Sonu Nigam is one of the top playback singers of Bollywood who has ruled the industry through his singing charm. He has also been involved in releasing Indian pop music.
Nigam created and maintained his stature in the late 90’s and early 2000’s giving the highest numbers of songs in a calendar year. He has been singing from the very early stage, aged four, on the company of his father Agam Kumar Nigam, a well known artist of the same industry. At the age of 18, he moved to Mumbai with his father in the pursue of his singing career. He got his training from Hindustani classical singer Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan.
He has even appeared in some movies such as ‘Jaani Dushman: Ek Anokhi Kahani’, ‘Kash Aap Hamare Hote’ and ‘Love in Nepal’ as lead and supporting actor.
Full Name: Sonu Nigam
Nick Name: Golden boy of indipop
Occupation: Singer, Composer
Sonu Nigam Personal Life:
Date of Birth: July 30, 1973
Birth Place: Faridabad, Haryana, India
Age: 42 (as of 2015)
Father Name: Agam Kumar Nigam
Mother Name: Sobha Nigam
Siblings: Neeketa and Meenal (sisters)
Debut Song: for the movie ‘janam'(1990), which wasn’t officially realeased.
Education: Delhi University (Distance education).
Sonu Nigam Body Statistics:
Height: 1.70 m, 5’ 7”
Weight: 69 kg
Chest size: 43 inches
Waist size: 33 inches
Biceps: 15 inches
Neck size: 15 inches
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Black
Best food: Paneer(in any form)
Best Singers: Mohammed Rafiq, Lata Mangeskar
Best Book: ‘Don’t Sweat the Small Things’ by Richard Carlson
Best Destination: Greece, Egypt and New Zealand
Sonu Nigam Net Worth: $50 million
Sonu Nigam Relationship status: He is married to Madhurima in 2002 with his son Neevan Nigam.
Sonu Nigam facts:
He is a famous voice over artist and has also given his voice in the animated movies such as Alladin and Rio.
He has acted in some Indian movies, making a debut from Betaab as a child actor.
He geve his stage performance at the age of four, singing kya huwa tera wada with his father.
He can sing in many regional languages such as Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Punjabi etc and even international languages like English, Nepali etc.
His first music album was Kismat which was a very big hit.
He won his first Filmfare awards in 1999 for the track Ishq Bina in Taal composed by AR Rahman.