Konidela Ram Charan Biography: Age, Wife, Net Worth, Parents, Siblings, Filmography, Awards

May 19, 2024 0 Posted By Haruna Ayuba

Konidela Ram Charan is an Indian actor, producer, and entrepreneur known for his work in Telugu cinema. He is among the highest-earning actors in Indian cinema and has been featured in Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list since 2013.

He made his acting debut in the successful action film Chirutha (2007), earning the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut – South. His breakthrough came with S. S. Rajamouli’s fantasy action film Magadheera (2009), which became the highest-grossing Telugu film at its release and earned him the Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu.


  • Full Name: Ram Charan Konidela
  • Date of Birth: March 27, 1985
  • Age: 39 years old
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Madras (present-day Chennai), India
  • Nationality: Indian
  • Profession: Actor, producer, entrepreneur
  • Height: An exact height is not publicly available.
  • Parents: Chiranjeevi (father) and Susmitha (mother)
  • Siblings: Ram Charan has two sisters and a brother.
  • Spouse: Upasana Kamineni Konidela (married in 2012)
  • Children: None
  • Relationship Status: Married
  • Net Worth: $40 million

Early Life and Education

Ram Charan was born in Madras (now Chennai) into a Telugu family to actor Chiranjeevi and his wife Surekha on March 27, 1985. His family originates from Mogalthur and Palakollu in the West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.

His maternal grandfather was the renowned comic actor Allu Ramalingaiah. He has two siblings – an older sister, Sushmitha, and a younger sister, Sreeja.

Ram Charan received his education at Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan in Chennai, Lawrence School in Lovedale, The Hyderabad Public School in Begumpet, and St. Mary’s College in Hyderabad. He also enrolled in Kishore Namit Kapoor’s acting school in Mumbai.

Personal Life

Ram Charan married Upasana Kamineni, the vice-chairman of Apollo Charity and Chief Editor of B Positive magazine. Kamineni is the daughter of Shobana Kamineni and the granddaughter of Prathap C. Reddy, the Founder and Executive Chairman of India’s first corporate hospital chain, Apollo Hospitals.

They engaged in December 2011 and exchanged vows on June 14, 2012, at the Temple Trees Farm House in Hyderabad.

According to an article in NewsX, Charan and Upasana were friends until ninth grade at the same school in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. On June 20, 2023, the couple welcomed their first child, a daughter named Klin Kaara Konidela.


In 2007, Charan debuted as the leading actor in the action film Chirutha, directed by Puri Jagannadh. The film ran for 50 days in 178 direct cinemas and 15 other shifted cinemas. He portrayed Charan, an ex-convict seeking revenge for his father’s murder. His performance was praised by Rediff.com, which stated that “Ram Charan shows excellent promise.

He excels in dance and action scenes and displays grace in his dance numbers. He also avoids indirect references to his famous father through dialogue or adopting specific mannerisms.” His performance earned him the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut—South and the Nandi Special Jury Award.

Following the success of his second film, the fantasy movie Magadheera (2009), Charan cemented his position as a leading actor in Tollywood. His performance was critically acclaimed in the film, where he played dual roles.

The Times of India mentioned that “Ram Charan breathes life into the larger-than-life role with ease, showcasing his horse-riding and dancing skills to perfection.” IndiaGlitz commented on his mature performance and how he did justice to both characters, often reminding viewers of his father.

Magadheera grossed over ₹150 crores worldwide and was the highest-grossing Telugu film until 2013. The film received six Filmfare Awards, including Best Actor – Telugu for Charan.


  • Three Filmfare Awards
  • Two Nandi Awards
  • Numerous other accolades and recognitions

Net Worth

Estimates suggest Ram Charan’s net worth to be around $40 million.

Social Media

  • Instagram: @alwaysramcharan
  • Twitter: @alwaysramcharan


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