Genevieve Jaffrey Advani is the mother of actress Kiara Advani. She is married to Jagdeep Advani, a Sindhi businessman and the couple also has a son named Mishaal Advani, who is a musician.
Her father, Hameed Jaffrey was a Muslim from Lucknow. He was the brother of veteran actor Saeed Jaffrey. Genevieve’s mother, Valerie Salway, who is a Christian of Scottish, Irish, Portuguese, and Spanish ancestry was his first wife and after divorcing Valerie, he married Bharati Ganguly, the eldest daughter of the veteran actor Ashok Kumar.
Her sister, Shaheen Jaffrey has worked as a model and dated Indian actor Salman Khan in her 20s. She is considered to be the first girlfriend of actor Salman Khan. Shaheen is married to Vikram Aggarwal and is now known as Shaheen Aggarwal. She has 2 children, Nirvaan Aggarwal and Nadya Aggarwal.
Actress Anooradha Patel is her step-sister. She is the daughter of Bharati Jaffrey from her first husband, Dr. Veerendra Patel, who works as an orthodontist in Mumbai. Anooradha Patel is married to actor Kanwaljit Singh and the couple has 2 sons, Aditiya Singh & Sidharth Singh.
She did her B.A. Hon’s Sociology & Child Psychology at St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai.
Genevieve Jaffrey runs a play school named ‘Early Birds Play School and Nursery’ in Mumbai.
Genevieve Jaffrey and Jagdeep Advani dated for around seven years before getting married.
In 1992, Genevieve was featured with baby Kiara on the cover of the Young Mother magazine. Both mother and daughter also appeared in the Wipro Baby Soap TV commercial.
Actress Juhi Chawla shares a close bond with the Advani family.
Her daughter, Kiara Advani got married to actor Sidharth Malhotra on 7th February 2023 at Jaisalmer’s Suryagarh hotel.