Ayesha Mukharjee - Updated Jun 2024

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Ayesha Mukharjee

Ayesha Mukherjee is a well-known Indian former kickboxer. Ayesha Mukherjee is also widely recognized as the wife of popular Indian cricketer, Shikhar Dhawan.

Early Life

Ayesha Mukherjee, also known as Aesha Dhawan was born on August 27, 1975, and is currently 48 years old. Born in India, she holds Indian citizenship. Likewise, she follows Hinduism. Being born on August 27, her birth sign is Virgo.

Talking about her parents, her father is Bengali while her mother is of British descent. However, she hasn’t revealed their names. She was born into a middle-class family. Her parents worked in an industrial plant in India but moved to Australia after her birth.


Moving towards her educational background, Ayesha completed her schooling and graduated from Australia. Though, she hasn’t revealed the names of her institutions or other details. Ayesha has a religious mind and also has a good knowledge of Bengali and English languages.

Professional Life

Ayesha Mukherjee is a professional boxer. As an athlete, she takes care of her physical and mental health. In addition, she is also a personal coach. She helps her husband Shikhar to maintain a strong physique. Other than this, she hasn’t revealed any information regarding her professional career. Moreover, she is also quite popular on her social media accounts. Her verified account @aesha.dhawan5 has garnered more than 762k followers. Her Instagram posts are quite interesting.

Relationship Status

First Marriage

Ayesha was previously married to an Australian businessman. With him, she has two daughters named Aliyah (born in 2000) and Rhea (born in 2005). Both of them were born in the Melbourne suburb of Narre Warren, Australia. However, they got separated in the year 2012 for personal issues. Her daughters Aliyah and Rhea chose to stay with their husbands after the divorce.

Ayesha and Shikhar Shawan’s marriage

Ayesha got married to popular Indian cricketer Shikhar Dhawan on October 30, 2012. They met each other on Facebook. Harbhajan Singh was a mutual friend of theirs who introduced Ayesha to Shikhar Dhawan. After chatting and meeting for a few months, they started dating each other.

Initially, Shikhar’s parents were not ready for their marriage because of their age difference and Ayesha was already a mother of 2 daughters. However, after a lot of opinions, his parents were ready for the marriage. The couple got engaged in 2009. In 2014, Shikhar and Ayesha welcomed their first son Zoravar Dhawan.

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Caption: Ayesha with her husband (source: India Today)

Body Measurements

Ayesha Mukharjee has maintained a pretty well-shaped body as a kickboxer. Regarding her physical statistics, she is 5 feet 5 inches or 1.65 meters tall and has a body weight of 60 kg or 132 pounds. Similarly, she often does physical exercises and workouts to maintain her body figure.

Her actual body measurements such as chest size, waist size, and hip size are 32 inches, 28 inches, and 32 inches, respectively. In addition, she also has tattoos on her body. She has tattooed her daughters’ names on her left biceps and also a sign “Om” on her right biceps. The kickboxer has black hair with a pair of dark brown eyes

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Caption: Ayesha Mukherjee working out to maintain her body (source: Facts Ninja)


Ayesha Mukherjee, her husband Shikhar, and their kids were traveling to Cape Town to play against South Africa on December 29, 2017. But they were stopped at Dubai airport as they didn’t have the birth certificates of the kids.

Ayesha Mukharjee – Social Media

When it comes to her social media availability, Ayesha is only active on Facebook and Instagram. Her official Facebook page has more than 4k followers. Similarly, she also has an Instagram page under the name @aesha.dhawan5 and has gained a huge 764k followers. To date, she has 543 posts on Instagram including pictures and videos regarding her personal and professional life.

Ayesha Mukharjee – Net Worth 2024

In addition, Ayesha Mukharjee has made a pretty small amount of money from her career. Although, she has kept her annual income and salary private from the media. According to online resources, she has an estimated net worth of around $75 crore Indian Rupees.