Yash, real name Naveen Kumar Gowda, is a famous film actor from India, especially recognized for his appearance in K.G.F: Chapter 1 in 2018. He is currently all set up to appear in K.G.F: Chapter 2 which has been postponed due to Covid. His other acting projects include Modalasala(2010), Rajadhani(2011), Drama(2012), Googly(2013), Gajakesari (2014), and Masterpiece (2015).
Before appearing on the big screen, he has worked in television series like Uttarayana (2004), Nanda Gokula(2005), Preethi Illada Mele(2006), and Sa(2007). He has won several awards for his acting career including Best Actor by SIIMA and Filmfare Awards South in 2019 for KGF: Chapter 1. Let us scroll over to know more information on him.
Caption: The Indian actor, Yash(Rocking Star).
Yash: Bio, Family, Education
The internationally famous actor was born on 8 January 1986 as Naveen Kumar Gowda. He was born as the son of his parents, Arun Kumar J. and Pushpa in Bhuvanahalli, Hassan district, Karnataka, India. His father had worked in the KSRTC transport service, and later as a BMTC driver, while his mother, a homemaker.
He has spent his childhood days in Mysore and has a younger sister, Nandini. Further, he pursued his pre-university course (PUC) in Mahajana Education Society (MES). After that, he joined the Benaka drama troupe which was formed by noted dramatist B. V. Karanth.
Yash: Career & Life Achievements
Initially, he started his career appearing in the teleserial with his first appearance in the series Nanda Gokula that aired on ETV Kannada. After that, he had worked in other series like 2004 Silli Lalli, 2005 Shiva, and 2007 Male Billu, many more. He has appeared as himself in the 2016 single ‘Spirit of Chennai’.
He had made his first film appearance in the 2007 film ‘Jagbada Hudugi’. Following that, he has worked in movies like 2008 ‘Moggina Manasu’, 2009 ‘Gokula’, 2010 ‘Modalasala’, 2011 ‘Rajadhani’, 2013 ‘Raja Huli’, 2014 ‘Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari’, and 2015 ‘Yuva’, many more.
Yash: Personal Life & Girlfriend
Coming over to his personal life, he is a married man. He has been in a long relationship with actress Radhika Pandit. His wife is an Indian film and former actress and established as a leading actress in Kannada cinema. Her acting works credit Nandagokula, Kaadambari, and Sumangali. The couple met for the first time at the sets of her teleserial Nandagokula in 2007.
Soon, the duo began dating after having worked together in films, however, they kept their relationship private for years. In August 2016, they secretly engaged in Goa before disclosing it in the media. Later, they got married on 9 December 2016 in a private ceremony in Bangalore. They had welcomed two children: a daughter, born on 2 December 2018, and a second child on 30 October 2019.
Caption: Yash and wife Radhika Pandit with two kids.
Yash: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
The KFG famed actor had made a hefty amount from his acting career. In addition, the film KFG chapter 1 was made on a budget of ₹80 crores, making it the most expensive Kannada film at its time of release in 2018. The movie had gained positive reviews with earning more than 250 Indian rupees breaking the record for the highest-grossing Kannada film of all time.
Coming over to the actor’s earning, he has a net worth of around $5 million. He has recently shifted to a luxury duplex in Bengaluru in 2021. In addition, he has a collection of half a dozen cars including the Mercedes-Benz GLS350D and Audi Q7 GLS lineup.
He is highly active over different social media platforms with verified accounts. He has an Instagram account @thenameisyash with 4.9 million followers. On Twitter, he goes by the account @TheNameIsYash with 734.5k followers. He has a Facebook account @TheOfficialYash with 7.8 million followers.
Yash: Body Measurements
The dark handsome Indian actor has a strong and muscular body that measures 42 inches chest size, 32 inches waist size, and 14 inches biceps. His body stands to a height of 5 feet 11 inches or 1.79 meters and weighs around 75 kg. He has brown eyes and black hair color.