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About Ani Choying Drolma
Ani Choying Drolma is a very beautiful, inspiring, popular, and very talented Nepali Buddhist Nun, Social Worker, and Singer. She is best known for her song “Phoolko Aankhama” and other meditative and peaceful songs or mantras.
Ani Choying Drolma (Born on June 4, 1971, in Bouddha, Kathmandu, Nepal) is 52 years old with around 5 feet and 3 inches tall in height.
Ani Choying Drolma’s Net Worth (2023)
Ani Choying is the founder of the Nuns Welfare Foundation (NWF) of Nepal. All the income she makes through her national and international musical tours is properly utilized by her team in inorder to help needy people and the community through the Ani Choying Drolma Foundation.
Talking about income, She herself said that she was paid more than 80 lakhs for her performance in Singapore. So following that, As of 2023, Ani Choying Drolma’s total net worth is roughly more than 10 crores (Roughly Estimated).
Ani Choying Drolma Family Background
Ani was born into a family where the people and society were more influenced by Tibetan culture and traditions.
Growing up, Due to her physically abusive father, She had to face some serious problems. Her parents were not formally educated.
Her mother and father’s relationship were not good. Her mom was very simple and innocent housewife whereas her dad was into Buddhist hymns and chants.
In order to escape from unhealthy family relationships and environment, At the age of 13 years old, She decided to become a nun. And the decision was fully supported by her parents. She went to the Nagi Gompa located in Budhanilkantha, Kathmandu.
Even though her dad was violent it was not his mistake because he was grown up like that. So, later, After she joined Nagi Gompa, She tried to communicate with her father, even though it was very difficult for both of them, They talked and fixed their problem.
After that, She was like a mother to her father. She took care of him until his last breath. At the last moment of his father’s death, Her dad thanked her saying “Thank you for being my mother in the form of my daughter”.
She has two younger brothers. Currently, One is abroad and one brother is helping her in Nepal.
Talking about formal academics, Ani Choying Drolma went to the school ( Bouddha Pre-Primary School) and somehow managed to study till 5th grade. Due to some circumstances, She couldn’t make it further.
But Once she decided to become a nun, She joined Nagi Gompa and learned Buddhist meditation, chants, rituals, and ceremonies.
Her main Guru was Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche who died in the year 1996. She even worked as Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche’s personal health attendant until his death.
Ani Choying Drolma’s Singing Career
In the year 1994, Steve Tibbetts (An American guitarist and composer) met Ani Choying and proposed to her to record Tibetan music. They did two albums. The recordings, titled Chö and Selwa. That’s how her musical career started.
Did You Know?
- The meaning of Drolma is good luck.
- In the year 2008, Her autobiographical book Phoolko Aankhama was published.
- Growing up, She was a very protective sister to her younger brothers.
- During her young and active years, She was a fan of Bruce Li and Amitabh Bachchan.
- Ani Choying Drolma is not married. So, She has no husband and children.
Social Media Presence
Her official Facebook page has more than 494K followers and more than 40.2K followers on her Instagram.
Facebook = https://www.facebook.com/anichoyingdrolmaofficial/
Instagram = https://www.instagram.com/anichoyingdrolmaofficial/