Benny Dayal – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Benny Dayal Indian Singer
Benny Dayal

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Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Body Measurements 44-34-12 inches
Bodytype Average
Height 5 feet 8 inches (1.68 m)
Weight 80 kg (176 lbs)
Waist 34 inches
Eye Color Dark Brown
Shoe Size 8 (US)
Nickname Benny
Gender Male
Age 38 years old (in 2023)
Date of Birth May 13, 1984
Full Name Benny Dayal
Profession Singer
Nationality Indian
Birthplace Rahden, Germany
Religion Hinduism
Zodiac Sign Taurus

Benny Dayal is an Indian playback singer. He was born on 13th May 1984. He is known as a brilliant singer who has sung for Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada, Bengali, Gujrati, Marathi, and many more languages films.

He was born and grew up in Abu Dhabi, UAE, completed his schooling from Abu Dhabi Indian School. Later, he completed his bachelors in Commerce and Masters in Journalism from Madras Christian College. The singer moved to Kollam district in Kerala, India.


Benny Dayal has sung over 2000 songs in 16 Indian languages. And that’s amazing! He is also a brand ambassador of the music band titled ‘S5’ launched by the SS Music TV channel.

The singer is also a great actor and debuted through the Malayalam movie named ‘By The People’. It was a suspense thriller and all songs became popular and sung by S5 members. It was the time when the veteran singer and musician A.R.Rahman noticed Dayal and took an audition.

Benny Dayal also worked as an Event Coordinator with RR Donnelley. Later, he left the job in BPO as he wanted to pursue a career in music. In 2016, he then married to his girlfriend named Catherine Thangam in Bengaluru.


During a broad music career, Dayal won several awards including the 54th Filmfare Awards- RD Burman Award for New Music Talent – for the song titled ‘Kaise Mujhe Tu Milgai’ (Ghajini). In 2009, the singer also won the Stardust Awards- Max Stardust Awards for New Musical Sensation- Pappu Can’t Dance Sala’ for ‘Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na’, and many others are on the list.


Benny Dayal Education

Qualification: Bachelor of Commerce and Diploma in Journalism

School: Abu Dhabi Indian School, Abu Dhabi

College: Madras Christian College, Chennai

Benny Dayal Career

Profession: Singer


Singing Debut: Balleilakka song from the film Sivaji (2007)

Salary: INR 6 lakhs/song approx

Net Worth: USD $5 million approx

Family & Relatives

Father: M.P Dayal

Mother: Syama Dayal

Brother: Dennis Dayal

Sister: None

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Catherine Thangam (Model & Actress)

No. of Children: None

Past Relationships:

Catherine Thangam (Model & Actress)

Benny Dayal Favorites

Hobbies: Dancing

Favorite Food: Butter garlic prawns, red snapper fish

Favorite Color: Black, Brown

Facts You Never Knew About Benny Dayal

  • Benny Dayal, is not only well-known public figure in the playback industry, with numerous songs in various languages under his belt, he also sings for the Gospel Music Industry.
  • He is not only versatile singer, but can also can write, produce, record and shoot musicals.
  • Apart from the Indian regional languages, he can also sing in French and Arabic. Having been raised in UAE, both languages were part of his curriculum .
  • Early in his career, he worked at a BPO and later worked as a journalist. It was until later that he broke into the music industry and made his mark.
  • Benny Dayal met his model girlfriend, now wife Catherine Thangam, in 2010. Sources say the couple met through a mutual friend and tied the knot in 2017.
  • Benny Dayal has broken a record in the Indian singing space by recording the 1st ever Tamil bass track in association with Nucleya.

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