Diljit Dosanjh Height, Weight, Bio, Age, Family, Net worth, Facts

Who is Diljit Dosanjh?

Diljit Dosanjh is a renowned singer, actor, and TV presenter who is known for his works in the Punjabi and Hindi film industries. Started his career as a singer, Diljit later ventured into acting by making his Bollywood debut with Udta Punjab in 2016 for which he earned the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut. His film credits include  Jatt & Juliet, Punjab 1984, Ambarsariya, and Super Singh. He has released over a dozen albums and has collaborated with fellow singers in the industry for singles. He has co-hosted three editions of the PTC Punjabi Film Awards and appears as a judge in the TV show Rising Star alongside Monali Thakur and Shankar Mahadevan.

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Biography

Diljit Dosanjh was born on the 6th of January 1984, in Dosanjh Kalan, Punjab, India. He’s currently 37 years old.

Birth NameDaljit Singh Dosanjh
NicknameDaljit
Date of Birth6 January 1984
Place of BirthDosanjh Kalan, Jalandhar, Punjab, India
Age37 years old
Sun SignCapricorn
ProfessionSinger, Actor, TV Host
NationalityIndian
EthnicityPunjabi
ReligionSikhism
ResidenceLudhiana, Punjab, India

Family

  • Father – Balbir Singh (Worked with Punjab Roadways)
  • Mother – Sukhwinder Kaur
  • Siblings – Manjeet Singh (Younger Brother) and one older sister.

Education

Diljit Dosanjh attended Shri Guru Harkrishan Public School in Ludhiana, from where he completed his formal education, including his high school diploma.

Diljit Dosanjh Personal Life

The Punjabi singer has never spilled beans about his private life even when talking with fans. He got married in 2017, which many of his fans still aren’t aware of, but according to tabloids, his married life is in trouble due to his busy schedules.

Physical Statistics

HeightFeet – 5 feet 10 inches
Centimeters – 178 cm
Meters – 1.78 m
WeightKilograms – 72 kg
Pounds – 159 lbs
Body BuildAthletic
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
SexualityStraight
Distinctive Features Wears a turban

Professional Statistics

Film Debut

Diljit Dosanjh first starred in the romantic drama movie, Mel Karade Rabba in a small role. His first credited role was with the 2011 Punjabi film, The Lion of Punjab, where he played the role of Avtar Singh.

In 2016, he made his Bollywood debut in the film Udta Punjab for his role as Sartaaj Singh, the role which earned him a Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut.

Television Debut

In 2010, Diljit Dosanjh co-hosted the music talent show, Awaaz Punjab Di along with Divya Dutta. He has appeared as a guest on many TV shows and also co-hosted PTC Punjabi Film Awards in 2012, 2013 and 2014.

Singing Debut

Diljit released his first album, Ishq Da Uda Adaa in 2004.

Brand Endorsements

In 2015, Diljit was made the brand ambassador of Coco-Cola as well as Flipkart. He was appointed the brand ambassador of Season 4 of the Star Sports Pro Kabbadi along with Rana Daggubati and Puneeth Rajkumar

Favorite Things

  • TV Shows – Shaktiman, Chandrakanta, Ramayana
  • Actors – Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Ranveer Singh
  • Subject At School – Punjabi
  • Director – Anurag Singh
  • Punjabi Actor – Gurdas Maan

Diljit Dosanjh Net Worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Diljit Dosanjh has an estimated net worth of $16 million.

Diljit Dosanjh Facts

He started performing Kirtan at local gurdwaras during his school years.

Diljit Dosanjh launched an NGO, Saanjh Foundation focusing on underprivileged children and seniors, contributing to orphanages and old age homes on his 30th birthday.

He has mostly associated with Finetone Cassettes, a division of T-Series for his music.

He received three BritAsia TV Music Awards – Best International Act, Best Album and Best Bhangra Single for the song Kharku for his album Back2Basics.

His breakthrough films were Jatt & Juliet, Jatt & Juliet 2, Punjab 1984, Sardaar Ji, Ambarsariya, Sardaar Ji 2, Udta Punjab and Super Sing. All of the films made it big at the box office.

His popular song Proper Patola was the first Punjabi song to be featured on Vevo.

In 2017, Diljit Dosanjh won Colors Golden Petal Awards for Stylish icon of the year.

In 2021, he was featured in Sikh Group’s “Top 100” list.