Maniesh Paul aka Manish Paul is an Indian television host, anchor and Bollywood actor who is a host of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Starting as a radio jockey and VJ, he moved to acting on television daily soaps, before taking up stand-up comedy and hosting television reality series.
Real Name: Manish Paul
Profession: Actor and Anchor
Date of Birth: 3 August 1981
Age (as in 2017): 36 Years
Birth Place: Delhi, India
Zodiac sign: Leo
Hometown: Delhi, India
School: Apeejay School, New Delhi
College: College of Vocational Studies, Delhi
University of Delhi, Delhi
Educational Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts
Father: Jagmohan Paul (Accountant)
Mother: Not Known (Housewife)
Brothers: Vivek Paul (Elder)
Sisters: Jyoti Paul (Elder)
Hobbies: Workout, playing cricket and basketball
Physical Stats & More
Height: 6’ 1”
Weight: 73 kg
– Chest: 42 Inches
– Waist: 33 Inches
– Biceps: 15 Inches
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Debut Movie/Special Appearance: Maruti Mera Dost (2009)
Bollywood Debut/Lead Role: Mickey Virus
TV Debut: (2007) Chhoona Hai Aasmaan
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital Status: Married
Affairs/Girlfriends: Sanyukta Paul (Teacher )
Wife: Sanyukta Paul (Teacher )
Children: Daughter- Saisha Paul
Salary: 1.5 Crores/ season (INR)
Net Worth: $5 million
Some Lesser Known Facts about Manish Paul
- Manish used to host, compering cultural events in school and college.
- He belongs to an educated family. His father is an accountant.
- He got his first break as the host of Sunday Tango on Star Plus in 2002.
- He was also a VJ with Zee Music, and a RJ with Radio City and his show Kasakai Mumbai was a big hit with the masses.
- He had appeared in cameo roles like in Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif-starrer, Tees Maar Khan.
- In 2011, he won the Best Anchor award for Zee TV’s Dance India Dance Li’l Masters.
- He has also hosted “Science of Stupid” on National Geographic. Over the year, Paul has also compered numerous television award shows.
- Manish and Sanyukta were in relationship for a long time of 13 years before marriage. They got married in year 2007.
Updated On: 13 August 2017