Nazia Hassan Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Nazia Hassan Quick Info
Height 5 ft 6 in
Weight 60 kg
Date of Birth April 3, 1965
Zodiac Sign Aries
Eye Color Dark Brown

Nazia Hassan was a Pakistani pop singer, songwriter, lawyer, philanthropist, political analyst, and social activist who went on to become one of the most prominent singers of Pakistan. She released a number of chart-topping tracks and albums including Disco DeewaneAap Jaisa KoiCamera CameraDhanakMain BulwanSaaya, and Young Tarang and received the Filmfare Award for Aap Jaisa Koi at the age of 15, becoming the first Pakistani to win the Filmfare Award and the youngest recipient of the award. On March 23, 2002, she was posthumously honored with the Pride of Performance, Pakistan’s highest civilian award.

Born Name

Nazia Hassan

Nick Name

Queen of Pop of South Asia, Sweetheart of Pakistan

Nazia Hassan circa 1994
Nazia Hassan circa 1994 (Magnasound / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Age

She was born on April 3, 1965.

Died

On August 13, 2000, she died of lung cancer at the age of 35 in London, England, United Kingdom.

Resting Place

Hendon Cemetery and Crematorium, London, England, United Kingdom

Sun Sign

Aries

Born Place

Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan

Nationality

Pakistani flag

 

Education

Nazia Hassan attended the Richmond American University in London and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Economics. Also, she received her Law (LLB) degree from London University.

Occupation

Singer, Songwriter, Lawyer, Philanthropist, Political Analyst, Social Activist

Family

  • Father – Basir Hassan (Businessman)
  • Mother – Muniza Basir (Active Social Worker)
  • Siblings – Zoheb Hassan (Younger Brother) (Singer, Pop Icon), Zara Hassan (Sister) (Singer)

Genre

Pakistani Pop, Indi-Pop, Bollywood, Disco

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

EMI Records, CBS India, Polygram

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm

Weight

60 kg or 132 lbs

From Left to Right - Shashi Gopal, Nazia Hassan, Kalpana Gopal, and Biddu Appaiah as seen while posing for a picture circa 1994
From Left to Right – Shashi Gopal, Nazia Hassan, Kalpana Gopal, and Biddu Appaiah as seen while posing for a picture circa 1994 (Magnasound / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Boyfriend / Spouse

Nazia Hassan had dated –

  1. Mirza Ishtiaq Baig (1995-2000) – She got married to businessman Mirza Ishtiaq Baig in an Islamic wedding ceremony held in Karachi on March 30, 1995. The duo was blessed with a son named Arez Hassan on April 7, 1997. The marriage couldn’t survive and ended in divorce just 10 days before Nazia’s death.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

Nazia Hassan was of Pakistani descent.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Disarming smile
  • Gorgeous hair

Brand Endorsements

She appeared in a TV commercial for Lipton (1990-1992).

Religion

Islam

Nazia Hassan Facts

  1. She grew up in Karachi and London.
  2. She was 10 years old when she started pursuing a career in music.
  3. Nazia Hassan made her debut with the song, Aap Jaisa Koi, which became an overnight success.
  4. Three days prior to her death, she was admitted to North London Hospice in London and she even showed signs of recovery. It was believed that doctors would allow her to go home but she started coughing heavily at around 9:15 am on early Sunday morning and died within minutes.
  5. Her brother revealed in an interview that she struggled a lot in her personal life which was filled with turmoil. He has also said, “She died an unhappy person, she died in pain.”
  6. Nazia had also served as an intern in the Women’s International Leadership program at the United Nations and also worked for the United Nations Security Council.
  7. Throughout her life, she worked for a number of social causes and her parents founded the Nazia Hassan Foundation in 2003 to further the dreams of their daughter.

Featured Image by Magnasound / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

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