Wamiqa was born on 29 September 1993 in Chandigarh, India and was brought up there. Her father, Govardhan Gabbi is a Punjabi writer and her mother, Raj Kumari, an educationist. Her younger brother Haardik Gabbi is also a budding actor and musician. She always wanted to be an actress. Wamiqa can write, speak and understand Punjabi, Hindi and English.
She is a trained Kathak dancer. Her big break came with the Punjabi film with Yo Yo Honey Singh and Amrinder Gill, Tu Mera 22 Mai Tera 22. She went on to star in two other Punjabi films Ishq Brandy and Ishq Haazir Hai as a co-star to actor Diljit Dosanjh.
Wamiqa did also star as the female lead in a Tamil film Maalai Nerathu Mayakkam (2016). She is in the female lead role in the Malayalam film directed by Basil Joseph. The movie is titled as Godha, released on 19 May 2017, where she acted alongside Tovino Thomas. In March 2017, Wamiqa signed a new Tamil film, Iravaakaalam, which is to be directed by Ashwin Saravanan, to star along with Sshivada and S. J. Suryah.. Wamiqa is playing the lead role in Prithviraj Sukumaran  Starrer Nine  which is releasing on 7 February and the film also stars Mamata Mohandas in a key role.
|2011||Mausam||Lala Durgadas's daughter 1||Hindi||directed by Pankaj Kapoor|
|2013||Sixteen||Tanisha||Hindi||directed by Raj Purohit|
|2013||Tu Mera 22 Main Tera 22||Nikky||Punjabi||lead actress with Yo Yo Honey Singh, Amrinder Gill and Mandy Takhar|
|2014||Ishq Brandy||Kimmi||Punjabi||with Alfaaz, Roshan Prince and Japji Khaira|
|2015||Ishq Haazir Hai||Simar||Punjabi||Short film as lead actress with Diljit Dosanjh|
|2015||Bhale manchi roju||Sitha||Telugu||Debut in Telugu as lead actress with Sudheer Babu|
|2016||Maalai Nerathu Mayakkam||Manoja||Tamil||Debut in Tamil|
|2017||Godha||Adithi Singh||Malayalam||Lead actress with Tovino Thomas
Debut in Malayalam.
|2017||Nikka Zaildar 2||Saawan Kaur||Punjabi||Lead actress with Ammy Virk & Sonam Bajwa|
|2018||Parahuna||Maano as main lead||Punjabi||Released on 28 September 2018|
|2019||Nine||Eva||Malayalam||Released on 7 February 2019|
|2019||Chocolate Retold||Malayalam||Pre production|
|2019||Prakasham Parathunna Penkutty||Malayalam||Pre Production|
|2019||Nadhoo Khan||Main Lead apposite Harish Verma||Punjabi||Lead actress with Harish Verma relaesing on 26th april 2019|
|2019||Dil Diyan Gallan ( Indian)||main lead with Parmish Verma||Punjabi||Releasing on 3rd May 2019|
|2019||Nikka Zaildar 3||Punjabi||main lead with Amy Virk|
|2019||Doorbeen||Punjabi||main lead with Ninja|
Awards and nominations
- Nominated Best Supporting Actress for, Tu Mera 22 Main Tera 22 at PTC Punjabi Film Awards, 2014.
- Nominated Best Actress for, Ishq Brandy at PTC Punjabi Film Awards, 2015.
- Nominated Best Ensemble Cast, Life OK Screen Awards 2014 for the movie Sixteen.
- Nominated Best Debut actress for Maalai Naerathu Mayakkam at Malaysia Edison Awards, 2017.
- Nominated Best Debut Actress for Maalai Naerathu Mayakkam at Filmfare Awards South 2017'.
- Nominated Best Debut Actress for Maalai Naerathu Mayakkam at South Indian International Movie Awards 2017'.
- Won , Flowers Indian Film awards 2018 - Best Female debutante for Godha
- "Wamiqa Gabbi". Clickzeal. Retrieved 25 July 2015.
- "Wamiqa Gabbi is Geethanjali Selvaraghavan's heroine". The Indian Express. Retrieved 20 July 2015.
- "Wamiqa Gabbi fondly shares her first picture with Tovino". 3 July 2017.
- "SJ Suryah-Sshivada-Wamiqa join 'Maya' director now". Top 10 Cinema. 30 March 2017. Retrieved 31 March 2017.
- Prithviraj Sukumaran