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Jagapathi Babu Bio, Movies, Age, Daughter, Wife, Net Worth & Wiki

Jagapathi Babu is a well-known Indian actor. He is mostly known for his work in Telugu, Tamil, and Malayalam film industry. The actor rose to fame for playing a variety of roles and working with eminent directors like Krishna Vamsi, Guna Sekhar, Suresh Krishna, Ramgopal Varma, Manirathnam, etc. He is popular for family-centric and comedy genre movies. He has established himself as a great actor over time with his amazing acting skills and energy.

Jagapathi Babu was born into a high-class Hindu family on 12 February 1962 in Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India. His father’s name is Late Veeramachaneni Rajendra who was a film producer. His mother’s name is not known. He has an elder brother named Ram Prasad. Once the actor said that his mother stopped talking to him for almost 2 years after she caught him smoking and saw him accompanying a girl.

Jagapathi Babu is married to Lakshmi, it was an arranged marriage. Apparently, the actor was in love with a girl when he was young but his mother was against that relationship and got him married to the girl of her choice. Later, he mentioned that his mother’s choice was right but that made him realize the value of love. And that is why when his daughter Meghana Babu revealed she is in love, he didn’t object to the relationship. Other than this, once there were rumors which made his name associated with actresses like Priyamani and Soundarya but he denied such rumors.

Jagapathi Babu

Jagapathi Babu

Jagapathi Babu Wiki/Bio

Birth NameVeeramachaneni Jagapatirao Chowdary
Nick NameJB, Jaggu
Age(as in 2020) 58 Years
Debut• Telugu Film: Manchi Manushulu (1974, as a child actor)
• Telugu Film: Simha Swapnam(1989, as a lead actor)
• Tamil Film: Madrasi (2006)
• Kannada Film: Bachchan (2013)
• Malayalam Film: Pulimurugan (2016)
• Bengali Film: Boss 2 (2017)
• Telugu TV: Lakshmi Talk Show (2009)
ReligionHinduism
Sun Sign/Zodiac SignAquarius
Birth PlaceMachilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
Date of Birth12 February 1962
NationalityIndian
ResidenceNot Known
Home TownChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
HobbiesTravelling, Reading

Family

Mother's NameNot Known
Father's NameVeeramachaneni Rajendra Prasad (Film Producer, died in 2015)
BrotherVeeramachaneni Ram Prasad
SisterNot Known

Girlfriends/Affairs

Affairs/Girlfriends• Priyamani (rumored)
• Soundarya (rumored)

Marital Status, Wife and Children

Wife/SpouseLakshmi
Jagapathi Babu Wife

Jagapathi Babu Wife

Marriage DateNot Known
ChildrenMeghana Babu
Jagapathi Babu Daughter

Jagapathi Babu Daughter

Education

SchoolNot Known
College/UniversityChaitanya College, Hyderabad
Educational QualificationGraduate
ProfessionActor
Brands EndorsedNot Known
Career ManagerNot Known

Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements

Height (Approx.)in centimeters- 180 cm
in meters- 1.8 m
in feet inches- 5’ 11”
Weight (Approx.)in kilograms- 70 kg
in pounds- 154 lbs

Figure Measurements

Chest Size40 Inches
Biceps Size13 Inches
Waist Size34 Inches

Extra Ordinary Features

Caste/SectKamma
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorDark Brown
S*xual OrientationStraight
Dress Size4 (US)
Shoe Size10 (US)

Favourite Things

Favourite FoodNot Known
Favourite ActorsNot Known
Favourite ColorsBlack
Favourite SportCricket
ControversiesNot Known

Life Journey

After completed primary education Jagapathi Babu did graduation from Chaitanya College, Hyderabad. He started his career with the movie “Manchi Manushulu” as a child artist in 1974. In the year 1989, he initiated his filmy career with a Telugu movie titled ‘Simha Swapnam’ was produced by his father and directed by V. Madhusudhan Rao.

Jagapathi Babu worked in a few films such as Adavilo Abhimanyudu, Chinnari Muddula Papa, Pandirimancham, Sahasam, Asadhyulu, etc before his first commercially successful, blockbuster movie ‘Peddarikam’ in 1992. Ram Gopal Varma’s film ‘Gaayam‘ gave him a breakthrough in 1993.

Jagapathi Babu Net Worth

According to Woodgram, Jagapathi Babu’s estimated Net Worth, Salary, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & many more details have been updated below. Let’s check, How Rich is Jagapathi Babu in 2019-2020?

Estimated Net Worth in 2020 (Approx)$13 Million
Estimated Net Worth in 2019(Approx)Under Review
Annual SalaryUnder Review
Income SourceActor

Noted, Right now, We don’t have enough information about Cars, Monthly/Yearly Salary, etc. We will update soon.

Career

The actor gained star status and was able to reach a huge audience with the 1994 super hit movie ‘Subha Lagnam’. S V Krishna Reddy’s ‘Maavichiguru’ added one more hit to his career. His role in the thriller movie’ Manoharam.’ Was greatly appreciate by the audience. His next projects Anukokunda Oka Roj, Kabaddi Kabaddi, Pedababu, and Athade Oka Sainyam were the runway hits during 2003-2005.2007 film ‘Lakshyam ‘ gave him fame as a supporting actor.

Jagapathi Babu made a debut in Tamil films with a movie ‘Madrasi’. He then appeared in another Tamil movie ‘Thaandavam’ in which he played the character of an antagonist. His next movie ‘Jai Bolo Telangana’ brought him a huge success.

