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

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Age: 49 Years
Hometown: Chennai
Wife: Sangeeta Sornalingam


Real NameJoseph Vijay Chandrasekhar
Profession(s)Actor, 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 (Saturday)
Age (as of 2023)49 Years
BirthplaceChennai, India
Zodiac signCancer
HometownChennai, India
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.
FoodChicken Briyani
ActorAmitabh Bachchan, Rajanikanth and Kamal Haasan
DestinationLondon and Los Angeles
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)


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 become an actor he dropped out with his Bachelor’s Degree in 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 to the Tamil film industry, he was awarded 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 his busy schedule, he wasn’t able to take them.
  • After he met the members of Vijay Makkal Iyakkam (VMI) at his Panaiyur office in Chennai on 11 July 2023, it was reported in the media that Vijay would go on a padayatra across Tamil Nadu before the release of his upcoming film ‘Leo’ to join politics. [2]India Today