Vijay Sethupathi Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 46 Years
Wife: Jessie
Hometown: Chennai


Full NameVijaya Gurunatha Sethupathi
Profession(s)Actor, Producer, Screenwriter, Singer, Lyricist
Famous RolePrem Kumar in Tamil film Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom (2012)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 9”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 65 kg
in Pounds- 143 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)Chest: 39 Inches
Waist: 33 Inches
Biceps: 12 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth16 January 1978 (Monday)
Age (as of 2024) 46 Years
BirthplaceRajapalayam, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac signCapricorn
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
SchoolMGR Higher Secondary School, Kodambakkam, Chennai
CollegeDhanraj Baid Jain College, Chennai
Education QualificationsBachelor of Commerce (B.Com.)
DebutFilm: M. Kumaran S/O Mahalakshmi (2004)
TV: Penn (Tamil, 2006)
Production: Orange Mittai (2015)
Singing & Songwriting: Straight Ah Poyee (2015)
Awards, Honours• Tamil Nadu State Film Awards for Best Villain for the film “Sundarapandian” in 2012
• Asiavision Awards for Best Actor for “Dharma Durai” in 2016

Filmfare Awards South
• Best Actor for the film “Pizza” in 2012
• Best Actor-Tamil for the film “Vikram Vedha” in 2017

National Film Award
• Best Supporting Actor for ‘Super Deluxe’ at the 67th National Film Awards
FamilyNot much is known about his family.
HobbiesSinging, writing
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage DateYear 2003
ChildrenDaughter- Shreeja
Son- Surya

vijaySome Lesser Known Facts About Vijay Sethupathi

  • Does Vijay Sethupathi drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Vijay belongs to a Hindu family.
  • Initially, he did many odd jobs – a salesman at a retail store, a cashier at a fast food joint, and a phone booth operator.
  • He started his acting career in 2004 with the role of ‘Boxing spectator’ in the Tamil film ”M. Kumaran S/O Mahalakshmi.”
  • In 2010, he acted in numerous short films such as ”Thuru”, ”Neer”, ”Petti Case”, ”Raa Vanam”, ”Kadhal Sutru”, ”Wind”, ”The Angel”, ”Kadhalithu Paar”, and ”Maa Thavam”.
  • He won several awards for his role in Tamil film ”Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom” (2012), such as Norway Tamil Film Festival Award for Best Actor, Edison Award (India) for Best Male Rising Star, and 7th Vijay Award for Best Actor (Special Jury Award).
  • He wrote and produced the Tamil film ”Orange Mittai” (2015).
  • He also wrote and sung several songs such as Straight Ah Poyee and Orae Oru Oorula from the Tamil film ”Orange Mittai” (2015).
  • He owns a film production studio named ”Vijay Sethupathi Productions.”
  • Vijay Sethupathi was first chosen for the lead role in the biographical sports drama film ‘800’ (2023), which is based on the life and career of cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan; however, he stepped back from the project after facing political pressure. While talking about this in an interview, Muralitharan revealed that when it was reported that Vijay would be cast as a lead actor in the film, his family received various threats due to which Vijay decided not to take up the project; Vijay Sethupathi was later replaced by actor Madhur Mittal. [1]India Today