Udit Narayan Jha commonly called Udit is a Bollywood Singer. He composes songs for Bollywood movies in many languages. He was born on 1 December 1955 in Bhardaha of Saptari in Nepal and follows Hindu religion. He debuted from the movie “Unees Bees” in 1980 and has been on screen by singing with some other famous singers like Kailash Kher, Amitabh Bachchan, Rajesh Khanna and more.
Udit was born to Hare Krishna Jha who is a farmer and Bhuwaneshwari Devi who is a singer. He has no siblings and is married to Ranjana Narayan Jha in 1984 and got divorced in 1985. The following year he got married to Deepa Narayan Jha and had a son named Aditya Narayan who is also a Singer turned actor. His height is 5’5″ and weighs 70kg.
Udit Narayan Jha’s Career and Awards
Udit started his career in 1970 as a Maithili folk singer in Radio Nepal. Udit debuted to film “Unees Bees” in 1980 and continued his journey in acting and singing. He got his education from Jageshwar High School and finished SSC giving him an intermediate degree from Ratna Rajya Laxmi Campus of Kathmandu, Nepal. He is a well-known singer since 1990 from Bollywood singing careers. He used to sing Maithili and Nepali songs, Gradually, he began singing Modern Nepali songs. After few years, he moved to Bombay for music with a scholarship from Indian Embassy of Nepal for learning classical music.
In 1980, Rajesh Roshan asked him to sing in the Hindi film “Unees Bees”, which gave him a chance to show his talent in public. With such a wonderful voice he sang for many other movies including “Bada Dilwale”, also sang with Kishore Kumar, one of the most successful singers in the movie “Kehdo Pyar Hai“. In addition to this, he sang with Suresh Wadkar, Bappi Lahiri, some of the famous and renowned singer of that time. A big change in his career came through Anand Milind who gave him a chance to sing all song for the movie “Quamat Se Qayamat Tak” with Alka Yagnik which gave him the Filmfare award. Along with this 21 of his tracks were included in “Top 40 Bollywood Soundtrack of all time”.
Singing over 25,000 songs for more than 36 different languages, the singing legend has been able to accumulate lots of awards. He has won 2 awards from “Zee Cine Award”, 3 from “National Film Awards, India”, 4 from “Filmfare”, and an award from “Awards of international Indian Film academy” and also has been nominated for more than 15 times till date.
Udit Narayan Jha’s net worth
With high success in singing, Udit has been able to gain an estimated net worth of almost $20 million. He earned this huge amount by singing more than 25,000 songs and appearing in concerts. It is also estimated that he earns almost $7.7thousand per song.
Udit has a lot of property all over Nepal and India. He is passionate about cars and he was sighted with Mercedes during 2010. He also owns lots of luxury cars from various international luxury car manufacturers.