Nikhil Kumaraswamy Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Hometown: Bangalore
Age: 30 Years
Fiancee: Revathi

Nikhil Kumaraswamy

Other NamesNikhil Kumar, Nikhil Gowda
Profession(s)Actor, Politician
Famous ForBeing the son of former Karnataka Chief Minister, H. D. Kumaraswamy, and grandson of former Indian Prime Minister, H. D. Deve Gowda
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 9”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
DebutFilm (Kannada-Telugu bilingual): Jaguar (2016) as 'Krishna'
Personal Life
Date of Birth22 January 1990 (Monday)
Age (as in 2019)30 Years
BirthplaceBangalore, Karnataka, India
Zodiac signAquarius
HometownBangalore, Karnataka, India
School• Carmel School, Bangalore
• Clarence School, Bangalore
Educational QualificationGraduate
CasteVokkaliga (Other Backward Class; OBC) [1]Wikipedia
HobbiesTravelling, Hanging out with Friends
Controversies• In October 2006, Nikhil Kumaraswamy, along with two of his friends Rahul Mahajan and Manu Sharma, smashed beer bottles at Hotel Empire International at 3.30 am after he was denied a meal by the hotel staff who had shut down. Later, a complaint was filed by the hotelier saying unknown persons ransacked his premises and assaulted his staffers. Deve Gowda defended his grandson and tried to give the case a different spin each time. Eventually, home minister, M. P. Prakash, dismissed the incident as pardonable “juvenile delinquency” and indicated action against the hotel for staying open beyond permitted hours.

• In May 2019, a Kannada daily published an article stating that an intoxicated Nikhil created a ruckus at his grandfather’s place and blamed him for his failed political career. Later, an FIR was registered by the Bangalore Police against the editor of the Kannada daily for publishing a fictitious article.
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/Girlfriends• Swathi M Gowda (ex-fiancee)
• Rachita Ram (Kannada Actress; Rumoured)
Nikhil Kumaraswamy and Rachita Ram
Engagement Date• Engagement with Swathi M Gowda on 20 May 2015
Nikhil Kumaraswamy's engagement picture with Swathi M Gowda
• Engagement with Revathi (Ruthu) on 10 February 2020
Nikhil Kumaraswamy's engagement picture with Revathi
FiancéeRevathi (grand-niece of former Karnataka housing minister, M Krishnappa)
Nikhil Kumaraswamy with his faincee, Revathi
ParentsFather- H. D. Kumaraswamy (Politician, Former Chief Minister of Karnataka)
Nikhil Kumaraswamy and his father
Mother- Anitha Kumaraswamy (Politician, Film Producer)
Nikhil Kumaraswamy and his mother
Step-Mother- Radhika Kumaraswamy (Actress, Film Producer)
Nikhil Kumaraswamy's father, step-mother, and step-sister
SiblingsStep-Sister- Shamika Kumaraswamy
Favourite Things
Actor(s)Prabhas, Prakash Raj
ActressKajal Aggarwal
Travel DestinationParis
Style Quotient
Car CollectionLamborghini Gallardo LP550-2, Infiniti, Range Rover, Hummer [2]India Today
Assets/PropertiesMovable Assets: Rs. 17.53 crore
Immovable Assets: Rs. 56.47 crore (including two houses and a commercial property) [3]The Hindu
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)Rs. 74 crores (as in 2019) [4]The Hindu

Nikhil Kumaraswamy

Some Lesser Known Facts About Nikhil Kumaraswamy

  • Does Nikhil Kumaraswamy drink alcohol?: Yes [5]Times of India
  • Nikhil Kumaraswamy was born in an affluent family of Politicians in Bangalore.
  • After completing his schooling, Nikhil got enrolled for a pre-university course but left the course midway. Later, he did a Bachelor’s programme through correspondence.
  • Nikhil loved playing cricket in his childhood.
  • He started receiving training in cricket from a very young age, and by the time he was 11 years old, he used to play so well that he was asked to join the seniors at the nets.
  • On 20 May 2015, Nikhil Kumaraswamy got engaged to KCN Mohan’s eldest daughter, Swathi M Gowda. However, they later called off their engagement due to misunderstandings.
  • Nikhil started his career as an actor in 2016 with the Kannada-Telugu bilingual film “Jaguar” in which he played the role of ‘Krishna.’ The film earned him a SIIMA Award for Best Debutant Actor (Male) – Kannada.

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  • Next, he appeared in the Kannada film “Seetharama Kalyana.”

    Nikhil Kumaraswamy in Seetharama Kalyana

    Nikhil Kumaraswamy in Seetharama Kalyana

  • In 2019, Nikhil played the role of ‘Abhimanyu’ in the Kannada film “Kurukshetra.”

    Nikhil Kumaraswamy in Kurukshetra

    Nikhil Kumaraswamy in Kurukshetra

  • Nikhil started his political career in 2019 by contesting the Lok Sabha elections from Mandya District as a JDS candidate.

    Nikhil Kumaraswamy during election campaign

    Nikhil Kumaraswamy during an election campaign

  • It was considered a safe bastion for the Congress-JDS alliance.
  • However, he lost the elections from Sumanlatha Ambareesh with a margin of 128,725 votes.
  • During the elections, Nikhil was trolled with the title, Nikhil Ellidiyappa. Soon after the results, two locations with the name “Nikhil Ellidiyappa” appeared on Google Maps, which were later removed by the authorities.
  • He is a fitness enthusiast and owns a private gym.

    Nikhil Kumaraswamy inside his gym

    Nikhil Kumaraswamy inside his gym

  • Despite growing up in a family with a political background, Nikhil was always drawn towards the entertainment industry.
  • When asked about his passion for cinema, Nikhil said,

    My father has a long association with the Kannada film industry in the capacity of producer and distributor and is very passionate about cinema. He always wanted me to get into films as a hero.”

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