Born : December 13, 1960 (age 54), Karamchedu
Spouse : Venkatesh Neeraja (m. 1985)
Siblings : Daggubati Suresh Babu, Lakshmi
Parents : Rajeshwari, D. Ramanaidu
Children : Hayavahini Daggubati, Arjun
Daggubati, Aashritha Daggubati, Bhavana Daggubati
Venkatesh was born to prolific film producer and former MP, Dr. Ramanaidu Daggubati and Rajeshwari in Chennai. He has an elder brother Suresh Babu Daggubati who runs Suresh Productions, and a younger sister, Lakshmi.His wife’s name is Neeraja and they have four children Arjun, Aashritha, Hayavahini and Bhavana. Venkatesh did his schooling in Don Bosco, Egmore, Chennai. He attained his graduation degree from the prestigious school - Don Bosco Egmore, in Chennai. Thereafter, he went to the United States and got his MBA from the Monterey Institute of International Studies, USA. After his return to India, he wanted to get into film production but instead, became an actor in Telugu films.
He then appeared in blockbuster romance film's like Premante Idera alongside Preity Zinta (1998), Raja (1999) and Kalisundam Raa (2000), which won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu for that year. In the same year Jayam Manade Raa fetched him another Filmfare Award for best acting. He then ventured into blockbuster romantic comedy's such as Prematho Raa (2001), Nuvvu Naaku Nachav (2001), Malliswari (2004) alongside Katrina Kaif. He then appeared in the action blockbuster Gharshana (2005). The family dramas Sankranthi (2005), Aadavari Matalaku Ardhalu Verule (2007), and the cross over cinema Chintakayala Ravi (2008) were runaway hits.