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Who is Vijay Sethupathi Wife, His Movies and Family Details are Shared

Vijay Sethupathi is a famous Indian actor who is famous not only in the Tamil film industry but also across the nation. Sethupathi has been associated with many high-budget movies. As a result, his net worth is around $15 million.

Apart from being a superstar in Tamil cinema, Sethupathi has worked in many Hindi, Malayalam, Telugu, and Kannada movies as well.

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Despite having fame and wealth, Vijay Sethupathi is one of the humblest personalities in the Indian film industry.

Introduction to Vijay Sethupathi

Full Name Vijaya Gurunatha Sethupathi
Profession Actor, playback singer, producer, and screenwriter
Nationality Indian
Birthplace Rajapalayam, Tamil Nadu, India
Net Worth $15 Million

How Old is Vijay Sethupathi?

Vijay Sethupathi is 45 years old. H was born 16 January 1978 in Rajapalayam, Tamil Nadu.

His birth name is Vijaya Gurunatha Sethupathi.

Annual Salary and Net Worth in Rupees

Today, Vijay Sethupathi is counted as one of the highest-paid actors in the Tamil Industry. His annual income is estimated to be around Rs. 16 Crore i.e. $2 Million. However, it largely depends on several factors like the film budget, his role, etc.

Vijay Sethupathi Net Worth

Apart from his acting skills, Sethupathi is also known for his writing and producing abilities which further contribute to his earnings. As of 2023, Vijay has a net worth of Rs 140 Crore ($15 Million). With his consistent success and popularity, we can expect Vijay to be financially more powerful and successful in the future.

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Vijay Sethupathi Family Details

Sethupathi was born in Rajapalayam, Tamil Nadu on 16th January 1978. His father, Kalimuthu was a civil engineer, and his mother, Saraswathi was a housewife.

He moved to Chennai when he was in class 6th and attended MGR Higher Secondary School.

Vijay has 2 brothers (one elder and one younger) and one younger sister. As per his teachers, Vijay was a below-average student. He was neither interested in studies nor in extra-curricular activities. However, he graduated with a B.Com degree from Dhanraj Baid Jain College.

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During his college days, Vijay worked various jobs including salesman at a retail store, cashier, phone booth operator, assistant accountant, etc. He then moved to Dubai to pursue a career in accounts.

After coming back from Dubai, Sethupathi joined a Chennai-based theatre group called Koothu-P-Pattarai. Subsequently, in 2006, he was selected to play the role of Dhanush’s friend in the film Pudhupettai.

He got his first lead role in Seenu Ramasamy’s movie Thenmerku Paruvakaatru in 2010. After that, he went to work in some of the top movies in the Tamil cinema. He has also won numerous awards for his work in the industry.  

Name Vijaya Gurunatha Sethupathi
Gender Male
Date of birth 16th January 1978
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Hometown Rajapalayam, Tamil Nadu
School MGR Higher Secondary School, Kodambakkam, Chennai
College Dhanraj Baid Jain College, Chennai
Educational Qualification Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)
Religion Hinduism
Marital Status Married
Wife Jessie Sethupathi
Father Kalimuthu
Mother Saraswathi
Children 2
Son Surya Sethupathi
Daughter Shreeja Sethupathi
Height 5 Feet and 9 Inches (175 cm)
Weight 65 kg (5 feet and 9 inches)
Hair Colour Black
Eye Colour Black

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Wife and Children

Vijay Sethupathi is happily married to Jessy Sethupathi. Jessy and Vijay have a very interesting love story. They met online back in the early 2000s. In 2003, Vijay left his job in Dubai and returned to India to marry Jessy.

Vijay Sethupathi Wife and Children
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They have two children, a son named Surya and a daughter named Shreeja. Vijay named his son Surya in remembrance of his friend who died when he was in school. Surya is also working as an actor in the Tamil movie industry.

He made his acting debut with the film Naanum Rowdy Dhaan. In this movie, he played the younger version of his father. Surya again appeared with his father in 2019 in the film Sindhubaadh.

