Rakesh Upadhyay (Bhojpuri Singer) Age, Height, Career, Wife, Net Worth, Biography & More

About Rakesh Upadhyay

Rakesh Upadhyay is a famous Indian folk singer who sings Bhojpuri Folk & Bhajan. He comes to sing from the holy land of Devrahwa Baba which is near the holy city of Barhaj Nagar on the banks of the revered Saryu river. Rakesh Upadhyay is Deoria-Born (which is 3 km away from Bhaluani Nagar Panchayat headquarter in Karaundi village) who was born on 1 June 1973 in Uttar Pradesh.

If we talk about Rakesh Upadhyay parents, then his father’s name is Kailash Pati Upadhyay, what work he used to do is still unknown, but his mother’s name is Late Bacchi Devi, who is a housewife. Apart from this, if you get any update about his family, then you will be notified.

If we talk about Rakesh Upadhyay education, then after finishing his early education from Saraswati Shishu Mandir, Bhaluani, he has completed matriculation from Gyan Prakash Inter College.

After that he finished his studies from Seva Samiti Banwari Lal Inter College, Deoria with 12th Agriculture Science. After that he completed his graduation and post graduation from Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gorakhpur University.

He has a deep attachment to traditional songs since childhood, due to which he started his career as a singer after completing his graduation, for which he started singing devotional songs, bhajans and recitations of Ramcharitmanas in his village, which he learned from Mahamana Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya’s lineage.

Along with this, Rakesh Upadhyay mother has also given him the knowledge of singing.

After that Rakesh Upadhyay started his career with Work Place as a grade “A” artist from Gorakhpur, the city of Baba Gorakhnath. Manoj Tiwari who is a famous singer, actor and parliamentarian directed Rakesh’s first audio album titled “Gorakhpur Gorakshanath Bhoomi Kashi Shiv Ke Nagari” written by Dharmendra Kumar Pandey.

This album gained immense popularity in India and abroad. On listening to this song, Rakesh was invited to the temple by Pujya Mahant Avaidyanath Ji Maharaj, the head priest of Gorakhnath Peeth, only to bless him. After that, Rakesh started presenting this devotional song of Guru Gorakhnath ji on various forums in the country and abroad, due to which he gained a lot of popularity.


Real Name Rakesh Upadhyay
Nick Name Rakesh
Profession Indian Folk Singer
Famous For “Bhojpuri Folk & Bhajan”

Personal Life

Date of Birth 1 June 1973
Age (as in 2023) 50 Years Old
Birth Place District Deoria, Uttar Pradesh, India
Hometown District Deoria, Uttar Pradesh, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hinduism
Zodiac Sign
Food Habit Vegetarian
  • Saraswati Shishu Mandir, Bhaluani
  • Gyan Prakash Inter College
  • Seva Samiti Banwari Lal Inter College, Deoria
College & Institute Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gorakhpur University
Educational Qualification Graduation

Physical Stats & More

Height (Approx.) 5’8” Feet (172 Cm)
Weight (Approx.) 70 Kg
Body Measurement (Approx.) Not Known
Hair Colour Black
Eye Colour Black

Affairs & More

Marital Status Married
Wife Name Not Known(Soon Update)

Family & More

Father Late K.P. Upadhyay
Mother Late Bacchi Devi
Sister None
Brother None

Favorite Things

Favorite Food Indian Food
Favorite Actor Name Not Known(Soon Updated)
Favorite Actress Name Not Known(Soon Updated)
Favorite Singer Name Not Known(Soon Updated)
Favorite Director Manoj Tiwari
Favorite Pandit Mahamana Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya’s lineage
Favorite Singer Not Known (Soon Update)
Favorite Dress Kurta-Pajama
Favorite Destination Not Known (Soon Update)

Hobbies & Money Factor

Hobbies Singing
Net Worth (Approx.) Not Known(Soon Update)

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SOUTH AFRICA VISIT ( NOV 23 – DEC 05 ,2005 )

Performance on the occasion of 80th Anniversary of Establishment of Arya Samaj in Durban South Africa at City Hall Durban, Infront of VICE PRESIDENT of SOUTH AFRICA and various Cabinet Ministers . More Than 15 Stage shows were held between November 23 – December 05 ,2005) Sponsored by ICCR ( INDIAN COUNCIL FOR CULTURAL RELATIONS ).


