Jiya Shankar Biography, Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, & More

Jiya Shankar an Indian actress, has made a name for herself in both the film and television industries. Renowned for her exceptional performances in various television serials, she has garnered significant recognition in the country. Jiya Shankar is particularly acclaimed for her notable roles in well-received TV series such as “Meri Hanikarak Biwi” and “Queens Hai Hum.” Additionally, she showcased her hosting skills as a co-host of the popular show “Good Night India” on SAB TV. Despite harboring aspirations of pursuing an acting career from a young age, Jiya Shankar initially struggled with self-confidence due to her shy nature.

Jiya Shankar Biography

Jiya Shankar gained her initial recognition in the entertainment industry through the Telugu film “Entha Andanga Unnave” in 2013. Her portrayal of Dr. Ira Desai in this series captivated audiences, as she showcased her talent across approximately 290 episodes. Impressive enough, Jiya embarked on her acting journey at a mere 16 years old. Following her successful debut, she went on to grace the screens of Tamil and Telugu cinema with her captivating performances.

Jiya Shankar Picture
Jiya Shankar Picture

Personal Information

Real name Jiya Shankar
Nickname AKA Jiya
DOB (Date of Birth) 17 April 1995
Age 28 Years
Birthplace Mumbai
Zodiac Sign Aries
Nationality Indian
Hometown Mumbai
Religion Hinduism
Address N/A

Education/ Qualifications

School N/A
College /University Anupam Kher’s Actor Prepares


Jiya had initially chosen a digital marketing course, but she did not complete it.

Physical Stats


Feet & Inches  5’ 4”
Meter 1.63 m
Centimeters 163 cm
Weight  55 kg, 121 lbs
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black with Dark Ash Blonde highlights
Figure Measurements 34-30-34

Family Information

Father Name Surekha Gavli
Mother Name Surekha Gavli
Brother N/A
Sister N/A
Marital Status Unmarried
Husband N/A
Children N/A


Boyfriend N/A


Profession Actor
Net Worth 1-2 Crores


color Red
Food Chinese cuisine
Song ‘Lag Jaa Gale,’
Actor/Actress Madhuri Dixit, Nana Patekar
Movie Zunj
Destination Mussorie
Hobbies Reading, Shopping
Jiya Shankar Young Age Picture
Jiya Shankar Young Age Picture
Jiya Shankar With her Family Picture
Jiya Shankar With her Family Picture
Jiya Shankar With her Mother Picture
Jiya Shankar With her Mother Picture
Jiya Shankar With her Boyfriend Picture
Jiya Shankar With her Boyfriend Picture


Jiya Shankar’s mother, Surekha Gavli, is a hairstylist by profession. While information about Jiya’s father is not widely available, it is known that her parents separated when she was 13 years old.


She was born on 17 April 1995. Now she is 28 years old. Her zodiac sign is Aries.

Husband & Children

She is unmarried and has no children.


After finishing her primary education at a private school, Jiya Shankar pursued her senior secondary studies and then proceeded to enroll in a renowned college for further education. Initially, she chose to pursue a digital marketing course, displaying an interest in the field.

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In 2013, she made her acting debut in the Telugu film “Entha Andanga Unnave,” where she shared the screen with Ajay Manthena. Her introduction to the media industry came in 2015 when she appeared on MTV channel’s show “Love By Chance.” Expanding her horizons, Jiya ventured into the world of Tamil cinema, also known as Kollywood, with the drama film “Kanavu Variyam” in 2016. She also made notable appearances in TV shows like “Gumrah Season 4” and “Pyaar Marriage Shhhh.” Jiya’s breakthrough on television came with the 2016 series “Queens Hain Hum,” where she starred alongside Tanya Tandon. She garnered attention and appreciation for her performance in the show. Most recently, Jiya Shankar was seen portraying the role of Susheela Ruhail Solanki opposite Paras Arora in the Sab TV series “Kaatelal & Sons.”

Net worth

Jiya has managed to amass a substantial net worth. As per reports, her estimated net worth ranges from INR 1-2 Crores.


Here is a filmography list by actress Jiya Shankar.

Role Title / Year Language
Jiya Entha Andanga Unnave – 2013 Telugu
Nisha Katkar Ved – 2022 Marathi
Vaishnavi Hyderabad Love Story – 2018 Telugu
Veena Kanavu Variyam – 2017 Tamil

Television List

The complete television list by actress Jiya Shankar is given below the table.

Year Title Role
  MTV Big F Ahana Sethia
  Twist Wala Love Meher
  Pyaar Marriage Shhhh Misha Joy
  Gumrah: End of Innocence Sonam
2015 Love by Chance Alisha Rai
2017 Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya Nancy
2020 Laal Ishq Suhani
2022 Goodnight India Host
2023 Bigg Boss OTT 2 Contestant
2016–2017 Queens Hain Hum Shreya Dixit Rathore
2017–2019 Meri Hanikarak Biwi Dr. Iravati “Ira” Desai Pandey
2020–2021 Kaatelal & Sons Susheela “Sattu” Kaatelal Ruhail Solanki
2022–2023 Pishachini Pavithra “Piku” Bose Singh Rajput

Web series List

Role Title / Year
Pakhi Virgin Bhasskar 2 – 2020

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