By Monisha G Kumar Last Updated:
Naveen Kumar Gowda, known by the stage name Yash, is one of the most popular names in Kannada cinema and enjoys a huge fanbase. One of the highest-paid actors in the Kannada industry, 'The Rocking Star' (commonly referred to by his massive fanbase across India), had made his acting debut in the film industry with Moggina Manasu in 2008. With movies like Drama, Googly, Ramachari, Masterpiece and many more, Yash had garnered a lot of limelight.
The actor's stardom skyrocketed when he had appeared as 'Rocky/Raja Krishnappa Bhairya' in 2018 released K.G.F Chapter 1. The film had turned out to be the highest grosser in Kannada and made Yash a huge sensation, not only in the South but across the globe. The handsome actor is married to Kannada actress, Radhika Pandit and the two are hands-on parents to two little munchkins, a baby girl, Ayra and a baby boy Yatharv.
Yash is all set for the release of the much-awaited sequel of K.G.F Chapter 1, which had collected Rs. 250 crores from the box office. After the humongous success of the film, Yash has reportedly started charging Rs. 3 to 4 crore per movie. Ahead of the release of K.G.F Chapter 2, let's take a look into Yash's luxurious lifestyle and some of the expensive things owned by the actor.
The one priced possession parked inside Yash's garage is the Mercedes Benz DLS 350D. Although the actor has multiple Mercedes cars, DLS 350D is his favourite. The swanky 7-seater which boasts comfortable seating and space is priced at Rs. 85 lakhs.
Another Mercedes owned by Yash is the Mercedes GLC 250D Coupe, which has astonishing features and runs effortlessly with 9G-TRONIC. The 5-seater comes with a petrol and diesel engine. The length of the car adds enough leg space, and the coupe design is definitely an eye-catcher. This four-wheeled beauty comes at a price of Rs. 78 lakhs.
Another luxurious beauty from Yash's car collection is the Range Rover Evoque. With an end-to-end sunroof, which provides an uninterrupted view, and a convertible body, this SUV flaunts some of the best features. It also has a five-model line-up: Pure, SE, SE Dynamic, HSE and HSE Dynamic, making it perfect for road trips. The price of this SUV ranges between Rs. 60-80 lakhs.
Audi is definitely everyone's dream car and this German automotive is quite popular among many celebs. Audi Q7 is another possession of Yash, which he flaunts proudly. With space, power, design, interiors, and many other features, Audi Q7 is one of the high-end SUVs. Available in three engines, this powerful vehicle is priced between Rs. 70-90 lakhs.
The embodiment of a modern business sedan, BMW is another classy car from Yash's collection. Available in Automatic (Torque Converter), BMW 5 series 520D is trusted for its elegance, athleticism and high-end technology. Priced at Rs. 65 lakhs, BMW 5 series is another asset for Yash.
Apart from his luxurious car collection, the K.G.F. actor lives in a spacious duplex bungalow in Bengaluru. In July 2021, Yash had moved into his newly-purchased house in Bengaluru along with his wife, Radhika Pandit and their kids, Ayra and Yatharv. The actor's dream home is located in the famous high-priced society, Prestige Golf Apartments, near Windsor Manor, Bengaluru. According to multiple reports, Yash has spent approximately Rs. 3 crores to Rs. 6 crores to get his hands on this luxurious apartment.
The house is equipped with giant windows, dark accent walls, a balcony designed in Greek style with rustic flooring along with the right amount of water body in the centre. With maximalist design, Yash and Radhika's home is a blend of modern and traditional heritage.
In an interview with ETimes, popular interior designer and fashion stylist, Saniya Sardhariya, who had designed Yash and Radhika Pandit's duplex, had talked about the couple's love for tradition and culture. She had stated:
"Both (Yash and Radhika Pandit) are very traditional and Indian at their root, and deep down they wanted to be tied with their heritage and culture which reflects in certain spaces of their new home. Radhika was extremely particular about the Tulasi Katte, despite the modern style that we were going with."
Yash had a very humble beginning in the world of glamour. He had made his acting career with a television serial. However, with mainstream roles in multiple films, Yash is one of the most bankable actors in the South. The majority of his earnings come from movies and brand endorsements.
As per the reports of Republicworld.com, Yash's net worth is estimated to be Rs. 40 crores. Apart from his acting fees, the actor also takes the profit share from his movies. With such huge earnings, Yash is also counted amongst one of the few highest tax-paying celebs in the country.
Even after his super-stardom, Yash is one of the most humble celebs in the glamour world. From openly inviting everyone for his and Radhika's grand reception at the Bangalore Palace to attending his mass birthday celebration hosted by his fans, Yash is adored by his fans for his grounded nature.