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Ashish Vidyarthi Net Worth, Relationships Detail & Retirement Plans

Ashish Vidyarthi is a former versatile actor and YouTuber. Ashish Vidyarthi’s net worth sums in crores nowadays which has been disclosed at length below. Before that here are a few facts to skim so that you can be familiar with the versatile actor. He has been active in the industry for over three decades and delivered more than 150 films, web series, and shows which include Tamil, Telugu, Bollywood, Hollywood, Kananda, & Marathi industries. He also has two YouTube channels which are themed around travel and personal vlogs. He is especially remembered for playing negative roles in the 90s and 2000s movies. He has accumulated sound wealth and therefore now leads a luxurious life making travel vlogs. His net worth is at par with other famous Bollywood actors and actresses. He recently gained attention when news regarding his second marriage came out despite having good relations with his first wife. To know more about his personal life, you can follow the details below.

Ashish Vidyarthi’s Personal life and background

  • Ashish Vidyarthi was born on 19 June 1965 in Delhi. He has a diverse background; his father is from the southern part of India Kannur city, Kerala while his mother is from a Bengali family based in Rajasthan. Ashish Vidyarthi’s background is what makes him such a versatile actor. Since he is blessed to have the influence of different states of people in his life, he is able to judge people and apply them while playing roles. His mother’s name is Reba Vidyarthi who was a Kathak dancer and his father’s name is  Govind Vidyarthi who works for  Sangeet Natak Akademi. 
  • Ashish Vidyarthi went to Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s Mehta Vidyalaya for schooling while for pursuing higher education, he preferred Hindu College which is under Delhi University. Ashish Vidyarthi has an interest in acting therefore he also is an alumnus of the prestigious NSD (National School of Drama). While in NSD he joined the  Act One theater group which was run by famous theater director N.K Sharma.
  • To fulfill his dreams, Ashish Vidyarthi left for Bombay in 1992 and he got his first break in the year 1994 in Sardar movie where he played the role of Indian Politician V.P Menon. He won the National Film Award in 1995 for Best Supporting Actor and the Star Screen Award in 1996 for a negative role. 

Ashish Vidyarthi’s wife – Taking his personal life into account, Ashish Vidyarthi married twice. His first wife’s name is Piloo Rajoshi whom he married in the year 2001. The couple also has a son named Arth Vidyarthi who is currently pursuing higher education in the United States. After 22 years of being happily married, the couple filed for a divorce in the year 2022. In 2023 Ashish Vidyarthi made headlines when he married fashion Entrepreneur Rupali Barua. Rupali hails from the eastern part of India. She was born in Guwahati Assam while her business is operated from Kolkata, West Bengal, and was previously married to a doctor, Mitam Barooah.

Ashish Vidyarthi’s net worth in 2023

Ashish has worked in 11 Indian movie industries and has secured a decent amount of wealth to sustain his family and future expenses. 

Ashish Vidyarthi Bollywood collection – Ashish so far has worked in 82 Hindi language movies. After his first break in Sardar’s movie, he worked with many prominent actors and mostly played negative roles in his movies. The peak moment in his career came after the demise of Amrish Puri. In Hindi movies everyone wants to play lead roles therefore there aren’t many actors who are comfortable in playing side or negative roles. But Ashish Vidyarthi is famous for playing gruesome villain roles in movies like Border Hindustan Ka, Badal, Joru Ka Ghulam, Bichhoo, Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai, and his famous role of Vithal Kaniya in Vaastav: The Reality movie where he became the godfather of Raghu aka Sanjay Dutt. Most of the actors in Bollywood charge upfront fees and actors who are in demand like Ashish Vidyarthi, receive salaries equivalent to other lead actors. Ashish used to charge 2 crores (adjusted price) per movie.

Ashish Vidyarthi Bengali film industry collection – In his initial days of struggle Ashish Vidyarthi worked in 27 Bengali movies from where he received a lump sum of 5 crores total money since Bengali Films do not have a large viewer base.

Ashish Vidyarthi Kanada film industry collection – Ashish net worth from the Kannada movie industry can be estimated at around 12 crore. In the Kanada industry, Ashish was very active around the late ’90s and has played iconic roles in movies Yodha, Thandege Thakka Maga, Nammanna, and Nandhi with star Kannada actors like Sudeep and Darshan.

Ashish Vidyarthi Malayalam film industry collection – Ashish Vidyarthi has worked in a dozen Malayalam movies from where he has accumulated around 2 crore amount. He has given hit movies like Daddy Cool and I. G Inspector General where he worked with prominent Malayali actors Mammootty and Suresh Gopi.

Ashish Vidyarthi Marathi film industry collection – Ashish Vidyarthi has worked in only two movies from the Marathi industry which are Punha Gondhal Punha Mujra and Avatarachi Goshta where he made a guest appearance. Taking this into account he received 40 lakh from both the movies combined.

Ashish Vidyarthi Odia film industry collection –  Kalishankar, is the only Odia movie where you will see Ashish Vidyarthi playing the role of Debu Soren. For this single role, he was offered 25 lakhs.

Ashish Vidyarthi Tamil film industry collection – His third highest work includes playing roles in Tamil Industry. Ashish Vidyarthi has made an appearance in 35 projects from this industry and has worked with actors such as Ajith Kumar, Dhanush, Vikram, and Vijay. He has delivered roles in famous movies like Yennai Arindhaal, Mappillai, and Bheemaa. His total collection from this industry is also the third highest which stands around 30 crores.

Ashish Vidyarthi Bengali Telugu industry collection – The second highest income from the movies of Ashish Vidyarthi comes from Tollywood. Worked in a total of 48 movies so far he is remembered for his roles in movies like Janatha Garage, Kick 2, Gopala Gopala, and Autonagar Surya where he was in opposite roles to NTR Junior, Ravi Teja, Venkatesh, and Naga Chaitanya. He has generated a net worth of 60 crores from this industry alone. 

Ashish Vidyarthi Hollywood film industry collection – He has worked on two Hollywood projects so far. Ashish Vidyarthi played the role of Kopton in the movie Nightfall way back in the year 2000 and Durai in the movie Dam 999 in the year 2011. For the first project, he received 20000 USD as payment while for the other he received 35000 USD.

Ashish Vidyarthi’s YouTube channel and income

Ashish Vidyarthi has 7 YouTube channels but only one of them is extremely popular. Below is the list of his YouTube channels and subscriber base.


From YouTube, he is able to generate viewers and brand endorsements that can be rounded off to 6 lakh per month Ashish Vidyarthi along with all these ventures, is also co-founder of Avid Miner Conversations which provides modules for organizations. He has homes in Delhi, Mumbai, Kerala, and Bangalore and often travels in luxury cars namely BMW 7, Lexus LS, and Mercedes S Class. Taking all his income stream, assets, and liabilities his net worth is around 50 crore. His income can grow in the future because besides making YouTube videos he still manages to work in a couple of movies each year.


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