Vahbiz Dorabjee Wiki, Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More

Vahbiz Dorabjee is an Indian actor, fashion blogger, entrepreneur, and model, primarily working in the Hindi entertainment industry. She is well-known for her appearances in serials like Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahani (2010), Saraswatichandra (2013), and Bahu Hamari Rajni Kant (2016).

Wiki/Biography

Vahbiz Jehangir Dorabjee was born on Thursday, 28 November 1985 (age 38 years; as of 2023) in Pune, Maharashtra, India. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

A photo of Vahbiz Dorabjee taken in her childhood

A photo of Vahbiz Dorabjee taken in her childhood

Vahbiz completed her schooling in Pune. Her school followed the American format of education. There, she used to participate in several extracurricular activities, including dancing.

A photo of Vahbiz Dorabjee taken while she was in school

A photo of Vahbiz Dorabjee taken while she was in school

After completing her schooling, she enrolled at the Nowrosjee Wadia College, where she pursued a bachelor’s degree in arts with Economics as a specialisation. Thereafter, she shifted to Mumbai to pursue a career in the entertainment industry.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 6″

Weight (approx.): 65 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Dark Brown

Figure Measurements (approx.): 38-30-36

Vahbiz Dorabjee

Family

Parents & Siblings

Her father, Jehangir N Dorabjee, is an entrepreneur, who owns several businesses in Pune, Maharashtra.

Vahbiz with her father

Vahbiz with her father

Her mother, Firoza Dorabjee, is a homemaker. Her brother, Daniel Dorabajee, is a fitness enthusiast and an entrepreneur.

A photo of Vahbiz with her mother

A photo of Vahbiz with her mother

Vahbiz posing for a photo with her brother Daniel

Vahbiz posing for a photo with her brother Daniel

Husband & Children

On 7 January 2013, she got married to Vivian Dsena, who is an actor. The couple, however, filed for a divorce in 2017; they were legally divorced in 2021. She has no kids. In an interview, she talked about her relationship with Vivian and said,

I am going through a failed relationship. It is painful, but you just have to take everything in your stride and have a positive attitude. That’s a challenge, but negativity can sink into you only if you let it.”

A photo of Vivian Dsena with Vahbiz Dorabjee taken during an event

A photo of Vivian Dsena with Vahbiz Dorabjee taken during an event

Many sources claimed that the reason for their separation was that Vahabbiz was cheating on Vivian with actor Vipul Roy. However, Vahbiz and Vipul said that they were close friends and the rumours were untrue.

Relationships/Affairs

Vahbiz Dorabjee met Vivian Dsena on the sets of the TV serial Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani (2010). The duo began dating each till their marriage in 2013.

Vivian Dsena with Vahbiz Dorabjee in a photo

Vivian Dsena with Vahbiz Dorabjee in a photo

Vahbiz was rumoured to be in a relationship with actor Vipul Roy. Many sources also blamed Vipul to be one of the reasons behind the separation of Vivian and Vahbiz. However, Vipul later called the allegations of dating her baseless and claimed to be a good friend of both, Vivian, and Vahbiz.

A photo of Vahbiz Dorabjee and Vipul Roy taken together

A photo of Vahbiz Dorabjee and Vipul Roy taken together

In 2017, reports began circulating that Vahbiz and actor Pankit Thakker were dating each other. However, his wife, Prachi Thakker, refuted the claims and called them baseless. She also rejected the allegations of Pankit being one of the reasons behind the separation of Vahbiz and Vivian. Vahbiz also refuted the claims. Prachi, in an interview, claimed,

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My husband has no hands in Vahbiz-Vivian’s divorce. I know my man and if he had to eye another woman, our marriage wouldn’t have lasted 17 years. I do not want to comment on Vahbiz, but it is really disturbing to read such stories.”

A photo of Vahbiz with Pankit Thakker

A photo of Vahbiz with Pankit Thakker

Religion

Vahbiz follows Zoroastrianism. She, however, is a strong believer in Sai Baba. While giving an interview, Vahbiz revealed that she always wears a Sai Baba ring in her hands and whenever she forgets to wear it, she gets uneasy. She said,

My Sai Baba ring too, as I always wear it and whenever I forget to wear it, I feel that something wrong will happen and my day won’t be good.”

Career

Modelling

Vahbiz Dorabjee began her modelling career when she was pursuing her formal education in Pune. There, she took part in many ramp shows and was the first runner-up in Miss Pune. She then took part in a beauty contest organised by Blender’s Pride; she won the contest. It was during her graduation that she got signed up by a modelling agency, which was located in Mumbai.

