Jiya Shankar Age, Boyfriend and Net Worth

Jiya Shankar Age, Boyfriend and Net Worth

Jiya Shankar is a popular actress known for her work in South Indian films and Hindi TV serials. She has a large fan base in India and recently took part in Bigg Boss OTT Season 2. Some of her notable roles include appearances in drama series such as 'Meri Hanikarak Biwi' (2017) and 'Kaatelal & Sons' (2020).

Jiya Shankar Age

Age and Career

Jiya Shankar, born in 1995 in Mumbai. Her mother, Surekha Gavli works as a hairstylist. Jiya's parents separated when she was 13. Though she started with a digital marketing course, she eventually attended Anupam Kher's Actor Prepares in Mumbai to pursue her passion.

Jiya Shankar began her acting career in the 2013 Telugu film 'Entha Andanga Unnave' as 'Jiya,' and later appeared in 2018 as 'Vaishnavi' in the romantic comedy 'Hyderabad Love Story.' She made her debut in Kollywood with the 2016 film 'Kanavu Variyam' portraying the character of 'Veena.' In 2022, Jiya ventured into Marathi cinema with the romantic drama 'Ved,' where she played Nisha Katkar, Satya's ex-girlfriend.

In 2015, Jiya Shankar took on various roles in different television series, such as Alisha Rai in 'Love by Chance', Sonam in 'Gumrah: End of Innocence', and Ahana Sethia in 'MTV Big F'. In 2017, she portrayed Dr. Iravati Desai Pandey (Ira) in the show 'Meri Hanikarak Biwi' on the channel And TV.

Jiya Shankar has had a successful career in both television and digital platforms. She portrayed the character of Susheela Kaatelal Ruhail Solanki (Sattu) in the TV series 'Kaatelal & Sons' on Sony SAB. Additionally, she hosted the show 'Good Night India' in 2022. Jiya made her digital debut in 'Virgin Bhasskar 2' where she played the role of Pakhi. She participated as a contestant in JioCinema's Bigg Boss OTT Season 2 in 2023.

Boyfriend and Relationship Rumor

As of now, Jiya Shankar is not in a relationship and does not have a partner or husband. There were speculations about her dating her co-star Paras Arora from Kaatelal & Sons, but these rumors were never officially confirmed. Jiya has chosen to keep her relationship status private and has not made any public statements about it. She is not married and did not have any children.

Jiya Shankar Net Worth

Jiya Shankar is approximately 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs around 55 kilograms. She has black hair with dark ash blonde highlights and dark brown eyes. Her figure measurements are approximately 34-30-34.


In 2023, Jia was accused by fans of Manisha Rani of allegedly paying Rs. 4 lacs to paparazzi in order to defame the dancer and social media influencer. Fans of Manisha Rani and YouTuber Abhishek Malhan, known as 'Abhisha', shared a fabricated WhatsApp conversation suggesting that Jia had hired Indian photographer Viral Bhayani to spread negative stories about Manisha. Jia refuted these allegations on X, stating on 18 August 2023 that they were unfounded and false.

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Net Worth

Jiya Shankar has a net worth of around 8 crores. She charges between ₹60k to ₹70k per episode for TV shows and earns 1 to 2 crore rupees for a film. However, her main source of income comes from brand endorsements where she earns lakhs of rupees. Jiya  owns a BMW X1 priced at ₹22 lakhs.
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