Rajnikanth net worth: Rajnikanth is one of the greatest actors of Indian Cinema and Tollywood who has a net worth of $50 million. Rajnikanth is also a producer and screenwriter. Rajnikanth was born on 12th December, 1950. His birth name is Shivaji Rao Gaikwad. Rajnikanth debuted with the Tamil movie Apoorva Raagangal which was released in 1975. This movie was directed by K. Balachander who became a mentor to Rajnikanth. During his career, Rajnikanth released several huge films in many different genres. He is also popular for playing the antagonistic characters in the Tamil movies and gradually he managed to establish himself as one of Tamil's most popular film actors. He also managed to hold the matinee idol like status for few years. This name was assigned to him by the Popular Culture of India. Apart from all these things, Rajnikanth is popular for his stylish delivery of dialogues and mannerism. He is also considered as the gentleman of this great industry. His stylish appearances in the movies have created a huge fan base for him in this country and across the globe as well. His stylish dialogue delivery is what has offered him a mass popularity as well as appeal. In the movie Shivaji, he received the cash amount of 26 crore and after that he became one of the highest paid actor in this world after Jackie Chan.