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Rupi Kaur (Poet) Age, Family, Boyfriend, Biography & More

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Rupi Kaur

Bio
Real NameRupi Kaur
ProfessionAuthor, Poet
Famous ForPoetry Books: Milk & Honey
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 158 cm
in meters- 1.58 m
in feet inches- 5’ 3”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 55 kg
in pounds- 121 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)32-26-34
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth5 October 1992
Age (as in 2017)25 Years
Birth PlacePunjab, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signLibra
NationalityCanadian
HometownBrampton, Canada
SchoolNot Known
College/UniversityUniversity of Waterloo, Ontario
Educational QualificationDegree in Rhetoric and Professional Writing
DebutWriting: Milk & Honey (2014)
ReligionSikhism
EthnicityIndian
HobbiesDrawing, Painting, Travelling
Controversies• She posted a photo on Instagram, in which she was lying in bed with menstrual blood stains on her sweatpants and her sheets.Rupi Kaur menstrual controversy picture

• Nayyirah Waheed (poet/author) claimed that Rupi's poetry having 'extreme hyper similarity' to her (Naiyyirah's) poetry in "Salt." On the contrary, Rupi did not respond to that allegation.
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsN/A
Family
Husband/SpouseN/A
ParentsFather- Name Not Known
Mother- Name Not Known
Rupi Kaur's Parents
SiblingsBrother- None
Sister- None
Favourite Things
Favourite WritersKahlil Gibran, Alice Walker, Sharon Olds
Favourite ColourYellow, Blue
Rupi Kaur

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Rupi Kaur

  • She was born in Punjab and her family moved to Brampton, Canada when she was just four-years-old.
  • She learned drawing and painting from her mother especially when she was not able to speak English with the other children at school.
  • She started writing poems at an early age, and she used to write poems on her friends’ birthdays or love messages to her middle school crushes.
  • In 2009, she performed for the first on the stage in the basement of the ‘Punjabi Community Health Centre’ (Malton).
  • Her photo-essay on menstruation is a visual poetry intended to question societal menstrual taboos.
  • She started using her Instagram feed to post the simple illustrations of her deep thoughts.
  • She says that she enjoys the idea of equality of letters and that style reflects her worldview.
  • Her writings include simple drawings to illustrate her words which makes it easy for the reader.
  • She basically writes about common feminine themes such as- abuse, femininity, love, and heartbreaks.
  • Her first book, Milk and Honey (a collection of poetry, prose, and hand-drawn illustrations)was published on 4 November 2014.

  • That book, Milk & Honey, crossed the 2.5 million copy mark and book was on The New York Times Best Seller list for over 77 weeks.
  • She drew inspiration from ‘Sikh’ scriptures.
  • In 2017, her second book, ‘The Sun and Her Flowers’ was published.
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