Javed Jaffrey Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Children, Biography & More

Syed Javed Ahmed Jaffrey, aka Javed Jaffrey, is an Indian film actor, dancer, and comedian. Javed has performed in many Bollywood movies and Indian TV shows. Apart from his association with India’s substantial and significant Bollywood film industry, Jaffrey gained approval for his play in a Maggi tomato ketchup ad aired in the year 1990. The actor is a noted impressionist, popular for his character in Bombay Boys, starring in its hit song I am Mumbhai.

Javed Jaffrey

Javed is also known for his portrayals of Mumbai hoodlums connected to taporis within Mumbai, India, and the state of Maharashtra. Javed has been running and hosting a highly successful dance show called Boogie Woogie since 1996 on Sony Entertainment Television and giving dubbed commentary to the popular Japanese TV show Takeshi’s Castle on Pogo television. Jaffrey is the son of comedian Jagdeep. Javed entered the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in March 2014 and contested the 2014 Indian general election from the Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India, constituency, finishing fifth.

Early Life

Javed Jaffrey did his schooling at the St. Theresa’s High School, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, after finished his schooling he joined R. D. National College, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, and completed his Bachelor of Arts (B. A.) education.

Javed Jaffrey

Biography & Wiki

Javed Jaffrey Age, Biography & Wiki
Real Name Syed Javed Ahmed Jaffrey
Nickname Javed
Profession Actor, Voice Actor, Dancer, Comedian, Impressionist, Politician
Debut Film-Meri Jung, In the year 1985

TV-Videocon Flashback (1994, Aired on Channel V)

Language Known Hindi & English
Date Of Birth 4 December 1963
Age (as of 2021) 58 Years
Birthplace Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Hometown Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Islam
Star Sign/ Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Javed Jaffrey Height & Physical Overview
Height in Centimeters 180 cm
Height in Meters 1.80 m
Height in Feet & Inches 5′ 11″
Weight in Kilograms 74 kg
Weight in Pounds 163 lbs
Body Measurement (approx.) Chest-41



Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black (Dyed Brown)
Family & Relatives
Father Jagdeep Jaffrey
Mother Begam Jaffrey
Sister Suraiya Jaffrey, Shakira Shafi, Muskaan Jaffrey
Brother Naved Jaffrey
Javed Jaffrey Girlfriends, Affairs, and Marital Status
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Not Known
Wife Zeba Bakhtiar (Ex-Wife, Married 1989-1990)

Habiba Jaffrey

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Children Son-Mizaan Jaffrey, Abbas Jaffrey

Daughter-Alaviaa Jaffrey

Education and School, College
Educational Qualification Bachelor of Arts (B. A.)
School St. Theresa’s High School, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
College/University R. D. National College, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Favorite Things and Like & Dislike
Actor Amitabh Bachchan
Food Shami Kebab, Chicken Biryani, Malaysian and Lebanese Cuisine
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Film Hollywood-Fiddler On The Roof, In the year 1971
Hobbies Watching Football
Color Black
Sport Football, Cricket
Holiday Destination Goa, London, Maldives
Car Collection Not Known
Salary (approx.) INR 50 Lakhs/Film
Net Worth (approx.) $1 Million (As in 2021)

Physical Attributes

Javed Jaffrey has a healthy physique and he is 5 feet 11 inches (180 cm) tall. Describing more about body fitness his weight is around 74 Kg (163  lbs). Javed Jaffrey always keeps himself fit and he is very health Conscious. His chest measurement is 42 Inches, Waist is approx. 30 Inches & biceps measurement is 16 Inches. He has a nice hairstyle and got Black (Dyed Brown) hair and Brown Eyes.

Family Background and Relationship

His father’s name is Jagdeep Jaffrey, he is an Indian comedian and actor and his mother’s name is Begam Jaffrey. He has one brother and three sisters named Naved Jaffrey, Suraiya Jaffrey, Shakira Shafi, and Muskaan Jaffrey. Javed got married to Zeba Bakhtiar, she is a Pakistani Actress, and divorced in 1990, later he got tied with Habiba Jaffrey. He has two sons named Mizaan Jaffrey, Abbas Jaffrey, and one daughter named Alaviaa Jaffrey.

Javed Jaffrey

Career Professional work

Javed Jaffrey is the son of comedian Jagdeep Jaffrey. Javed dubbed Mickey Mouse, Goofy, & Don Karnage in Hindi for Disney and scripted the Hindi version of Disney’s Jungle Book 2 (released on 5th February 2003) and Pixar The Incredibles as well as sounding the antagonist. Jaffrey has commentated on the Japanese television show Takeshi’s Castle and Ninja Warrior on Pogo Cartoon television channel and Hungama television respectively. Javed presented Charlie Anna in the animated movie Roadside Romeo (released on 24 October 2008), a collaborative effort of Yash Raj Films and Disney.

