Nani (Actor) Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More


Biography / Wiki

A Rocking Indian Actor and Producer, Naveen Babu Ghanta is popularly known as Nani rose to splendid fame with the movie “Jersey” in 2019. He mainly works in the South Indian Film Industry. His performance in the film “Jersey” recognized as the “100 Greatest Performances of the Decade”. He is very kind and one of the most loving actors among fans.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on 24 February 1984, Naveen Babu will turn 36 years old in the year 2020. He seems to be tall with a towering height of 175 in centimeters and 5’9” in feet and inches. He is a well-built guy with body measurements of 40 inches chest, 30 inches waist, and 12 inches biceps.

Being a fitness Enthusiast, he seems very fit and healthy and weighs 65 in kilograms and 143 lbs in pounds approximately. His dark brown eye color and his Black hair enhance his personality.

Net Worth

According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Nani is 37 crores approx.

Education / Family

Nani was born and raised up in Hyderabad, Telangana, India, and belongs to a Hindu family. He is born to Rambabu Ghanta (Father) and Vijayalakshmi Ghanta (Mother). He has one sister Deepthi Ghanta.

He completed his school education from St. Alphonsa’s High School, Hyderabad, and further enrolled at Narayana Junior College, Hyderabad, and Wesley Degree College, Secunderabad to complete his Graduation.


Naveen Babu Ghanta

Nickname Nani, Natural Star
Birth Place Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Date Of Birth 24 February 1984
Age 36 years old (As of 2020)
Height In centimeters – 175 cm

In feet inches – 5’9”

Weight In kilograms- 65 kg

In pounds- 143 lbs

Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Profession Actor and Producer
Sexual Orientation Straight
School St. Alphonsa’s High School, Hyderabad
College Narayana Junior College, Hyderabad

Wesley Degree College, Secunderabad

Religion Hinduism
Nationality Indian
Home Town Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Debut Film: Ashta Chamma (2008, Telugu)

Veppam (2011, Tamil)

TV: Bigg Boss Telugu 2 (2018)

Producer: D for Dopidi (2013)

Fathers Name Rambabu Ghanta


Nani with his father
Nani with his father
Mothers Name Vijayalakshmi Ghanta


Nani with his mother
Nani with his mother
Brothers None
Sister Deepthi Ghanta


Nani with his sister
Nani with his sister

Career / Fashion And Style

Talking about his career, he has a bright career. He started his career in 2008 with the romantic comedy film Ashta Chamma. This film proves a huge hit at the box office. Furthermore, he appeared in many successful films like Ride (2009) and Bheemili Kabaddi Jattu (2010).

In 2011, he gained huge popularity with the romantic comedy film, “Ala Modalaindi”. His next film “Pilla Zamindar,” proved to be a major success. In 2011, he made his Kollywood debut with the movie ‘Veppam’. Film “Ega in 2011 which was directed by S. S. Rajamouli turned to be his Path-breaking film in his career.

After that, he appeared in many successful films like “Bhale Bhale Magadivoy” (2015) Gentleman (2016), Majnu (2016), Veera Prema Gaadha (2016), Nenu Local (2017), Ninnu Kori (2017), Middle-Class Abbayi (2017). In 2018, he hosted the Big Boss Telugu Season 2. In 2018, he also produced his first film ‘Awe’. After that, he produced HIT: The First Case”.

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More

He got married to his love lady Anjana Yelavarthy in 2012 and the couple got blessed with a son Arjun in 2017.

Girlfriend Anjana Yelavarthy
Marital Status Married
Wife Anjana Yelavarthy (m. 2012 – present)

Nani with his wife
Nani with his wife
Children Son – Arjun (born in 2017)


Nani with his son
Nani with his son

Favorite Things

Here we are providing you a list of his favorite things.

Favorite Actors Ravi Teja, Kamal Haasan, Chiranjeevi, Sobhan Babu, Prabhas,
Favorite Actress Keerthy Suresh, Savitri, Sridevi,
Favorite Musical Instrument Not Known
Favorite Singer(s) Not Known
Favorite Music Director Ilaiyaraaja
Favorite Fashion Brand Zara
Favorite Song “Bhale Bhale Magadivoy” from the film ‘Maro Charitra’ (1978)
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Director(s) Mani Ratnam, Bapu, Gautham Menon, Krishna Vamsi
Favorite Film(s) Bollywood: The Hangover (2009)

Hollywood: Life of Pi (2012)

Telugu: Galipatam (2014)

Favorite Food(s) Idli Sambar, Khichdi
Favorite Destinations Tirumala, Australia
Favorite Color(s) White


Some Interesting Facts About Nani

  • He is a bike and car lover.
  • Nani was quite notorious during his college days.
  • He also worked as Assistant Director.
  • Nani’s wife works in the marketing wing for ‘Arka Media Works’.
  • Nani’s dream is to do a movie with Mani Ratnam.
  • His Zodiac Sign is Pisces.