Junaid Jamshed Age, Biography, Wife, Family, Death Cause & More
Bio Real NameJunaid Jamshed NicknameJJ ProfessionSinger, Actor, Fashion Designer, Businessman, Preacher Physical Stats & More Heightin centimeters- 186 cm in meters- 1.86 m in Feet Inches- 6’ 1½” Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 90 kg in Pounds- 198 lbs Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 44 Inches - Waist: 36 Inches - Biceps: 13 Inches Eye ColourBrown Hair ColourBlack Personal Life Date of Birth3 September 1964 Date of Death7 December 2016 Death CausePlane crash: PIA Flight 661 crashed in Chitral on the way to Islamabad Age (as in 2016)52 Years Birth PlaceKarachi, Sindh, Pakistan Zodiac sign/Sun signVirgo NationalityPakistani HometownKarachi, Sindh, Pakistan SchoolInternational boarding high school, Yanbu, Saudi Arabia CollegeUniversity of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan Educational QualificationsGraduate (Mechanical Engineering) DebutSinging Debut: Vital Signs 1 (1987) Debut Religious Album: Jalwa-e-Janan (2005) FamilyFather- Jamshed Akbar (retired Colonel in the Pakistan Air Force) Mother- Nafeesa Akber Brothers- Omer Jamshed, Humayun Jamshed Sister- Muneeza Jamshed
Some Lesser Known Facts About Junaid Jamshed
Does Junaid Jamshed smoke?: No
Does Junaid Jamshed drink alcohol?: No
Jamshed wanted to become a fighter pilot in Pakistan Air force but he could not qualify because of his weak eyesight.
He was the lead vocalist in his Engineering University’s rock band, “Nuts and Bolts”.
Before taking his music profession seriously, Jamshed worked with Pakistan Air force as an Aeronautical Engineer and a civilian contractor.
He used to perform in University campuses while he was an engineering student. Popular pop singers, Rohail Hyatt and Nusrat Hussain noticed Jamshed in a concert in 1983, then again in 1986 and introduced him into their musical band, “Vital Sign”.
He earned a lot of fame from his blockbuster song, “Do Pal Ka” in 1986.
After 9/11 attacks in America, his concerts were cancelled, Jamshed filed bankruptcy in court in 2004. He then started doing Mechanical engineering jobs in companies.
Jamshed completely left his music career in 2004 and started his own fashion designing company in partnership with a close friend. He also started focussing on religious activities for Islam.
He owned a popular Pakistani clothing company, “J.” (read as Jay dot).
Junaid Jamshed was once listed as one of the World’s most influential Muslims, especially for his charity work for the NGO- Muslim Charity. Muslim Charity is an international relief and development NGOthat aims at alleviating the suffering of the world’s poorest people.
He along with his wife, Nahya Junaid, died in a plane crash on 7th December 2016 when he was returning to Islamabad from Chitral, he went to Chitral for a Tablighi Jamaat mission.