Neha Kakkar is an Indian singer, composer, musician, live performer and judge of the singing reality show, Indian Idol. She started off his journey from the same platform (Indian Idol; second season) as a contestant. Though she was eliminated early, her immense progress and sheer hard work after several struggles have made her judge of the same singing platform. She rose to prominence with several hit party and chartbusters songs including “Sunny Sunny”, “Second Hand Jawani” and many others. With all of that well-deserved attention and sheer hard work, Neha Kakkar has a net worth of USD 3 million or INR 24.75 crore as of 2020.
|Net worth||USD 3 million (INR 24.75 crore) (2021)|
|Born||June 6, 1988|
|Birth Place||Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India|
|Height||4 ft 10 in (148 cm)|
|Weight||In kilograms: 45 kg; In pounds: 101 lbs|
Neha Kakkar Properties
With crores in hands, Neha Kakkar is currently living a lavish lifestyle in the prime locality of Mumbai, India, at Panorama Tower which is worth INR 1.2 crores.
A few months ago, she shared a photo on Instagram of her new and lavish bungalow in Rishikesh with a Mercedes cark parked right behind her. Along with, she also shared her photo of her old house having one room, where she spent her childhood days. Her post received a lot of love and comment section got filled with ample of praises by her industry peers and fans. Here is the post below:
What Contributed To Neha Kakkar Net Worth?
With an astonishing net worth of USD 3 million (INR 24.75 crore), Neha Kakkar has made crores from her singing career, high profile collaborations and guest appearances. Her mesmerizing voice and chartbuster songs which is almost played in every party and wedding have gained immense love and popularity.
Her chart-busters songs include “Aankh Maarey” from Simmba, “Cheez Badi” from Machine, “Dilbar” from Satyameva Jayate , “Badri Ki Dulhania” from Badrinath Ki Dulhania, “Kala Chashma” for the film Baar Baar Dekho and the private single “Nikle Currant”, all of which crossed over 6 hundred million views. The song Dilbar became the first Indian song to get number three spot on the Billboard YouTube Music Chart. Her song in O Saki Saki” from the movie Batla House has broken many records.
Being the most followed Indian artiste on Instagram, Neha Kakkar is very active in all social media platforms where she interacts with her fans and never forgets to give updates about her life.
Neha Kakkar is also referred to as the most bankable singers in Bollywood industry. According to some reports, she charges INR 20-25 Lacs for a one-hour long performance and INR 8-10 lakh per song.
2016 was a successful year for Kakkar as her song “Mile Ho Tum” from the film Fever credited as the most-viewed Bollywood song on YouTube and she considers this song as the closest song to her heart. The song “Kala Chashma” from Baar Baar Dekho became the “party anthem of the year” and was widely admired by the critics for its use of hip-hop beats, dubstep, and very groovy bass. “Kar Gayi Chull” from Kapoor & Sons received positive reviews from critics and fans.
Her voice in the song “Nodu Baare” alongside Master Saleem, and in the title track of the Kannada film Thamassu resulted in her Filmfare Awards South nomination in the field of Best Female Playback Singer.
Her various television appearances as a guest, judge and special appearances on popular television shows, has not only helped her to gain fame but also contributed a lot to her net worth. Started off his journey from a contestant in 2006 Indian Idol – Season 2 to special appearances in popular shows like Comedy Nights with Kapil (2014), Comedy Classes (2015), Comedy Nights Bachao (2016), Comedy Nights Live (2016), The Kapil Sharma Show (2016 and 2019), Super Dancer (2019), and Khatra Khatra Khatra (2019).
The singer was also a judge of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs 2017, Indian Idol Season 10 (2018) and Indian Idol Season 11 (2019). Take at the look of her pictures below as a judge of Indian Idol:
During the shows, guest appearances and concert, the singer was often trolled as a “cry baby” on various social media platforms for frequently crying on-screen. But her boldness and strong attitude gave everyone a sentence that she is a “proud emotional girl” who does not wish to become “emotionless” or “heartless” anywhere.
Early Life and Career
Neha Kakkar was born in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India on June 6, 1988, to Rishikesh Kakkar, and Niti Kakkar. She is the younger sister of singer-composer Tony Kakkar and playback singer Sonu Kakkar. Her father used to sell samosa outside college and her mother was a homemaker.
At the age of four, she started performing at religious events and local gatherings with her siblings and attend four to five jagrans in a day which boosted her self-confidence and never felt of getting formal training for singing. At that time family went through a lot of financial crises. Living in one room rented house with a whole family was tough. Later, she moved to Mumbai with her brother, Tony Kakkar in 2004 to try luck.
At the beginning of her career, she used to perform in concerts and events in Mumbai where she started getting recognized and people started calling her as the “Jai Mata Di girl”. She launched her debut album Neha The Rockstar in 2008 by Meet Bros where she performed romantic songs. She called her brother Tony as a constant pillar of strength and her elder sister Sonu, as her singing inspiration. Actress Mandira Bedi calls her as the next “Indian Shakira” where Govinda gave her the title as the “female-Govinda” because of her killing expressions.
She received the Instagram trophy in October 2019, celebrating the first Indian musician and the 5th Indian to reach the milestone of the most followed Indian artiste. She was even included in the list of 35 boldest entrepreneurs of India in the year 2017 and in the same year earned her name in Forbes Celebrity 100 in terms of income and popularity. Her name was listed in the twenty-ninth spot in 2019 and sixty-fourth spot in 2017. Take a look at the video below!
Neha Kakkar was in a relationship with actor Himansh Kohli since 2014. The duo officially announced their relationship in September 2018, but three months later the couple broke up. This was confirmed when she posted an emotional message on Instagram stories. She also shared a state of depression in her life in August 2019 after rumors of an affair with an Indian Idol contestant surfaced. In one of her interviews, she revealed that she regrets making her personal life public.
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