Rajkummar Rao was born on  31 August 1984, is an Indian actor known for his work in Hindi Bollywood films. He received several awards, including a National Film Award, three Filmfare Awards, and an Asia Pacific Screen Award.

Rajkumar Rao graduated from the University of Delhi and went on to study acting at the Film and Television Institute of India. He then moved to Mumbai and made his film debut with Dibakar Banerjee’s found footage anthology film Love Sex Aur Dhokha (2010).

After a few supporting roles in films like Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 2 (2012) and Talaash: The Answer Lies Within, his breakthrough came with the drama film Kai Po Che! in 2013.

He rose to prominence with his portrayal of lawyer Shahid Azmi in Hansal Mehta’s critically acclaimed biographical drama Shahid (2013), for which he was awarded the National Film Award for Best Actor and the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor.

Rajkummar Rao Age, Height, Wife, Family, Biography, Wiki, Net Worth, Career, and more

Rajkummar Rao is 39 years old as of now. He was born on 31 August 1984 in Gurugram, Haryana, India to Satyapal Yadav (Father) and Kamlesh Yadav (Mother). His father worked as a Patwari and passed away in 2019.

His mother was a housewife who passed away in 2016. Rajkumar grew up with his brother Amit and sister Monika.

Rajkummar Rao Biography

Rajkumar’s height is 5 feet 9 inches. His weight is around 70 kg. His chest size is 40 inches. His waist size is 32 inches. His biceps size is 14 inches. He has dark brown eyes and black hair.

Rajkumar completed his high school studies at Blue Bells Model School, Gurugram. He compelted his bachelor’s degree from the Delhi University, New Delhi. He attended the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune.

Rajkumar Rao has been married to Patralekha since 15 November 2021.

Real Name Rajkumar Yadav
Profession Actor
Height (approx.) in centimeters- 175 cm
Weight (approx.) in kilograms- 70 kg
Body Measurements (approx.) Chest: 40 inches
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black
Date of Birth 31 August 1984
Age (as in 2018) 39 Years
Birthplace Gurugram, Haryana, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Virgo
Nationality Indian
School Blue Bells Model School, Gurugram
Educational Qualification Bachelor of Arts (B. A.)
Religion Hinduism
Caste Ahir (a branch of Yadav community)
Food Habit Vegetarian
Address A rented flat at Oberoi Springs in Andheri, Mumbai
Hobbies Reading, Travelling, Dancing


Affair Patralekha(Actress)
Parents Father- Satyapal Yadav (Worked as a Patwari, Died in 2019)

Mother- Kamlesh Yadav (a Homemaker, Died in 2016)

Siblings Brother-Amit


Favourite Cuisine(s)  Italian, Indian
Favourite Beverage Tea
Favourite Actor(s) Shah Rukh Khan , Aamir Khan, Manoj Bajpayee, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Daniel Day-Lewis, Marlon Brando
Favourite Actress(es) Madhubala, Konkona Sen Sharma
Favourite Film(s) Madhubala , Konkona Sen Sharma
Favourite Film(s) Bollywood- Mohabbatein, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

Hollywood- The Godfather

Favourite TV Show Game Of Thrones
Favourite Band Coldplay
Favourite Author(s) Saadat Hasan Manto, Ayn Rand, Walter Isaacson
Favourite Book(s) The Bhagavad Gita, The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand, The Godfather by Mario Puzo, My Autography by Charlie Chaplin, Wild Seed by Octavia Butler, You Can Win by Shiv Khera
Favourite Destination(s) Goa, Amsterdam, Budapest
Car Collection Audi Q7

Rajkummar Rao Films

Year Title Role Notes
2010 Rann News reader
Love Sex Aur Dhokha Adarsh
2011 Ragini MMS Uday
Shaitan Malwankar Pintya
2012 Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 2 Shamshad Alam
Chittagong Lokenath Bal
Talaash Devrath Kulkarni/Dev
2013 Kai Po Che! Govind Patel Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor
Boyss Toh Boyss Hain Rahul Shah
D-Day Moin (voice) Cameo appearance
Shahid Shahid Azmi National Film Award for Best Actor
Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor
A New Love Ishtory News Reporter cameo appearance
2014 Queen Vijay
CityLights Deepak Singh
Bombay Mirror Short film
2015 Dolly Ki Doli Sonu Sherawat
Hamari Adhuri Kahani Hari Prasad
Aligarh Deepu Sebastian Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor
2016 Trapped Shaurya Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor
2017 Raabta Muwaqqit Cameo appearance
Behen Hogi Teri Shiv Kumar Nautiyal (Gattu)
Bareilly Ki Barfi Pritam Vidrohi Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor
Newton Newton Kumar Asia Pacific Screen Award for Best Performance by an Actor
Nominated—Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor
Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana IAS Satyendra Mishra
2018 Omerta Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh
Fanney Khan Adhir
Stree Vicky Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actor
Love Sonia Manish
5 Weddings Harbhajan Singh
2019 Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga Sahil Mirza
Judgementall Hai Kya Keshav Nominated—Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor
Made in China Raghuvir Mehta
2020 Shimla Mirchi Avinash
Chhalaang Montu Post-production
Ludo TBA Post-production
The White Tiger Ashok Netflix film
Roohi Afzana Ravi Post-production

Rajkummar Rao Television shows

Year Title Role Network Notes
2017 Bose: Dead/Alive Subhas Chandra Bose ALTBalaji Web series

Live action television series

Program title Actor Character Dub Language Original Language Episodes Original airdate Dubbed airdate Notes
The Boys Antony Starr John / Homelander Hindi English July 26, 2019 –
2020 –

Asian Film Awards

Year Nominated work Category Result
2018 Newton Best Actor Nominated

IIFA Awards

Year Nominated work Category Result
2017 Aligarh Best Supporting Actor Nominated
2018 Bareilly Ki Barfi Nominated
Newton Best Actor Nominated
2019 Stree Nominated

Rajkummar Rao Net Worth 2024

Rajkumar’s net worth is around $10 million.

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