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Ali Merchant Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Ali Merchant Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 68 kg
Date of Birth December 13, 1988
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Eye Color Dark Brown

Ali Merchant (or Ali Mercchant) is an Indian actor, anchor, DJ, reality television personality, musician, dancer, and music producer. He has been a part of a number of shows such as Lock Upp, Bigg Boss 4, Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata HaiBandini, Ghar Ek SapnaYeh Hai Aashiqui, Sadda Haq, Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat, Do Hanson Ka JodaaAahat, Ssshhhh…Phir Koi HaiLooteri Dulhan, Amber DharaNach Baliye 4RubiSaat Phere: Saloni Ka SafarFear Files, Hum Ne Li Hai- ShapathWelcome – Baazi Mehmaan Nawazi Ki, and Vikram Betaal Ki Rahasya Gatha.

Born Name

Ali Merchant

Nick Name


Ali Merchant as seen during an event
Ali Merchant as seen during an event (Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY 3.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India


Mumbai, Maharashtra, India





Actor, Anchor, DJ, Musician, Reality Television Personality, Music Producer, Dancer


  • Father – Abbas Merchant
  • Mother – Salma Merchant


Ali Merchant has been signed with On Stage Talents Pvt Ltd.



Ali Merchant posing for the camera alongside Kangana Ranaut in May 2022
Ali Merchant posing for the camera alongside Kangana Ranaut in May 2022 (Ali Merchant / Instagram)


5 ft 9 in or 175 cm


68 kg or 150 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Ali Merchant has dated –

  1. Sara Khan (2010-2011) – In 2010, he got married to model and actor Sara Khan in an Islamic wedding ceremony at Bigg Boss 4. It was claimed that the couple was paid ₹5 million (US$66,000) by the Colors channel for the marriage and it was reported that it was just a publicity stunt. However, Colors denied all such claims and stated that it was the couple’s own wish to get married. The marriage soon turned out to be a disaster and Ali Merchant and Sara Khan divorced after 2 months in 2011. She later described the marriage as a nightmare while Merchant revealed in an episode of the reality show Sach Ka Saamna that he had married her for publicity, stating that marrying Khan was the biggest mistake of his life.
  2. Anam Merchant (2016-2021) – He married investment banker Anam Merchant in an arranged marriage in 2016. They separated in December 2021.
  3. Andleeb Zaidi (2023-Present) – In November 2023, he married model Andleeb Zaidi which was his third marriage.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Deep-set eyes


He was raised in a Muslim household.

Ali Merchant at Maxim - Artic Vodka bash in 2012
Ali Merchant at Maxim – Artic Vodka bash in 2012 (Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY 3.0)

Ali Merchant Facts

  1. He won the “Mr. Bombay” title when he was 17 years old.
  2. Between 2009 and 2012, Ali Merchant was cast in the recurring role of Rituraj Singhania (Nandini, Naitik, and Rashmi’s cousin) in the television soap opera Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai.
  3. He brought to life the character of Kunwar Angad in the romantic drama television series Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat from 2009 to 2010.
  4. He played Malkhan Singh in the epic series Vikram Betaal Ki Rahasya Gatha in 2018.
  5. In 2022, Ali Merchant appeared as a contestant on the 1st season of the reality competition television series Lock Upp. The show was hosted by Kangana Ranaut and Ali’s fellow contestants included Munawar Faruqui (winner), Payal Rohatgi (runner-up), Poonam Pandey, Nisha Rawal, Babita Phogat, Sara Khan, Karanvir Bohra, and others.

Featured Image by Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY 3.0

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