Jagan Purushottam, also known as Jagan, is a multi-talented entertainer hailing from India. He is one of the most well-known faces of the Tamil film industry and Vijay TV anchor. 

If you also love actor Jagan and want to know more about him and his life, then keep reading this article as we are going to discuss Jagan Biography, his career, her personal and professional life, and many other things.

Jagan Purushottam Biography

Jagan Purushottam
Jagan Purushottam

Actor Jagan was (born on 16th December 1976, Age: 47 years) in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. he is currently 46 years old. Jagan has established himself as an accomplished Actor, TV Host, and Comedian with a vast body of work spanning various entertainment industries such as Kollywood, India, and Tollywood.

He has contributed to numerous movies and TV shows in languages such as Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Hindi, and English.

There is not much information regarding Jagan’s Educational background, all that is known is that he has completed his graduation and has been working in the TV and film industry ever since.

Full NameJagan Purushottam 
Nick NameJagan, Actor Jagan
ProfessionActor, TV Host, Comedian
Age47 years
Date of Birth16th December 1976
Mother TongueTamil
Zodiac/Sun SignCapricorn
Birth Place/ Home TownChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Current AddressChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
SchoolYet To Update
College Yet To Update
Degree/Graduation Graduate
Personal Details of Jagan

Jagan Purushottam Wife, Family

Jagan Purushottam is married to Vaanmathi, she is also an actor and a Phenomenal dancer. They got married on September 12th, 2017 at GG Mahal, Arumbakkam, Chennai. The couple has two kids both boys and they are named Kavin and Vyasa.

Jagan Purushottam with his Wife (Vaanmathi)

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Actor Jagan and Vaanmathi Love Story and the Help From Actor Suriya

During an interview with IndiaGlitz Tamil, Jagan and his wife Vaanmathi’s discussed their love life and shared some interesting details about their love marriage.

Jagan and Vaanmathi decided to get married even though Vaanmathi’s parents were against their relationship. They initially planned to elope, but Jagan’s co-star Suriya advised him against it based on his own experience with convincing his in-laws to accept him.

Suriya asked his father, Sivakumar, to speak with Vaanmathi’s parents and convince them to accept Jagan as their son-in-law. Eventually, Sivakumar and his wife stood in place of Jagan’s parents during their wedding ceremony and blessed the couple.

There is no information regarding Jagan’s family, the same will be updated once we get information regarding the same from an authentic source.

Parent’s NameFather: Purushottam
Mother: Yet to Update
SiblingsYet to Update
Relationship StatusMarried
WifeVaanmathi (M.2017)
ChildrenSon: Kavin, Vyasa 
Family and Wife Details

Physical Stats

Height in centimeters168 cm
Height in meters1.68 m
Height in Feet Inches5’6”
Weight68 Kgs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Physical Stats

Jagan Purushottam Career

Jagan Purushottam is an Indian actor who has appeared in Tamil movies in supporting roles. Jagan made his debut in the year 2005 when he appeared in a rom-com Kanda Naal Mudhal and went on to appear in films such as Vallavan, Ponniyin Selvan 2, Oram Po and Pori, Idhaya Thirudan, Satham Podathey. His breakthrough came with the 2009 movie Ayan where he played a small-time smuggler.

On Vijay TV, Jagan hosted a show called Kadavul Paadhi Mirugam Paadhi, The show involved reviewing movies and Jagan was known for his candid criticism. Unfortunately, due to the harsh reviews it received, the show was taken off-air. Other notable works of Jagan include Ko, Manal Kayiru 2, and Iravum Pagalum Varum. Along with that he also appeared in some of the most well-known movies such as Nil Gavani Sellathey, Karuppampatti, Venmegam, Kavan, and Operation Jujupi (2023).

Jagan’s with Vijay TV, Sun TV, Zee Tamil & Kalaignar TV

Jagan is famous not only for his movies he is also a well-known television face in the Tamil industry. Here is the list of shows hosted by Jagan.

YearShow NameTV Channel
2007King Queen JackVijay TV
2008Kadavul Paadhi Mirugam PaadhiVijay TV
2008Reel Paadhi Real PaadhiVijay TV
2013-2017ConnexionVijay TV
2017Namma Ooru ConnexionVijay TV
2019Inga Enna SolluthuKalaignar TV
2021Rowdy BabySun TV
2022Run Baby RunZee Tamil
2022SarkaarColors Tamil & Aha
TV Show List

Jagan Purushottam Net Worth and Salary

Net Worth In Indian RupeesINR 10 Crore
Net Worth in Dollar$1.3 Million
SalaryYet To Update
Jagan Purushottam Net Worth, and Salary

Jagan Purushottam Social Media Profiles

InstagramInstagram Profile@actor_jagan
Jagan Purushottam Social Media Handles

Actor Jagan Accident

Numerous online reports recently claimed that Actor Jagan was involved in a fatal accident near Vandavasi while driving under the influence of alcohol.

However, during a conversation with Behindwoods, Jagan refuted the allegations and clarified that the reports were entirely baseless. He vehemently denied being drunk at the time of the accident and claimed that he was not even driving the car.
Jagan further explained, “I never drive myself, and I always have a designated driver.

On the day of the accident, my driver stopped the car on the highway near Vandavasi to use the restroom. While we were waiting inside the vehicle, a drunk driver crashed into us. I immediately called for an ambulance and tried to help the other driver. Unfortunately, I later learned that he had passed away. However, some reports have falsely accused me of being the cause of the accident, which is entirely untrue.”

Facts about Jagan Purushottam

  • Actor Jagan made his directorial debut with ‘Aanandham Aarambham’ which is streaming on Hotstar.
  • Jagan has completed the course Digital Marketing Program and has received a certificate of completion.
  • Actor Jagan Also hosts Podcast Radio Reel on Spotify.
  • Jagan Has directed many Advertisements.
  • Jagan Purushottam is an avid book lover.
  • Jagan was awarded for completing 21 days reading challenge by Book Leaf Publishing.
  • Actor Jagan also does a Creative Thinking Workshops online.
  • Actor Jagan is very Spiritual.
  • Jagan loves to try Biryani from different places.
  • Actor Jagan is very good friends with Actor Suriya.
  • His directorial debut Anandham Aarambham won 6 Awards in different categories, in which he won for best direction at Maddys 2022.


What is Jagan Purushottam  age?

Jagan Purushottam is 46 Years old, he was born on 16th December 1976.

What is Jagan Purushottam  Net worth?

Actor Jagan’s Net worth is around $1.3 Million. 

What is Actor Jagan’s Wife’s Name?

Actor Jagan purushottam Wife’s name is Vaanmathi, the got married on 12th September 2017.

What Role did Jagan Play in the movie Ayan?

Actor Jagan Played the Role of small-time smuggler Chitti Babu in the movie Ayan.