Javed Jaffrey’s full name is Syed Javed Ahmed Jaffrey is a well-known Indian film actor, dancer, and comedian. He has appeared in several Bollywood films and Indian television shows. He came into the spotlight by portraying a negative role in the film ‘Meri Jung’ and a comic character of Manav Shrivastav in the film Dhamaal.
Javed Jeffrey was born in a Muslim family on 4 December 1963 in Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. His father’s name is Jagdeep Jaffrey, a veteran comedian, and actor. His mother, Sughra Begum was a Pakistani activist. Javed has a brother named Naved Jaffrey and a sister named Muskaan Jaffrey. He also has 2 half-sisters named Suraiya Jaffrey and Shakira Shafi. In 1989, Javed got married to Zeba Bakhtiar, a Pakistani Actress. Though, the couple separated their ways after a few years of their marriage. Then, he is married to Habiba Jaffrey. The couple is blessed with 2 sons, Mizaan Jaffrey and Abbas Jaffrey, and a daughter, Alaviaa Jaffrey.
Javed Jaffrey Wiki/Bio
|Birth Name||Javed Jaffrey|
|Nick Name||Not Known|
|Age||(as in 2023) 60 Years|
|Debut||• Film Debut: Meri Jung (1985)|
• TV Debut: Videocon Flashback (1994, aired on Channel V)
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Sagittarius|
|Birth Place||Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Date of Birth||4 December 1963|
|Home Town||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Mother’s Name||Begam Jaffrey|
|Father’s Name||Jagdeep Jaffrey (Comedian/Actor)|
|Sister||• Suraiya Jaffrey (Half-sister)|
• Shakira Shafi (Half-sister)
• Muskaan Jaffrey
Marital Status, Wife and Children
|Wife/Spouse||• Zeba Bakhtiar, Pakistani Actress (Ex-wife, Married 1989-1990)|
• Habiba Jaffrey
|Marriage Date||Not Known|
|Children||• Son- Mizaan Jaffrey (Elder), Abbas Jaffrey|
• Daughter- Alaviaa Jaffrey
|School||St. Theresa’s High School, Mumbai, Maharashtra|
|College/University||R. D. National College, Mumbai, Maharashtra|
|Educational Qualification||Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)|
|Profession||Actor, Voice Actor, Dancer, Comedian, Impressionist, Politician|
|Brands Endorsed||Not Known|
|Career Manager||Not Known|
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
|Height (Approx.)||in centimeters- 180 cm|
in meters- 1.80 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 11”
|Weight (Approx.)||in Kilograms- 74 kg|
in Pounds- 163 lbs
|Chest Size||41 inches|
|Biceps Size||12 inches|
|Waist Size||34 inches|
Extra Ordinary Features
|Race / Ethnicity||Not Known|
|Hair Color||Black (Dyed Brown)|
|Dress Size||Not Known|
|Shoe Size||Not Known|
|Favourite Food||Shami Kebab, Chicken Biryani, Malaysian and Lebanese Cuisine|
|Favourite Destination||New York, London|
|Favourite Film||Hollywood: Fiddler On The Roof (1971)|
|Favourite Sport||Not Known|
Javed Jaffrey completed his schooling at St. Theresa’s High School, Mumbai, Maharashtra. Later, he joined the R. D. National College, Mumbai, Maharashtra to pursue a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).
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In 1975, Javed Jaffrey made his acting debut with the film Meri Jung. In this film, he portrayed a negative character, which was widely appreciated by the fans. In the 1990s, television highlighted his comical skills and magical powers, enlarging his popularity further. The launch of cable TV, especially Channel V and his irreverent sense of humor provided him a niche to depict his own different brand of comedy.
