Yash Biography, Movies, Age, Height, Wife, Children, Education, Facts, Family, Net Worth, Photos

Yash Biography (Who is Yash?)

Naveen Kumar Gowda, better known as Yash (Rocking Star Yash), is an Indian actor and singer who works mainly in Kannada language films. He is one of the most successful and highest-paid actors in the Kannada film industry. He has been rated as one of the popular Kannada film actors.

He made his debut with Moggina Manasu (2008). Yash then went on to star in many commercially successful films, including Modalasala (2010), Rajadhani (2011), Kirataka (2011), Drama (2012), Googly (2013), Raja Huli (2013), Gajakesari (2014), Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari (2014), Masterpiece (2015), Santhu Straight Forward (2016), K.G.F: Chapter 1 (2018), K.G.F: Chapter 2 (2022).

Quick Information:

Real NameNaveen Kumar Gowda
Date of Birth8 January 1986
BirthplaceBoovanahalli, Hassan, Karnataka, India
Current ResidenceBangalore, Karnataka, India
Age36 years old as of 2022
Birthday8 January
Height5 feet 11 inches(180 cm)
Weight78 kg
Zodiac Sign (Horoscope)Capricorn
EyesDark Brown
Spouse(s)Radhika Pandit ​(m. 2016)​
Daughter: Ayra (Born in December 2018)
Son: Ayush (Born in October 2019)
ProfessionActor, Singer
Years active2004–present
Debut TV SerialUttarayana (2004)
Debut MovieJambada Hudugi (2007)
HobbiesSinging, Traveling,

Yash Early Life, Education, and Family (Father, Mother, Brother, Sister):

Yash Biography, Movies, Age, Height, Wife, Children, Education, Facts, Family, Net Worth, Photos

Naveen Kumar Gowda AKA Yash was born on 8 January 1986. He was born and raised in a Vokkaliga family in Boovanahalli, a village in the Hassan district of Karnataka.

His father, Arun Kumar J. worked in the KSRTC transport service, and later in the BMTC transport service as a driver, and his mother, Pushpa, is a homemaker. He has a younger sister, Nandini.

His childhood days were spent in Mysore, where he did his pre-university course (PUC) in Mahajana Education Society (MES), and after finishing his studies, he joined the Benaka drama troupe which was formed by noted dramatist B. V. Karanth.

Yash Career:

Yash Biography, Movies, Age, Height, Wife, Children, Education, Facts, Family, Net Worth, Photos

Yash started his acting career with the teleserial Uttarayana (2004), and later he appeared in Nanda Gokula (2005) directed by Ashok Kashyap, which aired on ETV Kannada. He went on to appear in several other teleserials such as Malebillu “muktha” and Preeti Illada Mele.

In 2007, Yash made his on-screen debut with Jambada Hudugi. In 2008, he acted in Moggina Manasu directed by Shashank, where he appeared in a supporting role alongside his Nanda Gokula co-star Radhika Pandit. He won the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in the film.

Yash then starred as lead characters in the films Rocky (2008), Kallara Santhe (2009), and Gokula (2009). However, Modalasala (2010) became his first commercial solo hit.

In 2013, Yash and Kriti Kharbanda starrer Googly became one of the highest-grossing Kannada films of the year.

Yash and Radhika Pandit starrer Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari (2014) collected an estimated ₹50 crore and went on to become one of the highest-grossing Kannada cinema, which made him one of the highest-paid actors in Sandalwood.

In 2018 he starred in K.G.F: Chapter 1, which had the highest production budget (₹80 crore) and the highest-grossing film in the Kannada industry, collecting over ₹250 crore. “K.G.F”, provided Yash pan-India success, acclaim, fame and he rose to superstardom.

Yash is set to next appear in K.G.F: Chapter 2. The film is the most anticipated Kannada film as well as the most expensive film (Budget: ₹100 crore) in the Kannada film industry.

Yash Movies:

Movie NameYearRole
Jambada Hudugi2007N/A
Moggina Manasu2008Rahul Parallel
Kallara Santhe2009Somu
Gokula2009N Raja
Lucky2012Vikram Kumar / Lucky
Drama2012T. K. Venkatesha
Raja Huli2013Raja Huli
Gajakesari2014Krishna / Bahubali
Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari2014Ramachari
Santhu Straight Forward2016Santhu
K.G.F: Chapter 12018Rocky / Raja Krishnappa Bhairya
K.G.F: Chapter 2 2022Rocky / Raja Krishnappa Bhairya

Yash TV Series:

YearSerial name
2004Silli Lalli
2005Nanda Gokula
2005Shiva (Dooradarshan)
2006Preethi Illada Mele
2007Male Billu

Yash Music Video:

Song NameYear
Spirit of Chennai2016

Yash Awards and Nominations:

2008Moggina ManasuFilmfare Awards SouthBest Supporting Actor – KannadaWon
2013DramaFilmfare Awards SouthBest Actor – KannadaNominated
2014GooglyFilmfare Awards SouthBest Actor – KannadaNominated
2014GooglySIIMABest Actor – KannadaNominated
2015Mr. and Mrs. RamachariFilmfare Awards SouthBest Actor – KannadaWon
2015Mr. and Mrs. RamachariFilmfare Awards SouthBest Male Playback Singer – Kannada “Annthamma”Nominated
2015Mr. and Mrs. RamachariSIIMABest Actor – KannadaWon
2016Mr. and Mrs. RamachariIIFA UtsavamPerformance In A Leading Role – KannadaWon
2016MasterpieceFilmfare Awards SouthBest Actor – KannadaNominated
2016MasterpieceSIIMABest Actor – KannadaNominated
2016MasterpieceIIFA UtsavamBest Performance In A Leading Role – KannadaNominated
2016MasterpieceIIFA UtsavamBest Male Playback Singer – Kannada “Annange Love Aagidhe”Nominated
2016MasterpieceZee Kannada Dashakada SambhramaHero Of The Decade – KannadaWon
2017Santhu Straight ForwardSIIMABest Actor – KannadaNominated
2019KGF: Chapter 1SIIMABest Actor- KannadaWon
2019KGF: Chapter 1SIIMAStyle Icon of South IndiaWon
2019KGF: Chapter 1Filmfare Awards SouthBest Actor – KannadaWon

Yash Net Worth:

There is no exact amount of Yash’s net worth. However, he is the highest-paid actor in the Kannada industry.

Yash Private Life, Girlfriend, Relationship, and Love Affairs:

Yash had been in a relationship with actress Radhika Pandit for a long, especially after their film, Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari (2014), which saw them portray the lead pair, and their third time together in films.

Before the two disclosed it in public, their engagement took place in Goa on 12 August 2016. They married on 9 December 2016 in a private ceremony in Bangalore, while Yash had openly invited everyone from Karnataka for their reception at Bangalore Palace.

They have a daughter Ayra (Born in December 2018) and a son Ayush (Born in October 2019).

Yash Biography, Movies, Age, Height, Wife, Children, Education, Facts, Family, Net Worth, Photos

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