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VJ Bani’s Bio: The Actress Who’s Fitness Game is as Strong as Their Acting Skills

VJ Bani’s Bio: The Actress Who’s Fitness Game is as Strong as Their Acting Skills
Credit: VJ Bani at Instagram

Gurbani Judge, popularly known by her stage name Bani J or VJ Bani is an Indian fitness model, actress, and former MTV presenter. In 2019, she came into the limelight after playing the role of Umnag in the famous web series Four More Shots Please.

Early Life and Family

Gurbani Judge was born on 29 November 1987 (age 36 years; as of 2023) in Chandigarh, India. Meanwhile, her father is a businessman while her mother, Tanya Judge, is a homemaker. A troubled childhood, Gurbani’s parents were divorced when she was a kid. Later, she was sent to study in a boarding school in Mussoorie, Dehradun.



  • In 2006, VJ Bani made her screen debut with the MTV reality show Roadies Season 4. Additionally, she won the title, the runner-up of the show.
  • In 2008, VJ Bani participated as a host in the two reality shows, MTV Roadies 6 and MTV Roadies 7, respectively.
  • Subsequently, VJ Bani hosted four seasons of MTV Roadies, seasons seven, nine, ten, eleven, and twelve. Respectively.
  • In 2011, she participated in the Colors reality show, Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 4.
  • In previous years, Bani has participated in several reality shows including NBA Slam, Comedy Nights Live (2016), Big Boss 10 (2016), Nach Baliye 9 (2019), and Ladies Vs Gentlemen (2020).


  • In 2007, VJ Bani made her film debut with the Hindi film Aap Ka Suroor: The Love Story.
  • Subsequently, she has appeared in many films including Soundtrack, Zorawar, Thikka, Ishqeria, and Valimai.

Reality Shows

  • In 2019, VJ Bani made her digital debut with the Amazon Prime reality show Four More Shots Please. Meanwhile, she played Umang in the series.

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What is the net worth of VJ Bani?

As of 2023, VJ Bani has an estimated net worth of $5 million, which in INR is 40 Crores, as reported by sources. Meanwhile, brand endorsements and acting projects majorly contribute to the net worth of VJ Bani.

VJ Bani’s Bio: The Actress Who’s Fitness Game is as Strong as Their Acting Skills
Credit: VJ Bani at Instagram

A Relationship Timeline of VJ Bani

Besides acting projects and reality shows, VJ Bani often makes headlines for her relationships. Moreover, here’s a list of people VJ Bani dated,

  • Shahid Kapoor

Post his breakup with Priyanka Chopra, Shahid was dating VJ Bani, according to reports. Meanwhile, the rumoured couple used to go to the gym and share the fitness-freak inclination. Not only this, but they were spotted visiting a restaurant together following which the rumour circulated.

  • Yuvraj Thakur

Meanwhile, Yuvraj Thakur, an actress and model, was dating Bani when she participated in Big Boss. Later, the couple confirmed the same. However, later the couple decided to split owing to unknown reasons.

  • Sapna Bhavnani

In 2017, a photo went viral on social media in which Sapna and VJ Bani were kissing each other. Although Sapna identifies as bisexual, people started questioning VJ Bani about her sexual orientation and her relationship with Sapna.

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Do You Know these lesser-known facts about VJ Bani?

  • Although VJ Bani separated from her father during her childhood, he is one of the richest businessmen in India.
  • She holds a degree in graphic design.
  • In a media interaction, Bani mentioned how she usually receives body shaming comments for having a “muscular physique.”
  • Bani J likes consuming alcohol. Additionally, she often posts pictures in which she was spotted consuming alcohol.
  • She has more than 25 tattoos inked on her body.
  • She owns a Mercedes Benz car.
  • Vj Bani’s mother, Tanya Judge follows Buddhism.
  • She was the first runner-up in the Hindi-language reality show, Big Boss. Additionally, she earned immense popularity in the show.
  • In 2012, she appeared in the Punjabi music video, Att Tera Yaar.
  • Owing to her fitness influence, she promotes the sports nutrition company Myprotein and the fitness app Mobiefit BODY.
  • She is a dog lover. Additionally, she has a pet dog.

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