Dorabjee on the cover page of a magazine during her early modelling years

Dorabjee on the cover page of a magazine during her early modelling years

According to her, she used to travel to Mumbai from Pune to give auditions for appearing in TV commercials. She went on to appear on the cover of many magazines such as Home Maker and Enlighten India.

Vahbiz's photo on the cover page of Home Maker magazine

Vahbiz’s photo on the cover page of Home Maker magazine

Her modelling breakthrough was with the ad for Samsung. Her posters and placards were erected not only in Mumbai but in different parts of the country.

Acting

TV Serials

Vahbiz made her acting debut in the television industry with the 2010 Hindi show Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahani. In the show, she appeared as a character named Panchi Dobriyal. Her character gained immense popularity among the fans of the show. She quit the show in 2011. She spoke of it, in an interview, and said,

I’ve been shooting for almost one and a half year now and it has been very stressful. I wanted a break. Furthermore, I was not happy with my track in the show and told my creative team that I wanted to quit.”

Vahbiz Dorabjee in a still from Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahani

Vahbiz Dorabjee in a still from Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahani

According to her, she had no intentions of becoming an actor, but she decided to act as she believed that modelling was not giving her ample opportunities. It was modelling for Samsung that caught the eye of the producers of the show Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahani. In 2013, she appeared in Saraswatichandra, a StarPlus show. In the same year, she essayed the character Vishkamini in the Life OK show Savitri – Ek Prem Kahani. Vahbiz was seen in the 2016 Life OK TV show Bahu Hamari Rajni Kant as a character named Maggi.

Vahbiz in a still from Saraswatichandra

Vahbiz in a still from Saraswatichandra

Web Series

She made her OTT debut with the 2020 Hungama Play mini-series Kashmakash: Kya Sahi Kya Galat. She appeared as Indu in the series.

Vahbiz Dorabjee on the poster of Kashmakash: Kya Sahi Kya Galat

Vahbiz Dorabjee on the poster of Kashmakash: Kya Sahi Kya Galat

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In 2018, she, along with Pankit Thakker, an actor and entrepreneur, started a business talk show titled Showbiz with Vahbiz on YouTube. In 2021, she was seen in Hiccups and Hookups in which she essayed the role of a character named Shabana.

Influencer, Blogger, and YouTuber

Vahbiz started her YouTube channel, Say It Loud with Vahbiz, on 31 October 2019. On her channel, she has uploaded many blogging videos related to fashion and travel. On her Instagram account, she often uploads content related to fashion and beauty. She has also advertised for various brands on her social media accounts. As of February 2024, she has more than 1.1 million followers on Instagram and more than 2.5 million followers on Facebook.

Entrepreneur

In 2017, Vahbiz and Pankit Thakker established an event management company in Mumbai with a friend. The company has organised and hosted numerous events for luxury brands. On 1 September 2020, Vahbiz became a designated partner in Dorabjee’s Wellness.

Awards

  • In January 2024, Vahbiz was presented with the Trendsetter Award in the entertainment and television category by Times Applaud.
    A photo of Vahbiz Dorabjee taken with her Trendsetter Award

    A photo of Vahbiz Dorabjee taken with her Trendsetter Award

  • In 2023, Vahbiz Dorabjee received the Dadasaheb Phalke Indian Television Award.
    Vahbiz Dorabjee posing for a photo with her Dadasaheb Phalke Indian Television Award

    Vahbiz Dorabjee posing for a photo with her Dadasaheb Phalke Indian Television Award

  • In 2022, she won the Universal India Award in the Best Fashion Blogger category.
    Vahbiz posing for a photo with her Universal India Award

    Vahbiz posing for a photo with her Universal India Award

  • In the same year, Dorabjee was awarded the Women Iconza Award in the Best Fashion Blogger and Actress category.
    Vahbiz Dorabjee posing for a photo with her Women Iconza Award

    Vahbiz Dorabjee posing for a photo with her Women Iconza Award

  • In 2017, she was given the Times Food Award by Bombay Times.
    Vahbiz Dorabjee receiving the Times Food Award

    Vahbiz Dorabjee receiving the Times Food Award

  • In the same year, Vabbiz received a certificate of appreciation and the Inspiring Woman of the Year Award at the Nirbhaya Nari Shakti Awards.
    Vahbiz Dorabjee's certificate of appreciation

    Vahbiz Dorabjee’s certificate of appreciation

Bike Collection

She owns a Honda Africa Twin 1200.

