Varun Tej Biography, Height, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, & More

Varun Tej is an Indian actor known for his work primarily in Telugu cinema. He belongs to the Allu-Konidela family and is the son of actor Nagendra Babu. With a total of 13 films to his name, he made his debut in showbiz as a child artist in “Hands Up!” (2000) and later took on his first leading role in the Telugu drama “Mukunda” (2014), which was written and directed by Srikanth Addala. You can discover the entire Varun Tej biography within this article.

Varun Tej Biography

Varun Tej is part of the illustrious Konidela family, a prominent name in the Telugu film industry. Born on January 19, 1990, in Hyderabad, India, he is not only the son of actor Nagendra Babu but also the nephew of the renowned actors Chiranjeevi and Pawan Kalyan. Additionally, he has a younger sister named Niharika Konidela. Varun is closely related to his paternal cousin, the Indian actor Ram Charan.

Varun Tej Picture
Varun Tej Picture

Personal Information

Real Name Varun Tej Konidela
Nickname AKA Varun
DOB (Date of Birth) 19 January 1990
Age 33 Years
Birthplace Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Zodiac sign Capricorn
Nationality Indian
Hometown Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Religion Hindu

Education/Qualifications

School N/A
College/ University St. Mary’s College, Hyderabad
Qualification  N/A

Physical Stats

Height

Feet & Inches 6’ 3”
Meter 1.91 m
Centimeters 191 cm
Weight  90 kg, 198 lbs
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Body Measurements Chest: 45 Inches
Waist: 34 Inches
Biceps: 15 Inches

Family Information

Father Name Nagendra Babu
Mother Name Padmaja
Sibling Sister- Niharika Konidela
Marital Status Engaged
Fiancée Lavanya Tripathi
Children N/A

Affairs

Girlfriend Lavanya Tripathi

Profession

Profession Actor
Net Worth 47 crores

Favorites

Color White
Food Hyderabadi Dum Biryani
Actors/Actress Chiranjeevi, Pawan Kalyan, Prabhas,  Sridevi, Radha, Jaya Prada, Suhasini
Songs “Dil Tadap Tadap” and “Suhana Safar”
Hobbies Reading, Travelling
Destination The Eiffel Tower in Paris
Movies Guru Dutt, Bimal Roy, Raj Kapoor, Vijay Anand
Varun Tej Childhood Picture
Varun Tej Childhood Picture
Varun Tej Young Age Picture
Varun Tej Young Age Picture
Varun Tej Young Engaged with (Lavanya Tripathi)
Varun Tej Young Engaged with (Lavanya Tripathi)
Varun Tej Young Father (Nagendra Babu)
Varun Tej Young Father (Nagendra Babu)
Varun Tej Young Mother (Padmaja)
Varun Tej Young Mother (Padmaja)
Varun Tej Young with his Sister (Niharika Konidela)
Varun Tej Young with his Sister (Niharika Konidela)

Family

Varun Tej is part of the renowned Allu-Konidela family, a prominent Kapu Hindu family in the South Indian film industry. He is the son of Telugu actor and producer Nagendra Babu, and his mother is named Padmaja. Notably, his younger sister, Niharika Konidela, is also an actress, further adding to the family’s presence in the film industry.

Age

Varun Tej, also known as Varun Tej Konidela, was born on Friday, January 19, 1990, in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. He is currently 33 years old.

Education

Varun Tej received his education at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, and he also attended St. Mary’s College in Hyderabad.

Wife

He remains unmarried.

Fiancée

On June 9, 2023, Varun Tej became engaged to Indian actress Lavanya Tripathi at his father’s residence in Manikonda, Hyderabad, Telangana.

Early life

Varun Tej, the son of Telugu actor and producer Nagendra Babu, made his adult debut with the film “Mukunda,” where he starred opposite fellow newcomer Pooja Hegde. He is also a nephew of well-known actors Chiranjeevi and Pawan Kalyan. Following his debut, he appeared in the 2015 war film “Kanche.”

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Career

Varun Tej initially stepped into the film industry as a child artist in his father Nagendra Babu’s movie “Hands Up!” when he was just ten years old. After nearly 14 years, he took on his first lead role in the Telugu film “Mukunda,” where he played the titular character. Following his debut, he appeared in a series of commercially successful films, including “Fidaa” (2017), “Tholi Prema” (2018), “F2: Fun and Frustration” (2019), and “Gaddalakonda Ganesh” (2019).

Other Work

In 2019, Varun Tej made a guest appearance on the reality TV show “Bigg Boss Telugu Season 3,” which was broadcast on Star Maa. In the same year, his first film release was “F2: Fun and Frustration,” a multi-starrer featuring Venkatesh, Tamannaah, and Mehreen Pirzada. This movie turned out to be a massive blockbuster.

Awards List

  • 2019: Nominated for Best Actor – Telugu for the film Gaddalakonda Ganesh by South Indian International Movie Awards
  • 2018: Nominated for Telugu for Best Film Actor for the film Tholi Prema by Zee Cine Awards
  • 2017: Nominated for Entertainer of The Year (Male) for the Telugu film Fidaa by Zee Telugu Golden Awards
  • 2015: Nominated for Best Actor – Telugu for the Telugu film Kanche by South Indian International Movie Awards

Net Worth

Varun Tej’s estimated net worth as of 2023 is approximately 47 crores in Indian Rupees.

Filmography

Denotes films that have not yet been released

Title Year Notes Role
Tholi Prema 2018   Aditya Sekhar
Nanna Koochi   Narrator; webseries on ZEE5 Unknown
Mukunda 2014 Debut as lead role Mukunda
Mister 2017   Pichchaiah Naidu / Chai
Loafer     Raja Murali
Kanche 2015   Dhupati Hari Babu
Hands Up! 2000 Child actor Varun
Ghani 2022   Ghani
Gandeevadhari Arjuna 2023   Arjun Varma
Gaddalakonda Ganesh     Gaddalakonda “Gani” Ganesh
Fidaa     Varun
F3: Fun and Frustration     Varun Yadav
F2: Fun and Frustration 2019   Varun Yadav
Antariksham 9000 KMPH     Dev
Aladdin   Telugu dubbed version Aladdin (voice)
Operation Valentine   Announced; Debut Hindi-Telugu bilingual film Coming Soon
Matka Coming Soon Announced Coming Soon

TV shows List

Year Channel Role Shows
2019 Star Maa Himself Bigg Boss 3

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