Jr NTR Age, Height, Wife, Family, Net Worth, Facts, Biography & More

Jr NTR is an Indian actor, singer, and television presenter. The full name of actor Jr NTR is Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao. Who works mainly in Telugu cinema. Junior NTR (N.T. Rama Rao Jr.) is one of the popular and favorite stars of the South. NTR is a great actor as well as a dancer from Kuchipudi and he writes as well as sings. Jr NTR is the grandson of a famous actor and Andhra Pradesh CM NT Rama Rao. Very few people know that his real name is Taraka, Jr NTR made his debut with his grandfather’s first directorial film.

At that time Jr NTR’s name had come by writing only Taraka but on the set, everyone started calling him Jr NTR and it became his screen name. He has given excellent performances in Tollywood films and he became a superstar. Jr NTR is famous for his single take, dialogue delivery, and dance sequences without rehearsal in films. He has so far won two State Nandi Awards, two Filmfare Awards South, and four CineMAA Awards. Jr NTR is included in the list of highest-paid actors in Telugu film actors.


Early Life

Junior NTR was born in Hyderabad, he did his schooling at Vidyaranya High School and then joined St. Mary’s College for further studies. After St. Mary’s College, NTR joined Vignan College, Vadlamudi, and studied B Tech from there. NTR had talent as well as a film background. He was a natural actor since childhood. NTR used to not act, but he used to get absorbed in the character. His grandfather was an actor, which awakened his passion for becoming an actor in NTR since childhood. Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao made his acting debut as a child actor.

In 1991, Jr NTR acted as a child artist for the first time in the film Brahmarshi Vishwamitra, written and directed by his grandfather NT Rama Rao. After this, Jr NTR worked as a child artist in the year 1996 in the Gunasekhar mythological film Ramayanam. In 1996, he was awarded the National Award for Best Children’s Film for his performance in the role of Lord Rama in the South Movie Ramayanam.


Biography & Wiki

Age, Biography & Wiki
Full Name Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao
Nickname Jr. NTR, Tarak, Tiger NTR
Profession Actor, Television Presenter, Singer
Debut Telugu Film (As a Child Artist)-Brahmashri Vishwamitra, In the year 1991

Telugu Film (As Lead Actor)-Ninnu Choodalani, In the year 2001

TV-Baktha Markandeya (Telugu), In the year 1997

Singing-O Lammi Thikkaregindha (Telugu), In the year 2007, Geleya Geleya (Kannada), In the year 2016

Language Known Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Hindi & English
Date Of Birth 20 May 1983 (Friday)
Age (as of 2022) 38 Years
Birthplace Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Hometown Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hinduism
Star Sign/ Zodiac Sign Taurus
Hobbies Cooking, Dancing, Singing, Travelling, Reading
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Caste Kamma Naidu
Address Road no. 31, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad
Height, Weight & Physical Overview
Height in Centimeters 175 cm
in Meters 1.75 m
in Feet & Inches 5′ 9″
Weight in Kilograms 78 kg
Weight in Pounds 172 lbs
Body Measurement (approx.) Chest-43



Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Family & Relatives

Grandfather N.T. Rama Rao
Father Late Nandamuri Harikrishna


Mother Shalini Bhaskar Rao (Homemaker)


Step-Mother Lakshmi (Homemaker)
Sister Nandamuri Suhasini (Half-sister)
Brother Late Janaki Ram (Half-brother), Nandamuri Kalyan Ram (Half-brother)
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and Marital Status
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Not Known
Wife/Spouse Lakshmi Pranathi
Marriage Date 5 May 2011 (Thursday)
Marriage Place Hitex, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Children/Kids Sons-Nandamuri Abhay Ram, Bhargava Ram


Education Qualification, School and College
School Vidyaranya High School, Hyderabad

St. Mary’s College, Hyderabad (Intermediate)

College/University Vignan College, Vadlamudi, Andhra Pradesh
Educational Qualification Graduate
Favourite Things and Like & Dislike
Actress Savitri
Food Biryani, Chicken 65
Film Missamma (Telugu, 1955), Ramudu Bheemudu (Telugu, 1964)
Colour Blue, Black, White
Sport Cricket, Badminton
Travel Destination Paris
Style Quotient
Car Collection Lamborghini Urus, Range Rover Vogue, Porsche 718 Cayman, Mercedes Benz GLS 350d, BMW 720 LD
Money Factor
Salary/Earning (approx.) INR 12 Crores/Film
Net Worth (approx.) $60 Million

Physical Attributes

Jr NTR has a healthy physique and he is 5 feet 9 inches (175 cm) tall. Describing more about body fitness his weight is around 78 Kg (172  lbs). Jr NTR always keeps himself fit and he is very healthy Conscious. His chest measurement is 43 Inches, Waist is approx. 32 Inches & biceps measurement is 15 Inches. He has a nice hairstyle and got Black hair and Black Eyes.


Family Background and Relationship

Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao was born on 20 May 1983 in Hyderabad. His grandfather’s name is N.T. Rama Rao, who was a superhit actor of his time and has also been the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. His father is Nandamuri Harikrishna, who first married Lakshmi Rao in the year 1973, both of whom have two sons Janaki Ram and Kalyan Ram, and a daughter Suhasini. Jr. NTR was born during his second marriage to Shalini Bhaskar Rao.

Even though Jr NTR’s name is associated with Sameera Reddy and many Tollywood actresses, in the end, they did an arranged marriage. For this, he liked Lakshmi Pranathi, about 8 years younger than him. Lakshmi Pranathi is the daughter of Srinivasa Rao, the owner of the famous Telugu news channel “Studio N”. Not only this, Lakshmi’s mother is the niece of Chandrababu Naidu (Former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh).

