Zainab Qayyum is also known as ZQ is a Pakistani actress, TV host, and model. He has given her contribution in Pakistani drama series, movies, commercials and even reality shows. She is titled as one of the most talented personality from the Pakistani entertainment industry. In 2004, she received the crown as the Best Model by Lux Style Awards. She received the award of Most Stylish TV Actress Award in 2006. She had been a part of various famous television dramas, music videos out of which the most famous is by Jana Malo Maal by Abrar-ul-Haq. She was born in Karachi, but her family belonged to Kohat. She did her schooling in Karachi and for her further study in B.A. and M.A., she moved to Lahore. She is a graduate with a Masters degree in Literature from Kinnaird College. Before joining Libas, she worked as a grammar school for one year. She worked in Libas for three years when simultaneously she completed her Master's degree. She took to modeling when she worked as an assistant director for Libas International. She first walked the ramp for Vinny. She hosted the show Maachis aired on Hum TV. The show was one of the top rated shows which air on that channel. The show was based on the real life issues which are faced by families. The show was inspired by America's Jerry Springer Show.
It spoke about real-life cases, cheating, betrayal, and fraud to the live audience. It even featured guests who would come and make public confessions. She even hosted a morning show aired on the Duniya TV channel. She has been a part of various famous television series. She appeared in the 2005 drama Riyasat by Kamran Qureshi. The series dealt with the stories of two different communities on from modern Dubai and the other from a small seaside village. The series even covered topics like human trafficking, gold smuggling, and drugs. Her next appearance was in Sarkar Sahab directed by Iram Qureshi and Kamran Qureshi. The series was shot, Darbar Mahal and Noor Mahal. Her other series included Muhabbat Ab Nahi Hugi aired on Hum TV followed by Bhool by
. Her other series include Bin Tere Keya Hai Jeena, Mere humdum mere dost, Thora Thora Pyar, Kaanch Ki Guriya, Dil Fareb and much more. She made her debut in films with the movie Saltanat by Syed Faisal Bukhari. She was paired opposite
, Javeria Abbassi,
and Ahsan Khan.
The movie was released in Pakistan, Malaysia and Dubai. She is married to Aslam a Dubai-based businessman.