Dhanush Net Worth, Biography, Age, Wife, Height, Weight, and many more details can be checked on this page. Dhanush is an Indian actor who has a net worth of around Rs. 148 Crores ($20 million). It was 2011 and the song “Why this Kolaveri Di” was released on YouTube. The song became a rage among the youth and became an instant hit, and Dhanush became an overnight sensation. Even now – “Why this Kolaveri Di’ is said very frequently and a lot of memes are based on this dialogue.

Although Dhanush had cemented his position as an actor in the Tamil Film Industry already, the song made him an overnight star. In this article, we will be discussing Dhanush, his career, his cars, his net worth.

Venkatesh Prabhu Kasthoori Raja or simply Dhanush (which is his stage name) was born on 28th July, 1982 in Theni, Tamil Nadu. He is an actor, singer, lyricist, director and screenwriter. He has won 3 National Awards, he has also won the Film fare Award, also 7 Film fare Awards South and even 9 Vijay Awards.

Dhanush started his career in 2002 with film Thulluva dhoIlamai. The movie was praised by audiences and critics alike. But it was 2003 released Kadhal Kondein which won him accolades and is considered to be his first breakthrough performance. He made his Bollywood debut in 2013 with Anand L Rai’s Raanjhanaa starring alongside Sonam Kapoor. The movie became super hit and Dhanush was praised for his performance even in Bollywood. He made his directorial debut with the movie Power Paandi.

Dhanush and Aishwarya Rajinikanth Divorce News

Dhanush and Aishwarya Rajinikanth, daughter of South actor superstar Rajinikanth, parted ways after 18 years. Both the celebrities were informed about the break-up of their relationship through social media posts. Dhanush and Aishwarya were considered the power couple of the South. In such a situation, after this news came to the fore, the fans of both have suffered a major setback.

Dhanush wrote on social media regarding the divorce – We have come a long way of growth, understanding and partnership for 18 years as friendship, couple, parents and well wishers of each other.


dhanush and aishwarya

Dhanush Net Worth

The net worth of Dhanush is estimated to be around $20 million which is roughly equivalent to Rs. 148 Crores. As per Forbes, his annual earnings for the year 2019 was of Rs. 31.75 Crores.

Net Worth (2023)$20 Million
Net Worth In Indian Rupees148 Crore INR
Monthly Income And Salary1 Crore +
yearly Income12 Crore +
Last Updated2023
Dhanush Net Worth

His earnings depend on the fees receivable from movies, brand endorsements and also from his stage shows. Also, he owns his own movie production company Wunderbar Films in Chennai. As per trade analysts, Dhanush charges Rs. 7 Crores to Rs. 10 Crores per movie.  His production company has produced 19 movies which have earned good returns.

Brands used by Dhanush

Salman Khan is India’s highest-paid actor. He uses the products of important brands and also endorses many brands. The products used by Dhanush are given in the table below –

Face wash for faceLancome Face Wash
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Face wash for eyesMene & Moy
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PerfumeGucci Rush
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Face CreamMakari Classic Night Treatment Skin Cream
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Beard Shampoo Wash and
Comfy Mate
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Hair oilCoconut
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Dhanush Diet plan:

Morning/Breakfast: Four eggs white whites and low-fat milk.

Lunch: 5 chapatis, Protein, grilled vegetables, and salad.

Dinner: Dhanush eats two egg whites, fish or chicken, and soup.

Dhanush Assets

CARS: His collection of cars includes Rolls Royce Ghost worth approx. Rs. 6 Crores, Audi A8 worth Rs. 1.25 Crores and even the marvelous Ford Mustang worth Rs. 75 Lacs.

HOUSE: He also owns a bungalow in Chennai which is valued around Rs. 20 Crores.

Awards and Recognition

  • National Award for Best Actor in 2010 for Aadukalam.
  • Film fare Award for Best Debutant Actor (Male) in 2013 for Raanjhanaa.
  • Vijay Award for Best Entertainer of the year in 2017 for Pa Paandi.
  • Film fare Award South for Best Actor in 2018 for Vada Chennai.
  • He was ranked 64th by Forbes India in its Celebrity 100 list.
Dhanush net wealth

Other Facts

  • Dhanush’s father Kasthuri Raja is a very well known director and producer.
  • He is the son in law of superstar Rajnikanth.
  • Dhanush never wanted to be an actor, he always wanted to become a chef. He became an actor because of his brother.
  • His song Why this Kolaveri Di became the first Indian music video to cross 100 million views on YouTube. 
First NameDhanush
Real NameVenkatesh Prabhu Kasthoori Raja
Age39 years old
Height:1.68 m
Official Insta HandelInstagram
Birth Date28 July 1983
Birth PlaceTheni Allinagaram
SpouceAishwarya R. Dhanush (m. 2004)
ChildrenYatra Raja, Linga Raja
Estimated Net Worth in 2023148 Crore INR
Estimated Annual Salary12 Crore

Dependency of the Net Worth of Dhanush:

The richest people don’t have any dependency to rely upon. Dhanush has personal investments, and his vision for environment is increasing very rapidly. He is one of the best actors that we have in the present time. He shares a huge fan following across India and around the world and always manages to deliver something new and interesting to his audience. Considering his current performance and annual growth of his films, both acted and produced by him, as well as of the individual, we can be very positive about his net worth which will be growing through the years to come.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the net worth of Dhanush?

Dhanush’s total net worth is around $20 Million (Rs.145 Crores).

What is the age of Dhanush?

Currently, Dhanush is 39 years old (28 July 1983).

What is the Height of Dhanush?

The Height of Dhanush is 1.68 M (5′ 5”).

What is the name of Dhanush’s Wife?

Dhanush Wife name is Aishwarya R. Dhanush (m. 2004).

What is the Salary of Dhanush?

Dhanush earns an estimated salary of Rs.12 crore Per Year.

How much Dhanush Charge per Movie?

Dhanush Charge Around 7 to 8 Crore Per Movie.


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