Lata Mangeshkar is a famous playback singer in the Bollywood industry. She won the hearts of millions of people with her beautiful voice and amazing singing talent. Though there are many singers in the Bollywood industry but no one beat the value of this World’s great music singer.
In fact, she is on the list of top singers of the world and is the most respectable woman in India. The craze for her voice is still the same for decades. She is popularly called as “Nightingale of India” because of her sweet voice.
Lata Mangeshkar Net Worth 2020
The estimated net worth of Lata Mangeshkar is $50 million. Her primary income source is through the singing profession. Even though she has a luxurious life she never showed much importance to wear jewelry and leads a simple life.
Lata Mangeshkar Biography
|Full Name||Lata Mangeshkar|
|Birth Date||28th September 1929|
|Place of Birth||Indore, India|
|Current Residence||Mumbai, India|
|Age (as of 2020)||90 Years|
|Height||1.55 m (5 ft 1 in)|
|Hair Color||Salt and Pepper|
Early Life and Family
Lata Mangeshkar was born on 28th September 1929 in Indore. Lata’s father named Pandit Deenanath Mangeshkar was a famous musician and classic singer and her mother Sevanthi was a housewife.
She has 3 sisters Meena Mangeshkar, Asha Mangeshkar, and Usha Mangeshkar and one brother Hridaynath Mangeshkar. All her siblings are musicians and singers. She also acted in many movies as a child artist.
It is said that Lata Mangeshkar was in a relationship with Raj Singh Dungarpur (former president of BCCI). Raj Singh failed in convincing his parents to accept Lata Mangeshkar and both remained unmarried for life.
In the year 1943, Lata Mangeshkar sung her first Hindi song titled “Mata Ek Sapoot ki Duniya Badal De Tu” for the film Gajaabhaau which was a Marathi movie.
She also played minor roles in many movies however continued her singing career as well. She got good recognization in the music world after the song “Dil Mera Thoda” in the movie Majboor (1948).
She has sung more than 5000 songs and became one of the best singers in the entire world. Not only Hindi songs but Lata Mangeshkar sung many Marathi, Bengali and Urdu songs as well.
Other than Acting Career
Though singing is the main career path of Lata Mangeshkar but she also tried her luck with the production field. She produced about four films including Marathi films.
She also composed music for more than 5 Marathi films and with her impressive music composition for the film Sadhi Manase she won Maharashtra State Government’s Best Music Award and Best Song Award for a popular song from the same film.
Awards and Rewards
- In a career spanning over 8 decades, this legendry singer won many awards and rewards with her great voice and hard work.
- Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan, Bharat Ratna are some of the precious awards that are into the account of Lata Mangeshkar.
- In Outlook India’s poll of The Greatest Indian, this nightingale of India ranked number 10.
Unknown Facts of Lata Mangeshkar
- Lata Mangeshkar is listed as the most recorded artist in the Guinness Book of Records.
- She is a recipient of honorary doctorates and stood as the only singer in TRA’s most desired personality list.
- She is proven as the senior of all singers yet has the popularity and fame.