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DIVINE (Rapper) Biography, Girlfriend, Age, Net Worth, Family & More

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Divine is a prominent Indian Hip-Hop rapper, singer, music composer, and songwriter. His actual name is Vivian Fernandes. His debut track, “Yeh Mera Bombay,” released in 2013, blasted him to fame across Mumbai. He is notably known for his portrayal by Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh in the 2019 film “Gully Boy.” Divine is also the founder of the esteemed Mumbai-based crew “Gully Gang” and has been honored with multiple awards for his exceptional rapping style. In September 2019, the title track “Kohinoor” from Divine’s first studio album was released on YouTube, further solidifying his position as a leading figure in the Indian music industry.

Bio:-

Real Name Vivian Wilson Fernandes
Nickname Divine
Profession –Rapper, Hip-Hop Artist, Singer, Songwriter, Composer
Date of Birth –2 October 1990
Age –33 years old (in 2023)
Birthplace –Kurla, Andheri, Mumbai, India
Religion :Christianity
Nationality :Indian
Zodiac Sign :Libra
Address :Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height5 feet 6 inches (1.68m)
Body ShapeChest: 39 inches
Waist: 31 inches
Biceps: 14 inches
Weight60 kg (132 lbs)
Hair ColourBlack

DIVINE Education

Qualification:B.COM
College:R.D. National College, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School:St. John the Evangelist High School, Marol, Andheri, Mumbai

Family and More:-

Father –
Mother –
Brother –Anthony Fernandes (Elder, Works in Qatar)
Sister –Not Available

Divine Affairs and More:-

Marital Status :Unmarried
Affairs/Girlfriends:Name Not Known
Net worth :Not Available

Divine Career & Awards:-

Filmfare Awards

2020 Winner Filmfare Award
Best Lyrics
Gully Boy
For the song “Apna Time Aayega”
Shared with: Ankur Tewari

Awards of the International Indian Film Academy

2020 Nominee Popular Award
Best Playback Singer – Male
Gully Boy
Song: Mere Gully Mein
Shared with: Naezy · Ranveer Singh

2020 Nominee Popular Award
Best Lyrics
Gully Boy
Song: Aapna Time Aayega
Shared with: Ankur Tewari

2020 Nominee Popular Award
Best Lyrics
Gully Boy
Song: Mere Gully Mein
Shared with: Naezy

Zee Cine Awards

2020 Winner Viewers’ Choice Award
Best Song of the Year
Gully Boy
Song: Apna Time Aayega
Shared with: Dub Sharma · Ankur Tewari

2020 Nominee Jury’s Choice Award
Best Lyrics
Gully Boy
Shared with: Ankur Tewari

Mirchi Music Awards, IN

2020 Nominee Critics’ Award
Best Song of the Year
Gully Boy
Song: Apna Time Aayega
Shared with: Dub Sharma · Ankur Tewari

2020 Nominee Listeners’ Choice Award
Best Song of the Year
Gully Boy
Song: Apna Time Aayega
Shared with: Dub Sharma · Ankur Tewari

Screen Awards, IN

2020 Winner Screen Award
Best Lyrics
Gully Boy
For the song “Apna Time Aayega”
Shared with: Ankur Tewari

2020 Winner Screen Award
Best Music
Gully Boy
Shared with: Naezy · Ankur Tewari · Dub Sharma · Karsh Kale · Jasleen Royal · Raghu Dixit · Midival Punditz · Rishi Rich · ishQ Bector · Vivek Rajagopalan · Nikhil · Prem Hardeep · Mikey McCleary · Chandrashekhar Kunder · Kaam Bhaari

Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, India

2022 Nominee Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award
Favourite Rapper

FOI Online Awards

2019 Winner FOI Online Award
Best Lyricist
Gully Boy
For the song: “Apna Time Ayega”
Shared with: Ankur Tewari

2019 Nominee FOI Online Award
Best Lyricist
Gully Boy
For the song: “Doori”
Shared with: Javed Akhtar

Unknown Facts About DIVINE:-

  • He was brought up in a fractured family. Following his abusive father’s departure, his mother relocated to Qatar for the sake of their family’s livelihood, leaving him and his elder brother in the care of their grandmother.
  • Divine founded a Mumbai-based crew and music label named Gully Gang.
  • He is the first Indian artist to have a solo release worldwide on Apple Music.
  • Divine draws his inspiration entirely from the American rapper Eminem. During his childhood, Divine regularly listened to songs by Eminem and 50 Cent after returning from school, which led him to explore the world of hip-hop and rap.
  • Divine began writing rap songs during his 11th-grade year and dedicated extensive practice time to perfecting his verses.
  • Divine has collaborated with renowned Indian DJ Nucleya, Indian-American rapper Raja Kumari, Indian music director Amit Trivedi, and others.

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