Who is Freddie Mercury’s Sister?

Kashmira Bulsara, aka Kashmira Cooke, is the younger sister of the legendary British singer-songwriter Freddie Mercury. Her brother was the lead vocalist of the rock band Queen.

Freddie Mercury was known for his four-octave vocal range and was considered one of the greatest rock music singers. Being an only sister of such a legendary singer is enough to attract the attention of all the fans and people worldwide. Let us learn the detailed information about Freddie Mercury’s only sister, Kashmira.

Quick Info 
Birth NameKashmira Bulsara
Latter NameKashmira Cooke (After Marriage)
Birth Date
1952
Age
72 years old as of 2022
Birth Place
Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
Current City
Sherwood, Nottingham
Father
Jerl Bulsara (1922–2016)
Mother
Bomi Bulsara (1908–2003)
Brother
Farrokh Bulsara, now known as Freddie Mercury
Education
N/A
Nationality
British
Ethnicity
Asian with Parsi-Indian ancestry
Zodiac Sign
N/A
Height
5 feet 6 inches
1.68 meters
Weight
N/A
Hair
Dark Brown
Eyes
Dark Brown
Religion
Zoroastrianism
Sexuality
Straight
Spouse
Mr. Roger Cooke (1972-Present)
Son
Jamal Zook Cooke (Adopted)
DaughterNathalie Cooke (Adopted)
Social Media
Absent
Profession
N/A
Net WorthMillionaire

 

Bio & Nationality

 Kashmira Bulsara was born in 1952 in Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania. The city was under the British protectorates. She is the youngest after her older brother, Farrokh Bulsara, now known as Freddie Mercury. She is the daughter of Jerl Bulsara and Bomi Bulsara. Her father passed away in 2003, and her mother passed away in 2016.

Young Kashmir Bulsara and Freddie Mercury
Young Kashmir Bulsara and Freddie Mercury Source: Notthingham Post2

Kashmira also spent her childhood in India before moving to the United Kingdom. She has British nationality with Asian ethnicity as her parents are originally from Gujarat and are Parsi-Indian. Her parents moved to Hamilton Close, Feltham, Middlesex, to escape from the Arab government as there was protest and violence in Zanzibar. Since then, she has been a permanent resident of the United Kingdom.

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How old is Kashmira Bulsara?

 Kashmira is 72 years old as of 2022. She is a beautiful and elegant woman. We can often find her on red carpet events. Describing her physical appearance, she always keeps her hair short and maintains a simple outlook.

 

Education

 Kashmira Bulsara hasn’t revealed detailed information about her educational background, but we believe she was educated in a British school like her older brother in her hometown. Kashmira must have graduated from a local university upon moving to the United Kingdom.

 

Who is Kashmira Bulsara’s husband?

 Kashmira Bulsara is a married woman. She tied her knot with a singer-songwriter and record producer, Mr. Roger Cooke, in 1972. As a result, Kashmira has adopted two children, namely Jamal Zook Cooke and Nathalie Cooke. Kashmira resided in Sherwood, Nottingham, with her husband during the peak moment of the Queen’s popularity.

Kashmira Cooke alongside her parents, husband and adopted children
Kashmira Cooke alongside her parents, husband and adopted children Source: Pinterest

Kashmira’s brother, Freddie Mercury, occasionally visited her despite his busy schedule and fame. However, she confessed that it was impossible to meet her brother without any security arrangements.

 

Is Kashmira Bulsara still alive?

Kashmira is still alive and doing well in her life. Occasionally, we can see her on red carpet events and programs representing her brother and events hosted for Queens alongside the band members Brian May and Roger Taylor. Unfortunately, the other band member, John Deacon, died in 1997.

Kashmira’s brother, Freddie Mercury, died on 24th November 1991. The cause of his death was AIDS, an illness that he kept secret until the day before his death. Freddie Mercury was 45 years old at the time of his death. However, his burial place remained a mystery as Freddie chose to keep it secret as his last wish.

 

Instagram and other Social media accounts

Unfortunately, Kashmira Bulsara is not a social media user and prefers to keep it low-key. But we can find her on several fan accounts of Queen and Freddie Mercury.

Kashmira Cooke alongside Queen band members in 2003
Kashmira Cooke alongside Queen band members in 2003 Source: Fan’s Instagram

Net worth & Lifestyle

 Kashmira Bulsara is the only child remaining in her family. She inherited all of her parents’ fortune, and additionally, she received a major portion of her brother’s amount. Kashmira earned a decent amount through documentaries “Freddie Mercury, the Untold Story,” “The Story of Bohemian Rhapsody,” “Freddie Mercury: Magic Remixed,” “The One Show,” and “Queen Forever – The Freddie Mercury Story.”

Kashmira is a millionaire, and she owns several penthouses in London. But, according to Freddie Mercury’s will, half of his net worth went to his ex-girlfriend, Mary Austin. The fourth of the other half went to his parents and the remaining to Kashmira.

 

 

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