Siddharth Kannan Wiki, Height, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

Siddharth Kannan


Siddharth Kannan is an Indian TV & radio host, voice-over artist, film critic, and radio announcer. He is known for interviewing various Indian celebrities for his self-titled YouTube channel.


Siddharth Kannan was born on Saturday, 31 March 1979 (age 44 years; as of 2023) in New Delhi, India. His zodiac sign is Aries. He hails from Bengaluru. He did his schooling at St. Francis’ College, Lucknow. He then attended SVKM’s Mithibai College of Arts, Mumbai.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 6′ 1″

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Brown


He belongs to a Tamilian Brahmin Hindu family.

Parents & Siblings

His father, Kannan Venkatavaradan, is a retired corporate executive. His mother, Radha Kannan, is also a retired corporate executive. His elder brother, Hrishikesh Kannan, is a radio host and voice-over artist.

Siddharth Kannan with his parents and brother

Wife & Children

On 2 February 2014, he got married to hospitality industry professional Neha Aggarwal. The couple had a arrange cum love marriage at the Covelong beach in Chennai as per the South Indian rituals.

Siddharth Kannan’s wedding picture

Neha is also a partner at a Mumbai-based firm Pink Parrot Kids. The couple has two daughters named Saisha Kannan and Adhira Kannan.

Siddharth Kannan with his wife and daughters


Radio Host/Anchor

In 1994, he started his career as a radio host with the Hindi radio show Campus Capers which was broadcasted on Times FM. He then hosted a few other radio shows like Thursday Night Take Off on Times FM (1995), Yamaha First on Times FM (1996), and Purab Paschim Masala on Radio Star (1997). In 1999, he started India’s first radio school ‘Wild on Air.’ He has hosted and produced a few Hindi radio shows for Emirates 2 FM in Dubai. He has also hosted and produced radio shows for Rediff Radio. For the radio channel 104.8 FM, he has hosted a few radio shows like Meow Starburst, Oye Talkies, Bollywood Khul Ke, and Ishq Khul Ke. In 2017, he started hosting the Bollywood Hat Ke show on London’s Lyca Radio.

Siddharth Kannan in a radio show

Television Host

In 2006, he hosted his debut Hindi TV show ‘Santa and Banta Newz Unlimited’ along with the Indian rapper and singer Baba Sehgal. The show was aired on Zoom.

Santa and Banta Newz Unlimited

He has hosted a few other TV shows such as ‘Planet Bollywood’ (2008; Zoom), ‘See Taare Mastiii Mein’ (2010; Mastiii), ‘Ring Ka King’ (2012; Colors), ‘Star Sports Pro Kabaddi’ (2014; Star Sports), and ‘Super Fight League’ (2017; Sony ESPN).

See Taare Mastiii Mein

He has also hosted various award shows like The IIFA Weekend Extravaganza, The Femina Miss India, Alt Balaji Indian Wiki Media Digital Awards, and Teachers Achievements Awards.

Siddharth Kannan hosting an event

On 10 May 2017, he hosted the official red carpet host of the Justin Bieber show at DY Patil Stadium, Mumbai.

Siddharth Kannan in Justin Bieber Show

Some of the other events hosted by Kannan are the YouTube Fanfest India Global Conference, the Aditya Birla Financial Services Privilege Club Gold Plus Convention in Udaipur, and the World’s Biggest Guestlist Festival at DY Patil Stadium.

Voice Over Artist

He has also lent his voice to many TV commercials and promos like Star Network, Sony TV, State Bank of India, Mercedes, Mont Blanc, and Pepsico.

Other Work

On his self-titled YouTube channel, he has interviewed many popular Indian celebrities. He has more than 3 million subscribers on his channel.

Siddharth Kannan’s YouTube channel

He is a co-partner in a few companies.


  • 2007: Best TV Host by 14th Lions Golds Award
  • 2010: Lions Favorite Path Breaking Radio Show for Meow Stardust by 16th Lions Gold Awards

    Siddharth Kannan’s 2010 16th Lions Gold Award

  • 2011: Best Radio Host by Newsmakers Achievers Awards
  • 2013: Best Chat Show host on TV by Tassel Fashion and Lifestyle Awards
  • 2013: Best Emcee by Live Quotient Awards (Event Faqs)
  • 2014: Best Emcee by Tassel Fashion and Lifestyle Awards
  • 2021: Voice of Democracy Award from the Governor of Maharashtra

    Siddharth Kannan receiving Voice of Democracy Award

  • 2021: Iconic Host of the Year award by Mid-day International Icon Shobiz Award

    Siddharth Kannan with his Mid-day International Icon Shobiz Award

  • 2022: Best MC (Male) Gold by EEMA Spotlight Awards
  • 2022: Mid-Day Iconic Host of the Year

    Siddharth Kannan’s Mid-Day Iconic Host of the Year award

  • 2022: Best Male Emcee Master of Ceremony for Wedding by Weddingsutra Influencer Award

    Siddharth Kannan with his Best Male Emcee Master of Ceremony for Wedding by Weddingsutra Influencer Award

  • 2023: Best Anchor Award by Wow Awards Asia

    Siddharth Kannan with his WOW Award

  • 2023: Urbane Entertainer of the Year

    Siddharth Kannan’s Urbane Entertainer of the year award 


At the age of 14, his name was entered in the Limca Book of Records for being the Youngest Radio Host ever in India.

Car Collection

  • BMW

    Siddharth Kannan with his BMW

  • Hyundai Creta

    Siddharth Kannan with his car

  • Audi A4

    Siddharth Kannan’s Audi

  • Land Rover

    Siddharth Kannan with his Land Rover


  • Food: Rasmalai, Dosa, Choley-Bhaturey, Mexican Pasta, Corn Pizza, Kadi-Chawal
  • Travelling Destination(s): Goa, London
  • Restaurant: Barbeque Nation


  • He is also known by the name Sid K.
  • In his childhood, he lived in various cities like Kolkata and Lucknow. In 1994, he settled in Mumbai.
  • When he was only 15 years old, he got an opportunity to interview Amitabh Bachchan.
  • At the age of 16, he gifted a red Nissan Micra car to his mother.

    Siddharth Kannan gifted a car to his mother at the age of 16

  • He regularly works out at a gym to maintain his fitness.

    Siddharth Kannan at a gym

  • In his leisure time, he loves to travel and party with his friends.

    Siddharth Kannan during his trip

  • He can speak around eight languages.
  • In an interview, he shared that had he not worked in the entertainment business, he would be a tennis player. As a kid, when he used to play tennis, his parents gave him a rupee for every ball that he sent across the net to encourage his interest in extra-curricular activities.
  • He once shared that he was a schizophrenic, a disorder that affects a person’s ability to think, feel, and behave clearly.
  • He follows a non-vegetarian diet.

    Siddharth Kannan’s Facebook post

  • He loves wristwatches and has a huge collection of them.

    Siddharth Kannan’s watch collection