Balen Shah Biography

(Nepalese Rapper, structural engineer,social media personality)

Balen Shah is a Nepali Rapper, Music Composer, Song Writer, Director and Structural Engineer. His Home town is in Kathmandu.

Who is 2022, mayor candidate, Balen Shah married to?

Reflecting on Balen Shah’s personal life, he is a married man.

He has a beautiful wife named, Sabina Kafle. The couple performed an arranged marriage some years ago.

The detailed info on the exact date of their marriage is yet to be released yet.

Relationship Facts of Balen Shah

  • Balen Shah is married to Sabina Kaphle.
  • He does not have any kids as of now.
  • Balen Shah is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Balen Shah?- Biography

Balen Shah is a popular Nepalese Rapper, structural engineer, and social media personality.

Currently, Balen Shah is in the limelight for being the independent Mayor Candidate of a Kathmandu Metropolitan City in the 2022 municipal election in Bagmati Province. He has stood out in the Candidacy with the Stick (Lauro) sign.

According to The Kathmandu Post, he is leading by double the votes against former Mayor,  Keshav Sthapit and his nearest competition, Shirjana Shrestha.

What is the Age of Balen Shah?

The age of Balen Shah is 32 years as of 2022. Balen was born in  Gairigaun, Tinkune, Kathmandu on  April 27, 1990.

Balen Shah- Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

Balens Shah Belongs to the Nepalese nationality. He maintains Asian ethnicity and has the Taurus birth zodiac sign according to the astrological chart. Balendra Shah is his full name.

He was born to his father, Dr. Ram Narayan Shah, and Dhruva Devi Shah (Shanti Shah). His father has previously served as Managing Director at Singadurbar Vaidhyakhan and is a part-time lecturer as well.

Talking about his siblings, he has an elder brother named, Kaushal Shah who is an alumnus of Oxford Brookes University. Currently, he serves as AST.

General Manager at Omni Group and even serves as a Finance Manager at the Omni Business Corporate International Pvt. Ltd. Kaushal is a married man who has a beautiful wife named, Shila Bastola.

Recently, they welcomed their first baby daughter on 19 May 2022.

Educational Background

As per the engineer’s academics, he completed high schooling at Alliance academy and enrolled at V.S Niketan College.

He then earned his Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the White House Institute of Science and Technology.

Moreover, he later attended VTU, Karnataka, India, and earned his Master of Technology in Structural Engineering

Balen Shah- Professional Life, Careers

Balen Shah debuted his career as a rapper. He appeared as a contestant in the Second Season of Raw Barz (A Nepali Rap Battle League).

In the finale, he defeated Litl Grizl with 13 rebuttals and multi-syllabic rhymes. So, he soared to fame for being the winner of the show.

After the show, he began releasing his own rap music videos on his self-titled Youtube channel. Some of his rap songs include Gaita Badhyo, Marpha ko Madhira, Temi Phool, Oa Buda, Man Yo Udyog, Local Thito, Hande Hande, and others

Many of his fans and followers were wishing to see the rap battle between him and the former contestant, Laure aka Ashish Rana, of the second season of Raw Barz. Though, the battle never happened between them.

Shah is currently assigned as a judge for the Nepali Rap Competition show, ‘Nephop ko Shreepech‘ along with other co-judges, Girish Khatiwada and Manas Ghale.

Besides, the rap and music industry, he is a certified engineer as well. He is a multi-task performer who is also serving as a Structural Engineer and Project Manager at Platinum Developers.

Mayoral Candidacy 2022 ( Kathmandu Mayor Balen Shah )

As of 2022, he is one of the mayoral candidates of Kathmandu Metropolitan City standing against the former CPN-UML mayor, Keshav Sthapit, Shirjana Shrestha of the Nepali Congress, and other parties.

The artist is gaining immense love and popularity among youth to old-age people. Since the announcement of his candidacy, he has been interviewed on different national channels and podcasts  and has shared his visions, missions, and strategies

According to The Kathmandu Post, he has received 39.5K votes by leading with a double over Sthapit, Shirjana, and other candidates on May 22, 2022.

Though the opposite candidates and others did not take him, as a serious competitor, in the beginning, now he seems to be giving neck-to-neck competition to them.

In the previous mayor candidacy, he has shared a status on his Facebook account, that he will not be contributing his vote in the 2017  Kathmandu municipal election and will rather vote for himself after 5 years, standing as a candidate.

Balen Shah status
Caption:Balen Shah Facebook Staus (Source:- Facebook)

Balen Shah- Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of successful rapper, Balen Shah is estimated to be around 1 million USD as of 2022. However, he has not shared the info related to his salary and earnings.

Balen Shah- Rumors, Controversy

Current, mayoral candidate, Balen Shah was rumored to be the father of new born-daughter.

Later, the sources confirmed that, actually, his elder brother, Kaushal Shah welcomed his first daughter on 19 May 2022.

Besides that, the social media personality has not been part of any other rumors and controversies.

Body Features- Height, Weight

The songwriter, Balen Shah stands at the height of 5 feet 6 inches weighing around 70 Kg.

He has an impressive personality. Talking about his physical appearance, he has a brown complexion, with a pair of black eyes and hair of the same color as well.

However, he is famous for wearing a black signature sunglasses, which are now trending in the Nepali markets. Fans have been demanding it as the sales have increased.

Social Media

Talking about Balen Shah’s social media presence, he is active on Instagram under the username,@balenshah  having more than 97.9K followers.

In addition, he is also active on Facebook and has a self-titled Youtube channel, that has garnered over 303K subscribers. He uploads his official rap/music videos on it.

FAQs About Balen Shah

What is the real name of Balen Shah?

The real name of Balen Sha is Balendra Shah

Who was the Mayor of Kathmandu?

Bidya Sundar Shakya was the Mayor of Kathmandu from 31 May 2017 to 13 May 2022.

Is Balen Shah Madhesi?

CPN-UML’S mayoral candidate, Keshav Sthapit has accused independent candidate Balen Shah of hiding his Madhesi identity.

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