Javed Jaffrey Net Worth
According to Woodgram, Javed Jaffrey’s estimated Net Worth, Salary, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & much more details have been updated below. Let’s see, How Rich is Javed Jaffrey in 2023?
|Estimated Net Worth in 2023 (Approx)||$3 Million|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2022 (Approx)||$1 Million|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2021 (Approx)||Under Review|
|Annual Salary||Under Review|
|Income Source||Actor, Voice Actor, Dancer, Comedian, Impressionist, Politician|
Noted, right now, We don’t have sufficient information about Cars, Monthly/Yearly Salary, etc. We will update soon.
Javed Jaffrey’s appearance in the song ‘Bol Baby Bol Rock & Roll’ showcased his dancing talents. Jaffrey earned a huge fan-following inspiring the new crop of dancers. Javed has acted in more than 350 movies, both Indian and international, to date, winning awards from IIFA and SCREEN.
Javed dubbed Goofy, Mickey Mouse, Don Karnage in Hindi for Disney; scripted the Hindi translation of Disney’s Pixar The Incredibles and Jungle Book 2 along with voicing for the opposition. His role as Charlie Anna in the first full-fledged commercial animated movie Roadside Romeo (a group work of Yash Raj Films and Disney) was very appreciated.
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Jaffrey’s commentary on the popular Japanese TV show Ninja Warrior on Pogo TV and Takeshi’s Castle and Hungama individually have also earned a huge fan following with children and adults. Javed was also the judge for KWC INDIA (Karaoke World Championships India) with music director Raju Singh, Manasi Scott, Sulaiman Merchant, Salim Merchant, founder and organizer of KWC INDIA, Lesle Lewis, Savio Paul D’sa, Remo Fernandes, and Sunita Rao.
Javed Jaffrey continually changes his styles and looks and bedazzles live, movie, and TV audiences with his brand of uproarious humor while keeping a non-controversial and squeaky-clean image.
|1987||7 Saal Baad|
|1988||Woh Phir Aayegi|
|1991||Shiv Ram |
|1992||Jeena Marna Tere Sang|
|1995||Oh Darling! Yeh Hai India|
|2003||Aman Ke Farishtey|
Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon
|2007||Ta Ra Rum Pum|
Victoria No. 203
Singh Is Kinng
|2009||Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge!|
8 x 10 Tasveer
City of Life
War Chhod Na Yaar
|2014||Mr Joe B. Carvalho|
De De Pyaar De
Coolie No. 1 2020
TV Shows & Serials List
|2005-2006||Bam Bam Bam Gir Pade Hum|
|2011-2012||Mai Ka Lal|
|2014||Once More With Jaaved Jaaferi|
|2015||Back to Flashback|
|2019||The Final Call|
Facts About Javed Jaffrey
- Does Javed Jaffrey drink alcohol: Not Known
- Does Javed Jaffrey smoke: Not Known
- Javed is not only a judge but also the co-founder of India’s first dance reality TV show- Boogie Woogie.
- The song Mumbhai, from the movie Bombay Boys, was thought, written, and choreographed by Javed. It remained at the #1 spot on the graphs for 6 weeks.
- He also proffered his voice to a number of cartoon roles like Goofy, Mickey Mouse, and Don Karnage. Jaffrey’s commentary for Pogo’s Takeshi’s Castle, a Japanese TV show, became very famous among both kids and adults.
- Jaffrey’s role of Charlie Anna in the first full-fledged Indian commercial animated movie Roadside Romeo (a collaborative effort of Yash Raj Films and Disney) was very appreciated.
- To date, he has worked at over 300 live concerts and events in both India and abroad. Javed has even experienced the stage with late singer & dancer Michael Jackson.
- Jaffrey has been honored with the life membership of the International Film And Television Club of the Asian Academy of Film & Television. In addition, he was also the brand ambassador of the 1st India International Animation and Cartoon Film festival (2015).
- He joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in March 2014 and contested in the Indian general elections from the Lucknow constituency. He completed 5th in the supporters achieving only 41,429 votes.
60 years (4 December 1963).
Zeba Bakhtiar (divorced), Habiba Jaffrey (present).