Zaira Wasim : Height, Age, Net Worth, Relationship, and Full Bio

Zaira Wasim is an Indian film actress. She was born on 23 October 2000 in Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir. She completed her basic schooling in 2017 from St. Paul’s International Academy studying under Jammu and Kashmir State Board of School Education. Prior to acting in Hindi films, Zaira has acted in two television commercials. In 2016 she starred in her first film Dangal, playing the childhood character of the Indian sportswoman Geeta Phogat, with the performance winning her the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Zaira’s most successful film was Secret Superstar, wherein she played the protagonist, Insiya, a young girl who aspires to become a singer. After that she was seen in the movie the sky is pink, along with superstars like Priyanka Chopra, Farhan Akhtar and Rohit Saraf, the movie was a blockbuster movie. She was awarded filmfare awards for best supporting Actress. However, In June 2019, she publicly announced that she is quitting her career in the film industry because somehow it was coming in between her religious beliefs.

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Zaira Wasim’s Basic Personal Info

Name   Zaira waseem
Born  23rd october 2000 (20 years old)
Gender  Female
Profession  Actress
Birth Sign  Scorpio
Country   Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
Nationality  Indian
Religion  Islam
Ethnicity Indian
Height 1.55 m
Weight 50 kg
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Father Zahid Wasim
Mother Zarqa Wasim
Spouse Single
Children Not available
Net Worth $1 million


Career Highlights

Debut Movie Dangal (2016)
Debut TV
Net Worth n/a
Salary n/a
Awards National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for Dangal

Big Zee “Best child artist” Award for Dangal



School St. Paul’s International Academy, Sonwar, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir


Family Members                   

Mother Zaeqa Wasim
Father Zahid Wasim (Executive manager of Jammu & Kashmir Bank)
Sibling Brother- Zoraiz Wasim
Marital Status Unmarried
Spouse Name
Married Year
Boyfriend Dated


Physical Stats

Sexual Orientation Straight
– in cms 155 cm
-in meters 1.55 m
-in feet inches 5’1”
-in KG 50 kg
-in Pounds 110 lbs
Body Measurements  
– Chest/Bra 32A
– Waist 24 inches
– Biceps/Hips 34 inches
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Hair Type
Shoe Size 8 US


Favorite Things 

Favorite Food
Favorite Sport
Favorite Film
Favorite Destination
Favorite Color Black
Favorite Actor Aamir Khan
Favorite Actress
Favorite Fashion


Hobbies, Likes & Dislikes

Hobbies Playing Guitar, reading novels and watching Game Of Thrones


Style Quotient 

Cars Collection
Bike Collection


Brand Endorsements

Controversies & Interesting Facts 

  • She drew criticism from these trolls when pictures of her meeting with Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti emerged. She described Wasim as a “Kashmiri role model”.
  • The Indian sports minister Vijay Goel tweeted “Our daughters are breaking out of their cages and moving forward” accompanied by a photo of him standing before a painting depicting two women – one in a hijab and another cowering in a cage. Wasim responded with a  tweet that she did not believe the story depicted in the painting was not relevant to hers and she believed that “Women in hijab are beautiful and free“.
  • In February 2017, a further controversy erupted when a twitter user shared an old pro-Pakistan Facebook message by Wasim’s mother posted during an India-Pakistan match played in Dhaka for World Twenty20 championship in 2014.
  • Zaira Wasim cleared her Class X board exams on 12 Jan 2017.
  • It’s said that her family was against her acting in a Bollywood movie, it was her school principal and her aunt who convinced her parents.
  • Before appearing in film, Zaira Wasim has done two commercials in 2015 – one for satellite television provider Tata Sky and another for smartphone Nokia Lumia.
  • She auditioned for the role of young Geeta Phogat in “Dangal” with 19,000 other girls.
  • She loves playing guitar.
  • She is a cat lover and has a pet feline.
  • She claims herself to be a shy person who has limited friends. She loves doing destructive things, breaking things.
  • In 2017, Zaira posted a live video of her from the flight where she alleged that she was harassed in the flight by the fellow passenger. The Airline then issues an apology letter to Zaira promising a proper investigation on this case.
  • Zaira became a hot topic in 2019 when she announced that she was quitting her career in acting for religious beliefs- few actors mourn the loss of talented actors whereas others trolled her for doing the same.
  • Zaira because of her religious belief and practices has been an easy target for many and also for her tweets which has made her deactivate her accounts from social media now and then, however, she is active now.

Contact Address

Address N/A
Phone Number Not Share Publicly
Mobile Number Not Share Publicly
E-mail Not Available
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Social Media Profile

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