Born on 23rd July, in 1977, Saravanan Sivakumar, known as Suriya to his fans and general film audience, is one of the highest paid actors in Tamil Nadu, and is also one of the most talented and popular actors in the country. He is the recipient of two National Awards, and enjoys a very good fanbase in Tamil Nadu and in the Telugu states, thanks to the success of many of his dubbed films in Telugu, including Ghajini, Aakasame Nee Haddura, Yamudu franchise, the recently released Vikram, and so many more. Here’s what the actor’s net worth, lifestyle, car collection and remuneration per movie are like:
According to sources, Suriya’s net worth is estimated to be around Rs. 186 Crores, all of which he has earned through the many films that he’s made so far in his career. The actor has been seen in 52 films in his career so far, with many more to come. Suriya is involved with many charities, and is known to be a huge philanthropist, helping a lot of people regularly.
Suriya owns a BMW 7 Series 730Ld, which is worth Rs. 1.38 Crores, making it the most expensive luxury car that he owns. He also owns an Audi Q7, which is worth Rs. 80 Lakhs, a Mercedes-Benz M-Class which is Rs. 60.91 Lakhs, and a Jaguar XJ L, which is Rs. 1.10 Crore rupees.
Suriya is said to take home a paycheque of anywhere between 20 to 25 Crores per movie, and his annual income is estimated to be more than Rs. 30 Crores.
Suriya is the son of Siva Kumar, who is a popular actor who worked in the Tamil film industry. He has a younger brother, Karthik Sivakumar, more popularly known as Karthi, who is also a very famous actor in Tamil and Telugu.
Suriya got married to popular actress Jyothika, on 11th September 2006, after having worked together in several films, during the course of which they fell in love, and were in a relationship. The couple has two kids, one boy, and one girl, Dev, and Diya.
Suriya made his debut as a leading actor in 1997, at the age of 22, with the film Nerukku Ner, but it was in 2003 that his career took a sharp turn, with the super success of Kaakha Kaakha, directed by Gautam Menon. Since then, the actor has not looked back and gave super successful films. Ghajini cemented Suriya’s place among the Telugu audiences, who have continued to watch the actor’s films ardently since then.
While Suriya has delivered some disappointing films in his career, his performances have always been lauded, and he never disappointed his fans with his performance.
Suriya has appeared in 7 movies alongside his wife Jyothika, which include Poovellam Kettuppar, Uyirile Kalanthathu, Kaakha Kaakha, Perazhagan, Maayavi, June R, and Sillunnu Oru Kadhal.