Poornima Ravi is an Indian YouTuber and actress who is known for her YouTube channel Araathi. She is a popular face in the Tamil entertainment industry. She hit the headlines in October 2023 when she appeared as a contestant in Bigg Boss Tamil Season 7.
Poornima Ravi (also spelt as Purnima Ravi) was born on Thursday, 5 October 1995 (age 28 years; as of 2023) in Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India. Her zodiac sign is Libra. She studied at Shrishti Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Vellore. Facebook – PoOrnima Ravi She later pursued graduation in engineering at Vellore Institute of Technology from 2012 to 2017. LinkedIn – Poornima Ravi She later became a social media influencer.
Height (approx.): 5′ 7″
Weight (approx.): 55 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Body Measurements (approx.): 32-28-34
She belongs to a middle-class family.
Parents & Siblings
Her father’s name is Ravi Somasundaram, and her mother’s name is Usha Ravi, who is a teacher. Facebook – Usha Ravi She has an elder brother named Kishore Ravi who is married to Janani Venkataraman.
Husband & Children
She is unmarried and does not have any children.
She is single.
She follows Hinduism.
She started her YouTube channel named Araathi on 2 July 2019 and started posting comedy videos about women, IPL, and other situations. Her channel became very popular over time, and the public appreciated her acting skills as well. YouTube – Araathi
As of October 2023, her channel has 2.68 million subscribers, and her videos have been watched more than 550 million times.
In 2023, she appeared as a contestant in the reality show Bigg Boss Tamil season 7, hosted by Kamal Haasan. The show is broadcast on Star Vijay and streamed on Disney+ Hotstar.
She made her debut in the Tamil film industry with the role of Radha in Plan Panni Pannanum in 2021. She also played a key role in Chota in 2022.
She has also acted in several web series which she has released on her YouTube channel. A few of those include Selfie Kadhal in 2020, The Roommate and In My Vaazhkai in 2021.
- Favourite Actress on YouTube Award from Black Sheep Digital Awards in 2020
- Best Digital Content Creator Award from Behindwoods Awards in 2021
- Favourite Actress Female Awards on YouTube from Black Sheep Digital Awards in 2021
- Women Entertainer Award from Radio City in 2022
- Special Award from Rado Labs, Chennai in 2022
She owns a Royal Enfield Classic 350.
Poornima has got inked two tattoos including one on her left wrist and another with the word ‘Bharathiyar’ on her right arm, which is related to renowned Tamil poet and freedom fighter, Subramaniam Bharati, also known as Mahakavi Bharathiyar.
- She is a trained dancer and a member of Chargers, a VIT Dance Club. She has competed in many dance competitions during her college days.
- She likes to drive motorcycles and often goes on long drives.
- She is a dog lover and owns a dog named Milo.
- She is a cricket lover and a supporter of the IPL team, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and a fan of former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni.