Neha Kakkar is one of the most popular and successful singers in India. She is known for her versatile and energetic voice, as well as her charismatic personality and style.
Kakkar (and her brother Tony) have sung many hit songs in various genres, such as pop, rock, folk, dance, and Bollywood.
She has also appeared as a judge on several reality shows, such as Indian Idol and Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs.
Neha Kakkar has won many awards and accolades for her singing talent and achievements since she has started singing.
|Full Name||Neha Kakkar|
|Date of Birth||6 June 1988|
|Place of Birth||Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India|
|Height||4 ft 10 in|
|Weight||46 kg (approx. 101 lbs)|
|Race (Ethnicity)||Asian (Indian)|
|Tattoos on body||–|
Past & Current Relationships:
|Father’s Name||Rishikesh Kakkar|
|Mother’s Name||Niti Kakkar|
|Brother’s Name||Tony Kakkar (Music director) and Sonu Kakkar (Singer)|
|Marital Status||Married (to Rohanpreet Singh)|
|Husband||Rohanpreet Singh (Punjabi Singer)|
|(ex)Boyfriend||Himansh Kohli (Actor)|
Neha Kakkar has had a few relationships in her personal life. She was previously dating actor Himansh Kohli, whom she met on the sets of the film Yaariyan. They were in a relationship for four years, but broke up in 2018 due to personal differences. Neha was very heartbroken after the breakup, and even suffered from depression for some time. She later revealed that Himansh had cheated on her and lied to her.
In 2020, Neha found love again in Punjabi singer Rohanpreet Singh. They met on the sets of their music video Nehu Da Vyah, and fell in love with each other. They got engaged in September 2020, and got married in October 2020 in a lavish ceremony in Delhi. They also had a reception in Chandigarh, and a honeymoon in Dubai. Neha and Rohanpreet are very happy together, and often share their romantic pictures and videos on social media.
Early Life & Education:
Neha Kakkar was born on 6 June 1988, in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India. She belongs to a Hindu Khatri family. Her father, Rishikesh Kakkar, was a salesman at a halwai shop, and her mother, Niti Kakkar, was a homemaker. She has an elder sister, Sonu Kakkar, who is also a singer, and a younger brother, Tony Kakkar, who is a music composer and singer.
Neha grew up in Delhi, where she attended New Holy Public School. She did not pursue higher education, as she wanted to focus on her singing career. She started singing at the age of four, at religious events and local gatherings. She was inspired by her sister Sonu, who also participated in singing competitions and shows. Neha also learned classical music from her guru Ganesh Prasad Mishra.
|upcoming songs or albums||Not announced yet|
Neha Kakkar started her singing career by participating in the second season of Indian Idol in 2006, but she was eliminated early in the show. She did not give up and continued to perform at various events and shows. She then launched her first album Neha The Rockstar in 2008, with music by Meet Bros Anjjan. She also sang for some regional films and albums.
In 2009, she got her breakthrough in Bollywood with the song Blue Theme from the film Blue. She then sang for many hit films, including Cocktail, Yaariyan, Queen, Kick, Hate Story 3, Airlift, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, Badrinath Ki Dulhania, Judwaa 2, Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety, Simmba, Kesari, Street Dancer 3D, Tanhaji, and many more. She also released many independent singles and albums, such as SRK Anthem, Car Mein Music Baja, Mile Ho Tum, Maahi Ve, Oh Humsafar, Aankh Marey Remix, Coca Cola Tu, Dheeme Dheeme, Goa Beach, Jinke Liye, Nehu Da Vyah, and many more.
Neha Kakkar has also been a part of many reality shows as a judge or a mentor. She was a judge on Indian Idol 10 and 11, along with Anu Malik and Vishal Dadlani. She was also a judge on Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs 2017 and 2020, along with Himesh Reshammiya and Javed Ali. She has also appeared as a guest or a performer on many other shows, such as Comedy Nights with Kapil, The Kapil Sharma Show, Khatra Khatra Khatra, Bigg Boss 14, and others.
Neha Kakkar has collaborated with many other singers and composers, such as Yo Yo Honey Singh, Tony Kakkar (her brother), Badshah, Guru Randhawa, Tanishk Bagchi, Arijit Singh, Vishal-Shekhar, Pritam, and others. She has also released many singles and albums as an independent artist, such as Mile Ho Tum, Oh Humsafar, Nikle Currant, Yaad Piya Ki Aane Lagi, Jinke Liye, and Taaron Ke Shehar.
Net Worth and Income:
|Net Worth||$5 Million or 37 Crore|
|Fees||Neha Kakkar reportedly charges anywhere between Rs 15-18 lakhs for a song. She charges a massive 20-25 lakhs for a one-hour long performance at big concerts. Neha Kakkar’s annual income is 5 Crore+.|
|Sources of Income||Income from films, TV shows, songs, concerts, live shows, and brand endorsements|
Currently in 2023, Neha Kakkar is one of the highest-paid singers in India. According to various sources, her current net worth is estimated to be around $5 million (Rs 37 crore). She charges around Rs 10-15 lakh for singing per song and Rs 25-30 lakh per show for live performances. She also earns from her YouTube channel, endorsements, social media accounts, brand promotions, and other ventures.
She lives a luxurious lifestyle and owns several properties and cars. She recently bought a bungalow in Rishikesh, where she grew up. She also owns a flat in Mumbai and a farmhouse in Panvel. She has a collection of cars, such as Mercedes Benz GLS 350d SUV (Rs 1 crore), BMW 5 Series (Rs 60 lakh), Audi Q7 (Rs 80 lakh), Ford Endeavour (Rs 35 lakh), and others.
She is also very generous and charitable and donates money to various causes and organizations. She also supports many aspiring singers and musicians by giving them opportunities and guidance. Neha is also very active on social media and has a huge fan following. She has over 60 million followers on Instagram, over 20 million subscribers on YouTube, over 15 million followers on Facebook, and over 10 million followers on Twitter.
Interesting facts and Trivia
- At the age of four, she has already decided that she wanted to be a singer.
- Her childhood went in singing Mata Rani bhajans and aartis.
- She charged Rs. 500 for singing in Jagratas during her struggling days.
- Neha Kakkar started singing at the age of four and gave her first stage performance at the age of 16.
- She is the sister of famous singer Tony Kakkar and also has a brother named Sonu Kakkar.
- Neha’s first break in the Bollywood industry was as a contestant on the reality shows Indian Idol Season 2 in 2006.
- She has lent her voice to over 300 Bollywood songs and has won several awards, including the Mirchi Music Awards and the Zee Cine Awards.
- Neha Kakkar is also known for her philanthropic work and has been associated with several charitable organizations.
- She has been a judge on several reality shows, including Indian Idol, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Lil Champs, and The Voice of India.
- Neha is very active on social media and has a massive following on Instagram with over 80 million followers.
- She has also been featured in several music videos, including “Aankh Marey” and “Coca-Cola Tu”.
- In 2020, Neha Kakkar became the most followed Indian musician on Instagram, surpassing even Arijit Singh and Shreya Ghoshal.
- She has also collaborated with international artists, including Jason Derulo, Marshmello, and DJ Snake.