Thupten hails from Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh. He was born on 20th January 1993. Following an unfortunate incident Thupten lost both his hands to an electrocution incident when he was young. He was passionate about singing and wanted to pursue singing since early on. Despite being a double amputee, this 24 year old was determined to do anything that would make him realize his singing career. In 2017, he competed in India’s famous singing reality show, Indian Idol. Celebrities were in awe of him. Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar took to twitter to express his admiration of Thupten and tweeted, "This guy is incredible".
Thupten did his schooling from Manjushree Vidhyapith orphanage school. He is a graduate from Delhi University. By profession he is a singer and a motivational speaker.