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Sajid Khan (actor) bio, facts, height, family, net worth, and more



Sajid Khan is a popular film director, actor, comedian, and TV host from India. In 2022, Sajid participated in the reality TV show ‘Bigg Boss’ season 16. He is best known for directing movies like Housefull, Housefull2, and Hey Babyy.


Born23 November 1971 (Monday)
Age (as of 2022)52 years
BirthplaceBombay, Maharashtra
ProfessionDirector, Actor, Comedian, TV Host
Zodiac SignScorpio
Educational Qualification Graduation in Psychology
AddressSanjay Plaza, A. B. Nair Road, Juhu, Mumbai
Heightin centimeters– 173 cm
in meters– 1.73 m
feet & inches– 5’ 8”
Weightin kilograms– 85 kg
in pounds– 187 lbs
Eye colourBrown
Hair colourBlack

Early life, family, and education

Sajid Khan was born as Sajid Kamran Khan. He was born on Monday, 23 November 1971. His birthplace is Bombay, Maharashtra. Also, his zodiac sign is Scorpio. He belonged to a Parsi family. Sajid’s father’s name is Kamran Khan who was an Indian actor, director, and producer and his mother is Menaka Khan Irani. Moreover, Sajid has an elder sister Farah Khan, who is a famous Indian choreographer and film director.

Sajid also did his schooling at Maneckji Cooper Education Trust School, Mumbai, Maharashtra. Afterward, he did graduation in psychology from SVKM’s Mithibai College of Arts Chauhan Institute of Science and Amrutben Jivanlal College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai.

Personal life

  • Gauhar Khan– In 2003, Sajid Khan was in a relationship with the Indian model and actor Gauahar Khan. In addition, they got engaged in a private ceremony. However, the couple broke their engagement and got separated.
  • Rakshanda Khan– He has also dated the Indian TV actress Rakshanda for almost 10 years but the duo got separated.
  • Tamannaah Bhatia– In 2014, there were rumours that he was dating the South Indian actress Tamannaah.
  • Urvashi Dholakia- Once there were rumours that Sajid dated Urvashi.
  • Jacqueline Fernandez- In 2011, it was the most heated up couple in the Bollywood was of Sajid and Jacqueline’s. While shooting for the Hindi film ‘Housefull,’ the couple started dating. Sajid dated her for almost three years. However, later, they got separated.
  • Esha Gupta- After his breakup with Jacqueline, Sajid was rumoured to be in a relationship with the Indian actress Esha Gupta.



Host– Sajid Khan began his career in the glamour industry as a host of the DD Metro TV show ‘Superhit Muqabla’ (1990). Sajid once did the shooting of 16 episodes in a day for the TV show ‘Superhit Muqabla.’ Afterward, in 1995, he hosted the TV show ‘Main Bhi Detective’ and in the next year he hosted the popular TV show ‘Ikke Pe Ikka.’ Next, Sajid hosted a few other TV shows like ‘Kehne Me Kya Harj Hai’ (1988), ‘Sajid No.1’ (1999), ‘Sajid’s Superstars’ (2008), and ‘Yaaron Ki Baraat’ (2016).

Judge– He was judge of a few TV shows like ‘Nach Baliye 6’ (2013) and ‘India’s Best Dramebaaz’ (2017). Sajid has also worked as a judge in a few episodic TV shows.

Contestant– In 2022, Sajid Khan participated in the Hindi reality TV show ‘Bigg Boss’ season 16. Moreover, he was offered the show 3-4 times. However, he was rejecting the offer as he was could not spend a day without watching a film. He has also appeared in Big Boss season 16 as a contestant and his performances is countable.


Director & Writer

In 2006, Sajid Khan made his debut as a director and writer with the Hindi horror film named ’Darna Zaroori Hai.’

Afterwards, as a writer and director, he worked in various Hindi films like ‘Heyy Babyy’ (2007), ‘Housefull’ (2010), ‘Housefull 2’ (2012), ‘Himmatwala’ (2013), and ‘Humshakals’ (2014).


In 1998, he first appeared in the film ‘Jhooth Bole Kauwa Kaate’ as Chunky. Sajid also made cameo appearances in a few Hindi films such as ‘Main Hoon Na’ (2004), ‘Mujhse Shaadi Karogi’ (2004), and ‘Happy New Year’ (2014).


Argument with Ashutosh

In 2009, during the Screen Awards, Ashutosh Gowarikar was on the podium to receive the Best Film of The Year for ‘Jodha Akbar’ he confessed that he was hurt by the jokes cracked by Sajid Khan on his film. Ashutosh was upset about the fact of making fun. Although, Sajid tried to clarify things, but he was asked to shut up. Moreover, Farah Khan then came on stage and shared that no one could tell Sajid to shut up. Afterwards, they sorted things out.

Me too Controversy

In 2018, when #MeToo movement was on peak, many Indian actresses made their contribution. However, On 11 October 2011, Karishma Upadhyay took to her Twitter account to talk about Sajid Khan’s misconduct with her. She is also a Journalist. Karishma wrote that while she was at his home for an interview and he talked about his private parts and even touched her inappropriately. Similar allegations were made by Saloni Chopra even much more horrifying as she was asked to give him boner.


  • 2004: Indian Television Academy Award for Best Anchor – Music & Film-Based Show ‘Ikke Pe Ikka’
  • 2013: Zee Cine Award for Power Club – Box Office Award for Housefull 2
  • 2017: Zee Rishtey Award for Favourite TV Judge for India’s Best Dramebaaz


  • SUV car
  • BMW i8
  • Bugatti Veyron
  • BMW 7 series
  • Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe
  • BMW 6 series convertible

Some exciting facts

  • Sajid Khan’s parents got separated when he was only 6 years old. Although, Sajid’s father admitted him to rich school while the family lived in a slum area. Also, his mother used to earn Rs 300 per month by working in a hotel and he was living a dual life of a rich and a poor.
  • In an interview, he shared that while he was in his 20s and 30s, he dated many girls. Moreover, he made fake promises of marriage to them. Also, Sajid dated a few Bollywood & TV actresses.
  • When he was 10 years old, Sajid started stealing things like pencils and erasers from his school friends.
  • When he was a teenager, he along with a few boys from his slum area, formed a gang and made a fake donation form. With the help of it, they used to take donations from people to buy groceries.
  • He was interested towards acting and dancing since his childhood.
  • In 2022, during Big Boss 16, Salman Khan seemed quite happy to have Sajid Khan on the show. However, Salman warned him that he won’t be showing any kind of favouritism. Salman also suggested him to find a girl inside as he has been single for a long time.


How much does Sajid Khan charge for Big Boss Season 16?

In 2022, his fees for the TV show Bigg Boss were around Rs 4-5 lakhs per week

What is the full name of Sajid Khan?

Sajid Kamran Khan is his full name.

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