Dibesh Pokhrel (Arthur Gunn) – Biography

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Arthur Gunn: American Idol- Biography

Dibesh Pokhrel, also known as Arthur Gunn is an attractive young singer from Nepal who became famous after auditioning for 18th season of American Idol. As of 2020, Arthur – American idol,  is 21 years old. He was born in Kathmandu, Nepal, in March 1999. His real name is Dibesh Pokhrel, and in Nepali his first name, Dibesh means color.  He was brought up in Kathmandu along with his parents, as well. He presently lives in the United States, in Wichita, Kansas.

While he does not belong to the history of the musical family, he finds himself so fortunate to be connected to musical worlds at an early age and find love around the genre. His mum gave him his first guitar when he was a child. His biggest influence after discovering the unique taste of music has been singers such as John Martyn, Nick Drake, Bob Dylan, Bukka White, Robert Johnson, Howlin ‘ Wolf, Sonny etc.His passion for music has made him Arthur Gunn – American Idol.

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Arthur Gunn (Dibesh Pokhrel) Education

He went into his educational background from his home town of Kathmandu, where he did his schooling. Upon finishing his high school, he relocated to the United States some six years ago for his further studies. His sisters attended Wichita high, and then he followed them too. His parents eventually relocated to the US too.

He has also replied to a request regarding his percentage on his Facebook page that he received in SLC exams. He’s had 81 percent as a whole, showing his skill in both research and area of interest.

Arthur Gunn (Dibesh Pokhrel) Career

In 2018 Arthur released his first record, Grahan, and then went on tour. The title refers to “day and night, the sun and the moon.” He says the album’s use of Nepali lyrics was significant.

Arthur later launched three more singles called “Ma,” “Khoj” and “Karnali (The River).” His songs can be found on Spotify. Check out “Ma” music video above.
On July 26, 2017, he released his Youtube channel called Arthur Gunn [OFFICIAL] with regards to his Youtube career. He then shared his first Youtube debut video, called “The Revivalists –Wish I Knew You (Arthur Gunn Cover/ Live Session” which had 137k so far.

Moreover, he first played at many bars and pubs in Kathmandu and Pokhara in Nepal, before competing on the American Idol. Regrading his creative journey in Nepal, he has also earned his industry music recognition. He has released his many Nepali songs with acoustic rock genres such as Hamro Din, Samundra Pari, Nyano Ghar, Ma, Karnali, Pralaya ‘ A’, Pralaya ‘ B,’ Kh until this date.

Net Worth Of Arthur Gunn (Dibesh Pokhrel)

Talking of the earnings of Arthur Gunn, he is both an accomplished singer and Nepali-based songwriter who has gained a considerable amount of money through his job. But he has not but publicly revealed his net worth. Nonetheless, several online services have measured its net worth around $50k.

Social Media Official Presence

Arthur Gunn is socially engaged on numerous web platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube and so on. Since his recent fame from his amazing appearance on American Idol he has gained quite a fan following on his social media sites. On Instagram, he goes by @arthur gunn handles which have gained over 73.3k fan followers.

He has also earned over 4.8k fan followers on his official page on Twitter and around 31.7k fan followers on Facebook. Furthermore, under the user name Arthur Gunn [OFFICIAL] he still runs a Youtube channel and has accrued over 171k subscribers. Plus, his Youtube videos have over 7.6 million views. Check out his official pages below.

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