7 Facts About Freddie Mercury’s sister Kashmira Bulsara

Kashmira Bulsara is the beloved sister of the legendary singer Freddie Mercury, the greatest frontman in music history.

Here are seven facts about Kashmira Bulsara:

7. Kashmira’s Age and Nationality

Kashmira was born in 1952 to Indian parents, Bomi Bulsara and Jer Bulsara. She is 68 years old as of 2020. She is British as per her nationality.

6. Also goes by Kash

Bulsara was brought up by her parents in British colonized India. Among her friends, she also goes by her pet name Kash.

5. Sister of legendary singer-songwriter Freddie Mercury

She is the dearest sister of the greatest frontman of all time, Freddie Mercury who was born on 5th September 1946. They were 6 years apart and grew up together.

Kashmira and Freddie were six years apart 

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Kashmira and Freddie were six years apart

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Throughout his life time, Freddie gave back to back hit songs like Bohemain Rhapsody, Love of My Life, The Show Must Go On, and many more.

4. Is a mother of Two

Kash was married to a man named Roger Cooke, however, their exact marriage and divorce date is not disclosed. They shared two children while together.  

3. Might have inherited millions of dollars from her late brother’s royalties

Freddie passed away at the age of 45 on 24 November 1991 from HIV/AIDS. The singer left most of his wealth to his ex-partner Mary Austin, $500,000 each to his chef, Joe Fanelli, and his partner Jim Hutton.

Likewise, he left the half of his royalties of his music to Mary and the other half to his family. Following his parents death, his sister Kashmira most probably holds the 50% share.

2. Was often visited by her brother in Sherwood

Following her marriage with Cooke, Kashmira moved to Sherwood due to her husband’s career. Her brother frequently visited her there as it was impossible for them to go out without making security arrangements.

Kashmira and Brian May during the unveiling of an English Heritage blue plaque to the lead singer at the family's former home

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Kashmira and Brian May during the unveiling of an English Heritage blue plaque to the lead singer at the family’s former home

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Back in April 2019, Kashmira listed her 3-bedroom penthouse in the market asking £4.75 million (US$6.24 million). She purchased the apartment back in 2005.

1 Rumored to have earned $45 million from the movie Bohemian Rhapsody

In 2018, the biopic film Bohemian Rhapsody starring Rami Malik as Freddie Mercury became a super hit in the box office. The film was made under the budget of $50-55 million and grossed over $903 million.

Freddie also got a share of the earnings which was around $90 million. As he left his 50% of his future earnings to his family and 50% to his ex-partner, she may have earned around $45 million i.e. (£40 million) from the film.

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