Mehr Jesia Rampal
|Beauty pageant titleholder|
November 30, 1970 |
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight||108 lb (49 kg)|
|Title(s)||Femina Miss India Universe 1986|
|Femina Miss India Universe 1986
Miss Universe 1986
(1998 - Present)
Early life and background
Jesia was born into a Parsi family on 30 November 1970. She grew up in Dadar Parsi Colony in Mumbai. But according to an archived article in dnaindia.com she was 40 in 2008, so that should make her around 47. She studied at J.B.Vachha School, Mumbai.
Jesia started her career in 1980s, and won the Femina Miss India 1986. Soon she became a part of the first generation of Indian supermodels like Madhu Sapre, Feroze Gujral, Shyamolie Verma and Anna Bredmeyer.
She has always shown great interest in sports, and was known to enjoy swimming, badminton, and other sports before she became a model.
She married former model and current Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal in 1998. They have 2 daughters, Mahikaa (born 2002) and Myra (born 2005).
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