Shreya Shanker Wiki, Age, Height, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More

Shreya Shanker

Shreya Shanker is an Indian model. She was crowned Femina Miss India United Continents 2019.

Shreya as Femina Miss India United Continents 2019

Shreya as Femina Miss India United Continents 2019

Wiki/Biography

Shreya Shanker was born on Tuesday, 25 March 1997 (age 24 years; as of 2021) in Bihar. Her zodiac sign is Aries. As Shreya belongs to an army background, she completed her schooling at 10 different schools. [1]YouTube She did her 11th and 12th class studies at Delhi Public School, Vasant Kunj. She then took admission to Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai to pursue a Bachelor in Business Administration. Shreya has been interested in modelling since she was a child.

Shreya as a child

Shreya as a child

Besides being a model, Shreya was also actively involved in volunteer services. Her friends describe her “as an achiever” who has always been confident about what she wants.

Shreya Shanker with her school friends

Shreya Shanker with her classmates

Shreya Shanker with her classmates

Shreya Shanker at her school farewell

Shreya Shanker at her school farewell

Physical Appearance

  • Height: 5′ 8″ (approx)
  • Weight: 55 kg (approx)
  • Figure Measurement: 34-26-34
  • Eye Colour: Black
  • Hair Colour: Black

Model Shreya Shanker

Family

Shreya Shanker was born in Patna, Bihar. She belongs to a family with an army background.

Parents and siblings

Shreya`s father`s name is Achalesh Shanker and he is a Brigadier in the Indian Army.

Shreya with her father

Shreya with her father

Her mother`s name is Abhilasha and she is a Psychologist.

Shreya with her mother

Shreya with her mother

Her younger sister`s name is Alina Shanker.

Shreya with her sister

Shreya with her sister

Career

In 2019, Shreya won the title of Femina Miss India Bihar 2019 at FBB Colors Femina Miss India East 2019. In the same year, she became Femina Miss India United Continents. She was featured on the cover of Femina magazine in 2019.

Shreya on the cover of Femina magazine

Shreya on the cover of Femina magazine

In the same year, she was also on the list of the ‘The Times Most Desirable Women.’ [2]The Times of India She walked the ramp for Lakme Fashion Week in 2020.

Shreya walking ramp for Lakme Fashion Week

Shreya walking ramp for Lakme Fashion Week

The Final Question

Shreya was asked, “What does feminism mean to you?” at the 2019 Femina Miss India. Shanker replied, “seeking of equality with dignity and grace without belittling any gender.”

Awards, Honours, Achievements

  • She was the Cultural President in her University. [3]India Times
  • She went as a chief guest for Annual Sports Day ‘19 at St Kabir Public School.

    Shreya Shanker as chief guest in St Kabir Public School

    Shreya Shanker as chief guest in St Kabir Public School

Favourites

  • Film: Sanju (2018)
  • Sport: Cricket

Facts/Trivia

  • Shreya Shanker`s food habits include eating non-veg food.

    Shreya eating non-vegetarian food

    Shreya eating non-vegetarian food

  • Shreya Shanker’s hobbies include artwork, dance, and dramatics. Her hobbies also include playing golf, badminton and cricket. She also likes doing horse riding.
    Shreya playing golf

    Shreya playing golf

    Shreya practising horse riding

    Shreya practising horse riding

  • She was a state-level air rifle shooting champion in school. [4]India Times
  • Her teachers describe her as a student who was good at academics, focused, and very humble.
  • Shreya grew up becoming adjusting and understanding as she had to travel to different places because her father was in the army.
  • Shreya also does social work and has volunteered with an NGO named ‘Seva Aur Sehyog.’ She wants to spread awareness about cognitive disability. [5]India Times
  • Shreya believes that every woman should have the quality of empathy, passion, and substance.
  • In an interview, she said that everyone should have pets in their home. She is an avid dog lover.

    Shreya with a dog

    Shreya with a dog

  • In an interview, after winning the Femina Miss India Bihar 2019 title, she talked about her journey and said,

    It takes a lot of hard work, determination to reach where I am today. I have always dreamt of this and I think what helped me achieve my dream was the support of my parents. My mother always told me ‘you have it in you, you are our model, go achieve what you want to.’ After this, I am now looking at winning the international crown. I am all set for it and I am training myself really hard. I hope I will win the crown for India.”

  • She was given the crown of Femina Miss India United Continents by former winner Gayatri Bhardwaj. In an interview, she talked about her preparations and said,

    I have been training regularly, going for my make-up and hair sessions, etiquette, mannerisms and I am also learning Spanish.”

  • She met the Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Sushil Modi after she returned from Ecuador, where the pageant was held.

    Shreya with deputy minister Sushil Modi

    Shreya with deputy minister Sushil Modi

  • Shreya had made a lot of friends while studying in Delhi. Her friends welcomed her with flowers and music after she came back from the pageant. In an interview, she talked about her friends and said,

    I made so many friends here, who always encouraged me to achieve my dream of participating in the Miss India pageant. I also have my relatives here and it is only because of their and my parents’ support and blessings that I was able to achieve my dream. I never thought that one day I would return to this home with this crown.”

    Shreya`s homecoming

    Shreya`s homecoming

  • The lowest point in her life was when her mother underwent a brain tumour operation.
  • Her favourite quote is “The harder you work, the luckier you get.”

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