Tehseen Poonawalla is a news personality and businessman, entrepreneur, and TV show host from Pune. He is a popular news personality and businessmen based in Pune. Apart from this, he has worked for channels like News 18 Urdu and Zee News. Also, he is a columnist whose articles have been published in many leading news blogs and magazines. He is one of the prominent guests on television channels pointing on matters of important social topics. Tehseen Poonawalla was born on 24th May in Pune in the state of Maharashtra, India. As a contestant, he participated in Bigg Boss 13 in 2019.
Since childhood, Tehseen had a deep interest in politics and social activity. After graduation, Tehseen joined his family business and started to work on socio-political studies. He is an elder brother of Shehzad Poonawalla who is a congressman. He is a part of renowned news channels Zee News and News 18 Urdu where he mainly works as a host in political debate shows. He is also a columnist. His brother Shehzad Ponnawalla is a lawyer turned politician. Shehzad and Tehseen belong to the Indian National Congress party. In March 2016, Tehseen married Monicka Vadera. She is a cousin of entrepreneur Robert Vadera who married Priyanka Gandhi in 1997.
Tehseen Poonawalla Bio/ Wiki
|Birth Name||Tehseen Poonawalla|
|Age||42 years (as of 2023)|
|Famous For||Participating in Bigg Boss 13 as a wild card entry|
|Political Party||Congress (Indian National Congress)|
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Gemini|
|Birth Place||Pune, Maharashtra|
|Date of Birth||24 May 1981|
|Home Town||Pune, Maharashtra|
|Mother's Name||Yasmeen Poonawalla (Ismaili)|
|Father's Name||Sarfaraz Poonawalla (Indo-Irani)|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Monicka Vadera (Jewelry Designer and Curator)|
Marital Status, Wife and Children
|Wife/Spouse||Monicka Vadera (Jewelry Designer and Curator)|
|Marriage Date||29 March 2016|
|Educational Qualification||Not Known|
|Profession||Political Analyst, Social Activist, and Businessman|
|Brands Endorsed||Not Known|
|Career Manager||Not Known|
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
|Height (Approx.)||in centimeters-171 cm|
in meters:1.71 m
in feet inches: 5’ 7½”
|Weight (Approx.)||in kilograms-70 kg|
in pounds:143 lbs
Extra Ordinary Features
|Race / Ethnicity||Not Known|
|S*xual Orientation||Not Known|
|Dress Size||Not Known|
|Tattoo||He got inked a tattoo of the 'Indian flag' on his left arm.|
|Favorite Player||Virat Kohli|
|Controversies||In 2017, he said that he disowned his brother; as his brother passed some negative comments against Congress party leaders.|
In 2019, Smriti Irani (BJP Minister) accused Tehseen of passing sexist remarks against her in 2016.
He was fined by the Supreme Court of India for mocking Jain guru 'Tarun Sagar' in 2019.
Family, Education & More
Tehseen Poonawalla was born in Pune, Maharashtra into a high-class Maharashtrian family. His father’s name is Sarfaraz Poonawalla who died when Tehseen was a child. His mother’s name is Yasmeen Poonawalla. He has a younger brother named Shehzad Poonawalla who is a popular lawyer turned politician.
They used to share a cordial relationship until Shehzad commented on something against Congress party leaders. Following that, Tehseen tweeted that he breaks all ties with his brother and said, “If Shehzad had any issues, he should have raised it in the party rather than media”.
Tehseen Poonawalla Net Worth
Tehseen Poonawalla Net Worth is $3 Million – $5 (USD) as of 2023. The main source of Tehseen Poonawalla’s income comes from singing, acting & sponsorship of different brands. Tehseen Poonawalla’s earnings for the year have yet to be determined, but she is likely to see an increase in pay. We are in the process of reviewing Tehseen Poonawalla’s salary, so check back soon.
|Estimated Net Worth in 2023 (Approx)||$3 Million – $5 Million|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2022 (Approx)||$1 Million – $5 Million|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2021 (Approx)||$100,000 – $1 Million|
|Annual Salary||Under Review|
|Income Source||Political Analyst, Social Activist, and Businessman|
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Tehseen has appeared on various news channels for the debate sessions. In 2010, he was appointed as a consultant to the organizing committee of Common Wealth Games in Delhi. In 2019, he appeared as a wild card entry in Bigg Boss Season 13.
In 2018, He is a renowned news personality from India. He is often seen doing political analysts on various news channels. He along with his brother Shehzad hosted the famous shows like 2 Bhai 2 Rukh and Bhai vs Bhai.
Both the shows became a huge hit and he was praised for his analysis on the show. He also writes columns for websites and magazines.
- Does Tehseen smoke?: Not Known
- Does Tehseen drink alcohol?: Not Known
- Tehseen Poonawalla is a political analyst, businessman, and human rights activist.
- He is the elder brother of famous lawyer and social activist ‘Shehzad Poonawalla.’
- In 2017, there was a rift between him and his brother over political issues. In an Interview, Tehseen said,
It is totally unacceptable to me and my family that Shehzad has dragged Mrs. Gandhi into this, he should have presented whatever issues he had in the party forum.” He added that he could not understand why his brother went public with his thoughts without discussing it with the family first.
- He is married to Monicka Vadera, the cousin sister of Robert Vadra.
- In 2010, he got the opportunity to work as a consultant to the organizing committee of Common Wealth Games in Delhi.
- He participated in the two political debate series with his brother- Bhai vs Bhai (2018) in Zee News and 2 Bhai 2 Rukh (2019) in Zee Urdu.
- He has appeared as a speaker in TEDx in 2017.
- He has appeared on various news channels for the debate session.
- He writes articles for renowned magazines and newspapers.
- In 2019, he entered the game reality show Bigg Boss 13 as a wild card contestant, along with Hindustani Bhau, Shefali Jariwala, and Khesari Lal Yadav. Reportedly, he was the highest-paid contestant in the show and charged Rs 21 lakhs per week.
Who Is Tehseen Poonawalla?
Entrepreneur, Civil Rights Activist, Columnist, And Political Analyst Tehseen Poonawalla Entered The Bigg Boss 13 House On Saturday. Tehseen Is A Popular Face On News Channels, Often Discussing Current Affairs And Politics. Tehseen Is Married To Monicka Vadera, Cousin Of Robert Vadra, Who Is Married To Priyanka Gandhi.
Why Did Tehseen Get Evicted From Poonawalla?
According To A Report Of Pinkvilla, Tehseen Poonawalla Was Not Evicted Because He Got Lesser Votes Than Other Nominated Contestants But Because The Organisers Of The Show Received A Call From Tehnseen’s Lawyers For An Urgent Issue Concerning Tehseen.