A. R. Rahman’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth & life story

  • Source of Wealth: Music
  • Age: 54
  • Birth Place: Madras, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Marital Status: Married (Saira Banu)
  • Full Name: Allah-Rakha Rahman
  • Nationality: Indian
  • Date of Birth: January 6, 1966
  • Ethnicity: Indian
  • Occupation: Composer, Singer-Songwriter, Music Producer, Musician, Philanthropist
  • Education: Trinity College of Music
  • Children: 3 (Khatija, Rahima and Ameen)

A R Rahman, the legendary musician from India has an estimated net worth of $280 million.

He is a multi-faceted musician, a singer, songwriter, composer, and a producer. Born in India, as Dilip Kumar, he converted to Islam after his father’s demise. He worked with renowned musicians in India, especially in the South Indian film industry as a keyboard player. He received the Indian National Award in his very first movie for the background score. His career growth as a musician is impeccable with no turn backs. He is one of the highest paid music composers in India.

A R Rahman received a number of awards for his compositions and remains one of the successful popular musicians in India. His first ever music album, “Bombay Dreams” received an extensive recognition. He received wide recognition in the United States for bagging two Academy Awards, the Best Original Song and the Best Original Score, for the film, “Slumdog Millionaire.”

He is acclaimed as the “Golden Boy of Indian Music”, Time’s “World’s most influential people” and ‘Tomorrow’s World Music Icons.”

Married to Saira Banu, he has three children, two daughters and a son. His son is following his footsteps. A R Rahman has one of the world’s finest and Asia’s hi-tech music cum recording studio. ARR who redefined the Indian music, recently launched his dream music school in Chennai, India.