A.R. Rahman or Allah Rakha Rahman was originally R.S. Dileep Kumar born in then Madras, India and went on to become one of the greatest and widely celebrated musicians of our time. He worked with many renowned musicians, especially in South Indian industry as a piano player and eventually went on to get Indian National Award for the background score of his first film. Rahman who attended his first Orchestra at only 11 years old bagged 2 Oscars and 2 Grammy Awards for his score and Title song of 'Slumdog Millionaire'. He also won the Golden Globe for Best Original Score for '127 Hours' and four Silver Lotus Awards during his career. His album 'Bombay' sold over 12 million records around the world.
Net worth include the revenu from music albums and concerts, composing movies, house, cars. A.R. Rahman owns luxury cars worth 10 Crores and his brand endorsement fee is around 3.5 Crores. With his income in the year 2013, 2014, and 2016 being 8 million dollars, 5.3 million dollars and 9 million respectively, his total net worth as of today is estimated around 280 million dollars. Apart from being called the 'Golden Boy of Indian Music', he also appeared in Time's 'World's Most Influential People' and 'Tomorrow's World Music Icons'!
A.R. Rahman has one of the most hi-tech music cum recording studio in Chennai that he had setup in 1992, the same year he scored for the brilliant Mani Ratnam movie 'Roja'. He also recently launched his music school in Chennai that has been his life long dream. He recieved utmost appreciation and love around the world for his notable work in movies like 'Bombay', 'Indira', 'Love Birds', 'Mr Romeo', 'Legends of Bhagat Singh', 'Slumdog Millionaire' and '127 Hours' and much more.