Saaniya Iyer Wiki, Height, Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Family, Biography & More

Sanya Iyer

Saaniya Iyer is an Indian television actress and model who predominantly works in the South Indian entertainment industry. In 2022, she appeared on VOOT’s reality show Big Boss Kannada OTT.


Saaniya Iyer was born on Monday, 21 September 1998 (age 24 years; as of 2022) in Bangaluru, Karnataka. Her zodiac sign is Virgo. Sanya Iyer did her schooling at Carmel School, Padmanabhanagar, Bangalore.

Saanya Iyer's childhood image

Saanya Iyer’s childhood image

Later, she pursued a bachelor’s degree in media studies at Dayananda Sagar University, Bengaluru. Born and brought up in a family of actors, Saaniya started her acting career at a very tender age.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.):  5′ 4″

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Body Measurements (approx.):  36-24-32

Saanya Iyer's image


Saaniya Iyer belongs to a Hindu family.

Parents & Siblings

Saaniya Iyer’s mother, Deepa Iyer, is a Kannada television actress.

Sanya Iyer with her mother

Saaniya Iyer with her mother

Her mother divorced her father when Saaniya was two years old. Later, Deepa Iyer got married to her friend; however, things didn’t turn out well with her second husband, so she decided to file a divorce with him. In an interview, Saaniya’s mother talked about this and said,

Sanya stayed in the Bigg Boss house last night. We were also shocked to see it. I got divorced when she was two years old. So she did not get her father’s love. Then I got married to one of my friends. That was my wrong decision. The relationship that was there when they were friends got ruined after marriage. Deepa Iyer said that it was enough for Sanya who wanted a father. When I decided to divorce the second husband, he was not ready to give up. Sometimes Sanya was uncomfortable with him. He was staying with us. Once when Sanya and her boyfriend were in a room, he came from the window of the neighbouring house and recorded it on his mobile phone. Deepa Iyer said that he has shown it to everyone.” [1]TV9 Kannada

Sanya Iyer's childhood image with her mother

Saaniya Iyer’s childhood image with her mother

Saaniya Iyer, in one of the episodes of Big Boss OTT, shared about the relationship she shared with her stepfather. She narrated an incident when her stepfather recorded a video of Saaniya spending time with her boyfriend. She continued by saying that because of the way her stepfather recorded the video, the entire incident got misconstrued. According to Saaniya, his stepfather did this to prove that her mother is unable of taking care of her daughter. Saaniya Iyer is the only child of her mother. [2]The Times of India

Husband & Children

Saaniya Iyer is unmarried.


Saaniya Iyer, in one of the episodes of Big Boss OTT, shared about her ex-boyfriend and said that she shared an abusive relationship with him. She revealed that her ex-boyfriend choked her and assaulted her during an argument. She continued by explaining that despite the abuse she faced in the relationship, she had always wished to patch things up with her ex-boyfriend. [3]The Times of India


Saaniya Iyer follows Hinduism. [4]Saaniya Iyer – Facebook


Television and reality shows

In 2012, Saaniya Iyer made her acting debut with the Colors Kannada television show Putta Gowri Maduve. In the show, she played the role of Putta Gowri.

Saniya Iyer as Putta Gowri

Saaniya Iyer as Putta Gowri in the Color’s Kannada television show Putta Gowri Maduve

In 2015, she participated in Colors Kannada dancing reality show Dancing Star.

Saaniya Iyer in Dancing Star

Saaniya Iyer in Dancing Star

In 2022, she participated in Voot’s dancing reality show, Dancing Champion; however, she opted for self-eviction as her dancing partner Nikhil got married. In an interview, she talked about this and said,

A lot of people are asking me why we weren’t a part of Dancing Champion anymore and this is the reason! Idk why this wasn’t telecasted anyway Nihal my dancing partner got married and since this was a huge life event there was nothing I could do about it. There were only 4 final episodes left, hence my request for a partner change wasn’t done, I was totally helpless! Sometimes some things are not in your control, you’ve gotta just accept it and let things flow.”

Sanya Iyer in dancing champion

Saanya Iyer in Dancing Champion

In 2022, she participated in Voot’s Kannada reality show, Big Boss OTT.


Apart from acting, Saaniya Iyer is the owner of Deepa Iyer Production House, a platform that produces short films.

Deepa Iyer productions

Deepa Iyer productions


  • At the age of 14, Saaniya started her career in acting.
  • She follows a non-vegetarian diet.

    Saniya Iyer's Instagram story

    Saaniya Iyer’s Instagram story about her food habit

  • Saaniya Iyer is a fitness enthusiast and often posts her workout pictures on Instagram.

    Saniya Iyer workout pictures

    Saaniya Iyer during her workout session

  • Saaniya has a music notes tattoo design inked on her right hand. She’s had this tattoo inked since she was a teenager.

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