Raja Kumari Biography

Raja Kumari

Quick Facts About Raja Kumari

Celebrated Name Raja Kumari
Age 35 Years
Nick Name Indian Princess (IP)
Birth Name Svetha Yallapragada Rao
Birth Date 1986-01-11
Gender Female
Profession Rapper
Place Of Birth Claremont, California
Birth Nation United States
Nationality Indian, American
Famous For Won the BMI Pop Awards in 2016
Ethnicity South Asian
Religion Hinduism
Horoscope Capricorn
Education Bachelor of Arts degree in religious studies, with an emphasis on South Asian religions
Residence Los Angeles (USA), Bombay (India)
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 154 lbs (70 kg)
Body Type Slim
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Net Worth Not Available
Source of Wealth Music (record sales, contract, concerts, tours, gigs)

Svetha Yallapragada Rao, popular by the stage name, Raja Kumari is an Indian-American rapper, songwriter, and singer. Having entered the hip hop scene as Indian Princess (IP), she is known for her collaboration with popular artists including Gwen Stefani, Iggy Azalea, and Fifth Harmony among many others. She has provided backup vocals or co-written songs for several artists. As a songwriter, she won the BMI Pop Awards in 2016. She is signed to Epic Records. She is also featured in the Bollywood music scene. She has singing credits in several Bollywood film songs. Being of Indian background, her music is heavily influenced by Indian culture. 

She has over 620k followers on Instagram. She also runs a YouTube channel that has over 577k subscribers.

What is Raja Kumari Famous For?

  • Won the BMI Pop Awards in 2016. 

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Where is Raja Kumari From?

Raja Kumari was born on 11 January 1986. Her birth name is Svetha Yallapragada Rao. Her birth place is in Claremont, California in the United States. She holds an Indian-American nationality. She was born to Indian parents. 

Regarding her educational background, she holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in religious studies, with an emphasis on South Asian religions. She belongs to South Asian ethnicity and her religion is Hinduism. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn. Her parents are doctors who immigrated to the United States. Information about her parents and siblings are not available at present.   

She started dancing at the age of 7. She is an Indian classical dancer, trained in Kuchipudi, Kathak, and Bharatanatyam. Her parents thought she would pursue dancing or become a doctor, but she chose hip hop music career. 

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Raja Kumari Career

  • Raja Kumari discovered hip hop through the Fugees' album, The Score. 
  • She was noticed freestyle MC known as "Indian Princess" or "Raja Kumari" by the age of 14. 
  • She joined the school hip-hop group. She was only 16 when she gave her first hip hop performance. It was around the same time when she decided to pursue hip hop as her career. 
  • She started writing music for friends. She eventually became a notable songwriter. 
  • She has written, co-written, featured, and performed background vocals in some of the popular songs. 
  • She is known for her collaboration with popular artists such as Gwen Stefani, Iggy Azalea, Fifth Harmony, Twin Shadow, and Dirty Mouth among others.
  • She has either songwriting or background vocals credits in Fall Out Boy's "Centuries", Iggy Azalea's "Change Your Life", Dirty South's "Freefallin'", Fifth Harmony's "Like Mariah", and Gwen Stefani's "Red Flag", "Naughty", "Loveable", "Obsessed", "Splash", and "War Paint" among others.
  • She is signed to Epic Records. 

Raja Kumari awards

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  • She was a judge on the first season of MTV HUSTLE in 2019. It is a rap battle competition show that became the highest-rated premiere in MTV history. 
  • She was nominated for the Grammy award in 2015. 
  • She was featured on the 2016 BBC Asia Network program, Bobby Friction.
  • She won the BMI Pop Awards in 2016 as a songwriter.
  • Her first single is "Mute", released in 2016. 
  • She released a mixtape, Curry Sauce Vol. 1 in 2016. 
  • In the same year, she released her debut EP, The Come Up. 
  • She released her second EP, Bloodline in February 2019. 
  • Her EP, Bloodline consists of songs, "Shook" and "Karma". 
  • She is signed to Sony Music in India. 
  • She has vocal credits in Bollywood film songs as well. They are "Jungi", "Freaking Life", "Never Give Up", "Allah Duhai Hai", "Husn Parcham", "The Wakhra Song", and "Afreeda" among others. 

Raja Kumari Husband

Rapper Raja Kumari maintains a low profile regarding her personal life. It is not known whether she is married or not. No information about her relationship status at present. If not married, she might be dating a handsome guy. Any updates on her personal life will be updated here. She is a dog lover and has dogs named Tara and Kush. 

She lives in Los Angeles. She also has a residence in Bombay, India.

Raja Kumari represented India at the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Inaugural Ball: Breaking Barriers, one of the traditional galas held around the presidential inauguration ceremony in the United States.

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Raja Kumari Height

Rapper Raja Kumari stands at around the height of 1.73 m i.e. 5 feet and 8 inches tall. She has a body weight of around 154 lbs i.e. 70 kg. She has a slim body build. Her other body measurements are not available at present. Her eye color is dark brown and her hair color is black. Her sexual orientation is straight.  

Raja Kumari Net Worth

Raja Kumari is a familiar name in the American hip hop scene as well as in the Indian music scene. She makes her income from her music career. Besides being an established rapper, she is also a singer and songwriter who has provided vocals and co-written songs for several popular artists. The majority of her income comes from her music career. She has released a couple of EPs to date.

Not only in America, but she has also singing credits in several Bollywood films. She is the face of MAC Cosmetics' holiday campaign: MAC STARRING YOU. She appears in the campaign's advertisements and marketing materials. Her net worth is not available at present. It will be updated soon.

Did You Know?

  • Her parents are Telugu.
  • Her musical references are Dr. Dre and Timbaland.
  • She has also been inspired in her music style by the Indian composer and producer A. R. Rahman.
  • She has a cameo appearance as a judge in the 2019 Indian musical drama film, Gully Boy.
  • She hosted the American Music Awards Pre-Show telecast, alongside Lauren Jauregui.
  • She has a song credit in the ZEE5 web reality show, Lockdown.
  • She is a huge Madhuri Dixit fan.
  • She first visited India when she was 10 years old.
  • She is a dog lover.
  • She is a yoga enthusiast.