Shaheer Sheikh: Bio, Wife, Net Worth, Career, and Social Media

Shaheer Sheikh

An Indian actor, model, best known for playing the character of the warrior Arjuna in the Mahabharata, Shaheer Sheikh. The world is crazy about his acting and personality. Well, this blog aims to explore Shaheer’s early life, connection with the television industry, his family, relationship and many more details to have a more comprehensive understanding of him.

Shaheer Sheikh Bio

Shaheer Nawaz Sheikh, born on 26 March 1984, in Bhaderwah, Doda district, Jammu & Kashmir in Sheikh’s family. He is an Indian actor who predominantly works in Hindi television.

Full Name Shaheer Nawaz Sheikh
Date of Birth 26 March 1984
Place of Birth Bhaderwah, Jammu & Kashmir, India
ProfessionActor, Model
Nationality Indian
Religion Islam
Zodiac Sign Aries

Shaheer Sheikh Age

As he was born in 1984, Shaheer Sheikh age is 40 years in 2024. As per the reports, he rarely celebrates his birthday. He has shared in an interview that he does not celebrate his birthday. Even sometimes, he forgets about it.

Physical Stats

Physical Stats
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The physical appearance of this famous actor is as follows:

Height In meters: 1.82mIn centimeters: 182 cmIn feet & inches: 6’0”
Weight In kilograms: 70 kg ( approx.)In pounds: 154.32 pounds
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Black


Shaheer Sheikh completed his schooling from Hari Singh Higher Secondary School, Jammu. Then for further studies he completed his graduation with Bachelor of Law (LLB) degree from New Law College, Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune.

Know About His Family

Sheikh’s Family

Moving forward now let’s talk about Shaheer’s family. Shaheer’s mother’s name is Shahnawaz Sheikh and his father’s name is Dilshad Sheikh. He also has two sisters, named Alifa and Ifra. He is older than his two sisters.

Shaheer’s Wife & Children

Shaheer's Wife & Children

Shaheer and his partner ‘Ruchika’ decided to get married after dating each other for a long time of 2 years. Shaheer had a court marriage with Ruchika on 19 October 2020. After which the wedding was celebrated in Jammu and Mumbai. Ruchika, is a director of Hindi original films on Netflix India. Both of them love each other very much and are living a happy personal life. Shaheer and his partner Ruchika have become parents of two children. Ruchika gave birth to a daughter named Inaaya on 9 September 2021. After 2 years, she gave birth to a second daughter named Kudrat in 2023.

Mr. Shaheer Professional Career

  • After completing his LLB, he started working for a law firm, after which he started his career as a photographer for some time. After that he started modeling in which he also got success.
  • In 2009, Sheikh made his television debut in “Kya Mast Hai Life”, in which he played the role of a teenager named Veer Mehra, who loves music and playing the guitar.
  • After the show’s second season ended, Shaikh got the role of Nana Saheb in “Jhansi Ki Rani”.
  • In 2011, Sheikh was offered the lead role in the television show “Navya…Naye Dhadkan Naye Sawaal”, in which he played the role of a college boy named Anant Bajpayee.
  • Along with Navya, Sheikh played the role of Ritesh in the Disney Channel show “Best of Luck Nikki” in Season 1.
  • In 2012, Sheikh worked with Mahhi Vij in the Star Plus show “Teri Meri Love Stories”.
  • In 2013, he was offered a role in Swastik Productions’ Mahabharata, in which he played the role of an incredible archer, warrior prince and Pandava son Arjuna. This series concluded in August 2014. His character in this was highly appreciated in the country.
  • In 2014, Mr. Sheikh hosted two Indonesian reality television shows “Panaah Asmara Arjuna” and a variety show “The New Eat Bulaga”. In 2015, Shaheer co-hosted the television talent show “Asia’s Got Talent” with Mark Nelson.
  • In 2016, Mr. Sheikh returned to Indian television with Erica Fernandes and Supriya Pilgaonkar in Sony TV’s critically acclaimed television show, “Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi”.
  • In 2018, Shaheer played the role of Salim in Colors TV’s show ‘Dastan-e-Mohabbat: Salim Anarkali’.
  • From March 2019 to October 2020, he played the role of Abir Rajvansh in Star Plus’s “Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyar Ke”.
  • In July 2021, he signed an OTT project, Pavitra Rishta: It’s Never Too Late, to pay tribute to actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
  • In 2022, he acted in the short film “Yatri Kripa Dhyan De” with Shweta Basu Prasad.
  • 2022 – Starred as Krishna Chaudhary in Star Bharat’s “Woh To Hai Albela” till June 2023.
  • Sheikh will be debuting with Kriti Sanon and Kajol in the Hindi film “Do Patti” a mystery thriller on Netflix which is going to be released recently.
  • Shaheer has also worked in many music video albums. Some of which are,  “Barsaat Aa Gayi”, “Mera Dil Bhi Kitna Pagal Hai”, “Mohabbat Hai”, “Ve Tu”.

Shaheer Sheikh Net worth

As per some news and reports, Sheikh’s net worth is estimated at $4 million. Shaheer worth is credited for his successful career in the television industry as an actor. The actor has achieved a lot of things which has resulted in his success in his social and career life.

Social Media Account

As per my research, Shaheer is present on Instagram, he has garnered a huge number of followers on various social media platforms. He has over 5 millions followers on his Instagram account, 2M followers on Facebook account, while he has over 847.6 K followers on Twitter (X) account. The various social media handle of Sheikh is listed below:

Instagram @shaheernsheikh 5M
FacebookShaheer N Sheikh2M
Twitter (X)@Shaheer_S847.6K

Some Interesting Facts

In my opinion, some of the facts about Shaheer which are probably not known to many people are given below:

  • In 2015, Shaheer took a break from Indian television and debuted with Cinta di Langit Taj Mahal in Indonesian television also hosting a few shows.
  • Sheikh made his web debut in 2020 with Paurashpur.
  • He loves hot gulab jamun with ice cream.
  • Shaheer likes to eat Indian and Italian food like pizza.
  • His workout includes more cardio exercises like swimming and jogging.
  • Shaheer also has a collection of many expensive cars. Which includes luxurious cars like BMW, Skoda and Mercedes Benz.


This bio is about Shaheer and he has earned a good name in the television industry through his hard work. He has been very passionate towards his work. He is maintaining a good balance in his professional and personal life.


Q.1 Is Shaheer Sheikh a lawyer?

Ans. No, Shaheer is not a lawyer because he did not practice law after studying law. He made his career in acting.

Q.2 Is Shaheer vegetarian?

Ans. No, he is strictly non-vegetarian.

Q.3 How much does Shaheer Sheikh charge per episode?

Ans. According to some latest news, Shaheer is getting Rs 2- 3 lakh for one show.