Singer KK Dies at 53 after Concert in Kolkata- Krishnakumar Kunnath Bio, Wife, Net Worth, Instagram, Wiki, and Many More

Recently, we all were shocked by the heartbreaking news of the sudden Demise of the Singer KK, his full name is  Krishnakumar Kunnath but he is popularly known as the KK among his fans and followers. But on Tuesday late at night, this legendary singer passed away at the age of 53, while performing in a Concert in Kolkata. If you are also a fan of this Legendary Singer KK and you also want to know everything related to KK’s Death or Krishnakumar Kunnath’s death then you are at the right place. Not just this only but we are also going to tell you everything related to the life of KK like his Bio, Age, Height, Net worth, Songs, and many more under this article. So, if you also wanted to know more about this Legend then read the below article carefully.

KK or Krishnakumar Kunnath Passed Away at the Age of 53

If you are also a 90s Music Fan or even a Modern music freak then you must have heard the legendary melodious voice of KK or Krishnakumar Kunnath. He is one of the most popular singers in the Indian Music Industry and has given thousands of songs to this Indian Music Industry. But on Tuesday 31st of May, 2022 while performing in a Live Concert in Kolkata, this singer passed away.

Krishnakumar Kunnath

His demise at such a young age and sudden note shocked everyone including Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and Music Fans. At late night, Prime Minister, President, Vice President, and other ministers had tweeted their condolences. He was a well-known singer in the Indian Music industry, he was very popular in the South Indian Film and Music Industry as well.

While Performing in a Live Concert at the Nazrul Mancha Event, which is organized by a college in South Kolkata for almost one hour, he felt extremely tired and heavy. After reaching his hotel room, he collapsed. When he was taken to the nearest hospital at around 10 pm, he was declared dead. The main reason for his death is supposed to be Cardiac Arrest.


As a playback singer, he had given numerous melodies to the Indian Music Industry, some of his most popular songs are Ankhon Mein Teri, Zara Sa, Khuda Jane, Tadap Tadap, and many more.

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Krishnakumar Kunnath- Early Life and Education

Now, If we talk about the early life of Krishnakumar Kunnath, then He was born in New Delhi, to a Malayali family. His mother was C.S. Menon and Kunnath Kanakavalli was his father. As a child, he has attended Mount St. Mary’s School in Delhi. Later on, he graduated from the Kirori Mal College of Delhi University. He started his career and also sang the famous song ‘Josh Of India’ for the Indian Cricket Team, to support the Indian Cricket Team in the World Cup 1999.

Krishnakumar Kunnath- Personal Life

Krishnakumar Kunnath was a very famous singer in the Indian Music Industry. After Completing his Graduation and heading up in his career. He married Jyothy in the year 1991. He has a Son named Nakul and he also has a daughter named Tammana Kunnath.


Krishnakumar Kunnath- Career

Krishnakumar Kunnath or KK started his career after graduating from Kirori Mal College at Delhi University of Commerce. KK worked for six months, as a marketing executive.  Later on, he moved to Mumbai, where he started singing. Before becoming a playback singer or Music Artist, KK or Krishnakumar Kunnath has sung more than 3, 500 jingles in more than 11 languages. Later on, he was introduced as a Playback singer with AR Rehman’s hit song ‘Kalluri Salley’.

Krishnakumar Kunnath Wiki/ Bio

Real name Krishnakumar Kunnath
Popularly known asKay Kay or KK
ProfessionPlayback Singer, Composer, Lyricist
Famous for /asSongs and Singer

Physical stats

Height 5 Feet 5 inch 1.65m or 165cms
Weight 65 Kg
Body measurementsChest – 40 inches Waist – 32 inches Hips – 12 inches
Figure 40-32-12
Hair color Black
Eye color Black

Personal life

Date of birth 23rd August 1968
Date of Death31st May 2022
Death CauseCardiac Arrest
Age (as of 2022)53 years
BirthplaceDelhi, India
HometownDelhi, India
Zodiac signVirgo
EthnicityNorth Indian
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
SchoolMount St Mary’s School, Delhi, India
CollegeKirori Mal College, Delhi, India
Educational qualificationGraduate Commerce
HobbiesSinging, Writing, and Travelling

Family and Relationship

Marital status Married
Girlfriend/ WifeJyothy
Marriage DateYear 1991
Children Son-  Nakul Krishna Daughter- Taamana
ParentsFather- C.S. Nair Mother- Kunnath Kanakavalli
SiblingsNot Known

Favorites of Krishnakumar Kunnath

FoodSouth Indian Cusine, Baked Dishes and Cakes & Pastries
ActorShahrukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Akshay Kumar and Irrfan Khan
ActressRaveena Tandon, Kareena Kapoor and Aishwarya Rai
Travel DestinationNot Known

Some Interesting facts about Krishnakumar Kunnath

If you are interested in knowing some unknown facts about Krishnakumar Kunnath. Then here are some facts about him-

  • Krishnakumar Kunnath and his wife, both were Childhood friends and they got married to each other. In fact, they know each other for more than 37 years.
  • Krishnakumar Kunnath or KK never took any professional training in Music.
  • In the time period of four years, Krishnakumar Kunnath has sung more than 3,500 jingles in different languages. His first jingle debut was for the UTV.
  • Famous Singers such as Arijit Singh, Ankit Tiwari, Pritam and Amman Malik are also a fan of Krishnakumar Kunnath and admire him for his voice.
  • KK or Krishnakumar Kunnath Also sang the song ‘Tanha Chala’ for a Pakistani TV Show named as The Ghost.
  • He has won various awards and medals like the Screen Awards and National Awards for his songs.
  • He has sung more than 500 songs in Hindi and more than 200 songs in languages like Tamil, Telugu, Bengali and other languages.

Contact Krishnakumar Kunnath

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