Vijay Wiki, Age, Height, Children, Wife, Family, Movies, Net Worth, Biography & More

Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar also is known as Vijay, is a south Indian actor, producer, dancer, and playback singer who works in Tamil cinema. Referred to fans and media as “Thalapathy” (commander), He is one of the highest-paid actors in Tamil cinema. Joseph Vijay was born on 22 June 1974, in Chennai, India. He is 46 years old as in 2020. his Zodiac sign is Cancer. Vijay belongs to a Roman Catholic family, his father named ‘S. A. Chandrasekhar,’ who is a Tamil film director.


His mother named ‘Shobha’ who is a playback singer and Carnatic vocalist. On 25 August 1999, Vijay got married to one of his die-hard fans named, ‘Sangeetha Sornalingam’ who is a Hindu British Sri Lankan Tamil. The couple together is blessed with a son named, ‘Jason Sanjay,’ born in the year 2000 in London, and a daughter, ‘Divya Shasha,’ born in the year 2005 in Chennai. His hobbies are Stunts, Dancing, and Singing.

Biography & Wiki

Vijay Age, Biography & Wiki
Real Name Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar
Nickname Ilayathalapthy, Thalapathy
Profession Actor, Producer, Singer
Debut Naalaya Theerpu
Language Known Tamil & English
Date Of Birth 22 June 1974
Age (as in 2020) 46 Years
Birthplace Chennai, India
Hometown Chennai, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Christianity
Star Sign/ Zodiac Sign Cancer
Vijay Height & Physical Overview
Height in Centimetres 178 cm
Height In Meters 1.78 m
Height in Inches 5’10”
Weight in Kilograms 73 Kg
Weight in Pounds 161 lbs
Body Measurement (approx) Chest-38



Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Family & Relatives
Father S. A. Chandrasekhar


Shoba Chandrasekhar
Sister N/A
Brother N/A
Vijay Girlfriends, Affairs, and Marital Status
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Not Known
Wife Sangeeta Sornalingam


Children Son-Jason Sanjay, Daughter-Divya Shasha
Education and School, College
Educational Qualification Dropout
School Not Known
Collage/University Loyola College, Chennai
Favorite Things and Like & Dislike
Favorite Actors Amitabh Bachchan, Rajnikant, Kamal Hasan
Favorite Actress Simran, Kajol
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Favorite Perfume Not Known
Favorite Food Chicken Briyani
Favorite Film Not Known
Controversies When he was shooting for ‘Pokiri’, due to sudden irritation and swelling in the eyes, he had gone through a minor operation.
Hobbies Stunts, Dancing, Singing
Favorite color Blue, Black
Favorite Sport Cricket
Car Collection Not Known
Favorite Holiday Destination London, Los Angeles
Salary (approx) 20 Crore (INR)
Net Worth (approx) 375 Crores (INR)

Physical Attributes

Vijay has a healthy physique and he is 5 feet 10 inches (178 cm) tall. Describing more about body fitness his weight is around 73 Kg (161  lbs). Vijay always keeps himself fit and he is very health Conscious. His chest measurement is 38 Inches, Waist is approx. 29 Inches & biceps measurement is 14 Inches. He has a nice hairstyle and got Black hair and Brown Eyes.


Contact and Social Media Information

If you are a big fan of Vijay 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.

Vijay at Instagram-@_vijayjoseph

Vijay at Twitter –@actorvijay

Some Lesser Known Facts About Him

  • Vijay incepted his film career in 1984 as a child artist in ‘Vetri’ which was made by his father.
  • To become an actor he dropped out his Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Communication at Loyola College,
  • In 1992, he made his debut with the film titled ‘Naalaya Theerpu’.
  • Instead of celebrating Vijay birthday in hotels, he prefers social work and provides free books to
    economically weak student.
  • For his contribution to the Tamil film industry, he was awarded the ‘Doctor Honoris Causa’ by Dr.
    MGR University.Vijay
  • He has been the brand ambassador of major giants like Coca-Cola, Chennai Super Kings, Sunfeast, Jos
    Alukkas and Tata Docomo.
  • Vijay gave a series of super-hits including Vasantha Vasal, Maanbumigu Maanavan, Kaalamellam
    Kssthiruppen, and Selva.
  • He won the ‘Tamil Nadu State Film Award’: Best Actor for his films, Kadhalukku Mariyadhai, and
    Thulladha Manamum Thullum.
  • In 2002, Vijay starred in the film Thamizhan, opposite Priyanka Chopra.
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