KK Height Weight Age Death Cause Body Statistics Biography

KK Height Weight Age Biography Family Wiki Net Worth, Affairs, Marriage & much more. Krishnakumar Kunnath (23 August 1968 – 31 May 2022) popularly known as KK, was an Indian playback singer. He has recorded songs in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Bengali, Assamese and Gujarati languages films. He was regarded as one of the most versatile singers of his generation.

KK’s popular songs included “Tadap Tadap” from Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999), the Tamil song “Apadi Podu”, “Dola Re Dola” from Devdas (2002),”Kya Mujhe Pyaar Hai” from Wo Lamhe (2006) , “Aankhon Mein Teri” from Om Shanti Om (2007), “Khuda Jane” from Bachna Ae Haseeno (2009), “Piya Aaye Na” from Aashiqui 2 (2013), “India Wale” from Happy New Year (2014) and “Tu Jo Mila” from Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015), among others. He is the recipent of 5 Filmfare Awards.

Early life

Born in Delhi to Malayali parents C. S. Menon and Kunnath Kanakavalli, Krishnakumar Kunnath was brought up in New Delhi. KK sang 3,500 jingles before breaking into Bollywood. He was an alumnus of Delhi’s Mount St Mary’s School and graduated from Kirori Mal College, Delhi University. He sang in the “Josh of India” song for the support of Indian Cricket Team during Cricket World Cup of 1999. This song featured members of the Indian Cricket Team.

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KK married Jyothy in 1991. His son Nakul Krishna Kunnath sang a song “Masti” from his album Humsafar with him. KK also has a daughter named Tamara Kunnath.

Vocals and Musical Style

KK has been greatly influenced by the singer Kishore Kumar and music director R. Burman. Michael Jackson, Billy Joel, Bryan Adams, Led Zeppelin are also favourite international singers and bands of KK. KK has stated that it is not important for a singer’s face to be prominently seen – saying he believes the important thing is that “a singer must be heard.” KK has never undergone any formal training in music.

KK Height Weight Age Death Cause Body Statistics Biography

KK Height Weight Age Death Cause Body Statistics Biography
Full NameKrishnakumar Kunnath
Nicknamekay kay
ProfessionPlayback Singer, composer, lyricist
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters– 165 cm
in meters– 1.65 m
in feet inches– 5’ 5”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms– 65 kg
in pounds– 143lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)– Chest: 40 inches
– Waist: 32 inches
– Biceps: 12 inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth23 August 1968
Age (as in 2022)53 Years
Birth PlaceDelhi, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signVirgo
HometownDelhi, India
SchoolMount St Mary’s School, Delhi, India
Colleges/UniversityKirori Mal College, Delhi, India
Educational QualificationGraduate (Commerce)
DebutFilm:– College Styley (song), Kadhal Desam (Tamil Film)
Tadap Tadap (song), Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (Hindi Film)
TV:– ‘Pal’ Album for Sony Music Channel
FamilyFather– C.S. Nair
Mother– Kunnath Kanakavalli
Brother– Not Known
Sister– Not Known
HobbiesSinging, Writing & travelling
Favourite Things
Favourite Food(s)South Indian Cuisines & Baked dishes, pastries
Favourite Actor(s)Shahrukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Akshay Kumar & Irrfan Khan
Favourite ActressAishwarya Rai, Kareena Kapoor, Raveena Tandon
Favourite Singer(s)Bollywood– A. R. Rahman, Hariharan, Shaan, Pritam, Mohammed Rafi, R.D. Burman, Kishore Kumar
Hollywood– Michael Jackson, Billy Joel, Bryan Adams.
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage DateYear 1991
ChildrenSon– Nakul Krishna
Daughter– Taamara
Money Factor
Salary3 lacs/song (INR)
Net WorthNot Known


He died from cardiac arrest at The Grand Hotel in Kolkata, after performing in Sir Gurudas College fest on Nazrul Mancha on 31 May 2022.


YearAlbum(s)Music Director(s)
Solo Albums
1999PalLesle Lewis
2002HumraazHimesh Reshammiya
2010KavalanKK, Rita
2011Soulful Voice KKVarious
2014#Now Playing: KK HitsVarious
2013KK: Best Of MeVarious
2015Musical Bond: Pritam & KKPritam Chakraborty

Awards and honors


2005Hub AwardsTamilBest Playback Singer- MaleWon
2010Filmfare Awards SouthKannadaBest Playback Singer- MaleWon
2012Eenam-Swaralaya Singer of the Year AwardMalayalamSinger of the YearWon


Filmfare Awards
2000Best Male Playback Singer“Tadap Tadap” (Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam)Nominated
2003“Bardaasht Nahi Kar Sakta” (Humraaz)
2006“Dus Bahane” (Dus)
2008“Aankhon Mein Teri” (Om Shanti Om)
2009“Zara Sa” (Jannat)
“Khuda Jane” (Bachna Ae Haseeno)
Screen Awards
2007Best Playback Singer – Male“Tu Hi Meri Shab Hai” (Gangster)Nominated
2009Best Playback Singer – Male“Khuda Jaane” (Bachna Ae Haseeno)Won
Zee Cine Awards
2007Best Playback Singer – Male“Tu Hi Meri Shab Hai” (Gangster)Nominated
2011Best Playback Singer – Male“Zindagi Do Pal KI” (Kites)Nominated
IIFA Awards
2000Best Playback Singer – Male“Tadap Tadap” (Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam)Nominated
2004Best Playback Singer – Male“Tu Aashiqui Hai” (Jhankaar Beats)
2006Best Playback Singer – Male“Dus Bahane” (Dus)
2007Best Playback Singer – Male“Tu Hi Meri Shab Hai” (Gangster)
2008Best Playback Singer – Male“Aankhon Mein Teri” (Om Shanti Om)
2009Best Playback Singer – Male“Khuda Jaane” (Bachna Ae Haseeno)
Guild Film Awards
2008Best Playback Singer – Male“Aankhon Mein Teri” (Om Shanti Om)Nominated
2009Best Playback Singer – Male“Khuda Jane” (Bachna Ae Haseeno)
2011Best Playback Singer – Male“Sajde” (Khatta Meetha)
GiMA Awards
2011Best Playback Singer – Male“Zindgi Do Pal Ki” (Kites)Nominated

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