R Madhavan Height, Age, Movies, Net Worth, Wife, House, Family, Biography

R. Madhavan Height, Age, Movies, Net Worth, Wife, House, Family, Biography & More

R Madhavan Height, Age, Movies, Net Worth, Wife, House, Family, Biography
R Madhavan Biography


R Madhavan Bio/Wiki
Full NameMadhavan Balaji Ranganathan
Also Known AsMaddy
ProfessionActor, Producer, Writer, Television host,
Net Worth$16Million (₹109 Crores)
Salary₹3 Crore/Film (approx)
Marital StatusMarried (1999)
Physical Statistics
Height (approx)in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
in centimeters- 179 cm
in meters- 1.79 m
Weight (approx)in Kilograms- 75 kg
in Pounds- 165 lbs
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBlack
Body Measurement(approx)
Chest43 Inches
Waist34 Inches
Biceps14 Inches
Personal Info
Born1 June 1970
Age48 Years (2018)
BirthplaceJamshedpur, Jharkhand, India
HometownTamil Nadu, India
Alma Mater
School(s)D.B.M.S. English School, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand
CollegeRajaram College, Kolhapur, Maharashtra
Educational QualificationDegree in Electronics
Kannada: Shanti Shanti Shanti (1998)
Bollywood: Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein (2001)
Tamil: Alaipayuthey (2000)
Affairs/GirlfriendsSarita Birje
WifeSarita Birje
ParentsRanganathan (Father; executive in Tata Steel)
Saroja (Mother; manager at Bank of India)
SiblingsDevika (Sister; Software engineer)
ChildrenVedant Madhavan (son)
Cars & Bikes
CarsBMW 7-Series
BikeBMW K1600 GTL
Yamaha V-max
ActorAmitabh Bachchan
Aamir Khan
Kamal Haasan
ActressDeepika Padukone
FilmsTaare Zameen Par
Bajrangi Bhaijaan
FoodPani Puri
Thayir Saadham
DirectorMani Ratnam
MusicianA. R. Rehman



  • R Madhavan is an Indian film actor producer and TV personality and is best known for his work in movies like Alaipayuthey (2000), kannathil Muthamittal (2002), Run (2002), Anbe Sivam (2003), Aayutha Ezhuthu (2004), Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein, 3 Idiots (2009), Guru (2007), Rang De Basanti (2006), Tanu Weds Manu (2011), Tanu Weds Manu returns (2015), Vettai (2012), Irudhi Suttru (2016), Vikram Veda (2017),  Saala khadoos (2016) and many more.
  • He has appeared in films from 7 different languages and has been one of the few actors in India who has been able to achieve pan-Indian appeal.
  • He started his acting career from television soaps like Banegi Apni Baat, Ghar Jamai in which he made small appearances.
  • R Madhavan is a Tamilian but was raised in Bihar because his father was posted as an executive manager in Tata Steel in Bihar.
  • He is a philanthropist and promotes various causes such as environment, health, and education.
  • R Madhavan was awarded PETA’s person of the Year recognition in 2011 as he is very vocal about the protection of animals.
  • He once wrote to the CEO of Kentucky Fried Chicken about the harms and cruelty done to the chickens and wanted him to support and stop killing them.
  • R Madhavan has climbed a mountain named Mount cook in New Zealand.
  • Prior to his acting career, he wanted to join Defence Services and was awarded Maharashtra’s best NCC cadet. However, he was rejected later because he crossed the age limit.

Early Life

  • R Madhavan was born on 1st June 1970 into a Hindu family to Ranganathan and Saroja in Jamshedpur, Bihar.
  • R Madhavan’s alma mater was D.B.M.S English School in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand.
  • He went to Rajaram college in Kolhapur, Maharashtra to complete his graduation in electronics.


  • 2005: Filmfare for Best Supporting Actor – Tamil – Ayitha Ezhuthu
  • 2012: Asianet Golden Star Awards
  • 2017: Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Tamil – Saala Khadoos
  • 2017: IIFA Utsavam Award for Best Performance In a Leading Role – Male – Saala Khadoos

NOTE: There may be other awards given to him which are not written here