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Rupi Kaur

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4, 1992
Punjab, India
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4, 1992 (age 30)
Punjab, India


Canadian poet and spoken word artist who initially rose to fame on Instagram and Tumblr sharing her short visual poetry. After gaining 4.5 million followers on Instagram for her poignant verses, she released her debut poetry collection Milk and Honey.

Before Fame

She inherited her love of art from her mother and began drawing and painting at five years old. She continued her art into her teens, but at the age of seventeen began to focus more in writing and performing.


She released her second poetry collection, The Sun and her Flowers, in October 2017. 

Family Life

She and her parents immigrated to Toronto, Canada when she was a child. Her sister, Keerat, is an artist and singer and performed the song version of her poem "Milk and Honey."

Associated With

She retweeted journalist Rana Ayyub in February 2021.