Munawar Faruqui Wife, Age, Girlfriend,Children, Family, (Updated 2024) Biography & More

Quik Info: Munawar Faruqui was born on 28 January 1992 in Junagadh Gujarat. [ 2 ] Munawar is an Indian stand-up comedian, rapper and singer. In the year 2022, Munawar won Kangana Ranaut’s reality TV show Lock Up Season 1. And in the year 2023, Munawar won Bigg Boss (Season 17). [ 1 ]


Munawar Faruqui Early Life

Munawar Faruqui had to face many difficulties in his early life. Munawar was born in a Gujarati Muslim family. Munawar’s father had a lot of debt. Due to financial constraints, Munawar left school after 5th class. [ 3 ] And started working to earn his living. Munawar started working since childhood. Munawar started working at a gift shop to earn some money.

In those days his grandmother and his mother used to sell samosas. Then later, he started working with his mother and grandmother in making and selling samosas and chaklis and started helping his family. [ 4 ] In his childhood, a huge mountain collapsed on Munawar when he was just 14 years old and his mother committed suicide. After his mother’s departure, Munawar became very lonely.

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Although they were still children. After his mother left, he moved to Mumbai with his aunt. [ 5 ] He again started doing some small jobs in Mumbai. In 2020, his father also said goodbye to him. Now Munawar became completely alone. And faced all the difficulties bravely. And today he has an identity of his own.


Full Name Munawar Iqbal Faruqui
Profession  Stand-up Comedian, Rapper, Singer
Famous forIn 2022, he won the Reality Show Lock Upp (Season 1).[6] 

Personal Information

Date of Birth28 January 1992
Age (as 2024)32 years
BirthplaceJunagadh, Gujarat
Zodiac SignAquarius
HometownDongri, Mumbai,Maharastra
Religionmunawar faruqui gfIslam [ 7 ]

Physical Stats

Munawar Faruqi Heightin centimeters– 175 cm
in meters– 1.75 m
in feet & inches– 5’ 9”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourDark Brown

Munawar Faruqi Reletionships

Marital StatusDivorced [ 8 ]
Munawar Faruqi Wife Namemunawar faruqi wife
​(m. 2017; div. 2022) [ 9 ]
Munawar Faruqi Girlfiriendmunawar faruqui gf nazila
Nazila Sitaishi (model) (2021-2023)
ayesha khan munawar faruqi
Ayesha Khan (actor, model) (ex-girlfrind)

Munawar Faruqi Family

Munawar faruqi parentsMother committed suicide
Father Was Driver
Children NameMikael
SiblingsSister(s)-He has three sisters and one of them is named Shabana.

Style Quotient

Munawar Faruqi Car CollectionHis car collection includes — a Mahindra Scorpio, MG Hector, Toyota Fortuner, and a Hyundai Creta, which he won during Bigg Boss 17. [ 10 ]
Munawar Faruqi Bike CollectionAprilia SR 160, Jawa 42 , KTM RC200

Munawar Faruqi Net Worth

Salary (approx)According to a story highlight on his Instagram account, he earns Rs. 1.5 to 2.5 lakh per comedy show.

Note: In October 2023, Munawar was said to be among the highest-paid contestants on the show ‘Bigg Boss 17.’ He was reported to receive approximately Rs. 7-8 lakh per week for his participation in the show. [11]
Net Worth (approx)Rs. 2 crores (as of January 2024) [12]
Income SourceStand-up Shows, Instagram Earnings,Bigg Boss 17 Prize Money, Bigg Boss 17 Fees

Munawar Faruqui Social Media

If we talk about all the social media of Munawar Faruqui, he has more than 20 million followers on his social media.

Social MediaUsernameFollower
Munawar Faruqui Instagrammunawar.faruqui13.5M
Munawar Faruqui Twitter@munawar0018447.5K
Munawar Faruqui FacebookMunawarcomedy1M
Munawar Faruqui Youtube Channel@munawar00185M

Some Lesser Known Facts About Munawar Faruqui

Before becoming a standup comedian, Faruqui worked as a utensil seller, a salesman, in a shop.

In his early twenties, Faruqui worked as a graphic designer in a reputable firm, where he discovered that he was good at coming up with witty one-liners for posters.

In July 2019, he performed his first one hour Gujarati show titled “Dodh Dahyo” in Malad, Mumbai.

He started uploading standup comedy videos on his self-titled YouTube channel in January 2020, and soon, he gained massive popularity. On 24 January 2020, Munawar released his first video titled ‘Politics in India,’ which marked his breakthrough moment.

His first ticketed show opened in Mumbai in February 2020. In the same month, his father died. In an interview in 2021, while talking about his dilemma, he said,

In 2023, Munawar appeared as a contestant in a reality show titled ‘Bigg Boss 17,’ which aired on Colors TV.

According to Ayesha Khan, Munawar double-dated her and lied about breaking up with Nazila. Before Ayesha entered the reality TV show Bigg Boss season 17, a teaser was released on Colours TV in which Ayesha could be heard saying,

Prior to her entry in the Bigg Boss 17 house as a wild card contestant, Ayesha revealed that she was once approached by Munawar. She said,

On 28 January 2024, he emerged as the winner of the show ‘Bigg Boss 17.’ He received a prize of Rs. 50 lakh and a Hyundai Creta.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQ)

is munawar faruqui married?

Munawar Faruqui was married in 2017 and Munawar Faruqui’s wife’s name was Jasmine. Due to some problems, Munawar and Jasmine separated from each other in 2022.

What is the qualification of Munawar Faruqui?

In an interview, Munawar Faruqui revealed that he had just passed the fifth class and at that time he had to leave school due to the poor condition of his family.

Where does Munawar live?

Munawar Farooqui was born in Junagadh, Gujarat. And after his mother’s death he moved to Mumbai with his aunt. Munawar Farooqui lives in Dongri, Mumbai.

What is the annual income of Munawar Faruqui?

If we talk about Munawar’s earnings, he earns around Rs 61 lakh to Rs 64.5 lakh in a year. Munawar Faruqui’s diverse income strategies, including media stand-up shows, social impact, and reality shows have won many, and Munawar’s net worth is estimated at Rs 8 crore.

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