Born on December 1970, actor Jimmy Sheirgill is the popular face in the Bollywood as well as Punjabi film industry. He is one of the highest-paid actors in the Punjab film industry. He gave a number of hits in the Bollywood too but still failed to make his big name like the 3 popular Khans of the Bollywood.
His real name is Jasjeet Singh Gill. He debuted in the Bollywood with film Maachis in 1996. He is associated with film industry from past 22 years. Jimmy Shergill was born in a Punjabi Sikh family in Deokahia village, Sardarnagar, Gorakhpur district, Uttar Pradesh. He hails from a family of landowners and distillers, and his paternal great aunt was the famous Indian painter Amrita Sher-Gil.
He went to Mumbai after a cousin convinced him to try his luck in the film industry. There, he attended Roshan Taneja’s acting classes. He got married to Priyanka Puri in 2001. He is famous for his roles in films like Mohabbtein, Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai, Sahib Biwi Gangster etc.
He is 47 years old, apart from his earning from films, he comes from a family of landowners, hence making him richest. He has a property worth more than Rs 70 crores.