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Sonu Kakkar

A popular singer, influencer and songwriter, Sonu Kakkar was born on 20 October 1979 to Rishikesh and Niti Kakkar. She was passionate about singing from a very tender age and sang Jagran (Hindu devotional gatherings). She was an inspiration to her siblings, Neha and Tony Kakkar and a lot of much as across the country. Furthermore, she has spread her wings not only to the Hindi song industry but to other music industries stretching all across India. She has sung many songs in Punjabi, Kannada, Telugu. Malayalam etc.

Personal life

Sonu Kakkar was born on 20 October 1979 in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand. Her Zodiac sign is Libra. She did her schooling from Rishikesh till class 8. She did her further studies from open board. Sonu never attended college. She was interested in singing since her childhood. Sonu began singing jagrans at the age of five when her parents moved to Uttam Nagar, in Delhi. Sonu later shifted to Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, where she sang on channel V’s music competition called Indian Pop Star. Though she didn’t win the competition but was observed by a music director. His name was Sandeep Chowta.

She belongs to hindu khatri family. Her father’s name is Rishikesh Kakkar. Her mother’s nameis Niti Kakkar. After Sonu, her younger siblings, Neha Kakkar and Tony Kakkar came into the industry.

Sonu married a producer Neeraj Sharma in 2006.

Bio of Sonu Kakkar

Real NameSonu Kakkar
Professionsinger, composer, and songwriter
Height163 cm
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Date of Birth20 October 1979
Age (as of 2022)43
BirthplaceRishikesh, Uttrakhand, India
DebutBabuji Zara Dheere Chalo, (2013)
Zodiac SignLibra
Food HabitNon vegetarian
HobbiesTravelling and Shopping


Sonu Kakkar was interested to pursue a career in music from a very early age itself. She competed in a music reality show hosted by Channel V called the Indian pop star. A well-known Bollywood music director Sandeep Chowta heard her singing and invited her to singer debut song, Babuji Zara Dheere from the film Dum, which she sang along with Sukhwinder Singh.

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At a time when all aspiring female singers were leading in the footsteps of Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle, Sonu Kakkar took a different path. She followed Sandeep Chowta and followed a full-throated voice. Sonu has also won several MTV immies Awards for her debut song and instantly grew popular in the industry.

Sonu Kakkar made her Kannada debut with the song ‘Oora Kannu’ from the film ‘Ranga SSLC’, her Telugu debut with the song “Pawan Laa” from the film ‘Kokila’, Tamil debut with the song “Dhinam Dhinam Deepawali”; from the film ‘Varalaru’, Marathi debut with the song “Naad Karaycha Naay” from the movie “Mi Amruta Boltey”, Malayalam debut ‘Dil Lena’ from the film ‘Kali Mannu’, and Punjabi Debut from the film ‘Jag Jeondeyan De Mele’. Sonu has also sung a Nepali song “Salaam Lijiye Kabool Kijiye” from the movie Kohinoor.

Sonu runs her own YouTube channel. She has 2.33 million subscribers on her channel. She uploads covers of different songs, shorts and vlogs on it.

Favourites of Sonu Kakkar

SingerNusrat Fateh Ali Khan
HobbiesSinging, Dancing, and Travelling
ClothingJimmy Choo and Michael Kors
FoodPanipuri, Samosa
ActorAmitabh Bachchan
ActressDeepika Padukone

Net worth

Sonu’s primary source of income is from singing, modelling and paid advertisements. Her estimated net worth is around 60 crores as of 2022. She has ‘Audi Q3, and the cost of the car is 43 Lakh rupees. The second car in her garage is ‘BMW X4, which costs her around 70 Lakh rupees. She charges up to 12 To 15 Lakh per song.

Song list

London ThumakdaBin LadenKrishna Janmala
Lori SunaLuck Vij CurrentMana Ke Ham Yar Nahi
Yah Kasur Mera HaiBoss EntryBhal Milka Bhag
SarrainuduKhushbooDil Yasko Me
Jaruri Tha KeKharaa KharaaRangoli Rangoli
MadariBlueBabbe Mast
Dil De Diya HaiUrben MundaSing Raja
Vir Bhagat SinghHip Hip HurrahHir
Tune Mere JanaBabuji Jara Dhire ChaloMahi Bin
Rulli RulliRangu
Akhia Nu Ren De

Awards, Achievements And Salary

Her first song, Babuji Zara Dheere Chalo, (2013) became a national sensation at the time and gave her the MTV immies Awards. She also had a lot of achievements during her career journey, from being a judge in the Punjabi singing reality show ”Sa Re Ga Pa Punjabi” to being featured in Score Magazine.

Contact details

FacebookSonu Kakkar
TwitterSonu Kakkar
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Less known Facts About Sonu Kakkar

  • Sonu Kakkar was born into an economically very weak family in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India. Her father was a samosa vendor and struggled to keep the family together. It was Sonu Kakkar’s hard work and persistence that helped the family reach great heights.
  • Sonu Kakkar has a youtube channel in her name with over 1.65 million followers and more than 23 crore views.
  • Sonu completed class 8 from a school in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India. and later, opted for an open board to finish her further education. She has never been to a college. Instead, she focused on training her vocals and career.
  • Sonu shared during an interview that Sonu had never received any formal training in music.
  • She is the first person in her family to pursue music as her career.
  • She has a deep faith in Lord Ganesha.
  • In 2020, she appeared as a judge in the Punjabi singing reality show ”Sa Re Ga Pa Punjabi”. 
  • Sonu is quite popular on social media platforms also. About 1.5 million people follow her on Instagram.
  • She appeared in Kapil Sharma’s show in 2019.

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