Jigna Vora’s net worth is estimated to be $600,000 (5 Crore INR). She is a former Indian journalist and worked as a crime reporter for a popular Asian press in Mumbai. Following her success, Jigna continued to work for some renowned newspaper brands in the country.
Aside from her fame, Vora found herself in several troubles and controversies throughout her career. Jigna came to the big spotlight in 2011 when she was arrested for being involved in the murder of famous journalist Jyotirmoy Dey. Let’s take a look at the total net worth of Jigna Vora and her biography.
Jigna Vora’s Net Worth
|Jigna Jitendra Vora
|50 Lakh INR +
Jigna Jitendra Vora was born on February 22, 1974, in Ghatkopar, Mumbai, Maharashtra. She hasn’t disclosed much information regarding her parents and early life. Her mother is the late Harshaben and her grandfather is the late Tulsidas Hargovindas.
Jigna went to study at the DG Ruparel College, Mumbai, graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Law. After that, she completed a one-year diploma in Mass Communication from K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management, Mumbai.
Jigna Vora Career
Jigna Vora became a crime reporter after being influenced by the popular reporter for the Times of India named Velly Thevar. Upon completing her formal education, she earned her first job as a court reporter at the Free Press Journal at the end of 2005.
She continued to work for this newspaper for the following 10 months. During this time, she had to cover the case of Abu Salem at TADA court. Her popularity grew further as she continued to work for the next 6 years. Jigna has gone from rookie reporter to deputy chief of bureau at an English broadsheet.
In 2006, Jigna started covering the sessions court in Kala Ghoda, as a court reporter for the Mumbai Mirror. In December 2005, Sujata Nikalje, the wife of feared mobster Chhota Rajan, was arrested for causing extortion threats against a builder under the MCOCA. From there, Jigna started working as a senior correspondent for the Sessions Court for Mid-Day.
Vora has completed several stories including Fahmeeda, Mariya Sosairaj, (An Accused in the High Profile Neeraj Grover Murder), and Jaya Chheda (Accused of Murdering her spouse). On June 11, 2011, Jigna was booked under MCOCA after the murder of Jyotirmoy Dey. At this time she was serving as the deputy chief of bureau of the Mumbai bureau of the Indian English press called The Asian Age.
Jigna Vora Biography
|Date Of Birth
|February 22, 1974
|5 ft 5 in (165 cm)
|Harshaben (Passed away in 2015)
|Bachelor's Degree in Law,
diploma in Mass Communication
In August 2012, Jigna was arrested for having been accused of the murder of Jyotirmoy Dey. She was released from prison after serving 6 years. During her time in prison, she wrote her book entitled “Behind Bars In Bycull: My Day in Prison which was published in September 2019.
In 2023, the Netflix series “Scoop” was released which was made on Vora’s life story. As of now, Jigna Vora has come into the limelight after becoming a contestant on the most controversial reality TV show “Bigg Boss 17“.
Jigna Vora House
Jigna Vora has a net worth of $600 thousand which allows her to live a lavish lifestyle. She resides with her family in a beautiful house in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Jigna Vora Relationship
After completing her graduation from Ruparel College, Jigna got married in December 1998. She went into a relationship at the behest of her parents and relocated to Bharuch, Gujarat. It was an arranged marriage which didn’t last long and the couple were separated. Jigna also has a son with whom she returned to her hometown in Ghatkopar, in 2004.
Jigna Vora Net Worth
Jigna Vora’s net worth in Indian rupees is approximately 5 Crore. She earned a vast chunk of money from her successful career as a crime reporter. Despite her difficulties, Vora gained massive popularity in her country.
She is currently making a good sum of money from being a contestant on the superhit reality show “Bigg Boss 17”. Before her arrest, Jigna Vora was earning 1 Lakh INR as deputy chief of the Bureau of Asian Age.
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