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

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.
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