Bally Sagoo Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Bally SagooBally Sagoo is a British-Indian singer, record producer, and DJ. He is well known to become the first Indian artist to reach national mainstream radio when his remake track ‘Chura Liya’ was played on BBC Radio 1.


‘Baljit Singh,’ known as Bally Sagoo was born on Tuesday, 19 May 1964 (age 59 years; as of 2023) in Delhi, and was raised in Birmingham, England. His zodiac sign is Taurus. While he was pursuing his graduation, he developed an interest in soul, reggae, and disco and started to produce mix tapes for his friends and performed as DJ at local events.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 8″

Weight (approx.): 60 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Dark Brown

Body Measurements (approx.): 34-36-34

Bally Sagoo standing


Parents & Siblings

His father is Saminder Sagoo who played in The Musafirs in the late 1960s and owned a retail music outlet in the 1970s. He has a sister named Rani Sagoo Godfrey.

Bally Sagoo with his mother

Bally Sagoo with his mother

Bally Sagoo with his father

Bally Sagoo with his father


Bally Sagoo got married to Sita Pall on 16 April 2004. However, the couple parted ways in 2006.

Bally Sagoo with Sita Pall

Bally Sagoo with Sita Pall


He follows Sikhism.


Bally Sagoo began his career in 1989 when he was offered to remix a Punjabi song named ‘Hey Jamalo,’ by the UK-based record label, Oriental Star Agencies. The song became a massive hit and Sagoo decided to join Oriental Star Agencies as a full-time in-house producer. In 1990, Sagoo released his first album ‘Wham Bam’ and its sequel ‘Wham Bam 2’ in 1993. Other albums from 1990 to 1993 included Star Crazy (1991), Essential Ragga (1991), and ‘Magic Touch’ (1992) along with Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.

1990s Music Anthology 

Sagoo got a contract with Sony Records in 1994 to produce Bollywood Flashback. When his album track “Chura Liya” was featured on BBC Radio 1, he became the first Indian artist to achieve national mainstream radio.

Poster of 'Chura Liya' remix by Bally Sagoo

Poster of ‘Chura Liya’ remix by Bally Sagoo

This was followed in 1996 by his first all-original album, Rising from the East, which featured songs like “Dil Cheez” and “Tum Bin Jiya.” Following that, he appeared on the album Dance Attack and composed another remix music video, Mera Laung Gawacha.

2000s Music Anthology

In 1999, Sagoo established his own UK music company, Ishq Records. His album Dub of Asia was his first release. Ishq then developed other Sagoo items such as ‘Anything But Silent,’ ‘Hanji,’ and the technically advanced ‘Sag Loops’ series. The firm also managed and promoted other young musicians, publishing songs such as “Noorie” on Sagoo’s Bollywood Flashback 2 CD in 2000. Sagoo’s music has appeared in films starring Aishwarya Rai and Dylan McDermott, including Monsoon Wedding (2001), The Mistress of Spices, and It’s a Wonderful Afterlife. In 2006, he appeared in and composed the music for the Punjabi film ‘Sajna ve Sajna,’ which was released. In the 2010s, he participated in television programs such as the UK Lottery and the Asian reality show Bollywood Star.

Bally Sagoo's Sajna ve Sajna

Bally Sagoo’s Sajna ve Sajna

2010s Music Anthology 

Sagoo founded a studio in Mumbai in 2012 and divided his time between the UK and India. He integrated ‘Ishq Records’ corporate assets into Fresh Dope Records, the ‘Fresh Dope Industries’ music branch. It is headquartered in Brussels and operates a satellite office in Mumbai. It produces feature films, television shows, artist marketing and management, corporate engagement, internet and conventional publishing, live performances, lifestyle items, fashion trends, and technological advancements.

Bally Sagoo Album Collection

Bally Sagoo Album Collection


  • Outstanding Achievement trophy at the UK Asian Awards in 2003.

    Bally Sagoo with an award

    Bally Sagoo with an award

Bike Collection

He owns a Harley Davidson.

Bally Sagoo driving Harley Davidson

Bally Sagoo driving Harley Davidson

Net Worth

His net worth is $114 million.


  • Destination: South America and Tasmania
  • Food: African Cuisine
  • Places: Hong Kong and Africa
  • Color: Black


  • He toured India on Michael Jackson’s History Tour, co-produced the Aby Baby album with Amitabh Bachchan, and was invited to meet then-Indian President Shankar Dayal Sharma in New Delhi.

    Poster of Aby Baby

    Poster of Aby Baby

  • He was featured in the celebrity magazine formats such as Tinseltown TV.
  • Sagoo is widely influenced by African music and African culture. In an interview, he said,

 African music has always influenced me. Besides India, I love the whole of Africa. The variety is mind-boggling. I love African cuisine.” [1]Outlook India

  • Sagoo loves to travel and work simultaneously. He said in an interview that,

For people like me who travel a lot, the difference between travelling for work and travelling for a holiday ceases to exist. So work is mostly a vacation for me. If only someone would take the pain of packing, airport queues and paperwork away!” [2]Outlook India


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