Vijay (Actor) Height, Age, Wife, Family, Children, Biography & More


Real NameJoseph Vijay Chandrasekhar
ProfessionActor, Producer and Singer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 73 kg
in Pounds- 161 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 38 Inches
- Waist: 29 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth22 June 1974
Age (as in 2018)44 Years
Birth PlaceChennai, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signCancer
HometownChennai, India
SchoolNot Known
CollegeLoyola College, Chennai
Educational QualificationsDropout
Debut Naalaya Theerpu (1992)
FamilyFather- S. A. Chandrasekhar (Filmmaker)
Mother- Shoba Chandrasekhar (Singer)
Brothers- N/A
Sisters- N/A
Vijay with his parents
ReligionChristianity [1](Hindustan Times
AddressChennai, India
HobbiesStunts, dancing and singing
ControversiesWhen he was shooting for "Pokiri", due to sudden irritation and swelling in the eyes, he had gone through a minor operation.
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodChicken Briyani
Favourite ActorAmitabh Bachchan, Rajanikanth and Kamal Haasan
Favourite ActressSimran
Favourite DestinationLondon and Los Angeles
Favourite ColorBlue and Black
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeSangeeta Sornalingam
Vijay with his wife
ChildrenDaughter- Divya Saasha
Son- Jason Sanjay
Vijay with his children
Money Factor
Salary20 Crore (INR)
Net WorthNot Known


Some lesser known facts about Vijay

  • Does Vijay smoke?: No
  • Does Vijay drink alcohol?: No
  • Vijay incepted his film career in 1984 as a child artist in “Vetri” which was made by his father.
  • To became an actor he dropped out his Bachelors Degree of Visual Communications at Loyola College, Chennai.
  • He is a good friend of South superstars Vikram and Surya.
  • Instead of celebrating his birthday in hotels, he prefers social work and provides free books to economically weak students.
  • For his contribution in the Tamil film industry, he was awarded with the “Doctor Honoris Causa” by  Dr. MGR University.
  • He has been the brand ambassador of major giants like Coca-Cola, Chennai Super Kings, Sunfeast, Jos Alukkas and Tata Docomo.
  • He was initially offered the roles of Dharani’s Dhool and Shankar’s Mudhalvan, but due to busy schedule he wasn’t able to take it..