Miss World 1999 Yukta Mookhey
Name : Yukta Mookhey
Place : India
Date of Birth : October 7, 1979
Height : 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Hair Colour : Brown
Eye Colour : Brown
Yukta and Tuli were engaged on September 7, 2008 at the Grand Maratha in Mumbai. Tuli is the son of Bacchitar Singh Tuli and Harinder Kaur Tuli. His family owns a business empire in central India that runs into Logistics, Hotels, Malls, Education, and Construction Equipment. The marriage held on November 2, 2008 was a traditional ‘Sikh’ ceremony in a Nagpur Gurudwara followed by a reception the same evening. Yukta and Prince have one son together.
Mookhey’s family is from northern India, but she and her family lived in the Middle East until Mookhey was seven years of age. The Mookhey family migrated back to Mumbai (then Bombay) in June 1986. Mookhey’s mother Aruna runs a personal and professional grooming consulting firm in Mumbai, while her father was a clothing company director and currently trades in stocks as a hobby. Mookhey studied zoology at Kelkar college prior to winning the Miss World competition. Mookhey has a diploma in computer sciences and has studied Hindustani classical music. Mookhey is an active member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and engages herself in social and charitable causes.