Naga Chaitanya (Chaitu) Net Worth (2024): Height, Age, Full Name, Bio

Alex | Last Updated On January 16th, 2022

Naga Chaitanya is a Tamil actor. Although he is born in a family of actors and producers, he has earned through hard work and dedication.

Naga Chaitanya (Chaitu)'s Net Worth

As of 2024, Naga Chaitanya (Chaitu)'s net worth is estimated to be $21 million.

Net Worth$21 million
Given NameNaga Chaitanya Akkineni
Famous NameNaga Chaitanya (Chaitu)
Source(s) of FameActor
Date of BirthNovember 23, 1986
Place of BirthChennai, Tamil Nadu India
RelationshipsDivorced, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, October 2017 - October 2021
Social Links

Early Life

Naga Chaitanya was born on the 23rd of November 1986 in Hyderabad. His father is famous Tamil actor Akkineni Nagarjuna. His mother Lakshmi Daggubati is the daughter of Tamil producer D. Ramanaidu. His parents separated when he was young and they both remarried. He was brought up by his mother in Chennai. He returned to his father in Hyderabad after 18 years. He has a stepmother, Amala Akkineni and a stepbrother, Akhil Akkineni. He graduated from St. Marry’s College, Hyderabad.

He informed his father about his inclination towards acting while he was completing his B. Com. His father supported and trained him to pursue the career of his choice.

Career Highlights

Chaitanya made his debut in Tollywood in 2009. His debut movie ‘Josh’ was an average box office success but his performance got him Filmfare Award South for Best Male Debut.

The next year he appeared in ‘Ye Maaya Chesave’. The film was criticized but became a box office success. He also starred in ‘100% love’. It was a super hit.

In 2016, he gave his next blockbusters ‘Tarhka’ and ‘Manam’. The following year he appeared in ‘Veduka Chudham’. The film became his most popular movie. After giving a few flop and average movies his next hit was a romantic movie ‘Majili’ (2019). His film ‘Venky Mama’ was also a box office success. His recent Telugu film ‘Bangarraju’ is a supernatural drama. It is also winning the hearts of fans.

His upcoming film is a Hindi comedy ‘Laal Singh Chadda’. It is an Aamir Khan production. In this movie, Chaitanya will appear with Aamir Khan and Kareena Kapoor. The movie will hit the box office in April 2022.

He has been awarded a number of awards for his excellence. He has received ‘Rising Star of South’ at the South scope cinema awards for ‘Ye Maaya Chesave’. He also won Best Actor Telugu for 100% Love. In 2014, he won Best Actor (critics) and Best Supporting Actor for ‘Manam’.

Personal Life 

Naga Chaitanya got married to his girlfriend Samantha Ruth Prabhu on 6th October 2017 in Goa. The marriage ceremony was held traditionally. A Christian marriage ceremony was also held the next day. The couple declared their separation through a similar Instagram post in October 2021. Chaitanya said that it was a mutual decision and if it makes her happy then it is the best decision. The couple together was known as ChaySam. His ex-wife is also a Tamil actress.

Social Media

Naga Chaitanya has active Instagram and Twitter profiles. He has 6.5 million followers on Instagram and 2.5 million followers on Twitter. On Instagram, he posts pictures of the sets and teams of his movies as well as family pictures. He uses his Twitter profile for sharing information about his movies, trailers, and songs.


Naga Chaitanya belongs to a family that has a strong background in Tamil Film Industry yet he has worked hard and given the industry some amazing movies. He has earned his worth of $21 million by his acting skills and passion for his work.

Naga Chaitanya (Chaitu) has sometimes been associated with other Actors such as Aditya Roy Kapur, Boman Irani, Adelfa Marr, Piper Rockelle, Aleksei Archer, Anna Kochanius, Kajal Aggarwal , Brianne Howey, and Mahesh Babu.