Ali Zafar Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Biography, Family, Children, Facts & More


Ali Zafar

Full NameAli Mohammad Zafar
NicknamePrince of Pop
ProfessionActor, Singer, Songwriter, Painter
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in feet inches- 5’ 10”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 75 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 42 inches
- Waist: 16 inches
- Biceps: 32 inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth18 May 1980
Age (as in 2017)37 Years
Birth PlaceLahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Zodiac sign/Sun signTaurus
SignatureAli Zafar signature
HometownLahore, Punjab, Pakistan
SchoolC.A.A. Public School, Lahore
CollegeGovernment College of Lahore, Lahore
National College of Arts, Lahore
Educational QualificationDegree in Fine Arts
DebutFilm: Tere Bin Laden (2010)
Tere Bin Laden
TV: Kollege Jeans (1999)
Ali Zafar in Kollege Jeans
FamilyFather- Mohammad Zafarullah (Professor)
Mother- Kanwal Ameen (Professor)
Brothers- Danyal Zafar, Zain Zafar
Sister- N/A
Ali Zafar with his family
AddressA 4-bedroom villa in Lahore
Ali Zafar villa in Lahore
HobbiesPlaying cricket & video games, reading
Controversies• In 2012, after the publishing of Veena Malik's nude photo on FHM cover page, Ali said, "I don't think those who are talented need controversies to boost their career."
• After the Uri terror attack in September 2016, the Indian Motion Picture Producers Association (IMPPA) urged its members not to work with Pakistani artists or technicians. During that period, the trailer of Shah Rukh Khan and Alia Bhatt starring 'Dear Zindagi' was supposed to get released. But due to the protest against Pakistani actors, Ali was not the part of Shah Rukh Khan's ‘Dear Zindagi’ trailer.
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodAloo palak, Chicken sizzler, Saag aur makkai ki roti
Favourite ActorsAmitabh Bachchan, Dilip Kumar, Al Pacino, Anthony Hopkins
Favourite ActressMadhuri Dixit
Favourite FilmsVeer-Zaara, Guide
Favourite Singers/MusiciansMehdi Hassan, Kishore Kumar, Bade Ghulam Ali, Lata Mangeshkar, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Jimmy Page, Jeff Buckley, Sting, Abida Parveen, Roger Waters
Favourite Musical Instrument Sarangi
Favourite Songs"Hey You" by Floyd", Quit Playing Games With My Heart" by Backstreet Boys, "My Way" by Frank Sinatra
Favourite WritersGhalib, Mir Dard, Faiz, Iqbal
Favourite CricketersBatsman: Viv Richards, Sachin Tendulkar
Bowler: Wasim Akram, Imran Khan
Favourite BooksA Case of Exploding Mangoes by Mohammed Hanif, Scar Tissue by Anthony Kiedis and Larry Sloman, Conversations with God by Neale Donald Walsch
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsAyesha Fazli
Wife/SpouseAyesha Fazli (m. 2009-present)
Ali Zafar with his wife
Marriage Date28 July 2009
Ali Zafar marriage photo
ChildrenSon- Azaan Zafar (born in 2010)
Ali Zafar with his son
Daughter- Alyza Zafar (born in 2015)
Style Quotient
Car CollectionAudi
Ali Zafar - Audi
Money Factor
Salary1-2 crore/film (INR)
Net Worth $16 million

Ali Zafar

Ali Zafar

Some Lesser Known Facts About Ali Zafar

  • Does Ali Zafar smoke?: No
  • Does Ali Zafar drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Ali was born into a disciplined family of professors.
  • Since his childhood, he had an artistic touch as he enjoyed painting and made his first comics at the age of 8.
  • His parents wanted him to have a career in the civil services, but when he convinced his parents for his passion for music and strong disliking for the government jobs, they supported him to fulfill his dreams. Ali Zafar in younger days
  • He was an introvert and shy guy during his teenage days. Ali Zafar - teenage days
  • During his college days, he had a successful stint in Pakistani TV shows, such as – ‘Kollege Jeans’, ‘Kanch Ke Par’, and ‘Landa Bazar.’
  • In 2002, after completing his graduation, he started his career as a ‘scratch artist’ at Pearl Continental Hotel in Lahore, where he and used make portraits in just 20 minutes. Ali Zafar - scratch artist
  • Later he worked on the song “Channo” which was released in 2003, that made him an overnight star in Pakistan.

  • His song “Dekha” was featured in the 2006 Hollywood flick ‘Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps’, as a soundtrack which made him the fourth ever Pakistani singer who song got featured in a Hollywood film.

  • He was offered the role of “Sarmad” in the film ‘Khuda Kay Liye’ (2007) but he rejected it due to some personal reasons, which later went to Fawad Khan.
  • He met his wife Ayesha Fazli when she came to get a portrait of herself in the lobby of a hotel.
  • In 2008, he and his fiancé, Aisha, were kidnapped at gunpoint when they were out for a dinner but were released after his family paid PKR 2.5 million as ransom to the kidnappers.
  • He reached new heights after he made his Bollywood debut with ‘Tere Bin Laden’ (2010), after which he received around 40 film offers.

  • He is the first ever Pakistani actor to get nominated in any Bollywood award.
  • He is so committed to his wife that he follows ‘no-kissing’ clause, by which he avoids any kind of intimate scene in films. For this reason, he used a body double for a kissing scene with Aditi Rao Hydari in the film ‘London, Paris, New York’ (2012). London, Paris, New York
  • In 2013, he was listed as the ‘Sexiest Asian Man On The Planet’ by the Eastern Eye, a British weekly newspaper.
  • He is a renowned painter in his home-turf. Ali Zafar painting
  • He is a distant relative of Aamir Khan as his wife, Ayesha’s father has a cousin whose mother is the cousin of Aamir Khan’s mother, Zeenat Hussain. Ali Zafar with Aamir Khan
  • He used to be homophobic, a person having a strong dislike of homosexual people. But, after getting educated about this topic, he started respecting everyone’s sexual orientation.
  • According to him, if he had to choose between singing or acting, he would choose singing. Ali Zafar musician
  • He is known for his professionalism, punctuality, discipline.
  • He is an avid reader.
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