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Sonu Nigam Wiki – Biography, Lifestyle, Net Worth, Family, & Favourites

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Early Life

Sonu Nigam was born on 30 July 1973 in Faridabad, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, India. His father’s name is Agam Kumar Nigam who was from Agra while his mother’s name is Shobha Nigam who was from Garhwal. His sister Teesha Nigam is also a professional singer. Nigam completed his schooling at J.D. Tyler School, Delhi, and graduated from the University of Delhi, New Delhi.

Filmography

Movies of Sonu Nigam are the following:

Year Title Role Notes
1983 Betaab Young Sunny
1985 Pyaara Dushman Manish Khadnya
2002 Jaani Dushman: Ek Anokhi Kahani Vivek Saxena
2003 Kash Aap Hamare Hote Jai Kumar
2004 Love in Nepal Abby
2005 Navra Maza Navsacha Guest appearance in a song
2013 Warning Guest appearance in the song “Takeedein”
2019 Spotless Lead Role Short film

Dubbing work
Film title Original Voice Character Dub Language Original Language Original Release Dub Release Notes
Aladdin Scott Weinger
(Speaking)
Brad Kane (Singing)
Aladdin
(Speaking and Singing)
Hindi English 1992 1994 Dubbed by Modi Entertainment
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Biography

Sonu Nigam is a popular Indian playback singer and music director who look like a legendary singer Mohammad Rafi(so, people called him a modern Rafi). He started singing at the age of only four when he joined his father on stage to sing Mohammed Rafi’s popular song “Kya Hua Tera Wada”. After that he and his father together singing at many weddings and parties. To began his career in singing, Nigam moved to Mumbai at the age of only 26. He also got training by Hindustani classical singer Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan specifically. on 15 February 2002, He married Madhurima Mishra and They have a son named Nevaan.

Lifestyle

Sonu Nigam’s height is approximately 5 feet 7 inches tall and he weighs around 65kg. His eyes have dark brown and the hair color is black. His sexual orientation is straight His Body Measurements of the chest are 38 inches, waist is 30 inches and biceps are 12 inches respectively. He appears to be active on various social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Instagram Profile: @sonunigamofficial

Height

The height of Sonu Nigam in different measurement are the following:
Height in feet and inches: 5 feet 7 inches
Height in meters: 1.70m
Height in centimeters: 170cm

Net Worth
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The estimated Net Worth of Sonu Nigam is approximately $8 million as of 2021.

Salary

Sonu Nigam charges around 5 to 7 lakh per song in 2021.

Awards 

Awards and honor received by Sonu Nigam are the following:

  • 1997 Zee Cine Award Best Playback Singer- Male, for the song “Sandese Aate Hai”, from the film “Border”.
  • 1998 Screen Award for Best Male Pop Artist for Kismat
  • 2001 Zee Cine Award Best Playback Singer– Male, for the song “Suraj Hua Maddham”, from the film “Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham”.
  • 2001 IIFA Best Male Playback Award, for the song “Suraj Hua Maddham”, from the film “Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham”.
  • 2001 Star Screen Award Best Male Playback, for the song “Tanhayee”, from the film “Dil Chahta Hai”.
  • 2002 IIFA Best Male Playback Award, for the song “Saathiya”, from the film “Saathiya”.
  • 2002 Zee Cine Award Best Playback Singer- Male, for the song “Saathiya”, from the film “Saathiya”.
  • 2002 Filmfare Best Male Playback Award, for the song “Saathiya”, from the film Saathiya.
  • 2003 Filmfare Best Male Playback Award, for the song “Kal Ho Naa Ho”, from the film Kal Ho Naa Ho”.
  • 2003 IIFA Best Male Playback Award, for the song “Kal Ho Naa Ho”, from the film Kal Ho Na Ho”.
  • 2003 Apsara Film Producers’ Guild Award for Best Male Playback Singer for “Kal Ho Na Ho” from the film Kal Ho Naa Ho.
  • 2003 National Film Award for Best Male Playback SingerKal Ho Na Ho for “Kal Ho Naa Ho”
  • 2004 Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer
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    , for the song “Kal Ho Naa Ho”, from the film Kal Ho Naa Ho.

