If you are looking to know the top 10 richest Indian singers and musicians, we have made a list with research that is mentioned below;
Music has become a vital and indispensable element of our life and most importantly of the entertainment industry. Lots of singers and musicians have earned great fame and name with their talent and are providing a great source of entertainment.
Every musician in Bollywood is always looking for a versatile singer with a mesmerizing and soft voice to make a remarkable effect on the listeners and the audience with their great skills.
Music has not only provided the singers with fame but it has helped them earn a lot of wealth too.
Richest Indian Singers and Musicians Are Below
1. A.R. Rehman
A.R. Rehman, a well-known singer, composer, and music producer has given us several famous music albums like his 2.0. Even after receiving less fame for many of his tracks, Rehman is able to make remarkable revenue.
People also call him with names “Isai Puyal” and “Mozart of Madras”. He has been awarded awards like the “Grammy Award”, “Academy Award” and some others.
His notable works include movies like “Lagaan”, “Slumdog Millionaire”, “Spike Lee’s Inside Man” and a lot more. He has a net worth of 595 Crore and thus he is the richest musician and singer of India.
2. Shreya Ghoshal
Shreya is a famous Indian playback singer who has sung in several languages including Hindi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam. Her debut in singing was made with the movie “Devdas” in the year 2002.
She charges an average amount of Rs 15-20 lakhs per song. Because of her mesmerizing singing skills, she is able to earn a hefty net worth of Rs 185 Crores.
3. Pritam Chakraborty
Pritam is a popular music director who has given songs for popular films including “The Sky is Pink”, “Once upon a time in Mumbai”, “Kalank” and “Aakrosh”.
He has received several big awards like Filmfare Award for Best Music Director. His “Jab Harry Met Sejal” won the “Mirchi Music Award” for “Music Composer of the Year”. His prominent work has helped him earn a net worth of Rs 147 Crores.
4. Sunidhi Chauhan
Sunidhi started his singing career when she was 4 years old with singing for local gatherings and her debut was made with the movie Shastra at 13 years.
She charges Rs 9 lakhs per song and she was made famous when she sang for “Mast”. Sunidhi is called “the Queen of item songs” as she has sung several Bollywood item songs. Her net worth is estimated to be Rs 100 Crores.
5. Lata Mangeshkar
Lata Mangeshkar is the second to receive the Bharat Ratna award after M.S Subbulakshmi in the music industry.
She is a versatile singer who has sung more than 1000 songs and in more than thirty Indian languages after the beginning of her career at the age of 5. Her net worth is estimated to be Rs 115 crores.
She has achieved recognition with so many awards and she is the only Indian to perform in the Royal Albert Hall.
6. Alka Yagnik
One of the finest playback singers, Alka Yagnik won seven Filmfare awards and even was listed on Top 40 listened songs. Her debut was made with the movie “Payal Ki Jhankar”. Alka holds the record for being selected in the nomination of Female Playback Singer.
She is one of the female playback singers who have got to sing the maximum solo songs in her Bollywood music career.
Her songs were on the chart for continuously 200 weeks with more than 400 million views and her net worth has a count of Rs 68 crores.
7. Arijit Singh
Arijit has given numerous remarkable songs to the entertainment industry as a playback singer.
He gained fame with the song “Tum Hi Ho” and “Chahun Mai Ya Naa” that he sang for the movie “Aashiqui 2”. He has sung songs for Hindi and Bengali languages.
He is charging a massive amount of Rs 8-10 lakhs per song and he is considered to be the most bankable singer. The singer has earned a net worth of Rs 55 crores.
Badshah actually known as Aditya Prateek Singh Sisodia is a famous Indian rapper best known for Hindi, Punjabi and Haryanvi songs.
He gained fame with his song “Kar Gayi Chull” for the movie “Kapoor and Sons” even when he started his career in 2006 with Yo Yo Honey Singh.
His “DJ Wale Babu” was ranked no.1 on I Tunes within a span of just 24 hours after release and he has gained net worth of Rs 30 crores.
9. Neha Kakkar
Neha Kakkar the young and present times music sensation is the playback singer who has started her music career with singing in Jagratas from the age of 4.
She also appeared in the singing reality show “Indian Idol” but got early elimination.
She made her movie debut with “Meerabai Not Out”. She has given several blockbuster hit music including “London Thumakda”, “Second Hand Jawani”, “Dilbar”, “Nikle Currant”, and a lot more.
She is also a judge of the show Indian Idol but despite several hits she has faced criticism from many people but it has never caused her loose her confidence. Her net worth has a count of Rs 36 crores.
10. Kanika Kapoor
Kanika Kapoor is known widely for her electrifying and stunning voice that can make the audience go crazy and her music debut was with the song “Baby Doll” of the movie “Ragini MMS 2”.
Some of her chartbuster songs include “Chittiyaan Kalaiyan”, “Desi Look”, and “Neendein Khul Jati Hai”.
She got married to Raj Chandok in 1997 but later in the year 2012, she got divorced from him and started her career. Her net worth is estimated to be Rs 51 crores.
She is the one of Richest Indian Singers without a doubt.
Conclusion of Richest Indian Singers
Indian music has made a prominent effect on the heart and minds of several people across the nation. Bollywood has offered a huge variation in the music genre and has made a deep impact on the audience.
If we talk particularly about the richest singers the list is very long. The talented singers over the country are innumerable. But we have tried to show you some of the singers who are earning a huge amount of money.