Jiiva is an Indian film actor and producer who works mainly in Tamil cinema as well as few films in Malayalam and Hindi. He began his career as a child actor in films produced by his father. Jiiva is the only Tamil actor to have been awarded at the Cyprus International Film Festival for his performance in the film Raam.

Birth Name

Amar B. Choudary

Nickname

Jeevz, Jiiva

Profession

Actor, Film Producer, Philanthropist

Nationality

Indian

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Jiiva was born on the 4th of January 1984, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Age

He’s currently 36 years old.

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Religion

Hinduism

Education

Jiiva studied at Adarsh Senior Secondary School, T Nagar, Chennai.

Family Details

  • Father – R. B. Choudary (Film Producer)
  • Mother – Mahjabeen
  • Siblings – Suresh Choudary (Older Brother) (Co-Producer), Jeevan Choudary (Older Brother) (Entrepreneur), Jithan Ramesh Choudary (Older Brother) (Film Actor, Producer)

Marital Status

Married

Girlfriend / Spouse

Jiiva has dated –

  • Supriya (2007-Present) – In 2007, Jiiva got married to Supriya and They have a son named, Sparsh Choudary (b. 2010).

Physical Statistics

  • In feet – 5 feet 9 inches
  • In centimeters – 175 cm
  • In meters – 1.75 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 70 kg
  • In Pounds – 154 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 38–12–32
  • Chest – 38 in or 96.50 cm
  • Arms / Biceps – 12 in or 30.5 cm
  • Waist – 32 in or 81 cm

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Black

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Jiiva well known for his role as Rama Krishna in the mystery drama film, Raam. Jiiva is the only Tamil actor to have been awarded at the Cyprus International Film Festival for his performance in the film Raam.

Film Debut 

In 2003, Jiiva made his acting debut as Vinod in Tamil-language romantic film, Aasai Aasaiyai directed by Ravi Mariya.

Television Debut

Jiiva appeared as a judge alongside Jeeva, director Aishwarya Dhanush and actress Sangeetha on Star Vijay’s reality dance competition Jodi Number One.

Jiiva Favorites

  • Favorite ActorSylvester Stallone, Tom Hanks, Shah Rukh Khan, Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan
  • Favorite ActressNicole Kidman, Kate Winslet, Sridevi
  • Favorite Music Director – A. R. Rahman, Harris Jayaraj
  • Favorite Director – James Cameron, Mel Gibson, Ashutosh Gowariker, Farhan Akthar, Mani Ratnam, Vikraman, S. Shankar
  • Favorite Singer – Kumar Sanu, Uthara Unnikrishnan
  • Favorite Film – Philadelphia (1993), Alaipayuthey (2000), Dil Chahta Hai (2001)
  • Favorite Band – Metallica
  • Favorite Color – Black, White
  • Favorite Food – Burgers, Pizza

Jiiva Net worth

Jiiva has an estimated net worth of $2.5 million dollars as of 2020.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Jiiva

  • Jiiva had learned Kung fu (Chinese martial art) for 3 years.
  • He is a huge fan of the Chennai Super Kings.
  • In his free time, he loves going on adventures with his friends on his bullet.
  • He is afraid of heights.
  • In 1991, Jiiva started his acting career as a child artist in the Tamil film Cheran Pandiyan.
  • Jiiva became the first-ever Tamil actor to win the Cyprus International Film Festival award for Best Actor.
  • In 2006, he made his debut as an NSG Commando in Malayalam cinema with Major Ravi’s film Keerthi Chakra starring Mohanlal.
  • In 2009, Jiiva experienced major commercial success with Director Rajesh’s maiden venture, Siva Manasula Sakthi, opposite Anuya.
  • In 2011, Jiiva played the role as Siva in the action film, Rowthiram written and directed by newcomer Gokul.
  • In 2014, he has worked in action thriller film, Yaan written, directed and filmed by Ravi K. Chandran.
  • In 2016, he made his acting with the romantic comedy film, Kadavul Irukaan Kumaru written and directed by M. Rajesh.
  • In 2018, Jiiva portrayed role of Srinivas in the comedy film, Kalakalappu 2 written and directed by Sundar C.
  • In 2019, Jiiva played the role as Siddharth in the techno-thriller film, Kee written and directed by Kalees.
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