A.R. Rahman is the highest paid composer in India and one of the wealthiest artists in the world. According to many magazines and sites, AR Rahman net worth is around $280 million or 1820 Crore Rs. (1 USD = 65 Rs.)
AR Rahman Net Worth – 280 Million USD = 1820 Crore Rs.
Although he is the highest paid composer in India and earns around 4-7 Crore from every film. Most of the time he also retains the music right of his albums. A major part of his income comes from concerts which he does every year throughout the globe. AR Rahman is one of the richest artists in India as well as in the world.
He was born in a middle-class family. His father R.K Shekhar was a composer, and that’s where his inspiration came from. He was very much interested in keyboards, he used to play keyboards, and he also used to assist his dad. He later found his band Nemesis Avenue, and since then he never looked back.
Master Dhanraj was his first teacher but he later worked with maestros like Zafir Khan, M.S Viswanathan, Ramesh Naidu and the list is very long. His real name was Dileep Kumar, but he changed his name to Allah Rakha Rahman when he converted to Islam.
His first movie as a composer was Roza released in 1992. Time Magazine has included roza among ten best albums of the 20th century. He is an Academy Award as well as Grammy Award winner composer and probably the most famous Music Director in India of all time.