Jagapathi Babu Age, Net Worth, Family, Affairs, Career, Biography and More

Jagapathi Babu

About Jagapathi Babu

Jagapathi Babu is an Indian film Actor known for his works Predominantly in Telugu cinema. He has been working in this industry for 25 years. Jagapathi Babu has acted in over 120 feature films and has also won 3 Filmfare Awards and 7 Nandi Awards.

Jagapathi Babu was born in Machilipatnam to a veteran producer-director V.B. Happened in Rajendra Prasad’s house. He was brought up in Chennai, Tamil Nadu for his upbringing before making a mark in Tollywood cinema.

He has also been awarded the Kala Bhushan award from the TSR Lalitha Kala Parishad for his contribution to cinema. Along with this He has also worked with some famous people like Raghavendra Rao, A.M., Ratnam, Ram Gopal Varma, Krishna Vamsi, S.V. Krishna Reddy, V. Satyanarayana, Guna Sekhar, Radha Mohan, Chandrasekhar Yeleti, Raja and J. Chakraborty.

Jagapathi Babu made his Telugu debut with the film Simha Swapnam (1989), produced by his father and directed by V. Madhusudan Rao. But he did not get any good success from this. After a long time, his first successful film was released in 1992 named Peddarikam. He also found success in 1993 for his role in the film Gayam, directed by Ram Gopal Varma. After this he did not stop much and then he was awarded the Nandi Award for Best Actor in 1996 for his role in the film Maavichiguru directed by SV Krishna Reddy.

In 1997 he did blockbuster movies like Shubhakanshalu and Pelli Pandiri. In 1998, he also won the Nandi Award for Best Actor for the film Anthapuram. Then in 2000, he again won the Nandi Award for Best Actor for his performance in the thriller Manoharam. After this he wanted to try himself as a director for which he directed films like Kabaddi Kabaddi, Athade Oka Sanyam, Pedababu and Anukokunda Oka Roju in 2003-05 which proved to be blockbuster films. In 2006 also he appeared in the films Samanudu and Pelena Kothlo. In 2007, he was again awarded the Nandi Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the film Lakshyam and also won the Filmfare Award.


NameVeeramachaneni Jagapathirao Chowdary
Real NameJagapathirao Chowdary
Nick NameJB & Jaggu
ProfessionActor (Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali)


Date of birth12 February 1962
Age (as in 2023)61 Years
BirthplaceMachilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
HometownMachilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
Zodiac SignAries
Food HabitsNon-Vegetarian
SchoolNot Known
College & UniversityChaitanya College, Hyderabad
Educational QualificationGraduate


Height (Approx.)5′ 9”Feet
Weight (Approx.)70kg
Figure (Approx.)38-30-13
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorDark Brown


Marital StatusMarried


FatherVeeramachaneni Rajendra Prasad (Film Producer, died in 2015)
MotherNot Known
SisterNot Known
BrotherVeeramachaneni Ram Prasad, Veeramachaneni Yugendra Kumar


Favorite FoodDal, Rice, Mutton Biryani
Favorite ActorNot Known
Favorite ActressShiri Devi
Favorite ColorBlack
Favorite cuisineSouth Indian food
Favorite SportsNot Known
Favorite MusicNot Known
Favorite DressTraditional south Indian clothes
Favorite DestinationRishikesh & Switzerland


HobbiesTravelling, Reading
Net Worth (Approx.)$13 Million – $15 Million


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  • Does Jagapathi Babu Smoke Also? Not known
  • Does Jagapathi Babu Consume Alcohol?: Yes
  • Jagapathi Babu is best known for his role in the film Gayam, released in 1993.
  • He also received the Nandi Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in the film. And after that, he went on to appear in a series of successful films like Maavichiguru, Peddarayudu and Shubhakanshalu.
  • He has also received a lot of appreciation from the audience for his roles in films like Pelli Pandiri Anthapuram and Hanuman Junction.
  • Also in 2004, Jagapathi Babu appeared in the Telugu film Lakshyam, which also proved to be a hit at the box office.
  • After this he worked in many successful films like Samanyudu, Raraju and King. Also in 2009, he appeared in the Tamil film Kanden Kadhalai, which is a remake of the Hindi film Jab We Met.
  • He also plays the father of the lead female character played by Tamannaah.
  • Also in 2014, Jagapathi Babu received critical acclaim for his role in the Telugu film Legend, in which he played the antagonist.
  • The film was a commercial success, earning him the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor – Telugu for his performance.
  • He has played supporting roles in several Telugu films such as Srimanthudu, Nannaku Prematho and Rangasthalam.
  • In 2018, Jagapathi Babu played the lead role in the Telugu film Attagallu, which received mixed reviews from critics and audiences.
  • He has also appeared in supporting roles in films such as Aravind Sahitha Veera Raghava and Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy.
  • He also received critical acclaim for his performance in the Kannada film Kurukshetra, in which he played the role of Duryodhana.
  • Jagapathi Babu is married to Lakshmi and the couple has two daughters named Meghna and Pooja.
    His brother Ram Prasad is also a film producer.
  • Apart from his acting career, Jagapati Babu has also served as a judge on the Telugu reality TV show Bigg Boss Telugu.
  • Overall Jagapathi Babu has had a successful career spanning over three decades and has been honored with several awards for his work in films and his work is also discussed everywhere.
  • He has become a prominent figure in the South Indian film industry and his fans are eagerly waiting for his upcoming projects.


Q1. Q1. Who is the famous Jagapathi Babu

Ans: Jagapathi Babu is famous Indian film actor.

Q2. What is the Net Worth of Jagapathi?

Ans: According to some sources, net worth of Jagapathi Babu is around $13 Million – $15 Million.

Q3. What is the name of Jagapathi parents?

Ans: Jagapathi father name is Veeramachaneni Rajendra Prasad and mother name is not known.

Q4. How old is Jagapathi Babu?

Ans: Jagapathi is 61 years old.

Q5 What is the Height of Jagapathi Babu?

Ans: 5′ 9”Feet.

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