Manu Punjabi (born on 27th December 1982) is an Indian television actor, YouTuber and a real estate businessman. Manu got famous when he made an appearance in the tenth season of the popular reality TV show, Bigg Boss in 2016. He gained a huge fan following because of his attitude in the show. He also has a YouTube channel with over four lakh subscribers.
Manu Punjabi Biography
|Profession||Actor, Businessman, YouTuber|
|Debut||YouTube: Manu Punjabi (2017)TV: Bachelorette India (2013)Bigg Boss Season 10 (2016)|
|Height||5’9” or 1.75 m or 175 cm|
|Weight||65 Kg or 165 lbs|
|Body Measurements||Chest – 40 inchesBiceps – 14 inchesWaist – 32 inches|
|Date of Birth||27th December, 1982 (38 years old in 2020)|
|Birthplace||5’8” or 1.73 m or 173 cm|
|Hometown||Jaipur, Rajasthan, India|
|Residence||Jaipur, Rajasthan, India|
|School||Mahesh High School, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India|
|Educational Qualifications||Not known|
|Spouse||Priya Saini (Piku)|
|Marriage Date||Not known|
|Net Worth||₹60 million (approx.)|
|Hobbies||Playing Cricket, Mimicry|
Early life and Background
Manu Punjabi was born in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India in a Hindu middle-class family to father, Seth Sunderlal and mother, Sujata Punjabi. He follows Hinduism and holds Indian Nationality. Manu has eight siblings. He completed his schooling from Mahesh High School in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. He wanted to become a cricketer when he was a kid, but because of some reason couldn’t pursue his dreams and became a real estate businessman. He also tried his luck in the television industry and participate in a show called Bachelorette India in 2013.
Manu Punjabi was in a relationship with Mahira Sharma for a while but they broke up due to some reason. Currently, it is speculated that Manu is married to Priyanka Saini (Piku). It is not confirmed yet, but she posts a lot of pictures with him and in some of those she could be seen wearing Sindoor with Manu. It is said that the couple got married secretly.
Manu Punjabi wanted to become a cricketer when he was a kid, but couldn’t pursue his dreams and became a real estate businessman. While working he tried his luck in the television industry and got an opportunity to appear in a show called Bachelorette India: Mere Khyalon Ki Mallika In 2013. Where the famous actress, Mallika Sherawat was to find an appropriate husband for herself. In 2016, he was selected to be a part of the popular reality TV show, Bigg Boss Season 10. He did very good in that show and was amongst the finalists of the show. Manu was the 3rd runner up. He also has a YouTube channel, Manu Punjabi, where he uploads videos regarding his views on the latest Bigg Boss episodes and keeps his fans entertained.
- Bachelorette India: Mere Khyalon Ki Mallika in 2013 as Contestant
- Bigg Boss season 10 in 2016 as a Contestant (3rd Runner Up)
- Big Boss season 14 in 2020 as a Challenger
- Manu Punjabi came into a controversy when, Mona Lisa, who was there with him in Bigg Boss Season 10 accused him of talking behind her back. She said that they had a very good relationship with Manu and she is hurt to see him talk bad about her behind her back.
Lesser known Facts
- Manu Punjabi has a very big fan following. He has more than two lakh followers on his Instagram.
- He likes doing mimicry and uploads mimicry videos every now and then on his social media.
- He is very flirtatious by nature and has a very good sense of humour.
- Manu loves playing cricket and wanted to be a cricketer when he was a kid.
- His fans call him ‘King Manu’.