Where is Sid Siddiqui from?

Dad Sid is a retired engineer who moved to the UK from Pakistan when he was aged just 16.

What jobs do the Siddiqui family do?

The Siddiqui family Dad Sid is a retired engineer, he also worked for the NHS for 37 years. Baasit is an IT teacher in a secondary school whilst Umar has also works for the NHS, he has been a Biomedical Scientist in Microbiology at the Royal Derby Hospital for 17 years.

Does Sid Siddiqui have a wife?

Retired engineer Sid, who moved from Pakistan aged 16, has been married to wife Nasreen for 37 years. The couple also have two daughters, but none of the of the family have appeared on the show – and the lads were previously been joined by eldest son Raza.

Are the Siddiqui brothers married?

The brothers recently shared a photo of their mum Nasreen, who has never been seen on the show before. Sid and Nasreen have been married for 40 years, and they have five children in total. Baasit is also married and has his own children.

What religion is siddiquis?

Siddiqui (Urdu: صدیقی) are a South Asian Muslim Sheikh community, found mainly in India and Pakistan, and in expatriate communities in Saudi Arabia and Middle East Region. They claim to be the descendants of Abu Bakr, the first Sunni Caliph, who was a companion of and the father-in-law of Muhammad.

What does Umar Siddiqui do?

Umar is a biomedical scientist in microbiology for the Royal Derby Hospital, while Baasit works as an IT teacher at a secondary school. The Siddiqui family boasts quite an impressive set of resumés to say the least!

Is Umar Siddiqui from Gogglebox married?

Umar, who has worked as a biomedical Scientist in Microbiology at the Royal Derby Hospital for 17 years, is also married but his wife has not featured on the programme either.

What ethnicity is Siddiqui?

Is Siddiqui high caste?

The Sheikh Siddiquis are the upper caste, and they will not have anything to do with those they consider beneath them. Even today it is there. It is very difficult,” said the 46-year-old, known for movies like “Manto” and “Gangs of Wasseypur”.

Is Umar Siddiqui on Gogglebox married?

Is Siddiqi an Indian name?

Siddiqui (Urdu: صدیقی) are a Muslim Sheikh community, found mainly in Pakistan, India and Bangladesh, and in communities in Saudi Arabia and Middle East Region.

Who are Gogglebox’s Siddiqui family?

GOGGLEBOX family The Siddiquis have won the nation over ever since they joined the Channel 4 Show. But what do we know about the fun-loving family and their lives outside of their sofa. Who are Googlebox Siddiqui family? The family are from Derby and are Channel 4’s Gogglebox regulars.

Who are Siddiquis and where are they from?

Who are the Siddiquis? Dad Sid (centre) and his two sons Baasit (left) and Umar (right) are all from Derby. Born in Pakistan, Sid moved to the UK when he was 16, and has stayed ever since.

What social media accounts do the Siddiqui family have?

The Siddiqui family have a group Instagram account where they share a images of their extended family and their Gogglebox moments. Baasit has a twitter account which you can follow here.

What do the Siddiquis do for a living outside Gogglebox?

While Gogglebox is a significant part of their lives, the Siddiqui family do have careers outside of the TV show, all of which are particularly academic. So who are the Siddiquis and what jobs do they have in the real world?