Birth Name: Harnaaz Kaur Sandhu
Place of Birth: Guru Har Sahai, Firozpur District, Punjab, India
Date of Birth: 3 March, 2000
Ethnicity: Punjabi Jat Indian
Harnaaz Sandhu is an Indian model and beauty pageant titleholder. She was crowned Miss Universe 2021. She is the third Miss Universe from India.
Harnaaz was born in the village of Kohali, Punjab, to a Jat Sikh family. The Jat are an ethnic group from Northern India and Pakistan. Her father, Pritampal Singh Sandhu, is a realtor, and her mother, Rabinder “Ruby” Kaur Sandhu, is a gynaecologist. She grew up in England and in Chandigarh, India. Her family originated from Kohali, Batala, Gurdaspur District, Punjab.
Haarnaz’s paternal grandfather was named Darshan Singh Sandhu.