Fawad Khan is an actor, producer, scriptwriter, model, and singer from Pakistan. Fawad Khan is famous for his role in the television drama Dastaan, for which he received the best male actor award at the Pakistan Media Awards. He has won various awards and honors in his professional career, including a Filmfare Award, three Lux Style Awards, and six Hum Awards.
Table of Biography
Fawad Afzal Khan aka Fawad Khan was born on 29th November 1981 in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. Fawad is 39 years old according to his birth date. He is a Pakistani citizen and belongs to the Muslim religion. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius and belongs to a Pathan family. The actor has two sisters, Aliya who is a planner, and Sana who is a doctor.
Fawad’s father was born in Patiala, British India, and went to Pakistan as a child after the 1947 partition. His mother’s family came to British India, in the city of Lucknow. During the Gulf War, Fawad’s father worked in the pharmaceutical deals, which led the family to move to Athens, Dubai, Riyadh, and Manchester. When he was 13, his family returned to Lahore. From childhood, Fawad has admired Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor.
Fawad khan attended an American school, where he said he faced racial difficulties and was bullied because of his shy, quiet, non-confrontational nature. In addition, he passed his A-levels at the Lahore Grammar School, Johar Town. He received a four-year certification in programming design from the National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (NUCES) in Lahore.
He also said that he had been unable to find work in the marketing field. He could play guitar, bass, and drums by then. In addition, he formed Entity Paradigm, an elective musical band with his show’s co-stars, and began his music career as the lead performer. In 2002, he performed at the Pepsi Battle of the Bands finale. And its debut album, Irtiqa, was released in 2003. He quit the band after about 250 shows to pursue a career in film.
Fawad got his first success in the Tv time frame dramatization ‘Dastaan’. He features in the Pakistani television sequential ‘Hunsfar’ and appeared in Sultana Siddiqui’s family drama ‘Zindagi Gulzar Hai.’
Fawad Khan made his film debut in Shoaib Mansoor’s sociodrama ‘Khuda Kay Liye’ (2007), which went on to become one of Pakistan’s highest-grossing films. He made his Bollywood film debut with ‘Khooobsurat’ (2014), a lighthearted comedy movie. In addition, he was praised for his role of a closeted gay in ‘Kapoor and Sons’ (2016). The movie was a fundamentally and commercially successful family show.
In January 2016, he appeared in Asim Raza’s transitional film, ‘Ho Mann Jahaan.’ A Bollywood Hungama commentator praised his acting. Later that year, he appeared in Karan Johar’s emotional dramatization, ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ in a little role with Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.
Fawad will be next to be featured in Bilal Lashari’s action film ‘The Legend of Maula Jatt’ in which he will continue Sultan Rahi’s role as the titular character. In fact, he put on a lot of weight for the part. Moreover, he has also signed on to play pop singer Alamgir in Sultan Ghani’s ‘Albela Rahi.’
Achievements and Net Worth
As an actor, Fawad has won several awards and recognition in his professional career. He won the Best Male Actor Award at the Pakistan Media Awards for ‘Dastaan’. Again, he won the Lux Style Award for Best Actor for ‘Humsafar’ and ‘Zindagi Gulzar Hai’. In addition, he got the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut for the movie ‘Khoobsurat’. The British magazine ‘Eastern Eye’ ranked Fawad as one of the ‘Hottest Asian Males’.
As an actor, Fawad has earned a huge amount of sum in his professional career till now. Talking about his net worth, it estimates around $6 million US dollars. Moreover, he earned from his acting, musical career, and brand endorsements.
Fawad Khan married Sadaf Khan in 2005. Sadaf is a costume designer. After a seven-year relationship, they got married. The couple has two children, a son whose name is Aayaan and a daughter whose name is Elayna. Fawad and his wife founded ‘Silk.’ Moreover, ‘Silk’ is a clothing company whose first collection premiered in Lahore in August 2012.
After an incident that injured Fawad’s pancreas, he was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of 17. In addition, he was injured and bounced into untreated water after an accident occurred behind a pool. When he lost 10kg, he realized he had the disease.
In 2018, Fawad and his family attended Hajj, a yearly pilgrimage to Mecca for Muslims. In addition, they were welcomed by King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman of Saudi Arabia at the Annual Hajj Lunch.
Body Measurement and Social media
Fawad is a handsome and tall guy. The actor stands at 5feet 9 inches tall and weighs around 69 Kg. He has black eyes and black hair. His body measurements are measure at 40-33-15 inches.
Fawad Khan is active on social media platforms such as Instagram and Twitter. On his Instagram page, there are more than 1 million followers. Again, on his Twitter page, there are more than 298k followers. Moreover, The actor is not active on Facebook.