Sonu Nigam Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

Sonu Nigam

Biography / Wiki

The Lord of Chords and the Best of This Generation, Sonu Nigam is an Indian playback singer and music director. He is one of the rare singers who can hunt your heart with his voice and his style is considered similar to that of legendary singer Mohammed Rafi for this he is well known as “Modern Rafi.”

It was a time when he used to rule the music industry and was the favorite singer of the majority of 90’s kids. He is the master of Regional Languages as he can sing in Hindi, Bengali, Oriya, Kannada, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, English, Bhojpuri, and Marathi with clear Enunciation.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on 30 July 1973, Sonu Nigam turns 47 years old in the year 2020. He seems tall with a height of 170 in centimeters and 5’7” in feet & inches. He possesses a fit and healthy personality with a weight of 65 in kilograms and 143 lbs in pounds.

He seems younger with his Dark Brown eyes and Black hair. His body measures 38 inches chest, 30 inches waist and biceps size is 12 inches approximately.

Net Worth

According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Sonu Nigam is $8 million approximately.

Education / Family

Sonu was born and raised up in Faridabad, Haryana, India, and belongs to a Hindu family. He is born to his father Agam Kumar Nigam (Singer) and his mother Shobha Nigam. He grew up along with his two sisters Meenal and Neekita. He completed his schooling at J.D. Tyler School, Delhi, and pursue his graduation from the University of Delhi, New Delhi.


Sonu Nigam

Nickname Not Known
Birth Place Faridabad, Haryana, India
Date Of Birth 30 July 1973
Age 50 Years
Height In centimeters – 170 cm

In feet inches – 5’7”

Weight In Kilograms- 65 kg

In Pounds- 143 lbs

Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Profession Singer, Music Director
Sexual Orientation Straight
School J.D. Tyler School, Delhi
College University of Delhi, New Delhi
Religion Hinduism
Nationality Indian
Home Town Delhi, India
Debut Film Actor: Jaani Dushman: Ek Anokhi Kahani (2002)

Singing: Bewafa Sanam

Music Direction: Sooper Se Ooper (2013)

Album: Rafi Ki Yaadein Vol 10

Fathers Name Agam Kumar Nigam (Singer)
Mothers Name Shobha Nigam


Sonu Nigam with his parents
Sonu Nigam with his parents

Brothers None
Sister Meenal and Neekita (Younger)

Sonu Nigam with his sisters
Sonu Nigam with his sisters

Career / Fashion And Style

He started his career singing as a playback singer in 1990 for the film Janam which was never released. In 1993, Sonu released his first song “O Aasman Wale.” In 1992, he released the album “Rafi Ki Yaadein” His song “Accha Sila Diya” was a huge hit of the year 1995 from the film Bewafa Sanam.

With the movie “Singh Saab The Great”, he debuted as a music director. In the movie “Betaab” he played the role of young Sunny Deol at the age of 10 years. In 2004, he acted as a lead actor in the movie “Love In Nepal.”

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More

He tied the marriage knot with Madhurima Nigam and both live their married life happily. The couple blessed with a son Nevaan.

Girlfriend Not Known
Marital Status Married
Wife Madhurima Nigam


Sonu Nigam with his wife
Sonu Nigam with his wife

Children Son – Nevaan


Sonu Nigam with his son
Sonu Nigam with his son

Favorite Things

Here we are providing you a list of his favorite things.

Favorite Actors Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan
Favorite Actress Madhuri Dixit, Marlyn Monroe
Favorite Food Gulab jamun, butter chicken and tandoori chicken, Paneer makhanwala, paneer kofta
Favorite Singer(s) Cliff Richards, Mariah Carey, Lata Mangeshkar, Micheal Jackson, Mohammed Rafi, Whitney Houston, George Michael, Michael Bolton,
Favorite Song “Duniya Rang Rangeeli Wah Wah”
Favorite Destinations Greece, Egypt, New Zealand
Favorite Book(s) Don’t Sweat the Small Things

Sonu Nigam

Some Interesting Facts About Sonu Nigam

  • His Zodiac Sign is Leo.
  • He won the National Film Award for Male Playback Singer.
  • He is known by the name of “Elvis Presley of India.”
  • He sings “Kya Hua Tera Vaada” at the stage at the tender age of 3.
  • Initially, he wanted to a scientist or an astronaut.
  • He is trained in ‘Taekwondo.’
  • He was often seen doing mimicry of fellow singers in various events.