Juveria Zaheer Wiki & Family: Get To Know The Jeopardy Contestant

Juveria Zaheer is a psychiatrist from Whitby, Ontario, Canada. She is a new face to appear as a contestant on the 39th season of America’s favorite quiz game show, Jeopardy! (Ultram)

In the upcoming Jeopardy episode, she will face a returning champion Hannah Wilson, and Sami Casanova, an actuary from New York, New York.

Hannah is now enjoying her three-day winning streak on Jeopardy with total winnings of $90,601. On 4th May, she defeated then-three-day champion Kevin Belle on her debut on the show. 

Zaheer is excited to be a part of the popular trivia game show. She will make her debut on the show on Monday, 8 May 2023.

Get to know Jeopardy contestant Juveria Zaheer’s age, wiki, family, ethnicity, job, married life, husband, and other details here.

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Juveria Zaheer Wiki, Age & Education

Zaheer seems to be in her 30s looking at her pictures. Nevertheless, there are no details about her actual age and birthdate.

As per wiki, she hails from St. John’s, a city on Newfoundland island off Canada’s Atlantic coast. She pursued her high school education there.  She completed her three years of undergraduate degree in American Studies and Life Science at the University of Toronto, medical school at Queen’s University.

Likewise, she completed residency training in Psychiatry at the University of Toronto. She then pursued her MSc from the University of Toronto. During that time, she completed research training focusing on qualitative research and suicide.

Juveria Zaheer Family Background & Ethnicity

Zaheer comes from an immigrant family background. Her grandparents came to Canada from Northern India in the mid-1970 and settled in a small community in St. John’s. 

As per wiki, she was raised in a Muslim family having a deep faith in religion.  Her grandparents helped to raise money to build the first Mosque in the Newfoundland area on Logy Bay Road in 1990. 

Juveria moved to Kitchener, Ontario with her parents and spent some years there. Her father Hasmat died the year 2017 after losing the battle against pulmonary fibrosis.


Juveria Zaheer pictured with her sister and brother Omar Ahmad Zaheer. (Source: Omar Ahmad’s Instagram)

One of the three children in the family, she is accompanied by a sister and a brother named Omar Ahmad Zaheer.

Omar is an exotic animal veterinarian by profession and now serves at the VCA Canada Animal Hospitals. Moreover, he was a contestant on the 42nd season of the reality show Survivor. 

Juveria Zaheer Job & Professional Details

Zaheer is a psychiatrist and researcher at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto, Ontario. She is an education administrator in the Gerald Sheff and Shanitha Kachan Emergency Department at CAMH.

Moreover, she is a clinician scientist with the Institute for Mental Health Policy Research. She is focused on suicide, gender, and culture and is also involved in mixed-methods program evaluation and health services research.

Juveria also serves as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto. She co-authored a book on suicide prevention in a military context named Canadian Armed Forces Clinician Handbook on Suicide Prevention (2017).

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Besides, she serves on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Association of Suicide Prevention and was also named one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40.

Is Juveria Zaheer Married?

Zaheer is a married woman and has been enjoying her married life for more than a decade. She is married to a man who goes by the name Mike Collins.

The pair got married in the year 2009 and has been keeping the vows for over 13 years. She is yet to share the details about her husband and married life.


Juveria Zaheer has been married to her husband Mike for more than a decade. (Source: Omar Ahmad’s Instagram)

Juveria and her husband are the parents of two daughters from their marital relationship.