Samantha Akkineni is one of the most bankable actresses of the South Indian film industry. Samantha has successfully established a career in the Tamil and Telugu film industries.

Samantha was born on 28 April 1987 and her father's name was Joseph Prabhu and mother's name was Ninette Prabhu. She follows christianity.

Samantha made her acting debut with Gautham Menon's, Ye Maaya Chesave. For her outstanding performance in it, she also bagged 'Filmfare Award for Best Debut Actress' and Nandi Award.

She has been a part of several big projects. By delivering commendable performances in film such as Majili, Ye Maaya Chesave Mersal among others, Samantha has proved her mettle as an actress.

Professionally, Samantha is doing extremely well. However, it was not an easy ride for the actress. But she had her own share of ups and downs.

Although Samantha's career was going very well, her personal life was very turbulent. She got divorced from her husband Naga Chaitanya in 2021.

Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Naga Chaitanya painted the town red with their love story when they tied the knot in a dreamy destination wedding in 2017.

The couple had two weddings, according to Hindu and Christian traditions. The two met each other on the sets of Gautham Menon's Ye Maaya Chesave in 2010.

Before stepping into the acting business, Samantha did many odd jobs. She even worked part-time as a model.

Samantha is lovingly addressed by the name of Yashoda by her friends and family. Samantha is a big time foodie. She loves sushi.

She is a travel freak. The actress loves exploring new places. Her social media feed is filled with many vacay pics of the actress.

Samantha is inspired by Hollywood actress Audrey Hepburn. The actress has established an NGO named of Pratyusha Support which helps poor kids and women who fall ill.

The Oh! Baby actress was diagnosed with diabetes in 2013. She later essayed the role of a diabetic patient in the film titled Satyamurthy.

The actress is considered as a style icon. Samantha is one of the fittest actresses of Tollywood and keeps sharing her workout videos.