Asin (Actress) Height, Weight, Age, Husband, Family, Biography & More


Full NameAsin Thottumkal
NicknameQueen of Kollywood
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in feet inches- 5’ 4”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 55 kg
in pounds- 121 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)34-28-32
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth26 October 1985
Age (as in 2017)32 Years
Birth PlaceKochi, Kerala, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signScorpio
SignatureAsin signature
HometownKochi, Kerala, India
SchoolNavy Children School, Kochi
St. Teresa's School, Kochi
CollegeSt. Teresa's College, Kochi
Educational QualificationBachelor of Arts in English Literature
DebutFilm: Narendran Makan Jayakanthan Vaka (2001, Malayalam)
Asin - Narendran Makan Jayakanthan Vaka
Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi (2003, Telugu)
Asin - Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi
M. Kumaran S/O Mahalakshmi (2004, Tamil)
Asin - M. Kumaran SO Mahalakshmi
Ghajini (2008, Bollywood)
Asin - Ghajini
FamilyFather- Joseph Thottumkal (Ex-CBI officer, Businesses)
Asin with her father
Mother- Seline Thottumkal (Surgeon)
Asin chilhood photo with her mother
Brother- N/A
Sister- N/A
AddressA farmhouse in Mehrauli, Delhi
HobbiesReading, Travelling
Controversies• There were rumours that Asin and Salman Khan were so friendly at a time that they used to share expensive gifts on a frequent basis, and Salman helped her to get a flat in Mumbai.
• She was allegedly groped by a fan at a conference. Though she said that the image was morphed, the image went viral on the internet.
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodKerala Style Prawn Rice, Appam
Favourite ActorMohanlal
Favourite PerfumeVery Irresistible by Givenchy
Favourite PoetWilliam Shakespeare
Favourite FilmsMalayalam- Kizhakkunarum Pakshi
Hollywood- The Sound of Music
Favourite SingersArlissa, Keke Wyatt, Sofi Green, Maxwell, Sade, Eminem, Bon Jovi
Favourite ColoursBlack, Red
Favourite CafeCafe Bubble in Hotel Taj, Kochi
Favourite DestinationVagamon in Kerala
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsRahul Sharma (Businessman, Co-founder Micromax
Husband/SpouseRahul Sharma (Businessman, Co-founder Micromax)
Asin with her husband
Marriage Date23 January 2016
ChildrenSon- None
Daughter- 1 (born in 2017)
Style Quotient
Car CollectionAudi Q7
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.) INR 4070 crore


Some Lesser Known Facts About Asin

  • Does Asin smoke?: No
  • Does Asin drink alcohol?: No
  • Asin was born into a Malayali Syro-Malabar Catholic family.
  • She was initially named “Mary” after her paternal grandmother, but her father named her Asin.
  • The name “Asin” comes from the amalgamation of two words from two languages, she says, ‘a’ means ‘opposite of’ in Sanskrit and ‘sin’ is taken from English, which made her name ‘Asin’, which means ‘opposite to sin’.
  • She started learning Bharatnatyam at the tender age of 3. She is also a good Kathakali and folk dancer. Asin childhood photo
  • During her schooling, she was good at both studies and extracurricular activities.
  • She scored above 90% in 10th standard board exams.
  • Asin used to read Shakespeare at a very young age, even though her parents did not approve of her reading such complicated works at such a young age.
  • She is fluent in French and even topped her State in French while studying in 12th standard.
  • She started modelling at the age of 14, and by that time she started getting film offers, but she wasn’t interested in doing films at that time.
  • Her first advertisement was for BPL Mobile.
  • Though she wanted to go to Delhi to prepare for the Civil Service examination, during her 12th standard, her film career kicked-off with the Malayalam film, ‘Narendran Makan Jayakanthan Vaka’ (2001), opposite Kunchacko Boban. Asin - Narendran Makan Jayakanthan Vaka 1
  • She hates to be called with pet or nicknames.
  • Asin suffers from OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder), which urges her to do things like washing her hands repeatedly, checking lock more than once.
  • She doesn’t eat her food until her shot gets completed.
  • She is fluent in 7 languages – Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Hindi, English and French.
  • She is a voracious reader, she reads a lot of fiction and has a huge library at home.
  • Her husband is 10 years older than her.