  • 2005 Star Screen Award Best Male Playback, for the song “Dheere Jalna”, from the film “Paheli”.
  • 2007 Annual Central European Bollywood Awards, Best Male Playback Singer for Mein Agar Kahoon, Om Shanti Om.
  • 2008 Filmfare Awards South, Kannada, Best Male Playback Singer for Ninnindale from Milana.
  • 2009 Filmfare Awards South, Kannada, Best Male Playback Singer for Yenagali from Mussanje Maathu.
  • 2010 GIMA(Global Indian Music Award) for Most Popular Song – All Izz Well.
  • 2010 – Global Indian Music Award for Best Live Performer (Male)
  • 2012–2013 Filmfare Awards South – Nominated – Best Playback Singer Male for the song “Chendutiya Pakkadali” from the movie Drama.
  • 2012 Royal Stag Mirchi Music Award for Male Vocalist of The Year for the song “Abhi Mujhme Kahin” from the film Agneepath
  • 2013 Zee Cinema Award for Best Male Playback Singer for Abhi Mujhme Kahin from the film Agneepath.
  • 2014 Mirchi Music Awards South – Best Male Vocalist Kannada
  • 2017 Haryana Gaurav Samman by Haryana Government, Government of India
  • 2018 Doctorate from Theerthanker Mahaveer University, Moradabad in recognition of his outstanding contribution in the field of music and inspiring youth to follow a path to success.
  • 2020 Bharat Ratna Dr. Ambedkar Award by Govt. of Maharashtra ( Presented by HE Shree Bhagat Singh Koshyari, Governor)
  • 2021 Lokmat Sur-Jyotsna Award for his contribution to Indian music
  • 2021 Smule Mirchi Music Singer of the decade award for Abhi Mujh me Kahin (Agneepath)

Family

Family details of Sonu Nigam are as follows:
Father Name: Agam Kumar Nigam (Singer)
Mother Name: Shobha Nigam
Sisters Name: Meenal and Neekita(Teesha) (Younger)
Spouse Name: Madhurima Nigam
Son Name: Nevaan Nigam

Facts

Some of the unknown facts about Sonu Nigam are the following:

  • Sonu Nigam was born on 30 July 1973 in Faridabad, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, India.
  • His father’s name is Agam Kumar Nigam who was from Agra while his mother’s name is Shobha Nigam who was from Garhwal.
  • His sister Teesha Nigam is also a professional singer.
  • Nigam completed his schooling at J.D. Tyler School, Delhi, and graduated from the University of Delhi, New Delhi.
  • Sonu Nigam is a popular Indian playback singer and music director who look like a legendary singer Mohammad Rafi(so, people called him a modern Rafi).
  • He started singing at the age of only four when he joined his father on stage to sing Mohammed Rafi’s popular song “Kya Hua Tera Wada”.
  • After that he and his father together singing at many weddings and parties.
  • To began his career in singing, Nigam moved to Mumbai at the age of only 26.
  • He also got training by Hindustani classical singer Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan specifically.
  • on 15 February 2002, He married Madhurima Mishra and They have a son named Nevaan.
  • Sonu Nigam’s height is approximately 5 feet 7 inches tall and he weighs around 65kg.
  • His eyes have dark brown and the hair color is black.
  • His sexual orientation is straight His Body Measurements of the chest are 38 inches, waist is 30 inches and biceps are 12 inches respectively.
  • He appears to be active on various social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Favorites

Some of the favorite things of Sonu Nigam are the following:
Favorite Actor: Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan
Favorite: Actresses Madhuri Dixit, Marlyn Monroe
Favorite Bollywood Movies: Amar Prem, Kunwara Baap, Half Ticket, Sholay Favorite Hollywood Movies: The Sixth Sense
Favorite Song: “Duniya Rang Rangeeli Wah Wah” by K.L. Saigal
Favorite Destination: Greece, Egypt, New Zealand
Favorite Color: Black
Favorite Hobby: Workout and Reading
Favorite Musician: Mohammed Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar, Micheal Jackson, Whitney Houston, George Michael, Michael Bolton, Cliff Richards, Mariah Carey

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