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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.
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.
|Birth Place||Faridabad, Haryana, India|
|Date Of Birth||30 July 1973|
|Height||In centimeters – 170 cm
In feet inches – 5’7”
|Weight||In Kilograms- 65 kg
In Pounds- 143 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Profession||Singer, Music Director|
|School||J.D. Tyler School, Delhi|
|College||University of Delhi, New Delhi|
|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
|Sister||Meenal and Neekita (Younger)|
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.
|Children||Son – Nevaan
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|
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.