Jiya Shankar is an Indian actress and model who has a net worth of $.05 Million (4 Crore INR). She is best known for her work in South films and Hindi TV serials. Jiya rose to fame after starring as Ira in the Indian drama series Meri Hanikarak Biwi.
The actress began her career around 2013 and had her first breakthrough moment in 2017. Since then, she continued to receive offers for big roles in film and television shows. Jiya recently came to the limelight when she participated as a contestant on the hit reality show Bigg Boss OTT 2.
What is Jiya Shankar’s Net Worth?
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Jiya Shankar was born on April 17th, 1995, in Mumbai, Maharashtra. When she was 13 years old, her parents divorced, and since then she was raised by her single mother named Surekha Gavli.
Jiya had a passion for acting from her childhood and began her modeling career at an early age. By the age of 16, she was already giving auditions for television roles.
Jiya began her career by appearing in cameo roles in a couple of TV shows. However, in 2013 Jiya made her acting debut in the Telugu movie Entha Andanga Unnave. She appeared as herself alongside Ajay Manthena.
Later, in 2015 she was cast as Sonam in season four of the crime series Gumrah: End of Innocence. That same year, Jiya showcased her acting skills in the series Love by Chance, Twist Wala Love, Pyaar Marriage Shhhh, and a show MTV Big F.
In 2016 the star had the lead role as Shreya Dixit Rathore in Queens Hain Hum. Next year, she played Nancy in Zing’s TV series Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya. Outside of TV shows, Jiya was also appearing in films including her Tamil film debut in Kanavu Variyam in 2017.
Jiya Shankar had a big break when she landed the main role as Dr. Iravati Desai Pandey in the series Meri Hanikarak Biwi. She starred in the show from 2017 to 2019 and became a household name in the Indian TV industry.
In 2018, she portrayed the character Vaishnavi in the Telugu film Hyderabad Love Story. After that, she began working in hit serials such as Laal Ishq (2020) and Pishachini among others. Jiya was cast as Susheela “Sattu” Kaatelal Ruhail Solanki in Sony SAB’s series Kaatelal & Sons from 2020 to 2021.
Aside from working in Tamil and Telugu films, Jiya also made a name for herself in Marathi films. In 2020 she got a role as Nisha Katkar in the Marathi film Ved starring Ritesh Deshmukh and Genelia Deshmukh.
Despite all of this, Jiya co-starred as Pakhi in the Hindi comedy web series Virgin Bhasskar 2 in 2020. Shankar found success in June 2023 after being a contestant on Salman Khan‘s hosted game show Bigg Boss OTT 2.
Jiya Shankar has a net worth of $500 thouasand and she is still at the beginning of her career. She is residing with her mom in a beautiful house located in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Aside from the house, she owns a Honda City car which cost her around 18 Lakh INR. Jiya also has a BMW X1, costing her 50 Lakh INR.
- Meri Hanikarak Biwi (Series, 2017–2019)
- Kaatelal & Sons (2020–2021)
- Bigg Boss OTT 2 (2023)
Jiya Shankar Net Worth
Jiya Shankar’s net worth is estimated to be $500,000. She is one of the aspiring actresses in the Indian entertainment industry. She is on her way to becoming one of the renowned celebrities in Bollywood.
Jiya’s per-episode salary is between 70k to 80k INR. As for films, she earns 1 to 2 Crore Indian rupees. Most of her income also comes from brand endorsements. She promoted various brands such as IKONIC and more. Jiya Shankar’s annual income is reportedly to be 2 Crore.
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