|Real Name||Jasjit Singh Gill|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet inches- 5’8”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 65 kg
in pounds- 143 lbs
|Body Measurements||- Chest: 39 inches
- Waist: 30 inches
- Biceps: 12 inches
|Date of Birth||3 December 1970|
|Age (as in 2016)||46 Years|
|Birth Place||Deokahia village, Sardarnagar, Gorakhpur district, Uttar Pradesh|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Sagittarius|
|Hometown||Patiala, Punjab, India|
|School||St. Paul's college, Lucknow
The Punjab Public School, Nabha, Punjab
Yadavindra Public School, Patiala
|College||Bikram College, Punjabi University, Patiala, Punjab|
|Debut||Film: Maachis (1996, Bollywood)
Yaaran Naal Baharan (2005, Punjabi)
Production: Dharti (2011)
|Family||Father- Satyajeet Singh Shergil
Mother- Late Balraj Kaur Shergill
Brother- Aman Shergill
|Hobbies||Reading, playing & watcing cricket|
|Favourite Food||Sarson ka Saag with Makki ki Roti|
|Favourite Actors||Irrfan Khan, Salman Khan, Sanjay Dutt, Sunny Deol|
|Favourite Actresses||Deepika Padukone, Jennifer Lawrence|
|Favourite Films||Bollywood: Happy Bhag Jayegi
Hollywood: American History X
|Favourite Quote||"Let’s go our separate ways, together"|
|Girls, Affairs and More|
|Wife/Spouse||Priyanka Puri (m. 2001-present)
|Children||Son- Veer Shergill
|Car Collection||Range Rover
|Bike Collection||Harley Davidson
|Salary||1-2 crore/film (INR)|
|Net Worth||$10 million|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Jimmy Shergill
- Does Jimmy Shergill smoke?: No
- Does Jimmy Shergill drink alcohol?: Yes
- Jimmy always wanted to join the Armed Forces, right from his school days.
- He wore a turban till the age of 18, as he found it extremely difficult to manage in a hostel. But when he became a ‘cut surd’, his family didn’t talk to him for over a year.
- In 1989, he met with a bike accident when he was riding at just 10 km/hour. Thankfully, it didn’t hurt him much as he broke a few bones.
- In the late 90’s, director Shekhar Kapur decided to launch Jimmy Shergill alongside Preity Zinta in his film ‘Tara Rum Pum Pum’, but due to some reasons, the film was shelved.
- His cousin, Suminder, who lives in Delhi suggested him to try his luck in Bollywood after which he learned acting skills from ‘Roshan Taneja School of Acting.’
- In 1994, came to know that Gulzar was directing ‘Maachis’ so he went to meet him to get a chance to assist him. Instead, Gulzar offered him a small role in ‘Maachis’ and that’s how his acting journey got started.
- He changed the spelling of his surname from ‘Shergill’ to ‘Sheirgill.’
- He idolizes Shaheed Bhagat Singh.
- He is a very emotional person and can cry easily.
- He is an impulsive shopper.