|Net Worth||$4 million|
|Source Of Wealth||Rapper|
|Born||11th June 1993|
|Death||29th May 2022|
|Birth Name||Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu|
|Height||6ft 1in (185cm)|
"The world is not powerful enough to finish me."
The quote is an eerie one coming from the much-loved singer and rapper Sidhu Moose, who was murdered in May 2022.
Sidhu Moose Wala, the talented Punjabi singer and songwriter, was a confident and standout personality from his birth until his untimely death in May 2022.
A charismatic presence that took the world by storm from the moment he wanted to take on his life mission—to be a famous singer and rapper. From a humble birth to a commanding entertainer, YouTube creator, and celebrity, Sidhu Moose Wala changed the music industry, especially for the Punjabi community in India and around the world.
We all know that he was a big personality with a talent for making music and putting on a show, on the stage and off of it. But, there are lots of interesting facts about Sidhu Moose that you might not know.
Keep reading for more facts and information about Sidhu Moose Wala, the man, the singer, and the legend.
Who Is Sidhu Moose Wala?
Relatively new on the music scene, since his breakout success in 2016, his career came on fast and furious with fans from around the world following the life and music of the sensational Punjabi star.
Sadly, Sidhu Moose Wala was killed at the young age of 28. His family and fans are still mourning his loss and celebrating his short-lived but powerful legacy.
The Net Worth of Sidhu Moose Wala
From the time Sidhu Moose Wala became a singer in 2016, his net worth has grown significantly. The amounts that contributed to his wealth came from his music, product endorsements, and his YouTube channel.
Sidhu Moose Wala was also known to be one of the highest-paid Punjabi singers in the global music industry. In 2022, the net worth of Sidhu Moose Wala was worth USD 4 million or 29 crore rupees.
Salary of Sidhu Moose Wala
Although the numbers varied, the monthly salary of Sidhu Moose Wala, in the last five years of his life, was approximately $45,000 or 35 lakh rupees. This amount was used to fund his lavish lifestyle both in Canada and in India.
He made most of his money through music, product endorsements, film appearances, TV shows, and concerts. All of these ventures brought him great wealth and they contributed to his increasing net worth.
Sidhu Moose Wala Early Life
The birth name of Sidhu Moose Wala was Shudhdeep Singh Sidhu. He took the name Sidhu Moose as a stage name when he became a singer and songwriter, and it's the name he is most known by around the world.
On June 11, 1993, Sidhu Moose was born in the town of Moosa in the Mansa district of Punjab, India. His father is Bhola Singh, his mother is Charan Kaur, and he has one brother—his younger brother Gurpreet Sidhu.
Sidhu Moose Wala completed his early schooling at the SVM school in Mansa, India. He later attended Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College in Ludhiana, Punjab, India. Throughout his school years, Sidhu Moose always had a passion for music and especially hip-hop music. He was highly influenced by late rapper, Tupac Shakur.
After graduating from engineering college, he moved to Canada with the goal of pursuing a career in the music industry.
The Career of Sidhu Moose Wala
Sidhu Moose Wala began his career by writing music, then moved on to singing and rapping. He was however known for many other career ventures as well.
The Music of Sidhu Moose
Upon his arrival in Canada, Sidhu Moose immediately got to making music. He began his career by writing songs for others. His career took off after writing the song "License" in 2016 which was performed by Punjabi singer Ninja who was already a popular singer at the time.
Sidhu Moose Wala released his debut track "G Wagon" in 2017, for which he enjoyed immediate success. In the same year, he worked with the group Brown Boys on several songs released by the Punjabi music label, Humble Music.
Even though he started to build success in 2016 and 2017, 2018 was the real turning point, when he released the single "So High". It became one of his most popular songs, and currently has 567 million views on YouTube.
Sidhu Moose Wala released three albums, and more than 60 singles and became a popular household name in India but also around the world in places like the UK and Canada. He had a huge fan following across the globe.
Sidhu Moose was the first Punjabi singer to make it to the Billboard Global 200 Charts. He was featured at the top of music charts in Canada, the UK, and Asia. There was no denying the impact he was making on the world music scene.
He wrote music for many Hindi movies as well and received a lot of recognition for his contributions to the film industry in India.
A Unique Style of Music
The fans of Sidhu Moose Wala loved his uncensored music about the less glamorous way of life in the Punjab region. He also shone a light on the importance of the rural areas of India. His music was unique, mixing the style of Punjabi folk music with current trends in rap and hip-hop. Sidhu Moose inspired young Punjabis, in India and around the globe, to be proud of their roots, their culture, and where they came from.
A Successful YouTuber
On top of his success in music, Sidhu Moose had a successful YouTube channel which he started on October 30, 2017. The channel currently has over 15 million subscribers, who continue to support the channel, even after his death.
In addition to music, he starred in two feature films: Moosa Jatt and Yes I Am Student, both released in 2021. And, to continue to grow his career portfolio, he became a politician before his death, joining the ruling Congress party in December of 2021.
