Sivakarthikeyan Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Bio, Facts


Who is Sivakarthikeyan?

Sivakarthikeyan is an Indian film actor, playback singer and a former Television presenter. He started his career as a contestant in a reality comedy show, Kalakka Povathu Yaaru on Star Vijay and later went on to become a regular host in the channel itself. The actor has never turned his back since his inception in the film industry who is now the most sought-after actor in Kollywood. He is best known for his roles in movies like Ethir Neechal, Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam, Rajini Murugan, Seema Raja and Kaaki Sattai. He struggled a lot at the beginning of his career to get to where he has reached today.


Personal Life

Sivakarthikeyan was born on the 17th of February 1985, in Singampuneri, Sivagangai, Tamil Nadu. He is currently 34 years old.

Birth NameSivakarthikeyan Doss
NicknameSiva, SK
Date of BirthFebruary 17, 1985
Place of BirthSingampuneri, Sivagangai, Tamil Nadu, India
Sun SignAquariu
ProfessionActor, Singer, Dancer, TV Presenter
EthnicityTamil (Indian)


  • Father – Late G. Doss (Jail Superintendent)
  • Mother – Raji Doss
  • Siblings – One Sister


Sivakarthikeyan completed his schooling at Campion Anglo-Indian Higher Secondary School in Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu. He then attended J. J. College of Engineering and Technology in Tiruchirappalli from where he graduated with a Bachelor of Technology degree in Computer Science and Engineering. He also holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from a reputed institution.

Wife, Children

Sivakarthikeyan is married to his longtime girlfriend Aarthi in August 2010. Together, they have a daughter named Aaradhana, born in 2013.

Physical Statistics

HeightFeet – 5 feet 9 inches
Centimeters – 175 cm
Meters – 1.75 m
WeightKilograms – 71 kg
Pounds – 156 lbs
Body BuildSlim
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Shoe Size10 (US)

Professional Statistics

Film Debut

Sivakarthikeyan made his onscreen debut with the 2012 Tamil film Marina starring opposite Oviya. There years later, he made his Kannada debut with the 2015 film Vajrakaya.

He was well acclaimed for his roles in Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam, Ethir Neechal and Maan Karate. The former was his biggest ever commercial hit which ran over 100 days in theatres.

Television Debut

Before entering into mainstream cinema, he worked as a host in Vijay Television. He first participated in a Tamil comedy reality show, Kalakka Povathu Yaaru and won the season title.

Following that, he became a close associate with the channel, participating in many reality shows and hosted Athu Ithu Ethu, a comedy reality show that earned him fame and recognition.

Sivakarthikeyan Net worth

His net worth of estimated to be $5 million. Much of his earnings come form acting and television and event appearances. Sivakarthikeyan net worth has skyrocketed in the span of a few years from now, who gets around 5 crore per film as salary.

Siva lives in a lavish house located in KK Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He owns an Audi Q7, which was gifted by P. Madhan of Escape Artists as a token of appreciation for the success of Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam.

Sivakarthikeyan Favorites

  • Favorite ActorRajinikanth, Ajith
  • Favorite Actress – Khusbhu
  • Favorite Food – Chicken, South Indian food
  • Favorite Holiday Destination – London

Sivakarthikeyan Facts

Sivakarthikeyan father G. Doss, was a Jail Superintendent and wanted to become a police officer but eventually ended up as an actor.

He participated in a comedy reality show, Kalakka Povathu Yaaru while pursing his master’s degree and won the title of that season.

His grandfather is a Padmashree award winner for Nadaswaram.

Sivakarthikeyan’s great sense of humor and dialogue delivery earned him a television presenter job in Star Vijay and went on to host number of shows such as Jodi No. 1, Adhu Ithu Edhu, airtel Super Singer Junior and others during his stint in the channel.

He has even participated in shows like Jodi Number One Season 3, Boys vs Girls Season 1 and 2.

Well known for his timing comic sense and light-hearted trolls, he hosted the comedy show Adhu Idhu Ethu that earned him massive fan following and wider audience reach.

Sivakarthikeyan has also hosted the 5th and 6th editions of the Star Vijay Awards.

He has even acted in many short films like Mugapputhagam, Identity, Kurahl 786 and 360°.

Sivakarthikeyan and Atlee are longtime friends even before films.

Actor Dhanush is his mentor.

Sivakarthikeyan has a black belt in Karate.

The producer of the film, Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam, gifted him a brand new Audi Q7 for making his film a massive hit at the box office.

Sivakarthikeyan is one of the few actors in Kollywood to have a massive fan following on Twitter.

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