Samantha Akkineni Biography

Samantha Akkineni Biography: Samantha Akkineni born on 28 April 1987 is the daughter of Joseph Prabhu and Ninette. She has two elder brothers Jonathan and David. She was brought up in Pallavaram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Her mother Ninette is from Kerala (Alappuzha) while her father Joseph hails from Andhra Pradesh (Malayali). But, she represents herself as a Tamilian.Before completing her undergraduate, she started working as a model. While working as a model, she was spotted to act in movies. She began dating actor Naga Chaitanya in 2010 and got engaged in a ceremony in Hyderabad during January 2017. She got married in Goa as per traditional Hindu customs on 6 October 2017 and then by Christian customs on 7 October 2017.

Apart from her acting career, Samantha is a philanthropist. She donated her earnings from endorsements, events, and modeling to her NGO Pratyusha Support.

Samantha Akkineni Biography/Wiki

  • Real Name: Samantha Ruth Prabhu
  • Other Name: Samantha Akkineni
  • Nickname: Yasodha, Yasho, Sam
  • Profession: Actress
  • Debut Film: Ye Maaya Chesave (Telugu), Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa (Tamil)
  • Language Known: Hindi, English, Telugu & Tamil
  • Date Of Birth: 28 April 1987
  • Birthplace: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Hometown: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Nationality: Indian
  • Star Sign/ Zodiac Sign: Taurus

Samantha Akkineni Family

  • Father Name: Joseph Prabhu
  • Mother Name: Ninette Prabhu
  • Sister: N/A
  • Brother Name: Jonathan Prabhu, David Prabhu
  • Religion: Christianity

Samantha Akkineni Boyfriend, Husband, Affairs

Marital Status: Married
Affairs/Boyfriends: Siddharth, Naga Chaitanya
Husband: Naga Chaitanya

Samantha Akkineni Height

Samantha Akkineni Height, Weight and Body Measurements

  • Height in Centimetres: 165 cm
  • Height In Meters: 1.65 m
  • Height in Inches: 5’5″
  • Weight in Kilograms: 53 kg
  • Weight in Pounds: 117 lbs
  • Figure Measurement (approx): 34-26-34
  • Eye Color: Hazel Brown
  • Hair Color: Black

Samantha Akkineni Educational Qualifications

  • Educational Qualification: Degree in Commerce
  • School: Holy Angels Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School
  • Collage/University: Stella Maris College
Samantha Akkineni Favorite Things

Samantha Akkineni Favorite Things

  • Favorite Actors: Dhanush, Suriya, Rajnikanth, Shah Rukh Khan
  • Favorite Actress: Audrey Hepburn, Kriti Sanon, Trisha Krishnan
  • Food Habit: Non- Vegetarian
  • Favorite Perfume: Byredo Perfume
  • Favorite Food: Sushi, Sweet Pongal, Dairy milk chocolate, Paalakova
  • Favorite Directors: Mani Ratnam, Woody Allen
  • Favorite TV Shows: American- The West Wing
  • Favorite Book: The Secret By Rhonda Byrne
  • Hobbies: Reading, listening to music, shopping, gymming
  • Favorite color: Black
  • Favorite Sport: Cricket
  • Favorite Holiday Destination: London

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Unknown Facts About Samantha Akkineni

  • Samantha Ruth Prabhu is one of the leading actresses in the South Indian Industry.
  • In 2012, due to an immune system disorder, Samantha had to take a long break from movies; the use of antibiotics had further deteriorated her condition. Owing to this period, she lost a lot of film offers.
  • In 2013, she became the second actress after the famous heroine ‘ Revathi.
  • The actress was facing a financial pinch in her early twenties.
  • She is born to win Awards; in her debut itself she grabbed the Best Female Debut South Award from Filmfare.
  • Her favourite actress is Trisha Krishnan.
  • Her beauty and charming character made her feature in the music video alongside Gautham Menon.
  • ‘Pratyusha Support’ is an NGO owned by Samantha. That NGO runs for the support for women and children’s medical help. This NGO works from the donation of Samantha.
Samantha Achievements and Awards

Samantha Achievements and Awards

CineMAA Awards

  • Ye Maaya Chesave- best Female debut
  • Eega-best actress
  • Manam-best actress

Filmfare Awards South

  • Ye Maaya Chesave- best Female debut
  • Neethaane En Ponvasantham-best actress-Tamil
  • Eega-best actress- Telugu
  • A aa- best actress- Telugu

Nandi Awards

  • Ye Maaya Chesave-Special Jury Award
  • Yeto Vellipoyindi Manasu-best actress

Vikatan Awards

  • Neethaane En Ponvasantham-best actress

Vijay Awards

  • Neethaane En Ponvasantham-best actress

Tamil Nadu State Film Awards

  • Neethaane En Ponvasantham-best actress

Santhosham Film Awards

  • Eega-best actress
  • A Aa- best actress

Margadasi Big Telugu Entertainment Awards

  • Attarintiki Daredi-best actress

South Indian International Movie Awards

  • Attarintiki Daredi-best actress-Telugu
  • Manam-best actress
  • Youth icon of South India-2016
  • Style Icon-2019
  • Rangasthalam-best actress

Behindwoods Gold Medal Ceremony

  • Anjaan- People’s Choice Actress
  • Kaththi-People’s Choice Actress
  • Theri-People’s Choice Actress
  • 24-People’s Choice Actress

Mercedes Benz RITZ STYLE Awards

  • RITZ Solitaire Award-2015

Zee Cinemalu Awards

  • A aa- Queen of Box-Office
  • Brahmotsavam- Queen of Box-Office
  • Janatha Garage-Queen of Box-Office

IIFA Utsavam Awards

  • A aa-best actress

Social Media Summit and Awards

  • Most Liked South Indian Actress-2018

Sri Kala Sudha Telugu Association Awards

  • Rangasthalam-best actress

Zee Cinema Tamil Awards

  • Super Dexule- best actress

Zee Cinema Telugu Awards

  • Majili-best actress
  • Oh!Baby- best actress

Cinema Central Excellence Awards

  • Super Deluxe-best actress


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