Shibani Dandekar Age, Wiki, Biography, Husband, Height in feet, Net Worth & Many More

Shibani Dandekar is an Indian-Australian singer, actress, anchor, VJ, and model. She was born on 27th August 1981 in Pune, Maharashtra, India to Shashidhar and Sulabha Dandekar. Her father is a theatre actor and her mother works in Qantas Airways. She has two sisters, Anusha and Apeksha Dandekar.

She made a music band with her sister, D-major.

Shibani started her career as a television host, and she hosted the American television show Namaste America in 2001. In that year, she also hosted two other American TV shows, V Desi, and Asian Variety Show. She hosted several TV shows, such as After Hours (2009), Let’s Design (2010), Indian’s Sexiest Bachelor (2011), Mission Cover Shot (2012), Grammy Nominees (2013), etc. She also co-hosted the Extra Innings – T20 during the IPL matches from 2011 to 2015. In 2019, she hosted the opening ceremony of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 with Andrew Flintoff and Paddy McGuinness.

She also participated in several reality shows, such as Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5, I Can Do That, Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 8, etc. She made her film debut with dance numbers in the Marathi movie Timepass in 2014. In that year, she also appeared in another Marathi film Sangharsh. She also appeared in several Hindi films, such as Roy (2015), Shaandaar (2015), Sultan (2016), Naam Shabana (2017), etc. She is ready to make her Telugu debut with That is Mahalakshmi and Malayalam debut Zam Zam. She also appeared in two web series, Four More Shots Please! And Hostages.

She married actor-director Farhan Akhtar on 19th February 2022

Name Shibani Dandekar Akhtar
NicknameShibani
Date of birth27 August 1980
BirthplacePune, Maharashtra, India
Age (as in 2022)42 years old
Zodiac signVirgo
ProfessionActress, Model, VJ, Singer, Anchor
Known ForTV Anchor in the film Sultan (2016),Zara Patel in the film Noor (2017) 
NationalityAustralian
ReligionHinduism
HometownPune, Maharashtra, India
AddressMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Food habitNot Known
HobbiesSinging, Dancing, Travelling, Doing Yoga
Years active2001- present 

Shibani Dandekar Career –

  • She made her television debut as host in 2001 with the television series Namaste America.
  • In the same year, she hosted television shows V Desi and Asian Variety Show.
  • In 2009, she hosted television show After Hours.
  • In 2010, she hosted television reality show Let’s Design and AXN’s Men 2.0.
  • In 2011, she hosted India’s Sexiest Bachelor.
  • From 2011-2015, she co-hosted IPL. 
  • In 2012, she participated as a contestant in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa season 5. 
  • In the same year, she hosted the television series Mission Cover Shot. 
  • In 2013, she hosted a fashion-based travel show Style and the City and  Grammy Nominees. 
  • In 2014, she made her film debut with the Marathi film Timepass. 
  • In the same year, she played the role of Chameli (cast in a song) in the film Sangharsh.
  • In 2015, she participated as a contestant in Zee TV’s television reality show I Can Do That. 
  • In the same year, she played the role of Zoya in the film Roy and Sonia in the film Shaandaar. 
  • In 2017, she appeared as a TV anchor in the Bollywood film Sultan.
  • In 2017, she participated as a contestant in Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 8. 
  • In the same year, she made her special appearance for the song in the film Naam Shabana.
  • Also in 2017, she played the role of Zara Patel in the Noor. 
  • In 2018, she appeared as a Mentor in Top Model India.
  • In the same year, she appeared as an Item girl for the song Chavanprash in the film Bhavesh Joshi. 
  • Also in 2018, she played the role of Vijayalakshmi in the Telugu film That Is Mahalakshmi and Vijayalakshmi in the Malayalam film Zam Zam. 
  • In 2020, she played the role of Sushmita Sengupta in Amazon Prime’s web series Four More Shots Please!. 
  • In the same year, she played the role of Isha Andrews in Star Plus’s crime thriller web series Hostages. 
  • Also in 2020, she appeared as a guest in the television series What the Love! with Karan Johar

Shibani Dandekar Family Background –

Shibani Dandekar Akhtar was born and brought up in Pune, Maharashtra, India. She belongs to a Marathi Brahmin family. Her father’s name is Sashidhar Dandekar and her mother’s name is Sulabha Dandekar. She has two sisters named Apeksha Dandekar (Elder) and Anusha Dandekar (Younger), who is an popular VJ. 

