Neha Kakkar is a Indian Singer. She is the younger sister of playback singer Sonu Kakkar and singer-composer Tony Kakkar. She was born in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand.
Neha Kakkar used to perform at religious events at the age of four and participated in the second season of the singing reality show, Indian Idol, in which she was eliminated early. She made her Bollywood debut as a chorus singer in the film Meerabai Not Out. She rose to prominence upon the release of the dance track “Second Hand Jawani” from Cocktail which was followed by several other popular party songs including “Sunny Sunny” from Yaariyan and “London Thumakda” from Queen.
Neha Kakkar has gained much popularity on Social Media Platforms. She is quite popular on social media. She has around 49.5M followers on Instagram. Besides Instagram she is also very popular on Facebook. She has around 24M followers on Facebook.
|Real Name||Neha Kakkar|
|Date Of Birth||June 6, 1988|
|Birth Place||Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India|
Neha Kakkar Career
- After her participation in Indian Idol, Neha started doing concerts and event performances that took her “across the world”.
- In 2008, Neha launched her debut album Neha The Rockstar with music by Meet Bros in which she performed some romantic songs.
- In the same year in 2008, a friend of Kakkar called her from the studio of composer Sandesh Shandilya, who was looking for a new voice to record the song “Hai Rama” from Meerabai Not Out (2008).
- The following year, she was featured in an A.R. Rahman’s composition, the theme song of Blue (2009) where she provided the chorus vocals for the song.
- In 2010, Kakkar made her acting debut with Sooraj Barjatya’s film Isi Life Mein…!(2010) in which she played the role of a college student.
- In the same year in 2010, she debuted in both the Kannada and Telugu music industry by performing a total of four tracks for Sandeep Chowta.
- Her major breakthrough came in 2012, when she collaborated with Pritam for the dance track “Second Hand Jawani” from Cocktail.
- 2014 saw the rise of Kakkar with the release of three popular songs. The first one was a collaboration with Yo Yo Honey Singh for the film Yaariyan. The duo collaborated once again for Bollywood’s first trance number, “Manali Trance” from The Shaukeens, which was recorded in twenty-five minutes and third one was her first work with Amit Trivedi, a wedding song titled “London Thumakda”.
- 2016 was a successful year for Kakkar where she performed the popular song “Mile Ho Tum” from the film Fever, composed, written and co-sung by Tony Kakkar, which she considers as the “closest song to her heart”.
Neha Kakkar Age, Height, Weight
Neha Kakkar’s age is 32 years. Neha’s height is 4 feet 10 inches and weight 50 kg. Her eye and hair colour is Brown and Black respectively. Her body measurements are 32-26-32.
Neha Kakkar Family
Neha Kakkar was born on June 6, 1988 in Delhi, India. Her father’s name is Rishikesh Kakkar who used to sell samosa outside a college for a living. Her mother’s name is Niti Kakkar. She has 2 siblings. She has an elder sister named Sonu Kakkar who is a playback singer and an elder brother named Tony Kakkar who is a Singer and Composer.
Neha Kakkar Married Life & Boyfriend
Neha Kakkar is Married. She is married to Punjabi singer Rohanpreet Singh. The couple married on 24 October 2020 in a Gurdwara in Delhi. Before her marriage Neha was also in relationship with Actor Himansh Kohli from 2014 to 2018.
Some Interesting and Unknown Facts About Neha Kakkar
- Neha studied at New Holy Public School, Delhi.
- At the age of 4, she started singing Bhajans and Aartis at religious events.
- Neha Kakkar is one of the most followed Indian celebrities on social media in India.
- She has written and dedicated a song to Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan – ‘SRK anthem’.
- Neha has performed in more than 1000 live concerts across the world.
- Neha Kakkar was one of the contestants on Indian Idol season 2. However, she got eliminated.
- Neha Kakkar isn’t a trained singer. She never went to a music school to learn the art. She is a self-taught singer.
- Neha Kakkar’s favourite actor is Shah Rukh Khan.
- Her favourite actresses is Jacqueline Fernandez.
- Her favourite musicians are A.R.Rahman, Yo Yo Honey Singh, Bohemia, Nyvaan and Shannon Donald.
- She loves singing a lot.
Neha Kakkar’s Salary and Net Worth
Neha Kakkar has a net worth of $3.5 Million USD. Her income source is mainly her Singing and Live Concerts.
Neha Kakkar is very fond of Singing and Travelling. Neha’s favourite foods are Moong Dal Halwa, French Fries, Rasgulla, Ragi Chips. She also loves taking Selfies.