Performance on the occasion of Shardiya Navratri at Vishnu Mandir Bangkok . 9 days program was successfully done by me and group among the various citizens of Thailand Sponsored by Hindu Dharm Sabha Vishnu Mandir Bangkok.


Performance on the occasion of Holi Milan from 28 March to 02 April 2011 Among the Various Delegates and Honourable Ambassador Mr.Anil Wadhwa Muscat Oman .Bhojpuri folk, Phagua was much liked among them . This Program was
Sponsored By ICCR .


Performance in the Milan Summer Festival A Multicultual Festival on the Fields of the Zuiderpark. Here I Represented Indian Cultural Bhojpuri Folk / Traditional songs. Sponsored By ICCR .


Performance on the occasion of Navratri Festival at Shiv Durga Temple Singapore Among the Citizens and officer of Indian High Commision Singapore Mr. Shivji Tiwari.This Program was Sponsored By Shiv Durga Mandir Commity.


Performance at Shiv Mandir Mandir Nong Chok Bangkok ,Brasten Group Of Companies,D R Sonic Engineering Pvt Ltd.,Dev Mandir ,Vishnu Mandir& Shree Durga Mandir Temple Klong San.At the Beginning Of The Program Here I Got a Big Honour to Represent Indian National Anthem Among The Local People of Thailand,Members Of India Thai Chamber Of Commerce,Higher Officials and
Renouned Personalities of Thai Government.


  • Spring Festival In Pink City Jaipur On 14/08/2009 Sponsored By The Director General All India Radio Delhi.
  • Shri Krishna Janmashtami At The Governor House Lucknow on 14/08/2009 Sponsored By NCZCC Allahabad.
  • Various Performance’s in Taj Mohatsav Agra.
  • Various Performance’s in Horizon Series By ICCR.
  • Durga Puja Festival Shilong Meghalaya By ICCR.
  • Deepotsav Ayodhya By U P Government.
  • Ramayan Mela By Department Of Culture U P Gov.
  • Divya Kumbh Prayagraj By Department of Culture UP Gov.
  • Kabir Festival By Nczcc Prayagraj.
  • Kapil Vastu Festival By UP Government.
  • Kushinagar Budh Smriti Parv By UP Government.
  • Budh Festival Sankisha By UP Government.
  • All India Radio Concerts in Gorakhpur,Rampur,Chhatarpur,Sehdol,Patna,Lucknow,delhi etc.
  • Various Programs at Doordarshan Kendra .
  • Program at the Foundation Stone laying Ceremony Of Ayush University Gorakhpur By THE PRESDIENT OF INDIA.
  • Program at The Inauguration of Kushinagar Airport By THE PRIME MINISTER OF INDIA.
  • Various Programs At Guru Gorakhshnath Temple Gorakhpur In Presence of Honourable CM UTTAR PRADESH,YOGI ADITYANATH JI MAHARAJ.


  • Uttar Pradesh Sangeet Natak Academy Award 2016 By Hon’ble Governor Smt. Anandiben Patel Ji.
  • Saryu Ratna Samman 2023 Barhalganj, Gorakhpur.
  • Vidya Bharati Samman 2020 .
  • Felicitation By DM Gorakhpur On Republic Day Program.
  • Global Youth Of The Year Award 2005.
  • Many Albums Released By T-Series.
  • Established Category Empanelled Artist Via ICCR,New Delhi(INDIAN COUNCIL FOR CULTURAL RELATIONS).
  • Winner of Folk Jalwa Prominent Talent Hunt Program Via ETV.
  • Honour for Upliftment of Disappearing Bhojpuri Folk Songs Via Akhil Bhartiya Bhojpuri Parishad.
  • A+ grade Artist All India Radio Directorate New Delhi.
  • World Book Of Records London Samman For Providing Services under CoronaVirus Pandemic Through Online Performances.

FAQ- Frequently Asked Questions

1.Who is Rakesh Upadhyay?

Ans. Rakesh Upadhyay is a famous Indian folk singer who sings Bhojpuri Folk & Bhajan. He comes to sing from the holy land of Devrahwa Baba which is near the holy city of Barhaj Nagar on the banks of the revered Saryu river.

2.How Tall is Rakesh Upadhyay?

Ans. 5’8” Feet (172 Cm)

3.What is Net Worth of Rakesh Upadhyay?

Ans. Not Known(Soon Updated)

4.Who is Wife of Rakesh Upadhyay?

Ans. Not Known(Soon Updated)

5.How Old is Rakesh Upadhyay?

Ans. 50 Years Old

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