Sonu Nigam
Sonu Nigam
Celebrated Name: Sonu Nigam
Real Name/Full Name: Sonu Kumar Nigam
Gender: Male
Age: 50 years old
Birth Date: 30 July 1973
Birth Place: Faridabad, Haryana, India
Nationality: Indian
Height: 1.74 m
Weight: 65 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Madhurima Nigam (m. 2002)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Niveen Nigam)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Sonu Nigam Gay?: No
Profession: Singer, music director
Salary: $5 million
Net Worth in 2024: $60 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Sonu Nigam is a popular Indian singer, music director, actor with hundreds of hit songs, and he has also appeared as a judge in many Indian music reality shows. His name is considered to be on the list of most popular Bollywood singers. He is also recognized for his live musical performances. His songs mostly belong to the Classical and Semi-Classical genres.

He usually sings in Hindi, but his covers are in Odia, Bengali, Tamil, Bhojpuri, Nepali, Marathi, and Telugu languages. He has also acted in some Hindi movies, ‘Jaani Dushman- Ek Anokhee Kahani’ is one of them. He is considered ‘Modern Rafi’ with over 5000 hit songs that dominate the Bollywood industry. He is also known as “The Lord of Chords” and “The Master of Melody.”

Maybe you know about Sonu Nigam very well But do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Sonu Nigam’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Born to Agam Kumar Nigam and Shobha Nigam, Sonu Nigam spent his early life in the lanes of Faridabad, Haryana in India. He has three siblings, Nikita Nigam, Meenal Nigam and Teesha Nigam. His father is from Agra.

Sonu Nigam started singing at a young age, and he was four years old when he sang Mohammed Rafi’s popular song “ Kya Huya Tera Wada” along with his father on stage. Since then, he started to accompany his father and made appearances at various events like weddings and parties.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 30 July 1973, Sonu Nigam is 50 years old as of today’s date 15th June 2024. His height is 1.74 m tall, and weight is 65 kg.

Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids

He married Madhurima Nigam on February 15th, 2002. There are no reported problems in their marriage, and he is not associated with or dating any other women. Thus they can be regarded as one Happily Married Couple. On July 25th, 2007, They gave birth to Nevaan Nigam, The son of Sonu Nigam.

Sonu Nigam named his son Neevan as it means Holy, just like music is for him. Neevan Nigam made his appearance in the popular song “Why This Kolaveri Di” alongside Dhanush. Sonu Nigam’s son is said to have the same melodious voice as his father.


Sonu Nigam is a very popular Bollywood singer and music director known for his romantic, rock, devotional, ghazal and patriotic songs. He has songs in Hindi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu, Nepali, Marathi, Kannada, Bhojpuri, English, Malayalam and Manipuri languages. He had released many pops and Buddhist albums. He has also performed in countries like Europe, Africa, North America and Australia.

His debut song was “O Aasman Wale” from the movie Aja Meri Jaan in the tear 1993. This year, he released his first album, “Rafi ki Yaadien”. After this, he sang songs from popular movies like ‘Hulchul’, ‘Gaddar’, ‘Hero No.1’, ‘Muqabla’, ‘Kasam Teri Kasam’, ‘Veerta’, ‘Cheetah’, ‘Jaanwar’, ‘Sooryavansham’, ‘Himmatwar’, ‘Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya’ and many more.

He has recorded over 5000 hit songs and is regarded as “Modern Rafi”. In October 2007, he appeared as a judge on the music reality show ‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa l’il Champs International’. He was the celebrity judge on the Sa re Ga Ma Pa Mega Grand finale on December 12, 2009. In 2002 he hosted a show named “Kisme Kitna Hai Dum”. He has also made appearances in various popular movies like ‘Jaani Dushman- Ek Anokhee Kahani’.

Awards & Achievements

The audience loves sonu Nigam. He is regarded as “The Lord Of Chords”, “Master of Melody”, “Modern Rafi”. He was recognized for his melodious voice, he won the Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer in 2003 and 2004 for his songs in ‘Kal Ho Na ho’ and ‘Saathiya’.

He has won the National Film Award for the Best Male Playback singer in 2005 for his song in the film ‘Kal Ho Na Ho’. He has won the Zee Cine Award for his song ‘Abhi Mujhme Kahin’ and many more awards. He is regarded as one of the top male singers that Bollywood has.

Net Worth & Salary of Sonu Nigam in 2024

Sonu Nigam Net Worth
Sonu Nigam Net Worth

Sonu Nigam charges 10-15 lakhs INR for a single song. His earnings are mainly from the songs he sings and directs. As of June 2024, His net worth is around $60 million.

Sonu Nigam was born with this talent as he started singing at a very young age. He is not only a talented musician but also is a very hardworking person. He is an inspiration for many budding singers and is considered one of the most popular and melodious singers that Bollywood has. This man still continues to enlighten us with his songs.


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