Who Is Singer KK? Krishna Kumar Kunnath, also known as KK, is a multilingual singer. He has performed in Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada films. Before entering Bollywood, he sang nearly 3500 jingles. He also sang “Josh of India” in support of the Indian cricket team during the 1999 World Cup. In 1999, he made his debut.
Profile summary of Singer KK
- Full Name: Krishna Kumar Kunnath
- Stage Name: KK
- Date of Birth: 23rd August 1968
- Place of birth: Tiruchur Kerala
- Marital Status: Married
- Wife: Jyothi Krishna
- Age 53
- Height: 5.7 feet
- Weight: 70kgs
- Parent: Kanakavalli and C.S.Nair
- Profession: Singer, composer
- KK Singer net worth: $8 Million
Singer KK Biography
KK was born in Tiruchur and raised in Delhi. His inspiration is Kishore Kumar. KK worked as a marketing executive in the hotel industry for eight months. KK received his bachelor’s degree in commerce from Kirori Mal College, Delhi University. After a few years, he relocated to Mumbai in 1994. He is, without a doubt, the next generation Kishore Kumar. There is no formal training in singing, he still stands tall among all the other talented playback singers of Bollywood.
His debut album, “Pal,” was released in 1999. This album was nominated for a Star Screen Award for Best Solo Album. After 9 years, his second album, “Humsafar,” was released in 2008. His first break as a playback singer in Bollywood came with the song ‘Chhod Aaye Hum Woh Galiya’ from the 1996 film ‘Maachis.’
‘Tadap Tadap Ke Is Dil’ from ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999)’ was the song that established K.K. as a prominent singer. It was one of his most successful singles. K.K. received numerous offers as a result of that song. K.K. had already sung over 3,500 jingles. K.K. also sang the title songs for several TV shows, including Just Mohabbat and Hip Hip Hurray. KK. also served as a judge on a Sony TV reality talent show.
Rise Up – Colors of Peace, an international album featuring songs written by Turkish poet Fetullah Gulen and sung by artists from 12 countries, was released in 2013. For the album, KK recorded a song called “Rose of My Heart.” The Indie Band “BANDISH” released their second self-titled album in 2010. Tere Bin, a rock ballad sung by KK, is a high-energy track on the album. “Even though he is a playback singer, he is a true rockstar in his heart,” said drummer Chris Powell.
Singer KK Wife
Is Singer KK married? Yes, he is married with two children. He got married in 1991 to Jyothy Krishna. The name of their children is Nakul and Taamara.