Himesh Reshammiya was born to Vipin Reshammiya, a Gujarati music composer, and Madhu Reshammiya in Dungar, Rajula, Gujarat, on 23 July 1973. At the age of 21, Reshammiya married Komal and they have a son, named Swayam. On 12 September 2016, it was reported that Himesh and Komal mutually agreed to separate and file for divorce. On Friday, 11 May 2018 Himesh married his long-time girlfriend actress Sonia Kapoor.
Himesh Reshammiya has always been famous for his singing style. Himesh was caught in a huge controversy when he made a statement on the legendary singer R.D.Burman. Himesh’s comment, “No one had ever raised that point about legendary singer-musician RD Burman,” made a sensation.
The statement disturbed singer Asha Bhonsle, who was married to Burman, to such a level that she expressed her desire to slap Himesh for stating that. Himesh later realized his mistake and apologized saying “I don’t know what has hit me. It was never my intention to insult Panchamda (RD). How can I, when I’ve grown up learning music compositions by Laxmikant-Pyarelal and RD?”.
Reshammiya won the Filmfare Award for best male Playback Singer in 2006 for Aashiq Banaya Aapne and also received several awards like Star Screen Awards, Zee Cine Awards for this song and became first ever Bollywood singer to receive Filmfare Award for his debut song. He also received several nominations for his Music Direction. He has presented the Phalke Best Supporting Actor Award for Khiladi 786 at 13th Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards. He also won BIG Star Entertainment Awards the best Music director award for Prem Ratan Dhan Payo.