Ayesha Mukherjee Wiki, Age, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More

Ayesha Mukherjee

Ayesha Mukherjee is an Australian kickboxer, fitness influencer, and entrepreneur of Indian origin. She has been in the headlines due to her marriage and divorce with the Indian cricketer Shikhar Dhawan.


Ayesha Mukherjee aka Aesha Mukerji aka Aesha Dhawan [1]Livelaw was born on Tuesday, 2 August 1977 (age 46 years; as of 2023) [2]Facebook – Aesha Mukerji in West Bengal, India. Her zodiac sign is Leo. When she was 7 years old, she moved to Australia along with her family where she completed her schooling. She later became a kickboxer.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 5″

Weight (approx.): 60 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Dark Brown

Body Measurements (approx.): 32-28-32

Ayesha Mukherjee physical appearance


Parents & Siblings

Her father, Amitava Mukherjee, is of Indian descent, and her mother, Althea Mukerji, is of British descent.

Ayesha Mukherjee's father, Amitava Mukherjee

Ayesha Mukherjee’s father, Amitava Mukherjee

Ayesha Mukherjee's mother, Althea Mukerji

Ayesha Mukherjee’s mother, Althea Mukerji

Husband & Children

Her first marriage was to an Australian businessman, and the couple welcomed two daughters, named Aliyah in 2000, and Rhea in 2005; however, the couple later got divorced. On 30 October 2012, she got married to the Indian cricketer Shikhar Dhawan in Delhi, and the couple welcomed a son named Zorawar on 26 December 2014. Ayesha is 8 years older than Shikhar. In September 2021, after 8 years of their marriage, she revealed the news of their divorce to the world via an Instagram post. [3]India Today A Delhi court officially granted Ayesha Mukherjee divorce from Shikhar Dhawan on 4 October 2023 on grounds of mental cruelty that Shikhar had faced from Ayesha. [4]The Tribune

Ayesha Mukherjee with Shikhar Dhawan and her children

Ayesha Mukherjee with Shikhar Dhawan and her children


She dated Shikhar Dhawan for a few years before their marriage in 2012. Ayesha knew the Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh, and she later got in touch with Shikhar through Facebook. Shikhar convinced his father with the help of his mother and got married to her.

Ayesha Mukherjee with Shikhar Dhawan (right)

Ayesha Mukherjee with Shikhar Dhawan (right)


She follows Hinduism.


Ayesha Mukherjee is an Australian citizen.


Kickboxer & Fitness Influencer

Ayesha has been interested in fitness since her teenage years and started training in mixed martial arts. She later competed in many kickboxing tournaments. She later started working as a fitness influencer and trainer and trained many people in breathing techniques and fitness. [5]Instagram – Aesha Mukerji

Ayesha Mukherjee doing Yoga

Ayesha Mukherjee doing Yoga


In 2021, she started giving parental consulting with her daughter, Aliyah, which included counselling parents and children to help them establish a bond. [6]Facebook – Aesha Mukerji


Mentally harassing Shikhar Dhawan

After their divorce, Ayesha Mukherjee and Shikhar Dhawan often posted defamatory posts against each other, particularly related to the custody of their son, Zorawar. Dhawan alleged that Ayesha was trying to defame him by sending messages to his friends, teammates, and other cricket officials from different cricket offices.

Ayesha Mukherjee with her ex-husband, Shikhar Dhawan and their son, Zorawar

Ayesha Mukherjee with her ex-husband, Shikhar Dhawan and their son, Zorawar

Later, Shikhar also filed a police case against her to stop her from posting any messages on social media. On 4 October 2023, a family court in Delhi gave a verdict that Ayesha mentally harassed Shikhar Dhawan by keeping him separate from his son, Zorawar, for more than 3 years. The court also directed her to arrange Zorawar’s visit to India. The court also allowed Dhawan to spend time with his son, both in India and Australia, and talk to him on video calls. [7]The Free Press Journal

Net Worth

Ayesha’s net worth for the financial year 2020-2021 was estimated to be Rs. 75 crores. It excludes the net worth of dependents (minors).


She has got inked names of her daughters, Aliyah and Rhea, on her left arm, Om symbol on her right arm, a few words on her right upper shoulder, and a design on the back of her neck.

Ayesha Mukherjee's tattoo

Ayesha Mukherjee’s tattoo

Ayesha Mukherjee's shoulder tattoo

Ayesha Mukherjee’s shoulder tattoo

Ayesha Mukherjee's Om tattoo

Ayesha Mukherjee’s Om tattoo


She has got a piercing on her upper lip.

Ayesha Mukherjee's piercing near upper lip

Ayesha Mukherjee’s piercing near her upper lip


  • Although she has lived in Australia for the most part of her life, she speaks fluent Bengali.
  • She is a good cook and can also cook Indian food.
  • She had a fear of horses since the age of 10 years; however, she later overcame that and rode many horses. [9]Instagram – Aesha Mukerji

    Ayesha Mukherjee during a horse riding session

    Ayesha Mukherjee during a horse riding session

  • She does water fasting once a week.

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