Mehwish Hayat

Mehwish Hayat Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | June 28, 2024

Date of Birth

6 / January / 1988


36 Years


Actor, Model, Singer, Philanthropist

Mehwish Hayat, also known as Mahwish Hayat or Mehwish Hayat TI, is a multifaceted personality in Pakistan’s entertainment industry, excelling as an actor, model, singer, and philanthropist. She made her debut in the short film “Insha’Allah” in 2009, followed by her television debut in “Masi Aur Malka” where she portrayed the character Hina.

Mehwish Hayat Height, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography, & More

Mehwish gained further recognition with her role as a dancer in the song “Billi” from the film “Na Maloom Afraad” in 2014. She ventured into web series with “Enaaya” in 2019, where she played the titular role. Born on January 6, 1988, Mehwish Hayat continues to captivate audiences with her versatile talent and commitment to her craft.

Early Life

Mehwish Hayat, born in Karachi, Pakistan, embarked on her journey into the entertainment industry from a young age, accompanying her mother, a former TV actress, on sets. This early exposure sparked her interest in acting. Throughout her childhood, she developed a passion for performing, which led her to feature prominently in Urdu TV serials and eventually venture into films and music. Her diverse roles in TV dramas like ‘Thori Si Wafa Chahiye’ and films such as ‘Jawani Phir Nahi Ani’ showcased her versatility and cemented her place as a prominent figure in Pakistani entertainment.


Mehwish Hayat attended the University of Karachi in Pakistan for her higher education.


Mehwish Hayat was born on January 6, 1988, in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan, under the zodiac sign Capricorn. As of 2024, she is 36 years old and holds Pakistani nationality.

Physical Stats

Mehwish Hayat stands at approximately 5 feet 8 inches (173 cm) tall, with brown eyes and brown hair.

Husband and Boyfriend

Mehwish Hayat is currently unmarried. She was rumored to have been in a relationship with Dawood Ibrahim, a gangster.


Mehwish Hayat’s mother is Rukhsar Hayat, a former Pakistani TV actress. She has two brothers: Zeeshan Hayat, who is the eldest and known for his work as a singer and music composer, and Danish Hayat, who is an actor, influencer, and entrepreneur. Her sister, Afsheen Hayat, is a tarot card reader.

Mehwish Hayat with her Mother Rukhsar Hayat

Mehwish Hayat with her Mother Rukhsar Hayat

Mehwish Hayat with her Brother Zeeshan Hayat

Mehwish Hayat with her Brother Zeeshan Hayat

Mehwish Hayat with her Brother Danish Hayat

Mehwish Hayat with her Brother Danish Hayat

Mehwish Hayat Sister Afsheen Hayat

Mehwish Hayat Sister Afsheen Hayat

Mehwish Hayat Boyfriend Dawood Ibrahim

Mehwish Hayat Boyfriend Dawood Ibrahim


Mehwish Hayat’s career in Pakistan’s entertainment industry spans a wide array of roles and achievements. Beginning with Urdu TV serials like ‘Thori Si Wafa Chahiye’ and hosting shows such as ‘Hum Sab Umeed Se Hain,’ she quickly gained recognition for her acting prowess. Hayat’s transition into films was marked by successful projects such as ‘Jawani Phir Nahi Ani,’ ‘Actor in Law,’ and ‘Punjab Nahi Jaungi,’ where her performances garnered critical acclaim and commercial success.

Beyond acting, she has ventured into music with notable appearances in Coke Studio and advocacy, serving as Ambassador for the Rights of the Girl Child. Her influence extends globally, recognized among the top influential Muslim women and starring in international productions like the English TV series ‘Ms. Marvel.’


Year Role Title
2017 Amal Dastoor Punjab Nahi Jaungi
2016 Meenu Screwala Actor in Law
2015 Marina Jawani Phir Nahi Ani
2014 Dancer Na Maloom Afraad
2019 Zoya Chhalawa
Gangster Guriya Baaji
2022 Sara Tiwana London Nahi Jaunga
2023 Sadaf Teri Meri Kahaniyaan

Short Films

Year Role Title
2009 Sahar Insha’Allah
2015 Pari Dho Dala: The Sin Washer


Year Role Title
2009 Hina Massi Aur Malika
2011 Maham Meray Qatil Meray Dildar
Mariam Phir Chand Pe Dastak
2012 Dil Tou Bhatkay Ga
Tooba Wahab Man Jali
Aima Mirat-ul-Uroos
Saman Bin Tere
2013 Ishaal Kabhi Kabhi
Aiza Ishq Mein Teray
Laila Kami Reh Gaee
2014 Seema (Sarmad’s mother) Ru Baru
2016 Farah Unsuni
Anmol Dil Lagi
2022 Aisha Ms. Marvel

Web Series

Title Year Director Role
Enaaya 2019 Wajahat Rauf Enaaya

Net Worth

As of 2024, Mehwish Hayat commands approximately Rs 8 lakh per episode for her work in the entertainment industry. Her net worth is estimated to be around Rs 50 crores.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Mehwish Hayat

  • Mehwish Hayat used to accompany her mother on the sets of her mother’s TV serials in childhood, developing an interest in acting from a young age.
  • She has acted in many Urdu TV serials including ‘Thori Si Wafa Chahiye’ (2010), ‘Phir Chand Pe Dastak’ (2011), ‘Kabhi Kabhi’ (2013), ‘Ru Baru’ (2014), and ‘Dil Lagi’ (2016).
  • Mehwish is known for appearing in songs of various Urdu TV dramas like “Pani Barsa” from Man Jali (2010) and “Tu Hi Tu” with Shiraz Uppal in Coke Studio 9.
  • In 2013, she appeared in the Urdu TV series ‘Kitni Girhain Baaki Hain’ as Zareena and hosted the Urdu political satire TV show ‘Hum Sab Umeed Se Hain.’
  • She has acted in various Urdu films including ‘Jawani Phir Nahi Ani’ (2015), ‘Actor in Law’ (2016), ‘Punjab Nahi Jaungi’ (2017), ‘Load Wedding’ (2018), and ‘London Nahi Jaunga’ (2022).
  • In 2015, she appeared in the Urdu short film ‘Dho Dala: The Sin Washer.’
  • In 2017, she supported Lahore Qalandars in the celebrity cricket league PSL.
  • In 2019, she was appointed as Ambassador for the Rights of the Girl Child by the Ministry of Human Rights in Pakistan and criticized Indian actress Priyanka Chopra for reportedly encouraging the 2019 Balakot airstrike.
  • She was ranked among the top 5 most influential Muslim women in the world by The Muslim Vibe in the same year.
  • In 2022, she played the role of Aisha in the English TV series Ms. Marvel.
  • In 2023, she started a film production company named Pink LLAMA Films.

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Body Measurements Not Known
Birth Place Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Children N/A
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Height In CM 173 CM
Height In Meter 1.73 M
Nationality Pakistani
Parents Mother: Rukhsar Hayat, Father: Name not Known
Profession Actor, Model, Singer, Philanthropist
Siblings Brothers: Zeeshan Hayat, Danish Hayat, Sister: Afsheen Hayat
Spous N/A
Weight Not Known
Zodiac Sign Capricorn


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