Karthik Jayaram is an Indian actor who mainly works in the Kannada film industry and Hindi TV serials. He is known for his work in the TV serial opera ‘Ashwini Nakshatra’, in which he played the role of a ‘Jay Krishna’ (JK), that was aired on Colors Kannada. In 2017, he has been the second runner up in popular controversial show ‘Bigg Boss Kannada’ Season- 5. Check out Karthik Jayaram Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography, Facts & More.
Karthik Jayaram is a 39 years old talented and young guy who is was born on 1 May 1979 in Koppa, Karnataka, India and was raised in Bengaluru, Karnataka. He is more popular with the names ‘Superstar JK’ and ‘J. Karthik’.
He did his schooling from Sri Kumaran Children’s Home Mallasandra, Bengaluru. He completed his Graduation in Civil Engineering and Masters in Structural Engineering from the National Degree College Jayanagar, Bengaluru whereas a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Bangalore Institute of Technology, Bengaluru.
After completing his studies, he moved to Dubai and there he started working for ‘Praxair’ as a structural engineer and then came back to Bangalore for making his career in modeling and acting. He gave many auditions but after the long-struggling period, in 2013, he got chance to work in the TV serial ‘Ashwini Nakshatra’, which not only gave him wide name and fame but also attracted the directors of Mumbai, who gave him a chance to play the role of ‘Ravana’ in the popular TV serial ‘Siya Ke Ram’.
He holds a huge fan following for his strong and attractive physique. He is a stunning and dashing guy who is approximately 6’ 1″tall and weighs around 75 kg. He has a fit and strong body; chest is to be around 40 inches and biceps are 15 inches. He has brown eyes and black hair. He is widely followed and has become a trendsetter for the youth.
Family, Caste & Girlfriend
He was born into the Hindu family. His father Dr.Jayram is a veterinary doctor whereas mother Banumathi is a homemaker. He has one elder sister.
He is a single who is concentrating and focusing on his career.
He started his acting career in 2013 with his debut TV serial ‘Ashwini Nakshatra’.
He has appeared in the TV serials- ‘Agnisakshi’ (Kannada) and ‘Siya Ke Ram’ (Hindi).
In 2017, he was one of the contestants in the reality show ‘Bigg Boss Kannada’ Season-5 in which he has been the second runner-up.
Apart from working in the TV serials, he also worked in different languages movies like Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, and Bengali. His debut movie was ‘Kempe Gowda’ (2011) in which he played the supporting role.
Some of his movies are like ‘Vishnuvardhana’, ‘Jarasandha’, ‘Fighter’, ‘Eega’, ‘Chandrika’, and many more. His first role as a lead actor came in ‘Just Love’ (2014) in which he played the lead role of ‘Surya’ gave him a huge popularity.
In addition to acting, he also did many modeling assignments and TVC ads.
- His first salary was just rs. 500/- for a modeling assignment.
- In his family, he is very close to his father and considers him as his inspiration.
- He loves playing cricket and was the vice-captain of the ‘Karnataka Bulldozers’ team in Celebrity Cricket League (CCL).
- His favorite clothing brands are Zodiac and Levi’s.
- He considers No.1 as his lucky number.
- He likes to collecting kinds of shoes.
- He is a huge fan of Aishwarya Rai, Hrithik Roshan, and Ranveer Singh.
- Black and white are his favorite colors.
- He likes to spend his holidays in Amsterdam and Leh & Ladakh.