Kanika Kapoor Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Kanika Kapoor Quick Info
Height 5 ft 5 in
Weight 58 kg
Date of Birth August 21, 1978
Zodiac Sign Leo
Eye Color Blue

Kanika Kapoor is an Indian singer who has contributed as a playback singer for several Bollywood films and is widely known for numerous chart-topping and viral pop numbers such as Jugni Ji (2012), Baby Doll (2014), Kamlee (2014), Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan (2015), and Beat Pe Bo*ty (2016). She was one of the judges on the singing-based reality TV show The Voice India in 2019. Kanika was shrouded in controversy in March 2020 when she was tested positive for the dreaded coronavirus after returning from a trip to London where she had gone to meet her children. It was alleged that she had not only violated the medical authorities’ advice of self-quarantine but hidden her positive diagnosis and gone on to perform at several parties where noted dignitaries including Parliamentarians and civil service officers were present. It resulted in severe backlash on social media due to her contradictory statements on the situation and FIRs being filed against her for gross negligence.

Born Name

Kanika Kapoor

Nick Name

Baby Doll

Kanika Kapoor as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2019
Kanika Kapoor as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2019 (Kanika Kapoor / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Residence

She splits her time between –

  • Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • London, England, United Kingdom

Nationality

Indian

Education

Kanika had completed her schooling from Loreto Convent, Lucknow. After her high school graduation, she attained her Bachelor of Arts degree and then a Master’s degree in music from the renowned Bhatkhande Music Institute in Lucknow.

Occupation

Singer

Kanika Kapoor as seen in an Instagram Post in April 2019
Kanika Kapoor as seen in an Instagram Post in April 2019 (Kanika Kapoor / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Rajeev Kapoor (Businessman)
  • Mother – Poonam Kapoor (Boutique Shop Owner)
  • Siblings – Sasha Kapoor (Older Brother) (Businessman)

Genre

Western, Pop, Filmi, Sufi

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

  • T-Series
  • Zee Music Company

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 5 in or 165 cm

Weight

58 kg or 128 lbs

Kanika Kapoor as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2019
Kanika Kapoor as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2019 (Kanika Kapoor / Instagram)

Boyfriend / Spouse

Kanika has dated –

  1. Raj Chandok (1997–2012) – Kanika got married to doctor and businessman Raj Chandok in 1997 and moved to London. They have 3 children together, 2 daughters named Aayana and Samara, and a son named Yuvraaj. After nearly 15 years of marriage, the couple got divorced in 2012 after which she relocated to Mumbai to pursue a singing career in Bollywood.
  2. Aditya Kilachand – Rumor

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Petite frame
  • Long, straight hair
  • Radiant face
  • Affable smile

Brand Endorsements

She has served as the brand ambassador for the Swiss watch manufacturer 88 Rue du Rhone.

Kanika Kapoor as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2020
Kanika Kapoor as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2020 (Kanika Kapoor / Instagram)

Kanika Kapoor Facts

  1. She had an interest in music from a very young age and when she was 12, she began studying and getting trained in classical music under Pandit Ganesh Prasad Mishra. She joined him on many classical concerts across India.
  2. When she was 15 years old, she worked in a short stint with All India Radio.
  3. She won the ‘Best Female Playback Singer’ award at the IIFA Awards for 2 years in a row, for the song Baby Doll in 2015 and the song Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan in 2016.
  4. Kanika has launched a fashion brand called Kanika Kapoor: House of Chikankari which helps local female artisans in Lucknow who have expertise in the Chikankari style of embroidery and textile decoration.
  5. She had performed a song titled Hello Namstey for India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he had addressed a massive gathering at the iconic Wembley Stadium in London in November 2015.

Featured Image by Kanika Kapoor / Instagram

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