Allahrakka Rahman was born named as A. S. Dileep Kumar but he is professionally known as AR Rahman. He was born on 6 January 1967. AR Rahman is an Indian singer, music director, and music producer. He is one of the most successful singers and often termed as God of music due to his soulful voice.
AR Rahman Popularity & Net Worth 2019
AR Rahman has been blessed with a soulful voice and working in the Indian music industry for over 27 years. He has been awarded for Padma Bhushan which is the third-highest civilian award given by the Government of India.
After working for so long in the music industry AR Rahman Net Worth has reached about $280 Million. It is more than some popular actors which just shows how hard he worked. He not only worked in Bollywood movies but also worked closely with Tollywood movies. He also donated and raised money for the greater cause.
AR Rahman Biography
|Full Name||Allah-Rakha Rahman|
|Birth Date||6th January 1967|
|Birth Place||Chennai, India|
|Height||1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)|
|Father||R K Shekhar|
|Daughter||Rahima and Khatija|
Childhood and Education
AR Rahman was born in Madras and his father worked as a film score composer. He went to Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan for his early education but in order to support his family, he had to work due to which he has to miss classes and it leads to him falling in some subjects. After that, he went to another school which was called MCN and he studies them for one year. He then joined Madras Christian College Higher Secondary School as he got admission based on his talent for music.
The Defining Moment in the Career
He has produced and sung songs for many movies over the year. His most recognized work is from the movie Slumdog Millionaire that made him popular around the world. He won two Academy Award for the soundtrack and it becomes internationally successful. It was the first Academy Award for an Asian.
Information about Personal Life
AR Rahman is 52 years old and born to R. K. Shekhar and Kareema (born Kasturi). After his father’s death, he was just nine years old and his family’s income was from the renting of the musical instrument. His family could not afford a lot of luxury and to support his family, Rahman had to work. After discussing it with his mother, AR Rahman decided to drop out of school in order to pursue a career in music.
Is AR Rahman Married, Single or In a Relationship?
AR Rahman is married to Saira Banu, not the actress. They are blessed with three children, Ameen, Rahima, and Khatija. Khaitja has sung the Pudhiya Manidha from Enthiran and Ameen has sung NaNa from Couples Retreat. He was born Hindu but later change to Sufism. He even said a line from Quran at the 81st Academy Awards to thank God and his mother. His many achievements have help AR Rahman Net Worth become greater than some successful actors.