Jiya Shankar Biography, Age, Career, Family, Height, Hobbies, Boyfriend, Net Worth & More

Jiya Shankar is an Indian actress who has gained immense popularity with her participation in the famous Bigg Boss OTT season 2. The actress has worked in a variety of films and dramas. Her films in Telugu, Tamil and Marathi made her famous on the screens of South Indian Cinema. Moreover, the beautiful actress has also worked in famous TV serials of MTV, Colors and Star Plus. Therefore, she has a special place in the hearts of her fans from all over India. 

In 2023, she became a part of Bigg Boss OTT season 2 and rocked the show. Shankar’s cutest bond with Abhishek Malhan and her alluring smile made her fans fall in love with her. In this show, she also had a close bond with Fukra Insaan, Aashika Bhatia and Elvish Yadav. She was also praised by the host Salman Khan for her game and genuine personality. 

Some of the most famous projects include Love By Chance, Kanavu Variyam, Entha Andanga Unnave and Meri Hanikarak Biwi. Ankita Chakraborty and Taneesha Mirwani are also Indian actresses. 

Jiya Shankar Biography

  • Date of Birth: The DOB of Shankar is October 10, 1995
  • Age: The age of Shankar is 28 years as of 2023. 
  • Height: The height of Shankar is 5’4
  • Weight: The weight of Shankar is 51 kg.
  • Zodiac sign: Shankar is a Libra like Gal Godot
  • Marital Status: She is single yet. 
  • Hometown: Mumbai, Maharashtra. 

Jiya Shankar bio


Shankar has not given any details of her education. However, she wanted to pursue the career of a digital creator. She also had an interest in acting and modelling since her teenage. 

Physical Appearance

She has a traditional Indian personality and overall body structure. Her smile and face beauty are the most attractive parts of her looks. She has very shining dark brown hair and a fit body posture. The hair color of Shalini Suryavanshi is also dark browns. 

Jiya Shankar appearance


Shankar debuted her acting career in the Telugu movie Entha Andanga Unnave in 2013. In 2016, she worked in a Tamil movie named Kanavu Variyam which made her famous in the Tamil film industry. The talented actress made her Marathi Film debut in 2022 with the film Ved

In 2015, she made her Television debut with the series Love By Chance. She won an award for this role. Her role of Alisha was praised by the fans. She also worked in the famous television series “Gumrah: End of Innocence”. Moreover, Shankar’s role of Dr Iravati Desai Panday in the drama “Meri Harnikarak Biwi” was loved by the audience.  She has also worked as an anchor on Sony SAB channel in “Good Night India”. The Indian TV actress Manisha Rani was also the part of Bigg Boss OTT. 

Jiya Shankar career

Social Media

Shankar has drastically increased her social media popularity with her appearance in the Bigg Boss OTT. She has gained 2 million Instagram and 500 k Facebook followers as of 2023. Moreover, there are a large number of her fan pages  who supported her during the show. 

Social Media Handles 

  • Instagram       jiyaashankarofficial
  • Twitter            @heyshankar_
  • Youtube         @jiyaashankarofficial1
  • Tiktok             @jiyaashankarofficial

Net Worth

According to the sources, an estimated annual income of Shankar is 4 crores

Jiya Shankar net

Family and Boyfriend 

Shankar was born into a Hindu family of Maharashtra. Her parents got divorced when the actress was just thirteen years old. The name of her father is not known. Her mother’s name is Surekha Galvi. Surekha was a hairstylist of many Bollywood film actors. 

Shankar is not married yet. Also, there is no news of her relationship with anyone. However, recently she has been seen in a strong bond with Abhishek Malhan in Bigg Boss house. 

Jiya Shankar family


Shankar loves dance. She also loves animals. There are pet animals in her home. She loves to do makeup and photo shoots. Her fans love her for her jolly and charming personality. Kirti Mehra also has a pet dog. 

Jiya Shankar hobbies

Some Interesting Facts 

  • She participated in Bigg Boss OTT season 2 as a contestant.
  • She has gained more than 2 million followers on her Instagram. 
  • She has worked in Tamil, Telugu and Marathi film industries.
  • Her most famous project is Love By Chance
  • She appeared in “Gumrah: End of Innocence”.

What is Jiya Shankar famous for?

She is a TV actress who got fame with her participation in Bigg Boss OTT season 2. 

How much net worth has Jiya earned?

Her estimated annual income is 4 crores. 

Is Jiya in a relationship with anyone?

No, she is not in a relationship. 

What is Jiya’s Instagram?

Her Instagram account is @jiyaashankarofficial

What is Jiya’s twitter?

Her twitter account is @heyshankar_

Who are the parents of Jiya?

Her mother is Surekha Diva. 

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