Who is Nayanthara? Wiki, Age, Height, Net Worth, Boyfriend, Ethnicity, Career

Nayanthara is one of the most well-known and bankable actresses in South India. She has charmed audiences with her charisma and outstanding acting talents in films like Raja Rani, Annaatthe, and many more. While the actress is regarded as one of the wealthiest in South Indian film, let us examine her net worth and way of life.

Quick Facts

Full NameNayanthara
Real NameDiana Mariam Kurian
Net Worth$10 Million
Date of Birth18 November 1984
Age40 Years
Birth PlaceBangalore, Karnataka, India
College/UniversityMarthoma College, Thiruvalla
Education QualificationBachelor of Arts in English Literature
Father NameKurian Kodiyattu
Mother NameOmana Kurian
Brother NameLeno Kurian
Marital StatusUnmarried
Height 5 feet 6 inches
Weight 55 kg

Nayanthara Biography

Nayanthara was born on November 18, 1984, and will be 40 years old in 2024. She was born and raised in Bangalore, Karnataka, India, in an upper-class Malayali Christian family. Her given name is Diana Mariam Kurian, but after converting to Hinduism, her stage name Nayanthara became her legal name. She attended Balikamadom Girls High School in Thiruvalla and other schools in various regions of North India since her father was an Indian Air Force officer and they relocated to several towns for his career.

She then attended Marthoma College in Thiruvalla, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature. She had always wanted to be an actress and model, and she aspired to work in the South Indian film business. Nayanthara is from a Christian household in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. She is reported to be of Indian origin and has Christian beliefs, but a few years ago she converted to Hinduism. Her father, Kurian Kodiyattu, is a former Indian Air Force officer, and her mother, Omana Kurian, is a homemaker. Her only sibling is her older brother, Leno Kurian, who works in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Nayanthara’s Boyfriend, Marriage

Nayanthara is currently unmarried. Vignesh Shivan, a South Indian actor, is her boyfriend’s name. She has been in a relationship with Vignesh Shivan for three years. She once dated actor, choreographer, dancer, and director Prabhu Deva. She was also linked to her co-star Silambarasan Thesingu Rajendar.

Nayanthara Height, Weight

Nayanthara is a gorgeous and attractive South Indian cinema actress. She has a charming and endearing nature, as well as a gorgeous appearance. She is a fitness fanatic who exercises and does yoga on a daily basis to stay in shape. She stands 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs around 55 kg. Her hair is long, lovely, and black, as are her fascinating eyes.


  • Nayanthara began her modeling career while still in college. She worked as a part-time model and accomplished several modeling tasks before beginning her career as an actor in the Malayalam film business.
  • In the year 2003, she made her acting debut in the film Manassinakkare. She then appeared in various Malayalam films, including Natturajavu, Vismayathumbathu, Thaskara Veeran, and Rappakal.
  • She also made her acting debut in the Tamil and Telugu cinema industries in 2005 and 2006, respectively, with the films Ayya (Tamil) and Lakshmi (Telugu). Following that, she appeared in various Tamil and Telugu films, including Chandramukhi, Dubai Seenu, Tulasi, Simha, Maya, Raja Rani, Iru Murgan, and many more.
  • She has also appeared in many Kannada films, making her Kannada debut with the 2010 film Super. She also dubbed her lines in a number of South Indian films, including Elektra, Puthiya Niyamam, Iru Morgan, Kolamavu Kokila, and others.

Achievements and Awards

She has been nominated for three Filmfare AwardsNayanthara Best Telugu Actress, Best Tamil Actress, and Best Malayalam Actress. For her outstanding performances in different South Indian films, she got the Nandi Award for Best Actress, the Vijay Award for Favorite Heroine, and the Asianet Award for Best Actress.

Nayanthara’s Net Worth in 2024

Returning to the matter at hand, according to the media source ‘Infinity Net Worth,’ actress Nayanthara’s net worth was a whopping $10 million as of February 2024, which, when translated into rupees, equates to about Rs 165 crore. Her movies and commercial sponsorships provide the majority of her income. The actress is reportedly demanding about Rs 10 crore for her forthcoming film alongside Jayam Ravi, making her the highest-paid actress in South cinema.