One of the best Indian musician and actor, Adnan Sami Khan is said to have great skill of blending the Indian and Western music perfectly. He is the first person to play Indian classical through Santoor. He is also known as the fastest keyboard player in the world by US-based Keyboard magazine.
London born Adnan has sold over 100 million albums across the world and is known as the Sultan of Music. Check out all the detail information about Adnan’s early life, personal life, marriage, divorce, children, career, and net worth, just here.
Adnan Sami Khan- Early life
Adnan was born on August 15, 1969, to father Arshad Sami Khan and mother Naureen Khan. His father was a Pashtun and served as Pakistan’s ambassador to 14 countries. Whereas his mother hailed from Jammu.
Adnan started playing piano when was just 5-years-old and when he was 9 years old, he composed his first music. During his school vacation, while visiting India he began taking Indian Classical music classes from Pandit Shivkumar Sharma.
Indian legendary singer, Asha Bhosle spotted Adnan in a concert in London. She inspired him to try his luck in music. He went to learn classical music from Pandit Shivkumar and at the age of 16, he was approached to write a song for famine-hit Ethiopia.
Adnan completed his high school graduation form Rugby School. He then attended King’s College London and completed his bachelor’s degree with a law degree LLB.
Adnan Sami Khan-Personal life
Adnan tied the knot in 1993 to actress Zeba Bakhtiar. They were blessed with a son named Azaan Sami Khan but after three years of their marriage, they had a nasty divorce. Although they parted their ways, they together hold the custody of their child together.
In 2001, he married a businesswoman Arab Sabah Galadari but in 2004, they decided to end their relationship as a husband and wife. In 2006, Adnan’s doctor threatened that he had just six months to live. By heavy diet and exercise, he lost 167 kg in 16 months. After 2 years, Adnan remarried Arab Sabah but their marriage relationship lasts for only 1 year and again she filed for divorce.
And finally, Adnan find his true mate Roya Faryabi. She came to his life when he was at his lowest. As he had a rough time in dealing with his personal matters.
They made their first public appearance at the premiere of 3 Idiots. They tied the knot in 2010 and at present, Adnan and Roya are blessed with a baby girl- Medina Sami Khan.
Adnan Sami Khan- Career
Adnan released his first single in 1986 with an English hit single which went No.1 position just in its first week on the music chart of the region. He has his first solo album in 1991-1992-RAAG Time. His latest album Kisi Din ‘Teri Yaad’ was title track- ‘Jab Chandani Barh Kar’.
Adnan composed a music for a film in 1994. He also played the role of a lead actor in the Pakistani film Sargam. In 2002, Asha Bhosle teamed up with Adnan and released a song- Kabhi to Nazar Milao. For 2001-2002, the song topped the chart and became an instant blockbuster.
Adnan was offered many films and is also quite successful to marked his presence in Tamil and Telugu industry. He is the only person to endorse both Pepsi and Coca-Cola. Not only this.
Adnan Sami Khan-Net worth
Adnan is living a lavish with his wife Roya Faryabi. He has accumulated a handsome sum of money from his singing professions. He is also credited for having sold the biggest selling independent albums of all time in India.
As of 2018, his estimated net worth is estimated at around $50 million and in coming years, there is no doubt that his net worth will be greater than that. He has houses in London, India and at many other many places. He has been seen riding banded cars like Audi which costs around $31,950, BMW which also cost around $52,050.