25 May 1977
44 Years (as in 2021)
Profession / Occupation
Actor  (Tamil, Telugu)
Mother Tongue
Not Known
Zodiac Sign
Height / Weight
5′ 10” / 78kg
First Movie
Aaytha Ezhuthu (2004, Tamil)
First Debut Movie
Tamil: Aaytha Ezhuthu (2004)
Telugu: Oopiri (2016)
Money Factor
8-10 Crores/film


Karthi Family and Relatives

Sivakumar (Actor)
Lakshmi Sivakumar
Suriya (Saravanan Sivakumar, Actor)
Brindha Sivakumar
Marital Status
Married (3 July 2011)
Umayaal (2013)
Sons N/A
Girlfriends/ Affairs Not Known


Karthi Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Height in Centimeters
178 cm
Height in Meters
1.78 m
Height in Feet Inches
5′ 10”
Body Measurement
Chest Size
42 inches
Waist Size
34 inches
Biceps Size
13.5 inches
Eye Colour
Dark Brown
Hair Colour


Karthi Favorites

Favorite Colour
White, Black, Blue
Favorite Actor
Favorite Actress
Not Known
Favorite Food Mexican, Thai
Hobbies Singing
Favorite Director Not Known
Favorite Movies Subramaniapuram (2008, Tamil)
Favorite Book Not Known
Favorite Car Mercedes-Benz
Favorite Sport Badminton
Favorite Destination Not Known


Karthi Education School and Colleges

Education Qualification
B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering
MBA in Industrial Engineering
Not Known
College / University
B.S.Abdur Rahman Crescent Engineering College, Chennai
Binghamton University, Binghamton, New York
Not Known


Karthi Residence and Contact Address

Birth Place
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Home Town
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Present Residence
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
House Address
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Phone No / Mobile No
Not Known
Email ID
Not Known
Not Known


Karthi Awards, Honours, Achievements

Filmfare Awards South
2007: Best Actor for Paruthiveeran
2014: Critics Best Actor for Madras
2017: Critics Best Actor for Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru
Tamil Nadu State Film Awards
2007: Special Prize for Paruthiveeran
Vijay Awards
2007: Best Actor for Paruthiveeran
Edison Awards
2017: Best Actor for Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru
Norway Tamil Film Festival Awards
2019: Best Actor for Kaithi
Not Known


Karthi Social Media

Wikipedia Karthi_Acror

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