Harnaz Sandhu Biography
When, in December 2021, Harnaaz Sandhu beat out nearly 80 other women from around the world to take the Miss Universe crown, she brought the title back home to India for the first time in 21 years. A month later, in January 2022, Harnaaz Sandhu Miss Universe India moved from her home country to New York to begin her Miss Universe duties.
In addition to winning the crown at the 70th Annual Miss Universe Pageant held in 2021 at Universe Dome in Eilat, Israel, Sandhu previously won the Femina Miss India Punjab 2019 title and the Miss Diva UniverseNext Competition. Prior to that, in 2018, she won the title of Miss MAX Emerging Star and, before that, Miss Chandigarh in 2017.
When Harnaaz Sandhu about town as a pageant champion isn’t happening, Sandhu is working as an actor. Among her acting credits, she starred in two Punjabi films, “Yaara Diyan Poo Baran” and “Bai Ji Kuttange.” She also has two Punjabi LMS planned for a 2022 release.
In her spare time, Sandhu enjoys dancing, cooking and traveling.
Much Harnaaz Sandhu news of late also focuses on her fierce advocacy for women’s empowerment and constitutional rights to careers, education and freedom to choose.
Fun Facts About Harnaaz Sandhu
- She loves mimicking people and animals.
- She loves to sing in private.
- She writes couplets in Punjabi, her mother tongue.
- Her favorite actor, and personal acting role model, is Priyanka Chopra
- One of her favorite quotes is “Great things happen to those who don’t stop believing, trying, learning, and being grateful,” from The Light in the Heart by Roy T. Bennett.
Sandhu is currently single, but news of her dating life and any possible boyfriends has managed to stay out of the Harnaaz Sandhu news reported.
Harnaz Sandhu was born in the village of Kohali near the city Batala in the Gurdaspur district of Punjab. Her birthday was March 3, 2000, making Harnaaz Sandhu age at the March 2022 time of this writing 22 years old. Her parents are Pritampal Singh Sandhu, a realtor, and Rabinder Kaur, a gynecologist. She has an older brother named Harnoor.
Before pursuing pageantry professionally, Sandhu studied for a Master’s degree in public administration. She had been participating in pageants, however, since her teenage years.
Inspired by her mother becoming a gynecologist in defiance of all patriarchal boundaries on women’s achievements, Sandhu worked with her mother at women’s health camps devoted to health and menstrual hygiene.
There is no publicly available data on Harnaaz Sandhu net worth.