Arijit Singh (born 25 April 1987) is an Indian singer and composer. He primarily sings in Hindi, Bengali, but has also performed in several other Indian languages. He is the recipient of a National Award and a record of six Filmfare Awards. Arijit Singh is often cited as one of the best singers in the Indian and Pakistani music industry and has established a huge fan base across South Asia. He is also known as the “King of playback singing”.
Arijit Singh started his career in 2005 after participating in the contemporary reality show, Fame Gurukul, but did not gain wide recognition before the release of “Tum Hi Ho” and “Choon Main Ya Na” in 2013. He was named the most-streamed Indian artist of the year 2020 by Spotify. He is the most followed Asian solo artist on Spotify.
Arijit Singh Biography
|Real name||Arijit Singh|
|Date of Birth||25-Apr-87|
|Age (as of 2021)||34 Years|
|Birthplace||Jiaganj, Murshidabad, West Bengal, India|
|Hometown||Jiaganj, Murshidabad, West Bengal, India|
Arijit Singh Height, weight, and more
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 168 cm|
|in meters- 1.68 m|
|in Feet Inches- 5’ 6”|
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms- 76 kg|
|in Pounds- 168 lbs|
Arijit Singh was born on 25 April 1987 in Jiaganj, Murshidabad, West Bengal to a Sikh father Kakkar Singh, and a Bengali mother Aditi Singh. He started training in music at home at a very young age. His aunt took training in Indian classical music and his maternal grandmother used to sing. His maternal uncle used to play the tabla, and his mother also sang and played the tabla. He studied at Raja Bijay Singh High School and later at Shripat Singh College affiliated to Kalyani University.
Growing up, he listened to Mozart, Beethoven, and Bengali classical music. He idolized musicians like Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, Ustad Rashid Khan, Zakir Hussain, and Anand Chatterjee and enjoyed listening to Kishore Kumar, Hemant Kumar, and Manna Dey.
Arijit Singh Net worth
Arijit’s net worth is estimated to be around USD 7 million, which is approximately Rs 52 crore in Indian currency. He charges a whopping 8-10 lakhs per song in movies. He is considered to be the most bankable singer in the Bollywood industry and his net worth is likely to increase by 100%. With so much wealth, Singh does not shy away from his duties, he is among the highest taxpayers in the country. He charges a whopping 1.5 crores for an hour-long performance. Arijit also runs an NGO – “Let There Be Light” which works for the BPL community. He has also made various life performances in concert shows for charity.
|Arijit Singh Net worth||$7 Million|
|Net Worth In Indian Rupees||52 Crore INR|