Celebrated Name: Lalettan, Laalu, Universal Star
Real Name/Full Name: Mohanlal Viswanathan Nair
Gender: Male
Age: 63 years old
Birth Date: 21 May 1960
Birth Place: Elanthoor, Pathanamthitta, Kerala, India
Nationality: Indian
Height: 1.8 m
Weight:  82 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Suchithra Balaji (m. 1988)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Vismaya, Pranav)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Mohanlal Gay?: No
Profession: Actor, Producer, Singer
Salary: 10-15 Crore INR/film
Net Worth in 2024: $50 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Mohanlal is one of the most celebrated actors of the South Indian film industry, very evident from his nickname, and besides being an actor, he is also a producer, playback singer, TV host, and filmmaker. He mainly works in Malayalam cinema, but besides that, he has also appeared in Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, and Kannada language films. In 1978, at the age of 18, he played his first role in the Malayalam film Thiranottam.

Maybe you know about Mohanlal very well But do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Mohanlal’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Mohanlal Viswanathan was brought into the world on 21st May 1960 in Elanthoor, Pathanamthitta region, Kerala. He is the son of Mr. Vishwanathan Nair, a lawyer and government employee, and Mrs. Santhakumari, a housewife. Mohanlal moved to his maternal home in Thiruvananthapuram after they moved to Mudavanmugal.

He began his acting at Model School at Thiruvananthapuram. He was chosen as the best actor of the school for a stage play named “Computer Boy” which was directed by Veloor Krishnankutty, who played the role of a ninety-year-old person. He completed his graduation from Mahatma Gandhi College at Thiruvananthapuram, where he made a close relationship with a few students who were also interested and passionate about theatre and feature films.

In recent years, he formed an association called Bharath Cine Group in association with these friends and has started making his first film called Thiranottam. He was Kerala’s wrestling champion from 1977 to 1978.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 21 May 1960, Mohanlal is 63 years old as of today’s date 23rd April 2024. His height is 1.8 m tall, and weight is 82 kg.

Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids

Mohanlal Viswanathan is a kshatriya. He is the youngest son of Viswanathan Nair and Santhakumari Nair. He had a senior sibling, Pyarelal, who passed away during a tactical exercise in 2000. He married Suchitra Balaji in 1988, and now they have two kids.

One of them is Pranav Mohanlal, who is also an actor, singer, and guitarist. He started with a minor role in his father’s film Onnaman (2002). The other child is Vismaya Mohanlal, an assistant film director and writer in the Malayalam film industry.

He mentioned his favorite actor and actress are Kamal Haasan and Sridevi. He also talked about his favorite film, i.e., Unnaipol Oruvan (2009, Tamil). His hobby is collecting antiques and artifacts.

His first film was Manjil Virinja Pookkal (1980), his second was Company( 2002), and his third was Chandramukhi (2005). In 1987, he also worked in a radio drama which git aired on Akashwavi.


Mohanlal’s first film was Thiraottam which was released in the year 1978. But he debuted in the movie ‘Manjil Virinja Pookal,’ which was a big success at the box office, where he played the role of a sadist youngster.

This role gave him a new dimension to the negative character. This movie witnessed the rise of the Universal Star. By 1983, he had acted in more than 25 Malayalam movies. From this phase, the journey of Mohanlal as a young talented actor began.

In 1986, he received the primary Kerala State Film Award for Best Actor in T.P. Balagopalan M.A. with Sathyan Anthikad. Soon after, in 1986, he starred in the smash Rajavinte Makan, which launched his career.

He found great success with the film Thoovanathumbikal. He is also an artist, and he recorded a melody interestingly for the film Onanam Kunnil in 1985. Mohanlal’s popularity among teenagers, older men, moviegoers were extraordinarily pumped during his time.

Awards & Achievements

Mohanlal was the world’s first fans relationship to enter the Guinness Book of the World. He was granted the best national film entertainer award in Sadayam (1992). He won the best supporting entertainer for the International Indian Film Academy Awards in 2002. Altogether, he was named for 143 honors. Not to forget, he also bagged the Padma Bhushan in 2019 and Padma Shri in 2001.

Net Worth & Salary of Mohanlal in 2024

Mohanlal Net Worth
Mohanlal Net Worth

Mohanlal has total net worth of $50 million, estimated as of April 2024. He had a very fast growth in the year 2019, and he is making a very successful career out of it. As per reports, he is currently charging around 2-3 Crore INR per movie.

By the 1990s, Mohanlal acted in several notable commercial and art movies. Till now, he has been the highest-paid multi-talented Malayalam film actor. He worked in over 320 Malayalam films. He is listed as the greatest actor in India and across the globe. Mohanlal’s 37 years of career life is worth the love and appreciation that he receives from his fans and critics in a global level.


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