Dayanand Shetty Wiki, Age, Height, Biography, Wife, Net Worth

Dayanand Shetty is a famous Indian small screen actor. He gained a lot of fame because of his role in CID. He had been working in this show for last 19 years.

Dayanand Shetty

Net Worth

The net worth of Dayanand Shetty is not known.

Income Source

The major source of income for Dayanand Shetty is the TV shows that he works in

Real Name

The real name of this amazing actor is Dayanand Chandrashekhar Shetty

Date of Birth: 11th December 1969
Age: 49 years


Dayanand is relatively tall when it comes to height. He is 6 feet and 2 inches and in addition to this, he weighs about 108 Kgs.

Marital Status

Dayanand is presently married to Smitha Shetty.

Personal Background

As per the information available, Dayanand was born in Katapadi in Udupi Karnataka. He was brought up in Mumbai and in addition to this, he completed his education from Rizvi College of Arts, Science, and Commerce in Mumbai. He received his degree in Bachelor of Commerce from the same college. Since his school days, he had been really interested in the shot put and discus throw but he had to give up sports because of an injury. The name of his father is Chandra Prakash Shetty and the name of Dayanand’s mother is Uma Shetty. It is also known that Dayanand has 2 sisters and their name is Naina Shetty and Sandhya Shetty. Dayanand is presently married to Smitha Shetty and the couple also has a daughter whose name is Smitha Shetty. It is known that he earns about Rs 80,000 to Rs 1 Lakh for every episode that he acts in.


Like many other actors in the industry, Dayanand also started as a model. His physique helped him in getting a lot of modeling assignments and he soon got a chance to work in many advertisements. In 1998, he appeared for the auditions of CID and that changed his life. He was given a role of Senior Inspector Daya in this famous TV show. Even today, he is working on this show and it is known that he also wrote some of the episodes of CID. He didn’t really work in many shows apart from CID and in most of the shows, his role had been restricted to a guest appearance. Some of the shows in which he appeared are Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin, Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai, X-Factor, Surya the Super Cop and Kaun Banega Crorepati. Dayanand participated in some of the reality shows and the first show he participated in was Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa. He later participated in Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi as well. Talking about the movies, he worked in three movies and the first movie he worked in was Johnny Gaddaar. The movie was released in 2007. In later years, he also worked in Runway and Singham Returns. His role was widely appreciated in Singham Returns.

Properties and Cars

The details about Dayanand’s cars and properties are not listed.