Neela Wickramasinghe

Neela Wickramasinghe

Who is Neela Wickramasinghe? Birth, Age, Ethnicity, Nationality

Visharada Neela Wickramasinghe was a Sri Lankan vocalist and musician who mostly sang in Sinhala.

Neela Wickramasinghe was born on March 30, 1950, in Wattala, Ceylon.

Don Francis Wickramasinghe and Withanaratchige Done Yasawathie Gunasekera raised Wickramasinghe in Wattala. She got polio when she was six months old.

Educational Details

The first institution she went to was Kirimatiyagara Vidyalaya. When she was admitted into Kesbewa Government Private School in 1954, she became engrossed in the music. She then went to Piliyandala Central College and Mampe Sri Sobhita Maha School.

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Quick Facts

Full Real Name Visharada Neela Wickramasinghe
Nickname Neela Wickramasinghe
Age (as of 2022) 71-year-old ( At the time of death)
Profession singer, musician
Birthdate March 30, 1950
Place of Birth Wattala, Ceylon, Sri lanka
Nationality Sri Lankan
Ethnicity Mixed
Religion Hinduism
Husband N/A
Net worth $1-$5 million
Height (approx.) 5 ft 5 inch
Weight (approx.) 52 Kg

The Professional Career of Neela Wickramasinghe

Wickramasinghe received his musical training from Vincent Somapala and Ananda Jayasinghe. She made her début on Radio Ceylon’s ‘Amateur Voice’ show in 1959. In 1967, Neela Wickramasinghe was offered the chance to record her first single with Radio Ceylon. In 1973, she was selected as an A-grade artist based on songs performed by the SLBC’s study section.

After learning North Indian Classical Music, she received a Sangeeth Visharada Degree in 1974. Wickramasinghe had several hit songs, including collaborations with T. M. Jayaratne. Wickramasinghe later chose to become a piano teacher. After 23 years of teaching in various institutions, including an eight-year stint at Visakha Vidyalaya in Colombo, she chose to resign early in 1998. Wickramasinghe was afflicted with and overcame severe abdominal cancer.

Wickramasinghe founded “The Mother,” a charitable group, in 2002 to serve children, the elderly, and artists who have dedicated their lives to the region. She was the head of the group. Wickramasinghe participated in the UNICEF Initiative to Save Children by Eliminating Polio in her country in 1989. She performed a song composed specifically for the promotion, which was extensively aired on radio and television. Her efforts during this campaign significantly aided in the eradication of polio, and by 2000, not a single case of polio had been recorded.

Net Worth, Salary, House

The personal wealth of Neela Wickramasinghe was estimated to be between $1 million and $5 million. Her great career as a singer is her main source of income.

Death of Neela Wickramasinghe

Neela Wickramasinghe, 71, is a Sri Lankan artist. She passed away in Milan, Italy. Her reason for dying, on the other hand, remains a mystery. According to some accounts, she perished as a result of her illness. The shades hide the authoritative information.

Relationship, Married, Affair

Neela Wickramasinghe was married, but her husband’s identity was concealed behind the drapes. The singer never spoke openly about her love life while she was living. Her social media accounts have not divulged any information about her love life.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Hair Color

She is a lovely girl with a wonderful and cool attitude in terms of physical size. Neela Wickramasinghe stands at 5 feet 5 inches and weighs approximately 52 kilos. She is in good health and has a lovely body figure. Her hair is black, and her eyes are black.

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