Born August 1, 1985 Age 29
Harris Jayaraj was born into a Tami Christian Nadar family and brought up in Chennai. He studied at Krishnaswamy Matric School, K. K. Nagar. His father, S. M. Jayakumar, was a noted film guitarist and an assistant to Malayalam music director Shyam and later became a noted musician and film composer. At age six, Harris began his formal training in carnatic music.