Top Movies of Vijay Sethupathi

Year Film Roles
2010 Thenmerku Paruvakaatru Murugan
2012 Sundarapandian Jegan
2012 Pizza Michael Karthikeyan
2012 Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom C. Prem Kumar (Prem)
2013 Soodhu Kavvum Das
2013 Idharkuthane Aasaipattai Balakumara Kumara Vel (Sumaar Moonji Kumar)
2014 Pannaiyarum Padminiyum Murugesan
2014 Rummy Joseph
2014 Vanmam Radha
2015 Orange Mittai Kailasam
2015 Naanum Rowdy Dhaan Pandian (‘Pondy’ Pandi)
2016 Dharma Durai Dharma Durai
2016 Aandavan Kattalai Gandhi
2017 Vikram Vedha Vedha
2017 Karuppan Karuppan
2018 Junga Junga, Ranga, Linga
2018 Seethakaathi Ayya Aathimoolam
2019 Super Deluxe Shilpa (Manickam)
2019 Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy Raaja Pandi
2020 Oh My Kadavule Kadavul
2020 Ka Pae Ranasingam Ranasingam
2021 Master Bhavani
2021 Laabam Pakkiri Samy
2022 Vikram Sandhanam
2022 Maamanithan Radha Krishnan
2023 Michael Michael’s Godfather
2023 Mumbaikar Munnu
Upcoming Movie Gandhi Talks Gandhi

Awards and Recognitions

Year Awards Category
2012 Tamil Nadu State Film Awards Best Villian
2012 Norway Tamil Film Festival Awards Best Actor
2012 Edison Awards (India) Best Male Rising Star
2012 7th Vijay Awards Best Actor (Special Jury Award)/ Best Actor
2012 SIIMA Awards Best Actor (Critics)
2012 Big FM Tamil Entertainment Awards Big FM Most Entertaining Actor of the Year
2013 8th Vijay Awards Best Actor (Special Jury Award)
2016 Norway Tamil Film Festival Awards Best Actor
2016 Asiavision Awards Best Actor
2017 Ananda Vikatan Cinema Awards Best Villain – Male
2017 Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Tamil Best Actor
2017 Vijay Award for Best Actor Best Actor
2019 Indian Film Festival of Melbourne Best Actor
2019 67th National Film Awards Best Supporting Actor
2019 Filmfare Awards South Best Actor
2020 JFW Awards JFW Award – Special Mention
2020 Critics Choice Film Awards – Tamil Best Actor

Career as a singer

Sethupathi is a talent powerhouse. Apart from being an actor is also a great singer. The list of some popular songs by Vijay Sethupathi is given below.

  • Orae Oru Oorla in the movie Orange Mittai
  • Straight Ah Poyee in the movie Orange Mittai (He also wrote the lyrics for this song)
  • Majja Malcha – Hello Naan Pei Pesuren
  • Atti Atti – Atti
  • Yei Kadavule in the movie Ispade Rajavum Idhaya Raniyum
  • Madurai Palapalakkuthu – Devarattam
  • Comrade Anthem in the movie Dear Comrade
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Favourite Things

Let’s take a look at some of Vijay Sethupathi’s favourite things.

Food Idli with coconut chutney
Actor Rajinikanth, and Dhanush
Dancer Prabhu Deva
Film Johnny (1980), Mullum Malarum (1978), Madagascar Series (1978), 16 Vayathinile (1977)
Director Mani Ratnam, and M. Manikandan

Social Media Accounts

Platforms Number of Followers Link
Instagram Over 7 Million Link
Twitter Over 10 Million Link
Facebook Over 5 Million Link 

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Vijay Sethupathi a philanthropic person?

Yes, he is actively involved in many charity works. In 2021, he donated Rs. 25 lakh to combat COVID-19 outbreak in India.

Has Vijay Sethupathi worked with Shahrukh Khan?

Yes, he worked with Shahrukh Khan in the movie Jawan.

Whose biography is Vijay Sethupathi playing in the movie 800?

Muttiah Muralidaran.

Is Vijay Sethupathi active on social media?

Yes, he regularly posts on his Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook accounts.

Who motivated Vijay Sethupathi to become an actor?

Balu Mahendra.

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