Didi Kempot kicked off his career writing his own songs in his late teens and during his early twenties, he started performing as a busker and also started his own band, Kelompok Pengamen Troatoar.
He performed as a busker on the streets of Indonesia before he finally had his breakthrough into the music industry and was eventually signed to a record label.
Kempot wrote some 700 songs, mainly in his native Javanese language. Apart from Indonesia, he was also popular in Suriname and the Netherlands, two countries that have a significant Javanese population.
His breakthrough single, Cidro, was widely popular in these countries, as well as his own. Kempot is a recipient of the Billboard Indonesia Lifetime Achievement Award.
Barely three months after he received the lifetime achievement award, the singer passed away. Didi Kempot died on Thursday, May 5 202o at the age of 53. He died of complications from cardiac arrest.
Weeks before he passed away, the singer had raised £400,000 to fight the covid-19 pandemic.
The fundraising concert took place on April 11, 2020, at the Lokananta music studio and was broadcast on national television, and was virtually attended by Indonesian president Joko WidodoDidi Kempot Age
Didi Kempot was born on December 31 1966 in Surakarta. He celebrated his 53rd birthday on December 31 2019 before he died in May 2020.
Didi Kempot Height & Weight
At the time of this writing, Didi Kempot's height and weight were not available.
Didi Kempot Parents
Didi Kempot was born in Surakarta to Ranto Edi Gudel (father) and Umiyati Siti Nurjanah (mother).
His father was a comedian and singer-songwriter who often performed at the traditional ketoprak tobong theatrical stage while his mother was a traditional Javanese singer
Didi Kempot Wife
Before Didi Kempot died, he was married to three different women. His first wife was Dian Ekawati, it's not clear when they got married.
He married another woman, his second wife, Saputri in 1989. Didi Kempot married his third wife, Yan Vellia in 2005.
Didi Kempot Children
Didi Kempot is survived by two children, Saka and Seika. They collaborated with teen singer, Betrand Peto to honor their father, Didi Kempot in a song titled “Bapak” (father).
Didi Kempot Siblings
Didi Kempot grew up with five other siblings; Mamiek Prakoso, Sentot Suwarso, Veronika Tatik Hartanti, Eko Guntur Martinus, and Antonius Lilik Subagyo.
Didi Kempot Net Worth
Before Didi Kempot passed away, his estimated net worth was between $ 1 – 5 million. He made such an amount from his career as a singer and a songwriter.