Salim Karim is a Pakistani entrepreneur, who gained attention in 2023 when he tied the knot with the renowned Pakistani actress Mahira Khan. Mahira has also made her mark in Bollywood. She rose to fame with her role as Khirad Hussain in the drama Humsafar, which was not only a hit in Pakistan but also in India, where it was aired on Zee Zindagi. She won the Lux Style Award for Satellite Best TV Actress and the Hum Award for Best On-screen Couple with Fawad Khan for her performance. Karim is the CEO of Simpaisa, a payment technology facilitator that enables online transactions through SIM cards. He is also a professional DJ and a music enthusiast.

Birth Name

Salim Karim




Entrepreneur, Celebrity Husband



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Salim Karim was born in Karachi, Pakistan.



Sun Sign




He has Pakistani ancestry.




From 2001 to 2005, Salim pursued a bachelor’s degree in economics at University of Western Ontario, London.

Family Details

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings –Unknown

Marital Status



Girlfriend / Spouse

Salim Karim has dated –

  • Mahira Khan – On 1 October 2023, Salim got married to Pakistani actress Mahira Khan at Pearl Continental Hotel Bhurban in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa area of Pakistan. Salim was in a relationship with actress Mahira Khan for seven years before getting married. In 2017, Salim and Mahira first met at an event organized by Tapmad TV, a TV app. In 2019, after they got engaged, there was still no confirmation about their relationship. In 2020, Their dating was confirmed by Mahira on Samina Peerzada’s web show, Rewind with Samina Peerzada where she was invited as a guest. The news about their wedding was revealed by Mahira’s manager Anushay Talha Khan, who took to Instagram and posted a video in which Mahira was seen walking towards Salim, who had tears in his eyes after seeing her.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 10 inches
  • In centimeters – 178 cm
  • In meters – 1.78 m


  • In Kilograms – 75 kg
  • In Pounds – 165 lbs

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color


Shoe Size

He wears a size 11 (US) shoe.



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Salim became known as a Pakistani businessman and the second husband of popular actress Mahira Khan. He is the CEO of Simpaisa, a payment technology facilitator that enables online transactions through SIM cards. Karim is also a professional DJ and a music enthusiast.

Salim Karim Net worth

Salim Karim has an estimated net worth of $10 million dollars as of 2024.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Salim Karim

  • Salim was born in Karachi, Pakistan. There is not much information about his parents and siblings.
  • Karim is a Pakistani entrepreneur. He is the CEO and co-founder of Simpaisa, Karachi. He gained limelight when he married famous Pakistani actress Mahira Khan.
  • Salim’s wife Mahira received recognition after she played the role of Khirad Hussain in the romantic drama Humsafar, opposite Fawad Khan.
  • In 2005, Salim started working as an assistant brand manager in a US-based company, GSK. Till 2008, He worked there. In 2015, he joined the Italian company ENI as a team leader.
  • In 2016, he started the company Simpaisa. Simpaisa allows users to directly make financial transactions through their SIM cards. The company works with merchants from different sectors in over 15 countries.
  • Apart from being a businessman, he is a professional DJ. Some of his popular tracks include TwentyTwo Don’t Trip, In Phrases, Mukkho Jatti, Live at Blue Moon Twenty Two, Nowhere but Here, and Quarantine Mix.


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