Nayanthara Age, Net Worth, Husband, Family, Height and Biography

Nayanthara Net Worth

$25 Million

Nayanthara also known as Diana Mariam Kurian is an Indian actress, producer, television host and model. As of 2024, Nayanthara’s net worth is $25 million. She predominantly works in the Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam film industry. Nayanthara is known for portraying Vasuki Iyer Louis in the crime drama film “Puthiya Niyamam” (2016) and Regina James in the romantic comedy film “Raja Rani” (2013). In the South Indian film industry, she is known as a lady superstar.

She was the only South Indian actress listed in Celebrity 100 by Forbes India in 2018 with a total earning of ₹ 15.17 crores. As of 2021, she has worked in more than 80 films. In 2003 she made her acting debut with the Malayalam film “Manassinakkare”, directed by Sathyan Anthikkad.

Nayanthara Wiki/Biography

Born on 18 November 1984, Nayanthara’s age is 39 Years Old as of 2024. She was born and brought up in an upper-class Malayali Christian family from Thiruvalla in Kerala. Her born name is Diana Mariam Kurian, but after she embraces Hinduism her stage name Nayanthara became her real and official name. She holds an Indian by nationality and has her belief in the Christian-Hinduism religion.

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Nayanthara Childhood Pic

She did her early schooling at Balikamadom Girls High School, Thiruvalla and also attended different schools in various parts of North India as her father was an Indian Air Force officer so they moved to different cities for his job.

Then she went to the Marthoma College, Thiruvalla from where she completed her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature. She wanted to be an actress and model from an early age and wanted to pursue her career in the South Indian film industry.

Name Nayanthara
Full Name Diana Mariam Kurian
Net Worth $25 Million
Date of Birth 18 November 1984
Age 39 Years Old
Birth Place Thiruvalla, Kerala
Currently Live In Chennai
Profession Actress, Producer, Television Host and Model
Debut Music Video: Kaalam Oru Dhrogi (2021)
Film: Manassinakkare (2003)
Years Active 2003 – Present
Famous Role Durga in the Film Chandramukhi (2005)
Nationality Indian
Religion Christian-Hinduism
Hometown Thiruvalla
Zodiac Sign Leo
School/High School Balikamadom Girls Higher Secondary School, Thiruvalla
College/University Marthoma College, Thiruvalla
Education Qualification Bachelor of Arts in English Literature

Family, Husband & Relationships

Nayanthara’s parents are Kurian Kodiyattu and Omana Kurian. Nayanthara’s father’s name is Kurian Kodiyattu who is a retired Indian Air Force officer.

Nayanthara’s mother’s name is Omana Kurian who is a housewife.

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Nayanthara Mother
nayanthara father & mother
Nayanthara Father & Mother

She also has one sibling, her elder brother’s name is Leno Kurian who works in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Nayanthara’s marital status is Married. Her husband’s name is Vignesh Shivan who is a South Indian actor. She is in a relationship with Vignesh Shivan for the last three years.

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Nayanthara with her Husband

The couple have two twin child.

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Nayanthara with her Son

Previously, she dated Prabhu Deva who is an actor, choreographer, dancer and director.

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Nayanthara with her Ex-Boyfriend (Prabhu Deva)

She was also in the rumor of dating her co-star Silambarasan Thesingu Rajendar.

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Nayanthara with her Rumored Boyfriend (Silambarasan Thesingu Rajendar)
Father Name Kurian Kodiyattu
Mother Name Omana Kurian
Brother Name Leno Kurian
Sister Name
Boyfriend Vignesh Shivan
Prabhu Deva (Ex)
Silambarasan Thesingu Rajendar (Rumored)
Marital Status Married
Husband Name Vignesh Shivan
Children 2

Physical Appearance

Nayanthara is a beautiful and charming actress in the South Indian film industry. She has an attractive and adorable personality with hot looks. She is a fitness enthusiast who does regular exercise and yoga to maintain her health.


She is 5 feet and 6 inches tall and her bodyweight weighs around 55 Kg. Her hairs are long, beautiful, and black and her mesmerizing eyes are also black.

Height (approx) in centimeters: 170 cm
in meters: 1.70 m
in feet inches: 5’ 6”
Weight (approx) in kilograms: 55 kg
in pounds: 121 lbs
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black


Nayanthara started her career as a model during her college days.


She worked as a part-time model and completed many modeling assignments after that she started working as an actress in the Malayalam film industry.


She made her acting debut with the movie titled Manassinakkare in the year 2003.


She played role of “Kathrina” in the film titled “Natturajavu” in the year 2004.


After that, she made her appearance in several Malayalam movies like Vismayathumbathu, Thaskara Veeran, and Rappakal.


She also made her acting debut in the Tamil and Telugu film industry with the movie Ayya (Tamil) in the year 2005 and Lakshmi (Telugu) in the year 2006. After that, she made her appearance in several Tamil and Telugu movies like Chandramukhi, Dubai Seenu, Tulasi, Simha, Maya, Raja Rani, Iru Murgan, and many other popular movies.

She also worked in various Kannada films and made her Kannada debut with the film Super in the year 2010. She also dubbed her lines in several South Indian movies like Elektra, Puthiya Niyamam, Iru Murgan, Kolamavu Kokila, and several others.


She has won the Filmfare Award for Best Telugu Actress, for Best Tamil Actress, and Best Malayalam Actress.


She received the Nandi Award for Best Actress, Vijay Award for Favorite Heroine and Asianet Award for Best Actress for her incredible performances in various South Indian movies.

Contact Details

Email ID
Residence Address Chennai
Instagram @nayantharaofficiial
Facebook @QueenNayantara
Twitter @NayantharaU

Facts and Information

In an interview, Nayanthara revealed that she is a Syrian Christian by birth, but embrace Hinduism on 7 August 2011 at the Arya Samaj Temple in Chennai.


She is avid animal lover.


In 2010, she made the headlines when Prabhu Deva’s wife filed a petition at the family court and threatened everyone by saying that she will go on a hunger strike if Nayanthara got married to her husband Prabhu Deva.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1: How old is Nayanthara?

Ans: Nayanthara is 39 years old.

Q2: How tall is Nayanthara?

Ans: Nayanthara is 5’ 6” feet tall.

Q3: How much is Nayanthara worth?

Ans: Nayanthara’s worth is $25 Million.

Q4: Where is Nayanthara from?

Ans: Nayanthara is from Thiruvalla, Kerala.

Q5: Where does Nayanthara live now?

Ans: Nayanthara live in Chennai.

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