Javed Jaffrey

Jaffrey was also the judge for Karaoke World Championships India, with Manasi Scott, she is an Indian singer, songwriter, and actor, and music director Raju Singh, Salim Merchant, Sulaiman Merchant, founder & organizer of KWC INDIA, Savio Paul D’sa, Remo Fernandes, Leslie Lewis, & Sunita Rao. Javed has hosted award shows such as Filmfare, Zee Cine Awards, and IIFA. Jaffrey has also performed in the Pakistani show Loose Talk, portraying several roles from India. Actor and Comedian Javed Jaffrey has been associated with ads since 1980 as a model, choreographer, copywriter, producer, and director. Jaffrey has appeared in the comical Maggi Hot & Sweet Sauce commercials for 25 years.

Javed Jaffrey hosts Big Googly on BIG 92.7FM created with Paritosh Painter (theatre actor). Javed also hosts Once Extra, where Javed speaks about Bollywood movies from the 1970s until the 1990s in his comic style, on Epic channel since 2015. The actor has been awarded the life membership of the International Film And TV Club of the Asian Academy of TV & Film. Good-looking Javed Jaffrey was also the brand ambassador of the 1st India International Animation and Cartoon Film festival in the year 2015.

Film background

The movie Meri Jung, released in the year 1985, gave Javed his 1st chance to enact the character of a villain and showcase his dancing powers on screen. The launch of cable Television, particularly Channel and its irreverent sense of humor, gave The talented actor Javed a niche to depict his brand of comedy. Javed was called “TVdom’s first real superstar”. Javed anchored the show Videocon Flashback.

Javed Jaffrey

The actor also anchored the reality show, Timex Timepass, in which Jaffrey shifted between the caricatures of roles. Javed won his first IIFA Award for the best comic role in Salaam Namaste in the year 2006. Comic actor Javed also hosts the dance reality show Boogie Woogie began in the year 1996, on Sony Television Asia with brother Naved Jaffery and friend Ravi Behl, who is an Indian actor. In the year 2011, Jaffrey began hosting a game reality show called Mai Ka Laal on Disney Channel India directed by Arnab Chaudhuri and produced by SOL Productions, which was airs on Sundays at 5 pm.

Political Career

Jaffrey contested the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections from Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India, as a candidate of the Aam Aadmi Party but lost to BJP’s Rajnath Singh. Javed had finished fifth in the constituency securing 41,429.

Contact and Social Media Information

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Him

  • Does Javed Jaffrey smoke? Not Known
  • Does Javed Jaffrey drink alcohol? Not Known
  • Javed Jaffrey is the son of comedian Jagdeep Jaffrey.
  • Actor Javed made a huge impact on his debut, with the movie Meri Jung, in the year 1975, Javed’s portrayal of a negative part was widely appreciated.
  • As an anchor, his TV reality show named Videocon Flashback and Timex Timepass that was aired on Channel V became instant successes in the early ’90s.
  • Jaffrey is not only a judge but also the co-founder of India’s 1st dance reality show- Boogie Woogie which began in the year 1996.
  • The song “Mumbhai,” from the movie Bombay Boys (released on 13 September 1998) was conceived, written, and choreographed by Javed Jaffrey. It remained at the #1 spot on the charts for six weeks.
  • Jaffrey’s first wife, Zeba Bakhtiar, a Pakistani actress, was briefly married to singer Adnan Sami in the year 1993. Notably, this was Zeba’s third marriage.
  • Jaffrey also gave his voice to a number of cartoon characters like Mickey Mouse, Goofy, and Don Karnage. His commentary for Pogo’s Takeshi’s Castle.


Q- Who is the father of Javed Jaffrey?

A- Jagdeep Jaffrey.

Q- What happened Javed Jaffrey?

A- Jagdeep (or Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jafri) passed away today at the age of 81st. Jagdeep began as a child artist and had a career spanning over 6 decades and performed in more than 400 movies. Bollywood missed one of its most expensive comedians of all time. Jaffrey was laid to rest at a cemetery in south Mumbai around 11.30 am on Thursday.

Q- Who is Javed Jaffrey’s wife?

A- 1st Zeba Bakhtiar (Ex-Wife, Married 1989-1990), and 2nd Habiba Jaffrey.

Q- What is the age of Javed Jaffrey?

A- As of 2021, he is 58 Years old (born on 4 December 1963).

Q- Is Jagdeep died?

A- Yes.

Q- Is Javed Jaffrey a Hindu?

A- He follows the Islam religion.

Q- Who is the son of Jagdeep?

A- Javed Jaffrey and Naved Jaffrey.

Q- What is Jagdeep real name?

A- Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jafri.

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