Jaya Bachchan Age, Height, Husband, Family, Biography & More

Jaya Bachchan

Real NameJaya Bhaduri Bachchan
ProfessionActress, Politician (Samajwadi Party)
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 157 cm
in meters- 1.57 m
in Feet Inches- 5' 2"
Weightin Kilograms- 60 Kg
in Pounds- 125 lbs
Figure Measurements35-34-37
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth9 April 1948
Age (as in 2018)70 Years
Birth PlaceJabalpur, Madhya Pradesh
Zodiac sign/Sun signAries
HometownPune, Maharashtra
SchoolSt. Joseph's Convent School, Bhopal
CollegeFilm and Television Institute of India, Pune
Educational QualificationsDiploma in Acting
DebutFilm Debut: Guddi (1971)
FamilyFather- Taroon Kumar Bhaduri (writer, stage artist & journalist)
Mother- Indira Bhaduri
Jaya Bachchan Parents
Sister- Rita Verma
Brother- N/A

Food HabitNon-vegetarian
AddressJalsa, B/2, Kapol Housing Society, VL Mehta Road, Juhu, Mumbai, Maharashtra
ControversiesHer controversial remarks on use of English language- "Hum UP ke log hain, isliye Hindi mein baat karenge, Maharashtra ke log maaf kijiye" (she was from Uttar Pradesh and people of Maharashtra should excuse her for speaking in Hindi).
Favourite Things
Favourite ActorDilip Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra
Favourite ActressNargis Dutt
Favourite FilmZanjeer
Favourite ColorBlue and White
Favourite DestinationLondon and Switzerland
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
HusbandAmitabh BachchanJaya and Amitabh
ChildrenDaughter- Shweta Bachchan-Nanda
Son- Abhishek Bachchan
Jaya Bachchan with her family
Money Factor
SalaryMP Salary: 50,000 (INR)
Net Worth$72 million

Jaya Bachchan

Some Lesser Known Facts About Jaya Bachchan

  • Does Jaya Bachchan smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Jaya Bachchan drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Jaya is awarded with Padma Shri, India’s fourth highest civilian award.
  • She is the only Bollywood actress who is Gold Medalist from FTII, Pune .
  • She openly spoke to slap Shahrukh Khan when Shahrukh commented on Ash-Salman affair.
  • She accepted in an Interview that she knew about the affair of her husband Amitabh with Bollywood Actress Rekha.
  • She cried in Parliament while giving speech on Nirbhaya Rape Case (2012).
  • She hates to carry handbags, so all her clothes have two pockets on the sides to hold her essentials like keys, combs etc.