Rupi Kaur (Poet) Age, Family, Boyfriend, Biography & More
Bio Real NameRupi Kaur Profession(s)Author, Poet Famous ForHer Poetry Book- Milk & Honey Physical Stats & More Height (approx.)in centimeters- 158 cm in meters- 1.58 m in feet inches- 5’ 3” Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 55 kg in pounds- 121 lbs Figure Measurements (approx.)32-26-34 Eye ColourBlack Hair ColourBlack Personal Life Date of Birth5 October 1992 Age (as in 2017)25 Years Birth PlacePunjab, India Zodiac sign/Sun signLibra NationalityCanadian HometownBrampton, Canada SchoolNot Known College/UniversityUniversity of Waterloo, Ontario Educational QualificationDegree in Rhetoric and Professional Writing DebutWriting: Milk & Honey (2014) ReligionSikhism EthnicityIndian HobbiesDrawing, Painting, Travelling Controversies• She posted a photo on Instagram, in which she was lying in bed with menstrual blood stains on her sweatpants and her sheets.
Some Lesser Known Facts About Rupi Kaur
She was born in Punjab and her family moved to Brampton, Canada when she was just four-years-old.
Rupi learned drawing and painting from her mother, especially when she was not able to speak English with the other children at school.
She started writing poems at an early age, and she used to write poems on her friends’ birthdays or also some love messages to her middle school crushes.
In 2009, she performed for the first time on the stage in the basement of the ‘Punjabi Community Health Centre’ (Malton).
Her photo-essay on menstruation is a visual poetry intended to question societal menstrual taboos.
She started using her Instagram feed to post the simple illustrations of her deep thoughts.
She says that she enjoys the idea of equality of letters and that style reflects her worldview.
Her writings include simple drawings to illustrate her words, which makes it easy for the reader.
She basically writes about common feminine themes such as- abuse, femininity, love, and heartbreaks.
Her first book, Milk and Honey (a collection of poetry, prose, and hand-drawn illustrations) was published on 4 November 2014.
That book, Milk & Honey, crossed the 2.5 million copy mark and was on The New York Times Best Seller list for over 77 weeks.
She drew inspiration from ‘Sikh’ scriptures.
In 2017, her second book, ‘The Sun and Her Flowers’ was published.