Rupi Kaur Biography

Real NameRupi Kaur
Born04 October 1992
BirthplaceHoshiarpur, Punjab, India
HometownBrampton, Ontario, Canada
Height5′ 3” or 158cm
SchoolTurner Fenton Secondary School, Brampton
CollegeUniversity of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Father NameUnknown
Mother NameUnknown
OccupationAuthor, Poet, Artist, Illustrator, Performer
Year Active2009 – Present


Rupi Kaur is an Indian-Canadian Author, Poet, Artist, Illustrator, and Performer. She was born on 04 October 1992 and her birthplace is Hoshiarpur, Punjab, India. Her height is about 158cm. She did her schooling at Turner Fenton Secondary School, Brampton, Ontario, and completed her graduation from the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

More about Rupi Kaur

  • Kaur was born into a Sikh family in Punjab, India, and later immigrated to Canada with her parents when she was four years old.
  • She was inspired by her mother to draw and paint and continued her art into her teens, but at age seventeen, she shifted her focus to writing and performing.
  • In 2009, she performed for the first time on the stage in the basement of the Punjabi Community Health Centre, Malton.
  • She received widespread popularity, after the publication of her debut book Milk and Honey (2014), which went on to sell over 3 million copies worldwide.
  • Her writings include simple drawings to illustrate her words, which makes it easy for the reader.
  • In 2017, Kaur released her second book, The Sun and Her Flowers, leading her to be named on the BBC’s 100 Women in 2017.
  • Kaur’s third poetry collection, Homebody, was released on Nov. 17, 2020.
  • In 2019, The New Republic named Kaur the “Writer of the Decade”.


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Favorite Things

Male SingerEminem
Female SingerAdele
ColorWhite, Black
FoodPunjabi Food
HobbiesShopping, Reading
WriterKahlil Gibran, Alice Walker,
Sharon Olds
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2014Milk and HoneyAndrews McMeel
2017The Sun and Her FlowersAndrews McMeel
Simon & Schuster
2020Home BodyAndrews McMeel


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