Arijit Singh (Singer) Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Wife & More

Arijit Singh

Bio
Real NameArijit Singh
NicknameNot Known
ProfessionSinger
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 6”
Weightin Kilograms- 76 kg
in Pounds- 168 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 40 Inches
- Waist: 32 Inches
- Biceps: 12 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth25 April 1987
Age (as in 2017)30 Years
Birth PlaceJiaganj, Murshidabad, West Bengal, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signTaurus
NationalityIndian
HometownJiaganj, Murshidabad, West Bengal, India
SchoolRaja Bijay Singh High School, Murshidabad
CollegeSripat Singh College, Jiaganj  
Educational QualificationsNot Known
DebutSinging Debut: Phir Mohabbat from Murder 2 (2011)
FamilyFather- Not Known (LIC agent)
Mother- Not Known
Brother- N/A
Sister- 1
ReligionHindu
HobbiesCycling, reading, photography, playing badminton, writing and making documentaries
Controversies• In September 2013, he was arrested for assaulting a journalist, after the journalist asked him details about his divorce case with his first wife.
• In May 2016, he posted an open letter to Salman Khan on Facebook, requesting him to retain his version of a song in the film Sultan, which he thought that Salman had recorded by another singer, as Salman thought Arijit insulted him in the 2014 Star Guild Awards function. But later, Arijit deleted that post.
Arijit Singh apology open letter to Salman Khan
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodMaacher jhol and mishti, alu seddo, daal, bhaat and alu posto
Favourite ActorSalman Khan, Akshay Kumar and Manoj Bajpayee
Favourite ActressPriyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone
Favourite MusicianGhulam Ali, Jagjit Singh, Mehdi Hassan, Ustad Rashid Ali Khan, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, KK and Michael Jackson
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsKoel Roy Singh
WifeKoel Roy Singh (2nd wife)
Arijit Singh with his wife
ChildrenDaughter- 1 (Step-daughter)
Son- N/A
Money Factor
Salary13 lakhs/song (INR)
Net Worth$7 million

Arijit Singh

Some Lesser Known Facts About Arijit Singh

  • Does Arijit Singh smoke?: Yes
  • Does Arijit Singh drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Arijit comes from a musical family background as his grandmother, mother and sister are fine singers.
  • He has 3 musical gurus, Rajendra Prasad Hazari who taught him  Indian classical music, Dhirendra Prasad Hazari who taught him tabla and Birendra Prasad Hazari, who taught him Rabindrasangeet and pop music.
  • He started his singing career by participating in the singing reality show Fame Gurukul in 2005, on the suggestion of his guru Rajendra Prasad Hazar, but unfortunately, he ended up in the 6th spot. Arijit Singh in Fame Gurukul 2005
  • Later, he participated in another reality show, 10 Ke 10 Le Gaye Dil, and won that competition.
  • Before becoming a playback singer, he freelanced with musicians like Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy,  Pritam Chakraborty, Vishal-Shekhar and Mithoon Sharma.
  • His favourite song is Phir Le Aaya Dil from the film Barfi.
  • In 2014, he married his childhood friend Koel Roy, which was the second marriage for both him and his wife.
  • Shah Rukh Khan initially wanted Atif Aslam to sing the song Gerua from the film Dilwale.
  • He has an NGO called Let There Be Light, which works for poor people.
  • In 2016, he posted an open letter to Salman Khan on Facebook, requesting him to retain his version of a song in the film Sultan, which he thought that Salman had recorded by another singer because Salman thought Arijit insulted him in the 2014 Star Guild Awards function, when Salman questioned Arijit on what took him so long to reach the stage, to which Arijit replied, “Aap logon ne toh sula diya.” After which Salman replied “Aur isme humara koi dosh nahi hai, agar aise hi gaane bajte rahenge.”

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