Manish Paul

Manish Paul

Manish Paul's Height, Weight, Biography & more…


Manish Paul is an actor and a well-known anchor of many reality shows like Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa

Age and Height

Manish Paul was a born on the 3rd of August, of 1981, in Mumbai, Maharashtra. He is 37 years of age as of 2018 and is 6 feet and 1 inch tall.


Manish Paul was married to Sanyukta Paul in the year 2007. They were schoolmates and they started dating in the year 1998. She is a school teacher by profession. They also have a daughter Saisha Paul.


His family consists of his father Jagmohan Paul, who is an accountant, his mother, who is a housewife, his elder brother, Vivek Paul and his elder sister, Jyoti Paul.


Before coming to the TV Industry he used to host different cultural events in schools and colleges in Delhi. He got his first break when he was asked to host the show “Sunday Tango” in 2002 on Star Plus. Then he started off as a VJ with Zee Music and also was an RJ for Radio City.

He made his debut as an actor with the show “Chhoona Hai Aasmaan” in 2007. Later he was seen in the show “Ghost Bana Dost” playing the role of the ghost in 2008. In his career, he has hosted many Tv Shows like “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa” on Colors TV and many events like “UMANG”, “Femina Miss India”, “Indian Telly Awards”, etc. He has also been in the cast of many TV series too.

He made his debut in the Film Industry in the year 2009 with the film “Maruti Mera Dost”. After that, he has made many special appearances in many movies and in 2014, made his debut in the lead role in the movie “Mickey Virus”. 


He was in a lot of controversy for posting the wedding photos of Shahid Kapoor and his wife on Twitter for which Shahid got very angry and Manish had to skip the hosting of a show with him.

He was also caught in a lot of controversies when he replaced Drashti Dami in “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7”.


His favourite actors are Katrina Kaif, Madhuri Dixit and Al Pacino. His favourite foods are Chole Bhature and Italian & Indian Cuisines.


In the year 2013, Manish Paul was the winner of the BIG Star Entertainment Awards for Most Entertaining Film Debut (Male) for the film “Micky Virus”.

He also won the Colors Golden Petal Awards for Best Host for “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 7” in the year 2013, for Best Host for “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 8” in the year 2016 and again Best Host for “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 9” in the year 2017.
He also won the Indian Television Academy Awards for Best Anchor for “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa” in 2012, Best Anchor-Music & Film Based Show “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa” in 2014,

Best Anchor for the show “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa” in 2015, Best Anchor-Music & Film Based Show “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa” in 2016 and Most Entertaining Personality on TV for the show “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa” in 2017.

He won the Indian Telly Awards in 2013 and 2014 for the Best Host for the show “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa”. He was nominated for the Zee Cine Awards Best Debut Male for the movie “Mickey Virus” in the year 2014.


Manish Paul was least interested in studies though he comes from a family of Accountants.

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Real NameManish Paul
Famous RoleAs Mickey Virus in Mickey Virus

Manish Paul - Physical Stats & More

Height (In Cm)185
Weight(In Kg)73
Figure MeasurementNot known
Eye colorBlack
Hair colorBlack

Manish Paul - Other Details

Date of Birth1981-8-3
Home TownNot known
Birth Place Not known
Sun SignLeo
Nationality India
College College Of Vocational Studies, Delhi
Education QualificationBachelor Of Arts