Samantha was born on April 28, 1987 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
Her full name is Samantha Ruth Prabhu.
Samantha is a trained belly dancer and has also learnt Kathak & Bharatanatyam.
She was a very bright student and used to top in school exams.
She completed her schooling from Holy Angels Anglo-Indian Higher Secondary School.
Samantha is an animal lover and has two pet dogs.
She was married to actor Naga Chaitanya, who was also her co-star in several films.