Mahesh Babu Net Worth (2024): Height, Age, Real Name, Bio

Alex | Last Updated On January 14th, 2022

Ghattamaneni Mahesh Babu, the king of Tollywood, is a distinguished Indian actor. He mostly works in Tollywood. He is also a producer and an activist, working for the well-being of people.

Mahesh Babu's Net Worth

As of 2024, Mahesh Babu's net worth is estimated to be $18 million.

Net Worth$18 million
Given NameGhattamaneni Mahesh Babu
Famous NameMahesh Babu
Source(s) of FameActor
Date of BirthAugust 9, 1975
Place of BirthMadras, Tamil Nadu, India
RelationshipsMarried, Namrata Shirodkar,
Social Links

Early Life

He was born in Madras to actor Krishna and Indira on the 9th of August 1975. Vijaya Nirmala is his step-mom. He is on the fourth number among five siblings. His siblings include Priyadarshini, Ramesh Babu, Manjula, and Padmavathi. He got his early and higher education from Chennai at St. Bede’s Anglo Indian School. He was not a very brilliant student. He has a BA degree (Commerce) from Loyola College (Chennai). After graduation, he met with director L. Satyanand, who taught him acting for three to four months.

Career Life

Mahesh Babu made his acting debut at the age of 4 as a child star. He acted in many movies like Shankharavam, Gudachari 117, and Bazaar Rowdy in the years 1987, 1989, 1988 respectively. When he was studying at school, he appeared in many films like Bala Chandrudu in 1990 and Anna Thammudu in 1990. He completed his school and college studies meanwhile.

In the movie Raja Kumarudu, Babu did his first lead role in 1999. Its heroine was Priety Zinta. Mahesh did the role of Prince and the film became very successful. He earned Nandi Special Jury Award for showing outstanding acting skills in the film Murari. He did 2 films in 2002 but both flopped at the box office. Mahesh won Nandi Special Jury Award for his good acting skills in the movie Takkari Donga. In 2003, Okkadu was a megahit and earned 23 crore INR in the cinemas. Bhumika Chawla also showed her acting skills in this film. Then, Mahesh did the Naani film. It didn’t go well. This flop made him depressed for a while. In his next film Arjun, Mahesh received Nandi Special Jury Award.

He produced his first film in collaboration with Puri Jagannadh i.e. Pokiri, which was a huge success at the box office. Babu did the movie Dookudu in 2011. Babu took a break from films for seven months, but during this time his grandmother and his wife’s parents died and the seven-month break got prolonged to about two years.

After this long gap, Khaleja was released and got different feedback from the audience. It proved to be a failure in India but it performed better overseas. His movie Sarileru Neekevvaru was again a megahit and earned 260 crore Indian Rupees. This film became one of the most-earned films in Tollywood. Mahesh’s film was Sarkaru Vaari Paata which got released in cinema houses in April 2021. Babu’s Sarkaru Vaari Paata is going to be released in 2022.

Personal Life

Mahesh got married to Namrata Shirodkar in the year 2005, after four years of relationship. They have 2 kids: Sitara Ghattamaneni, and Gautham Ghattamaneni.

Mahesh loves reading books, playing video games, and jogging. Mani Rehman is his favorite director and Sridevi is his favorite actress. He lives a luxurious lifestyle. He is obsessed with expensive cars as he has a huge collection of such cars.

Social Media

Mahesh Babu keeps himself in touch with fans on social media. He has a huge fan following. He keeps posting his latest project details on social media. Not only this, but he also shares his family pictures with fans. He has 7.6 million followers on Instagram and 12.1 million followers on Twitter. He owns 936 thousand subscribers on YouTube.


Mahesh Babu, a well-known Indian Tollywood actor, has earned much fame over the past years. Mahesh’s net worth is about 18 million dollars.

Mahesh Babu has sometimes been associated with other Actors such as Jacqueline Fernandez, Brooke Ence, Kinsey Wolanski, Parmish Verma, Surya, Nayanthara, Siddharth Shukla, Sidhu Moose Wala, and Allu Arjun.