Trisha Krishnan is a famous Indian model and actress who has made a name for herself in both the South Indian Film Industry and Bollywood. She was born on May 4, 1983 in Chennai to Tamil Brahmin Family. Her parents are Krishnan Iyer and Uma Iyer. Her fathe, died in October 2012, was a General Manager at a five-star hotel in Hyderabad. Trisha completed her schooling at Church Park and pursued a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree at Ethiraj College for Women.

Trisha Krishnan Age

She started her career as Model

Trisha Krishnan began her career as a model in 1998 while she was still in college. She featured in numerous TV and print ads before winning the Miss Salem beauty pageant in 1999. That same year, she also clinched the title of Miss Madras. In 2001, she was crowned 'Miss Beautiful Smile' at the Miss India pageant. She is 41 years old.

Trisha Krishnan started her acting career in 1999 with the Tamil film "Jodi" directed by Praveen Gandhi. She then appeared in a music video with Ayesha Takia in Falguni Pathak's song "Meri Chunar Udd Udd Jaye" in 2000. She is 5 feet 6 inches tall.

Her big break came when she was offered a role in Priyadarshan's Tamil film "Lesa Lesa" in 2003 marked the beginning of her professional acting journey. She has appeared in numerous successful Tamil films, including 'Saamy' (2003), 'Ghilli' (2004), 'Kireedam' (2007), and 'Bheemaa' (2008). In 2010, she made her debut in Telugu cinema with Jyothi Krishna's film "Nee Manasu Naaku Telusu" playing the character of Preethi. She also acted in films that include 'Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa' (2010), 'Mankatha' (2011), and 'Petta' (2019).

Trisha Krishnan Career

Trisha began her acting career in Telugu cinema with the film "Nee Manasu Naaku Telusu" in 2003 and went on to star in several successful movies such as "Varsham," "Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana," and "Pournami." She also made an entrance in Bollywood with her debut in "Khatta Meetha" in 2010. Trisha made her Malayalam debut in the film "Hey Jude" (2018) as 'Crystal Ann Chakraparambu.' The film was directed by Jeethu Joseph.

She was in relationship with Rana Daggubati

Trisha has been romantically linked with several actors in the past, including Vijay, Dhanush, and Prabhas. However, she was previously dating actor Rana Daggubati. Following their breakup, Trisha became engaged to businessman Varun Manian in January 2015. Unfortunately, the engagement was called off in May 2015 amidst rumors that Varun's family disapproved of him marrying an actress and that he wanted Trisha to quit acting.


In 2017, a scandal involving leaked private pictures of South Indian actors shocked the industry. Suchitra Karthik's Twitter account was allegedly hacked, leading to the leak of intimate photos involving actors like Trisha, Rana Daggubati, and Dhanush.

In 2017, Trisha found herself caught in a heated controversy surrounding the traditional South Indian festival of Jallikattu. As a supporter of PETA and their mission to end animal cruelty, she voiced her opposition to the festival. Unfortunately, her stance led to severe backlash and criticism, ultimately prompting her to delete her tweet and deactivate her Twitter account.

On 28 November 2023, Mansoor Ali Khan, an actor and politician, revealed his intention to take legal action against Trisha Krishnan by filing a defamation case. This decision came after Mansoor faced backlash for making inappropriate and sexist comments towards Trisha during a press conference. Despite issuing an apology initially, Mansoor later revoked it and called his apology the “biggest joke.”

Trisha Krishnan net worth

Trisha Krishnan's net worth is estimated to be around Rs 85 crore in 2023. She reportedly charges more than Rs 3 crore for each movie, with examples being her fees of Rs 3 crore for Ponniyin Selvan and Rs 4 crore for the film Leo with Vijay. Trisha Krishnan own a Rs 7 crore luxury home in Chennai and a Rs 6 crore posh bungalow in Hyderabad. Additionally, she drives around in style with four luxurious cars including a Mercedes-Benz S-Class, BMW 5 Series, Range Rover Evoque, and BMW Regal.


Trisha has received several  awards that include the Nandi Award for Best Actress, Tamil Nadu State Film Awards for Special Jury Award for Best Actress, and Kalaimamani Award for Contribution to Tamil Cinema. Also, she has also won Filmfare Awards South in Best actress category for her roles in films like Varsham (2004), Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana (2005), Aadavari Matalaku Ardhalu Verule (2007), Kodi (2016) and 96 (2018).