Sana Kumar Sanu Bhattacharya or famously known as Shannon K is a popular American pop singer and songwriter. She is the adopted child of veteran Indian playback singer Kumar Sanu.
Shannon was born on Saturday, 16 June 2001 (age 18 years; as in 2019), in India. Her zodiac sign is Gemini. When she was 12 years old, her family moved to the UK. There she joined London’s Royal School of Music and Northwood College in London.
Height (approx.): 5′ 3”
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Hair Colour: Dark Brown
Family and Caste
Shannon belongs to a Bengali Hindu family. She is the foster child of Kumar Sanu and his second wife, Saloni Sanu. Shannon has a foster sister Annabel, who is a songwriter and author. Kumar Sanu has a son from his first wife-‘Jaan Kumar Sanu’ who is also a singer.
At the age of 4, she performed on stage for the very first time with her father. Later, she decided to make a career in the American Music Industry rather than the Hindi Film Industry.
When she was 12, she released her first song ‘Roll Back The Years.’ She released her song ‘How Long Is A Long Time’ with the famous singer and songwriter ‘Poo Bear.’ This was a very big hit on Youtube and has around 40 million views.
Shannon and her sister wrote the song ‘Give Me Your Hand’ which was against anti-bullying.
In 2018, she collaborated with the famous Bollywood singer ‘Sonu Nigam.’ They lent their voice for the song OMT.
She released a song ‘Always’ based on heartbreak in 2019.
- Singer(s): Beyonce, Whitney Houston, Justin Bieber, Adele, Ariana Grande, and Bruno Mars
- Song: “I Will Always Love You” by Whitney Houston
- Food: Cheese Tikka (Paneer Tikka) and Lentil soup
- Actor: Johnny Depp
- Her hobbies are reading, swimming, fashion designing and, travelling historical places.
- Shannon K has worked with the music label Zee Music.
- In her school and college days, she was the victim of bullying and racism.
- Kumar Sanu revealed in a singing reality show ‘Dil Hai Hindustani (2017)’ that he had adopted a girl child- Shannon.
- She was featured in the Billboard Magazine (2017).
- Shannon won the award of Artist of the Month by B4U UK.
- She has been interviewed on BBC Asian Radio UK.
- Shannon live performed in Washington DC, New York, New Jersey, Florida, Dallas, Los Angeles, Houston and Virginia.
- She launched her website www.shannonkmusic.com to connect with her fans all over the world.
- She is a social worker and supports animal welfare NGOs.