In the year 2010, Junior NTR wanted to marry Lakshmi Pranathi, but at that time the girl was 17 years old, due to which a lawyer had filed a case against Junior NTR under the Child Marriage Act. After this Jr NTR waited for a year and when Lakshmi turned 18, then in 2011, Jr NTR married Lakshmi. Jr NTR and Lakshmi have two children Nandamuri Abhay Ram and Nandamuri Bhargava Ram.



Jr NTR made his first on-screen appearance in the Telugu film Brahmarshi Vishwamitra in 1991 as a child artist. Then in 1996 he again acted as a child artist in the Telugu film Ramayanam. Further in the year 2001, he worked in the Telugu film Ninnu Choodalani in the lead role of an actor. However, the film could not do much in theatres. He again got a chance to work in the film Student No. 1 in the same year, this film became the first successful film of his career.


Then he became a part of films like Aadi (2002), Simhadri (2003), Samba (2004), Ashok (2006), Yamadonga (2007), Brindavanam (2010), and Baadshah (2013). NTR was a successful actor as well as a great singer. are also. He has given his voice in Telugu films like Yamadonga (2007), Kantri (2008) and Chakravyuha (2016), and many more.
From 2001 till now, he has done 32 films and has also worked in 5 TV series. Jr NTR made many records while knocking on TV as well. NTR hosted the show Bigg Boss (Telugu) and in the year 2017, his show was one of the biggest hit shows.



The film RRR, directed by SS Rajamouli starring Jr NTR, reached the theater with a bang and the audience was waiting for this movie for a long time. After changing the dates several times due to the Corona period, finally, director Rajamouli’s film was released. In this film, Jr NTR played the character of freedom fighter Komaram Bheem. Ram Charan, Ajay Devgan, Alia Bhatt, Olivia Morris, and Ray Stevenson also worked with him in the film.


Jr NTR Accident

Junior NTR was campaigning for his grandfather’s party, Telugu Desam Party, during the 2009 Lok Sabha elections, during one of these campaigns, when Junior NTR was returning to Hyderabad, his car met with an accident in Suryapet, Nalgonda. The accident was so dangerous that NTR and his companions had fallen out of the car. In this, he and his companion were badly hurt. Junior NTR was admitted to Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences where he was able to recover after a long treatment.


Net Worth

Famous actor Junior NTR of South films is the owner of assets worth Rs 440 crores. NTR charges around 12 crores for a film and he charges 1 to 1.5 crores for the promotion of a product. He has charged double Rs 45 crore for ‘RRR’.



Nandi Award 2002: For the film Aadi

2016: Special Jury Award, Best Actor Award for Film Nannaku Prematho and Janatha Garage

Santhosham Film Award 2003: Best Youth Award for the film Simhadri
Filmfare Awards South 2002: For the Film Aadi

2007: Best Actor Award for the Film Yamadonga

2016: Best Actor Award for the Film Nannaku Prematho

Cinema Awards 2002: Best Actor Award for the movie “Aadi”

2006: Best Actor Award for the movie “Rakhi”

2016: Best Actor Award for the movie “Temper”

IIFA Utsavam 2016: Best Actor Award for the film Janatha Garage
South Scope Awards 2008: Best Actor Award for Kanthari
SIIMA Awards 2016: Best Actor Award for the film Janatha Garage
Gemini TV Awards 2007: Best Actor Award for Yamadonga
Mirchi Music Awards South 2016: Telugu Awards for Nannaku Prematho as a Singing Star

2016: Award for Chakravyuh (Gelaya Geleya) as a Singing Star

Zee Cinema Awards 2016: Badshah Award at the Box Office for the film Janta Garage

Contact and Social Media Information

If you are a big fan of Jr NTR and you want to know more about him so you can follow him on social media platforms such as InstagramFacebook, and Twitter. On social media platforms, you will get the latest photos, videos, and updates about him.

Jr NTR at Instagram-@jrntr

Jr NTR at Twitter –@JrNTR at Facebook-@tarak9999


Some Unknown Facts About Him

  • Jr NTR’s real name is Taraka, but he is better known as Jr NTR.
  • Jr NTR first appeared as a child artist in the 1991 Telugu film Brahmarshi Vishwamitra directed by his grandfather Sr NTR.
  • Taraka, who has featured twice in the Forbes India Celebrities list, is known for his different avatars in action films. Fans like him very much in this form.
  • Junior NTR is a great actor in South Cinema and former CM of Andhra Pradesh, N.T. Rama Rao’s grandson. NTR’s father Nandamuri Harikrishna was a TDP MP and actor.


  • The car of Junior NTR, who was returning to Hyderabad after the Telugu Desam Party’s campaign in the 2009 elections, met with an accident at Suryapet, Nalgonda. Later Jr NTR was able to recover after treatment at Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences.
  • He married Lakshmi Pranathi on 5 May 2011. However, in the year 2010, lawyer Singuluri Shanti Prasad filed a case against Jr NTR under the Child Marriage Act. He had said that the girl Jr NTR is marrying is only 17 years old.
  • NTR has won the Nandi Award, IIFA Award, and Filmfare Best Telugu Award for best performance in many of his films.
  • Jr NTR has made many explosive records in his career of 20 years, he is also called Salman Khan of Tollywood.
  • NTR Junior’s father Harikrishna died in a car accident in 2018. This accident also happened in the Nalgonda district itself. Apart from this, Jr NTR’s brother Janaki Ram also died in a car accident in the same district.


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Written ByAmit Shukla

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