Sanam Jung Biography – Career, Marriage, Life And More

Sanam Jung is a household name now. Starting her career as a VJ was the perfect debut for her. No other TV personality has received this much love and fan following as she did. Since her debut in 2010, she has appeared in multiple dramas, telefilms, and TV shows that have all left a mark in the hearts of her fans.

One of the very few controversy-free celebrities in the industry at the moment, Sanam has been able to keep a clean sheet for all of her career. Not a small one, but it is often overshadowed by her brilliant performances as an actress, model, and host. Sanam Jung took over Jago Pakistan Jago and has hosted it for years. Two HUM TV award events were presented by Sanam. It has mostly hosted morning shows since Alvida and has not returned to dramas.

Sanam Jung

Here is her complete biography with a closer look at her life, career, relationships, and more.

Biography of Sanam Jung


Sanam Jung was born on 30 September 1988 in Karachi, Pakistan. She is currently 34 years old and her zodiac sign is Libra. Born and raised in Karachi, she remained in the city for the majority of her life to pursue her career as an actress, host, RJ, and model.

She is 5 feet and 5 inches tall, which is considered good for women as per Pakistani societal standards. However, this height is perfect for actors, which is why she pursued that career in the first place. She is the only person in her family to be in the media industry and has their full support of them.

Family and Parentage

Sanam Jung has not revealed much about her family. We don’t know what her mother and father do for a living because she doesn’t like to share his personal life. Her mother often makes a cameo on her YouTube channel, but apart from that, she doesn’t share much information about her parents. She has a younger sister named Anum Jung who is a dress designer.


Sanam Jung comes from a very educated family. Her family always puts education first before everything else. After receiving her early education and higher education from a local school and college, Sanam joined the Institute of Business Management and received her BBA. After that, she completed her Master’s in Business Administration at the University of Karachi.


Sanam Jung got married to Syed Abdul Wassam Jafri in 2016 in a simple ceremony that was attended by their family and close friends. The couple had been in since their university days. Her husband is a pilot and a flight instructor. The couple has a daughter named Alaya Jaffri who was born in the November of the same year.

Becoming An Actress

Before Sanam Jung became an actress, she was a VJ. While she laid her mark in 2010, she received her first role in 2013 in a lead role. Since then, she has been a part of big projects that had great success. Sanam is very picky about the characters she picks, which is why she picks a drama in a year or two.

Here are all the dramas she has appeared in.

Year Serial Role Channel
2013 Dil e Muztar Sila Hum TV
2013 Muhabbat Subha Ka Sitara Hai Rumaisa Hum TV
2014 Mere Humdum Mere Dost Umm-e-Aimen Urdu 1
2015 Alvida Haya Hum TV
2019 Mein Na Janoo Saira Hum TV
2020 Qarar Maya Hum TV
2022 Pyari Mona Mona Hum TV
2023 Ab Nahi Milenge Hum TBA ARY Digital


Here are all the Telefilms she has appeared in.

Year Serial Role Channel
2013 Ghar Aaye Mehmaan Ainy Hum TV
2013 Dulha Mein Le Ke Jaungi Aisha ARY Digital
2021 Hona tha pyar Hania HUM TV


Sanam Jung has also hosted multiple shows such as Jago Pakistani Jago, 3rd Hum Awards, and Akhri Khilari Kon.

Rabia Tanveer
Rabia Tanveer
Rabia Tanveer is a graduate from Kinnaird College for Women and holds a Bachelors in English Literature. She is a seasoned freelance writer with more than a decade of experience in multiple niches.
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