Ambati Arjun Wiki, Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Ambati Arjun is an Indian software engineer, YouTuber, actor, and model, who has predominately worked in the Telugu entertainment industry. He is known for appearing in famous serials and films such as Arddhanaari (2016), Agni Sakshi (2017), and Devatha – Anubandhala Alayam (2020). He hit the headlines in October 2023 after he was selected to make a wild card entry in the seventh season of the reality TV Bigg Boss Telugu.

Wiki/Biography

Nagarjuna Reddy Ambati was born on Saturday, 16 August 1986 (age 37 years; as of 2023) in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India. His zodiac sign is Leo. Ambati did his schooling in Andhra Pradesh.

A childhood photo of Ambati Arjun (in the middle)

A childhood photo of Ambati Arjun (in the middle)

Thereafter, he earned a bachelor’s degree in technology in computer science. While studying in college, he joined the National Cadet Corps (NCC), and in 2006, he was chosen to be part of the NCC’s Republic Day contingent. According to him, he was the only Naval Wing NCC Cadet from Andhra Pradesh to be chosen to attend the Republic Day Camp.

Ambati Arjun following the then Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) during a parade inspection

Ambati Arjun following the then Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) during a parade inspection

After completing his formal education, Ambati worked as an IT professional in Hyderabad and then in Bengaluru. However, he left the job to become a model. In an interview, he talked about his family’s reaction and said,

When they came to know that I was leaving a good job and entering films, they scolded me a lot.”

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 11″

Weight (approx.): 65 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Light Brown

Body Measurements (approx.): Chest: 40″, Waist:32″, Biceps: 15″

Ambati Arjun

Family

Ambati Arjun belongs to a Telugu-speaking Hindu family in Andhra Pradesh.

Parents & Siblings

His father, Chinna Subbareddy, is a film distributor. His mother, Chandravathi, is a homemaker. He has a brother and a sister. Both his siblings live and work outside India.

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A photo of Chinna, Arjun, Surekha, and Chandravathi

A photo of Chinna, Arjun, Surekha, and Chandravathi

From left to right - Arjun's brother, Arjun, Surekha, Arjun's sister

From left to right – Arjun’s brother, Arjun, Surekha, Arjun’s sister

Wife & Children

His wife, Surekha Ambati, works as a Human Resources (HR) professional in an IT company in Hyderabad. They got married on 21 February 2019.

Arjun and Surekha posing for a selfie

Arjun and Surekha posing for a selfie

Relationships/Affairs

Ambati Arjun dated Surekha Ambati for some time before getting married to her in 2019. They met for the first time while Arjun was working in Hyderabad as an IT professional.

Arjun with Surekha

Arjun with Surekha

Religion

Ambati Arjun follows Hinduism.

Ambati Arjun's Instagram post

Ambati Arjun’s Instagram post

Career

Model

After working as an IT professional for some time, Ambati resigned from his job to pursue a career in modelling. He started working as a model and appeared in many advertisements. In 2014, he was featured in the Jogi & Jogan Calendar. He has also featured in numerous fashion magazines.

Ambati Arjun's photo in a magazine

Ambati Arjun’s photo in a magazine

Actor

Films

Arjun made his acting debut in the Telugu film industry with the film Soukhyam, which was released in 2015. In the film, he essayed the role of a villain named Arjun.

A poster of the 2015 film Soukhyam

A poster of the 2015 film Soukhyam

In the same year, he appeared in Geethopadesam. In the film, he shared the screen with the popular actor Prakash Raj.

Ambati in a still from the film Geethopadesam

Ambati in a still from the film Geethopadesam

In 2018, he was seen in Moodu Puvvulu Aaru Kayalu. He landed the role of a character named Vivek in the 2019 film Ashwamedham. In 2021, he appeared as Prabhu in the film Sundari and received praise for his acting by film critics. According to him, the director of the film, Kalyan G., offered him a role in the film by contacting him through social media. In the same year, Arjun auditioned for a role in Pushpa; however, he was not selected. He essayed the role of a college student named Arjun in the 2022 film Tees Maar Khan.

