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Javed Jaffrey (Actor) Wiki, Height, Career, Relationship, Salary and more.



Javed Jaffrey is an Indian actor, voice artist, dancer, comedian, anchor and a politician. He came into the limelight by playing a negative role in the film “Meri Jung”. He is also the co-founder of the show “Boogie Woogie”.

Personal Life

Javed Jeffrey was born on 4 December 1963 in Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. He completed his primary schooling from St. Theresa’s High School, Mumbai. After that he took admission in R. D. National College, Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Javed Jaffrey

Javed belongs to a Muslim family. His father’s name is Jagdeep Jaffrey. He is a veteran comedian and actor. His mother’s name is Sughra Begum. She was a Pakistani activist. He has a brother named Naved Jaffrey and a sister named Muskaan Jaffrey. Javed got married to Zeba Bakhtiar in 1989. However, they parted their ways after a few years of their marriage.

Javed Jaffrey

Then, he got married to Habiba Jaffrey. The couple is blessed with two sons, Mizaan Jaffrey and Abbas Jaffrey and a daughter, Alaviaa Jaffrey.

Bio of Javed Jaffrey

Javed Jaffrey
Name Javed Jaffrey
Date of birth 4 December 1963
Age (as of 2022)59 years
Zodiac Sagittarius
Hometown Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh
Eye colour Brown
Hair colour Black
Height 5’11”
Weight 74 kg
Profession Actor, voice actor, dancer, comedian
Hobbies Watching Football
Marital status Married


Jaffrey made his acting debut in the year 1975. He debuted with the film “Meri Jung”. He played a negative character in the film. His acting skills was widely appreciated by the audience.

Javed then decided to continue as an anchor. He, then, worked as an anchor in shows like “Videocon Flashback” and Timex Timepass. Javed also worked as a voice artist. He gave his voice to several cartoon characters including Mickey Mouse, Goofy, and Don Karnage. His commentary for Pogo’s Japanese TV show “Takeshi’s Castle” became popular among both kids and youth.

He was the co-founder as well as the judge of India’s first dance reality show “Boogie Woogie”. Jaffrey also wrote and choreographed the song “Mumbhai” from the film Bombay Boys. The song became very popular and remained at the number 1 position for 6 weeks. In 2008, he gave his voice to the character of Charlie Anna in the animated film Roadside Romeo.

In March 2014, Javed joined Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and contested the general elections from the Lucknow constituency. He ranked 5th in the elections with 41,429 votes.

Javed Jaffrey

His next project is a Netflix original movie “Jaadugar“. Netflix announced that Jaadugar will premiere on the service on 15 July, 2022. Jaadugar movie 2022, is an Indian Hindi language sports comedy Drama movie. The main cast of this movie are Jitendra Kumar, Javed Jafri and Arushi Sharma. Jaadugar is a unique concoction of love, magic, and football.


Favourite foodShami Kebab, Chicken Biryani
Favourite destination London, New York
Favourite hobby Watching Football
Favourite film Fiddler on the roof (1971)

Net worth

The net worth of Javed is estimated to be about 3.5 million approx (as of 2022). The primary source of his income comes from acting, TV shows, commercial ads and brand promotions.

Some exciting facts about him

  • Javed’s first wife, Zeba Bakhtiar, was briefly married to the singer Adnan Sami. It was her third marriage with Javed.
  • Till 2019, he has performed in over 300 live shows and events in India and abroad.
  • His hobbies include Watching Football.
  • Javed joined Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the year 2014.

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