Zaira Wasim is a former bollywood actress who worked in Hindi language films. In a short time from her very first movie release to 2024 she has been a global star even though she has retired from the movies. Some of her popular movies included A-list bollywood actors. She remains active on social media.

The 22-year-old actress has already won accolades for her role as young Geeta Phogat in Dangal. Hailing from a small town in Kashmir, Zaira is currently being hailed as the next big thing in Bollywood.

Zaira Wasim Biography

Name Zaira Wasim
Net Worth $1.5 Million
Net Worth In Indian Rupees 11 Crore
Monthly Income 7 Lakh +
Yearly Income 2 Crore +
Per Movie Salary 2 Crore
Profession Actress
Nickname Zai, Boo
Age 20 Years Old
Date Of Birth 23 October 2000
Birth Place Hawal, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India
Height 5.1 feet ( 155 cm )
Weight 50 Kg ( 110 Lbs)
Figure Measurements 32-26-33
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Marital Status Unmarried
Father Zahid Wasim
Mother Zarqa Wasim
Brother Zoraiz Wasim
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Debut Film Dangal (2016)
Home Town Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir
Nationality Indian
Education, Qualification 12th standard
Religion Islam
Twitter Zaira Wasim
Instagram Zaira Wasim

Born on October 23, 2000, Zaira was always interested in acting and dancing. She started taking part in local drama competitions when she was just six years old. When she was 10, she auditioned for the role of young Geeta Phogat in Dangal but didn’t get selected. However, she gave a brilliant audition for the role of Aamir Khan’s daughter in Secret Superstar and bagged the role.

Zaira is currently being lauded for her natural acting prowess and is being compared to some of the biggest names in Bollywood. With 3 films already under her belt she has earned global respect as an actress in 2024.

Early Life

Zaira Wasim was born on October 23, 2000, in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India. Her father, Zahid Wasim, is a businessman, and her mother is a homemaker. Zaira has two younger brothers. She did her schooling from the Army GoodWill School in Srinagar and scored 97.2% in her 10th standard exams. In 2016, she completed her 12th standard from St Paul’s International School, Nerul.
Zaira began her acting career at the age of 16 with the widely acclaimed sports drama Dangal (2016), in which she played the younger version of wrestler Geeta Phogat. The film was a commercial and critical success, and Zaira’s performance earned her several awards and nominations, including the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress. She then went on to starred in Secret Superstar (2017), a musical drama about an aspiring singer who sets out to achieve her dreams despite facing opposition from her conservative father. The film was another critical and commercial success, with Zaira receiving praise for her performance once again.


When it was announced that Zaira Wasim would be starring in Dangal, few could have predicted the phenomenal success that the film would go on to enjoy. Wasim’s portrayal of a young girl who is encouraged to pursue her wrestling dreams by her father won her widespread acclaim, and she quickly became one of the most sought-after child actors in India. Since then, Wasim has gone on to star in a number of other successful films, including Secret Superstar and The Sky Is Pink. She has won multiple awards for her work, and established herself as one of the most promising young talents in Bollywood.

Net Worth

Despite having a short bollywood career, Zaira Wasim’ estimated net worth is about $1.5 million in 2024.  Here is her last 5 years net worth growth.

Last 5 Year Net Worth

Net Worth In 2023 $1.5 Million
Net Worth In 2022 $1 Million
Net Worth In 2021 $0.8 Million
Net Worth In 2020 $0.6 Million
Net Worth In 2019 $0.5 Million

However, in June 2019, Wasim announced her decision to quit acting, citing personal reasons. This came as a shock to many of her fans, but Wasim has said that she is content with her decision and is looking forward to pursuing other interests.

FAQs about Zaira Wasim FAQs about Zaira Wasim

Which one is Zaira Wasim's last movie?

She played the role of Priyanka Chopra'a daughter in her last movie The Sky is Pink in 2019.

What are Zaira Wasim's popular movies?

She has been part of the 3 popular movies Dangal, Secret Superstar and The Sky is Pink in 2019.

Does Zaira wasim have a boyfriend?

Zaira Wasim does not have any boyfriend, she keeps her private life very private.

Why did Zaira Wasim retire from movies?

Zaira wasim retired from the bollywood industry in 2019 and she mentioned in her tweet that she is very much content with what she did.