A photo of Vahbiz Dorabjee with her bike

A photo of Vahbiz Dorabjee with her bike

Favourites

  • Clothing Brands: Guess, Zara, Forever New
  • Perfumes: Ricci Ricci Women by Nina Ricci Eau De
  • Quotes: “Live n Let Live,” “Kuch To Log Kahenge, Logon Ka Kaam Hai Kehna”
  • Fashion Designer: Manish Malhotra
  • Shows: Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, Bigg Boss, Koffee With Karan
  • Holi Song: Balam Pichkari from Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)

Facts/Trivia

  • Her name is also spelled as Vahbbiz Dorabjee.
  • Her friends and family members affectionately refer to her as Vabhz, Vahbzu, and Sweetu.
  • In her school days, Vahbiz Dorabjee learned Kathak for five years and even won several accolades in school during events. She has attended many dance schools, including The Danceworx by Ashley Lobo.
  • Vahbiz has been passionately following her hobby of writing since she was in school. She also used to play basketball when in school.
    A photo of a piece of work written by Vahbiz during her school days

    A photo of a piece of work written by Vahbiz during her school days

  • Vahhbiz gained weight due to hyperthyroidism and diabetes in 2010. She undertook functional training and lost 10 kg. She once again gained weight after separating from Vivian in 2016. She was trolled a lot for it by the netizens. She lost 15 kg after undergoing intermittent fasting (fasting for 16 hours) and exercising. In an interview, she talked about it and said,

    I have been struggling with my health since ages now. I always keep on trying something or the other as I have gone through lots of ups and downs and through a lot of havoc in my body. I did Yoga for a while, then I did gymming also for sometime, but I got bored because of the same routine. I then decided to take up dancing and I love it.”

    A before and after weight loss photo of Vahbiz Dorabjee

    A before and after weight loss photo of Vahbiz Dorabjee

  • In an interview, she expressed her desire to participate in the celebrity dance-reality TV show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa.
  • She follows a non-vegetarian diet.
    An Instagram post uploaded by Vahbiz Dorabjee

    An Instagram post uploaded by Vahbiz Dorabjee

  • Vahabbiz is a travel enthusiast, and she has been to many places.
    Vahbiz's photo taken when she was in Canada

    Vahbiz’s photo taken when she was in Canada

  • She passionately follows her hobby of dancing.
  • Vahbiz has often been seen partying in clubs.
    Vahbiz Dorabjee's photo taken in a club

    Vahbiz Dorabjee’s photo taken in a club

  • In 2017, Vahbiz was invited as a guest judge to the beauty pageant Mr and Miss Delhi NCR.
    A poster of Mr & Miss Delhi NCR

    A poster of Mr & Miss Delhi NCR

  • In an interview, Vahbiz revealed that neither she drinks alcohol nor does she smokes cigarettes. She talked about it and said,

    I don’t like boozing, smoking, or any other thing for that matter. I know it’s hard for people to believe, but that’s one myth people have about me.”

  • She is an avid pet lover and owns many dogs and cats as pets.
    Vahbiz Dorabjee posing with her pet cats and dog

    Vahbiz Dorabjee posing with her pet cats and dog

  • The Royal Heritage Mall at the NIBM Road in Pune belongs to her parents.
    A photo of Dorabajee's Royale Heritage Mall in Pune

    A photo of Dorabajee’s Royale Heritage Mall in Pune

  • Vahbiz’s mother was once crowned Miss Pune.
  • While filing for a divorce with Vivian, Vahbiz reportedly claimed that she was physically assaulted by him several times.
  • In 2019, Vahbiz Dorabjee was rumoured to have demanded Rs. 2 crore alimony from Vivian Dsena. However, in April 2019, she refuted the allegations on social media and requested netizens to stop trolling her.
  • In 2021, a media house circulated reportedly edited pictures of Vahbiz, claiming that she had gained weight again. However, Vahbiz took to social media and refuted the claims.
    Vahbiz's Instagram post on the fake pictures that a media house circulated in 2021

    Vahbiz’s Instagram post on the fake pictures that a media house circulated in 2021

  • In an interview, she revealed that her father wanted her to join his construction business and take over it.
  • She has promoted various brands on her social media accounts.
  • Had Vahbiz Dorabjee not been an actor and model, she would have been a fashion designer.
  • She has also participated in the celebrity cricket tournament named Box Cricket League (BCL). She was a member of the Chennai Swaggers.
    Vahbiz (second from the left) during a photoshoot during BCL

    Vahbiz Dorabjee (second from the left) during a photoshoot during BCL

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