Vijay Deverakonda

Birth Day May 9th, 1989
Birth Place Hyderabad
Age 35 Years Old

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Vijay Deverakonda is an Indian actor and film producer. Famous for his roles in films like "Kushi" (2023) and "Liger" (2022), he embarked on his cinematic journey with the debut film "Nuvvila" (2011). He garnered praise for his performance in "Yevade Subramanyam" (2015). Deverakonda soared to fame with lead roles in blockbusters such as "Pelli Choopulu" (2016) and "Arjun Reddy" (2017). His success continued with commercially successful ventures like "Mahanati" (2018), "Geetha Govindam" (2018), and "Taxiwaala" (2018). Recognized as one of the highest-paid actors in Telugu cinema, he has consistently featured in Forbes India's Celebrity 100 list since 2018. He has received various accolades, including a Filmfare Award, a Nandi Award, and a SIIMA Award. 

Famous For

  • Being an actor and film producer 
  • For his cast as Prasanth in "Pelli Choopulu" (2016), Dr. Arjun Reddy Deshmukh in "Arjun Reddy" (2017), Vijay Govind in "Geetha Govindam" (2018), and as V. Varun in "NOTA" (2018)

Early Life & Family

Vijay Deverakonda was born on 9th May 1989. He hails from Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (now Telangana), India. Deverakonda Vijay Sai is his birth name. Belonging to Indian-Asian ethnicity and holding Indian nationality, his family hails from Thummanpeta village in the erstwhile Mahbubnagar district (now Nagarkurnool). His parents are Govardhan Rao and Madhavi, with his father having been a television serial director who left the industry due to lack of success. Vijay's younger brother, Anand Devarakonda, also ventured into acting in Telugu cinema. He celebrated his 34th birthday in 2023. 

For his education, Vijay completed his early education at Sri Sathya Sai Higher Secondary School in Puttaparthi until the 10th standard and later pursued his Intermediate education at the Little Flower Junior College in Hyderabad. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Badruka College of Commerce & Arts.

Vijay Deverakonda, Indian Actor and Film Producer


  • Vijay Deverakonda embarked on his acting journey with a debut in the Ravi Babu-directed romantic comedy "Nuvvila" (2011) and later played a minor role in Sekhar Kammula's "Life is Beautiful" (2012). 
  • However, it was his first lead role in "Pelli Choopulu" (2016) that marked a turning point in his career. 
  • Subsequently, he ventured into diverse genres, starring in the masala film "Dwaraka" (2017) and gaining widespread attention for his role in the bold and radical romantic drama "Arjun Reddy." 
  • Following this, he appeared in "Ye Mantram Vesave" and portrayed a pivotal role in the biographical film "Mahanati," centered around actress Savitri's life. 
  • The year 2018 saw him in the romantic comedy "Geetha Govindam" as an innocent and nervous college professor.
  • Despite the box office disappointment of the Tamil political thriller "NOTA," he continued his journey with UV Creations' supernatural comedy thriller "Taxiwaala." 
  • In 2019, he featured in Bharat Kamma's "Dear Comrade," a romantic action drama alongside Rashmika Mandanna, and later starred in Kranthi Madhav's romantic drama "World Famous Lover" (2020). 
  • In 2022, he ventured into the Hindi film industry with the bilingual film "Liger" and appeared in "Kushi." 
  • Currently, he is set to star in the upcoming film titled "Family Star". 


  • 2015: Nandi Awards - Special Jury Award for "Yevade Subramanyam" - Won  
  • 2017: Zee Golden Awards - Best Actor for "Arjun Reddy" - Won  
  • 2018: Filmfare Awards South - Best Actor – Telugu - Won  
  • 2018: South Indian International Movie Awards - Best Actor (Telugu) - Nominated  
  • 2019: Best Actor (Critics) – Telugu - Won  
  • 2019: Filmfare Awards South - Best Actor – Telugu - Nominated  
  • 2022: South Indian International Movie Awards - Youth Icon South (Male) - Won  

Net Worth

Vijay Deverakonda is a successful actor and film producer with a net worth estimated at $8 million (approximately 65 crore Indian Rupees) as of 2024. Recognized as one of the highest-paid and most talented actors both nationally and internationally, his primary income source is derived from the entertainment industry through his stellar contributions to films. Beyond his cinematic achievements, he supplements his earnings through lucrative endorsement deals, featuring in commercials for renowned brands such as KLM Fashion Mall and Sangeetha Mobiles. 

Engaging with his vast social media following, he has further endorsed brands like Samsung and SS Homme. With an annual salary of Rs. 12 Crore and a lavish lifestyle, he resides in the upscale locality of Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, where his real estate property is estimated to be around Rs. 15 Crores. Reflecting his taste for luxury, Vijay owns a fleet of high-end cars, including Range Rover, Mercedes Benz, and Audi.

On 15 October 2018, he made a foray into the fashion world by launching his own clothing brand, Rowdy Wear, which later expanded its reach by becoming available on Myntra in 2020. He also conceptualized and founded The Deverakonda Foundation, a nonprofit organization, in April 2019. His philanthropic efforts came to the forefront in early 2020 when he donated ₹24,000 through the Foundation to support Ganesh Ambari, a kickboxer who emerged victorious in the Vaco Indian Open International Kick-boxing Championship Title 2020.  

Personal Life

Vijay Deverakonda's romantic life has been the subject of much speculation, with persistent rumors suggesting a relationship with actress Rashmika Mandanna. According to a report from News18 Telugu, there is a likelihood of an engagement between Rashmika and Vijay in February 2024, although no official confirmation has been provided. The duo's off-screen connection has been a focal point for fans, especially after their on-screen chemistry in the blockbuster film "Geetha Govindam."

Vijay Deverakonda and his rumored girlfriend, Rashmika Mandanna

Actress Ananya Panday added fuel to the fire during an episode of Koffee with Karan 7 in July 2022 when she confirmed their relationship. Despite various reports, the alleged couple has neither confirmed nor denied their relationship status. The engagement rumors are fueled further by a News18 report, suggesting a ceremony in the second week of February. However, Vijay's past romantic entanglements, including a rumored relationship with a Belgian girl named Virginie in 2018. 

Body Measurements

Vijay Deverakonda, the handsome actor, has an athletic body type. He stands at the perfect height of 5 ft 9 in or 175 cm and has a balanced body weight of 70 kg or 154.5 lbs. His striking appearance includes dark brown eyes and a thick, curly beard that harmonizes with his dark brown hair. Known for his dedication to fitness, Deverakonda, in the past, underwent training with certified professionals such as ACSM, CSCS, TRX, and IKFF trainer Kuldep Sethi. Regular gym sessions contribute to his fitness regimen, showcasing his commitment to a healthy lifestyle. Despite being a non-vegetarian, he emphasizes a diet rich in vegetables to maintain his fitness and overall well-being.

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