Samantha Ruth Prabhu was born on April 28, 1987, in Chennai, India.

She started her career as a model and made her acting debut in the Telugu film "Ye Maaya Chesave" in 2010.

Samantha won the Filmfare Award for Best Debut Actress for her performance in the film.

She has worked in over 40 films across multiple languages, including Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam.

Samantha is known for her versatility as an actress and has received critical acclaim for her performances in both commercial and independent films.

She is also a philanthropist and has supported causes such as women's health, education, and children's welfare through her organization, Pratyusha Support.