Diljit Dosanjh Height, Biography, Age, Family, Wife, Net worth, Facts

Diljit Dosanjh

Diljit Dosanjh is a renowned singer, actor, and TV presenter who is known for his works in Punjabi and Hindi films. Starting 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. In 2020. he was included in Billboard’s Social 50 chart. 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. In 2023, he made headlines as the first Punjabi singer to perform at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. So, who is Diljit Dosanjh? Here’s all thing we know about the Punjabi singer.

Diljit Dosanjh Biography

Diljit Dosanjh was born on the 6th of January 1984, in Dosanjh Kalan, Punjab, India. He’s currently 40 years old.

Birth NameDaljit Singh Dosanjh
Date of Birth6 January 1984
Place of BirthDosanjh Kalan, Jalandhar, Punjab, India
Age40 years old
Sun SignCapricorn
ProfessionSinger, Actor, TV Host
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseSandeep Kaur
ResidenceLudhiana, Punjab, India


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


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’s happily married to a woman named Sandeep Kaur, which many of his fans still aren’t aware of because he wanted to keep his private life low. They tied the knot in 2017, with whom he has a son and they both live in the United States.

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
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 Coca-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 the Colors Golden Petal Award for Stylish Icon of the Year.

He’s credited as being the first Punjabi artist to get featured at Times Square in New York City in August 2020.

In 2020, he released his 11th album G.O.A.T., which peaked at #1 on Billboard’s Top Triller Global chart and reached the top 20 in the Canadian Albums Chart. He also made it to Billboard’s Social 50 chart, the same year.

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

He turned producer with the Punjabi film Honsla Rakh (2021), in which he starred alongside the likes of Sonam Bajwa, Shehnaaz Gill, and Shinda Grewal.

In April 2023, Dosanjh became the first Punjabi singer to perform at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

He scored the lead role opposite Parineeti Chopra in a biopic about the life of Punjabi singer Amar Singh Chamkila, which is set to release in 2024.