Jennifer Paes, also known as Jennifer Dutton, is a former Indian basketball player. She was the captain of the Indian basketball team in 1982, and she took part in the 1972 Summer Olympics. She is the mother of the Indian tennis player Leander Paes.
Jennifer Paes was born on Friday, 19 January 1951 (age 72 Years; as of 2023) in Calcutta, India. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn. She attended Senior Cambridge School in Kolkata for her school education. In 1966, she finished her graduation at Loreto House in Kolkata, West Bengal.
Hair Colour: Brown
Eye Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
Jennifer’s father and mother were from Calcutta. Her father’s name is Michael Dutton, and her mother’s name is Ruby Myrtle Nyss.
Husband & Children
Jennifer Paes is married to Vece Paes, a former field hockey player.
Her son Leander Paes is an Indian tennis player. She has two daughters named Jacqueline Christina Paes and Maria Paes.
Her great-grandfather, Michael Madhusudan Dutt, was a Bengali poet. He was a rebellious poet who used to disagree with the British rules in India and often got arrested by them. He got married two times (both times to English ladies) and had seven kids.
Jennifer Paes’ maternal uncle, Garney Nyss, was a sportsperson who played many games for India like field hockey, speed skating, athletics, cricket, badminton, and tennis. Indian hockey player, Dhyan Chand, used to say that Nyss was an exceptional player, which was a big compliment for Nyss. Her granddaughter’s (Leander Paes’ daughter) name is Aiyana Paes.
Jennifer Paes resides at Block III, Queens Mansion, Kolkata, West Bengal.
Jennifer Paes served at ICI India Limited from 22 May 1967 to October 1998.
Jennifer Paes led the Indian basketball team in 1982, and she participated in the 1972 Summer Olympics.
- Her loved ones also call her Jenny and Jen.
- Jennifer is often spotted drinking alcoholic beverages on social media.