Veerendra Heggade was born the eldest son of Dharmadhikari Ratnavarmaeggade and Rathnamma Heggade on 25-11-1948 in Udupi in the state of Karnataka, India. He belongs to the Pergade dynasty of Tulu Lineage, the hereditary trustees of the famous Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatha Swamy temple in Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka. Veerendra Heggade has three younger brothers-Harshendra Kumar, Surendra Kumar and Rajendra Kumar, and one sister Padmalata.Veerendra Heggade married Hemavathi Heggade. They have one daughter, Shraddha Heggade. Veerendra Heggade’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million- $4 million. He is also a car collector and a passionate photographer. Heggade’s car collection is on display in Dharmastala.