Zakir Hussain Net Worth, Bio, Age, Wiki, Height & Zodiac


Zakir Hussain Biography

Zakir Hussain is best known as Tabla Player, Music Composer, Percussionist, Music Producer, Film Actor who has an estimated Net Worth of 5-6 Crores INR. Famous for his work on the tabla (an Indian percussion instrument), this Hindustani and jazz fusion musician was a 1999 recipient of the United States Endowment for the Arts’ prestigious National Heritage Fellowship. His other honors include the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award, the Padma Bhushan, and the Grammy Award for World Music. He was born on March 9,1951, India. He music directed and acted in the 1983 film Heat and Dust. Before he reached his teenage years, he had begun performing professionally. By the time he was nineteen, he had launched a successful international music career. He and American bassist Bill Laswell founded a world music band called Tabla Beat Science. His father, Alla Rakha, was also a famous tabla player. His zodiac sign is Pisces.

Zakir Hussain Bio

Zakir Hussain Bio, Wiki

Best Known ForDrummer
Nick NameZakir
Full NameZakir Hussain
Birth PlaceMahim, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
ResidenceSan Anselmo, Marin County, California, United States
EducationZakir had attended St. Michael’s High School and then, briefly, St. Xavier’s College, both in Mumbai. After moving to the United States, he had planned to study for a Ph.D. degree but had dropped out of the course midway to fill a vacant spot for a tabla player in a classical music troupe.
ProfessionTabla Player, Music Composer, Percussionist, Music Producer, Film Actor
ManagerHe is represented by –
  • Dean Shultz, Booking Agent, IMG Artists, New York City, New York, United States
  • Antonia Minnecola, Manager, Moment! Records, San Anselmo, Marin County, California, United States
  • Dennis McNally, PR Agent, Dennis McNally Productions, San Francisco, California, United States
  • Father – Allarakha Qureshi (Tabla Maestro) (d. February 2000)
  • Mother – Bavi Begum
  • Siblings – Fazal Qureshi (Younger Brother) (Tabla Player), Taufiq Qureshi (Younger Brother) (Music Composer, Percussionist), Razia Khan (née Qureshi) (Sister) (d. February 2000), Khurshid Aulia (née Qureshi) (Sister), Munawar Qureshi (Younger Brother) (Deceased), Bilquis Qureshi (Older Sister) (Deceased)
  • Others – Geetika Varde (Sister-in-Law), Sabir Rakha (Paternal Uncle) (Tabla Player), Roohi Bano (Younger Step-Sister) (Actress) (d. January 2019), Rubina Yasmeen (Step-Sister), Shikhar Naad Qureshi (Nephew) (Drummer), Taylor Phillips (Son-in-Law) (Film Producer), Zara (Granddaughter)
GenreHindustani Classical, Jazz Fusion, World Music
LabelMoment Records HMV
Build TypeAverage
Age69 years old
Date of BirthMarch 9,1951
Zodiac SignPisces
Height5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
Weight70 kg or 154.5 lbs
Sexual OrientationStraight
Distinctive Features
  • Curly hair
  • Cheerful smile
  • Witty demeanor
  • Clean-shaven look
EthnicityAsian (Indian)
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorDark Brown
Net Worth5-6 Crores INR

Zakir Hussain Net Worth

Estimated Net Worth 20205-6 Crores INR
Income SourcePrimary Income source Drummer (profession).

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