RJ Balaji Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Children, Biography & More

RJ Balaji

Full NameBalaji Patturaj
NicknameCross Talk Balaji
ProfessionRadio Jockey, Presenter, Voice Artist, Actor
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet inches- 5’ 7”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 80 kg
in pounds- 176 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 40 inches
- Waist: 30 inches
- Biceps: 14 inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth20 June 1985 (Thursday)
Age (as of 2024)39 Years
Birth PlaceChennai, Tamil Nadu
Zodiac sign/Sun signCancer
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu
SchoolAttented 11 Schools
CollegeKumararani Meena Muthiah College of Arts
Amrita School of Communication, Coimbatore
Eduactional QualificationB.Sc Computer Science
Post Graduate Diploma in Jounalism
DebutFilm:- Ethir Neechal (2013)
Radio:- Hello Coimbatore (2006)
FamilyFather- Name Not Known
Mother- Name Not Known
Brother- 1 (Younger)
Sister- 3 (Younger)
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodSouth Indian Cuisine
Favourite ActorRajinikanth, Mahesh Babu, Kamal Haasan
Favourite ActressNayanthara
Favourite Radio JockeySenthil Kumar
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
Wife/SpouseName Not KnownRJ Balaji with his wife and son
ChildrenSon- Mahanth
Daughter- None
RJ Balaji

 Some Lesser Known Facts About RJ Balaji

  • Does RJ Balaji smoke?: Not Known
  • Does RJ Balaji drink alcohol? Not Known
  • He was born and raised in Chennai with four younger siblings, one sister and and three brothers.
  • His father abandoned his family and went missing when he was young.
  • He failed 12th grade and seeing this failure as disaster, he moved from Perambur to Thiruvanmiyur.
  • He told in an interview that he changed 24 houses and 11 houses while growing up.
  • While he was preparing to pass 12th grade, he assisted his friend, as an AC mechanic and eventually passed 12th grade.
  • Later when he joined college, he realised that wants to be in media and wanted to be his cousin who works in NDTV.
  • When he was asked to write a report in English for a newspaper, he committed 47  grammatical errors in 56 word report then he dropped the journalism plan.
  • In 2006, he auditioned and got selected as radio jockey, though he never knew what an RJ was back then.
  • He started his career as a radio jockey at Radio Mirchi Coimbatore, with a three-hour morning drive show called ‘Hello Coimbatore which dealt with social issues.
  • His talk show- Cross Talk became very popular among youngsters. He uploaded several clips of the show on SoundCloud. Those links went viral, crossing over a million hits in a single week. Not only in India, his links were downloaded in United States (over 20%), United Arab Emirates, Singapore, Seychelles, Germany and Spain.
  • The ‘Cross Talk’ show earned him a name- ‘Cross Talk Balaji’.
  • Differnet apps have been developed on him on different platforms; android, windows and iOS.
  • He got married at the age of 21.
  •  In 2013, he debuted in the Tollywood with the movie- Ethir Neechal. Once, he and G. V. Prakash Kumar met a major car accident during the filming of ‘Kadavul Irukkan Kumaru’  but sustained only minor injuries.
  • He runs a YouTube channel- ‘Panjumittai Productions’  where he uploads short videos dealing with current issues.