Saniya Iyappan

Saniya Iyappan - Updated Mar 2023

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Updated On March 26, 2023

Kochi, Kerala, India
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Kochi, Kerala, India

Saniya Iyappan is a popular Indian Actress and Model. Saniya Iyappan is widely known for the characters she played in the movies Queen in 2018 and Lucifer in 2020.

Early Life and Childhood

Saniya Iyappan was born on April 20, 2002, in the city of Kochi, Kerala, India. Her age is 20 years as of 2023 and her full name is also Saniya Iyappan.

Similarly, she is Indian by nationality and Hindu by religion. Moreover, she belongs to the South Indian ethnicity and her zodiac sign is Taurus.

She was born to a banker Iyappan Shantha (father) and a housewife Sandhya Iyappan (mother). Likewise, her younger sister’s name is Sadhika Iyappan and she is also an actress in the South Indian film by profession.


In terms of her educational background, she has done her schooling at Nalanda Public School in Thammanam. Later, she might have skipped college as she started to pursue her professional acting career at an early age.

Career and Professional Life

Moving on to her career, she started her career first in television as a contestant on Mazhavil Manorama’s dance reality shows D2 – D 4 Dance. She finished as the show’s second runner-up.

Firstly, she made her film acting debut in 2014 in the movie titled Baalyakaalasakhi in which she played the character of Isha Talwar’s childhood. Similarly, in the same year 2014, she played the character of Suresh Gopi’s daughter in the movie titled Apothecary.

After appearing in several short films, she played her first lead role in the thriller film titled Queen in 2018. Her performance in the movie earned her a number of awards, which include the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut in South.

Furthermore, she then went on to star in the political action thriller film titled Lucifer in 2019 which was Prithviraj Sukumaran’s first directorial debut. Then she made a cameo appearance in Mammootty’s supernatural horror mystery film titled The Priest.

Likewise, she then starred opposite actor Vishnu Unnikrishnan in a rape and revenge horror thriller film titled Krishnankutty Pani Thudangi in 2021. Her performance in the movie was critically acclaimed by her audience. She also appeared in other films such as White Rose, Pretham 2, Strings, and many more.

Additionally, she has also worked on music videos like Va Va Mannikanda and Nallonam. Also, she starred in the web series named Karikku Thera Pera. She had also participated in many television dance reality shows such as Super Dancer Junior, D 4 Dance Reloaded, D 5 Junior, etc.

Saniya Iyappan

Caption: Saniya Iyappan in the movie. Source: Instagram

Brand Endorsements

Aside from her earnings from acting, she is also associated with endorsing brands such as Dyson India, FairPlay, Myntra, etc. Moreover, she appeared in several commercials which have contributed to her net worth.

However, no information is available on the web regarding the other brands she has cooperated with or not. Furthermore, we may see her associated with some more brands and supporting their products in the coming days.

Awards and Nomination

Iyappan has won several awards in her career. She won Filmfare Awards for Best Female Debut for the movie Queen in 2019. For the same movie and in the same year she also won Vanitha Film Awards for Best Newcomer Actress.

Likewise, she won SIIMA Awards for the movie Lucifer in the category of Best Actress in a Supporting Role in 2020. However, her best form has yet to be acknowledged by her audience and she still has much more to do. Furthermore, we believe that her talent will earn her several awards in the future.

Saniya Iyappan – Net Worth 2023

Iyappan has an estimated net worth of approximately around $25 million. Similarly, her source of income is mainly her acting profession. However, her weekly and monthly wages are unknown.

Additionally, she has worked very hard since her childhood to achieve this fame. Also, she is active in her career and is on the way to raising her net worth in the future.

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Caption: Saniya Iyappan posing for the photoshoot. Source: Instagram

Relationship Status

Iyappan may be single and not dating anyone right now. Also, she hasn’t been married before and has no past relationships or engagements. Moreover, she has no children and it is seen that she is quite happy being single at the moment.

There has been much interest in who she might be dating, but she has never disclosed any information about this. Similarly, there is no indication on her social media that she is in a relationship.


Iyappan has always been concerned with her professional life. However, she hasn’t been associated with any rumors or controversies that would hamper her professional career. Also, she avoids the media and avoids engaging in situations that can damage her reputation.

Body Measurements

Talking about her height she is 5 Feet 6 inches tall and weighs 60kg. Similarly, she has an attractive body that measures 34-24-34 inches and she has beautiful dark brown eyes and black hair.

Also, her dress size is 6 and her shoe size is 9(US). Moreover, she follows a solid workout and diet plan and a balanced lifestyle to maintain her body measurements.

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Caption: Saniya Iyappan posing for the photo. Source: Instagram

Saniya Iyappan – Social Media

Iyappan is very popular on social media and her fans love her for the positive influence she has on them. She is active on Instagram, where she likes to post snaps of her latest photo shoots with her lovely family and friends.

She has 2.5M followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @_saniya_iyappan_. Similarly, her Twitter handle is @SaniyaIyappan_ with 8.6k followers. Her Facebook account is @SaniyaIyappan and she has 1.3M followers. She has a @saniyaiyappan8060 YouTube channel with 245K subscribers.