Sidhu Moose Wala Relationships and Family Life
Born as Shudhdeep Singh Sidhu, Sidhu Moose Wala, always maintained a close relationship with his parents, Bhola Singh and Charan Kaur, and his younger brother Gurpreet Sidhu.
Sidhu Moose kept two homes.
One was in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. It's the place he considered to be his second home and where he spent most of his time since he arrived in Canada in 2016. He is known to live in his Brampton home with his family.
The other home was a palatial, cream-colored mansion, surrounded by a fortress-type wall, in his hometown of Moosa, India. Sidhu Moose Wala said that the home he built there was the house of his dreams.
On May 29th, 2022, Sidhu Moose was shot dead in the area near his home while out with two friends. Fans and admirers came by the thousands and surrounded his home in Moosa after learning of his death.
A Foreshadowing of His Death?
A big fan of Tupac Shakur, Sidhu Moose Wala used Tupac's assassination in the video for "The Last Ride" which he released just two weeks before he was killed. Some people claim the music video foreshadowed the singer's death.
Sidhu Moose Wala FAQ
Many people are curious about the fascinating celebrity Sidhu Moose Wala. Below, find answers to some of the top questions about him.
What Were the Most Popular Songs of Sidhu Moose Wala?
In 2022, Sidhu Moose Wala's songs surpassed 1 billion streams. According to Spotify, here are his top streamed songs:
- 295—71,988,000 streams
- The Last Ride—39,956,000 streams
- Levels—29,299,000 streams
- Never Fold (featuring Sunny Malton)—27,967,000
- Everybody Hurts—21,975,500
When it comes to YouTube videos, the popularity of his videos differs from song streaming. The following videos were Sidhu Moose Wala's most watched:
- So High—571 million views
- Same Beef ft. Bohemia—447 million views
- Tochan—293 million views
- Old Skool ft. Prem Dhillon—269 million views
- Bambiha Bole ft. Amrit Maan—206 million views
Did Sidhu Moose Own Many Different Cars?
Sidhu Moose Wala had a deep love for luxury cars and trucks. Many expensive vehicles were featured in his music videos, and he was the owner of some of them. Here is a list of the cars and trucks owned by Sidhu Moose:
- Mahindra Thar
- Ford Mustang GT
- Range Rover Sport
- Range Rover Sport HSE
- Toyota Fortuner
- Mahindra Scorpio
- Maruti Suzuki Gypsy
Was Sidhu Moose Wala Very Controversial?
Sidhu Moose Wala was a controversial figure in India. Although loved for his music, many people filed complaints with the authorities about him promoting and normalizing violence. He had an affinity for guns and weapons, which he would showcase in his music videos and on his social media profiles.
There are records of police cases opened up against him for his encouragement of gun violence in Punjab. Although charges were never filed against him, he did carry a significant amount of controversy in contrast to the pedestal he was put on by his fans.
What Was the Last Song Released by Sidhu Moose Wala?
Just weeks before the singer was gunned down near his village in India, he released a single called SYL. The topic of SYL was the contentious issue of the Satluj Yamuna link canal linking Punjab and Haryana. It also calls for the release of many Sikh prisoners whom he believes are languishing in prison.
The song is not without controversy. The YouTube video for SYL has been banned in India, while available in most other countries.
What Do We Know About the Murder of Sidhu Moose Wala?
The 28-year-old Indian musician was gunned down on May 29, 2022, near his village in Mansa, India. Reports say he was shot dozens of times, although the details of the shooting remain tightly under wraps because of the ongoing investigations.
After the ambush, Sidhu Moose Wala had no chance of survival. He was hit by 24 bullets and died on the way to the hospital. Eight grenades, nine detonators, three guns, and an assault rifle were recovered near the scene of his murder. There is speculation that the grenades were a backup in case the guns did not hit their target.
Police say that their investigation is uncovering a complex web of gang-related crimes in violence in the Punjab region of India. The main suspects in the murder are Canada-based gangster Goldy Brar, and Lawrence Bishnoi.
There are another seven or eight co-conspirators, accused of providing logistics support, collecting information leading to the murder, and harboring some of the suspects. Two of the co-conspirators have since been tracked down and killed after a standoff with police, three others were arrested and a few remain on the run.
One of the conspirators pretended to be a fan just minutes before the shooting, even taking a selfie. He then provided the information to the shooters that Sidhu Moose had no security and was not driving a bullet-proof car.
The Aftermath of His Death
The death of Sidhu Moose Wala sparked deep sadness, anger, and outrage among fans around the world, who remembered and mourned him around the world.
His parents, still in deep mourning after the loss of their son, are pressuring the government to make progress in the investigation, and pursue the people behind his murder. The police investigation into his death continues to make headlines in India and among the Indian diaspora community around the world.
Remembering Sidhu Moose Wala
Sidhu Moose Wala was a talented Indian musician and professional singer, song writer, rapper, and actor. He was recognized and celebrated around the world as the pride and joy of modern Punjabi music, especially in the hip-hop and rap genres.
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