Punjabi music has one of the most diverse styles of music- ranging from folk, Sufi classical mainly from the Patiala Gharana that has evolved to Indipop- a collaboration between Punjabi folk and hip-hop,rap and pop music, still gripping on to its old flavour. Despite the cultural diversity, you won’t find a Punjabi that doesn’t listen to Punjabi songs – it is a cult: where fans follow the releases of the artists religiously. Unlike Bollywood playback singers, Punjabi artists make it a point to be consistent in their independent releases and not just rely on movies. Punjab, clearly not having a strong film industry, promotes creativity through its extravagant and popular music industry backed by top records ready to invest in fresh talent. With the increasing popularity of Punjabi music, the craze for Punjabi artists is at its peak, not only in Bollywood but on an international level – making them one of the highest paid artists with a surprising net worth ranging from 2 million USD to 40 million USD!
Here is a list of Top 10 of the Richest Punjabi singers:
Babbu Mann also known as Tejinder Singh Mann is a popular singer, actor, songwriter and producer. He started his career in 1997 and has eight studio albums since 1999. He is one of the richest men in Punjab with a net worth estimated approximately to 10 million USD.
Parmish Verma is a Punjab-based model, actor, director, singer. With his music, and music video direction getting huge name and fame, he has starred in popular Punjabi films. He is also famous for his good-looks and fitness. Read girlfriends, affairs and more interesting facts of parmish verma here.
Hitesh Singh popularly known by his stage name Yo Yo Honey Singh is a producer, singer, rapper and actor. He studied music in Trinity School in the United Kingdom and later moved to India, writing and producing some of the most popular songs. He is one of the highest paid music producers in Bollywood.
Diljit Dosanjh is a Punjabi film actor, singer and anchor. He is one of the best leading singers in Punjabi industry. His first track “Ishq Dua USA Ada” released in 2000, shot him to fame. Following, he has acted in many of the most successful movies in Punjabi history.
Rupinder Singh Grewal popularly known as Gippy Grewal is a versatile artist, who can act, sing, dance and write songs. His first single “Phulkari” got him noticed in the Punjabi music industry by breaking many records. He made his acting debut in 2010 and has many awards ever since.
Roger David who is well known for his stage name Bohemia or Raja is a Pakistani-American rapper and singer and record-producer from California, USA. He has signed multi-record deals with major record labels and has been nominated and awarded for his music nationally and internationally.
Aditya Prateek Singh Sisodia better known by his rap-name Badhshah is a Punjabi rapper. He also raps in Haryanvi and Hindi. He made his debut in 2005 along with Yo yo honey Singh and started working independently by 2012. His did a soundtrack for a recognised movie in 2014 that got him more recognition. He has also collaborated with other popular artists and has also won many awards for his music.
Hardevinder Singh Sandhu, better known by his stage name Hardy Sandhu is an Indian actor and Singer. His rising to prominence is accorded to songs like “Soch” and “Joker” and made his acting debut in “Yaaran da ketchup”. Read full biography of hardy sandhu here.
Jasdeep Singh Gill, better known as Jassie Gill, is an Indian singer and actor of Punjabi origin. He made his debut with the Album “Batchmate” and the hit song “ Chudiyan” in 2011. He has also acted in popular Punjabi films.
Gursharanjot Singh Randhawa or Guru Randhawa is a Punjabi singer and songwriter, popular as the hit machine with a record of releasing consecutive hit singles and albums.