Kanika Kapoor Bio, Age, Family, Career and Profile

kanika kapoor biography

Kanika Kapoor, the renowned Indian vocalist, has gained immense popularity for her mesmerizing Hindi, Punjabi, and Party tracks. Her exceptional singing style and commanding voice have captivated audiences worldwide. She has made a mark in the music industry with chart-topping Bollywood hits like “Baby doll” and “Chhitiyan kalaiyan.” In addition to her musical prowess, Kanika is also a skilled Kathak dancer, showcasing her versatility and passion for the arts.


Kanika Kapoor Wiki Bio Quick Facts :

Date of Birth / Age : 21 August 1978, 42 Years (as in 2020)
Nick Name : Kanika
Full Name : Kanika Kapoor
Birthplace / Home Town : Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Nationality : Indian
Zodiac Sign / Sun Sign : Leo
Religion / Caste : Hinduism / Khatri


Height, Weight and Physical Stats :

Height : 165 Cm
Weight : 56 Kg
Body Measurement : 33-26-34
Eye Color : Grey
Hair Color : Brown

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Family and Relatives :

Father : Rajeev Kapoor
Mother : Poonam Kapoor
Brother(s) : Sasha
Marital Status : Divorced (1997 – 2012)
Spouse / Husband : Raj Chandok
Son(s) : Yuvraaj
Daughter(s) : Aayana, Samara
Affairs : Raj Chandok (Ex)


Education and Career :

Qualification : BA and MA in Music
School : Loreto Convent, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
College / Universities : Bhatkhande Music Institute, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Profession : Singer
Debut Film / TV / Party :
  • Singles – jugni ji (2012)
  • Bollywood Playback – Baby Doll (2014)
Net Worth : $7 Million (approx)


Contact and Social Media Profile :

Twitter : twitter.com/thekanikakapoor
Facebook : facebook.com/thekanikakapoor
Instagram : instagram.com/kanik4kapoor
Wikipedia wikipedia.org/wiki/Kanika_Kapoor
Email / Contact : N/A
Address : Knightsbridge, London


Kanika Kapoor Favorites :

Hobbies : Doing Yoga, Shopping, Travelling
Food Habit / Favorite Food : Non-vegetarian / Aloo Paratha, Jalebi, Chinese Cuisines
Favorite Actor : Hrithik Roshan, Leonardo DiCaprio
Favorite Actress Deepika Padukone
Favorite Singers : Lata Mangeshkar, Alka Yagnik, Udit Narayan, Justin Bieber
Favorite Musicians : A R Rahman, Vishal Shekhar, Beyonce, Shakira, Pitbull, Jennifer Lopez, Justin Bieber
Favorite Lyricist : Shabbir Ahmed
Favorite Designers : Peter Dundas, Christian Laqua, Rohit Bal, Manish Malhotra


Awards :

 2014 Big Star Entertainment Award for Most Entertaining Female Singer for the song Lovely
 2015 Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer for Baby Doll
  • Hindustan Times Most Stylish Awards for Most Stylish Music Personality
  • IIFA Award for Best Female Playback Singer for Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan

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Controversies :

  • Singer & Music Producer Dr Zeus was unhappy with Kanika Kapoor as he was not credited as the producer of her debut song Baby Doll Main Sone Di. Dr Zeus, during an interview, expressed his anger and said that Meet Bros reaped the fruits of his hard work as they were unfairly given the credit for the song.
  • After being tested positive for the novel coronavirus on 20 March 2020, Kanika Kapoor was heavily trolled on social media for being careless regarding the gravity of the disease, as she had attended at least three gatherings in Lucknow, including a night stay at a five-star hotel in the city. According to some medical officials at the Sanjay Gandhi PGIMS in Lucknow, where the singer underwent her treatment, she threw a lot of tantrums and wanted a celebrity type of treatment.


Some Known Facts about Kanika Kapoor :

  • Does Kanika Kapoor smoke? : No
  • Does Kanika Kapoor drink alcohol? : Not Known
  • In Lucknow, Kanika has a large extended family.
  • At the age of 12 she started learning classical music under musician Ganesh Prasad Mishra.
  • She participated in many music competitions at school in her childhood.
  • At her Lucknow house, Kanika had converted her garage into a studio, where she would sing and record.
  • Anup Jalota was her father’s childhood friend, and he would often give her a chance to sing Bhajans in the breaks that he took during his performances.
  • She then moved to Mumbai to pursue her music career. Anup Jalota introduced the 16 year old Kanika to Bollywood folk and helped here sign a three year contract with Universal Polygram.
  • While in Mumbai, she made an album with Lalit Sen but it never released.
  • Kanika met Raj Chandok at her cousin’s wedding in Khajuraho and she fell in love with him. The couple tied the knot in 1997 and moved to London.
  • They have two daughters, Aayana and Samara and a son, Yuvraaj. All her kids have British citizenship.
  • After a togetherness of around 15 years, the couple split up in 2010, due to some personal reasons. The couple got divorced in 2012.
  • After her divorce, Kanika moved to India along with her children, however, since her children were not able to adjust in the Indian environment and were getting ill, she moved back to London.
  • She also owns a house in Mumbai.
  • Kanika Kapoor made her Singing debut in 2012 with the song Jugni Ji, featuring Dr. Zeus.
  • In 2014, she began her Bollywood playback singing career with Baby doll for the film Ragini MMS 2. The song became widely popular and was critically acclaimed, and from there she never looks back.
  • Now She is getting counted as the top female singers, and has all the happiness and stardom in life that any superstar wants.
  • Currently, she lives in London, and for song recording and other music concerns she moves between India and England.
  • In 2015, during Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s visit to the UK, Kanika Kapoor sang the welcome song.
  • In 2016, she became the brand ambassador of Swiss Watch manufacturer 88 Rue du Rhone.
  • In 2018, she performed for the second time in front of PM Narendra Modi, she sang the national anthem of India.
  • According to Kanika, she cannot speak Punjabi properly despite singing a number of songs with Punjabi lyrics.
  • In addition to singing, she runs her own fashion brand, Kanika Kapoor : House of Chikankari, to promote the art of embroidery and textile decoration.


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