Jigna Vora Biography, Age, Net Worth, Husband, Son, Family, Controversies, Bigg Boss 17

Jigna Vora Biography, Age, Net Worth, Birthday, Education, Parents, Hobbies, Cases, Husband, Son, Daughter, Family, Parents, Controversies, Bigg Boss 17, & More.

Jigna Vora is a former Indian crime reporter who made headlines in 2011 when she was arrested for her alleged involvement in the murder of renowned journalist Jytirmoy Dey. She is a recipient of the Ramnath Goenka Award for Excellence in Journalism and the Chameli Devi Jain Award for Outstanding Women Journalist. She is a passionate advocate for human rights and social justice. She is a member of the International Women’s Media Foundation and the South Asian Journalists Association.

Jigna Vora Biography, Age, Net Worth, Husband, Son, Family, Controversies, Bigg Boss 17

Jigna Vora Biography

NameJigna Vora
Real nameJigna Vora
ProfessionFormer Indian crime reporter
Date of birth22 February 1974
BirthplaceGhatkopar, Mumbai India
Age49 years as of 2023
NationalityIndian
Home townGhatkopar, Mumbai, India
HobbiesReading, traveling, etc.
Education qualificationDiploma in mass communications
Boyfriend Not known
Marital statusDivorced
Net worth$1 Million

Who is Jigna Vora?

Jigna Vora is a former Indian crime reporter, who is a recipient of the Ramnath Goenka Award and Chameli Devi Jain Award for Outstanding Woman Journalist. She is also a member of the International Women’s Media Foundation and the South Asian Journalists Association.

Jigna Vora Wikipedia

Famous Indian reporter Jigna Vora was born on 22 February 1971, in Ghatkopar, Mumbai, India. She belongs to a Gujarati family and there is not much information about her parents. Despite her interest in law, her parents pressured her into marrying a man who claimed to be an engineer running a printing press in Gujarat.

She started her media career as a court reporter at the Free Press Journal in 2005. Over the year, she worked for media houses like Mumbai Mirror, Mid-day, and the Asian Age. She covered high-profile cases, including gangster Abu Salem’s trial.

Education Qualification

SchoolNot known
Collagek. j. somaiya Institute
Education qualificationBachelor’s degree in law Diploma in mass communications

Jigna Vora Family

Father’s NameNot known
Mother’s NameNot known
Sister’s NameNot known
Brother’s NameNot known
Husband’s NameNot known
Son’s NameNot known
Daughter’s NameNone

Jigna Vora Age

According to Jigna Vora’s birth date, she is 49 years old as of 2023. She belongs to a Hindu Gujarati family and her nationality is Indian.

Age49 years (2023)
ReligionHindu
Zodiac signNot known
NationalityIndian
 CastNot known

Jigna Vora Husband

Boyfriend Not known
AffairsNot known
HusbandNot known
Marital statusDivorced
SonNot known
DaughterNone
Jigna Vora Biography, Age, Net Worth, Husband, Son, Family, Controversies, Bigg Boss 17

Jigna Vora Height, Weight

HeightIn feet and  inches – 5’ 4”
Weight60 kg
Eyes ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Skin ColorFair
Body measurementNot known

Favorite Things

Favorite actorNot known
Favorite actressNot known
Favorite ColorBlack, red,
Favorite placeNot known
Favorite foodNot known
Favorite SingerA.R. Rahman, sheraya Ghoshal  

Jigna Vora Controversy

Jigna Vora was charged with arranging the journalist’s murder alongside gangster Chhota Rajan. She was arrested, and she spent nine months in prison. She was released on bail in 2012 from Byculla Jail in Mumbai.

But she was only cleared of all the accusations after seven years in the 2018 special Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act court due to lack of evidence.

Jigna Vora Bogg Boss 17

Fans are ecstatic as journalist Jigna whose true story served as the inspiration for the much-discussed Netfilx series Scoop has moved into the Bigg Boss 17 house.

Jigna Vora Bogg Boss 17

Jigna Vora Net Worth

Net worth – 2023$1 Million
Net worth in Indian rupeesUnder review
Yearly IncomeUnder review
Monthly IncomeUnder review
Income SourcesSalary, business, etc.

Some Lesser Facts About Jigna Vora

  • She was born and grew up in a Hindu Gujarati family.
  • Her father’s alcoholism had a significant impact on her childhood and family.
  • She does not smoke or drink alcohol and follows a vegetarian diet.
  • She practices healing, Tarot card reading, and astrology.
  • Her colleagues used to call her ‘JV’.
  • Jigna published the book ‘Behind Bars in Byculla: My Days in Prison’ in 2019.
  • She has a nose piercing and wears a Trishul-shaped nose ring.
  • In 2023, Netflix released a gripping crime drama series titled ‘Scoop’ which was adapted from Jigna Vora’s autobiography.
  • In 2023 she appeared in the reality show Bigg Boss 17 as a contestant.
  • She is an adherent follower of the spiritual guru Satish Kaku, the founder and trustee of the Swarg Foundation.

FAQ:

How long was Jigna Vora in jail?

9 month

Why was Jigna in jail?

Falsely accused of having a connection in the murder of journalist Jyotimory Dey.

What happened with Jigna Vora?

She was accused of being involved in the J. Dey murder in 2011 but, She was later found not guilty.

Where is Jigna Vora now?

Reality TV Show Bigg Boss Season 17.

Is Jigna Vora still a journalist?

She did not return to journalism after her acquittal.

How old is Jigna Vora now?

49 years as of 2023.

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