The Indian cricketer, Irfan Pathan is often known for his excellence as an all-rounder in Indian Cricket Team. Be it the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy or 2007 ICC World Twenty20, he kept leading his team to win on several occasions. However, Irfan has retired and is now married to the former model of Saudi Arabia, Safa Baig. She is from Jeddah and they got married in 2016. That time Irfan was struggling to get back his form. The duo has constantly been in the news and social media because of their adorable pictures.
Irfan Pathan’s Wife, Safa Baig
Many Indians went lurking to know who Irfan’s new wife is, ever since he announced the good news. Safa Baig was just 21-year-old when she got married to Indian Cricketer, Irfan Pathan. However, she had done quite a lot of things to become a popular name in Saudi Arabia’s media industry. She was born on 28 February 1994 and has been in a prominent fashion magazine continuously in the Gulf. However, post-marriage, she covered herself completely and doesn’t even have a personal social media account. As a result, her fans keep lurking to find more and more details about Safa Baig. They want to get to know Safa Baig who has killer looks. To all those curious fans, we have gathered some information about her.
Here is everything you want to know about one of Gulf’s most beautiful models and now India’s very own, Safa Baig.
Early Life Of Safa Baig
She was born in Saudi Arabia in the Azizyah district of Jeddah. Since her childhood, she has had a pretty lavish lifestyle. Saudi-based businessman, Mirza Farooq Baig was her father who had enough fortunes to gift her daughter whatever she wished for. But, manners and modesty are the most precious thing he happened to gift her. While growing up, she was neither a very fun-loving girl nor very quiet. However, her smile enhanced her amazing character. Safa had four sisters and had an exceptional bonding with all of them.
However, she was quite close with her mother who supported her in whatever she wished to do in her life. She did her schooling in Jeddah from the International Indian School and wanted to become a model. Coming from an Orthodox Muslim family, it was never an easy option for her. However, with her mesmerizing looks, dedication, and family support, she managed to get into the modeling sector. She also had a knack for art, so she picked up nail painting at a very tender age. She is the perfect example of beauty with brains.
Safa Baig Career
Safa Baig was a very ambitious girl and she not the type to get afraid of obstacles. First, she fought with her family to pursue her dreams and then with the high level of competition in Saudi’s modeling industry. Well, she crossed the first struggle with ease but the second struggle was quite difficult. To become one of Gulf’s most popular faces, she developed all the missing qualities. She started featuring on the covers of many top magazines. She also worked as an executive editor in a PR firm in Jeddah. She always kept her love for art alive and made it her priority. She started doing nail painting at a professional level.
Marriage Of Safa Baig And Irfan Pathan
The marriage of Irfan Pathan with Safa Baig came as sudden news to his fans. Reportedly, the two have met two years before their marriage. However, they kept their bond a secret until they got married. Safa was just 21 while Irfan Pathan, 10 years elder than her when they got married. The marriage took place at the Jeddah Trident Hotel with a selected few receiving the invitations. The news of their marriage came out when Irfan posted a picture of himself with Safa Baig on his Twitter handle. His marriage with Safa Baig came as a much-needed respite to him. The duo hoped for a turn of events in Irfan’s career but it didn’t. However, the two are still happy with their married life and enjoying time with their one-year-old son, Imran Khan Pathan.
Safa Baig-Irfan Pathan Controversy
Irfan Pathan posted a picture of him with his wife covered in Hijab, but her nails were painted red. The moment he posted this photo, netizens started criticizing Irfan Pathan for posting an “un-Islamic” photo of her wife. He was asked not to post such pictures and to maintain Parda for her. Interestingly, their photo captioned, “Kuch Toh Log Kahenge Logon Ka Kaam Hai Kehna”. It’s like he knew what is going to happen. Irfan posted another picture of him in reply to those trollers and captioned, “I repeat, If there is more love than hate I think we are doing alright. #spreadlove”. Safa was also at the center of criticism for breaking Irfan Pathan and Shivangi Dev’s relationship. However, the two never confirmed that they have been dating.
We wish this amazing couple continues to spread love and Irfan’s lady luck gets him the comeback to the national side we’ve all been waiting for.