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TV Shows, Web Series, and YouTube Series

In 2017, Ambati Arjun appeared in the lead role in the TV serial Agni Sakshi.

Arjun on the sets of Agni Sakshi

Arjun on the sets of Agni Sakshi

In 2019, he appeared as a police inspector in the ZEE5 series NERD – Neither Either Really Dead. While giving an interview, he talked about acting in the series and said,

I didn’t prepare for the character, in a way. I liked the character and I knew I could do it. I have been in the industry for 6-7 years. I’ve played all sorts of characters — cop, social activist, female, old man. So because of past experience, this was a little easy for me.”

In 2020, he, along with his wife, participated in the dance reality TV show Ishmart Jodi.

Ambati and Surekha after their performance in the show Ishmart Jodi

Ambati and Surekha after their performance in the show Ishmart Jodi

In the same year, he landed the role of a character named Aditya in the serial Devatha – Anubandhala Alayam. In 2021, he acted in the web series Hello Guru Prema Kosame. In 2022, he was seen in a YouTube series titled Fear of Missing Out.

Poster of Fear of Missing Out

Poster of Fear of Missing Out

In October 2023, he made a wild card entry in Bigg Boss Telugu Season 7.

A poster of Bigg Boss Telugu Season 7 announcing Ambati's entrance into the show as a contestant

A poster of Bigg Boss Telugu Season 7 announcing Ambati’s entrance into the show as a contestant

YouTuber

In October 2020, Arjun started his YouTube channel named ACT Originals. In October 2023, the channel had more than 160k subscribers. He has published numerous YouTube series on his channel such as Love Per Square Foot, Second Shaadi, and Achyuthanandana – House Husband.

Arjun's YouTube channel ACT Originals

Arjun’s YouTube channel ACT Originals

Awards

  • Ambati Arjun won a Nandi Award for Best Actor for the film Arddhanaari.
  • In 2022, Ambati Arjun won the Star Maa Parivaar Award for his acting in the serial Devatha – Anubandhala Alayam.
    Arjun posing for a photo with his Star Maa Parivaar Award

    Arjun posing for a photo with his Star Maa Parivaar Award

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Tattoos

He got a tattoo of wings inked on his left arm.

A photo of Arjun's tattoo

A photo of Arjun’s tattoo

Facts/Trivia

  • Ambati Arjun also goes by the name Arjun Yajath and Ambati Arkha.
  • His grandfather also worked as a film distributor.
  • He is an avid dog lover and owns a pet German Shepherd named Leo.
    A photo of Ambati with his pet dog Leo

    A photo of Ambati with his pet dog Leo

  • Arjun is a trained martial artist. He often posts photos and videos of him performing martial arts on social media.
    A photo of Arjun taken while he was practising martial arts in the gym

    A photo of Arjun taken while he was practising martial arts in the gym

  • In an interview, Arjun said that he was inclined towards becoming an actor since childhood due to his father being a film distributor.
  • In an interview, Arjun claimed that his first acting project was the 2016 film Arddhanaari. In the film, he played the role of a transgender character. He talked about working in the film and said,

    I made entry with Ardhanaari.. I feel lucky to do a different role in Bhanushankar’s Ardhanaari. I worked very hard for the film. By doing good ground work, he got a good name as an actor. The film also received three Nandi awards.”

    Ambati Arjun as a transgender in the film Arddhanaari

    Ambati Arjun as a transgender in the film Arddhanaari

  • In 2018, he was ranked 8th on the Hyderabad Times’ Most Desirable Man on TV list, and in 2019, he ranked 11th on the same list.
    A snip of the ranking of the Hyderabad Times

    A snip of the ranking of the Hyderabad Times

  • He follows a non-vegetarian diet.
    Arjun having a non-vegetarian dish during an outing with his friends

    Arjun having a non-vegetarian dish during an outing with his friends

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