Samyuktha Karthik (Model)Biography, Family and More

Ankita Gurung
Ankita Gurung

Samyuktha Karthik is an Indian model, actor, nutrition coach, and social media influencer. In 2020, she participated in the fourth season of ‘Bigg Boss Tamil. She started her career as an an model and than later moved to acting line. Samyuktha has worked in many Tamil film, Telugu film and in TV serials.


Samyuktha was born on 5 May 1984 in Comabaitore , Tamil Nadu. She was born and brought in a Malayali- Tamil Hindu Family. Samyuktha had a keen interest in acting since she was a young girl. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn. She did her schooling from St Patrick’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai. Later, she attended Hindustan College of Engineering, Chennai to pursue BE (Civil).


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Father Raman Nair
Mother Pratibha Nair
Husband Karthik Shankar
Children Rayan

Educational Qualification

School St Patrick’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai
College/ University Hindustan College of Engineering, Chennai
Qualification BE (Civil)

Relationship Husband and many more

She is married to her long time businessman-boyfriend Karthik Shankar. The couple is blessed with a son, Rayan.


In 2007 Samyuktha started her career as an software engineer she started working as a software engineer at Infosys, Mysuru. After working there for almost two years, she joined Arabian Publications in UAE as a media coordinator. In 2010, she started working as a business manager at Techzone. She then joined black & green as head of operations in 2013. On 17 April 2015, Samyuktha started her own company ‘Karsam Solutions Private Limited’ in Chennai. In 2017, she started a franchise of Toni & Guy in Kerala. She won the beauty pageant ‘Miss Chennai’ in 2007, and this marked the beginning of her modelling career. She has also appeared in various TV commercials, like IDBI Federal Life Insurance, Indulekha Hair Oil, Happy Unicorn, and Safe Wash. In 2018, she debuted as an actor in the Malayalam film ‘Oolu.’ In the same year, she acted in the Tamil TV serial ‘Chandrakumari’ in which she played a negative role. In 2020 she participated in the popular TV reality show ‘Bigg Boss Tamil 4’ hosted by the famous Indian actor Kamal Haasan.


  • Her name before marriage was Samyuktha S Nair and Samyuktha Shanmughanathan, and her nickname is Sam.
  • Samyuktha  is a certified nutritionist and a trained Indian classical dancer too. She is also a professional Zumba instructor.
  • Also she is a fitness freak and practices yoga regularly to stay fit.
  • In addition she is an avid animal lover and owns three pet dogs, Foofoo, Schindler, and Jintoo.
  • She has worked as a model for various renowned brands and has walked the ramp for many popular fashion shows
  • She follows a non-vegetarian diet.
  • In 2020, she won the best model award by Realistic Awards.
  • In one of her Instagram posts, she shared that she did not smoke. She is often spotted drinking alcohol in parties.
  • Her husband and Samyuktha has collection of 7 cars.


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