Samantha Ruth Prabhu is an Indian actress and model, who acts in Telugu and Tamil films. Samantha was raised in Chennai and pursued a career in modelling during her late teens.Samantha Ruth Prabhu was born to a Telugu father Prabhu and a Malayali mother Ninette Prabhu and was brought up in a typical middle-class household, She became the second actress after Revathi to win both the Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Actress and the Filmfare Award for Best Telugu Actress in the same year, for films Neethaane En Ponvasantham and Eega.
Samantha was born on twenty eight April 1987 in Chennai Tamil Nadu. She has done her schooling from St.Stephens Matriculation school Chennai and did her 10+2 in Holy Angels Indian Higher Secondary School T. Nagar. She has completed her Bachelor of Commerce from Stella Maris College, Chennai. She has supported varied brands like Chik Shampoo, Big C Mobiles, Gokul Sandiva, Saravana Stores and newly signed for Lux ads. She is related to a campaign supporting the kids plagued by the malady blood disease Hemophilia, since Oct 2012.