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Jackie Shroff Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Jackie Shroff Quick Info
Height 6 ft
Weight 80 kg
Date of Birth February 1, 1957
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Spouse Ayesha Dutt

Jackie Shroff is an Indian actor who is best known for his work in films such as Hero (1983), Andar Baahar (1984), Ram Lakhan (1989), Parinda (1989), Tridev (1989), Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja (1993), Rangeela (1995), Border (1997), Mission Kashmir (2000), Devdas (2002), Bhoot Unkle (2006), and Brothers (2015). In a career spanning more than 4 decades, he has acted in more than 200 films in 13 languages. As of May 2021, he had won 4 Filmfare Awards.

Born Name

Jai Kishan Kakubhai Shroff

Nick Name

Jackie, Jaggu Dada

Jackie Shroff as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2020
Jackie Shroff as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2020 (Jackie Shroff / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Born Place

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Residence

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Nationality

Indian

 

Education

Jackie had dropped out of school after 11th standard due to his family’s financial constraints.

Occupation

Actor

Jackie Shroff as seen in an Instagram Post in June 2019
Jackie Shroff as seen in an Instagram Post in June 2019 (Jackie Shroff / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Kakubhai Haribhai Shroff
  • Mother – Rita Shroff (née Hurinnisa)
  • Siblings – Hemant Shroff (Older Brother) (Deceased)
  • Others – Ranjan Dutt (Father-in-Law) (Former Air Vice-Marshal in Indian Air Force) (d. 2009), Claude Marie Dutt De Cavey (Mother-in-Law) (d. November 2010)

Build

Athletic

Height

6 ft in or 183 cm

Weight

80 kg or 176.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Jackie has dated –

  1. Ayesha Dutt (1987-Present) – Jackie had married his long-term girlfriend and film producer, former model, and actress Ayesha Dutt on June 5, 1987, her birthday. They have 2 children together – a son named Jai Hemant Shroff aka Tiger Shroff (b. 1990)(Actor) and a daughter named Krishna Shroff (b. January 21, 1993) (Entrepreneur). Jackie and Ayesha have been owners of a media company called Jackie Shroff Entertainment Limited. They had also jointly owned 10% shares in the Indian Hindi-language general entertainment pay-TV channel Sony Entertainment Television (SET), from its launch in September 1995 until 2012 when they had sold their stakes.

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial (Asian and White)

He is of Gujarati (Indian) descent on his father’s side and Turkmen descent on his mother’s side.

Jackie Shroff as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2016
Jackie Shroff as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2016 (Jackie Shroff / Instagram)

Hair Color

Salt-and-Pepper

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Tousled, wavy hair
  • Sports a thick mustache
  • Often sports a rugged beard

Jackie Shroff as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2015
Jackie Shroff as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2015 (Jackie Shroff / Instagram)

Jackie Shroff Facts

  1. Jackie’s mother, a Turkmen woman living in Kazakhstan, had fled to Ladakh in India, with her mother and sisters, after a coup had destabilized Kazakhstan. They had later shifted to Delhi before eventually settling down in Mumbai.
  2. His father, hailing from a family of traders and merchants, had to leave home at the age of 17 and relocate to Mumbai after his family members had lost all their money in the stock market. Jackie’s parents met each other in Mumbai and got married while they were still teenagers. His mother had converted her religion after marriage and had taken the name Rita.
  3. After dropping out of high school, he had attempted work as an apprentice chef at Taj Hotels and as a flight attendant at Air India. However, he was rejected from both due to his lack of educational qualifications. He had later worked as a travel agent with a company called Trade Wings.
  4. His career in the entertainment industry had started after an advertising agency accountant had spotted him at a bus stand and invited him to a modeling audition.
  5. His family name was originally ‘Saraf’ that was later changed to ‘Shroff’ by his father.
  6. He holds life membership of the International Film And Television Club of the Asian Academy of Film & Television (AAFT), a film school located in India’s Noida Film City.

Featured Image by Jackie Shroff / Instagram

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