Dia Mirza Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Husband, Biography & More

Dia Mirza


Real NameDia Mirza Handrich
ProfessionActress, Model
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 5”
Weightin Kilograms- 53 kg
in Pounds- 117 lbs
Figure Measurements34-26-34
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth9 December 1981
Age (as in 2017)36 Years
Birth PlaceHyderabad, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signSagittarius
SignatureDia Mirza signature
HometownKhairatabad, Hyderabad, India
SchoolVidyaranya High School, Hyderabad
Nasr School, Khairtabad, Hyderabad
CollegeStanley Girls Junior College, Hyderabad (Dropped out)
Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad
Educational QualificationsBachelor of Arts (Correspondence)
DebutFilm Debut: Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein (2001)
Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein film
TV Debut: Ganga - The Soul of India (2016)
FamilyFather- Late Frank Handrich (Graphic designer, Architect), Late Ahmed Mirza (Step-father)
Mother- Deepa Mirza (Interior designer, Landscaper)
Dia Mirza with her mother
Brother- N/A
Sister- N/A
ReligionShe was given the last name of her step-father who was a Dakhini Muslim, although she follows Hinduism
HobbiesMeditation, painting, yoga, horse riding, reading, writing
Controversies• In February 2015, a war of words erupted between Dia Mirza and BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi over the issue of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's remark that conversion to Christianity was the main reason behind Mother Teresa's service to the poor people.
Dia Mirza Meenakshi Lekhi twitter fight
• In March 2016, Dia tweeted "The irony of the times we live in: farmers commit suicide due to drought and people waste water to 'play' #Holi. Go ahead call me anti-Hindu," for which she faced a huge amount of negative response from the tweeters.
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodStews, Broths, Khichdi, Khubbani Ka Meetha, Gajjar Ka Halwa
Favourite ActorTom Cruise
Favourite ActressAishwarya Rai
Favourite FilmBollywood: 3 Idiots
Hollywood: Forest Gump, Schindler's List
Favourite MusicianAnish Sood
Favourite ColourWhite
Favourite PerfumeBaby Doll by YSL, Be Delicious by DKNY
Favourite BooksThe Faraway Tree by Enid Blyton, The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd, The Motorcycle Diaries by Che Guevara
Favourite RestaurantHard Rock Cafe India in Mumbai
Favourite DestinationNew York, Europe
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsSahil Sangha (Businessman)
Husband/SpouseSahil Sangha (Businessman, m.2014-present)
Dia Mirza with her husband Sahil Sangha
Marriage Date18 October 2014
Style Quotient
Car CollectionLexus LX SUV
Dia Mirza Lexus LX SUV
Money Factor
Salary50-60 lakh/film (INR)
Net Worth $2 million

Dia Mirza

Some Lesser Known Facts About Dia Mirza

  • Does Dia Mirza smoke? : No.
  • Does Dia Mirza drink alcohol? : Not Known
  • Dia was born to a German-Christain father and a Bengali Hindu mother.
  • When Dia was 4½ years old, her parents got divorced, soon after which her mother married an Indian Muslim from Hyderabad, Ahmed Mirza.
  • During her college days, she worked as a marketing executive for a media firm.
  • Her first salary as a marketing executive was 5000 (INR).
  • Initially, her mother was against her working while studying and wanted her to go to a law school in Bengaluru, but her step-father convinced her mother.
  • She won the Miss Asia-Pacific title in 2000 and was the 2nd runner-up of Miss India competition. Dia Mirza Miss Asia-Pacific 2000
  • In 2000, she first appeared in Babul Supriyo’s pop song ‘Khoya Khoya Chand’, opposite Akashdeep Saigal.

  • Once her mother fell unconscious, after which she immediately called Salman Khan as his home was close to that of her. With his help, Dia was able to rush her mother to the hospital. The doctor later said that, had Salman not got her mother admitted within those 15 minutes, she would have had very little chance of survival.
  • She was the first choice for Bruna Abdullah’s role in the film I Hate Luv Stories (2010), but she denied the offer saying that she didn’t want to do any more guest roles.
  • Dia has her own website where she writes about various issues.
  • She is a member of many social awareness programs, including “Narmada Bachao“.