Junaid Jamshed Age, Biography, Wife, Family, Death Cause & More

Junaid Jamshed

Real NameJunaid Jamshed
ProfessionSinger, Actor, Fashion Designer, Businessman, Preacher
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 186 cm
in meters- 1.86 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 1½”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 90 kg
in Pounds- 198 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 44 Inches
- Waist: 36 Inches
- Biceps: 13 Inches
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth3 September 1964
Date of Death7 December 2016
Death CausePlane crash: PIA Flight 661 crashed in Chitral on the way to Islamabad
Age (as in 2016)52 Years
Birth PlaceKarachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Zodiac sign/Sun signVirgo
HometownKarachi, Sindh, Pakistan
SchoolInternational boarding high school, Yanbu, Saudi Arabia
CollegeUniversity of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan
Educational QualificationsGraduate (Mechanical Engineering)
DebutSinging Debut: Vital Signs 1 (1987)
Debut Religious Album: Jalwa-e-Janan (2005)
FamilyFather- Jamshed Akbar (retired Colonel in the Pakistan Air Force)
Mother- Nafeesa Akber
Brothers- Omer Jamshed, Humayun Jamshed
Sister- Muneeza Jamshed
Junaid Jamshed with his parents
HobbiesSinging, Swimming, Exercising, Travelling
ControversiesIn 2014, he was accused of blasphemy, he later apoligised to people by releasing a video message.
Favourite Things
Favourite MusiciansShoaib Mansoor, Sohail Rana, Alam Gir, Mohammed Ali Shehki, Tehseen Javed
Favourite FoodHaleem, Nihari
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
Wife/Spouse3 wives: Ayesha Junaid, Nahya Junaid and 1 more
Marriage DateGot married to Ayesha Junaid in the year 1990
ChildrenSon- 3 sons: Taimur Junaid, Babur Junaid & more
Junaid Jamshed with his sons Taimur Junaid, Babur Junaid and Journalist, Waseem Badami
Daughter- 1 daughter
Junaid Jamshed with his Family
Money Factor
Net WorthNot Known

Junaid Jamshed

Some Lesser Known Facts About Junaid Jamshed

  • Does Junaid Jamshed smoke?: No
  • Does Junaid Jamshed drink alcohol?: No
  • Jamshed wanted to become a fighter pilot in Pakistan Air force but he could not qualify because of his weak eyesight.
  • He was the lead vocalist in his Engineering University’s rock band, “Nuts and Bolts”.
  • Before taking his music profession seriously, Jamshed worked with Pakistan Air force as an Aeronautical Engineer and a civilian contractor.
  • He used to perform in University campuses while he was an engineering student. Popular pop singers, Rohail Hyatt and Nusrat Hussain noticed Jamshed in a concert in 1983, then again in 1986 and introduced him into their musical band, “Vital Sign”.Vital Signs: Junaid Jamshed, Shehzad Hassan, Rohail Hyatt
  • He earned a lot of fame from his blockbuster song, “Do Pal Ka” in 1986.

  • After 9/11 attacks in America, his concerts were cancelled, Jamshed filed bankruptcy in court in 2004. He then started doing Mechanical engineering jobs in companies.
  • Jamshed completely left his music career in 2004 and started his own fashion designing company in partnership with a close friend. He also started focussing on religious activities for Islam.
  • He owned a popular Pakistani clothing company, “J.” (read as Jay dot).
  • Junaid Jamshed was once listed as one of the World’s most influential Muslims, especially for his charity work for the NGO- Muslim Charity. Muslim Charity is an international relief and development NGOthat aims at alleviating the suffering of the world’s poorest people.
  • He along with his wife, Nahya Junaid, died in a plane crash on 7th December 2016 when he was returning to Islamabad from Chitral, he went to Chitral for a Tablighi Jamaat mission.