Mika Singh is a 42 year old singer from India who has sung songs for many different kind and language of films throughout the country, but predominantly in Bollywood. He has been active in the industry for the last two decades. Singh is the younger brother of famous Punjabi singer Daler Mehndi.
Other than singing for movies, Mika has also released several solo albums. He’s also starred in a handful of films and TV shows, mostly singing reality shows as a judge.
In this article, you will learn about Mika Singh income, earnings, salary, early life and other information.
Mika Singh Life
Mika Singh, also known as the Ganman, was born Amrik Singh on 10th June 1977. He is one of the six Mehndi brothers, the eldest being Daler Mehndi. He was born in the city of Durgapur in West Bengal. Their father Ajmer Singh Chandan was a trained classical singer as well as an amateur wrestler. Their mother Balbir Kaur was also an amateur wrestler and took an interest in the genre of folk music.
So Mika took to music very early in his life as well. He learned to play the tabla by the time he was eight, the harmonium by twelve and he was versed with the guitar by the time he was fourteen. Singh was a singer of kirtans and bhajans before becoming the pop superstar that he is today.
Although he was making music since 1998 with his solo albums, he shot to fame after singing the song “Dil Me Baaji Guitar” from the movie Apna Sapna Money Money in 2006 and then “Mauja Hi Mauja” from the commercial hit Jab We Met in 2007. The latter song really took off and cemented Mika as a serious musical talent. Singh is generally associated with pop, bhangra and rap genres.
From there, there was never any looking back. He sang in more and more songs every year. His fees started increasing as well and added to Mika Singh income.
He also does a lot of concerts, mostly outside the country. These concerts draw a huge crowd of Indians living abroad and make a lot of money, adding to Mika Singh net worth.
MIKA SINGH INCOME 2020: Rs 80 CRORES (APPROX)
Mika Singh Income
Mika Singh income has a variety of sources as the singer is involved in a lot of things. One of his major source of income is of course playback singing. The singer sings in around 15 to 16 films every year, some years even more in Bollywood and many regional films all over India.
Other than that, Mika Singh earnings include his salaries from his many stints on TV as a judge and mentor in several music reality shows like Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, India Ke Mast Kalandar and The Voice India. He has also acted in a few Bollywood movies here and there.
Another major contributor to Mika Singh salary is the different concerts he does in and outside India. He’s really popular outside the country and has performed in places like the famous O2 Arena in London where he sold out the show along with the likes of Sonakshi Sinha and Arjun Kapoor. He performed in a concert in Birmingham where there were a mammoth eighty thousand people in attendance.
Mika Singh net worth is around Rs. 80 crores. His annual income is about Rs. 7 crores.
Mika Singh House and Cars
Singh does not really spare expenses when it comes to houses and cars and other fancy objects. He loves to spend money on these things, as evident from his social media.
Mika Singh houses include an apartment in Andheri which is worth Rs. 10 crores. He also has a farmhouse in Gurgaon (Gurugram) which is worth Rs. 40 crores.
Mika Singh cars include an orange Hummer H2 which costs Rs. 75 lakhs and a BMW Z4 which costs Rs. 82 lakhs. These two are the crown jewels of his car collection.
He also has a diamond engraved Rolex Datejust watch which costs Rs. 33 lakhs and he’s among the 10 people who own such a Rolex in the entire country.
Mika Singh is one of the most popular singers working in Bollywood now. His songs are almost certain to be hit item numbers and fetch a lot of revenue for the movie as well. Singh’s songs grab hundreds of millions of views on Youtube and an equal amount of streams on the popular streaming apps like Spotify or JioSaavn.
Although his music has risen him to stardom, Singh has not been without controversy. There have been instances of police cases being filed against him, including a famous one by Rakhi Sawant. He was also arrested in UAE on harassment charges by a Brazilian girl.
Mika Singh upcoming song is for the movie Hume Tumse Pyaar Kitna and he’s already sung for films like De De Pyaar De and Luka Chhupi this year. One can safely say Mika’s popularity is not going to die off any soon.