Vijay has built his career with a lot of hard work and passion and has an inspiring story to tell one of the major fans following in the Tamil and Bollywood industry. Vijay started his career in film, with Vetri being released in the year 1984. Thalapathy is the name given to him because of his role as a young commander in one of his very popular films, making his identity and gaining him fans.
Vijay was born on 22 June 1974 and is 46 years old as of 2021. This male actor has a mother tongue of Tamil and is called ‘Ilayathalapthy’ by his loved ones.
He has done his schooling from Fathima Matriculation Higher Secondary School and college from Loyola College, Chennai. However, Vijay has not studied further and dropped out of school early to become an actor.
The net worth of Vijay is approximately 410 crores. Vijay is one of the highest-paid actors. This actor is also getting approximately 18-20 crore per film because of his high demand in the film industry. He has a salary of 20 Crores approximately.
Vijay also has a history in the political career when he met with the support of the Congress party in Pondicherry and the chief minister of Pondicherry. Vijay supported the fast by Anna Hazare for a strong protest against corruption held in Ramlila Maidan in 2011. Vijay also attended an event and spoke about corrupt leaders working inefficiently and elections conducted in the wrong manners.
Vijay is often seen interested in dancing, stunts, and singing in his life. He frequently performs the stunts in his movies rather than being performed by the stunt person. Vijay is also considered a light-hearted person who has tried to leave the harsh and negative comments and situations in his life and had faith in God every time in his life.
Vijay has had an elementary personal life with a less controversial prospect. Vijay got married to his fiancee Sangeeta Sonu lingam, whom he met in the United Kingdom in 1999 and now has two children. From the year 2000, Vijay has changed his trend of doing entertaining films, which changed his profile and made him a commercially successful romantic actor at the same point.
A raid by Income Tax
Income tax has also raided Vijay‘s residence in Chennai while enquiring about the tax evasion and some undisclosed facts about the property he had inherited from the AGS entertainment.
He is highly inspired by Amitabh Bachan and is his favorite. Vijay holds interests in very simple stuff in life. He likes chicken biryani.
Vijay, despite having great stardom, has also stayed a simple human in real life. His biography has been engrossing and unique compared to other reel actors who took for granted the success and ended up in trouble. Vijay has taken part in every field that came across his life situations.