Devan Ekambaram was born on 25th December in Freehold Township, New Jersey, United States. He works as playback singer, music director and actor in Tamil, Telugu and Kannada Film Industry. He knows to play the Guitar. He is active from 1999 in the film industry. He has so far sung more than 500 songs in the industry.
In 1999, he got an unexpected call from A R Rahman's assistants for a voice audition. He then went on to record the song "O Mariah" for the film Kadhalar Dhinam which was smashing hit. After the song he received several offers from many South Music Directors.
His second huge hit song was for the film Minnale composed by Harris Jayaraj in which he sung "Ore Nyabagam" song. After the success of these two songs he went on to sing for many music directors like Ilayaraja, Vidhyasagar, Deva, Yuvan Shankar Raja, Karthik Raja and others. He sung "Anbil Avan" song for Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa composed by A R Rahman which was again a huge hit.
He has debuted as music director for the movie Bale Pandiya in 2010. Apart from movies, Devan has composed for many short Tamil albums and has also sung for them.