Harris Jayaraj Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Wife, Net Worth

Harris Jayaraj is a famous Composer. Harris is also well known as, known for his Hindi, Telugu, and Tamil film scores, Jayaraj received five Filmfare Awards between 2001 and 2009 and went on to win a 2012 SIIMA Award for his work on the Tamil thriller Thuppakki.

Harris is originated from India. He won three music awards for his work on the 2009 Tamil film Ayan, which starred Suriya.

Harris Jayaraj (Singer) Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Wife, Net Worth

Harris Jayaraj Biography

NameHarris Jayaraj
Real nameHarris Jayaraj
Profession                                          Music Director, Singer
Date of birth8 January 1975
BirthplaceChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Age49 years old (as of 2024)
NationalityIndian
Zodiac SignCapricorn
GenderMale
SchoolSri Krishnaswamy Matriculation Higher Secondary School, K K Nagar, Chennai
Girlfriend/SpouseSuma Jayaraj
Sexual OrientationStraight

Early Life

Harris Jayaraj was born to a pious Christian Nadar family. He studied at the Krishnaswamy Matric School, in Chennai. His father, S.M. Jayakumar, was a film guitarist who later became a noted musician and Chennai film composer. His father was an assistant to Malayalam music director Shyam and he hoped to make his child Harris a great singer. But his interest was in film music and he once confessed that he could not sing well. Jayaraj was an early admirer of the work of Hans Zimmer.

Education Qualification

Harris Jayaraj completed his education at Sri Krishnaswamy Matriculation Higher Secondary School in K K Nagar, Chennai, and then continued his education at Trinity College of Music in London after graduating from the University of Madras in Chennai.

SchoolSri Krishnaswamy Matriculation Higher Secondary School, K K Nagar, Chennai
CollageUniversity of Madras, Chennai Trinity College of Music, London
Education qualificationGraduate

Harris Jayaraj Family

Parents NameFather– S. M. Jayakumar
Mother– Rachel Jayakumar
Sister’s NameHunise Jayakumar, Esther Jayakumar
Brother’s NameAndrew Jayaraj
WifeSuma Jayaraj
Son’s NameSamuel Nicholas Jayaraj
Daughter’s NameKaren Nikita Jayaraj

Harris Jayaraj Wife         

Girlfriend Not Known
Wife NameSuma Jayaraj
Marital statusMarried
KidsSamuel Nicholas Jayaraj, Karen Nikita Jayaraj

Harris Jayaraj Age

Harris, a composer, was born on January 8, 1975, and is a native of Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

Age48 years old (as of 2024)
Date of Birth8 January 1975
Harris Jayaraj (Singer) Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Wife, Net Worth

Harris Jayaraj Height, Weight

HeightIn centimeters- 173 cm
In meters- 1.73 m
In feet inches- 5’8”
WeightIn kilograms- 70 kg
In pounds- 154 lbs
Eyes ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Body measurementChest- 41 inches
Waist- 32 inches
Biceps- 15 inches

Debut

  • Bhojpuri Music Composition: Pyaar ki Whiskey.
  • Tamil Film Composition: Minnale (2001).
  • Bollywood Film Composition: Rehnaa Hai Tere Dil Mein (2001).
  • Telugu Film Composition: Vasu (2002).

Special Honours

  • 2009: Kalaimamani Award from the Government of Tamil Nadu.
  • 2015: Life Time Achievement Award from Konijeti Rosaiah, the Governor of Tamil Nadu.
  • 2015: Maestro Award from the Ritz Style Awards 2015.
  • 2019: Behindwoods Gold MIC Award for Icon of Inspiration – Setting New Precedents in Film Music.
  • 2019: Dr. M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute Honorary Doctorate of Letters.
  • Kalaimamani Award from the Authorities of Tamil Nadu.
  • Life Time Achievement Award from Konijeti Rosaiah, the Governor of Tamil Nadu.

Favorite Things

Favorite ActorRajnikanth
Favorite ActressRadhika
Favorite ColourBlack
Favorite PlaceParis
Favorite FoodChicken Dishes
Favorite DirectorManiRatnam

Harris Jayaraj’s Net Worth

Net worth – 2023$21 Million +
Net worth in Indian rupeesINR- 174 Crore +

Some Lesser Facts

  • In January 2016, he founded his studio, named, ‘Studio H’ and his first musical composition in this studio is ‘Halena’ from the Tamil film ‘Iru Mugan’ (2016).
  • He gave several live performances all over the world and his first tour was in 2011 named ‘Harris on the Edge’.
  • In 2009, Harris worked in two shelved films such as ‘24’ and ‘Yoddha 2.’
  • He worked in different languages like Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, and Telugu.
  • Harris worked with numerous popular music directors and music composers like ‘Vidyasagar’, ‘Mani Sharma’, ‘Raj-Koti’, ‘A.R. Rahman’, ‘Karthik Raja’, etc. as a ‘Programmer.’
  • He also composed music for TV commercials like ‘Coca-Cola’, etc.
  • Harris has composed several famous Bollywood songs including ‘Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein.’
  • He is trained in several other traditional and Western musical instruments like ‘Synthesizer’, ‘Piano’, ‘Percussion’, and ‘Keyboard.’
  • At the age of 12, he started his career as a ‘Guitarist’ and made his film song debut with the Bhojpuri song ‘Pyaar ki Whiskey.
  • In his Trinity College of Music London’s Grade 4 exam, he scored the highest marks in Asia.
  • He also got training in ‘Classical Guitar’ from ‘Mr. Abdul Sattar.’
  • When Harris was six years old, he started learning ‘Carnatic music.’
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