Adivi Sesh Biography, Wiki, Age, Net Worth, Height, Wife, Family

Adivi Sesh is a well known actor and director from the Telugu film industry. He has done lot of big movies like Hit 2 in recent months. It was a big hit and he was earlier known for movies like Kshanam and Goodachari. Interestingly, he has also played supporting roles and got decent success with directors like Rajamouli in the past.

Adivi Sesh

He is very smart and has dashing looks. However, he has refrained from doing typical telugu masala movies and is famous for doing unique scripts in the industry. This is the reason he has a separate fan base among the audience.

He has also tried his hand at direction and got good success in the past. He is also a story writer and this is a main advantage for his movies as he helps the directors to improvise the script. He has big projects lined up for the next year and his sequel to the hit film Goodachari is expected to release in 2023.


Adivi Sesh was born on the 17th of December 1984 in Hyderabad. Adivi Sesh’s current age is 38 years. His birth name is Adivi Sesh Sunny Chandra but he is credited as just Adivi Sesh in his films.

Wiki | Biography

Adivi Sesh was born and brought up in Hyderabad. However, his family moved to the US when he was very young and he attended Berkeley High School in California. After that, he was part of San Francisco State University. After completing his studies, he came back to India to pursue his passion in film making.

He was good looking and he managed to get small roles in movies like Balupu and Panjaa. He also made an appearance in the lead role with Karma movie and it got decent attention from the audience for its unique content. After this, he was mostly seen in supporting roles and he even played negative roles in the early stages of his career.

However, he switched to lead roles after getting an interesting role in Baahubali. Then came Kshanam which was a huge hit in Telugu industry. The movie was made on a modest budget and was later remade in many other languages as well. He managed to get further hits with Evaru and Goodachari. In recent years, he got a big hit with Hit 2 and is working on the second part of Goodachari.

Full NameAdivi Sesh 
Date of Birth17 December 1985
Age36 (as of 2023)
ProfessionActor, Writer, Model, and Director
Zodiac sign / Sun signSagittarius
Famous ForMovies
SchoolBerkeley High School, California
CollegeSan Francisco State University, US
Educational QualificationsA four-year course in film direction
DebutSontham (2002) as Venkat
Years ActiveNA

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Adivi Sesh comes from a family of film makers and his grandfather was Adivi Baapiraju. He was a novelist and also wrote plays during his younger days. Interestingly, his grandfather was also a freedom fighter. He is very close to his family members and his sister is a doctor. He has a cousin named Sai Kiran Adivi who is also a director in telugu film industry.

Mother: Bhavani Adivi
Grandfather NameAdivi Baapiraju
Father Name Sunshi Chandra Adivi
Mother NameBhavani Adivi
Brother NameNot Known
Sister NameShirley Adivi (Younger; Doctor)

Girlfriend, Wife | Relationships

Adivi Sesh’s relationship status is single. He is not yet married but likely to get married soon according to rumours. There are many interesting rumours about his affair with a woman from the film industry. However, he has never responded to such news and always maintained silence with regards to his personal life.

Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs / GirlfriendNot Known
Wife NameNot Known
Marriage dateNot Known
ChildrenNot Known

Physical Appearance

Adivi Sesh is known for his handsome looks. He stands tall at 6 feet and has a muscular built. He is very particular about his fitness and has done training in martial arts and kick boxing. He goes to the gym regularly and has a personal trainer. He looks very fair and has a very good looking face. He has a cute smile and is amongst the most eligible bachelors in telugu film industry.

Weight(approx.)Kilograms- 75 Kg
Weight in Pounds- 165 lbs
Height(approx.)Centimeters – 182 cm
Inches – 6 ft
Meter – 1.82 m
Figure Measurements (approx.)36-26-34
Shoe Size8
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack

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Adivi Sesh started acting in films with Sontham in the year 2002. It was a very small role and even he did not take it seriously at that time. After that, he was well prepared to enter the film industry as a hero and made his debut with Karma in the year 2010. This had a very unique subject and has a good following among telugu audience.

Sontham in the year 2002

He was also the story writer for the movie and this got him good recognition in the industry. He was later part of commercial movies like Panjaa. He played a negative role in this movie opposite Pawan Kalyan. He was repeated yet again as a villain in the movie Balupu which had Ravi Teja in the lead role.


He was later part of small movies like Run Raja Run and Ladies and Gentleman. He always chose  a different route and did interesting films rather than typical commercial films. He was later seen in the epic film Baahubali and his role was appreciated by the audience. His luck changed in a big way with Kshanam and he became a huge sensation.

Run Raja Run

This movie was remade in many languages including Hindi and got nation wide recognition for its story. He was later part of yet another thriller Goodachari which was about a RAW Agent and his performance won him many awards. He is currently working on the second part of this thriller which was released in 2016.

Adivi Sesh later did cameo roles in many commercial movies but worked only on serious scripts for solo roles. He was later part of the thriller evaru which was inspired by a foreign movie. This got good reviews and it also became a good success at the box office. He managed to score back to back hits with his lead roles in this manner.

He was later part of Major which was the biopic of Sandeep Unnikrishnan who worked for the Indian Army and was part of the 26/11 operations against terrorists. He recently scored yet another success with Hit 2 in the year 2022. In this way, he has 4 hits in a row as a lead artist and is getting big offers from many languages.

Net Worth

The net worth of Adivi Sesh is around $5 million. He has worked in lead and supporting roles in many telugu films and has also directed few films in the past. He has scored big hits in recent years and is working on prestigious projects.

Money Factor
Net Worth$5 Million

Facts | Information

Adivi Sesh started off with small independent films and later became part of mainstream films. It was Baahubali that put him in the commercial movie genre and he later scored many hits as lead actor.

He is planning his next movie Goodachari 2 and it is one of the most anticipated movies for his fans. He shocked the audience with the unique story in the first part and it was a big hit at the box office.

Adivi Sesh recently scored one more big hit with the second season of Hit. Interestingly, he was not part of the first part and Vishwak Sen was the hero in the first season. The series is produced by Actor Nani and they are working on the next season as well according to sources.

Adivi Sesh is likely to get married soon and he has been dating someone from the film industry for a long time. There are also rumours that he is in a live in relationship with that girl.

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