Jaya Ahsan Biography: Age, Net Worth, Height, Family

Her favorite food items are Mutton curry, fish, and chocolates.

Jaya Ahsan

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Jaya Ahsan was born into a traditional Bangladeshi family, yet she was always drawn to crafts and performing arts. She took a chance and started as a model in the 1990s. She first featured on television in 1997, and then in cinema in 2004. For her, things have only gotten better since then.

Jaya Ahsan is a well-known Bangladeshi actress, model, playback singer, and producer with a fortune in the millions. She has received numerous honors for her contributions to Bangladeshi and Indian Bengali cinema, including the Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Actress five times. From 1988 through 2012, Jaya Ahsan was married to Faisal Ahsan.

Jaya Ahsan Wiki

Real NameJaya Ahsan
Birth NameJaya Maswood
NicknameJaya, Joya
ProfessionModel, Actress
Famous ForStaring in the movies Antorikkho, Panjabiwala, Robibaar, and Bijoya

Personal Life

Date of Birth/Birthday1 July 1983
Age39 Years Old
BirthplaceDhaka, Bangladesh
HometownDhaka, Bangladesh
Zodiac Sign/Star SignCancer

Body Measurement

Heightin Feet-Inches – 5’ 4” in meters – 1.63 m in centimeters – 163 cm
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms – 58 kg in Pounds – 127 lbs
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBlack

Family Members

FatherA. S. Maswood
MotherRehana Maswood
Brother1 (name not known)
Sister2 (names not known)

Relationship Status

On May 14, 1998, Jaya Ahsan married Faisal Ahsan, a Bangladeshi model. They collaborated on a television commercial ad. As a joint venture, they used to run an event management company. Their marriage, however, did not work out, and they divorced in 2012. Jaya and Faisal do not have any children together.

Jaya has managed to keep her personal and business lives separate. As a result, we don’t see much information regarding her relationship right now.

Marital StatusDivorced
Affairs/BoyfriendsFaisal Ahsan (ex (1998-2012))
Current Relationship StatusSingle

Education Details

SchoolDiploma course in Rabindra Sangeet and training in classical music
College/ UniversityN/A

Net Worth

Jaya Ahsan has an estimated net worth of $2 million. Her earnings are estimated to be between $1 and $5 million. Jaya’s entire net worth, however, is estimated to be around 50 crores. Her sources of revenue are acting, playback singing, and production.

Net Worth$2,000,000

Jaya Ahsan Biography

Jaya Ahsan, a well-known international star, was born in 1983 to parents A.S. Maswood and Rehana Maswood. She grew up in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Jaya has always enjoyed music and the performing arts. As a result, in addition to her academic schooling, she also trained professionally in classical music.

Jaya Ahsan is a Bangladeshi actress who has also appeared in Indian Bengali films. Jaya Ahsan has three siblings: a brother and two sisters. She is currently known to have no children and no spouse.


Jaya Ahsan began her career in the show industry in the late 1990s with a modeling assignment. She got the attention of Afzal Hussain, a well-known Bangladeshi director, who offered her first commercial for Coca-Cola, which aired in 1997. Jaya Ahsan made her acting debut in the play Panchomi.

She has been in several television episodes and films during her career. Jaya made her debut appearance on the big screen in the 2004 film Bachelor as a guest star. However, she then appeared as the lead actor in the film Guerrilla (2011).

Jaya Ahsan has done a variety of roles in her acting career. From a gentle and charming rural girl to a daring and bold sex professional. She has also done playback singing for a few films, including “Tomer Khola Hawa” in Dubshatar and “Jongoler Daak” in Mesidona.

Achievements and Awards

Jaya Ahsan has been in several television dramas and films. However, few of her parts were memorable enough to distinguish her as a skilled artist. Monika in Labonyo Probha, Pushpa in Toukir Ahmed, Shonkhobash in the teleplay, and Hatkura were all career-defining roles for the Bangladeshi actress.

Jaya Ahsan has been recognized and praised around the world for her ability to convey human emotions at their most authentic. She has effectively taken her viewers on a rollercoaster with her remarkable acting skills over the years. She has been nominated and won numerous accolades for best actress, both locally and abroad. Jaya Ahsan’s 2017 film Bishorjan earned her numerous best actress nominations from platforms such as Zee Cine Awards (India), International Bangla Film Critic Award, and Bengal Film Journalists’ Association Awards.

She has also received five National Film Awards for best actress, for her roles in the films Guerrilla (2011), Chorabali (2012), Zero Degree (2015), Debi (2018), and Alatchakra (2021). Jaya received the Meril Prothom Alo Critic Choice Award (Film) for Best Actress in 2019 for her role in Debi.

Jaya Ahsan received the best actor prize in the foreign films category at the Madrid International Film Festival 2020 for her part in Robibaar.

Jaya’s films, including Antorikkho, Panjabiwala, Robibaar, and Bijoya, put her on the map as an actress and garnered her tremendous success and acclaim.


Jaya Ahsan’s hobbies include dancing and sketching. She is a visual artist as well. Jaya displayed her craft in art-house films such as Enechhi Shurjer Hashi. Jaya Ahsan spends much of her time filling in for the several roles she has taken on. She likes to unwind and de-stress by letting her artistic juices run.

Interesting Facts

  • Jaya Ahsan has been a brand ambassador for USAID as an advocate for women and children.
  • Jaya was the brand ambassador for Bangamata U-19 Women’s International Gold Cup in 2019.
  • Jaya Ahsan’s father was a freedom fighter.
  • Jaya Ahsan’s favorite Bollywood stars are Amitabh Bachchan and Kareena Kapoor.
  • Her favorite food items are Mutton curry, fish, and chocolates.
  • She was the first Bangladeshi actress to attend Cannes Film Festival in 2012.
  • Jaya has worked for Bhorer Kagoj, a daily newspaper company.
  • Her favorite role was Alta, where she played a village girl in the television serial Choita Pagol (2010-2011).
  • Her father wanted her to pursue a government job, but she insisted on building a career in arts and music
  • To cater to her interest in music, dancing, and craft. She runs a music school and art exhibition in Dhaka.
  • Her favorite destination for vacations in Singapore, Dubai, and Thailand.

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