Yumna Zaidi (Urdu یومنہ زیدی; July 30, 1989) is a Pakistani television actress. She has established a career in the Urdu television industry and has received six Hum Award nominations.
Zaidi, born and raised in Lahore, resides in Texas and works in between Karachi-Lahore. She has done a masters in interior designing and has some experience in RJ hosting. She did not aspire to pursue a career in acting, however, on the insistence of her friend Affan Waheed, she dabbled with acting by playing a supporting role in the ARY Digital's domestic drama Thakan, and followed it with a leading role in the melodrama Khushi Ek Roag. She received praise for portraying emotionally intense characters in the dramas, Geo TV's Meri Dulari (2013) and Hum TV's Ullu Baraye Farokht Nahi (2013), the later of which garnered her a Best Supporting Actress nomination at Hum Awards. Her acclaimed role of a troubled wife in the tragic romance Rishtay Kuch Adhooray Se (2013), established