Suriya- Biography, Career, Award, Net Worth and Lifestyle
Suriya is a current super star of the Tamil film industry. He rose to prominence with breakthrough performance in acclaimed movies “Nerukku Ner”, “Varanam Ayiram” and “Ayan”. He is a perfect mass entertainer and entertain his fans with his acting, song, dance and dialogue.
Born on 23rd July 1975, Suriya appears in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi movies. He starred in successful movies such as “Ghajini”, “24”, “Singham” along with actress Anushka Shetty, Samantha and Shruti Haasan. He is also a producer and television presenter.
Suriya ‘s Early Life and Relationship
Suriya was born as Saravanan Sivakumar to actor Sivakumar and Lakshmi Sivakumar in Chennai. He grew up in Coimbatore with his siblings, Karthik and Brindha. He is 5 feet 7 inches tall with muscular body which weighs 159 lbs. This Cancerian actor practices Hindu religion and culture.
After completing high school from St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Highers Secondary School, Chennai, he earned a Bachelor degree in commerce from Loyola College, Chennai. He then worked in a garment export factory for eight months. Although, he got an offer for a lead role in “Aasai”, he rejected it.
Suriya married Jyothika on 11th September 2006: as this couple first met on the set of “Kaakha Kaakha”. Now, they are a proud parent to a daughter Diya and a son Dev.
Suriya ‘s Career and Award
Suriya made his acting debut from the movie “Nerrukku Ner” in the year 1997. But, he got a major breakthrough from the movie “Nandha”, for which he received Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actor.
Suriya was at the peak of his career during 2000s. In this phase, he emerged with blockbusters “Ghajini”, “Singham” and “7 Aum Arivu”. He also did political drama movie “Aaytha Ezhuthu” along with R. Madhavan, Siddharth and Esha Deol. Suriya’s “Singham II” opposite Anushka Shetty is one of the highest grossing Tamil movie of all time.
Apart from his acting career, he has endorsed different brands including Nescafe, Close-Up, energy drink Complain and much more. He was also honored with the Edison Award for the Best Male Endorse in South Industry.
Suriya’s Net Worth and Lifestyle
Suriya enjoys great success in his career and earned much name and fame in the movie industry. He has an estimated net worth of $21 Million, which he makes from movies, personal investments and brand endorsements. He is the brand ambassador for Quikr and Intex mobiles.
Suriya resides in prime locality of T Nagar, Chennai and owns luxury cars like Audi and BMW. Apart from acting, he enjoys long driving and camping. He loves to eat Curd rice & pickle and Dosa and watch Iranian movies. He is a huge fan of veteran actors, Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth.