Vijay (Actor) Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Affairs & More

Real Name Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar
Nickname Ilayathalapthy
Profession Actor, Producer and Singer
Physical Stats & More
Height in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
Weight in Kilograms- 73 kg
in Pounds- 161 lbs
Body Measurements – Chest: 38 Inches
– Waist: 29 Inches
– Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black
Personal Life
Date of Birth 22 June 1974
Age (as in 2015) 41 Years
Birth Place Chennai, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Cancer
Nationality Indian
Hometown Chennai, India
School Not Known
College Loyola College, Chennai
Educational Qualifications Dropout
Debut Naalaya Theerpu (1992)
Family Father– S. A. Chandrasekhar (Filmmaker)
Mother– Shoba Chandrasekhar (Singer)
Brothers– N/A
Sisters– N/A
Vijay with his parents
Religion Hindu
Address Chennai, India
Hobbies Stunts, dancing and singing
Controversies When he was shooting for “Pokiri”, due to sudden irritation and swelling in the eyes, he had gone through a minor operation.
Favourite Things
Favourite Food Chicken Briyani
Favourite Actor Amitabh Bachchan, Rajanikanth and Kamal Haasan
Favourite Actress Simran
Favourite Destination London and Los Angeles
Favourite Color Blue and Black
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Not Known
Wife Sangeeta Sornalingam
Vijay with his wife
Children Daughter– Divya Saasha
Son– Jason Sanjay
Vijay with his children
Money Factor
Salary 20 Crore (INR)
Net Worth Not 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..


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