FatherSashidhar Dandekar
MotherSulabha Dandekar
BrotherN/A
SisterApeksha Dandekar (elder) and Anusha Dandekar (Younger, a popular VJ) 

Shibani Dandekar Marital status/ Relationship and More –

The marital status of Shibani Dandekar Akhtar is Married. She got married to her boyfriend Farhan Akhtar on 19 February 2022 in a non-religious ceremony. 

According to reports, she dated Keith Sequeira while they were co-hosting 2010 AXN’s Men 2.0 in 2010. 

Marital statusMarried
Affairs/ BoyfriendKeith Sequeira (Model), 
Farhan Akhtar (Actor) 
Husband/ SpouseFarhan Akhtar (Actor)
Marriage Date19 February 2022
ChildrenNone 

Shibani Dandekar Height/ Weight & Physical State –

The height of Shibani Dandekar Akhtar is approximately 5 feet 6 inches and the body weight is around 50 kg. Her body type is hourglass Slim and her full body measurements are 33-25-33 Inches. She has stylish black colour hair and sparkling star-like black colour eyes.

Height5’6″ (168 cm)
Weight50 kg (110 lbs)
Chest33 Inches
Waist25 Inches
Hips33 Inches
Figure33-25-33 Inches
Body typeHourglass Slim
Eye colourBlack
Hair colourBlack

Shibani Dandekar Favourite Things –

Favourite ActorSalman Khan, Shahrukh Khan
Favourite ActressMadhuri Dixit
Favourite FoodChocolate Cake, Burger, Pizza, Seafood
Favourite RestaurantAoi in Mumbai
Favourite ColourBlack 
Favourite SportCricket
Favourite PlayerMahendra Singh Dhoni, Rohit Sharma
Favourite PlaceLondon, New York, Sydney

Shibani Dandekar Educational Qualification –

There is no information available about her schooling and college. When we have any information available about her Educational Qualification then we will update you soon.

SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
QualificationNot Known

Shibani Dandekar Net worth –

The net worth of Shibani Dandekar Akhtar is estimated to be between $1 Million – $5 Million dollars. Shibani Dandekar Akhtar’s income source mostly comes from her profession.

Net worth (2022)$1 Million – $5 Million dollars
Source of IncomeActing

Some lesser known facts about Shibani Dandekar- 

  • Does Shibani Dandekar Akhtar Smoke? No 
  • Does Shibani Dandekar Akhtar Drink Alcohol? Not Known
  • She was born and brought up in Pune, Maharashtra, India.
  • She belongs to a Marathi Brahmin Family.
  • She is best known for playing the role of TV Anchor in the film Sultan and Zara Patel in the film Noor. 
  • She is an expert in Western & Indian styles of Singing and dancing. 
  • She made her television debut as host in 2001 with the television series Namaste America.
  • In 2014, she made her film debut with the Marathi film Timepass. 
  • She has appeared in films like Sangharsh, Roy, Shaandaar, Naam Shabana, Noor, Bhavesh Joshi, That Is Mahalakshmi and Zam Zam. 
  • From 2011-2015, she co-hosted IPL. 
  • In 2012, she participated as a contestant in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa season 5. 
  • She and her 2 sisters live in India, but their parents live in Sydney, Australia.
  • She is very concerned about her fitness and often pays a visit to the gym.
  • She is an avid animal lover.

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