Later, He made a debut in Kannada cinema with the movie ‘Bachchan’ in 2012. He played the character of a cop and actor Sudeep was in a lead role. Jagapathi made a comeback to the Tamil Cine industry with the movie ‘Puthagam’ in 2013. He has played different types of characters, including antagonists, villains, father figures, etc.

The actor was seen in ‘Legend’ as an antagonist and then as a villain in Rajinikanth starer ‘Lingaa’. Ra Ra… Krishnayya, Current Theega, O Manishi Katha, Nannaku Prematho, Kaththi Sandai are few of his movies. He worked on movies such as Patel S. I. R., Jaya Janaki Nayaka, Oxygen, and Hello in 2017.

His upcoming projects include Aadhi, Odiyan, Rangasthalam, Uppi Rupee, and Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy. He has also worked as a dubbing artist for the movie ‘The BFG’ in 2016. Jagapathi dubbed for actor Mark Rylance for the Telugu version. Apart from this, he has given the voice for movies like Victory, Don Seenu, and Janatha Garage. An autobiographical TV series titled ‘Samudram’ based on his life was announced in 2015. He has won many prestigious awards during his film career including Filmfare Awards, Nandi Awards, SIIMA Awards, IIFA Utsavam, and Asianet Film Awards.

TV Shows & Serials List

1974Manchi Manushulu
1989 Simha Swapnam
Adavilo Abhimanyudu
1990Chinnari Muddula Papa
1991Pandirimancham
Parishkaram
Jagannatakam
1992Sahasam
Asadhyulu
Peddarikam
Raguluthunna Bharatham
Mother India
Balaramakrishnulu
1993Aashayam
Pillalu Diddina Kapuram
Aadarsham
Gaayam
1994Bhale Pellam
Allari Premikudu
Jailor Gari Abbai
Subhalagnam
Theerpu
1995Chilakapachcha Kaapuram
Bhale Bullodu
Sankalpam
Money Money
Aayanaki Iddaru
Shubhamastu
1996Srikaram
Maa Aavida Collector
Maavichiguru
Jabilamma PeIli
1997Subhakankshalu
Chilakkottudu
PeIli Pandiri
Priyaragalu
Oka Chinna Maata
Dongata
1998Maavidaakulu
PeIli Kanuka
PeIli Peetalu
Antahpuram
Srimathi Vellostha
Aaha
1999Swapnalokam
Manasulo Maata
Alludugaaru Vachcharu
Ravoyi Chandamama
Samudram
2000Manoharam
Sardukupodaam Randi
Choosoddaam Randi
Moodu Mukkalata
Bachi
2001Budget Padmanabham
Family Circus
Naalo Unna Prema
Hanuman Junction
2002Siva Rama Raju
Sandade Sandadi
2003Kabadi Kabadi
Dham
2004Athade Oka Sainyam
Kushi Kushiga
Pedababu
2005Anukokunda Oka Roju
Pandem
Jagapati
That Is Pandu
2006Samanyudu
Madrasi
Brahmastram
Gopi - Goda Meedha PiIli
Pellaina Kothalo
2007Lakshyam
2008Swagatam
Nagaram
Bhale Dongalu
Kathanayakudu
Homam
Raksha
2009Siddham
Aakasamantha
Adhineta
Bangaru Babu
Ninnu Kalisaka
Pravarakhyudu
2010Maa Nanna Chiranjeevi
Sadhyam
Gaayam 2
2011Jai Bolo Telangana
Chattam
Nagaram Nidrapotunna Vela
Key
Kshetram
2012Nandeeswarudu
Thaandavam
Six
2013Puthagam
Bachchan
Operation Duryodhana 2
2017Om Namo Venkatesaya
Winner
Rarandoi Veduka Chudham
Patel S. I. R.
Jaya Janaki Nayaka
Oxygen
Hello
2018Aadhi
Rangasthalam
Saakshyam
Goodachari
Aravinda Sametha Veera Raghava
2019Viswasam
Yatra
Madhura Raja
Uppi Rupee
Maharshi
Oh! Baby
Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy

Facts About Jagapathi Babu

  • Does Jagapati Babu drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Does he smoke?: Not Known
  • He also acted in Telugu web series ‘Gangsters’ (2018) as Kumar Das aka KD.
  • The actor once admitted that he has a crush on actress Trisha and would like to work with her.
  • He shares a close relationship with popular south actors like Nagarjuna, Arjun, and Jr. NTR.
  • Ramya Krishna is his good friend from the industry.

FAQs

Which qualities make Jagapathi Babu (Telugu actor) unique?
He knows what he is capable of and does what he can, to the best of his ability. He knows that he is not an outstanding actor and never shies away from doing any role he feels doing. (This is not to say that he is not a good actor, Everyone knows that he is a decent actor). He has done a few insignificant roles too in his career when it went low. Perhaps that placed him where he stands today.
Why is Jagapathi Babu one of the most spectacular actors in the cinema industry?
He was recognized positively for the family man roles in the old movies and he too never chose any new kind of roles (villain, grey character,etc.) However, through his comeback, he bagged a massive villain role in the movie ‘legend’ which made him a rising star these days.. which we can understand by the roles he has been doing in big films like Nannaku Premato, Rangastalam, Srimantudu, etc. He has now become the only choice for modern and stylish characters in the shoulder to shoulder with star Moreover Jagapati Babu is a versatile actor which made him sustained in the industry even now.
When was Jagapathi Babu started his acting career?
He first appeared in Manchi Manushulu” as a child artist in 1974.

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