Gaurish Akki Biography, Height, Age, Wife, Family, & More

Gaurish Akki, a prominent figure in Karnataka’s visual news media, is known for his roles as an Indian journalist, television news anchor, film director, and actor. Originally from Koppal district, Karnataka, he served as a program producer at Suvarna News from 2009 to 2011. He gained recognition for his performances in the movies ‘Cinema My Darling’ (2016), ‘Kengulabi’ (2018), and ‘Fantasy’ (2022). In addition to his work as a news anchor on various channels like Etv News Kannada and TV9 Kannada, Gaurish Akki has also made a mark in the Kannada film industry with appearances in films such as ‘Sipaayi’, ‘Cinema My Darling’, and ‘3000’. In this article, you’ll find a comprehensive Gaurish Akki biography.

Gaurish Akki Biography

Gaurish Akki, a multi-talented individual, serves as an Indian journalist and television news anchor. He marked his debut as a lead actor in the movie “Sipayee” and ventured into direction with “Cinema My Darling.” In an exciting addition to his repertoire, Gaurish Akki is all set to be a contestant on the popular Kannada reality show, Bigg Boss Kannada 10 (BBK10), hosted by Kichcha Sudeep.

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Gaurish Akki Picture

Personal Information

Real Name Gaurish Akki
Nickname AKA Gaurish
DOB (Date of Birth) 1983
Age 40 Years
Birth Place Village Mudhol in Yelburga Taluk, District Koppal, Karnataka
Zodiac Sign Libra
Nationality Indian
Hometown Village Mudhol in Yelburga Taluk, District Koppal, Karnataka
Religion Hindu


School Parimala High School Bidar, Karnataka
College/University GI Bagewadi College, Nipani, Karnataka University
Educational Qualification M.A. in English literature at GI Bagewadi College, Nipani, Karnataka University (1995 – 1997)

Physical Stats


Feet & Inches 5′ 6”
Meter 1.68 m
Centimeters 168 cm
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Body Measurements 33-23-34

Family Information

Father Name N/A
Mother Name N/A
Siblings N/A
Marital Status Married
Wife Malati Gaurish (entrepreneur)
Children Son- Aastheya


Girlfriend N/A


Profession Journalist, Actor, Filmmaker, YouTuber
Net Worth $3 million and $5 million


Color White, Pick, Red
Food Madra from Himachal Pradesh
Drink Jigarthanda
Actor/Actress Kajal Aggarwal
Songs Aaj Rang Hai
Movies Sipayee (2016) as Vishwanath
Hobbies Watching movies, Content creating, Travelling
Gaurish Akki Young Age Picture
Gaurish Akki Young Age Picture
Gaurish Akki With his Family Picture
Gaurish Akki With his Family Picture
Gaurish Akki With his Wife Picture
Gaurish Akki With his Wife Picture
Gaurish Akki With his Children Picture
Gaurish Akki With his Children Picture


Gaurish hails from the village of Mudhol in Yelburga Taluk, located in Koppal District, Karnataka. There is limited information available regarding his parents.


Gaurish Akki was born in the year 1983 in Koppal District, Karnataka, India, which makes him 40 years old.


Gaurish Akki completed his schooling at Parimala High School in Bidar, Karnataka. From 1995 to 1997, he pursued a Master’s degree in English literature at GI Bagewadi College in Nipani.

Height and Weight

He stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs 55 kilograms.

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Wife & Children

Gaurish Akki’s wife is named Malati Gaurish, who is an entrepreneur. The couple is blessed with a son named Aastheya.


Gaurish embarked on his career as a lecturer at Maharani Lakshmi Ammanni College, later also working at S Nijalingappa College in Bengaluru. His foray into the news industry began in 2000 with ETV Kannada News channel in Hyderabad. In March 2005, he made a significant move to Bangalore and joined TV9 (Kannada). Gaurish was deeply passionate about media, whether it was the big screen or the small screen. As one of the founding members of TV9, he played a pivotal role even before the channel’s inception, contributing significantly to the success of TV9 Kannada.

Although he anchored numerous programs spanning politics, social issues, and cultural matters, Gaurish left a distinctive mark in the Entertainment Section. He had the distinction of conducting interviews with all the major figures in the Sandalwood industry. Two of his highly acclaimed interview series were “Sakkath Maathu” and “Prema Pallavi”.

After nearly five years at TV9, Gaurish Akki transitioned to Suvarna News 24/7 in 2010, where he served for three years. Leading the cinema team, he curated daily doses of the glamour world in the program “Cinema Hungama”. Additionally, he produced and directed several programs, with one notable series being “Out of Focus” which garnered significant attention.

Film career

Gaurish initiated his film career with a leading role in the Kannada movie “Sipayee”. Following this, he took on the roles of both writer and director for his debut Kannada film, “Cinema My Darling”, which premiered in March 2016. Subsequently, he starred in another Kannada movie, “Kengulabi”, based on a novel, which was scheduled for release in 2018.

Awards List

Gaurish has received several awards:

  • 2007 – State media Academy Award by state Government in 2007 as Best News presenter.
  • 2008 – Best Interviewer award by Cable Varthe magazine.
  • 2009 – Vocational Excellence by Rotary

 Net Worth

Gaurish’s net worth is estimated to be between $3 million and $5 million. The majority of his earnings come from his Yeezy sneaker business. Although he may have embellished the scale of his enterprise over the years, his earnings from his profession are substantial enough to be considered one of the most significant celebrity payouts in history. His primary source of income stems from his successful career as a journalist.

Filmography List

Film Notes Year
3000 2018
Kengulabi 2018
Navodaya Dayzz 2018
Sipayee 2016
Cinema My Darling Debut as Director 2016
Charminar 2013
Lucia 2013

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