The music of Bollywood has achieved a huge status in the music industry across the world.
The singers of India have occupied a special place in the hearts of the audience by their beautiful voice.
Music has provided the singers with name, fame as well as wealth.
If we talk about the richest singers in Bollywood, a huge list of names appear in front of our eyes.
We have made a list of top 10 richest singers of Bollywood music industry according to the statistics of 2019-2020.
Arijit Singh tops the list of the richest singers in Bollywood. Arijit Singh learned various skills that helped him to become remarkable in the Bollywood industry as a playback singer.
So far, Arijit Singh has worked with one of the most famous and well-known directors and producers.
He sang many songs and almost all of them are blockbuster all over the country.
He got name and fame when he gave his beautiful voice in the movie Aashiqui 2 and ‘Tum Hi Ho’ song of that movie became too famous.
Even Arijit also became famous with the song. That moment became the turning point of the life of Arijit Singh.
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Badshah is known for his awesome heavy voice and the rap songs that he sings.
He is considered as one of the best Punjabi singers of all time who got name, fame, and everything in such a small time.
The actual birth name of Badshah is Prateek Singh Sisodia. He has performed many songs in Hindi, Punjabi and Haryanvi languages too.
He is also known as a playback singer in Bollywood for new and amazing rap songs. His music career started in the year 2006.
He became famous after the release of his independence Haryanvi song ‘Kar Gayi Chull’ which was a very famous song and this song won Punjabi Music Awards 2016 for the most popular song of the year for Badshah.
3. Shreya Ghosal
No one needs an introduction of Shreya Ghosal as she is such an amazing singer and artist of the Bollywood industry.
She is famous for her sweetest voice that has been praised by the people. The audience spotted Shreya for the very first time in a children’s show named Sa Re Ga Ma Pa.
She started her career in her childhood only as a playback singer of Bollywood.
She has been an amazing singer and has sung her songs in various languages including Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, and Kannada.
Her position among the top paid singers in the Bollywood industry is 3rd.
4. Sunidhi Chauhan
The singing career of Sunidhi Chauhan started when she was 4 years old. She has always been a gifted child.
She charges almost 9 lakhs per song. She is talented from her childhood and started singing in various gathering and other family functions.
When she was 13 years old, she made her Bollywood debut singing for the movie Shastra.
She became famous after the release of her song in the movie ‘Mast’ that was later awarded as Filmfare award for the new Music Talent and Sunidhi was nominated for Best Female Playback singer for this song.
She is also known as ‘the queen of item songs’ due to the reason that she has given her voice to many item songs.
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5. Sonu Nigam
One of the most famous and popular Indian playback singer, Sonu Nigam, has a great talent of singing songs in different languages. His songs are majorly featured Hindi and Kannada.
Moreover, he has sung numerous songs in different languages including Tulu, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Odia, Marathi, Nepali, Maithili, Assamese and various other languages of India.
His acting skills can also be seen in various movies of Bollywood and he has released various albums also that consists of his solo songs.
He is one of the highest paid singers of Bollywood industry. He has performed various TV shows and reality shows and can be seen as a judge in those shows also.
6. Mika Singh
Born on 10th June 1977, Mika Singh is a promising Bollywood playback singer who has given his amazing voice to various movies.
He can sing, perform, write songs as well as compose them. He stands at the 6th position when it comes to the richest singers of Bollywood.
He has sung many beautiful songs, some of which are Mauja Hi Mauja, Bas Ek king, Dhanno, Ibn-e-batuta, etc.
He born in Durgapur, West Bengal and is the youngest brother of the famous Punjabi singer, Daler Mehndi.
When he was 8 years old, he started playing the Tabla, by the age of 12 and 14, he learned the skill of playing harmonium and guitar.
He has mesmerized the Bollywood industry by giving his energetic voice.
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7. Kanika Kapoor
Kanika Kapoor is one of the hottest female singers of Bollywood and she has an amazing voice too that makes the audience crazy.
Her music career started with the song ‘Baby Doll’ in the movie Ragini MMS 2. She is ruling the list of those singers that are highly paid in the Bollywood music industry.
She stands at the 7th position among the top highest paid singers of Bollywood.
Some of the best and famous songs of Kanika Kapoor so far are Baby doll, Chittiyaan kalaiyaan, Desi look, Super Girl from China, Neendein Khul jati hai, and a lot more.
8. Armaan Malik and Amaal Malik
Both the Malik brothers, Armaan and Amaal, are ruling the Bollywood music industry by their awesome and energetic voice.
They are the nephew of famous Bollywood singer Anu Malik.
They have produced background scores by completing various albums together for the music industry and have reached the list of most famous, highly paid and best music composer and playback singer of Bollywood.
Together, they have composed numerous songs and are nominated for various awards.
They also have won numerous awards that show their talent and hard work towards music. They are at the 8th position of the top richest singers of Bollywood industry.
9. Atif Aslam
Atif Aslam is a Pakistani singer who has given a lot to the music industry of Bollywood by his awesome voice.
Atif Aslam got his first chance by the directors for his amazing song ‘Woh Lamhe’ which was sung for the movie ‘Zeher’.
The song became very popular among the youth and Atif got his chance in the industry. His career started with this song only.
He is known for his romantic songs and his painful voice. He has sung various amazing songs some of which are Bakhuda, Doorie, Pehli Nazar me, etc.
He also came in the role once when he sang for the blockbuster movie Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani.
10. Neha Kakkar
The party songs sung by Neha Kakkar are the best of all. Youth loves her for her amazing and rocking voice that forces them to go crazy.
The reason that she is in the top ten of the list of the richest Bollywood singers is that she knows the demand of the youth and transforms her in the same way.
She is a Punjabi singer and can sing in different languages including Hindi and Punjabi.
She is famous for singing item songs too. She appeared in the reality show Indian Idol for the very first time.
But unfortunately, she couldn’t win that show. And now she has reached such level of success that she has become the judge of the same reality show.
Her debut song was ‘Neha the rockstar’ which was very much praised by the audience. After that song, she made her position in the Bollywood industry.
Some of her famous songs are Mahi ve, Dilbar, Mohabbat Nasha hai, Manali trance, etc.
In a nutshell
So, we presented you with the list of top 10 richest singers of the Bollywood music industry.
From Arijit Singh to Sunidhi Chauhan to Atif Aslam to Neha Kakkar, all of them are amazing and have contributed a lot to the music industry.