Roya Faryabi (Adnan Sami’s 3rd Wife) Wiki, Age, Family, Biography & More

Roya Sami Khan

Roya Faryabi is an Afghan-origin German engineer. She is the third wife of popular singer Adnan Sami Khan.

Wiki/Biography

Roya Faryabi, aka Roya Sami Khan, was born on 16 September in Munich, Germany. [1]Instagram – Adnan Sami Khan Her zodiac sign is Virgo. In 2006, she graduated from Orta Doğu Teknik Üniversitesi (Middle East Technical University) in Ankara, Turkey. [2]LinkedIn – Roya Faryabi

A childhood picture of Roya Sami Khan with her father

A childhood picture of Roya Sami Khan with her father

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 6″

Weight (approx.): 55 kg

Hair Colour: Medium Ash Blonde (with Medium Blonde highlights)

Eye Colour: Dark Brown

Body Measurements (approx.): 32-28-32

Roya Faryabi

Family

She belongs to an Afghan family in Germany.

Parents & Siblings

Roya’s father, Iftikhar Fariyabi, was a retired diplomat and army general. Her parents are no more.

A picture of Roya Faryabi's father

A picture of Roya Faryabi’s father

A picture of Roya Faryabi's mother

A picture of Roya Faryabi’s mother

She has four sisters named Friba Faryabi, Nadjila Faryabi, Hassin Faryabi, and Selina Faryabi. Her sister Selina Faryabi is a Canada-based realtor, and her sister Hassin Faryabi attended Rabia-e Balkhi High School in Kabul.

A photo of Hassin Faryabi

A photo of Hassin Faryabi

A picture of Roya Sami Khan's sister Nadjila Faryabi

A picture of Roya Sami Khan’s sister Nadjila Faryabi

(From left to right); Friba Faryabi, Adnan Sami Khan, and Roya Sami Khan

(From left to right); Friba Faryabi, Adnan Sami Khan, and Roya Sami Khan

A picture of Selina Faryabi

A picture of Selina Faryabi

Husband & Children

On 29 January 2010, Roya Faryabi got married to Adnan Sami Khan, a renowned Indian music composer and director and a Padma Shri awardee. He first met Roya in India during her visit in 2010 and proposed to her after some time. On 10 May 2017, the couple welcomed a daughter and named her Medina Sami Khan.

Roya Faryabi with her husband and daughter

Roya Faryabi with her husband and daughter

Religion

She follows Islam.

Career

Telecommunication Engineer

From October 1999 to January 2008, Roya worked at Telefónica Germany GmbH & Co. OHG, a mobile telecommunication company, in Munich. There, she handled several positions including international roaming engineer, IR specialist, and product manager. She was a member of the GSM Association IREG group and represented the company as a delegate at several conferences. In 2001, she became the chairman of the Signaling Working Group in GSMA. In 2009, she became a project manager at Tekelec, a telecommunication company. [3]LinkedIn – Roya Faryabi

Controversy

In 2010, Adnan and Roya were living in an apartment in Oberoi Skyheights at Lokhandwala Complex, which technically belonged to Adnan’s second wife, Sabah, since the lavish flat was purchased with her money. Sabah Galadari discovered Roya was residing there when she went to check on her pet dogs, who Adnan still cares for. As a result, the Family Court has ordered Roya not to stay there. Following another complaint Sabah made against Adnan under the Protection of Women From Domestic Violence Act, the court issued a restraining order. [4]The Times of India In an interview, while talking about this situation, Roya said,

I’ve been taught by my parents that wherever my husband stays is where I belong.”

While defending his wife, Adnan challenged the Family Court order and said,

No one can ask any wife to leave her husband’s home. How would Sabah have liked it if my first wife Zeba Bakhtiar asked her to leave.”

Facts/Trivia

  • She has a black belt in Taekwondo, while her sisters are trained in Karate.

    A picture of Roya Faryabi doing martial arts

    A picture of Roya Faryabi doing martial arts

  • Her favourite singer is Asha Bhosle.

    Roya Faryabi with her daughter and Asha Bhosle

    Roya Faryabi with her daughter and Asha Bhosle

  • Roya revealed in an interview that she is fluent in nine languages including German, Pashto, English, Türkçe, Urdu, Punjabi, Czech, and Hindi.
  • Along with consuming non-vegetarian food, Roya also likes to cook meat-based food.

    A screenshot of food items cooked by Roya Sami Khan

    A screenshot of food items cooked by Roya Sami Khan

  • Roya is a travel enthusiast and often shares photos and videos from her trips on social media.

    Roya Sami Khan in Bavaria in 2019

    Roya Sami Khan in Bavaria in 2019

  • Roya said in an interview that she bought Adnan Sami’s music CD from an Indian store in Germany in 1993 and listened to every song and ended up fangirling over him.
  • She went to see Adnan Sami perform in 2005, and after seeing how much weight he had gained, she prayed to Allah, requesting to be Adnan’s beloved and pledging to take care of him.
  • In 2012, Roya became a muse in Adnan Sami’s song ‘Roya.’

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