Emiway Bantai Net Worth (2024): Height, Age, Real Name, Bio

Alex | Last Updated On January 13th, 2022

Emiway Bantai is an Indian rapper and music composer. Bantai gained fame after the release of hip-hop songs like “Giraftaar” and “Khatam”. His YouTube channel has 6 million subscribers.

Bantai appeared in the 2019 film “Gully Boy” and has collaborated with multiple Indian hip-hop artists and singers.

Emiway Bantai's Net Worth

As of 2024, Emiway Bantai's net worth is estimated to be $1,000,000.

Net Worth$1,000,000
Given NameBilal Shaikh
Famous NameEmiway Bantai
Source(s) of FameSinger, Rapper, Composer
Date of BirthNovember 13, 1995
Place of BirthBengaluru, Karnataka, India
RelationshipsDating, Mukkta Karandika,
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Bantai is one of the most successful hip-hop artists from India. Before his rap career took off, Bantai worked at the Hard Rock Cafe where he used the extra income to support his music ambitions.

His work at the Hard Rock Cafe earned him a Radio City Freedom Award. In 2017, Bantai worked with fellow artist Raftaar on a song called “Sadak”. The song helped catapult him into the limelight and kick-started his music career.

Bantai was involved in a public feud with Raftaar, which was started by Raftaar when he called into question Bantai’s talent and credibility as a rapper.

Bantai responded by releasing a “diss track” titled ‘Samajh Mein Aaya Kya’. On his part, Raftaar responded by releasing the song “Sheik Chilli”.

Bantai’s rise in the music business started with his performance in the film Gully Boy, in which he showcased his acting and rapping prowess.

Early Life

Emiway Bantai was born in Karnataka, India. He developed an interest in hip-hop music and at the age of 10 his friend introduced him to American rap music. He started listening to Eminem and rapping to his songs before he learned to write his own lyrics.

His first song was titled Aur Bantai and the up-and-coming rapper received positive feedback upon the song’s release, prompting him to take hip-hop music as a serious career.

YouTube played an important part in Bantai’s musical journey. Before he gained fame, Bantai used his YouTube channel to upload his rap songs and he quickly developed a large following.

Personal Life

Emiway Bantai was raised in an orthodox Muslim family in the suburbs of Karnataka, India. He wanted to become a doctor but dropped out of school to focus on music. The stage name “Emiway” was picked out of his favorite hip-hop artists, Eminem and Lil’ Wayne.

Emiway Bantai was romantically involved with Mukkta Kandarika between 2016-2018.

Bantai’s social media platforms don’t reveal much about his personal life.

Social Media

Emiway Bantai is active on YouTube where he has over 6 million subscribers. In addition, he has an Instagram account with over a million followers. Bantai regularly engages with his fans through his social media platforms.


Emiway Bantai is an Indian rapper and music composer with a net worth of $1.5 million. Bantai is regarded as one of the most successful hip-hop artists in India and he has amassed a significant number of fans and social media followers.

Emiway Bantai has sometimes been associated with other Rappers such as Yung Gravy, Clancy Brett, Baby Keem, Jahking Guillory, McKenna Grace, Julia Roberts, Asher Angel, Akshay Kumar, Katie Douglas, and Shriya Saran.