Harris Jayaraj Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Biography & More

Harris Jayaraj

Full NameHarris Jayaraj
NicknameThe King of Melody (fondly called by his fans)
Profession(s)Film Composer, Musician, Songwriter
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet inches- 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 70 kg
in pounds- 154 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth8 January 1975 (Wednesday)
Age (as of 2024)49 Years
Birth PlaceChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricorn
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
SchoolSri Krishnaswamy Matriculation Higher Secondary School, K K Nagar, Chennai
College/UniversityUniversity of Madras, Chennai
Trinity College of Music, London
Educational Qualification(s)Graduate
Grade 4 in music
DebutBhojpuri Music Composition: Pyaar ki Whiskey
Tamil Film Composition: Minnale (2001)
Bollywood Film Composition: Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein (2001)
Telugu Film Composition: Vasu (2002)
HobbiesPlaying musical instruments, Writing
Awards/Achievements Kalaimamani Award from the Government of Tamil Nadu
Life Time Achievement Award from Konijeti Rosaiah, the Governor of Tamil Nadu
Maestro Award from the Ritz Style Awards 2015
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsSuma Jayaraj
Marriage Date18 October 1999
Wife/SpouseSuma Jayaraj
ChildrenSon- Nikhil
Daughter- Nikitha
Harris Jayaraj with his wife and children
ParentsFather- S. M. Jayakumar (Film Guitarist)
Mother- Name Not Known
SiblingsNot Known
Favourite Things
Favourite Musician(s)M. S. Viswanathan, R.D. Burman, A.R. Rahman
Style Quotient
Car CollectionLamborghini

Harris JayarajSome Lesser Known Facts About Harris Jayaraj

  • Does Harris Jayaraj smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Harris Jayaraj drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • When Harris was six years old, he started learning ‘Carnatic music.’
  • He also got training in ‘Classical Guitar’ from ‘Mr. Abdul Sattar.’
  • In his Trinity College of Music London’s ‘Grade 4’ exam, he scored the highest marks in Asia.
  • At the age of 12, he started his career as a ‘Guitarist’ and made his film song debut with the Bhojpuri song ‘Pyaar ki Whiskey.’
  • He is trained in several other traditional and western musical instruments like ‘Synthesizer’, ‘Piano’, ‘Percussion’, and ‘Keyboard.’
  • Harris has composed several famous Bollywood songs including ‘Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein.’
  • He also composed music for TV commercials like ‘Coca-Cola’, etc.
  • Harris worked with numerous popular music directors and music composers like ‘Vidyasagar’, ‘Mani Sharma’, ‘Raj-Koti’, ‘A.R. Rahman’, ‘Karthik Raja’, etc. as a ‘Programmer.’
  • He worked in different languages like Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, and Telugu.
  • In 2001, he started working as a film composer and made his debut with the Tamil film ‘Minnale.’ He was awarded the ‘Best Music Director – Tamil’ for that film at Filmfare Awards. The song ‘Vaseegara’ of that film became so popular. He even broke the music director A.R. Rahman’s 9 years record.
  • In 2009, Harris worked in two shelved films such as ’24’ and ‘Yoddha 2.’
  • He gave several live performances all over the world and his first tour was in 2011 named ‘Harris on the Edge.’
  • In January 2016, he founded his own studio, named, ‘Studio H’ and his first musical composition in this studio is ‘Halena’ from the Tamil film ‘Iru Mugan’ (2016).