Mona Singh is an Indian actress and television presenter. Singh first gained prominence in the 2000s for playing the eponymous heroine in the comedy series Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin. She has since starred in other television shows and is the recipient of two Indian Television Academy Awards. Singh is also known for participating and winning the first season of the reality series Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa and for playing Mona in Kya Huaa Tera Vaada, Preet Singh in Pyaar Ko Ho Jaane Do and Paridhi in Kavach… Kaali Shaktiyon Se. She made her film debut with a supporting role in Rajkumar Hirani’s comedy-drama 3 Idiots which is one of the highest grossing Indian films of all time.

Birth Name

Mona Singh

Nickname

Mona

Profession

Actress, Television Presenter

Nationality

Indian

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Mona Singh was born on the 8th of October 1981, in Chandigarh, India.

Age

She’s currently 38 years old.

Sun Sign

Libra

Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Religion

Sikhism

Education

Mona did her schooling from Nagpur’s Kendriya Vidyalaya and went to Pune’s Saint Meera’s College to pursue her graduation.

Family Details

  • Father – Jasbir Singh (Retired Colonel from Indian Army)

  • Mother – Rani Singh
  • Siblings – Sona Singh (Elder Sister)

Marital Status

Married

Boyfriend / Spouse

Mona Singh has dated –

  • Karan Oberoi – Mona met the television actor, Karan Oberoi, on the sets of her show assi Jaissi Koi Nahin. The duo dated each other for a while and then, parted ways due to misunderstandings.

  • Shyam Rajgopalan (2019-Present)In 27 December 2019, Mona tied the knot with a South Indian banker, Shyam Rajgopalan in a Punjabi ceremony.

Physical Statistics

  • In feet – 5 feet 5 inches
  • In centimeters – 165 cm
  • In meters – 1.65 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 60 kg
  • In Pounds – 132 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-28-35
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 28 inches
  • Hip – 35 inches
  • Bra Size – 34B

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 7.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 5 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Singh started her career playing the lead role in the popular television serial, Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin. She gained instant popularity by playing the character of Jassi in the show. In 2006, she was the winner of the show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa on Sony Entertainment Television.

Film Debut

In 2009, Mona made her Bollywood debut with the film, 3 Idiots in which she played the role of Mona Sahastrabuddhe.

Television Debut

In 2003, Mona started her acting career by playing the role of Jasmeet Walia in the TV serial, Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin.

Controversy

In March 2013, an MMS featuring Mona Singh got viral on the internet. It shocked the actress who denied that it was not Mona in the video. Later, Mona lodged a complaint with the cyber police and the police confirmed that the video was morphed. The video had been leaked a few days before the release of her then-boyfriend, Vidyut Jamwal’s film. Apparently, someone tried to make it look as though Vidyut had done it for publicity.

Awards & Nominations

Year Award Category Work Result
2003 Apsara Awards Best Actress in Drama Series Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin Won
Outstanding Debut
2004 Indian Telly Awards Television Personality of The Year (Female) Won
Best Actress (Female)
Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actress (Popular) Won
2005 Indian Telly Awards Best Actress (Female) Won
Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actress – Drama (Jury) Won
2012 BIG Television Awards Bechara Character (Female) Kya Huaa Tera Vaada Won
2016 Lions Gold Awards Best TV Actress Pyaar Ko Ho Jaane Do Won

Mona Singh Favorites

  • Favorite Actor – Irrfan Khan
  • Favorite ActressTabu
  • Favorite Film – The Bridges of Madison County (1995)
  • Favorite Tourist Destination – Rome
  • Favorite Color – Blue, Pink
  • Favorite Food – Green Curry with Rice

Mona Singh Net worth

Mona Singh has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million dollars as of 2020. She charges around 2 lakh INR per episodes.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Mona Singh

  • Mona wanted to become an actress since childhood.
  • She is very close friends with actor Gaurav Gera.
  • In 2005, Mona was cast to play a prominent role in the film Main To Chala. However, the film was later shelved.
  • In 2006, Mona was the winner of dance show, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa: Season 1.
  • In June 2006, she was expected to leave on a world tour with a number of other actors, to perform songs.
  • In March 2007, Mona signed an exclusive contract with Sony Entertainment Television to be the brand ambassador for the channel for 13 months.
  • In 2011, she hosted Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega on Sony Entertainment Television.
  • In 2012, Mona became the highest paid Indian television actress, she was getting paid Rs. 1 lakh per day for the serial Kya Huaa Tera Vaada.
  • In 2018, Singh received praised for her roles of Ananya Sharma and Poorva Gupta in Kehne Ko Humsafar Hain and Yeh Meri Family respectively.
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