Quick Facts of Begam Jaffrey

  • Full NameBegam Jaffrey
  • NicknameBegam
  • Marital Status Widow
  • Birthplace Mumbai, Maharashtra.
  • Ethnicity Muslim
  • ProfessionCelebrity wife
  • Nationality Indian
  • Eye colour Black
  • Hair colour Black
  • SpouseJagdeep Jaffrey (1960-2020)
  • Height5 feet 3 inches (1.60m)
  • EducationBachelor of Arts degree at the University of Mumbai
  • Online PresenceInstagram, Facebook and Twitter
  • Children2

Begam Jaffry is an Indian celebrity wife of comedian and actor Jagdeep Jaffrey. Her husband Jagdeep is famous for his acting and comic timing as Soorma Bhopali in ‘Sholay’ movie (1975).

Over the several years of his career, Jagdeep has worked on several hit films and television. In addition, he has earned an excellent amount of money along with fame. To know about Jagdeep’s wife’s personal life and net worth, read this article till the end.

About Begam Jaffrey

Begam Jaffry was born in the year 1949 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. She hasn’t revealed her exact birth date. Likewise, she holds an Indian nationality and belongs to the Asian ethnicity. However, her mother’s and father’s identifications are still a mystery on the internet.

Begam's family
Begam Jeffery’s family. Image Credit: BioMask

Similarly, Jaffrey attended a government-run school, and after that, she completed her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Mumbai. She was a faithful follower of the Quran and the Muslim faith.

Career Overview

Begam is renowned for being the wife of Jagdeep, a popular actor in Bollywood. Jagdeep was an Indian film actor and comedian who played in over 400 films.

In the Sholay movie, he was famous for his role as Soorma Bhopali, which picked up his commendation for acting and comic timing (1975). Also, he rose to fame after performing the role of Salman Khan’s father in the Hindi language film Andaz Apna Apna.

Jagdeep acting caree
Jagdeep acting career, source: Jagran Josh

At present, she is a homemaker and serves as an adviser to her husband. Besides, she has maintained a low profile life when it comes to her professional life. Also, there are no details on how she began her career, & what she does for a living, or her job history.

Who is she married to?

73 years old Begam is Jagdeep’s second wife. They tie their knot in the early 1960s. Much information regarding their marital life and dating history is not available in the media.

Additionally, they have two sons,  Javed Jaffrey and Naved Jaffrey, both comedians and voice actors. Following their marriage, Jaffry was previously married to Naseem Begum in a conventional nikah ritual. They have two daughters, Shakira Shafi and Suraiya Jaffrey, and a son, Hussain Jaffrey. His son Hussain was killed in a train accident.

Moreover, the expert comedian exchanged his wedding vows with Nazim Jaffrey for the third time. Nazim was 33 years junior to him. Nazim and Jagdeep have one beautiful daughter together, Muskkan Jaffrey.

The famous actor and comedian Jagdeep passed away
The famous actor and comedian Jagdeep passed away. Image source: YouTube

Sadly, the 3D Saamri actor passed away on July 8, 2020. He struggled with age-related health issues for a long time.

Begam’s Net Worth

Furthermore, Jagdeep’s wife has made her lip-locked regarding her actual salary. She might have earned an impressive amount from her works.

Begam with family
Begam Jaffrey with family. Image Credit: Celebrity Family

However, the exact details about her net worth are not available in the media. In addition, her husband, Jagdeep’s estimated net worth is $124 million. He has accumulated such a handsome amount from his career as a comedian and actor.

After the death of her husband, she is single and living with her family members in Mumbai.

Likewise, Jasmine Williams and Margot Kerr are some popular celebrity wives.


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