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Age: 43 Years
Height: 5' 11"
Marital Status: Divorced

Yukta Mookhey Miss World 1999

Bio/Wiki
Profession(s)Actress, Model, Civic Activist, Beauty Pageant Title Holder
Famous ForMiss World 1999 (Winner)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 181 cm
in meters- 1.81 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 11”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 65 kg
in pounds- 140 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)32-28-34
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Career
DebutFilm:
Tamil: 'Poovellam Un Vasam' (2001) (guest appearance in a song)
Poovellam Un Vasam poster
Hindi: Pyaasa as 'Sheetal' (2002)
Pyaasa Poster
Bhojpuri: 'Kab Kahaba Tu I Love You' (2007) (guest appearance in a song)
Personal Life
Date of Birth7 October 1977 (Monday)
Age (as of 2020)43 Years
BirthplaceBengaluru, Karnataka
Zodiac signLibra
NationalityIndian
HometownBengaluru, India
College/UniversityV. G. Vaze College, Mumbai
Educational QualificationGraduate, Diploma in Computer Sciences [1]YouTube
HobbiesTravelling, Listening to music
ControversyIn June 2013, Yukta Mookhey filed a complaint against her husband, Prince Tuli, and his family. She lodged the complaint under section 498A and 406 of IPC for domestic violence. The couple got divorced in 2014. [2]Hindustan Times
Relationships & More
Marital StatusDivorced
Marriage Date7 September 2008
Marriage StyleShe got married to Prince Tuli in a Sikh wedding ceremony.
Yukta Mookhey's Weeding Picture
Family
Husband/SpousePrince Tuli (a New York-based businessman) (m. 7 September 2008; div. 25 June 2014)
Yukta Mookhey With Prince Tuli
ChildrenSon- Ahhrein Tuli
ParentsFather- Inderlal Mookhey
Mother- Aroona Mookhey
Yukta Mookhey with her parents
SiblingsBrother- Kanwal Mookhey
Favourite Things
ActorAkshay Kumar
ActressMadhuri Dixit
SingerSonu Nigam
ColourBlack
Yukta Mookhey Miss India World

Some Lesser Known Facts About Yukta Mookhey

  • Yukta Mookhey is an Indian actress, model, and civic activist who is best known for winning the title of Miss World 1999.
  • Yukta Mookhey was born in a Sindhi family in Banglore. She was raised in Dubai for the first seven years of her life.

    Yukta Mookhey with her family

    Yukta Mookhey with her family

  • Yukta’s father was a  managing director of a clothing company, and her mother owned a grooming salon in Mumbai.
  • She was a zoology student in her college. After completing her graduation, she got a diploma in computer applications from Aptech. She also had an interest in music, and she learned Indian classical music for three years.
  • At the age of 22, she participated in the 1999 Femina Miss India beauty pageant, where she won the title of Miss India World. During the semifinal round, she was asked –

    How do you define a true sportsperson?”

    Her answer, which lead her to the finale, was

    I would define a true sportsperson as the one who welcomes defeat as well as success with a healthy attitude and with a smile”

  • Yukta at the finale round was asked another very interesting question by the jury

    In the context of the recent controversy, if you were Chelsea Clinton, what is the single most important advice, you as a daughter would you give to your parents Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton, and why?”

    She replied to it by saying

    If I was Chelsea Clinton, I would tell my parents that in the values that you have taught me, I still stand by you no matter what. And I hope we can set an example for the rest of the world to see what family values and ethics are all about. Thank you”

    This made her the Miss India World 1999.

    Yukta Mookhey Miss India Crowning

    Yukta Mookhey Miss India 1999 Crowning

     

  • In 1999, Yukta Mookhey got the opportunity to represent India in the 49th Miss World Pageant held in Olympia, London. She competed with 93 contenders from across the globe.
  • During the question-answer round at the 1999 Miss World pageant, Yukta was asked –

    If she could be anyone in the world who would she want to be?”

    To which she replied,

    It would have to be Audrey Hepburn. It was her inner beauty, compassion and her aura. The calm that she had inside her reflected.”

  • Yukta won the title of Miss World 1999, and she was crowned by the “Linor Abargil” (Miss World 1998); she became the fourth Asian to win this title.  At the event, she also won the title of “Asia & Oceania Queen of Beauty.”

  • When Yukta Mookhey crowned Priyanka Chopra at the 2000 Miss World pageant, it was the first time in the history of the Miss World pageant that a former Miss World crowned the same title to a contestant from the same country.

    Yukta Mookhey Crowning Priyanka Chopra

    Yukta Mookhey Crowning Priyanka Chopra

  • After winning the title of Miss World 1999, Yukta Mookhey attended various charitable and social events; she kept on making her contribution in these social and charitable events even after the tenure of her title of Miss World 1999 was ended.

    Yukta Mookhey in a charity event

    Yukta Mookhey in a charity event

  • She is also an active environmental activist and has supported many environmental initiatives such as Swachh Kalyani Nagar, which educates people to incorporate practices that generate minimum or zero waste.
  • She has also contributed to addressing the issue of child labour in India.

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