Salim Karim (Mahira Khan’s Husband) Age, Family, Biography & More

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Wife: Mahira Khan
Marital Status: Married
Hometown: Karachi

Salim Karim

Known forBeing the husband of Pakistani actress Mahira Khan
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 10”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Age Not Known
BirthplaceKarachi, Pakistan
HometownKarachi, Pakistan
College/UniversityUniversity of Western Ontario, London
Educational QualificationBachelor of Economics (2001-2005)
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsMahira Khan (actress) (2017-2019)

Note: They got engaged in 2019.
Marriage Date1 October 2023
A picture from Mahira Khan and Salim Karim's wedding
Wife/SpouseMahira Khan (actress)

Salim Karim

Some Lesser Known Facts About Salim Karim

  • Salim Karim is a Pakistani entrepreneur. He is the CEO and co-founder of Simpaisa, Karachi. He gained limelight in 2023 when he married famous Pakistani actress Mahira Khan.
  • In 2005, he started working as an assistant brand manager in a US-based company, GSK. He worked there till 2008.
  • In 2015, he joined the Italian company ENI as a team leader.
  • In 2016, he started the company Simpaisa. Simpaisa allows users to directly make financial transactions through their SIM cards. The company works with merchants from different sectors in over 15 countries.
  • Salim and Mahira have known each other since 2017 after they met at an event hosted by Tapmad TV, a television application. They were spotted together on various other occasions after that.

    Salim Karim (extreme right) and Mahira Khan (seconf from right) at Tapmad TV event

    Salim Karim (extreme right) and Mahira Khan (second from right) at the Tapmad TV event

  • In 2019, they got engaged in Turkey in a small wedding attended by their close friends and family members.
  • Even after that, they never confirmed their relationship with each other. It was in 2020 when Mahira appeared as a guest on Samina Peerzada’s web show, Rewind with Samina Peerzada that she revealed she was in love. On the show, Mahira talked about Karim and said, ‘Yeah, I think I am in love.’
  • Salim is not very active on social media and keeps his life private.
  • According to his Instagram profile, apart from being a businessman, he is a professional DJ. Some of his popular tracks include TwentyTwo Don’t Trip, In Phrases, Mukkho Jatti, Live at Blue Moon Twenty Two, Nowhere but Here, and Quarantine Mix.

    Salim Karim playing songs as a DJ

    Salim Karim playing songs as a DJ

  • Salim is Mahira’s second husband. She was earlier married to Ali Askari, who is a film and television actor, director, and producer. They tied the knot in 2007, but in 2015, they parted ways. Together, they have a 13-year-old son, Azlan.
  • Salim’s wife Mahira received recognition after she played the role of Khirad Hussain in the romantic drama Humsafar, opposite Fawad Khan. She has also been a part of the Bollywood industry. She made her debut in 2017 with the Bollywood film Raees alongside Shah Rukh Khan.
  • Salim and Mahira got married on 1 October 2023 at Pearl Continental Hotel Bhurban in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa area of Pakistan. Their wedding was confirmed after Anushay Talha Khan, Mahira Khan‘s manager took to Instagram to post a video of Mahira walking down the aisle and Salim wiping his tears out of happiness after seeing Mahira.