March 31, 2023

KK (Singer) Biography, Age, Death, Height, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : June 1, 2022

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Short Biography

KK (singer) was born on 23-08-1968 in Delhi, Indian as Krishnakumar Kunnath. He was an Indian Singer, Playback Singer, Songwriter, Musician & Composer who sang in many languages including Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Gujarathi, Assamese, Bengali & Marathi.

Other Name: Krishnakumar Kunnath, Kay Kay, K. K.
Other Professions: Playback Singer Songwriter Musician Composer
Appearance: Bollywood Telugu Tamil Kannada Malayalam Gujarati Assamese Bengali Marathi

KK Complete Bio & Career

After pursuing a bachelor's from Kirori Mal College in Delhi,  KK had a short stint of around eight months as a marketing associate in the hotel industry. He left his job and shifted to Mumbai. A.R. Rehman gave him the first break as Singer. He made his singing debut with the song “College Style" in the Tamil film Kadal Desam in 1996. KK’s made his Bollywood debut with the iconic song Tadap Tadap Is Dil Se from the film “Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam” in 1999.
After his Bollywood debut, he capitulated to the limelight. Sony Music signed a contract with KK in 1999 and released his first album, “Pal”. KK was famous for his versatile singing skills and with the high-pitched voice that he possesses, his singing skills had been a revolutionary change in the industry.
In his personal life, KK was happily married to Jyothy and had a son named Nakul Krishna and a daughter named Tamara.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

KK (Krishnakumar Kunnath) died at the age of 53 on 31-05-2022 (Tuesday) in Kolkata from a cardiac arrest. After performing at Nazrul Mancha for a Fest of Gurudas College, he was feeling unwell. And on the way from college to his hotel room, he suffered from a cardiac arrest suddenly. He was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was found dead.

DEATHDAY 31 May,2022 (Wednesday)
DEATH PLACE Kolkata, West Bengal

KK Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father C. S. Nair
Mother Kunnath Kanakavalli
Brother Not Known
Sister Not Known
Affair/Wife Jyothy Krishna
Daughter Tamara Kunnath
Son Nakul Krishna Kunnath (singer)

He was born to Kunnath Kanakavalli and C. S. Nair. He married his childhood friend Jyothy Krishna in 1991. The couple was blessed with a daughter named Tamara Kunnath and a son named Nakul Krishna Kunnath. His son Nakul has made his debut as a singer with a song titled "Masti" from the album Humsafar in 2008.

Life's Important Dates Of KK

Body Measurements

Chest Size 40
Biceps Size 12
Waist Size 32
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Delhi, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School Mount St Mary's School, Delhi
College Kirori Mal College, Delhi
Qualification B.Com. (Bachelor of Commerce)
Hobbies Travelling, Writing & Singing
Marital Status Married
Debut Tamil Song - College Style from film Kadal Desam (1996)
Bollywood Song - Tadap Tadap Is Dil Se from Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999)
First Album - Pal (1999)
Best Friends Shaan
Salary INR 3 Lakhs Per Song
Net Worth N/A
Official Website
Email Address
Contact Number Hitesh Bhatt - 09370917772
Anoop Shetty - 09820994009
Best Known for Tadap Tadap Is Dil Se
Khuda Jaane
Tu Hi Meri Shab Hai
Tu Jo Mila
Zindgi Do Pal Ki
- among others


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Player Sachin Tendulkar
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Actress Raveena Tandon , Aishwarya Rai Bachchan , Kareena Kapoor
Favorite Actor Irrfan Khan , Aamir Khan , Shah Rukh Khan , Akshay Kumar
Favorite Singer Shaan , A. R. Rahman , R. D. Burman , Mohammed Rafi , Kishore Kumar , Lata Mangeshkar , Pritam Chakraborty , Bryan Adams , Michael Jackson , Shreya Ghoshal
Favorite Place Switzerland
Favorite Dress T-shirt with Jeans
Favorite Food Pastry, South Indian Cuisine

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About KK

  • KK was an Indian playback singer who sings in multiple languages such as Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Tamil, Kannada, and Telugu.
  • In 2009, he won the Best Male Playback Singer award at the Filmfare awards for the song 'Khuda Jane'.
  • In the reality show Fame Gurukul, he was invited as a Jury member.
  • He had given his voice to more than 500 Hindi and 200 songs in other languages.
  • He also worked as a Marketing executive for six months after completing his studies.
  • He never got any formal training in singing but it was his passion and hard work which made him one of the most successful singers.

KK Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

KK was 53 years 9 months & 8 days old age.