March 23, 2023

Sonu Nigam (Singer) Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : October 23, 2021

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Short Biography

Sonu Nigam (a noted name in the music industry) was born on 30-07-1973 in Faridabad in the state of Haryana, India. He is an Indian Singer, Playback Singer, Composer, Music Director, Voice Artist, Television Presenter, Television Personality & Film Actor who has sung in several languages like Hindi, Odia, Kannada, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Tulu and Nepali.

Sonu Nigam Complete Bio & Career

Sonu Nigam is one of the most popular and successful Indian playback singers. His various songs have featured in numerous Bollywood and Kannada movies. He was born to Agam Kumar Nigam and Shobha Nigam, in Faridabad, Haryana, India. His parents are good singers. In 2005 and 2007, his father released two popular albums, "Bewafaai" and "Phir Bewafaai."He studied in the J.D. Tytler School. He has two sisters, Meenal and Nikita.  Her sister Nikita is also a playback singer. She has appeared on a few stages shows with Sonu In 2005, he married Madhurima and has a son Nevaan in 2007.
He began his singing career at the early age of 3. He jfirst time performed on stage Mohammad Rafi's  song "Kya Hua Tera Wada". He usually accompanied his father on his singing assignments at weddings and parties. He moved to begin his Bollywood singing career in Mumbai at the age of 18. He once changed the spelling of his last name from 'Nigam' to 'Niigaam'. He has done this by numerology. Later, he resumed his real name again. 
His first movie song as a playback singer of film, "Janum" was in 1990. He also got a break as a playback singer in Gulshan Kumar's movie, "Aaja Meri Jaan". In 1995  one of his songs becomes a big hit  "Accha Sila Diya", of the album, "Bewafa Sanam." Moreover the man released several pop albums, both in Hindi and Punjabi. The "Classically Mild" album is the best of his collections. Despite this, the singer has also released several albums of Mohammad Rafi's songs, as well as devotional albums. Moreover, he has also released numerous Indi-pop albums and acted in a few Hindi feature films. He has also hosted the TV show Kisme Kitna Hai Dum and Sa Re Ga Ma,".He has been a judge on the show Indian Idol aired on Sony Entertainment Television. 

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Sonu Nigam Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to a singer mother Shobha Nigam and a singer father Agam Kumar Nigam. He has two younger sisters named Teesha Nigam (Neekita) & Meenal Nigam. On 15-02-2002, he married Madhurima Nigam and together has a son named Nevaan Nigam, who was born on 25-07-2007.

Life's Important Dates Of Sonu Nigam

Body Measurements

Chest Size 38
Biceps Size 12
Waist Size 30
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Delhi, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School J.D. Tytler School, New Delhi
College University of Delhi, New Delhi
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Workout, Reading
Marital Status Married
Debut Bollywood (as a playback singer) - Bewafa Sanam (1990)
Music Album (as a singer) - Rafi Ki Yaadein Vol 10-20 (1993)
Bollywood (as a music director) - Sooper Se Ooper (2013)
Bollywood (as an actor) - Jaani Dushman: Ek Anokhi Kahani (2002)
Best Movies Jaani Dushman: Ek Anokhi Kahani (2002)
Salary INR 6-10 Lakh Per Song
Net Worth $10 Million
Official Website N/A
Best Known for Sandese Aate Hai
Suraj Hua Maddham
Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham
Dil Chahta Hai
Kal Ho Naa Ho
Main Hoon Na
and many more


Favorite Color Black, White
Favorite Actress Marlon Wayans , Madhuri Dixit
Favorite Actor Aamir Khan , Shah Rukh Khan
Favorite Movie Half Ticket (1962), Amar Prem (1972), Kunwara Baap (1974), Sholay (1975), The Sixth Sense (1999)
Favorite Singer Lata Mangeshkar , Mohammed Rafi , Whitney Houston , Mariah Carey , Michael Jackson
Favorite Place Egypt, Greece, New Zealand
Favorite Dress Suits
Favorite Food Paneer Kofta, Butter Chicken, Tandoori Chicken, Gulab Jamun & Ice Cream

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Sonu Nigam

  • Sonu Nigam is great Indian singer and music director.
  • He has worked in huge number of music albums and movies.
  • He is the most versatile singer who sings in number of Indian languages.
  • In 2013, he was ranked Number 1 artist on US billboard.
  • He also sang in collaboration with UNICEF for charity purpose.
  • He appeared as a judge and host at many singing reality shows such as Kisme Kitna Hai Dum, Indian Idol, Star Voice of India, X Factor.
  • In 2005, he received national Film Award for Best Playback Singer from president A. P. J. Abdul Kalam.
  • Government of Maharashtra honoured him with Bharat Ratna Dr.B R Ambedkar Award in 2020.

Sonu Nigam Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

49 years, 7months, 21 days old age Sonu Nigam will turn 50 on 30 July, 2023. Only 4 months, 6 days, 12 hours,33 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Sonu Nigam has celebrated the total number of 50 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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