Kumaresan Duraisamy, known by his stage name Napoleon, is an Indian actor, politician, and businessman. He served in Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s cabinet as the Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment. (1)
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|Estimate Net Worth||$1.5 million|
|Birthday||December 2 1963|
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Napoleon’s net worth has risen dramatically over the years. Napoleon’s primary source of income is his acting career. Napoleon has starred in various films, product partnering project partnerships and media advertisements due to his acting ability and sense of humor. What was the net worth of Napoleon’s well-known media persona? Napoleon is worth $1.5 million (2)
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When Napoleon was 27, he saw Udhayam, a dubbed version of the Telugu film Siva, and was inspired to pursue acting. Napoleon made his debut in the Tamil film industry in 1991, playing the antagonist in Bharathiraja’s rural film Pudhu Nellu Pudhu Naathu. He went on to play the villain to significant effect in Malayalam and Telugu cinema after the phenomenal success of Ejamaan. In his Malayalam film Devasuram, he is praised for his best performance and acting. Napoleon also appeared on screen in Kizhakku Cheemayile, where he played an anti-hero. Pratap Pothen gave Seevalaperi Pandi after that film. That film was a huge success.]He received the Tamil Nadu State Film Award Special Prize for his performance in Ettupatti Rasa.
He received the Kalaimamani and MGR Awards in 1998. He served as vice-president of the South Indian Film Artistes Association from 2000 to 2006. Later in his career, he was allowed to work in stone blockbuster films such as Pokkiri in 2007 and Dasavathaaram in 2008. Despite living in Nashville, he made his acting debut with Kidaari in 2016 and then played Gautham Karthik’s father in Muthuramalingam in 2017, replacing Karthik.
Following his Hollywood debut in the supernatural thriller Devil’s Night: Dawn of the Nain Rouge in 2019, he appears in another American independent film titled Christmas Coupon. Napoleon also boasted that he is the only Tamil actor who has appeared in a Hollywood film that was entirely shot in the United States. In 2000, Napoleon Duraisamy ventured into IT entrepreneurship, launching “Jeevan Technologies” IT operations in Chennai, India. Under his capable mentorship, Jeevan is an enterprise’s trusted technology transformation partner. Napoleon founded the Myopathy Unit of the Jeevan Foundation, the Institute for Muscular Dystrophy & Research Center, in 2010. It is a registered non-profit organization under the Tamil Nadu Trust Act.
Napoleon ran in the 2001 State Assembly elections, winning the Villivakkam constituency and becoming a Tamil Nadu’s Legislative Assembly member. Napoleon lost his seat in the 2006 elections when he ran from the Mylapore constituency and was defeated by actor S. Ve. Shekhar. Napoleon then nurtured the Perambalur constituency in the hope of becoming a DMK member of parliament, and he was successful in the 2009 Lok Sabha election. He was appointed Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment in the Union government. As a loyalist of Azhagiri, Napoleon was sidelined by the DMK following the latter’s expulsion from the party in 2014. On December 21, 2014, he joined the BJP in the presence of party President Amit Shah. On November 26, 2015, he was appointed the party’s state vice-president. (4)
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